Native Turtle BMPs – This is a fantastic publication from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Native Turtle Working Group – Lower Willamette Chapter to provide guidance about working around native turtle populations. These Best Management Practices are designed to inform professionals and the general public about how to conduct restoration and construction projects in known or probable turtle areas.
Community Science Presentation
Get Involved in Community Science! – Want to get involved in community-based research but don’t know where to start? This power point presentation will give you some tips on how how to get started!
Amphibian Habitat Management Guidelines
Corkran, C.C. and E. Wind. 2008. Juniper and Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands. Pp. 65-67. In Pilliod, D.S. and E. Wind (eds.). 2008. Habitat Mgt. Guidelines for Amphibians and Reptiles of the NW United States and Western Canada. Partners in Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Technical Publication HMG-4, Birmingham, AL. – Available at the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation website: http://www.nwparc.org/products.html
Plethodon Salamander ID Cards
Laminated ID cards for Plethodon salamanders: Washington, NW Oregon – These cards (one for NW Oregon and one for WA) are available through NERI for $5 each. Please send us an e-mail to order.
Sampling amphibians in lentic habitats
Thoms, C., C.C. Corkran, and D.H. Olson. 1997. Basic amphibian survey for inventory and monitoring in lentic habitats. pp.35-46. In D.H. Olson, W.P. Leonard, and R.B. Bury, eds. Sampling Amphibians in Lentic Habitats: Methods and Approaches for the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Fauna No.4. Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology. Olympia, WA. – This is a publication of the Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology (Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology ). The price is $12 which includes shipping.
Birds in Nest Boxes
Corkran, C.C. 2004. Birds in Nest Boxes: How to Help, Study, and Enjoy Birds when Snags Are Scarce. Naturegraph Publishers, Happy Camp, CA. – The retail price is $15.95, but you can purchase this book directly through NERI for $14 plus $2 S&H. Send us an e-mail to put in your order!
Corkran, C.C. and C. Thoms. 1996. Amphibians of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia: A Field Identification Guide. 3rd revised and updated Edition. Lone Pine Publ., Edmonton, AB. 176 pp. – This regional guide to local amphibian species is newly back in print! Please order through your local independent bookstore or a non-profit gift shop such as Audubon Society of Portland or Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve.
Steps for Beginning Birders – What to start learning to identify birds, but don’t know where to get started? Here’s a guide just for you!
Amphibian Survey Techniques
Survey Steps for Terrestrial Salamanders – Curious about how to survey for salamanders that live on a forest floor? This how-to guides will get you started!
Survey Steps for Wetland Amphibians – Curious about how to survey for amphibians in still water? This how-to guides will get you started!
Survey Steps for Stream Amphibians – Curious about how to survey for amphibians in moving streams? This how-to guides will get you started!
Relocating Amphibian Egg Masses
Relocating Eggs – Find a stranded amphibian egg mass? This how-to guide will tell you what to do!