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Stream monitoring, floodplain analysis, Shade-o-lator, Salmon assessment

As part of our ongoing commitment to environmental uplift, we are offering baseline surveying for riparian ecosystem health. We are working with The Willamette Partnership’s Ecosystem Credit Accounting System tools, designed for a rapid assessment of stream and floodplain health. … Continue reading

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Why do birds get killed by wind turbines?

Lots of birds get killed by wind turbines—at least that is what you might think listening to the dire warnings about the environmental impact of wind turbines. The fact is that birds do get killed by wind turbines, but far … Continue reading

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Night migration and Acoustic Monitoring

Surprisingly, most bird species migrate at night.  This makes understanding and quantifying migration more difficult than pulling out your binoculars in spring and fall.  Several techniques have been developed to help understand night migration.  Each technique has it’s strengths and weaknesses. … Continue reading

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Post-construction surveys

We are adding K9 units to our post construction survey teams.  K9 units have been shown to have higher recovery rates and are much more efficient (Arnett 2006), resulting in better quality data for less time and money.    Our dogs are specially bred … Continue reading

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