Project: Seed collection in Region 6 (Oregon and Washington)
Attachment: Various_Bower_2010_ WBP Report
Agency/Forest or Park/District: Okanagan-Wenatchee, Colville, Gifford Pinchot, Mt. Hood, Deschutes, Umpqua,Rogue River-Siskiyou, Fremont-Winema, Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests
Project coordinator: Andrew Bower
Contact: Andrew Bower, USFS PNW Research Station, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97330. 541-750-7293, firstname.lastname@example.org
Silviculture and genetics personnel on the national forests listed above, Bend Seed Extractory, Dorena Genetic Resources Center.
Source of funding /amount
FHP: $ 16,000
Supplemental funding: $109,000
Dates of restoration efforts
Collect seed for restoration projects, blister rust testing, and gene conservation.
Throughout Oregon and Washington
Cone surveys will be used to determine presence and abundance of cone crop, and then trees will be climbed by certified climbers to cage cones and harvest when ripe.
Planting? If so, source of seedlings? Resistance? No
FHP WBP restoration funds in combination with other funds received paid for the collection of seed from 169 trees from 21 different locations throughout Oregon and Washington in 2010.
Monitoring since completion of the project
Plans for future monitoring? N/A
Will outcome meet goals?