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Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds--Original Document
The Oregon State University Library provides links to a copy in four segments:
 
Executive Summary
Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
 
NOTE: To open each document, click on the words "View/Open" in the lower right corner of the grey shaded box at the bottom of the OSU Scholars Archive page
 
Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds Biennial Reports
These reports provide updates on accomplishments and continuing efforts under the Oregon Plan.
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OPSW 2011-2013​
                        
                                         
                                                 

OPSW 2003-2005 Volume 2
Executive summary of Oregon Coastal Coho ESU which informed federal spending decisions regarding coho and the Endangered Species Act.
OPSW 2003-2005
OPSW 2003-2005 Synopsis OPSW 2001-2003
 
Investments, Strategies and Accomplishments
Strategic Plan 2010 Sustainability Plan 2004 Investments in Oregon's Future

A Strategy for Achieving Healthy Watershed in Oregon 2001

Data from over 60 councils highlights the environmental, social, and economic impact of councils statewide.
Education and Outreach Strategy
In compliance with Senate Bill 945, describes a framework and provides guidance for a statewide Monitoring Program.
Project by the INR with a framework for organizing a broad set of sustainability indicators.
 
 Results of a statewide assessment asking interested stakeholders about their experiences in obtaining technical assistance.
 
OWEB Project Reports
To be redirected to the OWEB project reports page, click here.
 
Technical Guidance and Related Publications
Jackson/Josephine counties, noncoastal portions of Douglas County.  Includes principles applicable throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Project managers: send comments, photos, new hyperlinks, etc. to wendy.hudson@state.or.us. 
Guide for identifying and designing OWEB-funded juniper treatment projects.
Provides OWEB grantees with instructions and tips for using permanent photo points to monitor restoration projects.
Covers a variety of riparian planting situations. Includes setting planting objectives, site selection, planting and establishment, maintenance and monitoring assessment.
Guidance on conducting an analysis of your watershed (25,000 to 80,000 acres) based on stream geomorphology.
Provides standards for some required restoration activities when using state funds for aquatic habitat restoration. 
Guide for designing monitoring strategies and standard water quality monitoring protocols for Stream Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Conductivity, Nitrogen and Phosphorus, Turbidity, Stream Macroinvertebrates, Pesticides and Toxins.
Guide for 1) assessing riparian conditions, functions, processes, and management or project actions; and 2) tracking changes in riparian characteristics over time.  Complements OWEB's Water Quality Monitoring Technical Guide Book.
Focuses on Watershed Restoration Activities and provides assistance in the regulatory process as it relates to state and federal permits.
Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution affects Oregon´s waterways and threatens valuable fish and wildlife habitat, aesthetic resources, recreational opportunities, and safe drinking water supplies.
 
Riparian and Wetland Vegetation Guides
Streamside Gardening - OSU Extension Service (links to OSU Extension Service) 
For homeowners with stream-side property. Describes the balance of the needs of the homeowner and the larger ecosystem of plants and animals.
Classifications and identification of common streamside plant communities and native freshwater wetland communities in Northwest Oregon. Topics include streamside communities and freshwater wetland communities.
​*Classifies native, natural riparian and wetland associations for central and eastern Oregon.
*Describes general geographic, topographic, edaphic, functional and floristic features of aquatic, riparian, and wetland ecosystems.
*Describes Successional Dynamics and trends of vegetation.
Provides keys, descriptions, and stand tables for 122 native freshwater plant associations (14 forest and woodland, 28 shrub, 78 herbaceous, 2 nonvascular) in northwestern Oregon, based on analysis of data from 1,992 plots distributed throughout the study area.
Describes common streamside plant communities and the typical riparian settings in which they are found. Useful in describing and inventorying native riparian vegetation and in choosing appropriate species for restoration projects.
 
Willamette River Aerial Photography Atlas
 
 
2005 Willamette River Aerial Photography with Public Lands, Land Trusts and Revetments (PDF, 35MB
The purpose of this atlas is to assist the State of Oregon's natural resource agencies with their missions associated with the Willamette River.