Documents in this category include plans, studies, or inventories of natural resources within a city's planning jurisdiction. Some documents were required by Goal 5 of Oregon's Statewide Planning Goals. Others respond to requirements of the federal Endangered Species Act. Documents that fit the general description of the category may be included, even if they are not required by these two authorities. Documents governing the use of forest or agricultural lands will be included.

Recent Submissions

  • Portland : Draft watershed characterization summary (2004) 

    Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2004-03)
    This report summarizes current conditions in Portland’s watersheds, including the Willamette River, its tributary streams, and the portion of the Columbia River directly affected by activities in Portland. The conditions ...
  • Portland : 2005 Portland watershed management plan (2006) 

    Portland (Or.); Portland (Or.). Dept. of Environmental Services; Wilson, Julie; Lessluk, Nate (City of Portland (Or.), 2006-03-08)
    The Portland Watershed Management Plan (PWMP) will guide City decisions and projects by providing a comprehensive approach to restoring watershed health. [From the Plan]
  • Portland : Framework for integrated management of watershed health (2005) 

    Portland (Or.); Portland (Or.). Bureau of Environmental Services (City of Portland (Or.), 2005-12)
    The Framework for Integrated Management of Watershed Health describes how the City of Portland plans to go about achieving and maintaining healthy conditions and ecological functions in its urban waterways—specifically ...
  • Grants Pass : Wetland resource plan (1998) 

    Grants Pass (Or.); David Evans and Associates (City of Grants Pass (Or.), 1998-01-07)
    [T]he plan was prepared to meet a portion of the [Oregon] Statewide Planning Goal 5: To conserve open space and protect natural resources.... Second, the plan was developed to meet specific goals of the Grants Pass ...
  • Tigard : Environmental design and open space plan (1977) 

    Tigard (Or.) (City of Tigard (Or.), 1977-08-08)
    This Plan recognizes the value of the natural environment and attempts to establish the degree of respect due the land. This is accomplished through a process of using nature as the major guide to land development... ...
  • Portland : Vegetation mapping project 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning and Sustainability; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2009-01-21)
    The vegetation mapping project originated in 2004 as the Bureau of Planning & Sustainability was developing a new automated GIS model to inventory landscape features that contribute to riparian and upland natural resource ...
  • Portland : Willamette natural resource inventory, North reach. Proposed draft. 

    Adolfson Associates; Portland (Or.). Bureau of Environmental Services; Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.). Bureau of Development Services; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2008-06)
    The purpose of this inventory report is to provide useful, current, and accessible information on the location of existing natural resource features and the current relative condition of riparian corridors and wildlife ...
  • Portland : Natural resource inventory GIS model 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2008-08-19)
    The Natural Resource Inventory Update project is part of Portland's long-standing investment in conserving the natural resources in the City. Previous inventories produced by the City did not have access to GIS information ...
  • Portland : Stream mapping project 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2004)
    The stream mapping project originated in 2003 as the Bureau of Planning was developing a new automated GIS model to map and rank landscape features that contribute to riparian resource values and functions. This map will ...
  • Portland : Urban forest action plan 

    Portland Parks and Recreation; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2007-03-15)
    This action plan was developed to implement the goals established in the 2004 Portland Urban Forest Management Plan. [From the Plan]
  • Portland : Urban forestry management plan (2004) 

    Portland Parks and Recreation; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2004-03)
    The Urban Forestry Management Plan is being updated to improve and coordinate the management and administration of Portland's urban forest. [From the Plan]
  • Corvallis : Goal 5 ESEE Analysis 

    Corvallis (Or.); Benton County (Or.); Winterbrook Planning (Firm) (City of Corvallis (Or.), 2004-12-06)
    The Natural Features Project provides comprehensive information about the location and condition of natural resources and hazards within the Corvallis urban growth boundary (UGB). This information is needed by the City ...
  • Corvallis : Local wetland inventory 

    Adamus, Paul; Pacific Habitat Services; Winterbrook Planning (Firm); Ecotrust; Salix Associates; Corvallis (Or.); Wilson, Lovema (City of Corvallis (Or.), 2004-11-16)
    This Local Wetlands Inventory (LWI) is a part ofthe 2003 Corvallis Natural Resources Inventory. The LWI includes all wetlands within the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) at least 0.5 acres in size and uses the standards and ...
  • Portland : Summary report, Columbia Corridor scoping project phase II 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2008-08)
    The results of the 2008 Columbia Corridor Scoping Project are described in this summary report. This information will provide a significant starting point and contribution to a future project in the Corridor (currently ...
  • Portland : Summary report, Columbia Corridor scoping project 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2006-11)
    Project Intent: Coordinate and integrate natural resource conservation approaches with the unique watershed, hydrological, economic, and transportation characteristics of the Columbia Corridor area (adapted from the River ...
  • Portland : Eastbank Riverfront (phase I) floating walkway fish predation study 

    Portland (Or.); Portland Development Commission; Fishman Environmental Services (City of Portland (Or.), 2001-10-30)
    This report presents the goals, methods, results and conclusions of a study conducted in 1999 and 2000 on the potential relationship between the existence of a newly constructed floating walkway and the presence, abundance ...
  • Portland : Assessment of biodiesel feedstocks in Oregon 

    Portland (Or.); Portland Development Commission; Dan O'Brien Associates (City of Portland (Or.), 2006-06)
    The Portland Development Commission requested this study to evaluate crops that have potential as biodiesel feedstocks and where they may be grown in Oregon. It will also discuss oilseed extraction methods and resulting ...
  • Portland : Downtown riverfront habitat opportunities report 

    Portland Development Commission; KPFF Consulting Engineers; National Fish and Wildlife Foundation; Fishman Environmental Services; GreenWorks PC; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2002-08)
    The Portland Downtown Riverfront Habitat Opportunities report identifies habitat enhancement opportunities in nearshore waters and on shorelines within the study area, between the Ross Island and Steel Bridges. The ...
  • Portland : Economic, social, environmental and energy analysis and recommendations for riparian corridors and wildlife habitat 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2008-10-28)
    This report was prepared as part of the River Plan project. The River Plan is a comprehensive multi-objective plan for the Willamette River corridor in Portland and also serves as an update of the City of Portland's ...
  • Portland : Riparian corridors and wildlife habitat 

    Portland (Or.). Bureau of Planning; Portland (Or.). Bureau of Environmental Services; Metro (Or.); Adolfson Associates; Portland Parks and Recreation; Portland (Or.) (City of Portland (Or.), 2008-10)
    The purpose of this inventory report is to provide useful, current, and accurate information on the location of existing natural resource features and the current relative condition of riparian corridors and wildlife habitat ...

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