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Western juniper in eastern Oregon

Western juniper in eastern Oregon

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juniper -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald R. Gedney ... [et al.].
    SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- GTR-464., General technical report PNW -- 464.
    ContributionsGedney, Donald R., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17702571M

    Book; Buckaroo Suite. This suite combines the western décor and homespun atmosphere of the Wrangler room along with the Buckaroo room’s bright and sunny American Spirit inspired cowboy and rodeo atmosphere. Both rooms feature queen beds and Eastern Oregon western juniper accents the walls in both rooms. Located on the main floor, this suite.   Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) is a small, short (35 feet is a fairly tall tree), branchy tree found in the high plains in eastern Oregon and northern and eastern California.

    The Western Juniper tree is a native that has expanded far beyond its historic area. When wildfires ran free they could burn for years. There is an active juniper utilization group operating in Oregon to try and build more market demand for the wood. Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! Book your reservation and start planning your trip. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center Burns, Oregon Patricia L. Dysart Graduate Research Assistant Rangeland Resources Oregon State University 14 Aboveground biomass production response to western juniper removal in central Oregon in and Values are weight for percent of area in each zone (sub-canopy and interspace).

    Western Juniper Utilization Group •Goal: Restore ecosystems in eastern Oregon, create jobs in juniper supply, and create juniper market chains in eastern Oregon communities, the Portland metro area, and across the West coast. • Project Budget: $, •Target Counties: –Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake. Western juniper trees are native to the high desert of the inland Northwest. Most of the range is in Eastern Oregon. But after more than a century of fire suppression, grazing and climate change.


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Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) is emblematic of central and eastern Oregon, where it thrives in the arid climate and extreme temperatures of the high addition to western juniper, two other junipers occur in Oregon: common juniper (Juniperus communis) and Rocky Mountain juniper (Junperus scopulorum).Characterized by grey-green branchlets, western juniper.

Get this from a library. Western juniper in eastern Oregon. [Donald R Gedney; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.);].

Get this from a library. The western juniper resource of eastern Oregon. [David L Azuma; Bruce A Hiserote; Paul A Dunham; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)]. Table 5—Distribution of western juniper forest area based on maximum stand age difference, eastern Oregon, Table 6—Estimated area of land with western juniper trees by region, eastern Oregon, Table 7—Distribution of western juniper area by forest type and precipitation class, eastern Oregon.

Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) trees are a common sight in the high desert of eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho, and northeastern r trees have been described as looking like "polka-dots on the hillsides".

Western juniper populations have expanded and. the area of juniper forest in eastern Oregon to be aroundacres. InGedney et al. estimated the acreage at about million acres by using aerial photography.

Western juniper was inventoried in as part of the eastern Oregon inven-tory conducted by the FIA Program of the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Juniperus occidentalis, known as the western juniper, is a shrub or tree native to the western United States, growing in mountains at altitudes of –3, metres (2,–9, ft) and rarely down to metres ( ft).

It is listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List because it is a widespread species with an increasing population. John Witzel, a Frenchglen-based rancher, outfitter and inventor, worries that a government program to control Western juniper in central and eastern Oregon will accomplish little while triggering.

Resembles western juniper, except that its needles do not have resin dots. Leaves: small, scale-like and pressed tightly to the twig; often blue or blue-gray.

Fruits: Small. blue "berries" (actually leathery cones). Grows primarily in or near the Rocky Mountains. Sustainable Northwest Juniper Info Page.

The Western Juniper website, maintained by Scott Leavengood, Director of the Oregon Wood Innovation Center at OSU, provides additional background on the characteristics of juniper and research efforts to develop its potential for commercial uses.

The Pacific Northwest's most common juniper, western juniper grows predominantly in the drier, eastern parts of Oregon and into certain valleys of Washington, Idaho, and northern California.

A relative, Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) also can be found sporadically in the region, with some trees even growing the San Juan Islands.

Since Euro-American settlement, western juniper has steadily encroached on the eastern and central Oregon landscape, taking over productive. In eastern Oregon, you’re more likely to see a ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, western juniper, or grand fir.

Photos: Rosewoman, Menchi, Jsayre64, Jason Sturner, Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington, Crusier. Use this great resource from Oregon State University to check out more of the most common trees in Oregon. western juniper: most common; combonation of needle types with a white resin dot.

common juniper: grows primarily near treeline, at high elevations. Rocky Mountain juniper: found in north eastern Oregon; its needles do not have resin dots.

The Pacific Northwest's junipers do. Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis Hook var. occidentalis Vasek) currently occupies 5 million acres in Oregon, 3 million acres in northeastern California, a ½ million acres in Nevada and Idaho, and a few limited stands in southeastern Washington.

In Oregon, western juniper is the most extensive conifer type. This species occupies a broad array of environments and soils. A: Many conifer needles are used to make tea, usually due to their high level of Vitamin C.

Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) is found in central and eastern Oregon, and those berries are edible.I use crushed juniper berries in my turkey brine every Thanksgiving.

The hardworking wood with Oregon values. Western Juniper is the perfect outdoor wood for gardens, vineyards, orchards and farms. Its rustic beauty also appeals to. “Western juniper has been the black sheep of the wood products industry,” said Kruse.

“Our goal is to get it on people’s radar. This could be a great cottage industry for rural Oregon.” Recent efforts to spur a western juniper wood products industry stem from the creation of the Western Juniper. Eastern Oregon, western juniper’s dominance on eastern Oregon rangelands has increased significantly since (Azuma et al.

Azuma et al., () estimated that land occupied by western juniper has increased from million to million acres since the s. Due to changes in land management practices, wildfire suppression in particular, western juniper acreage in the western United States has increased dramatically in the past years.

Thinning juniper stands helps restore rangelands and habitats for animals like the sage grouse, but until recently, there’s been limited practical application beyond fence posts and firewood for the use of this. Politics. Although Oregon as a whole is generally considered a blue state, Eastern Oregon is far more conservative than the west.

In the presidential election, Mitt Romney received at least 60% of the vote in every county in Eastern Oregon. The political divide between the eastern and western parts of the state has led some residents of Eastern Oregon to feel that the state of Oregon.ABOUT WESTERN JUNIPER ALLIANCE.

TURNING AN ECOSYSTEM CHALLENGE INTO AN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY. To learn more about the story behind Western Juniper, watch our video.

InOregon Governor John Kitzhaber launched the Western Juniper Alliance (formerly the Western Juniper Utilization Group), a collaborative effort managed by Sustainable Northwest, a non-profit based in Portland, Oregon.

Hi, I had some questions about the removals of Western juniper across central and eastern Oregon that have been taking place. More specifically the processes that one goes through to start doing such a management operation, the ability to receive grant money and the processes for getting that done, and contractors and state agencies that could accomplish such work.