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  • Tiller 206, 6x4,5, 72 - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Programs Restoration Ecology Education Community Outreach Education Youth Training Employment Ecological Workforce Training Projects Ashland Forest Resilency Project Active Projects Active Projects 2012 2013 News News and Events Media Videos Ecological Info Restoration Fire Traditional Ecological Knowledge Links Partners Allies SOU Native American Ecological Education Symposium 2014 Traditional Ecological Knowledge links Search for Ecological Workforce Training Tiller 206 6 4 5 72 By Admin Published February 8 2011 Full size

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/ecological-workforce-training/tiller-206-6x45-72/ (2016-02-12)
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  • 3 - Training participants learn to catalog tree clumps, downed wood, and age classes - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Project Active Projects Active Projects 2012 2013 News News and Events Media Videos Ecological Info Restoration Fire Traditional Ecological Knowledge Links Partners Allies SOU Native American Ecological Education Symposium 2014 Traditional Ecological Knowledge links Search for Black Hills Oct 2012 3 Training participants learn to catalog tree clumps downed wood and age classes By Admin Published October 26 2012 Full size is 960 720 pixels 2a Klamath Tribal members learn

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/black-hills-oct-2012/3-training-participants-learn-to-catalog-tree-clumps-downed-wood-and-age-classes/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Black Hills Oct 2012 - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Knowledge Links Partners Allies SOU Native American Ecological Education Symposium 2014 Traditional Ecological Knowledge links Search for Black Hills Oct 2012 Ecological Forestry Project Design Workshop Black Hills Stewardship Agreement Fremont Winema National Forest Klamath Basin Sycan River watershed Eastern Oregon October 2012 Scroll down for 5 photos Training participants discuss old growth characteristics of ponderosa pine Klamath Tribal members learn to use tree characteristics to identify the age of

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/black-hills-oct-2012/ (2016-02-12)
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  • DSCN5765, Marko instructing, 4,3x3,2, 72 - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Community Outreach Education Youth Training Employment Ecological Workforce Training Projects Ashland Forest Resilency Project Active Projects Active Projects 2012 2013 News News and Events Media Videos Ecological Info Restoration Fire Traditional Ecological Knowledge Links Partners Allies SOU Native American Ecological Education Symposium 2014 Traditional Ecological Knowledge links Search for Ecological workforce right Marko Klamath crew photo w caption DSCN5765 Marko instructing 4 3 3 2 72 By Admin Published February

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/eco-workforce-right-photo-w-caption/dscn5765-marko-instructing-43x32-72-2/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Bringing 'balance' to nature - Klamath Tribal members hope to use skills on ancestral land - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Ashland Forest Resilency Project Active Projects Active Projects 2012 2013 News News and Events Media Videos Ecological Info Restoration Fire Traditional Ecological Knowledge Links Partners Allies SOU Native American Ecological Education Symposium 2014 Traditional Ecological Knowledge links Search for Ecological workforce right Marko Klamath crew photo w caption Bringing balance to nature Klamath Tribal members hope to use skills on ancestral land By Admin Published November 20 2011 klamath crew

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/eco-workforce-right-photo-w-caption/klamath-crew_ashland-tidings-article-2/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Posts from our Facebook page - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    the Central Umpqua Mid Klamath Oak Habitat Conservation Project To download a pdf of the whole report click here Posted Thursday 7 18 13 4 photos added to the album Ashland Watershed Youth Training and Employment Program 7 18 13 Lomakatsi s Ashland Watershed Youth Training and Employment Program Students Work on Preserving Watershed by Rob Scott July 17 2013 Newswatch KDRV 12 For article and video with student interviews click here Posted Thursday 7 18 13 5 photos added to the album Ashland Watershed Youth Training and Employment Program 7 17 13 Lomakatsi Workforce Update During spring 2013 as part of the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project Lomakatsi employed approximately 15 forest workers 2 workforce trainers 2 forest technicians 2 project inspectors and a 5 person staff working part to full time on the AFR project A total of 50 workers were seasonally employed while receiving training and education in ecological forestry practices skill sets and approaches The workers on these forest crews perform demanding manual labor to implement complex ecological restoration prescriptions in difficult terrain weather and forest conditions With their boots on the ground and hands on the land they are the collective backbone aimed at creating a fire resilient watershed Posted Monday 7 8 13 On Thursday July 18th from 8 30 am 12 30 pm join the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project AFR staff for a fun and informative work party See where tree thinning was completed learn about the work still to come and participate in helping protect large old trees in the Ashland watershed Refreshments will be provided See attached flyer for details For more information and to sign up for the work party contact Alicia Fitzgerald at 541 552 2286 or alicia fitzgerald ashland or us Posted Friday 7 5 13 Lomakatsi is working in partnership with the Yreka Office of the US Fish and Wildlife Service to coordinate and administer the Tribal Youth Training and Employment Program as part of the Klamath Basin Tribal Youth Employment and Education Initiative KBTYEE This is Lomakatsi s second summer as a partner in this innovative program The vision of this initiative is to engage and increase Tribal Youth participation in the preservation of natural resources and ecosystems through the effective use of water conservation and restoration projects and mutual planning opportunities This summer the Karuk Tribe will be launching the Kaavíchvaans Project Engl Workers which will employ 10 Youth between the ages of 16 21 where they will implement eco cultural management and aquatic and forest restoration projects while receiving training through interaction with the Karuk Tribe s Natural Resource Department Staff Posted Wednesday 7 3 13 Lomakatsi Implements Stewardship Projects across the Region 5 photos Lomakatsi has been involved in the development implementation and administration of federal land stewardship contracts and agreements since there emergence in southern Oregon in 2004 We have accomplished successful stewardship project management and implementation across thousands of acres of federal forests while training and employing hundreds of local workers through our established Ecological Workforce Training Program Lomakatsi is currently implementing 6 large scale stewardship projects across two National Forests and on Medford BLM district lands treating up to 20 000 acres of impacted fire suppressed forests in dire need of ecological restoration Over the past nine years Lomakatsi and our partners have developed successful strategies and integrated approaches where forest restoration objectives are combined with innovative restoration by product saw logs poles firewood and biomass removal methods We have pioneered a holistic community based model which addresses the social economic and ecological aspects of the stewardship process Through this approach we have achieved successful outcomes not only on the ground but within the forest based rural communities in which we live work and serve Posted Friday 6 28 13 Restoring Oak Resilience at the Table Rocks 5 photos Lomakatsi is partnering with The Nature Conservancy Bureau of Land Management US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Klamath Bird Observatory as part of a project that will Restore Oak Resilience at the Table Rocks natural area in Jackson County Partners will address declining oak ecosystems through restoration implementation and monitoring on approximately 400 acres of federal and adjacent private lands The project site has been identified as having high potential resilience to climate change through a sophisticated model developed by The Nature Conservancy using physical climate data and extensive plot data The project is in the planning stages and implementation will occur in 2014 at Upper and Lower Table Rock Posted Thursday 6 27 13 A recent article in the Ashland Daily Tidings highlights Lomakatsi s fuels reduction work in the Ashland Watershed Work that is going on now around Ashland is being held up as one of six national models for cross boundary wildfire fuels reduction work Fire Knows No Boundaries Crews thin forest above Ashland on Forest Service city and private lands Saturday June 22 2013 by Vickie Aldous Ashland Daily Tidings re the Ashland Fire Resiliency Project Active projects in Ashland Watershed Siskiyou Mnt Park 6 photos Lomakatsi is implementing cross boundary forest restoration in the Ashland Watershed Under a contract executed with the City of Ashland to perform primarily fuels maintenance treatments in Siskiyou Mountain Park this project is part of the Scaling up to Promote Ecosystem Resiliency SPER program funding awarded by The Nature Conservancy It is also the continuation of an ongoing partnership between City of Ashland Ashland Parks and Recreation and Lomakatsi Restoration Project Large portions of the treatments border previously completed restoration projects on AFR to implement cross boundary fuel reduction objectives Treatments focused primarily on maintenance of previously performed fuels treatments in strategic fuel break areas at Siskiyou Mountain Park Lomakatsi also incorporated oak habitat and surface and ladder fuel thinning objectives in the fuel breaks and other designated locations of the footprint Posted Friday 6 21 13 Partners for Fish and Wildlife 11 photos Lomakatsi s model for ecosystem restoration implementation begins with the development of strategic partnerships The West

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/posts-from-our-facebook-page/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Lomakatsi Secures 3 Million in Funding to Restore Oak Habitat, 1-15-15 - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    Million in Funding to Restore Oak Habitat 01 15 2015 Over 3 000 acres of quality oak habitat on private land will be treated over the next 5 years under a grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service to the Regional Conservation Partnership Program RCPP for the Klamath Rogue Oak Woodland Health and Habitat Conservation Project For news articles by the Medford Mail Tribune click here and by the Klamath Falls Herald and News click here And click here for info about the other five projects in Oregon that received a combined 22 million in federal funding under the new Farm Bill program the RCPP There was stiff competition nationwide 660 pre proposals were submitted and 115 were awarded The RCPP program of the Natural Resources Conservation Service promotes partnerships across federal state and local agencies and other conservation groups to tackle high priority natural resource challenges Lomakatsi the Natural Resource Conservation Service US Fish and Wildlife Service The Nature Conservancy and Klamath Bird Observatory have identified important high priority oak habitat located in Jackson and Klamath counties in Oregon as well as Siskiyou County in California in need of restoration This regional landscape scale oak conservation initiative has prioritized 3 000 acres of quality oak habitat on private land that is at risk from conifer encroachment densification and uncharacteristically severe wildfire all the result of a century of fire suppression Conservation efforts will work to reduce existing threats to oak associated plant communities as well as protect and promote habitat connectivity for oak associated wildlife Restoration activities will include ecologically based thinning invasive species removal prescribed burning and re establishment of native grasses Learn more about how Lomakatsi works throughout the region to protect oak ecosystems under our Oak Habitat Restoration Program at www lomakatsi org oak habitat restoration

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/lomakatsi-secures-3-million-in-funding-to-restore-oak-habitat-1-15-15/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Streamside Forest Recovery Week, Nov. 2015 - Lomakatsi Restoration ProjectLomakatsi Restoration Project
    and shrubs Lomakatsi crews manually removed blackberries along the creeks cleared planting spots and dug planting holes in the soil Prior to Streamside Forest Recovery Week Lomakatsi environmental educators led in class presentations and nursery activities at Lomakatsi s local native shade house plant nurseries in preparation for the planting event During the event Lomakatsi restoration practitioners and environmental educators provided instruction on proper planting technique and taught students about the importance of streamside forest for providing important wildlife habitat and enhancing the health of riparian areas Students worked alongside Lomakatsi staff and volunteers to plant native trees and shrubs along Bear Creek Ashland Creek Lone Pine Creek Crooked Creek and Paradise Creek located in Ashland and Medford Kindergarten through high school students planted a diversity of native trees and shrubs including Oregon ash black cottonwood red osier dogwood and Oregon grape Afterward students mulched and watered to help their plant grow Students from St Mary s High School and Cascade Christian High School planted native trees and shrubs along Lone Pine Creek in Medford at Lomakatsi s newest riparian restoration site Native vegetation will grow to create shade for salmon and provide wildlife habitat here a high priority due to the previous lack of vegetation Lomakatsi led a two day riparian restoration event with Helman Elementary School at the Ashland Creek Ponds Riparian Restoration Project Approximately 300 students from kindergarten through 5th grade planted native trees and shrubs along Bear and Ashland Creeks and performed maintenance throughout the site on previous plantings Students from Southern Oregon University s Masters of Science in Environmental Education Program volunteered to assist with the planting events For many of them Recovery Week was one of their first opportunities to gain experience providing hands on environmental education We sincerely appreciate the additional volunteer help

    Original URL path: http://lomakatsi.org/streamside-forest-recovery-week-nov-2015/ (2016-02-12)
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