Partnering to achieve restoration objectives
Lomakatsi works collaboratively with tribal, state, federal, nonprofit organizations and private landowner partners to maximize conservation investments. Our expertise is in project management and administration, design and planning, and monitoring and implementation.
For example, through a partnership with the City of Eugene and local forestry operators, Lomakatsi managed the implementation of the South Eugene Meadows Oak Restoration Project. Young encroaching Douglas firs were removed to protect oaks through this ecological commercial thinning project and the restoration byproducts (Douglas firs) were removed by helicopter to protect sensitive meadow habitat.
As part of the Snow Creek Oak Restoration Project, located in Siskiyou County, California, Lomakatsi staff marked small diameter Douglas fir trees for removal in an effort to protect old California black oaks. Taking place on private lands, this project was managed by Lomakatsi through a partnership with US Fish and Wildlife Service, private landowners and local forestry contractor Shelterwood Enterprises.