Mammal Habitat

Beaver, Muskrat and Nutria on Small Woodlands
This publication discusses the three semi-aquatic rodents distributed throughout the Pacific Northwest: the beaver (Castor canadensis), muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) and nutria (Myocastor coypus).

Managing for Deer and Elk on Small Woodlands
Both deer and elk play important roles in the ecology and culture of the Pacific Northwest. These iconic animals can provide substantial benefits to woodland owners through viewing and hunting, but can also be considered pests due to the damage they’re known to cause. There are many pressures on habitat for these species. The most important thing small woodland owners can do to maintain habitat for deer and elk is to keep their land in forest use.

Wildlife in Managed Forests: Deer and Elk
This 24-page publication is one of a series of publications OFRI is developing for forest landowners and managers, to report what is known about habitat requirements and ecological roles of various wildlife species in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. This one addresses deer and elk population dynamics, herd productivity, nutritional needs and response to human disturbance.

Wildlife in Managed Forests: The American Beaver
This publication is part of a series from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute that aims to synthesize current research findings and make information available to foresters, wildlife managers and landowners, as well as interested parties such as conservation organizations, regulators and policymakers. This installment focuses specifically on the American beaver.

Habitat Management for Bats on Small Woodlands
This publication discusses common bat species of the Pacific Northwest and their associated habitats, history and management techniques for small woodlands.