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Publications - Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center

The Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center has published the following documents to solve specific resource conservation needs. Click on the document title to view each document. If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact the PM Program Webmaster at 520-292-2999 Ext. 112.

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Technical Notes

Plant Suitability and Seeding Rates for Conservation Plantings in Colorado (revised September 2011) (PDF; 736 KB) Sharkoff, Jim and Christine Taliga 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. September 2011. 35p. (ID# 10712).

CO-PM Tech Note #67 Pueblo Germplasm Bottlebrush Squirreltail (PDF; 76 KB) Gary L. Noller 2008. 2p. (ID# 8039).

Standard and Preferred Forage and Reclamation Plants for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 83 KB) R. Hybner, J. Scianna, D. Ogle, L. St. John, D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, S. Parr, K. Clause 2011. Bridger PMC. on Bridger PMC website. August 1, 2011. 11p. (ID# 10704).

Colorado Forb and Seed Collection Guide (PDF; 669 KB) Taliga, C. 2010. USDA-NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Co. Technical Note 72. 15p. (ID# 9736).

Rangeland Drill Calibration (PDF; 60 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2011. 3p. (ID# 10539).

Seedbed Preparation for Conservation Plantings (PDF; 227 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2011. 5p. (ID# 10713).

Technical Note 2C Plant Materials for Pollinators and other Beneficial Insects in Eastern Utah and Western Colorado. (PDF; 4.3 MB) Tilley, D., Taliga, C., Burns, C. and L. St. John. 2013. Idaho and Colorado Plant Materials Programs.. Boise, ID. 7/2/2013. 54p. (ID# 11889).

Native grass establishment and performance for well-pad reclamation in Wyoming (PDF; 2 MB) Jim Jacobs, Susan R. Winslow, Karen Clause, and Steve Parr 2013. USDA-NRCS Montana State Web Page. Bozeman, Montana. MT-90 August 2013. 21p. (ID# 11910).

Summary of Viability Information for Garnet Germplasm Mountain Brome Following Seed Storage for a Period of Ten Years at the Meeker Plant Center (PDF; 123 KB) Noller, G.and P. Davey 2005. Ten years of viability information on Garnet. Meeker, Co. June 2005. 2p. (ID# 6215).

Summary of Viability Information for Garnet Germplasm Mountain Brome Following Seed Storage for a Period of Ten Years at the Meeker Plant Center (PDF; 123 KB) Noller, G.and P. Davey 2005. Ten years of viability information on Garnet. Meeker, Co. June 2005. 2p. (ID# 6215).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Clay-loving Wild Buckwheat (Eriogonum pelinophilum) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 138 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11207).

Kremmling Milkvetch ( Astragalus osterhoutii) Fact Sheet (PDF; 150 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11202).

Mancos Milkvetch (Astragalus humillimus) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 255 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11206).

Penland's Eutrema (Eutrema penlandii) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 188 KB) Taliga, Christine E. and G. Glenne 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11203).

Prairie Sagewort (Artemisia frigida) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 255 KB) Taliga, Christine E. and S. Parr 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11205).

Smooth Oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 125 KB) Taliga, Christine E., R.L. Wynia, and S.V. Belt 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11204).

Fact Sheet Bottlebrush Squirreltail (PDF; 171 KB) Heather Plumb 2010. Meeker, CO. April 2010. 2p. (ID# 9734).

Plant Fact Sheet- Colorow Germplasm black chokecherry (PDF; 82 KB) Heather Plumb 2009. UCEPC. Meeker, Colorado. 9/3/2009. 2p. (ID# 8987).

Arizona Fescue Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 85 KB) Manuel Rosales 2008. Meeker, CO. 2p. (ID# 8038).

Plant Fact Sheet- Utah Serviceberry (PDF; 90 KB) Gary L. Noller 2008. (ID# 8042).

Plant Fact Sheet- Antelope Bitterbrush (PDF; 207 KB) Gary L. Noller 2006. Several listed in plant guide. Meeker, Colorado. 8/23/06. 2p. (ID# 6659).

Plant Fact Sheet/Utah sweetvetch (PDF; 141 KB) Manuel Rosales 2006. Various. Meeker, Colorado. August-2006. 2p. (ID# 6661).

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Plant Guides

Bigelow's Tansyaster (Machaeranthera bigelovii) Plant Guide (PDF; 161 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11201).

Bluestem Penstemon, (Penstemon cyanocaulis) Plant Guide (PDF; 308 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11200).

Clay-loving wild buckwheat (Eriogonum pelinohilum) (PDF; 216 KB) Taliga, Christine E. and Gina Glenne 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. September. 4p. (ID# 10710).

Kremmling Milkvetch, (Astragalus osterhoutii) Plant Guide (PDF; 190 KB) Taliga, Christine 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. September 2011. 3p. (ID# 10709).

Mancos Milkvetch (Astragalus humillimus) Plant Guide (PDF; 265 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, CO. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10717).

Penland' eutrema (Eutrema penlandii) Plant Guide (PDF; 312 KB) Taliga, Christine E and Gina Glenne 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. September. 3p. (ID# 10711).

Plant Guide for Tufted Hairgrass (PDF; 242 KB) St. John, L., Ogle, D.G., Parr, S., Darris, D. 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 14, 2011. 7p. (ID# 10224).

Plant Guide- Chokecherry (PDF; 139 KB) Heather Plumb 2009. Various, UCEPC. Meeker, Colorado. 9/17/2009. 9p. (ID# 8988).

Arizona Fescue - Plant Guide (PDF; 120 KB) Manuel Rosales 2008. Meeker, CO. 3p. (ID# 8036).

Plant Guide Utah Serviceberry (PDF; 106 KB) Gary L Noller 2008. Meeker, CO. August,2008. 2p. (ID# 8041).

Plant Guide-Antelope Bitterbrush (PDF; 223 KB) Gary L. Noller 2006. Various, listed. Meeker, Colorado. 8/23/06. 2p. (ID# 6658).

Plant Guide/Utah Sweetvetch (PDF; 170 KB) Manuel Rosales 2006. Various as listed in plant guide references. Meeker, Colorado. August-2006. 3p. (ID# 6662).

Big Saltbush Plant Guide (PDF; 166 KB) Dyer, D. and R. O'Beck 2005. USDA-NRCS National Plant Data Center. Davis, Ca. April 2005. 2p. (ID# 5870).

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Release Brochure

Brochure 'San Luis' Slender wheatgrass (PDF; 217 KB) Heather Plumb 2010. Meeker, CO. Sept. 2010. 2p. (ID# 9735).

Pueblo Germplasm Bottlebrush Squirreltail (PDF; 182 KB) Heather Plumb 2010. Release information, plant guide and fact sheet. Meeker, CO. May, 2010. 2p. (ID# 9537).

Wapiti Germplasm Bottlebrush Squirreltail (PDF; 150 KB) Heather Plumb 2010. Release information, plant guide and fact sheet. Meeker, CO. May, 2010. 2p. (ID# 9538).

Colorow Germplasm Black chokecherry (PDF; 228 KB) Heather Plumb 2009. Release information, fact sheet and plant guide. Meeker, Colorado. 9/2/2009. 2p. (ID# 8989).

Long Ridge Germplasm Utah Serviceberry (PDF; 251 KB) Gary L. Noller 2008. Meeker, CO. August,2008. 2p. (ID# 8040).

Maybell Antelope Bitterbrush Brochure (PDF; 413 KB) Gary L. Noller and Marti Walsh 2006. Release information, fact sheet and plant guide. Meeker, Colorado. 8/23/06. 2p. (ID# 6660).

Release Brochure/'Timp' Utah Sweetvetch (PDF; 148 KB) Manuel Rosales 2006. Various. Meeker, Colorado. August-2006. 2p. (ID# 6663).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Plants for Conservation Buffers in the Colorado PMC Service Area (PDF; 234 KB) USDA-NRCS Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center. Meeker, CO. Aug. 2000. 2p. (ID# 3120).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

Colorado Plant Materials Program Progress Report (PDF; 423 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2012. USDA NRCS State Office. Denver, Colorado. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11199).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Annual Technical Report-2011 (PDF; 1.6 MB) COPMC Staff 2012. Meeker, CO. May 2012. 147p. (ID# 11067).

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Newsletters

All Plants Considered Colorado Plant Materials Program Newsletter (PDF; 792 KB) Taliga, Christine and R. Sparks 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 6p. (ID# 11208).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Protocol Basin wildrye (PDF; 50 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Woodruff 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 1p. (ID# 10538).

Protocol Bluebunch wheatgrass (PDF; 53 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Plumb 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10518).

Protocol Lewis flax (PDF; 54 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Woodruff 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10523).

Protocol Sego lily (PDF; 54 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Plumb 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10519).

Protocol Silver sage (PDF; 47 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Woodruff 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10520).

Protocol Sulphur buckwheat (PDF; 53 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Woodruff 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10521).

Protocol Wild onion (PDF; 63 KB) Terri Blanke & Heather Woodruff 2011. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. Dec. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10522).

Request for Seed Collection of Lewis Flax (PDF; 654 KB) Taliga, Christine E. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Longmont Colorado. June 2011. 2p. (ID# 10540).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Proceedings, Annual Technical Advisory Meeting, 2004 (PDF; 9.7 MB) Dittberner, P., Hassell, J. Davison, T. Carlson and P. Zimmerman 2005. UCEPC, Dittberner, Phil; Carlson, Tim; Davison, Jay; and Paul Zimmerman. Meeker, CO. 2004. (ID# 6356).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Colorow Germplasm Name Registration Article for Native Plants Journal (PDF; 27 KB) Heather Plumb 2009. UCEPC. Meeker, Colorado. 9/3/2009. 5p. (ID# 8991).

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Technical Poster

Tamarisk Management Efforts in Colorado (PDF; 1.1 MB) Taliga, Christine E. and K. Floyd 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. February. 1p. (ID# 10708).

Conserving the Heritage of Native Plants (PDF; 2.1 MB) Winslow, S.R., P. Broyles, M. Knudson, S. Parr, and D. Tilley 2005. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. June 2005. 1p. (ID# 6026).

Fate of Fall-Planted Bitterbrush Seed at Maybell Colorado Presented at Intermountain Native Plant Summit III Boise Idaho (PDF; 64 KB) Robert Hammon and Gary L. Noller 2004. Info from native site at Maybell Co. Boise, Idaho. November 3,4,5 2004. 1p. (ID# 6393).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Notice of Release of 'Continental' Basin Wildrye (PDF; 1.6 MB) Jones, T.A., S.D.Parr, S.R.Winslow, and M.A.Rosales 2009. Native Plants Journal. Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring 2009. 5p. (ID# 8741).

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Release Notices

Notice of Release of Colorow Germplasm Black Chokecherry (PDF; 565 KB) Heather Plumb, Terri Blanke, Dr. Gary Noller and Marti Walsh 2009. UCEPC. Meeker, Colorado. 9/18/2009. 9p. (ID# 8990).

Notice of Release, Long Ridge Germplasm Utah Serviceberry (PDF; 390 KB) Steve Parr and Marti Walsh 2008. UCEPC. Meeker, CO. 8p. (ID# 8043).

Notice of release of 'Continental' basin wildrye (PDF; 78 KB) Jones, T.A., S.D. Parr, & S.R. Winslow 2008. ARS--Logan, UT. Logan, UT. May 2008. 6p. (ID# 7993).

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Other Publication Types

Profile of Greater Sage-Grouse (PDF; 93 KB) Manuel Rosales 2005. USDA-NRCS Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center. Meeker, CO. January 2005. 2p. (ID# 6355).

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