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Jeff Krueger was the lead author, project manager, or major contributor for the following projects, reports, and work samples sorted by the following categories:
Natural Resource Related Projects
Practical Guidelines for Wetland Prairie Restoration - Field-Tested Methods and Techniques. August 2014. The content of this guide is based on a variety of sources including the findings of several EPA funded replicated field experiments conducted in the West Eugene Wetlands area between 2006 and 2013, extensive literature reviews, and lessons learned over nearly two decades of on-the-ground experience. Produced by Jeff Krueger in collaboration with the City of Eugene and the Institute for Applied Ecology.
Umpqua Prairie and Oak Partnership Conservation Strategy. December 2013. Produced in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy for the Umpqua Prairie and Oak Partnership.
Clearwater Park Natural Resource Management Plan. April 2013. Produced for Willamalane Park and Recreation District. This plan includes site assessment along with management goals, objective, and prioritized actions for management and restoration of the natural areas contained within the park.
Willamalane Natural Resource Areas Management Plan. July 2012. Produced for Willamalane Park and Recreation District. This system-wide plan includes habitat classification, a natural area habitat assessment, and objectives and strategies related to enhancement and management of District-owned natural areas and rare habitats.
West Eugene Wetlands 2012 Annual Report. Prepared for the Rivers to Ridges Partnership.
Green Island Management Plan. 2011. Prepared for the McKenzie River Trust, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Bonneville Power Administration. Includes management recommendations for rare species including Oregon Chub, Western Pond Turtle, and Spring Chinook Salmon.
Restoring Diverse, Invasion-Resistant, Wetland Prairies. 2011-2014. Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in partnership with Lane Council of Governments, Institute for Applied Ecology, and City of Eugene. This replicated field experiment is looking at management techniques associated with maintaining diversity in wetland prairies and preventing invasive species colonization. J
Mariposa Woodland Management Plan. 2010. Prepared for the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division. This plan includes assessment and mapping of habitat types, unique plant populations, and of trees over a 12-inch DBH and defines habitat management objectives and actions.
Coburg Wastewater Facility Habitat Enhancement Concept Plan. June 2008. Prepared for the City of Coburg to mitigate impacts of their proposed wastewater facility. The plan includes pond and waterway enhancements intended to provide Western Pond Turtle and Oregon Chub habitat.
Wild Iris Ridge Management Plan. October 2008. Prepared for the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division. This plan includes biological assessment and classification of habitat types along with restoration objectives and recommended actions.
Testing the Effectiveness of Site Preparation Techniques for Wetland Prairie Restoration. 2007. Prepared for the EPA in partnership with the City of Eugene and University of Oregon. This replicated field experiment was associated with improving the science of wetland prairie habitats and associated rare and declining species.
Coyote Prairie Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. May 2006.
Dragonfly Bend Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. July 2004.
Gudu-kut Natural Area Management Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division – Wetlands and Open Waterways Section. July 2002.
Willow Corner Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. June 2002.
Oxbow West Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. June 2001.
Upper Amazon Creek Enhancement Study. October 2000. Prepared for the City of Eugene and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This report includes an assessment of habitat conditions for Amazon Creek between Martin Street and Amazon Park and includes recommended habitat enhancements andconcept cross sections.
Wetland Restoration and Enhancement Application – Lower Amazon Restoration and Enhancement Project (Meadowlark Prairie). Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. February 1999.
Oxbow East Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. June 1999.
Danebo West – Balboa Unit Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. September 1998.
Danebo West – Beaver Run Unit Mitigation Improvement Plan. Prepared for the City of Eugene - West Eugene Wetlands Mitigation Bank. June 1998.
Amazon Creek Enhancement Study. June 1998. Prepared for the Lane County Fair Board. The report assesses the biological condition of Amazon Creek in proximity to the Lane Events Center and makes recommendations for habitat enhancements.
Park and Open Space Related Projects
North Shore Lacamas Lake - A Vision for Conservation and Recreation. January 2017. Prepared for the City of Camas and the Columbia Land Trust, this vision map identifies future conservation opportunities, trail connections, and recreational amenities.
Eugene Trails Plan. April 2016. Plan development, outreach, and cartography. This plan identifies future projects that will more than double the City's current system of recreational trails.
Camp Lutherwood Existing and Proposed Trails.September 2016. Prepared Trails Plan map and provide oversight for trail and boardwalk construction.
Delta Ponds Restoration Project - From Opportunity to Completion. February 2014. Produced project overview document for the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division.
Willamette River Open Space Vision and Action Plan. October 2010. Prepared for multiple regional partners including City of Eugene. The plan includes recommendations related to riparian and side-channel restoration and improved habitat for rare species such as Western Pond Turtle, Spring Chinook Salmon, and Oregon Chub.
Ridgeline Area Open Space Vision and Action Plan. 2007. Prepared for multiple regional partners including the City of Eugene Parks and Open Space Division. This vision document identifies significant blocks of high quality habitat within the Ridgeline Area and recommends strategies for preserving and enhancing rare habitats contained within those areas including oak-pine savanna, upland prairie, and oak woodland.
Coburg Parks and Open Space Master Plan. 2005. The Master Plan includes evaluation of existing park system, needs analysis for 20-year growth projections, plan objectives and actions, and Capital Improvement Plan.
Delta Ponds – A Vision for Enhancement and Management. 2005. Prepared for the City of Eugene and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This report compiles multiple proposed restoration and public access projects for Delta Ponds into a single illustrative report. Restoration and management prescriptions include restoring habitat for Western Pond Turtle (State endangered species status: critical) and Spring Chinook Salmon (Federal ESA status: threatened). The Delta Ponds Site Map was updated in 2012
Rivers to Ridges –Eugene-Springfield Regional Parks and Open Space Vision. 2003. This vision document was developed in partnership with Eugene, Springfield, Lane County, and Willamalane and provides a consolidated framework for future habitat protection, connectivity, visual quality, and recreation.
Land Use and Transportation Related Projects
Eugene Urban Forestry Management Planning. 2013-2014. JKE provided technical assistance and support services to the City of Eugene's urban forestry program including evaluation of existing tree-related policies and regulations, review of current management practices, meeting facilitation, public outreach, and updates to the City's list of approved street trees.
Coburg Loop Implementation Plan. 2009. This refinement to the Coburg Transportation System Plan, defines a multi-use path alignment around the perimeter of the city with a connection southward to Armitage Park. The plan includes preferred alignments, design standards, and cost estimates.
Junction City Development Code Update. 2006. Updated development code for residential and commercial zones in Junction City with funding assistance from the Oregon Transportation Growth Management Program. R1 Zone example.
Walkable Community Workshops. 2004. Funded through a grant from the National Center for Bicycling and Walking, these interactive public workshops used a design charrette process to evaluate four commercial areas in Eugene and Springfield area and proposed solutions to improve walkability and pedestrian safety.
Creswell Downtown Plan. 2001. The plan includes visual preference survey results, analysis of development/redevelopment potential, design guidelines, and a recommended streetscape re-design for downtown Creswell. Presentation includes VPS and photo imaging.
Design Guidelines for Multi-Unit Housing – A Guide for the Eugene-Springfield Area. 1997. This illustrative guide was produced for the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management program in partnership with the cities of Eugene and Springfield.
Amazon Creek Enhancement Project. 1996. Jeff Krueger co-authored the federal ISTEA grant application and led a design charrette process for City of Eugene and ODOT staff during the concept development for this integrated stream enhancement and multi-use path extension.
Eugene-Springfield Area Transportation Plan (TransPlan) - Bicycle and Pedestrian Element. 1995. Coordinated development of bicycle and pedestrian elements of the Regional Transportation Plan.
How Do We Grow From Here? – A Guide to Proposed Land Use Strategies and Design Concepts for the Eugene-Springfield Area Transportation Plan. 1995. This report outlined design principles for nodal development (mixed use centers or urban villages for the Eugene-Springfield area.
Cartography and Graphic Work Samples
Most of the projects and reports listed above include significant map or graphic elements. A range of cartographic or graphic work samples created by Jeff Krueger are shown below:
OPRD-Managed Sites in the Columbia Gorge
McKenzie River Trust Service Conservation Context Map
Umpqua Prairie and Oak Partnership Conservation Strategy Map
Skinner Butte Park Map
Rivers to Ridges Annual Report 2015
2012 West Eugene Wetland Annual Report
Clearwater Park Natural Resource Management Plan Map
Coburg Loop Themes Map
Coyote Prairie Fact Sheet
Creswell Downtown Streetscape Photo Imaging
Willamalane Natural Resource Areas Map