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Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection, 1951-1997
- Marcot, Bruce G.
- Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection
- 1951-1997 (inclusive)19511997
- 7.2 cubic feet, (8 boxes)
- Collection Number
- MSS Marcot (collection)
- The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of publications, reports, studies, and correspondence assembled or generated by wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, the management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The materials include studies of the spotted owl in California and and the southwestern United States in addition to the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Additional Reference Guides
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Bruce G. Marcot is a research wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forest Service. He completed his Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University in 1985; his dissertation focussed on the habitat relationships of birds and young-growth Douglas-fir in northwest California. He has worked on several spotted owl projects since the 1970s.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials assembled or generated by research wildlife biologist Bruce G. Marcot pertaining to the spotted owl, management of its habitat, and its status as an endangered species. The Collection includes publications, reports, and studies created by various agencies and organizations including the U.S. Forest Service, OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Department, U.S. Department of the Interior, the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, and the Interagency Spotted Owl Scientific Committee. The Collection also includes correspondence between Marcot and others involved in the spotted owl research and management as well as student theses. While the bulk of the collection pertains to the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, northwestern California, and British Columbia), it also includes materials pertaining to the spotted owl in the Sierra Nevada of California and the southwestern United States.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Bruce G. Marcot Spotted Owl Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.
The Spotted Owl Management, Policy, and Research Collection consists of documents assembled by E. Charles Meslow pertaining to the northern spotted owl controversy in the Pacific Northwest during the 1980s and early 1990s.
The Liz VanLeeuwen Spotted Owl Collection consists of materials collected and generated by former Oregon State Representative Liz VanLeeuwen pertaining to the listing of the spotted owl as a protected endangered species in Oregon.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Endangered species--Northwest, Pacific.
- Forest management--Northwest, Pacific.
- Forests and forestry--Northwest, Pacific.
- Spotted owl--Northwest, Pacific.
- Northwest Forest Plan (U.S.)
- United States. Interagency Scientific Committee.
- United States. Forest Service. (creator)