This area is in the foothills of the West Cascades ecoregion and contains important Oak Woodland and Ceanothus Shrubland habitats.
COA ID: 122
The Klamath Mountains ecoregion covers much of southwestern Oregon, including the Umpqua Mountains, Siskiyou Mountains, and interior valleys and foothills between these and the Cascade Range. The Rogue watershed has the largest population of any coastal watershed in Oregon (Jackson County, Josephine County, and a portion of Curry County). Several popular and scenic rivers run …
The West Cascades ecoregion extends from east of the Cascade Mountains summit to the foothills of the Willamette, Umpqua, and Rogue Valleys, and spans the entire length of the state of Oregon. It is largely dominated by conifer forests, moving into alpine parklands and dwarf shrubs at higher elevations.
Grasslands include a variety of upland grass-dominated habitats, such as upland prairies, coastal bluffs, and montane grasslands.
Late Successional Mixed Conifer Forests
Late successional mixed conifer forests provide a multi-layered tree canopy, including large-diameter trees, shade-tolerant tree species in the understory, and a high volume of dead wood, such as snags and logs.
Oak woodlands are characterized by an open canopy dominated by Oregon white oak.
Flowing Water and Riparian Habitats
Flowing Water and Riparian Habitats include all naturally occurring flowing freshwater streams and rivers throughout Oregon as well as the adjacent riparian habitat.
Wetlands are covered with water during all or part of the year. Permanently wet habitats include backwater sloughs, oxbow lakes, and marshes, while seasonally wet habitats include seasonal ponds, vernal pools, and wet prairies.
American Pika (Modeled Habitat)
California Mountain Kingsnake (Modeled Habitat)
California Myotis (Observed)
Cascades Frog (Observed)
Clouded Salamander (Observed)
Coastal Cutthroat Trout (Documented)
Oncorhynchus clarki clarki
Coastal Tailed Frog (Modeled Habitat)
Coho Salmon (Documented)
Flammulated Owl (Observed)
Fringed Myotis (Observed)
Great Gray Owl (Observed)
Greater Sandhill Crane (Observed)
Antigone canadensis tabida
Harlequin Duck (Modeled Habitat)
Hoary Bat (Observed)
Lewis’s Woodpecker (Observed)
Long-legged Myotis (Observed)
Northern Goshawk (Observed)
Accipiter gentilis atricapillus
Northern Spotted Owl (Observed)
Strix occidentalis caurina
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Observed)
Silver-haired Bat (Observed)
Steelhead / Rainbow / Redband Trout (Documented)
Oncorhynchus mykiss ssp
Townsend’s Big-eared Bat (Observed)
Northwestern Pond Turtle (Observed)
Western Toad (Modeled Habitat)