Boardman Area, COA 154

Boardman Area COA 154 Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW

South of the Columbia River, in north central Oregon. Area includes important conservation lands near the Boardman Conservation Area; Willow Creek Wildlife Area; and grassland included in The Nature Conservancy conservation portfolio

COA ID: 154

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Department of Defense
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Oregon Military Department
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Threemile Canyon Farms
  • U. S. Navy

Special Features


  • Area hosts some of the highest densities of breeding long - billed curlew in the world
  • Area provides some of the highest quality remaining shrub steppe and grassland habitat in the ecoregion
  • Area represents the largest contiguous Washington Ground Squirrel habitat in Oregon

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CP-06 (Boardman area)

Protected Areas

  • Boardman Naval Bombing Range
  • Boardman Research Natural Area
  • Horn Butte
  • Prineville District


Strategy Habitats

Strategy Species