Logan Valley-John Day River Headwaters, COA 179

Photo Credit: Angelique Curtis, ODFW

Area just west of John Day and including the town of Prairie. Area encompasses the John Day River headwaters and a variety of diverse Strategy Habitats

COA ID: 179

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Burns Paiute Tribe
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Adjacent to Strawberry Mountain Wilderness Area
  • Area is one of four known nesting sites for the upland sandpiper in Oregon. Also serves as a nesting site for the long-billed curlew
  • Provides significant habitat for Bull Trout
  • Provides significant wet meadow habitat for nesting birds

Protected Areas

  • Malheur National Forest
  • Prineville District
  • Strawberry Mountain Wilderness
  • Strawberry Mountain-Indian Creek Wilderness Study Area


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species