Lower Coquille River, COA 045

Lower Coquille River Photo Credit: Mike Gray, ODFW

Follows the Lower Coquille River from its mouth at the Oregon coast and extending east to Highway 42 (past the Benham Airport)

COA ID: 045

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Wild Rivers Land Trust

Special Features


  • Includes estuarine wetlands with high restoration potential
  • Includes important habitat for migrating shorebirds, and wintering sites for waterfowl

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CR-36 (Lower Coquille River)
  • 2006 COA ID CR-37 (New River area)

Protected Areas

  • Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
  • Bullards Beach State Park
  • Coos, Lower Umpqua, And Siuslaw Reservation
  • Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
  • Farm Service Agency Interest Of Oregon
  • Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge
  • Oregon Islands Wilderness
  • Wetlands Reserve Program


Strategy Habitats

    Specialized Local Habitats

    • Balds and Bluffs
    • Bays

    Strategy Species