Quartzville Creek Area, COA 112

Photo Credit: Anne Mary Myers, ODFW

Area includes Quartzville Creek, a major tributary of the Middle Santiam River, and is largely comprised of federally managed late-successional mixed conifer forest southwest of Mount Jefferson.

COA ID: 112

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • A portion of area is designated Wild Scenic River
  • Adjacent to Middle Santiam Wilderness
  • The Quartzville Creek basin provides a significant percentage of breeding habitat for the harlequin duck

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID WC-05 (Quartzville Creek area)

Protected Areas

  • Crabtree Lake
  • Middle Santiam Wilderness
  • Quartzville Creek
  • Willamette National Forest


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Cliffs, / rock outcrops, Talus
  • Forest openings
  • Old growth forest

Strategy Species