Sauvie Island-Scappoose, COA 054

Sauvie Island
Photo Credit: Bernadette Graham-Hudson, ODFW

This area is located north of Portland and is comprised of Sauvie Island, Multnomah Channel, the Scappoose Bay area and the eastern most slopes of Forest Park along Highway 30.

COA ID: 054

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Considered one of the most important stop-overs in the Pacific Flyway
  • Important resting and movement corridor for salmonids
  • Includes 12,000-acre Sauvie Island Wildlife Area

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CR-09 (Portland's Forest Park)
  • 2006 COA ID WV-01 (Columbia River Bottomlands)
  • 2006 COA ID WV-03 (Willamette River Floodplain)


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • A mosaic of tidally influenced sloughs, wetlands, and ponds
  • Cottonwood gallery / bottomland hardwood forest
  • Shallow lakes with mudflats

Strategy Species