South Fork Crooked River Area, COA 174

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At the southern edge of the ecoregion, adjacent to several COAs and slightly west of the town of Burns

COA ID: 174

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • In addition to the South Fork Crooked River, area includes significant stretches of Twelvemile Creek, Grindstone Creek, Beaver Creek, and South Fork Beaver Creek
  • Includes Greater sage-grouse core area

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-04 (Ochoco Mountains area)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-05 (Picture Gorge - John Day River)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-06 (South Fork Crooked River area)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-08 (Silver Creek - Emigrant Creek)

Protected Areas

  • Black Canyon Wilderness
  • Gerry Mountain Wilderness Study Area
  • Malheur National Forest
  • Ochoco National Forest
  • Prineville District
  • Sand Hollow Wilderness Study Area
  • South Fork Crooked River
  • South Fork Wilderness Study Area


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species