Summer Lake Area, COA 189

Summer Lake area
Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW

This area is comprised of Summer Lake and the surrounding high desert wetlands subregion, including much of the Diablo Mountain Wilderness Study Area.

COA ID: 189

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Diverse and expansive wetland complex (including playas, seasonal wetlands, etc.)
  • High Density Sage Grouse Core Areas
  • Important stop-over for migratory birds

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID NBR-02 (Summer Lake area)

Protected Areas

  • Diablo Mountain Wilderness Study Area
  • Fremont-Winema National Forest
  • Summer Lake Wildlife Area


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Alkali Grasslands
  • Rock Habitats
  • Salt Desert Scrub
  • Springs

Strategy Species