Sycan Marsh, COA 136

Aerial view of Sycan Marsh. Photo Credit: Sam Beebe

Includes the Sycan River, a tributary of the Sprague River with headwaters in the Fremont National Forest south of Summer Lake. Area includes surrounding areas east of Sycan Marsh.

COA ID: 136

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Audubon Society
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Special Features


  • Important nesting habitat for Yellow Rail, Greater Sandhill Crane
  • One of the largest montane wetlands in Oregon
  • Used by hundreds of thousands of migrating and breeding birds and waterfowl

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID EC-11 (Williamson River area)
  • 2006 COA ID EC-13 (Sycan Marsh)
  • 2006 COA ID EC-14 (Sycan River)

Protected Areas

  • Fremont-Winema National Forest
  • OC&E Woods Line State Trail
  • Sycan Marsh
  • Sycan River
  • Wetlands Reserve Program


Strategy Habitats

Strategy Species