Ten Cent Lake-Juniper Lake Area, COA 193

Photo Credit: Rodney Klus, ODFW

This COA encompasses an area south of US Highway 78 that spans Malheur and Harney Counties from the Sheepshead mountains in the east to Burnt Flat and Comegys Lake on the northern flank of Steens Mountain.

COA ID: 193

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Habitat diversity and quality is considered exceptionally high
  • Sage Grouse Core Habitat Areas
  • This is an important area for migratory birds

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID NBR-09 (Alvord Lake Basin)
  • 2006 COA ID NBR-09 (Steens Mountain Uplands)

Protected Areas

  • Heath Lake Wilderness Study Area
  • Kiger Mustang Area Of Critical Environmental Concern
  • Palomino Hills Wilderness Study Area
  • Sheepshead Mountains Wilderness Study Area
  • Steens Mountain Cooperative Management And Protection Area
  • Stonehouse Wilderness Study Area
  • Table Mountain Wilderness Study Area


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Canyon Shrublands
  • Mountain Mahogany
  • Rim Rock and Cliffs

Strategy Species