Zumwalt Prairie Plateau, COA 162

Zumwalt Prairie Plateau
Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW

At the eastern edge of the ecoregion northeast of Enterprise and Joseph, the area builds from TNC Zumwalt Prairie and extends northwest to include significant canyon and riparian habitat

COA ID: 162

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Includes significant grassland habitats
  • One of the largest blocks of native grassland in North America
  • Provides habitat for numerous wildlife species including breeding birds and butterflies

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-24 (Swamp Creek)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-25 (Zumwalt Prairie Plateau)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-26 (Hells Canyon)

Protected Areas

  • Swamp Creek
  • Wallowa County Fair Grounds
  • Wallowa Whitman
  • Warde Park
  • Zumwalt Prairie
  • Zumwalt Prairie - Pine Creek


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Canyon shrublands

Strategy Species