Foster Flat-Black Rim Sagebrush Area, COA 191

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Located in the Foster Flat area, south of Harney Lake and west of US Highway 205, this COA encompasses large areas of sagebrush steppe shrublands and scattered wetlands.

COA ID: 191

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Columbia spotted frog breeding sites
  • Provides connectivity between Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, and Steens Mountain
  • Sage Grouse Core Habitat Areas
  • Springs and seasonal wetlands

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID NBR-05 (Hart Mountain area)

Protected Areas

  • Foster Flat
  • Orejana Canyon Wilderness Study Area


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Aquatic Vegetation Beds
  • Canyon Shrublands
  • Springs

Strategy Species