Kingston Prairie-Scio Oak Pine Savanna, COA 079

COA_079_Kingston PrairieScio Oak Pine Savanna _Kathy Pendergrass_NRCS
Photo Credit: Kathy Pendergrass, NRCS

The area northeast of Scio south of the North Santiam River and north of Thomas Creek

COA ID: 079

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features

General

  • Area contains several rare plant species including Bradshaw's lomatium, Willamette daisy, Oregon larkspur and white-topped aster
  • Area contains The Nature Conservancy's Kingston Prairie Preserve where there are ongoing efforts ot maintail the native prairie vegetation
  • Native prairie, associated grassland, and oak savanna habitats support rare plants and grassland birds in the Willamette Valley
  • This area has been designated a grassland bird conservation area.

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID WV-18 (Kingston Prairie area)

Ecoregions

Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Forest Openings

Strategy Species