Warner West, COA 198

Sagebrush steppe with a backdrop of the Warner Mountains.
Sagebrush steppe with a backdrop of the Warner Mountains. Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW

This COA includes portion of Abert Rim Wilderness Study Area, Fish Creek Rim Wilderness Study Area, Lake Abert Area of Critical Environmental Concern, and the Fish Creek Rim Research Natural Area. It encompasses an area between Abert Rim and the Warner Mountains on the western edge to South Warner Rim and Lynches Rim to the east. It extends north to the Coyote Hills and Rabbit Creek, and south to Deep Creek and Big Lake.This COA includes portion of Abert Rim Wilderness Study Area, Fish Creek Rim Wilderness Study Area, Lake Abert Area of Critical Environmental Concern, and the Fish Creek Rim Research Natural Area. It encompasses an area between Abert Rim and the Warner Mountains on the western edge to South Warner Rim and Lynches Rim to the east. It extends north to the Coyote Hills and Rabbit Creek, and south to Deep Creek and Big Lake.

COA ID: 198

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features

General

  • Contains complex mix of open water, flowing water, playas, wet meadows, and springs
  • Sage Grouse Core Habitat Areas

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID EC-22 (Warner Mountains)
  • 2006 COA ID NBR-03 (Lake Abert-Honey Creek area)

Protected Areas

  • Abert Rim
  • Abert Rim Wilderness Study Area
  • Fish Creek Rim Research Natural Area
  • Fish Creek Rim Wilderness Study Area
  • Fremont-Winema National Forest
  • Lake Abert Area Of Critical Environmental Concern

Ecoregions

Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Cliff and Rim Rock
  • Native Perennial Bunchgrasses
  • Springs
  • Western Juniper Woodlands and Savanna with mature trees

Strategy Species