Coos Bay, COA 043

Chicken Point, Coos Bay Photo Credit: Mike Gray, ODFW

Encompasses Coos Bay and surrounding habitats. Includes the towns of Coos Bay and North Bend.

COA ID: 043

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Wetlands Conservancy
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Forest Service
  • Wild Rivers Land Trust

Special Features


  • Provides habitat for many rare plant species
  • Provides significant high quality habitat for wintering and migrating waterfowl and shorebirds

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CR-31 (North Bend Dunes)
  • 2006 COA ID CR-34 (Coos Bay area)

Protected Areas

  • Conde B. McCullough State Recreation Site
  • Wetlands Reserve Program
  • Coquille Tribe Of Oregon
  • Matson Creek
  • North Spit
  • Oregon Dunes
  • Oregon Islands Wilderness
  • Siuslaw National Forest
  • SPC Stewardship
  • Sunset Bay State Park


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Balds and bluffs
  • Bays
  • Inter-dunal lakes and mudflats

Strategy Species