Calapooia River, COA 082

Photo Credit: Anne Mary Myers, ODFW

The Calapooia River Corridor spans from Albany through Tangent, Brownsville and through the Holley area.

COA ID: 082

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Rock outcroppings support some of the last populations of western rattlesnake in the Willamette Valley
  • Studies of wintering shorebird use in the Willamette Valley found the Calapooia drainage to be extremely valuable habitat for killdeer and dunlin.
  • Surrounding uplands contain oak woodlands, savanna and grasslands
  • The corridor along the Calapooia River contains some of the best riparian forests remaining in the valley.
  • The river supports small populations of native spring chinook salmon and summer steelhead.

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID WV-20 (Calapooia River)

Protected Areas

  • Coburg Hills Relic Forest Island
  • Crawfordsville Park
  • McClun Park
  • McKercher Park
  • Thompson's Mill State Heritage Site


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Rock habitats

Strategy Species