Sixes River-Elk River, COA 048

The Elk River Salmon Emphasis Area outside of Port Orford, OR. Photo Credit: Joshua Duplechain, Trout Unlimited

This area contains much of the Coast Range’s Oak Woodlands and is potential habitat for Western Snowy Plover. It is a key corridor for migrating birds and has high plant and animal diversity.

COA ID: 048

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Forest Service
  • Wild Rivers Land Trust

Special Features

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID CR-37 (New River area)
  • 2006 COA ID CR-38 (Cape Blanco area)

Protected Areas

  • Cape Blanco State Park
  • Coos, Lower Umpqua, And Siuslaw Reservation
  • Copper Salmon Wilderness
  • Elk River
  • Floras Lake State Natural Area
  • Grassy Knob Wilderness
  • Keystone Preserve
  • Oregon Islands Wilderness
  • Panther Creek
  • Paradise Point State Recreation Site
  • Port Orford Cedar Forest State Scenic Corridor
  • Port Orford Heads State Park
  • Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species