Umpqua Headwaters, COA 119

Photo Credit: Tod Lum, ODFW

Located within the Umpqua National Forest and includes the headwaters of the Umpqua River.

COA ID: 119

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

  • Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds

Potential Partners

  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Area encompasses some of the ecoregion's most important salmon habitat
  • Area includes the headwaters of the North and South Umpqua Rivers and significant strech of Jackson Creek
  • Provides important nesting habitat for Northern Pacific Pond Turtle

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID WC-09 (Umpqua Headwaters)

Protected Areas

  • Abbott Creek Research Natural Area
  • Bohemia
  • Boulder Creek Wilderness
  • Cougar Butte Research Natural Area
  • Fish Lake
  • Geary Cemetery
  • Laying Creek Fossil Bed
  • Limpy Rock
  • Los Conversion Withdrawal Case
  • North Umpqua
  • Rogue - Umpqua Divide
  • Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
  • Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness
  • South Umpqua Experimental Forest
  • Squaw Flat


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Off channel habitat
  • Spring-fed streams

Strategy Species