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Lakes Basin

Listed below are resources of high interest to the Oregon Explorer Lakes Basin partners groups. Where needed, these have been digitized and a...
Much of the upland areas in the central and eastern parts of the Lakes Basin are covered by sagebrush grasslands and western...
In the desert landscape of the Lakes Basin, wetlands and riparian areas are critical, high-diversity hotspots. Many wetlands within the basin are...
Steens Mountain is a spectacular place - and the four men who gathered at Roaring Springs Ranch in Harney County during the summer of 2000 would...
The peculiar nature of fire is that it is both natural and cultural.  -- Steven Pyne Fire has played an important role in the development...
In Oregon, only 1.3% of the land is under tribal ownership - but these lands are as diverse and historic as their residents. Five reservations exist...
The story of Oregon's past begins in the Lakes Basin. The oldest archaeological site in the state is Fort Rock Cave, located at the eastern edge of...
Lakes Basin Ecoregions (Level IV) (Tyler Barns, Oregon Explorer) Ecoregions denote areas of general similarity in ecosystems and in the type,...
The arid, sagebrush-dominated landscape of the Lakes Basin may not seem ecologically diverse, but in fact it is home to a wide range of plants and...
Lakes Basin 4th Field Watersheds(Tyler Barns, Oregon Explorer) The Lakes Basin, located in south-central Oregon, is known as an...

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