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Threatened and Endangered Species

Threatened and Endangered Species

"Threatened" species refers to native species likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future. "Endangered" species are any native species determined to be in danger of extinction.

Articles & Stories

Thanks to the passage of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the inclusion of plants for the...
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Once a species becomes threatened or endangered,...
It is the State of Oregon's policy "to prevent the serious depletion of any indigenous species" (...
Meadowlark (courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) The Conservation Strategy charts a...
The ultimate goal of both the state and federal Endangered Species Acts (ESA) is...

Maps and Tools

The Oregon Wildlife Viewer is a tool to get specific wildlife species information for... more

Data Collections

The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) is an overall vision for the Pacific Northwest that would... more