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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

Meadowlark (courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) The Conservation Strategy charts a...
Why is the sagebrush steppe ecosystem unique and threatenened? It is the most widespread ecosystem...
Changes in the environment and species competition are factors that naturally lead to evolution and...
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" (...

Maps and Tools

The Sage-Grouse Data viewer is an Oregon Explorer web-based mapping application that allows the... more

Data Collections

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is the central administrative agency of state... more

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