Conservation

Conservation

Conservation refers to preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife. Oregon’s Conservation Strategy offers a blueprint for the state's conservation efforts.

Articles & Stories

This multiimedia story focuses on the Whychus Creek restoration project within the Deschutes Basin...
A-Z list compiled by Janine Salwasser, Benton County Natural Areas and Parks Board member November...
The Sage-Grouse Conservation Partnership (SageCon) is a collaborative effort started in 2010...
The 10-Year Plan for Oregon created by Governor Kitzhaber in August 2011, identifies Healthy...
Why is the sagebrush steppe ecosystem unique and threatened? It is the most widespread ecosystem...

Maps and Tools

With hundreds of map layers available to draw from, you can use the Oregon Explorer Map Viewer... more

Data Collections

The Oregon Watershed Restoration Inventory (OWRI) Database and GIS data is available in the... more

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