Upper Grande Ronde River Area, COA 160

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The edge of this COA includes the Starkey Experimental Forest northwest of US Highway 244 and Camp Elkanah; and Starkey to the east before spreading south and encompassing the Fly Creek and upper Grande Ronde River watersheds.

COA ID: 160

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Abundant Springs
  • Headwaters of the Grande Ronde River
  • Vey Meadows area is considered one of the basin's most important salmonid habitats and has high potential for restoration and enhancement

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-11 (Upper Grande Ronde area)

Protected Areas

  • Grande Ronde Wild and Scenic River


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Springs
  • Dwarf Shrublands
  • Spring fed Streams

Strategy Species