Oregon Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) Initiative to Protect and Enhance Sagebrush Ecosystems on Private Lands

Funding Year

Amount

Location

FY22

$ 250,000

Crook, Harney, Malheur, Lakeview, Baker Counties, Oregon

Project Description

Through the framework of six Programmatic CCAAs established with USFWS in 2015, private landowners engage in voluntary sage-brush conservation actions throughout Southeastern Oregon.

Partners

Natural Resource Conservation Service, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon Fish & Widlife, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Powder Basin Watershed Council, private landowners

Contact Information

Programs

The western United States’ sagebrush country encompasses over 175 million acres of public and private lands. Sagebrush country contains biological, cultural and economic resources of national significance. America’s sagebrush ecosystem is the largest contiguous ecotype in the continental...