Beaver Creek Natural Area Partnership

Project Description

The Beaver Creek Natural Area Partnership consists of a series of land acquisitions from multiple partners. The area is south of Newport.

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Lincoln County, OR
Project Size:
  • 1339.23 acres

Project Sites

  • 2 Beaver Creek NA Proposed Expansion
  • Beaver Creek NA Proposed Expansion
  • Beaver Creek State Natural Area

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Public Benefit
  • Conservation Mission

Primary Goals:

  • To secure most of the lower portions of the Beaver Creek basin, as well as associated uplands.
    Progress: About 600 acres already under conservation status. Continuing to work on acquisitions.

Consistent With Plans:

  • Local Land Use Plan
  • Species Recovery Plan
  • Nature Conservancy Ecoregional Plan
  • Watershed Plan
  • State Wildlife Action Plan

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

  • American Wigeon Anas americana
  • Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  • Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  • Coho Salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch
  • Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  • Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  • Cutthroat Trout - Oregon Coast Oncorhynchus clarkii pop. 1
  • Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
  • Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  • Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  • Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  • Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  • Steelhead - Oregon Coast Oncorhynchus mykiss pop. 15
  • Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Land acquisition for conservation (fee simple, etc.) Proposed 2008 2010


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Pacific Coast Joint Venture

Managing Organization

Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation (OPRD)
(State Government)

Contact Information

Cliff Houck
Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

General Information

Project #: 1317
Last Updated: January 17, 2011

Project Relations


Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District
Mid-Coast Watersheds Council
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Oregon Habitat Joint Venture
U.S. Forest Service

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