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

Funding Year




$ 250,000

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

FY23$ 250,000Crook, Harney, Malheur, Lakeview, Baker Counties, Oregon
FY24$ 125,000Crook, 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.


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

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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...