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The Island

The Island
The Island. Photo by J. Kagan.

The Island is an extremely high quality juniper/sagebrush savanna with lush, dense, vigorous growth of native bunchgrasses. The Island is the best known, most extensively researched, and least disturbed example of this native juniper savanna community that is currently protected within the Columbia Plateau biophysiographic province.

Location: Jefferson County, OR

Year designated: 2011

Acres: 208

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012