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Summer raptors on Steens Mountain.

Summer raptors on Steens Mountain.

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Published by Burns District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Hines, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds of prey -- Oregon -- Steens Mountain.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSeismic-fragility tests of naturally-aged class 1E C&D LCU-13 battery cells.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Burns District., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Electrical Engineering Instrumentation and Control Branch., Sandia National Laboratories.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673913M

    Steens Mountain Loop Road. The Steens Mountain Loop Road — the highest road in the state — begins in the hamlet of Frenchglen and runs 52 miles past campsites, lakes and to the 9,foot summit. It's an amazingly scenic drive that is a worthy part of any trip to the Steens. Mile – South Steens Campground: Tent camping, water, pit toilets. Mile – Fish Lake Campground: Filterable water, pit toilets. Note that there is a fair amount of BLM land on the east side of Steens Mountain but little of it is suitable to bush camping. We recommend sticking to .

    Steens Mountain has become the premier recreation destination in Southeast Oregon. Not only has the loop road to the summit been recently improved, but land exchanges have consolidated public ownership into nearly , acres of protected BLM land — including , acres of designated wilderness (, acres now cow-free) and over miles of designated wild-and-scenic rivers. Steens Mountain, they were too rare to be detected and unlikely to recover without human intervention. The designation of Steens Mountain as a wilderness area in has ensured that habitat for Mountain Quail will be protected for years to come. In addition, its considerable distance from urban areas made Steens Mountain a promising.

      The Steens Mountain snowfield rolls over its rim and dissolves into a million rivulets with tropical cabbages that double as solid footholds on steep descents. At the base is a field of flowers that rivals any I’ve seen on the wetter side of the Cascades.   Steens is a wonder to behold. The mountain is blanketed in a gorgeous mosaic of western juniper and mountain mahogany, mixed with mountain big sagebrush and groves of quaking aspen, and yielding.


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Summer raptors on Steens Mountain. [United States. Bureau of Land Management. Burns District.;] Print book: National government publication: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Birds of prey -- Oregon -- Steens Mountain. Birds of prey. Steens Mountain book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton PressAward winn 4/5(2). Spring comes late in the higher elevations of Steens Mountain in southeast Oregon, attracting botanists, artists and photographers from late June, when the gravel road to the top opens, until the snow flies at the end of summer.

Because I love the Steens Mountain-Malheur Wildlife Refuge this was an easy choice. Contreras brought together 27 historians, essayists, poets and biologists; each writing is a treasure.

I especially liked the reflections of the young men and women who came to the region unaware but immediately immersed in the landscape, the birds and the wildlife/5. Steens Mountain Wilderness.

The United States Congress designated the Steens Mountain Wilderness in and it now has overacres. All of this wilderness is located in Oregon and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Steens Mountain is located in Oregon's high desert is one of the crown jewels of the state's wildlands.

Stretching some 50 miles long north to south, the mountain rises from alongside the Alvord Desert at an elevation of about 4, feet to a summit elevation of 9, feet, making it appear like it is a mountain range rather than a single mountain.

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Best of the Oregon Outback. Updated cooler than the typical topside temperature of on a summer day. wants to feel on the edge at Steens Mountain. The area's many raptors.

The next day, I wanted to do the Steens Mountain Loop Road. The last time we’d been up in the area, the road (or the steep “Rooster Comb” section that climbs toward the peak) had been closed. Apparently it washes away with alarming frequently and must be frequently rebuilt. Luckily, this year it was smartly graveled.

16 Destinations Everyone In Oregon Needs To Visit This Summer. Summer is a magical time in Oregon. Soak up the sunshine at these 16 jaw-dropping destinations in Oregon that are perfect for a summer day trip or weekend : Tessa Metcalf.

Steens Mountain resort boasts new owners Posted on March 30th in News Mountain was an annual destination for new owners By Debbie Raney Bums Times-Herald Mark Webb began making memories at Steens Mountain Resort 35 years ago on yearly vacations to the resort with his mom and dad.

spend hours watching the amazing, breathtaking antics of raptors as they soar and dive in the high mountain wind currents. Several different herds of wild horses also exist in the area and livestock may be seen on both public and private lands. Recreation Opportunities for recreation on Steens Mountain are as plentiful as they are widespread.

If you’re hiking here in the mid-summer heat, carry a gallon of water for each day and bring a hat for shade.

The mile Steens Mountain Backcountry Byway provides easy access to the mountain’s four campgrounds and the Kiger Gorge and East Rim scenic viewpoints.

Full text of "Recreation area management final plan for the Steens Mountain Recreation Lands, Oregon" See other formats Steens Mountain Final Recreation Area Management Plan U.S.

Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Burns District - Oregon IN REPLY REFER TO: United States Department of the Interior BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Burns District Office 74 South Alvord. This book is an outstanding local flora that simplifies the identification of the complex mixture of plants I found on Steens both visits.

It's introduction provides a geological and geographical perspective on this unusual mountain, explaining, in part, the biodiversity it supports.5/5(2). This is a POSTSCRIPT (in Bold print) that has been added ahead of this story, on July, 14th, With sharp criticism for writing about the Steens deer hunt, over 6 years ago, I have chosen to keep this post up and ask for your comments to help some critics understand hunting--and hunting in a.

Summer Icy Cooling Vest Evaporative Cooling Vest for Men and Women for Fishing,Cycling,Running,Cooking. • Oregon • Steens Mountain • Books Steens Mountain, Oregon - Books, Maps + Guides Travel Books, Guides, Regional Information, In Depth.

Introduction Travel books, guides and maps that may be helpful in planning your trip to the Steens Mountain area are listed below.

Consider purchasing one or two to help insure a great trip. The big, fault-block mountain in southeast Oregon is a great place for a drive or a day hike, but backpackers can enjoy an off-trail trek through the many gorges of Steens Mountain, too.

Summer Ornithology is a three week bird-banding course taught entirely in the field. We leave campus on the first day, travel through some of the best birding country in Oregon, then over the next few days find and set up camp in a place where we can net, process, and band a sufficient number of birds to provide all students with appropriate experience.

Raptors, including golden eagles, the largest raptor on Steens Mountain, can often be seen riding the updrafts in search of prey. The end of the tour loop winds through wild horse country.

The South Steens Wild Horse Herd descended from mustangs that escaped from. We saw quite a few raptors on the Steens Mountain tour. Northern harriers drifted over marshy areas. Bald and golden eagles hunted near fields.

Swainson’s hawks, red-tailed hawks, and rough-legged hawks perched on pivot irrigation systems looking for prey. American kestrels perched on power lines watching all the birdwatchers driving by.The Gray-crowned rosy-finch is a common summer resident at Crater Lake near snow fields in high open areas.

Recent breeding has been confirmed at Mt. Hood, Crater Lake, and Three Fingered Jack, with additional summer sightings from Three Sisters, Mt Thielsen, Wallowa Mountains, and Steens Mountain.