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New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern

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Located south of the Bandon, the New River ACEC consists of 1,100 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management to provide a protective habitat for hundreds of birds, animals and reptiles. Birds like the elusive and threatened snowy plover and the endangered western lilycan be found among the outlying reaches of this river. Other waterfowl, such as the Aleutian Cackling (or Canada) Geese come to the river’s wetlands during spring migration, often numbering thousands.

Location: Bandon Oregon

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Bandon) Bandon Fish Hatchery
(Bandon) Bandon Veterinary Hospital
(Port Orford) Elk River Fish Hatchery
(Coos Bay) Morgan Veterinary Clinic
(Bandon) New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern
(North Bend) Oregon Dune Mushers Mail Run


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10/22 Coming to The Bandon area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.