Oregon has six main land regions: Oregon Coast Range, Willamette Lowland, Cascade Mountains, Klamath Mountains, Columbia Plateau, and Basin and Range Region.
Agriculture, an 8 billion-dollar industry, continues to be Oregon’s top industry for revenue generated in the Beaver State. There are approximately 37,200 farms in the state, covering 16 million acres. The average size farm comprises 425 acres. Agriculture makes a significant contribution to all 36 counties.
Oregon’s top commodity is the greenhouse and nursery industry, followed by cattle and calves. The state also grows substantial quantities of dairy products, milk, hay, and grass seed. Most of the cropland is found in the Willamette Valley.
Alabama’s most valuable crops are cotton and soybeans. The state also grows substantial quantities of cattle, poultry, and nurseries. Most of the cropland is found in the northern Alabama area of the state.
Oregon provides diverse habitats for its abundant wildlife. Primary wildlife include elk, deer, antelope, bear, cougar, bighorn sheep, and Rocky Mountain goat.
The combination of both fresh and salt waters creates a diverse ecosystem for many fish species in Oregon. Freshwater species include lamprey, sturgeon, salmon, and trout. Saltwater species include salmon, steelhead, halibut, and tuna.
Oregon has multiple conservation efforts designed to protect its wildlife and fish habitats, recreational land, national forests, and state parks.
Main Rivers and Lakes
Oregon’s three major rivers are the Columbia River, Snake River, and Deschutes River. Their main tributaries include the Kootenai River, Willamette River, Teton River, Falls River, and Cultus River.
The largest lake in Oregon is Goose Lake. Located on the Oregon/California border, the surface area of this lake is approximately 94,080 acres (147 square miles). Other significant lakes include Upper Klamath Lake, Malheur Lake, and Lake Abert.
Oregon has 52 state parks and 1 national park.
- Crater Lake
|Neighboring States||Washington, Idaho, Nevada, and California|
|Regions||Coast Range, Willamette Lowland, Cascade Mountains, Klamath Mountains, Columbia Plateau, and Basin and Range Region.|
|State Flower||Oregon Grape|
|State Bird||Western Meadowlark|
|Big Game||Elk, deer, pronghorn, and bighorn sheep|
|Small Game||Western Gray Squirrel, coyote, rabbits, and beaver|
|Freshwater Fish||Trout, steelhead, salmon, and smallmouth bass|
|Saltwater Fish||Halibut, tuna, steelhead, salmon, and flatfish|
|Total Acreage||63 million acres|
|Total Public Land Acreage||53%|
|Average Annual Rainfall||75-90 inches|
|Farmland by Acreage||16 million acres|
|Woodlands by Acreage||30 million acres|
|Primary Crops||Greenhouse/nursery, cattle/calves, dairy, and hay|
|Main Rivers||Columbia River, Snake River, and Deschutes River|
|Largest Lake||Goose Lake|
|Other Lakes||Upper Klamath Lake, Malheur Lake, and Lake Aber|
|Major Rivers||Columbia River, Snake River, and Deschutes River|
|Other Tributaries||Kootenai River, Willamette River, Teton River, Falls River, and Cultus River|
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