ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

PETITIONED: 2007

RANGE: Northern coastal Oregon in Clatsop, Tillamook and Lincoln counties

THREATS: Extensive logging and habitat fragmentation, urbanization, wildfires, road construction, pollution, invasion of exotic species, global warming and disease

POPULATION TREND: Dangerously low population levels exist throughout a large extent of the North Coast red tree vole’s range. Recent surveys have failed to locate any of these tree voles in areas where they were once common.

Red tree vole photo by Nick Hatch