Homestead windows were long-ago graced with crisp, hand-sewn curtains… Framed ambitious dreams of newly weds as they gazed eyes upon golden-grained hills. Young backs and
I-84 is a necklace worn by Oregon strung with ecoregions from east to west. The northern-most boundaries of five ecoregions dangle from the Interstate: Blue
SNAKE RIVER PLAIN: Burley, ID to Farewell Bend, OR Location: Located primarily in southern Idaho and extending a short distance into Oregon near Ontario.
NORTHERN BASIN & RANGE: Utah Border – Rupert Location: This region is arid, gently sloping, drier and less suitable for agriculture than the Columbia Plateau or
CENTRAL BASIN & RANGE: Toquerville – Idaho Border Location: The Central Great Basin region occupies a large portion western Utah. Climate: The ecoregion has a
COLORADO PLATEAUS: Toquerville-Zion National Park Location: Located between the Southern Rocky Mountains on the east and the Wasatch Range to the west, the region occupies
MOJAVE BASIN & RANGE: St. George – Hurricane Location: The Mojave Basin and Range is located in southeastern California, southern Nevada, southwestern Utah, and northwestern
Although “The Las Vegas Strip” is not an officially recognized ecoregion in Nevada… it seems to possess the characteristics of an ecoregion… all in a