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Shasta County Weed Management Program Area

Map of the Shasta County Area included in the Alturas Weed management program for more iinformation regarding the contents of this map; contact the Alturas Field Office at 530-233-4666


Property Description:
This project area covers 46,937 acres of BLM property located in Shasta County, California within the Alturas Field Office boundary.  This is a portion of the entire 330,419 acres that encompass the entire Shasta County WMA project area.  Highway 89 marks the western boundary, and then the project area stretches to the east where it ends at the Lassen County line.  The land includes a large portion of mixed Juniper, pine, fir, oak and shrub rangeland.  Sites include the partially developed Pit River Campground, (west of Fall River Mills), along with several other sites along Cassel Road and Forest Service Road 18.  A large portion of BLM land lies along Cinder Cone Road, which borders a large Wilderness Study Area to the north.  Overall this is a diverse and unique area, offering landscapes not found in other parts of the Alturas Field Office area.

2011 Shasta County BLM Property Weed Inventory:

9,300 acres of BLM land were inventoried for noxious weeds in Shasta County during the 2011 field season.  Below is a summary of what was found and treated.


Table 1 - 2011 Shasta County Weed Points

# Sites

Weed Name

Acres

2

Dyers Woad

0.000

2

Scotch Thistle

0.028

3

St. Johnswort

1.139

8

Bull Thistle

0.011

50

Squarrose Knapweed

3.206

95

Yellow Starthistle

15.747

160

Total

20.129

 

164 weed sites totaling 37.04 acres were inventoried on BLM land in Shasta County during the 2011 field season.


Table 2 - 2011 Shasta County Weed Lines

# Sites

Weed Name

Acres

3

Yellow Starthistle

6.241

3

Totals

6.241

 

Table 3 - 2011 Shasta County Weed Plygons

# Sites

Weed Name

Acres

1

Yellow Starthistle

10.673

1

Totals

10.673