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Table 4. Actions taken to date on allotments with final categorizations. Information current as of February 1999.
(65 allotments)
 


Field Office


Allotment Name

Number Acres BLM

Final S&G Cat



Actions Taken

Date Actions Taken



Progress Made



Future Actions

Alturas

Cold Springs

17,678

1

Resting pasture 1 for 2 years following prescribed burn in 10/1998.

199810

No progress yet observed.

Worked with permittee to pasture cattle on better feed during winter. Cattle will be in better condition at turn out. Will not graze allotment so heavily during season of use.

Alturas

Mitchell Hill

7,575

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

Spanish Flat

9,100

4

Stream studies have been launched for these creeks to attempt to find out more information.

199810

NA

unknown

Arcata

Willis Ridge

4,080

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

Strawberry Rock

550

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

Pepper Gap

451

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

HJ Ridge

1,160

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

Jewett Creek

440

2

NA

NA

NA

Arcata

Travis Ranch

4,607

4

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Pleito Hills

3,903

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Short Canyon

3,260

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Studhorse Canyon

498

2

NA

NA

fence at spring to help control grazing and protect source and improve quality.

Bakersfield

Loco Bill Canyon

640

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Spanish Needle Creek

3,160

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Oak Grove

2,841

2

NA

NA

Fence spring site to enhance vegetation and water quality there.

Bakersfield

Chico Martinez

8,353

2

Enforcement of prescribed season of use

199712

Monitoring data reveal saltbush shrubs seem to be recovering from past inappropriate grazing use.

Continue monitoring

Bakersfield

Kettleman Hills

4,193

1,4

Initiating agreement with lessee to enforce terms and conditions in problem areas where BLM has larger % ownership. Plan to fence out smaller parcels if deemed necessary to exclude from private land grazing use.

199903

NA

NA

Bakersfield

North Fork River

5,653

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Goldpan Canyon

470

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Canebrake

9,837

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Case Mountain

5,576

2

NA

NA

Management objectives for this allotment seem to be incompatible with livestock grazing. Current proposal is to allow grazing lease to expire, and not renew.

Bakersfield

Loraine

678

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Washburn Ranch

8,190

2

Plan to exclude livestock from impacted section of riparian stream and provide water for livestock at another location in the pasture.

19909

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Freedom Hill

2,278

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Lynch Canyon

510

2

NA

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Old Arroyo

480

1,4

Initiating agreement with lessee to enforce existing terms and conditions in problem areas where BLM has larger % ownership. Plan to fence out smaller parcels if deemed necessary to exclude from private land grazing use.

NA

NA

Bakersfield

Western Minerals Road

1,479

2

NA

Saltbush shrubs seem to be recovering from past inappropriate grazing use.

Modify water sources to better meet resource objectives and improve livestock distribution.

Bakersfield

Bluestone Ridge

2,953

2

NA

NA

NA

Eagle Lake

Shaffer Mt.

25,752

1,4

Modified cattle use and continuing to refine grazing strategy to meet rangeland standards. May require more adjustments and possibly fencing portions of the riparian corridor.

Some bank stabilization and increase in riparian plants. Willows are being maintained and young plants observed. Wildfires have been less frequent and rest from livestock is provided if large enough and deemed necessary. Many areas on the mountain are extremely rocky and remote with little or no cattle use.

Refine actions already listed. Investigate and design fencing as required.

Eagle Lake

Observation

149,063

1,4

Reductions in AUMs use by wild horses and cattle; implemented a cattle grazing system, and resource objectives.

199808

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Griffith, Jerry (Hunter Valley)

7,911

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Haigh, Alan G. (Penon Blanco)

982

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Cuneo, Margaret

191

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Hope, Edgar

996

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Rapini, Delbert

140

2

Change of lease boundaries to exclude area that had been failing the standards and guidelines.

Observation of the verbena population in the spring of 1999 indicates that it is doing well in the absence of grazing.

None

Folsom

Bigelow

110

1

This is a small lease with a common problem. Although increasing oak regeneration would be desirable, it is a low priority relative to other uses of BLM resources within the Folsom FO.

N/A

Fencing or planting would likely increase regeneration, if resources become available.

Folsom

Dunlap, Andrew

311

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Wooster, Betty

240

2

Folsom

Whittle Ranch, Inc.

600

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Visher, Mrs. Elsie

1,506

1

Boundary fencing is being installed and spring improvement has already been implemented. Lease will be renewed only for one year.

199904

N/A

Possible reduction of AUMs.

Folsom

Turpin, Lyle

1,141

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Dunlap, Curtis

996

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

O'Day, Lois (Dabadie)

820

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Banks, Vernon

1,141

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Appling Estate

1,178

1

Change of season of use. Movement of salt locations. Lessees attempting to drive cattle away from critical areas. Lease term reduced to single years.

199811

Observed grazing impacts in 1998 were less than in most previous seasons (grass and browse utilization). Whether this should be attributed to lease modifications or weather patterns (El Nino), cannot be determined.

The lease may be cancelled to fully achieve Standards and Guidelines. A proposed decision to cancel the lease was protested by the lessees. A final decision was postponed pending the results of intensive monitoring that is underway to examine impacts to both riparian areas and endangered species.

Folsom

Campbell, Gordon (Sherwood)

285

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Meyer, George (Merced)

23,351

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Folsom

Burgess, James

2,328

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Redding

Dutch Gulch

1,661

2

Cooperative agreement with lessee to eliminate the unauthorized water line and a temporary rest of one of the pastures.

199803

Riparian vegetation positively responding to action taken - looking greener and healthier. Small over-utilization areas show no improvement nor do they show further degradation because of their shallow soils underlaid with bedrock. Conclusions made through observation and monitoring.

Continue monitoring and working with lessee.

Redding

J. Taylor Lease

160

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Redding

Clear Ck. Pasture

785

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Redding

Jellys/Battle Ck.

4,618

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Mosquito Valley

19,751

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

South Bidwell

320

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Wall Canyon West

36,475

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Scammon

440

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Sand Creek

65,716

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Massacre Lakes

39,480

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Nevada Cowhead

38,460

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Ninemile

440

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Nut Mountain

74,721

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Long Valley

59,079

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Bare

193,211

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

Tuledad

143,307

2

N/A

N/A

N/A

Surprise

East

8,700

2

N/A

N/A

N/A


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