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Project: Cottonwood Creek Allotment Management Plan

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Burns
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-B050-2010-0049-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 9/22/2011
Summary: Having considered the Proposed Action, No Action Alternative, other alternatives and associated impacts and based on analysis in the Cottonwood Creek AMP/EA, it is my Proposed Decision to authorize implementation of Alternative B: Proposed Action -- Management Changes and Project Development, which includes the following elements: Adaptive management and monitoring; Management Changes; Fence Development; Conifer Reduction; Reservoir Maintenance; Renewal of one 10-year term grazing permit
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 9/22/2011
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 11/06/2011
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-B050-2010-0049-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 9/22/2011
Summary: The purpose of the Action is to: 1) Manage livestock grazing within Cottonwood Creek Allotment to continue to achieve Rangeland Health S&Gs currently being achieved, and make significant progress1 toward achieving the Riparian, Water Quality, and Locally Important Species Standards not achieved within Cottonwood-Palmer Pasture and along Cottonwood Creek and conform to Guidelines, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies. 2) Reduce encroaching conifers, especially western juniper, within the allotment and along riparian areas, in order to make significant progress toward achieving Standard 2 (Watershed Function -- Riparian/Wetland Areas) and Standard 4 (Water Quality) and restore the riparian community, as well as to continue to meet all other Standards. 3) Consider an external request to renew a 10-year grazing permit.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses