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Project: DSL & Smyth Creek Fires Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Plans

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Three Rivers
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-B050-2012-0007-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 5/29/2012
Summary: Implement the proposed action, which is to implement the DSL and Smyth Creek Fire Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation plans and apply herbicides to medusahead rye outside of the fire perimters, as analyzed, to address invasive weedy plant species.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels, Range/Wild Horses
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-B050-2012-0007-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 3/19/2012
Summary: The Proposed Action is to implement the ESR plans for the DSL and Smyth Creek Fires, and apply select herbicides to noxious weeds within a project area encompassing both fire perimeters. Stabilization and rehabilitation treatments proposed under this project include applying herbicides (Imazapic, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid) to noxious weeds in particular medusahead rye within a treatment area encompassing 149,549 acres, aerially seed forage kochia on 260 acres infested by medusahead rye within the DSL fire perimeter, livestock grazing closures on burned portions of both fires, and monitoring both burned areas for noxious weeds and effectiveness of rehabilitation treatments.
Public Review Start Date : 3/21/2012
Public Review End Date : 4/25/2012
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels, Range/Wild Horses