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Project: South Steens Water Development

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Burns
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: OR-06-027-060  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 1/07/2009
Summary: The EA analyzes modification of the South Steens Allotment Management Plan and effects to wild horses, grazing, and Wilderness Study Area (WSA) management in South Steens Allotment (#6002) from implementing Section 113 (e) (2), Section 202 (d) (2) and Title VI of the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Act (Steens Act) of 2000. The purpose is to analyze the need for replacement of live, reliable, late-season water for livestock and wild horses within South Steens Allotment while preventing impairment of wilderness suitability.
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, Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries, Wildlife
NEPA #: OR-06-027-060  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 1/07/2009
Summary: Implement actions most closely aligned with the Proposed Action described in the EA which constructs, rehabilitates and decommissions water developments; authorizes issuance of a 10-year grazing permit; and modifies the 1995 AMP to make significant progress toward achieving Standards for Uplands-Riparian/Wetland Areas and Water Quality within Steens Pasture.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 1/08/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 1/23/2009
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses, Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries, Wildlife
NEPA #: n/a  Scoping Letter
Document Publish Date: 12/22/2006
Summary: Gathering information for preparation of an Environmental Assessment to analyze effects to grazing, Wild Horses, and Wilderness Study Area management in the South Steens Allotment.
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses