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Oregon / Washington

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Project: Picket Rim Bighorn Sheep Transplant

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: OR-07-026-001  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 11/01/2006
Summary: This Environmental Assessment analyzes possible effects of releasing California bighorn sheep, a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Special Status Species (SSS), into identified historical habitat on Pickett Rim near Frenchglen, Oregon, about 60 miles south of Burns, Oregon.
Public Review Start Date : 11/01/2006
Public Review End Date : 12/01/2006
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Wildlife
NEPA #: OR-07-026-001  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 11/01/2006
Summary: This proposal is in conformance with the various Federal laws, regulations and executive orders and with the Andrews Management Unit Record of Decision/Resource Management Plan (RMP) (2005) on Page 34, Objective 5, which states: "Maintain, restore or improve bighorn sheep habitat and allow for maintenance or further expansion of bighorn sheep populations as defined by the ODFW in Oregon's Bighorn Sheep Management Plan."
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Wildlife