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Oregon / Washington

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Project: North Steens Ecosystem Restoration Project

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Burns
Resource Area: Andrews
NEPA #: EIS-OR-05-027-033  Record of Decision
Document Publish Date: 9/28/2007
Summary: The BLM selected the Preferred Alternative comprised of the following three elements: 1. The Full Treatment Alternative will be implemented in all portions of the Project Area including Wilderness Study Areas (WSA), but excluding Steens Mountain Wilderness; 2. The Continuation of Current Management Alternative is selected for Steens Mountain Wilderness; and 3. Future proposals in Steens Mountain Wilderness will be in conformance with the Steens Act and Wilderness Act.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 9/28/2007
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/29/2007
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: EIS-OR-05-027-033  Environmental Impact Statement
Document Publish Date: 8/17/2007
Summary: The North Steens Project is a landscape level project that proposes utilization of prescribed fire and western juniper treatments to manage fuels, reintroduce fire and the natural function of the historic fire regime to the project area, restore habitat, and increase forage for grazing. NOTE: Supporting maps for this document are available by request from the Burns District Office.
Contact: Burns District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 573-4400
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels