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Project: Ashland Fuels Project

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Ashland
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0032-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 10/02/2009
Summary: This decision record documents the Ashland Field Manager's decision to authorize the implementation of fuels reduction on about 649 acres of BLM-administered land in the Tyler Creek and Antelope Creek drainages. This fuels reduction work was analyzed under Alternative 2 of the Ashland Fuels Reduction EA. Fuels reduction treatments involve thinning and handpiling trees (7 inches diameter and smaller) and shrubs to reduce hazardous fuels and the risk of large scale stand replacing wildfire. This decision record also documents direction specific to the Tyler Creek unit that resulted from discussions with the Tyler Creek neighborhood (adjacent and nearby landowners).
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 10/05/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/19/2009
Contact: Kristi Mastrofini
Contact Phone: (541) 618-2384
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0032-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 9/29/2009
Summary: The Ashland Field Manager has decided to authorize the implementation of fuels reduction on about 1,285 acres of BLM land analyzed under Alternative 2 of the Ashland Fuels EA. Fuels reduction treatments involve thinning and handpiling trees (7 inches diameter and smaller) and shrubs to reduce hazardous fuels and the risk of large scale stand replacing wildfire in the wildland urban interface.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 10/01/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/15/2009
Contact: Kristi Mastrofini
Contact Phone: (541) 618-2384
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0032-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 8/19/2009
Summary: This project will reduce hazardous fuels on an estimated 2,009 acres by thinning small diameter vegetation (7 inches diameter and smaller) using chainsaws. The thinned material will be handpiled and burned.
Public Review Start Date : 8/19/2009
Public Review End Date : 9/02/2009
Contact: Kristi Mastrofini
Contact Phone: (541) 618-2384
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels