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Project: Galls Firewood Project

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Ashland
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0035-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 10/13/2009
Summary: This document describes the Field Managers decision to authorize firewood cutting on an estimated 448 acres in the Galls Firewood Cutting Project Area. The legal description of the project area is T. 36 S., R. 3 W. in sections 29, 30, 31, and 33; T. 37 S., R. 3 W., in sections 5, 6, 8, 9 and 17; T. 37 S., R. 4 W., in section 15. (see EA Map 1). Trees will be selected and marked by the BLM according to the silvicultural prescriptions described in the EA. Material will be provided as firewood under permits issued and administered by the BLM.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 10/15/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/29/2009
Contact: Mike Appling
Contact Phone: 541-618-2334
Program Areas: Other
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0035-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 9/19/2009
Summary: This project would provide selected hardwood and conifer trees for fuelwood opportunities in the Galls Creek drainage. This project responds to a public demand for firewood opportunities and would address silvicultural for managing conifer and hardwood forests in the areas proposed for treatment.
Public Review Start Date : 9/19/2009
Public Review End Date : 9/28/2009
Contact: Kristi Mastrofini
Contact Phone: (541) 618-2384
Program Areas: Other
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0035-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 11/17/2008
Summary: A Revised decision to authorize the implementation of Alternative 2 as described in the Galls Firewood Environmental Assessment, except with the modification that no live oak trees will be cut within units identified for firewood cutting. This modification and revised decision record resolves a public concern over the cutting of oak trees for firewood as it relates to maintaining species diversity within forest stands.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Mike Appling
Contact Phone: 541-618-2334
Program Areas: Other