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Project: Twin Ranch Forest Management Environmental Assessment

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Butte Falls
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2010-0002-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 8/17/2010
Summary: The Field Manager for the Butte Falls Resource Area has decided to implement the actions analyzed in Alternative 4 in the Twin Ranch Forest Management Project Environmental Assessment. He has also decided to defer treatment in the 16 acres of riparian reserves that were proposed for thinning. Selection harvest, commercial thinning, slash disposal, and road work will be completed on BLM-administered lands in Township 34 South, Range 3 East, sections 27 and 35 and Township 35 South, Range 3 East, sections 1, 2, 3, 11, 12, and 17.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Jean Williams
Contact Phone: 541-618-2385
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2010-0002-EA  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 8/17/2010
Summary: The Field Manager for the Butte Falls Resource Area found the Twin Ranch Forest Management project will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment. The project's impacts are not beyond those disclosed in the environmental impact statements for the Medford District Resource Management Plan or the Northwest Forest Plan.
Contact: Jean Williams
Contact Phone: 541-618-2385
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2010-0002-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 6/16/2010
Summary: The Butte Falls Resource Area has analyzed proposed forest management activities on up to 736 acres of matrix land and 16 acres of riparian reserves. Proposed activities are regeneration harvest, shelterwood harvest, selection harvest, commercial thinning, density management, riparian thinning, and tree planting. Activity slash would be lopped and scattered, hand piled and burned, or removed for biomass utilization. Also proposed are road renovation, road decommissioning, temporary spur road construction, and road realignment. The project is located 3 to 7 miles east of the town of Butte Falls, Oregon in Township 34 South, Range 3 East, sections 27 and 35; and Township 35 South Range 3 East, sections 1, 2, 3, 11, 12, and 17.
Public Review Start Date : 6/16/2010
Public Review End Date : 7/16/2010
Contact: Jean Williams
Contact Phone: 541-618-2385
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2010-0002-EA  Scoping Letter
Document Publish Date: 1/14/2010
Summary: Scoping letter for Twin Ranch Forest Management Environmental Assessment.
Public Review Start Date : 1/14/2010
Public Review End Date : 2/19/2010
Contact: Jean Williams
Contact Phone: 541-618-2385
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture