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Project: Fuel Hazard Reduction on the Grants Pass Resource Area 2010-2015

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Medford DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M070-2009-0045-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 12/05/2013
Summary: The Grants Pass Resource Area Field Manager signed a Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Young Stand Management Project. The DR and FONSI applies to 90 acres of hazardous fuel reduction and 32 acres of young stand management activities within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). Treatments would occur in Matrix (Southern General Management Forest Area), Applegate Adaptive Management Area (AMA), Late Successional Reserve (LSR), and Riparian Reserve (RR) land use allocations. The legal description of the T35S-R5W-Section 21, T38S-R7W-Section 31, T39S-R5W-Sections 21&22, and T39S-R8W-Sections 1 & 33 in Josephine County, Oregon, Willamette Meridian. The authorized project is analyzed under the Fuel Hazard Reduction Project on the Grants Pass Resource Area Environmental Assessment (FHRP EA) DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0009-EA prepared by the Grants Pass Resource Area Medford District, Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 12/11/2013
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 12/26/2013
Contact: Michelle Calvert
Contact Phone: (541) 471-6505
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0009-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 8/09/2010
Summary: We recently completed an Environmental Assessment addressing fuel hazard reduction on the Grants Pass Resource Area. The proposed action would treat hazardous fuels on BLM land; along strategic roads and ridges; and on private lands under authority granted by the Wyden amendment or cooperative grants. Up to 1,500 acres per year would be treated, not to exceed 7,000 acres in the 5 years following signing of the first Decision Record for this project. The EA addresses the environmental effects of these proposed actions.
Public Review Start Date : 8/03/2010
Public Review End Date : 9/02/2010
Contact: Medford District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 618-2200
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels