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BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: Young Stand Management FY11-FY15 CE

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Glendale
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-M080-2010-012-CX  Categorical Exclusion / Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 12/15/2010
Summary: The Glendale Field Manager has issued a Categorical Exclusion and Decision Record to place young stands that are generally between the ages of 3 - 40 years old on developmental paths toward improved vigor, greater resistance to disturbance, and desired species composition and structure. Proposed treatments include early stand thinning, vegetation competition release, pruning, and/or treatment of created slash. Mechanized equipment would be limited to chainsaws. These young stand management (YSM) treatments would be implemented on sites located throughout the Glendale Resource Area over a 5-year period (as budgets allow). Prescriptions could include all of the proposed treatments, a combination of two or three treatments, or just one treatment. Prior to treatment, proposed treatment areas would be reviewed by Glendale Resource Area specialists for necessary clearances.
Public Review Start Date : 12/16/2010
Public Review End Date : 1/03/2011
Contact: Michelle Calvert
Contact Phone: (541) 471-6505
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture