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Project: Final Decision Documentation for the Cottonsnake Timber Sale as analyzed under the Cottonsnake Timber Sale Supplemental Environmental Assessment

Project Status: In Litigation
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Glendale
NEPA #: OR118-03-006  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 8/01/2006
Summary: The Glendale Resource Area will implement Alternative 2 outlined in the Cottonsnake Timber Sale Environmental Assessment and Supplemental Environmental Assessment. The EA analyzed harvesting 322 acres of regeneration harvest, commercial thinning, and selective harvest methods. Following harvest, most of the units will receive site preparation/fuels treatments. Maintenance treatments will be implemented for up to ten years following harvest or until the canopy has closed enough to reduce brush species growth. Approximately 2.2 miles of road will be decommissioned, 1.4 miles will be blocked, and 0.8 miles of road will be abandoned. There will be 0.1 miles of temporary road construction.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 8/08/2006
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 8/23/2006
Contact: Martin Lew
Contact Phone: (541) 471-6504
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture