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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: 2008 Tree Planting

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Medford
Resource Area: Ashland
NEPA #: OR116-08-15  Categorical Exclusion
Document Publish Date: 10/08/2008
Summary: The proposed action will consist of tree planting on seven (7) timber production reforestation units and one (1) riparian enhancement planting unit. The timber production units will be planted with approximately 300-550 trees per acre using a mixture of conifer species. The riparian units wil1 be planted with willow seedlings. The vegetation maintenance treatment will have a 2-foot radius scalp which requires clearing all woody and non-woody vegetation around each seedling. The treatments will occur on reforestation units in the Sterling Creek area and Buck Prairie/Crane Prairie Areas. Tree planting wi11 occur in October 2008 through November 2008. The radius scalping on 51 acres will occur in November, 2008 or spring of2009. The riparian enhancement maintenance will take place in late spring 2009.
Public Review Start Date : 10/08/2008
Public Review End Date : 10/23/2008
Contact: Edward Reilly
Contact Phone: 541-618-2497
Program Areas: Vegetation/Weeds