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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Deadwood Grazing Lease Renewal

Medford

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Scoping Letter DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2009-0030-EA Planning Completed
The Medford District Office of the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to renew the existing grazing lease on the Deadwood Allotment, located on the Ashland Resource Area. The proposed action would reduce the previously permitted use by 50 percent and would eliminate the late season of use (August 16 to October 15). The Deadwood Grazing Lease Renewal would permit 197 cows from June 15 to August 15 for a total of 394 Animal Unit Months for a term of 10 years. This scoping letter was mailed to interested individuals, organizations, and adjacent land owners on June 9, 2009 requesting comments to be submitted by June 26, 2009. However, we have received multiple requests for extending the scoping period. In order to allow time for people to develop meaningful comments concerning the BLM's proposal to renew the Deadwood Grazing Lease, we have extended the scoping period to July 6, 2009. Although comments will continue to be accepted after this date, comments received by July 6 will be the most useful to the interdisciplinary team as they work to develop and analyze the alternatives to the proposed action.
Kristi Mastrofini
(541) 618-2384
n/a
Resource Area: Ashland
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
Download: Deadwood_Scoping.pdf
Document Publish Date
Comment:
06/26/2009
06/09/2009 - 07/06/2009
Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2010-0028-EA Planning Completed
The Deadwood Grazing Allotment Lease Authorization Environmental Assessment (EA) analyzes a No Action/ No Change Alternative, a No Grazing Alternative, and two Action Alternatives, developed by the ID Team. This Environmental Assessment will provide the information needed for the responsible official, the Ashland Resource Area Field Manager, to select a course of action to be implemented. Comments can be mailed to the Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, Oregon 97504, or emailed to Medford_Mail@blm.gov
Stephen Slavik
618-2471
n/a
Resource Area: Ashland
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
Download: deadwoodea.pdf
Document Publish Date
Comment:
05/23/2011
05/29/2011 - 06/29/2011
Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2010-0028-EA  Planning Completed
The Revised Deadwood Grazing Allotment Lease Authorization Environmental Assessment (EA) clarifies several factors that were brought up during the EA comment period and further support the rationale for the upcoming proposed decision. This Revised Environmental Assessment will provide the information needed for the responsible official, the Ashland Resource Area Field Manager, to select a course of action to be implemented.
Stephen Slavik
618-2471
n/a
Resource Area: Ashland
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
Download: deadwoodrevea.pdf
Document Publish Date
08/29/2011
Finding of No Significant Impact,Decision Record DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2010-0028-EA Planning Completed
In May 2011, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Deadwood Grazing Allotment Lease Authorization was completed and distributed for review and comment. In August 2011 a revised EA was posted to BLMs website to clarify several factors that were brought up during the EA comment period. A decision has been made to implement Alternative 2. The Public Protest period is within 15 days of receipt of Decision.
Stephen Slavik
618-2471
n/a
Resource Area: Ashland
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
Download: deadwooddrfonsi.pdf
Document Publish Date
09/08/2011
Finding of No Significant Impact,Decision Record DOI-BLM-OR-M060-2010-0028-EA Planning Completed
Summary: In May 2011, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Deadwood Grazing Allotment Lease Authorization was completed and distributed for review and comment. In August 2011 a revised EA was posted to BLMs website to clarify several factors that were brought up during the EA comment period. A Proposed Decision was made in September 2011 and a protest was timely received. A protest response and Final Decision has been made to implement Alternative 2. The Public Appeal period is within 30 days of receipt of the Final Decision.
Stephen Slavik
618-2471
n/a
Resource Area: Ashland
Program Areas: Range/Wild Horses
Download: deadwoodfonsifinal.pdf
Document Publish Date
01/09/2012

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