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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Aquatic & Riparian Habitat Enhancement

Medford District

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Environmental Assessment DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0004-EA Planning Completed
THE MEDFORD DISTRICT HAS COMPLETED THE ANALYSIS OF A SUITE OF ACTIVITIES TO MAINTAIN AND RESTORE WATERSHED CONDITIONS. THIS PROGRAMMATIC EA DOES NOT INCLUDE SPECIFIC PROJECTS BUT RATHER IDENTIFIES A NUMBER OR TYPES OF ACTIONS THAT WOULD BENEFIT AQUATIC RESOURCES.
Medford District Office
(541) 618-2200
n/a
Resource Area: Medford DO
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: progrestea.pdf
Document Publish Date
Comment:
04/15/2009
04/15/2009 - 05/06/2009
Determination of NEPA Adequacy DOI-BLM-OR-M050-2009-0045-DNA Planning Completed
The BLM will fall trees into fish-bearing streams in the Evans Creek watershed. Trees will be felled at up to 43 sites to improve fish habitat on up to 12 miles of streams. Trees selected for falling range from 10 inches DBH to 35 inches DBH. Installing large woody debris into Evans Creek will improve spawning and rearing habitat for coho salmon.
Medford District Office
(541) 618-2200
n/a
Resource Area: Butte Falls
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: M05020090045DNA.pdf
Document Publish Date
07/14/2009
Determination of NEPA Adequacy DOI-BLM-OR-M080-2009-007-DNA Planning Completed
Inspections by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Department of Geology and Minerals Industry, and the Bureau of Land Management found that Dutch Gold Inc. needed to correct specific resource concerns related to their operations at the Benton Mine. The reclamation work proposed by Dutch Gold was found to be adequately analyzed under the Revised Environmental Assessment for Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Enhancement.
Martin Lew
(541) 471-6504
n/a
Resource Area: Glendale
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: BentonMine1DNA.pdf
Document Publish Date
02/18/2010
Decision Record DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0004-EA Planning Completed
The decision is to implement the Middle Cow Creek Instream Restoration Project as analyzed under Alternative 2 of the Revised Aquatic and Riparian habitat Enhancement Environmental Assessment. The project includes the placement of log structures to create instream and off channel habitat that would benefit fish and other aquatic fauna within nine creeks located on the Glendale Resource Area.
Martin Lew
(541) 471-6504
n/a
Resource Area: Glendale
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: MiddleCowDR.pdf
Document Publish Date
Protest:
03/11/2010
03/10/2010 - 03/25/2010
Decision Record DOI-BLM-OR-M080-2009-0004-EA Planning Completed
The Glendale Field Manager has selected to implement Alternative 2 of the Revised Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Enhancement Environmental Assessment (EA) Number DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0004-EA. Alternative 2 would improve fish habitat within Fizzleout Creek, Quines Creek, Riffle Creek and Rattlesnake Creek by restoring a more natural channel complexity. This would be accomplished by adding log structures to create instream and off channel habitat that benefit fish and other aquatic fauna. The project is located within the Glendale Resource Area. The locations are T32S, R4W, Section 21 (Fizzleout Creek), T32S, R5W, Section 35 (Quines), T32S, R8W, Section 27 (Riffle Creek), and T33S, R7W, Section 11 (Rattlesnake Creek). Protests of a forest management decision (43 CFR 5003.3) may be made by submitting a written and signed protest to the Glendale Field Manager, 2164 NE Spalding Avenue, Grants Pass, OR 97526 by the close of business (4:30 p.m.) not more than 15 days after the publication of the Notice of Decision in the Grants Pass Daily Courier newspaper on June 16, 2011. The protest must clearly and concisely state which portion or element of the decision is being protested and why it is believed to be in error. Faxed or emailed protests will not be considered.
Mike Crawford
541-471-6621
n/a
Resource Area: Glendale
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: midcowdr.pdf
Document Publish Date
Protest:
06/16/2011
06/16/2011 - 07/01/2011
Determination of NEPA Adequacy DOI-BLM-OR-M080-2011-005-DNA Planning Completed
A Determination of NEPA Adequacy conforms that an action is adequately analyzed in the existing Revised Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Enhancement Environmental Assessment (DOI-BLM-OR-M000-2009-0004-EA). The Glendale Field Manager has selected to implement Alternative 2 of the above stated EA, which would improve fish habitat within Fizzleout Creek, Quines Creek, Riffle Creek and Rattlesnake Creek by restoring a more natural channel complexity. This would be accomplished by adding log structures to create instream and off channel habitat that benefit fish and other aquatic fauna. The project is located within the Glendale Resource Area. The locations are T32S, R4W, Section 21 (Fizzleout Creek), T32S, R5W, Section 35 (Quines), T32S, R8W, Section 27 (Riffle Creek), and T33S, R7W, Section 11 (Rattlesnake Creek).
Mike Crawford
541-471-6621
n/a
Resource Area: Glendale
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
Download: midcowdna.pdf
Document Publish Date
06/16/2011

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