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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: DOI-BLM-OR-P060-2008-0124 West Butte Prescribed Burn

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Prineville DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-P060-2008-0124  Documentation of NEPA Adequacy
Document Publish Date: 9/03/2009
Summary: Conduct a prescribed burn on 30-50% of a 11,500 acre unit of BLM land. Burning will be done in a mosaic pattern with a maximum patch size of 250 acres. In addition about 5 acres of trees may be felled around and within the perimeter of the unit to reduce the threat for throwing embers outside the control line. Hand ignition in combination with aerial ignition will be used.
Contact: Prineville District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 416-6700
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels