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Project: DOI-BLM-OR-060-2011-050-DNA EagleCrest Vegetation Treatment

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Prineville
Resource Area: Prineville DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-060-2011-050-DNA  Determination of NEPA Adequacy
Document Publish Date: 10/11/2011
Summary: Description of the Proposed Action and any applicable mitigation measures: The proposed action is the thinning of the Eagle Crest units ofthe Cline Buttes project area totaling 1231 acres. The thinning will include the cutting ofjuniper trees equal to and less than 14 inch (Unit 1A-428 acres) and 16 inch (Unit 1B-793 acres) diameter at breast height. Unit 1 C (10 acres) involves cutting all trees less than or equal to 10 feet tall and severing lower limbs of trees taller than 10 feet. All old growth trees will be retained. The treatment of the slash from the thinning will include some or all of the following methods; biomass removal, biofuel removal, chipping, lop and scatter, and prescribed fire. The prescribed fire methods will include pile burning, swamper burning, and jackpot burning. Additionally seeding of some areas will be considered.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Prineville District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 416-6700
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels