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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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DOI-BLM-OR-P060-2012-0030-CX Brown Road Fire BAR Seeding

Prineville District

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Categorical Exclusion DOI-BLM-OR-P060-2012-0030-CX Planning Completed
Aerial Seeding-Apply seed aerially from a fixed wing aircraft on 240 acres within the burned area of the 2011 Brown Road Fire (see BAR seeding map). The treatment areas were selected based on pre-fire ecological site condition of fair, topography (slope/aspect), and where moderate to high burn severity locations overlapped within the burn perimeter. Seeding treatments would target upland sites and drainage bottoms, specifically north to northwest slopes where soil moisture is higher and the probability of seed germination is greater. In addition, treatment areas would be focused where expansion of invasive species into native plant communities is likely due to disturbance caused by the fire. Area would be assessed prior to seeding to evaluate recovery of burned native vegetation prior to the treatment occurring. Aerial seeding would be the preferred application method in areas where the terrain is too steep for a rangeland drill to operate. Please refer to the attached seed mix for a list of species composition.
Prineville District Office
(541) 416-6700
n/a
Resource Area: Prineville DO
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
Download: pdo_cx_2012-0030_051512.pdf
Document Publish Date
04/19/2012

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