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Project: Blackbird Commercial Thinning

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: Roseburg
Resource Area: Swiftwater
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-EA  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 3/23/2010
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office will perform commercial thinning on approximately 940 acres of mid-seral forest stands, 38-50 years old, in three separate proposed timber sales: Corvid (278 acres), Craven Raven (341 acres), and Old Crow (321 acres). In addition, up to approximately 15 acres will be cleared or brushed for spur right-of-ways to access the harvest areas.
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 3/23/2010
Summary: Corvid Commercial Thinning will occur on three units (approximately 278 acres) of mid-seral, second-growth forest approximately 38-42 years old located in the Rock Creek and Lower North Umpqua River Watersheds in Sections 34 and 35 of T. 25 S., R. 3 W. and in Section 3 of T. 26 S., R. 3 W. Willamette Meridian (Figure 1). In addition, approximately 4 acres will be removed for the development of spur roads and rights-of-ways. The Project Design Features that will be implemented as part of Corvid are described on pages 4-11 of the Blackbird Commercial Thinning EA. These project design features have been developed into contract stipulations and will be implemented as part of the timber sale contract.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 3/23/2010
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 4/07/2010
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 11/24/2009
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office proposes commercial thinning of approximately 953 acres of mid-seral forest stands, 38-50 years old, in three separate proposed timber sales: Corvid (291 acres), Craven Raven (341 acres), and Old Crow (321 acres). In addition, up to approximately five acres per timber sale would be cleared or brushed for spur right-of-ways or roads to access the harvest areas. These proposed sales are located in the Rock Creek and Lower North Umpqua River Watersheds. It is anticipated that the proposed timber sales would yield approximately 9.5 million board feet (9.5 MMBF) of timber in support of local and regional manufacturers and economies.
Public Review Start Date : 11/24/2009
Public Review End Date : 12/24/2009
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-EA  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 11/24/2009
Summary: These proposed sales are located in the Rock Creek and Lower North Umpqua River Watersheds within the Connectivity/Diversity Block (C/D), General Forest Management Area (GFMA), and the Riparian Reserve land use allocations. It is anticipated that the proposed timber sales would yield approximately 9.5 million board feet (9.5 MMBF) of timber in support of local and regional manufacturers and economies. The units are located in Sections 13, 23, 25, 27, 33, and 35; T25S R03W; Willamette Meridian (W.M.) and Section 3; T26S R03W; W.M.
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture