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Project: Johnson Cleghorn Thinning

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: Roseburg
Resource Area: Swiftwater
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2011-011-EA  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 9/25/2012
Summary: U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Roseburg BLM District, Oregon Johnson Cleghorn Thinning Decision Document SECTION 1 --THE DECISION Decision Johnson Cleghorn Thinning Project: It is my decision to authorize the Johnson Cleghorn Thinning project as described, generally, in the Johnson Cleghorn Thinning Environmental Assessment (EA) under Action Alternative 2 in Chapter 2 (NEPA#: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2011-011-EA; pgs. 11-17, 20-22). In addition, some components of Action Alternative 3 (EA, pgs. 23-25) will be authorized in Johnson Cleghorn Thinning as described below. The project design features that will be implemented as part of Johnson Cleghorn Thinning are described on pages 11-17 of the EA under "Design Features Common to Proposed Action Alternatives 1, 2, 3, and 4" and additional project design features are included in "Updated Information" below. 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 : 9/25/2012
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/10/2012
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2011-011-EA  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 9/25/2012
Summary: Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) Johnson Cleghorn Thinning Swiftwater Field Office, Roseburg District NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2011-011-EA September 18, 2012 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office will offer the Johnson Cleghorn Thinning project for sale at auction. Johnson Cleghorn Thinning will occur on six units (approximately 244.3 acres of harvest) of second-growth forest approximately 42-51 years old located in the Upper Smith River Watershed in Sections 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 18 of T. 21 S., R. 07 W. Willamette Meridian. In addition, approximately 1.4 acres will be removed for the development of spur roads and rights-of-ways (Johnson Cleghorn Decision Document [Decision], pg. 1). Johnson Cleghorn is within General Forest Management Area (GFMA) and Riparian Reserve lands administered by the Swiftwater Field Office, Roseburg District Office and Late Successional Reserve (LSR) lands administered by the Umpqua Field Office, Coos Bay District BLM. Johnson Cleghorn will provide approximately 5.613 million board feet (5.613 MMBF) of timber available for auction (Decision, pg. 1). The Johnson Cleghorn Thinning units are located on Revested Oregon and California Railroad Lands (O&C Lands).
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2011-011-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 9/13/2011
Summary: The Johnson Cleghorn project area occurs within T. 21 S., R. 7 W., Sections 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 18 on General Forest Management Area (GFMA) and Riparian Reserve lands administered by the Swiftwater Field Office, Roseburg District Office and Late Successional Reserve (LSR) lands administered by the Umpqua Field Office, Coos Bay District BLM. This Envirornnental Assessment (EA) considers five alternative treatments (including No Action) on approximately 428 acres of forest stands, 42-51 years old, in the proposed Johnson Cleghorn timber sale and the effects of those treatments.
Public Review Start Date : 9/13/2011
Public Review End Date : 10/13/2011
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture