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Project: What-A-Gas Regeneration Harvest

Project Status: Project Under Implementation
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Swiftwater
NEPA #: OR-104-06-08  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 8/22/2006
Summary: Whatagas is a regeneration harvest that will occur on nine scattered units (approximately 115 acres) of mature and old-growth forest located in the Calapooya Creek Fifth-Field Watershed in Sections 7, and 19; T25S R3W, and Section 13; T25S R4W; W.M. Approximately three additional acres will be removed (2.3 acres on BLM administered lands and 1.0 acre on private industrial timber lands) for the development of temporary spur roads for a total of 118 acres of harvest. This project is within Connectivity/Diversity Block and General Forest Management Area Land Use Allocations and is designed to help meet the Roseburg District's annual allowable sale quantity of 45 million board feet declared in the Roseburg District Record of Decision and Resource Management Plan (ROD/RMP, p. 8).
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: OR-104-06-08  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 8/22/2006
Summary: The Whatagas project includes harvest (harvest of mature timber followed by re-establishment of a new forest stand) of 115 acres. The action will occur on nine units of mature and old-growth forest (aged between 150 and 250 years) located in the Calapooya Creek Fifth-Field Watershed in Sections 7, and 19; T25S R3W, and Section 13; T25S R4W; W.M. This project is within the Matrix Land Use Allocation and is designed to help meet the Roseburg District's annual harvest commitment. Units 7A, 7B, 7C, and 7E are in General Forest Management Area (GFMA) and Units 19AB, 19C, 19D, 13A, and 13B are Connectivity/Diversity Block (C/D). Whatagas will provide approximately 3,315 MBF of merchantable timber available for auction.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: OR-104-05-03  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 7/12/2006
Summary: This environmental assessment analyzes the environmental impacts associated with the Swiftwater Field Office's proposal for a regeneration harvest project. The proposed regeneration harvest would occur on nine scattered units (approximately 115 acres) of mature and old-growth forest located in the Calapooya Creek Fifth-Field Watershed in Sections 7, and 19; T25S R3W, and Section 13; T25S R4W; W.M. Approximately three additional acres would be removed (2.3 acres on BLM administered lands and 1.0 acre on private industrial timber lands) for the development of temporary spur roads for a total of 118 acres of harvest.
Public Review Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Review End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture