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Project: Lower Cow Creek 2007 Commercial Thinning and Density Management

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: South River
NEPA #: EA # OR-105-07-11  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 10/21/2008
Summary: It is my decision to authorize the Dragnet Commercial Thinning and Density Management project, continuing implementation of Alternative Two described in the Lower Cow Creek 2007 Commercial Thinning and Density Management EA (pp. 3-10). Commercial thinning and density management will be applied to 133 acres comprising six units. Units 1, 2 and 3 (76 acres) are within the Connectivity/Diversity Block land use allocation. Units 4 and 6 (38 acres) are in the General Forest Management Area and Unit 5 (19 acres) is in Late-Successional Reserve. The project will yield an estimated 1,322 thousand board feet of timber, of which 1,050 is creditable to the District's declared annual allowable sale quantity. Units are located in Sections 7, 17 and 19, T. 31 S, R. 6 W., and Section 13, T. 31 S., R. 7 W., Willamette Meridian.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 10/21/2008
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 11/05/2008
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: EA# OR105-07-11  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 8/19/2008
Summary: This proposed action is in conformance with the Roseburg District Record of Decision and Resource Management Plan (June 1995) as amended. The proposed action does not, in and of itself, constitute a major federal action having a significant effect on the human environment.
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: OR-105-07-11  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 2/05/2008
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes commercial thinning of forest within the Matrix land use allocation and density management within Late Successional Reserves (LSR) and Riparian Reserves. The purpose of the proposed action is to provide timber, improve stand quality and vigor, and accelerate the development of late successional habitat on forest land within the Matrix and LSR allocations, in accordance with the ROD/RMP.
Public Review Start Date : 2/05/2008
Public Review End Date : 3/06/2008
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture