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Project: Elementary Watson Commercial Thinning & Density Management

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: Roseburg
Resource Area: Swiftwater
NEPA #: EA# OR-104-08-03  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 9/23/2008
Summary: Elementary Watson Commercial Thinning & Density Management will occur on four units (approximately 286 acres) of mid-seral, second-growth forest approximately 40-64 years old located in the Little River, Lower North Umpqua, and Lower South Umpqua fifth-field watersheds in section 13, T.27 S., R. 4 W. and section 7, T.27 S., R. 3 W., Willamette Meridian.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 9/23/2008
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 10/07/2008
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: EA# OR-104-08-03  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 9/23/2008
Summary: Elementary Watson Commercial Thinning & Density Management will occur on four units (approximately 286 acres) of mid-seral, second-growth forest approximately 40-64 years old located in the Little River, Lower North Umpqua, and Lower South Umpqua fifth-field watersheds in section 13, T.27 S., R. 4 W. and section 7, T.27 S., R. 3 W., Willamette Meridian.
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: EA# OR-104-08-03  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 8/05/2008
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office proposes commercial thinning and density management of approximately 288 acres of mid-seral forest stands, 4064 years old in the proposed Elementary Watson timber sale. Within the 288 acres, approximately 3 acres would be cleared or brushed for spur rights-of-way or roads to access the harvest areas. The proposed sale is located in the Little River, Lower North Umpqua, and Lower South Umpqua fifth-field watersheds within the Adaptive Management Area (AMA), General Forest Management Area (GFMA), and Riparian Reserves in section 13, T.27 S., R. 4 W. and section 7 T.27 S., R. 3 W., Willamette Meridian.
Public Review Start Date : 8/05/2008
Public Review End Date : 9/04/2008
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture