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Oregon / Washington

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Project: Beeline Thinning Timber Sale

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: OR080-06-06  Decision Rationale
Document Publish Date: 8/28/2009
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Cascades Resource Area has made a decision to thin 390 acres of forest stands averaging 45-55 years old. This project is located in T. 5 S., R. 4 E. Sections 3, 10, 17 and 21; W.M. within the Lower Clackamas, Lower Molalla, and Upper Molalla Watersheds in Clackamas County, Oregon. This project was documented in the Beeline/McDowell Creek Thinning EA (EA # OR080-06-06). An average minimum canopy closure of 40 to 50% would be maintained after thinning. Other actions include 0.1 mile new road construction that will be blocked and stabilized after harvest activities, and 78 acres of fuel treatments.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 9/02/2009
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 9/17/2009
Contact: Carolyn Sands
Contact Phone: 503-315-5973
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture