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Project: Ag47 Projects

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: OR080-04-08  Decision Rationale
Document Publish Date: 7/27/2006
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has conducted an environmental analysis for the Ag47 thinning project, which is documented in the Ag47 Projects environmental assessment (Ag47 Projects EA, # OR080-04-08) and the associated project file. The Proposed Action of Project 1 of the Ag47 EA is to thin 65-75 year old mixed conifer stands on 341 acres within the Matrix Land Use Allocation (LUA) and 91 acres within the adjacent Riparian Reserve LUA. A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was signed on August 10, 2004 and the EA and FONSI were then made available for public review.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : N/A - Historic
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : N/A - Historic
Contact: Salem District Office
Contact Phone: (503) 315-5949
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: OR080-04-08  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 8/10/2004
Summary: Project 1, the Ag47 timber sale, is a proposal to commercially thin approximately 432 acres. Project 2, Riparian Treatment without wood removal in the sections containing units of the Ag47 timber sale, is a proposal to create snags, CWD, wolf trees and small openings in Riparian Reserves with several small scale projects to enhance wildlife habitat. Project 3, Thomas Creek LSR Enhancement, is a proposal to improve habitat conditions by density management thinning (with wood removal) on approximately 67 acres of 40-50 year old plantations in Late Successional Reserve.
Contact: Salem District Office
Contact Phone: (503) 315-5949
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture