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Project: Gunners Lakes Project

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Tillamook
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2010-050-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 7/30/2010
Summary: BLM has made a decision to commercially thin approximately 508 acres of 60-70 year old conifer and mixed conifer/hardwood stands in T4N R3W sections 7, 9, 21 and 29, Willamette Meridian, Columbia County. Associated road work includes construction and then decommissioning of 1.3 miles of temporary road, renovation and then decommissioning of 2 miles of existing road,improvement of 14 miles of existing road,including replacement of six stream crossing culverts, and decommissioning of another 0.3 miles of existing road. The project will be implemented through two timber sales expected to be sold in 2010 and 2011.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 8/04/2010
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 8/19/2010
Contact: Bob McDonald
Contact Email: robert_mcdonald@blm.gov
Contact Phone: 503-815-1110
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture, Transportation/Travel/Access
NEPA #: SOI-BLM-OR-S060-2010-005-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 5/17/2010
Summary: The Gunners Lakes Project proposes 508 acres of commercial thinning in 70-year old stands in the Matrix (GFMA and CON) and Riparian Reserve LUAs. The project also would also construct 1.3 miles of new temporary road, renovate 2.0 miles and improve 14 miles of existing road. All the new road construction, 1.6 miles of the road renovation and another 0.3 miles of existing road would be decommissioned at the end of the timber harvest activities. The commercial thinning is expected to be sold as two timber sales in 2010 and 2011.
Public Review Start Date : 5/18/2010
Public Review End Date : 6/18/2010
Contact: Bob McDonald
Contact Email: robert_mcdonald@blm.gov
Contact Phone: 503-815-1110
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture, Transportation/Travel/Access