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Project: Turner Creek Project

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Tillamook
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-02-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 4/18/2011
Summary: This project is a variable-density commercial thinning of approximately 940 acres of 35- to 71-year old timber as well as road work to build 2.3 miles of new road (1.6 miles permanent road and 0.7 miles temporary), renovate or improve 13.3 miles of existing road, and decommission 4.6 miles of new and existing road. The project is located in the Upper North Yamhill River, Turner Creek and Middle Fork of North Fork Trask River 6th-field watersheds in Yamhill County. These actions would occur on private and federal land in portions of T.3S, R.5W, sections 3, 5, 7, 9, 17, 21, 28 and 29; Willamette Meridian.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 4/20/2011
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 5/05/2011
Contact: Bob McDonald
Contact Email: robert_mcdonald@blm.gov
Contact Phone: 503-815-1110
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture, Transportation/Travel/Access
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-0002-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 3/03/2011
Summary: This EA analyzes a project to commercially thin approximately 940 acres of 35- to 71-year old timber. Connected actions include such activities as removal and replacement of undersized and failing culverts, and building, renovating and decommissioning roads. The project is located in the Upper North Yamhill River, Turner Creek and Middle Fork of North Fork Trask River subwatersheds in Yamhill County. These actions would occur on federal land in portions of sections 3, 5, 7, 9, 17, 21, 28 and 29 of Township 2 South, Range 5 West; Willamette Meridian.
Public Review Start Date : 3/04/2011
Public Review End Date : 4/04/2011
Contact: Bob McDonald
Contact Email: robert_mcdonald@blm.gov
Contact Phone: 503-815-1110
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture, Transportation/Travel/Access