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Project: Little North Santiam River and Elkhorn Creek Habitat Restoration

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S040-2011-0006-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 6/29/2011
Summary: The BLM has made a decision to place large wood (trees and logs) in the Elkhorn side channel of the Little North Santiam River, and in main channel floodplain and side channel habitats of lower Elkhorn Creek to improve floodplain and side channel connectivity, and provide high quality rearing habitat for ESA listed Chinook salmon and steelhead trout. The project is located on BLM lands within Township 9S, Range 3E, Sections 1 and 10, Willamette Meridian; within the Little North Santiam River 5th field watershed, approximately 21 miles east of Stayton, Oregon.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 6/29/2011
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 7/29/2011
Contact: Bruce Zoellick
Contact Phone: 503-375-5672
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S040-2011-0006-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 6/07/2011
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management, Salem District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the Little North Santiam River and Elkhorn Creek Habitat Restoration project. The proposal is to place large wood (trees and logs) in the Elkhorn side channel of the Little North Santiam River, and in main channel floodplain and side channel habitats of lower Elkhorn Creek to improve floodplain and side channel connectivity, and provide high quality rearing habitat for ESA listed Chinook salmon and steelhead trout. The project is located on BLM lands within Township 9S, Range 3E, Sections 1 and 10, Willamette Meridian; within the Little North Santiam River 5th field watershed, approximately 21 miles east of Stayton, Oregon.
Public Review Start Date : 6/08/2011
Public Review End Date : 6/23/2011
Contact: Bruce Zoellick
Contact Phone: 503-375-5672
Program Areas: Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries