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Project: Evans Mountain Thinning

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S040-2010-0006-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 1/29/2014
Summary: The Cascades Resource Area Field Manager has made a decision to thin approximately 221 acres of 56 to 48 year old forest stands including 3 low density thinning patches. Connected actions include road construction, decommissioning and renovation of existing roads, and pile burning activities. The Evans Mountain Thinning Timber Sale consists of 4 units of the proposed action detailed in the Evans Mountain Thinning Environmental Assessment. The EA and Finding of No Significant Impact were released for comments from September 25th, 2013 to November, 12th 2013. The project is located in T. 8 S., R. 3 E., Sections 24 and 25, and T. 8 S., R. 4 E., sections 29 and 30 W.M. in Marion County, Oregon. Contact: David Simons, (503) 375-5612
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 1/29/2014
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 2/13/2014
Contact: David Simons
Contact Phone: (503) 375-5612
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-S040-2010-0006-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 9/24/2013
Summary: The Cascades Resource Area has completed the Evans Mountain Environmental Analysis and Finding of No Significant Impact (EA). This EA is available for review. The EA analyzes a commercial thinning proposal near Stayton, Oregon for 252 acres of commercial thinning with additional road management and forest fuels management connected actions. The project area is located in T8S, R3E, sections 24 and 25, and in T8S, R4E sections 29 and 30, WM. Please send written comments on the EA to John Huston, Cascades Resource Area Field Manager, Salem District, Bureau of Land Management, 1717 Fabry Road SE, Salem, Oregon 97306. Comments may also be sent via email to BLM_OR_SA_Mail@blm.gov - attention John Huston, or faxed to (503) 375-5622. The comment period on this EA will end on October 25, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call David Simons at (503) 375-5612.
Public Review Start Date : 9/25/2013
Public Review End Date : 11/12/2013
Contact: David Simons
Contact Phone: (503) 375-5612
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture