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Project: Round Mountain Thinning Timber Sale

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: OR080-04-20  Decision Rationale
Document Publish Date: 4/30/2008
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Cascades Resource Area has made a decision to thin 142 acres of 40-68 year old stands. This project is located in T.11S. R1E. Section 33 and T. 12S. R1E. Section 3 within the Hamilton Creek and Crabtree Creek watersheds in Linn County. This project was documented in the FY 2006 Timber Sale Thinning EA (EA # OR080-04-20). An average minimum canopy closure of 40 to 50% would be maintained after thinning. Other actions include 0.2 mile new road construction that will be blocked and stabilized after harvest activities, and 12 acres of fuel treatments.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 4/30/2008
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 5/15/2008
Contact: Salem District Office
Contact Phone: (503) 315-5949
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture