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Project: House Mountain Thinning Timber Sale

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Salem
Resource Area: Cascades
NEPA #: OR080-04-20  Decision Rationale
Document Publish Date: 7/30/2008
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Cascades Resource Area has made a decision to thin 521 acres of forest stands averaging 40-80 years old. This project is located in T. 8 S., R. 3 E. Sections 31 and 33; T. 9 S., R. 2 E. Sections 1 and 15; T. 9 S., R. 3 E. Sections 7, 12 and 13; WM. within the Little North Santiam River and Middle North Santiam River Watersheds in Marion County, Oregon. 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 0.4 mile new road construction that will be blocked and stabilized after harvest activities, and 80 acres of fuel treatments.
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 7/30/2008
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 8/14/2008
Contact: Salem District Office
Contact Phone: (503) 315-5949
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture