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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Walker Creek Terrestrial Restoration Project

Salem District

Documents in Project

Environmental Assessment,Finding of No Significant Impact DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-0012-EA Planning Completed
The Bureau of Land Management, Tillamook Resource Area, has prepared an EA that analyzed the potential impacts associated with a forest restoration project that includes 575 acres of density management in 38-99 year old forest stands. The project also includes snag and down wood habitat development, underplanting thinned stands, treatment of Phelinnus weirii root disease, and road and culvert maintenance and improvement. The project is located in the Headwaters Nestucca 6th filed subwatershed in sections 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, and 26 of Township 3 South, Range 6 West, Willamette Meridian (WM), in Tillamook and Yamhill Counties, Oregon. Please send written comments on the EA to Karen Schank, Tillamook Resource Area Field Manager, Salem District, Bureau of Land Management, 4610 Third Street, Tillamook, OR 97141. Comments may also be sent via email to blm_or_sa_tillamook_mail@blm.gov - attention Karen Schank, or faxed to (503) 815-1107. The comment period on this EA will end on April 11, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call Andy Pampush at (503) 815-1143
Andy Pampush
(503) 815-1143
n/a
Resource Area: Tillamook
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
Download: Walker_Creek_EA_Final.pdf
Document Publish Date
Comment:
03/11/2014
03/12/2014 - 04/11/2014
Finding of No Significant Impact DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-0012-EA Planning Completed
The Bureau of Land Management, Tillamook Resource Area, has prepared a Fining of No Significant Impact (FONSI) document for the Walker Creek Terrestial Restoration Project as described in the EA for the project. The EA and an unsigned version of the FONSI were made available to the public for review from March 12, 2014 to April 11, 2014. The BLM received two comment letters as a result of the public review. The Tillamook Field Manager considered the comments and the information contained in the EA to determine that the Walker Creek Terrestrail Restoration Project would not have significant effects on the human environment beyond those already analyzed in the Salem District Resource Management Plan EIS (40 CFR 1508.13). The Walker Creek Terrestrial Restoration Project FONSI does not authorize any actions. If you have any questions, please call Andy Pampush at (503) 815-1143
Andy Pampush
(503) 815-1143
n/a
Resource Area: Tillamook
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
Download: WalkerCreekFinalFONSISigned.pdf
Document Publish Date
12/19/2014
Decision Record DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-0012 Planning Completed
The Bureau of Land Management, Tillamook Resource Area, has made a decision to implement the Day Walker Timber Sale which is the first project to be implemented that was analyzed within the Walker Creek Terrestrial Restoration Project EA. The project includes 200 acres of density management thinning and coarse wood development on BLM managed lands in Yamhill County, Oregon. Other actions include temporary road construction, road renovation and maintenance, and post-harvest fuels reduction. The Decision Record also includes the BLM's responses to comments received during the public comment period for the Walker Creek Terrestrial Restoration Project EA If you have any questions, please call Andy Pampush at (503) 815-1143
Andy Pampush
(503) 815-1143
n/a
Resource Area: Tillamook
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
Download: DayWalkerDR_Signed.pdf
Document Publish Date
Protest:
01/27/2015
01/28/2015 - 02/11/2015

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