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Project: Russian Knapweed Bio-Control, Jaapiella ivannikovi

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Spokane DO
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-130-2012-0001-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 6/01/2012
Summary: The BLM is proposing to release a biological control agent, J. ivannikovi, for the control of Russian knapweed (A. repens), as a demonstration control project. The proposed location of the field release will be within the Goose Butte grazing allotment (00560), in Lincoln County, Washington. The legal description for the release is T. 21 N., R. 36 E. Sections 19, 20, 21, 22, and 30 W.M.
Public Review Start Date : 6/01/2012
Public Review End Date : 7/01/2012
Contact: Spokane District Office
Contact Email: BLM_OR_SP_Mail@blm.gov
Contact Phone: (509) 536-1200
Program Areas: Vegetation/Weeds
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-130-2012-0001-EA  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 4/03/2012
Summary: The BLM is proposing to release a biological control agent, J. ivannikovi, for the control of Russian knapweed (A. repens), as a demonstration control project. The BLM independently evaluated the Environmental Assessment (EA) Field Release of Jaapiella ivannikovi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), an Insect for Biological Control of Russian Knapweed (Acroptilon repens), in the Continental United States, prepared by the USDA APHIS in 2009, and found that it adequately addresses environmental impacts of the proposed action.
Public Review Start Date : 4/03/2012
Public Review End Date : 5/03/2012
Contact: Robert St. Clair
Contact Phone: (509) 536-1200
Program Areas: Vegetation/Weeds