Eugene District

Record of Decision and

Resource Management Plan


Table of Contents

    Page

Record of Decision

  3

Resource Management Plan

   
The Planning Area   14
Purpose and Need   14
Relationship of the Resource Management Plan to
BLM Policies, Programs, and Other Plans
  15
Planning Process   16
Resource Management Plan   17
  Vision   17
  Strategy   17
Ecological Principles for Management of Late- Successional Forests   18
Aquatic Conservation Strategy   18
  Riparian Reserves   19
  Key Watersheds   19
  Watershed Analysis   20
  Watershed Restoration   20
Land Use Allocations and Resource Programs   20
  Management Actions/Direction for    
    All Land Use Allocations and Resource Programs   21
    Amphibians, Mammals, Bryophytes, Mollusks, Vascular Plants, Fungi, Lichens, and Anthropods   21
    Protection Buffers for SEIS Special Attention Species (Amphibians, Nonvascular Plants, Birds,
and Mammals)
  22
  Riparian Reserves   23
  Late-Successional Reserves   28
  Adaptive Management Areas   32
  Matrix   34
Various Resource Programs    
  Air Quality   36
  Water and Soils   36
  Wildlife Habitat   38
  Fish Habitat   44
  Special Status and SEIS Special Attention Species Habitat   45
    Plants   52
    Animals   58
  Special Areas   67
  Cultural Resources including Native American Values   74
  Visual Resources   75
  Wild and Scenic Rivers   78
  Rural Interface Areas (RIA)   79
  Socioeconomic Conditions   80
  Recreation   80
  Timber Resources   84
  Special Forest Products   87
  Energy and Minerals   88
  Land Tenure Adjustments   92
  Rights-of-Way   95
  Access   97
  Withdrawals   98
  Roads   98
  Noxious Weeds   102
  Hazardous Materials   103
  Fire/Fuels Management   104
  Coordination and Consultation   109
  Use of the Completed Plan   109
  Adaptive Management   112
  Watershed Analysis   113
  Requirement for Further Environmental Analysis   114
  General   115
  Management of Newly Acquired Lands   115
  The Budget Link   115
  Monitoring   116
  Research   117

Tables

1 - Summary of Land Allocations and Management Actions/Directions   8
2 - Summary of Environmental Consequences, Comparison of Alternatives   10
3 - BLM Administered Land Acreage   14
4 - Buffering of Special Habitats   41
5 - Fish Presence, Production Potential, and Project Location   46
6 - Priority Wildlife Species in the Resource Management Plan Area.   48
7 - Sensitive Plant Reserve Protection by Species in the Eugene District   54
8 - Special Status Animal Species Known or Suspected to Occur in the Eugene District   64
9 - Management of Special Areas and Potential Special Areas   73
10 - Proposed Recreation Trails and Sites   76
11 - BLM Acres in Rural Interface Areas   79
12 - Existing Recreation Trails and Sites in the RMP   82
13 - Oil and Gas Lease Restrictions   90
13a - Geothermal Resource Availability   90
14 - Locatable Mineral Availability   90
15 - Salable Mineral Availability)   90
16 - Land Tenure Zone 3 Lands   93
17 - Lands Recommended for Transfer to or from Other Public Agencies   94
18 - Land Withdrawals and Recommendations to Continue or Revoke Withdrawals   99
19 - Average Emission Factors   108
20 - Average Consumption Rates   108
21 - Acres by Treatment Method   108
 
GLOSSARY   119
ACRONYMS   135
INDEX   139

Figures

Figure 1   Process for Changing the Resource Management Plan   111
Figure 2   Basic Adaptive Management Model   112

 

APPENDICES

A - SEIS Record of Decision - Referencing SEIS/ROD in Total   143
B - Management for SEIS Special Attention Species   145
C - Best Management Practices   155
D - Monitoring and Evaluation   175
E - Silvicultural Systems and Harvest Methods   199
F - Off Highway Vehicle Designations   207
G - Mineral Restrictions   215
H - Locatable Minerals   227
I - Salable Minerals   233
J - Land Tenure Adjustment Criteria   235
K - Existing Withdrawals and Classifications   239
L - New Withdrawals, Relinquishments, and Modifications   247
M- Forest Genetics Program   261

Maps (enclosed packet)

  1 - Land Use Allocations
  2 - Land Status
  3 - Existing and Potential Special Areas
  4 - Suitable Wild and Scenic
  5 - Existing and Planned Recreation
  6 - Existing and Planned Trails
  7 - Mineral Leasing Restrictions
  8 - Locatable Mineral Restrictions
  9 - Salable Mineral Restrictions
  10 - Land Tenure Zones
  11 - Communication Sites/Right-of-Ways
  12 - Existing and Suitable W&S Rivers