Warning: virtual(): Headers already sent. You cannot change the session module's ini settings at this time in /wc/blm/ext/doc/or/plans/wopr/ACEC/coobay_nominated.php on line 2

Warning: virtual(): Headers already sent. You cannot change the session module's ini settings at this time in /wc/blm/ext/doc/or/includes/global/template/template.php on line 102

Warning: Use of undefined constant GLOBAL_TRACKING_GOOGLE - assumed 'GLOBAL_TRACKING_GOOGLE' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /wc/blm/ext/doc/or/includes/global/template/tracking.php on line 1
ACEC Nominated - Coos Bay Oregon/Washington BLM

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

ACEC Nominated - Coos Bay

ACEC Nomination - Coos Bay District
ACEC Name Acres Designation/
Nomination Values
Meets Relevance Meets Importance ACEC Recommendation Rationale
Mehl Ridge 564 Domestic water supply. Yes No Dropped from consideration. Does not meet importance criteria; resource values are common in the Coast Range.
North Spit Addition 44 Natural systems, botanical (bureau sensitive lichens). Fills ONHP Coast Range Special Species Cell #45, #63, and #68 Yes Yes Dropped from consideration. Pending land tenure actions. Currently designated as "suitable for disposal." Small isolated parcels within area zoned by county as "industrial".
Roman Nose 205 Natural systems (grassy bald) Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Outstanding example of the Oregon Coast Range grass bald system; fragile soils make it vulnerable to adverse change.
South Roman Nose 9,268 Natural systems; botanical, wildlife, fish, and cultural values. Yes No Dropped from consideration. Most Values are common within the Coast Range; important grassy bald occupies only a small portion of the area and is in the Roman Nose ACEC nomination (see above).
Wassen - Vincent 10,894 Natural systems; botanical, wildlife, fish and cultural values Yes No Dropped from consideration. Most Values are common within the Coast Range; the nominated area includes existing Wassen Creek ACEC, which covers values meeting the importance criteria (fishery resident cutthroat populations and natural process/system).
Rocky Peak 1,828 Natual systems (balds); botanical: Monardella purpurea -- ONHP Coast Range Special Species Cell 91). Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Fits ONHP Cell -- Siskiyou monardella; Rare meadow, knob-cone pine communities, and distinctive, relatively intact headwaters drainage uncommon in the Coast Range.
Steel Creek 1,381 Natural systems; fish and historic values. Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Large, structurally complex unmanaged late-successional community that is relatively undisturbed and uncommon in the Coast Range; portion of historic Brewster Trail; one of the most productive spawning reaches in the Coquille Basin.
Brownson Ridge 398 Natural systems and wildlife values. Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Well-developed Port-Orford-Cedar stand with all age classes -- potential reference site; special status wildlife.
Euphoria Ridge 241 Natural systems (western red cedar) Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Potential ONHP Cell (old-growth western red cedar series stand complex rare within the Southern Coast Range province).