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ACEC Nominated - Salem Oregon/Washington BLM

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

ACEC Nominated - Salem

ACEC Nomination - Salem District
ACEC Name Acres Designation/
Nomination Values
Meets Relevance Meets Importance ACEC Recommendation Rationale
Beaver Creek 44 Oak and meadow habitat Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. One of the best areas of meadow habitat with surrounding oak and ash.
Crabtree Creek Bald 156 Oak and meadow habitat Yes No Dropped from consideration. Site does not have any BLM sensitive species and is not more than locally important.
McCully Mountain 100 Oak and pine savannas Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis.. One of the best oak habitat sites on BLM land on the east side of Salem District..
Missouri Ridge 99 Former historic oak/savannah habitat No No Dropped from consideration. Not a very representative site for oak/savanna habitat; Beaver Creek is a better choice.
Molalla Oak Meadows 205 Good example of a large oak and meadow habitat Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Area could contribute to regional meadow and oak network.
Silt Creek 140 A large-scale, unique natural landslide. Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis Large landslide area unique to district and possibly northwest Oregon.
Snow Peak 1,669 Unique and diverse special habitat Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis Hosts a rich variety of habitats, plant and animal species including special status plants.
Waterloo 9 Oak, pine, meadow habitat Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Oak ,pine, and meadow habitat;part of regional network.
Fish Hatchery 204 Unroaded contiguous block of native forest No No Dropped from consideration. Not more than locally significant or especially rare or fragile.
Marys Peak A,C,D,E 643 Scenic recreational area used extensively by the public. Yes No Dropped from consideration. Not more than locally significant; no unique habitat values.
Marys Peak B 353 Scenic recreational area used extensively by the public. Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis Parcel B has notably fragile, sensitive and rare qualities that should be protected.
Mill Creek 112 Scenic late successional forest; deciduous riparian zone No No Dropped from consideration. Not more than locally significant; no unique habitat values.
Mill Creek Ridge 115 Largest area of oak habitat in RA Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. One of a few quality BLM sites that can contribute to regional oak habitat needs
Old Blue Mountain

106

Isolated old-growth stand No No Dropped from consideration. Not more than locally significant; no unique habitat values.
Peak Road Scenic 48 Old-growth forest No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values.
Slide Creek 503 Isolated old-growth
stand
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values.
Logsden 40 Isolated old-growth
stand
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values.
Bonnie Falls 1,167 Mature forest, water
quality, anadromous fish
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values
Bunker Hill Headwaters 1,699 Older forest; preserve
headwaters for salmon
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values
Gunners Lake 2,144 Mature forest,
recreational access to public lands, diversity of plants and animals
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values
Little North Fork Wilson River 1,823 Recognition of unique/critical habitats associated with older forests
in the north Oregon Coast Range
Yes Yes Recommend for further analysis. Known Northern Spotted Owl, Marbled Murrelet and bald eagle sites.
Area has regional and national significance as large and contiguous
old-growth forest habitat in Northern Oregon Coast Range.
Lower Scappoose Eagle 180 Salmonids, bald
eagles
Yes Yes Recommend for further
analysis.
Active bald eagle
roosting area.
South Scappoose Creek
Headwaters Mclaf
1,507 Salmonids, bald
eagles, drinking water
No No Dropped from
consideration.
Not more than locally
significant; no unique habitat values.