Table of Contents

Resource Management Plan

The Planning Area   1
Purpose and Need   1
Relationship of the Resource Management Plan
to BLM Policies, Programs, and Other Plans
Planning Process   3
The Resource Management Plan   4
Ecological Principles for Management of Late-Successional Forests   5
Aquatic Conservation Strategy   5
Land Use Allocations and Resource Strategies   7
Major Land Use Allocations   8
Riparian Reserves   9
Late-Successional Reserves   15
Adaptive Management Area   19
Matrix   20
Resource Programs   22
  Air Quality   22
  Water and Soils   22
  Wildlife Habitat   24
  Fish Habitat   27
  Special Status and SEIS Special Attention Species and Habitat   28
  Special Areas   33
  Cultural Resources   36
  Visual Resources   36
  Wild and Scenic Rivers   37
  Wilderness   38
  Rural Interface Areas   39
  Socioeconomic Conditions   41
  Recreation   41
  Timber Resources   46
  Special Forest Products   49
  Energy and Minerals   50
  Land Tenure Adjustment   53
  Rights-of-Way   55
  Access   57
  Withdrawals   57
  Roads   62
  Noxious Weeds   64
  Hazardous Materials   64
  Fire/Fuels Management   65
Coordination and Consultation   67
Use of the Completed Plan   68
Adaptive Management   69
Watershed Analysis   71
Requirement for Further Environmental Analysis   73
Management of Newly Acquired Lands   74
The Budget Link   74
Monitoring   75
Research   76


Table 1   BLM-Administered Land in the Planning Area   1
Table 2   Management of Special Areas   34
Table 3   Managed Rural Interface Areas   40
Table 4   Leasable Mineral Lease Restrictions   52
Table 5   Locatable Mineral Restrictions   52
Table 6   Salable Mineral Restrictions   53
Table 7   Land Withdrawals and Recommendations to Maintain or Revoke   58
Table 8   Land Classifications   61


Figure 1   Process for Changing the Resource Management Plan   70
Figure 2   Basic Adaptive Management Model   71



A-1   Summary of Land Allocations and Management Actions/Direction   A-1-1
A-2   Record of Decision for Amendments to Forest Service and
Bureau of Land Management Planning Documents within the
Range of the Northern Spotted Owl
B-1   Management for SEIS Special Attention Species   B-1-1
B-2   BLM Special Status Species   B-2-1
C [Part 1]   Best Management Practices   C-1
C [Part 2]   Timber Production Capability Classification Fragile Codes/Guidance   C-11
D   Silvicultural Systems and Harvest Methods   D-1
E   The Forest Genetics Program   E-1
F [Part 1]   Restrictions on Mineral and Energy Exploration and Development Activity
--Introduction--Leasable Mineral Resources--
F [Part 2]   Restrictions on Mineral and Energy Exploration and Development Activity
--Locatable Mineral Resources--Salable Mineral Resources
G   Land Tenure Adjustment, Zone 3 Lands   G-1
H   Land Tenure Adjustment Criteria   H-1
I   Proposed Withdrawals (Highway 101)   I-1
J   Monitoring   J-1

Maps (Located in accompanying map packet)

Map 1   General Location
Map 2   Land Status
Map 3   District Planning Strategy
Map 4   District Planning Strategy (Reserves)
Map 5   Special Areas
Map 6   Visual Resource Management Classes
Map 7   Existing and Suitable Wild and Scenic, an/or Recreational Rivers;
Existing and Potential Wilderness, Wilderness Study Areas, and
Instant Study Areas
Map 8   Managed Rural Interface Areas
Map 9   Existing and Proposed Recreation Sites, Areas, and Trails, and
National Back Country Byways
Map 10   Land Tenure Zones
Map 11   General Communication Sites and Utility Rights-of-Way