Salem Record of Decision and Resource Management Plan

Salem Record of Decision

Salem District Resource Management Plan Table of Contents:

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- Appendices

Noxious Weeds


Objectives

Contain and/or reduce noxious weed infestations on BLM-administered lands using an integrated pest management approach. Some noxious weeds expected to be subject to control are tansy ragwort, Canadian thistle, scotch broom, and knapweed.

Avoid introducing or spreading noxious weed infestations in any areas.

Land Use Allocations

No allocations are made for noxious weeds in the planning process.

Management Actions/Direction —

Late-Successional Reserves

Evaluate impacts of nonnative plants (weeds) growing in Late-Successional Reserves.

Develop plans and recommendations for eliminating or controlling nonnative plants (weeds) which adversely effect Late-Successional Reserve objectives. Include an analysis of effects of implementing such programs on other species or habitats within reserves.

Management Actions/Direction —

All Land Use Allocations

Continue to survey BLM-administered lands for noxious weed infestations, report infestations to the Oregon Department of Agriculture, and work with them to reduce infestations.

Use control methods which do not retard or prevent attainment of Aquatic Conservation Strategy objectives.

Apply integrated pest management methods (e.g., chemical, mechanical, manual and/or biological) in accordance with BLM's multistate environmental impact statement for noxious weed control and the related record of decision.