Silvies Canyon Watershed restoration project final environmental impact statement and record of decision and Forest Plan amendment #55

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Title: Silvies Canyon Watershed restoration project final environmental impact statement and record of decision and Forest Plan amendment #55
Author: Emigrant Creek Ranger District (Or.); Blue Mountain Ranger District (Or.)
Abstract: Proposes to conduct restoration activities in order to reduce road-related impacts, improve riparian conditions, adjust dedicated old growth areas, capture the economic value of surplus trees, and improve the health, vigor, and resiliency of vegetation to insects, disease, wildfire, and other disturbances. Actions include landscape-level fuels reduction treatments,; riparian restoration of spring sites; manual treatment of noxious weed sites; closure, decommissioning, reconstruction, and maintenance of roads; and commercial, precommercial, and intermediate thinning, juniper reduction, and restoration of aspen and cottonwood.
Description: 864 pp. Tables, figures, maps, glossary, references, index, appendices, illus. "The Silvies Canyon Watershed comprises about 81,000 acres within seven subwatersheds. The watershed is located about 20 air miles north of Burns, Oregon on the Emigrant Creek and Blue Mountain Ranger Districts (formerly Burns and Bear Valley Ranger Districts) of the Malheur National Forest. Restoration activities will be focused on about 65,000 acres in these subwatersheds: Myrtle Park, Sage Hen Creek, Stancliffe Creek, Burnt Mountain, Boulder Creek/Fawn Creek, Myrtle Creek, and Red Hill." Captured June 20, 2008.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1794/6647
Date: 2003-07


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