Basque Hills allotment management plan environmental assessment

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dc.contributor.author United States. Bureau of Land Management. Andrews Resource Area
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-03
dc.date.available 2008-09-03
dc.date.issued 2007-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/7252
dc.description 29 pp. Maps. Basque Hills Allotment (#6042) is located 126 miles south of Burns, west of Pueblo Mountain and east of Beaty Butte (Attachment A) within the Andrews Resource Area. It is a one-pasture allotment consisting of 39,449 acres (Attachment B). Basque Hills Allotment was split off Pueblo Lone Mountain Allotment (#6020) in 1996, which was a large community allotment encompassing 270,000 acres to the east of Basque Hills. In 2005, Basque Hills Allotment grazing preference was transferred. Captured August 6, 2007. en
dc.description.abstract Proposes to increase diversity and vigor of upland plant species, especially maintaining an upward trend in Wyoming big sagebrush/bluebunch wheatgrass, by implementing partial removal of livestock. Includes changing the current season of use from April 1 to June 30 (every year) to February 15 to May 1 and August 1 to November 15 (every other year), with use being 2-3 weeks in early spring and 2-3 weeks in late fall depending on water availability. Also includes drilling a well within 30 feet of the centerline of an existing road in the northwest corner of the allotment to provide off season water for livestock, wildlife, and occasional wild horses, and using a small, portable covered generator to pump water from the well. en
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dc.relation.ispartofseries NEPA en
dc.subject Public lands -- Oregon -- Burns Region -- Management en
dc.subject Grazing districts -- Oregon -- Burns Region en
dc.subject Range management -- Environmental aspects -- Oregon -- Burns Region en
dc.subject Range plants -- Oregon -- Burns Region en
dc.title Basque Hills allotment management plan environmental assessment en
dc.title.alternative Environmental assessment: Basque Hills allotment management plan en
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