Five Creeks Rangeland restoration project environmental assessment

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Title: Five Creeks Rangeland restoration project environmental assessment
Author: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Burns District
Abstract: Proposes to implement an ecological restoration project to manage encroaching juniper on both public and private lands by utilizing prescribed fire and mechanical treatments. Includes reintroducing fire to restore and/or maintain natural fire regimes; reducing hazardous fuels, especially within previously treated juniper cuts; moving the species composition and structure of big sagebrush-bunchgrass, low sagebrush-bunchgrass, aspen and riparian communities toward pre-European immigration conditions; improving big game, sage-grouse, and other locally important species habitat; increasing wild horse and livestock forage, and improving watershed health.
Description: 130 pp. Tables, maps, references, glossary, illus. The area is located in Harney County approximately 50 air miles southeast of Burns, Oregon (Maps A and B, Statewide and Project Vicinity Maps). The Project Area includes portions of the Smyth-Kiger (#5331), Happy Valley (#5309), Riddle Mountain (#5310), Riddle/Coyote (#5329), Burnt Flat (#5604), Stonehouse (#6040), Jenkins Burnt Flat Fenced Federal Range (FFR) (#5327), Clemens FFR (#5323), and Riddle FFR (#5324) grazing allotments (T. 29 S., R. 33 E., T. 28 S., R. 34 E., T. 29 S., R. 34 E., T. 29 S., R. 35 E., T. 30 S., R. 33 E., T. 30 S., R. 34 E., T. 30 S., R. 35 E., T. 30.5 S., R. 34 E., T. 31 S., R. 35 E., T. 31 S., R. 34 E.) in the Three Rivers Resource Area (Map C, Affected Grazing Allotments Map). Captured August 7, 2007.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1794/7281
Date: 2006-10-16


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