|dc.description||130 pp. Tables, maps, references, glossary, illus.
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.||en
|dc.description.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.||en