Mountain allotment management plan environmental assessment

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dc.contributor.author United States. Bureau of Land Management. Burns District
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-11T18:31:51Z
dc.date.available 2008-09-11T18:31:51Z
dc.date.issued 2006-09-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/7290
dc.description 59 pp. Tables, appendices, maps. The Mountain Allotment #5532 is located approximately 30 miles east of Burns, Oregon (Map A). The allotment contains 36,914 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managed land and 6,420 acres of private land (Map B). There are five grazing permits within the allotment and six pastures. Captured August 6, 2007. en
dc.description.abstract Proposes to divide allotment into two use areas, grazed separately with two cattle herds, to facilitate better herd management and ranch operations, to assist in achieving a 50 percent target level of utilization on key plant species, to provide growing season rest to key plant species, to mitigate impacts of livestock to cultural and paleontological resources in congregation areas, and because past attempts to graze all permittees' cattle together as one herd have been largely unsuccessful. Includes maintaining current stands of antelope bitterbrush, improving steambank stability and the ecological rating on Stinkingwater Creek, maintaining ability of perennial native forbs, providing for a stable to upward trend in rangeland condition within the mountain big sagebrush/Idaho fescue/Thurber's needlegrass plant communities, and increasing uniformity of livestock utilization levels and provide periodic growing season rest from livestock grazing for upland and riparian plant communities. 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.subject Riparian plants -- Oregon -- Burns Region en
dc.title Mountain allotment management plan environmental assessment en
dc.title.alternative Environmental assessment: Mountain allotment management plan en
dc.type Other en


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