Decision Signed Regarding "FY07 Regeneration Project" in Marienville Ranger District

Release Date: Apr 1, 2009  

 

Marienville, Pa. – Marienville District Ranger Rob T. Fallon signed a decision that will regenerate 428 acres of the Marienville Ranger District in Elk and Forest Counties. Ranger Fallon analyzed two alternatives in an environmental assessment entitled FY07 Regeneration Project. http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/allegheny/projects/vegetative_management. Kane Republican. The contact for additional information is Kevin Treese at 814-927-5759.

These stands of trees need regeneration (create a forest of young trees) because many of these stands have understory vegetation interfering with regeneration of young trees and need additional wood harvest, herbicide, fertilizer, site preparation, planting, or fencing/tree shelters to help young seedlings develop.

Early-structural habitat to benefit game species, warblers, hunters and birdwatchers, and insects will be created on 320 acres.

Maps and complete project descriptions are available from the Marienville Ranger District, or at

This decision is subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 215. Appeals must meet content requirements of 36 CFR 215.14. An appeal, including attachments, must be filed (regular mail, fax, hand-delivery, express delivery, or messenger service) with the appropriate Appeal Deciding Officer (36 CFR 215.8) within 45 days following the date of publication of the legal notice in the