Reduce tree densities and fuel loads with thinning and fuels treatments on approximately 3,420 acres in the Elk Flat Late-Successional Reserve and adjacent matrix lands to protect current late/mid-successional habitat and develop future late-successional habitat conditions. Meadow conditions in Elk Flat outside of the LSR will also be restored. Access Google Earth files for this project.
North of Pilgrim Creek Snowpark adjacent to Elk Flat. MA 2 and 3. MP VII (LSR)/IX (RR)/VIII (Matrix)
Elk LSR Enhancement Project Scoping Document - 02-28-2013 (PDF 8110kb) Proposed action scoping document that outlines the existing conditions, the desired conditions, and the proposed action for the project. Also includes information on the project's NEPA process, the current scoping phase and directions for submitting comments on the proposed action.
McCloud Flats Ecosystem Analysis - 02-27-2004 (PDF 6873kb) Watershed Analysis, including Appendix A Elk Late-Successional Reserve assessment. The March 2011 Edson Watershed Analysis can be found at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/stnf/landmanagement/planning along with the NWFP, Forest Plan and other Forest planning and resource management documentation.