2017 Bitterroot Stand Improvement Thinning Project

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Non-commercial thinning of small trees in stands previously harvested, planted and are now densely stocked. Thinning will increase tree health and vigor, and reduce the risk of mountain pine beetle caused mortality and large fires in the future.

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Decision Memo

Categorical Exclusion
Timber stand and/or wildlife habitat improvement activities which do not include the use of herbicides or do not require more than one mile of low standard road construction (Service Level D, FSH 7709.56)

Special Authority
Not applicable / Other

Lead Management Unit
Bitterroot National Forest All Units

Notice and Comment Regulation
Not Subject to Regulations

Project Purpose
Vegetation management (other than forest products)

Project Activity
Forest vegetation improvements

Project Status

Current Status
Cancelled

Project Milestones
Last Completed Milestone: Notice of Initiation (03/09/2017)
Next Milestone: NEPA or Forest Plan Amendment Decision Document Available (est. 01/01/2020)

Last Updated: 07/02/2019

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