McCart Lookout Defensible Space Project

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Reduce the threat of wildfire and restore the viewshed around the lookout by creating a 500' buffer (approximately 10 acres). The project proposes to mechanically remove dead and dying trees around the lookout.

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Decision Memo

Categorical Exclusion
Commercial and non-commercial sanitation harvest of trees to control insects or disease not to exceed 250 acres, requiring no more than 1/2 mile of temporary road construction, including removal of infested/infected trees and adjacent live uninfested/uninfected trees as determined necessary to control the spread of insects or disease.

Special Authority
Not applicable / Other

Lead Management Unit
Sula Ranger District

Notice and Comment Regulation
Not Subject to Regulations

Project Purpose
Vegetation management (other than forest products); Recreation management

Project Activity
Forest vegetation improvements; Scenery management; Timber sales (salvage); Timber sales (green)

Project Status

Current Status
Analysis Completed

Project Milestones
All planning milestones have been completed.

Project Decision Information

McCart Lookout Defensible Space Project Decision Memo

Decision Signed Date

Last Updated: 09/19/2019