Upland Forest Restoration / White Pine HFRA Project

White pine stands planted in the 1960s-80s are overstocked, leading to slowed tree growth, insect damage and reduced tree vigor. We propose to remove white pine and enhance upland oak/shortleaf pine reforestation with fire and shortleaf pine planting

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Decision Memo

Categorical Exclusion
Projects to reduce the risk or extent of, or increase the resilience to, insect or disease infestation in areas designated under section 602 of HFRA, utilizing the CE in section 603 of HFRA.

Special Authority
HFRA Title VI: Insect and Disease Projects

Lead Management Unit
Daniel Boone National Forest All Units

Notice and Comment Regulation
Not Subject to Regulations

Project Purpose
Fuels management; Vegetation management (other than forest products); Forest products

Project Activity
Fuel treatments (non-activity fuels); Forest vegetation improvements; Timber sales (salvage); Timber sales (green)

Project Status

Current Status
Analysis Completed

Project Milestones
All planning milestones have been completed.

Project Decision Information

Upland Forest Restoration / White Pine HFRA Project

Decision Signed Date
2022-03-10

Last Updated: 03/11/2022

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