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The Grants Pass Field Office has completed an Environmental Assessment and a Draft Finding of No
Significant Impact for the Pickett West Forest Management Project. The Environmental Assessment analyzes the effects of a No Action Alternative and two Action Alternatives. Treatments are proposed in areas designated as Matrix, Matrix Adaptive Management Area, and Riparian Reserve Land Use Allocation as defined in the 1995 Record of Decision and Medford District's Resource Management Plan. Proposed treatments include density management, restoration thinning, understory reduction, and hazardous fuels reduction maintenance.

Attached in the Documents section are the following Record of Decision documents: 1994 Northwest Forest Plan, 1995 Medford District Resource Management Plan, 2008 Medford District Western Oregeon Resource Plan, 2016 Medford District Southwest Oregon Resource Management Plan. These documents have been added to provide additional reference material for the Environmental Assesssment.

The Pickett West Forest Management Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact are available for a 30-day (extended to a 48-day) public comment period, beginning May 30, 2017. The public comment period begins when a legal notice is published in the Grants Pass Daily Courier and the Illinois Valley News. You can access project information at the BLM's ePlanning website at http://tinyurl.com/BLMePlanningPickettWest. Hard copies are available at the Grants Pass Interagency Office at 2164 NE Spalding Ave, Grants Pass, OR 97526. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed on holidays. Comments on the project must be received by close of business June 29, 2017 (extended to July 17, 2017) to be considered in the final decision making process. Please send comments to the address above  or email to Don Ferguson, Public Information Specialist, at blm_or_pwest@blm.gov.

 
 
 
 
Document Name Release Date Available Formats Public Comment Period
Pickett West Forest Management Project Public Comment Form 06/15/2017 PW_Public Comment Form.pdf (102 KB) 
Pickett West Forest Management Project Readers Guide 06/12/2017 20170612_Pickett_West_Readers_Guide.pdf (38713 KB) 
Pickett West Field Trip Information 06/02/2017 PW field tour map.pdf (257 KB) 
Pickett West Draft FONSI 05/25/2017 20170525_Pickett West_Draft_FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT.pdf (100 KB) 
Pickett West Forest Management Project Environmental Assessment 05/30/2017 20170526_Pickett West Forest Management Project_EA.pdf (24790 KB) 
1994 Northwest Forest Plan Record of Decision 06/15/2017 Northwest Forest Plan Record of Decision.pdf (635 KB) 
1995 Medford District Resource Management Plan Record of Decision 06/15/2017 BLM_1995_Medford_RMP_DR.pdf (4238 KB) 
2008 Medford District Western Oregon Resource Plan Record of Decision 06/15/2017 Medford ROD_RMP_WOPR_2008.pdf (7584 KB) 
2016 Medford District Southwest Oregon Resource Management Plan Record of Decision 06/15/2017 BLM_2016_SWO_ROD_RMP.pdf (58669 KB) 
Pickett West Environmental Assessment Cover Letter 05/25/2017 20170524_Pickett_West_EA_Cover_Letter_Signed_Map_Combined.pdf (3442 KB) 
Pickett West Forest Management Project Draft Chapter 1 of the Environmental Assessment 11/04/2016 20161104_Pickett West Forest Management Project_DRAFT Chapter 1_UPDATED.pdf (2441 KB) 
Pickett West Forest Management Project Scoping Letter 10/30/2016 20161024_PW_Scoping Letter.pdf (299 KB)