Noxious weeds of the Ochoco National Forest
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Published by U.S. Forest Service, Ochoco National Forest in [Prineville, OR .
Written in English


  • Weeds -- Oregon -- Ochoco National Forest.

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Pagination18 [i.e. 36] p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16085298M

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  As part of an ongoing campaign to halt the spread of invasive weeds, the Forest Service will once again treat more t acres of weed infestations this year on the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River National Grassland. Often overlooked or unrecognized, invasive weeds are a major threat to both public. For invasive weed treatment plans and a map of planned treatment sites on the Ochoco National Forest and Deschutes National Forest, see this document. Implementation will be carried out by the Forest Service and a number of government and non-profit partners throughout Central Oregon.   Approximat acres of the total 3 million acres of forest and grasslands on the Ochoco National Forest, Deschutes National Forests and Crooked River National Grassland are degraded by infestations of invasive, non-native plants. These infestations have been identified on approximately 2, individual locations or sites.   Dave Langland, with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, describes spraying for invasive weeds on the Deschutes National Forest. A new plan allows for more herbicide use on the forest, as well as.

Paulina District Driving Scabland Tour. Forest: Ochoco National Forest District: Paulina Ranger District Description: The Paulina District Driving Scabland Tour is an all-day driving tour through a diverse variety of habitats featuring a wide array of wildflowers. Viewing and Directions: Starting in Prineville, Oregon, proceed west on Highway 26 past the town of Mitchell. Oregon State listed noxious weeds. Forest Service Manual direction requires that noxious weed risk assessments be prepared for all projects involving ground-disturbing activities. Policy requires that decision documents must identify noxious weed control measures that will be undertaken during project implementation (FSM Novem ). Proposes to treat noxious weeds on sites of the Deschutes National Forest for five years, with active management on sites. Includes manual control at 98 sites, biological control at 27 sites, chemical control at 40 sites, and prescribed or controlled burning for one site on the Crescent Ranger District at Big Marsh where reed canary grass threatens a large freshwater wetlands complex. Non-native invasive plants (noxious weeds) - If you identify any of the following weeds on National Forest land, please notify yor local Ranger Station. ­ ey include St. Johnswort, spotted and di‚ use knapweed, dalmation.

pp. Tables, references, appendices, maps. "The project is located at various sites on the Deschutes National Forest. There are a total of known noxious weed sites located in the Deschutes National Forest. Of those sites, priorities have been identified and weed sites have been included for discussion in this Environmental Assessment. Rare plants may be scarce because there are just a few individuals, restricted to a narrow geographic range, occur sparsely over a broad area, and/or many crowded into a tiny area. The mission of the U.S. Forest Service includes caring for rare plants, their habitats, and helping people learn about them on our national forests and grasslands. OHV Proposal. Unfortunately, the Forest Service has unveiled a plan that opens up new miles of ATV and other off-highway vehicle routes over , acres, right through the heart of the proposed Ochoco Mountains National Recreation Area. The Forest Service - Ochoco National Forest. Plant burrs on your shoes? They might just be Houndstongue, an invasive non-native species introduced from Europe in the late s. Toxic to cattle and prolific at reproduction, this plant can be found in sandy soils. Learn more about this species on Oregon Department of Agriculture’s website.