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Nedsbar Update: March, 2015

This stand of large, old, low-elevation forest is the destination of the upcoming hike into the Boaz Mountain Roadless Area and units 33-30 and 34-30 of the Nedsbar Timber Sale. The hike is scheduled for March 28. Please join us! Information on the hike is provided below.

The Siskiyou Crest Blog and
Klamath Forest Alliance will be hosting numerous hikes and informational events
in the coming months to inform and involve the public, as well as build support
for the Community Alternative. Please attend the upcoming presentation or
public hikes into the Nedsbar Timber Sale.

Nedsbar Community Presentation
March 19, 6:30pm
Applegate Community Grange
3901 Upper Applegate Road
The presentation will explore the Nedsbar Timber Sale and the proposed Community Alternative through beautiful photographs, maps, and the knowledge of local residents. Members of the Community Alternative Working Group, Klamath Forest Alliance, Applegate Neighborhood Network, KS Wild, and local residents involved in the Nedsbar Campaign will be present to answer questions and provide information on the Community Alternative and the proposed BLM logging treatments. 

Nedsbar Public Hike:
Boaz Mountain Units

March 28, 2015
Meet at the Applegate
Community Grange
3901 Upper Applegate Road
A view across the Upper Applegate Valley from the slopes of Boaz Mountain, on the route of the upcoming public hike into the Boaz Mountain Roadless Area, and timber sale units 33-30 and 34-30 of the Nedsbar Timber Sale.

hike will explore the Boaz Mountain Roadless Area on the west-facing slopes
above Eastside Road. The hike will include spectacular views across the Upper
Applegate Valley, sunlit oak woodlands, spring wildflowers, and the beautiful
uncut forest proposed for logging in units 33-30 and 34-30. The hike is off-trail and roughly 3 miles round-trip.
The terrain is variable; some areas can be steep. Bring a rain jacket, sturdy
shoes, water, trekking poles if needed, and a lunch.


Watch this video taken in unit 33-30 of the Nedsbar Timber Sale, the destination of the upcoming public hike.

Jefferson Exchange Interview
Recently the Nedsbar Timber Sale and Community Alternative
were highlighted on the Jefferson Exchange, a radio program on Jefferson Public
Radio. To hear the interview with Luke Ruediger please follow the link

Nedsbar Timber Sale
Community Alternative (CA) Documents

The Siskiyou Crest Blog is pleased to provide the
public all documents to the Nedsbar Community Alternative. Links are provided
for each document listed below. These documents were submitted to the BLM by
the Nedsbar Community Alternative Working Group on March 6, 2015. The BLM will
analyze these documents as part of their Environmental Analysis (EA) for the
timber sale. The BLM currently states that the EA will be completed in May.



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