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ENTERPRISE The final meeting for public comment on the proposed helicopter salvage of 3 million board feet of timber from the Carrol Creek Fire will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire burned 3,200 acres in August some 11 air miles southeast of Joseph.

The Wallowa Valley Ranger District will host this last of three public meetings in the Wallowa Mountains Office Conference Room at 88401 Highway 82, Enterprise.

The Interdisciplinary Team and I are looking forward to this meeting to hear comments on the project and to answer any questions, Wallowa District Ranger Meg Mitchell said.

Written comments will be accepted through April 20.

The project involves helicopter salvaging of approximately 527 acres of fire-damaged trees; repairing approximately eight miles of existing roads and decommissioning another 7.2 miles of road, of which about 6.2 miles are currently blocked; burning 14 landing piles after allowing for public firewood removal; planting seedlings on about 65 acres; hand sowing pelletized seeds on approximately 265 acres and re-delineating the boundary of a burned, old-growth management area to encompass the best available habitat. This particular part of the proposal would require a non-significant Forest Plan amendment.

Mitchell said the previous meetings on Oct. 16 and Nov. 15 were helpful in designing the proposal.

Since those meetings, the Forest Service Interdisciplinary Team has prepared an environmental assessment, which contains the proposal and an analysis of the environmental effects of the alternatives.

The assessment was released for public review on March 21. The 120-page assessment can be viewed on the forests Web site at www.fs.fed.us./r6/w-w/planning

Paper copies are available by calling Alicia Glassford at 541-426-5689.

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