Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Green Diamond Resources Company THP at Little River headwaters

THP 1-13-006 HUM (CR 3500 13 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 13 acres; 89% clearcut, 11% no-harvest logging.  Headwaters Little River (HUM: T7N R2E Sec.5).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 70%, coho watershed, 4 spotted owls within 1.3mi, trees up to 48” dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 03/01/13.

This THP is located about 11 air miles north of Korbel, CA, at an elevation of 1,280 - 1,480 feet.  It is near the headwaters of the Little River, an important coho and steelhead fishery which drains into the Pacific Ocean.  It is a small THP with only 1 unit located along the ridge top above some tributaries of the Little River.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly cable logging operation to clearcut mature second growth redwood and Douglas fir.  More information is available on the THP Tracking Center website.

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