PANORAMIO Photo By nick cote
This THP is about 6 miles SE of the town of Mineral, CA on the Sierra crest at an elevation of 4,500 to 5,700 feet near Lassen National Park. Collins Pine Company is planning a 100% group selection tractor and cable logging operation in mixed conifer stands. 70 road drainage work sites are proposed including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning and culvert repair and replacement, and 3 spur roads are proposed within streamside areas. The THP area has a rich history of wildlife sightings including; 2 osprey nest sites within the THP, 4 more osprey nests nearby, 7 goshawk territories nearby, 1 goshawk sighting within .5mi, a black backed woodpecker sighting within .5 mi of the THP, 10 Sierra Nevada red fox sightings and 3 willow flycatcher sightings nearby, multiple fisher and great blue heron sightings nearby, a great gray owl sighting in Childs Meadow and Greater Sandhill crane sightings nearby in Deer Creek Meadows, and finally the lone wolf OR-7 was sighted in the general area. More information is available on the THP Tracking Center website.