Monday, November 25, 2013

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log east of Trinidad, CA.

PANORAMIO Photo By nthawoodz
THP 1-13-103 HUM (CR 2016 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 41 acres; 89% clearcut, 6% no-harvest, 4% selection logging.  Headwaters Little River (HUM: T7N R2E Sec.10, 15; T8N R2E Sec.27, 28).  Winter operations, low erosion hazard, slopes up to 60%, herbicides, coho watershed, 8 spotted owls within 1.3mi, scattered large trees. Estimated public comment deadline: 12/13/13. VIEW

This THP is about 10 miles SE of Trinidad, CA at an elevation of 290 to 3390 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut feller buncher, shovel and cable logging operation in redwood, Douglas fir, grand fir and western hemlock forests.  GDRC owns over 94% of the Little River Watershed which has been heavily clearcut in the past. More information is available on the THP Tracking Center website.

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