PANORAMIC Photo By backmans
This THP is about 4 miles east of Trinity Center, CA and Highway 3, and a few miles east of Trinity Lake at an elevation 2,400 to 4,000 feet. Sierra Pacific Industries is planning a tractor and cable clearcut logging operation in white fir, Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, sugar pine and incense cedar forests. There are unstable areas outside of THP units in sections 19 and 31. SPI is planning to use heavy equipment within unit 19G on slopes exceeding 50% grade that does not flatten before reaching a watercourse. An historic bald eagle nest tree exists adjacent to Hay Gulch watershed near Trinity lake, and an historic goshawk nesting territory exists in section 26. There are 5 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area.