|PANORAMIC Photo By nthawoodz|
This THP is about 5 miles north of Trinidad, CA and a few miles NE of Patrick's Point State Park near Big Lagoon and Highway 101 at an elevation of 600 to 2,000 feet. Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut tractor and cable logging operation in redwood, Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, western hemlock and pine forests. There is marbled murrelet habitat within .25 miles of the LP Mill Road, within 1.02 miles of unit D, within .25 miles of the BL 2000 Road, and adjacent to Highway 101 on state park property. An osprey nest is located within .25 miles of the LP Mill Road, and within .29 miles of Highway 101. A second osprey nest is located within .25 miles of the BL 1000 Road, and a third osprey nest is located within .25 miles of the BL 2000 Road. A bald eagle nest is located 1.2 miles NW of the THP area, a sharp shinned hawk was reported in 2007 approximately 1.3 miles east of unit E, and a great blue heron rockery exists .22 miles east of the BL 2000 Road. There are 2 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area.