Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log by Westhaven, CA.


Panormaio Photo By Gary Nyquist
THP 1-20-046 HUM (CR1008 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 43.70 acres; 60% selection, 40% clearcut logging. McDonald Creek (HUM: T8N, R1E, Sec 29).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 65%, herbicides, coho watershed, spotted owl, osprey, southern torrent salamander, scattered large trees. Estimated public comment deadline: 05/01/20. SUBMIT COMMENTS, VIEW THP, THP PLAN

This THP is a couple miles SE of Trinidad, CA by the town of Westhaven, CA at an elevation of 400 to 600 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a tractor and cable individual tree selection and clearcut logging operation in Sitka spruce, Douglas fir, redwood and bishop pine forests at an elevation of 600 to 1,000 feet. There is an osprey nest 2.5 miles NW of unit A, a spotted owl territory .55 miles east of unit A, and southern torrent salamanders are known to occur immediately adjacent to unit A.

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