Hammerhead Harvest and Dunn Salvage Starting Thursday, 4/29

Updated on: 04/28/2021 - 12:33

Hammerhead harvest on the Dunn beginning Thursday 4/29

Approximate Closure Duration: 2 months
Closed Roads:  260 & 320 roads
Closed Trails: 
Haul Routes: 
200 Road– 200 Gate & 300 Road-300 Gate
Size: 32.5 acres  

Harvest Method:   Ground based harvesting
Prescription:  Regeneration harvest with structural retention (4 trees/acre retained as individuals and in a clumped pattern).
Reason for Harvest:  This timber harvest contributes to the overall sustainable harvest goal.  Revenue supports Research Forests operations and teaching and research within the College of Forestry.

Stand Age:  77
Additional Considerations:  Approximately 4 trees per acre have been designated for retention, exceeding requirements of the Oregon Forest Practices Act (FPA) by 53 trees.
Consistent w/ Forest Plan? Yes.

View map of Hammerhead Harvest closure area

Dunn Forest Salvage Information

Winter storms brought down a number of trees across the Forest. The Research Forests will begin some of the salvaging operations on the Dunn Forest this Thursday 4/29/2021.

Due to the scattered nature of the salvage, the interactive web map will not be able show these closure locations. These will be 'floating closures' with closure notices placed onsite - moving to capture the closed areas with the least impact to the public.  

Visit our virtual harvest tour for more information about the McDonald and Dunn salvage operations.