Summer Herbicide Application and Davie Crockett 3 Harvest beginning tomorrow, June 2nd

Forest Update: 06/01/2021

Summer Herbicide Application
The summer herbicide application will likely occur tomorrow, Wednesday, June 2nd and Thursday, June 3rd this week (weather depending). During application, staff will be at roads and official trails leading into spray areas to keep people away.  Please see the on-site signs for re-entry times associated with each chemical. For more information and for a map of spray locations click here.

Davie Crockett 3 Harvest Information
The Davie Crockett 3 harvest will begin tomorrow, June 2. 

Approximate Closure Duration:  1 month
Closed Roads:  Portion of 500 Road, 5020 Road
Closed Trails:   None
Haul Routes:  500 Road to Lewisburg Saddle
Detours: Dave's Trail
Size: 9.2 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:  85
Additional Considerations:  Approximately 4 trees per acre have been designated for retention for wildlife and aesthetic purposes, exceeding requirements of the Oregon Forest Practices Act (FPA) by 34 trees.
Consistent w/ Forest Plan? Yes

View map of Davie Crockett 3 closure area 

You can also check out our Interactive Harvest Webmap for regularly updated closure and harvest information so you can plan a safe and informed visit. 

Information about forest closures is located at key access points, and closures are clearly marked on-site. For more information about forest closures and forest management activities, please visit our Harvest Closures Interactive Webmap and contact us with questions.