WILLOWS, Calif; Sept. 28, 2017 – Acting Grindstone District Ranger Tony Saba has signed a Decision Memo to implement the Trail 17N84 Restoration Project, which consists of restoring and permanently closing a multi-use trail segment (1,000 to 1,500 feet) and treating nearby infestations of invasive plant species using a combination of manual and chemical methods. Trail 17N84 is located approximately five miles southwest of Stonyford in Colusa County between Trails 32 and 40.

The proposed action has been developed in response to erosion that has occurred along a segment of Trail 17N84, which is likely contributing sediment to Mill Creek. Overall, the action will result in a long-term benefit through the reduction of sediment loading from the restoration work.

The proposed action is categorically excluded from further analysis and documentation in the form of an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement pursuant 36 CFR §§220.6 (d)-(e). Work may begin as early as October 2017. For more details, see https://www.fs.usda.gov/projects/mendocino/landmanagement/projects or contact John Kelley, project lead, at the Grindstone Ranger District, (530) 934-1196.

Source: Decision signed for trail restoration project

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