FOREST SERVICE HANDBOOK
TITLE 2409.18 - SALE ADMINISTRATION HANDBOOK
Colville Supplement 2409.18-1
Effective September 1989
POSTING NOTICE. Supplements are numbered consecutively by title and calendar year. Post by document name. Remove entire document, if one exists, and replace with this supplement. The was the first Colville supplement to this handbook.
Document Name (Number of Pages)
31.5 - 31.5--1 3
Standardizes ribbon flagging.
/s/ Edward L. Schultz
EDWARD L. SCHULTZ
SALE PREPARATION HANDBOOK
1) WHITE RIBBON will be used by all units for:
A. Plot centers
B. Traverse station
C. Profile stations
Ribbon should contain written information for:
(1) Purpose of ribbon
(2) Date ribbon hung
(3) Person responsible for hanging ribbon
(Use white ribbon as needed without writing for intermediate points).
2) BLACK STRIPE - Silviculture
A. Orange/Black Planting
B. Orange Glo (Flo. Orange) Black Thinning and TSI
C. Red/Black Site Preparation
D. Yellow/Black Stand Exams
E. Pink Glo (Flo. Pink)/Black Tree Improvement and Cone
F. Blue/Black Mistletoe Control
Use white ribbon to designate an inspection plot center. Use white as needed to designate lines between plot centers.
3. SOLID COLORS - Timber
A. Blue Partial Cut Unit
B. Yellow Clear Cut Unit
C. Orange Cruise Line
D. White Cruise Plot Center *
E. White Logging System Profile
* White in combination with orange for check cruise plot center.
4. FLUORESCENT - Engineering/Landline
A. Flo. Pink Rd. location (Recon. and Final)
B. Flo. Orange Skid Road/Skyline Corridor
C. Flo. Red Temp. Road/Tractor Go-Back Road
D. Flo. Pink w/L.L. printed in Black Landline (Alternate color is solid
5. WHITE STRIPE - Resources
A. Blue/White Trails
B. Orange/White Fence
C. Yellow/White Mining
D. Black/White Recreation Site Development
6) POLKA DOT - Wildlife
A. Blue/White Forage Enhancement Area
B. Orange/White Sensitive Plant or Animal Area
C. Red/White Wildlife Enhancement (Blasting)
7) MISC. COLORS - Fire
A. Red/White Stripe - Fireline and Flagline to fire
B. Flo. Pink w/Skull and Cross Bones - Danger
31.5 - Standardized ribbon color by department and function.
The following color standard shall be used for all ribbon/flagging applications on the Colville National Forest. For applications not listed, any color or combination of colors not otherwise designated may be used. All units shall adhere to this policy in order to reduce confusion and chance for error during project preparation. Once the need for ribbon has past, it should be collected and removed.
This list of standardized ribbon colors is included by reference in the following handbooks and or manuals.