Approximately 900 acres of alligator juniper encroachment would be mechanically removed with a skid-steer mounted agri-axe. Project area is on gentle slopes in semi-desert grasslands & project specifications would result in minimal soil disturbance.
Expected Analysis Type
Timber stand and/or wildlife habitat improvement activities which do not include the use of herbicides or do not require more than one mile of low standard road construction (Service Level D, FSH 7709.56)
Implementation or modification of minor management practices to improve allotment condition or animal distribution when an Allotment Management Plan is not yet in place.
Not applicable / Other
Lead Management Unit
Tonto National Forest All Units
Notice and Comment Regulation
Watershed management; Vegetation management (other than forest products); Grazing management
Forest vegetation improvements; Grazing allotment management; Rangeland vegetation improvements; Watershed improvements
All planning milestones have been completed.
Project Decision Information
Potato Butte 2011 Juniper Treatment
Decision Signed Date
Last Updated: 8/26/2011