Post-Fire Cheatgrass Control Project (DOE/EA - 2102)
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The Bonneville Power Administration invites you to comment on the draft environmental assessment document for the Post-Fire Cheatgrass Control Project. BPA is proposing to fund the Shoshone Paiute Indian Tribe to aerially apply herbicide (Plateau) and soil inoculant (MB906) to control cheatgrass on a 139-acre hillside south of Mountain City, Nevada that has become dominated by this invasive species following the 2012 Brown’s Gulch fire. The cheatgrass is hindering this area’s post-fire recovery to its native sagebrush-steppe plant community. The treatment would begin in the spring of 2019 and may be repeated in the fall or spring for up to three years.
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Close of comment: 3/15/2019