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Post-Fire Cheatgrass Control Project Public Comment Period Closes
Start Time3/15/2019 9:00 AM
End Time3/15/2019 5:00 PM
The comment period for this project closes today.
Bonneville Power Administration (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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