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Ashland Forest Resiliency Project Closure Update

Helicopter tree thinning on the west side of the Ashland watershed will finish on Friday, July 1st.  However, log loading and log truck traffic will continue through July, necessitating a weekday closure of the west side 2060 Road and trails at the top of Granite Street. The schedule for the month of July will be separated by weekdays and weekends starting on July 2nd. The weekend schedule will apply on the 4th of July holiday.
 
Weekday Closures (Monday through Friday)
  • Forest Service Roads 2060, 2060-400, and 2060-200 will be closed to all users for log hauling. 
  • The 2060 Road is closed south of the Potlicker and Horn Gap Trails. Potlicker, No Candies and Horn Gap trails are also closed.
 Open Weekends and 4th of July (Saturday and Sunday)
  • All roads and trails are open, EXCEPT for the No Candies trail. No Candies has log decks and slash across the trail in multiple areas and will be cleaned up by the end of July.
The Ashland Forest Resiliency Partnership continues collaborative work to restore the health and resiliency of Ashlandís forests. Treatments are designed to help large, old trees survive fire, insects, disease, and to protect key habitats, water quality and our community by reducing the risk of severe wildfire.  The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, City of Ashland, Lomakatsi Restoration Project, and The Nature Conservancy wish to thank the community for their understanding and patience while this important work continues in the Ashland watershed.
 
For trail and road closure information, go to http://www.ashland.or.us/Files/AFR_TrailClosures_July1.pdf
or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AFR.Project.

Contact: Chamise Kramer, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Public Affairs Officer (541) 618.2051


 

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