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Trail Mountain Ignition Slash Lines
Project Status: Current
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Short Description of Project
Trail Mountain is a landscape scale Aspen restoration project on the Manti-La Sal National Forest. This phase of the project is focusing on mechanical falling of trees to create slash lines in order to prescribe burn in the fall. Slash lines are created when hand crews fall trees in parallel lines (100' apart) which create dry ground fuels receptive to fire. This allows firing crews to prescribe burn mixed conifer under less hot and dry conditions and achieve successful results.
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Short Description of Project Location
The Trail Mountain project is located on the Ferron/Price Ranger District of the Manti-La Sal National Forest approximately 7 miles northeast of Orangeville, UT in Township 16S Range 6E Sections 22, 27, 28, 33-35; Township 17S Range 6E Sections 2,-5, 8-11, 14-29, 32-35; Township 18S Range 6E Section 1-5, 11, and 12 of the Salt Lake Meridian. Project boundaries include Hwy 29, FS road 0040 and FS road 0014.
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