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Caldor Fire Non Motorized Trail Haz Tree Abatement Project

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Caldor Fire Non Motorized Trail Haz Tree Abatement Project

The Caldor Fire Non-Motorized Trail Hazard Tree Abatement Project is located on the Amador and Placerville Ranger District of the Eldorado National Forest (ENF). The purpose of the Project is to treat imminent hazard trees that could directly fall or impact the trail as to reduce the threat of hazard trees striking trail users, permit holders, trail workers and firefighting personnel. Treatments include non-commercial vegetation management by hand felling hazard trees at a measurement of a tree and a half-length from trail center line on an estimated total of 17.38 miles. Priority treatments include 14.9 miles of the Pony Express trail, 1.7 miles from the Trail head of the Lake Margaret trail, and .78 miles from the Trail head of the Thunder Mountain trail. The first priority for treatments is Thunder Mountain and Lake Margaret trails. All hazard trees are prioritized where sections of the trail will require tread work to mitigate post-fire erosion. Camping will be permitted by the US Forest Service as designated locations. 

Caldor Fire Non Motorized Trail Haz Tree Abatement Project RFB

Appendix H Map 1 Pony Express

Appendix H Map 2 Pony Express

Appendix H Map 3 Lake Margaret Trail and Thunder Mountain Trail

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