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General Information
Stockade Block
 
 
 
The Stockade Block is the largest block of Common School Fund trust land in Oregon.  The 250,000-acre Block is composed of Grant Lands and lands received through exchanges. Located between Burns and Burns Junction on Highway 78.  The area lies in both Harney and Malheur Counties. The property is mostly bounded by BLM lands, managed by both the Vale and Burns Districts.  Some private ranch lands abut or are also nearby.
 
Location Map (PDF)
 
 

Current Use
 
Currently the area is managed as rangeland and under lease for grazing to neighboring ranchers. A recent development is the interest to lease about 1800 acres for a future wind energy development. Wind testing is now underway and expected to continue for another year or so.
 

Stockade Block Area Management Plan
 
The Stockade Block Area Management Plan was adopted by the State Land Board at the June 16, 2009 meeting.
 
Stockade Block Area Management Plan  
           All documents are PDF.   
 
Stockade Block AMP (body of the plan) - Adopted June 16, 2009
Appendix A - Tables 8 through 11
Appendix B - Summary and Analysis of Public Comment from the DRAFT Plan
Appendix C - Response to Public Comments
Appendix D - Survey of Western States on Public Recreation Use of Trust Lands
 
Map Attachments - Optimal size for printing 11 x 17
Map 2 - Land Ownership (2.31MB)
Map 3 - Management Units (2.02MB)
Map 4 - Existing Vegetation (2.04MB)
Map 5 - DSL Lease, Permits and Authorizations (2.07MB)
Map 6 - Current Improvements and Land Treatments (2.06MB)
Map 7 - Land Management Considerations (2.29MB)
Map 8 - Possible Management Constraints (2.29MB)
 
 
 
Power Point presentation from the public hearing held April 2, 2009. Use the scroll bar on your browser to page through the slide show.

Public Comments
 
Link to see the public comments

Contact Information
Stockade Block rangeland
 
Please call, write or email if you have any questions.
 
Randy Wiest - Rangeland Manager
Stockade Block AMP
Department of State Lands
1645 NE Forbes Rd., Suite 112
Bend, OR 97701
 
Telephone 541-388-6112
E-mail randy.wiest@dsl.state.or.us