Pine Chee

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One of OHA's projects, the Pine Chee Mitigation Site, is located south of Chesaw at the corner of Chesaw Road and Myers Creek Road. A spring system at the south end of the 29-acre site supports approximately five acres of forested wetland as well as a pond at the north end of the site. The wetland and surrounding acreage is protected under the mine's plan and fenced to prevent degradation by cattle and provides habitat for a wide variety of plants and animals.

Pine Chee Photo Album (under construction)

Pine Chee Pond 2010
Pine Chee Pond & Wetland 2010
Pine Chee Pond 2011
Pine Chee Pond 2012
Pine Chee Pond 2012 Closeup
Pine Chee Pond 2013
Pine Chee Pond & Forested Wetland
Pine Chee Pond & Forested Wetland
Spring Feeding the Wetland
Pine Chee Wetland Channel
Invasive plants continue to be an issue (Houndstongue in foreground)
Curlew Job Corps Assists with Trail Building

Crown/Kinross moved waste rock onto liners. When mining was complete in 2015 & all waste rock was required to be underground, there was complete liner & the waste rock was no longer on the surface.

Curlew Job Corps Builds a Trail
Trail Building with the Curlew Job Corps
Finished Trail by Curlew Job Corps
Educational Event at the Pine Chee Wetland - Birding with Kathleen Johnson
Educational Event at the Pine Chee Wetland - Wetland Plants with George Wooten

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