Land & Resources Management

View of a campsite alongside a small river This section includes forest planning, current projects, information about resource management, fire management and available geospatial data.

Here is how land and resources management information is organized in this section:


Forest Planning

Look here for planning documents that guide how the national forest is managed. The focus is at a broad scale: regional, forest-wide, or landscape (watershed) level. The Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forest Plans, forest plan monitoring reports, and other assessments and planning documents are available.

Current Projects

Find information here about specific projects that the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests are evaluating, planning, or actively implementing. The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) and NEPA projects documentation including supporting maps and documents are available.

Resource Management

Other resource management program information is available, including Timber Sales, Fire ManagementMotorized Travel Management.

Fire Management

Fire updates, fire resources and links, fire prevention information, Industrial Fire Level Precautions, fire crews, restrictions, and more...

Geospatial Data

Find more information about available GIS (Geographic Information System) data here.


Colville and Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest Plan Revision

The Colville and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests are working cooperatively to revise their land and resource management plans. This work will guide management of these national forests for the next decade and beyond, and are being revised to reflect resource and social changes as well as new scientific information.

The two national forests released their Forest Plan Revision proposed actions on June 30, 2011, a 90-day comment period closed on September 28, 2011. The Proposed Action is the first formal step to developing the draft revised forest plans and draft environmental impact statements (DEIS). The Forests are currently working to determine a range of alternatives to be analyzed in the two DEIS reports, planned for public review winter 2013. See project Timeline.

Forest Restoration Strategy

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has a comprehensive strategy for restoring our forests and watersheds. Learn more...

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