The 1.7 million acre Malheur National Forest is located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. The diverse and beautiful scenery of the forest includes high desert grasslands, sage and juniper, pine, fir and other tree species, and the hidden gems of alpine lakes and meadows. Elevations vary from about 4000 feet (1200 meters) to the 9038 foot (2754 meters) top of Strawberry Mountain. The Strawberry Mountain range extends east to west through the center of the forest.
Canyon Creek Complex Malheur National Forest-Overview and Frequently Asked Questions
This report provides a narrative timeline of key events that occurred during the Canyon Creek Complex Fire as well as answer to the most frequently asked questions about the incident. Also included is an overview of the 2015 wildfire season across the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Region. Regional context is provided to explain when and why firefighting resources were limited—as well as the impacts of those limitations.
Across the Pacific Northwest, there is broad public support for actively managing forests to be more resilient to the uncertainties of climate change and the effects of insect outbreaks, disease, and destructive wildfires that follow decades of fire suppression in fire-dependent forests.
However, the current rate of restoration is not keeping pace with forest growth. Unless we do some things differently, acres in need of restoration will continue to out-pace restoration accomplishments.
Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration is made up of two parts, one being the Malheur National Forest Strategic Plan, which has identified specific priorities on the forest. The second portion of input comes from two established forest collaborative groups...
Elk LP: The Forest Service will receive sealed and oral bids in public at Malheur National Forest, Supervisor's Office at 10:00 am local time on 08/10/2016 for an estimated volume of 433 CCF Lodgepole Pine and other coniferous species sawtimber, and 85 CCF of Lodgepole Pine and other coniferous species grn bio cv marked or otherwise designated for cutting.
The C Salvage Sale: 6232 ccf, Blue Mt. Ranger District , was awarded for the minimum bid rate of $4.55/ccf to Iron Triangle. There was one bidder.
Gibb DXPre: 65,696 tons or 22,009 ccf, Blue Mt. Ranger District, minimum bid rate was $4.99/ton, awarded to Boise Cascade Wood Products LLC for $14.75/ton. There were a total of 6 bidders.