Schedule of Proposed Actions

Four times a year, the Colville publishes Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) which provides project information, status, and contacts.

Mill Creek A to Z Stewardship on the Colville National Forest

Colville National Forest Current and Recent Projects

Note: Not all projects may appear on map. See list below for complete list of projects with more information or documentation.

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Under Analysis

Colville National Forest Plan Revision

The Land and Resource Management Plan for the Colville National Forest is being revised as required by the National Forest management Act. The focus is to update parts of the plan no longer current and requiring change.

LeClerc Creek Grazing Allotment Management Planning

Analyze the options for management of grazing in the LeClerc Creek drainage.

North Fork Mill Creek A to Z Project

Analysis to identify opportunities for activities for improving road and stand conditions, and to improve or restore other resource conditions.

Pend Oreille PUD: buried electric line to private property

The Pend Oreille PUD has submitted an application to bury 50 lineal feet of single phase electric cable from an existing utility pole to provide service to a private parcel. The width of the right-of-way would be 20 feet.

Renshaw Vegetation Management Project EA

Vegetation management projects to address forest health, wildlife habitat and fuels.

Seattle City Light Forest Road 3165000 Authorization

Seattle City Light has applied for authorization for continued access over Forest Road 3165 (CR 3990) on a year-round basis to access the Vista House and east side of Boundary Dam from State Route 31.

Trout habitat Restoration Program Fish Habitat Improvements Programmatic EA

The projects focus is to enhance/restore aquatic habitat within eight subbasins that are tributaries to the Pend Oreille River including LeClerc, Calispell, Cee Cee Ah, Indian, Ruby, Cedar, Tacoma, and Mill creeks.

Analysis Completed

Deer Jasper Restoration Project

Variety of vegetation treatments to reduce fuel loads and promote resilience. Roads needed for the project will have deferred maintenance & reconstruction completed. Roads no longer needed are proposed for decommissioning.

Fourth of July Creek Fish Habitat Improvement

Placement of instream structures to improve fish habitat.

South End Motorized Recreation Management Project

Project name formerly "South End Off-Highway Vehicle Project." Project would improve the system of designated routes for motor vehicle use, manage dispersed camping sites, and rehabilitate resource damage linked to motor vehicle use.


Kelly Camp

Proposal from mining claim operator to conduct exploratory drilling operations.

Slate Creek Exploratory Drilling

Approval of a plan of operations for drilling at 14 locations in the Slate Creek/Lead Hill area.

Sullivan Lakeshore NRT #504

Repair damaged and washed out sections of trails, reconstruct the 504.1 Lakeshore Spur trail to current ADA standards, improve/reconstruct water crossing (using armored crossing or small turnpike) and reconstruct retaining walls along sections.

West Zone Post and Pole Project

The proposal is to remove post and pole products from 27 units totaling approximately 1,489 acres and from dead and down lodgepole within 200 feet of an open road as depicted by the current Motor Vehicle Use Map.

West Zone Precommercial Thinning

Pre-commercial thinning operations on overstocked pre- commercial stands within the Three Rivers and Republic Ranger District. Falling and bucking of trees will be accomplished with chainsaws, no change road access.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.