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 The focus is to update parts of the plan no longer current and requiring change.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, Lost, Muddy Grazing Allotments Management Planning

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

Middle & South Fork Mill Creek A to Z Project

Treat forest vegetation to more closely reflect historical tree species, spacing, size classes, & improve tree vigor, reduce the threat of severe wildfire, reduce susceptibility to insect and disease, & reduce threats to life property & public safety

Orient Watershed Project

This project proposes commercial and non-commercial vegetation treatments , and prescribed burning around the community of Orient in the wildland-urban interface.

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.

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.

Sullivan Dispersed Recreation Sites

The project would apply restoration treatments to dispersed recreation sites along Sullivan Creek to maintain long-term sustainable camping opportunities for the public, and improve fish and wildlife habitat.

Tower Fire Reforestation Project

The proposed activities would plant trees on approximately 800 acres in high burn severity areas (the Tower Fire burned approximately 5,500 acres on the Colville NF).

West Branch Leclerc Watershed Restoration-road decommissioning.

Decommissioning of two National Forest System closed roads to improve hydrologic function and restore forest productivity in West Branch Leclerc subwatershed.

Analysis Completed

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.

Sherman Pass Project

Reduce hazardous fuel conditions along Sherman Pass Hwy(20); identified critical infrastructure including the Bonneville Power Administration high tension power line; and along the Colville National Forest System land boundary

Timber Mountain Vegetation Management Project

The Timber Mountain proposed action will be based on direction found within the Colville National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan, 1988) as amended by the continuation of Interim Management Direction.


Brown Mountain Beetle Thin

Pre-commercial thinning of 40 year old pine plantations that are currently being attacked by western pine beetle, mountain pine beetle, and ips.

Project Archive

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