Projects

The Modoc National Forest is involved in dozens of activities every year.

The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA), published quarterly, makes it easier for you to keep track of and participate in our planning efforts. It lists all the projects we will be working on in the coming months. There is a contact person listed for each project that you can get in touch with for additional information.

Modoc National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

Antelope Plains Sage Steppe Restoration

Treat approximately 1,630 acres, removing western juniper through hand cutting or by use of equipment. The boles and branches would be lopped and scattered on the ground surface. Pile burning may also be used to reduce potential fuels

Ash Valley Allotment Management Plan

The proposed action is reauthorize cattle grazing and implement an allotment management plan on the Ash Valley allotment

Carr-Tucker Allotments Water Development Projects

Four water development projects including well installation, with storage tanks, troughs, and pipeline, are proposed to provide permanent water sources within the Carr and Tucker Allotments. (Perez Pipeline proposal is now included in this analysis).

Lassen 15 Restoration Project

Landscape level analysis to address timber, range, wildlife habitat and fuel issues.

Lava Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project

The Lava Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project, is within an energy corridor WUI and spotted owl habitat. It is a fuels reduction project to protect the power lines and habitat for the owls from large-scale high intensity wildland fires

Medicine Lake Caldera Vegetation Treatment Project

Proposed vegetation treatments would remove Mountain Pine Beetle infested lodgepole pine and thin stands to meet forest health objectives.

Perez Pipeline Extension

This project is now combined with the Carr-Tucker Allotments Water DevelopmentProjects. A 30 day comment period will being in October 2014.

Warner Mountain Obsidian Management Project

Analysis of personal and commercial use of obsidian on the Warner Mountain Ranger District, and development of policy for resource.

Analysis Completed

Big Sage Allotment Range Improvements

Construction of 6 miles of fence, construction of one stock tank and development of one spring development.

Fun Factory

Issuance of authorization to continue renting and guiding snowmobiles at the existing snowmobile trailheads and groomed trail system, a portion of which is located on the Modoc National Forest. Use is confined to existing recreational facilities.

South Warner Grazing Analysis

The Warner Mtn./Devil's Garden District Ranger proposes to authorize livestock grazing on three allotments located on the Warner Mtn. Ranger District on the Modoc National Forest.

Triangle Allotment Sage Steppe Restoration Treatment Area

There is a need to restore the sage steppe ecosystem in this area to improve ecological conditions and habitat for sage grouse and other sagebrush obligate species.

Cancelled

Geothermal Leasing in Western States - Lake City KGRA

Lease-specific analysis in determining whether NFS lands within the Lake City KGRA are appropriate for geothermal leasing under FS/BLM policies and regulations. Appended to PEIS for geothermal leasing.

Project Archive

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