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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Developing Proposal

Joseph Creek 17 Restoration Project

Analysis to address forest health and hazardous fuel issues.

Juniper Acres Fuel Reduction Project

Reduce the size and severity of wildfire and result in stand densities necessary for healthy forests during drought conditions. Modify vegetation to meet desired conditions as well as stand densities. Analyze a secondary evacuation route.

Under Analysis

Ash Valley Grazing EA

Multiple action alternatives and one no action alternative are being considered to determine if reauthorizing livestock grazing is a suitable action on the Ash Valley Allotment.

Lassen 15 Restoration Project

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

Lassen Creek Grazing Environmental Analysis

The purpose of the Lassen Creek Allotment Environmental Analysis is to revise and implement an Allotment Management Plan and issue a term grazing permit on the existing 24,020-acre grazing allotment.

Medicine Lake Caldera Vegetation Treatment Project

Proposed vegetation treatments would reduce density and add diversity to lodgepole pine stands to deter mountain pine beetle infestation and meet forest health and fuels objectives.

Timbered Mountain Allotment Project

The purpose of this project is to re-issue a grazing permit,to construct new fence and stock tanks, and to enhance sagebrush-steppe habitats through juniper thinning.

Westlake Star-thistle Treatment Project

Eliminate yellow star-thistle on approximately 20 acres using combination of treatments.

Analysis Completed

Frog Fire Salvage Project

Salvage fire-killed trees up to 2200 acres.

Johnson Creek Bridge Stream Restoration Project

The intent of the project is to stabilize the right abutment of the Johnson Creek Bridge. The Forest Service proposes to reroute the stream and install cross-vane(s) to protect the abutment.

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


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.