Crum Canyon Forest Restoration
This project would protect and promote large diameter trees and forested habitats through the removal small diameter trees and prescribed burning. It would reduce potential wildlife intensities in areas surrounding Wildland Urban Interface.
Chewuch Transportation Plan
Develop and implement a transportation plan for the Upper and Lower Chewuch watersheds. Transportation plan would identify road maintenance levels, roads to be decommissioned, and possible re-routes
Conconully Compound Disposal
It is proposed to dispose of the Forest Service campus in the town of Conconully, Washington on the Tonasket Ranger District, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. The facility has not been used as a District office for over 30 years.
Eightmile Ranch Coho Acclimation Site
Consideration of special use permit application from the Yakama Nation for construction of a coho acclimation site at the Eightmile Ranch Administrative Site. Analysis is being completed in cooperation with the Bonneville Power Administion.
Ferris Hard Rock Mining
Authorize miner's proposal to mine underground with hand tools in an existing adit. Access is via user-built ATV trail, which miner will close and restore when finished. Ore removed in 5-gallon buckets, for processing off-Forest.
Lake Chelan Campground Prince Creek Dock Replacement
Remove and replace the old (slowly sinking) cedar log floating dock (old 65 feet x 9 feet) with new HDPE enclosed floats that support a 17 foot x 67 foot dock designed to accommodate ferry docking on one side and public docking on the other side.
Light Restoration Project
Vegetation management will address landscape departures from historical conditions. Includes the following estimated treatments (acres): timber harvest (3243), ladder fuel reduction (500), precommercial thinning (5711) and fuels treatment (5700).
Little Crow Restoration Project
Restoration project to increase forest resiliency, restore aquatic resources, and maintain public access within the larger context of the Little Naches watershed.
Mills Canyon Wildfire Revegetation
Plant Douglas-fir, ponderosa pine, and bitterbrush to re-establish conifer and shrub habitat in areas affected by the Mills Canyon Wildfire.
Motorized Travel Management
Designate roads/trails/areas open to motorized vehicle use outside of wilderness consistent with Travel Management Rule. Roads/trails/areas not designated as open would be closed to motorized use. Project does not address over-the-snow motorized use.
Pacific Northwest Navy Range Special Use Permit
To permit the Navy the use of three roadside sites within the existing Military Operations Area, to place mobile vehicles with emitters to conduct training in order to maintain, train, and equip combat-ready military forces.
Recreation Residence and Organizational Camp Projects
Owners of Recreation Residences in several Recreation Residence tracts and YMCA Camp Dudley have submitted applications for various repairs and alterations to their privately owned structures to ensure safety, accessibility and regulatory compliance.
Recreation Residence and Resort Projects
Recreation Residence owners in the Andy Creek,Bear Cove,Bumping Lake,and Indian Flat tracts,the Chelminar Grotto club site and owners of Rimrock Lake Resort have submitted applications for various projects on their privately owned structures.
Silver Beach Resort Permit Reissuance
Reissuance of permit to allow Silver Beach Resort to continue to operate and maintain a resort consisting of a motel, restaurant, rental cabins, commercial campground, boat launch, dock, float, and boat rental facilities.
Ski Hill Improvements EA
Repair and upgrade utilities, upgrade kitchen,construct patio and restroom, install two towers and regrade the small alpine hill
Stillwaters / Stormy Fish Habitat Improvement
The purpose of the project is to improve aquatic habitat within the Entiat River. Placement of large woody material an reconnection of the Signal Peak side channel will promote continued improvement in aquatic and riparian conditions.
Swauk Pine Restoration
Landscape scale silvicultural treatments (thinning and burning)to improve resilience to disturbance, and stream and floodplain restoration at 66 sites. Project includes road improvements, closure, relocation, and decommissioning.
Tillicum Watershed Restoration
Activities include small tree thinning, pruning, handpiling, prescribed burning, shaded fuel break construction, closing roads, decommission roads, improve/upgrade roads.
Upper Yakima Restoration
Watershed restoration project. Forest commercial and pre-commercial thinning designed to accelerate old growth forest structure, watershed restoration, road obliteration, and road to trail conversion.
Wish Poosh Hazard Tree Management
Forest Service proposes to initially remove approximately 400 hazard trees infected with Annosus root disease, in Wish Poosh Campground. Then a 10-year vegetation management plan for annual hazard tree removal will be implemented.
Annie Restoration (AR) Project
Vegetation management will address landscape departures from historical conditions. Includes timber harvest (1,700 acres), ladder fuel reduction (330 acres), precommercial thinning(150 acres), and fuels treatment (3,400 acres).
Bonaparte Lake and Lost Lake Campground Projects
At Bonaparte Lake Campground, install a swimming dock and a new group site with a covered picnic shelter. Install a covered picnic shelter at Lost Lake Campground. These projects will be implemented over several years.
Buck Forest and Fuels
Forest health, timber stand improvement and hazardous fuels reduction project that includes commercial and pre-commercial thinning, stand regeneration, mechanical fuels treatments, prescribed fire and road system management.
Dry Restoration proposes a commercial harvest which will occur on 548 acres in dry forest stands. An additional 200 acres will be available for either commercial or personal use firewood. Stream stabilization will occur within two miles of Dry Creek.
Dugout Fire Salvage
It is proposed to salvage dead timber as a result of the 2015 fires, generally over snow, from high severity burn areas. These areas will also be evaluated to determine if reforestation, noxious weed control, or seeding are necessary.
Peony Fire Salvage
Timber salvage of dead trees is proposed in high severity burn areas, generally over snow from the 2015 fires. The need for reforestation, noxious weed control, or soil stabilization activities, such as planting and seeding will be evaluated.
Black Canyon Fire Salvage
Timber salvage is proposed only in high severity burn areas. This salvage will likely be a commercial firewood sale(s). These areas will also be evaluated to determine if reforestation, noxious weed control, and/or seeding is necessary.
McFarland Fire Salvage
The proposal is to salvage trees killed as a result of the 2015 fires. This project would likely be implemented through a commercial firewood sale(s) of material adjacent to existing roads.
Naches Outfitter and Guide Permits
Outfitting and guiding opportunies on the Naches R D will be reviewed for environmental effects. The analysis will include all types of O/G including pack stock use, fishing, rafting, snowmobiling, environmental education and mushroom gathering.
Okanogan Wenatchee Forest Plan Revision
The Land and Resource Management Plans of combined Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests are being revised as required by the National Forest Management Act. The focus is to update parts of the plans no longer current and requiring change.
White Pass 2014 Projects
The Naches R.D. is considering a proposal by the White Pass Company, the operator of the White Pass Ski Area, to expand its Nordic ski trail system and facilities.
Buckhorn Outfall Project
Crown Resources submitted a request for additional water outfalls in a Supplemental Plan of Operations to the Buckhorn Access Project. The Forest Service proposes to complete a Supplemental EIS to address this request.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.