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.
Annie Restoration Project
Vegetation management will address landscape departures from historical conditions. Includes timber harvest (1675 acres), ladder fuel reduction (330 acres), precommercial thinning(150 acres), and fuels treatment (3,400 acres).
Bonaparte Lake and Lost Lake Recreation 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.
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
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.
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 (1500), ladder fuel reduction (500), precommercial thinning (1000) and fuels treatment (3000).
Vegetation management project with a focus on fuel reduction, sensitive plant habitat enhancement, fire management cost reduction, forest products, whitebark pine protection, and private lands/infrastructure protection.
Motorized Travel Management Project
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.
Ski Hill Improvements EA
Repair and upgrade utilities, upgrade kitchen,construct patio and restroom, install two towers and regrade the small alpine hill
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.
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.
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.
Accessible Fishing Docks Project
Construct 3 accessible fishing docks at Lost, Beaver, and Beth Lakes and refurbish the existing Bonaparte Lake dock over a period of up to 5 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.
Carlson Blue Mining
1-2 person seasonal operation includes trenching with a backhoe and digging with hand tools. Camping on site.
Forest Service Road 3300 Flood Repair
The Cle Elum Ranger District plans to analyze and repair damaged sites on the Forest Service Road 3300. Flood damaged sites are located at mile post 3.9 and 4.4.
Twenty-Five Mile Project
Maintain and enhance forested stands within the desired range of variability by small tree thinning and prescribed burning.
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.
Buckhorn Exploration Project 2010
The proponent(Echo Bay Exploration) has withdrawn their proposal to drill up to 965 exploration holes at 675 sites and construct up to 72 miles of temporary access roads.
County Fire District No. 8 Winter Access
To provide access to a fire station on private land, authorize Kittitas County Fire District No. 8 to construct, plow, and use (in winter) approximately 900 feet of new road across National Forest System land.
Jack Creek Culvert Removal
Remove culvert on Forest Service Road 9738-114 (a closed road). The culvert is a barrier to fish movement.
Stampede Powerline Tree Disposal
This project will be completed under a CE category not requiring a Decison Memo. To reduce a fuel hazard, make felled trees in the BPA powerline easement available for personal use public firewood collection.
Union Creek Trailhead Project- NOW CE WITH NO DECISION MEMO
Reconstruction of the Union Creek Trailhead to meet F.S. standards and ADA guidelines. No increase in capacity. Replacement of one 60' long bridge on Pleasant Valley Trail 999, and replacement of one bridge on Union Creek Trail 956 with foot log.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.