Cascadehead Head Environmental Interpretive Project
The Siuslaw National Forest proposes to construct an interpretative day use facility within the boundaries of Cascade Head Scenic-Research Area (CHSRA). Development would include a vault toilet, parking and a short trail.
East Beaver LWD Project
The Hebo Ranger District proposes to provide ~ 180 trees ranging from a DBH of 24-32 inches from mature stands on National Forest System Lands to the Bureau of Land Management )BLM). These will be placed into East Beaver Creek for aquatic restoration
Millwright Beaver Landscape Management Project
This project includes actions that would thin young, dense conifer stands less than 80 years old; enhance fish and wildlife habitats; repair, store, or decommission roads; and treat invasive plants.
Rocky Bend & Castle Rock Campground Decommissioning
The Hebo Ranger is proposing to decommission Rocky Bend and Castle Rock Campgrounds. All infrastructure will be removed. Rocky Bend Campground is located on Upper Nestucca River Road, and Castle Rock is located on Oregon Highway 22.
South Nestucca Restoration Project
Thinning previously burned and planted or clear-cut and planted stands using commercial or noncommercial methods. About 1,015 acres of 28-50 year old plantations and 1,311 acres of 76-100 year old plantations of off-site genetic stock.
Bull Run Dunes Restoration Project
The project would restore a portion of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area to an open sand condition through manual and mechanical treatment of invasive plant species.
Commercial Special Forest Products Program EA
The Forest-wide Special Forest Products (SFP) EA was completed in 1995. The SFP team has held annual meetings refining site-specific regulations. The intent of this EA is to document those site-specific details.
East Alsea Landscape Management Project
Commercially thin 4,200 acres of plantations, create gaps in plantations, plant some gaps in plantations, create nesting cavities and snags in plantations at up to 3 plantation trees per acre...(see Environmental Assessment below for a complete summary.)
East Dunes Campground Project
The Hebo District Ranger is proposing to add 20 sites at the East Dunes Campground at the Sand Lake Recreation Area. The new Campsites will replace sites lost at Sandbeach Campground due to encroachment of the Sand Lake estuary.
Five Rivers Landscape Management Project
Thin and harvest about 3200 acres of 25-35 year old managed stands, decommission about 49 miles of road, stabilize and close 77 miles of road, build and maintain a road to access private property,
Fivemile-Bell Landscape Management Project
Proposed watershed restoration that includes upland treatments (commercially thin plantations), in-stream restoration (adding large wood, and stream channel restoration), and valley bottom management (riparian planting and meadow maintenance). Read about the background, goals and partnership work for this project from our Restoration Projects section: Fivemile-Bell Project
Hebo 2013 Non-Key Road maintenance
Maintenance of non-key forest roads. These roads have been identified as needed for restoration projects, general forest management and fire control. A portion of this maintenance will be conducted by providing commercial and personal firewood.
Heceta Shores Stabilization Project
Construct a shoreline protection structure to stabilize about 325 feet of embankment. The embankment is continuing to fail and poses a risk to private property and homes.
Little Nestucca Restoration Project
Commercial thin about 3000 acres of 30 to 60 year old plantations and 400 acres of 90 to 110 year old off-site Douglas fir stands; repair roads; decommission about 2 miles of roads; non-commercially thin younger plantations; underplant, create snags
Lobster Restoration Project
Commercially thin about 2,800 acres of plantations 25 to 60 years old; underplant 600 acres of thinned areas; repair 55 miles of roads; decommission about 10 miles of roads; non-commercially thin younger plantations; maintain and create meadows.
Mapleton Administrative Site Conveyance Project
Pursuant to the Forest Service Facilities Realignment and Enhancement Act of 2005, federally owned structures and land (about 16 acres) at the Mapleton Administrative site would be sold through a competitive process.
Marys Landscape Management Project
Commercially thin about 2000 acres, create nesting cavities and create coarse woody debris in plantations, decommission about 8.5 miles of road, replace culverts that block fish passage, prevent further loss of meadow habitat, and manage invasives.
Niagara Creek LWD Project
Placing non IRA trees via helicopter in channels and floodplains. Some trees and boulders may be placed with ground based equipment in conjunction with decommissioning the valley bottom road 8533133 that extends along the boundary.
Niagara/Boulder Restoration Project
This project is a portion of the original North Nestucca project. Divided into two EA's to facilitate analysis. This project will commercially thin about 598 acres of 32 to 39 year old managed conifer stands and commercially thin about 285 acres.
North Fork Siuslaw Landscape Management Project
This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the North Fork Siuslaw River watershed. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, and road improvements.
North Nestucca Restoration Project
Commercially thin about 6,390 acres of 25 to 65 year old young managed conifer stands, and treat about 338 acres of alder dominated upper slopes.in the Nestucca watershed.
Pixieland and Fraser Creek Restoration Projects
The purpose of the project is to restore the hydrology and native vegetation of Pixieland, an abandoned amusement park that is now part of the Forest Service ownership in the Salmon River Estuary.
Riley Ranch Access Project
The objective of the Riley Ranch OHV Route Project is to provide OHV access from the Coos County OHV park, across national forest lands that are closed to OHV use, except on designated routes, to the open-dune lands that are open to OHVs.
Salmon River Boat Basin Restoration Project
An area excavated in the for a boat basin altered hydrology will be removed. Spoils will be used as to fill in portions of the artificial waterway. Mink Creek will be reconnected to the Salmon River by along its historical path.
Schooner Creek Restoration Project
Improve spawning and rearing habitat by adding approximately 140 large conifer logs in key reaches of Schooner Creek and North Fork Schooner Creek. The project aproposes to store approximately one mile of Forest Service Road 1783.
Siltcoos Beach Turn Lane Project
Improving the turn lane for public safety for heavy vehicle traffic associated with the recreation sites to increase the deceleration response time and turning radius.
Siuslaw Invasive Plant Treatment Project
Managing invasive non-native plant infestations totaling about 1966 acres (75 sites) with chemical (herbicide), manual (pulling,grubbing) and mechanical (mowing, brushing, cutting) treatment methods.
Tamara Quays and Crowley Creek Restoration Project
The purpose of the project is to restore the natural channel of Rowdy Creek and native vegetation at Tamara Quays, a former mobile home park which is now in Forest Service ownership and restore watershed functions of Crowley Creek.
West Alsea Landscape Management Project
Commercially thin about 4,300 acres; plant about 500 acres of gaps and up to 2,000 acres in commercially thinned plantations; create about 8,800 nesting cavities in trees in plantations and 500 cavities in mature stands (see other project info)
Yachats Watershed Aquatic Restoration Project
Place trees and root wads in about 9.6 miles of streams; remove fill and culverts from two abandoned roads; remove landing fill; non-commercially thin 2 acres of conifer plantations, and release about 5 acres of conifer in the Beamer Creek area.
Yachats Watershed Terrestrial Restoration Project
Commercially thin approx. 2,300 acres of palntations 25-54 years old; underplant about 1,030 acres in treated stands; create snags and coarse wood material; and non-commercially thin about 2,280 acres; decommission about 6.1 miles of non-key roads.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.