Forest Plan Amendment for Unique and Mosaic Habitats
This amendment proposes to address the need to update a portion of the 1990 Umpqua National Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan in order to maintain and restore these natural open areas that benefit biodiversity by providing important habitat.
Hemlock Lake Chalcedony Site Project
This project proposes to establish this rock hounding site as a community site under 36 CFR 228.64, requiring mineral permits to be able to collect at the site, restricting the site to non-mechanized equipment, and installing a bulletin board.
Wildlife habitat improvement project to restore shrublands, dry forests, and wetland habitats.
Quartz Integrated Project
This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products, and maintain/restore meadow and aquatic habitats.
Willow Sump Invasive Plant Project
The purpose of this project is to eradicate a Class A invasive species (yellow floating heart) from the Willow Sump aquatic habitat and to prevent the spread of this weed into other aquatic habitats.
Aspen Release Project
The purpose of this project is to release a small stand of quaking aspen from encroaching trees and to adaptively manage conifers that are encroaching on the 5 acre hardwood unique habitat patch where the aspen is found.
Cougar Bluffs Land Exchange
Exchange of 280 privately owned acres within the Cougar Bluffs Inventoried Roadless Area for an equal value of land within a 598 acre area administered by the U.S. Forest Service
D-Bug Hazard Reduction Timber Sale Project
This project proposes to manage bark beetle outbreaks and reduce hazardous fuels in areas of high human use around Diamond and Lemolo Lakes. Both commercial and non-commercial treatments are being considered.
Johnnie Forest Management Project
Improve the fire resiliency of the forest and decrease the threat of wildfire to life and property near the community of Tiller, Oregon by thinning out and removing some of the existing dense vegetation that serves as fuel during a wildfire event.
Loafer Timber Sale Project
This project proposes commercial thinning in over-stocked stands and pine-dominated stands, and prescribed fire to promote shrubland wildlife habitat on approximately 1,450 acres.
Parker Wyatt Timber Sale
The purpose of this project is to improve stand growth, health, and diversity in stem exclusion stands; enhance development of late-successional conditions; improve big-game winter range habitat; and provide wood products to the local communities.
Special Forest Products
The project would determine which commercial special forest products may be gathered, where they may be gathered, and how much may be collected on the Umpqua National Forest.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.