Diamond Lake Restoration Project

Schedule of Proposed Actions

The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) is published in October, January, April, and July during the Forest Service fiscal year (October 1 through September 30). It contains a list of proposed actions that will soon begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. It provides information so that you can become aware of and indicate your interest in specific proposals. We encourage your early and ongoing involvement in any proposals of interest to you.

Loafer Timber Sale Project

Lemon Butte Integrated Resource Project Maps

Umpqua National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

Blackbird Fishing Derby 5-Year SUP Issuance

Issuance of a five year recreation event special use permit to Blackbird Sports Team for the Blackbird Fishing Derby on Diamond Lake.

Wetland Planning

Creation of several small wetlands

Under Analysis

Calapooya Divide Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products and maintain/restore meadow habitats.

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.

Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.

Fishing Guide SUP Renewals

Issuance of 10 year special use permits to authorized fishing guides operating on the North Umpqua River within the North Umpqua Ranger District.

Forest Plan Amendments for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline

The Forest Service is proposing to amend the Land and Resource Management Plans (LRMP) for the Umpqua, Rogue River, and Winema National Forests for the proposed Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. DEIS at

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.

Lemon Butte Integrated Resource Restoration Project Environmental Assessment

A combination of commercial thinning and fuels reduction projects, approximately 1,700 acres and 6,500 acres respectively, to promote late seral habitat and increase landscape resiliency to large-scale disturbances.

Lonely Oak

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.

Umpqua National Forest Travel Management Plan

The Umpqua National Forest is preparing a Travel Management Plan in accordance with the Final Travel Management Rule, designating routes and areas for motorized use.

Willow Sump Invasive Plant Project

The purpose of this project is to eradicate an invasive species (yellow floating heart) from the Willow Sump aquatic habitat and to prevent the spread of this weed into other aquatic habitats.

Analysis Completed

Lower Steamboat Environmental Assessment

Commercial thinning approximately 20.8 mbf across 1,840 acres in the Ragged Ridge area adjacent to Lower Steamboat Creek.

Tiller Whiskey Complex Fire Salvage Project

The Tiller Ranger District on the Umpqua National Forest is proposing activities to address road hazards, public and forest worker safety, fire fighter access, and recovery of economic value of trees killed as a result of the Whiskey Complex Fire.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.