Address existing mountain pine beetle infestation - proposed activities would reduce the risk of a high intensity/high severity wildfire, improve public and fire fighter safety, and move the landscape toward more sustainable conditions.
Spruce Gulch Quarry
ODOT has proposed approx. 45 acre mineral material site for development and an a 11 acre storage site within an overall site area of 135 acres.
Blue Mountains Forest Resiliency Project
The Blue Mountains Forest Resiliency Project will propose thinning and prescribed burning on approximately 610,000 acres on the Ochoco, Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests.
Catherine Creek Summit Thinning Project
This project proposes harvest for thinning in two units, to achieve stocking level. The two units were treated with prescribed burning in South Fork WUI project. The units are South Fork WUI Unit 2, 62 acres, and South Fork WUI Unit 1, 31 acres.
East Face Vegetation Management Project
Mechanical thinning, slash busting, prescribed fire, hand piling and burning to manage and improve vegetation and treat fuels near wildland urban interface and private/public land interface. May include some road construction, maintenance, closures.
Kirkwood Historic Museum Repair Project
Project will repair and preserve Kirkwood Historic Museum structure for improvements in interpretive and educational programs. Preservation of this valued building will ensure availability to the public and education for future generations.
Limber Jim Muir Fuels Reduction Project
Noncommercial fuel reduction,west boundary LaGrande City Watershed and key access routes to reduce down fuel and facilitate fire suppression. May include precommercial thinning, firewood areas, slash busting, prescribed fire, small commercial harvest
Lostine Corridor Public Safety Project
The primary purpose is to address the public safety issues within the Lostine corridor, as well as mitigate or minimize risks to the other values, including infrastructure (homes, cabins, recreation improvements, roads), the natural resource values.
Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project
The Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project proposes to restore, maintain and enhance forest and rangeland resilience to natural disturbance and contribute to the local economic and social vitality of the area.
Muir Creek Culvert Replacement
This project would replace an undersized, partial fish passage barrier with a properly sized open arch or box culvert. A slight channel relocation would occur to fit the new culvert.
Starkey Allotment Management Plan Update
It will authorize livestock grazing in Briggs and Meadow Creek Pastures in Starkey Cattle and Horse Allotment, to facilitate a grazing research study in Meadow Cr on Starkey Experimental Forest and Range. Will construct 1.5 miles of fence on Hwy 244.
West Chicken Culvert Replacements
Project will replace two culverts on FS Road 5175. One culvert is on a tributary to West Chicken Creek, and the other one is on West Chicken Creek. The objective of the project is to provide fish passage.
Bird Track TSI and Maintenance Burn
Precommercial thinning and burning of overstocked pine stands in the Spring Creek area along FS Roads 2100, 2100-400, and 2100-950. Prescribed natural fuels underburn within and adajacent to previous Spring Creek Fire.
Bull Run Subwatershed Restoration Project Phase I
The project will improve fish habitat on Corral, Deep & Channel Creeks which are tributaries to Bullrun Creek and the North Fork of the John Day River. Activities will improve floodplain function, water storage, fish passage and habitat complexity.
Cold Canal Vegetation Management
Reduce fuel loading and return stands to their historic structure while recovering biomass for local industry in the vicinity of the Canal Fire and Cold Springs.
Corral Creek Road Relocation and Restoration
This project does NOT have an objection period because no parties have standing to object. Ignore any posted Objection Start Dates. Obliterate, replace,and reconstruct this road, and replace 3 culverts
Lower Imnaha Rangeland Analysis
Authorize commercial livestock grazing on four allotments (Lone Pine, Cow Creek, Rhodes Creek, and Toomey Allotments) located in the lower portion of the Imnaha River.
North Pine Creek Channel Restoration
Restore portions of North Pine Creek channel, adjacent to Forest Road 39. Affected area is less than one acre, and is approximately 1150 ft long by 26 ft long.
Verizon Special Use Permit Renewal
Renew the current Special Use Permit for Verizon, which authorizes their infrastructure at the Mt. Emily communication site. Verizon's current Special Use Permit expires on 12/31/2016.
51 Road Reconstruction
4.5 miles of the 51 road would be reconstructed. This road is narrow with blind corners and no shoulders. Lanes will be widened, sharp corners will be straightened, and the road surface will be improved.
Riparian Livestock Exclusion by Wood II
This project would exclude livestock from streams by placing wood within the riparian area, allowing the riparian area to recover and streambank stabilization. Listed fish species are present.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.