001.Barnes Valley-Long Branch
Analyze two subsheds of the Gerber Watershed for commercial and pre-commercial thinning, riparian and vegetative health improvement projects, prescribed fire and juniper thinning.
003.Stateline Pretreatment Thinning
Non-commercial understory thinning to serve as pretreatment for underburning (associated with Stateline Underburn) and to reduce overstocked conditions. Approximately 1,300 acres.
003.Tub Maintenance Underburn
A second entry with prescribed fire on approximately 5,000 acres in the Tub Butte area to maintain fire in the ecosystem and low fuel accumulations.
006.Deming Creek Enhancement
Reduce bank erosion and sediment into a segment of Deming Creek by excluding cattle from the riparian area by construction of approx. 0.75 miles of fence.
008.Burnt Willow Project
Analysis to move landscape towards recommendations provided in Deep Creek Watershed Analysis. Projects may include timber harvest, thinning, underburning, juniper thinning, wildlife enhancement, meadow restoration, road closures, and recreation.
008.North Fork Sprague Allotment Reissuance
Reissuance of grazing permits under current terms and conditions. Ten allotments: Horse Glades, North Fork, Trap House, Reservoir Creek, Yaden Flat, Dairy Creek, Fivemile, Black Hills, Meryl Creek, Demming Creek
010.Dog Lake Boat Launch
Improve safety and access to the boat dock by raising the level of the parking lot, improving loop turnaround and parking spots and replacing the existing boat ramp.
015.Grassy Fire Salvage
Salvage of fire damaged trees, conifer planting, commercial and non-commercial thinning of green stands within the perimeter of the Grassy Fire of August 2004. Other restoration activities will be considered as information is developed.
016.Favell Powerline and Private Road Easement
Install approximately 1,200 feet of buried powerline along eastern shoulder of FS road 152 to serve Favell's private land. Consider removing FS road 152 from the FS road system and granting a private road easement to Favell.
017.Amaral Reciprocal Road Easements
The Forest would pursue acquiring a road right-of-way along an existing road across Amaral's private land that ties into FS road 395. The Forest would grant a road easement for the portion of road 395 across FS land to Amaral.
018.Gerdes Ditch Special Use Permit
Authorize a water transportation ditch from Campbell Reservoir that exists across National Forest land to bring the facility into compliance with Forest Service policy on occupancy and use.
019. Recreation Corrals
Construct a set of corrals at Mud Creek and Willow Creek Campgrounds to accomodate horses, mules or llamas for recreational and trail use. Minimize impacts to the campgrounds and provide a safe environment for all users.
02. Buckhorn Springs Improvements
Build fence around dispersed recreation site to exclude cattle. Develop springbox and water trough outside campsite. Reduce tree density around campsite. Remove hazard trees.
021. Goodlow BLM Temporary Road Right of Way
BLM has requested a temporary right-of-way to locate, construct, use, maintain, and decommision and rehabilitate approx. 1/4 mile of low standard temporary road in the Goodlow Rim Area.
021. Taylor Ranch Fish Screen
Lakeview Soil and Water Conservation District has proposed intallation of a pre-fabricated, single rotary drum screen system at the diversion point of the Taylor Ranch ditch on National Forest System lands. ODF&W personnel would design and install.
022. High Desert Stormtroopers' Dismal Warming Shelter
A Lakeview snowmobile club is requesting a special use permit to locate a structure in the Dismal Creek drainage area of the South Warners to serve as a warming shelter for winter recreation users. Reinitiating this project (was called Dismal)
022. Juniper Ridge Opal Mine
Evaluate proposed Plan of Operation for the Jelly One claim. Plan entail a working area of about 300' x 300'. Mining is accomplished via manual labor except for minor use of a mechanical hammer device.
023. Collins Timber Company Private Road Easement
Consider proposal for a private road easement to provide access across National Forest land to Collins' private property. The proposed route would require construction of approx. 360' of road and installation of one culvert.
024. Allenbaugh Private Road Easement
Consider a proposed route for a private road easement along an existing native surface road that would provide access to Allenbaugh's private property. Identify road operation or maintenance measures needed for protection of adjacent National Forest
024. Cottonwood Creek Trail #125 Rehab
Restoration of approximately four miles of roadbed currently designated as a recreation trail. Following road prism recontouring, a properly located and drained trail would be reconstructed in its approximate current location.
025. 4As Ranch Invasive Plants
The Forest Service in cooperation with the landowner and Klamath County proposes to use federal funds to treat invasive plants on the 4As Ranch with chemicals approved for use on FS Lands.
025. 4E Outfitter & Guide SUP
Proposal to issue a 5-year permit for outfitting & guiding activities in the Interstate & Warner big game units. Big game hunting seasonally based from two dispersed camp sites, for approx. 6 clients.
028. Mud Creek Campground Hazardous Tree Removal
Remove hazardous trees from the Mud Creek Campground in the North Warner Mountains to provide for public safety. Project would remove hazardous trees from about 5 acres using mechanical systems. Trees would be removed to mitigate fuel buildup.
03. Green Creek Restoration
Remove junipers from meadow area, remove conifers from aspen stands, thin ponderosa pine, and close .25 mile of road
05. Jack Creek Headcut Repair
Arrest and reverse upstream progress of headcuts in the Jack Creek watershed (and small areas of adjacent watershed) to raise water table, restore historic vegetative composition, and store more water for late summer release. Part of Big Jack.
05. Jakabe Aspen, Juniper, Meadow Project
Reduction of encroaching juniper to reintroduce fire in that ecosystem and cleaning of conifers from aspen stands and meadows. Work is based on Jakabe Vegetative Restoration Project analysis
07. Jack Creek Water Sources
Maintain, improve, and protect springs and other water sources to restore and maintain proper watershed condition and function. Repair or install springboxes, troughs, and fences.
08. Paisley Town Weir
Replacement of Paisley Town Weir system to allow fish access to upper Chewaucan River
10. Copperfield Draw Restoration Project
A new channel will be constructed. The existing channel will be modified into a series of disconnected, off-channel oxbow wetlands and shallow floodway features. Project is on private land.
11. Middle Jack Restoration Project
Thinning in ponderosa and lodgepole pine, reduction of hazardous fuels, salvage of dead and dying trees, removal of lodgepole encroachment in meadows, and aspen regeneration.
11. Jakabe Road Closures
Closure of approximately 22 miles of roads for wildlife habitat and water quality improvement as analyzed in the Jakabe Vegetative Restoration Project.
12. Spencer Creek Fences
Remove and replace several fences in Spencer Creek area with proper structures to protect riparian areas.
17. Winter Reforestation
Reforest plantations that were lost in the 2002 Winter Fire. Planting would be done by hand to achieve desired future stocking levels of approximately 150 - 300 trees per acre. Animal damage control may also be utilized to protect the seedlings.
18. Jakabe Prescribed Burn Project
Project is a burn, without pretreatment, in late and old structured stands and mid to late-mid seral stands to begin achieving stand and landscape management objectives.
2008 Range Allotment Improvements - Water Developments
Map 2. Development of 2 different water sources for improved allotment management and water protection. A spring will be developed with a spring-box, piping, trough construction and spring fencing. At another site, a water tank will be replaced.
2013 Bly Special Use Authorizations
Proposal to re-issue 26 special use authorizations that have expired for facilities and land uses. No changes to facilities or increases in scope or intensity of authorized activities.
2013 Lakeview Special Use Authorizations
Proposal to re-issue 19 special use authorizations that have expired. No changes to the facilities or increases in the scope or intensity of authorized activities.
21. Sy Precommercial Thin and Natural Fuels
Precommercial thin, spot pile and underburn approximately 60 acres of National Forest in cooperation with the Nature Conservancy performing similar actions on adjacent land.
22. Camp McLoughlin Improvements and Restoration
Replace a deteriorated foot bridge across Dry Creek, restore shoreline in swimming area including erosion control measures above the beach, install new dock access and abutment and add aggregate surfacing to a service road.
22. Williamson River/Wiest
Map Number 22. The project will stabilize stream bank and improve riparian condition on 1,200 feet of the south bank of the Williamson River. Project is on private land.
23. Rainbow Creek Road Obliteration
As a chronic source of sediment into Rainbow Creek, a segment of abandoned road (0.37 miles) adjacent to FS Road 3750 will be obliterated and a short constricted section of the creek will be reconstructed to reestablish natural channel dimensions.
23. Yamsi Ranch Water Line
Permit request to run a buried water line across National Forest to better distribute water to portions of ranch property.
26. Y Blowdown Salvage
Dead and down ponderosa pine and lodgepole salvage sale following a wind storm. Up to 250 acres of the approximately 324 acres affected by the event, will be covered by this decision.
27. Three Creek Precommercial Thinning
Thin approximately 500 acres to reduce risk of loss of large tree habitat to insects and disease and improve gorwth of future replacement large tree structure.
29. Lone Pine Central PCT
Pre-commercially thin the majority of 11,716 acres of conifer plantations planted following the 1992 Lone Pine Fire.
31. Airstrip Riparian Meadow Enhancement
The purpose of this project is to treat conifer-encroached aspen stands along to promote and regenerate healthy aspen. Treatments are expected to include commercial-sized tree removal, whipfalling of smaller conifers, pile burn and underburning.
33. Burnt Butte Cinder Pit Sample Drilling
ODOT request to drill approximately 8 core samples to determine optimum area for pit expansion to meet their future cinder needs for the next ten years of highway sanding for safe winter travel. Pit expansion will be a separate decision document.
35 - Swan Lake Point SNOTEL Site
Replace existing Natural Resources Conservation Service rain guage weather station with a SNOTEL site to collect snow water data. Will include snow pillow with fence, an equipment shed, and antennas for transmitting data.
39. Ninemile North Restoration Project
Removal of LP encroachment, meadow burning and filter rock road crossing withing the Ninemile North WUI Fuel Reduction project area. About 216 acres total.
40. Verizon Cell Phone Tower Spring Creek Hill
Verizon has applied for a permit to erect a cell tower, including an equipment building and buried powerline, on the Chiloquin Ranger District on Spring Creek Hill near US Highway 97 about 4 miles north of the town of Chiloquin.
41. Sprague River Bridge Approach Permit
Klamath County proposes replacement of the bridge across the Sprague River on the Sprague River Rd 5 miles east of Chiloquin, OR. The bridge itself is on private lands. A portion of the bridge approach, including guard rails, will fall on FS lands.
Map 29. Forest stand density and fuel reduction treatments to improve sustainability of vegetative systems, reduce risk of severe wildfire, maintain and enhance late old structural conditions, improve hydrologic funtion and support local jobs.
Antelope Environmental Water Requirements Drilling Project
Project involves drilling water monitoring holes at varying depths near Wilshire, Johnson, & Dry meadows & east of Johnson Meadow. A track-mounted drill rig, water truck, & support vehicle will traverse cross-country (50-1050 ft) to access each site.
Antelope Grazing Allotments Project
This analysis is being prepared to assist the responsible official in determining whether the Forest Service should continue to authorize livestock grazing on the Antelope allotment, and if so, what grazing management strategies should be used.
Barnes Valley Creek Bridge Replacement
Map #40. Replace a recently condemned timber bridge on Forest Road 3752 where it crosses Barnes Valley Creek with a steel bridge. The old bridge and abutments would be removed and new bridge abutments erected and the steel bridge put in place.
Barry Point Salvage Project
This project proposes to salvage timber from high and moderate intensity burned areas of the Barry Point Fire.
Bear Creek-Hanan Intertie Trail
Map 22. Construct approximately 1.25 miles of trail to provide a link, for horse and hiker use, between the Bear Creek Trail and the Hanan Trail.
Bear Flat Grazing Allotment Project
This area has been brought forward for analysis at this time in order to comply with the Rescission Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-19, Section 504). The current Bear Flat Allotment permit authorizes 50 head of cattle for a 1 month.
Bear Lakes Pastures Fence Extension Project
This project proposes to construct a fence extension in a location formerly barricaded naturally by dense timber near Campbell Lake Campground. The natural barrier was thinned as part of the Red Zone Safety Project, and is not functioning in one part
Bend Broadband Fiber Optic Line Installation Project
Activities would include install of overhead, fiber optic cables along existing phone/utility lines and new underground fiber install, adding to existing phone/utility lines. Boring and plowing would be involved. Approximately 13.3 miles total.
Black Hills Vegetation Management
Map 4. Analyze two subsheds of the Sycan River above the Sprague Watershed for commercial and non-commercial thinning, riparian and vegetative health improvement projects and prescribed fire. Area is within former Klamath Tribes Reservation.
Bly Ridge WUI
Map 37. Use prescribed fire on approx. 9,315 ac. to reduce the potential of a catastrophic wildfire and change the condition of the stands to more closely resemble historic conditions. About 4, 745 ac. have not been previously treated with fire.
BPA Communication Site Construction
Map 27. Proposal is for special use permit authorizing the reconstruction of a larger communication building and tower, replacing existing facilities at the communication site.
Bridge Creek and Buck Creek Subwatersheds Restoration
Based on 2006 Bridge/Buck watershed analysis. Fuels reduction, thinning (including commercial), meadow and stream restoration and aspen/cottonwood restoration to improve sustainability of vegetative systems and hydrologic functon.
Camp Creek Plantation Thinning
Map 22. The Lakeview R.D. proposes to thin a 510 acre tree plantation near Camp Creek within the 2007 Abe Vegetation Management project area, northwest of Lakeview, Oregon.
Camp McLoughlin Demonstration Project
Camp McLoughlin Demonstration Project addresses current forest health issues within Lake of the Woods recreation area. The proposed action includes commercial and non-commercial harvest, planting conifers, fuel treatment, and large wood placement.
CenturyTel (Tillson) Phone Line
Application to install, operate, and maintain a new buried communication service line and its appurtenance on a private residence.
Chase Mountain Communications Site
Map 7. The Forest Service is proposing to lease land at the Chase Mountain Communications Site in order to install, operate, and maintain a new antenna tower and equipment shelter at the site.
Chemult Special Use Permit Re-Authorization
The Chemult Ranger District seeks to re-new a variety of special use authorizations that have expired. Renewals have been requested for the continued authorization, maintenance, and motorized access to the authorized uses.
Chiloquin City Waterline
Map 03. Provide Chiloquin City water to the Chiloquin Ranger Station whose current water system is outdated and unreliable.
Chiloquin Range Allotment Management Plans
Map 37. Reissuing grazing permits and revising the associated Allotment Management Plans for the East Chiloquin Ridge, Dams-Switchback, Dice-Crane, and Applegate Grazing Allotments on the Chiloquin Ranger District.
Coyote Creek Fish Passage
Replacement of the culvert on Coyote Creek, tributary to Sycan Marsh. This will improve passage and access to habitat for Bull Trout, a federally listed Threatened species
Coyote Fuels Reduction and Restoration Project
Map 2. Vegetative treatments to develop sustainable stand conditions and promote hydrologic function. Commercial harvest, small tree thinning, prescribed fire, aquatic habitat improvements and road management. Within Former Klamath Tribes Reservation
Crane Creek Headgate
Map 04. The project will restore passage for redband trout and bull trout to 4 stream miles of Crane Creek. Restore connectivity between Crane and 7 Mile Creek. Removes the headgate at the lower end of Crane Creek allowing fish passage.
Crane Creek Restoration Project
MAP 41. This project will restore the historic form, function and composition to the Crane Creek channel. Restoration of the historic channel function will improve habitat conditions for a variety of native fish and wildlife species.
Crooked Creek Trail Rehab
33. Restore approx. 2 1/2 mi. of road prism that is designated as Forest Trail #161. Restore pre-road contours, remove culverts, install drainage structures, and relocate portions of trail as needed to reduce impacts to Crooked Creek.
Deadhorse/Campbell Integrated Pest Management Project
Map 01 - The project would provide for improved public and employee safety and integrated pest management trreatments by felling dead and infested trees located along Forest Roads 2800033, 2800056, and 2800596, within Campbell Lake and Deadhorse Lake
Deming Creek Fish Passage
Map 20. Replace existing culvert in Deming Creek at its junction with Road 3400018, in the South Fork Sprague River Watershed. The existing culvert is a barrier to upstream fish passage for bull trout and redband trout.
Forest Plan Amendment for Burnt Willow Project
Map 30. Minor change in the approved Burnt Willow Project to remove white fir >21" dbh only where it would benefit even larger trees, especially old growth ponderosa pine. Limited to isolated patches not to exceed 1/4 acre, less than 70 acres total.
Fort Vegetation Management Project
Map 5. Proposed activities include precommercial thinning, commercial thinning, slashbusting, hand treatments, and prescribed fire to increase forest health, and reduce risk of high intensity willdfire event on approximately 6886 acres.
Fremont-Winema National Forests Motorized Travel Management Plan
The Fremont-Winema National Forest has completed its Motorized Travel Management Project Environmental Assessment (EA) and the Decision Notice on July 8, 2010. The decision applies to all National Forest System lands managed by the Forest.The Decision represents a blend between the public’s desire for adding currently closed roads as motorized trails and closing specific open roads to motor vehicle use based on public, other agency, comments and resource protection needs. Approximately 6,600 miles of roads and trails will be designated for motorized use. Motorized access for dispersed camping would be allowed within 300 feet on one or both sides of a portion of designated roads; however access would be confined to existing routes to existing campsites. Cross-country motorized travel will be prohibited other than for some limited exceptions.
Glory Hole Plan of Operation
Map 33. This claim was analyzed in 2006 as Badger Flats, claim has transfered to new owners. Exploratory excavations 6' long x 6' wide x 6' deep, no more than two sites open at once. Construct 1,500 ' long access road. No tree cutting.
Golden Predator Mines, Inc./Angels Camp Plan of Operation
Map #41. Exploration drilling is proposed from three previously used drill pad sites to drill eight core holes in the Quartz Mountain area. Approx. 1,300 feet of recontoured drill roads would be reopened along with related activities in POO.
Grizzly Creek Channel Headcut Repair
Map 24. This project proposes to stabilize and repair two headcuts in Grizzly Creek to halt the downcutting of the stream channels from the lake. The Grizzly Creek headcuts were identified as barriers to fish migration.
Harrington Private Road Easement
Map 29. Consider granting a private road easement to Harringtons private parcel of land. Would require road reconstruction and measures for operation and maintenance of the road. The private road would be about 1/8 mile in length.
Highway 138 Fuels Reduction
Map 24. Thin small trees, pile, crush, or burn slash. Objectives are to reduce fuel levels and improve forest health.
Horseglade Prescribed Burn
026. Activity consists of reducing dead fuel loading from previous thinning and would further reduce encroaching conifers from the meadow. Re-introduce fire to restore historic conditions in the meadow.
J - Spring Water Improvement Project
Map 35. Re-set a spring box and install a trough with an overflow line to collect and return unused water back to the existing flow of water on the Horsefly Grazing Allotment.
Jack Creek Habitat Restoration
The District is proposing off-channel pond construction, willow planting and trail repair for restoration of Oregon spotted frog habitat. Project does not include beaver reintroduction.
Kbarn Roadside Fire Control Zones
Map 30. Thin 100 to 300 foot wide zone in specific timber stands (up to 70 ac.) adjacent to system roads to facilitate a safe and effective area to initiate control points for wildfire suppression efforts. All activity slash would be treated.
Kirk Fire Salvage
Salvage and replanting of the area of the Kirk Fire that occurred in July, 2007 and is approximately 40 acres in size.
Klamath Maintenance Underburning
Map13. The project proposes maintenance underburning on approximately 4100 acres, and other maintenance understory fuels treatments on an additional 600 acres. The treatments include masitication, non-commercial thinning and underburning.
Lake of the Woods Restroom Replacement
Map 4. A total of six restrooms will be replaced in the Sunset Campground and the Rainbow Day Use Area. The new restrooms will be built within the same footprint as the exiting restrooms. Septic system upgrades may be required for some of the sites
Lakewoods WUI Harvest Project
Previously existing 2010 DM authorized a range of fuels treatments surrounding the Lakewoods Subdivision. This decision would authorize commercial harvest of 70 acres or less in units 2 and 3 of the project area.
Launch Integrated Fuels and Vegetation Management Project
Map 20. This project would implement vegetative treatments that promote sustainable stand conditions resilient to insect losses and uncharacteristic fire behavior. Currently this area is at a high risk from both these activities.
Lewis Private Road Easement
Project would grant a private road easement to JD Lewis. No existing roads provide access to the Lewis property.
Lower Fourmile Creek Restoration Project
Rerouting of Fourmile Creek to its original channel by plugging and placement of bermed material along the channeled portion of the stream. Create ponds in existing channeled portion.
Lower Jack Restoration Projects
Map 23. Thinning in ponderosa and lodgepole pine, fuels reduction, salvage of dead trees. Project planning in collaboration with Klamath Tribes.
Lower Williamson River Large Wood Additions
The project will coordinate large wood replenishment on the lower Williamson River in two reaches: (1) Kirk Springs to Knapps Dam just above 9730 road crossing, and (2) First Pool below 9730 road crossing to State Park/USFS boundary.
Modoc Pileated Habitat Project
Scoped under Modoc Restoration Project EA. Thin small trees (<7” DBH) with chainsaws over 742 acres & hand pilw a 200 foot wide strip along roads (approx. 130 acres) to maintain & enhance old growth trees that provide pileated woodpecker habitat.
Modoc Restoration Project
Activities include thinning & use of prescribed fire to restore ponderosa pine & white fir habitat. Projects in collaboration with Klamath Tribes. The Red Knight project area is split into several parts. Modoc is the southernmost.
Ninemile North Non-WUI Fuel Reduction Project
Map 06 - Analysis of the remainder of the Ninemile North Project Area for fuel reduciton needs. The WUI portion of the area had an HFRA Environmental Assessment and Decision Notice signed May 9, 2006. Project scoped with the WUI portion.
North Fork Sprague River Fish Passage Project
Map 39. Proposal to replace existing culvert in the North Fork Sprague River at its junction with Forest Road 3411 in the North Fork Sprague River Watershed. The existing culvert is a barrier to upstream fish migration.
Pacific Primitive Rendezvous 2011 Project
The proposed action is to issue a special use permit to the Pacific Primitive Rendezvous for occupancy of Forest Service lands to put on a historical re-enactment of the pre-1840 fur trade era event on the Paisley Ranger District.
Pax Ponderosa Pine Planting
Map #38. Plant ponderosa pine seedlings on about 461 acres in the Pax Timber Sale area of Abe Vegetation Management Project. Reestablish ponderosa pine where beetles have killed the majority of trees.
Powell Private Road Easement
Special Use Permit application for a private road from an existing Forest Service road to access a parcel of private property.
Raptor Prescribed Burns
Map 3. The Raptor prescribed burns (#1 and #9) are intended to reduce fuel profiles and to bring fire regime condition class to within the estimated historical range of variability during a specifically defined reference period (FRCC 1).
RCC Atlantic - Soloman Butte
This is a lease renewal request. The current lease expires 12/31/07. The site was inspected on 6/20/07 and was found to be in compliance with their current lease. The renewal complies with the FS policy on occupancy & use of NFS land.
Red Knight Restoration Project
Would maintain and enhance a resilient forest habitat by developing spatial patterns, summer forage, tree densities, and forest composition and structure more typical of a resilient, fire-adapted forest.
Red Zone Safety Project
Map 26. Mountain pine beetle infestation has caused high lodgepole pine mortality in a 300,000 acre area. For public/employee safety felling of dead and infested trees would occur (150 feet each side) along about 199 road miles on FS lands (7,000 ac)
Revised Tomahawk Project
This is a 249 acre portion of the original Tomahawk Project that was enjoined by an order signed 11/25/08. This project will continue work in remaining units 1, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 & 12 which pose a threat to the health of the forest.
Rock Creek Restoration and Enhancement
Map 25. Restore historical channel continuity and large woody habitat on sections of two creeks, in conjunction with similar work on adjacent private lands.
Rogger Meadow Aspen Restoration
The Lakeview Ranger District has partnered with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and proposes to restore and enhance aspen stands in the Rogger Meadow area of the South Warner Mountain Range.
SeCoy Private Road Easement
Would grant a private road easement on an existing native surface road to access the SeCoy property. The Forest Service would identify road operation and maintenance measures needed for protection of National Forest lands.
South Creek Streambed Restoration
Map 21. Restoration activities (streambank recontouring, sedge/sod mat palcements, whole willow transplants, gravel bar/floodplain creation and enhancement) along 2.5 miles of South Creek in an area obtained in a land exchanged.
South Warner Aspen
Enhance and restore aspen stands by removing encroaching conifers through non-commercial thinning along with application of prescribed fire as deemed necessary.
Special Use Permit Reauthorizations - Utilities
Reauthorize 16 individual special use permits pertaining to utilities. 9 SUPs are for powerlines, 3 are for communication sites, 3 for water structures, and 1 to maintain directional signs.
Special Use Reauthorizations - Land Use
Reauthorize 15 special use permits pertaining to land use. 8 SUPs are for private road easements, 1 for a spring box and water line, 1 for use of Keno Reservoir and 5 for livestock pasture use.
Strawberry Maintenance Underburn
Map 27. Utilize prescribed fire on approx. 25,000 acres to maintain desired fire condition class in area that was last treated by fire in 1996.
Thomas Creek Tributary Headcut Stabilization
Map 28. This project proposes to stabilize 15 headcuts on an unnamed tributary of Thomas Creek to improve passage and habitat for Modoc suckers (ESA listed -Endangered) and redband trout (USFS Region 6 Sensitive Species).
Three Mile Creek II
This project continues work on a series of recovery actions designed to protect and enhance endangered bull trout habitat by limiting access and also resurfacing the 3413 road.
Threemile Creek Restoration - Phase II
Map 20. Install fish barrier to protect Bull Trout, add large woody material to reach below 110 road, install gates and issue a seasonal road closure on FS Road 3413 from the 110 road west to the junction with FS Road 3449.
Thunder Egg #1 Geode Exploration
Claim owner proposes to excavate 12 test holes ~15'diameter by 15'deep using a small excavator to sample material for geodes. Includes ~1,200' of cross country motorized vehicle use.
Tomahawk Stand Maintenance Project (Tomahawk 3)
The project would include pre-commercial thinning (PCT) of 750 acres. PCT would include felling trees less than 8? in diameter at breast height, machine or hand piling of the slash created, and pile burning and/or underburning of units.
TWC Corp. Temporary Access Routes
Considering a request by TWC, Corp. for a SUP to drive motorized vehicles across National Forest System lands to access privately owned land for timber harvest activities. 10 access routes totaling ~0.4 miles.
Upper Sycan River Subwatershed Aspen Restoration Project
Promotes aspen growth and re-establishment in approximately 823 acres of aspen stands in Upper Sycan Subwatershed. Proposes removing encroaching conifers (hand fell, leave on site), and prescribed fire to promote now aspen growth.
US Cellular Tomahawk Cell Tower
Special Use application to construct a 150' tall cell tower, equipment shed, and fence at top of the old Tomahawk Ski Hill near Rocky Point/Hwy 140. Includes buried power line from Hwy 140 up an existing access road to tower site.
Westside Fuels Reduction Project
The Westside Fuels Reduction Project will reduce hazardous fuels on 3,960 acres in the 10,340 acre planning area through a combination of mechanical treatments and prescribed burning treatments. Mechanical treatment methods will consist of tree thinning from below (including the sale of vegetative material), machine and hand piling, hand thinning, and slashbusting or mowing. The proposed harvest method is thinning from below where the emphasis is to leave the largest and most fire resistant trees. Also included in this decision is Non-significant A forest plan amendment would provide a 0.25 mile protection zone around northern spotted owl sites and provide a nesting roosting seasonal closure from March 1 through August 10. The amendment also contains a 660 foot protection zone around bald eagle nest sites and winter roost trees.
Westside-Fourmile Ecosystem Restoration Project
Meadow restoration treatments on 299 acres including removal of overstocked vegetation and prescribed burning to stimulate grasses and forbs. Rehabilitation of drainage ditch to re-establish desired riparian hardwood species and raise water table.
Williamson River Cliff Area
Map 10. The Chiloquin Ranger District is a proposal to respond to the need to protect sensitive resources. The proposal would close 4 acres within the Williamson River cliff area while enhancing the surrounding area for visitors.
Ybow Roadside Fire Control Zones
Map 31. Thin 100 to 300 foot wide zone in specific timber stands (up to 70 ac.) adjacent to system roads to facilitate a safe and effective area to initiate control points for wildfire suppression efforts. All activity slash would be treated.
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