Projects

 

Find information here about specific projects that the Fremont Winema National Forest are evaluating, planning or actively implementing. The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) and National Enviromental Policy Act (NEPA) projects documentation including supporting maps and documents are available.

 

Schedule of Proposed Actions

Each quarter, the Forests publish a Schedule of Proposed Actions or SOPA. The SOPA is an information guide for public involvement in the management of the Forests' natural resources.

 

Archived Projects

Find a listing of available archived projects for the Fremont-Winema National Forest here.

 

Programmatic Restoration Project

The Fremont-Winema National Forest Programmatic Restoration Project decision will allow the Forest to play an active collaborative role with other agencies, the Klamath Tribes and various organizations in the development and implementation of future watershed restoration and resource improvement actions.

Fremont-Winema National Forest Current and Recent Projects



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Projects on the Forest Managed by Other Units

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.

Fremont-Winema National Forest All Units

Barry Point Salvage Project

This project proposes to salvage timber from high and moderate intensity burned areas of the Barry Point Fire.

Bly Ranger District

004.Quincy Resources Drilling Project

Quincy Resources, Inc. has proposaed exploration core drilling at 29 existing pads, construction of approx. 150 feet of new road along with related activities described in Plan of Operations for Angel Camp and Quartz Mountain sites.

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.

North Ditch Fish Screen

North Ditch Fish Screen

Oregon State Radio Medicine Mountain Communications Facility Upgrade

The Bly R. D. proposes to authorize Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (OWIN) partnered with the State, through ODOT, to replace ODOT?s existing communications facility with an upgraded facility at the Medicine Mountain communications site.

Orsa Minerals Ltd. Proposed Plan of Operations

Proposal to perform exploratoring drilling from 11 pads (approximately 70' long and 30' wide) on Crone Hill and Quartz Butte in the area of Quartz Mountain.

Chemult Ranger District

Antelope Grazing Allotments AMP

The original analysis has been supplemented to provide the deciding official additional information to determine whether the USFS should contine to authorize livestock grazing on the Antelope allotment, and if so, what mgmt strategies should be used.

Boundary Prescribed Underburn

Prescribed initial & reentry underburning of 9000 acres 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).

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.

District-Wide Personal Use Firewood

The Decision Memo for this project has been cancelled because it is consistent with category 8 of Forest Service Handbook 1909.15, section 32.12, categories of actions for which a project or case file and decision memo are not required.

Leonas Little Blue Butterfly Habitat Restoration

This project will expand habitat for Leonas Little Blue Butterfly (a region 6 sensitive species) by removing encroaching lodgepole pine, and allowing more light to its sole host plant, spurry buckwheat.

Leonas Little Blue Butterfly Restoration Project

Leonas little blue butterfly is a R6 sensitive species. This project will expand suitable habitat for the butterfly by 34 acres on the Fremont-Winema National Forest.

Reconstruction of Jackleg Fence Protecting Irving Springs

This project has been combined with the Irving Creek Culvert Replacement CE because they are in the same project area and fall under the same category. See project number 37185.

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.

Chiloquin Ranger District

Bluejay Vegetation Restoration Project

Proposed actions would focus on stand restoration with conditions where, historically present, low intensity fires could occur. Actions may include non- and commercial thinning, riparian conifer removal including meadows, and reduce road densities.

Chiloquin Ranger District Special Use Authorizations' Renewals Project

The Fremont-Winema National Forest is proposing to renew a variety of special use authorizations on Chiloquin Ranger District that have expired.

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.

Oregon State Radio Project, Applegate Butte

This project would authorize the issuance of a Communications Use Lease to the Oregon Department of Transportation for 911 and other public services.

Oregon State Radio Project, Applegate Butte Communication Site

CANCELLED:A NEW PROJECT AND DECISION WILL BE DEVELOPED.Proposed actions include building a new self-supported 160' tower, accompanying building, installing 2-1000 gallon propane tanks, burying overhead power lines, removing old lookout tower, existing trailer, and communication building.

Swan Lake Point, Bonneville Power Administration Radio Station Upgrade

BPA proposes to upgrade/replace existing comm facilities with new building, tower, propane tanks and access rd under special use authorization. Project includes removal of existing structures and rehabilitation of site.

Yamsi Grazing Allotment

Map 12. Evaluate livestock grazing on the Yamsi Grazing Allotment. The current Yamsi Allotment permit authorizes 444 cow/calf pairs for four months at 45% utilization.

Klamath Ranger District

Fourmile Meadow NatureWatch

The NatureWatch site would be developed on 100-acre parcel of Forest Service land to provide an accessible trail, semi-primitive trail, interpretive signs, and bird blinds for wildlife observation near recently restored wildlife habitat.

ROE Zipline; Project name change to Cascade Canopy and Zipline Tours Project

Establish a zipline in the area formerly known as the Tomahawk Ski Bowl off Hwy 140 across from the Rocky Point turnoff. Send comments on this project to: FS-comments-pacificnorthwest-frewin-klamath@fs.fed.us, subject line: Canopy Tour

Threemile Creek Bull Trout Restoration

To replace a failing barrier on Threemile Creek that helps to isolate the threatened bull Trout. Will be placing large wood in the stream to improve roughness,and pool habitat within the creek using a helicopter or spider excavator.

Lakeview Ranger District

2013 Cox Flat Fish Passage

Proposing to replace a culvert where the 2800 Road crosses Thomas Creek. A new structure would provide for fish passage and improve stream connectivity and habitat conditions for the Modoc Sucker, an endangered species in Oregon.

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.

Booth-Drews Gap Fuels Reduction Project

In conjunction with an adjacent Oregon Department of Forestry project in the area of Booth State Park the Forest Service proposes to implement understory thinning and prescribed fire treatments within a 160 acre parcel of National Forest

Crooked Mud Honey

Proposing forest restoration of the North Warner Mountains landscape within the Lakeview Stewardship Unit. Proposal would include commercial and non-commercial thinning treatments, use of prescribed fire, wildlife and aquatic habitat enhancement.

East Drews Landscape Restoration Project

The Lakeview Ranger District proposes to conduct restoration treatments in the Drews Reservoir and Lower Drews/ Antelope Creek subwatersheds of the Drews Creek Watershed, Lake County, Oregon.

Grizzly Peak OWIN Tower Replacement

Grizzly Peak Tower Replacement- OWIN partnered with ODOT to replace or upgrade existing communication facilities.

Oregon Public Broadcasting Cox Peak Communication Upgrade

OPB has proposed to install an 8'(high) by 6' (long) by 4' (wide) metal equipment cabinet next to OPB's existing microwave repeater towers.

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.

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.

Paisley Ranger District

Deuce Fuels Reduction and Vegetation Management Project

The purpose of this project is to improve forest health and vigor, promote health and sustainability of non-forest plant communities, and improve hydrologic function.

Oregon State Radio Project Communication Facilities'Installation At Round Pass

The State of Oregon is actively working to consolidate and upgrade the public safety microwave and radio systems used by the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon State Police. The ungrades would comply with federal communication mandates.

Swamp Creek and Mill Flat Grazing Allotments Project

This area has been brought forward for analysis at this time in order to comply with the Rescission Act of 1995, which requires the Forest Service to establish and adhere to a schedule for completion of NEPA analyses and decisions on all allotments.

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.

Silver Lake Ranger District

Oatman Restoration Project

This project addresses ecosystem restoration in coniferous forest, meadows, riparian areas, aspen stands and other plant communities while reducing high fuel levels and high road densities, and providing forest products.

Oregon State Radio Project Communication Upgrades at Picture Rock Pass Communication Site.

The ODOT is in the process of consolidating and upgrading the public safety microwave and radio systems used by the Oregon State Department of Transportation and Oregon State Police. Tis project would allow for these modifications and upgrades.

Project Archive

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