Olympic National Forest All Units
Early-Seral Open Wildlife Habitat Enhancements
Wildlife habitat enhancement activities on up to 500 acres. Includes removal of small trees (<18" dbh) and shrubs using hand tools to expand existing openings or create new openings (less than 5 acres; generally <1 acre) in densely stocked stands.
Rayonier is proposing to reconstruct approximately 400 ft of road and construct another 800 ft to access private timber land. Total right-of-way length would be 1292 ft by 60 ft in width. Total acreage would be 1.7 acres.
Hood Canal Ranger District
Dungeness Large Wood Enhancement Project
The Forest is partnering with the Jamestown Sklallam tribe to construct 11 large wood jams and stabilize 3 naturally occurring wood jams in the Grey Wolf and Dungeness Rivers.
Electric Transmission Line Permit Reissuances
Proposed issuance of new permits to Grays Harbor County Public Utility District (PUD) #1 and Mason County PUD #1 to replace expired permits, for continued operation and maintenance of existing buried and aerial electric transmission lines.
FSR 2345-100 Spur Easement Exchange
Proposal to exchange easements with Green Diamond Resource Company for segments approximately 900 feet long on Forest land and 1,550 feet long on Green Diamond Resource Company land, to provide long-term access to the lands of both parties.
Pacific Ranger District South
Calawah OHV Project
The proposed action is the development of an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system and staging area in the Bonidu area within the North Fork Calawah watershed. The proposal would provide about 21.1 miles of interlinking trails.
Calawah Watershed Road Decommissioning
The proposed project would decommission or decommission and convert to trail approximately 36 miles of existing classified roads in the Calawah Watershed.
Clallam Co. PUD
Clallam County Public Utility District (PUD) proposed to covert 1.2 miles of over-head line to buried line adjacent to Hwy 101 in the Klahoway Campground administrative site area. Trench will be 18" deep x 42" wide
Falls Creek Campground Kiosk Removal and Replacement
The existing information kiosk and fee station were constructed in the 1950s and are in poor structural condition. The structure would be removed and replaced with a three-panel information kiosk which would also serve as the campground fee station.
Interfor Tailhold Authorization
Interfor has requested a special use authorization to tie onto five trees or stumps on Kugel Ridge (off of FS Road 2929) adjacent to Kugel Den Timber Sale on DNR land. The selected trees would be left on site and standing.
Murphy Logging is logging a Washington Dept. of Natural Resource sale adjacent to Ntl. Forest and has requested one permit for up to 6 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Neilton Point Communications Use Lease Reissuances
Proposed issuance of new leases to Quinault Indian Nation and WCLA Telecommunications to replace expired leases, for continued operation and maintenance of private mobile radio service communications facilities at Neilton Point
Sell property that is surplus to Forest Service needs. The property contains a number of structures\improvements, including but not limited to two residences.
Norwood Structures Removal
The project would remove and dispose of two open-sided, wooden trailer shed structures, and 9 storage sheds. These structures are in poor condition and a safety hazard and were previously part of the administrative residential site that is unoccupied
Queets Vegetation Management
Approximately 5,000 acres would be commercially thinned using variable-density thinning. The purpose of the project is to restore and improve late-successional habitat conditions, generate economic activity, and provide jobs in the local area.
Add elements of forest diversity lacking in the 1996 Rail thinning through the incorporation of variable density thinning and ensure habitat features gained are not lost. The commercial thinning is proposed to occur on 70 acres.
Rayonier Tailhold Authorization
Rayonier, Inc. will be logging adjacent to the National Forest and has requested two permits for up to 6 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Rayonier Tailhold Authorization-Calawah
Rayonier, Inc. will be logging adjacent ot NF and has requested three permits for up to 12 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Schoemake Waterline Reissue
The Forest proposes to reissue waterline permit, in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint.
Westside Paging Authorization
Project is listed as Neilton Point Communications Use Lease Reissuance project #40612. This is a duplicate project and will be cancelled and removed.
Quilcene Ranger District
Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Permit Renewal
Rocky Brook Hydroelectric L.P. is seeking a new 20-year special use permit for their existing facilities. The project diverts up to 40 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Rocky Brook, with a minimum in-stream flow of 5 cfs.
Trapper Creek Aquatic Organism Passage
The existing culvert on FSR 2850 at the Trapper Creek crossing (MP 0.8), would be replaced with a structure designed to allow passage for all aquatic organisms. Structures made of rock and wood may be incorporated in the design.
Soleduck Ranger District
Telecommunications Line Permit Reissuances
Proposed issuance of new permits to Qwest Corporation and Broadstripe Cable to replace expired permits, for continued operation and maintenance of existing fiber optic and cable televison lines.
US Cellular Authorization
Proposed issuance of new lease to US Cellular Corporation to replace expired lease, for continued operation and maintenance of communications facilities at Neilton Point Communications Site.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.