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 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.
Upper South Fork Skokomish Vegetation Management Project
This is a forested landscape restoration project - it is not focused
primarily on economical timber harvest units. The project as a whole must be economically viable, but the economics of individual project elements may vary.
Pacific Ranger District South
Bonidou Rock Pit Expansion
The Bonidou Pit has been identified as the rock source for the activities approved in the Sitkum Commercial Thinning Decision Notice/FONSI. This pit is also used for road maintenance and other projects requiring rock in the vicinity.
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 Co. PUD proposed to covert 1.2 miles of over-head line to buried line adjacent to Hwy 101 in the Klahoway C.G. administrative site area. Trench will be 18" x 42"
East Fork Humptulips Vegetation Management
Proposal to commercially thin approximately 3,300 acres of young, previously managed forest stands in the East Fork Humptulips watershed, on the Pacific Ranger District.
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.
Grindstone Pit Expansion
Approx. four acres of young-growth conifers to the north of the currently developed area. The timber would be cut and removed through a small commercial timber sale. A short existing unclassified road would be developed to provide access from FSR2923
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 Dept. of Natural Resource sale adjacent to NF 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, a parkparking lot, water supply and a barn.
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 Commercial Thinning
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 project through the incorporation of heavy thins, skips and gaps (variable density thinning). Thinning will ensure that habitat features gained through the post-1996 thinnings are not lost.
Rayonier Tailhold Authorization
Rayonier, Inc. will be logging adjacent ot NF 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.
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
Calawah Rock Pit Expansion
Proposes to expand an existing rock pit by four acres for the purpose of meeting anticipated rock needs and permit requests.
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.