Olympic National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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29-554 Rayonier Tailhold

Five tailhold trees or stumps. No tree removal.

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.

Dedmore Private Road Special Use Permit Reissuance

Proposal to reissue 20-year term special use permit for 500 ft of private road.

Dedmore Waterline Special Use Permit Reissuance

Proposal to reissue a special use permit for a 20 year term for a waterline (1000 ft. of 1 1/2 in. pipe) and associated improvements.

Department of the Army Training Exercises

The Army Corps of Engineers requests a reauthorization of their existing permit to conduct training exercises at locations and schedules specifically approved in advance on the Olympic National Forest.

Dungeness Large Wood Enhancement Project

The Forest is partnering with the Jamestown Sklallam tribe to construct 15 large wood jams and stabilize 3 naturally occurring wood jams in the Grey Wolf and Dungeness Rivers.

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.

Fahnestock Easement

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.

FSR 2345-100 Timberland Access

This project has changed from an easement exchange to timberland access. Green Diamond Resource Company needs access across approximately 800 feet of Forest land to access timberland on their property.

Grays Harbor Public Utilities District Neilton Point Maintenance Special Use Permit Modification

Modification to Grays Harbor Public Utilities District existing special use permit to remove or top up to six trees that are interfering with transmission from the Neilton Point electronic site.

Hendricksen Waterline Reissue

The proposed action is to reissue waterline permit that has been in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint are proposed.

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.

Lower Skokomish Vegetation Management Project

Vegetation management and restoration treatments on about 4,500 acres to improve and restore late successional forest habitat conditions for wildlife and watershed health and to contribute to local economies.

Norwood Conveyance

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

Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range Environmental Assessment

Navy is proposing training electronic warefare (EW) range consisting of the movement and operation of EW mobile emitters. This EA is tiered from previous EIS. Several sites are on Forest Service Roads. Navy documents at: http://go.usa.gov/kQ6e

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.

Quinault Campgrounds Water Line Replacement

This project would design and replace the existing water distribution systems in Falls Creek Campground and Willaby Campground near Lake Quinault.

Quinault Indian Nation "Inclined Tailhold"

Logging located on Quinault Indian Nation land but tailholds located on Forest Service.

Quinault National Recreation Trail Repair and Reconstruction

Repair and reconstruction of approximately 6.2 miles of trail, including some tread relocation and minor reconstruction, replacement of gravel surfacing, and drainage structure repair.

Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Permit Renewal

Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Limited Partnership 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.

Schoemake Waterline Reissue

The Forest proposes to reissue waterline permit, in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint.

South Fork Calawah Easement Exchange, including FSR 2900-030

Proposal by Rayonier to open a closed Level 1 segment of FS Road 2900-030, use it for timber haul, and close it again after use is complete. The reconstruction and use of an existing 0.4-mile spur off the 2900-030 is also proposed.

Trapper Creek Aquatic Organism Passage

The existing culvert on Forest Road 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.

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.

West Fork Humptulips River Trail Construction

This project would convert about 2.5 miles of decommissioned road to trail status; and construct two ½ mile trail segments to create a 6-mile loop trail.

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.

Project Archive

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