1610 Roadside Treatment
Reduce stand density to improve stand health and resiliency and reduce the risk of uncharacteristic wildfire along Forest Service Roads 1610, 1610-050, 1610-100, and 1610-500
Aspen Release Project
The purpose of this project is to release a small stand of quaking aspen from encroaching trees and to adaptively manage conifers that are encroaching on the 5 acre hardwood unique habitat patch where the aspen is found.
Excavating and removing of 150 tons of test material
Beaver Timber Sale Project
The purpose of the project is to reduce tree densities in densely-stocked second growth stands and fire-regenerated managed stands less than 80 years old on approximately 1,875 acres to improve the health, and vigor of the leave trees.
Boulder Dumont Vegetation Management Project
Thinning and restoration to develop late seral characteristics and reduce fuels hazards in plantations. Fuels created by project will be treated. Thinning is proposed for the riparian reserves within the plantations.
Cottage Grove Deception Fire Planting
Two 18-20 plantations had most trees killed in the fire suppression activities on the District from the 2014 Deception Fire. Proposal is to replant those areas to provide a native mix of conifers to re-establish forest cover
Cougar Bluffs Land Exchange
Exchange of 280 privately owned acres within the Cougar Bluffs Inventoried Roadless Area for an equal value of land within a 598 acre area administered by the U.S. Forest Service
Curran Junetta Timber Sale
The proposal is to commercially thin approximately 1236 acres of second growth forest and treat the fuels in the Curran and Junetta Creek drainages. Associated road work would occur, along with other connected actions.
Curtis Timber Sale Project
Thin to reduce the density of vegetation. Treatments include thinning to restore or maintain the health of pines and convert off-site pine plantations to native plant communities.
D-Bug Hazard Reduction Timber Sale Project
This project proposes to manage bark beetle outbreaks and reduce hazardous fuels in areas of high human use around Diamond and Lemolo Lakes. Both commercial and non-commercial treatments are being considered.
Deer Creek Trail Bridge Replacement
The Diamond Lake Ranger District, Umpqua National Forest is proposing to install a trail bridge on the Hot Springs Segment of the North Umpqua National Recreation Trail #1414 to provide trail users safe crossing over Deer Creek.
Diamond Lake Restoration Project
Eradication or control of the existing tui chub poplutation is considered essential for accomplishing restoration objectives. Proposed actions include: canal reconstruction, lake draw down, mechanical fish removal and utilizations, etc.
Doris Thin Timber Sale
The proposal is to commercially thin about 1000 acres of second growth forest and treat the fuels in the Doris area of Layng Creek. Associated road work would occur, along with other connected actions.
Drew Vegetation Management
Oak woodland restoration and fuels management through thinning and commercial harvest of ingrowth in meadow complexes and areas of wildland "urban" interface private properties in the Joe Hall subwatershed of Elk Creek.
Forest Plan Amendment for Unique and Mosaic Habitats
This amendment proposes to address the need to update a portion of the 1990 Umpqua National Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan in order to maintain and restore these natural open areas that benefit biodiversity by providing important habitat.
Holland Moonsalt Thin Timber Sale
The proposal is to commercially thin about 1200 acres of second growth forest and treat the fuels in the Holland Moonsalt area of Layng Creek. Associated meadow and elk forage enhancement, road work and noxious weed treatments are also proposed.
Johnnie Forest Management Project
Improve the fire resiliency of the forest and decrease the threat of wildfire to life and property near the community of Tiller, Oregon by thinning out and removing some of the existing dense vegetation that serves as fuel during a wildfire event.
Lemolo Falls Bridge Replacement
The Umpqua National Forest is proposing to replace the Lemolo Falls Trail Bridge with a weathering steel truss bridge. The existing bridge has sustained major damage and will have to be closed for safety reasons if not replaced in the near future.
Lemolo Pine Health Maintenance Underburn 2010
Maintenance underburn 89 acres of ponderosa pine stands that were commercially thinned and underburned in the early 1990s to promote pine health and maintain vegetation structure and composition associated with the natural fire regime.
Little River Timber Sale
Commercial thinning activities occuring in densely-stocked second growth stands on approximately 1,600 acres within matrix, Adaptive Management Areas, and riparian reserve land-use allocations.
Oak Flats Restoration Project
Restore and maintain the unique oak/pine savannah vegetation communities and associated wildlife habitats historically promoted and maintained by a low-intensity, high-frequency fire regime through mechanical harvest and/or prescribed fire methods.
Panther Creek Trail Bridge Replacement Project
Replace trail bridge damaged from a high water event. Repairs will include the removal of the old bridge and replacement with a cambered 90 foot metal bridge. New design addresses potential future flooding events.
Parker Wyatt Timber Sale
The purpose of this project is to improve stand growth, health, and diversity in stem exclusion stands; enhance development of late-successional conditions; improve big-game winter range habitat; and provide wood products to the local communities.
Ragged Ridge Timber Stand Improvement
This project would investigate the use of prescribed fire on approximately 3,000 acres in the Middle North Umpqua corridor between the confluence of Steamboat Creek and and the North Umpqua River and the community of Dry Creek.
Rail 2 Timber Sale and Prather Creek Bridge Replacement
The project proposes to improve species and structural diversity, fire resiliency, and big game forage while providing wood products to the local community in second-growth stands; and to replace the Prather Creek Bridge on Forest Road 17.
Rail2 Timber Sale and Prather Creek Bridge Replacement
This project is designed to improve species and structural diversity, fire resiliency, and big game forage while providing wood products to the local community in second-growth stands; and to replace the Prather Creek Bridge on Forest Road 17.
Rainbow Salvage Timber Sale
The purpose of this project is to facilitate the economic recovery of wood fiber resulting from the 2009 Rainbow wildfire and to improve public safety by removing hazard trees along roads.
Renewal of Existing Telephone Line special use permit.
The telephone line permit is issued to Citizen Telecom, AT&T, United Telephone Company of the Northwest, and are located on Cottage Grove, Diamond Lake, North Umpqua and Tiller. The permit is about to expire, and needs to be renewed for 10 years.
Renewal of Existing Toketee Airstrip special use permit
The toketee Airstrip is located on the Diamond Lake RD.The total authorized acres consist of an existing native surface runway and a parking and picnic area for a total of 75 acres.The special use permit expires, and needs to be renewed for 10 years.
Road 2719-830 Decommissioning
Decommission Road 2719-830. This road has several slumps along it that threaten to reach Slick Creek, a Class I stream.
Special Forest Products
The project would determine which commercial special forest products may be gathered, where they may be gathered, and how much may be collected on the Umpqua National Forest.
Steamboat Stand Improvement Project
Prescribed burning, 70 acres of commercial thinning, and non-commercial thinning around the Steamboat Work Center, Steamboat Inn, and north of the the North Umpqua Trail near the Steamboat Work Center.
Sugar Pine and White Pine Enhancement 2010
Trees and shrubs will be cut within the approximate dripline of select overstory and intermediate five-needle pines to reduce competition; thus helping to improve and maintain the health of selected trees.
Tallow Salvage Sale
This project will salvage blowdown timber in lands allocated as Matrix under the Northwest Forest Plan. The blowdown occurred during the winter storms of 2007-2008.
Tiller Whiskey Complex Fire Salvage Project
The Tiller Ranger District on the Umpqua National Forest is proposing activities to address road hazards, public and forest worker safety, fire fighter access, and recovery of economic value of trees killed as a result of the Whiskey Complex Fire.
Tugboat LSR Thinning Project
The project proposes commercially thinning about 1700 acres of 40+ year old managed plantations in the Steamboat watershed to improve LSR habitat. Includes road work, fuel breaks, and other connected actions.
Upper Cow Creek Hazardous Fuels Project
Create a network of shaded fuel breaks and defensible space in the Upper Cow Creek WUI area of the Tiller Ranger District. Non-commercial thinning will occur within 150' of roadsides and 200' of structures.
Wapiti Timber Sale
This project will maintain stable elk herds, reduce fuel loads and stand density conditions, providing wood products (22 MMBF) to the local community by thinning about 1370 acres. Road construction/reconstruction will also occur.
Whiskey Fire Reforestation Project
Planting up to 2,300 acres of moderately and severely burned lands and 500 acres of riparian reserves within the Whiskey Fire over the next five years.
Williams Creek Fire Salvage
Project proposes to salvage dead and dying trees that burned during the 2009 Williams Creek Fire. Approximately 39 acres would be salvaged using both ground-based and skyline logging. Reforestation of the salvaged area would also occur.
Willow Sump Invasive Plant Project
The purpose of this project is to eradicate an invasive species (yellow floating heart) from the Willow Sump aquatic habitat and to prevent the spread of this weed into other aquatic habitats.
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