Projects

Diamond Lake Restoration Project

Schedule of Proposed Actions

The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) is published in October, January, April, and July during the Forest Service fiscal year (October 1 through September 30). It contains a list of proposed actions that will soon begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. It provides information so that you can become aware of and indicate your interest in specific proposals. We encourage your early and ongoing involvement in any proposals of interest to you.

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Umpqua National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Note: Projects with multiple Project Purposes will appear multiple times.

Forest products

Calapooya Divide Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products and maintain/restore meadow habitats.

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.

Lemon Butte Integrated Resource Restoration Project Environmental Assessment

A combination of commercial thinning and fuels reduction projects, approximately 1,700 acres and 6,500 acres respectively, to promote late seral habitat and increase landscape resiliency to large-scale disturbances.

Lower Steamboat Environmental Assessment

Commercial thinning approximately 20.8 mbf across 1,840 acres in the Ragged Ridge area adjacent to Lower Steamboat Creek.

Quartz Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products, and maintain/restore meadow and aquatic habitats.

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.

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.

Fuels management

Calapooya Divide Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products and maintain/restore meadow habitats.

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.

Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.

Lemon Butte Integrated Resource Restoration Project Environmental Assessment

A combination of commercial thinning and fuels reduction projects, approximately 1,700 acres and 6,500 acres respectively, to promote late seral habitat and increase landscape resiliency to large-scale disturbances.

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.

Land management planning

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.

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. DEIS at http://tinyurl.com/kffcrjq

Minerals and Geology

Hemlock Lake Chalcedony Site Project

This project proposes to establish this rock hounding site as a community site under 36 CFR 228.64, requiring mineral permits to be able to collect at the site, restricting the site to non-mechanized equipment, and installing a bulletin board.

Recreation management

Blackbird Fishing Derby 5-Year SUP Issuance

Issuance of a five year recreation event special use permit to Blackbird Sports Team for the Blackbird Fishing Derby on Diamond Lake.

Fishing Guide SUP Renewals

Issuance of 10 year special use permits to authorized fishing guides operating on the North Umpqua River within the North Umpqua Ranger District.

Road management

Umpqua National Forest Travel Management Plan

The Umpqua National Forest is preparing a Travel Management Plan in accordance with the Final Travel Management Rule, designating routes and areas for motorized use.

Special use management

Blackbird Fishing Derby 5-Year SUP Issuance

Issuance of a five year recreation event special use permit to Blackbird Sports Team for the Blackbird Fishing Derby on Diamond Lake.

Vegetation management (other than forest products)

Calapooya Divide Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products and maintain/restore meadow habitats.

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

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.

Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.

Quartz Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products, and maintain/restore meadow and aquatic habitats.

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.

Watershed management

Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.

Quartz Integrated Project

This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products, and maintain/restore meadow and aquatic habitats.

Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants

Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project

Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.

Lonely Oak

Wildlife habitat improvement project to restore shrublands, dry forests, and wetland habitats.

Wetland Planning

Creation of several small wetlands

Project Archive

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