Umpqua National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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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.

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.

Calf-Copeland Restoration Project

This project would restore habitat for legacy trees including sugar pine, ponderosa pine and white oak; reduce fragmentation of the landscape, and increase landscape resiliency to uncharacteristic fire, pest and pathogens.

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.

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.

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

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.

Lemon Butte Project Environmental Assessment

The Lemon Butte Project proposes to thin approx. 650 acres and includes several restoration and mitigation activities to promote the development and maintenance of late-successional forest conditions in existing even-aged stands within LSR.

Loafer Timber Sale Project

This project proposes commercial thinning in over-stocked stands and pine-dominated stands, and prescribed fire to promote shrubland wildlife habitat on approximately 1,450 acres.

Lonely Oak

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

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.

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.

Wetland Planning

Creation of several small wetlands

Project Archive

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