Umpqua National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Cottage Grove Ranger District

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.

Diamond Lake Ranger District

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.

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.

Lonely Oak

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

Wetland Planning

Creation of several small wetlands

North Umpqua Ranger District

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 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.

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.

Tiller Ranger District

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.

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

Project Archive

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