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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Land management planning

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.