410 Road Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
A 94 acre hazardous fuels reduction project to aid in wildfire prevention and management. There would be an understory thin (<7" dbh), completed with hand and mechanical work. Brush will be piled and burned, underburned, or chipped and scattered.
Fall Creek Trail Reroute
This project proposes to eliminate the exposed section of trail by rerouting the trail over the slide-prone slope well above the steep bluff on terrain that is not slide prone. The total distance of this reroute will be about 0.85 mile.
Green Mountain Project
Proposes to thin ~4,786 acres (4.9% of the Project Area) and regenerate ~800 acres (0.8% of the Project Area) of forests across a sum of approximately 5,586 acres within the Green Mountain Project Area.
Staley Creek Stream Restoration
Stabilization of approx. 200 ft. of eroding stream bank, including large woody debris jam construction. Trees with root wads attached will be gathered and large trees will be hauled to the project area for bank stabilization and log jam construction.
Big Hoodoo Project
This project is being reissued with a new decision. The purpose of the project is to reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health to protect values at risk in the Hoodoo/Big Lake area through 2,135 acres of treatments in the Santiam Pass area.
Timber harvest is proposed in densely stocked second growth stands generally ranging in age from 40 to 150 years old, and includes stands within Riparian Reserves and approximately 40 acres in the Jefferson Late-Successional Reserve.
Cascadia Day Use Forest Plan Amendment and Site Development
Proposed Forest Plan amendmentto change about 6 ac. of an administrative site MA 13B to Developed Recreation MA 12a. Also, construct parking area for 8-10 vehicles, install toilet and low-maintenance landscaping, construct interpretive signs
French Pete Creek Crossing Repair
A project to harden the creek crossing at milepost 2.1 of the French Pete Creek Trail (Tr. No. 3311) in the Three Sisters Wilderness at French Pete Creek crosing. This would construct a step-down drain style approach to mitigate erosion.
Lodgepole Flats Forest Plan Amendment #54
(Minor revision to name of project). The project proposes to change the north section of Park Creek Semi-primitive Nonmotorized Dispersed Recreation Management Area to a Special Habitat Management Area. This is a Forest Plan revision.
Meadow enhancement and rehabilitation in 3 meadows on the Detroit Ranger District. Enchancements include tree removal, limbing, slash burning and monitoring.
Outlook Landscape Diversity Project
Commercial thinning and fuels reduction on 4300 ac. of plantations; 110 mi. of road maintenance, closure of 130 mi. of road; special habitat restoration; 260 ac. of early-seral habitat maintenance/creation; snag creation, noxious weed abatement.
Power Plant Bypass Road Realignment
Realignment of the existing bypass Forest Service Road 2672690 around the Eugene Water and Electric Board's Carmen power house in order to provide safe and adequate access for construction of the fish passage facilities at trailbridge reservoir.
Respect the River - Fall Creek
Resource damage will be minimized and restored at the dispersed campsites by providing a riparian buffer, planting native vegetation, subsoiling compacted soils, deterring campsite area growth and educational signage.
Revised Trapper Project
A Supplemental Environmental Assessment will be prepared to disclose effects of harvesting timber on about 44 acres already under contract and to respond to analysis deficiencies identified by the 2011 U.S. District Court decision.
Smith Prairie Meadow Maintenance
Enhance and maintain meadow complex by reducing encroachment of conifers (remove saplings under 4 inches), seed collection, girdling 1-2 trees/acre under 12 inches DBH and falling 1 tree/acre for down wood.
Str8 Thinning Restoration
Reduce stocking levels of stands 6-9 inches in diameter, 500-800 TPA. Offer biomass products such as posts and poles and firewood and other SFP such as bough and beargrass.
Accelerate development of structural complexity in the LSR and strategically manage hazardous fuels along Highway 20. Improve health, vigor and contribute wood products in matrix. 880 ac. 36-80yr.old stands, 100 acres of 81-105 yr. old stands
Winberry Campground Decommission
This campground receives a high amount of vandalism and homeless use and is the only developed receation site in this drainage. Improvements to be removed include 2 shelters, 5 fire rings, all picnic tables, all site numbers, the well, Romtec toilet.
Woodpecker Thinning Restoration
Reduce stocking levels of stands 6-9 inches in diameter, 500-800 TPA. Offer biomass products such as posts and poles and firewood.
Alpine Trail (3450) Connection
The proposed trail connection will tie the end of the 5826-130 road to the end of the 1910-683 road. This connection will be 1.9 miles long and is designed with 10% average grades and will be built by hand.
Alpine Trail (3450) Relocation
Relocate the only remaining portion of the Alpine Trail from its current location along roads 1912 and 1911 to a convenient side slope to the east of those roads through a recent harvest unit and a short section following the 1802-133.
AT&T/Cingular Wolf Mt. Tower Replacement
Velocitel requests replacement of the existing tower at Wolf Mt., which is failing. The new tower will be the same height at the existing tower and in the same location. Existing footings would be replaced. Work would be in already disturbed ground.
The project would improve stand conditions by commercially thinning and group select harvesting 35-to 80-year-old timber stands in the Upper Blue River sub-watershed. Road maintainenance, restoration, and decommissioning would also occur.
Commercial thinning in about 1300 acres of 40-60 year old managed stands and 1000 acres of 90-120 year-old natural stands.
Carmen Reservoir Bridge Replacement
Replace the current poor condition bridge, with a new bridge that meets current safety standards. The bridge will be lengthened to move abuttments farther from the river and restore riparian function.
Carmen-Smith Campus Garage Additions & Siding Replacement
The project's purpose is to add garage units to three existing houses and replace siding on those houses. Work would also include relocation of fire hydrant and irrigation lines, excavation for garage concrete slabs and driveways.
The purpose of this thinning project, in two previously managed stands, is to create high quality elk forage in the short term, while encouraging the development of elk optimal cover in the long term.
To commercially thin three stands; 30, 16, and 10 acres. These stands are second growth with an average age of 40 years. The project will be harvested with ground base and skyline equipment using existing skid roads as much as possible.
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
Cougar Creek Thin
To commercially thin approximately 70 acres in a 50-year old second growth stand. The project will be harvested with ground base equipment using existing skid roads as much as possible.
To commercially thin approximately 40 acres in a 50-year old stand using ground base equipment
ERFO12 Road Repairs
Repairing roads, reconstructing retaining walls, and replacing culverts along parts of Rd 18, Rd 2408, Rd 19, Rd 1934, Rd 5840-531 and quarry blasting/crushing within previously disturbed areas.
Flat Creek Buildings Disposition Project
There are 3 Houses and 2 garages at the Flat Creek Work Center in Oakridge that are no longer habitable, are in disrepair, and will either be demolished or allowed to be used under special use permit. The buildings are eligible for the NRHP.
Fritz Thin Project
This project proposes to commercially thin approximately 70 acres in a 50-year old second growth stand. The project will be harvested with ground base and skyline equipment using existing skid roads as much as possible.
Gold Lake Bog RNA Boundary Adjustment
Expand the existing boundary for Gold Lake Bog Research Natural Area (RNA), from about 415 to 656 acres. This expansion will incorporate the springs and wetlands that support the unique flora and fauna for scientific study.
The proposed action will commercially harvest stands 25-120 year-old (2,134 acres), reduce fuels in the WUI (588 acres), and re-introduce fire in a natural fuels underburn (80 acres).
Hehe Thin Project
This project proposes up to 4000 acres of thinning in young 30-60 year plantations in the Hehe Creek area of the Fall Creek LSR. Associated activities include road decommissioning, fuel treatment, and other watershed restoration projects.
Hills Creek Reservoir Boat Launch Enhancements
Repair of existing launch runways at Packard Cr., CT Beach, and Bingham recreation sites. Extension of existing boat dock at Packard Cr. recreation site. Relocation of damaged boat docks to day use sites.
Humbug Creek Large Wood Placement
A stream restoration project is proposed to place large wood in Humbug Creek and East Humbug Creek to improve spring Chinook and resident fish habitat.
Indian Holes Trail Reroute
A project to reroute for approximately 1 mile of the Indian Holes Trail (Tr. No. 3524) near Indian Holes in the Three Sisters Wilderness where an inappropriate grade exists that is resulting in erosion.
Kafka Resource Thin
To commercially thin three second growth stands in the upper McKenzie watershed. Project will be harvested with ground based equipment.
Little Fall Creek Steelhead Habitat Enhancement Project
The project would add approximately 800 logs and or rootwads to the Little Fall Creek stream channel to enhance the existent aquatic habitat. Approximately 80 live trees would be pulled over to act as anchor points for the 800 logs or rootwads.
The project proposed to commercially thin about 1200 acres of young second growth forests to enhance the growth and structural complexity of timber stands.
Marion Forks Fish Hatchery Day Use Improvements
This project aims to make the Marion Forks Hatchery Day Use safer to enter by widening the entrance and adding new signing. There will be other improvements to the area, including converting the lower camping area to a day use area and nature trail
Mud Lake Trail Tr. No. 3518 decommissioning
This project proposes to eliminate Tr. No. 3518 from the maintained trail system and would involve removal of trail signs and disguising the trail tread with native vegetation/ debris while allowing nature to reclaim this ground.
Murphy Meadow Restoration Project
A meadow will be maintained by cutting of conifers less than 10 inches dbh and prescribed fire 1-2 years after. 57 acres of meadow will be maintained with a potential of an additional 84 acres of understory prescibed fire in forested vegetation.
This project proposes 3300 acres of commerical thinning in managed stands along the Forest Road 1928 area.There may be up to 6 miles of temporary road built.
Buzzard Thin was combined into Niner Thin.
North Fork Quartz Private Log Landing & Road Use
Utilize 3 existing landing sites for helicopter logging by Giustina Resources from private land and haul approximately 200 loads on NF126. Two landings on NF 126 will be landing and load sites. One landing on NF610 will be a service landing.
North Fork Trail Relocation
Replace a section of unstable trail by decommissioning approximately ¼ mile of existing trail and constructing approximatley ½ mile of new trail.
A project to reroute a 1½Mi. of the O?leary trail (Tr. No. 3321). The trail was constructed too steep, resulting in trenching and erosion of the trail during the wet season and periods of spring snow melt.
Old Foley Thin
The project would implement a variable density commercial thinning with skips and gaps in a managed plantation stand that is approximately 51 acres in size and 54 years old.
Pioneer Gulch Project
The project proposes timber harvest on about 940 acres yielding about 12.7 mmbf. The project includes road maintenance and closures, big game forage enhancements activities, non-harvest fuel treatments, and fish habitat improvements.
This project proposes a variety of silvicultural treatments on 900 acres of young second growth forests to enhance the growth and structural complexity of stands in the project area.
Soda Fork Large Wood Enhancement
Improve spawning and rearing habitat in Soda Fork Creek for Upper Willamette Winter Steelhead and Spring Chinook that are listed as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act and improve stream complexity in Soda Fork Creek.
Timber sale in Adaptive Management Area to implement Blue River Landscape Study. The BRLS proposed to restore the pattern of the landscape over a period of many decades while meeting the objectives of the NWFP.
To comply with Final Travel Mgmt Rule [FR, Vol 70, No. 216 (2005)] for motorized access. Designation of National Forest System roads & trails open to motor vehicle use (including OHV use) by vehicle class and, if appropriate, by time of year.
Traverse Creek Thin Project
Commercial thin of 2400 acres of 35-60 year old managed plantations. Project includes road maintenance and road closures, fuel reduction treatments, and big game forage enhancement projects.
Tumblebug Fire Roadside Treatment Project
Removal of trees along certain roads within the 2009 Tumblebug Fire which were killed by the fire and pose future safety risk to road users. Merchantable tree removal on approximately 475 acres. Hazard tree felling on approximately 400 acres.
Waldo Lake, managing recreation use
This proposal is to rework the earlier plan. Issues to be addressed include dispersed uses of the lakeside zone, outfitter uses of the basin, and motorized boat use of the lake. The project history is on the Willamette NF website.
Lang Thin Project
Project will commercially thin one stand for a total of 70 acres. The stand is approximately 65 years old and would be harvested with ground based and skyline equipment using existing skid trails as much as possible.
Big Lake Youth Camp Master Plan
The McKenzie River RD and the Big Lake Youth Camp Cooperator proposes to develop and approve a long-term master plan. The proposal includes a permit boundary expansion which requires a non-significant amendment to the Willamette Forest Plan.
Cascadia Day Use Site Development
Construct parking area for 8-10 vehicles, install toilet and low-maintenance landscaping, construct interpretive trail, panels and kiosk, and stabilize CCC-era wall.
Salvage of trees blown down during the March 13th, 2011 windstorm. Area to be salvaged is approximately 4 acres in General Forest allocation in the Fall Creek drainage.
North Fork Salvage
The project consists of salvaging down trees in two separate areas along the 19 and the 5826 roads. The portion along the 19 road is less than 1 acre in size and consists of removing decked material at the intersection of the 19/1939 roads and downed trees within the slide. The slide is located on the north (uphill) side of the 19 road, approximately 0.25 mile west of 1939.
The portion along the 5826 road is approximately 5 acres in size and consists of bucking and removing trees blown down during a wind event. Trees would be yarded from both the 5821 and the 5826 roads, on the north and south sides of the railroad. All activities would occur east of 5821 .
Warner Repeater Relocation Project
This project will move the Warner Mountain Repeater from its existing location on the 2129-438 spur to a new site on the 2129-342 spur.Because the project is non-ground disturbing, it will be covered with a non-documented CE and is cancelled in SOPA.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.