2014 Lands Permits
Renew three lands special use permits, Bureau of Reclamation Weather station, City of Idanha Water system, and Breitenbush Hot Springs Mobile radio Service new term of 10 years. This is an administrative action no ground disturbance will take place.
2014 Recreation Permits
Renew three recreation special use permits Detroit Lake Marina, Kanes Marina, and Chemeketans Club to a new term of 10 years. This is an administrative action no ground disturbance will take place.
Benson and Obsidian Trail Reroutes
The proposed project would reroute approximately 2.2 miles of the Obsidian Trail (FS Trail 3528) and one mile of the Benson Lake Trail (FS Trail 3502). Reroutes would reduce erosion and maintenance.
Blowout-Divide Creeks Log Placement
This restoration project would improve habitat for rainbow and cutthroat trout and increase sediment storage along 1.0 miles of central Blowout Creek and 0.7 miles of lower Divide Creek.
Cowhorn Thinning Project
Project would thin stand (68 acres) at a moderate spacing including gaps or openings typical with the adjacent LSR thinning project, Hehe. Sale would also perform road maintenance on approximately 11 miles of road 1817.
Deception Danger Tree Project
The Forest Service MFRD is proposing to fell and remove fire-killed danger trees along the perimeter of ten roads within the 2014 Deception Creek Fire area for the purpose of providing for safe public and administrative use of those roads.
Deer Creek Floodplain Enhancement
The project will consist of channel reconstruction and floodplain enhancement using wood placement and side channel excavation. Wood sources for the logs will be located within a 5 mile radius of the channel.
Hwy 46 North
Treatments will occur in second growth forests, including commercial thinning (~1732 acres), regeneration (~52 acres), sugar pine restoration (~ 200 acres), riparian reserve treatment, viewshed enhancements, meadow restoration, PCT and pruning.
King Castle Reroute
The proposed project would reroute approximately 1.25 miles of the King Castle Trail (FS Trail 4326).
Two disconnected segments of Lawler Trail (3473) exist currently. The proposed segment will connect the currently orphaned trail segments only traveling on spur 5840-535 for 200' This will create a safer and more desirable trail user experience.
Lower Salmon Corridor Enhancement
Activities would include obtain a Day Use Forest Order for the first four miles, obtain a Forest Order that prohibits target shooting at a waste site, closing dispersed campsites, and gate installation.
Lower South Fork McKenzie River Enhancement
The project would reconstruct portions of the mainstem and side channels, by adding gravel and over 3000 pieces of wood to the stream and floodplain. Several levees and rip-rap would be removed to improve floodplain access.
McKenzie River Trail Reroute
The proposed project would reroute several sections of the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (#3507) to prevent trenching and erosion.
ODOT Right of Way
Granting right-of-way to ODOT for Sheep Creek bridge replacement on highway 20.
Salmon/Warrior Trail Reroutes Project
Several sections of the Salmon Creek Trail and the connected Warrior Loops were destroyed by flooding and channel movements. This project is intended to connect the remaining trail segments and to make as much of the trail as sustainable as possible.
In managed and natural stands: Promote health, vigor, diversity and complexity ~1770 ac. Mimic mixed-severity fire ~720 ac. Improve hardwood habitat ~290 ac. Improve traditional resources. Generate revenue to improve existing roads. Treat fuels.
Upper Foley Trail Reroute
The proposed project would reroute approximately one mile of the Foley Ridge Trail (FS Trail 3511) to prevent and reduce heavy erosion.
Air Thin Project
The project proposes to commercially thin one stand that is 28 acres. The stand is 60 years old with Douglas fir being the primary species. The stand consist of an estimated 140 trees per acre with an average diameter of 17.0 inches.
City of Detroit Water System Update
Fence to be installed around water building on Breitenbush Rd. Install emergency drainline from water storage tank. Reissue special use permit.
Deception Fire Reforestation
The Middle Fork Ranger District is proposing to replant approximately 325 acres in plantations within the Deception Complex Fire that affected the Willamette National Forest . The purpose is to re-establish forest cover with a mix of native conifers.
Delta A Septic Repair (#4)
The proposed project would authorize a repair for a failed septic system for a cabin on Lot #4 of the Delta A Recreation Residence Tract.
Flat Top Thin
The project proposes to commercially thin a 60 year old stand that is 70 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately 10-15% of the stand will have gaps ranging in size from one to three acres.
The proposed project would thin two 44 year old managed stands; one is 38 acres the other is 30 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately eight acres of gaps will be placed between the two stands.
Goose EIS 2015
The Goose Project proposes to commercially harvest and reduce fuels on approximately 2,452 acres on the Willamette National Forest near the community of McKenzie Bridge, Oregon.
Green Mountain Project
Proposes to thin ~3,003 acres (3.0% of the Project Area) and regenerate ~324 acres (0.3% of the Project Area) of forests across a sum of approximately 3,327 acres within the Green Mountain Project Area.
Proposes to commercially thin timber stands up to 120 years of age on approximately 733 acres. The purpose and need for this project is to improve stand conditions in terms of density and structure, and maintain stand health and vigor.
Meadow and Forage Restoration
The purpose of this project is to cover maintenance burning and whip felling for the next 10 years as needed to stop encroachment and maintain the meadows.
Ollie Thin Project
The project proposes to commercially thin a 65 year old stand that is 52 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately 10-15% of the stand will have gaps ranging in size from one to three acres.
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.
Peggy Creek Disposal Site Expansion
The proposed project would expand the current Peggy Creek disposal site allowing for an additional 9,000 to 12,000 cubic yards of geologic spoils (waste).
Prescribed Fire in Wilderness: Scott Mountain
The project would use prescribed fire in the Mt. Washington Wilderness area to modify vegetation and fuels to sufficiently reduce the threats to values outside of wilderness in order to allow fire to play a more natural role within wilderness.
Re-route of Road 2041
Relocate about 500-600 feet of road 2041 where its alignment has shifted due to an active slide. Replace and realign 5-6 foot culvert. Remove rock from the abandoned portion of road and use on relocated portion. Decommission abandoned roadbed.
Skookum Campground Bridges
To replace one failed and one rotten (eminent failure) trail bridge. One bridge is 31%u2019 long and has Western red cedar hand railing. The second bridge is 11.5 feet long and leads users over a small creek into Skookum CG.
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.
The proposed project would remove approximately 15 dead and dying hazard trees that have a failure zone of hitting Forest Road 2672655.
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.
Waldo Road Brushing Project
Cut vegetation and conifers along road 5897 from the top of the cut bank to the bottom of the fill. Road brushing will be started with areas that are most prone to wildfire activity and continue to areas that are less prone to wildfire activity.
Wolf Boughs Project
The Wolf Boughs project would remove approximately one hundred thirty-one tons (62,000 pounds) of coniferous boughs over 123 acres, under contracts or permits.
Bachelor Bear Project
The project is proposed to commercially thin about 1500 acres of young second growth forests to enhance the growth and structural complexity of timber stands and complete hazardous fuels reduction on 225 acres.
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.
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.
Commercial thinning in about 1300 acres of 40-60 year old managed stands and 1000 acres of 90-120 year-old natural stands.
Cascadia Day Use Forest Plan Amendment and Site Development
Proposed Forest Plan amendment to change about 10 ac. of an administrative site MA 13B to Developed Recreation MA 12a. Also, construct parking area for 8-10 vehicles, plant low-maintenance landscaping, and construct ADA interpretive tail.
Implement vegetation-related projects from Cool Soda All Lands Restoration Proposal. Thin 545 ac. of young stands, regen 71 ac. for noble fir boughs, regen 14 acres in mature stand, fuel treatments, special forest products, traditional resources
Flat Country Floral Greens Project
This project would remove floral greens: beargrass, salal, fern fronds, and vine maple/ceanothus sticks. This would occur on approximately 28,523 acres of the McKenzie River Ranger District. The sell of these products will be done under permits.
Goose EA 2010
The proposed action will commercially harvest stands 25-120 year-old (1,598 acres)and reduce fuels in the WUI (600 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.
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.
Revised Trapper Project
A Supplemental Environmental Assessment will be prepared to disclose effects of harvesting timber on about 33 acres already under contract and to respond to analysis deficiencies identified by the 2011 U.S. District Court decision.
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.
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.
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.
French Pete Creek Crossing Repair
The proposed project would harden the creek crossing at mile 2.1 of the French Pete Creek Trail (FS Trail 3311) to mitigate erosion.
Lookout Mountain Meadow Restoration
The purpose of this project is to restore native meadow habitat by cutting and girdling small diameter trees, and subsequently implementing a prescribed fire across an approximately 347-acre project area.
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.
Upper Little Fall LSR Density Management Project
The Middle Fork Ranger District of the Willamette National Forest proposes density management on about 1720 acres of young plantations located in the Little Fall Creek subwatershed.The project would include the reconstruction of existing roads.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.