Land & Resources Management

Looking through the trees at a lake in the background.The Land and Resource Management pages include forest planning, current projects, information about resource management, and available geospatial data.

Here is how the this information is organized in this section:

Forest Planning

Look here for planning documents that guide management of the national forest. The focus is at a broad scale:  regional, forest-wide, or landscape (watershed) level. The Modoc National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, forest plan monitoring reports, and other assessments and planning documents are available.
For more information please click on the Planning   tab to the left of this page.

Current Projects

Find information here about specific projects that the Modoc National Forest is evaluating, planning, or actively implementing. The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) and NEPA projects documentation, including supporting maps and documents are available.
For more information please click on the Projects tab to the left of this page.

Resource Management

Other resource management program information is available including:  timber resources, range management, wild horse program, hydrology, fish & wildlife management, botany and minerals.
For more information please click on the Resource Management tab to the left of this page.

Geospatial Data

Find information about how to download available GIS (Geographic Information System) data for the Modoc National Forest.
For more information please click on the Geospatial Data tab to the left of this page.

Features

Ecological Restoration Implementation Plan

In March 2011 the Pacific Southwest Region of the US Forest Service released a statement of its Leadership Intent for Ecological Restoration, which laid out the Region's guiding vision and goals for its stewardship of wildland and forests for the next 15-20 years. This plan reflects the Regional leadership's current thinking on how the Leadership Intent will be implemented.


Decision on Motorized Travel Management Plan

This decision is specifically related to off highway vehicle (OHV) use across the 1.7 million acres of the Modoc National Forest. Once implemented, the designation will change from designated-open to designated-closed to cross country travel.