Land & Resources Management

North Fork John DayThis section includes forest planning, current projects, information about resource management, and available geospatial data.

Here is how the land and resources management 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 Umatilla National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, forest plan monitoring reports, and other assessments and planning documents are available.

Current Projects

Find information here about specific projects that the Umatilla 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.

Resource Management

Other resource management program information is available including: timber resources, silviculture, native plant restoration, hydrology, fish & wildlife management, and botany.

Geospatial Data

Find information about how to download available GIS (Geographic Information System) data for the Umatilla National Forest.


Tollgate Analysis Area

The Walla Walla Ranger District of the Umatilla National Forest is conducting an assessment process to identify fuels reduction and forest stand density projects in the Tollgate area.

Why We Do It - Prescribed Fire

Low-intensity fire, which has been excluded from the ecosystem for nearly 100 years, is essential for healthy forests and better protected communities.

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Key Contacts

Brian Goff, Integrated Veg. Management Staff

Timber Resources
Attn: Timber
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801

Paula Brooks

Richie Gardner

Fish Biologist
Kathy Ramsey

Wildlife Biologist
Lizzy Berkley

Rangeland Management

Program Manager, Maura Laverty

Hydrology Contacts

Supervisors office 

Watershed Program Manager, Forest Soil Scientist, Brien Park
Hydrologist, Lindsey King
Hydrology Technician, Dolly Robison

Pomeroy and Walla Walla Ranger Districts

North Zone Hydrologist (at Walla Walla), Zig Napkora

Heppner and North Fork John Day Ranger Districts

South Zone Hydrologist (at NFJD), vacant