Land & Resources Management

This section includes forest planning, current projects, information about resource management, and available geospatial (GIS) data.

Forest Planning

Look here for  planning documents that guide how we manage the forest. The focus is at a broad scale: Regional, Forest, or Landscape (watershed) level.

Projects

Projects are proposed actions that are analyzed through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process (Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Categorical Exclusion (CE), Environmental Assessment (EA)) that involves analyzing different alternatives to the proposed action, requires public notice and comment, and results in a NEPA decision (Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Notice of Intent (NOI), Record of Decision (ROD)) which, subject to an administrative appeals process, and is implemented on the ground.

Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

NEPA Projects Documentation: Supporting maps and documents

Resource Management

Projects and program information including landscape restoration, timber management (including timber and forest product sales), recreation management and more.

Geospatial Data

The Willamette National Forest GIS (Geographic Information Systems) data and accompanying metadata are available from the Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse.

Fire Management

Wildland fire activity on the Willamette National Forest ranging from fire danger levels, public use restrictions, official closures, prescribed fires and other fire resources.