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Ecological Restoration Implementation Plan

Ecological Restoration Implementation Plan Report Cover

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. The following draft document reflects the Regional leadership’s current thinking on how the Leadership Intent will be implemented. This draft is a beginning point for discussions with employees, partners, tribes, agencies, communities of place and interest and those who care about the future of their National Forests. 

“Rivers to Ridges” Ecological Restoration

The need for ecological restoration has become increasingly important because of the many threats to the Forest’s unique “Rivers to Ridges” landscapes. They include catastrophic wildfire, climate change impacts, drought, insect and disease, and increasing pressures of human population.

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Trinity County Collaborative teams up with the Six Rivers

Collaborative group and forest staff looking at area burned by 2015 wildfire.

The Trinity County Collaborative has teamed up with the Six Rivers on the From Fire-killed to Fuelbreaks project developed by its forestry working group.

Fortuna Crew 22 clears Wooley Creek Trail

CCC Volunteers group picture - Wooley Creek Trail

Great news for all you hikers out there! The Wooley Creek trail system has undergone some recent maintenance and has been cleared of obstacles all the way to Fowler’s Cabin.


Watershed and Fisheries Ecological Restoration

Rock weir on Hurdygurdy Creek, 1985.

Restoration has long been a central focus of the watershed and fisheries management programs in the Six Rivers National Forest.

Pink-margined Monkeyflower Rare Plant Treasure Hunt

Pink Showy Monkeyflower

On June 20, 2015, nine chapter members including 3 Forest Service botanists, headed up to Horse Mountain Botanical Area on the forest to visit known sites of the pink-margined monkeyflower.

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Special Notices

  • Schedule of Proposed Actions

    Four times a year, the forest publishes a Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) that provides project information, status and contacts.

  • InciWeb OffSite Link

    Current California wildfire information with related news, closures, and maps.

  • Closure Notices

    Forest and Regional Closures and Restrictions on the Six Rivers National Forest.