Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

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The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is a large and diverse landscape, encompassing 3.8 million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington.

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Project Planning to Implementation

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This guidebook largely focuses on planning and implementation processes as they relate to vegetation management activities. These activities include commercial timber harvest; non-commercial thinning of smaller diameter trees; and fuels reduction tasks.

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Skinney Creek Restoration

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Skinney Creek is a tributary to Chiwaukum Creek, along Highway 2, about 20 miles west of Leavenworth, WA. Being adjacent to a major highway has always had an impact on Skinney Creek. The original highway construction pushed Skinney Creek into a bermed ditch-like channel. Yakama Nation Fisheries approached the Forest Service with the idea of reconstructing Skinney Creek in the footprint of the old highway after highway was realigned.

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