Projects

Projects are proposed actions that are analyzed through the NEPA process (EIS, EA, or CE) that involves analyzing different alternatives to the proposed action, requires public notice and comment, and results in a NEPA decision (ROD, DN, or DM) which, subject to an administrative appeals process, and is implemented on the ground.

The Forest Projects below are projects that we are analyzing or have analyzed under the NEPA process. 
 

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Siuslaw National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

North Fork Smith Restoration - Terrestrial

This is a landscape-scale terrestrial restoration project in the North Fork Smith River watershed area. Activities include: plantation thinning, wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, and road improvements.

Under Analysis

Franklin and Wasson Wild and Scenic Rivers Comprehensive River Management Plan

Develop a comprehensive river management plan (CRMP) for two newly designated wild and scenic rivers. CRMP will include identification and inventory of outstanding remarkable values, a visitor capacity determination, and management direction.

Marys Peak Bonneville Power Administration Communication Site Project

BPA needs to maintain and upgrade its existing communication site located on Marys Peak. Some equipment is outdated and unstable and needs to be replaced. BPA plans to prepare an environmental assessment (EA). The USFS is a cooperating agency

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area OHV Sound Limit Forest Plan Amendment

Forest Plan amendment proposal to increase the sound limit for ORVs to more nearly match those of Oregon State DEQ limits.

Sand Lake Restoration Project

This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the Sand Lake watershed. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, road and recreation improvements, and sand dune restoration.

Analysis Completed

Indian Creek Landscape Management Project

This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the Indian Creek watershed. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, and road improvements.

Roseburg Resources Company Logging Corridor Special Use Authorization

Authorization to cut and remove trees to establish a logging corridor on NFS lands, to access private timber land. Approximately 15 thousand board feet will be cut over 0.55 acres.

Cancelled

LTEP Research Thinning and Down Wood Creation

Non-commercial thinning in Long Term Ecosystem Productivity (LTEP) plots. Trees will be cut and left as down wood in treated plots.

Promoting connectivity to the future Lincoln City trail system

In conjunction with Lincoln City, develop a system trail which when added to the City system creates a trail out to the coastline. Several user created routes which are creating resource damage would be closed. Estimate less than 1 mile of const.

Rocky Bend and Castle Rock Campground Decommissioning

The Hebo Ranger District was proposing to decommission the Rocky Bend and Castle Rock Campgrounds. The NEPA to decommission these campgrounds has been cancelled and future use is being re-evaluated by Forest and District Staff.

Siuslaw Coastal Meadow Restoration

Project would enable herbicide treatment methods for restoring native coastal meadow vegetation and enhancing habitat for Oregon silverspot butterfly and other pollinators.

Special Use Permit Renewal, Drift Creek Organization Camp

Reissue Organizational Camp permit, changing from an existing annual permit to a 20 year, term permit. Permitted activities have been in existence since the 1940's.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.



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