Projects

As part of carrying out the mission of the Forest Service, agency resource specialists develop proposals that will enhance or maintain resource values on public lands, as well as generate products. In addition, the public may submit proposals for various uses such as rights-of-way, land exchanges, and recreational events. A necessary part of the planning for these is the environmental analysis and documentation, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act and agency direction.

Schedule of Proposed Actions

As part of carrying out the mission of the Forest Service, agency resource specialists develop proposals that will enhance or maintain resource values on public lands, as well as generate products. In addition, the public may submit proposals for various uses such as rights-of-way, land exchanges, and recreational events. A necessary part of the planning for these is the environmental analysis and documentation, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act and agency direction.

Six Rivers National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

Knopki South Project

This is an integrated vegetation and fuels management project that would created up to 580 acres of strategic roadside fuelbreaks, 110 acres of cultural restoration and commercially thin up to 556 acres of young stands.

Under Analysis

Leary Creek Project

The overall project encompasses 1,911 ac., of which 763 ac. of mechanical commercial thinning young plantations, 1147 ac. of manual thinning of trees <8 inches in diameter, 516 acres handpile and burn and 1,395 ac. understory burning.

Pacific Gas and Electric - Six Rivers National Forest: Special Uses

Approve continued operation, maintenance and use of existing distribution and transmission powerlines and infrastructure for Pacific Gas and Electric located within designated corridors administered by the Six Rivers National Forest.

Six Rivers Aquatic Restoration(formerly: Forestwide Aquatic Restoration Project)

This project will address recovery actions for listed salmondids and aquatic habitat restoration including: riparian treatments, large woody debris recruitment and placement, off-channel winter rearing habitat, invasives management, etc.

Analysis Completed

First 48

Treats roughly 700 acres of roadside shaded fuel break and plantations to allow future crown and bole growth, reduce fire starts, increase fire resilience. Subject to pre-decisional objection per 36 CFR 218, Part A & B.

Cancelled

Buck Mountain Vegetation and Fuel Management Project

Cancelled - Commercial thinning on about 1300 acres, oak release on 150 acres, timber stand improvement on about 500 acres, and fuel treatment in strategic locations on about 1500 acres.

PacifiCorp Power Line Authorization Reissuance

Reissuance of two PacifiCorp powerlines authorizations within the Smith River NRA that have expired. No changes are proposed for the new term.

Trinity Summit Range Assessment

Cancelled - This project will assess grazing and rangeland conditions in the Mill Creek and Trinity Summit Allotments located on the Lower Trinity Ranger District, Six Rivers National Forest.

Project Archive

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

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