Resource Management

The Forest Service manages forest lands to increase the resiliency of landscapes. We have many program areas where we work under this overarching forest restoration theme including: 

Program Highlights

  • Improving Bull Trout Habitat within Lewis River Watershed

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    The Rush Creek Restoration Project is a multi-year effort to restore a critical ecosystem that has been impacted by human activities. The project intention is to enrich water quality, improve habitat conditions, and support fish populations in Rush Creek within Lewis River watershed.

  • Surveys Help Protect Unique Cave Resources

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    In February 2023, the Forest Service partnered with Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife to survey caves and count hibernating bats on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest! The crew was joined by Shawn Thomas from Bat Conservation International, and local cavers from Oregon Grotto.

  • Improving Forage for Wild Turkeys

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    In 2022 the U.S. Forest Service partnered with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife and the National Wild Turkey Federation to improve Merriam’s wild turkey forage within Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

  • Integrating Climate Change into Watershed Planning

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    The Gifford Pinchot National Forest aquatics team, and partners such as the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, are working to reverse past damage to key watersheds within the Forest and prepare these areas for projected changes in climate.

  • Camp Creek Aquatic Organism Passage Upgrade

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    Camp Creek aquatic organism passage improvement project will help improve hydraulic capacity of this crossing to reduce potential failure due to projected increases in bankfull flows.

  • Cispus River-Yellowjacket Creek Restoration Project

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    The Forest is currently partnering with The Cowlitz Indian Tribe to improve salmon and steelhead habitat for Threatened coho, Chinook and steelhead in the Cispus River and Yellowjacket Creek, tributaries to the Cowlitz River.

  • Stewardship & Fuels Crew Initiative Success

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    Mt. Adams Resource Stewards stewardship and fuels crew initiative plays a critical role within a much larger restoration effort occurring on the east side of the forest.

  • Oregon Spotted Frog Habitat Improvements

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    Learn more about our wildlife biologists work to improve habitat for the endangered Oregon Spotted Frog at the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Timber & Special Forest Products

At the time a project is advertised bid information will be posted on this page. Information on all specific currently advertised Timber Sales & Special Forest Products Sales (e.g. commercial bough and commercial firewood, etc,) is posted in a table below with available maps, contracts, bid forms and other bidder information. 

See also  Tentative Future Sales  and Past Sale Information  on the  Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Timber Sales

Currently Advertised Remarks

Gold Thin Pre-Advertisement

Uploaded November 1, 2023

Iron Wood FW Salvage

Advertised: November 14, 2023

Bids Due: November 28, 2023

Iron 13 to 18 FW Salvage

Bid opening 12/5/23 10:00am

Iron 18 to 22 FW Salvage

Bid opening 12/5/23 at 10:00am

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