Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.

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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- Deschutes National Forest, Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District
- Deschutes National Forest, Crescent Ranger District
- Deschutes National Forest, Sisters Ranger District


R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aquatic Invasive Species order to prevent the spread or introduction of aquatic invasive species
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Christine Pyle
503-808-2691
cdpyle@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this order is to prevent the spread or introduction of aquatic invasive plant or animal species. Public involvement is targeted for the Umatilla, Willamette, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Gifford Pinchot, and Colville NFs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44360
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Clackamas, Douglas, Grant, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler, Asotin, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, King, Klickitat, Lewis, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whatcom. LEGAL - Not Applicable Order will apply to all Forests in Region 6, however targeted scoping is with the Umatilla, Gifford Pinchot, Mt. Baker/Snoqualmie, Willamette and Colville NFs tribal and public scoping lists.
Deschutes National Forest, Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Brown's Cr. and Arnold Ice Cave Post Fire Restoration
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/23/2014
Expected: 11/2014 04/2015 Beth Peer
541-383-4769
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Two wildfire areas are proposed for restoration: Arnold Ice Cave, 120 ac. burned in 2012 to be planted with ponderosa seedlings. Brown's Creek, 107 ac. burned in 2013 will have dead material <6" felled, piled, burned; planted with ponderosa.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45334
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Arnold Ice Cave fire area is south of Forest Road 18 near Bend. Brown's Creek fire area is between Forest Road 42, Brown's Creek, and Wickiup Reservoir west of Bend.
Cultus Lake Resort Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/26/2013
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Lisa Dilley
541-433-3269
lldilley@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue a special use permit to Cultus Lake Resort to allow the permitte to continue to operate an existing resort on National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42418
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T20S, R7E, Section 24 Located at Cultus Lake, 15 miels south of Bend Oregon
Drink Fuels Management Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2014
Expected: 03/2017 09/2017 Christy McDevitt
541-383-4012
cmcdevitt@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatments are aimed at establishing open sites for rapid access and aerial delivery of fire fighters and supplies as well as safety zones and escape routes to reduce the potential for large fires. Project will evaluate meadow sites and beetle kill.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45694
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T17S R19E Sec. 31,32,33,34,35,36; T17S R10E Sec. 31; T18S R9E Sec. 1,2,3, 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28; T18S R10E Sec. 5,6,7,8,17,18,19,20,30 The Drink planning area is roughly bounded on the north by the 4061370 and 4601 roads, on the south the project abuts Cascade Lakes Highway. To the west lies the Three Sisters Wilderness.
Flat Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/16/2013
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 David Frantz
541-383-4721
dfrantz@fs.fed.us
Description: 14k acres thinning in ponderosa pine, overstory removal in lodgepole, precommercial thinning and fuel treatments to maintain and restore forest health to increase stand productivity, reduce threat of large scale wildfire, and contribute wood products
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43289
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Klamath, Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 2 miles east of LaPine, Oregon and 30 miles south of Bend, Oregon.
Junction Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
08/15/2014
Expected: 03/2015 03/2015 Christy McDevitt
541-383-4012
cmcdevitt@fs.fed.us
Description: Commercial thinning, small tree thinning, salvage and overstory removal treatments on about 16,000 acres to help improve forest health and resiliency, contribute forest products, and to reduce fuels. About 70% lodgepole pine, 30% ponderosa pine.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32816
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T19S, R9E, Sections 25 and 36; T19S, R10E, Sections 28-33; T20S, R9E, Sec 1, 12, 13, 24, 25, 36; T20S, R10E Sec 4-11, 14-23, 27-33. North boundary is 4140 and 520 Roads; South boundary is just south of 42 Road; East boundary follows 45-500 and 42; Boundary on west follows 4232 and 45-400
Mt. Bachelor Mountain Bike Trails
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/13/2014
Expected: 11/2014 06/2015 Richard Wesseler
541-383-4792
rwesseler@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of mountain bike trails and connectors that would allow Mt. Bachelor to provide a balance of trails for all skill levels for downhill biking
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44996
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mt. Bachelor
Newberry Geothermal Consent to Lease Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2014
Actual: 10/10/2014
11/2014 Barton Wills
541-383-5618
bwills@fs.fed.us
Description: The decision will either allow or deny BLM permission to lease National Forest System lands for geothermal exploration and potential development. Forest is analyzing 11 new parcels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30232
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Lake. LEGAL - T21S R12E-Sec. 9,20,31; T22S R12E Sec. 14,15; T22S R13E Sec. 2,9,10,17-19,30,31 The parcels surround the Newberry National Volcano Monument east of LaPine, Oregon and south/southeast of Bend, Oregon
Prescribed Fire in the Wilderness
EA
- Special area management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/30/2014
Est. Comment Period
01/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Rod Bonacker
541-383-4761
rbonacker@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would use prescribed fire in and adjacent to the Three Sisters Wilderness area to modify vegetation and fuels to reduce the threats to values at risk outside of Wilderness to allow fire to play a more natural role within the Wilderness
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43473
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Township 18S, Range 8E Three Sisters Wilderness between Todd Lake and Cascade Lakes Highway
Recreation Special Use Permits Reissuances
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/17/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Richard Wesseler
541-383-4722
rwesseler@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to reissue multiple expired Special Use permits issued for a variety of recreation events, outfitter/guide services, and one resort on the Deschutes National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43855
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Across the Deschutes National Forest
Red Butte Cinder Pit Expansion
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/16/2013
Est. Comment Period
09/2014
Expected: 12/2014 02/2015 Christy McDevitt
541-383-4012
cmcdevitt@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is for FS to respond to ODOTs request to expand the pit to utilize cinders to accommodate their 10-year Mineral Materials Contract and provide a long-term source.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42639
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T18S, R11E, Section 28 Located on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District in Deschutes County approximately 5 miles west of Bend, Oregon off of the Cascade Lakes Scenic Highway (Forest Service Road 46)
Research Natural Area Establishment - Headwaters of the Cultus River
EA
- Land management planning In Progress
Comment Period
10/17/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 Beth Peer
541-383-4769
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Finalize the establishment of a candidate Research Natural Area (RNA) identified in the Deschutes National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP). RNA: Headwaters of the Cultus River
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28900
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Headwaters of the Cultus River: about 250 acres in T.20S., R.8E. Central Cascades and Newberry
Research Natural Area Establishment - Katsuk Butte
EA
- Land management planning In Progress
Comment Period
10/17/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 Beth Peer
541-383-4769
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Finalize the establishment of a candidate Research Natural Area (RNA) identified in the Deschutes National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP). RNA: Katsuk Butte
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28899
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Katsuk Butte: about 950 acres in T.18S., R.8E. Central Cascades and Newberry
Research Natural Area Establishment - Many Lakes
EA
- Land management planning In Progress
Comment Period
10/17/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 Beth Peer
541-383-5572
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Finalize the establishment of a candidate Research Natural Area (RNA) identified in the Deschutes National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP). RNA: Many Lakes.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28897
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Many Lakes: about 700 acres in T.20S., R.7E Central Cascades and Newberry
Research Natural Area Establishment - Wechee Butte
EA
- Land management planning In Progress
Comment Period
10/17/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 Beth Peer
541-383-5572
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Finalize the establishment of a candidate Research Natural Area (RNA) identified in the Deschutes National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP). RNA: Wechee Butte
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28898
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Wechee Butte: about 360 acres in T.20S., R13E. Central Cascades and Newberry
Two Bulls Timber Salvage Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/22/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 Beth Peer
541-383-4769
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage log approximately 250 acres of forest burned in the 2014 Two Bulls Fire, removing dead trees. Large snags retained. Tops and limbs would be grapple piled and piles burned. This will be followed with planting of ponderosa pine seedlings.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45107
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Township 16 South, Range 11 East, Section 31; Township 17 South, Range 11 East, Section 6 About five miles northwest of Bend, Oregon, along Forest Road 4606.
Upper Deschutes Riparian Restoration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2014
Expected: 08/2015 10/2015 Thomas Walker
541-383-4787
tawalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Along Deschutes River near Tetherow Boat Ramp and Benham Falls Day Use Area: User-created roads and trails created by motor vehicles will be de-compacted through subsoiling; vegetation planted (upland shrubs and grasses); plus streambank restored.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45683
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Between Tetherow Boat Ramp and LaPine State Park about 15 miles southwest of Bend, Oregon.
Upper Deschutes River Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2014
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Alexander Enna
541-383-4732
aenna@fs.fed.us
Description: Ladder fuel reduction, shrub mowing, and prescribed burning totaling about 1200 acres, within the wildland-urban interface of several small communities in the Upper Deschutes River area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45297
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southwest of Bend in the following subdivisions: Ponderosa Pines Estates; Haner Park Access; UDRC WUI.
Ursus Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/02/2013
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 11/2015 05/2016 Christy McDevitt
541-383-4012
cmcdevitt@fs.fed.us
Description: About 4,000 acres of lodgepole pine and mixed conifer forest treated with salvage harvest, regeneration harvest, and fuels reduction. Located between a large expanse of Roadless & Wilderness to west and privately-held forest to the east.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43245
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable about 11 miles west of Bend, Oregon. This project is part of the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project landscape.
Verizon Lease Renewal Antelope Communication Site
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 Lisa Dilley
541-383-4025
lldilley@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew communications use lease for Verizon's facility at Antelope Communications site, which included a tower, shelter and propane tank. No new improvements or ground disturbing activities will be authorized.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44553
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located at Pine Mountain. Leagl location is T20S, R15E, section 32
Verizon Lease Renewal Improvements at Spring River Communications Site
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2014
Actual: 10/07/2014
09/2014 Lisa Dilley
541-383-4025
lldilley@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew Communications Use Lease BEN612201 for Verizon%u2019s facility at Spring River Communications site which includes a tower, shelter, propane tank and fence. No new improvements or ground disturbing activities will be authorized.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44552
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located on Bend-Fort Rock RD at T20S, R10E, section 2
ZZZ Reforestation Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
09/23/2014
Expected: 11/2014 04/2015 Beth Peer
541-383-5572
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: Approx. 354 acres on east side of the District are in need of ponderosa pine seedling planting. The area does not meet minimum stockng standards following thinning. Hand planting followed by browse prevention through fencing and big game repellent.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45333
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Within the Deadlog EIS area, ZZZ Timber Sale. Eastern part of Fort Rock District.
Deschutes National Forest, Crescent Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2014 Recreation Residence CE - Second Batch
CE
- Special area management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Timothy Foley
541-433-3216
tfoley@fs.fed.us
Description: 2014 Recreation Residence Improvement projects...second batch are those that required more extensive heritage analysis.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44767
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T23S, R6E, S7, 8, 9, 15, and 26 and T24S, R6E, S14, 15, 16 &21; Willamette Meridian Odell Lake and Crescent Lake
Crescent Creek Wild and Scenic River plan
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Lillian Cross
541-433-3239
lilliancross@fs.fed.us
Description: Resource assessment has been completed. Preparation of management plan and environmental assessment for protection of outstandingly remarkable values on Crescent Creek. Will involve a Forest Plan Amendment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25205
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T24S, R07E, Sections 14, 15, and 21 Crescent Creek from Crescent Lake to Black Rock
Crescent Lake Shoreline Erosion
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/02/2014
Expected: 11/2014 07/2015 Kyle Wright
541-433-3262
kylewright@fs.fed.us
Description: Design of erosion control structure for use along the recreation residence tract at Crescent Lake to reduce the recreation and natural resource impacts of large fluctuations (20 feet)in water level.
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T24S, R6E, S14, 15, 16 & 21; Willamette Meridian Crescent Lake Recreation Residence Tract Shoreline
Marsh
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/03/2014
Expected: 02/2015 05/2015 Joseph Bowles
541-433-3209
jkbowles@fs.fed.us
Description: Ecosystem Services based-project designed to maintain and enhance a set of values unique to the planning area, including hunting and recreation opportunities, wildlife and botanical resources, water quality, and scenic views.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40231
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T24,25,26S R6,6.5,7E Southwest portion of the Crescent Ranger District, including both upland and Marsh areas of the watershed
Shelter Cove Resort Improvement Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/10/2010
Expected: 12/2014 05/2015 Robert Gentry
541-433-3205
rgentry@fs.fed.us
Description: Shelter Cove Resort requested an amendment to their FS Special Uses permit to authorize construction and year round operation of additional facilities (restaurant/lounge, a second lodge building, and a new septic system) within their permit area.
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Township 23S, Range 6E, Section 17, Willamette Meridian Crescent Ranger District, southwest side of Odell Lake off Forest Service Road 5810530
Deschutes National Forest, Sisters Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chush Falls Trailhead Relocation
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
04/29/2014
Expected: 12/2014 06/2015 Amy Racki
541-549-7730
aracki@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would relocate the Chush Falls trailhead to protect Wilderness and Wild and Scenic river values.About 1 mile of road would be decommissioned and about 1.4 miles of road would be closed.About 2.3 miles of road would be converted to trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44419
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable T.16S; R09E; sections 15, 16,20, 21,28 and 29. The trailhead is located just outside the Three Sisters Wilderness.
Indian Ford Creek Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
02/13/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2014
Expected: 01/2015 06/2015 Nate Dachtler
541-549-7725
ndachtler@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would restore fish passage to Indian Ford Creek by addressing the last remaining artificial barriers. It will improve habitat conditions by reducing dispersed camping impacts, thinning conifers and restoring hydrologic function.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43733
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T14S, R09E, Sections 11, 13, 14, 15 and T14S, R10E, Sections 16, 17, and 21. Lower Indian Ford Creek subwatershed and extends from Glaze Meadow to the east end of the Indian Ford Grazing Allotment.
Meadow Lakes Restoration and Travel Access Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/10/2010
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 05/2016 10/2016 Rod Bonacker
541-549-7729
rbonacker@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would restore recreation-related impacts to riparian vegetation, fish and wildlife habitat, water qaulity, and the Santiam Wagon Road in the Meadow Lakes Basin area. The project would also provide for managed OHV use in the area.
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Jefferson. LEGAL - T13S R08E sections 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; T14S R08E sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 The 8,000 acre proejct area is located west of Sisters, Oregon along the east side of the Cascade Crest.
Melvin Butte Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/26/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2014
Expected: 03/2015 06/2015 William Munro
541-549-7711
wmunro@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintain and restore resiliency and forest health in stands that provide habitat for interior wildlife species and present a potential risk of large scale wildfires in the Melvin Butte area. The project would generate about 5 MMBF of timber.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44107
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is about 10 air miles south of Sisters, Oregon. T16S, R09E and T17S, R09E.
Sisters Community Trails
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
05/03/2013
Expected: 10/2014 06/2015 Michael Keown
541-549-7735
mkeown@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would build about 21 miles of paved non-motorized path, single track trail, equestrian trails and a trailhead facility in the vicinity of Sisters, Oregon
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38724
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T15S R10E, sec. 6, 16, 31, 32; T15S R09E sec. 1, 2, 12, 34, 35; T14S R10E 5, 30, 31; T14S R09E sec. 10, 11, 13, 14, 22, 24, 25, 29, 32, 33 The project is located in the vicinity of Sisters, Oregon
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