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.

Report Contents (click to jump to a section):
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Deschutes National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Deschutes National Forest, Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District
- Deschutes National Forest, Crescent Ranger District
- Deschutes National Forest, Sisters Ranger District


R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Central Cascades Wilderness Strategies 2017
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2017
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 08/2018 06/2019 Beth Peer
541-383-4761
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: The Deschutes and Willamette National Forests are considering visitor use management strategies for five wilderness areas in the central Cascades in order to reduce resource impacts and negative effects to wilderness character due to high use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50578
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District, Sisters Ranger District, McKenzie River Ranger District, Detroit Ranger District, Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Jefferson, Klamath, Lane, Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project addresses five Central Cascades Wildernesses. Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, Three Sisters, Waldo Lake, and Diamond Peak.
Deschutes National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Addition of aminopyralid to the list of available herbicides in the Deschutes Forest Plan
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2017
Est. Comment Period
12/2017
Expected: 03/2018 04/2018 Sarah Callaghan
541-416-6588
sacallaghan@fs.fed.us
Description: The decision will amend the Deschutes Forest Plan by adding the chemical aminopyralid to the list of available herbicides for use in invasive weed management and control.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52625
Location: UNIT - Deschutes National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable The amendment will apply to the entire Deschutes National Forest.
Scenic Views Roadside Fuels Forest Plan Amendments
EA
- Fuels management
- Land management planning
On Hold N/A N/A Susan Skakel
541-383-5563
sskakel@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will amend 4 S&Gs in the Deschutes Land and Resource Management Plan (1990) to better meet the goals and objectives of the Scenic Views in fire-adapted forests along roadsides.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50602
Location: UNIT - Deschutes National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Deschutes National Forest
Deschutes National Forest, Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
City of Bend Stream Flow Monitoring
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Cancelled N/A N/A Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: City of Bend is requesting the issuance of an authorization for a new term to operate and maintain pressure transducers and staff gauges located at two locations along Tumalo Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50664
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable T. 18 S., R. 10 E., Section 7
City of Bend Water Source Diversion Special Use Permit Renewal
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Cancelled N/A N/A Beth Peer
541-383-5554
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: The City of Bend has requested that the Forest Service renew the special use authorization for the surface water diversion at the headwaters of Bridge Creek. This project was canceled because the Forest has not received a firm proposal from the City.
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located in the Bend Municipal Watershed near the headwaters of Bridge Creek. Approximately 12 miles west of Bend, Oregon
Cougar Butte Post-fire Reforestation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
11/01/2017
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 Lauren DuRocher
541-383-4721
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to plant 23 acres within the 170 acre Cougar Butte fire that burned in May 2017. This areas has no viable seed sources for conifers to regenerate native populations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52813
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cougar Butte is located approximately 10 miles west of the city of Bend on the north side of Skyliners Road.
Deschutes River Trail Restoration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/01/2017
Expected: 03/2018 04/2018 Lauren DuRocher
541-393-4721
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would restore sections of the Deschutes River Trail between Meadow Camp and Sunriver, removing user created trails and trail braiding. Proposed actions would return adjacent areas to the natural character and restore riparian zones.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52811
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable This project would take place along sections of the Deschutes River Trail between Meadow Trailhead and Sunriver. The Meadow Trailhead is located approximately 6 miles southwest of downtown Bend, OR.
Devil's Lake Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/19/2016
Expected: 11/2017 06/2018 Lauren DuRocher
509-852-1049
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute South Sister Climber Trail section from Devil's Lake Trailhead to use the existing undercrossing with the Elk's Devil Lake Trail. This will replace the surface crossing on the Cascade Lake Highway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49620
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located at trails leaving Devil's Lake Trailhead on the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway west of Bend, Oregon.
Dilman Meadow Pond Maintenance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A Beth Peer
541-383-4769
bpeer@fs.fed.us
Description: In 2001, several open water areas were created within the Dilman meadow complex to provide suitable habitat to relocate an Oregon spotted from population from habitat below Wicki-up. The project would maintain those open water areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48225
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 4, T22S, R9E Dilman Meadow is located in Deschutes County, approximately 1.5 miles northwest of Wickiup Dam, in the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 4, T22S, R9E.
Elk Lake Brick Cabin (Lot 01) Rebuild
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/02/2016
Expected: 11/2017 11/2017 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: This Recreation Residence on Elk Lake burned down and the owners would like to rebuild the cabin in the same location.
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Elk Lake is located west of Bend, Oregon along the Cascades Lakes Highway. The cabin site is located in Tract J, Lot 01 on the north side of Elk Lake.
Kew Vegetation Management
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/17/2015
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 03/2018 10/2020 Lauren DuRocher
541-383-4721
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: Project includes about 6,500 acres of commercial harvest and fuels reduction for the purpose of restoring stand structure and composition, resilience through increased vigor and fire hazard reduction. Predominantly mixed conifer stand types.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47326
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Township 18 South, Range 10 East, Sections 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36; Township 19 South, Range 10 East Sections 1-3, 9-16, 22-24, 26, 27, 34, 35. Willamette Meridian West of Bend, Oregon and the Deschutes River, bordered on the north by the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway.
Lex Vegetation Management
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
11/17/2017
Expected: 03/2018 05/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat roughly 6,500 acres of lodgeopole and mixed conifer forests to restore historic species composition, structure, and process. Treatments would include fuels reduction and prescribed burning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47203
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T18S R9E sections 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36; T18S R10E sections 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34; T19S R9E sections 1, 2, 11, 12, 13; and T19S R10E sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 18, and 19 The project lies roughly 10 miles west of the City of Bend east of FS road 45 and south of Cascade Lakes Highway.
McKay Fire Restoration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
11/17/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Reforestation through planting on approximately 1,000 ac. Needed site prep includes cutting <10"dbh dead and dying trees, machine piling the slash and burning of the piles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52870
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T21S R11E sections 9, 10, 14, 15, and 16 The McKay fire is located approximately 12 miles south of Bend, Oregon. The Newberry National Volcanic Monument is to the east of the planning area.
McKay Fire Salvage
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
11/17/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage dead and/or dying trees up to 250 acres of National Forest System Lands. This project would not remove any large trees (>20" dbh), dead or dying, unless it is a danger/hazard tree.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52869
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T21S, R11E, Sections 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16. Located 12 miles south of Bend, Oregon. The Newberry National Volcanic Monument is to the east of the planning area.
Midstate Substation to State Rec Transmission Line
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
08/29/2017
Expected: 12/2017 03/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Midstate is proposing to install approximately 8 miles of overhead transmission line from the BPA Substation to the State Rec Substation. The line will mostly parallel the BPA Transmission line on the east side.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46803
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 21 South, Range 11East, Sections 8, 9, 16, 20, 29, &32; Township 22 South, Range 11East, Sections 5, 8, 27, 18 & 29 W.M
Mt. Bachelor: Warm Up Loop Trail Start Up Area
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/05/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Richard Wesseler
541-383-4792
rwesseler@fs.fed.us
Description: Create a new race start area on Warm Up Loop trail east of the Nordic Lodge. This area will be easily accessed from the parking lot and the Nordic Center.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49848
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located at Mt. Bachelor on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest.
PGE Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issuance of a special use permit to Portland General Electric. This permit was issued to PGE originally in 1966. PGE requests that the permit be reissued for an additional 20 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51975
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is in the area of Pine Mountain and Sand Springs. Legals are listed in the Project Record.
Recreation Residence Cabin Rebuild
CE
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/03/2014
Expected: 04/2018 05/2018 Richard Wesseler
541-383-4792
rwesseler@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove existing recreation residence cabin at Elk Lake and rebuild the foundation and cabin in the same location and footprint. Special User Permit is for the use of the land for this private-owned improvement.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45733
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - T. 18 S., R. 8 E., Section 29 Elk Lake, NW Corner, Tract J, Lot 10, located behind the Guard Station
Twin Restoration Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
10/2017
Expected: 05/2019 06/2019 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: The Twin project area is evaluating opportunities for landscape forest management, fuels reduction, habitat improvement and recreation management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50983
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable West and southwest of Bend, OR encompasses the area surrounding the Wickiup and Crane Prairie Reservoirs, North and South Twin Lakes, and Browns Mountain and Round Mountain Late Successional Reserves
USGS CVO Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/06/2017
Expected: 01/2018 02/2018 Alicia Underhill
541-383-4012
aunderhill@fs.fed.us
Description: Cascade Volcanic Observatory (CVO) division of the USGS requests a re-issuance of their special use permits to conduct geophysical research which would include using and maintaining seismic stations, GPS benchmarks semi-continuous GPS benchmarks.
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Multiple locations across the Deschutes National Forest
Upper Deschutes RHCA Restoration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/01/2017
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 Lauren DuRocher
541-383-4721
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would restore riparian areas along the upper Deschutes River, downstream of the Wickiup Dam that have been impacted by heavy dispersed recreation to the natural character through subsoiling, seeding and planting native species.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52812
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable This project would take place along sections of the Upper Deschutes River between Wickiup Dam and FS Road 43 (Burgess Road). This area is located approximately 10 miles west of the town of LaPine, OR.
Watkins Butte Post-Fire Restoration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
11/14/2017
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 Lauren DuRocher
509-852-1049
lmdurocher@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to replant patches of mountain mahogany, a native species to the area. Patches would likely be 5 %u2013 10 acres in size in the most suitable site. This project would also construct a fence around a natural spring in the area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52848
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes. LEGAL - Not Applicable Watkins Butte is located in the southeast corner of the Bend - Fort Rock Ranger District, east of Watkins Butte Road, Forest Road 2315-300.
Deschutes National Forest, Crescent Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2017 Bonneville Power Administration Pole Replacement Project- Crescent Ranger District
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Cancelled N/A N/A Lisa Dilley
541-383-4025
lldilley@fs.fed.us
Description: The CRD is considering BPAs request to replace power poles across the Crescent Ranger Districtto ensure the reliability of their transmission lines
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51791
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along the 230-kV LaPine-Chiloquin No. 1 Corridor as it crosses the Crescent Ranger District
2017 Boy Scouts of America Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Meria Page
541-433-3230
mpage01@fs.fed.us
Description: The Crescent Ranger District is considering the Boy Scouts of America%u2019s (BSA) request to reissue their special use permit for a term of 20 years to allow BSA to operate and maintain the organization camp known as Camp Makualla.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52388
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T24S, R6E, S26, Willamette Meridian North West Klamath County
2017 Crescent Lake Resort Septic System Upgrade
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/16/2017
Expected: 11/2017 04/2018 Katherine Smith
541-416-6405
ksmith02@fs.fed.us
Description: There is a need to update the current septic system to bring it into compliance with County, State, and Federal regulations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52082
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Crescent Lake Resort is found on the North corner of Crescent Lake in Klamath County, Oregon. T24S, R6E, S13, Willamette Meridian.
2017 Odell Lake Recreation Residences Projects
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special area management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2017
Actual: 07/11/2017,
10/04/2017
11/2017 Meria Page
541-433-3230
mpage01@fs.fed.us
Description: The Crescent Ranger District is considering eight Odell Lake Recreation Residences projects to repair or upgrade their privately owned structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51832
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable On the west and north sides of Odell Lake. T 23S, R06E, Sections 7, 14, and 18 Willamette Meridian.
2017 Odell Lake Resort Projects PDM
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Cancelled N/A N/A Katherine Smith
541-416-6405
ksmith02@fs.fed.us
Description: There is a need to upgrade amenities and align the campground to more closely match visitor use which includes both summer and winter recreation opportunities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52081
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Odell Lake Resort on the eastern slope of the Cascade mountains in the northwest corner of Klamath County Oregon. T23S, R6E, S25 and 26; Willamette Meridian
2017 Shelter Cove Resort Foundation Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/04/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Katherine Smith
541-416-6405
ksmith02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is considering an amendment to SCR Special-Use Permit to authorize construction and operation of a lodge on an existing foundation, trenching to hook into existing water, electrical, current septic system, addition of propane tank.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52322
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Shelter Cove Resort is located on southwest side of Odell Lake near the summit of Willamette Pass.
Crescent Creek Wild and Scenic River Management Plan
EA
- Special area management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2015
Est. Comment Period
08/2017
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 Kyle Wright
541-433-3262
kylewright@fs.fed.us
Description: In 1988, the US Congress designated Crescent Creek as a Wild and Scenic River (WSR). This is the proposed management plan associated with that designation. Plan will outline Outstanding Remarkable Values and how to maintain them into the future.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47575
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable WSR designation begins approximately at the Crescent Lake Dam and continues for ten river miles until approximately the Crescent Lake Campground.
Ringo
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/17/2017
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Joseph Bowles
541-433-3209
jkbowles@fs.fed.us
Description: To continue to provide values and services in the Ringo project area, the Forest Service proposes to reduce tree density and surface fuels in order to restore and maintain a resilient, fire-adapted ecosystem.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46900
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable 30,000 acres south of Wickiup Reservoir, encompassing Ringo Butte and Odell Butte, and directly west of the Forest Service boundary with private land.
Upper Little Deschutes Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/01/2017
Est. Comment Period
09/2017
Expected: 03/2018 05/2018 Joan Kittrell
541-433-3237
jkittrell@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is restoration related: 1) maintaining or restoring the existing values and ecosystem services that a riparian environment provides through improving the hydrological function of the Little Deschutes River to benefit the unique habitats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51024
Location: UNIT - Crescent Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - The legal descriptions are: Northern Section- T.24 S., R.8 E., Sections 26, 32, 33, 34, and 35; T25S, R08E Sections 4 and 5. Southern Portion: T25S, R08E, Sections 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 29 Willamette Meridian The two sections of the project area are both located Between County Road 61 (Crescent cut-off) and Highway 58 in the Crescent Ranger District, Klamath County, Oregon.
Deschutes National Forest, Sisters Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Green Ridge Landscape Restoration
EA
- Fuels management
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2017
Est. Comment Period
12/2017
Expected: 04/2018 08/2018 Michael Keown
541-549-7735
mkeown@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would maintain and restore forest conditions closer to the historic range of variability and contribute to the restoration of ecosystem process and function in the planning area. Timber products are an outcome of restoration activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48454
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located about 13 air miles north of Sisters, Oregon.
Mt. Jefferson and Mt. Washington Wilderness Trails Project
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
04/17/2016
Expected: 05/2018 09/2018 Jason Fisher
541-480-6423
jrfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would decommission 16 miles of trails and change the Trail Class on 16 miles of trails in the Mt. Jefferson and Mt. Washington Wilderness areas. This action is needed to maintain the Wilderness Resource Spectrum.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49316
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located about 12 miles west and northwest of the city of Sisters, Oregon.
Suttle Lake Boat Ramp Reconstruction and Maintenance
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/07/2017
Expected: 11/2017 06/2018 Amy Racki
480-610-3341
aracki@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would replace aging 1970s boat ramps and docks at Suttle Lake. Work would take place at Blue Bay, South Shore, and Link Creek campgrounds and the West Suttle Lake day use area.
Location: UNIT - Sisters Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located at Suttle Lake about nine air miles northeast of the city of Sisters, Oregon. The project site is accessed by Highway 20.
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