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, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Gold Beach Ranger District
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, High Cascades Ranger District
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, J. Herbert Stone Nursery
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Powers Ranger District
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District
- Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Wild Rivers 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
Forest Plan Amendments for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Land management planning In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
06/15/2017
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2017
Expected: 01/2019 04/2020 David Krantz
541-618-2082
dkrantz@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to amend the Land and Resource Management Plans (LRMP) for the Umpqua, Rogue River, and Winema National Forests for the proposed Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28132
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District, High Cascades Ranger District, Tiller Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Jackson, Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Umpqua NF, Rogue River NF, and Winema NF.
Rogue River-Siskiyou 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
Forest Wide Special Use Permit Renewal for Water Transmission Pipelines
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/21/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4146
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of 32 special use permits to maintain and operate water transmission pipelines on the Rogue River-Siskiyou NF.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50236
Location: UNIT - Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Curry, Jackson, Josephine, Del Norte, Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Rogue River-Siskiyou NF
Forest Wide Toilet Decommissioning
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/21/2016
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4196
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Site identified for this project are either low use, or already closed sites. This decommissioning and removal is part of the recreation and facilities master plan and will decrease the back log of deferred maintenance.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50272
Location: UNIT - Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry, Jackson, Josephine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest Wide
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Wide Reissuance of 7 Access Road Special Use Permits
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2017 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorization of current existing special use permits to use and maintain access roads for access to private property or for commercial use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50508
Location: UNIT - Wild Rivers Ranger District, High Cascades Ranger District, Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry, Jackson, Josephine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest-wide
Forest-wide reissuance of Special Use Permits for powerlines
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/20/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: Four existing or expired special use permits for powerlines are up for renewal. These expired permits would be authorized for 20-year renewal terms. No new construction or additional ground disturbance is being authorized with this action.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51957
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District, Wild Rivers Ranger District, High Cascades Ranger District. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson, Josephine, Del Norte. LEGAL - Not Applicable There are multiple locations spread across the forest.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Gold Beach Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Danger Tree Management FS Road #3300.
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/08/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Tina Lanier
970-723-8204
tclanier@fs.fed.us
Description: The goal is to improve safety along Forest Service road 3300 for public and Forest Service employees. Danger trees that have the potential to fall onto the roadway will be felled and removed within approximately 200 feet on either side.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51941
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - T. 35 S., R. 13 W., Section 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 2, 7, & 36, T. 35 S., R. 12 W., Section 31, 30, 29, 20, 21, 16, 15, 11, 14, & 13 The road is located on the Gold Beach Ranger District, between the Myrtle Tree trailhead and the confluence of the Pine Grove/Illinois River, 22 miles from Gold Beach.
Pine Grove Trail Reroute
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/08/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Tina Lanier
970-723-8204
tclanier@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-route north end of Pine Grove Trail #1170. Reconstruction will include brushing, culvert or trail bridge placements, treadwork, signing, and devices designed to limit motorize travel to single-track vehicles (e.g. motorcycles).
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable T35S, R12W, S13-16, 22-14, 27
RF-38 Test Drilling
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Holly Witt
541-247-3688
comments-pacificnorthwest-siskiyou-goldbeach@fs.fed.us
Description: Red Flat Nickel Corp. plans to drill 35 3-inch diameter holes to a depth of 50 feet to obtain core samples of minerals adjacent to existing roads. No new roads would be constructed. About 1200 feet of road would be brushed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41652
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Township 37 South - Range 13 West - Sections 18, 19, 30, 31, and 32. Willamette Meridian. About 8 miles ESE of Gold Beach, Oregon, in the area known as Red Flat within the Hunter Creek and North Fork Pistol River watersheds. Access is via Hunter Creek Road (NFS 3680) to NFS 1703 road.
Shasta Agness Landscape Restoration Project
EIS
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Land management planning
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
06/14/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2017
Expected: 04/2018 06/2018 Matthew Timchak
541-247-3624
mstimchak@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve or maintain the quality of unique forest habitats, accelerate late seral conditions, improve or restore aquatic and riparian habitat, and promote quality sustainable recreational opportunities; project-specific plan amendment proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49607
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in Curry and Josephine County, Oregon, approximately 30 miles northeast of Gold Beach, Oregon, on the Gold Beach and Wild Rivers Ranger District.
South Coast Lumber Hazel Camp Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: 5-year special use permit for approximately 2,500-ft temporary road reconstruction, w/ partial localized rocking. Gated access to do site prep, harvest, and reforestation on private land. Approx. 50, <50-yr-old trees removed. Would then decommission.
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Not Applicable S12 T38S R12W, and S2 T39S R12W (WM); 1.5 miles north of Bosley Butte; Pistol River (171003120403)
Sudden Oak Death treatment
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
06/06/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Tina Lanier
970-723-8204
tclanier@fs.fed.us
Description: SOD eradication treatments at six confirmed sites. Treatment entails injecting herbicide into tanoak to prevent tanoak sprouts on approximately 80 acres. Additional treatment entail cutting, piling, and burning known infected and adjacent tanoaks.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51947
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Not Applicable T 39 S, R 12 W, T 40 S, R. 12 W, T 40 S, R. 13 W, T 41 S, R. 12 W, and T 40 S, R. 12 W. Gold Beach Ranger District.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, High Cascades Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Pines Restoration
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2017
Actual: 07/28/2017
08/2017 Jeff VonKienast
541-560-3440
jvonkienast@fs.fed.us
Description: Variable density and radial thinning to remove encroaching Douglas-fir, white fir, and dense understory around large old trees, followed by underburning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33339
Location: UNIT - High Cascades Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Stands adjacent to Hwy 62 between Prospect and Union Cr, and adjacent to Hwy 230 from its junction with Hwy 62 up approx 5 miles.
Upper Rogue Stream Restoration
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/08/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Steven Brazier
541-471-6766
sbrazier@fs.fed.us
Description: Install instream log and boulder structures remove fish passage barriers to improve habitat quality for resident trout.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49629
Location: UNIT - High Cascades Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Abbott Creek, Kiter Creek, Needle Creek, and Woodruff Creek
Wizard #2 Mine Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Karla Gallegos
541-471-6708
kgallegos@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would authorize mining a sulfur enriched clay mineral deposit (epithermal argillite) on approximately 5 acres of land for up to 10 years. There would be no vegetation removal.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38262
Location: UNIT - High Cascades Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - W½, NW¼, Sec. 13, T. 29 N., R. 4 E., W.M., Douglas Co., OR. About 18 miles north of Prospect, OR
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, J. Herbert Stone Nursery R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
J. Herbert Stone Nursery Herbicide Use
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/22/2016
Est. Comment Period
09/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Shannon Downey
541-618-2074
shannonldowney@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize the use of modern Hesticides for use in the JHS Nursery's integrated pest management program to improve effectiveness, reduce environmental impacts, and increase worker and public health and safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45666
Location: UNIT - J. Herbert Stone Nursery. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable J Herbert Stone Nursery, located near Central Point, OR
Rogue Valley Sewer Services Re-Issuance of Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/21/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2017 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: Purpose is to re-issue a special use permit for operating and maintain a sewage collection system across the J. Herbert Stone Nursery.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50510
Location: UNIT - J. Herbert Stone Nursery. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable T. 37 S., R. 2 W., Sec: 16 & 24
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Powers Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Elk River Watershed Restoration Planning Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2017
Expected: 12/2017 02/2018 Michael Crotteau
541-439-6201
michaeljcrotteau@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to: improve or maintain the quality of unique forest habitats; accelerate late seral conditions; improve or restore aquatic and riparian habitats; promote quality sustainable recreational opportunities; and reduce fuels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50161
Location: UNIT - Powers Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Coos, Curry. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in Curry and Coos Counties, Oregon, approximately 5 miles east of Port Orford, Oregon, on the Powers Ranger District.
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alex Hole Exclosure
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2017
Actual: 07/11/2017
07/2017 Donna Mickley
303-275-5239
dmickley@fs.fed.us
Description: A fence (exclosure) will be placed at Alex Hole to exclude livestock access to the riparian area. An exclosure will improve riparian and watershed conditions. The exclosure will be designed using let-down features and will be placed seasonally.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51948
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - NESE Sec 11 of T47N, R10W Near Condrey Mountain along Siskiyou Crest in an area known as Alex Hole.
Applegate Allotment Management Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/16/2017
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Mark Hocken
541-899-3830
mhocken@fs.fed.us
Description: Grazing on federal lands will be evaluated. This effort would ensure updated information is provided for the sustained health of rangeland and forest ecosystems.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50473
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson, Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable There are 4 allotments within the Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District being evaluated. These 4 allotments cover approximately 166,442 acres and straddle the Oregon/California border.
Applegate Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/05/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Brian Long
505-682-5311
bplong@fs.fed.us
Description: DaKuBeTeDe trail, west side of Applegate lake needs to be rerouted. Total reroutes would be approximately 200%u2019 in length and would follow Forest Service Trail Design Parameters for a class 2 trail with a tread width of approximately 24 inches.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51936
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Section 36. T. 40 S., R. 4 W. Willamette Meridian. West side of Applegate Lake located in Jackson County, Oregon.
Mount Ashland Lodge Renovation
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2017
Actual: 06/27/2017
06/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4196
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Mt. Ashland Ski Area proposes to remodel the main ski lodge. Changes to the exterior include enclosing the Poma and Juliet decks, remodeling the inside of the lodge to accommodate the increasing number of guests. No new ground disturbing activities
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51872
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 40 S, Range 1 East, NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 21, Jackson County, Oregon.
Mount Ashland Summit Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/05/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Brian Long
505-682-5311
bplong@fs.fed.us
Description: Incorporate approximately .9 mile of trail on Mount Ashland as part of the National Forest System trail network by signing the trail and adding the trail to maps, using existing ski runs, old road beds and the existing trail bed where possible.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51938
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - NW ? and NE ? Section 21. T. 40 S., R. 1 E. Willamette Meridian. Mount Ashland Lodge, Jackson County, Oregon. The trail would start at the lodge and would terminate near the summit.
Native plantings of forbs and shrubs at recreation sites.
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Bonnie Allison
530-493-1758
ballison@fs.fed.us
Description: Planting of approximately 500 native plants and forbs at Jackson Campground, Flumet Flat campground, and Turkey Ranch.
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Flumet Flat Campground, Turkey Ranch River Access Site, and Jackson Campground are all located on the Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District.
Palmer Creek Diversion Removal
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2016
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4196
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would remove a legacy channel spanning diversion dam (~3inch in height) at Palmer Creek, Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. The dam is not currently used for water diversion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50262
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable T. 40 S., R. 3 W., Sec: 7
Perk's Cabin Defensible Space
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4196
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed treatments to reduce hazardous fuel loadings around Perks Cabin to create a fuel break to protect the historical administrative site, enhancement of wildlife habitat, timbered stands, range conditions, and protect range improvements
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50279
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Perk's Cabin
Upper Applegate Watershed Restoration
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/02/2017
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Donald Boucher
541-899-3840
dboucher@fs.fed.us
Description: Restore biological, physical, and chemical processes and functions to ensure the long-term ecological sustainability of the public lands in the Upper Applegate Watershed. This project is jointly proposed between BLM and FS.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52305
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable The 52,000 acre sixth field watershed is located in the Applegate Valley to the south of Ruch, Oregon.
Weatherbee Mining Claim
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Karla Gallegos
541-471-6708
kgallegos@fs.fed.us
Description: Placer mine, removing mineral deposit from an ancient channel (underground). Project would remove approximately 40 cubic yards of material per year. Removal process would primarily pick and shovel, using a winch to move material mid-slope.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38263
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T. 48 N., R. 10 W., Section 22, SW 1/4, Mt. Diablo Meridian, Siskiyou County, California Elliott Creek, approximatley 10 miles south of Oregon/California border
Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Wild Rivers Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cedar Gulch Mine
EIS
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
07/12/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/2015
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Kevin Johnson
541-471-6727
kljohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: Previously known as Tracy Placer Mining Project (#9992). Prepare Supplemental EIS and environmental review of proposed Plan of Operations for placer mining less than 5 acres in the Sucker Creek watershed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36336
Location: UNIT - Wild Rivers Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Josephine. LEGAL - T40S, R06W, Section 19 South bank of Sucker Creek, about 11 miles southeast of Cave Junction, Oregon. Within Riparian Reserve and Late Successional Reserve.
Cleopatra Test Drilling
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Robert Shoemaker
541-471-6708
rshoemaker@fs.fed.us
Description: Red Flat Nickel Corp. plans to drill 59 3-inch diameter holes to a depth of 50 feet to obtain core samples of minerals in Curry County, Oregon. Equipment and personnel would be transported and removed via helicopter.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41908
Location: UNIT - Wild Rivers Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Primarily T41S-R10W-Sections 5-8, 17, 18; T41S-R11W-Sections 1, 12 About 10 miles WSW of O'Brien, Oregon. Generally between Baldface, Taylor, and Fall Creeks within the North Fork Smith River watershed, Curry County, Oregon.
Illinois River Outfitter-Guide (Special Use) Permits
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2016
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4196
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Guided commercial outfitter/guiding service for rafting/paddling use on the Illinois River from March 1 thru June 30. Put in site is at Miami Bar below McCaleb's Ranch. Take out will be at the confluence of the Rogue River at Lower Oak Flat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46962
Location: UNIT - Wild Rivers Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Josephine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Miami Bar to Lower Oak Flat (confluence with Rogue River).
Upper Briggs Creek
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/20/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 09/2017 11/2017 Matthew Paciorek
406-859-3211
mpaciorek@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning and prescribed burning to promote vegetation diversity, preserve legacy pines and oaks, restore meadow habitat, and provide fire resiliency; decommission or storage of excess roads; fish passage improvement. Approx. 3500 acres affected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45593
Location: UNIT - Wild Rivers Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Josephine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Briggs Creek watershed, about 15 miles west of Grants Pass, OR.
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