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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- Willamette National Forest, Detroit Ranger District
- Willamette National Forest, McKenzie River Ranger District
- Willamette National Forest, Middle Fork Ranger District
- Willamette National Forest, Sweet Home Ranger District


Willamette National Forest, Detroit Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2014 Lands Permits
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 10/2015 Penny Keen
503-854-4202
pkeen@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew three lands special use permits, Bureau of Reclamation Weather station, City of Idanha Water system, and Breitenbush Hot Springs Mobile radio Service new term of 10 years. This is an administrative action no ground disturbance will take place.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44631
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bureau of Reclamation Weather Station T.10S., R6E, SECTION 3 City of Idanha Waterline - T.10S., R6E. SECTION 22 Breitenbush Hot Spring Mobile Radio Service - T.9S., R7E. SECTION 16
2014 Recreation Permits
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 10/2015 Penny Keen
503-854-4202
pkeen@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew three recreation special use permits Detroit Lake Marina, Kanes Marina, and Chemeketans Club to a new term of 10 years. This is an administrative action no ground disturbance will take place.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44630
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Kanes Marina T.10S., R6E, SECTION 2 Detroit Marina - T.10S., R6E. SECTION 1 Chemeketans Club - T.10S., R7E. SECTION 27
Bingham Fire Dozer Line Rehabilitation
CE
- Watershed management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/05/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Darrin Neff
503-854-4219
daneff@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will repair a section of the Bingham Fire dozer line by removing up to 30 trees of the pushed and pulled from the site to be used in fish restoration projects. Remaining pushed/pulled trees will be scattered to mimic surrounding stand.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45889
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable The legal location is T11S, R7 1/2E, Section 27.
Blowout-Divide Creeks Log Placement
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Jamie Sheahan Alonso
(503) 854-4217
jsheahanalonso@fs.fed.us
Description: This restoration project would improve habitat for rainbow and cutthroat trout and increase sediment storage along 1.0 miles of central Blowout Creek and 0.7 miles of lower Divide Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47095
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Blowout Creek T 11 S, R 06 E, Sections 5, 6, 7 & 8: Blowout & Divide Creeks restoration reaches, Lower Divide Creek Rock Pit T 11 S, R 05 E, Section 31; and T 11 S, R 06 E, Section 6: Roads 10 & 1011 roadside large wood sources
Buck Tule
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Minerals and Geology
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
01/26/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Lynise Medley
503-854-4228
lmedley@fs.fed.us
Description: Timber harvest is proposed in densely stocked second growth stands generally ranging in age from 40 to 150 years old, and includes stands within Riparian Reserves and approximately 40 acres in the Jefferson Late-Successional Reserve.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38487
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - T11S, R6E, Sections 13, 14, 22 - 28, 33-36 , T11S, R7E, Sections 16-21, 28-32, T12S, R6E, Sections 1-3, 12, 13, T12S, R7E, Sections 5-8, 17-20 The main portion of the project area is bounded by Fisher Point, Trappers Butte and Scar Mountain to the west, Parish Lake Road to the south, Buck Mountain and Coffin Mountain to the north and Highway
City of Detroit Root Rot Timber Sale
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Grady McMahan
503-854-4200
gmcmahan@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to remove a pocket of hazardous root rot infected trees adjacent to private property in the City of Detroit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47094
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Within the City of Detroit T.10S., R.5E., Section 2
City of Detroit Water System Update
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/04/2011
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Penny Keen
503-854-4202
pkeen@fs.fed.us
Description: Fence to be installed around water building on Breitenbush Rd. Install emergency drainline from water storage tank. Reissue special use permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34398
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - T10S, R5E, sec 1; T9S, R5E, sec 36 Breitenbush Rd. and City of Detroit
FS Rd 2233-635/Outerson Mtn Traffic Control
CE
- Road management
- Heritage resource management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/12/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Bradford Peterson
503-854-3894
bcpeterson@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of a road closure device, such as a gate, at the 2233-635 road. Installation of educational signage at two locations in the vicinity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45884
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable T.10S. R.7E. Sec. 09
Hwy 46 North
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
08/2015
Expected: 11/2016 04/2017 Lynise Medley
503-854-4228
lmedley@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatments will occur in second growth forests, including commercial thinning (~1732 acres), regeneration (~52 acres), sugar pine restoration (~ 200 acres), riparian reserve treatment, viewshed enhancements, meadow restoration, PCT and pruning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47109
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Breitenbush Watershed, Marion County, Oregon.T 9 S, R 6 E, sections 1, 11 %u2013 15, 21 %u2013 28, 35 and 36, T 9 S, R 7 E, sections 3 %u2013 22 and 30, T 9 S, R 8 E, section 7.
McCoy Motorized Rec. Area Improvements 2014-2015
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Bradford Peterson
503-854-3894
bcpeterson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will include the installation of a covered picnic shelter at the lower staging area, and the expansion of the upper staging area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41139
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. Multiple locations within the McCoy Motorized Recreation Area.
Willamette National Forest, McKenzie River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Air Thin Project
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2014
Expected: 08/2015 03/2016 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to commercially thin one stand that is 28 acres. The stand is 60 years old with Douglas fir being the primary species. The stand consist of an estimated 140 trees per acre with an average diameter of 17.0 inches.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46283
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S, R6E, Sections 9, 10, 15, & 16 The project area is located at the McKenzie Airstrip and can be accessed by Forest road 2600320
Benson and Obsidian Trail Reroutes
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would reroute approximately 2.2 miles of the Obsidian Trail (FS Trail 3528) and one mile of the Benson Lake Trail (FS Trail 3502). Reroutes would reduce erosion and maintenance.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46849
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trails are located to east and west of Highway 242 near McKenzie Pass. The Benson Trail is located in the Mount Washington Wilderness and the Obsidian Trail is located in the Three Sisters Wilderness
Blue River Upper Compound Administrative Site Disposal
EA
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/14/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 05/2016 10/2016 Shane Kamrath
541-822-7233
skamrath@fs.fed.us
Description: The sale of the site which consists of six structures, a paved road, gravel driveways and roads, paved and graveled parking and loading areas, a gravel stockpile, and timber/vegetation areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38416
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Section 21; T16S, R4E; W.M. Lane County Forest road 2620-130
Cingular-Mt. Hagan Tower Upgrades & Generator/Propane Tank Installation
CE
- Facility management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Shari Monson
541-225-6424
smonson@fs.fed.us
Description: Complete updates needed to upgrade to LTE capacity of existing Cingular/AT&T tower at Mt. Hagen, including the removal of 2 existing antennas, placement of 4 new antennas, and installation of a generator and propane tank.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43946
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Section 35, T. 16S., R.3E. Mt. Hagan, McKenzie River District of the Willamette National Forest
Delta A Cabin Expansion
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/22/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Denise Mercer
541-822-7224
dmercer@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would authorize modification of cabin #27 in the Delta A recreation residence tract. Modification would include expansion to house a hot water tank.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47002
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cabin #27 of the Delta A tract. 55311 Delta Road
Flat Top Thin
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2014
Expected: 08/2015 06/2016 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to commercially thin a 60 year old stand that is 70 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately 10-15% of the stand will have gaps ranging in size from one to three acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46282
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S, R6E, Section 17 & 20 Project area is off Forest road 2643410.
French Pete Creek Crossing Repair
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would harden the creek crossing at mile 2.1 of the French Pete Creek Trail (FS Trail 3311) to mitigate erosion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41528
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T18S, R5E, Sec. 3 Mile 2.1 of the French Pete Creek Trail (FS Trail 3311) in the Three Sisters Wilderness
Fresca Thin
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/21/2015
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would thin two 44 year old managed stands; one is 38 acres the other is 30 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately eight acres of gaps will be placed between the two stands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46884
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T15S, R6E Sections 3 & 10 Forest roads 2655504 & 2655507
Goose EIS 2015
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/06/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 05/2016 Elysia Retzlaff
541-822-7214
elysiamretzlaff@fs.fed.us
Description: The Goose Project proposes to commercially harvest and reduce fuels on approximately 2,452 acres on the Willamette National Forest near the community of McKenzie Bridge, Oregon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45853
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T 16S R 5E Sec: 1-5, 9-16, 24. T 16S R 6E Sec: 3-11, 13-25. T 16S R 7E 18, 19, 30. The Goose Project area is located on the McKenzie River Ranger District within the Upper McKenzie Watershed (5th field). It is located in the McKenzie Bridge Community.
Green Mountain Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
04/11/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 James Rudisill
541-822-2703
jamesrudisill@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposes to thin ~3,003 acres (3.0% of the Project Area) and regenerate ~324 acres (0.3% of the Project Area) of forests across a sum of approximately 3,327 acres within the Green Mountain Project Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40858
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16SR4E s36; T16SR5E s31-32; T17SR4E s01-13; T17SR5E s05-34; T17SR6E s19,30; T18SR4E s01,12; T18SR5E s01-36; T18SR6E s06-36; T18SR7E s31-35; T19SR5E s01-24; T19SR6E s1-36; T19SR7E s02-31; T20SR6E s01 The Green Mountain Project area is located within the Cougar Reservoir, Augusta Creek, Roaring River, and Elk Creek subwatersheds (6th field) of the South Fork McKenzie River Watershed (5th field).
King Castle Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would reroute approximately 1.25 miles of the King Castle Trail (FS Trail 4326).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43949
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S, R5E, Sec. 28 & 21 King's Castle, McKenzie River District, Willamette National Forest
LangDam Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/07/2014
Est. Comment Period
09/2015
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposes to commercially thin timber stands up to 120 years of age on approximately 733 acres. The purpose and need for this project is to improve stand conditions in terms of density and structure, and maintain stand health and vigor.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41223
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Section 22-26, 35, & 36, T16S, R4E; Sections 24, 25, & 36, T16S, R4.5E; Sections 19, 20, 27-35, T16S, R5E; and Sections 4 & 5, T17S, R5E The project area is located around Forest road 1900,1900408, and 1900411; north of Cougar Reservoir.
Lookout Mountain Meadow Restoration
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
On Hold N/A N/A Ruby Seitz
541-822-7256
ruseitz@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to restore native meadow habitat by cutting and girdling small diameter trees, and subsequently implementing a prescribed fire across an approximately 347-acre project area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43955
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T15S, R6E, Sections 31, 32; T16S, R6E, Section 6 Lookout Mountain Meadow
Lost Creek, Tamolitch Valley and Roaring River Bridge Replacements
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: A project to replace three trail bridges that need replacement. Two bridges are located on the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (MRNRT) (Tr. No. 3507). Another bridge crosses Roaring River on the Roaring River Ridge Trail (Tr. No. 3312).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41530
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T14S,R7E,Sec30 & T16S,R6E,Sec10 & T19S,R5.5E,Sec12 Lost Creek, Tamolitch Valley on the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail and Roaring River crossing of the Roaring River Ridge Trail.
Lower South Fork McKenzie River Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 05/2016 Kate Meyer
541-822-7230
kmmeyer@fs.fed.us
Description: Using heavy equipment, stream channels would be reconstructed, up to 1,500 pieces of large wood would be placed along stream channels, gravel would be placed to improve spawning, and boardwalks, water crossings, and trails would be constructed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43959
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S R4E Sections 23,24; T16S R4.5E Sections 24,25; T16S R5E Sections 19,30,31 Lower South Fork McKenzie River
McKenzie River Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would reroute several sections of the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (#3507) to prevent trenching and erosion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43956
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T15S,R6E,Sec. 14, 13, 24, 26 & T16S,R6E,Sec.11, 10, 9, 17, 18 & T14S,R7E,Sec. 5,8,17,30,31 McKenzie River Trail
Ollie Thin Project
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2014
Expected: 07/2015 04/2016 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to commercially thin a 65 year old stand that is 52 acres. In addition to the thinning, approximately 10-15% of the stand will have gaps ranging in size from one to three acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46273
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T15S, R7E, Sections 7, 8, 17, & 18 Project area is on Forest roads 2657830 & 2657834.
Peggy Creek Disposal Site Expansion
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Brandon Green
541-822-7218
bkgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would expand the current Peggy Creek disposal site allowing for an additional 9,000 to 12,000 cubic yards of geologic spoils (waste).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46851
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Peggy Creek Disposal site is located on the west side of Road 2650 at milepost .30. Existing disposal site is a long term centrally located sited used by the Forest Service, EWEB, and ODOT.
Power Plant Bypass Road Realignment
EA
- Special use management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
On Hold N/A N/A Shane Kamrath
541-822-7233
skamrath@fs.fed.us
Description: Realignment of the existing bypass Forest Service Road 2672690 around the Eugene Water and Electric Board's Carmen power house in order to provide safe and adequate access for construction of the fish passage facilities at trailbridge reservoir.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41242
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T 15 S R 6 E, SEC 1 & 12 Trailbridge Reservoir
Prescribed Fire in Wilderness: Scott Mountain
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/09/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Matt Peterson
541-225-6421
mbpeterson@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would use prescribed fire in the Mt. Washington Wilderness area to modify vegetation and fuels to sufficiently reduce the threats to values outside of wilderness in order to allow fire to play a more natural role within wilderness.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/willamette/landmanagement/resourcemanagement/?cid=stelprdb5383417
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - The legal description for the project area is T15S, R07E, sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36; T15S, R07½ E, sections 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34; and T16S, R07E, sections 2 and 3. The project area includes the Mt. Washington Wilderness area on the McKenzie River Ranger District.
SR Salvage
CE
- Forest products
- Road management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/21/2015
Expected: 07/2015 10/2015 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would remove approximately 15 dead and dying hazard trees that have a failure zone of hitting Forest Road 2672655.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46885
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T14S, R6E Section 25 Forest road 2672655
Sand Mountain Trail Repair and Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/24/2014
Expected: 07/2015 09/2015 Saren Whitney
541-822-7243
slwhitney@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would repair and reroute portions of the Sand Mountain Lookout trail to prevent erosion and further trail damage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43958
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T14S R7.5E Section 1 Sand Mountain
Upper Foley Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would reroute approximately one mile of the Foley Ridge Trail (FS Trail 3511) to prevent and reduce heavy erosion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46850
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable The section proposed for reroute is approximately eight miles from the nearest trailhead and approximately one mile before the trail intersects with the Pacific Crest Trail in Three Sisters Wilderness
Wolf Boughs Project
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
02/26/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us
Description: The Wolf Boughs project would remove approximately one hundred thirty-one tons (62,000 pounds) of coniferous boughs over 123 acres, under contracts or permits.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46401
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T14S, R6E Sections 30, 31, & 36 Forest roads 1500618, 1500735 & 1500734
Willamette National Forest, Middle Fork Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Deception Fire Reforestation
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
06/10/2015
Expected: 09/2015 04/2016 Lisa Helmig
715-762-5106
lhelmig@fs.fed.us
Description: The Middle Fork Ranger District is proposing to replant approximately 325 acres in plantations within the Deception Complex Fire that affected the Willamette National Forest . The purpose is to re-establish forest cover with a mix of native conifers.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47106
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T21S, R2E, Sections-10, 11, 14,15, 23, 26,27,28 This project is approximately 2 miles southeast of the town of Westfir along FS road 5850 and 5847.
Meadow and Forage Restoration
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 01/2016 Molly Juillerat
541-782-5350
mjuillerat@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to cover maintenance burning and whip felling for the next 10 years as needed to stop encroachment and maintain the meadows.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46949
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable These meadows fall within one of the listed watersheds as follows:Upper Middle Fork Watershed, Hills Creek, Hills Creek Reservoir,Middle Fork Willamette, and the North Fork of the Middle Fork
Outlook Landscape Diversity Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special area management
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/14/2013
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 02/2016 07/2016 Allen Hambrick
541-782-5217
afhambrick@fs.fed.us
Description: Commercial thinning and fuels reduction on 4300 ac. of plantations; 110 mi. of road maintenance, closure of 130 mi. of road; special habitat restoration; 260 ac. of early-seral habitat maintenance/creation; snag creation, noxious weed abatement.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40122
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Townships 20 and 21 South, Ranges 1 and 2 East, of the Willamette Meridian. Federal portions of the Lookout Point 5th-field watershed near the Lookout Point Reservoir near the cities of Westfir and Lowell, OR.
Skookum Campground Bridges
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/10/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us
Description: To replace one failed and one rotten (eminent failure) trail bridge. One bridge is 31%u2019 long and has Western red cedar hand railing. The second bridge is 11.5 feet long and leads users over a small creek into Skookum CG.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46947
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T19S R5SE Sec 24 This project is located at the Skookum Campground. Near the NE side of Waldo Lake Wilderness.
Staley Creek Stream Restoration
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 07/2016 Joseph Helstab
541-782-5328
jmhelstab@fs.fed.us
Description: Stabilization of approx. 200 ft. of eroding stream bank, including large woody debris jam construction. Trees with root wads attached will be gathered and large trees will be hauled to the project area for bank stabilization and log jam construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40115
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T24S, R4E, NW 1/4 of Section 19. The location is at the former Pope and Talbot bridge crossing of Staley Creek on Forest Road 2134-244. This is located at approximately the 1.7 mile mark on Forest Road 2134.
Upper Little Fall LSR Density Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Kenneth Barbee
541-782-5233
kbarbee02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Middle Fork Ranger District of the Willamette National Forest proposes density management on about 1720 acres of young plantations located in the Little Fall Creek subwatershed.The project would include the reconstruction of existing roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43203
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T17S, R1E, Sections 4-7,9,17,18, T17S, R2E, Sections 1-3,10, and 11 of the Willamette Meridian. This area is in the Little Fall Creek fifth-field watershed located approximately 16 miles northeast of the city of Lowell.
Willamette National Forest, Sweet Home Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2014 Sweet Home White Oak Enhancement Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
06/10/2014
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Alice Smith
541-367-9215
acsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Release established oak trees and propagate new oak trees from collected acorns from the site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44520
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable There are two stands one near Two Girls Creek and the other near Moose Creek. Both stands are in the South Santiam watershed.
Big Game Forage Enhancement (Canyon and Owl Creek Watersheds)
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A Tiffany Young
928-368-5111
tayoung@fs.fed.us
Description: Enhance 40 acres of big game habitat including: browse cutback, planting and seeding native forage species, and collecting native seed for use in following years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41514
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable Canyon and Owl Creek Watersheds
Menagerie Seasonal Closure Boundary Change for Species Protection
CE
- Recreation management
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
On Hold N/A N/A Amanda Colton
541-367-3540
arcolton@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed change to existing seasonal closure boundary to provide species protection during the critical nesting and fledging period.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38620
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T13S, R4E, Sections. 14, 15, 22 and 23 Menagerie Wilderness
ODOT Right of Way
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Penny Keen
503-854-4202
pkeen@fs.fed.us
Description: Granting right-of-way to ODOT for Sheep Creek bridge replacement on highway 20.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46426
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable T13S, R5E, Section 28 at milepost 56.64 on Highway 20 where Sheep Creek crosses the highway.
Re-route of Road 2041
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/05/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Daniel Matthews
541-367-3812
danielwmatthews@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate about 500-600 feet of road 2041 where its alignment has shifted due to an active slide. Replace and realign 5-6 foot culvert. Remove rock from the abandoned portion of road and use on relocated portion. Decommission abandoned roadbed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46428
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable Milepost 11.1 on the 2041 road.
Smith Prairie Meadow Maintenance
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
08/09/2011
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Tiffany Young
928-368-5111
tayoung@fs.fed.us
Description: Enhance and maintain meadow complex by reducing encroachment of conifers (remove saplings under 4 inches), seed collection, girdling 1-2 trees/acre under 12 inches DBH and falling 1 tree/acre for down wood.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36704
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T14S, R6E, section 1; T14S, R7E, section 6, Willamette Meridian Smith Prairie in the Upper McKenzie watershed
Special Forest Product Sales SHRD 2015
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
03/18/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Lindsay Anderson
541-367-3485
landerson02@fs.fed.us
Description: Hand gathering of a variety of special forest products within road prism and up to within 450 feet or roads open to public access.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45269
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable 150 Feet either side of roads open to public on Sweet Home Ranger District.
Trout Creek
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 10/2016 06/2017 Anita Leach
541-367-9218
agleach@fs.fed.us
Description: In managed and natural stands: Promote health, vigor, diversity and complexity ~1770 ac. Mimic mixed-severity fire ~720 ac. Improve hardwood habitat ~290 ac. Improve traditional resources. Generate revenue to improve existing roads. Treat fuels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46279
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T12S, R4E, Sec.34; T12S, R5E, Sec. 19,29,30-32; T13S, R3E, Sec.11-15, 22-27, 34-36; T13S, R4E, Sec. 1-12, 14-36; T13S, R5E, Sec.5,6; T14S, R3E, Sec 1-3, 12; T14S, R4E, Sec. 1-15 Trout Creek, Moose Creek and portions of Canyon Creek within the South Santiam watershed
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