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, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- 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, 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, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Regional Aquatic Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/11/2017
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 James Capurso
503-808-2847
jcapurso@fs.fed.us
Description: The USFS is proposing a suite of aquatic restoration activities for Region 6 to address ongoing needs, all of which have completed consultation, including activities such as fish passage restoration, wood placement, and other restoration activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53001
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill, Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project will span all national forests in Region 6.
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
- Land management planning In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
06/15/2017
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2018
Expected: 06/2019 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
Forest-wide reissuance of 8 privately managed water transmission pipelines or water holding systems.
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4146
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: The permit renewal authorizes the holders special use permits for operating and maintaining existing water pipelines, for up to a 20 year term.
Location: UNIT - Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Curry, Jackson, Josephine. LEGAL - Not Applicable 4 on High Cascades Ranger District, 1 on Wild Rivers Ranger District, 1 on Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District, 1 on Gold Beach Ranger District and 1 on Powers Ranger District.
Forest-wide reissuance of three special use authorization permits
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/12/2018
Expected: 02/2018 03/2018 Gretchen Smith
541-366-4146
gretchensmith@fs.fed.us
Description: reissuance of three permits: two located on High Cascades, one for a 4-wire suspension fence and the other for maintaining precipitation gauges. And one for maintenance of multiple weather station/SNOTEL sites across the forest.
Location: UNIT - Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable High Cascades Ranger District (near fish lake) and Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District (near mount Ashland).
Forest-wide reissuance of two Special Use Permits for buildings.
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/08/2017
Expected: 12/2017 12/2017 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: Two expired special use permits for buildings are up for reauthorization. Expired permits would be reauthorized 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=51956
Location: UNIT - Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Fish Lake Resort, Fish Lake, Oregon. Fire Lookout Tower located in T.32S., R.2E., Sec.23, W.M.
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: 12/2017 12/2017 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
Chetco Fire Salvage Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 06/2018 06/2018 Jessie Berner
530-233-8734
jberner@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project focuses on salvage within the 13,626 acres of matrix that incurred 50-100% canopy cover loss during the Chetco Bar Fire.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53150
Location: UNIT - Gold Beach Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Curry. LEGAL - Not Applicable East of Brookings in Curry County, Oregon. The project area is contained to parts of the Chetco and Pistol River 5th field watershed.
Danger Tree Management FS Road #3300.
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/08/2017
Expected: 12/2017 05/2018 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
- 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
Shasta Agness Landscape Restoration Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Land management planning
- Watershed management
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/05/2018
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2018
Expected: 10/2018 11/2018 Barbara Cisneros
541-247-3613
bcisneros@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
- 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, 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
On Hold N/A N/A 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
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Jessie Berner
530-233-8734
jberner@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
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: 01/2018 01/2018 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 Summit Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/05/2017
Expected: 12/2017 05/2018 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.
Perk's Cabin Defensible Space
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2016
Expected: 12/2017 05/2018 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
Reissuance of an access road Special Use Authorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/12/2018
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 Gary Einck
541-618-2037
geinck@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorization of a permit for using and maintaining an existing road that crosses NFS lands to allow access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable SMRD, Jackson County. T.39S., R.1W., Sec. 26, W.M.
Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District request to issue a Special Use Permit request for temporary road
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Donald Boucher
541-899-3840
dboucher@fs.fed.us
Description: Murphy Timber Investments is proposing to build approximately 850 feet of temporary road and a landing to facilitate salvage of fire-damaged trees from their lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53202
Location: UNIT - Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Location is in the Whiskey Creek drainage 3-4 miles west of Applegate Lake .
Upper Applegate Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
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 On Hold N/A N/A 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/20/2016
Est. Comment Period
01/2018
Expected: 07/2018 07/2018 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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