Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
Klamath National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
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Projects Occurring Nationwide
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Goosenest Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Happy Camp Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Scott River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Ukonom Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  01/2013 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Klamath National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Yreka Service Center Floodplain Modification
EA
- Watershed management
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:12/2014  04/2015 Kenneth Stagg
530-841-4536
kstagg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Modification of the 100-year floodplain surrounding the Yreka Service Center by lowering the ground in some areas and raising it in others. Small buildings will be removed or relocated; a bridge will be relocated on the site. 2010 waiver, cat B.
Location: UNIT - Klamath National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. 1030 S. Main Street in Yreka, CA. It is part of the Yreka City, Yreka Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010207050204) within the Yreka Creek 6th field watershed (HUC 180102070502).
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Klamath National Forest,   Goosenest Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Butte Mountain LSR Habitat Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/22/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
10/2013 Christy Cheyne
530-398-5791
cacheyne@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve habitat for northern spotted owl and other old-forest associated species, improve conditions for aspen and meadow communities, and re-introduce fire as a natural disturbance in a late-successional reserve. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver, Cat B.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R3W, Sections 2-4, 9-11, 14-15, 22-27; T47N, R3W, Section 34, MDM. Flume Canyon-Shovel Creek (18010206030102), Little Shasta Headwaters (18010207060101), Upper Shovel Creek (18010206030101) and Harris-Ike’s Creek (18010205030404) 7th field watersheds.
Goosenest RD OSV Trail and Trailhead Maintenance
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 10/04/2012  12/2012 James Stout
(530) 398-4391
jlstout@fs.fed.us 
Description: Maintain two OSV trail heads and 135 mile associated trail system on existing roads. Trail grooming and signing and snowplowing.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - The Legal location is Township 44, 43, 42 North, Range 1, 2, 3 West, & 1, 2, 3 East, M.D.M. The project is located on the Goosenest District of the Klamath National Forest within Siskiyou County, California about 28 miles south of Macdoel, California,.
Kegg Meadow Enhancement and Butte Creek Channel Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2012 
Expected:01/2013  10/2013 James Stout
(530) 398-4391
jlstout@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore Kegg Meadow function by returning streamflow to original meadow/channel elevations. Reverting stream to original channel will rewet overall meadow and restore riparian habitat. 1 to 2 acres.NCRWQCB Waiver cat B. and 401,404 permits required
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N.,R1W.,Sec 4 and 5. Lower Butte Creek - Kegg Meadow south of Shafter Campground. 7th field Bray-Butte Creek, in 6th field Lower Butte Creek; in 5th field Butte Creek.
Orr Lake Outlet Retrofit
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2012 
Expected:01/2013  10/2013 James Stout
(530) 398-4391
jlstout@fs.fed.us 
Description: Retrofit existing outlet control structure at Orr Lake to allow for fish passage. Lower Butte Creek 5th field watershed NCRWQB waiver unknown
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N.,R1W., Sec 17. Butte Creek Outlet to Orr Lake.
Pumice Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 07/11/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
01/2014 Benjamin Haupt
530-398-5790
bphaupt@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce fuel loads and improve forest health: 9,056 acre project area; 6,473 acres treatment. NCWQCB 2010 Cat B Waiver.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N, R1E, Sections 12-13, 24; T43N, R2E, Sections 2-11, 14-22, 29-30; T44N, R2 E, Sections 31-33, MDM. Tamarack Flat (18010204130100) 7th field watershed; between Garner Mountain and Davis Rd (S. of four corners).
Six Shooter Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/06/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
01/2014 Peter Gula
530-398-5767
pagula@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction with an emphasis on improving mule deer habitat. 15,067 acre project area; 13,806 acres treatment. NCWQCB 2010 Cat B Waiver.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R2E, Sections 1-5, 8-12,13-18,19-24; T44N, R3E, Sections 7,18; T45N, R2E, Sections 25-28,32-36, MDM. 7th Field Watersheds - Antelope Well (HUC 18010204130204). Dock Well (HUC 18010204130201). Hill 22 (HUC 18010204130203). and Six Shooter Pass (HUC 18010204130205).
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Klamath National Forest,   Happy Camp Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boyd Private Road Right-of-Way Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorizes renewal of a right-of-way and use of a private road on said right-of-way. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R8E, Sec. 5, HM. Three miles east of Happy Camp, CA in the Fryingpan-Klamath River 7th field watershed (HUC 18010209020305).
Collins Baldy Communications Site Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/15/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 James Main
530-842-6131
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of Caltrans radio equipment into Collins Baldy Lookout. Project includes installation of a cabinet, one solar panel, and two antennas. SUP includes granted use of parking space for service truck. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T45N, R10W, Sec. 1, MDM. On top of Collins Baldy Mountain, appx. 4 miles northeast of Scott Bar, CA. Upper Mill Creek 7th field watershed (HUC# 18010208060501).
Crawford Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/15/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
10/2014 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning in stands for forest health and fuels reduction, with fuels treatments including underburning and pile burning. Also, thinning small trees and burning for elk habitat and meadow restoration. Approx. 3000 acres of treatment. NCWCB 2004 waiver
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30373
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14 - 15N, R5 -6E; T15N, R7E; Humboldt Meridian. Crawford Creek, Swillup Creek, and Coon Creek watersheds (5th field HUC 1801020905).
Crocker Forest Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal for continued use of existing FLPMA road (non-system) to access permittee's private property, road travels .1 mile across NFS lands. NCRWQCB waiver category: exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37869
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R7E, Sec. 16, HM. One mile south of Happy Camp, CA. Benjamin Creek-Klamath River 7th field watershed (HUC# 18010209060103).
Elk Panther Road Stormproofing Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/03/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
08/2013 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest road stream crossing improvements and road prism stabilization on approximately 12 miles of roads affected by the 2008 Panther wildfire. NCWQCB category B waiver.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34602
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T15N, R8E, HM; T44N, R12W, MDM. Elk Creek Watershed, approximately 10 miles south of Happy Camp, CA. (5th field watershed HUC 1801020903).
Felicicchia Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37167
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R7E, Sec. 3, HM. Happy Camp, CA, Perkins Gulch-Indian Creek 7th Field watershed (HUC 18010209010403).
Goff Fire Healthy Forests Restoration Act
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:10/2013  11/2013 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction treatments within the wildland urban interface. Treatments include removing concentrations of fire damaged trees, noncommercial thinning, chipping, mastication, piling, and pile burning. NCWQCB waiver category B.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40860
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N, R12W, Sec. 1-4, 10-11; T47N R11W, Sec. 20, 28-29, 31-33; T47N R12W, Sec. 32-36, MDM Thompson Creek-Klamath River (HUC#1801020902); Seiad Creek-Klamath River (HUC#1801020611) 5th Field Watersheds. Within and near the community of Seiad Valley, CA.
Goff Fire Planting
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Todd Drake
530-493-1740
tjdrake@fs.fed.us 
Description: Planting and subsequent release treatments on approxmiately 310 acres affected by the Goff Fire. All treatments will be hand work. NCRWQCB waiver category A.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40903
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T47N, R12W Sec. 10, 32, 33; T47N R11W Sec. 29, 32; T46N R11W Sec. 5; Fort Goff Creek - Klamath River (HUC# 180102090202), Seiad Creek (HUC#180108061102) 6th Field Watersheds. Areas adjacent to Seiad Valley, CA.
Head Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37175
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T17N, R7E, Sec. 34, HM. One mile north of the town of Happy Camp, CA in the Luther Gulch-Indian Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010209010401).
Johnny O'Neil Late Successional Reserve Habitat Restoration and Fuel Reduction Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 11/16/2012  10/2013 Timothy Burnett
530-493-1721
tburnett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels treatments include thinning, and underburning and masticating within and outside of thinning areas. About 7000 acres in LSR. NCWQCB 2004 waiver.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31052
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T47N, R11W; T47N, R10W; T46N, R11W; T46N, R10W; MDM. Horse Creek Watershed, north of Horse Creek, CA. (6th field HUC 180102061004).
Lake Mountain Foxtail Pine Special Interest Area Restoration Project
CE
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Erin Rentz
530-493-1728
erentz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cutting and hand piling encroaching small red firs (<10" dbh) from foxtail pine trees on appx. 75 acres within the botanical Special Interest Area. Project also includes pile burning and planting foxtail pine seedlings. NCWQCB cat. B waiver.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37825
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T45N, R11W, Sec. 17, MDM. Five miles southwest of Hamburg, CA, on Lake Mountain, in the Walker Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010206110305).
McCollins Late Successional Reserve Habitat Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:10/2013  10/2014 Timothy Burnett
530-493-1721
tburnett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation treatments designed to enhance late successional dependent species habitat including but not limited to approximately 2000 acres of commercial and noncommercial thinning and masticating. NCWQCB waiver category B.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38559
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T45-46N, R9-10W, MDM. In the Collins and McKinney Creek watersheds approximately 3 miles east of Horse Creek, CA. (Horse Creek-Klamath River 5th Field watershed HUC 1801020610).
PacifiCorp Powerline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorizes renewal for the maintenance, operation, and construction of approximately 30 miles (270 acres) of powerline within the Klamath National Forest.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40277
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R7W-12W, MDM; T14N R6E-R8E HM. 5th Field Watersheds: Humbug-Klamath River (HUC 1801020608), Horse Creek-Klamath River (HUC 1801020611), Seiad Creek-Klamath River (HUC 1801020611), Ukonom Creek-Klamath River (HUC 1801020906).
Parry Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40188
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R7E, Sec. 10, HM. One mile southwest of Happy Camp, CA, in the Benjamin Creek-Klamath River 7th Field Watershed (HUC# 18010209060103.
Philips Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37171
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N, R12W, Sec. 29, MDM. Six miles east of Happy Camp, CA in the China Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010209020302).
Seiad Creek Watershed Improvement Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:08/2013  09/2013 Kimberly Crider
530-493-1724
kcrider@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hydrologic stabilization of ~50 sediment sources on ~6.5 miles of existing roadbeds (non-system roads, AKA unauthorized roads) by: culvert removal, fill removal, slope re-contour, and/ or runoff dispersal. NCWQCB cat. B waiver.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38605
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T18N, R8E, HM; T46-48N, R11-12W, MDM. Near Seiad Valley, CA. Seiad Creek 6th Field Watershed (HUC #180102061102).
Shreck Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/15/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 James Main
530-842-6131
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit to authorize the maintenance and operation of a water transmission pipeline. NCRWQCB waiver category exempt.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N, R10W, Sec. 12, Mount Diablo Meridian. Collins Creek-Klamath River (HUC#18010206100502) 7th Field Watershed. Approximately 2 miles northeast of Horse Creek, CA.
Sorenson Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40187
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T17N, R7E, Sec. 22, HM. Four miles north of Happy Camp, CA, in the Luther Gulch-Indian Creek 7th Field Watershed (HUC # 18010209010401).
Thomason Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40185
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R7E, Sec. 10, HM. One mile southwest of the town of Happy Camp, CA, in the Benjamin Creek-Klamath River 7th Field watershed (HUC 18010209060103).
Trombetta Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2012  10/2012 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal to authorize the maintenance and operation of a domestic water transmission pipeline and use of a FLPMA road. This includes transfer of permit to Ross Husted and Susan Baldwin. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37170
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T15N, R7E, Secs. 12, 13, HM. Seven miles south of Happy Camp, CA in the Cougar Creek-Elk Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010209030304).
Two Bit Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 10/23/2012  11/2012 Ben Timchak
530-493-1742
btimchak@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation mgt. treatments on approx. 9000 acres including commercially thinning natural forest stands and plantations, removing diseased trees, underburning within and outside of thinning units, and meadow restoration activities. NCWQCB 2004 waiver
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27430
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T17-19, R6-7E; HM. Indian Creek Watershed, north of Happy Camp, CA (5th field HUC 1801020907).
Woodworth Water Transmission Pipeline and Road Right-of-Way Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 James Main
530-493-1768
jmain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit renewal for maintenance and operation of a water transmission pipeline and use of a road right-of-way. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40189
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N, R11W, Sec. 26, MDM. Three miles northwest of Hamburg, CA, in the Tom Martin Creek-Klamath River 7th Field Watershed (HUC# 18010206110301).
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Klamath National Forest,   Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
California Highway Patrol Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew a special use permit for radio service facility on Eddy Gulch. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Section 15 Mt. Diablo Meridian. Eddy Gulch Communications Site, about two miles north of Sawyers Bar, CA in the Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed (18010210020703).
Cecilville Fire & Hose Company SUP Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013  06/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit and amendment to include installation of metal service building for the storage of fire trucks and rescue vehicles at the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 N, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian. On the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA in the Horn Creek-Salmon River 7th field watershed (18010210040202).
Forks of Salmon Elementary School Generator Replacement Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace one of the existing generators with a new generator to be placed outside and sound shielded. NCWQCB waiver exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian. At the town of Forks of Salmon, CA (Big Creek-North Fork Salmon 7th field watershed 18010210020802).
Jess
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 02/2013 
Expected:05/2014  03/2015 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: Currently in project development, a collaborative group is supporting the Forest Service in identifying need for change on north-facing slopes south of Sawyers Bar. Stay tuned for more info on this project. Anticipated 2010 NCWQCB waiver category B
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R12W Secs. 23-24, 26-28 & 34-36; T40N R11W Secs. 28-33; T39N R12W Secs. 1-4 & 9-12; & T39N R11W Secs. 4-6 Mt. Diablo Meridian. About 2 miles south of Sawyers Bar, CA; Olsen-NF (18010210020801); Shiltos-NF (18010210020706); Jessups NF (18010210020704); & Eddy Gulch (18010210020703) 7th field watersheds.
Knownothing Fuels
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Josh Schmalenberger
530-468-1269
joshschmalenberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove hazardous fuels on 20 acres of National Forest System lands adjacent to private property along County Road 1C02 near confluence of Knownothing Ck and the main South Fork of the Salmon River. NCRWQCB 2010 Waiver, Category B.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Sections 20 & 29, Humboldt Meridian. Along road 1C02 near the confluence of Knownothing Creek and the main South Fork of the Salmon River, about 2 miles east of the town of Forks of Salmon. SF Salmon River (18010210010) 5th field.
Little Cronan Thin
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/22/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to reduce stand density to improve forest health using ground-based commercial thinning on approx 70 ac. of National Forest System lands classified as Partial Retention Land Allocation in the Forest Plan. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver CatB
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33517
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N, R12W, Sections 13, 14, 23 and 24 MDM. 4 miles west of Sawyers Bar & 10 miles east of Forks of Salmon; off of Sawyers Bar Road. Sur Cree-Garden (18010210020704) & Kanaka-Olsen (18010210020801) 7th field watersheds.
Missouri Bar Water System
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: New special use permit to develop water system for privately owned property. NCWQCB waiver - not eligible.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Sections 19 & 20 Humboldt Meridian. Missouri Bar, about one mile east of Forks of Salmon, CA (McNeal Creek - South Fork Salmon River 7th field watershed 18010210010803).
Richard Cormier Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew the special use permit for the bridge to private property. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Section 28 Humboldt Meridian. Bridge over the South Fork Salmon River about 2 miles southeast of Forks of Salmon, CA in the Negro creek-SF Salmon River (18010210010802).
Siskiyou Telephone Company Horn Field Line Extension SUP Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013  04/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend a special use permit to allow installation of underground phone line to private property. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Sections 13 & 24, Humboldt Meridian. Horn Field, about one mile west of Forks of Salmon, CA in the Horn Creek-Salmon River (18010210040202) & McNeal Creek-So. Fork Salmon River (18010210010803) 7th field watersheds.
Siskiyou Telephone Company Photovoltaic & Generator Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/23/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
02/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend a special use permit to allow installation of a photovoltaic and backup generator to power the phone system to the community of Forks of Salmon, CA. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian. Behind the Forks of Salmon Elementary School in Forks of Salmon, CA in the Horn Creek - Salmon River 7th field watershed (18010210040202).
Wisniski Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend a special use permit to include a second road, 1/4 mile in length, to the Mountain Laurel Mine on private property for commercial haul of ore to mill site located on different private property. NCWQCB waiver unknown.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Sections 4 & 9, Mt. Diablo Meridian. In the Eddy Gulch watershed, approximately 1.5 miles south of Sawyers Bar (Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed: 18010210020703).
Yellow Jacket Ridge
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Austen Nevarez
530-468-1223
abnevarez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Precommercial thinning, release and fuels reduction in plantations and in natural stands on about 2,600 acres along Yellow Jacket Ridge. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N R7E Sec 1-3, 11-13; T11N R7E Sec 35-36; T10N R8E Sec 4-9, 18; T11N R8E Sec 20, 21, 28-33; (HM) and T40N R12W Sec 14-24, 27-32 (MDM). National Forest System lands one to nine miles northeast of Forks of Salmon, CA. Salmon River-Crapo Creek (180102100401) & Lower NF Salmon River (180102100208) 6th field watersheds.
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Klamath National Forest,   Scott River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arland Costa Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013  04/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew special use permit for livestock area. NCRWQCB waiver exempt.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Ragne 8 West, Sections 22, 26, and 36, Mt. Diablo Meridian. About 5 miles northeast of Fort Jones, CA off of West Moffett Creek Road (Luce Gulch-Moffett Creek 7th field watershed 18010208030304; Crooked Gulch-Moffett Cr 18010208030302).
Craggy Vegetation Management
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 02/2013 
Expected:06/2014  07/2014 Austen Nevarez
530-468-1223
abnevarez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction, vegetation management and improvement to deer winter range habitat to protect communities and promote forest health in lands near Yreka, CA on about 5,000 acres. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver B.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R8W Sec 13, 23-28, 32-35; T45N R8W Sec 1-17, 21-24; T46N R7W Sec 16-18, 20, 22, 28, 30, 32-34; and T45N R7W Sec 3-5, 8-9, 17-20 (MDM). National Forest System lands one to nine miles northwest of Yreka, CA. Humbug Creek (180102060801) and Yreka Creek (180102070702) 6th field watersheds.
Eagle Springs Roadside Hazard
CE
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/19/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
06/2013 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposes felling and removing merchantable timber or felling and leaving non-merchantable timber that meet Hazard Tree Guidelines on about 56 miles of road. This project should meet the 2010 NCWQCB waiver category A.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40203
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45N Range 11W Sections 9, 13-36; T44N R11W Sections 1-10, 15,16; T45N R10W Sections 7, 8, 16-21, 29-32; T44N R12W, Sections 1, 2, 11,12; and T45N R12W Sections 24, 25, 36, MDM. Grider Cr, Bittenbender Cr-Klamath R, Tompkins Cr-Scott R, and Scott Bar-Scott R 6th field watersheds; Seiad-Cr/Klamath R and L Scott River 5th field watersheds.
Green Cherry
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/26/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
05/2013 Travis Coughlin
530-468-1261
tcoughlin02@fs.fed.us 
Description: To thin about 70 acres of vegetation, predominantly Douglas-fir, to reduce stand density, improve forest health, and provide commodity outputs. NCWQCB category B waiver.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37181
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Sections 27 & 34, Mt. Diablo Meridian. About nine miles northeast of Fort Jones and six miles west of Yreka, CA, in the Cherry Creek 7th Field watershed (18010208030202).
Humbug Drainage - Trail Reroutes for Resource Protection
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/11/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
04/2013 Leslie Burkhart
530-841-4428
lburkhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute five segments of motorized trail #5596 currently located on steep erosion prone slopes to provide sustainable motorized recreational opportunity. New segments=1.7 mile; vacated=1.2 mile. NCWQCB Category B Waiver
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35807
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 8 West, Sections 27 and 34 & Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Section 3 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). About six miles northwest of Yreka, CA (Upper Humbug Creek 7th field subwatershed HUC:18010206080101).
Karadunis, Dean Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew special use permit for water transmission line to private property. NCRWQCB waiver exempt.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Range 9 West, Section 14, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Near private land up Indian Creek, about 5 miles north of Fort Jones (Lower Indian Creek 7th field watershed; 18010208050102).
Southern Oregon University (Jefferson Public Radio) Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013  04/2013 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew the special use permit for electronic comminication equipment located on Mount Boliver. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 North, Range 8 West, Section 33 Mt. Diablo Meridian. On Mount Bolivar, below the Forest Service Lookout in the Lower South Fork Scott River 7th field watershed (18010208020105).
Sugar Creek Watershed Improvement
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Minerals and Geology
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/08/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Maija Meneks
530-468-1272
mmeneks@fs.fed.us 
Description: To address general watershed health within the Sugar Creek watershed, road stormproofing, road storage, hydrologic stabilization of unauthorized routes, culvert replacement, mine & meadow rehabilitation, & sediment control. NCRWQCB Waiver B.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T.40 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 1, 2, 9-11, 14-17, 20, 21, 23-26, 28, 29, 33, 34; and T. 40 N., R. 8 W., Sec. 4 and 5 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). Within Sugar Creek 6th-field HUC, with actions in 7th-field HUCs of Cedar Gulch [18010208020403], Facey Gulch-Scott River [18010208020404], Sugar Cr [18010208020402], Wildcat Cr [18010208020401].
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Klamath National Forest,   Ukonom Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Butler Flat Homeowners Association Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2013 
Expected:09/2013  10/2013 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing waterline and driveway permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R7E Sec 19 & 20 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserves; Watershed - Main Salmon River.
Cornwell Roadside Hazard Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  On Hold  N/A  N/A Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of roadside trees on approximately 1 acre threatening a private residence.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N; R6E, Section 29 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Areas- General Forest - Cultural. Watershed - Lower Middle Klamath.
Creasy Waterline Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2012 
Expected:10/2012  11/2012 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal for an existing waterline permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R6E Sec 5 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserve; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
KBH, LLC Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2012 
Expected:11/2012  11/2012 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of water system permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 4 HM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Seasonal POC Gate
EA
- Watershed management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install a double gate across Forest road 15N01 for seasonal protection of Port Orford Cedar resources
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R4E Section 2. Unit - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. State - California. County - Siskiyou.
Siskiyou Telephone Fiber Optics Installation Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Goslin-Burrows
530-627-3291
lburrows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install fiber optics telephone line along Forest Hwy. 93 between Oak Bottom and Butler Flat.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 1, T11N R7E Sec 6, 7, 8, 17 & 20 HBM. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserves; Watershed - Salmon River.
Ti Bar Hazard Tree Project
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2012 
Expected:11/2012  11/2012 Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove and sell approximately one to two truckloads of sawlogs that threaten the water system, a pumphouse, a storage tank, and a solar power system.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R6E Sec. 8 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Ti Bone Elk Thin
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2012 
Expected:02/2013  06/2013 Kary Schlick
707-441-3625
kschlick@fs.fed.us 
Description: 20 acres of thinning to improve Roosevelt elk winter-range forage conditions within a portion of the Ukonom herd of the Marble Mountain elk population and for fuel reduction
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Project areas may be within T.13N, R.6E, Sections 4, 5, 7, 8; T.14N, R.6E, Section 33. The project is located on the Ukonom Ranger District and may cover lands along both sides of the Klamath River from Dillon Creek down to Ti Creek.
Ukonom West Plantation Thinning Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Roberto Beltran
530-627-3334
rbeltran@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin approximately 750 acres of existing plantations (mechanical treatment).
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N R5E; T12N R6E; T13N R5E; T13N R6E HBM. Unit - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. State - California. County - Siskiyou. Lower middle Klamath River.
Vogt Driveway Renewal Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2012 
Expected:11/2012  12/2012 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing permit for a driveway
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14N R6E Sec 27 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
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