Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2019 to 03/31/2019
Willamette National Forest

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)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Willamette National Forest,  Detroit Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Willamette National Forest,  McKenzie River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Willamette National Forest,  Middle Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Willamette National Forest,  Sweet Home Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one 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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/11/2017
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2018 
Expected:12/2018
 
12/2018 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.usda.gov/project/?project=53001
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - 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, 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project will span all national forests in Region 6.
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R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Central Cascades Wilderness Strategies 2017
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 11/14/2018 
Expected:02/2019
 
05/2020 Beth Peer
541-383-5554
beth.peer@usda.gov 
Description: The Deschutes and Willamette National Forests are considering visitor use management strategies for five wilderness areas in the central Cascades in order to reduce resource impacts and negative effects to wilderness character due to high use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50578
Location: UNIT - Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District, Sisters Ranger District, Middle Fork Ranger District, Detroit Ranger District, McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Deschutes, Jefferson, Klamath, Lane, Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Project addresses five Central Cascades Wildernesses. Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, Three Sisters, Waldo Lake, and Diamond Peak.
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Willamette National Forest,   Detroit Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2017-2018 North Santiam Subsoiling
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 10/10/2018  10/2018 Dave Klug
503-854-4216
dklug@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to improve soil productivity and infiltration and would increase vegetative ground cover on soils compacted by legacy ground-based harvesting in three timber sale areas in the North Santiam Watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51345
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. JoJo Thin Units 33a, 35, 35b, 35h, 35j & 46: T.10S., R.07E, Sec. 30, 33, Sand Thin Unit T.11S., R.07E, Sec. 30, Downing ReOffer Units 2 & 41 T.11S., R.07E, Sec. 33.
Bethel Round Butte Fiber Optic Installation Project
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lynise Medley
503-854-4228
lmedley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Portland General Electric Company proposes to install ADSS fiber optic cable on the existing Bethel Round Butte transmission line on Willamette, Ochoco and Mt. Hood forest lands.
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jefferson, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Detroit Ranger District, Willamette National Forest; Clackamas Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest; Ochoco National Forest .
City of Detroit Water System Update
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.usda.gov/project/?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.
Dry Beard
EA
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/20/2018
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2019 
Expected:06/2019
 
10/2019 Lynise Medley
503-854-4228
lmedley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will commercially thin approximately 1350 acres of second growth forest in the Headwaters North Santiam Watershed. Road density and travel management will also be analyzed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53556
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. This project is located south of the North Santiam River, east of Detroit Lake and north of FS Road 10 in the Headwaters North Santiam Watershed.
Jeff Bridge Fish Drop Closure
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/30/2017 
Expected:03/2019
 
05/2019 Darrin Neff
503-854-4219
daneff@fs.fed.us 
Description: A no-camping restriction is needed at the Jeff Bridge Fish Drop site on Road 4685. The site is currently being developed for dropping federally-listed, spring chinook spawners in the North Fork Breitenbush River.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51340
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Breitenbush Watershed, T.09S., R.07E., Sec. 21, NE1/4.
Mackey Creek
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mark Leis
208-382-7400
mleis@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would commercially thin 38 acres between Hwy 22 and Detroit Lake to improve stand health and improve motorist safety along Hwy 22.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51346
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T. 10 S., R. 6 E., Section 7, T. 10 S., R. 5 E., Section 12, Upper North Santiam River Watershed.
Marion Creek III Stream Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/30/2017 
Expected:03/2019
 
07/2019 Darrin Neff
503-854-4219
daneff@fs.fed.us 
Description: This restoration project would improve habitat for native rainbow and cutthroat trout along 0.8 miles of lower Marion Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51347
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T 11 S, R 07 E, Section 22: Marion Creek restoration reach, Marion Forks Fish Hatchery Intake to the Fork Thin TSA boundary.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Special Use Permit Renewal
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2019 
Expected:06/2019  06/2019 Penny Keen
503-854-4202
pkeen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Detroit Lake State Park and Mongold Day Use Area special use permits. Special use permit will be for a term of 30 years.
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Detroit Lake State Park and the Mongold Day Use Area on Hwy 22 along Detroit Lake.
Straight Creek AOP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/30/2017 
Expected:02/2019
 
06/2019 Darrin Neff
503-854-4219
daneff@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace the culvert barrier on FS road 1164 at Straight Creek with an open-bottom arch, the bottom to be restored to a stream bed with a natural gradient in order to allow for aquatic organisms at all life stages to cross under the road.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51351
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. AOP site - Culvert on Road 1164, MP 2.3, crossing Straight Creek. Waste site %u2013 Straight Creek Rock Pit on Road 11, MP 2.9. .
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Willamette National Forest,   McKenzie River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Lake West Campground Improvement Project
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Dave Sanders
541-822-7234
dgsanders@fs.fed.us 
Description: improve public safety by widening the turning radius of the campground access road at the turn around loop and to provide parking slots that are located off of the existing drivable portion of the access road.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51234
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Big Lake Campground, Willamette National Forest.
Blue Pool Parking Lot
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/13/2018
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 02/2019 
Expected:05/2019
 
09/2019 Dean Schlichting
541-822 7214
deandschlichting@fs.fed.us 
Description: Build a parking lot and overflow parking at the Blue Pool Trailhead on the McKenzie River trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53543
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Blue Pool Trail Head on the 655 road 1/2 mile north of Hwy 126. The legal description for the project area is: T15S, R6E Section 1, Willamette Meridian, Linn County, Oregon.
Flat Country
EIS
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/22/2018
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2019 
Expected:01/2020
 
03/2020 Dean Schlichting
541-822 7214
deandschlichting@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatments include commercial thinning, variable forest thinning, fuels reduction treatments and early seral creation through gaps and aggregate retention harvest. This will require temporary roads, road maintenance and road decommissioning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53966
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane, Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project area is located approximately 8 miles east of the community of McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. It is bound on the west by Highway 126, on the south by Highway 242 and Mt. Washington to the east.
Olallie Mountain Reroute
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/03/2017 
Expected:11/2019
 
12/2019 Edward Cross
541-822-7231
etcross@fs.fed.us 
Description: A project to reroute approximately a mile of the Olallie Mountain Trail (Tr. No. 4100). The Olallie Mountain Trail is a Class 3 Pack and Saddle trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51244
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Ollalie Mountain Trail, T18S, R6E, Sec 2 & 3.
Park Thin
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 10/08/2018  10/2018 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 85 acres in a stand that is 110 years old. Treatments would include 58 acres of commercial thinning, 6 acres of gaps, and 21 acres of skips that would be left unharvested.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53310
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S, R4E, Sections 21 & 22. Access project from Forest roads 1500102 and 1500104.
Q Thin
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/16/2018 
Expected:01/2019
 
06/2019 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 90 acres in a stand that is 92 years old. Treatments would include 54 acres of commercial thinning, 6 acres of gaps, and 30 acres of skips that would be left unharvest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54927
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T14S, R5E, Sections 29, 30, 31, & 32. Access project from Forest road 1509636.
Slip Thin
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/19/2018 
Expected:02/2019
 
06/2019 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
snimer@fs.fed.us 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 60 acres in two stands. Stand #1 is 40 acres and Stand #2 is 10 acres; they are both approximately 43 years old. Including ten acres of skips.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55312
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T15S, R5E, Section 03, Willamette Meridian. The proposed project area is located off Forest Service Road 1516, 1516664, and 1516666.
Three Sisters Wildfire Risk Reduction Treatment
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/03/2017 
Expected:04/2019
 
05/2019 Dennis Rogers
541-822-7247
drogers02@fs.fed.us 
Description: This treatment aims to provide pre-established strategic suppression/containment opportunities for wildfires burning within and adjacent to the Three Sisters Wilderness
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51233
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. South end of McKenzie River road.
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Willamette National Forest,   Middle Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear Mountain Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/07/2017 
Expected:01/2019
 
03/2019 Molly Juillerat
541-782-5350
mjuillerat@fs.fed.us 
Description: These meadows were identified as needing restoration to prevent the loss of high elevation meadows. The meadows total 200 acres and are being encroached upon by conifers. Conifer 11%u201D dbh or less would be cut, piled and burned.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51783
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T23S and T24S, R5E, Section 33, 4 and 5. Approximately six miles west of Diamond Peak.
Bunchgrass Trail Connection
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:02/2019
 
06/2019 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: A single track connection between the Bunchgrass segment of the Eugene to Crest Trail (3559) and the Fuji Mountain Trail is needed to give mountain off-road bicyclists a legal non-wilderness option to access the Waldo Basin.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53690
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T22S, R5.5E, Sec 9. Approximately, 15 miles east of Oakridge.
Clover Patch Connection
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:10/2018
 
05/2019 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: There is a need to build two segments of trail that would get trail users off the road system and back onto the trail system. These two connections will connect Clover Patch to the Clover Patch Tie and Alpine Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53683
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R2E, Sec 23. Approximately, 5 miles northwest of Oakridge.
Coal Creek Floodplain Restoration
CE
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:12/2018
 
05/2019 Lisa Kurian
541-782-5312
lkurian@fs.fed.us 
Description: Coal Floodplain Restoration is to improve the current habitat by(1)removing remnant constructed features that reduce channel complexity and restrict historic floodplain connectivity,(2)reconnect historic side-channels,(3)stabilize the stream bed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53695
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T24S, R3E, Sections 14 and 11. Approximately, 17 miles south of Oakridge.
Cowhorn Trail Cutoff
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:02/2019
 
05/2019 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oregon Cascades Recreation Area remains disconnected between the west and east sides as it stands. No bike-legal single track route exists from the popular Timpanogas area to the Windy Lakes. This proposed cutoff will create better connectivity.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53692
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T25S, R5.5E, Sections 11 and 1. Approximately, 35 miles southeast of Oakridge.
Frog Small Timber Sale
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:02/2019
 
05/2019 Robert Mickey
503-854-3897
rmickey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to thin managed stand according to appropriate silvicultural prescriptions to achieve condition described in the purpose and need. Which is to reduce overstory tree density to promote residual tree growth.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53676
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R4E, Section 22. Approximately, nine miles north of Oakridge just south of the Huckleberry Lookout.
Home of Community Nature Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A McKenzie Jensen
503-622-2026
mckenziejensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SUP for this area has expired. There is a need to renew the SUP.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53679
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T21S, R3E, sec 8. Approximately, one mile northeast of the Oakridge Airport.
Huckleberry Campground/Trail Expansion and Forest Plan Amendment #59
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Land management planning
- Recreation management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 12/04/2018 
Expected:07/2019
 
07/2019 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would establish a campground, increase the trail system for motorcyclists, add a staging area for motorcycle users and expand the parking area at the Huckleberry Flats OHV area, and amend the Forest Plan for 10 acres from 14a to 12a.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55164
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Township 20S, Range 4E, Sections 7 and 18 of the Willamette Meridian, Lane County, Oregon. approximately 5 miles north of Oakridge, Oregon.
Lowell Country Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/27/2017
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 12/2018 
Expected:08/2019
 
09/2019 Katie Isacksen
541-782-5355
krisacken@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project includes thinning of ~15,900 net acres of managed stands under 80 years of age to improve stand growth/vigor and to produce a sustainable supply of forest products, as well as maintain, store and/or decommission ~650 miles of roads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52868
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Located in the 123,000 acre Fall Creek 5th watershed, on the western edge of the Middle Fork Ranger District, Township 17-20 and Range 2 - 4E of the Willamette Meridian. https://arcg.is/0KHXCq.
Mt. Ray Reroutes
CE
- Recreation management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: There is a segment of Mount Ray Trail that is too steep and is heavily rutted due to its fall-line alignment. We propose to solve that alignment problem by rerouting the trail on gentle grades to prevent further impacts to the trail, soils
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53684
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T22S, R5.5E, Sec 14. Approximately 18 miles east of Oakridge.
Oakridge Transfer Station Improvements
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/15/2018  01/2019 McKenzie Jensen
503-622-2026
mckenziejensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal is the addition of two semi-truck trailers along with some earthwork, asphalt, and concrete placement. Additionally, the Special Use Permit for the transfer station has expired and is in need of a renewal
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53897
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T21S, R3E, Section 26. Approximately three miles southeast of Oakridge, Oregon.
Planting 2017 Fires
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 10/04/2018  05/2019 Leslie Elliott
541-767-5040
ljelliott@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Purpose of this project is to re-establish forest cover and the need of this project is to meet desired future condition of forest cover for all management allocations within the fire perimeters.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53680
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See Map.
Salt Creek Falls Recreation Maintenance Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A McKenzie Jensen
503-622-2026
mckenziejensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The trails and railings are deteriorating and failing. Replacement and maintenance is needed. There is also a small bridge replacement needed over Diamond Creek a the upper end of the Diamond Creek Falls Trail loop.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53681
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T23S, R5.5E, Sec 4. Approximately, 15 miles East of Oakridge along highway 58.
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Willamette National Forest,   Sweet Home Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Calapooia
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:04/2019
 
06/2019 Joan Schmidgall
541-367-3809
jschmidgall02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Contribute a sustainable supply of timber to local communities, promote health, vigor and resilience in timber stands younger than 80 years old and identify a minimum road system in the Calapooia watershed. Treatments are proposed for ~1,132 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53520
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - The legal description of the area is T15S, R4E, Sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 and T16S, R4E, Section 6. The project boundary encompasses approximately 6,700 acres in the Calapooia River watershed located roughly 30 miles to the southeast of Sweet Home, Oregon.
Calapooia Steelhead Habitat Enhancement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2018 
Expected:12/2018
 
01/2019 Lance Gatchell
541-367-3628
lgatchell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will increase stream resilience, hydrologic function and improve spawning, rearing, and forage habitat for Upper Willamette Winter Steelhead in the upper Calapooia River.~30 trees will be tipped or fallen into the stream.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53455
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The Calapooia River beginning at the Forest boundary for ~1 mile upstream.
Menagerie Seasonal Closure Boundary Change for Species Protection
CE
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Joan Schmidgall
541-367-3809
jschmidgall02@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.usda.gov/project/?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  Completed  Actual: 10/12/2016  05/2018 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.usda.gov/project/?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.
Smith Prairie Meadow Maintenance
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Sonja Weber
541-225-6449
sweber@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.usda.gov/project/?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.
Sweet Home RD Admin/Rec CE
CE
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 06/29/2017  04/2018 Christopher Donaldson
503-854-3892
cdonaldson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to thin understory brush and trees less than or equal to 7 inches dbh to increase the defensible space around district infrastructure.
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T 13 S, R 4 E, sec 26, 31, 32, 33, 35. T 12 S, R 4 E Sec 34. T 14 S, R 4 E, sec 5 and 10.
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