Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2020 to 09/30/2020
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) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Willamette National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
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)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Locatable Mining Rule - 36 CFR 228, subpart A.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/13/2018
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 Nancy Rusho
202-731-9196
nancy.rusho@usda.gov 
Description: The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes revisions to its regulations at 36 CFR 228, Subpart A governing locatable minerals operations on National Forest System lands.A draft EIS & proposed rule should be available for review/comment in late 2020
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57214
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable. These regulations apply to all NFS lands open to mineral entry under the US mining laws. More Information is available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/science-technology/geology/minerals/locatable-minerals/current-revisions.
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Willamette 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
Willamette Forest Meadow Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special area management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 06/09/2020  07/2020 Allen Hambrick
541-782-5217
afhambrick@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project is to conduct meadow restoration at 90 identified sites, and similar unidentified sites where restoration needs become known and treatments fall within the same scope of work, on Detroit, Sweet Home, McKenzie River, and Middle Fork RDs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56479
Location: UNIT - Willamette National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Lane, Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable. These meadows are forest wide in scope and most can be seen on the maps provided. Contact for more location information.
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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
Divide
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/16/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 12/2020 
Expected:06/2021
 
09/2021 Lynise Medley
503-854-4228
lmedley@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would commercially harvest about 1657 acres of managed and natural stands to enhance the growth and structural complexity of the stands. Project also includes road density management, meadow restoration, sugar pine habitat restoration.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56803
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T 10 S, R 06 E, sections 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, and T 11 S, R 06 E, sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, and 28. Approximately 8 miles SE of Detroit.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Special Use Permit Renewal
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 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.
Sportsman's Thin
CE
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/16/2019 
Expected:10/2020
 
10/2020 Joseph Elliott
503-854-3897
joseph.elliott@usda.gov 
Description: Project is proposing commercial thinning of timber over 80 years old to increase health and vigor of stands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56760
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T10S,R5E, secs 11,12,14, Adjacent to Detroit Reservoir.
Tumble Fall and Leave
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/20/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Dave Klug
503-854-4216
dklug@fs.fed.us 
Description: Diversify even aged stands along both Tumble and Parkett Creeks and restore large wood to the creeks (without removing dominant trees) by directionally felling to place woody material into the riparian area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56173
Location: UNIT - Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn, Marion. LEGAL - Parkett Creek: T.11S., R.07E., Section 19, NW 1/4 Tumble Creek: T.10S., R.05E., Section 10, NW 1/4. Tumble Creek: just downstream of water intake for the Detroit Lake State Park and upstream from the Hwy 22 bridge. Parkett Creek: in the headwaters of the North Santiam River, SW of Marion Forks.
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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
Andres Thin Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 04/21/2020  06/2020 Guillermo Vera
541 822-7257
guillermo.vera@usda.gov 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 43 acres located in three stands that are approximately 60 years old. Treatments would include 43 acres of commercial thinning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57668
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T15S, R05E, Sec 31; and T16S, R05E, Sec 06. The proposed project areas are located off Forest Service Road 1500130 and 1500134 (Stand #1 and Stand #2).
Big Lake West Campground Improvement Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Cancelled  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 10/2020 
Expected:01/2021
 
05/2021 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.
Boulder Creek Bridge Replacement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 04/15/2020  04/2020 Jon Erickson
541-822-7238
jonathan.erickson@usda.gov 
Description: To replace the footbridge that crosses Boulder Creek on the McKenzie National Recreation Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57944
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Where the McKenzie River trail crosses Boulder Creek T.16S, R.6E. Section 1 W, Willamette Meridian.
Delta A Recreation Residence Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/30/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
06/2021 Shadie Nimer
541-822-7271
shadie.nimer@usda.gov 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 60 acres to reduce hazardous fuels in and around the Delta A Recreational Residence and adjacent private homes. Treatments would include removal of surface and ladder fuels.
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S, R05E, Section 16. The proposed vegetation and danger/hazard tree treatments are located adjacent to County Road 2639 (King Road) and Forest roads 2639160/164/165/270.
Fawn Thin
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/14/2020 
Expected:07/2020
 
10/2020 Guillermo Vera
541 822-7257
guillermo.vera@usda.gov 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 74 acres located in two stands that are approximately 60 years old. Treatments would include 60 acres of commercial thinning, 7 acres of gaps and 7 acres left unharvested.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57533
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T14S., R6E., Sections 29-32. The proposed project areas are located off Forest Service Road 1500000.
Flat Country
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 06/26/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
12/2020 Dean Schlichting
541-822 7214
deandschlichting@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatments include commercial thinning, shelterwood with reserves, fuels reduction treatments, meadow enhancement, and early seral creation through gaps. 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.
MRRD Habitat Protection Gates
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 06/19/2020 
Expected:09/2020
 
09/2020 Eileen Kitayama
541-822-7237
eileen.kitayama@usda.gov 
Description: We are proposing to install two gates (one on Forest Service road 2633-706 and the other on Forest Service road 2654-782) and establish a motorized closure on a combined total of 1.25 miles of road behind these gates to protect habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58033
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T16S R5E Section 12 and T15S R6E Section 23. Road 2633-706 is approximately 1 mile northeast of the town of McKenzie Bridge. Road 2654-782 is along Deer Creek, approximately 7 miles northeast of the town of McKenzie Bridge.
Olallie Mountain Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
Three Sisters Wildfire Risk Reduction Treatment
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/03/2017 
Expected:07/2020
 
09/2020 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.
Tut Thin
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/14/2020 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Guillermo Vera
541 822-7257
guillermo.vera@usda.gov 
Description: The McKenzie River Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 60 acres located in two stands that are approximately 60 years old. Treatments would include 60 acres of commercial thinning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57534
Location: UNIT - McKenzie River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T18S., R5E., Sections 11-12.
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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
Alpine Trail Reroute
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 05/07/2020  06/2020 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Currently the Alpine Trail is coincident with a section of Forest Service road 5828-585 for 1/4 mile. The road is within a Burnt Stewardship harvest unit and the district wants to move the trail to improve the trail experience.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53689
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R3E, Sec 6. Approximately, nine miles northwest of Oakridge.
Bear Mountain Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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.
Broken Bowl Bridge Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The bridge was broken from a downed tree during the 2019 snow event. This bridge is along the Fall Creek National Scenic Trail.
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T18S, R2E, S31 SE. Approximately 9 miles north/northeast of Lowell, OR.
Cowhorn Trail Cutoff
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 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.
Home of Community Nature Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  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

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Recreation management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 04/27/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
09/2020 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
kevin.a.rowell@usda.gov 
Description: This project would construct a campground complex and new single-track motorcycle trail at Huckleberry Flats Off-Highway Vehicle Area, and would also amend the Forest Plan to change 10 acres from General Forest to Developed Recreation.
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.
Indian Creek Bridge and Trail Reroute
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/24/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The 80 foot single stringer bridge was cut down in 2017 due to significant decay and heavy scour. A better location with natural bedrock banks is found 250 feet upstream. The trail would be rerouted to this location and the old section abandoned.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56001
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T24S, R3E, S4 SE. Approximately 17 miles south of Oakridge, OR.
North Fork #2 Bridge Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The bridge damage during the 2019 snow event. It is near failing. This bridge on the North Fork Trail.
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R3E, Section 26 of the Willamette Meridian, Lane County, Oregon. Approximately 5 miles north/northeast of Westfir, OR along the North Fork River.
North Fork Bridge Replacement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/24/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The bridge, which is located along the North Fork Trail, has failed and is unsafe to cross. The new bridge would be built with native log stringers by hand using skilled trail bridge builders.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56000
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R3E, Section 13. Approximately 8 miles north/northeast of Westfir, OR along the North Fork River.
ODFW Fish Hatchery Replacement Shed
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/26/2020 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Katie Isacksen
541-782-5355
katie.isacksen@usda.gov 
Description: Replace equipment shed at State Fish Hatchery
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58219
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. On the eastern edge of the City of Oakridge, OR.
OR 58 Seismic Landslide Mitigation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jonathan Tucker
5417825346
jonathan.tucker@usda.gov 
Description: ODOT seismic geoexploration and analysis on HWY 58 designated as a Lifeline Route that will lead to the selection of a practical cost-effective mitigations that will allow the highway to be restored for emergency and essential freight traffic.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58220
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Along or north of OR Highway 58 between Oakridge, OR and Willamette Pass.
Salt Creek Falls Recreation Maintenance Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
Cancelled  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.
Slick Creek Bridge Replacement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/24/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Kevin Rowell
541-782-5305
karowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The bridge was burned up during the 2017 Jones Fire. This bridge is along the Fall Creek National Scenic Trail. Surrounding snags that could hit the bridge would be cut.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56030
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T18S, R2E, S27 SE of the Willamette Meridian, Lane County, Oregon. Approximately 12 miles north/northeast of Lowell, OR.
Wall Thin - under Good Neighbor Authority
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 03/31/2020  06/2020 Robert Mickey
503-854-3897
rmickey@fs.fed.us 
Description: The identified stands are densely stocked, ranging between 50 and 65 years of age. The overarching goal is to produce a healthy and vigorously growing stand for future management activity. Stands would be thinned at variable densities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56027
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T20S, R4E, Section 26 SE. Approximately seven miles east of Oakridge, OR near Forest Service Road 24.
Whitebark Pine Planting
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  On Hold  N/A  N/A Sally Christensen
541-496-4194
smchristensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Whitebark pine is listed as threatened due to white pine blister rust, mountain pine beetle, fire suppression, and climate change. This project would plant approximately 500 Whitebark pine seedlings on 30 acres in the Fuji Mountain area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56025
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - is 22S 5 1/2 E Sec 14. Approximately 16 miles east of Oakridge, OR near Fuji Mountain.
Youngs Rock Rigdon EIS
EIS
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 06/17/2019
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2020 
Expected:01/2021
 
02/2021 Jonathan Tucker
5417825346
jonathan.tucker@usda.gov 
Description:  Forest management treatments are proposed on approximately 6,800 acres within the project area. Treatment proposed include thinning, early seral creation, fuel reduction, habitat restoration, system road management, recreation management.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55868
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - The legal description of the area is T 23 S, R 3 E, sections 1-4, 9-16, 21-28, 34-36, T 23 S, R 4 E, sections 7, 16-35, T 24 S, R 3 E, sections 1-3, 10-13, T 24 S, R 4 E, sections 2-1, 14-20. This project planning area is located in the Upper Middle Fork Willamette Watershed, in Lane County, Oregon. The project is located approximately 15 miles south of Oakridge ,OR on the 2100 road system.
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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 Steelhead Habitat Enhancement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 05/11/2020  06/2020 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.~19 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.
Quartzville-Middle Santiam
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/18/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 12/2020 
Expected:05/2021
 
06/2021 Joan Schmidgall
541-367-3809
jschmidgall02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Contribute a sustainable supply of timber to local communities while promoting health and diversity in Matrix and LSR land allocations. Vegetation management is proposed for ~7,900 acres. Road decommissioning and maintenance is also proposed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57351
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon.
Quartzville-Middle Santiam Fish Passage Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Watershed management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Lance Gatchell
541-367-3628
lgatchell@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project proposes the removal and replacement of 5 undersized culverts that are currently barriers to upstream fish migration with structures that allow upstream and downstream passage for all aquatic organisms.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57916
Location: UNIT - Sweet Home Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Linn. LEGAL - T. 11S., R. 4E., Sec. 2, 3, 10, 34 and 25. The 5 culverts are located in the north end of the Sweet Home Ranger District in the Quartzville Creek-Green Peter Lake watershed approximately 15 miles from Sweet Home, OR.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.