Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Address:333 W 8th St
PO Box 520
Medford, OR 97501

Phone:541-858-2200
Fax:541-858-2205
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/rogue-siskiyou
Size: Almost 1,800,000 acres.
Location:Surrounds the Rogue Valley in southwestern Oregon. Accessible by I-5, OR 62, 140, and 66. Nearby cities/towns include Ashland, Grants Pass, Klamath Falls, and Medford.
Facilities:73 campgrounds, 10 cabin/lookout rentals, trails (more than 200), boat ramps, scenic drives, interpretive trails, 200 miles of wild and scenic rivers, picnic areas.
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing, whitewater rafting, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ORV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Upper reaches of the Rogue River in the Cascade Range; Sea stacks, isolated outcrops of rock standing in the ocean. They are remnants of rocky headlands that were eroded by wave action. Gin Lin Trail, which interprets the history of a Chinese emigrant's gold mining operation. Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section) runs the entire length of the forest.

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By last month's deadline, the Siskiyou and Rogue River National Forest received more than 23,000 comments on the agency's environmental review of seven alternative approaches, including Forest Supervisor Scott Conroy's preferred choice of logging 518 million board feet on 30,000 acres of the 500,000 acres that were burned in the fire.
Before Longview Fibre, Boyd began his career as a forester in southern Oregon in the Rogue River National Forest, and continued working for the U.
The Siskiyou and Rogue River National Forest received about 23,000 letters, e-mails and faxes by this week's deadline.
The extension strikes a balance between busy holiday schedules and the economic losses anticipated from further wood decay, said Scott Conroy, supervisor of the Siskiyou and Rogue River National Forest in Southern Oregon.
Scott Conroy, supervisor of the Siskiyou and Rogue River National Forest, will pick one of seven salvage logging and forest restoration options outlined in a thick environmental analysis released this month.
The ONRC and Ashland-based Headwaters filed suit against the Forest Service a week ago to block the Silver Sturgis sale on the Rogue River National Forest.
The Siskiyou and Rogue River national forests, which plan to release a salvage logging proposal for the Biscuit fire next month, already ruled out pesticides because of past lawsuits over their use in Northwest forests.