Siuslaw National Forest


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Siuslaw National Forest

Address:4077 SW Research Way
PO Box 1148
Corvallis, OR 97339

Phone:541-750-7000
Fax:541-750-7234
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/siuslaw
Size: More than 630,000 acres.
Location:In the coastal mountain range of west-central Oregon. Accessible by US 20 and 101; OR 18, 34, 36, 38, and 126. Nearby cities/towns include Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, Reedsport, and Waldport.
Facilities:Visitor center; almost 40 campgrounds, trails (230 miles), boat ramps, 2 ORV areas.
Activities:Camping, salt and freshwater fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, biking, ORV riding, beachcombing, whale watching.
Special Features:One of only two national forests in the continental U.S. with oceanfront property; Mary's Peak, highest point in the Coastal Range (4,097 feet). Points of interest include Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Cascade Head Scenic Area, and the historic Heceta Head Lighthouse, a working lighthouse.

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In Case 4, Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest, citizens favoring preservation reported more communication with national officials, while those favoring timber indicated more communication with state officials.
Finally, in Case 4, Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest, all four (100%) individuals favoring preservation who attempted to influence both agencies described greater influence on the national forest than on state forests.
Siuslaw National Forest officials sent targeted letters to solicit citizen participation in agency decisions to a greater extent than state officials did.
Siuslaw National Forest officials described numerous efforts, including hosting forest field trips, developing focus groups, holding one-on-one meetings, attending citizen meetings, and staffing county fair booths.
Finally, in case 4, twelve of seventeen (71 percent) Oregon State Forest officials' responses fell into this category, compared to just six of fifteen (40 percent) Siuslaw National Forest officials' responses.
This solution has been working in Oregon's Siuslaw National Forest since the 1990s, when spotted owl protections prompted a quick transition to second growth not needed by the owl but necessary for an industrial transition.
Forest Service and supervisor of the Siuslaw National Forest.
Recent storms have eroded and destabilized the access trail from the parking lot to the dock, prompting the closure by Siuslaw National Forest and Lane County Parks officials.
Updates will be made available through Lane County and Siuslaw National Forest websites.
5, about 5 miles west of the Highway 101 intersection, Siuslaw National Forest spokesman Paul Meznarich said Thursday.
Siuslaw National Forest engineers will be assessing the situation and determining when access can be reopened.
So the Willamette and Siuslaw national forests have prostituted the campgrounds to American Land and Leisure.