Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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 in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
- Nebraska National Forest, Bessey Ranger District
- Nebraska National Forest, Fort Pierre Ranger District
- Nebraska National Forest, Wall Ranger District


Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Western Area Power Administration Right-of-Way Maintenance and Reauthorization Project
EIS
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A David Loomis
303-275-5008
dloomis@fs.fed.us
Description: Update vegetation management activities along 278 miles of transmission lines located on NFS lands in Colorado, Nebraska, and Utah. These activities are intended to protect the transmission lines by managing for stable, low growth vegetation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30630
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District, Norwood Ranger District, Gunnison Ranger District, Paonia Ranger District, Yampa Ranger District, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, Pine Ridge Ranger District, Boulder Ranger District, Canyon Lakes Ranger District, Sulphur Ranger District, Salida Ranger District, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District, West Zone/Sopris Ranger District, East Zone/Dillon Ranger District, Ashley National Forest All Units. STATE - Colorado, Nebraska, Utah. COUNTY - Dawes, Daggett, Uintah, Chaffee, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Grand, Gunnison, Jackson, Lake, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Montrose, Routt, Saguache, San Juan. LEGAL - Not Applicable Linear transmission lines located in Colorado, Utah, and Nebraska
Nebraska National Forest, Bessey Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
McKelvie Rehabilitation and Decommissioning
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management Cancelled N/A N/A Timothy Buskirk
308-533-2257
tbuskirk@fs.fed.us
Description: Decomissioning the residence, carpenter shop,oil storage, flammable storage, radio and horse barn buildings and rehabilitating the office, metal storage shed and shop storage shed at the the Samuel R. McKelvie N.F. Administrative Site
Location: UNIT - Bessey Ranger District. STATE - Nebraska. COUNTY - Cherry. LEGAL - NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 1; T31N; R33W; P.M.BH Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest of the Bessey Ranger District
Motorized Trail Width Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/27/2016
11/2016 Loren Eaton
308-533-8107
lbeaton@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal to designate the existing motorized trails for vehicles 64 inches wide or less. It is currently 50 inches wide or less.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49842
Location: UNIT - Bessey Ranger District. STATE - Nebraska. COUNTY - Blaine, Thomas. LEGAL - Not Applicable National Forest System lands in the Bessey Ranger District; specifically the 23 miles of designated motorized trails.
Nebraska National Forest, Fort Pierre Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Stony Butte Project EA
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/12/2016
Expected: 10/2017 05/2018 Darrin Jons
605-224-5517
djons@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize use of prescribed burning and mowing as well as installing additional water sources to improve vegetative composition and structure. Authorize new access routes to fishing ponds and creation of a new parking area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49627
Location: UNIT - Fort Pierre Ranger District. STATE - South Dakota. COUNTY - Lyman. Approximately 9 miles north of Vivian, South Dakota
Nebraska National Forest, Wall Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cheyenne River Area Range Allotment Management Plan
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2016
Actual: 10/27/2016
01/2017 Chancey Odell
605-279-2125
chanceyodell@fs.fed.us
Description: Range Allotment Management Plan
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46400
Location: UNIT - Wall Ranger District. STATE - South Dakota. COUNTY - Pennington. LEGAL - Not Applicable Wall, SD
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