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
Steer Creek Corral Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Loren Eaton
308-533-8107
lbeaton@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct an 89-pen corral at the Steer Creek Campground.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51073
Location: UNIT - Bessey Ranger District. STATE - Nebraska. COUNTY - Cherry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Steer Creek Campground, southwest corner of the Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest.
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
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
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
Eastern Pennington Waterline Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
02/01/2017
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Kurt Pindel
307-578-5149
kpindel@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposal includes installing approximately 9 miles of buried pipeline, including 11 permanent stock tanks and 2 meter pits from an existing West River/Lyman-Jones Rural Water Systems, Inc. meter pit on private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51046
Location: UNIT - Wall Ranger District. STATE - South Dakota. COUNTY - Pennington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is in Pennington County, southwest of Wall, SD in T1S, R 14 and 15E, Black Hills Principal Meridian.
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This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.