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)
- R2 - Rocky Mountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- San Juan National Forest, Columbine Ranger District
- San Juan National Forest, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District
- San Juan National Forest, Pagosa 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 In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/27/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 05/2015 Christopher Wehrli
303-275-5107
clwehrli@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.
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
R2 - Rocky Mountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Tri-State Montrose-Nucla-Cahone Transmission Improvement Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/05/2014
Expected: 08/2015 04/2016 Liz Mauch
970-242-8211
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. is proposing to rebuild the existing Montrose-Nucla-Cahone 115-kV transmission line to operate at 230-kV. The BLM is the lead agency and the Forest Service is a cooperating agency.
Web Link: http://blm.gov/dvld
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District, Ouray Ranger District, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel. LEGAL - Not Applicable Existing Tri-State transmission corridor on Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnsion and San Juan National Forests, Southwestern Distrct Bureau of Land Management and private lands.
Wilson Peak Land Exchange
EA
- Land acquisition In Progress
Comment Period
11/22/2013
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Non-federal Parties propose to convey five separate parcels of non-federal land containing a total of approximately 681 acres to the United States in exchange for four federal properties containing a total of approximately 303 acres of equal value.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43154
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District, Gunnison Ranger District, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Gunnison, Saguache, San Miguel. LEGAL - Non-federal: T41N, R10W, sec 4-5; T42N, R10W, sec 31-33; T43N, R1E, sec 1-2 ; T41N, R9W, sec 3&10 ; T42N, R9W, sec 15, 21, 22 & 28 Federal: T42N, R9W, sec. 17, 20-22, 28; T42 N, R10, sec 18 Non-federal parcels: Upper Silver Pick Basin,Elk Creek Basin, Cochetopa Creek, Yellow Mountain, and Alta Lakes. Federal parcels: near State Highway 145, Alta Lakes and Wilson Mesa.
San Juan National Forest, Columbine Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Abandoned Mine Lands - Silver Needle Mine Group Closures
CE
- Recreation management
- Minerals and Geology
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 06/2015 09/2015 Mary Blanchard
970-385-1319
mjblanchard@fs.fed.us
Description: Closure of up to ten mine adits and/or shafts for public safety reasons. Closure methods could include back-filling or metal grates.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45967
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T38N R7W, T39N R7W Weminuche Wilderness northeast of Durango: Silver Mesa, Chicago Basin and Vallecito Basin areas.
Forest Health - Fosset Gulch/Northern HDs Ecosystem Restoration Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2015
Actual: 01/05/2015
06/2015 Craig Sullivan
970-884-1422
cksullivan@fs.fed.us
Description: Thin approximately 3300 acres to alter vegetation to maintain condition classes that support desirable fire behavior, and increase forest and ecosystem diversity and resilience to disturbance. Use prescribed fire on 13,000 acres for same purpose
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43000
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta, La Plata. LEGAL - T34-35N, R5-6W Mechanical Treatements in the Fosset Gulch area west of Bayfield. Prescribed fire treatments in much of the HD Mountains area, including Sauls Creek, Armstrong Canyon, and Fosset Gulch areas.
Lands - Trimble Administrative Site Sale
EA
- Land ownership management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Lynn Wodell
970-884-1433
lynnjwodell@fs.fed.us
Description: Sale of the San Juan National Forest Trimble Administrative Site under competitive bidding procedures. Approximately 20 acres. The property consists of land plus three garage-type structures and miscellaneous sheds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45948
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T36N, R9W, section 15 E1/2 NE1/4 NW1/4, N.M.P.M. Parcel address is 373 County Road 252. Approximately 8 miles north of Durango, east of Highway 550 on County Road 252 (Trimble Lane).
Minerals - Elm Ridge Resources Five Goose Creek Gas Wells.
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
06/23/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Walter Brown
970-385-1372
wabrown@fs.fed.us
Description: Determine conditions of approval for construction of 5 well pads and access roads with co-located pipelines.Total surface disturbance would be about 20 acres. Tiers to former landscape-scale EIS analysis.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35602
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - T.34N., R.5W Sections 28 and 34, South of the Ute Line. Goose Creek Area of the HD mountains in Archuleta County.
Range - Weminuche Landscape Grazing Analysis
EIS
- Grazing management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/15/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2015
Expected: 11/2015 06/2016 Jared Whitmer
970-884-1416
jwhitmer@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of grazing, including domestic sheep, on 13 active or vacant allotments in the Weminuche Landscape:Burnt Timber, CanyonCrk, Cave Basin, E.SilverMesa, FallCrk, FlintCrk, JohnsonCrk, Leviathan, PineR, RockCrk, Spring Gulch, and Virginia Gulch.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37578
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Hinsdale, La Plata, San Juan. LEGAL - T36-40N, R4-9W. From northern Missionary Ridge east through the southern Weminuche Wilderness to Pine River.
Recreation - Hermosa Landscape Recreation Facilities and Travel Management
EA
- Road management
- Facility management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Camela Hooley
970-884-1414
chooley@fs.fed.us
Description: Planning for developed recreation facilities like campgrounds and trailheads. Designate roads and trails for type of use allowed and seasonal restrictions. Define minimum administrative road system. Specify where dispersed camping is or isn't allowed
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43010
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata, San Juan. LEGAL - T 36-40 N; R 9-11 W Hermosa Landscape including Lower Hermosa, Hermosa Park, Hermosa drainage, Bolam Pass, Cascade Creek, and the Chris Park/Haviland areas.
Recreation - Logchutes Downhill Mountain Bike Zone.
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/18/2012
Est. Comment Period
01/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Jed Botsford
970-884-1436
jedbotsford@fs.fed.us
Description: Designation of a downhill mountain bike zone in the Logchutes area, approximately 3.5 miles in length and 400 feet wide, for single-use single-direction bike travel.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39041
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T36N R10W Logchutes Trail System on the Junction Creek Road.
Recreation - Logchutes Loops Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2014
Expected: 03/2015 05/2015 Jed Botsford
970-884-1436
jedbotsford@fs.fed.us
Description: Adopt 0.9 miles of user-made trail into the FS system in the Logchutes area. The trail will be brought up to FS standards and maintained by volunteers. Additionally, another 3.8 miles of existing closed system road will be maintained for use as trail
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45458
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T36N R9W Sections 29, 30, 32 and T36M R10W Sections 23, 24, 25 Logchutes Trail System off of Junction Creek Road north of Durango, CO.
Special Uses - Ditch Bill Easement, Steward No. 3 Ditch to Mark Condiotti
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/16/2014
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Lynn Wodell
970-884-1433
lynnjwodell@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize an agricultural water facility under Public Law 99-545 (Colorado Ditch Bill). The ditch diverts water from Lightner Creek for use of existing water rights on private lands. The segment of ditch on the Forest is approx. 200 feet in length.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45924
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T36N R10W Section 32 NWNE Lightner Creek, about 7 miles northwest of Durango.
Special Uses - Ditch Bill Easements - Group #10
CE
- Regulations, Directives, Orders On Hold N/A N/A Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Agricultural water facilities may be authorized under Public Law 99-545 ("Colorado Ditch Bill").
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36958
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Hinsdale. LEGAL - T39N R4W Weminuche Pass
Special Uses - Fracassini Well and Road Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/02/2014
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Lynn Wodell
970-884-1433
lynnjwodell@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of an expired special use permit for a water well, well house, and water pipeline. Additionally, road use for an existing non-system road would be added to the permit to access the well. Term of the permit would be for 20 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45175
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - T36N R11W Section 16 La Plata Canyon
Special Uses - Zink Driveway and Utility Corridor
EA
- Land ownership management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Lynn Wodell
970-884-1433
lynnjwodell@fs.fed.us
Description: Application for private road and utility corridors to access a single family dwelling building site on private land adjacent to the Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32849
Location: UNIT - Columbine Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - La Plata. LEGAL - Township 36 North, Range 9 West, Section 28 Road is located in the Falls Creek area north of Durango.
San Juan National Forest, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Health - Burnt Ridge Aspen Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
05/12/2014
Expected: 03/2015 06/2015 Matthew Rathbone
970-882-6814
mrathbone@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to improve aspen age class distribution and provide commercial aspen wood product with clearcut treatments in various treatment units that total approximately 300 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40959
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montezuma. LEGAL - Portions of T36N, R12W, Sections 2-4 and 37N, R12W Sections 22-28, 33-36 Approximately 9 miles northeast of Mancos, Colorado in the Burnt Ridge vicinity
Minerals - Compass Exploration Inc. RAD Exploration Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Patrick McCoy
970-882-6821
pmccoy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to drill 2 exploratory wells. Wells to be located on existing roads and log landings whenever possible. Each hole would be 2000 feet deep and have a sump area 18x30x3 feet deep. Proposal is for exploration only.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33976
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montezuma. LEGAL - T36NR12W Sec. 10, 11 Horse Creek area, northeast of Mancos, Colorado
Range - Glade Landscape Rangeland Management Analysis
EIS
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
01/2015
Expected: 09/2015 05/2016 Heather Musclow
435-636-3365
hmusclow@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to revise allotment management plans for 8 cattle allotments to improve or maintain conditions for healthy rangeland conditions of grasses, forbs and shrubs for cattle use, wildlife habitat, and watershed health.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43416
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores. LEGAL - Not Applicable National Forest lands north of Dolores, Colorado and east of Dove Creek, Colorado including the Mair, Brumley, Lone Mesa, Salter, Glade, Sage Hen, Long Park and Calf Allotments.
Range - North Mancos EA Project
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Heather Musclow
970-882-6818
hmusclow@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of grazing management practices on five allotments: Canyon, Jersey Jim, Little Bauer, Spring Creek, Turkey Creek. Analysis area is approximately 40,000 acres.
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montezuma. Approximately 15 miles north of the Town of Mancos
Range - Tenderfoot C&H Allotment
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
08/14/2013
Expected: 03/2015 06/2015 Heather Musclow
970-882-6818
hmusclow@fs.fed.us
Description: Term Grazing Permit renewal and allotment analysis.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26453
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Montezuma. Approximately 24 miles NE of Dolores, CO. Drainages include Section House, School House, Tenderfoot, Estes Draw, Wildcat, and Burnette Creek
Special Uses - Donald G. Busson Private Road Easement
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2012
Expected: 01/2015 01/2015 Patrick McCoy
970-882-7296
pmccoy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed private road easement is to authorize, reconstruct, and maintain an existing native surface roadway that crosses a 1.50 mile section of National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37953
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montezuma. LEGAL - T36N, R12W, Sec. 7 and 8 Proposed long-term easement follows the alignment of National Forest System Road (NFSR) #213 for approximately 1.1 miles from its junction with a private land parcel adjacent to Montezuma County Road
Special Uses Summit Ridge Water Facilities
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/02/2014
Expected: 01/2015 01/2015 Shauna Jensen
970-882-6815
smjensen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a single special use authorization for existing pump station, 4-inch diameter domestic water line, and buried water tank.
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 31 and 32, T37N, R13W East of Dolores, Colorado
Travel Management - Rico West Dolores Roads and Trails Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/09/2014
Est. Comment Period
04/2015
Expected: 12/2015 05/2016 Deborah Kill
970-882-6822
dkill@fs.fed.us
Description: Forest Service road and trail planning includes reviewing, changing or re-designating the road and trail system, including types and season of motor vehicle use, maintenance levels of open roads, and decommissioning un-needed routes.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44918
Location: UNIT - Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Montezuma. LEGAL - Not Applicable National Forest lands on either side of Hwy145 from north of Dolores, Colorado to Lizardhead pass. Includes Lone Cone, Fish Creek, Dunton Road, Bear Creek, Ryman Creek, and Lizardhead areas.
San Juan National Forest, Pagosa Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chimney Rock National Monument Management Plan
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/17/2015'T'00:00:00
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2015'T'00:00:00
Expected: 06/2015'T'00:00:00 08/2015'T'00:00:00 Sara Brinton
970-264-1532
sbrinton@fs.fed.us
Description: Produce a management plan for the Chimney Rock National Monument
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42952
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Chimney Rock National Monument southwest of Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Chimney Rock National Monument projects
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/17/2015'T'00:00:00
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2015'T'00:00:00
Expected: 07/2015'T'00:00:00 09/2015'T'00:00:00 Sara Brinton
970-264-1532
sbrinton@fs.fed.us
Description: Projects proposed include approval of construction of up to 2 miles of interpretive trails, new visitor facilities & parking areas near the existing visitor cabin, visitor shelters near the upper parking area & adoption of specific prohibitions
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46119
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Chimney Rock National Monument southwest of Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Forest Health - Laughlin Jackson project
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/26/2014
Expected: 02/2015 06/2015 Sara Brinton
970-264-1532
sbrinton@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatments to control further spread of insects and disease, improve forest health, increase redilience to disturbance, and complement the treatments already underway in the rest of the Jackson Mountain area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44108
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Area surrounding Laughlin Park off of NFSR 037 and nearby lands
Recreation - East Fork Dispersed Camping
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Paul Blackman
307-745-2363
plblackman@fs.fed.us
Description: Assessment of recreation opportunities and impacts along the first 5 miles of the East Fork Road where it parallels the East Fork San Juan River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42336
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta, Mineral. LEGAL - Not Applicable First 5 miles of the East Fork Road (667).
Recreation - Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance on Pagosa Ranger District for 2015 (5 permits)
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 04/2015 Rosalind Wu
970-264-1529
rwu@fs.fed.us
Description: The Pagosa Ranger District is proposing to reissue 5 outfitter & guide permits that have expired. Two permits provide hunting and pack trips, one provides hunting and trail rides, one provides backpacking, and one provides fishing.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46013
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta, Hinsdale, Mineral. LEGAL - Not Applicable various locations across the Pagosa Ranger District
Roads - Chub Draw and Gordon Creek Gravel Pit Reentry and Expansion
EA
- Recreation management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/07/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Christopher Phelps
970-385-1296
cphelps@fs.fed.us
Description: Rentry into the existing Gordon Creek gravel pit and reentry and potential expansion of the Chub Draw gravel pit to provide a local supply of aggregate material in order to rehabilitate road surfaces, campgrounds, picnic areas, and trailhead parking.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45736
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Hinsdale, Mineral. LEGAL - Gordon Creek - Section 19, T. 37 N., R. 2 W. NMPM; Chub Draw - Section 4, T. 37 N., R. 3 W. NMPM The existing Gordon Creek gravel pit is 16 miles NW of Pagosa Springs off of NFSR 634. The existing Chub Draw gravel pit is 22 miles NW of Pagosa Springs off of NFSR 997.
Special Uses - CenturyTel Communications Site Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/26/2013
Expected: 03/2015 04/2015 Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit reissuance for CenturyTel Communications Site
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41613
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. Oakbrush Hill Communications Site
Special Uses - LPEA Capote Reconductoring Project (300-115)
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/29/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a special use permit to LPEA for reconductoring an existing power line across Chimney Rock National Monument.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45484
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along highway 151 within the Chimney Rock National Monument
Special Uses - LPEA Lake Capote Reconductoring Project (PR 161)
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 03/2015 05/2015 Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a special use permit to LPEA for reconductoring an existing power line on NFS lands near Capote Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42848
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable east of Capote Lake along Highway 160
Special Uses - LPEA Permit Reissuance for all power lines on Pagosa District
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/29/2014
Expected: 04/2015 06/2015 Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a special use permit to LPEA for all power lines on the Pagosa District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44508
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta, Hinsdale, Mineral. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pagosa District
Special Uses - PAWSD (Pagosa Area Water & San.)Permit Reissuance for all water lines on Pagosa Dist.
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/29/2014
Expected: 04/2015 06/2015 Rebecca Smith
970-264-1521
rsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissueance of special use permits for all PAWSD water lines on Pagosa District
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44509
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta, Mineral. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pagosa District
Watershed - Rito Blanco Dispersed Camping Site Improvement
CE
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Ivan Geroy
970-264-1534
ijgeroy@fs.fed.us
Description: Stream bank revegetation along approximately 100 feet of the Rito Blanco to treat impacts of dispersed camping
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44074
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - T35N R1E Section 17 NMPM East side of Pagosa Ranger District, on northwest bank of the Rito Blanco downstream of NFSR 024 road crossing.
Wildlife - Eightmile Mesa Guzzler
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 06/2015 Brandy Richardson
970-264-1530
bdrichardson@fs.fed.us
Description: Install 1 or 2 1000-gallon guzzlers on Eightmile Mesa for wildlife
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46015
Location: UNIT - Pagosa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Archuleta. LEGAL - Not Applicable On Eightmile Mesa
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