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):
- Shoshone National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Shoshone National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Shoshone National Forest, Clarks Fork Ranger District
- Shoshone National Forest, Greybull Ranger District
- Shoshone National Forest, Wapiti Ranger District
- Shoshone National Forest, Washakie Ranger District
- Shoshone National Forest, Wind River Ranger District


Shoshone National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Shoshone National Forest Travel Management
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
03/2016
Expected: 03/2018 05/2018 Robert Robertson
307-335-2156
rrobertson@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest is proposing to make changes to its' motor vehicle use maps for summer and winter travel.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48573
Location: UNIT - Shoshone National Forest All Units. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont, Hot Springs, Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Shoshone National Forest on all Districts
Shoshone National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allen's Diamond 4 Resort and Outfitting and Guiding Special Use Permits Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/12/2014
Expected: 05/2016 05/2016 Justin Hawkins
307-578-5224
jhawkins@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit for a 20 year term for Allen's Diamond 4 resort.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43905
Location: UNIT - Washakie Ranger District, Wind River Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont. LEGAL - Not Applicable Resort location is in Dickinson Park on the Washakie Ranger District. Outfitter and Guiding permit is on the Washakie and Wind River Ranger Districts.
Shoshone National Forest, Clarks Fork Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Mooncrest Ranch Waterline Special Use Permit Re-issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/29/2015
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Anita Harper
307-578-5228
anitaharper@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to reissue a water transmission permit to the Mooncrest Ranch. No changes to the existing permit are proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46218
Location: UNIT - Clarks Fork Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T 54 N, R 104 W, Sec 33 and T 53 N, R 104 W, Sec 3 The Springdale Springs are located in Sec. 33, T. 54 N., R. 104 W., and the Hindman Spring is located in Sec. 3, T. 53 N., R. 104 W., approximately 17 miles northwest of Cody, Wyoming on the Wapiti Ranger District.
Renewal of Federal Highway Administration Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/21/2015
Expected: 05/2016 05/2016 Anita Harper
307-578-5228
anitaharper@fs.fed.us
Description: We are proposing to reissue a permit to the Federal Highway Administration for construction work on the Beartooth Highway. The original permit (CFK112) was issued in July of 2004 and expired 2014.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46379
Location: UNIT - Clarks Fork Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable The 18 mile section is located within the Shoshone National Forest along Highway 212 near the Montana border.
Shoshone National Forest, Greybull Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Guard Station Park Basecamp Relocation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/16/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Zach Blain
307-578-5235
zblain@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to move an outfitting and guiding base camp to a new and more appropriate location.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46440
Location: UNIT - Greybull Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable The trail system is located along the East Fork of the South Fork of the Wood River on the Greybull District, approximately 30 miles southwest of Meeteetse, Wyoming.
Shoshone National Forest, Wapiti Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Eagle Creek Fish Management Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/29/2015
Expected: 03/2016 08/2016 Shawn Anderson
307-578-5160
sanderson03@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to issue a Special Use Permit to Wyoming Game and Fish to occupy National Forest System lands in the Washakie Wilderness to apply rotenone to a portion of Eagle Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47285
Location: UNIT - Wapiti Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable The permit will cover occupancy in the Eagle Creek drainage within the Washakie Wilderness.
North Zone priority special use outfitting and guiding special use permit issuance.
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/17/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Ashley Duke
307-548-5309
abduke@fs.fed.us
Description: We are proposing to issue 12 Priority Outfitting and Guiding permits on the North Zone of the Shoshone National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48564
Location: UNIT - Wapiti Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable The permits would be issued throughout the Clarks Fork, Wapiti, and Greybull Ranger Districts.
Rocky Mountain Power - Relocation Of Two Line Segments
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/18/2015
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Anita Harper
307-578-5228
anitaharper@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to relocate two power line segments which cross/re-cross the North Fork of the Shoshone River. Replacement segments would be buried adjacent to the North Fork Highway (Highway 14/16/20) and would not cross the River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46579
Location: UNIT - Wapiti Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T52N, R106W, secs. 22-23; T52N, R108W, sec. 26. In the general vicinities of Fishhawk Trailhead and Big Game Campground, approximately 38.5 miles and 27.5 miles west of the city of Cody, respectively.
South Fork Ditch Authorizations
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2010
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Robert Lafrentz
307-578-5117
rlafrentz@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue authorizations for five ditches for the conveyance of water from National Forest System lands to private ranches.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32217
Location: UNIT - Wapiti Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T48N, R106W, secs. 8, 9, 17 and 18; T49N, R105W, sec. 30 South Fork drainage approximately 36 miles southwest of Cody
WYDOT Stockpile Fishhawk Site
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Anita Harper
307-527-6921
anitaharper@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a special use permit to WYDOT to utilize a 3 acre site near the Fishhawk Trailhead.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36263
Location: UNIT - Wapiti Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. Forest Road #444 near Fishhahwk Trailhead, North Fork Shoshone River.
Shoshone National Forest, Washakie Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
South Zone priority special use outfitting and guiding permit issuance.
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/17/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Justin Hawkins
307-578-5224
jhawkins@fs.fed.us
Description: The Shoshone National Forest is proposing to issue a Priority Use Outfitting and Guiding Permit to Wyoming Catholic College and Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48565
Location: UNIT - Washakie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Not Applicable These proposed uses would occur in both Wilderness and non-Wilderness areas of the Wahskie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.
Shoshone National Forest, Wind River Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Access Authorization For Two Private Parcels
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/26/2014
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Robert Lafrentz
307-578-5117
rlafrentz@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a road use easement for access to private parcels held by the EA Ranch and Horse Creek Lodge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44750
Location: UNIT - Wind River Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont. LEGAL - T43N, R106W, sec. 21 Adjacent to Horse Creek Road (also called the Wiggins Fork Road; NFS road 285). Approximately 10.2 miles N/NW of the Town of Dubois.
Burroughs Creek Ditch
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2010
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Robert Lafrentz
307-578-5117
rlafrentz@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue an authorization for a water-conveyance ditch to convey water from National Forest System lands to a private ranch.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32218
Location: UNIT - Wind River Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont. LEGAL - T43N, R107W, secs. 24-26 Approximately 9.2 miles north of the town of Dubois
MacKenzie Highland Ranch Special Use Permit for Improvements
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/18/2013
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Robert Lafrentz
307-578-5117
rlafrentz@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit in connection with various MacKenzie Highland Ranch improvements, including roads, fences, a building, and corrals.
Location: UNIT - Wind River Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont. LEGAL - Within T.42N., R.109W., secs. 1 and 2 Abutting the MacKenzie Highland Ranch, adjacent to the Togwotee Highway (U.S. Highway 26/287), approximately 15 miles northwest of the town of Dubois.
T Cross Ranch Exchange
CE
- Land ownership management On Hold N/A N/A Robert Lafrentz
307-578-5117
rlafrentz@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to exchange approximately four acres of National Forest System lands for approximately four acres of private lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32216
Location: UNIT - Wind River Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Fremont. LEGAL - T43N, R106W, sec. 7; T43N, R107W, sec. 12 Approximately 12 miles north of the town of Dubois
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