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.

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- R3 - Southwestern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Coconino National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Coconino National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff Ranger District
- Coconino National Forest, Mogollon Rim Ranger District
- Coconino National Forest, Red Rock Ranger District


R3 - Southwestern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AZ Public Service-Salt River Project ROW Vegetation Management with Herbicides
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 Tracy Kremer
505-842-3445
tkremer@fs.fed.us
Description: FS must decide if to allow APS and SRP to include using herbicides as a method to manage vegetation on existing APS and SRP transmission ROW within five National Forests in Arizona.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45771
Location: UNIT - Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests All Units, Coconino National Forest All Units, Kaibab National Forest All Units, Prescott National Forest All Units, Tonto National Forest All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Arizona Public Service Company and Salt River Project Rights of Way across the Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott, and Tonto National Forests. See map on website.
Fossil Creek Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive River Management Plan
EA
- Regulations, Directives, Orders In Progress
Scoping Start
03/29/2011
Est. Comment Period
06/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 Charlotte Minor
928-635-8271
cminor@fs.fed.us
Description: Creation of a Comprehensive River Management Plan for Fossil Creek as described in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. The project is on both the Coconino National Forest and the Tonto National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27457
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District, Payson Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Gila, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Fossil Creek (Wild and Scenic River Portions) - Red Rock District of the Coconino National Forest and Payson Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest
Four-Forest Restoration Initiative EIS: Kaibab and Coconino
EIS
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/04/2014
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Paula Cote
928-226-4686
pcote@fs.fed.us
Description: Implementation of forest restoration activities including thinning of trees, prescribed fire treatments, and watershed and road restoration within 988,764 acres of the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests. See www.fs.usda.gov/4fri for information.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/4fri
Location: UNIT - Coconino National Forest All Units, Williams Ranger District, Tusayan Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Too extensive to list - see project record ponderosa pine habitat on the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests
Rock Pit Development: Coconino and Kaibab National Forests
EA
- Road management In Progress
Comment Period
07/01/2013
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Mike Dechter
928-527-3416
mdechter@fs.fed.us
Description: Development of up to 39 rock pits affecting a total of 434 acres on the Coconino and Kaibab national forests to provide materials for surfacing roads to maintain safe and sustainable road conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34858
Location: UNIT - Coconino National Forest All Units, Kaibab National Forest All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable locations throughout the Coconino and Kaibab national forests (see map)
Coconino National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R3 - Southwestern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Plan Revision for the Coconino National Forest
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/20/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/2016
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Vernon Keller
928-527-3415
vkeller@fs.fed.us
Description: Revision of the Coconino National Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) that guides activities on the Coconino NF such as recreation management and improvement of ecosystem health. For more information, visit http://go.usa.gov/gnzY
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coconino/landmanagement/planning/?cid=stelprdb5334655
Location: UNIT - Coconino National Forest All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Gila, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Coconino National Forest
Stock tank invasive aquatic species management
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/18/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Mike Dechter
928-527-3416
mdechter@fs.fed.us
Description: Establish clearance for treatments of non-invasive aquatic species in sotck tanks to prevent non-native invasive fish and other aquatic species from being reintroduced to downstream habitat with Threatened, Endangeredm and Sensitive fish.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42506
Location: UNIT - Coconino National Forest All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Stock tank locations in watersheds that include Camdidate, hreatened or Endangered fish habitat on the Coconino National Forest.
Coconino National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R3 - Southwestern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
NPG Cable of Arizona Issuance of 10 Year Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Steve Martinet
928-527-3418
smartinet@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to re issue a permit to NPG cable for existing aerial and buried television cable lines on the Red Rock and Peaks Ranger Districts.
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District, Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Yavapai. Several locations on the Peaks and Red Rock Districts.
Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff Ranger District R3 - Southwestern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Angell Grazing Alltoment
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
09/27/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Jessica Richardson
928-527-8219
jessicalrichardson@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorization of livestock grazing on the Angell Grazing Allotment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43534
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - T22N R10E Sections 4-9, 16-21 and 28-33; T21N R10E Sections 4-10 and 13-35; T20N R10E Sections 2-11; T22N R9E Sections 13, 14 and 20-36; T21N R9E Sections 1-5, 9-14 and 24 The Angell Grazing Allotment is about 15 miles east of Flagstaff, AZ and is located in Coconino County.
Deer Hill Trail Public Access Connector Trails
CE
- Regulations, Directives, Orders Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Jessica Richardson
928-527-8219
jessicalrichardson@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct 3 non-motorized trails connecting public easements within the Timberline Subdivision to the existing Deer Hill Trail on the Coconino National Forest in Sections 5, Township 22 North, Range 8 East.
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Township 22 North, Range 8 East, Sections 5 Gila and Salt River meridian Flagstaff Ranger District proposes to construct 3 non-motorized trail segments connecting public easements at the terminus of Brandis Way, Copeland and N. Linda Ln. within the Timberline Subdivision.
El Paso Natural Gas Co Installation of Ground Bed, Rectifier and Campstone Generator
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Steve Martinet
928-527-3418
smartinet@fs.fed.us
Description: Install a new Cathodic Protection System within El Paso Natural Gas Company's existing 120 foot right-of-way on lands administered by the Coconino National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable On lands administered by the Flagstaff Ranger District. Approximately 8 miles southeast from the Peaks District Office and due north of Forest Service Road 9149T.
Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project
EIS
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/03/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Erin Phelps
928-527-8240
ephelps@fs.fed.us
Description: Project objectives are to restore and protect important watersheds around Flagstaff by reducing the risk of unnatural, high-severity wildfire and subsequent flooding on steep slopes through a variety of tree thinning methods.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40631
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. North of Flagstaff, AZ in the Dry Lake Hills/Mt Elden area, and south of Flagstaff on Mormon Mountain on the Flagstaff Ranger District.
Hitchin Post Stables Special-Use Permit Reauthorization
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/23/2011
Expected: 06/2015 09/2015 Patrick McGervey
928-535-7300
pmcgervey@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorizing special-use permit for horse trail riding and sleigh rides.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33854
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southeast of Flagstaff, off of Lake Mary Road (FH3)
McCormick Pit Native Material Site
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by Coconino County obtain a permit to continue disposing of native dirt and rock flood debris in the McCormick Pit.
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Section 8, T23N, R8E Along Hwy 89 north of Sunset Crater
Mt Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Brian Poturalski
928-527-8264
comments-southwestern-coconino-flagstaff@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is planning for non-motorized recreation for trails, special uses and facilities in the Mt. Elden-Dry Lake Hills (MEDL) area. The next round of public involvement will be related to alternative development in summer 2014.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38239
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project area encompasses the Mt Elden/Dry Lake Hills area north of Flagstaff, AZ, and includes Forest Roads 420, 556, and 557. The forest boundary marks the southern and eastern edges of the project.
National Park Service Mt Elden Communication Site Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/06/2015
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a communication site permit to the Grand Canyon National Park to place radio communication equipment in the existing federal building and Bureau of Indian Affairs tower facility on Mt Elden.
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Section 36, Township 22 North, Range 7 East, G&SRM Existing facilities on the top of Mt Elden at the communication site near the fire lookout. North of the City of Flagstaff.
Pronghorn Fence Modification Project - Phase II
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
08/28/2014
Expected: 05/2015 08/2015 Cary Thompson
928-527-8237
clthompson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would relocate highway right of way fence further from highways in an effort to promote movement of pronghorn across Highway 180.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45156
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along Highway 180 from Fort Valley north to the Coconino National Forest boundary
St. Joseph's Youth Camp Septic System Test Pits
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Jessica Richardson
928-527-8288
jessicalrichardson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would allow for up to 12 test pits ( 3 pits at 4 sites)to be excavated to determine soil suitability in order to identify the location of a new leach field for a new septic system.
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable St Joseph's Youth Camp is located at 4860 Mormon Lake Rd. Mormon Lake, AZ 86038
Turkey Butte/Barney Pasture Forest Health Restoration
EA
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/02/2012
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Jessica Richardson
928-527-8219
jessicalrichardson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is designed to reduce improve forest and watershed health in the Turkey Butte and Barney Pasture area. Project activities would include thinning of small and medium diameter trees and prescribed burning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37244
Location: UNIT - Flagstaff Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Including all or portions of: T19N, R4E, Sec1,2,12,13,24-26,35,36; T19N, R5E, Sec 1-36; T19N, R6E, Sec 19,29-33; T18N, R4E, Sections 1,2,11,12; T18N, R5E, Sec 1,2,4-9,17,18; T18N, R6E, Sec 5-7 West of Highway 89 and East of Sycamore Canyon Wilderness. South of Oak Creek Canyon Natural Research Area, and North of the Red Rock Secret Mountain Wilderness.
Coconino National Forest, Mogollon Rim Ranger District R3 - Southwestern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arizona Trail Gate Improvement Project
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Rose Harley
928-477-5016
rharley@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would replace gates ton the Arizona Trail at nine locations on the Mogollon Rim Ranger District to allow for improved accessibility by hikers, bikers and trail users with livestock and to provide for safer crossings at roadways.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46688
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hwy 87 crossing, 2 gates. FH3 crossing, 2 gates. FR 138 near Blue Ridge CG. FR 751 crossing. Near Moqui CG. FR 82 crossing. FR82 over hill from the road crossing.
Baker Butte Coconino County Sheriff's Communication Lease
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/20/2015
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by the Sheriff's office to add communication site equipment to the Baker Butte Lookout tower and Forest Service radio cabinet, an antenna and solar panel. Also change the site designation from Forest Service to government only.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46319
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Section 2, Township 12 North, Range 5 East G&SRM On the top of Baker Butte east of Hwy 87.
Buck Mountain, Baker Butte Lookout Tower Viewshed Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/07/2014
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Matthew Engbring
928-477-5026
mtengbring@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to thin trees and reduce fuel loads around Buck Mountain and Baker Butte Lookout Towers to extend the viewshed, improve the ability to detect wildfires and to reduce the threat of fire that could destroy the towers.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42985
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Buck Mountain LO: T15N, R9E, Sec. 20, SE SE 1/4, G&SRM. Baker Butte LO: T12N, R9E, Sec. 3, NE SE 1/4 G&SRM Forested stands around Buck Mountain Lookout and Baker Butte Lookout.
C. C. Cragin Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Jeffery Thumm
928-477-5037
jthumm@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction over about 64,000 acres within and adjacent to the watersheds that drain into the C. C. Cragin (formerly known as Blue Ridge) Reservoir.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46075
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not defined at this time. Within all/parts of East Clear Creek-Blue Ridge Reservoir, Miller Canyon, Bear Canyon, Webber, Pine Creek, Windmill Draw-Jacks Canyon, Long Valley Draw and East Clear Creek - Clear Creek watersheds.
Camping Areas for Group Gathering Special Use Permits, Mogollon Rim District 2014
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Susan Lankford
928-477-2255
slankford@fs.fed.us
Description: Large group camp sites are proposed for issuance of temporary Special Use Permits(SUPs) for groups of 75 or more people or for recreation events that involve a fee. Camping areas of two to five acres are proposed at various locations on the District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44145
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations are proposed including: Long Valley FR 702 and Dines Spring FR 321A among others.
Clint's Well Underground Powerline Replacement
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 07/2015 09/2015 Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by Arizona Public Service to relocate a buried powerline inside the Lake Mary Road right of way from Happy Jack Lodge to Hwy 87. This line replaces an existing buried line located parallel to the road beyond the road right of way.
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. Along Forest Highway 3 Lake Mary Road from Hwy 87 to Happy Jack Lodge
Mogollon Rim Ranger District 2015 Special Use Permit Reauthorizations
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/18/2015
Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Steve Martinet
928-527-3418
smartinet@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reissue two special use authorizations in various locations that will expire in 2015. Uses include a water infrastructure and a resource monitoring site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46126
Location: UNIT - Mogollon Rim Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Sections 33, 34, and 35, T17N, R9E, G&SRM; Section28, T14N, R11E, G&SRM Mogollon Rim Ranger District, Coconino National Forest, Region 3 - Southwestern Region.
Coconino National Forest, Red Rock Ranger District R3 - Southwestern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Apache Maid Rangeland Management Analysis
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Grazing management
- Watershed management
- Land management planning
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2011
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Marc Stavropoulos
928-203-7517
mastavropoulos@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze the conditions on the Apache Maid Range Allotment and its potential to continue to support livestock grazing with the principles of Adaptive Management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35392
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Red Rock Ranger District
Bradshaw Ranch Climate Change Experimental Garden Array Research Permit
CE
- Research Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Mike Dechter
928-527-3416
mdechter@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization of a research permit to develop research gardens on up to 22 acres at what used to be the Bradshaw Ranch. Research gardens would include treatments to study plant responses to likely conditions that may exist under climate change
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46546
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable T18N, R4E Section 27, 34
Cave Springs Bank Stabilization
EA
- Watershed management On Hold N/A N/A Amina Sena
928-203-2907
asena@fs.fed.us
Description: Stabilize banks of Oak Creek along Cave Springs campground. Would involve stabilizing a collapsing bank and possibly restoring a more natural central channel to the creek by filling in two constricted side channels and opening the middle.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36960
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - Not Applicable Oak Creek, along the Cave Springs Campground, off Highway 89.
Chavez Ranch Road Improvements
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/14/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 09/2015 12/2015 Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by private developer in coordination with Yavapai County to improve Chavez Ranch Road from Cathedral Vista Road to private property, including road construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=17895
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - T17N, R5E, Sections 23, 24, and 26, G&SRM Near Upper Red Rock Loop Road, Old Post Trail and north side of Crescent Moon Ranch
Cornville Community Trail
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jennifer Burns
970-295-6612
jmburns@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct a trail on National Forest Lands adjacent to Cornville's existing Windmill Park. This trail would be an extension of the existing trail in Windmill Park.
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - T15N, R4E, Section 3 Town of Cornville, adjacent to Windmill Park
Cornville Single Track
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/04/2015
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 09/2015 05/2016 Sarah Belcher
928-203-7521
sarahbelcher@fs.fed.us
Description: Evaluate area east of Cornville for development of a motorized single track.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42212
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Cornville Single Track Trail
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 01/2016 03/2016 Sarah Belcher
928-203-7521
sarahbelcher@fs.fed.us
Description: Evaluate the existing 26-mile social trail known locally as theCornville Single Track Trail for adoption into the Red Rock Trail System.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46327
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Desert scrub area around Cornville.
Honanki Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/20/2010
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Justin Loxley
928-527-8213
jdloxley@fs.fed.us
Description: Redesign entrance to Honanki cultural resource site.
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - T18N, R4E, Section 15 Honanki Cultural Site
Ike's Backbone
EA
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Marc Stavropoulos
928-203-7517
mastavropoulos@fs.fed.us
Description: Evaluate the vacant Ike's Backbone grazing allotment for closure due to infeasibility of managing grazing on it because of size and topography.
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Ike's Backbone grazing allotment
Miss Cindy Pasture Fence Realignment
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/05/2015
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Marc Stavropoulos
928-203-7517
mastavropoulos@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace an existing electric fence with a non-electric hard wire fence. Relocate parts of the fence to protect cultural sites.
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Miss Cindy Pasture of the Beaver Creek Allotment.
Red Rock Trails Phase IV
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/23/2014
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Jennifer Burns
928-203-7529
jmburns@fs.fed.us
Description: Adoption of new trails in the Red Rock area and decommissioning of inappropriate social trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43876
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Red Rock Area around Sedona, AZ
Sedona-Oak Creek Alternative Transportation Study
EA
- Special use management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Nicole Branton
928-203-7501
nbranton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal may include a shuttle operation, bicycle and pedestrian improvements. The proposal also may include new construction of additional parking areas or facilities, and modifications to vehicle access and parking at existing recreation sites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42125
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Recreation sites on State Hwy 179 North of the FS Visitor Center and Ranger district, Cathedral Rock trailhead and road, and Recreation sites on U.S. Hwy 89A from Sedona Uptown to Oak Creek Overlook.
Soldier Pass Motorized Use
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/28/2012
Est. Comment Period
06/2015
Expected: 11/2015 03/2016 Julie Rowe
907-228-4111
jrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of motorized use on Soldier Pass Road and how to bring it into compliance with Forest Plan direction for social encounter levels. Use currently exceeds capacity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38555
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - T18N, R5E, Sections 1 and 36 Soldier Pass Road
Tobias/Flynn Road Access
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
12/15/2011
Expected: 07/2015 01/2016 Judy Adams
928-203-7506
jadams05@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct a road from SR179 to private property across Oak Creek from Poco Diablo and Chavez Crossing Group Campground in Sedona. Proposal is the result of litigation requiring the Forest Service to provide an easement.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=15870
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable Area near Chavez Crossing Group Campground in Sedona
V-V Viewing Platform
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/21/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Justin Loxley
928-527-8213
jdloxley@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct a handicap accessible viewing platform at the V-V cultural site
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42208
Location: UNIT - Red Rock Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Yavapai. LEGAL - Not Applicable V-V cultural site.
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