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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- R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Boise National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Boise National Forest, Cascade Ranger District
- Boise National Forest, Emmett Ranger District
- Boise National Forest, Idaho City Ranger District
- Boise National Forest, Lowman Ranger District
- Boise National Forest, Mountain Home Ranger District


R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boise & Sawtooth Forest-wide Invasive Plant Species Treatments
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/30/2016
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Carol Brown
208-727-5002
cpbrown@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze and disclose the effects of treating invasive and noxious weeds forest-wide on the Boise & Sawtooth National Forests.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47151
Location: UNIT - Boise National Forest All Units, Sawtooth National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho, Utah. COUNTY - Ada, Blaine, Boise, Camas, Cassia, Custer, Elmore, Gem, Oneida, Power, Twin Falls, Valley, Box Elder. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sawtooth and Boise National Forests
Boise National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Idaho Power Company - Horseshoe Bend to Garden Valley Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/04/2017
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 11/2017 12/2017 Terre PearsonRamirez
530-257-4188
tramirez@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a SUP. Authorizes repair, maintenance, and upgrade of 34 kV distribution lines from Horseshoe Bend to Placerville and Placerville to Garden Valley.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48879
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District, Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Horseshoe Bend to Placerville: Sections 14 and 13, T7N, R3E; and Sections 18, 17, 16, and 15, in T7N, R4E. Placerville to Garden Valley: Sections 11 and 2, in T7N, R4E; and Sections 35, 26, 23, and 22, in T8N, R4E, Boise Meridian. The Horseshoe Bend to Placerville line follows the Porter Creek Road (#374N) and the Placerville to Garden Valley line follows the Alder Creek Road (#615).
Keller Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Lori Ankrum
208-587-7961 ex 7132
lankrum@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a 10-yr special use permit to outfit and guide predator hunting for wolf, cougar and bear. Keller Outfitter and Guides have purchased a portion of Allred Adventures Outfitter and Guide area and a new special use permit is required.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46557
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District, Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable The proposed special use permit area is located on the Idaho City and Mountain Home Ranger Districts.
North Pioneer Fire Salvage and Reforestation Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Research
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/28/2017
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Clint VanZile
208-365-7018
cvanzile@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage hazard trees and other trees, mitigate threats to resources and reforest fire impacted areas in the northern portion of the 2016 Pioneer Fire Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50789
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District, Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located in the northern portion of the Pioneer Fire area within the South Fork Payette River 4th HUC (#1705011).
South Zone Easements/Special Use Permits for Private Landowner Access
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Special use management
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 12/19/2016
01/2017 Joshua Newman
208-587-7865
jnewman@fs.fed.us
Description: Acquiring reciprocal easements where they would benefit the Forest Service and permitting the use of private roads/trails on Forest Service lands through granting easements or authorizing special use permits.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49640
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District, Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Elmore. LEGAL - T4N, R10E, Sec 17 T1N, R9E, Sec 14 T1N, R9E, Sec 20 T1N, R9E, Sec 20 T1N, R9E, Sec 9 T2N, R9E, Sec 33 T2N, R10E, Sec 32 T2N, R10E, Sec 33 T6N, T6E, Sec. 6, NE 1/4 Multiple areas across both the Mountain Home and Idaho City Ranger Districts.
Boise National Forest, Cascade Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Assessment to Address Valley County's Request for Snowmobile Grooming Routes
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 02/21/2017
02/2017 Terre PearsonRamirez
208-382-7457
tramirez@fs.fed.us
Description: Assessment to Address Valley County's Request for Snowmobile Grooming Routes and modification to existing cost share agreement. The proposal consists of an additional 15.6 miles of groomed snowmobile routes on the Cascade Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43272
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cascade Ranger District
Dollar Creek Road Obliteration
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2017
Actual: 02/17/2017
06/2017 James Mays
208-382-7420
jamesdmays@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-contour up to 52 miles of unauthorized roads in the Dollar Creek watershed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49638
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T16N, R6E, Sections 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 27, and 28; Boise Meridian The project is located in the Dollar Creek subwatershed (170602081004)
French Hazard WUI
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2017
Expected: 09/2018 06/2019 James Bishop
208-382-7442
jjbishop@fs.fed.us
Description: Project objectives are to create or enhance defensible space for suppression resources, restore vegetative conditions more reflective of fire-adapted ecosystems, reduce hazardous fuels, and minimizing risks to public health and safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49636
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T13N, R3E, Sec. 4, 5, 9, 15, and 16; T14N, R2E, Sec. 1, 2, 11-13, and 24; T14N, R3E, Sec. 6, 17-20 and 28-34; T15N, R2E, Sec. 1, 12, 13, 24, and 25;and T15N, R3E, Sec. 7, 18, and 19, Boise Meridian The project area covers approx. 8900 acres in Management Area 18 within the Cascade Reservoir. Duck Creek-Cascade Reservoir and Poison Creek-North Fork Payette River subwatersheds.
IDP Westside Consolidated SUP Renewal
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Jake Strohmeyer
208-384-7400
jstrohmeyer@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a new special use permit to replace an existing special use permit for a new term.
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable Proximity to Snowbank and No Business Mountains
Ice Hole Campground Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Facility management
Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2017
Actual: 01/25/2017
06/2017 Gary Harris
208-382-7455
gdharris@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair existing campground road and campsites to improve watershed and fisheries resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49637
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T.18N, R8E, Section 20, NW1/4; Boise Meridian. The project area is located in the South Fork Salmon River subbasin adjacent to FR 413, roughly 37 miles northeast of Cascade and 6 miles north of the community of Yellow Pine.
Idaho Power Meteorological Station Deployment
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 01/10/2017
01/2017 Terre PearsonRamirez
208-382-7400
tramirez@fs.fed.us
Description: National Science Foundation funded SNOWIE (Seeded and Natural Orographic Wintertime cloud field research campaign which will deploy an array of meteorological sensors to gather scientific evidence to determine effects of cloud seeding.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50965
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Location 1 is near SW 1/4, SE 1/4 Section 20, Township 13 North, Range 03 East, Site 2 is near SE 1/4 Township 13 North, Range 5 East, Boise Meridian. Cascade Ranger District
Juniper Mountain Outfitters - O&G Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/06/2015
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Jake Strohmeyer
208-382-7400
jstrohmeyer@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew existing special use permit for horse camp, trail rides, fishing, and big game hunting outfitter and guide operations. A new 10-year special use permit is proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37676
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable South Fork Salmon River
Rainbow Point and Amanita Campground Forest Health and Safety Improvement Project (Rainbow-Amanita)
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Facility management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 02/10/2017
02/2017 Will Smith
208-382-7400
willsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of the project is to provide campgrounds that are reasonably free of hazards resulting from dead and dying trees and to improve and maintain forest health and resilience within the campgrounds in both the short and long term.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50734
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Township 16N, Range 2E, Section 25 SE1/4 and Section 30 NE1/4, Boise Meridian. Rainbow Point and Amanita Campgrounds located on West Mountain Road in Cascade, ID.
South Fork Salmon River GRAIP Sediment Monitoring Plots
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management Analysis Completed Expected: 11/2016
Actual: 01/11/2017
01/2017 Terre PearsonRamirez
208-382-7457
tramirez@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a cooperative project between the US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station and the Nez Tribe to study potential sediment delivery from roads within the South Fork Salmon River watershed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50964
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T15N and T16N, R6E Two Bit-Roaring, Curtis Creek, and Upper Big Creek subwatersheds
Three Trappers Restoration Burn
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/17/2016
Expected: 06/2017 10/2017 James Bishop
208-382-7442
jjbishop@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement a series of prescribed burns to restore species composition and stand structure by reducing undesirable species and stand densities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50276
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - NFS lands in T17N, R8E, Sections 4,5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 20, and 21; and T18N, R8E, Section 28, 29, 32, 33 of the Boise Meridian, Valley County, Idaho. Management Area 21 (Lower Johnson Creek.
Valdez Pit Extension
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 08/2017 Jake Strohmeyer
208-756-5101
jstrohmeyer@fs.fed.us
Description: Valley County has submitted a request to expand quarry operations from the Valdez Pit onto NFS lands. Material would be used for road maintenance along backcountry roads. Quarry development would coincide with reclamation of the Valdez Pit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51422
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Portions of NW 1/4 NE 1/4 NW 1/4, Section 28, Township 19N, Range 8E South of existing Valdez Quarry near Yellow Pine, Idaho.
Boise National Forest, Emmett Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Lodgepole Springs Restoration Burn
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/10/2016
Expected: 06/2017 10/2017 Justin Yankey
208-365-7015
jyankey@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement a series of prescribed burns to restore species composition and stand structure by reducing undesirable species and stand densities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50281
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T11N, R5E, Sections 2,3,and 4; T12N, R5E, Sections 25,35, and 36. Approximately 14 miles North of Crouch ID. Forest road 671 in the Silver Creek drainage would be at the bottom of the unit and the top would be the ridge.
Ola A Range Project
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Gilbert Jackson
208-365-7000
grjackson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to authorize continued livestock grazing on the Ola A Cattle and Horse Allotment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41294
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Gem, Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Ola A C&G Allotment is located about 2 miles east of Ola, Idaho.
Boise National Forest, Idaho City Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boise Basin Experimental Forest Project
EA
- Research
- Road management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A John Wallace
208-392-3754
jdwallace@fs.fed.us
Description: The Boise Basin Experimental Forest Project would conduct vegetation management and prescribed fire activities in the Boise Basin Experimental Forest as part of a Rocky Mountain Research Station research project.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49262
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable This project is located in the Boise Basin Experimental Forest.
Buckskin Restoration Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 02/16/2017
05/2017 Allyn Spanfellner
208-392-6681
aspanfellner@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to complete non-commercial thinning and prescribed fire on approximately 7,000 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47883
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Township 8N, Range 5E, Sections 26-34 and Township 7N. Range 5E, Section 4-9, Boise Meridian The project is located about 4 miles east of Placerville, Idaho and immediately adjacent to Pioneerville, Idaho in Boise County.
Hazel #1 Minerals Plan of Operations Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2016
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this analysis is to provide for approval of a Plan of Operations to explore for locatable minerals on an existing mining claim. The proponent is proposing to excavate five test holes for gold.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49769
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T7N, R4E, sec 16 On National Forest System Land, roughly two miles northwest of Placerville, Idaho in Boise County.
Heart of Gold Minerals Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/10/2016
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this analysis is to provide for approval of a Plan of Operations to explore for locatable minerals. The proponent proposes to conduct placer exploration using mechanized equipment adjacent to Grimes Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49260
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T8N, 5E, Section 12 This project is located near Grimes Creek northeast of Pioneerville, ID.
New Start Minerals Proposed Plan of Operations Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
03/01/2017
Est. Comment Period
07/2017
Expected: 12/2017 05/2018 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this analysis is to provide for approval of a Plan of Operations to explore for locatable minerals on an existing mining claim. The proponent is proposing to excavate 50' x 50' exploration pits.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49771
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T7N, R5E, sec 10 On National Forest System Lands, roughly one mile southwest of Pioneerville, Idaho, Boise County.
South Pioneer Fire Salvage and Reforestation Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Research
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/28/2017
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 John Riling
208-373-4171
jriling@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to salvage hazard trees and other trees to mitigate threats to resources and reforest fire impacted areas within the southern portion of the 2016 Pioneer Fire Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50694
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Eighty-nine sections in the following T7NR6E, T7NR7E, T8NR6E, T8NR7E, T9NR7E, T9NR8E, T10NR7E, T10NR8E, and T11NR8E. Project is located in the southern portion of the 2016 Pioneer Fire Area within the North and Middle Forks Boise River 4th Field HUC (#1705011)
The Saint Minerals Proposed Plan of Operations Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
08/05/2016
Est. Comment Period
08/2017
Expected: 12/2017 05/2018 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this analysis is to provide for approval of a Plan of Operations to explore for locatable minerals on an existing mining claim. The proponent is proposing to excavate 50' x 50' exploration pits within a 3/4 acre area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49770
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T7N, R4E, sec 15 On National Forest System lands approximately two miles west of Placerville Idaho, Boise County, off Forest Service Road 343 (Granite Creek Rd.).
Boise National Forest, Lowman Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Carlin Mineral Exploration Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/22/2015
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to drill/blast a quartz vein and remove approximately 30-40 tons of mineral material to determine if enough gold is present to further develop the project. This is a locatable minerals project regulated under 36 CFR 228A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46424
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T8N, R6E, Sec 13&18 The project area is located near the Burns Ridge area within the Grimes Pass Idaho Roadless Area. Roughly 12 Miles Northeast of Pioneerville along Forest Road 380 to the 380D fork.
Lowman WUI Corridor
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Ryan Shannahan
208-245-6210
rmshannahan@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes hazardous fuel reduction and restoration treatments on 1,900 acres within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). Proposed treatments include both prescribed fire and mechanical understory thinning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41003
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located adjacent to the community of Lowman along the S. Fork of the Payette River.
Boise National Forest, Mountain Home Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
BOR Grape Mountain Telecommunication Site Special Use Permit Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/06/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Aaron Stockton
208-587-7835
astockton@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is analyzing a special use permit application from the Bureau of Reclamation to build, operate, and maintain and additional telecommunication site on Grape Mountain on the Mountain Home Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50430
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable T 3 N, R 6 E, Section 8 Grape Mountain, Elmore County Idaho
CenturyLink Special Use Permit
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/28/2017
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Lori Ankrum
208-587-7832
lankrum@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to authorize the issuance of a Special Use Permit to CenturyLink to install a short section (450 feet) of buried telecommunication line on National Forest System lands to connect two existing pieces of infrastructure.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50749
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - T4N, R4E, Section 28 Near Hwy 21 Mores Creek Rim Road, T 4N, R 4E section 28
Daniels Creek - Dry Creek Trail Additions
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Stephaney Church
208-587-7961
schurch@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to add about 4 miles of existing trails on NFS and BLM lands to the Ridges to Rivers Trail System. Land easements have recently been acquired allowing these existing trails to be added to the trail system(s).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46937
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Ada, Boise. LEGAL - T5N, R02E, Section 36 and T5N, R03E, Sections 30 & 31 This project is located in Management Area 04 - Boise Front/Bogus Basin.
Featherville Sheep and Goat Allotment
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Holly Hampton
208-587-7961 ext.7167
hahampton@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will evaluate current livestock management on the Featherville Sheep and Goat (S&G) Allotment and proposes to authorize continued livestock grazing on approximately 142,800 acres of National Forest System land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=8867
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - T2N, R8E-11E; T3N, R8-11E;, T4N, R8-10E; T5N, R8-11E; T6N, R9-11E The allotment lies within the South Fork Boise River drainage above Anderson Ranch Dam, the Middle Fork Boise River drainage, and Anderson Ranch Reservoir drainage
Henry Clay Mineral Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/10/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Melissa Swain
208-392-3719
mbswain@fs.fed.us
Description: The proponent proposes to conduct minerals exploration activities to acquire detailed geologic data within the Henry Clay mineral claims group to determine the extent of the mineral resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39633
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 17, 18, and 20, Township 7 North, Range 4 East, Boise Meridian The Henry Clay mineral claims are located between Featherville and Rocky Bar, Idaho.
Wilson Flat Trail Reconstruction Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2017
Expected: 09/2017 09/2017 Wintauna Belt
208-587-7961
wbelt@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to reconstruct approximately 1 mile of authorized motorized trail that was destroyed during a flood event. The section to be reconstructed provides access to the Wilson Flat Trail System.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51463
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - T1N., R9E, section 31,30, and T1N, R8E Section 25,36 The project is located in the South Fork of the Boise River, just below the Anderson Ranch Dam. The project includes the first mile of the Wilson Flat Trail just after the Trail Head.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.