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)
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Leadore Ranger District
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Lost River Ranger District
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Middle Fork Ranger District
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, North Fork Ranger District
- Salmon-Challis National Forest, Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District


R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Greater Sage-grouse Management Direction - Idaho
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/24/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Glen Stein
801-625-5281
gstein@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) and supplemental environmental impact statements to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into Bureau of Land Management land use plans and Forest Plans.
Location: UNIT - Boise National Forest All Units, Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units, Sawtooth National Forest All Units, Caribou-Targhee National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Adams, Blaine, Bonneville, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Elmore, Fremont, Madison. LEGAL - Not Applicable Boise NF, Salmon-Challis NF, Caribou-Targhee NF, Sawtooth NF, Curlew NG
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Issuing New O&G Permits to Replace Expired Permits
CE
- Special use management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 09/2015 12/2015 Patti Schwind
208-756-5147
pschwind@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuing 11 land based and 21 river based recreation Outfitting and Guiding permits.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39687
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - Not Applicable Portions of 3 Ranger Districts on the Salmon-Challis National Forest
Issuing New Permits for Expired Outfitter & Guide Permits
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/03/2014
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Patti Schwind
208-756-5147
pschwind@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuing 10 land based & 3 river recreation Outfitting and Guiding permits
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39513
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - Not Applicable Portions of 5 Ranger Districts on the Salmon-Challis National Forest
NRCS Snow Data Sites Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gail Baer
208-756-5128
gbaer@fs.fed.us
Description: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is requesting a reissuance of the Special Use Permits for operation, maintenance, and conversion of manual snow courses and automated SNOTEL data collection sites on Forest Service Lands.
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. The manual snow courses and automated SNOTEL data collection sites are located across the Salmon-Challis National Forest outside of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness
Salmon-Challis Forestwide Integrated Weed Management
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/13/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Jennifer Purvine
208-879-4162
jpurvine@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement adaptive and integrated invasive plant management on current and potential infested areas which would include inventory and assessment designed to support Early Detection Rapid Response, control methods, monitoring, and rehabilitation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36537
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Blaine, Butte, Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salmon-Challis National Forest outside of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Halstead Fire Salvage Project
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period
01/23/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 David Morris
208-879-4130
dmorris01@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage marketable forest products from trees killed over 1,452 acres as a result of the Halstead Fire and those trees that may succumb to expansion of Douglas-fir beetle triggered by the fire. Areas include Challis-Yankee and Middle Fork Districts.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43556
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District, Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - Challis-Yankee Fork RD, T11N, R13E, Sections 13, 14, 22-24, and T11N, R14E, Section 18. Middle Fork RD, T12N, R11E, Sections 12, and 13; T12N, R12E, Sections 5, 6, 9, 15-17, 21, and 22. Project area is located in two areas one 4 air miles north of Stanley, ID and the other 14 air miles due northeast of Stanley, ID.
Panther (Big) Creek Hot Springs Geothermal Leasing
EIS
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
03/15/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2015
Expected: 12/2015 02/2016 Kathryn Goessel
208-879-4158
kgoessel@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest proposes to consent with stipulations to BLM issuance of 3 contiguous, noncompetitive geothermal leases.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37800
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District, North Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T23N, R18E, sections 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 & 28 An approximately 9-square-mile area in the Hot Springs Creek drainage of the lower Panther Creek watershed, 20 mi. WNW of Salmon, ID
Shoshone Bannock Tribes Crystal Springs Hatchery Support Project at Yankee Fork River and Panther Cr
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special use management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
05/23/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2015
Expected: 03/2016 06/2016 Mary Hammer
208-756-5109
marylhammer@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed permanent facilities include chinook salmon trapping, holding and acclimation facilities including weirs at Pole Flat Campground site on the Yankee Fork River and at the Cobalt Ranger Station on Panther Creek. In cooperation with BPA.
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District, Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pole Flat Campground area on the Yankee Fork River and Cobalt Ranger Station on Panther Creek.
Upper Yankee Fork Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Comment Period
10/21/2010
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 John Fowler
208-879-4168
jfowler@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to prescribe burn under management conditions to reduce the continuous heavy ground and ladder fuels and reduce the overstory density in the upper reaches of Trapper Creek and the head of the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32990
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District, Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T14N, R16E, Sections 3, 9-11, 13-17, 19-23, 26-34. All or parts of these sections. Sixteen miles west of Challis Idaho in the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River and Trapper Creek in the FCRONRW.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Hill Insect and Disease
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Riley Rhoades
208-879-4132
rbrhoades@fs.fed.us
Description: Project will increase tree resilience to insects and disease by implementing various silvicultural management techniques to reduce fuels, restore decadent aspen stands, provide commercial forest products, and improve wildlife habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46452
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T14N, R18E (S28-33), T13N, R18E (S3-6), T13N, R17E (S1), T14N, R17E (S36) All or parts of these sections. Seven miles west of Challis in and adjacent to Big Hill Gulch, Custer County, Idaho.
Mosquito Flat Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/21/2012
Expected: 09/2015 05/2016 David Morris
208-879-4127
dmorris01@fs.fed.us
Description: Prescribed broadcast burning and tree cutting proposal to reduce hazardous fuels in the WUI in and around the Mosquito Flat area
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39625
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T14N, R17E, S33 Areas to the immediate south, west, and north of the Mosquito Flat area. Generally, the headwater drainage of the Challis creek watershed, approximately 8 air miles west of Challis, ID.
Pahsimeroi Allotment Spring Rehabilitation
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2015
Actual: 03/12/2015
05/2015 Joshua Edwards
208-588-3400
jledwards@fs.fed.us
Description: Fencing five wetland springs to improve the conditions at the locations. One site will have stock ponds breached and water piped off site. All fences will be placed outside of the wetland community type to minimize impacts to the soft soils.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45757
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - The location of the springs is T11N, R23E, Sections 17, 20, 28, and 29. The project occurs on the east side of the Lost River range, roughly 42 miles Southeast of Challis, Idaho. The location of the springs is T11N, R23E, Sections 17, 20, 28, and 29.
Reauthorization Of Grazing on the Spud Creek and Marco Creek Allotments
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/20/2007
Est. Comment Period
11/2015
Expected: 10/2016 12/2016 Faith Ryan
208-756-5562
fryan@fs.fed.us
Description: The Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District proposes to authorize continued livestock grazing on the Spud and Marco Creek Allotments consistent with existing management in order to continue to meet or move toward desired resource conditions (see project
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21209
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - Marco Creek Alloment:T10N,R18E,Sec10,15,17,18,20,&21-SpudCreek Allotment T10N, R17 andR18E,Sec 5,,67,8,9,10,15,16,17,&21 The Spud Creek and Marco Creek Alloments is located in the East Fork of the Salmon River
Spring Gulch Grazing Allotment Fencing Project
CE
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2015
Actual: 03/12/2015
06/2015 Barry Dopp
208-879-4100
bdopp@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to effectively control livestock to protect and improve riparian conditions and fish habitat by constructing .87 mile of fence.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45777
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T16N, R22E, Sections 31, 32; T15N, R22E, Section 4, 5, B.M. Project area is approximately 20 miles northeast of Challis located just south of the East Fork Morgan Creek.
Thompson Creek Modified Plan of Operations for Mine Expansion
EIS
- Minerals and Geology
- Land ownership management
In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/27/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Kathryn Goessel
208-879-4158
kgoessel@fs.fed.us
Description: The Thompson Creek Mining Company (TCMC) submitted a plan of operations for continued mining through approximately 2030. The POO proposes new surface disturbance on a total of approximately 500 acres of private and public (BLM & NFS) lands.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/TCM-exlx_EIS.html
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T11N, R17E, Secs, 6, T11N, R16E, Secs, 1-4, 11-12, T12N, R16E, Secs 25, 34-36, T12N, R17E, Secs 31 The Thompson Creek Mine is located in Custer County, Idaho approximately 5 miles north of the Salmon River and 35 miles southwest of the county seat of Challis.
West Fork Confluence Stream Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/26/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Bart Gamett
208-588-3420
bgamett@fs.fed.us
Description: The project is designed to improve fish habitat in the Yankee Fork & West Fork Yankee Fork by restoring a dredge mined area to a more natural condition. The project is located primarily on private land with a small portion located on national forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45989
Location: UNIT - Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T12N R15E S20 Confluence of the Yankee Fork and West Fork Yankee Fork.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Leadore Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Canyon Creek Stream Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/19/2015
Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Craig Hemping
208-756-5229
chemping@fs.fed.us
Description: Installing stream improvement structures to help restore Salmonid spawning habitat in Canyon Creek, including pool formations, spawning and rearing stream substrate composition, stream bank stability and streamside shading over a five year period.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46355
Location: UNIT - Leadore Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T.16N., R27E., Sections 5, 6, 7, and 18 as well as T.17N., R.27E., Section 32. The proposed project is located on Canyon Creek, a tributary to the Lemhi River. The project area is approximately 5-8 miles northeast of the town of Leadore, Idaho.
Soapstone Springs Exclosure Expansion
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 06/2015 09/2015 Sara Norman
208-768-2505
scnorman@fs.fed.us
Description: The project will expand the exclosure around a developed headbox at Soapstone Springs on the Grizzly Hill C&H Allotment, protecting the spring source.
Location: UNIT - Leadore Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - NW 1/4, SE 1/4, Sec. 36, T. 17N, R. 26E. The project is located on the Grizzly Hill C&H Allotment, approximately 6 miles northwest of Leadore, Idaho.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Lost River Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sawmill Canyon Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/29/2011
Expected: 06/2015 09/2015 David Morris
208-879-4127
dmorris01@fs.fed.us
Description: Project will implement various sivicultural managment techniques to reduce fuels, restore decadent aspen stands, provide commercial forest products, and address insect epidemic that is currently occurring in the drainage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37108
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - T12N, R25E, S.1,2; T12N, R26E,S. 5-8; T13N, R25E, S. 25,36; T13N, R26E, S. 30, 31, Boise Meridian Project Area is located in Sawmill Canyon the headwaters of the Little Lost River drainage, 35 miles NNE of Mackay, Idaho
Antelope Valley Grazing Allotments
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
07/10/2014
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Joshua Edwards
208-588-3405
jledwards@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize grazing on the Antelope, Leadbelt, Dry Fork, Sawmill Canyon and Stoddard Canyon grazing allotments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=19137
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Butte, Custer. LEGAL - parts of T 3 & 4 N, R 23 E Antelope Valley in Butte and Custer County encompassing 46,375 acres, 18 miles south of Mackay
Bell Mountain Allotment, Deep Creek Spring Pipeline Extension
CE
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Joshua Edwards
208-588-2224
jledwards@fs.fed.us
Description: Add a section of pipeline and one trough to an existing developed spring and pipeline. This project would add a trough on NFS administered land to better distribute livestock across the pasture.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37885
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - SW ¼ of NW ¼ of Section 14, Township 10N Range 27E, Butte County First developed spring north of the Deep Creek drainage on the Bell Mountain Allotment. Zone 11N North 802729.359, East 4900937.945, Datum NAD83
Lost River Small Batch Fences
EA
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
04/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Joshua Edwards
208-588-2224
jledwards@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposes to construct five segments of fence totalling 1.25 miles and installing three cattleguards on Forest roads to better manage livestock in Copper Basin, North Fork and Kane Canyon areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37963
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - Road/Ramey T6N R21E Sec 23 SW ¼, North Fork T7N R19E Sec 26, 35, 36, Kane Lake TH T6N R19E Section 27 NE ¼ Road/Ramey- 17 miles SW of Mackay, ID , North Fork- 28 miles W of Mackay, ID, Kane Lake TH- 28 miles WSW of Mackay, ID. All in Custer Co.
Mackay Old Warehouse Site Administrative Site Conveyance
CE
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/20/2014
Expected: 07/2015 09/2015 Randy Thomas
208-756-5138
rthomas@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest proposes to sell one historic warehouse building and two out building sheds in Mackay, Idaho on a 0.48-acre fenced parcel with utilities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23524
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T7N, R24E, Section28, Lots 1-3, Block 21 The Mackay site is 0.48 acres on the south corner of the intersection of Park Avenue and Salmon Street, Mackay, ID
Mammoth Canyon Road Reclamation
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 09/2015 06/2016 Glenwood Brittain
208-756-5169
gbrittain@fs.fed.us
Description: The Lost River Ranger District (LRRD) is proposing to reclaim transportation routes by decommissioning twenty-one unauthorized routes and five closed system routes in the Alder Ck drainage, approximately 6 air miles south to southwest of Mackay, ID.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46512
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer. LEGAL - T.6.N., R.23.E. Sections 10, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24; T.6.N., R.24.E. Sections 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 34, 35; and T.5.N., R.24.E. Section 3, Boise Meridian, Custer County, ID. Approximately 6 miles south to southwest of Mackay, ID.
Timber Creek Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 02/2016 08/2016 Philip McNeal
208-879-4197
pmcneal@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute 0.50 miles of Forest Trail 4137 Timber Creek Trail, due to poor trail design and to rehabilitate existing resource damage associated with the original trail location.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46576
Location: UNIT - Lost River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Custer, Lemhi. LEGAL - T 13 N, R25 E S/SE section 14 Timber Creek Pass 38 miles NE of Mackay, ID.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Middle Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sulphur Creek Aircraft landing Strip
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gail Baer
208-756-5128
gbaer@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issuance of a special use permit for a portion of the Sulphur Creek landing strip which is located on national Forest lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=15530
Location: UNIT - Middle Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T 14 N, R 9 E, SE 1/4, NW 1/4, Section 21, B.M. West of Sulphur Creek Ranch, which is located approximately 4 miles up Sulphur Creek from it's mouth west of the Middle Fork of the Salmon river.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, North Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hughes Creek #2 Placer Testing
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
07/25/2014
Est. Comment Period
04/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Julie Hopkins
208-756-5279
juliehopkins@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to excavate two test pits, 30' wide x 50' long x 15' deep, to explore lower 5 feet of pits for gold.
Location: UNIT - North Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T.25N., R.21E., sections 7 and 8, Boise Meridian, Lemhi County, Idaho. Hughes Creek drainage approximately 8 miles north/northwest of the community of North Fork, Lemhi County, Idaho.
North Fork Sheep Creek Placer
EA
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 03/2016 07/2016 Julie Hopkins
208-756-5279
juliehopkins@fs.fed.us
Description: Excavate five test pits and one trench in three locations in the North Fork of Sheep Creek drainage. A stratified sample from the pay gravels would be washed in a portable trammel, and the results tested to determine next steps.
Location: UNIT - North Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T25N, R22E, Sections 11 and 14, Boise Meridian North Fork of Sheep Creek
Sagewood Salvage Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/29/2014
Expected: 07/2015 10/2015 Margaret Seaberg
208-865-2711
margareteseaberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of dead and dying trees on less than 250ac to improve the overall health of stands, reduce hazardous fuels, improve timber productivity and provide several different kinds of forest products including commercial and personal use products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45287
Location: UNIT - North Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T.25.N., R.20.E., Sec. 35; T.24.N., R.20.E, Sec. 1, 2, 11, 12 Within the Sage Creek and Donnelly Drainages on the North Fork Ranger District of the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
Salmon-Challis National Forest, Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Duck Creek Diversion and Pipeline
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gail Baer
208-756-5128
gbaer@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit for a water diversion pipeline and access road. Water diversion will replace an existing diversion. The new structure will include a lockable headgate with a measureable flow and a passive cylinder fish screen
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - SE1/4 of the SW1/4, Section 30, T18N, R17E, BPM Duck Creek, tributary to Camas Creek
East Boulder Placer Exploration Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Glenwood Brittain
208-756-5169
gbrittain@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to drill 30 exploration auger holes in jurisdictional wetland with less than 1 acre of surface disturbance near the confluence of East Boulder Creek and West Fork of East Boulder Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46508
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - T.23N., R.20E., Sections 6 and 7, Boise Prime Meridian, Lemhi County, Idaho. Approximately 17 miles northwest of Salmon, Lemhi County, Idaho.
Sanderson Ditch Conversion to buried Pipeline
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gail Baer
208-756-5128
gbaer@fs.fed.us
Description: Bury pipe in the existing Sanderson Ditch. The pipe will be in the existing ROW area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43019
Location: UNIT - Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Lemhi. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sanderson Ditch is a diversion from Wallace Creek and diverts water to private land owners within the Savage Ranch subdivision.
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