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):
- R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Evanston-Mountain View RD
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Heber-Kamas Ranger District
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Logan Ranger District
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Ogden Ranger District
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Pleasant Grove Ranger District
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake Ranger District
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Spanish Fork Ranger District


R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Energy Gateway South 500 kV Powerline (EGS)
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/01/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2014
Expected: 03/2015 01/2020 Charles Call
435-865-3730
ckcall@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposed 500 kV transmission line is designed to deliver power to Rocky Mountain Power utility costumers in Utah and the intermountain west. Generation sources are located in central Wyoming.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42534
Location: UNIT - Duchesne Ranger District, Pine Valley Ranger District, Fillmore Ranger District, Richfield Ranger District, Price Ranger District, Heber-Kamas Ranger District, Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Iron, Juab, Millard, Piute, Sevier, Uintah, Wasatch, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project initiates in central Wyoming and crosses public, private, and state lands in Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. Project terminates at the Mona substation in central Utah.
Greater Sage-grouse Management Direction - Utah
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/01/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 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.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/western.html
Location: UNIT - Ashley National Forest All Units, Dixie National Forest All Units, Fishlake National Forest All Units, Manti-Lasal National Forest All Units, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable All National Forests in Utah
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management Cancelled N/A N/A Paul Cowley
801-999-2177
pcowley@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a duplicate entry. For information on the project, follow the link "High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project (Ashley and UWC National Forests)" below.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44452
Location: UNIT - Roosevelt Ranger District, Duchesne Ranger District, Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Duchesne, Summit, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in the High Uintas Wilderness in both Duchesne and Summit counties. The project is located northeast of Duchesne, UT and southwest of Manila, UT.
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project (Ashley and UWC National Forests)
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
NOI in Federal Register
05/23/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/2016
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Paul Cowley
801-999-2177
pcowley@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will evaluate the effects of continued domestic sheep grazing in the High Uintas Wilderness (HUW). There are 10 sheep allotments located on the north and south slopes of HUW and are located in both the Ashley and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NFs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44503
Location: UNIT - Roosevelt Ranger District, Duchesne Ranger District, Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Duchesne, Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in the High Uintas Wilderness in both Duchesne and Summit counties. The project is located northeast of Duchesne, UT and southwest of Manila, UT
Transwest Express 600 kV Direct Current Powerline (TWE)
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/18/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2013
Expected: 12/2014 03/2018 Charles Call
435-865-3730
ckcall@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposed 600 kV direct current transmission line is designed to carry renewable energy (primarily wind power) from generation sources in central Wyoming to markets in in the pacific southwest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42526
Location: UNIT - Roosevelt Ranger District, Pine Valley Ranger District, Fillmore Ranger District, Richfield Ranger District, Ferron Ranger District, Heber-Kamas Ranger District, Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Iron, Juab, Millard, Piute, Sevier, Uintah, Wasatch, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable This project initiates in central Wyoming and crosses public, private, and state lands in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache 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
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache N.F. Forest Plan Monitoring Realignment
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2015
Expected: 10/2015 01/2016 Charlie Condrat
801-236-3439
ccondrat@fs.fed.us
Description: The UWCNF has begun a process to realign its forest plans with the 2012 Final Planning Rule (see: 36 Code of Federal Regulations 219). In particular, the UWCNF will address the purpose of the monitoring plan program set forth in 36 CFR 219.12(a)(1).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46267
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Utah, Wasatch, Weber, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Evanston-Mountain View RD R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Platte Petroleum Environmental Assessment
EA
- Road management
- Minerals and Geology
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2014
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Roger Kesterson
307-782-6555
rkesterson@fs.fed.us
Description: Burnett Oil Company has submitted an application for permit to drill a test well. The Forest Service will analyze impacts on surface resources. The Bureau of Land Management will be a cooperating agency and will analyze subsurface impacts.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45108
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 13 East, Salt Lake Meridian The proposed action is located within northern Utah near the Wyoming border. The nearest town is Mountain View, Wyoming which is approximately 24 air miles northeast of the project area.
Roughneck Vegetation Restoration Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
07/21/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Pete Gomben
801-999-2182
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: The UWCNF proposes: 3,369 acres of stand clearcut with leave trees; 2,770 acres of two-aged stand clearcut with reserves; 0.75 miles of new specified road construction; 46.7 miles of temporary road construction; and 15.2 miles of temporary road use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43599
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Summit, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable The proposed project is located approximately 15 miles south of Mountain View, Wyoming. The project area lies within Uinta County, Wyoming, and Summit County, Utah.
Wildlife and livestock pond development
CE
- Grazing management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/07/2012
Expected: 04/2013 04/2013 Aimee Cameron
307-782-6555
aimeecameron@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to develop four ponds that would benefit both wildlife and livestock. Two new ponds would be created, and a ditch and water bars along a closed logging road would be modified o catch water.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40881
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. West Fork Smiths Fork watershed
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Heber-Kamas Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allwest Communications Fiber Optic Line Upgrade
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Virginia Daniel
435-783-4338
vdaniel@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to authorize Allwest Communications to upgrade an existing 525-foot section of copper line with 96-strand fiber optic line. The upgraded line would be installed along the existing copper line, which runs along Highway 150.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46639
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Township 2 South, Range 6 East, Section 25. Approximately 0.5 mile northwest of Samak along Highway 150.
Beef Pasture Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Installing a new pipeline and trough to improve livestock distribution.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45647
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Strawberry River
Butterfly Lake Trail
CE

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2015
Actual: 08/13/2015
08/2015 Evan Glenn
435-654-7215
evanrglenn@fs.fed.us
Description: The Heber-Kamas Ranger District proposes to create a Class 4 trail around Butterfly Lake. A portion of the proposed trail would be built on existing user-created trails, while a portion would involve new trail construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46251
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Township 4 North, Range 9 West, Section 23, Uintah meridian. In the Lakes Country area of the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Indian Creek Exploratory Well Surface Use Plan of Operations
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Jim Percy
435-654-7211
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Approval of Surface Use Plan of Operations for one exploratory oil/gas well on an old, existing well pad.
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T4S, R12W, Section 26 Crooked Creek area off Indian Creek Road.
Lagoon Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Add a trough outside of an exclosure.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45648
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Strawberry River
Mud Creek Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: A headbox, pipeline and 3 troughs would be installed to lessen the impact on boreal toads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45649
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mud Creek Drainage
Soapstone Summer Home #19
CE
- Land ownership management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Evan Glenn
435-654-7215
evanrglenn@fs.fed.us
Description: Install a septic system and add an addition to the cabin.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45652
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Soapstone Basin.
South Streeper Corral Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Install a pipeline and trough.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45651
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Indian Creek Road.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Logan Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Camp Lomia Waterline/Streambank Repair
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/23/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Kelli Taylor
435-755-3626
ktaylor02@fs.fed.us
Description: 1. Relocate existing culinary water lines under the stream channel and stabilize 190 feet of streambank. 2. Install two water storage tanks and water metering system in an existing structure located within the permit area. 3. Relocate shutoff valve.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T113 N R3 E Section 17 Righthand Fork of the Logan River. Camp Lomia special use authorization.
Deweyville Spring Improvement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Ronald Vance
435-755-3628
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: The town of Deweyville is proposing heaving maintenance and rehabilitation of the Coldwater Canyon Spring No. 1 complex which is a culinary water source. The proposal will address: collection pipes, a central collection manhole, liner construction
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47612
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder. LEGAL - Disturbance is less than 0.05 acres within T. 11 N., R. 2 W., West 1/2 of Section 26, Salt Lake Base and Meridian. Coldwater Canyon, Wellsville Range
Logan Peak Trail
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: A proponent has requested adding approx. 1.6mi of system trail from Logan Dry Canyon Trail to Logan Peak. Trail was likely constructed by CCC and previously a system trail that was removed. Approximately 50% of the trail would need repairs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45626
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T11N, R2E, S1/2 Section 4 and T11N, R2E, NW1/4 Section 9 Salt Lake Base and Meridian East of Logan, Utah within the Bear River Range. Proposed trail would extend west from Logan Peak.
Precipitation Study USU
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: Utah State University is requesting to conduct research aimed at better understanding the vegetative response to climate change. The proposal involves installation of twelve (12m x12m) "precipitation manipulation shelters" at forest edge sites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45622
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Rich. LEGAL - Not Applicable To Be Determined
Spawn Creek Trailhead
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/19/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 Kyler McCarrel
775-964-2671
kmccarrel02@fs.fed.us
Description: Project would reroute the Worm Trail out of Spawn Creek exclosure and up the hill to the west.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45635
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T13N, R3E, Section 26 Salt Lake Base and Meridian Approximately 11 miles northeast of Logan, Utah in the Bear River Range
Staker Relocation Environmental Assessment
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2014
Expected: 12/2014 03/2015 Pete Gomben
801-999-2103
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to authorize Pacificorp to relocate a 0.5-mile segment of an existing transmission line onto National Forest System lands to avoid excavation activites on private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45059
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder. LEGAL - Not Applicable Section 20, Township 9 North, Range 1 West, east of Brigham City, Utah.
White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Pete Gomben
801-999-2103
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to authorize the continuance of grazing on the White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38463
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable Allotments are located southeast of Logan, Utah.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Ogden Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ogden Ranger District Travel Plan Revision Supplemental EIS
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Road management In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/30/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ogden Ranger District is preparing a supplemental EIS in response to a March 7, 2012 court order instructing the Forest Service to address deficiencies in the previous EIS and record of decision for the Ogden Travel Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45226
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Morgan, Rich, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Ogden Ranger District
Pelican Beach Parking Expansion
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2015
Actual: 06/25/2015
06/2015 Sendi Kalcic
435-755-3633
sendikalcic@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ogden Ranger District proposes to expand the parking area at Pelican Beach on the east side of Pineview Reservoir. The proposed expansion is in response to an increase in recreation demand for the Pelican Beach area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44950
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable On the east side of Pineview Reservoir.
Snowbasin GAZEX proposal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/08/2015
Expected: 11/2015 03/2016 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbasin Ski Resort proposes to install two GAZEX exploders and an accompanying shelter in the Strawberry area that would improve avalanche control. The proposed site is within the current permit boundary. Work would be done by hand and helicopter.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47562
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable At the Snowbasin Ski Resort permit area.
Three Creeks Allotment Consolidation
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/15/2011
Est. Comment Period
01/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Pete Gomben
801-999-2182
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to consolidate 10 grazing allotments (5 BLM and 5 FS) into 1 management unit with 20 pastures on BLM and 8 pastures on FS lands.Management would focus on time, timing, frequency, and intensity of livestock grazing on about 143,000 ac.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36707
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. LEGAL - Not Applicable West of Randolph, Utah
Uinta Highlands Reservoir
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/07/2015
Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta Highlands Improvement District proposes to rebuild its culinary water reservoir #3. The reservoir is located on private land owned by the improvement district. Portions of the pipeline and access road are on NFS land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46909
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable East bench of the Uinta Highlands southeast of Ogden, Utah.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Pleasant Grove Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
American Fork River armoring project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 08/2015 Gary Gray
801-796-4892
gcgray@fs.fed.us
Description: The Pleasant Grove Ranger District proposes to armor the banks of the American Fork River to minimize the risks of erosion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46960
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along the American Fork River.
Battle Creek Canyon Culinary Water Pipeline Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 03/2016 05/2016 Jon Stansfield
530-233-8829
jstansfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Replacing and realigning portions of the Battle Creek Canyon culinary water pipeline to decrease the risk of contamination. Approximately 5.0 acres of the Mt. Timpanogos inventoried roadless area would be affected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46240
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Township 5 South, Range 2 East, sections 13, 14, 23, and 24. Battle Creek Canyon, approximately 2.5 miles east of the city of Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Kimball Land Exchange
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/11/2013
Expected: 02/2015 06/2015 Jon Stansfield
530-233-8829
jstansfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange of National Forest System lands (19.62) for Private Lands (25.11)to consolidate the ownership.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45602
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T3S R3E Sections 29 & 30 SLBM. Major Evans Gulch, American Fork Canyon Management Area
Snowbird Mineral Basin Howitzer mount
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbird Ski Resort proposes installation of a Howitzer in Mineral Basin for avalanche control on both Forest Service and private lands. Snowbird currently conducts avalanche reduction in Mineral Basin using hand charges and Avalaunchers.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46707
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Township 3 South, Range 3 East, Section 17. Mineral Basin area.
Snowbird Path to Paradise ski run modification
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/17/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbird Ski Resort proposes an extension of the Path to Paradise ski run. Approximately 480 feet of Forest Service land through the Twin Peaks inventoried roadless area would be graded, resulting in a continuous 12-foot-wide track.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46704
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Township 3 South, Range 3 East, Section 18. On the Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
Tibble Fork Communications
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/17/2015
Expected: 03/2015 03/2015 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Installing an emergency phone at the Tibble Fork Parking Lot for public safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45645
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tibble Fork Reservoir Parking Lot and Timpooneke Road.
Tibble Fork Dam
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
12/31/2012
Expected: 08/2014 10/2014 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is proposing to fund rehabilitation of the Tibble Fork Dam in the American Fork Canyon of northern Utah County, Utah. It is located 10 miles north east of the city of Alpine, UT.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41710
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tibble Fork Dam is in the American Fork Canyon of northern Utah County, Utah. It is located 10 miles north east of the city of Alpine, UT.
Welch Land Exchange
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/15/2013
Expected: 02/2015 06/2015 Jon Stansfield
530-233-8829
jstansfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange of land between private land owner and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Parcels of equal size will be exchanged to consolidate land ownership which will benefit both the Forest Service and the private land owner.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46141
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Township 4 South; Range 2 East; Section 8 Located in Dry Creek Canyon near the Horsetail Falls trailhead (northeast of Alpine, UT).
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alta 2015 Summer Projects
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Alta ski Area is proposing to implement a number of small projects from their accepted MDP including minor modifications to existing lodges, constructing solar panels on buildings, and constructing an additional small culinary buried tank.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R3E, Sec. 5 Within Alta Ski Area permitted boundary in Collins Gulch in upper Little cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT.
Bountiful Lions Gun Range permit renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us
Description: The Bountiful Lions Gun Range is operated by the Bountiful Lions Club of Bountiful, and operates under a special use permit, originally issued in 1959, that will expire at the end of 2013. The Gun Club has submitted an application to renew the permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43105
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T2N, R1w, Sec. 17 Bottom of Ward Canyon, Davis County, Utah
Climbing Areas Stabilization projects
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us
Description: the SLRD is proposing to construct belay platforms that are anchored by barrier rock and/or gabion baskets and to improve the access trails that lead to two climbing areas in Big Cottonwood Canyon - Dogwood and the Pile.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43615
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Dogwood Picnic Area & "S" Curve area in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County
Farmington City Water Storage Tank Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2687
ppopola@fs.fed.us
Description: Farmington City is proposing to construct a water storage tank to include within their current special use permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35721
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T3N, R1E, Sec 29, Proposed lacation in Lower Davis Creek area, Farmington City, Davis County, UT
Mill Creek Dam Removal and Restoration Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2015
Actual: 08/14/2015
09/2015 Paul Cowley
801-999-2177
pcowley@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to restore watershed function and aquatic ecosystem to more closely match historic conditions in Mill Creek Canyon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41873
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - The project is located in the southwest corner of Township 2 South, Range 2 East Section 27. The dam is located just upstream of Porter Fork in the Mill Creek Drainage.
NEON Domain 15 Project in Utah
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Research
- Special use management
In Progress
Comment Period
11/23/2014
Expected: 11/2015 03/2016 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: The NEON research sites include the construction, maintenance, and operation of ecological observation and experiment stations within w/in Red Butte RNA and Vernon site to study land use, invasive species, and urban effects for 10-15 years.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake, Tooele. LEGAL - Not Applicable Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake County; and Vernon site. Tooele County
Patch Springs Fire Rehabilitation
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Michael Duncan
801-236-3415
mduncan@fs.fed.us
Description: In August 2013 the Patch Springs wildfire burned 31,010 acres on the Southwest Side of the Stansbury Mountain Range in Tooele County Utah.The State DWR proposes to treat approx. 2,100 acres of NFS land by aerially seeding and chaining.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43618
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southwest side of Stansbury Mountains in Tooele County
Rankin Water Development Permit Reissue
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit Holders Ron and Carol Rankin are applying to have their current permit for spring development, water storage tank and transmission line reissued for an additional 20 year term.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46502
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 4 North, Range 1 West, Section 12, northwest quarter. Salt Lake Meridian.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Spanish Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Loop Springs Trough Relocation
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: The existing trough would be moved from the dispersed camping site which has grown bigger over the years. The new trough location is approximately 260 feet from the current location.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45545
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T10S R2E Sections 35 & 36 SLM. Just off the Nebo Loop Road near the Holman Exclosure.
Nebo Creek Corral
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2014
Expected: 12/2014 06/2015 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct cattle corrals that are approximately 30 by 30 feet of steel panels. The purpose of the corral is to hold cattle at the site until they can be trailered off the Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45547
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T11S R3E Section 16 SLM. Up the Nebo Creek road at the junction with and old closed road.
Nephi/Payson Allotment Fence
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: Reconstruct approximately ΒΌ mile of fence between the Nephi and Payson Allotments. A portion of the fence will be relocated out of trees and snow areas to better maintain after reconstruction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45548
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T11S R2E Section 15 SLM. Off the Nebo Loop Road.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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