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)
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- 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
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project (Ashley and UWC National Forests)
EIS
- Grazing management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
12/01/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2018
Expected: 02/2019 02/2019 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
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/13/2017
Expected: 05/2017 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
Syringa Networks Fiber Optics Line
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/03/2017
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct a fiber optic cable near the end of SR 210 within the Albion Basin Road (NFSR 028) to the Patsey Marley private property. The fiber optics line would be collocated with the proposed Patsey Marley utility ROW.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51772
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta, Utah
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache N.F. Forest Plan Monitoring Realignment
CE
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Land management planning
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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Red Ryder Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
02/06/2017
Expected: 08/2017 05/2018 Dundonald Cochrane
(307) 782-3969
dcochrane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal includes a combination of commercial timber harvesting, pre-commercial thinning, and prescribed fire to treat approx. 13,263 acres. Access to the project area would involve use of temporary and existing roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50954
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District, Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Rich. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approx. 45 miles east of Logan. The 24,031 acre analysis area includes a combination of National Forest System, Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, and private lands.
UDWR mountain goat and bighorn sheep capture and collar via helicopter in wilderness
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
07/12/2017
Expected: 11/2017 11/2017 Pamela Manders
801-999-2167
pmanders@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to land helicopters in the Twin Peaks, Lone Peak, and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas to capture and collar mountain goats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49384
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District, Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake, Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Twin Peaks, Lone Peak, and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas
Willard Peak Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Watershed management
- Minerals and Geology
- Special area management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 09/2016 09/2016 Pete Gomben
801-999-2182
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: The State of Utah's Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining proposes to reclaim/close entrances to abandoned mines which pose safety hazards to the public.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49798
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District, Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Numerous locations on the Logan and Ogden ranger districts.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Evanston-Mountain View RD R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
West Fork Smiths Fork Colorado River Cutthroat Trout Enhancement
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
07/2017
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Paul Chase
801-625-5112
pchase@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat the streams in the West Fork Smiths Fork drainage including some waters within the High Uintas Wilderness with piscicide (rotenone) to remove nonnative fish species and enhance habitat for native Colorado River cutthroat trout.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51924
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 33 miles southeast of Evanston, Wyoming. On the north slope of the Uinta Mountain Range.
Western Smiths Fork Restoration
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
10/06/2015
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Jeff Matthews
801-999-2161
jmmatthews@fs.fed.us
Description: Project will treat approximately 1,872 acres impacted by the mountain pine beetle epidemic. The project will move this area towards the desired future condition of a more healthy and resilient forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48074
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 23 miles southwest of Mountain View, Wyoming
Whitney Reservoir Restoration
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
10/06/2015
Expected: 04/2016 05/2016 Jeff Matthews
801-999-2161
jmmatthews@fs.fed.us
Description: Recent mortality of spruce trees due to the spruce bark beetle has appeared along the eastern slope adjacent to Whitney Reservoir. Proposed action is to harvest spruce trees (less than 250 acres) in order to control the spread of insects
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48091
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T. 1 N., R. 9 E., sections 3, 9, and 10 Approximately 30 miles south of Evanston, Wyoming.
Whitney Tall Forb Exclosures
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/16/2015
Expected: 02/2016 05/2016 Aimee Cameron
307-828-5115
aimeecameron@fs.fed.us
Description: Two exclosures will be constructed to compare current livestock grazing and no livestock grazing on tall forb communities to better understand these communities and their true potentials. Vegetation monitoring will occur every 5-10 yrs or as needed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48566
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T. 1 N., R. 9 E., Section 4, NE1/4 and T. 1 N., R. 9 E., Section 8, SE1/4, Salt Lake Base & Meridian. The project is located west of Whitney Reservoir on land administered by the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest approximately 30 miles south of Evanston, Wyoming.
Wildlife Buffer Regeneration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 10/2016 08/2017 Christina Hacker
307-783-3961
chacker@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to treat 238 acres of dead lodgepole pine around goshawk nests to hasten regrowth of trees. Dead pine would be lopped and scattered by hand with chainsaws. No live trees would be cut. No soil disturbance would occur.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50439
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Summit, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Three sites on the Evanston-Mountain View Ranger District
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
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.
State of Utah Snow Cat Shed Relocation
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Facility management
Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2017
Actual: 07/05/2017
08/2017 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by Utah State Parks and Recreation to construct and maintain a storage shed for a snow cat groomer located north of the Soapstone Trailhead.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51964
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable Heber Kamas Ranger District, located near mile post 14 on SR-150, at the end of FSR 142.
Strawberry Bay Recreation Expansion Project
EA
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2017
Actual: 07/07/2017
10/2017 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to upgrade existing facilities and construct new facilities at Strawberry Bay Marina, located at Strawberry Reservoir.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49533
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Strawberry Bay Marina, located at Strawberry Reservoir in Wasatch County.
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
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
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.
Dewitt Springs Maintenance/Repairs
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/16/2015
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us
Description: Logan City has proposed maintenance projects at their culinary water source, Dewitt Springs: 1)Replace an existing water drain line which has collapsed; 2) Repair bank erosion around Dewitt Springs security fence to allow for fence maintenance.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50155
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable East of Logan, Utah. At Dewitt Springs located in Logan Canyon.
Dewitt/Bridger Streambank Repairs
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/16/2015
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us
Description: Logan City proposes to repair the stream bank just above Bridger Campground in order to protect the pipeline. The bank has eroded and has nearly exposed the city culinary water line and created a hazard on the Forest Service River Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50131
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable East of Logan, Utah. In logan Canyon, just upstream from Bridger Campground.
Green Canyon Winter Range Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
10/26/2015
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Jeff Sanocki
928-635-5652
jsanocki@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to restore the slopes within Green Canyon back to a properly functioning condition. Juniper would be removed by hand cutting and the area seeded with browse species to improve the quality and quantity of forage on winter range for mule deer.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49449
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Portions of T. 12 N., R. 41 E. and T. 13 N., R. 41 E., Salt Lake Base and Meridian East of Logan, Utah.
Logan Peak Trail
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A 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.
Pleasant Valley Juniper Treatment II
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
03/29/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Masako Wright
8016255830
masakowright@fs.fed.us
Description: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources desires to conduct a habitat restoration project to prevent loss of understory and Phase II juniper expansion. Juniper trees encroaching into sagebrush and meadow areas would be lopped and scattered.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51997
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 11 North, Range 3 East, sections 23, 24, 25, 26 Near Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area and Pleasant Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of Logan, Utah.
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
Spring Hollow Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/16/2015
Expected: 11/2015 04/2016 Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal involves constructing a new 0.3 mile section (re-route) of non-motorized trail from the Bridger Look-Off area to the upper group site area of the Spring Hollow Campground. Sections of two other trails will be decommissioned.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47982
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T. 12 N., R. 2 E., sections 27, 28 In Logan Canyon, four miles east of Logan, UT.
Staker Relocation Environmental Assessment
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/04/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 12/2016 05/2017 Sendi Kalcic
435-755-3633
sendikalcic@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.
Thinning Bear Timber Sale
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
03/29/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Peter Howard
307-783-3966
pahoward@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to thin previously harvested stands that were clearcut as part of the Little Bear Timber Sale (1973). The entire project area is encompasses approximately 69 acres on National Forest System lands
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52001
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 13 North, Range 4 East, Section 10 Salt Lake Meridian Sinks Road (Forest System Road 20055) and Cheney Creek Road (Forest System Road 20239), approximately 20 miles northeast of Logan, Utah.
Tony Grove Winter Trailhead Expansion and Bunchgrass Trail Connector
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/05/2016
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Zachary Maughan
801-625-5392
zmaughan@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to expand the Tony Grove Winter Trailhead parking lot and construct an additional 0.7 mile section of non-motorized trail from the parking lot to the existing White Pine %u2013 Bunchgrass Canyon Trail (#7051).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51643
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 13 North, Range 3 East, SE Section 2, NE Section 11, and SW Section 12. The project area is located approximately 17 miles northeast of Logan, Utah, in Logan Canyon. A portion of the new section of trail is located in the Mount Naomi Inventoried Roadless Area.
Upper Bunchgrass Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/06/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Zachary Maughan
801-625-5392
zmaughan@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to realign a section of the White Pine - Bunchgrass Canyon Trail (#7051). A new section of trail, approximately 1 mile, would be constructed and the old section of trail would be restored and reseeded.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 14 North, Range 3 East, W1/2 Section 34. The project area is located approximately 18 miles northeast of Logan, Utah, in the Mount Naomi Inventoried Roadless Area. Off of the Tony Grove Road.
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
Bluff Spring Horse Corral
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/04/2017
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Zachary Maughan
801-625-5392
zmaughan@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce undesirable impacts to vegetation by: installing a horse corral near Bluff Spring; add a trail connecting Bluff Springs Road to Bluff Spring system trail; add trail connecting Bluff Springs Road (#20738) from the Bluff Springs Trail dead end.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51588
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. LEGAL - Township 8 North, Range 4 East, Section 21 Approximately 27 miles northeast of Ogden, Utah. Off of the Monte Cristo Road.
Endurance Utah
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/13/2016
Expected: 03/2017 07/2017 Amy Forsgren
(801) 625-5849
aforsgren@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a 5 year special use permit to Endurance Utah to operate two recreation events: Skyline Trail Run (marathon and half marathon) and Eden Epic mountain bike race.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51160
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable East of Ogden, Utah
Ogden/Pineview Yacht Club permit reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a permit to the yacht club for a ten year term.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49921
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pineview Reservoir on the Ogden Ranger District.
Three Creeks Allotment Consolidation
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
04/15/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 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
XTERRA/TEAM Unlimited LLC
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/13/2016
Expected: 03/2017 09/2017 Amy Forsgren
(801) 625-5849
aforsgren@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a 5 year special use permit to TEAM Unlimited LLC to operate the XTERRA race. Activities include a swim in Pineview Reservoir and running/biking races, and event filming through use of crew, special equipment, and vehicles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51161
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 30 miles east 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
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/05/2017
Expected: 06/2017 09/2017 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.
Anderson Cabin Remodel
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/06/2017
Expected: 02/2017 05/2017 Billy Preston
801-360-3583
bpreston@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to tear down the existing cabin and build a new structure on the same 1,500 foot footprint.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51043
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tibble Fork Recreation Residence, Pleasant Grove Ranger District
Cascade Springs Fish Habitat Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
04/06/2017
Expected: 07/2017 09/2017 Russell Hanson Jr
801-733-7881
rhansonjr@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to remove accumulated sediments from pool areas at Cascade Springs. Proposal is intended to increase available fish habitat complexity and boost carrying capacity of the springs. Sediment will be removed through use of a suction pump.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51623
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cascade Springs, Pleasant Grove Ranger District, Utah County, Utah.
Echo Picnic Site Hardening
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/14/2016
Expected: 11/2016 08/2017 Cheryl Butler
801-796-4896
cgbutler@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to pave the two parking areas at the Echo picnic site and build a trail to the restroom. Proposal is intended to provide safer access between the two sites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50492
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable American Fork Canyon, Echo picnic site below Tibble Fork Dam.
Provo City Utility Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/29/2017
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Russell Hanson Jr
801-796-4881
rhansonjr@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by Provo City Public Utility for a 30 foot by 30 foot easement to install and bury electrical power/conduit, sewer piping, storm water piping, and culinary water piping.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52133
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pleasant Grove Ranger District, Provo City
Slate Canyon Knight Springs water development
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/26/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal from the Utah State Hospital to develop Knight Springs located up Slate Canyon by installing new water pipeline. The project would provide sufficient, high quality drinking water to the patients and residents of the hospital.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49373
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Slate Canyon - Pleasant Grove Ranger District
Snowbird Avalanche 5-year Testing Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal for a 5-year Research Permit Authorization for an avalanche management study area in Mary Ellen Gulch for the winters of 2017-2022 to improve the understanding of avalanche dynamics and develop effective means of snow safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52225
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mary Ellen Gulch, Utah County
Welch Land Exchange
CE
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/15/2013
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Russell Hanson Jr
801-796-4881
rhansonjr@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 Master Development Plan Improvement Projects
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2016
Expected: 01/2017 06/2017 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: Implementation of projects from Alta's Master Development Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48903
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area
Alta Ski Area East Baldy Remote Avalanche Mitigation Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/02/2017
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of pedestals to place Obell'X Avalanche Control Devices.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51776
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area, East Baldy
Alta Ski Area High Traverse Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorized Alta Ski Area to make improvements to the High Traverse at the ski area. Currently, the High Traverse quickly gets skied down to expose rocky areas which affects access and safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49660
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area
Alta Ski Area Micro-Hydro Electricity Production
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorize Alta Ski Area to use existing snowmaking infrastructure from Cecret Lake, and build a small building to generate power using water head-pressure as the lake overflows.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49661
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area
Alta Ski Area Supreme Yurt Installation
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorize Alta Ski Area to construct a seasonal food and beverage yurt adjacent to challenger ski run.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49662
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area
Big Cottonwood Canyon Pinetree Spring Water System
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a special use permit to the Pinetree community for additional development of a spring to provide an adequate water source to the community.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50459
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. Pinetree Community
Bountiful Lions Gun Range permit renewal
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2014
Actual: 01/18/2017
07/2017 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
Cardiff Trail Pedestrian Bridge
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/17/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to amend a previous decision regarding the Cardiff trail to include a pedestrian bridge to allow users to cross Big Cottonwood Creek. Proposed pedestrian bridge would be installed parallel to and upstream from the vehicle bridge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52233
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salt Lake Ranger District, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Cardiff Trail
Dog Lake Trail Re-route
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/03/2017
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reroute a steep section of trail within the segment from the Dog Lake/Desolation Lake Junction in Mill D to Dog Lake. Purpose is to create a sustainable trail at a lower grade.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51770
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mill D, Salt Lake Ranger District
North and South Willow Fuels Treatment
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Guy Wilson
928-368-2135
gswilson@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to lop and scatter treatments on the Stansbury Mountains. This first phase will retreat old chaining treatments that were completed in the 1980%u2019s.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52223
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - Not Applicable Stansbury Mountains, Tooele County
Patsey Marley Shrontz Utility Right-of-Way
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/21/2017
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 12/2017 04/2018 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct a utility right-of-way and widen the existing Albion Basin Road (National Forest System Route (NFSR) 028)to improve access to the proposed Patsey Marley Hill Property and Subdivision.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49583
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salt Lake County, Utah, Alta.
Snowbird Zip Line Project
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/15/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorize the construction and operation of a zip line at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51375
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Solitude ski trail realignment
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to realign approximately 0.6 miles of the Solbright trail with less than 0.2 miles of trail on USFS lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52224
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Solitude, Utah
Toilets and Water System Improvements
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/17/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us
Description: In partnership with Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, the following improvements to toilet and water systems are proposed on the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salt Lake Ranger District
Travel Management Plan Amendment and Motor Vehicle Use Map Update
EA
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/16/2017
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 11/2017 Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to amend the Travel Management Plan for roads in Farmington Cnyn and Lamb's Cnyn. Requires changes to the current MVUM by establishing summer use dates and winter seasonal closure dates for the two roads and adds Lamb's Cnyn road into NFS.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51042
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis, Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Farmington Canyon and Lamb's Canyon, Salt Lake Ranger District, Salt Lake and Davis County, Utah
UDOT explosives cache installation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by UDOT to install a 10 by 10, Type 2 High Explosive Magazine Cache on Forest Service land near the Alta Guard Station in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52226
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah
Wasatch Powderbird Guides Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/03/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reissue Wasatch Powderbird Guides a new 10-year outfitter and guide permit which will include the same terms and conditions as the current permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51773
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowbird, Utah
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Spanish Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Diamond Fork Phosphate Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 11/2017 01/2018 George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to conduct phosphate mining activities on a lease area regulated by the BLM with concurrence from the USFS as the surface landowner.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49949
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Spanish Fork Ranger District, Diamond Fork Canyon
Finch cabin roof redesign
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us
Description: Cabin owner proposal to re-design and re-construct a portion of the cabin's south roof to better support snow load and distribute snow load fall. Owner also proposes to re-shingle the entire roof with fire proof shingles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47981
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Spanish Fork Ranger District
Loop Springs Trough Relocation
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2014
Expected: 02/2016 07/2016 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.
Packard Trailhead Relocation
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/20/2016
Expected: 03/2017 06/2017 Sarah Flinders
801-342-5264
sflinders@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to relocate the Packhard trailhead 0.3 miles up the road to where the current dispersed site is located, re-route the trail to the trailhead, rehabilitate the current trail section and close the trailhead to overnight camping.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49929
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hobble Creek, Spanish Fork Ranger District
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