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, 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
Energy Gateway South 500 kV Powerline (EGS)
EIS
- 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
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
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
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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Mineral Basin Snowmaking proposal
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/25/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbird is proposing to install a new snowmaking line within their existing permit boundary in Mineral Basin. The line would be installed to the East of Baldy Express lift along the Birds Nest and Lupine Loop trails on private and NFS land
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44282
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District, Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T2S, R2E, Sec. 17 Located in Mineral Basin, within Snowbird's Special Use permit boundary, in Utah County, UT
Uinta Express Pipeline Project
EIS
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/31/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action includes a 12-inch buried carbon steel pipeline approximately 135 miles long and ancillary facilities. Approximately 14 miles of the pipeline would be on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43620
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District, Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Salt Lake, Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable The proposed pipeline would cross the UWCNF in the Wolf Creek/Upper South Fork Provo River area of the Heber-Kamas Ranger District, and in the Bountiful Peak area of the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Evanston-Mountain View RD R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/25/2014
Est. Comment Period
09/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 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=44452
Location: UNIT - 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.
Middle Beaver Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/20/2014
Expected: 07/2014 09/2014 Jeff Sanocki
307-789-3194
jsanocki@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes a controlled burn to remove dead standing conifers, restore soil nutrients, and stimulate aspen regeneration. Fire would also aid in restoration of the forest understory component and increase habitat for bighorn sheep.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44485
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Township 2 North, Range 15 East, Sections 1, 2, 11, and 12; Township 2 North, Range 16 East, Section 6. Approximately 25 miles southeast of Mountain View, Wyoming.
Platte Petroleum Environmental Assessment
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
09/2014
Expected: 02/2015 02/2015 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
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/29/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2014
Expected: 01/2015 06/2015 Timothy Gill
307-783-3966
tgill@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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
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
Beef Pasture Pipeline
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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
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

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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
North Heber Salvage Project
EA
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
09/03/2014
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal would remove bark beetle killed timber, supplement existing regeneration of spruce-fir to meet forest plan stocking rates, and obliterate the old road prisms, temporary roads, and skid trails. No new system roads are propoposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45097
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Soapstone Summer Home #19
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Land ownership 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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.
Strawberry Marina Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance, Operations
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2014
Actual: 10/02/2014
10/2014 Evan Glenn
435-654-7215
evanrglenn@fs.fed.us
Description: The Heber-Kamas RD proposes to reauthorize a 20-year permit for operation of the public service marinas at Strawberry Bay, Soldier Creek, Renegade Point, and Aspen Grove. Operations include marina services and fishing outfitter and guide services.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45079
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Strawberry Reservoir on the Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Strawberry Marina Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance, Property
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2014
Actual: 10/02/2014
10/2014 Evan Glenn
435-654-7215
evanrglenn@fs.fed.us
Description: The Heber-Kamas RD proposes to reauthorize a 20-year permit for operation of the public service marinas at Strawberry Bay, Soldier Creek, Renegade Point, and Aspen Grove. Operations include winter dock storage, winter restrooms, and parking spaces.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45078
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Strawberry Reservoir on the Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Upper Provo Watershed Restoration Project.
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/30/2014
Expected: 12/2014 06/2015 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes primarily non-commercial thinning, prescribed burning, mechanical vegetation treatments (mowing, mastication), and planting over a period of up to 10 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41548
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit, Wasatch. LEGAL - The legal description includes all or some of the following: Township 2 North, Range 7, 8; Township 3 North Range 7, 8, 9 SLBM. The Upper Provo Watershed Restoration Project is located in Summit and Wasatch Counties, Utah
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Logan Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear River Project GeoExplore
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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: State of Utah, Division of Water Resources proposes to drill 2 exploratory test holes with piezometer on Temple Fork Road to gather geotechnical information related to a potential dam site. Holes will be sealed after 1 year of data collection.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45627
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T13N, R3E, Section 26 SW1/4, Salt Lake Base and Meridian Approximately 20 miles east of Logan, UT
Camp Lomia Waterline/Streambank Repair
CE
- Special use management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Watershed 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.
Logan Peak Trail
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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.
Logan Ranger District Office Acquisition
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Land acquisition In Progress
Scoping Start
10/07/2014
Expected: 11/2014 04/2015 Christina Price
801-999-2154
christinajprice@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to acquire a building and 1.269 acres of land within which it is situated. The building is currently leased by the Forest Service and the land is owned by the Utah Department of Transportation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45679
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T.12N., R.1E., Section 35, NE1/4NE1/4 Salt Lake Base and Meridian 1500 East Highway 89, Logan, UT 84321
Mud Flat Pipeline Reroute
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing 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 extend a pipeline across mud flat to an existing trough in Willow Creek and add a hydrant to the cow camp.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45634
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T12N R3E Section 11 Salt Lake Base and Meridian Approximately 11 east of Logan, Utah within the Bear River Range
Precipitation Study USU
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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
- Road management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
01/14/2013
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2014
Expected: 12/2014 03/2015 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
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@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.
Rocky Mountain Power Structure Install, Replacement, Phase Raising
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2014
Actual: 10/17/2014
11/2014 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proponent proposes to do maintenance and install 3 new structures along the existing Naughton to Ben Lomond Power Line within their current right of way. The purpose of the project is to reduce slack in the line.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45659
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - T7N,R1W Sec 25, 26 and T8N,R4E Sec 13,14,15,22,21,30 Salt Lake Base and Meridian Two sites approximately 8 miles and 25 miles northeast of Ogden, UT.
Snowbasin Resort Water Impoundment
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ogden Ranger District proposes to authorize improvements to a natural sink pond to hold an additional 20 acre-feet of water for snowmaking capability at Snowbasin Ski Resort.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44958
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowbasin Ski Resort.
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-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Pleasant Grove Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Kimball Land Exchange
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/11/2013
Expected: 12/2014 01/2015 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
Tibble Fork Communications
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 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 Timpaneke 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.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Salt Lake Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Albion Campground / Cecret Lake Trailhead Turnaround
CE
- Special use management Cancelled N/A N/A Carol Majeske
801-733-2662
cmajeske@fs.fed.us
Description: The Salt Lake Ranger District is proposing to construct a short road spur in upper Little Cottonwood Canyon between Albion Basin Road campground entrance and Cecret Lake Trailhead parking lot to serve as a traffic turnaround.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41567
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located near the Cecret Lake Trailhead (Little Cottonwood Canyon)
Alta Ski Area Avalanche Mitigation Permit
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/23/2014
Expected: 08/2014 10/2014 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Alta Ski Area has requested a new special use permit to mitigate the avalanche potential on NFS lands outside of its permitted ski area boundary that affect the permitted Ski Resort. Alta has traditionally conducted avalanche mitigation in these area
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44931
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T 3S, R 3E Patsey Marley Ridge to Grizley Gulch in upper Little Cottonwwod Canyon outside of Alta Ski Area's permit boundary in Salt Lake County, UT.
Alta Ski Area Fiber Optic/DAS Communication Use Lease
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/25/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Steve Scheid
(801)733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Alta is proposing to install and operate (under a communications use lease) a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) comprised of seven cellular nodes and accompanying fiber optic cable within its permitted boundary.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44279
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable All infrastructure would be located within Alta Ski Area's Special use permit boundary 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
LDS Brighton Girls Camp Building Upgrades
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/23/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us
Description: The Brighton LDS Girls Camp proposes to amend its permit for building upgrades to meet ABA Accessibility Standards. All construction work is within previously disturbed areas and/or on existing structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44933
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3S, R3E Sect. 35 Brighton Circle in upper Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT.
Mill Creek Dam Removal and Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
08/12/2013
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 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.
Mill D Recreation Residence Shaded Fuel Break Phase II
CE
- Fuels management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special area management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/23/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 Jeff Sanocki
928-635-5652
jsanocki@fs.fed.us
Description: SLRD is proposing to continue a shaded fuelbreak along a section of road in the Mill D Recreation Residence community in Big Cottonwood Canyon. We propose to extend the project to complete the Mill D loop, treating an additional 5,000 feet
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44927
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T 2 S, R 3 E, Section 17 Mill D Recreation Residence Track in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt lake County, UT.
Patch Springs Fire Rehabilitation
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
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
Silver Lake Boardwalk replacement
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to replace the boardwalk, located in BCC. All existing boardwalk, bridges, and fishing piers will be replaced in current location and the boardwalk will be widened from 6 to 8%u2019 to better accommodate visitors with disabilities
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43106
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Silver Lake, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT
Snowbird MDP 2014 projects
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/29/2014
Expected: 06/2014 08/2014 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbird is proposing to construct downhill mountain bike trail segments accessible in Gad Valley and relocate the building that formerly housed the Gad 2 lift drive assembly to the snowcat staging area, just south of the Gad Valley pump house
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43617
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Gad Valley & base area at Snowbird Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Fiber Optic/DAS System
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/25/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Steve Scheid
(801)733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: Snowbird is proposing to install and operate (under a communications use lease) a DAS comprised of eight cellular nodes and accompanying fiber optic cable within its permitted boundary
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44280
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable All Infrastructure would be located within Snowbird's Special use permit boundary in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt lake County, UT.
Solitude Summit Lift Upgrade/Relocation
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/23/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us
Description: Solitude Mountain Resort is proposing to amend its special use permit to realign and upgrade the Summit lift within their existing permitted boundary. The existing lift is a 32-year-old fixed-grip double chair that accesses Honeycomb Canyon
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44930
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R3E Sect. 27 Mill F S. fork within Solitude Ski Mountain Resort permit boundary in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT.
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Spanish Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Jones Ranch Trough
CE
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: A new trough is proposed to pull cattle off the private land (Jones Ranch) on to Forest Service System Lands. Approximately 700 feet of pipe would be buried with a mini excavator. The trench would be about eight inches deep and 12 inches wide.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45544
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T10S R2E Sec 25, 36 This project is located off of the NEBO Loop Road near Jones Ranch.
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.
Santaquin WUI
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 12/2014 07/2015 Lanson Stavast
801-794-6777
lstavast@fs.fed.us
Description: The USFS and the UDWR are proposing to improve undesirable fuel conditions within the Santaquin canyon area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43897
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T10S R1E sections 12, 13, & 24 (USFS) 12, 13, 14, 15, & 23 (UDWR); T10S R2E sections 7, 18, &19 (USFS). The project is located in the Spanish Fork Ranger District within the Santaquin canyon area.
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