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):
- Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
- 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


Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Rocky Mountain International Stage Stop Sled Dog Race Reauthorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/14/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Deidre Witsen
307-739-5434
dwitsen@fs.fed.us
Description: This event is a 9 day (7 of which will be on NFS lands) dog sled race with up to 35 teams of dogs and mushers. Each day, one race occurs at a "stage" that is approximately 30 miles long. The teams then travel to the next stage for the next race.
Location: UNIT - Wind River Ranger District, Kemmerer Ranger District, Big Piney Ranger District, Greys River Ranger District, Pinedale Ranger District, Teton Basin Ranger District, Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Idaho, Wyoming. COUNTY - Teton, Fremont, Lincoln, Sublette, Teton, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, the Shoshone National Forest, and the Wasatch-Cache_Uinta National Forest. See maps with scoping document.
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.
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
02/2017
Expected: 06/2018 06/2018 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
- 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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Beaver Flow Devices and Beaver Dam Analogues
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2016
Expected: 09/2016 09/2016 Christina Hacker
307-783-3961
chacker@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal by Evanston-Mountain View, Heber-Kamas, and Logan ranger districts to: (1) install beaver deceivers and pond levelers; (2) install Beaver Dam Analogues; (3) trap and translocate nuisance beavers from human conflict areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50052
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District, Evanston-Mountain View RD, Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Summit, Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Specific locations within Evanston-Mountain View, Heber-Kamas, and Logan ranger districts.
UDWR mountain goat capture and collar via helicopter in wilderness
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2016
Est. Comment Period
09/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 Traci Allen
801-999-2167
tracifallen@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
- Watershed management
- Heritage resource management
- Special area management
- Minerals and Geology
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
Telephone Hollow and Willow Park Lop and Scatter
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Christina Hacker
307-783-3961
chacker@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to improve greater sage-grouse habitat by removing trees, which are currently encroaching the sage brush flats and discourage greater sage-grouse from using the area. Project would also improve habitat for deer, elk, moose, and bighorn sheep
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50167
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 24 miles southeast of Mountain View, Wyoming, north of Hoop Lake.
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

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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
- 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
Allwest Communications Fiber Optic Line Upgrade
CE
- 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.
Dock Flat Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct a 2.25 mile pipeline connecting the Strawberry Extension Pipeline to a trough at Telephone Hollow. The pipe will be laid in a trench approximately 5 inches by 5 inches.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50420
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Section 4, 9, 16, 21 Township 2 South, Range 12 West, USM
How Hollow Pipeline
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to replace the existing headbox and connect it to a 1.5 inch polypipe. The pipe will be laid on the ground and will carry water to two troughs just outside of the Chevron pipeline corridor.
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable On the slope to the north of the West Fork of the Duchesne near the eastern Forest Boundary
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.
Squaw and Streeper Creek Road Relocation Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
03/14/2016
Expected: 10/2016 05/2017 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to relocate two roads to improve watershed and riparian health while maintaining motorized vehicle access to Squaw Creek area. Proposal is to move Squaw Creek road out of the RHCA and move Streeper Creek road to a new location.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48763
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable Heber-Kamas Ranger District
Strawberry Bay Recreation Expansion Project
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2016
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Evan Glenn
435-654-7215
evanrglenn@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
Blacksmith Fork River Trail
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2016
Actual: 10/04/2016
11/2016 David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us
Description: Cache County and the City of Hyrum have proposed the creation of a trail which follows the corridor of a buried waterline. Approximately 1.2 miles of this proposed trail runs across National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50103
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 3 miles east of Hyrum, Utah, located along the south side of the Blacksmith Fork River.
Camp Lomia Waterline/Streambank Repair
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
- Watershed 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 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
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.
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/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.
Snowbasin Master Development Plan Improvement Projects
EA
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/23/2016
Expected: 01/2017 06/2017 Shawnee Hinman
801-733-2664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: Implementation of projects from the Master Development Plan of Snowbasin Ski Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48902
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowbasin Ski Area
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
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 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.
Cascade Springs Picnic Table
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/14/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Cheryl Butler
801-796-4896
cgbutler@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to add an additional picnic tables at Cascade Springs picnic area. Tables will be placed along the first section of trail at the lower parking area, and at the upper parking lot to provide closer access to amenities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50493
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cascade Springs picnic area, Pleasant Grove Ranger District
Echo Picnic Site Hardening
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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.
Kimball Land Exchange
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Land ownership management Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2015
Actual: 10/07/2015
11/2016 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
Slate Canyon Knight Springs water development
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 12/2016 03/2017 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
Tibble Fork Reroute
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/14/2016
Expected: 11/2016 05/2017 Cheryl Butler
801-785-3563
cgbutler@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reroute the existing Tibble Fork 041 single track trail from the top of the Tibble Fork dam to the upper slope above the reservoir and connect it to the Mill Canyon Trail #040. Reroute would eliminate switchbacks and increase safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50491
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable American Fork Canyon, above Tibble Fork Dam.
Timpanogos Mine Closure
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
On Hold N/A N/A Pete Gomben
801-999-2103
pgomben@fs.fed.us
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest proposes to authorize the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program of the State of Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining to perform mine closure activities on two sites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50437
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Activities are proposed for two sites along the Wasatch Front. The first site is approximately 0.2 miles south of Squaw Mountain. The second site is 0.4 miles east of Bicentennial Park in Provo.
Upper Falls picnic site pedestrian bridge
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/30/2016
Expected: 05/2016 09/2016 James Hinricks
801-342-5273
jhinricks@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to install a pedestrian bridge that would connect the Upper Falls Picnic Site to the Provo River Parkway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49210
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Falls picnic area on Pleasant Grove Ranger District
Welch Land Exchange
CE
- 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
Albion Meadows Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/11/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reroute the Albion Meadows trail from private property onto Forest Service lands. The rerouted section would be approximately 0.33 miles long and three feet wide. The old trail would be scarified and revegetated using native plants.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49868
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Albion Meadows, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
Alta Master Development Plan Improvement Projects
EA
- Special use management
- Recreation 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 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 Modern Garbage Collection Sytem
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 modify the existing garbage collection area and install a modern garbage collection system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49658
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable T3 S, R2 E, S5
Alta Ski Area Snowmaking System 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 authorize snowmaking improvements on Little Dipper and Rollercoaster ski runs. The improvements are anticipated to increase efficiency and decrease maintenance of the system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49659
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
Alta Ski Area Water Tank Replacement Project
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 replace an aging water storage tank and collection system with a modern collection system and underground tank.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49657
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Alta Ski Area T3 S, R2 E, S5
Big Cottonwood Canyon Pinetree Spring Water System
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/07/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 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
Big Water Connector Trail
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2016
Actual: 11/03/2016
03/2017 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct a connector trail from the Lower Big Water lot in Millcreek Canyon to the overflow parking lot. The proposal is intended to improve public safety by removing the need for users to walk the road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49866
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Millcreek Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
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
Brighton area sewer project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/21/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us
Description: Big Cottonwood Improvement District proposes an addition to the existing Brighton area sewer system. The addition is needed for compliance with Salt Lake Valley Health Department watershed requirements.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48023
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Brighton- Big Cottonwood Canyon
Cottonwood Campground Toilet Replacement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 11/2016 07/2017 George King
360-956-2278
gmking@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to demolish and remove an existing single unit vault toilet and replace it with a single unit CXT concrete toilet.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50449
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cottonwood Campground, South Willow Canyon, Tooele County
Donut Falls new trail extension
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2016
Actual: 10/04/2016
11/2016 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct an extension of the Donut Falls Trail from the Donut Falls Trailhead to just before the bridge at the Cardiff Fork Trailhead.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48020
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cardiff Fork/Big Cottonwood Canyon
Lambs Canyon Gate Installation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/24/2016
11/2016 Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to install a gate at the junction of I-80 and the Lambs Canyon Road. Closures would be implemented for emergency safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50494
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Junction of I-80 and Lambs Canyon Road
Mill D #3 cabin addition
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/21/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Carol Majeske
801-999-2181
cmajeske@fs.fed.us
Description: Owner proposal to build an addition to accommodate new indoor bathroom. Cabin sewer line will be connected to the new Mill D sewer line to comply with Salt Lake Valley Health Department requirements.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48019
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Big Cottonwood Canyon, Mill D SHA
Millcreek Riparian Improvements
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/07/2016
Expected: 11/2016 06/2017 Leah Norsworthy
801-999-2168
lnorsworthy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to modify multiple developed recreation sites in Millcreek Canyon that are currently contributing to erosion and sediment in the stream.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50460
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Millcreek Canyon Recreation Sites
Patsey Marley Shrontz Utility Right-of-Way
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/19/2016
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 Ski and Summer Resort Beginner Terrain Enhancement Project
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation 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 Snowbird Ski Area to enhance beginner terrain in the Baby Thunder Area by adding two conveyors, and completing minor grading to the areas around those conveyors.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49665
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
UDOT SR210 Avalanche Control Project
CE
- Road management
- Special use management
- Recreation 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 Utah Department of Transportation to install five Gazex remote avalanche control systems and one gas control house above SR210 from Mile Post 13.1-13.3.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49644
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable SR210 Mile Marker 13.1-13.3.
Wasatch Front Winter Range Bitterbrush Augmentation:
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/24/2016
10/2016 Michael Duncan
801-236-3415
mduncan@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to allow dedicated hunters and sportsman group volunteers to plant Bitterbrush seed (Pursha tridentate) with hand planters along the Wasatch Front.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50450
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - Not Applicable On the hills above Centerville, Bountiful, North Salt lake
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Spanish Fork Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Benmore Allotment Range Improvements
CE
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/01/2015
Expected: 03/2016 08/2016 Renae Bragonje
801-794-6767
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to pipe stock water to the Ault BLM pasture. The proposed pipeline will be approximately 1.75 miles long and will be attached to an existing stock water pipeline from the Vernon Reservoir.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48188
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pipeline & Troughs: T9S, R5W, Sections 2, 3, 4 Fence: T9S, R5W, Section 8
Devils Kitchen toilet replacement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/07/2016
Expected: 11/2016 04/2017 James Hinricks
801-342-5273
jhinricks@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to replace and relocate the double vault wood toilet located at the trail head to the Devils Kitchen Overlook. Replacement toilet will be located to the west of current toilet.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50463
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Devils Kitchen Overlook Nebo Loop Road
Diamond Fork/Hollows Pasture Boundary Relocation
CE
- Grazing management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/02/2015
Expected: 03/2016 08/2016 Renae Bragonje
801-794-6767
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: USFS proposal to relocate the current fence across the river into Hollows Pasture to eliminate damage by cattle to fences at group sites. Fence on the south side of the creek will be removed. Cattle in Diamond Fork Pasture will have access to water.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48197
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Monks Hollow/Diamond Fork Group Sites
Finch cabin roof redesign
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/17/2015
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 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
Little Diamond Phosphate Mine
EA
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 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.
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Spanish Fork Ranger District, Diamond Fork Canyon
Little Valley pipeline reroute
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/01/2015
Expected: 03/2016 08/2016 Renae Bragonje
801-794-6767
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to route pipelines through a portion of the Little Valley and Sharpes Allotments to deliver water to three troughs on the Bennion Allotment and Vernon Campground. A solar pump will be required.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48191
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable T10S, R5W, Sections 1,11, 12 T9S, R5W, Sections 35, 36
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.
Nebo Creek Corral
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: 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.
Packard Trailhead Relocation
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/20/2016
Expected: 08/2016 10/2016 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
Red Hollow Water Development
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/02/2015
Expected: 03/2016 07/2016 Renae Bragonje
801-794-6767
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: USFS proposal to provide water for existing livestock grazing areas in the Red Hollow and upper Wignal areas. A water powered generator and solar powered generator will be installed to pump water.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48198
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Red Hollow, Wignal Flat
Vernon ecosystem restoration
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2015
Expected: 01/2017 06/2017 Karen Hartman
801-794-6771
khartman@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to improve greater sage-grouse habitat, improve spring/fall mule deer habitat and watershed conditions, close non-system roads and trails, remove redundant system roads, and reduce hazardous fuels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48028
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vernon, Utah
West Government Fire - Sage-grouse habitat rehabilitation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 11/2016
Actual: 12/01/2016
12/2016 George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us
Description: Project consists of 1,640 acres of one way chain treatment and seeding. Seeding will occur first and the one way chaining will help bury the seed and provide a better seed to soil contact.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50464
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vernon Management Unit
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