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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/01/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 Glen Stein
801-625-5281
gstein@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) and supplemental environmental impact statements to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into Bureau of Land Management land use plans and Forest Plans.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/western.html
Location: UNIT - Ashley National Forest All Units, Dixie National Forest All Units, Fishlake National Forest All Units, Manti-Lasal National Forest All Units, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable All National Forests in Utah
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
Cox Apiary Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/07/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to reissue a special use permit to allow apiaries at various locations on the Logan and Ogden ranger districts.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42221
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District, Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Morgan, Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations on the Logan and Ogden ranger districts.
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Mineral Basin Snowmaking proposal
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management
- Minerals and Geology
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
- Forest products
- Fuels management
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
- 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
Wright access road special use permit reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/07/2012
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to issue a permit for access on and maintenance of a road approx. 14 feet wide and 250 feet long. Ownership of the property to which the road provides access has changed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40882
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T2N, R10E, Section 16 South of the Bear River snowpark on Highway 150
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Heber-Kamas Ranger District R4 - Intermountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
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.
North Heber Salvage Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Road management
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
Strawberry Marina Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance, Operations
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2014
Expected: 09/2014 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 Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 09/2014 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/14/2013
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 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
Box Elder Canyon Fiber Optics Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/07/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Syringa Networks has applied for a permit for a fiber optic cable on approx. one mile of FS land along Highway 89/91 through Box Elder Canyon. Cable would be installed underground along the shoulder of the road on the north side of the highway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42219
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable Box Elder Canyon along Highway 89/91.
Camp Lomia Waterline/Streambank Repair
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Special use 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 City Dewitt Springs Fiber Optic Line
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 09/2013 09/2013 Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: The Logan Ranger District proposes to authorize Logan City to install a fiber optic line from its existing line at Third Dam on the Logan River to its facility at Dewitt Springs. The project would require the installation of two new utility poles.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable From Third Dam to Dewitt Springs.
Logan City Dewitt Springs Fiber Optic Line
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/10/2013
Expected: 03/2014 03/2014 Ronald Vance
435-755-3628
rvance@fs.fed.us
Description: The Logan Ranger District proposes to authorize two new utility poles to allow the City of Logan to install a fiber optic line that would run from Third Dam along the Logan River to its facility at Dewitt Springs.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable Near Third Dam along the Logan River.
Right Hand Fork Logan River Fish Barrier Installation
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
06/06/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Paul Chase
801-625-5112
pchase@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal involves installation of a fish barrier in the Right Hand Fork of the Logan River to prevent the reinvasion of brown trout, which is a non-native species, following a treatment to remove them.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 12 North, Range 3 East, Section 18 On the Right Hand Fork of the Logan River.
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 In Progress
Scoping Start
03/14/2012
Est. Comment Period
02/2013
Expected: 12/2013 06/2014 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@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. 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
Bonneville Shoreline Trail North
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Juan Barrientez
801-625-5112
jbarrientez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ogden Ranger District proposes to construct approximately five miles of non-motorized trail along the bench above North Ogden City as a continuation of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44949
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable Ogden Ranger District
Ogden Ranger District Travel Plan Revision Supplemental EIS
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- 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.
Snowbasin Resort Water Impoundment
CE
- Special use management
- 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 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
10/2013
Expected: 03/2014 06/2014 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@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
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 On Hold 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
- Special use management
- Recreation 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
- Recreation management
- Watershed 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
Grit Mill and Climbing Access Management Plan.
EA
- Watershed management
- Heritage resource management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2014
Actual: 09/08/2014
09/2014 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us
Description: The Salt Lake Ranger district is proposing, as part of the Wasatch Water Legacy Partneship, to develop a climbing access manangement plan, including a trailhead, at the site of the Grit Mill in lower Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41983
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3S, R2 E, Sec. PB43 Lower Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County
LDS Brighton Girls Camp Building Upgrades
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: 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
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
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
- Road management
- Special area management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
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
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Michael Duncan
801-236-3415
mduncan@fs.fed.us
Description: In August 2013 the Patch Springs wildfire burned 31,010 acres on the Southwest Side of the Stansbury Mountain Range in Tooele County Utah.The State DWR proposes to treat approx. 2,100 acres of NFS land by aerially seeding and chaining.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43618
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southwest side of Stansbury Mountains in Tooele County
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
Lavanger Hollow Livestock Corral
CE
- Grazing management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2014
Actual: 06/03/2014
09/2014 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a joint proposal between the Spanish Fork Grazing Association and the Forest Service to re-locate their corral facilities along the Highway 6 Corridor to a new location in lower Diamond Fork Canyon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43714
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T9S, R4E, Section 9, NE 1/4 of SE 1/4; T9S, R4E, Section 10, NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 The new proposed location is known locally as Lavanger Hollow Flat.
Santaquin WUI
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 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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