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)
- Eldorado National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Eldorado National Forest, Amador Ranger District
- Eldorado National Forest, Georgetown Ranger District
- Eldorado National Forest, Pacific Ranger District
- Eldorado National Forest, Placerville Ranger District


Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment (SNFPA)
EIS
- Land management planning On Hold N/A N/A Donald Yasuda
916-640-1168
dyasuda@fs.fed.us
Description: Prepare a narrowly focused analysis to comply with two orders issued by the Eastern District Court of California on November 4, 2009. Correct the 2004 SNFPA Final SEIS to address range of alternatives and analytical consistency issues.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/snfpa/2010seis
Location: UNIT - Carson Ranger District, Bridgeport Ranger District, Eldorado National Forest All Units, Inyo National Forest All Units, Lassen National Forest All Units, Modoc National Forest All Units, Plumas National Forest All Units, Sequoia National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units, Stanislaus National Forest All Units, Tahoe National Forest All Units, Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Esmeralda, Mineral, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yuba. LEGAL - Along the Sierra Nevada Range, from the Oregon/California border south to Lake Isabella as well as lands in western Nevada. Sierra Nevada National Forests
Eldorado National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Eldorado National Forest Over Snow Vehicle Use Designation
EIS
- Recreation management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
02/27/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2016
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Cindy Oswald
530-621-5213
coswald@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis for over snow travel by tracked vehicles and trail grooming
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46034
Location: UNIT - Eldorado National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Alpine, Amador, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Entire forest
Re-issue Pacific Gas and Electric Company Permits
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Cindy Oswald
530-647-5213
coswald@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue easement and permit for existing distribution power lines.
Location: UNIT - Eldorado National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador, El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various location across the forest.
Eldorado National Forest, Amador Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amador High Country Routes Project
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
11/13/2015
Expected: 04/2016 06/2016 Jennifer Ebert
530-642-5187
jebert@fs.fed.us
Description: Road repairs along the Carson Emigrant National Recreation Trail (17E24), Hungalelti Ridge Trail (16E26), and the Long Valley Trail (17E28). Change the vehicle use designation on the northern end of the Long Valley Trail at Mud Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47470
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Alpine, Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable Carson Emigrant National Recreation Trail (17E24), Hungalelti Ridge Trail (16E26), and the Long Valley Trail (17E28).
Bear River Grazing Allotment Management Plan
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/11/2015
Est. Comment Period
06/2016
Expected: 12/2016 05/2017 Kristina Garcia
530-621-5246
kjgarcia@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop Allotment Management Plan for the Bear River Grazing Allotment that will be incorporated into the term grazing permit and used to guide management of grazing operations, including issuance of a special use permit for use of Dufrene cow camp.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46035
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Bear River Allotment is bounded on the north by Highway 88, the south by the Mokelumne River, the west by the Forest boundary and the east by Cole Creek and upper Bear River Reservoir.
Bob Kirkwood Driveway
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/20/2015
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Micki Smith
209-295-5960
mdsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Private driveway construction and special use permit.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Alpine. LEGAL - Township 10N, Range 18E, Section 20. The start of the driveway would be approximately 775 feet from Woods Lake Road, and approximately 225 feet from the intersection of Woods Lake Road and State Route 88
Camp Silverado Developed Recreation Site
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Comment Period
05/28/2015
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Rebecca Shufelt
209-295-5962
rrshufelt@fs.fed.us
Description: Convert Camp Silverado Boy Scout Facility into rentable group campsites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45446
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located on the east side of Silver Lake
Camp Winton Monitoring Wells
CE
- Facility management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2016
Expected: 05/2016 09/2016 Sean McGinness
209-295-4252
smcginness@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of monitoring wells for the detection and prevention of runoff with high nitrate levels from existing leach fields.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48819
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable Amador County T8N R17E S33
Cole Forest Health Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 11/2017 03/2018 Marc Young
209-295-5955
mdyoung@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape on approximately 500 acres by commercially and pre-commercially thinning, understory burning, and reconstructing roads.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable South of Highway 88 and Bear River Reservoir
Deer Valley 4WD Meadow Restoration and Blue Lake Road Maintenance
EA
- Road management In Progress
Comment Period
08/14/2015
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Matt Brown
530-642-5110
mrbrown@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve and maintain Deer Valley Trail (19E01) and Blue Lakes road (9N01).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45439
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Alpine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along Blue Lakes road (9N01) between Meadow Lake and Lower Blue Lake and along Deer Valley 4WD trail (19E01).
Foster Meadow Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
06/2016
Expected: 01/2017 09/2017 Chuck Loffland
(209) 295-5954
cloffland@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project is to implement near-complete gully fill. Road crossing would use a rock/soil fill with vegetation transplants to raise both the channel and floodplain to match the existing culvert invert/floodplain elevation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49258
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Foster meadow: approximately 40 miles east of Jackson, Ca., one mile north of State Highway 88, in the vicinity of the Peddler Hill maintenance station.
PG&E Cableway Project
CE
- Facility management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 06/2016 06/2016 Micki Smith
530-836-7120
mdsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: To expand existing platforms in the FERC administrative boundary of the Mokelumne Hydroelectric Project from 3 ft x 3 ft to 6 ft x 8 ft or 3 ft x 6 ft, and to upgrade the two existing cableways (M10 and M11) to automated systems.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - T8N R16E S21, and T7N R16E S4 Project will take place at cableways M10, located on Cole Creek above the diversion, and M11 located on the Mokelumne River, downstream of Salt Springs Dam.
PG&E Distribution Lines, Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Micki Smith
530-836-7120
mdsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Consolidate Special Use Permit for new and existing PG&E power lines; to include a main 12 kV line, 2 distribution lines and 5 tap-lines.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable See "Other project information".
Panther Forest Health Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/09/2016
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 02/2017 10/2017 Marc Young
209-295-5955
mdyoung@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape on approximately 500 acres by commercially and pre-commercially thinning, understory burning, and reconstructing roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41236
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable South of Highway 88 in the vicinity of Panther Ridge
Power Fire Reforestation
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
04/30/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2016
Expected: 03/2017 05/2017 Robert Carroll
530-647-5386
rlcarroll@fs.fed.us
Description: The project includes planting and release of seedlings. Portions of the area may require site prep before planting, including hand cutting, mechanical site prep, and herbicides.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=14704
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable South of CA 88 between Ham's Station & Lumberyard, down to the North Fork Mokelumne River, approx 40 miles east of Jackson, CA
Scotiago Forest Health Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2017
Expected: 11/2017 03/2018 Marc Young
209-295-5955
mdyoung@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape on approximately 1,000 acres by commercially and precommercially thinning, understory burning, and reconstructing roads.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bewteen Highway 88 and Omo Ranch road to the western forest boundary
Snowsnake Gully at Kirkwood
CE
- Watershed management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Micki Smith
530-836-7120
mdsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace existing 30" corrugated culvert with a 30" smooth walled culvert, so the culvert will carry a larger volume of water for a given diameter.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Alpine. LEGAL - Not Applicable Within the Kirkwood Mountain Resort special use permit boundary, more specifically where Chair 11 and Chair 1 cross the "backside construction road" (N38 40.786' W120 03.889').
Tragedy Rock Pit Crushing Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/17/2015
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Matt Brown
530-647-5390
mrbrown@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would authorize crushing stockpiled material located the Tragedy Rock pit to produce aggregate base for use on the Eldorado National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable North of Highway 88 near Silver Lake
Eldorado National Forest, Georgetown Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Canyon Creek Trail Development
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/07/2015
Est. Comment Period
05/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Jonathan Jue
530-333-5550
jjue@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of 11 trail reroutes to replace steep and poorly designed or located trails, provide dry crossings of streams, create a bypass around the Bald Mountain Staging Area, and provide trail riding opportunity to replace riding on a road.
Location: UNIT - Georgetown Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various trail segments in the Rock Creek Trail System.
East Rock Creek Trail Development Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/14/2015
Est. Comment Period
07/2016
Expected: 12/2016 06/2017 Jonathan Jue
530-333-5550
jjue@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of 3 trails to replace a steep and poorly designed trail and to provide new trail riding opportunities. This project will construct an estimated 6 miles of trail and includes the closure and restoration of the trail being replaced.
Location: UNIT - Georgetown Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located in the vicinity of Ballarat Canyon and Slate Mountain on the Rock Creek Trail System.
Tobacco Gulch Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Dana Walsh
530-333-5558
danawalsh@fs.fed.us
Description: Commercial thinning, biomass removal, tractor piling and mastication on approximately 1,200 acres of forest lands generally within the WUI or planned SPLATS. Treatment of noxious weeds would be aimed at containing and controling.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28683
Location: UNIT - Georgetown Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located near Darling Ridge, Mace Mill, and Traverse Creek on the Georgetown Ranger District
Eldorado National Forest, Pacific Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cleveland-Ice House Forest Health Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/16/2015
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Travis Thane
530-647-5320
tthane@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct stand density management for forest health within plantations through commercial and pre-commercial thinning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46517
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located within the Cleveland and Ice House Fire Areas, generally north of Peavine Ridge and south of Union Valley Reservoir.
John Don't Forest Health/Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/12/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2016
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Dana Walsh
530-333-5558
danawalsh@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation removal through timber harvest, hand thinning and burning, mastication, piling and prescribed burning, meadow and aspen enhancement, stream improvement, and road improvement.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable El Dorado County, Pacific RD, Crystal Basin Recreation Area near Wright's Lake
Ralston Peak Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/06/2015
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Jon Erickson
530-647-5439
jonerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Reconstruct a segment of Ralston Peak trail to reduce meadow impacts. Restore an old section of trail within the meadow.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - T11N, R17E, Section 4 Ralston Peak Trail intersection with Ralston Trail (17E41)
SMUD Communication Site Access Road Re-route
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2016
Expected: 05/2016 09/2016 Karl Goodwin
530-647-5421
karlgoodwin@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize SMUD to construct a reroute of an existing route to access a communications site; needed to eliminate the existing steep grade. The reroute would construct a new section of road approximately 1,950 feet long and 50 feet wide.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest route 14N39 located near Sourdough Hill.
Van Vleck Meadow Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/05/2015
Expected: 09/2016 06/2017 Charis Parker
530-647-5430
cparker@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve hydrologic function in several meadows in the Van Vleck area. Proposed activities include recontouring old berms and roadbeds, reconstructing roads and trails, removing culverts, and removing lodgepole pine trees.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Van Vleck area - including Van Vleck, Calf Pasture and Fillipini Meadows.
Eldorado National Forest, Placerville Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2016 Placerville Precommercial Thinning
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
01/15/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Robert Carroll
530-647-5386
rlcarroll@fs.fed.us
Description: Precommercial thin approximately 725 acres of mixed conifer plantations to reduce stocking, improve growth, and increase stand heterogeneity.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations within the Freds fire.
AT&T Fiber Cable Installation
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Josh Sjostrom
530-647-5356
jsjostrom@fs.fed.us
Description: This project provides for fiber facilities for a future AT&T switched Ethernet service for Booth Creek Resort Properties at 1111 Sierra At Tahoe Road, Twin Bridges, CA 95735, within the existing AT&T South Lake Tahoe Tamarack Wire Center (TB92).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49239
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project will occur immediately east of and within the Sierra At Tahoe Special Use Permit boundary, Section 15, T11N, R17E.
Big Dog Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Robert Broderick
209-295-5922
rbroderick@fs.fed.us
Description: The project involves forest thinning and fuels reduction activities on approximately 1,000 acres. Commercial and pre-commercial thinning with follow-up prescribed burning in plantations and mixed conifer stands to improve forest health.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable The planning area is located east of Grizzly Flat, CA
Brown Rock Forest Health Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Robert Broderick
209-295-5922
rbroderick@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape on approximately 3,000 acres by commercially and pre-commercially thinning, understory burning, and reconstructing roads.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable North and south of Mormon Emigrant Trail road
Cody Meadow Restoration
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/28/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 12/2016 08/2017 Steven Markman
530-647-5379
sgmarkman@fs.fed.us
Description: Rehabilitation and/or removal of 2.6 miles of roads and skid trails surrounding Cody Meadow, contruction of a small scale plug and pond, planting of riparian vegetation in the meadow, and rerouting of road access to the outside edge of the meadow.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cody Meadow is located approximately 32 miles east of Placerville and 3.5 miles south of Highway 50.
Elkins Flat Trail Reroutes
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Josh Sjostrom
530-647-5356
jsjostrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute 3 segments of the Elkins Flat Trail System, including Trail 14E25, Trail 14E28, and Trail 14E26.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project will occur within the Elkins Flat Trail System.
General Sherman Forest Health Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2016
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Robert Broderick
209-295-5922
rbroderick@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape on approximately 3,000 acres by commercially and pre-commercially thinning, understory burning, and reconstructing roads.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located between Mormon Emigrant Trail road and Silver Fork road
Granite Springs/Weber Mill Culvert Repairs
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/11/2015
Expected: 05/2016 07/2016 Jennifer DeWoody
530-647-5382
jadewoody@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and replace culverts along Weber Mill (11N38) and Granite Springs (11N99) Roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48149
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Weber Mill Road (11N38) and Granite Springs Road (11N99)
Pilliken Plantation Restoration Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/20/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Robert Broderick
209-295-5922
rbroderick@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct stand density managment for forest health on approximately 3,000 acres of 35 to 40 year old pine plantations using commercial and pre-commercial thinning. About 15 miles of road reconstruction is proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29827
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vicinity of Alder Lookout, south of Highway 50 and Kyburz
Placerville District Outfitter and Guide Permits - Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Josh Sjostrom
530-647-5356
jsjostrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorize 6 outfitting and guiding permits that include rock climbing at Lovers Leap, Sugarloaf, Phantom Spires, and Cody Lake. Reauthorize 1 outfitting and guiding permit for guided canoe/kayak trips at Slab Creek Reservoir and Loon Lake.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lover's Leap, Sugar Loaf, Phantom Spires, Cody Lake, Slab Creek Reservoir, and Loon Lake.
Placerville RD Route Restoration
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 07/2016 09/2016 Kyle Johnson
530-647-5359
kwjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: Restore unauthorized routes that extend off of or are adjacent to National Forest System Roads that are on the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM).
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Unauthorized routes in the vicinity of NFS Roads 9N16, 10N26, 10N40, 10N14HA, and 10N14HB.
Sierra At Tahoe Communications Site Construction
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Josh Sjostrom
530-647-5356
jsjostrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit for construction of a communication tower by Crown Castle USA Inc. within the Sierra at Tahoe permit boundary. The tower would be a 165%u2019 monopole located approximately 800 feet south of Parking Lot A in the Sierra at Tahoe base area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49240
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tahoe Road, Twin Bridges, CA 95735, Section 15, T11N R17E.
Straw Saddle Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Robert Broderick
209-295-5922
rbroderick@fs.fed.us
Description: The project includes commercial and pre-commercial thinning and prescribed burning on approximately 2,000 acres to improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in the vicinity of Packsaddle Pass and Cody Lake.
Strawberry 4WD Trail Meadow Mitigation Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 11/2016 07/2017 Kyle Johnson
530-647-5359
kwjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: To implement corrective actions for Strawberry 4WD Trail to comply with the 2004 Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment Riparian Conservation Objectives Standard and Guideline 100 as it pertains to meadows in the Eldorado National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49172
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Strawberry 4WD Trail on the Placerville Ranger District, Section 3, 4, 5, 10, and 28, T10N, R17E.
Trestle Forest Health Project
EIS
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/17/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Jennifer Ebert
530-642-5187
jebert@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would involve forest thinning and fuels reduction activities on approximately 4,000 acres to improve forest health, enhance watershed conditions, and re-establish a sustainable landscape condition.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28654
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located east of Grizzly Flat, CA
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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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