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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- 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
10/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
PG&E Transmission Line Herbicide Maintenance Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2017
Expected: 03/2018 05/2018 Jennifer Marsolais
530-642-5187
jennifermarsolais@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to approve the use of herbicides and mastication as part of PG&E's transmission line maintenance vegetation management program.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District, Georgetown Ranger District, Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador, El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salt Springs-Tiger Creek, French Meadows-Middle Fork, Middle Fork #1, Middle Fork-Gold Hill, and El Dorado-Missouri Flat #1 and 2 transmission lines.
Eldorado National Forest, Amador Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allen Camp Motorcycle Trail Restoration
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Jennifer DeWoody
530-647-5382
jadewoody@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and restore sections of Allen Camp Trail (17E19) to meet standards and guides, to eventually reopen the segment of the trail to public motor vehicle use.
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable Allen Camp Trail 17E19, 1/2E Section 17 and 1/4 NE Section 20, T.9 N, R 16 E, M.D.B.&M.
Amador High Country Routes Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
11/13/2015
Expected: 02/2017 08/2017 Jennifer Marsolais
530-642-5187
jennifermarsolais@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
10/2016
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 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: 10/2016 11/2016 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
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
05/28/2015
Expected: 12/2016 06/2017 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
- Special use management
- Facility 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
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2017
Expected: 02/2018 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: 12/2016 05/2017 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
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
08/15/2016
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
11/2016
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 Fuels Study
CE
- Fuels management
- Research
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/15/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Jesse Plummer
530-295-5973
jesseplummer@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct fuel reduction treatments on approximately 3,500 acres of mixed conifer and red fir forests that burned at low to moderate severity during the 2004 Power Fire.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49559
Location: UNIT - Amador Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Amador. LEGAL - Not Applicable Between Lower Bear River and Salt Springs Reservoirs.
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
10/2016
Expected: 07/2017 09/2017 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
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- 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
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
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/07/2015
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 01/2018 03/2018 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
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/14/2015
Est. Comment Period
08/2018
Expected: 01/2019 04/2020 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
10/17/2012
Expected: 11/2016 05/2017 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
John Don't Forest Health/Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/12/2014
Est. Comment Period
12/2016
Expected: 05/2017 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: 04/2017 08/2017 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)
Union Valley Bald Eagle Nest Structure
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/31/2016
11/2016 Jennifer House
530-333-5560
jenniferhouse@fs.fed.us
Description: Certified climbers will construct and anchor a nest platform over the course of two days within a formerly occupied bald eagle nest tree (last active in 2015, the nest has since fallen out of the tree) to encourage bald eagle occupancy of this site.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - T12N, R14E, S23 Union Valley Reservoir, near Granlee Point
Van Vleck Meadow Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/05/2015
Expected: 05/2017 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
Big Dog Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed 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
Caltrans Hazard Tree Removal 2016
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/06/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Teresa Fraser
530-647-5392
tfraser@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove hazard trees on Forest Service land within 200 feet of centerline from mile posts 34.2 (Forest boundary) and 66.5 (Echo Summit) of US Highway 50. Work will be completed by Caltrans following the Operations Plan.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest Service land along Highway 50 from mile post 34.2 (Forest Boundary) to mile post 66.5 (Echo Summit), within 200 foot of centerline on both sides of the highway.
Cody Meadow Restoration
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Analysis Completed Expected: 11/2016
Actual: 11/28/2016
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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45187
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.
General Sherman Forest Health Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 10/2017 03/2018 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: 12/2016 07/2017 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)
Middle Creek Forest Health Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/20/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Jennifer DeWoody
530-647-5382
jadewoody@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct stand density management for forest health on about 676 acres of ca. 40 year old pine plantations and 64 acres of adjacent natural stands using commercial and pre-commercial thinning. Around 10 miles of road reconstruction is proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50046
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Middle Creek area south of Highway 50 and east of Silver Fork road. This area was included in the analysis of the Pilliken Forest Health Project but removed from that Decision.
Placerville District Outfitter and Guide Permits - Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 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
10/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 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
10/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 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
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
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 Maintenance Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/16/2016
Expected: 12/2016 07/2017 Josh Sjostrom
530-647-5356
jsjostrom@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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/17/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2017
Expected: 06/2017 08/2017 Jennifer Marsolais
530-642-5187
jennifermarsolais@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
Twofer Forest Health Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 11/2017 12/2017 Jennifer DeWoody
530-647-5382
jadewoody@fs.fed.us
Description: To reduce surface fuels, thin commercial and non-commercial plantations, and install strategic fuel breaks along US Highway 50.
Location: UNIT - Placerville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vicinity of Whitehall, including the Cleveland and Ice House fire footprints, on the north and south side of Highway 50, El Dorado County. Primarily T12N R14E and T11N R14E, Mt Diablo Meridian.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

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.

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