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)
- R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Inyo National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Inyo National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Ranger District
- Inyo National Forest, Mono Ranger District
- Inyo National Forest, Mount Whitney Ranger District
- Inyo National Forest, White Mountain 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
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests Land Management Plans Revision
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
08/29/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2016
Expected: 01/2017 01/2017 Donald Yasuda
707-562-8970
r5planrevision@fs.fed.us
Description: The Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests propose to revise their land management plans as guided by the 2012 Planning Rule
Web Link: http://tinyurl.com/r5earlyadopters
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units, Sequoia National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Esmeralda, Mineral, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Mono, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Entire Inyo National Forest, entire Sequoia National Forest outside of the Giant Sequoia National Monument, and the Sierra National Forest.
Inyo 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
Closure of Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Habitat to Pack Goat Use
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
04/01/2014
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Kary Schlick
760-873-2450
kschlick@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will address potential disease transmission from pack goat use on the endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep. This project is a continuation of a previous closure which has expired.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40094
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project includes the 11 SNBS herd units located on the Inyo NF.
Eradication and Control of Invasive Plants on the Inyo National Forest
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Sue Weis
760-873-2496
sweis@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement integrated plant management to control and eradicate non-native invasive plant infestations on the Inyo National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38912
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Esmeralda, Mineral, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mono, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forestwide
Inyo National Forest Over Snow Vehicle Use Designation
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2016
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Erin Noesser
760-873-2545
elnoesser@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate motorized over-snow vehicle (OSV or snowmobile) use on National Forest System roads and trails and areas on National Forest System lands as allowed, restricted, or prohibited. Identify trails for grooming for snowmobile use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48393
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Inyo, Madera, Mono, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable The entire area of the Inyo National Forest that receives sufficient snowfall for potential snowmobile use.
Issuance of 10 Year Priority Use Outfitter/Guide Fishing Permits
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jon Kazmierski
760-924-5503
jkazmierski@fs.fed.us
Description: Trips to: Lee Vining Cr., June Lake Loop, Big Springs, Deadman Cr., Mammoth Lakes Basin, Middle Fork San Joaquin, Sotcher Lake, Starkweather Lake, Hot Creek, Convict Lake, McGee Cr., Rock Cr., Rock Cr. Lake, Pine Cr., Bishop Cr., No. Lk., So. Lk.
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Madera, Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable See Project Description
Land and Resource Management Plan Revision
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
08/29/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/2016
Expected: 04/2018 05/2018 Debra Schweizer
760-873-2427
debraaschweizer@fs.fed.us
Description: Revision of the 1988 Inyo National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan under the provisions of the 2012 National Forest System Planning Rule.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/inyo/landmanagement/planning
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Esmeralda, Mineral, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, Mono, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forestwide
Inyo 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
Motorized Transportation System Modifications
EA
- Road management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/15/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Marty Hornick
760-873-2461
mhornick@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze system and unauthorized routes for use by motorized vehicles in 12 project areas in the Mammoth and Mono Lake area with known recreation, access, safety or resource issues.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=44720
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District, Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Roads and trails in 12 locations, including Bohler Canyon, Hwy 395 corridor north of Mammoth, Mono Lake, Smokey Bear and Airstrip Sandflats, Deadman Creek, Upper Dry Creek, Doe Ridge and others.
Three Creeks Jeffrey Pine Forest Health & Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/29/2012
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Scott Kusumoto
760-924-5522
skusumoto@fs.fed.us
Description: The Three Creeks Jeffrey Pine Forest Health & Restoration project objective is to provide for healthy forest conditions, promote establishment of old growth and reintroduce fire to the ecosystem.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37712
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District, Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable All proposed treatment units lie within the Mono Lake and Mammoth Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest, Mono County, California.
Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2016 Mammoth Mountain Bike Park Trail Initiatives
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/28/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Janelle Walker
760-924-5523
janellelwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct seven new mountain bike trail segments, and an above-ground manufactured pump track within the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area permit boundary.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47782
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mammoth Mountain Ski Area Permit Area
Airport Pit Disposal Site Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of special use permit to the Town of Mammoth Lakes for operation of clean waste disposal at the Airport Pit
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mammoth Airport Pit
Amerigas Project
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Install 100 feet of propane pipeline to connect existing pipeline on both ends of existing pipeline. This is the same project as the Rock Creek Energy Project. Rock Creek Energy was purchased by Amerigas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=24750
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T3S, R27E, Sec 33 West of John Muir Rd. and ending at 924 Canyon Blvd.
Convict Lake Resort Master Development Plan (formerly Convict Lake Resort Equestrian R.V. Park)
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jon Kazmierski
760-924-5503
jkazmierski@fs.fed.us
Description: Facilities include 12 RV campsites with hook-ups; 6 temporary day use stalls, expansion of existing tack shed from 225' to 600' sq. ft.; 1,500 sq. ft. recreation building with toliets & showers, game room, laundry; new landscaping
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T.4S., R.28E., Section 14 At existing horse corrals north of Convict Lake Resort
HWY 395 Mammoth to Wilson Butte Median Safety Thinning Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 08/2016 Andrew Weinhart
760-924-5550
aweinhart@fs.fed.us
Description: Timber Stand Improvement activities, i.e., thinning & slash treatment, proposed on 118 acres of forested medians on highway 395 from Mammoth north to Wilson Butte to enhance highway safety, forest health, & resiliency to catastrophic wildfire event.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48202
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - LLD (North to South): T2S. R27E. Sec(s)8,21,22,27,35; T3S. R27E. Sec(s)1,2,12,13,24; T3S. R28E. Sec(s)19,30 Mt. Diablo Baseline and Meridian Forested Medians along highway 395, starting approximately 1 mile north of highway 203/395 intersection heading north approximately 10 miles to Wilson butte which located 2 miles south of HWY 158S.
Mammoth Base Area Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
03/2016
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 Janelle Walker
760-924-5523
janellelwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange of approximately 21 acres of National Forest System land, currently under special use authorization to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, located near the Main Lodge north of Highway 203 for approximately 1,500 acres of land in California.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30428
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono, Plumas, Tuolumne. LEGAL - Land to be exchanged is located in T.3S, R. 27E., Sec 30, MDM. Proposal includes the addition of non-federal parcels to the Inyo, Plumas, and Stanislaus National Forests in California Main Lodge, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area
Mammoth Community Water District, Permit Issuances
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2012
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of two permits: one for a master permit for all facilities, one for the government-owned Lake Mary Dam.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. various locations adjacent to the Town of Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mammoth Lake Fire Department Annual Picnic 5 Year Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Lawson Reif
760-914-1933
lreif@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue of MLFD Annual picnic 5 year permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47705
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Shady Rest Park and Horseshoe Lakes Area of Mammoth lakes, CA.
Mammoth Mountain Summer Experience Improvements
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Carmen John
760-924-5518
cjohn@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposal includes trenching to lay electrical conduit and irrigation lines and subsequent backfill and revegetation. Total area 2.7 acres, adjacent to Canyon Lodge. The entire area has been previously disturbed during past development.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T3S, R27E, SE1/4 of the NW 1/4 Section 33 Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Canyon Lodge, slopeside
Mammoth RV Park Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Lawson Reif
760-924-5516
lreif@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal and continuation of Mammoth RV Park's 20 year term special use permit to operate and maintain a RV campground and associated facilities on the national forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45546
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - S1/2, NE1/4, Sec 35, T3S, R27E The Mammoth RV Park is located off of Hwy 203, directly across from the Mammoth Ranger Station.
Reds Meadow Valley Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A Sue Farley
760-924-5535
sfarley@fs.fed.us
Description: Hazardous fuels reduction treatments would be designed to provide defensible space at recreation sites and to create a fuelbreak along roads. Fuels treatment activities would include tree thinning, pruning and prescribed burning on approx. 1735 acres
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera, Mono. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 14,15,22,23,25,26,34,35,36 of T3S, R26E & 2,3,11,14 of T4S, R26E & 28,29,30,31,32,33 of T3S, R27E The project area is located in the Reds Meadow Valley, Madera County, CA and includes a corridor along Hwy. 203 from Minaret Vista to Earthquake Fault, Mono County, CA.
Southern California Edison Mammoth Distribution Area Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of expired permit for Southern California Edision's electrical distribution lines in the Mammoth Distribution Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=17905
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T.3S., R.28E., MDBM Mammoth Distribution Area, Mammoth Lakes Area
Town of Mammoth Lakes, airport fence
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2016
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of wildlife safety fence adjacent to the Mammoth Yosemite Airport.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47811
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Adjacent to the Mammoth Yosemite Airport
Vista Towers, multi-carrier facility at Little Antelope Communication Site
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 03/2016 06/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Placement of multi-carrier building and tower at the Little Antelope Communications Site
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47317
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDB&M, T. 3S., 28E., Sec 33 Little Antelope Communications Site, north of the Mammoth Yosemite Airport
Inyo National Forest, Mono Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Driveway permit to private residence located in the Peterson Tract, June Lake Area
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use authorization for driveway for private residence
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47810
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable June Lake Loop, between Highway 158 and private property located in Peterson Tract
Grant Lake Marina Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Lawson Reif
760-924-5516
lreif@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal and continuation of Grant Lake Marina's 20 year marina/resort permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45543
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - W1/2 Sec 28, T1S, R26E Marina and resort are located off of Hwy 158, the "June Lake Loop," on the western shore of Grant Lake.
June Lake Junction Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Lawson Reif
760-914-1933
lreif@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal and continuation of June Lake Junction's 20 year service station permit
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - SW1/4 Sec 36, T1S, R26E Corner of Highway 395 and Highway 158. Southern junction of 158 and 395.
June Lake Village Gateway Sign
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: June Lake Chamber of Commerce Gateway Sign to be located on Highway 395 outside the Caltrans Easement
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44798
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Highway 395, outside of Caltrans Easement
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Rush Creek Return Ditch Road Improvements
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 03/2016 05/2016 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: LADWP is proposing to raise the embankment of the return ditch by approximately two feet for the full length of the ditch. The height would be raised by adding compacted fill on the road that parallels the ditch
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46591
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Rush Creek return ditch, from Mono Gate One to Rush Creek
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Glass Mountain Communication Lease
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of Communication Site Lease to replace expired permit
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.2S., R.30E. Sec. 18 Glass Mountain Peak, Glass Mountains
Parker Sage-Grouse Habitat Enhancement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2016
Expected: 09/2016 07/2017 Richard Perloff
760-924-5508
rperloff@fs.fed.us
Description: Jeffrey pines are encroaching into otherwise suitable sage-grouse habitat, creating perches for raptors which dissuades use by grouse. Jeffrey pines would be felled and limbed using chain-saws and allowed to decay naturally on site.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T1S, R26E, Sec. 5-8, 17 Parker Bench, southwest of Mono Lake
Inyo National Forest, Mount Whitney Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Inyo SZ Desert Allotments Grazing Analysis
EA
- Watershed management
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
10/23/2014
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 April Barron
760-924-5532
abarron@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of grazing allotments on the South Zone of the Inyo National Forest, including the Alabama Hills, Ash Creek, George Creek, Olancha, and Tunawee Allotments
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40657
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. Grazing allotments in the southern portion of the Inyo National Forest along the escarpment of the Sierra Nevada
Kern Plateau Grazing Allotments Analysis
EIS
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Margaret Wood
760-873-2515
mwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Review and analysis of the Monache, Mulkey, Templeton and Whitney grazing allotments in the Golden Trout Wilderness on the Mt Whitney Ranger District
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34380
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Templeton/Whitney Grazing Allotments in the Golden Trout Wilderness
Kern Plateau Meadow Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management On Hold N/A N/A Casey Shannon
760-873-2407
cshannon@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement stream stabilization projects in Casa Vieja, Monache, Dutch, Strawberry, Brown and Mulkey Meadows, on the Kern Plateau. Work will include constructing new headcut stabilization structures, and repairing and maintaining existing structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45953
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Casa Vieja, Dutch, Brown, Monache, Strawberry, Mulkey on the Kern Plateau.
Marshall Props, LLC Road, Waterline & Spring Box Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Rosalie Herrera
760-873-2455
raherrera@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit for continued use of existing spring box, 2000 feet of 2 inch waterline, and access road to provide domestic water to the Sierra Glen Ranch.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45930
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - Sections 2-3; T20S, R36E; MDBM Improvements are located approximately 5 miles SSW of Olancha, CA, adjacent to private property known as Sierra Glen Ranch located at the terminus of the of the pavement of Sage Flat Road,#20S01.
Inyo National Forest, White Mountain Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2016 Swall Meadows Community Fuelbreak Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 08/2016 Andrew Weinhart
760-924-5550
aweinhart@fs.fed.us
Description: Hazardous fuels reduction treatments are proposed on 108 acres adjacent to the community of Swall Meadows. Treatments are designed to lower flame length & severity while providing defensible space & safe ingress/egress for public & firefighters.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48207
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Sec(s)13,14,18 T5S. R30E. Mt.Diablo Baseline and Meridian Units are located along the eastern private/public lands boundaries adjacent to the community of Swall Meadows. Swall Meadows is located Northwest of Bishop, California along Lower Rock Creek Road.
Bishop and Pine Creek Fuels Reduction
EA
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Heather Stone
760-873-2561
hestone@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction to protect communities, facilities, and recreation sites in the Bishop Creek and Pine Creek drainages.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42921
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - Townships 6-8S, Ranges 30-31E Near communities, developments, and recreation sites in the Bishop and Pine Creek drainages.
Civil Air patrol permit reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/19/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 Rosalie Herrera
760-873-2455
raherrera@fs.fed.us
Description: Continue the shared occupation and use of Forest Service owned facilities at Mazourka and Silver Peak communication site
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48142
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. LEGAL - T11S, R34E, Section 23 and T2S, R34E, Section 24 Mazourka Peak Communication site T11S, R35E, sec 23; Silver Peak communication site T2S, R34E, sec24
Cottonwood Creek Road Restoration
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jeff Novak
760-876-6231
jnovak@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve the condition of the Cottonwood Creek Road to address resource concerns and safety issues. Work will include improving stream crossings to prevent the road from washing out in the future.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45184
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - Not Applicable The road is located in the White Mountains at the north end of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest; this is a cherry-stem road into the White Mountains Wilderness off of Crooked Creek Rd.
Lamarck Trail/Watershed improvement/restoration
CE
- Watershed management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 04/2016 06/2017 Jeff Novak
760-876-6231
jnovak@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will repair and stabilize degraded sections of trail and re-route sections of trail out of sensitive meadows on the Lamarck trail system on the White Mountain Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47699
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located on the Lamarck trail system out of the North Lake (Bishop Creek) trailhead up to Lamarck Col on various sections of the trail.
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.

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