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
05/2016
Expected: 01/2017 01/2017 Nevia Brown
7075629121
neviabrown@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: LEGAL - Not Applicable Entire Inyo National Forest, entire Sequoia National Forest outside of the Giant Sequoia National Monument, and the Sierra National Forest.
Mammoth Base Area Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
08/23/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2017
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 Janelle Walker
760-924-5523
janellelwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange of approximately 30.6 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 1317.5 acres of land in California.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30428
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District, White Mountain Ranger District, Mt. Hough Ranger District, Mi-Wok 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 The area near Main Lodge, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area would be exchanged for up to 12 non Federal parcels in Inyo, Mono, Plumas and Tuolumne Counties.
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 On Hold N/A N/A 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.
Communication Site Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 01/2017 03/2017 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuing special use permits for up to 12 communication sites throughout the Inyo National Forest, for a period of up to 30 years. Facilities include radio and cell phone towers, radio repeaters, and other communications equipment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49815
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable Silver Peak, Casa Diablo, Sherwin Summit, Mazourka Canyon, South Benton, Milner Peak, Wilfred Canyon, Mustang, Poleta, McGee, Little Antelope and Glass Mountain.
Eradication and Control of Invasive Plants on the Inyo National Forest
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
08/19/2016
Est. Comment Period
07/2017
Expected: 04/2018 05/2018 Michele Slaton
760-873-2440
mslaton02@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement integrated plant management to control and eradicate non-native invasive plant infestations on the Inyo National Forest. To comment, click on "comment" on the right side of this page or email to comments-pacificsouthwest-inyo@fs.fed.us
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
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
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/27/2016
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/2017
Expected: 10/2017 12/2017 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/07/2016
10/2016 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
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/22/2016
Expected: 02/2017 04/2017 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
Airport Pit Disposal Site Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/12/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 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
Mammoth Lakes Basin Hazardous Fuels Reduction
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/27/2016
Est. Comment Period
10/2016
Expected: 05/2017 08/2017 Eric Vane
760-924-5509
ericdvane@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a fuels reduction project in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The goal of treatments will be to create defensible space around private and Forest Service developments to facilitate fire suppression activities and reduce potential wildfire severity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50217
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Township 4.S, Range 27.E, Sections 7-9, 15-17, 22 1/4 mile Southwest of Mammoth Lakes, CA in the Lakes Basin, adjacent to Lake Mary, George, Mamie, and Twin Lakes, 4 Miles West of Highway 395.
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
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.
Sherwin Trails Phase 1
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/07/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Molly Burns
760-924-5503
mollyburns@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of non-motorized trails in the Sherwin Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49877
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T4S,R27E, Sec.'s 2,10,11 North of the Mammoth Rock Trail and South of the Snowcreek development.
Southern California Edison Mammoth Distribution Area Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 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 In Progress
Scoping Start
03/10/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 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
Transfer Station, Town of Mammoth Lakes
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 04/2018 06/2018 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us
Description: Town of Mammoth Lakes 10-20 acre transfer site in anticipation of County landfill closing.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Not Applicable A site to be determined adjacent to the Town of Mammoth Lakes
Vista Towers, multi-carrier facility at Little Antelope Communication Site
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 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
11/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 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
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, 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 In Progress
Scoping Start
03/18/2016
Expected: 10/2016 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
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
10/23/2014
Expected: 11/2016 01/2017 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable Grazing allotments in the southern portion of the Inyo National Forest along the escarpment of the Sierra Nevada
Kennedy Meadows Community Fuel Break Project
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Sue Farley
760-924-5535
sfarley@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction of shrubs and trees around the community of Kennedy Meadows. Includes removing dead and dying trees. Treatment area will be 200-400 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50324
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable The area of the Inyo National Forest near the community of Kennedy Meadows.
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.
Oak Creek Stream Restoration and Enhancement Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 02/2017 09/2017 Todd Ellsworth
760-873-2457
tellsworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Restore hydrologic connectivity between the channel incised in the Oak Creek Flood, and the floodplain and side channels to restore the native Black Oak riparian area. Also, remove noxious weeds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50228
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - T13S, R34E, Section 3 On the North and South Fork of Oak Creek, near Independence, California
Whitney Portal Store Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Shane Hoskins
760-873-2441
shaneahoskins@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of the special use permit for the Whitney Portal Store, with no changes relative to the current permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50221
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - T15S, R34E, Section 35 At the Mt. Whitney Trailhead, about 10 miles west of the town of Lone Pine, California.
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
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/05/2016
Expected: 11/2016 12/2016 Sue Farley
760-924-5535
sfarley@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
CE
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2016
Expected: 10/2016 03/2017 Heather Stone
760-873-2561
hestone@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction and vegetation improvement 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.
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.
Rock Creek Lodge Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Shane Hoskins
760-873-2441
shaneahoskins@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a 20-year special use permit for Rock Creek Lodge, with no changes in uses relative to the existing permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50222
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T5S, R30E, Section 31 Rock Creek Lodge is located along Rock creek Road, about 7 miles south/southwest of Tom's Place, California.
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