Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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

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- R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Klamath National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Klamath National Forest, Goosenest Ranger District
- Klamath National Forest, Happy Camp Ranger District
- Klamath National Forest, Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District
- Klamath National Forest, Salmon River Ranger District
- Klamath National Forest, Scott River Ranger District


R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Klamath River Outfitting and Guiding Permits
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Jeffrey Ellison
530-493-2243
jeffreyellison@fs.fed.us
Description: As part of a needs assessment for whitewater & fishing outfitters/guides, the district proposes to continue permitting at historically consistent levels. NCRWQCB exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50814
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District, Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Siskiyou. LEGAL - The Klamath River portion from Ash Creek River Access to Big Bar River Access, the Salmon River and Scott River, and Clear Creek. This project encompasses the Klamath, Scott, Salmon Rivers and associated tributaries currently permitted for outfitter and guide use on the Klamath National Forest and Six Rivers National Forests.
Klamath 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
Yreka Flood Hazard Reduction Project/FS Service Center
EA
- Facility management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/29/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Lauren McChesney
530-468-5351
laurendmcchesney@fs.fed.us
Description: Modification of the 100-year floodplain surrounding the Yreka Service Center by lowering the ground in some areas and raising it in others. Small buildings will be removed or relocated; a bridge will be relocated on site; NCRWQCB waiver- not eligible
Web Link: http://ci.yreka.ca.us/sites/ci.yreka.ca.us/assets/files/Revised_NOP_9-2-201_FINAL.pdf
Location: UNIT - Klamath National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable 1030 S. Main Street in Yreka, CA. It is part of the Yreka City, Yreka Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010207050204) within the Yreka Creek 6th field watershed (HUC 180102070502).
Klamath National Forest, Goosenest Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bray and Horsethief Grazing Allotment Analysis
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/06/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 09/2017 09/2017 Eric Baxter
530-398-4391
esbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: To inform the responsible official of the environmental consequences of re-authorizing livestock grazing. NCRWQCB 2010 Cat B Waiver.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41645
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43 north, R10 west sections 2, 3, 10, 11, T44 north, R10 east sections 2-4, 10-15, 22-28, 33-36, T44 north, R10 west sections 34 & 35 T45 north, R10 west T46 north, R2W S 31, 32; Mt. Diablo Meridian. The projects are located: Bray 13 miles SE of Macdoel CA, Horsethief 10 miles SW of Macdoel CA-5th field WS Butte Creek, Antelope Creek-Red Rock and Little Shasta RiverSee comments for 7thfield HUC's
Harlan
EA
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/19/2015
Est. Comment Period
09/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 John Brodbeck
530-398-4608
jcbrodbeck@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction project with an emphasis on improving forest resilience to wildfire, insects and disease, while improving mule deer habitat. NCRWQCB Cat. B Waiver.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43915
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 2 West, Sections 8 and 9, 15 and16, 22-27, and 34-36; Township 44 North, Range 2 West, Sections 1-3, 10-15, and 23; and Township 44 North, Range 1 West, Section 18 MDM. Located within the Upper Prather Creek, Lower Prather Creek, Horsethief Creek, Shafter-Butte Creek, Bray-Butte Creek, Lower First Creek, Penoyar, and the Soule-Butte Creek 7th field watersheds.
Pumice Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
07/11/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2017
Expected: 10/2017 11/2017 Eric Baxter
530-398-5767
esbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce fuel loads and improve forest health: 9,056 acre project area; 6,473 acres treatment. NCRWQCB 2010 Cat B Waiver.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30290
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N, R1E, Sections 12-13, 24; T43N, R2E, Sections 2-11, 14-22, 29-30; T44N, R2 E, Sections 31-33, MDM Tamarack Flat (18010204130100) 7th field watershed; between Garner Mountain and Davis Rd (S. of four corners).
Schroeder Road Access New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/10/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Carrie Carter-Griffin
530-398-4391
ccartergriffin@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposes to allow, under a ten year permit, a private landowner to drive two historic, existing roadbeds (approx. 435 feet) across Forest Service administered public land in order to access the private property. Water Board Category A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50768
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Range 2 West, Section 8, Mt. Diablo Meridian This project is located approximately 12 miles southwest of Macdoel, CA and approximately 4 miles northwest of Grass Lake, CA.
Six Shooter Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
03/01/2013
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Robert Reed
907-874-7558
rmreed@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction with an emphasis on improving mule deer habitat. 15,067 acre project area; 13,806 acres treatment. NCRWQCB Waiver Cat. B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35558
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R2E, Sections 1-5, 8-24; T44N, R3E, Sections 7,18; T45N, R2E, Sections 25-28,32-36, MDM. 7th Field Watersheds - Antelope Well (HUC 18010204130204). Dock Well (HUC 18010204130201). Hill 22 (HUC 18010204130203). and Six Shooter Pass (HUC 18010204130205).
Klamath National Forest, Happy Camp Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Catherine Haskall Water Line Transmission Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining a water system consisting of a diversion dam (approx. 8 feet wide and 6 feet high) and 400 ft. of a 2 inch plastic pipe from Slater Creek to private property for domestic use. NCRWQCB Category n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50912
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North, Range 7 East, Section 26 Humboldt Principal Meridian Indian Creek Road, Slater Butte Creek
Coho Salmon Off-Channel Ponds
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
09/13/2016
Expected: 04/2017 09/2017 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct off-channel ponds for winter refugia for Coho salmon and other salmonid species. NCWQCB Waiver category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47231
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Horse Creek pond near Happy Camp; China Creek; Horse Creek ponds near town of Horse Creek
Crawford Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
01/27/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/2017
Expected: 04/2018 06/2018 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning in stands for forest health and fuels reduction, with fuels treatments including underburning and pile burning on about 1,600 acres. NCRWQCB waiver cat. B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30373
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township (T) 14 North (N) Range (R) 5 East (E), Sections 1, 12; T14N R6E Sections 1, 3-5,12, 13, 15-17, 20-22, 28, 29; T15N R5E Sections 25, 36; T15N R6E sections 26-29, 32-36, Humboldt Meridian Appx 10 mi SW of Happy Camp,CA. Swillup Creek, Coon Creek, Dutch Creek-Klamath River and Aubrey Creek-Klamath River 7th field watersheds (Ukonom Creek-Klamath River 5th field watershed HUC 1801020906)
David D. Hammons and Thomas Evertsen Road Access Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: To provide road access to holder's private property. NCRWQCB Category n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50915
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North, Range 8 East, Section 18, Humboldt Principal Meridian China Grade Road
Elk Creek Watershed Project
EIS
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
04/2017
Expected: 12/2018 01/2019 Joseph Chastain
530-493-1742
jchastain@fs.fed.us
Description: Integrated resource management project that aims to improve physical and biological conditions in the Elk Creek watershed. Waiver B
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46553
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Various Sections of Townships 14,15,16 North, Ranges 7,8 East, Humboldt Meridian and various sections of Township 44,45 North, Range 12 West, Mount Diablo Meridian. East Fork Elk Creek 6th-field (180102090302),Lower Elk Creek 6th-field (180102090303), Upper Elk Creek 6th-field (180102090301)
Fort Goff Creek Fish Exclusion Screening
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 07/2017 09/2017 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: 1.Prevent entrainment of salmon and steelhead trout into an existing water diversion ditch where they could be injured or killed. 2.Conserve water for the benefit of salmon and steelhead trout in Fort Goff Creek and the Klamath River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47230
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T47N R12W south margin of Sec. 32; Mt. Diablo Meridian Water diversion/fish exclusion structure will be constructed at same site as current water diversion which is at RiverMile_0.6 on Fort Goff Creek
Gene Virtue Water Line System SUP Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of an SUP for a water line system to private property consisting of a 550 gallon water tank, a 400 gallon tank, 260 feet of 1 inch pipe and 100 feet of 2 inch pipe for domestic use. NCRWQCB waiver does not apply.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50214
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North Range 7 East Section 26 of the Humboldt Meridian On Pine Place Road up Indian Creek Road
Haley Existing Water System
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/16/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: New authorization for Special Use Permit, its an existing water system formerly under permit to Harold and Violet Anderson both deceased. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44687
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - SW1/4, SE1/4,NE1/4, section 20, T17N, R8E, H.M. Fort Goff Creek watershed code is 18010209020202
Hancock Forest Management Access Road
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/18/2016
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Roger Siemers
530-841-4553
rsiemers@fs.fed.us
Description: Reconstruct 2,300 ft of temporary roadbed; fully construct a 200-300 ft adjoining spur roadbed. Rd will provide temp access/use of private forest land for log hauling. Roadbeds to be blocked and grated after use. NCRWQCB waiver cat. B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43920
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T40S, R1E, Section 28, Willamette Meridian. Located about 7 miles northwest of Hilt, CA. In Mill Creek 7th Field Watershed (HUC#18010208050202).
Happy Camp Community Fire Hazard Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: Approx. 300 acres of fuels reduction treatments would be accomplished by brushing, thinning small trees, pruning, & reducing ground fuels; & controlled burning using prescribed fire. Water Waiver not applicable on private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49109
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N R7E sections 1,2,3,10,11,14,15,16,21. T16N R8E Sections 6,7,18; T17N R7E Sections 5,8,9,14,15,22,23,26,27,34,35 of the Humboldt Meridian In and around the town of Happy Camp, CA
Happy Camp Sanitation District
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: New SUP to build a storage building to house backup generator for sanitation system. Water board waiver exempt
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50213
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North Range 7 East Section 11 of Humboldt Meridian Elk Creek road near bridge over Klamath River
Horse Creek Community Protection and Forest Restoration Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
11/23/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2017
Expected: 09/2017 09/2017 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction, hazard tree removal, and site preparation and planting within the Gap Fire area. NCRWQCB Waiver Category B expected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50586
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T45N R10W, S5 and 6; T46N, R10W, S 2-11, 15-22, and 28-32; T46N, R11W, S 1-4, 9-16, 21-27, and 35-36; T47N, R9W, S9 and 30; T47N, R10W S13-17, 19-34 and 36; and T47N, R11W, S33-36; MDM North, northwest, and northeast of the town of Horse Creek, CA up to the border of California and Oregon and the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest
Ida Foo Gate Installation SUP Amendment
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Amendment to an existing SUP to install a gate at a right of way access to private property. NCRWQCB water waiver does not apply - private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50220
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North Range 12 West Section 29 Mt. Diablo Meridian China Grade near Little Wolf Ranch
Ida Foo Right of Way
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: A 40 foot long by 12 foot wide right of way containing approximately 0.1 acres to provide access to private property. Water waiver exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50215
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North Range 7 East Section 34 Humboldt Meridian Doolittle Creek Road, county road 8C004, water waiver exempt.
James Sharpe Waterline Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining a water system consisting of 300 ft. of pipeline from an unnamed spring to private property for domestic use. NCRWQCB Category n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50913
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North, Range 7 East, Section 12, Humboldt Principal Meridian China Grade Road
Jennings Livestock Allotment Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jeff Marszal
530-493-2243
jmarszal@fs.fed.us
Description: Intermittent grazing of livestock on an unimproved pasture and a cultivation field. Season of use for the pasture is from April 15 to June 15. Season of grazing use for the field is from September 1 to November 1. NCWQCB Waiver category B
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45910
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Section 24, T. 46 N., R. 9 W., Mt. Diablo Principal Meridian. As illustrated on map in project record.
Joe and Karla Ulics Road Access Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining an access road to private property. NCRWQCB waiver category n/a.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50914
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 11 West, Section 36, Mt. Diablo Principal Meridian Hamburg, CA
John and Teresa Kilroy Water Line System
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: New owners for existing SUP operating & maintaining a water system right of way of 4' width, 1,000 gal. water storage tank & 500 feet of 2" plastic pipeline from an unnamed stream tributary of the SF of Indian Crk to priv. prop. Waiver does not apply
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50212
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North Range 7 East Section 7 Humboldt Meridian South Fork Indian Creek, waiver exempt
Kanawyer Water Transmission Pipeline Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: New special use permit to reauthorize the maintenance and operation of an existing water transmission pipeline to a new permit holder. NCRWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43926
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N, R11W, Section 36, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Within the town of Hamburg, CA. In the Tom Martin Creek - Klamath River 7th Field Watershed (HUC 18010206110301).
Mark Wisniski Water Line Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining a water system right of way of min. essential width (4 ft), approx. 2,000 ft. long. Water system consists of a 300 gal. plastic water tank, 2,000 ft. of 2 inch plastic pipeline to private property for domestic use. NCRWQCB n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50909
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 15 North, Range 7 East, Section 29 Humboldt Principal Meridian Independence Road
Noranda Grey Eagle Mines, Inc. Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining a water system consisting of 8,800 feet of 6 inch pipe, a seepage treatment facility, a leach field and 560 feet of 15KV powerline from PP&L service outlet to treatment facilities. NCRWQCB Category n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50908
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North, Range 7 East, Sections 14-16 Humboldt Principal Meridian Luther Gulch
PacifiCorp Powerline Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal to authorize the maintenance, operation, and construction of about 30 miles (270 acres) of existing powerline. No new disturbance proposed. NCRWQCB Waiver exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40277
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R7W-12W, MDM; T14N R6E-R8E HM. Starts at T44N., R9W MDM Sec. 2 off County Road 6G002 on Scott River Rd.; ends T18N. R6E., HM, Sec. 8, at KNF & Six Rivers Forest Boundaries just south of Little Grayback Mt on Happy Camp/Oak RD.
Perrone Water Line System Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: SUP renewal for the operation/maint of existing water system of 730' of 2" buried pipe, metal water tank 16'x5',2-10,000 gal 12'x12' redwood water tanks,30'x12'x18" concrete platform from unnamed spring to private property for domestic use waiver n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46024
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Section 20, T. 46 N., R. 12 W., Mt. Diablo Principal. As illustrated on map in project record.
Siskiyou Telephone Company Radio Repeater New SUP
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction, operation and maintenance of a radio repeater system near Collins Baldy Lookout. NCRWQCB Category n/a.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51355
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 10 West, Section 1, Mt. Diablo Meridian Along Forest Road 45N28, near Collins Baldy Lookout.
Siskiyou Telephone Fiber Optic Cable Installation Downriver
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 12/2017 12/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Fiber Optic cable installation for Siskiyou Telephone from Benjamin Creek to Dillon Creek. NCWQCB waiver category exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44688
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N R7E sec. 21,22,27,28,32,33. T15N R7E sec. 4,5. T15N R7E sec. 5-7. T15N R7E Sec. 7,17,18,20,29,30,31. T15N R6E sec. 36. T14N R6E sec. 1,11,12. T14N R7E sec. 6. T14N R6E sec. 14,15,21,22,28. From 1/2 mile below Benjamin Creek to Dillon Creek, along Highway 96. Oak Flat Creek, Benjamin Creek-Klamath River, Slippery Creek-Clear Creek 7th field watersheds.
Terri Nixon Water Line and Road Access Existing SUP Reauthorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/26/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining a water system consisting of 1,500 ft. of buried 4 inch pipeline from an unnamed spring to private property for domestic and irrigation use. Road access to holder private property. NCRWQCB Category n/a
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50910
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 17 North, Range 6 East, Sections 11 and 15, Humboldt Principal Meridian South Fork Indian Creek
Klamath National Forest, Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Somes Bar Integrated Fire Management
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/21/2017
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Nolan Colegrove
530-627-3207
ncolegrove@fs.fed.us
Description: The project removes fuels prior to prescribed burning in plantations 40 yrs & older, and mature natural stands while enhancing cultural & ecological plant species. Shaded fuelbreaks are proposed & temp roads are considered on a case by case basis.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51276
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T.11N, R.6E. Sections 5, 6. T.12N., R.6E., Sections 2,3,4,9,10,11,14,15,16,19,20,21,30,29,31,32,33. T.14N, R.6E, Sections 34, 35. T.13N, R.6E, Sections 3,4,5,8,9,17,20,21,22,27,28,29,32,33. The Project occurs on NFS lands around the Patterson and Donahue Flat, and is located almost entirely within the Katimiin Cultural Management Area.
Klamath National Forest, Salmon River Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bentley, H. New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a new special use permit to install a new above-ground water line. No new disturbance is proposed with this project. NCRWQCB Waiver exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47849
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N, R8E, Section 20, Humboldt Meridian. McNeal Creek-South Fork (HUC 18010210010803)
California Highway Patrol Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew a special use permit for radio service facility on Eddy Gulch. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37191
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Section 15 Mt. Diablo Meridian Eddy Gulch Communications Site, about two miles north of Sawyers Bar, CA in the Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed (18010210020703)
Callahan Complex Fuels Treatment on Private Land
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2015
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuel reduction on 200 acres of private land in and around the community of Callahan and adjacent to the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District. NCRWQCB waiver - not applicable on private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47271
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R8W Sections 20, 21, 28, and 29 of the Mount Diablo Meridian Private land in and around the community of Callahan, Siskiyou County, CA. Watersheds to be determined.
Cecilville Fire & Hose Company SUP Amendment
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use permit and amendment to include installation of metal service building for the storage of fire trucks and rescue vehicles at the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37184
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 N, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian On the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA in the Horn Creek-Salmon River 7th field watershed (18010210040202).
China Point
EIS
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
06/2017
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is in response to the proposed Plan of Operations to mine the China Point claim, in compliance with the General Mining Act of 1872. China Point is a 30-acre unpatented mining claim located between the NF Salmon R. and the Salmon River Rd
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49756
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 North, Range 12 West, in the southwest quadrant of Section 28 and the northwest quadrant of Section 33, Mt. Diablo Meridian. NE of Forks of Salmon, CA in Siskiyou Cty, S of the Sawyers Bar Road and N of the N Fork Salmon R.; within one 7th field watershed (Olsen Creek-North Fork Salmon) and one 6th field (Olsen Creek)
Forks of Salmon Elementary School Generator Replacement Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace one of the existing generators with a new generator to be placed outside and sound shielded. NCWQCB waiver exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40198
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian At the town of Forks of Salmon, CA (Big Creek-North Fork Salmon 7th field watershed 18010210020802)
Hotelling Gulch Fish Passage and Channel Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
02/12/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Bobbie DiMonte Miller
530-226-2425
bdimontemiller@fs.fed.us
Description: Increase access to low gradient salmon and other fish habitat in Hotelling Gulch, and improve natural stream function and the transport of watershed products to Salmon River. Proposed channel modification along gulch and upgrading culvert crossing.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48527
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Section 28, Humboldt Meridian 2.5 miles south east of Forks of Salmon in Negro Creek-South Fork Salmon River 7th Field Watershed. Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401 apply.
South Fork Tributary Habitat Enhancement Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
11/08/2016
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Maija Meneks
530-468-5351
mmeneks@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve habitat for aquatic species in Methodist and Knownothing Creeks through the construction of 22 in-stream salmonid habitat enhancement structures (trees with root wads intact) over 3.15 miles of stream.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50240
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N R12W Sections 30 and 31 Mt. Diablo Meridian; T10N R8E Sections 29 and 30 Humboldt Meridian. Located on the lower reaches of Knownothing (HUC 18012100107) and Methodist Creeks (HUC 180102100108), in the South Fork Salmon River Watershed (HUC 1801021001).
Upper North Fork Salmon Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Chris Hays
541-885-3410
chays@fs.fed.us
Description: The project will treat up to 120 acres with high priority fuels reduction and prescribed fire on private land within the Upper North Fork of the Salmon River, including Sawyers Bar and outlying neighborhoods.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49787
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Portions of: T40N R12W sections 13, 24 and 25; T40N R11W S 13, 24, 28, 29, 35; T40N R10W S 9, 16-21; T39N, R11W S 3-5, 8-10; T41N R10W S 21, 22, 27, and 28 (Mount Diablo Meridian). The project area is located on private properties in the upper North Fork Salmon River drainage from Little North Fork to Taylor Hole. North Fork Salmon River 5th Field Watershed (HUC 1801021102).
Wisniski Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Amend permit to include 1/4 mile of an existing road on private property, for access to the Mountain Laurel Mine for commercial haul of ore to mill site located on another private parcel, and add a private water line. NCRWQCB waiver cat. B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38618
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Sections 4 & 9, Mt. Diablo Meridian In the Eddy Gulch watershed, approximately 1.5 miles south of Sawyers Bar (Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed: 18010210020703)
Yellow Jacket Ridge
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2017
Expected: 03/2018 04/2018 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us
Description: Precommercial thinning, release and fuels reduction in plantations and in natural stands on about 2,600 acres along Yellow Jacket Ridge. NCRWQCB Waiver Cat. B
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31769
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N R7E Sec 1-3, 11-13; T11N R7E Sec 35-36; T10N R8E Sec 4-9, 18; T11N R8E Sec 20, 21, 28-33; (HM) and T40N R12W Sec 14-24, 27-32 (MDM) National Forest System lands one to nine miles northeast of Forks of Salmon, CA. Salmon River-Crapo Creek (180102100401) & Lower NF Salmon River (180102100208) 6th field watersheds.
Klamath National Forest, Scott River Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arland Costa Special Use Permit Renewal
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew special use permit for livestock area. NCRWQCB waiver category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40202
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Ragne 8 West, Sections 22, 26, and 36, Mt. Diablo Meridian About 5 miles northeast of Fort Jones, California off of West Moffett Creek Road (Luce Gulch-Moffett Creek 7th field watershed 18010208030304; Crooked Gulch-Moffett Cr 18010208030302)
Craggy Vegetation Management
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
01/04/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2017
Expected: 01/2018 02/2018 Andrew Mueller
530-468-1223
aamueller@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve fire resiliency by reducing fuels and stand density in strategic areas to protect communities and promote forest health in lands near Yreka, CA on about 11,000 acres within a 29,500 acres project area. NCRWQCB Waiver Category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31770
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R8W Sec 13, 23-28, 32-35; T45N R8W Sec 1-17, 21-24; T46N R7W Sec 16-18, 20, 22, 28, 30, 32-34; and T45N R7W Sec 4-6, 8-9, 17-20 (MDM) National Forest System lands one to nine miles northwest of Yreka, CA. Humbug Creek (180102060801) and Yreka Creek (180102070702) 6th field watersheds.
East Fork Scott
EIS
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
04/2017
Expected: 02/2019 02/2019 Lauren McChesney
530-841-4483
laurendmcchesney@fs.fed.us
Description: To improve conditions within the E Fork Scott watershed. Treatments within 31,540 acres may include meadows, riparian areas, fuels reduction, mine reclamation, stand density reduction, and wildlife habitat improvements. NCRWQCB Cat. B. expected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50878
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - 10 mi NE of Callahan, CA in Siskiyou Co in T40N R6W S5-8, and 18; T40N R7W S1-5, 8-23, 27-33; T40N R8W S4, 10, 12-15, 23, 24; T41N R6W S7, 18-20, 29-31; T41N, R7W, S1, 2, 11-14, 22-27, 32-36 Central M See Other Project Information
Hidden Horse Equestrian Group Site
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/29/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Samuel Commarto
530-468-1203
sjcommarto@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide additional group site capacity for equestrians in the Carter Meadows area. Installation of mid-size equestrian group site at the Hidden Horse Campground. NCRWQCB waiver exempt (less than one acre and will follow BMPs).
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39N Range 9W Section 16; Mt. Diablo Meridian Carter Meadows Loop Road, 15 miles from Callahan, Siskiyou County, CA.
Lake Mountain & Middle Tompkins Grazing Allotment Management Plan Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
09/27/2016
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Stephanie McMorris
530-468-1226
smcmorris@fs.fed.us
Description: The project reauthorizes grazing permits for 10 years under an adaptive management strategy and updates allotment management plans for Lake Mt. & Middle Tompkins allotments. NCRWQCB - Water Board Category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41986
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R11W, Sec. 3-10, 16-18; T44N, R12W Sec. 1,12,13; T45N, R11W, Sec. 2-5, 8-11, 14-23, 26-34; T45N, R12W, Sec. 25, 36; T46N, R11W Sec. 17, 20, 21, 26-29, 32-36, Mt. Diablo Meridian. This project encompasses 24,868 acres on the Oak Knoll and Scott River RD boundary near Lake Mtn & Tom Martin Pk. (HUCs 18010208060402;-601;-401; & -403; 18010206110303; & -304
Lover's Canyon
EA
- Forest products
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/06/2013
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us
Description: We are proposing to treat about 4,525 acres: commercially thin about 872 acres; non-commercially thin about 1175 acres; create fuel breaks on about 255 acres, and underburn about 2,223 acres. NCRWQCB category B waiver.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42352
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Secs. 25 & 36 of Township 44 North, Range 12 West; Secs. 19, 21, & 25-35 of Township 44 North, Range 11 West; Sec. 1 of Township 43 North, Range 12 West; & Secs. 2-8 of Township 43 North, Range 11 West (Mt. Diablo Meridian) Located 15 miles west of Fort Jones, CA w/in 7 drainages w/in the Lower Scott River Watershed (HUC 1801020806)
Recreation Outfitter and Guides Special Use Permits Analysis
EA
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Samuel Commarto
530-468-1203
sjcommarto@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze the reauthorization of Recreation Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permits.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Marble Mountains, Trinity Alps, Russian Wilderness, and nearby non-wilderness areas.
Scott Bar Mill Creek Fuels
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 05/2017 09/2017 Josh Schmalenberger
530-468-1269
joshschmalenberger@fs.fed.us
Description: The objectives of this project are to (1)Reduce hazardous fuels to protect private property; and (2) Improve wildlife habitat and protect salamander habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51087
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North; Range 10 West; Sections 14 and 22; Mount Diablo Meridian. Mill Creek Road 45N27 adjacent to private land. East of the community of Scott Bar.
Siskiyou Telephone Special Use Permit Amendment for Phone Line Installation
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Amend Special Use Permit to plow down 1100 feet to install an underground phone line to a private residence. NCRWQCB Waiver exempt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47848
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R9W, Section 2, Mount Diablo Meridian. Lower Indian Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010208050102)
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