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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- 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


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
11/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Eric Baxter
530-398-4391
esbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: To inform the responsible official of the environmental consequences of re-authorizing livestock grazing. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category B.
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. Bray, 13 miles SE of Macdoel CA, Horsethief, 10 miles SW of Macdoel CA. 5th-field watersheds: Butte Creek, Antelope Creek-Red Rock, and Little Shasta River. See comments for 7th-field HUC's.
Harlan
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/19/2015
Est. Comment Period
08/2018
Expected: 09/2018 12/2018 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. Water Board Waiver Category B.
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.
Lucky Penny
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Travis Coughlin
530-468-1261
tcoughlin02@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposes to thin about 1,500 acres of pine plantation within about a 2,300 acre project area. Purpose is to promote stand health, reduce fuel, and accelerate development of late-successional characteristics. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 47 North, Range 4 West, Sections 13, 23, 25-27, 33, 35 and Township 47 North, Range 3 West, Sections 8 and 17. Additional units may be added - legal location will be updated as needed. Approximately 20 miles northwest of Macdoel, CA
Pumice Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
07/11/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 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. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30290
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 43 North, Range 1 East, Sections 12-13, 24; Township 43 North, Range 2 East, Sections 2-11, 14-22, 29-30; Township 44 North, Range 2 East, Sections 31-33, Mt Diablo Meridian 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: 10/2017 11/2017 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 (about 435 feet) across Forest Service administered public land in order to access the private property. Water Board Waiver 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: 11/2017 01/2018 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. Water Board Waiver Category 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 - Township 44 North, Range 2 East, Sections 1-5, 8-24; Township 44 North, Range 3 East, Sections 7,18; Township 45 North, Range 2 East, Sections 25-28,32-36, Mt Diablo Meridian. 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
Ayres Waterline New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Water system consisting of 490 feet of 2 inch PVC pipe. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52484
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North Range 12 West Section 15, Mount Diablo Meridian Near Grider Creek
Brooks Mine
EA
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 11/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Existing Brooks 20 acres mining claim with a new plan of operations. Mining using backhoe, 2.5 cubic yard dump truck, grizzly, and trammel. Opening existing road to new extraction site. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52486
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Section 3, Mount Diablo Meridian Near Humbug Creek
Burnett Road Easement and Waterline New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Road access of 1,500 feet long and 12 feet wide to private property and a water system consisting of 1,000 feet of 2 inch line. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52485
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 12 West, Section 15, Mount Diablo Meridian Located near Portuguese Creek
Caltrans Culvert New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Replacement of existing 36" culvert that is not in the Caltrans right-of-way using the jack bore method (using an augor boring machine that creates a trenchless that the culvert is inserted into). Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52482
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North Range 7 East Section 1, Humboldt Meridian Milepost 43.01 on State Highway 96, near Happy Camp, CA.
Coho Salmon Off-Channel Ponds
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
09/13/2016
Expected: 11/2017 01/2018 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct off-channel ponds for winter refugia for Coho salmon and other salmonid species. Water Board Waiver not eligible.
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 - T16N R8E Sec. 17., T16N R8E Sec. 9, and T46N R11W Sec. 12. Horse Creek ponds near Happy Camp and China Creek ponds. Thompson Cr-Klamath R & Horse Cr-Klamath R 5th-field; China Cr-Klamath R & Horse Cr 6th-field; Horse Cr & Lower Horse Cr 7th-field watershed.
Crawford Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Forest products
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. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category 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 About 10 mi SW of Happy Camp. 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)
Elk Creek Watershed Project
EIS
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
10/2017
Expected: 03/2019 05/2019 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. Water Board Waiver Category 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 On Hold N/A N/A Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: Prevent entrainment of fish into an existing water diversion ditch where they could be injured or killed. Conserve water for the benefit of salmon and steelhead trout in Fort Goff Creek and the Klamath River. Water Board Waiver not eligible.
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
Hancock Forest Management Access Road
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/18/2016
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 02/2018 03/2018 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. Road will provide temp access/use of private forest land for log hauling. Roadbeds to be blocked and grated after use. Located in OR, CA Water Board N/A.
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 in Oregon, 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: 11/2017 11/2017 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us
Description: About 300 acres of fuels reduction treatments would be accomplished by brushing, thinning small trees, pruning, & reducing ground fuels; & controlled burning using prescribed fire. Water Board Waiver N/A, 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 - Township 16 North Range 7 East sections 1-3,10,11,14-16,21. Township 16 North Range 8 East Sections 6,7,18; Township 17 North Range 7 East Sections 5,8,9,14,15,22,23,26,27,34,35, 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: 01/2018 01/2018 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 N/A.
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 Legacy Site Treatments
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/14/2017
Expected: 11/2017 11/2017 Jennifer Ford
530-493-1724
jford@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatment of legacy sites within the Horse Creek Community Protection and Forest Restoration project area. Water Board Waiver Category B expected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52124
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
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.
Oak Fire Roadside Hazard Tree Proposal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2017
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us
Description: To reduce threats to public safety along National Forest Transportation System roads within the Oak Fire perimeter. Water Board Waiver Category A expected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52934
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T15N R5E Sections 15-16, 21-25,27 & 36. T15N R6E Sections 1-4, 9-12, 14-16, 21-23, & 26-29.T5N R7E Sections 5-7. T16N R6E Sections 1-2, 11-13, 24-25, & 36. T16N R7E Sections 16-21 & 29-32.Humboldt Mer The project is located within the Indian Creek, Ukonom Creek-Klamath River, Dillon Creek and Clear Creek 5th field watersheds. The project is about two to ten miles Southwest of Happy Camp.
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.
Pacific Power Pole and Line Replacement 2017
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposes to authorize Pacific Power to re-open an existing access road to replace a total of 5 poles and replace damaged transmission line between the 5 poles on Transmission Line 33 near Hamburg and Scott Bar.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North Range 11 West Section 27 (Hamburg Area) and Township 45 North Range 10 West Section 16 (Scott Bar) Mt. Diablo Meridian Approximately 4 miles west of Hamburg and approximately 1 mile from Scott Bar, CA
Seiad-Horse Risk Reduction Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2017
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce safety hazards along roads & in concentrated stands, reduce fuels adjacent to private property, & to reduce the risk of future large-scale high severity fire losses of late successional habitat. Water Board Waiver Category B expected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52933
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 47 North, Range 11 West, Sections 8-28, 33, and 35, Mount Diablo Meridian. The project is located within the Seiad Creek-Klamath River and Horse Creek-Klamath River 5th field watersheds. The project is about five miles North to Northeast of Seiad Valley, California, in Siskiyou County.
Siskiyou Telephone Company Fiber Optics Special Use Permit Amendment (OAK57)
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2017
Expected: 03/2018 05/2018 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us
Description: Install new fiber optic cable to replace existing ones and to reroute the lines. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 17 North, Range 7 East, Sections 7, 8, 15; Township 16 North, Range 7 East Sections 11, 12, 14 and 15. Humboldt Meridian.
Siskiyou Telephone Fiber Optic Cable Installation Downriver
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/21/2017
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. Water Board Waiver N/A.
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.
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
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Heritage resource management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/21/2017
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 02/2018 03/2018 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 In Progress
Scoping Start
04/18/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 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. Regional Water Board Waiver n/a.
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: 12/2017 01/2018 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. Water Board Waiver - n/a, 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 Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 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. Water Board Waiver n/a.
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. Horn Creek-Salmon River 7th field watershed (18010210040202).
China Point
EIS
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
12/2017
Expected: 11/2018 03/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Response to proposed Plan of Operations to mine the China Point claim, in compliance with General Mining Act of 1872. China Point is a 30-acre unpatented mining claim. Water Board Waiver n/a; permits requested by mining claimants.
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 - T 40 North, R 12 West, southwest quadrant of Section 28 and the northwest quadrant of Section 33, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Olsen Creek-North Fork Salmon 7th field, and Olsen Creek 6th field watershed. Located between the NF Salmon River and the Salmon River Rd. NE of Forks of Salmon, CA in Siskiyou Cty, South of the Sawyers Bar Road and North of the N Fork Salmon Rd.
Discovery Day Mine
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 04/2018 06/2018 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Response to proposed Plan of Operations to mine the Discovery Day claim. The Discovery Day Mine is an established mine site that consists of a road, three working pads, and underground tunnels. Water Board Waiver n/a.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 9 North, Range 8 East, Sections 6 and 7; Humboldt Meridian Located on the southeast side of a ridge between the east and west fork drainages of Knownothing Creek in the Klamath National Forest, approximately 3 miles southeast of Forks of Salmon, California.
Forks of Salmon Elementary School Generator Replacement Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 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. Water Board Waiver N/A.
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)
Kelly Bar Habitat Enhancement Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2017
Expected: 05/2018 07/2018 Maija Meneks
530-468-1272
mmeneks@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed to enhance off-channel riparian habitat including improving connectivity and enhancing side channels, creating alcoves on Kelly Bar and West Bar, and enhancing two off-channel ponds on Kelly Bar. Water Board Waiver not eligible.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52447
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 North, Range 12 West, Section 24 Mount Diablo Meridian Kelly Gulch is located on the North Fork Salmon River 14 miles upstream from its confluence with the South Fork of the Salmon River, and approximately 28.5 miles from the mouth of the Salmon River.
Nordheimer Creek Ground Water and Flow Monitoring
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Maija Meneks
530-468-1272
mmeneks@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to construct up to 6 ground water monitoring wells near the mouth of Nordheimer Creek in order to characterize shallow groundwater-surface water interactions. Water Board Waiver not eligible.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52108
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N, R7E, Section 34; T10N, R7E, Section 3; Mount Diablo Meridian Approximately 15 river miles up the Mainstem Salmon River from its confluence with the Klamath River. Nordheimer Creek is in the Mainstem Salmon River 5th Field Watershed.
Salmon August Reforestation Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 02/2018 04/2018 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us
Description: To promote reforestation on lands burned during the 2017 Salmon-August Complex. Water Board Waiver Category B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52871
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 41 North, Range 12 West, Sections 25-27 and 35-36; Township 40 North, Range 11 West, Sections 6-7; Township 40 North, Range 12 West Sections 1 and 12; Mount Diablo Meridian. Located about 5 miles northwest of Sawyers Bar, California and is within the Cherry Creek and Specimen Creek areas of the North Fork Salmon River Watershed.
Schwartz and Leff Mineral Withdrawal
EA
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2017
Expected: 07/2018 07/2018 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed mineral withdrawal on about 40 acres for a period of 20 years to protect cultural resources.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Section 8; Humboldt Meridian. Located on the North Fork of the Salmon River about 4 miles upriver from the community of Forks of Salmon in Siskiyou County, California.
Upper North Fork Salmon Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/22/2016
Expected: 03/2018 10/2018 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. Water Board Waiver n/a, private land.
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
12/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 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. Water Board waiver category 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
01/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 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. Water Board Waiver Category 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 - Township 10N Range 7E Sec 1-3, 11-13; Township 11N Range 7E Sec 35-36; Township 10N Range 8E Sec 4-9, 18; Township 11N Range 8E Sec 20, 21, 28-33; (HM) and Township 40N Range 12W 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/22/2017
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 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. Water Board 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
11/2017
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. RWB Waiver Category 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: 10/2017 11/2017 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. Water Board Waiver exempt (less than one acre and will follow BMPs).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50317
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: 01/2018 01/2018 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. Water Board Waiver 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/06/2013
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 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. Water Board Waiver Category B.
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
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2017
Expected: 07/2018 07/2018 Samuel Commarto
530-468-1203
sjcommarto@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze the reauthorization of Recreation Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permits. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Marble Mountains, Trinity Alps, Russian Wilderness, and nearby non-wilderness areas.
Siskiyou Telephone Special Use Permit Amendment for Phone Line Installation
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A 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. Water Board 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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