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):
- Six Rivers National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Six Rivers National Forest, Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA
- Six Rivers National Forest, Lower Trinity Ranger District
- Six Rivers National Forest, Mad River Ranger District
- Six Rivers National Forest, Orleans Ranger District


Six Rivers 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
Six Rivers Aquatic Restoration(formerly: Forestwide Aquatic Restoration Project)
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/02/2015
Est. Comment Period
06/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Carolyn Cook
707-441-3551
cacook@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will address recovery actions for listed salmondids and aquatic habitat restoration including: riparian treatments, large woody debris recruitment and placement, off-channel winter rearing habitat, invasives management, etc.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42051
Location: UNIT - Six Rivers National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable This project will occur on the Smith, Klamath, Salmon, Trinity, Mad and Eel River watersheds within the Six Rivers National Forest
Six Rivers National Forest, Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Little Jones Creek Pilot Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/30/2017
Expected: 10/2017 06/2018 Sheila Balent
707-457-3968
sbalent@fs.fed.us
Description: Will treat hazardous fuels to help protect private in-holdings and will thin young, even-aged plantations to improve wildlife habitat conditions
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51545
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T17N, R3E, S 2, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 34, 35 and T17N, R4E, S 8 and 9; Humboldt Base Meridian Little Jones Creek and Siskiyou Fork watersheds
Smith River NRA Administrative Site Upgrade
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Facility management
On Hold N/A N/A Diane Bales
707-441-3632
dtbales@fs.fed.us
Description: Project includes construction of a new administrative office, wastewater treatment plant, 3 Bay Engine Warehouse w/ workshop, two 9 person barracks, hazmat shed; restore historic building; and demolish select buildings.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - Not Applicable Smith River NRA compound in Gasquet, CA
Six Rivers National Forest, Lower Trinity Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2017 Waterman Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2017
Actual: 09/28/2017
10/2017 Andrew Spain
530-629-4487
aspain@fs.fed.us
Description: The 2017 Waterman Project will treat conifer plantation stands through manual and mechanical thinning and follow-up burning treatments as well as conducting additional fuels reduction work on the Waterman Ridge and associated road systems.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51218
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T7N, R5E, Sec. 10, 13-15, 24, 25; T7N, R6E, Sec. 30-32 AND T6N, R6E, Sec. 5, 6 The Waterman Project footprint lies on the upper 1/3 of Waterman Ridge approximately 4 miles East/Northeast of Willow Creek, CA.
Six Rivers National Forest, Mad River Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
First 48
EA
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/14/2017
Est. Comment Period
11/2017
Expected: 03/2018 06/2018 Daniel Dill
707-574-6849
drdill@fs.fed.us
Description: Treats roughly 700 acres of roadside shaded fuel break and plantations to allow future crown and bole growth, reduce fire starts, increase fire resilience. Subject to pre-decisional objection per 36 CFR 218, Part A & B.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51215
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T2S, R8E; 18, 19, 20, 21, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; AND T2X, R7E 12 AND 13. Humboldt Meridian. Mad River Ranger District within up to 300 feet along portions of forest roads 1S23, 2S02, 2S47, 02S48, 02S48A, 02s49, 02S50, 02S51, 02S52, 02S53, & 08E01.
Six Rivers National Forest, Orleans Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Salmon River Water Quality Gauge
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/17/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Julia Everta
707-441-3543
jeverta@fs.fed.us
Description: The Salmon River Restoration Council (SRRC) proposes to install a water quality monitoring gauge in the Salmon River, alongside existing USGS gauge equipment, to transmit real-time data that would be made available to the public via internet.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T. 11 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 3, HM In the vicinity of Forest System Road 11N22, a Maintenance Level 2 road which runs along the south side of the Salmon River.
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