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)
- Sequoia National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Sequoia National Forest, Hume Lake Ranger District
- Sequoia National Forest, Kern River Ranger District
- Sequoia National Forest, Tule River 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 Debra Whitall
707-562-9121
r5planrevision@fs.fed.us
Description: The Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests propose to revise their land management plans as guided by the 2012 Planning Rule
Web Link: http://tinyurl.com/r5earlyadopters
Location: LEGAL - Not Applicable Entire Inyo National Forest, entire Sequoia National Forest outside of the Giant Sequoia National Monument, and the Sierra National Forest.
Sequoia 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
OVER-SNOW GROOMING (2016-2020)
CE
- Road management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/03/2016
Expected: 07/2016 11/2016 Karen Miller
559-784-1500
kgmiller@fs.fed.us
Description: The Over-Snow Grooming project proposes to groom approximately 170 miles of routes in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48630
Location: UNIT - Sequoia National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Kern, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hume Lake RD 15.9 miles; Kern River RD 91.9 miles, and Western Divide 62 miles of routes are proposed for grooming.
Sequoia National Forest, Hume Lake Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
BIG STUMP REDWOOD MTN. FUELS RESTORATION PROJECT
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/14/2014
Est. Comment Period
10/2016
Expected: 01/2017 03/2017 Brian Vasquez
559-338-2251 x 323
bvasquez@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reduce fuels buildup in a portion of Big Stump Giant Sequoia Grove through prescribed burning to protect nearby facilities and begin reintroducing fire into the grove.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36313
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Tulare. LEGAL - T14S, R28E, MDB&M Portion of Big Stump Grove bisected by State Highway 180, Redwood Mountain Grove,and area in between southwest of Kings Canyon National Park.
KIRKLAND PLANTATION THIN
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
08/09/2011
Expected: 08/2016 10/2016 Marianne Emmendorfer
559-338-2251 x 313
mmemmendorfer@fs.fed.us
Description: Masticate small trees (less than 10 inches dbh) and brush causing overstocked conditions in plantations near Kirkland Meadow. Underburn or pile and burn fuel concentrations. Leave 80-120 trees per acre and pockets of untreated shrubs for wildlife.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36971
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Tulare. LEGAL - T13-14S, R28-29E, MDB&M Hume Lake Ranger District
LEFEVER CREEK BRIDGE AND ROAD DECOMMISSIONING
EA
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Marianne Emmendorfer
559-338-2251 x 313
mmemmendorfer@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommission Lefever Creek bridge on Forest Service Road 13S91 by removing the decking, steel girders, and footings of the bridge. This area is closed to the general public and accesses private property. An alternative route provides adequate access.
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Tulare. LEGAL - T12S, R25E, SW1/4 of Section 28 Lefever Creek bridge is located along FS Rd 13S91 in the Pine Flat Reservoir area. This area is closed to the general public and accesses private property.
MILL FLAT CREEK ROADS MANAGEMENT
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/17/2012
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 11/2016 03/2017 Marianne Emmendorfer
559-338-2251 x 313
mmemmendorfer@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal to seasonally close the Davis Road (FR 12S01) (approximately 12/1 - 4/15 based on weather conditions) and to decommission 13 forest roads or portions of roads (a total of 3.3 miles) within the Mill Flat Creek Critical Aquatic Refuge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38634
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - T13S, R26-27E MDB&M Mill Flat Creek drainage
PINEHURST FUELBREAK
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/12/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Brian Vasquez
559-855-8321 Ext. 3414
bvasquez@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuel reduction on 260 acres around Pinehurst and Neff's Camp communities via tree and shrub cutting and pruning, then chipping, or piling and burning the material. Proposal in mutual fire response area of CalFire (187 ac) and Forest Service (73 ac)
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49925
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Sections 13, 14, 23, & 24, T.12S., R.24E., MDB&M Communities of Pinehurst and Neff's Camp
STONY CREEK LODGE EXPANSION PROJECT (ASILOMAR MGMT COMPANY)
EA
- Heritage resource management
- Facility management
- Special use management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Carol Hallacy
559-338-2251
challacy@fs.fed.us
Description: Expand lodging facilities to 45 rooms at the Stony Creek Lodge, on Generals Highway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=3387
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Section 33, T.14S., R.29E., MDM. < 5 acres. Stony Creek Lodge special use permit site on Generals Highway.
TENMILE ASPEN RESTORATION PROJECT
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/26/2015
Expected: 08/2016 10/2016 Jeff Cordes
559-338-2251
jcordes@fs.fed.us
Description: Fell the conifers competing with aspen in 5 stands by hand thinning. Each stand is unique, but cumulatively approximately 120 small (less than 16" dbh)cedars and firs would be cut. Small material piled and burned/chipped, large material left on site.
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Tulare. LEGAL - T13-14S, R28E, MDB&M In Tenmile subwatershed, along Tenmile Road (FR 13S09).
TENMILE OVERFLOW RESTROOM INSTALLATION
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Carol Hallacy
559-338-2251
challacy@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to install a vault toilet in the Tenmile Campground Overflow dispersed camping area to reduce impacts to resources. It would provide a permanent restroom to replace the portable restrooms placed in this area only during peak season use.
Location: UNIT - Hume Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - T13S, R28E, MDB&M The dispersed camping area is adjacent to Tenmile Campground on Tenmile Creek.
Sequoia National Forest, Kern River Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
80's MINING PLAN OF OPERATIONS
EA
- Special use management
- Road management
- Minerals and Geology
On Hold N/A N/A Alfred Watson
760-376-3781
awwatson@fs.fed.us
Description: Placer mining operations for the exploration and extraction of gold from the stream channel in Greenhorn Creek and maintenance of the access roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=25625
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Sections 11 & 12, T.27S., R.31E., MDM. Kern County, CA. Greenhorn Creek located in the Greenhorn Mountains, on Kern River Ranger District.
ALTA FUELS REDUCTION AND FOREST HEALTH PROJECT
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Steve Anderson
760-376-3781 x. 680
swanderson@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide defensible space around the community of Alta Sierra and nearby structures, improve forest health and provide for ecological restoration.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45951
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Township 25 South Range 32 East, MDB&M Surrounding the community of Alta Sierra in Kern County
BOREL BUOY INSTALLATION
EA
- Facility management On Hold N/A N/A Roger Porter
559-784-1500, ext. 1136
rwporter@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project is to install flotation buoys along the length of the Borel Canal in the interest of public safety. Approximately 300 buoys will be installed; 120 of which will be on National Forest System land.
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - FS land: T.26S., R.33E., Sections 4, 17, 19-20, 30; T.25S., R. 33E., Section 33. SCE land: T.26S., R.33E., Sections 4-5, 8, 19-20 Borel Canal across Lake Isabella
CARVER (Stanley) ROCKHOUSE BASIN ROAD SPECIAL USE PERMIT
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2008
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Art Colson
760-379-5646, ext. 562
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: FLPMA road special use permit (SUP) to be reissued for 10 years, with no changes and no ground disturbing activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=33099
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Sections 26, 27, 34, T23S, R35 E, MDB&M Dome Land Wilderness
GILBERT DITCH ASSOCIATION
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Operation and maintenance of a water irrigation ditch
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36451
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Section 10, T25S, R33E, MDB&M Kernville area
ISABELLA TAMARISK CONTROL PROJECT
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/17/2015
Est. Comment Period
06/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Steve Anderson
760-376-3781 x. 680
swanderson@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat 1500 acres of tamarisk (salt cedar) an invasive plant at Isabella Lake, using mechanical treatments or herbicides where necessary.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=44853
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern, Tulare. LEGAL - Townships 25 and 26 S, Range 33 and 34 E, MDBM Isabella Lake (Hanning Flat, Stine Cove, Robinson Cove, Rocky Point, Camp 9, Wofford Heights, Tillie Creek, Joughin Cove, Kissack Bay and other areas as needed
KENNY CARVER WATER TRANSMISSION LINE
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintenance & operation of a water transmission line (less than 12 inches diameter) and enclosure with reservoir covering 0.04 acres
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36452
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Section 14, T25S, R33E, MDB&M Kernville area
KERN COUNTY BOAT PATROL STATION - SUP
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue new permit for one building (20 ft X 20 ft) and an associated parking area (one acre), to be used in conjuction with boat patrols on Lake Isabella. SUP to be issued for 10 years. (SUP was never issued. Previously under an ACOE lease)
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - NW 1/4 Sec. 9, T.26S., R.33E., MDM. Approximately one (1) acre. Kern County. Located near French Gulch Peninsula at Lake Isabella, on the Kern River Ranger District.
KERN VALLEY RIVER COUNCIL SPECIAL USE PERMIT RENEWAL
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of expired special use permit for a 5-year term for the use of the Miracle Hot Springs Day Use Area for teaching and kayak events.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45462
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Section 15, T.27S., R.32E. MDBM On the Kern River near Miracle Hot Springs Day Use Area, adjacent to Hobo Campground off the Old Kern Canyon Road (214).
MORELAND MINES RECLAMATION
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Tim Kelly
760-379-5646 583
tkelly@fs.fed.us
Description: Closure of mine openings and removal of structures, old equipment, and trash, from nine (9) abandoned mines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25626
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Sections 17, 18, 19, & 20, T.28S., R.34E., MDM. Kern County, CA. Located in the Alaska Flat area of the Piute Mountains, on Kern River Ranger District.
PIUTE MOUNTAINS TRAVEL MANAGEMENT
EIS
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
On Hold N/A N/A Penelope Shibley
760-376-3781 x 650
pshibley@fs.fed.us
Description: A collaborative process to develop a travel management plan for the Piute Mountains area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34119
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - Piute Mountains, Sequoia National Forest Piute Mountains, south of Lake Isabella, California.
SIRRETTA PEAK TRAIL
EIS
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Tricia Maki
760-376-3781 ext 630
triciamaki@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of OHV trail as per the Sequoia Land Management Plan Mediated Settlement Agreement. Revised DEIS published August 2002.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=16550
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - T.22-23S., R.34E., MDM. Seven (7) miles. Kern Plateau, Kern River Ranger District.
SUMMIT HEALTHY FOREST PROJECT
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2016
Actual: 08/02/2016
09/2016 Steve Anderson
760-376-3781 x. 680
swanderson@fs.fed.us
Description: Increase forest stand resiliency to insects and disease by thinning trees on approximately 1,100 acres within the wildland urban interface (WUI) surrounding Alta Sierra.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48185
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - T25S, R32E; MDB&M Alta Sierra community, Wildland Urban Interface
TAYLOR/LONG GRAZING PROJECT
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
06/03/2014
Expected: 09/2016 12/2016 Steve Anderson
760-376-3781 x. 680
swanderson@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to reauthorize an existing grazing permit for the Taylor/Long Allotment located on the Kern Plateau.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=40893
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Sections 20 & 23, T24S, R34E, MDB&M Taylor and Long Meadows on the Kern Plateau, accessed from Cherry Hill Road (22S12)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS LEASE AT DEMOCRAT
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 12/2016 02/2017 Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: New communications use lease at an existing communications site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=40895
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - .5 (one half) acre. Section 5, T28S, R31E, MDBM; elevation 2,300 ft. Highway 178 in the Lower Kern Canyon near Forest Service Road 28S68
YUBA FARMS PASTURE - SUP RENEWAL
CE
- Special use management
- Land ownership management
On Hold N/A N/A Art Colson
760-379-5646
acolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue special use permit for existing livestock area, consisting of 3.0 acres of fenced area, to feed four (4) head of animals yearly from April 1st through September 30th. SUP to be issued for 10 years.
Location: UNIT - Kern River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - E1/2, SE1/4 NW1/4 Section 36, T.26S., R.31E., MDM. Approximately 3.0 acres. Located near Poso Creek on the Kern River Ranger District.
Sequoia National Forest, Tule River Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
BALCH PARK PACK STATION
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/30/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Chris Sanders
559-539-2607 ext. 72230
csanders@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorizing a 10 year outfitting and guiding special use permit for Balch Park Pack Station for horse back related/riding activities on trails, campsites within the Golden Trout Wilderness area on the Western Divide RD, Sequoia NF.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49845
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cow Camp, Maggie Lake, Twin Lake, Deadman Lake, West Meadow, Groundhog within the Golden Trout Wilderness
BLACK MOUNTAIN GROVE ROAD DECOMMISSIONING
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Special area management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 10/2017 11/2017 ODell Tucker
559-539-2607 ext. 213
otucker@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will consider decommissioning several roads/segments in the Black Mtn giant sequoia grove
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45551
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - T21S, R31E, Sections 1, 7, 12 Spur Roads No. 21S12B, 21S25A, 21S25B, 21S25C, 21S25D and Road No. 21S25 east from its intersection with 21S25B.
DURRWOOD CREEKSIDE LODGE
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/30/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 ODell Tucker
559-539-2607 ext. 213
otucker@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorizing a 10-year special use permit for operation and maintenance of a resort.
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Near Johnsondale in Section 35, T22S, R32E, MDB&M
McKEE COMMERCIAL WATER TRANSMISSION LINE
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/20/2015
Expected: 07/2016 09/2016 Chris Sanders
559-539-2607 ext.270
csanders@fs.fed.us
Description: Applicant proposes to bury a water transmission pipeline under Forest Service Road 20S92, commercially load and haul water off NFS land, and install two 10,000 gallon water tanks on NFS land.
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located near mile post 5 of Bear Creek Road, northeast of the community of Springville, in Tulare County California.
PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC TULE RIVER VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PROJECT
EA
- Facility management In Progress
Comment Period
07/05/2013
Expected: 11/2016 01/2017 Roger Porter
559-784-1500
rwporter@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is a maintenance program involving the use of herbicides to control vegetation around hydropower facilities, access roads and trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42495
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tule River Hydroelectric Powerhouse, Adm Bldgs, Switchyard, Camp 4 Rd,ROWs-Tunnel Trail, Penstock Trail, Redwood Penstock, Adit Road, Surge Tank Road,
TOBIAS ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROJECT
EIS
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/08/2016
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 ODell Tucker
559-539-2607 ext. 213
otucker@fs.fed.us
Description: Ecological restoration, by thinning and prescribed burning, to restore a healthy, diverse, fire-resistant forest structure and species composition.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40890
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - 11,000 acres within T24S, R32E, MDB&M Greenhorn Mountains adjoining Sugarloaf Road (24S15) between Alta Sierra (Portuguese Pass) and Dunlap Pass, south of Johnsondale
WISHON TREE MORTALITY RESPONSE AND FUEL REDUCTION PROJECT
EA
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/11/2016
Est. Comment Period
11/2016
Expected: 03/2017 05/2017 David Ernst
559-539-2607
dernst@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce fuels in and around the Wishon Campground, around Doyle Springs and Sequoia Crest communities, along FR 20S03, and within the Alder Creek Grove. All proposed activities are on Forest Service land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45069
Location: UNIT - Tule River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project location is north of HWY 190 and between Wishon Campground and the Sequoia Crest community.
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