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 Nationwide
- Shasta Trinity National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Big Bar Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Hayfork Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , McCloud Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Mt. Shasta Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Shasta Lake Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units
- Shasta Trinity National Forest , Yolla Bolla Ranger District


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Incorporating Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (Wyoming)
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Cancelled N/A N/A Danielle Chi
801-625-5667
dkchi@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service will be a cooperating agency with the BLM (lead agency) in preparing programmatic EISs to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into land management plans, including the Thunder Basin NG plan, through plan amendment
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/eastern.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable UNIT - Thunder Basin NG portion of the Medicine Bow-Routt NF; WY; multiple counties involved
Shasta Trinity National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Lakehead and Platina Transfer Stations Permit Replacement
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 12/2014 01/2015 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue new special use permits to Shasta County to replace expiring permits. There will be no changes to the authorized facilities or increases in the scope or intensity of authorized activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44237
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 35 North, Range 5 West, Section 12 and Township 29 North, Range 10 West, Section 13 MDM
Trinity Alps Wilderness Prescribed Fire project
EA
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/04/2010
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
07/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-introduce fire onto the landscape with the Trinity Alps Wilderness by implementing prescribed fire(s).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30965
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Trinity County California.
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Big Bar Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Burnt Ranch Fire Resilient Community
EIS
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
07/2014
Expected: 12/2015 03/2016 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us
Description: The goal of this project is to build a strategy towards making Burnt Ranch a fire resilient community. The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) will be the primary focus area for this project.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38444
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T4N R6E; Section 2, 11. T5N R6E; Section 35, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 14, 15, 16, 11, 10, 9, 3, 2. T5N R7E Section 19, 20, 29, 30. Hum The project planning area is approximately 8,800 acres in size. It includes the (WUI) of the Burnt Ranch community.
Ironside Mountain Communication Site Expansion Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/04/2013
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to amend Pacific Wholesale Materials, Inc.’s current Communication Use Lease to allow them to move their communications site on Ironside Mountain. This action also authorizes a new lease for a new 20-yr term.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41689
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Southeast ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 1, Township 5 North, Range 6 East, Humboldt Meridian. Ironside Mountain
Pattison Water System
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1731
lwrenn@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue multiple permits authorizing domestic use of water system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29188
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R12W, SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 6, Mt. Diablo Meridian Pattison Creek watershed near the community of Big Bar, California
Soldier Creek Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management On Hold N/A N/A Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us
Description: Road-related watershed improvements, including road decommissioning, in the Soldier Creek Watershed on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35257
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36; T.33N., R.11W., sections 1-5, 8-17, 21-28 and 33-36; T.32N., R.11W., sections 1-4, 10-12 and 14; T.33N., R.10W., sections 18, 19 a Trinity River Management Unit
Soldier Forest Health
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management project designed to respond to concerns expressed by stakeholders, the Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan, and members of the general public regarding fire hazard/risk, high fuel loading and general forest health.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37022
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36;
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Hayfork Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Beegum Creek Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/04/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice
07/2014
Expected: 12/2014 08/2015 Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us
Description: Road-related watershed improvements, including road decommissioning, in the Beegum Creek Watershed of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35256
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Tehama. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.29N., R.11W., sections 24 through 26 and 35 through 36; T.28N., R.11W., sections 1, 2, and 11 through 13; T.28N., R.10W., sections 1 through 27 and 34 through 36; T.27N., Beegum Creek watershed in the South Fork Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Gemmill Fuels
CE
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A James Gonzalez
530-628-5227
jpgonzalez@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction in Gemmill Thin project area
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Townships 29 and 30 North, Ranges 10 and 11 West, Mount Diablo Meridian. Immediately north and east of the community of Wildwood, California and south of Chanchelulla Wilderness. . Gemmill Thin project area
Hayfork Area Fuel Break Maintenance
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thall@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 2,750 acres along existing fuelbreaks within the South Fork Management Unit will receive maintenance fuel treatments, including prescribed burning, mastication and handpiling.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37834
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T32N/R12W, T32N/R11W, T31N/R12W, T31N/R11W, T30N/R12W, T29N/R12W, T30N/R11W, and T31/R10W, in the Mt. Diablo Meridian. South Fork Management Unit
Homestake Consolidated Mining Claim Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/08/2012
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thall@fs.fed.us
Description: A mining operations proposal to sample for valuable mineral deposits on Homestake Consolidated Mine. Approximately 3,000 cubic yards of material are proposed to be excavated and processed onsite by a trommel wash plant system. Reclamation will occur.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39759
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The legal location is Township 31, North, Range 11 West, Section 10, Mount Diablo Meridian. The proposed project lies within the Hayfork Creek Watershed, approximately 4 air miles East of Hayfork, California on National Forest System Lands.
McD's Placer #1 Mine Exploration Operation
CE
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 11/2014 12/2014 Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thall@fs.fed.us
Description: Mining claimants, on McD's Placer #1 mine, propose to construct a .25 mile temp road, excavate 9 sample plots totalling 1000 cubic yards, process samples by gravity wash classification system, and conclude with reclamation of the disturbed site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39378
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Township 31 North, Range 11 West, Section 36, Mount Diablo Meridian The project lies within the East Fork of Hayfork Creek, approximately 6 air miles southeast of Hayfork, California. The claim is on National Forest System Lands.
Rattlesnake Fuel Reduction and Forest Health Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Talitha Derksen
530-628-1265
talithafderksen@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning from below, shaded fuel breaks and burn units on approximately 6,000 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31853
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T1N, R7E, Sec25&36, T1N, R8E, Sec19-21&28-33, T1 S, R7E, Sec1&12, T1S, R8E, Sec4-9, 16-21&28-29, HM; T30N, R12W, Sec35, 34, 32, T29N, R12W, Sec1-19, 22, 23, T29N, R11W, Sec29&31-32, MDM. Project is in vicinity of Post Mountain and Forest Glen communities, South Fork Management Unit. Project area is within portions of wildland urban interface within Rattlesnake watershed.
Red Fir Restoration Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Heritage resource management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
07/2014
Expected: 06/2015 06/2016 Keli McElroy
530-226-2354
kmcelroy@fs.fed.us
Description: Red fir trees are deteriorating due to reduced forest health. Project includes treatment of approx 1400 acres to maintain red fir populations while improving forest health & fire resilience on the South Fork ridge top. See other project info
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32935
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T3N, R5E, S11,14,23,25,36; T3N, R6E, S31; T2N, R6E, S6,8,21,27,28,33; T1N, R6E, S3,4,10,11,14; HM Along National Forest System Road 4N12 and 6N01 from Buck Springs north to the Blake Mountain area (estimated 17 miles long, up to 1.5 miles wide), averaging about six miles west of Hyampom, CA.
Shasta Trinity National Forest , McCloud Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
East McCloud Plantations Thinning
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Nisha van Hees
530-926-9664
nvanhees@fs.fed.us
Description: Plantation thinning to reduce tree densities and ladder fuels.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31318
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N, R1-3 E; T40N, R 2-3 E; T41 N, R 2-4 E; T42 N, R3-4 E, MBM East McCloud, about 18 miles northeast of the town of McCloud, CA.
Elk Late-Successional Reserve Enhancement Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
02/28/2013
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2014
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Cindy Diaz
530-926-9647
cindydiaz@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce tree densities and fuel loads with thinning and fuels treatments on approximately 3,420 acres in the Elk Flat Late-Successional Reserve, adjacent matrix lands and Elk Flat meadow to protect current and develop late-successional habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31312
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T 40N R 1W Sections 4 and 5; T 41N R 1W Sections 27 to 34, Mt. Diablo Meridian North of Pilgrim Creek Snowpark adjacent to Elk Flat. MA 2 and 3. MP VII (LSR)/IX (RR)/VIII (Matrix)
Harris Vegetation Management
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/07/2014
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
07/2014
Expected: 10/2014
Actual: 09/27/2013
10/2014 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health and restore fire-adapted ecosystem characteristics on approx. 3,000 acres in and adjacent to the Harris Mtn. LSR. Ground and ladder fuels would be reduced and forested stands would be thinned to yield a fire-resilient forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30324
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Near Harris Mtn
Highland Mine Mining Claim Plan of Operations (formerly "Pollard Flat")
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to authorize a small gold mining operation on the site of an abandoned mine. Less than 1/2 mile of overgrown trail will be cleared to access the site. Operations may include use of a small backhoe, tractor, sluice box, and gas pump.
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T36N R5W S10 MDM On the Sacramento River, near Pollard Flat.
Highway 89 Safety Enhancement and Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/30/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
06/2014
Expected: 02/2015 09/2015 Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us
Description: The project will treat vegetation in the vicinity of Hwy 89 between I-5 and Cattle Camp Campground. Project design will include: public safety improvement, forest health, fire restoration, construction of infrastructure, wildlife habitat enhancement
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43770
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable T.39N, R1W, Sec. 2-10, 17-18; T.39N, R2W, Sec. 1-3,12; T40N, R1W, Sec. 27,28,31-34; T40N, R2W, Sec.34-36; T40N, R3W, Sec. 32-33; T40N, R4W, Sec. 22-26, 34.
Lower McCloud Fuels Management Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal Expected: N/A Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us
Description: Mechanical and prescribed fire fuels reduction within ~20,000 acres with in the Lower McCloud and Lower Squaw Valley Creek watersheds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31316
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T38 R2W S33-36; T37N R3W S 1-3,10-12, 14,15, 23; T38 R1W S 5,6,31; T37N R2W S 1-12; T37N R1W S5-6; T 38N R2W S31-36 Bald Mountain Ridge, Tamarack, Shoeinhorse ridgeline, Van Sicklin Butte, Dutchman peak, and Hawkins Creek areas.
Porcupine Vegetation and Road Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Objection Period Legal Notice
05/28/2014
Expected: 08/2014
Actual: 09/15/2009,
10/09/2012
09/2014 Cindy Diaz
530-926-9647
cindydiaz@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduction of fuels, improvement of forest health on the east side of the McCloud Flats. Includes estimated 3760 acres of thinning, 83 acres regeneration, 48 acres meadow restoration, 21 acres aspen release. Application of Borax to cut stumps.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=16980
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T41N, R3E & T42N, R3E, various sections East side of the McCloud Flats on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, approximately 30 air miles northeast of the community of McCloud, California
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Mt. Shasta Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Parks-Eddy Watershed Restoration
EA
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period Public Notice
06/18/2014
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
08/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: Sediment source reductions through road and trail management in the Parks and Eddy Creek watersheds. Includes road maintenance, reconstruction, decommissioning and transportation system management. Trailhead and trail reconstruction and realignment.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42264
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Parks Creek watershed along the Parks Creek Road west of Stewart Springs near Edgewood. Eddy Creek watershed along the Eddy Creek Road west of North Old Stage Road in Weed.
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Shasta Lake Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AT&T Sugarloaf Communication Site Upgrade
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade of existing equipment and reissuance of 20-year special use authorization for communication site on Sugarloaf Mountain.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39758
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 5 W., Section 4 NRA Management Unit, NW of Lakeshore
Green-Horse Habitat Restoration and Maintenance Project
EIS
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
05/27/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2014
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Anna Hammet
208-265-6667
ahammet@fs.fed.us
Description: Use of prescribed fire and hand thinning on 46,000 acres to restore and maintain forest structure, watershed condition and wildlife habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29469
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T33N,R3W,sec.1-3; T34N,R1W,sec.6-7; T34N,R2W,sec.1-12,15-21,28-31; T34N,R3W,sec.1,4-10,12-33; T34N,R4W,sec1,11-14,23-26;T35N,R1W,sec6-7; T35N,R2W,sec3,4,8-10,14,16,20-22,24,26-36; T35N,R3W,sec29-33,36 North of Shasta Lake between the McCloud and Pit Arms of the lake.
I-5 Corridor Fuels Reduction Project
EIS
- Fuels management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
04/22/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/2014
Expected: 09/2015 04/2016 Jason Fallon
530-275-1587
jafallon@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduction of fuels build up on National Forest System lands in and around communities and infrastructure, and protection of municipal watersheds through fuels reduction. Includes a non-significant Forest Plan amendment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30238
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T34N, R4W, Sec.1-11,15,16,18-22,27-33; T34N, R5W, Sec.1-4,6,8-16,22-27; T35N, R3W, Sec.5-8,17-20,30; T35N, R4W, Sec.18-20,24-26,29-36; T35N, R5W, Sec.1-4,8-15,17,20-29,33-36; T36N, R5W,Sec.34,35 Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Unit, and Shasta McCloud Management Unit. Interstate 5 corridor north of Shasta Lake to the Shasta Lake Ranger District boundary.
Lehigh Southwest Land Exchange
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/27/2012
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
07/2014
Expected: 12/2014 01/2015 Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange 2 parcels of National Forest System lands next to an active limestone mine (Gray Rocks mine) operated by Lehigh for a private inholding of land along the McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Portions of Section 21, Township 35N, Range 3W; Portions of Sections 2 and 3, Township 33N, Range 4W Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trininty National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake
Nelson Creek Stream Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 10/2014 04/2015 Joe Zustak
(530)275-1587
jzustak@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of several boulder step pools to improve fish passage through a 100 foot section of stream with steep gradient. Boulder step pools will also develop pool habitat and enhance cover for rainbow trout.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39757
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 4 W., Section 29 Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake, Nelson Creek
Packers Bay Invasive Plant Species Removal Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/11/2009
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
09/2014
Expected: 02/2015 04/2015 Todd Johnson
530-275-1587
toddjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of non-native Scotch, French & Spanish brooms using an integrated approach on about 112 acres of National Forest System lands. A combination of treatments, including herbicide, manual cutting, hand pulling & prescribed fire will be used.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31038
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 4 West, Sections 20, 21, 28 and 29, Mt. Diablo base and meridian. About 13 air miles north of the City of Redding, within the Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area near Packers Bay.
Salt Creek Resort Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a new special use authorization to Salt Creek Resort for continued operations.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 4 W., Section 32 MDM Salt Creek Inlet, Shasta Lake, Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
Shasta Caverns 20-Year Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/07/2013
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a 20-year special use permit for continued management of Shasta Caverns. No changes will be made to the currently authorized operations or facilities.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 34 N., R. 4 W., Sections 14 & 15 Shasta Lake, McCloud River Arm
Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/28/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2014
Expected: 12/2015 12/2018 Virginia Beres
530-275-1587
vberes@fs.fed.us
Description: Bureau of Reclamation is proposing to increase height of Shasta Dam. Forest Service (FS) has jurisdiction over NFS lands w/in the NRA. Connected actions will require authorization by permit or other suitable instrument issued by the FS to the Bureau.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42376
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
Tsasdi Resort Access Road & Waterline Permits Replacement
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 03/2015 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of two special use permits to Tsasdi Resort to for continued use of access road and waterline. New permits will replace expired permits.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sacramento River Arm of Shasta Lake. Township 35 North, Range 5 West, Sections 23 & 26 MDM
Ubiquitel Bass Mountain Communication Site Upgrade
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2014
Expected: 11/2014 12/2014 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade existing communications equipment to 4G capability and issue a new authorization to replace existing authorization.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 33 North, Range 4 West, Section 7 MDM
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bartle Grazing Allotment Project
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Hide Wenham
530-226-2431
hideewenham@fs.fed.us
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to authorize grazing and implement allotment management plans on the Bartle Allotment, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards and guidelines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33628
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - All or parts of T39N: R3E to R2W; T40N: R4E to R2W; T41N: R4E to R2E and R1W to R2W; and T42N: R4E to R3E (Mount Diablo Meridian); Siskiyou County, California McCloud Ranger District, Siskiyou County, California
Toad Mountain Range Management Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period Public Notice
09/09/2011
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
03/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Hide Wenham
530-226-2431
hideewenham@fs.fed.us
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to reauthorize grazing, issue a term grazing permit, and implement allotment management plans on one cattle allotment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards and guidelines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31554
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Toad Mountain Allotment: T40N R1E, T40N R2E, T41N R1E, T41N R2E, T42N R1E, and T42N R2E, multiple secs. (Mt Diablo Meridian) Toad Mountain Allotment: 27 miles east of Mount Shasta City, CA and 27 miles northwest of Fall River Mills, CA.
Shasta Trinity National Forest , Yolla Bolla Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Westside Plantation Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/24/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice
07/2014
Expected: 01/2015 08/2015 Randi Paris
530-629-2118
rbparis@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning of overstocked plantations to improve vigor and reduce hazardous fuels on the west side of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25380
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Various sections within T10N - T26N, R6N - R6E Middle South Fork Trinity River Watershed
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