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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- Shasta Trinity National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- 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, Weaverville Ranger District
- Shasta Trinity National Forest, Yolla Bolla Ranger District


Shasta Trinity 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
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Authorization of Expired Special Use Permits (SUPs)
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace expired SUPs with new permits. Uses include: buildings, a parking lot, historical markers, roads to private property. Applicable national BMPs will be incorporated. No changes to existing activities. INFORMAL SCOPING.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50035
Location: UNIT - Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Permit locations are spread across the Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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
2015 Fire Reforestation Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 12/2016 03/2017 Leslie Warta
530-628-1259
lesliecwarta@fs.fed.us
Description: Reestablishment of forest vegetation in plantations (approx. 13,700 ac) and natural stands (approx. 4,500 ac) impacted by wildfire in 2015. Site preparation including mitigation of hazardous vegetation would occur in plantations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50013
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District, Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Areas impacted by the 2015 wildfires on the Trinity side of the Shasta-Trinity NF. Includes Fork, Mad River, River, Route and South Complexes.
Lakehead and Platina Transfer Stations Permit Replacement
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@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.
Trinity County Transmission Lines Haz. Tree Removal & Salvage (PG&E Transmission Lines Fire Salvage)
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
02/10/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Talitha Derksen
530-226-2382
talithafderksen@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage of commercial sized trees that burned during 2015 that pose a hazard along approximately 5 miles along the Trinity Humboldt/Trinity-Maple Creek transmission line and approximately 3 miles of the Bridgeville-Cottonwood transmission line.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48681
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District, Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Sections 25-28, and 30 of T4N, R6E; 20-21 and 28-30 of T4N R7E, and 13-15 of T1S R7E; Humboldt Meridian. The location of treatments is within the Trinity Humboldt/Trinity-Maple Creek transmission line and the Bridgeville-Cottonwood transmission line in Trinity County, California.
Trinity Post Fire Hazard Reduction and Salvage
EIS
- Road management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
11/24/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Brenda Olson
530-226-2422
brendaolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatments would occur within a buffer along roads that were burned in the 2015 wildfires. Treatments would include mitigating roadside hazard trees, reducing hazardous fuel loading, and salvage of forest products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48060
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District, Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - Humboldt Meridian: T1S, R7-8E; T2N, R6E; T3N, R5-7E; T4N, R6-8E; T5N,R8E; T5N, R7E; T6N, R6-8E; T7N, R6-8E. Mount Diablo Meridian: T29N, R12W; T30N, R10-12W; T31N, R10-12W; T32N, R11W. The project would take place in areas burned in the 2015 wildfires in the South Fork and Trinity River Management Units.
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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
12/24/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2017
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@fs.fed.us
Description: The goals of the project are to move Burnt Ranch toward becoming a fire resilient community and to promote & maintain late successional conditions within the Corral Late Successional Reserve. Activities will focus on the Wildland Urban Interface.
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
EIS
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A 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 expand 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
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@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;
Trinity River Channel Rehabilitation- Dutch Creek Site
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
11/07/2015
Est. Comment Period
12/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us
Description: The US Bureau of Reclamation is proposing channel restoration activities on BLM and Forest Service/NFS Lands along the Trinity River in order to provide suitable habitat for anadromous fish. The Forest Service will authorize activities on NFS lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45449
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R10W Sec. 32, T32N R10W Sec. 4 & 5, Mount Diablo Meridian Between Johnson Point and Evans Bar, Southwest of Weaverville
Shasta Trinity National Forest, Hayfork Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Adit Entry Hardrock #1 Lode
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/20/2015
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
tmoxness@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization of a plan of operations for underground mineral exploration and sampling using hand tools in an existing mine adit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46971
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T31N., R11W., Section 15, Mount Diablo Meridian Approximately 4 air miles Southeast of Hayfork, California in Hayfork Creek Watershed.
Homestake Consolidated Mining Claim Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/08/2012
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
tmoxness@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.
Hyampom Community Roads and Strategic Ridges
EIS
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
02/2018
Expected: 04/2019 06/2019 James Gonzalez
530-628-5227
jpgonzalez@fs.fed.us
Description: Buffer along primary and secondary access roads for the community of Hyampom, CA. Strategic fuelbreaks and supporting landscape level treatments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46044
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Primary and Secondary access roads around Hyampom, CA
McD's Placer #1 Mine Exploration Operation
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
05/08/2012
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
tmoxness@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.
Post Mountain Small Salvage Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
On Hold N/A N/A Talitha Derksen
530-226-2382
talithafderksen@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage of excess down, damaged, dead, or dying trees in the Post Mountain area of the Hayfork Ranger District. Road hazard trees would be included.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47499
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Sections 16, 21, 22, & 28, T30N, R12W, MDM Near the community of Post Mountain in Trinity County, CA.
Sims Fire Restoration - Early Seral and Riparian Habitat Enhancement and Underburning
CE
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A Katherine Worn
206-858-3734
kworn@fs.fed.us
Description: Preparation for and implementation of underburning to establish early seral habitat and enhancement of riparian habitat
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46473
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sims fire area northwest of Hyampom, CA
Trinity County Collaborative - Roads and Plantations Pilot
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Brenda Olson
530-226-2422
brendaolson@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop and implement a pilot project that tests the three priorities of the Trinity County Collaborative; Social Acceptance, Ecological Sustainably, and Economic Sustainability.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46043
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Buffer along 2N10 Indian Valley and 3N08 Butter Creek roads.
Shasta Trinity National Forest, McCloud Ranger District 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 & 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
East McCloud Plantations Thinning
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- 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
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 07/21/2016
09/2016 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)
Highway 89 Safety Enhancement and Forest Ecosystem Restoration Project
EIS
- Facility management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
09/15/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2016
Expected: 02/2017 05/2017 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
EIS
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
03/22/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us
Description: Mechanical and prescribed fire fuels reduction within ~12,000 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 - T37N R2W 5,6; T37N R3W 1-3, 10-12, 14-15, 23; T38N R2W 19, 27-33; T38N R3W 13-15, 22-28, 33-36 Bald Mountain Ridge, Ah-Di-Na, McCloud River, Cabin Creek areas.
Pilgrim Creek Road and McKenzie Butte Road ERFO Repairs
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 08/04/2016
09/2016 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair of two crossings at Mud Creek along Pilgrim Creek and McKenzie Butte roads. INFORMAL SCOPING
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49930
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R2W S5 SW 1/4 and S27 NE 1/4 T40N R2W S5 SW 1/4 and S
Toad Mountain Range Management 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 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, Mt. Shasta Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hunter Communications Fiber Optic Line Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: Hunter Communications has proposed to install approx. 3 miles of new fiber optic line (buried or attached to existing poles)across National Forest land in Mt. Shasta and McCloud along existing roads and road easements or Pacific Power pole lines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48071
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Project is located at 4 locations: Big Canyon (sec.26,T40N.R4W), Everitt Hill (Sec.30, T40N.R3W), Snowman's Hill (Sec.33,T.40N.R3W) and along Highway 89 between Mt. Shasta and McCloud, California. This project is located between Mt. Shasta and McCloud, California along existing roads and powerline corridors at the locations noted.
Mt. Shasta Nordic Center Kiosk Proposal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/13/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Jennifer Redman
530-926-9616
jredman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Mt. Shasta Nordic Center has requested to amend their special use permit to add a permanent kiosk. The kiosk will be located off of the 31 Road adjacent to the Nordic Center parking lot. The kiosk is 8 feet long by 10 feet tall. INFORMAL SCOPING
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49911
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable T 40 N, R 3 W, Section 17; Mt. Shasta Nordic Center
TC&I Reciprocal Road Rights of Way
CE
- Road management Cancelled N/A N/A Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: The Shasta-Trinity Tri-County Snowmobile Trail system requires easement across 2 segments of TC&I road and TC&I requires easement across 2 segments of NFS to access their private timberland. We propose to exchange ROW easements of approximate value.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48072
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - The easements to be exchanged are located in section 2, T41N,R2W (USFS to TC&I) and in Section 24, T42N,R1W (TC&I to USFS). The road easements to be exchanged are located in section 2, T41N,R2W (USFS to TC&I) and in Section 24, T42N,R1W (TC&I to USFS). Approximately 1.1 mile of road on each ownership would be exchanged.
TC&I Road Special Use Permit and realignment
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2016
Actual: 08/03/2016
09/2016 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: Road Special Use permit for approx. 600ft of existing road across NFS lands in Late Successional Reserve. Project includes realignment of approx. 140ft of the road which requires felling 10 trees, most of which are dead or <9" DBH. INFORMAL SCOPING
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49915
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - NW14NW14 section 24, T.42N., R.1W., M.D.B.M. Site is located near Hemlock Lake near the boundary of the Shasta-Trinity and Klamath National Forests between two private sections of land. Near ridge-top and saddle near Hemlock Lake. Existing single lane native surface road on NFS connecting private sections 13 and 23 in support of private Timber Harvest Plan THP 2-15-044 (SIS).
Temporary Commercial Event and Bus Tour Pilot Project
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 07/28/2016
07/2016 Jennifer Redman
530-926-9616
jredman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Unit proposes to issue Temporary Special Use Permits for bus tours and commercial events at the following locations:Old Ski Bowl, Bunny Flat, Sand Flat, Red Fir Flat, Castle Lake, and McCloud Falls. INFORMAL SCOPING
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49814
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable Old Ski Bowl, Bunny Flat, Sand Flat, Red Fir Flat, Castle Lake (FS section only), McCloud Falls
UM Shasta Camp Permit Amendment to add Solar Array
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/15/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Jennifer Redman
530-926-9616
jredman@fs.fed.us
Description: The UM Shasta Camp has requested to amend their special use permit to add a solar array. The Camp operates off the grid and is working towards a more sustainable energy option to reduce their dependence on propane. INFORMAL SCOPING.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N, R5W, Section 13, Mount Diablo Basin Meridian UM Shasta Camp - Organization Camp
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 Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 08/02/2016
08/2016 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade of existing equipment to provide LTE service over fiber optic; remove outdated equipment. Includes reissuance of up to 30-year Communication Site Lease for refurbished cellular and ISP site on Sugarloaf Communication Site. INFORMAL SCOPING
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
Bowerman Homestead Interpretive Trail
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Cynthia Luzietti
530-275-1587
cluzietti@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of approximately 400 feet of interpretive trail at historic Bowerman Homestead (includes Bowerman Barn). Installation of interpretive sign at barn & numbered posts, that correspond to interpretive brochure, along trail. INFORMAL SCOPING
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. T. 35 N., R. 8 W., SW 1/4 Section 10.
Green-Horse Habitat Restoration and Maintenance Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/11/2015
Expected: 09/2016 11/2016 John Wood
530-275-1587
jmwood@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
08/2016
Expected: 04/2017 10/2017 John Wood
530-226-2375
jmwood@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
Comment Period
09/14/2015
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39760
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
Mountain Gate Community Services District 20-year Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for Mt. Gate CSD by issuing new 20-year term special use authorization. Replace & relocate approx. 1100' of compromised waterline 200' to the west. All work w/in currently dry drawdown zone of Shasta Lake.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Permit covers approximately 4 acres for MGCSD operations located in portions of the NE 1/4 Section 4 T.33N., R.4W. & S 1/2 Section 33 T.34N., R.4W. M.D.M.
Nelson Creek Stream Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2015
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/11/2009
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 02/2017 05/2017 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 Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Paulette Kelly
530-275-1587
pkelly@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a new special use authorization to Salt Creek Resort for continued operations. INFORMAL SCOPING
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 Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Lesley Yen
530-242-5500
lyen@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
Shasta Marina at Packers Bay 20-Year Permit Issuance
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/06/2015
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 02/2017 03/2017 Jeremy Dorsey
530-275-1587
jdorsey02@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for marina at Packers Bay by issuing new 20-year special use permit. Extend boat ramp. Expand existing leach fields & boat maintenance shop. Pave existing gravel parking lot.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46629
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 4 West, Section 29 Packers Bay on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Silverthorn Marina 20-Year Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Jeremy Dorsey
530-275-1587
jdorsey02@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of National Forest System lands for Silverthorn Marina by issuing a new 20-year special use permit. New permit will not include changes to authorized facilities or increases in scope/intensity of authorized activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47759
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 34 North, Range 3 West, Sections 31 and 32. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Pit Arm of Shasta Lake.
Sugar Pine Conservation Camp Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Patrick Bell
530-275-1587
pjbell@fs.fed.us
Description: CAl FIRE's Sugar Pine Conservation Camp is located on NFS Lands under Special Use Permit. The current Permit will be expiring and a new Permit will be issued. INFORMAL SCOPING
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 33 North, Range 2 West, Section 4 MDBM. Sugar Pine Conservation Camp.
Sugarloaf Cottages 10-Year Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/02/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Paulette Kelly
530-275-1587
pkelly@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for Sugarloaf Cottages' 16-slip moorage dock by issuing new 10-year special use permit. New permit will not include any changes to authorized facilities or increases in scope/intensity of activities.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 35 North, Range 5 West, Section 26. Address: 19667 Lakeshore Drive, Lakehead, CA 96051. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake.
Ubiquitel Bass Mountain Communication Site Upgrade
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/09/2015
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade existing communications equipment to 4G capability and issue a new authorization to replace existing authorization. INFORMAL SCOPING
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, Weaverville Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Landers Lake Trail Re-Route Project
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 07/22/2016
06/2017 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommission and re-route trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49339
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Section 26, 27, 35, 36, 34 of T37N R9W, MDM Trinity Alps Wilderness Area
Trinity County Office of Education WiFi Proposal for Burnt Ranch School
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/28/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Jennifer Redman
530-926-9616
jredman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trinity County Office of Education has requested to add a microwave relay structure to improve the WiFi service for Burnt Ranch school. This will be permitted until the Digital 299 fiber optic project is complete (aprox. 5 years) INFORMAL SCOPING
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T5N, R7W, Section 33 On a ridge that runs roughly NE to SW with Canadian Creek on the SE, Stetson Creek on the NW and Cedar Flat Creek on the SW. It is off the East side of USFS Road 5N25
Shasta Trinity National Forest, Yolla Bolla Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Beegum Watershed Restoration
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/04/2011
Est. Comment Period
11/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us
Description: Road-related improvements, including road decommissioning and safe OHV recreation opportunities, 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 - Yolla Bolla 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.
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