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)
- Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)


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
Big Blue Adventures Recreation Event- Tahoe Trail 100 Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Mary Westmoreland
530-587-3558
mwestmoreland@fs.fed.us
Description: Two day event, 100 mile mountain bike event followed by foot race the next day, utilizing 12 miles of National Forest System roads and trails. Special Use Authorization for five years.
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Event starts and ends on private land. Tahoe NF land use is 7.3 miles and 4.7 miles on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit roads. Most of the event would occur on Forest Rd. 06.
Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
634 Rebuild Transmission Line Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
02/03/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Brian Hansen
530-543-2870
bchansen@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action would entail an amendment to NV Energy%u2019s current Master Use Permit. The purpose of the project is to replace existing wood single-pole structures due to age and fire and wind hazards with steel poles and structures.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Foothill Road up Kingsbury Grade to Stateline.
Burke Creek Highway 50 Crossing and Realignment Project
EA
- Watershed management In Progress
Comment Period
04/01/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Sue Norman
530-543-2662
snorman@fs.fed.us
Description: The goal of the project is to restore ecological function and processes within the Burke Creek channel and its adjacent floodplain, reduce pollutant loading to Lake Tahoe, and improve public safety on Highway 50 related to flooding.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46521
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Burke Creek is a small stream in the Lake Tahoe Basin which passes just north of the intersection of HWY 50 and Kahle Drive in Douglas County, NV.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation X-treme Hike Event Permit
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit for hike from Kingsbury South TH to Big Meadows TH
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47296
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable South Lake Tahoe
Far West Nordic Ski Education Association 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Reissuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/09/2015
Expected: 05/2015 10/2015 Hillary Santana
530-543-2690
hsantana@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit will authorize Far West Nordic Ski Education to conduct a 1-day xc ski and snowshoe race (max. 300 participants) on NFS lands for 5 years. Race is over snow with required snow depth of 12 inches; no ground disturbing activity authorized.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42187
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Sec. 8, 13, 17, 18,23, 24, 26, 35, T. 16 N., R. 17 E., MT. DIABLO MERIDIAN This permit covers 6.6 miles of National Forest System (NFS) Road 73 (Fiberboard Freeway) near Brockway Summit.
Integrated Management and Use of Roads, Trails and facilities
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Comment Period
04/01/2016
Expected: 06/2016 06/2016 Daniel Cressy
530-543-2857
dcressy@fs.fed.us
Description: The LTBMU Proposes recurring maintenance, upgrades, operation, administration, and uses of existing roads, trails and facilities located on NFS lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/IntegratedMgmt
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable National Forest System lands of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
Kokanee Run Event 2013 Permit Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing 5k, 10k, and half-marathon in the Fallen Leaf area. Event is scheduled for October 4.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47294
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Fallen Leaf Lake
LTBMU Events and Outfitting and Guiding Strategy 2013 Permit Issuance
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Development of a LTBMU-wide events and outfitting and guiding strategy.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47299
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe Wide
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Restoration and Fishery Management Plan Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2016
Expected: 03/2016 06/2016 Sarah Muskopf
530-543-2835
smuskopf@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal intends to restore habitat for LCT utilizing manual removal of nonnative fish from Glen Alpine Creek from Modjeska Falls downstream to Fallen Leaf Lake including Lily Lake
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48805
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Glen Alpine Creek
Nevada Stateline to Stateline Bikeway North Demonstration Project
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2011
Expected: 02/2014 05/2014 Garrett Villanueva
(530)543-2762
gvillanueva@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit for construction and maintenance of Class 1 paved multi use trail that crosses approximately 800 feet of National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Washoe. The project site is located in Nevada on the east shore of Lake Tahoe, between Incline Village and the Sand Harbor unit of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.
Over the Snow Travel Management
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Cheva Gabor
530-543-2608
chevalgabor@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate roads, trails, and areas where OSV use is allowed, restricted or prohibited, in accordance with Subpart C of the Travel Management Rule.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47342
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe Basin.
Primal Quest Endurance Run Event Permit Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit for 400 mile multi-sport event on system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on the LTBMU, Eldorado National Forest, and Tahoe National Forest. Event is scheduled for August 20-28.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47289
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe
Round Hill Pines Resort 2013 Day Use Redevelopment
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Ashley Sommer
530-543-2615
asommer@fs.fed.us
Description: Redevelopment of day use facilities within Round Hill Pines Resort including parking lot, food and beverage service building, swimming pool and tennis court area, and enhancement to entrance road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47284
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Round Hill Pines Resort
Tahoe 200 Endurance Run Event 2013 Permit Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit for 200 mile run utilizing National Forest system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on both the LTBMU and Eldorado National Forest. Event is scheduled for September 11-15.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47288
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Assn Events Permit
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 11/2015 12/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing multiple TAMBA events.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47292
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Heritage Foundation Events Permit Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing commercial activities (e.g. vendor and food and beverage sales) within the Tallac Historic Site
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47295
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tallac Historic Site
Tahoe Hills Erosion Control Project
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Brian Hansen
530-543-2870
bchansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Project consists of erosion control improvements.Proposed use of two urban lots requiring an SUP
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable El Dorado County
Taylor-Tallac Restoration Project
EA
- Facility management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/23/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2015
Expected: 06/2016 09/2016 Mike LeFevre
530-543-2840
mlefevre@fs.fed.us
Description: Ecosystem restoration in Taylor and Tallac creek watersheds.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Taylor and Tallac creek watersheds
Urban Forest Defense Zone Fuels Reduction and Healthy Forest Project
EA
- Land ownership management
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2017
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Brian Garrett
530-543-2617
bdgarrett@fs.fed.us
Description: Programmatic treatments to address ongoing fuels and forest health needs on NFS urban forest parcels and within WUI Defense Zone. This EA will update and replace the current Urban Lots EA.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable LTBMU wide
West Shore WUI Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/09/2016
Expected: 08/2016 06/2017 Kyle Jacobson
530-543-2658
kjacobson@fs.fed.us
Description: The West Shore Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Hazardous Fuels Reduction project proposes vegetation and fuels treatments to reduce stand densities, reduce fuel loading and continuity.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, from Emerald Bay in the south, extending to Burton Creek State Park in the north.
Zephyr Cove Erosion Control Project
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Brian Hansen
530-543-2870
bchansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposes placing two infiltration basins on the Zephyr Cove Resort,requires a SUP.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44860
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Zephyr Cove.
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