Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Fremont-Winema National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Fremont-Winema National Forest, Chemult Ranger District
- Fremont-Winema National Forest, Chiloquin Ranger District
- Fremont-Winema National Forest, Klamath Ranger District
- Fremont-Winema National Forest, Lakeview Ranger District


R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aquatic Invasive Species order
EA

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
08/12/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 James Capurso
208-557-5780
jcapurso@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this order is to prevent the spread or introduction of aquatic invasive plant or animal species on all Forests in R6. Public involvement is targeted for the Umatilla, Willamette, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Gifford Pinchot, and Colville NFs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47350
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill, Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima. LEGAL - Not Applicable Order will apply to all Forests in Region 6, however targeted scoping is with the Umatilla, Gifford Pinchot, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, Willamette and Colville NFs public scoping lists.
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Plan Amendments for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/14/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 Wes Yamamoto
541-825-3100
wyamamoto@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to amend the Land and Resource Management Plans (LRMP) for the Umpqua, Rogue River, and Winema National Forests for the proposed Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. DEIS at http://tinyurl.com/kffcrjq
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28132
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District, High Cascades Ranger District, Tiller Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Jackson, Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Umpqua NF, Rogue River NF, and Winema NF.
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Antelope Grazing Allotments AMP
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/19/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016
Actual: 05/23/2014
03/2016 Lucas Phillips
541-947-2151
ljphillips@fs.fed.us
Description: NOTE! Comments sent electronically on the DEIS must be submitted to comments-pacificnorthwest-fremont-winema@fs.fed.us Please use only this email address. Documentation of the Antelope Allotments reauthorization analysis now under a DEIS.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43246
Location: UNIT - Silver Lake Ranger District, Chemult Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath, Lake. LEGAL - T27S R11E (project area center) The Antelope Allotments, totaling approximately 149,177 acres, is located on the Chemult and Silver Lake ranger districts, east of the town of Chemult and west of the community of Silver Lake.
East Hills Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
11/2015
Expected: 03/2017 06/2017 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Landscape planning on 138,733 acres of National Forest System lands with a focus on promoting sustainable forest and watershed functions.
Location: UNIT - Bly Ranger District, Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T32S,R11E; T32S,R12E; T32S,R13E; T33S,R10E; T33S,R11E; T33S,R12E; T33S,R13E; T34S,R10E; T34S,R11E; T34S,R12E; T34S,R13E; T34S,R14E; T35S,R11E; T35S,R13E; T35S,R14E WM North and West of the Sycan Wild and Scenic River on Chiloquin RD and East of the Black Hills Project on Bly RD on The Klamath Tribes former reservation lands.
Swamp Creek, Mill Flat and Simms Grazing Allotments Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Joy Fatooh
541-576-7541
joyafatooh@fs.fed.us
Description: This area has been brought forward for analysis at this time in order to comply with the Rescission Act of 1995, which requires the Forest Service to establish and adhere to a schedule for completion of NEPA analyses and decisions on all allotments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33324
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District, Paisley Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - Swamp T35SR19E S27 31-34 T36SR18E S1,11-15,21-28,33-36 T36SR19E S2-11,13-15,17-19 T37SR18E S1-4,9-15 T37SR19E S6,7 Mill T36SR20E S13,14,18-34 T37SR20E S3-6,11,13,14,23,24,26 Simms T36SR20ES25,26,35,36 The Swamp Creek allotment consists mostly of land on the Paisley Ranger District, with the remainder and all of the Mill Flat and Simms allotments being on the Lakeview Ranger District.
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Chemult Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boundary Prescribed Underburn
CE
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A George Libercajt
541-365-7045
glibercajt@fs.fed.us
Description: Prescribed initial & reentry underburning of 9000 acres to reduce fuel profiles and to bring fire regime condition class to within the estimated historical range of variability during a specifically defined reference period (FRCC 1).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33734
Location: UNIT - Chemult Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T29S R7.5E Sec 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36; T30S R7.5E Sec 1, 2, 3, 10, 11. east of Crater Lake National Park, west of the FS 70 rd, north of bear creek, & south of hwy 138
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Chiloquin Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Lamm Camp Material Stockpiling SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Michael Brumbaugh
541-365-7038
mhbrumbaugh@fs.fed.us
Description: Klamath County will stockpile and remove approximately 7,000 cubic yards of crushed chip rock in an open area where they stockpiled the same volume of the same material for two previous road jobs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47614
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T31S; R9E; S15 SE1/4,NW1/4 and SW1/4, NE1/4 (W.M.) Klamath County
Lobert Restoration Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Heritage resource management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
08/2015
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Kelly Ware
541-783-4039
kware@fs.fed.us
Description: The purposes of this project, consistent with the Winema National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, is to promote the overall sustainability of vegetative systems and hydrologic functioning within the project planning area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45750
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T 33S R7.5E S 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 35, 36 T33S R 7E S 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26,27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 T33S R8E S 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31 South Chiloquin
Yamsi Grazing Allotment
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Joseph Robson
541-783-4068
jrobson@fs.fed.us
Description: Map 12. Evaluate livestock grazing on the Yamsi Grazing Allotment. The current Yamsi Allotment permit authorizes 444 cow/calf pairs for four months at 45% utilization.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31895
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T32S, R10E; T32S, R11E; T33S, R10E; T33S, R11E; T33S, R12E; T34S, R10E; T34S, R11E. Chiloquin Ranger District in the Williamson River and Sycan River watersheds.
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Klamath Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cabin C9 Replacement Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Michael DeSmit
541-885-3404
mdesmit@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal has been submitted to replace existing Cabin C9 at Lake of the Woods. Replacement structure would meet current safety requirements along with energy efficiency and improved building function.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46729
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Block C, Lake of the Woods Housing Tract
Cabin F7 Replacement Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Michael DeSmit
541-885-3404
mdesmit@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal has been submitted to replace existing Cabin F7 at Lake of the Woods. Replacement structure would meet current safety requirements along with energy efficiency and improved building function.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46728
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lot 7, Block F, Lake of the Woods Housing Tract
Camp LOW Echo Upgrade Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 04/2016 05/2016 Michael DeSmit
541-885-3404
mdesmit@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal has been made to upgrade facilities at Camp LOW Echo, an existing organizational camp under special use permit. Upgrade would be designed with the historic character and would provide improved, year-round facilities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46726
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T37S, R5E, NE1/4 of SE1/4, Section 15, WM Camp LOW Echo is located at the southeast corner of Lake of the Woods, south of Oregon State Highway 140.
Cherry Creek Storm Mitigation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Michael Brumbaugh
541-365-7038
mhbrumbaugh@fs.fed.us
Description: To mitigate storm damage from rain on snow event of winter 2014, and prevent additional damage to the USFS snowmobile bridge and Westside Road that is likely to occur in winter 2015.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47413
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T 34S, R 6E, Sec 22 NE1/4; Sec 23 NW1/4; Sec 14 SW1/4 Project is located approximately 10 miles west of Chiloquin, Oregon near the north end of the Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.
Fourmile Meadow NatureWatch
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Michael Boles
541-885-3440
meboles@fs.fed.us
Description: The NatureWatch site would be developed on 100-acre parcel of Forest Service land to provide an accessible trail, semi-primitive trail, interpretive signs, and bird blinds for wildlife observation near recently restored wildlife habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36202
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Township 35 South, Range 6 East, Section 9 30 mi south of Crater Lake NP; 20 mi west of Klamath Falls; 50 mi from Medford; near Rocky Point, Klamath County
Lake of the Woods Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Special use management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management
On Hold N/A N/A Kelly Lawrence
541-885-3427
kellylawrence@fs.fed.us
Description: Map 3. Long range vegetation management to restore & enhance overall forest health, reduce wildfire risk to Lake of the Woods community, provide a safe recreation experience to the public and seasonal residents.
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T 36 S, R 5 E, Sec. 34, T 37 S, R 5 E, Sec: 2,3,4, 10, 11, 14,15, 22 North boundary - Hwy 140, East boundary Dead Indian Memorial Road, South boundary intersection of Dead Indian Mem Rd & Westside Rd, west boundary LOW Westside Rd.
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Lakeview Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Crooked Mud Honey
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management
In Progress
Comment Period
04/12/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposing forest restoration of the North Warner Mountains landscape within the Lakeview Stewardship Unit. Proposal would include commercial and non-commercial thinning treatments, use of prescribed fire, wildlife and aquatic habitat enhancement.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43484
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T36S,R21E;T36S,R22E;T37S,R21E;T37S,R22E;T38S,R22E W.M. North Warner Mountains within the Lakeview Federal Stewardship Unit.
Verizon Wireless - Grizzly Peak Communication Site
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/08/2014
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Consider request for SUP to intall an equipment shelter (26' x 11 1/2')on existing gravel pad, bury a powerline 120' through the graveled area and colocate antenna equipment on an existing tower at the Grizzly Peak Communications Site.
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T38S, R18E, SESW section 19 Willamette Meridian Grizzly Peak
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