Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- 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, Bly Ranger District
- 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, Silver Lake Ranger District


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
- Land management planning On Hold N/A N/A David Krantz
541-618-2126
dkrantz@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
- Grazing management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/19/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2017
Expected: 05/2017
Actual: 05/23/2014
06/2017 Benjamin Goodin
541-947-2151
bgoodin@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of grazing reauthorization on the Antelope Grazing Allotment of the Silver Lake RD, and the Antelope C&H Allotment on the Chemult RD. 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
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
07/2016
Expected: 11/2017 12/2017 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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46617
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
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Benjamin Goodin
541-947-6251
bgoodin@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, Bly Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Capon Pasture Fence
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/07/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to build a fence to better control livestock access to two ponds between Capon Pasture and the Vinson Pasture. Build approx. 1 mile of new fence from the Keno Springs private land going south (adjacent to 3840 road) to the 3840210 road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49121
Location: UNIT - Bly Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T.38S., R.12E., section 26 WM surveyed Klamath County, OR Yainax Butte Grazing Allotment, south of Mallory Reservoir
Goodlow/Pankey Western Pond Turtle Habitat
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/07/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Install exclosure around Goodlow Pond, add logs and rootwads to provide basking sites and cover areas, cut western juniper on 580 acres between Goodlow Pond and Pankey Reservoir, jackpot burn piles or offer as firewood.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49823
Location: UNIT - Bly Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T39S, R13E sections 20 and 21, W.M. Project is accessed from County Road 1218 near the junction of FS Road 3840, dry pine site on the fringe with juniper/stepp
Mitchell Monument Enhancements
CE
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/07/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Enhance the site by removing 330' of existing user create roads, convert 1,175' of roads to trail system, delineate accessible parking area, adjust access from blacktop Road 34 to improve public safety during entry and egress to monument.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49822
Location: UNIT - Bly Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T36S, R16E, sections 19 and 20, W.M. About 11 miles NE of Bly, Oregon off of Forest Service Road 34
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
Calimus Butte Thinning
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 07/2016 09/2016 Michael Brumbaugh
541-365-7038
mhbrumbaugh@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would increase visibility from the Forest Service fire lookout located there. Currently, the trees nearest the facility have reached a height where they are beginning to impede visibility.
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T34, R10, Sec. 8 and 17 (WM) Calimus Butte fire lookout area
Crissy Driveway Reconstruction
CE
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Heather Reichert
541-365-7021
hreichert@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorizes permittee's reconstruction and use of a residential driveway crossing National Forest lands. Because erosion has occurred, the permit will require permittee to complete specified erosional control measures.
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T35 S, R7 E, Sec. 2 NWSE (W.M.) A residential driveway crossing National Forest lands southeast of Chiloquin
Lamm Camp Material Stockpiling SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/18/2015
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 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
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Heritage resource management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
10/15/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2016
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
- 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 F7 Replacement Project
EA
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2016
Actual: 07/07/2016
07/2016 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
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/13/2016
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 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
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/08/2015
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 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
- Facility management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use 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, Silver Lake Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
ODOT Wastina Quarry Source Exploration
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
06/09/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: ODOT is looking for a new rock quarry source for maintenance of Hwy. 31 between LaPine and Silver Lake. Evaluation drilling at five sites of about 20 acres each, holes of 3" diameter and 50' deep of varying number depending on subsurface conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49824
Location: UNIT - Silver Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T26S, R13E, portions of sections 20, 29, 32 on NFS lands West of Hwy 31 in the Fort Rock Wildlife area
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