Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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Report Contents (click to jump to a section):
- 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 to prevent the spread or introduction of aquatic invasive species
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/05/2014
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 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. 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=44360
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Clackamas, Douglas, Grant, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler, Asotin, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, King, Klickitat, Lewis, Pend Oreille, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whatcom. 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 tribal and 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
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/14/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2015
Expected: 05/2015 10/2015 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
- Grazing management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/19/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/2015
Expected: 07/2015
Actual: 05/23/2014
07/2015 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.
Swamp Creek, Mill Flat and Simms Grazing Allotments Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
01/07/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 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
Bluejay Vegetation Restoration Project
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Comment Period
11/22/2014
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Kelly Lawrence
541-885-3427
kellylawrence@fs.fed.us
Description: NOTE! Date on the Cover page of Final EA has been corrected. Proposed actions would accelerate stand restoration, aiming towards reintroduction of low intensity fire. Actions may include thinning, meadow enhancement, and road management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38013
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T30S R9E, Sec: 27, 28, 33-36, 15, 16, 19-23, 26-36; T31S R9E, Sec 1-4, 9-17, 20-29, 33-36; T31S R10E, Sec 2-36; T31S, R11E, Sec 7,8, 17-20, 31,32; T32S, R9E, Sec 1-3, 10-11; T32S, R10E, Sec 1-6, 7-12; The project area is bounded by Wildhorse Ridge to the north, Pelican Bay to the west, the Williamson River to the east and Telephone Draw to the south.
Chiloquin Sewer project
CE
- Facility management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Anne Trapanese
541-365-7038
atrapanese@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will connect the Chiloquin Ranger District to the town of Chiloquin's sewer line
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46243
Location: UNIT - Chiloquin Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Chiloquin Ranger District
Lobert Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Heritage resource management
- Road management
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
02/2015
Expected: 06/2016 06/2016 Anne Trapanese
541-783-4001
atrapanese@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 In Progress
Comment Period
04/09/2014
Expected: 12/2014 01/2015 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
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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use management
- 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.
USFWS Cabin- Septic and Restroom Addition
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2015
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Anne Trapanese
541-783-4039
atrapanese@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of the proposed action is to build a restroom/shower house with an installed septic system at the existing Upper Klamath Marsh U.S. Fish and Wildlife Cabin on the Klamath Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46337
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T35 S, R6 E, SEC 26 The cabin is located just North of Rocky Point
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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/03/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 08/2015 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
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/08/2014
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 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
White King/Lucky Lass Mines Withdrawal Extension
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
10/30/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Withdraw 240.59 acres from location and entry of new mining claims under the United States mining laws for 20 years to protect remediation work that was completed at the mine sites in 2001-2002.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45208
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T37S, R18E, Section 25, NW14NE1/4;T37S, R19E, Section 30, lot 1, NW1/4NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4 Auger Creek drainage within the Thomas Creek Watershed that lies northwest of the town of Lakeview, OR
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