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 to prevent the spread or introduction of aquatic invasive species
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Christine Pyle
503-808-2691
cdpyle@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.
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. 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
12/23/2013
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: Due to database issues the DEIS is filed under Analysis/Objections, the updated Wildlife Report is under Supporting Docs/Public Involvement. 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 and Mill Flat Grazing Allotments Project
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/10/2011
Est. Comment Period
10/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 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
Scoping Start
05/18/2012
Est. Comment Period
10/2014
Expected: 12/2014 02/2015 Kelly Lawrence
541-885-3427
kellylawrence@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed actions would focus on stand restoration with conditions where, historically present, low intensity fires could occur. Actions may include non- and commercial thinning, riparian conifer removal including meadows, and reduce road densities.
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.
Lobert Vegetation Management Project
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- Heritage resource management
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- 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: 10/2014 11/2014 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
Annie Creek Snowcat Grooming Shelter
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Anne Trapanese
541-365-7001
atrapanese@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes construction of a 2400 square foot building and access road adjacent to the parking area of the Annie Creek Sno-park to house and maintain snowmobile trail grooming machines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45326
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Latitude 42.761808 Longitude -122.059610 Annie Creek Snow-park, Klamath Ranger District, Klamath County, Oregon
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 ODOT Highway Maintenance Station
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Anne Trapanese
541-365-7001
atrapanese@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes construction of a 1600 square foot building and access road at the ODOT yard location on Highway 140, to maintain and house snowmobile trail grooming equipment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45327
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - Latitude 42.397264 Longitude -122.203224 Lake of the Woods, Highway 140 ODOT Maintenance Yard, Klamath Ranger District, Klamath County, Oregon
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.
Threemile Creek Bull Trout Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
03/13/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Ruth D'Amico
541-885-3428
rldamico@fs.fed.us
Description: To replace a failing barrier on Threemile Creek that helps to isolate the threatened bull Trout. Will be placing large wood in the stream to improve roughness,and pool habitat within the creek using a helicopter or spider excavator.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43862
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Klamath. LEGAL - T34S, R6E, sections 3 - 5 Project area is located approximately 35 miles NW of Klamath Falls on Threemile Creek. The Barrier replacement is to the east of Westside Road and the west of Westside Road.
Fremont-Winema National Forest, Lakeview Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Booth-Drews Gap Fuels Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: In conjunction with an adjacent Oregon Department of Forestry project in the area of Booth State Park the Forest Service proposes to implement understory thinning and prescribed fire treatments within a 160 acre parcel of National Forest
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32161
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T39S, R18E, section 15, SW1/4 WM Drews Gap area adjacent to Booth State Park Corridor
Crooked Mud Honey
EA
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/03/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2014
Expected: 03/2015 06/2015 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.
TWC Corp. Temporary Access Routes
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 Jody Perozzi
541-353-2723
jperozzi@fs.fed.us
Description: Considering a request by TWC, Corp. for a SUP to drive motorized vehicles across National Forest System lands to access privately owned land for timber harvest activities. 10 access routes totaling ~0.4 miles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45456
Location: UNIT - Lakeview Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T40S,R15E Section 25, T40S,R16E Sections 21,22,23,29 Long Valley south of Strawberry Reservoir
Verizon Wireless - Grizzly Peak Communication Site
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 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
Scoping Start
07/31/2014
Est. Comment Period
10/2014
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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