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):
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Mt Baker Ranger District
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Bend Ranger District
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Skykomish Ranger District
- Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, White River 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 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.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Invasive Plant Management
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/03/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2015
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Phyllis Reed
360-436-2332
plreed@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat approximately 4000 acres with herbicide, manual, mechanical, cultural and biological methods. Add aminopyralid. Use boom sprayers. Use Early Detection, Rapid Response for new infestation
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34208
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - King, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom. LEGAL - (Multiple sites having invasive plants now and in the expected future across the Forest.) Approximately 4000 treatment acres across the entire Forest, including 936 known invasive plant sites, and a total of 43 different invasive plant species.
USGS Forest-wide Special Use Permit - Stream Gauge Stations
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2012
Actual: 06/24/2012
07/2012 Sue ShermanBiery
360-856-5700
sshermanbiery@fs.fed.us
Description: Install & establish a new stream gauge station on Huckleberry Cr, located adjacent to the bridge on FS Rd 7320. A 20-yr Special Use Authorization would be issued for the proposed site & existing stream gauges authorized through a MOU btwn FS and USGS
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35350
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom. LEGAL - Huckleberry Cr: T19N, R9E, NE 1/4 of Sec. 12, WM; Nooksack River: T40N, R7E, SE 1/4 SW 1/4 of Sec. 36; Bacon Cr: T36N, R11E, SE 1/4 of Sec. 17; Sauk: T31N, R10E, Ne 1/4 NE 1/4 of Sec. 23 New: Huckleberry Cr, on left bank approx. 1.5 mi downstream from White River; Existing: NF Nooksack near Glacier, WA; Bacon Cr below Oakes Cr near Marblemount, WA; Sauk above Whitechuck River.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boulder River Trailhead and Road Storage
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Carol Gladsjo
360-436-2316
cgladsjo@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct new trailhead with toilet, large gravel parking area (20-30 vehicles), picnic area and signs. Place last 0.7 mile of Road 2010 in storage for use as trail until new trail route can be constructed from new parkign area to current trailhead.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35171
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T32N R08E sections 19 and 20 10 miles W of Darrington, Snohomish County
Bull Bear Trail construction
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/15/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Gary Paull
360-436-2329
gpaull@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct approximately 5.75 miles of new trail between Rat Trap Pass and Skaar Pass for trail access to Circle Peak/Crystal Lake areas. The trail would partially replace existing trail that is expensive and difficult to manage to desired standards.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46956
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T31N R11E Sections 2 and 3, T32N R11E Sections 33,34, and 35 on the Darrington Ranger District Project is located 10 to 14 miles east of the town of Darrington, off of Forest Service Road 27.
Lost Creek Bridge Replacement
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management
On Hold N/A N/A Peter Wagner
360-856-2621
pswagner@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace the Lost Creek Bridge, an undersized and deteriorating timber bridge on Road #49 with a longer steel or concrete bridge. The bridge is located across Lost Creek on Road #49 in the North Fork of the Sauk River drainage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35195
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T30N R11E Section 13 North Fork of the Sauk River drainage, Snohomish County
Mountain Loop Vegetation and Road Management
CE
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/15/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Peter Forbes
360-436-1155 ext 248
pforbes@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management would include pocket openings (approximately 2 acres) for scenic vistas, thinning of forest stands (approximately 27 acres) along the Mt. Loop for forest stand enhancement and removal of vegetation overhanging roads and ditches.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46955
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T31N R11E, Sections 19, 29, 30 and 32, and T30N R11E, Sections 4, 5 and 9. This project is located along Forest Service Road 20, approximately 12 to 18 miles southeast of the town of Darrington in Snohomish County, Washington.
North Mountain Lookout Restoration
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/15/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Stella Torres
360-436-2316
stellaitorres@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide a special use permit for Friends of North Mountain Lookout to repair and maintain the existing North Mountain Lookout for future recreational use in accord with the standards for structures eligible for the National Historic Register.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46958
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T33N R09E, Section 26, SE1/4 The project is located on North Mountain , accessed by road 2810, 4.5 miles north of Darrington.
Skaglund Road 18 Reciprocal Easement Exchange
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2014
Actual: 08/11/2011
06/2014 Eric Ozog
360-691-4396
eozog@fs.fed.us
Description: Exchange easements between the Forest Service (FS) and Steve Skaglund on 0.8 miles of Forest Road 18. Mr. Skaglund would be granted easement on the road from milepost 0.0 to 0.5, and the FS easement on the road from milepost 0.5 to 0.8.
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T32N, R8E, Section 1 and T32N, R9E, Section 6 The Skaglund Road 18 begins from the County owned Swede Heaven Road, approximately 1.7 miles north of State Route 530 (at Whitehorse) and approximately 8 miles northwest of Darrington.
Three Fingers Lookout Maintenance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/15/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Stella Torres
360-436-2316
stellaitorres@fs.fed.us
Description: Roof repair and other maintenance activities are proposed by the Everett Mountaineers on the existing Three Fingers Lookout in accord with standards for structures eligible for the Nat. Historic Register and following the rehabilitation standards.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46959
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T31N R09E, Section 26, SE 1/4 The project is located on Three Fingers Mountain, accessed by road 41, and trail 641, approximately 7 linear miles southwest of Darrington.
USGS Glacier Peak Seismic Monitoring Stations
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/15/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Eric Ozog
360-691-4396
eozog@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would issue a 20-year permit for USGS to install and maintain four seismic monitoring stations around Glacier Peak.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46957
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T30N, R14E, Sections 24 and 29, and T30N, R12E, Section 5 and T31N, R15E, Section 5 All project sites are located in Glacier Peak Wilderness, 4 to 8 miles from the top of Glacier Peak.
Weden Creek Trail Flood Repairs
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/15/2011
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Carol Gladsjo
360-436-2316
cgladsjo@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct 0.5 mile of the Weden trail to replace flood damaged portions of the trail. The trail relocation would begin north of the clay slide on the county road to Monte Cristo, with construction upslope of the county road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37259
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T31N R11E, Sec. 7 S.F. of the Sauk River drainage, Weeden Creek
White Chuck Bench Trail Repair and Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2015
Actual: 04/23/2015
05/2015 Bridget Wisniewski
360-436-1155
bwisniewski@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and reconstruct the White Chuck Bench Trail (#731) that was damaged in both the 2003 and 2007 floods. Repair work includes relocation and reconstruction at multiple locations from several hundred feet to over 1 mile in length.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31043
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T31N R11E Sec 15, 16, 17 and 18 Lower White Chuck River valley
White Chuck Trail Flood Repairs
CE
- Facility management On Hold N/A N/A Dawn Erickson
360-436-1155
derickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocation of 4 miles of the White Chuck Trail using motorized equipment in the wilderness
Location: UNIT - Darrington Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T30N, R13E, S 1, 12, 13; T30N, R14E, S 19, 30 Upper White Chuck valley
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Mt Baker Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aquatic Resource Protection Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2015
Actual: 05/13/2015
06/2015 Christopher Stewart
760-376-3781 x 683
csstewart@fs.fed.us
Description: decommission an unauthorized road off FSR 1152 by removing a culvert and associated fill at MP 0.22.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46648
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T38N; R9E; Secs. 16 and 21 WM This project is located two and one-half miles north of Baker lake in Whatcom County, WA and approximately 16 miles north of the town of Concrete, WA.
Covanta Energy Communication System Update
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Eric Ozog
360-691-4396
eozog@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve communication between Covanta Energy power plant and main office by topping up to 8 live western hemlock trees and 2 snags, a single tree at a time, until a clear signal path for a new satellite communication system is achieved.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46640
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T37N; R8E; Section 23 SE 1/4, NE 1/4 This project is located in Whatcom County, WA approximately 10 miles north of Concrete, WA and 26 mile northeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA
Depression Lake Improvements
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Ann Dunphy
360-856-5700
adunphy@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to replace a wooden toilet that was removed due to disrepair and install an accessible toilet at this site and provide additional resource protection measures as needed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43954
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - Township 37N; Range 8E; Section 25 WM This project is located approximately 9 miles north of Concrete, WA and is accessed from East Bank (FR1106) and Depression Lake (FR1106011) roads.
Fish Fry Release into Upper Baker Lake
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/02/2015
Expected: 06/2016 12/2016 Jeremy Gilman
360-854-2633
jmgilman@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue special use permit that allows development of a fish fry release site on the north side of Baker Lake
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46641
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T38N; R9E; Sec. 33 and T37N; R9E; Sec. 4 This project is located on the north side of Baker lake in Whatcom County, WA approximately 14 miles northeast of Concrete, WA.
Glacier House Conveyance
CE
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/16/2013
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Amelia Anthony
425-783-6095
asanthony@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will reduce facilities operations and maintenance costs, the number of unused facilities and administrative site maintenance backlog through the sale of one house, a detached garage and a small cement bunker on 0.51 acre of land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44264
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - Township 39N; Range 7E; Section 6 WM This project is located within the town of Glacier in Whatcom County, WA and accessed from SR 542 and Vaughn Avenue.
Hard Creek Bridge Replacement
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/26/2013
Expected: 05/2015 08/2016 Peter Wagner
360-856-5700
pswagner@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace bridge damaged by landslide by narrowing and shifting bridge downstream, utilizing existing abutments, complete minor repairs to create level surface, chip upstream bedrock to create additional clearance to reduce potential future failure.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46643
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T 35N; R 12E; Section 27 This project is located in Whatcom County, WA at MP 12 on the Cascade River Road.
Little Sandy Creek Fish Barrier Replacement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2015 10/2015 Jeremy Gilman
360-854-2633
jmgilman@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace three culverts in the Baker Lake Basin to provide access to upstream rearing and spawning habitat for known Coho salmon and Coastal Cutthroat Trout populations in the Little Sandy Creek drainage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43502
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - Township 37N; Range 9E; Section 7 W.M. The project is located approximately 24 miles northeast of Sedro-Woolley, Washington. The sites are near MP 17.4 and 17.9 on Baker Lake Highway, and MP 0.9 on Forest Service Road 1123.
Mt. Baker Ranger District Geothermal Consent to Lease Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
02/02/2015
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Eric Ozog
360-691-4396
eozog@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze nearly 83,378 acres to decide whether or not to consent to lease, an if so, what lease stipulations are necessary to minimize impacts to other resources and comply with law, regulation, policy and Forest Plan Direction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45715
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Skagit, Whatcom. LEGAL - T36N R7E and R8E; T37N R6E, R7E, R8E and R9E; T38N R6E, R7E, R8E, R9E and R10E; T39N R6E, R7E, R8E, and R9E. This project is located northeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA, in Whatcom and Skagit Counties in various watersheds within the Nooksack River and Skagit River Sub-basins.
Panorama Point Boat Launch Improvements
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Ann Dunphy
360-856-5700
adunphy@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve and maintain boat launching capabilities, provide improved toilet facilities and increase parking capacity to improve visitor safety at the Panorama Point boat launch.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43973
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - Township 37N; Range 9E; Section 5 WM This project is approximately 13 miles north of Concrete, WA and is accessed from the Baker Lake Highway.
Private Driveway Easement
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2013
Expected: 09/2015 03/2016 Sue ShermanBiery
360-856-5700
sshermanbiery@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide an easement across NFS lands to the private land owner to build and maintain a 125 foot long by 25 foot wide private driveway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46645
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T36N; R11E; Section 17 NE 1/4 NW 1/4 This project is located along Bacon Creek in Whatcom County, WA approximately 6 miles north of the town of Marblemount.
Proposed Access Improvements, Repairs, and Sampling at the Great Excelsior Mine
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Eric Ozog
360-691-4396
eozog@fs.fed.us
Description: Redevelop the Great Excelsior Mine in two phases in preparation for future extraction of gold and silver bearing ore.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43458
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - NW ¼ Sec. 5, and NE ¼ Sec. 6, T39N, R8E, W.M. The Great Excelsior Plan of Operation project is located in the North Cascades, approximately seven miles east of Glacier, Whatcom County, Washington, on the south side of Highway 542
Puget Sound Hydro Easement
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Sue ShermanBiery
360-854-2660
sshermanbiery@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to issue a 20 year Special Use Authorization to grant access on approximately 625 feet of existing Forest Service Road 3045 from the entrance of Excelsior Campground to private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39908
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T39N R8E Sec. 31 The project area lies seven miles east of Glacier, WA
Removal of Unauthorized Road at Baker Lake
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 12/2015
Actual: 05/13/2015
01/2016 Jeremy Gilman
360-854-2633
jmgilman@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove 700 feet of an unauthorized road from Baker lake that is below full pool and scarify, revegetate, and place downed wood on access road. Heavy equipment would be used to excavate and remove soil, scarify, and place downed wood.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46647
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - t38N; R9E; Sec. 36 NE 1/4 WM This project is located on the east end of Baker Lake in Whatcom County, WA, approximately 16 miles north northeast of the town of Concrete, WA.
South Fork Nooksack Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Otis Allen
360-856-5700
oallen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to relocate 1.2 miles of the South Fork Nooksack Trail #602 out of the floodplain and repair an additional two miles of existing trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39786
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Whatcom. LEGAL - T37N, R7E, Secs. 21, 22, 27 and 34 Mt Baker Ranger District, northeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA
USGS South Cascade Glacier Research Station
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Sue ShermanBiery
360-856-5700
sshermanbiery@fs.fed.us
Description: The USFS proposes to issue a 20 year permit to USGS Ice and Climate Project, to continue the operation and maintenance of the research station at S Cascade Glacier, in the Glacier Peak Wilderness area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42137
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Skagit. LEGAL - T33N, R13E, Sec. 2 South Cascade Glacier in the Glacier Peaks Wilderness
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, North Bend Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hansen Creek Vegetation Project
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period
02/24/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Rachel Lipsky
425-888-8750
rslipsky@fs.fed.us
Description: Supply sustainable forest products, and support the health and wildlife habitat values of forest stands, while meeting aquatic, recreational, and scenic objectives within the South Fork Snoqualmie watershed
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44548
Location: UNIT - North Bend Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - King. LEGAL - Township 23 North (T23N), Range 9 East (R9E), Sections 34 and 35; T22N, R10E, Sec. 6-17; and T22N, R9E, Sec. 1, 2, 3 and 12. The project is within the South Fork Snoqualmie watershed, along the Interstate 90 corridor, approximately between mileposts 38 and 48.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Skykomish Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Communications Use Lease Renewals
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Todd Griffin
360-677-2258
toddgriffin@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew communications use lease for existing Maloney Ridge communications sites.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=16036
Location: UNIT - Skykomish Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - Sec 36, T26N, R11E Maloney Ridge, Skykomish RD, southwest of the town of Skykomish WA.
Frog Mountain and Alpine Falls Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/03/2014
Expected: 12/2014 08/2015 Tom Davis
425-744-3260
tdavis@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct about 3.8mi of trail from the gravel pit on Forest Service Road 6550-610 north of Jacks Pass to the summit of Frog Mtn. Construct about 750ft of trail with viewpoints of Alpine Falls, adjacent to Hwy 2, about 6mi east of Skykomish.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44653
Location: UNIT - Skykomish Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - T28N, R12E, portions of Sections 29, 30, and 31 This project is located approximately 13 miles north of State Highway 2 and the Town of Skykomish, WA.
Stevens Pass Phase 3
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
02/24/2015
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Barry Collins
360-677-2239
bcollins@fs.fed.us
Description: Stevens Pass Mountain Resort wishes to develop additional downhill mountain bike trails and skills parks, replace two chairlifts, add parking on the north side of US Highway 2, and remove a gun mount (formerly used for avalance control).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42769
Location: UNIT - Skykomish Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Chelan, King. LEGAL - Township 26N, Range 14E, Section 14 Stevens Pass Mountain Restort is adjacent to US Highway 2 at the Cascade crest, 65 miles east of Everett, WA.
Sultan Roads Improvement and Decomissioning Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Comment Period
04/02/2014
Expected: 12/2014 06/2015 Rachel Lipsky
425-888-8750
rslipsky@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat and put in storage approximately 0.5 miles of Forest Service Road (FSR) 6122. Decommission approximately 4.1 miles of system and non-system roads including FSRs 6100-050, 6122-115, and 6124-114. Remove a log stringer bridge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38459
Location: UNIT - Skykomish Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Snohomish. LEGAL - Township 29 North, Range 8 East, Sections 22, 23, and 25-28; and T29N, R9E, Sec. 30, W.M. Sultan Basin, north of the town of Sultan and just east of Spada Lake
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, White River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Twentyeight Mile Creek Steelhead Acclimation Pond Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/23/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 Karen Chang
425-888-8758
kchang@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit Puyallup Tribe to construct and maintain a 100-foot-long by 35-foot-wide steelhead acclimation pond using water diverted from Twentyeightmile Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44398
Location: UNIT - White River Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Pierce. LEGAL - T19N R10E Sec 21, NE1/4 of SW1/4 Adjacent to the 118 spur off Forest Service Road 70 just west of the bridge over Twentyeightmile Creek.
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