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.

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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- Mt. Hood National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Mt. Hood National Forest, Barlow Ranger District
- Mt. Hood National Forest, Clackamas River Ranger District
- Mt. Hood National Forest, Hood River Ranger District
- Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag 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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
08/12/2015
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 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.
Mt. Hood 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
Cooper Spur-Government Camp Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
10/13/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2017 Michelle Lombardo
503-668-1796
mlombardo@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service would convey 120 acres of property at Government Camp and acquire 770 acres of private land at Cooper Spur. This land exchange was mandated by Congress in the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33072
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District, Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Hood River. LEGAL - Not Applicable Government Camp, Oregon, and Cooper Spur area, Oregon
Road Decommissioning for Habitat Restoration, Increment #3 (Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts)
EA
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Casey Gatz
541-352-1255
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommissioning roads to improve hydrologic function and reduce adverse impacts to aquatic habitat on the Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34050
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area includes the White River watershed and Tygh Creek subwatershed.
USGS Volcanic Monitoring Stations in the Mt. Hood Wilderness
EA
- Special use management
- Research
On Hold N/A N/A MaryEllen Fitzgerald
503-668-1429
mfitzgerald@fs.fed.us
Description: Four monitoring stations would be installed in Mt. Hood Wilderness. They would be assembled and maintained by U.S. Geological Survey. The data would assess volcanic activity and assist in communications regarding volcanic hazards and public safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46254
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District, Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Hood River. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mt. Hood Wilderness
Mt. Hood National Forest, Barlow Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dog River Pipeline Replacement
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Casey Gatz
541-352-1255
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: The existing Dog River pipeline, which is an important component of The Dalles' public drinking water supply, is deteriorating, leaking from tree damage, and exhibiting corrosion. This project proposes to replace the existing pipeline.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34721
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. LEGAL - T2S, R10E, Sections 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11 The Dog River pipeline conveys water from the Dog River diversion dam to the south fork of Mill Creek.
Rocky Restoration Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/29/2015
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 06/2016 08/2016 Casey Gatz
541-575-3031
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: The Rocky Restoration Project looks to improve the health and vigor of forested stands, and improve conditions for wildlife and aquatic resources, while reducing the risk of human-caused fires on nonfederal lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48037
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wasco. LEGAL - T.03S R.10E Section 35,36, T.03S R.11E Section 35,36, T.03S R.12E Section 31, T.04S R.10E Section 1-3,10-15,T.04S R.11E Section 1-23, T.04S R.12E Section 6 Rocky Restoration Project is located approximately 20 miles south of The Dalles, and just west of the community of Sportsman Park and the Rock Creek Reservoir.
Mt. Hood National Forest, Clackamas River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
36 Pit Native Vegetation Planting and Danger Tree Removal Project
CE
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/29/2015
Expected: 01/2016 03/2016 Amber Burleigh
503-630-8812
adburleigh@fs.fed.us
Description: Native Vegetation Planting and Danger Tree Removal Project in 36 Pit Fire Burned Area
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47926
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T. 4 S., R. 5 E Near Estacada
Goat Mountain Thin
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period
01/29/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning second-growth stands on approximately 2,800 acres of mid-aged stands ranging in age from 30 to 60 years old in parts of the Middle Clackamas, Lower Clackamas, and Lower Molalla River Watersheds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43852
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sourth Fork Clackamas River and Clear Creek
Hunter
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 11/2016 01/2017 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Integrated Resource Management
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Upper Clackamas Watershed
Indian Henry Campground
EA
- Facility management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A James Roden
503-630-8722
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Assessment of options to deal with removing hazard trees caused by root diseases in Indian Henry Campground and modernization of facilities. Most of campground is closed at this time due to hazard.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42342
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Indian Henry Campground
Lemiti Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
08/07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction and salvage of bug killed lodgepole pine on approximately 1,400 acres. Fuel treatments would include a mix of actions such as harvesting and removing trees, precommercial thinning, pruning, slash piling and pile burning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38290
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lemiti Butte
Mt. Hood National Forest, Hood River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Polallie Cooper Hazardous Fuels Reduction
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/16/2015
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Casey Gatz
541-352-1255
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce fuels loading in fire adapted plant communities in the Cooper Spur Wildland Urban Interface located in the East Fork of Hood River watershed. Treatments may include plantation thinning, firewood removal, fuel break & natural stand thinning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40687
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1S, R9E Sections 10-11, 14-15, 35-39, PB43 & PB44; T1S R10E Sections 4-10, 17-18 & 32-33 East Fork Hood River Watershed; Pinnacle Creek, East and Middle Fork of the Hood River, and Dog River Subwatersheds
Timberline Trail- Eliot Branch Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2016
Actual: 01/06/2016
06/2016 Casey Gatz
541-575-3031
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: A debris flow in 2006 washed out this portion of the Timberline Trail creating a barrier to circumnavigate Mt. Hood. The proposal would reconstruct approximately 1.5 miles of the Timberline Trail across Eliot Branch.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47696
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T 02S., R 9E., Section 10,15 The reconstruction would occur approximately 1 mile north of the former Timberline Trail crossing of Eliot Branch
Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bull Run Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/12/2010
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Leanne Veldhuis
503-622-2030
lveldhuis@fs.fed.us
Description: The Mt. Hood National Forest would convey 2,890 acres of land to the City of Portland, and acquire 2,440 acres of city land, all in the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33120
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Multnomah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Within the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit
Cascadia Center for Arts & Crafts Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016
503-622-2030
lveldhuis@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue special use permit for existing uses at Summit Compound and A-frames at Government Camp, OR.
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Sec. 24 and 33, T. 3 S., R. 8 E., Willamette Meridian Government Camp
Mazama Lodge Parking Area Expansion
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/10/2014
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Leanne Veldhuis
503-622-2030
lveldhuis@fs.fed.us
Description: The Mazamas are proposing to expand an existing 3-4 stall parking area located south of the Mazama Lodge on NFSR 2600530 into approximately 66 parking stalls and one bus pull-out, to mitigate a long-standing visitor safety issue.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45241
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T 3 S, R 8 1/2 E, Sec 24, WM. The proposed project area is located on National Forest System Road (NFSR) 2600530, just north of US Highway 26 and Oregon Highway 173.
Skibowl Ski Area Snowmaking Infrastructure Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/28/2015
Expected: 04/2016 08/2016 Shawnee Hinman
702-515-5411
sfhinman@fs.fed.us
Description: Antiquated technology and dynamic environmental conditions have created the need to regularly improve snowmaking infrastructure. Therefore, this project would expand and upgrade the existing snowmaking infrastructure in the Skibowl Ski Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47777
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Skibowl Ski Area
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