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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- Mt. Hood National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Mt. Hood National Forest , Clackamas River Ranger District
- Mt. Hood National Forest , Hood River Ranger District
- Mt. Hood National Forest , Mt. Hood National Forest All Units
- Mt. Hood National Forest , Zigzag Ranger District


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
09/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Bradley Paul
360-891-5172
bpaul@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.
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
Dog River Pipeline Replacement
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Linda Cartwright
541-467-2291
lcartwright@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.
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River 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.
North Fork Mill Creek Revised Environmental Assessment
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/10/2008
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
05/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 Jennie O'Connor Card
406-522-2537
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze changed conditions resulting from the Government Flats fire and assess how this impacts existing contractual obligations on two stewardship sales. The proposed treatments include restoration thinning, hazard tree treatments and reforestation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43665
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. LEGAL - T1S, R11E, Sections 4-9 The planning area includes North Fork of Mill Creek watershed and small portions of Mosier and Neal Creek watersheds. It is located approximately 5 miles east of the town of Mt. Hood.
Road Decommissioning for Habitat Restoration, Increment #3 (Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts)
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Casey Gatz
541-352-1255
cgatz@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommissioning roads to improve hydrologic function and reduce adverse impacts to aquatic and terrestrial habitats 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.
Mt. Hood National Forest , Clackamas River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Goat Mountain Thin
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
03/05/2014
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
11/2014
Expected: 04/2015 06/2015 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning Second-Growth Stands
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
Grove Thin
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period Public Notice
02/28/2014
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
04/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning of second-growth stands in the Oak Grove and Middle Clackamas Watersheds
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37320
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Oak Grove and Middle Clackamas Watershed
Indian Henry Campground
EA
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
07/2014
Expected: 02/2015 04/2015 Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@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
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/21/2012
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
07/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us
Description: Fuels reduction and salvage of bug killed lodgepole pine
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
Restoration 2014
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/04/2012
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
06/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Tom Horning
503-630-8798
thorning@fs.fed.us
Description: fish and watershed restoration projects
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38291
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. LEGAL - Not Applicable district wide
Mt. Hood National Forest , Hood River Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Lava Restoration
EA
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period Public Notice
12/04/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
04/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Andy Tierney
541-467-5103
atierney@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health in West, East & Middle Fork of Hood River subwatersheds. Treatments include plantation thinning, firewood removal & huckleberry enhancement, plus decommissioning 2.1 miles and closing (year round & seasonal) 22.3 miles of roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40686
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1S R8.5E Sections 25 and 36, T1S R9E Sections 1 and 6-36 West, East & Middle Fork of Hood River Subwatersheds
Mt. Hood Meadows Parking Improvements EIS
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Objection Period Legal Notice
01/17/2014
Expected: 06/2014 06/2014 Jennie O'Connor Card
406-522-2537
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us
Description: This project builds the Twilight Parking Lot to expand parking and constructs a new, upgraded maintenance shop. All alternatives include installing utilities lines, building access roads, constructing turn lanes, and constructing Nordic ski trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26954
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - Sections 10 & 11, T3S, R 9E Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
Polallie Cooper Hazardous Fuels Reduction
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 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
Mt. Hood National Forest , Mt. Hood National Forest All Units R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Muddy Fork Bridge and Sandy River Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 05/2014 08/2014 Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: The Muddy Fork trail bridge would be replaced to provide a safe crossing for hikers. Also, portions of the Sandy River Trail would be reconstructed by installing drainage structures including drain dips, waterbars, rock armoring and check dams.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42410
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable The bridge is located on the Pacific Crest Trail where the trail crosses the Muddy Fork River. The easiest way to access the trail bridge is by Ramona Falls Trailhead.
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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land ownership management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/12/2010
Est. Comment Period Public Notice
06/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 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
Oregon Nordic Club Shelter at Trillium Lake
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Propose to install a yurt at the overflow parking area west of the Trillium Lake Dam. Primary purpose is a warming shelter for nordic skiers and snowshoers.
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T3S, R8 1/2 E, Section 36 Overflow parking area at the west end of the Trillium Lake Dam
Pioneer Bridle Trail CE
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us
Description: The Pioneer Bridle trail will need to be relocated and reconstructed in sections where the ODOT highway expansion project will effect the trail location. Aproximately 1/2 mile of trail over a 2-mile stretch will be relocated.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42351
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Pioneer Bridle trail is located between Glacier View Snopark and Tollgate Trailhead.
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