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):
- Projects Occurring Nationwide
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- Olympic National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
- Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District South
- Olympic National Forest, Quilcene Ranger District
- Olympic National Forest, Soleduck Ranger District


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Incorporating Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (Wyoming)
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Cancelled N/A N/A Danielle Chi
801-625-5667
dkchi@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service will be a cooperating agency with the BLM (lead agency) in preparing programmatic EISs to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into land management plans, including the Thunder Basin NG plan, through plan amendment
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/eastern.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable UNIT - Thunder Basin NG portion of the Medicine Bow-Routt NF; WY; multiple counties involved
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.
Olympic 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
Department of the Army Training Exercises
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/22/2014
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Joel Nowak
360-765-2251
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: The Army Corps of Engineers requests a reauthorization of their existing permit to conduct training exercises at locations and schedules specifically approved in advance on the Olympic National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Olympic National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason. LEGAL - Not Applicable The exercises may be located anywhere on the Forest.
Early-Seral Open Wildlife Habitat Enhancements
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Karen Holtrop
360-765-2206
kholtrop@fs.fed.us
Description: Wildlife habitat enhancement activities on up to 500 acres. Includes removal of small trees (<18" dbh) and shrubs using hand tools to expand existing openings or create new openings (less than 5 acres; generally <1 acre) in densely stocked stands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44764
Location: UNIT - Olympic National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason. LEGAL - Not Applicable Low to mid elevation openings located throughout the Forest. Areas include natural balds, meadows, and early-seral forests in the Dungeness, Skokomish, Upper Wynoochee, and Calawah River Watersheds.
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dosewallips Road Washout
EIS
- Road management In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/05/2010
Expected: 09/2014 06/2015 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Forest Service Road 2610 washed out during the January 2002 storm event. Environmental analysis will be conducted to determine access to Olympic National Park and Forest Service campgrounds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=7483
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R3W, Section 16 Dosewallips
Dungeness Large Wood Enhancement Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
12/19/2013
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 04/2015 07/2015 Marc McHenry
360-765-2231
mmchenry@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest is partnering with the Jamestown Sklallam tribe to construct 11 large wood jams and stabilize 3 naturally occurring wood jams in the Grey Wolf and Dungeness Rivers.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43811
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R03W, Sections 30 and 31; T29N, R04W, Section 36. LWD jams would be installed within the following areas: Grey Wolf RM 0.4-2.0 and Dungeness Rivers RM 14.2
Electric Transmission Line Permit Reissuances
CE
- Facility management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/28/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of new permits to Grays Harbor County Public Utility District (PUD) #1 and Mason County PUD #1 to replace expired permits, for continued operation and maintenance of existing buried and aerial electric transmission lines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44172
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor, Mason. LEGAL - Grays Harbor PUD #1: T21 NR 8,9,10W; T22N R7, 8W. Mason County PUD #1: T26N R3W, Sec24 and 25; T25N R3W, Sec 1 ) Grays Harbor County PUD #1: 24.3 miles of power line along FSR 22, 2270, 23, 2372, 2294, and 2294-180. Mason County PUD #1: 1.6 miles of power line along FSR 2610 (Dosewallips) and 2510 (Duckabush)
FSR 2345-100 Spur Easement Exchange
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2010
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Joel Nowak
360-765-2251
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to exchange easements with Green Diamond Resource Company for segments approximately 900 feet long on Forest land and 1,550 feet long on Green Diamond Resource Company land, to provide long-term access to the lands of both parties.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31350
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T21N, R6W, Sec11 and 12 FSR2345-100 Mile Post(MP) 1.3, approximately 6 miles north of Matlock, in the Upper Middle Fork Satsop River watershed.
Lower Skokomish Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/10/2013
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Kimberly Crider
360-956-2376
kcrider@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management and restoration treatments on about 4,500 acres to improve and restore late successional forest habitat conditions for wildlife and watershed health.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43401
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lower North Fork and Upper South Fork Skokomish
Washington State Fish & Wildlife Patrol Cabin Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Joel Nowak
360-765-2251
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal for a new 10-year special use permit for the Washington Fish & Wildlife patrol cabin. This facility is used by the state for conducting enforcement patrols in the area. Permit area covers approximately 1 acre, cabin is approximately 700sq ft
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R07W, Sec 27 Located on FSR 2300 approximately 1 mile East of Lake Wynoochee.
Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District South R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bonidou Rock Pit Expansion
CE
- Forest products
- Road management
Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2014
Actual: 07/01/2014
06/2016 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: The Bonidou Pit has been identified as the rock source for the activities approved in the Sitkum Commercial Thinning Decision Notice/FONSI. This pit is also used for road maintenance and other projects requiring rock in the vicinity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43498
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R11W Sec 34. North side of the intersection of 2900-000 and 2900-960.
Calawah OHV Project
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is the development of an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system and staging area in the Bonidu area within the North Fork Calawah watershed. The proposal would provide about 21.1 miles of interlinking trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38717
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R10W, Sec 6 and 7; T29N, R11W, Sec 1, 2, 11 and 12; and T30N, R11W, Sec 35. Bonidu area accessed by FSRs 2929 and 2900700.
Clallam Co. PUD
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Clallam County Public Utility District (PUD) proposed to covert 1.2 miles of over-head line to buried line adjacent to Hwy 101 in the Klahoway Campground administrative site area. Trench will be 18" deep x 42" wide
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44227
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R11W, Sec. 27 & 28 Clallam County
Falls Creek Campground Kiosk Removal and Replacement
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2011
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us
Description: The existing information kiosk and fee station were constructed in the 1950s and are in poor structural condition. The structure would be removed and replaced with a three-panel information kiosk which would also serve as the campground fee station.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34561
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, Sec 20 Falls Creek Campground, South Shore of Lake Quinault, about 1/4 mile east of the Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Office.
Hendricksen Waterline Reissue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to reissue waterline permit, in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44231
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 20, Sol Duc watershed
Murphy
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Murphy Logging is logging a Washington Dept. of Natural Resource sale adjacent to Ntl. Forest and has requested one permit for up to 6 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44228
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 1 FSR 3040, East Twin watershed East Twin watershed
Neilton Point Communications Use Lease Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/03/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of a new 10-year lease to Westside Communications for continued operation of a commercial mobile radio service at Neilton Point. No construction or new activities are proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40612
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N R9W, Sec 18, Neilton Point Communications Site, approx. 1.5 miles SE of Neilton, WA. Access is by FS Roads 2258 and 2258-040.
Neilton Point Communications Use Lease Reissuances
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2014
Expected: 07/2014 09/2014 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of new leases to Quinault Indian Nation and WCLA Telecommunications to replace expired leases, for continued operation and maintenance of private mobile radio service communications facilities at Neilton Point
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44173
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T.22N., R.9W., Section 18 Neilton Point Communications Site, Lots NPU-36 and NPU-38.
Norwood Conveyance
CE
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/13/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2015 Jasmine Budrow
360-956-2295
jlbudrow@fs.fed.us
Description: Sell property that is surplus to Forest Service needs. The property contains a number of structures\improvements, including but not limited to two residences.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43812
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R9W, SE/SW Sect 10 property subject to disposal by sale is located in the Norwood Storage and Residential Site
Norwood Structures Removal
CE
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2011
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would remove and dispose of two open-sided, wooden trailer shed structures, and 9 storage sheds. These structures are in poor condition and a safety hazard and were previously part of the administrative residential site that is unoccupied
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34568
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, Sect 10 The Norwood Administrative site is located on the South Shore Road, 3 miles northeast of the Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Office.
Pacific Northwest Electronic Warfare Range Environmental Assessment
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2014
Expected: 11/2014 07/2015 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Navy is proposing Pacific Northwest training electronic warefare (EW) range consisting of the movement of the mobile emitters and the operation of the EW emitters. This EA is tiered from previous EIS. Several sites are on Forest Service Roads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42759
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South, Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Several mobile sites on Forest Service Roads on the west side (Pacific Ranger District) of the Forest in Clallam, Jefferson, and Grays Harbor Countys.
Queets Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period
06/05/2014
Expected: 10/2014 02/2016 Kimberly Crider
360-956-2376
kcrider@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 5,000 acres would be commercially thinned using variable-density thinning. The purpose of the project is to restore and improve late-successional habitat conditions, generate economic activity, and provide jobs in the local area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41044
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T23N, R10W Sect 1, 4; T23N, R11W Sect 1; T24N, R9W Sect 19, 20, 30; Sect T24N,R10W; T24 1/2 N,R10W Sect 31, 32, 33, 34; and T24N, R10 1/2 W Sect 1, 2, 11, Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District, Sam's River, Matheny Creek, Queets River, and Salmon River subwatersheds in the Queets River watershed, north of Lake Quinault.
Quinault Campgrounds Water Line Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2011
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would design and replace the existing water distribution systems in Falls Creek Campground and Willaby Campground near Lake Quinault.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34564
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, section 20 - Falls Creek CG; T23N, R09W, section 19 - Willaby CG. Both campgrounds are located on the South Shore of Lake Quinault. Falls Creek CG is located 1/4 mile east and Willaby CG is 1 mile southwest of the FS Quinault Office.
Quinault National Recreation Trail Repair and Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2009
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and reconstruction of approximately 2 miles of trail, including tread relocation and reconstruction, replacement of gravel surfacing, drainage structure repair, and replacement of two trail bridges.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27469
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R9W, Sect 21, 29, 30, 32 The Quinault Recreation Trail System is adjacent to the South Shore of Lake Quinault. Affected trails: Lodge Trail #850, Quinault Loop Trail #854;, Willaby Creek Trail #859, & Gatton Creek Trail #888.
Rail 2
CE
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
11/19/2013
Expected: 09/2014 05/2015 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Add elements of forest diversity lacking in the 1996 Rail thinning through the incorporation of variable density thinning and ensure habitat features gained are not lost. The commercial thinning is proposed to occur on 70 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43399
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sol Duc Valley and lower Camp Creek watershed
Rayonier Tailhold Authorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Rayonier, Inc. will be logging adjacent to the National Forest and has requested two permits for up to 6 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44224
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - No. 508: T28N, R12W, Sec. 4 & 5; No. 563: T29N, R12W, Sec. 21 Calawah Watershed Calawah Watershed
Rayonier Tailhold Authorization-Calawah
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Rayonier, Inc. will be logging adjacent ot NF and has requested three permits for up to 12 tailholds to yard using suspension yarding. Trees will be strapped and no trees will be felled or removed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44230
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - Location: T28N, R12W, Sec. 27 & 32 Calawah watershed
Schoemake Waterline Reissue
CE
- Special area management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest proposes to reissue waterline permit, in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44232
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 19 Calawah watershed
US Cellular Authorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/01/2013
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of new lease to US Cellular Corporation to replace expired lease, for continued operation and maintenance of communications facilities at Neilton Point Communications Site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41863
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R08W, Section 18 Nielton Point, Grays Harbor County
West Fork Humptulips River Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would convert about 2.5 miles of decommissioned road to trail status; and construct two ½ mile trail segments to create a 6-mile loop trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33059
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T.22 N., R. 08 W., Section 6 and T. 23 N., R. 08 W., Sections 29, 31, & 32 Approx. 6 miles NE of Quinault, Washington. The roads-to-trail segment would be from MP 0.0-MP 2.5 on the FS 2208-043 Road. Two new trail sections would connect the 2208-043 and 2208-040 Roads with th
Olympic National Forest, Quilcene Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
20 Year Permit Issuance for 3 Existing Communication Sites at Buck Mountain
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2011
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of new leases to American Tower Corporation and Accu-Comm, Inc. to replace expired leases, for continued operation and maintenance of communications facilities at Buck Mountain Communications Site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34588
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R02W, sections 9, 10 and 16. Site 5 is accessed at the end of FS road 2620-060, sites 3 and 4 are accessed from FS road 2620-043.
Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Joel Nowak
360-765-2251
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Rocky Brook Hydroelectric L.P. is seeking a new 20-year special use permit for their existing facilities. The project diverts up to 40 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Rocky Brook, with a minimum in-stream flow of 5 cfs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39100
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R02W, Section 21 Rocky Brook, at approximately river mile 0.5.
Trapper Creek Aquatic Organism Passage
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
On Hold N/A N/A Marc McHenry
360-765-2231
mmchenry@fs.fed.us
Description: The existing culvert on FSR 2850 at the Trapper Creek crossing (MP 0.8), would be replaced with a structure designed to allow passage for all aquatic organisms. Structures made of rock and wood may be incorporated in the design.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37805
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T28N, R2W, Sec.8 Forest Service Road 2850 at Mile Post 0.8, at the Trapper Creek crossing.
Olympic National Forest, Soleduck Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Fahnestock Easement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/03/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Joel Nowak
360-765-2251
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Rayonier is proposing to reconstruct approximately 400 ft of road and construct another 800 ft to access private timber land. Total right-of-way length would be 1292 ft by 60 ft in width. Total acreage would be 1.7 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44932
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N R12W Approximately 8 miles NE of Forks, WA.
Interfor Tailhold Authorization
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/02/2013
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Interfor has requested a special use authorization to tie onto five trees or stumps on Kugel Ridge (off of FS Road 2929) adjacent to Kugel Den Timber Sale on DNR land. The selected trees would be left on site and standing.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41866
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 35 South of FS Road 2929 on Kugel Ridge
Lake Quinault Water Company Well
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us
Description: Lake Quinault Water Company (LQWC) has requested to add a well to the system to improve water availability.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44225
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R 9W, Sec 19 Lake Quinault
Telecommunications Line Permit Reissuances
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/28/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed issuance of new permits to Qwest Corporation and Broadstripe Cable to replace expired permits, for continued operation and maintenance of existing fiber optic and cable televison lines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44174
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Jefferson. LEGAL - ) Qwest Corporation: T.30N. R 10, 11, and 12 W.; Broadstripe Cable: T.26N. R.2W., Section 26 ) Qwest Corporation: 18.8 miles of buried fiber optic cable along FS Road 30; Broadstripe Cable: 0.3 miles of aerial television cable near Seal Rock Campground
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