Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Siuslaw National Forest, Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
- Siuslaw National Forest, Hebo Ranger District


Siuslaw National Forest, Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Indian Creek Landscape Management Project
EA
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/30/2015
Est. Comment Period
09/2016
Expected: 02/2017 07/2017 Donni Vogel
541-563-8416
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the Indian Creek watershed. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, and road improvements.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48438
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T17S, R9&10W; T16S, R9,10,&11W; Willamette Meridan Indian Creek watershed about 14 air miles northeast of Florence, Oregon.
Renewal of 2014 Multi-Year Special Use Authorizations
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 John Harper
541-271-6023 or 541-271-6000
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: SUP renewals including Marys Peak Communication site, driveway access to private property, operation and maintenance of Big Elk Campground, and helicopter landing site
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton, Coos, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable Benton, Douglas, Lane and Lincoln Counties
Riparian Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/12/2015
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 05/2016 08/2016 Christine Hirsch
541-750-7034
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw@fs.fed.us
Description: Thin about 22 acres within 6 stands of less than 80 year old Douglas-fir plantations to evaluate the effects of thinning plantations in riparian areas, with a particular focus on wood recruitment to streams, coho salmon and its habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47455
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T17S, R10W, Sections 5-7, Willamette Meridian, Lane County, Oregon North Fork Siuslaw watershed basin on the Central Oregon coast, approximately 40 miles southwest of Corvallis
Siuslaw National Forest, Hebo Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2016 East Beaver LWD Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2015
Expected: 05/2016 05/2016 David Skelton
503-392-5113
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hebo Ranger District proposes to remove up to 55 conifer trees for placement into East Beaver Creek for aquatic habitat restoration. Trees from 24-32 inches DBH and at least 90 feet tall would removed with rootwads intact.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48383
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trees cut in the vicinity of Forest Road 1004 would be placed in East Beaver Creek.
Boulder Creek Culvert
CE
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/28/2016
Expected: 04/2016 06/2016 Adriana Morales
503-392-5135
adrianammorales@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace a failing 32.5 ft. long undersized culvert with a bridge to accommodate natural stream processes and restore fish passage for Coho, Chinook, Steelhead, Cutthroat trout, and Pacific Lamprey.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49151
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable Boulder Creek, a tributary to the Nestucca River, on Blankenship Road off of Blaine Road (Hwy 858), 5 miles east of the community of Beaver in Tillamook County.
Hebo Lake Picnic Shelter Improvement Project
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2015
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@fs.fed.us
Description: Up to 9 trees (10 inch dbh) will be removed from the campground and used to make improvements to the existing picnic shelter.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hebo Lake Campground.
LTEP Research Thinning and Down Wood Creation
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Research
On Hold N/A N/A Wayne Patterson
503-392-5136
wpatterson@fs.fed.us
Description: Non-commercial thinning in Long Term Ecosystem Productivity (LTEP) plots. Trees will be cut and left as down wood in treated plots.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48241
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable LTEP plots adjacent to Forest Service Roads 1431-111 and 1432-112.
North Creek Culvert
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
On Hold N/A N/A Joe Acosta
541-563-8405
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace existing undersized 11ft culvert that is currently a passage barrier to upstream migration of fish and other aquatic organisms with an all aquatic organism passage structure.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48240
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable 7 miles west of Lincoln City, on Lincoln Co. Rd. 109, FS Roads 17 and 1790.
Rocky Bend and Castle Rock Campground Decommissioning
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Joseph Cleveland
503-392-5118
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hebo District Ranger is proposing to decommission Rocky Bend and Castle Rock Campgrounds. All infrastructure will be removed. Rocky Bend Campground is located on Upper Nestucca River Road, and Castle Rock is located on Oregon Highway 22.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42651
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - 4S,7W Section 7 & 4S, 9W Section 32 Rocky Bend Campground is located on Blaine Road east of Beaver. Castle Rock Campground is located on Highway 22 about 6 miles east of Hebo.
Schooner-Rock Restoration Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/25/2015
Est. Comment Period
04/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Wayne Patterson
503-392-5136
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposes to thin approx. 2,500 acres of young conifer plantations in the Schooner and Rock Creek subwatersheds to promote the development of late-successional forest habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44852
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - T 6 and 7 S, R 10 and 11 W; Willamette Meridian Hebo Ranger District about 80 miles NW of Corvallis.
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