Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- Siuslaw National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Siuslaw National Forest, Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
- Siuslaw National Forest, Hebo 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
- 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.
Siuslaw 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
Siuslaw Coastal Meadow Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Marty Stein
541-563-8417
mstein@fs.fed.us
Description: Project would enable herbicide treatment methods for restoring native coastal meadow vegetation and enhancing habitat for Oregon silverspot butterfly and other pollinators.
Location: UNIT - Siuslaw National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable Locations throughout the Siuslaw National Forest.
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
10C Designated Routes Project
EIS
- Recreation management
- Land management planning
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2015
Actual: 01/29/2015
02/2015 Angela Morris
541-271-6040
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Designating motorized vehicle routes in the 10C Management Area of the Oregon Dunes NRA.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34220
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Coos, Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - T22S, R13W, Sec 23, 24, 25, 26, 35, 36; T23S, R13W, Sec 23, 26, 34; T24S, R13W, Sec 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 21, 22, 27, 29, 33,34; T19S, R12W, Sec 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 17, 16, 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, 33 National Forest System lands in the Central Coast Ranger District-Oregon Dunes NRA
2013 Special Use Authorization Projects (Camp Cleawox Amendment)
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2013
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 John Harper
541-271-6023 or 541-271-6000
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Amend for two new kayak storage buildings at existing Girl Scout camp under an existing authorization.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42932
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T19S, R12W, Section 10, W.M., Lane County, Oregon within existing authorized Camp Cleawox, south of Florence, Oregon
2013 Special Use Authorization Projects (Conger Road)
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2013
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 John Harper
541-271-6023 or 541-271-6000
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a new authorization for proposed road access to private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42934
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T21S, R11W, Section 28, W.M., Douglas County, Oregon From Forest Road 41 a short distance accross section line onto private land in section 29
2014 Corvallis-to-the-Sea Trail Authorization
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2014
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 John Harper
541-271-6023 or 541-271-6000
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue an authorization for non-motorized trail over approximately 5.4 miles of National Forest System lands, between Corvallis and Harlan, using existing road and trail segments and .23 mile segment of new trail construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44539
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton, Lane, Lincoln. LEGAL - T12S, R7W, Sections 10,11,12 and 16, Willamette Meridian, Benton County, Oregon and T21S, R8W, Section 11 Willamette Meridian, Lincoln County, Oregon National Forest System lands between Corvallis and Harlan
Siuslaw National Forest, Hebo Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
1136 Road Construction
EA
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/24/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Debra Hobbs
503-392-5128
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: 1915 feet of road reconstruction and 750 feet of new construction to allow access to adjacent private timber land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44960
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T3S, R10W, S6 1136 Road, Sand Creek area.
1136 and 8100-112 Road Easement Exchange
CE
- Road management
- Land ownership management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Susan Beall
541-750-7059
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Reciprocal easements across Forest Service and private land to improve access and reduce road impacts.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T3S, R10W, S6; T3S, R9W, S11 Sand creek area, 1136 road, off Sand Lake/Cape Lookout Road and 8100-112 in East Beaver Creek area.
2282 and 2210 Road Easement
CE
- Land ownership management
- Road management
- Land management planning
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Susan Beall
541-750-7059
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Convey a road easement totaling approximately 1.52 miles to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde to access tribal land adjacent to National Forest System lands (including 800-900 feet of new road construction).
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Yamhill. LEGAL - T5S, R9W, Sec. 12 Forest Service Roads 2282, 2282-121, 2282-123, and 2210; Hebo Ranger District.
Beaver-friendly Culvert Management
CE
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/18/2014
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Joshua Marxen
503-392-5121
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of flow devices and road maintenance work to control beaver damming activity and eliminate beaver-related flooding at culvert crossings that currently require constant maintenance.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45044
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hebo Ranger District, National Forest System Roads 2210, 8376, 8377, and Cedar Creek Road.
Cascade Head Alder Tree Removal
CE
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
ncraft@fs.fed.us
Description: Project would authorize Oregon Dept. of Transportation to reduce safety hazard of falling trees and limbs, by falling and removing red alder trees within 66 feet of the center of the highway. Trees leaning away from the highway would not be treated.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook. LEGAL - T6S, R10W, Section 19, Lincoln County; T6S, R10W, Sections 6, 7, 18; T6S, R11W, Section 1; T5S, R11W, Section 36, Tillamook County. Along Highway US 101, from approximately MP 99 to 104. Three Rocks Road intersects with 101 at the south end of the project; Neskowin Creek crosses the highway close to the north end.
Culvert Removal in an Unnamed Tributary of Crowley Creek
CE
- Watershed management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2015
Expected: 05/2015 07/2015 Adriana Morales
503-392-5135
adrianammorales@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of a galvanized corrugated 2 feet wide x 12 feet long culvert from an unnamed creek that is a tributary of Crowley Creek in a decommissioned FS road. This culvert is corroded and is scouring the creek banks at both sides, up and down stream.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T6S R11W S13 Crowley Creek is a tributary of the Salmon River Estuary.
Hebo 2015 Non-Key Road Maintenance Tree Removal
CE
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2015
Expected: 05/2015 09/2015 Wayne Patterson
503-392-5136
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintenance of non-key roads that access restoration projects, and provide access for fire control and general forest management. Much of this maintenance would be accomplished by providing personal-use and commercial firewood.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable Non-key roads located across the Hebo Ranger District.
Hebo Ranger District Meadow Maintenance and Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 05/2015 05/2015 Michelle Dragoo
503-392-5127
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintain and restore existing and historic meadow habitat (up to 250 acres yearly)
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hebo Ranger District
Rocky Bend & Castle Rock Campground Decommissioning
EA
- Facility management
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/20/2013
Est. Comment Period
04/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Joseph Cleveland
503-392-5118
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hebo 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)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Land management planning
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/25/2015
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Lorena Wisehart
503-392-5119
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Project would thin young conifer plantations in the Drift (Siletz) watershed to promote development of late-successional forest habitat and improve fish habitat by adding large woody debris to streams.
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.
South Nestucca Restoration Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2015
Actual: 03/24/2015
04/2015 Wayne Patterson
503-392-5136
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Thinning previously burned and planted or clear-cut and planted stands using commercial or noncommercial methods. About 1,015 acres of 28-50 year old plantations and 1,311 acres of 76-100 year old plantations of off-site genetic stock.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39933
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - (T 3S, R 9, 10 W) (T4S, R 8, 9, 10 W) T5S, R 8,9,10 W) Hebo Ranger District about 80 miles NW of Corvallis.
Special Use Authorization Renewal 2014
CE
- Special use management
- Land ownership management
Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2015
Actual: 02/17/2015
02/2015 Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue four new special use permits to replace expired permits for existing buried and overhead utility lines on National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45238
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Various. Locations throughout Hebo Ranger District.
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