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):
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- 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 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.
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
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/17/2014
Expected: 11/2014 12/2014 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: 11/2014 12/2014 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: 12/2014 01/2015 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
2013 Special Use Authorization Projects (reissue 18 authorizations)
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2013
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 John Harper
541-271-6023 or 541-271-6000
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue 18 authorizations to replace existing and/or expired authorizations for: power and water transmission lines, military, roads, and livestock areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42931
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton, Coos, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations within the Central Coast Ranger District--Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
2014 Corvallis-to-the-Sea Trail Authorization
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2014
Expected: 12/2014 01/2015 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
Alsea River Boat Ramp Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Facility management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Justin Fenton
541-563-8423
jfenton@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to repair three boat ramps located at Blackberry Campground, Ermie Walters, and Rivers Edge. This project would temporarily close access to the Alsea River at these locations while the work is being completed.
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable The location can be found at the following township, range and sections. Blackberry Campground: T14S R9W S7; Ermie Walters: T14S R10W S13; and Riveredge: T14S R9W S5.
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
11/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 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
- Land ownership management
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 02/2015 02/2015 Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@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.
Beaver-friendly Culvert Management
CE
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 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.
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.
Hebo Ranger District Meadow Maintenance and Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 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
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/20/2013
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 03/2015 03/2015 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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Land management planning
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2014
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Lorena Wisehart
503-392-5119
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: This project includes actions that would thin young, dense conifer stands less than 80 years old in the Siletz watershed to promote development of late-successional forest habitat.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - T 7 S, R 10 W Hebo Ranger District about 80 miles NW of Corvallis.
South Nestucca Restoration Project
EA
- Forest products
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/08/2012
Est. Comment Period
10/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 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
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2014
Expected: 11/2014 12/2014 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.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Various. Locations throughout Hebo Ranger District.
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