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, 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
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 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 on all Forests in R6. 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=47350
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill, Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima. 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 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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/02/2015
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Marty Stein
541-563-8417
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw@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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46412
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
2013 Special Use Authorization Projects (Camp Cleawox Amendment)
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A 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: 08/2015 09/2015 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
Archie Knowles
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/12/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Angela Morris
541-271-6040
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: Rehabilitation and operation of an existing campground
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47484
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T18S, R9S, Section 8, Willamette Meridian, Lane County Highway 126, near Mapleton, Oregon
Riparian Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/12/2015
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 02/2016 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
1136 Spur Road Project
EA
- Road management In Progress
Comment Period
05/27/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 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
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 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
- Land management planning
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 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.
Cascade Head Alder Tree Removal
CE
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 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 Salmon River Tributary
CE
- Watershed management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2015
Actual: 07/23/2015
08/2015 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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46406
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
- Forest products
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 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 Pre-commercial Thin Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2015
Actual: 07/29/2015
08/2015 Teresa Campbell
503-392-5124
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: Pre-commercial thinning and brush release of plantations (approximately 300 acres) in the Hebo Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47405
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hebo Ranger District
Rocky Bend & Castle Rock Campground Decommissioning
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Facility management
On Hold N/A N/A 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
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/25/2015
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 05/2016 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.
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