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
Regional Aquatic Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/11/2017
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 James Capurso
503-808-2847
jcapurso@fs.fed.us
Description: The USFS is proposing a suite of aquatic restoration activities for Region 6 to address ongoing needs, all of which have completed consultation, including activities such as fish passage restoration, wood placement, and other restoration activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53001
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 The project will span all national forests in Region 6.
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
Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Communication Site Upgrade and Maintenance Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/17/2016
Est. Comment Period
07/2018
Expected: 09/2018 06/2019 Angela Morris
541-563-8464
angelamorris@fs.fed.us
Description: BPA needs to maintain and upgrade its existing communication site located on Marys Peak. Some equipment is outdated and unstable and needs to be replaced. BPA plans to prepare an environmental assessment (EA). The USFS will be a cooperating agency
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T12S, R7W, Section 21, WM The site is located within the Mary's Peak Scenic Botanical Area, approximately 12 miles southwest of Corvallis.
C2C Trail, Phase 2
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 04/2020 04/2021 Angela Morris
541-563-8464
angelamorris@fs.fed.us
Description: Completion of a trail from Corvallis to the Coast. The trail will utilize existing roads and include new trail construction of approximately 5.0 miles on National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton, Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable Map available upon request,
Indian Creek Landscape Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/30/2015
Est. Comment Period
12/2017
Expected: 06/2018 08/2018 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.
Oregon Dunes Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/12/2017
Est. Comment Period
06/2018
Expected: 09/2018 10/2018 Michael Mueller
541-750-7077
mmueller@fs.fed.us
Description: Promote development of sustainable veg structure, comp. and pattern, natural ecological processes; treat invasive spp., restore hydrologic function and maintenance and improvement for listed and at risk species and restore recreational opportunities
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52946
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Coos, Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area/Baker Beach
Riparian Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/12/2015
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 06/2018 07/2018 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
Sweet Creek New Road Construction Proposal
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2018
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Angela Morris
541-563-8464
angelamorris@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed new road construction. Road would be approximately 1835 feet in length and 20 feet wide.
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T18S, R10W, Section 33, WM Project Area is located near Sweet Creek, south of Mapleton, Oregon.
Siuslaw National Forest, Hebo Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hebo Culvert Replacements with Aquatic Organism Replacement Structures
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/09/2016
Expected: 01/2018 10/2018 Leah Tai
5033925136
aswickham@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace the four failing undersized culverts with an AOP structure on Boulder Creek at old Boulder Creek Road, at Jewel Creek and two AOPs at the FS Road 2283 in the Nestucca watershed for fish passage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50552
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Boulder Creek on old Boulder Creek Road, Jewel Creek on County Road 871, and FS Road 2283
LTEP Research Thinning and Down Wood Creation
CE
- Research
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
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
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
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.
Promoting connectivity to the future Lincoln City trail system
CE
- Special area management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/09/2016
Expected: 02/2018 07/2018 Debra Hobbs
503-392-5128
dshobbs@fs.fed.us
Description: In conjunction with Lincoln City, develop a system trail which when added to the City system creates a trail out to the coastline. Several user created routes which are creating resource damage would be closed. Estimate less than 1 mile of const.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50418
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable North of Lincoln City, Oregon in the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area.
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