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, 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
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/26/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 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: 07/2014 08/2014 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
- Road management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2013
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 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: 08/2014 09/2014 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
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2014
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 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.
Millwright Beaver Landscape Management Project
EA
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
03/14/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Jack Sleeper
541-563-8424
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us
Description: This project includes actions that would thin young, dense conifer stands less than 80 years old; enhance fish and wildlife habitats; repair, store, or decommission roads; and treat invasive plants.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40473
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Multiple sections in Township 12 South, Ranges 10 and 11 West; and Township 13 South, Range 11 West; Willamette Meridian; Lincoln County, OR. The project area encompases the Beaver Creek watershed, and portions of the Mill Creek, Wright Creek, and Drift Creek watersheds.
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 Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 01/2015 01/2015 Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@fs.fed.us
Description: 1915 feet of road reconstruction and 750 feet of new construction to allow access to adjacent private timber land.
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
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2014
Expected: 10/2014 10/2014 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.
East Beaver LWD Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2014
Actual: 08/01/2014
08/2014 David Skelton
503-392-5113
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hebo Ranger District proposes to provide ~ 57 trees ranging from a DBH of 24-32 inches from mature stands on National Forest System Lands to the Bureau of Land Management for placement into East Beaver Creek for aquatic habitat restoration.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40103
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T 3S, R 10W sections 15, 23, 24, 26, 27, 33 and 34. Trees are primarily located along FS roads 1004, 1004-112, 1004-113, and 1106.
Hebo 2014 Non-Key Road Maintenance Tree Removal
CE
- Forest products
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/23/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44394
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Portions of Township 3 South, Ranges 8, 9, and 10 West; T.4S., Rs.7, 8, 9, & 10W.; T.5S., Rs.9 & 10W.; T.6S., Rs.9 & 10W.; T.7S., R.10W.; and T.8S., R.10W. The non-key roads are located across the Hebo Ranger District. A full list can be found in the scoping letter.
Hebo Ranger District Meadow Maintenance and Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Michelle Dragoo
503-392-5127
mdragoo@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
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/20/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2014
Expected: 11/2014 12/2014 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
- Land management planning
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Lorena Wisehart
503-392-5119
lorenamwisehart@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
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/08/2012
Est. Comment Period
08/2014
Expected: 12/2014 02/2015 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.
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