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)
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Umatilla National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Umatilla National Forest, Heppner Ranger District
- Umatilla National Forest, North Fork John Day Ranger District
- Umatilla National Forest, Pomeroy Ranger District
- Umatilla National Forest, Walla Walla 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

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
08/12/2015
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.
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/14/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Sabrina Stadler
541-523-1246
bluemtnplanrevision@fs.fed.us
Description: Revision of Land Management Plans (Forest Plans) for the Malheur, Umatilla, & Wallowa-Whitman Forests. Forest Plans provide stategic, program-level guidance for future management of forests and their natural resources for the next 10-15 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMountainForestPlanRevisionComments
Location: UNIT - Malheur National Forest All Units, Umatilla National Forest All Units, Wallowa Valley Ranger District, Eagle Cap Ranger District, La Grande Ranger District, Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Grant, Harney, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler, Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Walla Walla. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest-wide for Malheur, Umatilla, & Wallowa-Whitman (except for the HCNRA)
Granite Creek Watershed Mining Plans
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/20/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Sophia Millar
541-426-5540
smillar@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze proposed mining plans of operations within the Granite Creek Watershed on the Umatilla and Wallow-Whitman NFs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=2209
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District, Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker, Grant. LEGAL - T8-10S R34-36 E WM Granite Creek Watershed
Umatilla 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
Forestwide Aquatic Restoration
EA

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Katherine Ramsey
541-278-3933
kramsey@fs.fed.us
Description: Aquatic restoration on public and private lands within the boundary of the UNF and/or adjacent lands in boundary-spanning 5th HUC watersheds where restoration activities would benefit or help achieve Forest Service aquatic restoration goals.
Location: UNIT - Umatilla National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler, Asotin, Columbia, Garfield. LEGAL - Not Applicable Within the boundary of the Umatilla National Forest and/or adjacent lands in boundary-spanning 5th HUC watersheds.
Umatilla National Forest, Heppner Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ditch Creek Fence and Spring
CE
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Tim Collins
541-676-2114
tcollins@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace 6.5 miles of electric fence with 3-strand barbed wire fence along Mallory and Little Potamus and Gilbert creeks. Develop 5 spring sites to provide water in the uplands for cattle and wildlife.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow. LEGAL - T5S, R28E, Sec 10,14, & 25. T8S, R26S Sec 22. T6S, R28E, Sec 12, 13, & 24. T6S, R29E, Sec 8, 9, & 17. South of Heppner along Mallory, Little Potamus, and Gilbert creeks
Ellis Commercial Thin
CE
- Forest products On Hold N/A N/A Jonathan Day
(541) 676-2129
jday@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ellis Commercial Thin project proposes to reduce stocking levels by using a commercial timber sale. This project consists of one thinning unit totaling approximately 70 acres in size located south of the 2105 road.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41350
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Wheeler. LEGAL - Township 6 S., Range 29 E., Section 3 Willamette Meridian Heppner Ranger District - Approximately 36 miles southeast of Heppner
Herren Commercial Thin
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2015
Actual: 07/20/2015
07/2015 Scott Schwartz
541-676-2116
swschwartz@fs.fed.us
Description: The Herren Thin project proposes to reduce stocking levels by using a commercial timber sale. This project consists of one thinning unit totaling approximately 70 acres located along the 5326020 road.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41362
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - Township 4 S., Range 28 E., Sections 25 & 26 Heppner Ranger District - Approximately 17 miles southeast of Heppner
Hog Creek Fence Replacement
CE
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Tim Collins
541-676-2114
tcollins@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace an existing 1.75 miles of electric fence with a 3-strand barbed-wire fence.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - Township 6 South, Range 27 East, Sections 3, 10, and 11 One and a half miles east of the Tupper Work Center running west along Skookum Creek
Kahler Dry Forest Restoration
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/29/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2015
Expected: 09/2015 11/2015 John Evans
541-278-3869
johnhevans@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kahler Dry Forest Restoration project seeks to restore dry upland forest conditions throughout the Kahler Creek watershed through a combination of thinning and prescribed burning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40712
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Wheeler. LEGAL - T7S, R24E, Sec 13, 14; T7S, R24E, Sec 8-18, 20-24; T7S, R25E, Sec 4-10, 14-27, 34-36; T7S, R26E, Sec 31; T8S, R25E, Sec 1, 2, 11-14; T8S, R26E, Sec 5-30, 33-35 Kahler Creek watershed, Heppner Ranger District. Wheeler and Grant Counties.
Potamus Fuels Reduction
EA
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A Scott Wryn
541-676-2138
swryn@fs.fed.us
Description: Identify and reduce wildfire risk to public and private lands within the Potamus subwatersheds as identified in the Morrow County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29191
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow. LEGAL - T5S R28E, T5S R29E, T6S R28E, and T6S R29E Within the Potamus WUI area as identified in the Morrow County Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Rhea Commercial Thin
CE
- Forest products On Hold N/A N/A Megan Smith
541-676-2129
mhsmith@fs.fed.us
Description: The Rhea Thin project proposes to reduce stocking levels by using a commercial timber sale. This project consists of two thinning units totaling approximately 70 acres located along the 2100050 road.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41366
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - Township 5 S., Range 28 E., Section 7 Umatilla National Forest, Heppner Ranger District. Approximately 16 miles southeast of the town of Heppner, OR.
Smith Commercial Thin
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products On Hold N/A N/A Jonathan Day
541-676-2129
jday@fs.fed.us
Description: The Smith Commercial Thin project proposes to reduce stocking levels by using a commercial timber sale. This project consists of one thinning unit totaling approximately 70 acres in size located north of the 5300750 road and east of the 5300252 road.
Web Link: http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41377
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 28 E, Section 25 and 26 Heppner Ranger District, approximately 25 miles from the town of Heppner, OR.
Sunflower Hazard Tree Removal
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Road management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2014
Actual: 09/10/2014
11/2014 Brian Spivey
541-676-2121
bspivey@fs.fed.us
Description: The project is needed to provide for health and safety of the public and employees/Transportation Infrastructure. The perimeter roads and road 23 provide access to forest users, local residences and administrative access.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Not Applicable T7S, R27 E
Umatilla National Forest, North Fork John Day Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
53 Road Pre-Commercial Thinning Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Andrew Stinchfield
541-427-5397
astinchfield@fs.fed.us
Description: Precommercial thinning of small diameter trees, on average less than 9 inches in diameter at breast height, is being proposed. Proposed thinning (135acres) would occur along the scenic Byway (Western Route) that were either planted or have natural
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47066
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow, Umatilla. LEGAL - Upper Five Mile Sub Watershed (170702020604) of the Lower Camas Creek Watershed (1707020206) of the North Fork John Day Sub-Basin (17070202). Upper Five Mile Sub Watershed (170702020604) of the Lower Camas Creek Watershed (1707020206) of the North Fork John Day Sub-Basin (17070202).
Clear Creek Tailings Road Realignment
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
On Hold N/A N/A Joy Archuleta
541-427-5364
jearchuleta@fs.fed.us
Description: Move dredge tailings and relocate about 3100 feet of Grant County Road 13. Survey and design in FY2010, NEPA analysis & documentation FY 2011, implementation FY 2012/2013.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T9S, R35E, Sec 10, 14, 15 The project is located in Grant County, Oregon, in the Clear Creek Watershed on Grant County Road 13
Columbia Power Special Use Authorization for a New Term
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/15/2010
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Christine Helberg
541-427-5351
chelberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Use and maintenance of the existing utility corridor.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - T2-5S R32E, T5-8S R31-33E, and T4-5S R31-35E (Willamette Principal Meridian) Powerline corridors that cross FS lands: (1)near Albee, (2) east of Ukiah near Hwy 244 and (3) near Dale along Hwy 395 and FS road 3980
Granite-Desolation Aquatic Restoration Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/06/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Joy Archuleta
541-496-3532
jearchuleta@fs.fed.us
Description: The project will include aquatic restoration, instream work, meadow restoration, pre-commercial thinning, riparian planting, and road decommissioning.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47500
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Not Applicable Granite and Desolation Watersheds
Hidaway Mining EA
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
12/27/2011
Expected: 10/2015 04/2016 Christine Helberg
541-427-5351
chelberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Expansion of current exploration pits to a maximum of 30 ft wide by 25 ft deep using hand tools & limited mechanical equipment. Use of an existing closed road & shelter. Placement of an outhouse. Limited use of a spring for hand-washing of rock.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30735
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - T5S R33 1/2E Sections 22, 23 Hidaway Creek drainage, Umatilla County, Oregon
NFJD Aspen Restoration
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Diane Shirley
541-427-5315
dshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Restoration projects to protect/enhance/restore declining stands of quaking aspen to improve wildlife habitat. Includes buck & pole fencing, tree planting and girdling, felling or removal of conifers up to 21" DBH.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow, Umatilla. LEGAL - Entire North Fork John Day Ranger District; see project file for legal locations District-wide, wherever aspen stands occur
North Fork John Day Ranger District Waid Street House Conveyance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land ownership management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/19/2013
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Ian Reid
541-552-2914
ireid@fs.fed.us
Description: Selling of the Forest Service owned house located at 301 East Waid Street, Ukiah, Oregon. This proposed conveyance is authorized under the Forest Service Facility Realignment and Enhancement Act of 2005
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41426
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - Section 14, Township 5 South, Range 31 East, Willamette Meridian Surveyed 301 East Waid Street, Ukiah, OR, 97880
Oriental Loop OHV Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate 9.6 miles of new OHV trail to provide additional access to the Winom-Frazier OHV Complex from the Oriental Campground. Most of the route would occur on existing open and closed roads, with only 1-2 miles of new construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35259
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - Follows existing open and closed roads beside Oriental Creek from Oriental Creek Campground on the N. Fork John Day River to the Winom-Frazier OHV Trail system. T. 6 S. R. 33 E., sections 26, 27, 34, and 35; and T. 7 S., R. 33 E., sections 3 and 10
Paradise Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute the lower portion of the Paradise Trail to install grade-reducing switchbacks (3.4 miles), bringing the grade from 40% to 10-15% for the entire trail. Decommission 1.1 miles of existing, steep trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35258
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T 6 S., R. 34 E. sections 2 and 3. The trail is located within the North Fork John Day Wilderness
Ruby Creek Snowmobile Trail Grooming
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us
Description: This is an existing, un-groomed snowmobile trail. In order to groom the trail, a bridge will be constructed over Ruby Creek and trees less than six inches DBH along each side of the trail will be removed to a 14-foot width.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33727
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T9S R35E Secs 14, 15, 17 & 18 Approximately three miles southwest of the town of Granite, OR
Ten Cent Community Wildfire Protection Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/22/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Andrew Stinchfield
541-427-5397
astinchfield@fs.fed.us
Description: This fuels reduction project is located within the Granite Creek Watershed on the Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National forests and is located in Grant County, Oregon.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45203
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - The project area is located in Grant County, Oregon, in the: Southeast corner of Township 8, South Range 34 East This project is located within the Granite Creek Watershed on the Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National forests
Western Non-Commercial Thinning (NTC) Project.
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Lea Baxter
541-427-5373
lbaxter@fs.fed.us
Description: This project includes thinning 4,761 acres for the purpose of promoting stand health, large tree development, safe travel along the Blue Mountain Scenic Byway, and reducing fire intensity to minimize the chance of catastrophic fire events.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45571
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow, Umatilla. LEGAL - The project area is approximately 4,761 acres and includes approximately 9 miles of the Blue Mountain Scenic Byway (Road 53). Proposed stands in the project area are located in Townships 4, 5 and 6 The project area is approximately 4,761 acres and includes approximately 9 miles of the Blue Mountain Scenic Byway (Road 53). Proposed stands in the project area are located in Townships 4, 5 and 6
Willoughby Urban Interface Protection Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2014
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Chris Johnson
541-278-3704
cjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose is to provide a safe working environment for firefighters and to improve probability of success in protecting life and property in the event of a wildfire within or threatening the values at risk.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45207
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - The project area is located in Township 5 South, Range 33 East, Sections 4, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 28, and 29, Willamette Meridian surveyed, Umatilla County, Oregon. This project is located in the Bowman-Camas Creek and Hidaway Creek watersheds on the Umatilla National Forest.
Umatilla National Forest, Pomeroy Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Asotin Creek Prescribed Fire Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/14/2011
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Tara Hanger
509-843-4676
thanger@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement prescribed fire on approx. 7900 acres of FS land & 2400 acres of WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife land to reduce fuels (ground, ladder, canopy biomass) and rehabilitate grass and shrubs to improve wildlife forage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34631
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Garfield. LEGAL - T9N,R4E, Sections 14-16, 21-23, 24-28 and 35; T9N, R43E Sections 2-4, 9-10 and; T9N, R44E, Sections 16-17, 19-21 and 30. Forest Service and WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife land in Garfield and Asotin Counties, WA
Seven Sisters Spring Development
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A William Dowdy
509-843-4687
wdowdy@fs.fed.us
Description: Fence off the spring area to exclude cattle. Water will be piped to a new trough approximately 100 feet away from spring. Trough will be outside of fenced area on a gravel pad. Overflow water will be piped back inside fenced area.
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin. T7N., R43E, Section 1
Sunrise Vegetation and Fuels Management
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
11/28/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Bradley Cooper
509-843-4626
bradleylcooper@fs.fed.us
Description: Timber harvest, other tree cutting activities and fuels treatments to move conditions to desired levels and/or ranges. Utilize existing road system except, 11 miles of temp road, of which utilizes 9 miles on existing road templates.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45689
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Garfield. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project is approx. 16 linear miles southwest of Asotin, WA. Project is primarily bounded by 44 Rd (Smoothing Iron), 41 Rd (Upper Lick Rd), and portion of 42 Rd (Iron Springs).
Wenaha Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive River Management Plan
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Special area management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2015
Actual: 07/02/2015
07/2015 Larry Randall
509-522-6276
lrandall@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop a comprehensive river management plan for Wenaha River which is part of the Wild and Scenic River System.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40801
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - Not Applicable Entire mainstem of the Wenaha River approximately 22 miles
Umatilla National Forest, Walla Walla Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Little Phillips Creek Culvert Removal Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/21/2014
Est. Comment Period
06/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 William Dowdy
509-843-4687 or 509-522-6042
wdowdy@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove the culvert on Forest Road 3734 over Little Phillips Creek. Decommission approx. 0.7 miles of FR 3734, and re-open approx. 1 mile of FR 3734 that is currently closed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44056
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T2N, R38E S26, NE1/4, SE 1/16 Intersection of Forest Road 3734 with Little Phillips Creek, adjacent to highway 204 plus about ¾ mile of 3734 road from that point.
Thomas Creek Restoration Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products In Progress
Comment Period
07/16/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Carrie Spradlin
509-522-6059
cspradlin@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 1,663 acres of mechanical treatments are proposed, along with 975 acres of small diameter hand thinning. Mechanical treatments would have a restoration focus and both lumber and chip materials would be produced.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43943
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - Portions of T1N R37E sec. 1,2,12, T1N R38E sec. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 and 12, T2N R37E sec. 12,3,14,15,22,23,24,25,26 and 36, T2N R38E sec. 5,7,8,9,16,17,18,19,20,21,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34 and 35. East of Highway 204 and south of Forest Road 3100000, within the vicinity of Phillips Creek, Dry Creek and other associtaed drainages.
Tiger-Webb Fuels Reduction Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2014
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Holly Hutchinson
509-522-6009
hollyahutchinson@fs.fed.us
Description: Project will be designed to increase effectiveness of fire suppression tactics, reduce risks firefighters, Mill Creek Municipal Watershed and private lands. Commercial and pre-commercial thinning, and prescribed fire would be used to achieve goals.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45376
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - Township 5 North, Range 38 East, Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11; and Township 6 North, Range 38 East, Sections 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35 The project area is approximately 9,550 acres in size and is within the Tiger and Webb Creek drainages of the Middle Mill Creek and North Fork Walla Walla River subwatersheds, on Forest Road 65.
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