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.

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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Umpqua National Forest, Cottage Grove Ranger District
- Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District
- Umpqua National Forest, North Umpqua Ranger District
- Umpqua National Forest, Tiller Ranger District


R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Plan Amendments for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline
EIS
- Land management planning On Hold N/A N/A David Krantz
541-618-2126
dkrantz@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to amend the Land and Resource Management Plans (LRMP) for the Umpqua, Rogue River, and Winema National Forests for the proposed Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. DEIS at http://tinyurl.com/kffcrjq
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28132
Location: UNIT - Klamath Ranger District, High Cascades Ranger District, Tiller Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Jackson, Klamath. LEGAL - Not Applicable Umpqua NF, Rogue River NF, and Winema NF.
Umpqua National Forest, Cottage Grove Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Calapooya Divide Integrated Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Dean Schlichting
541-496-3532
deandschlichting@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products and maintain/restore meadow habitats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45988
Location: UNIT - Cottage Grove Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project Area is within the upper portion of the Sharps Creek Watershed.
Quartz Integrated Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
08/27/2014
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Jane Beaulieu
541-957-3466
jbeaulieu@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is designed to improve stand health and diversity, improve fire resiliency, provide forest products, and maintain/restore meadow and aquatic habitats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43155
Location: UNIT - Cottage Grove Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - T22S, R1E, Sec. 19, 30, 31, 32; T23S, R1E Sec. 5, 6, 7, 8,18, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31; T23s, R1W, Sec. 1, 12, 13, 23, 24, 25, 26, 35; T24s, R1E, sect 6; and T24s, R1W, Sec. 1. Sharps Creek Watershed. Planning area is within the upper portion of the Sharps Creek Watershed
Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blackbird Fishing Derby 5-Year SUP Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Janie Pardo
541-496-4178
jpardo@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a five year recreation event special use permit to Blackbird Sports Team for the Blackbird Fishing Derby on Diamond Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44492
Location: UNIT - Diamond Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Diamond Lake
Wetland Planning
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A Jeff Bohler
541-498-2531
jbohler@fs.fed.us
Description: Creation of several small wetlands
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39585
Location: UNIT - Diamond Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Diamond Lake Ranger District - multiple locations
Umpqua National Forest, North Umpqua Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Calf-Copeland Restoration Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 04/2018 07/2018 Jane Beaulieu
541-957-3466
jbeaulieu@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would restore habitat for legacy trees including sugar pine, ponderosa pine and white oak; reduce fragmentation of the landscape, and increase landscape resiliency to uncharacteristic fire, pest and pathogens.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46990
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable T 26S R 1E, 2E and 3E; T27S 1E, 2E and 3E
Fishing Guide SUP Renewals
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2014
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Janie Pardo
970-328-6388
jpardo@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of 10 year special use permits to authorized fishing guides operating on the North Umpqua River within the North Umpqua Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45372
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Wild and Scenic section of the North Umpqua River.
Hemlock Lake Chalcedony Site Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Jedidiah Hancock
541-767-5010
jhancock02@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to establish this rock hounding site as a community site under 36 CFR 228.64, requiring mineral permits to be able to collect at the site, restricting the site to non-mechanized equipment, and installing a bulletin board.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41103
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T27S, R1E section 29 Located off of Forest Sevice road 2759-680
Lemon Butte Project Environmental Assessment
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
01/13/2016
Expected: 07/2016 09/2016 Sally Christensen
541-496-3532
smchristensen@fs.fed.us
Description: The Lemon Butte Project proposes to thin approx. 650 acres and includes several restoration and mitigation activities to promote the development and maintenance of late-successional forest conditions in existing even-aged stands within LSR.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44128
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - T23S, 24S, 25S, R01E and R02E Lemon Butte, west of Steamboat Creek and north of the North Umpqua River.
Umpqua National Forest, Tiller Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Elk Creek Watershed Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
04/27/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Calib Baldwin
541-825-3133
ctbaldwin@fs.fed.us
Description: Utilize thinning and prescribed fire to restore historic habitat structure, species mix, reduce fuel loading and improve wildlife habitat. Watershed restoration projects include meadow, oak and aquatic habitats; road improvements; and tree culturing.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46132
Location: UNIT - Tiller Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T 30S R 1W sec 35; T 31S R 1W sec 6-9, 15, 17-23, 25-31, and 33-36; T 31S R 2W sec 1-3, 7-13, 15, 17-23, 25-35; T 32S R 1W sec 1-7, 9, 11, 15, 17 and 19; T 32S R 2W sec 1-6, 8-17, 22-25 Forest Service lands within Elk Creek Watershed, South Umpqua River.
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