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)
- 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, 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 In Progress
Comment Period
08/12/2015
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 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
Forest Plan Amendments for the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/09/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 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
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Jedidiah Hancock
541-767-5010
jhancock02@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
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
08/27/2014
Expected: 04/2016 05/2016 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
Loafer Timber Sale Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/19/2013
Expected: 01/2016
Actual: 05/08/2013
01/2016 Jane Beaulieu
541-957-3466
jbeaulieu@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes commercial thinning in over-stocked stands and pine-dominated stands, and prescribed fire to promote shrubland wildlife habitat on approximately 1,450 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36365
Location: UNIT - Diamond Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Willamette Meridian portions of: T25S-R5E; T26S-R4E; T26S-R5E Upper North Umpqua (HUC 5) watershed
Lonely Oak
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
09/02/2015
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Jeff Bohler
541-498-2531
jbohler@fs.fed.us
Description: Wildlife habitat improvement project to restore shrublands, dry forests, and wetland habitats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39514
Location: UNIT - Diamond Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable South slopes of Pig Iron Mountain
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
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Fuels 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: 02/2016 02/2016 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 Aili Gusey
541-767-5011
agusey@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
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
01/13/2016
Expected: 06/2016 08/2016 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
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/12/2015
Est. Comment Period
04/2016
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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