Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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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)
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2014
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 12/2017 03/2018 Meghan Mulholland
541-957-3351.
mmulholland@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)
- Forest products
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
08/27/2014
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 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
BeBe Small Sale Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/21/2016
Expected: 06/2017 09/2017 Jeff Bohler
541-498-2531
jbohler@fs.fed.us
Description: This small scale vegetation management project proposes to remove off-site ponderosa pine and reduce stand stem density within a 62 acre plantation from the 1950's.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50630
Location: UNIT - Diamond Lake Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Township 26S., Range 5E., Section 8; Township 26S., Range 5E., Section 9 In the vicinity of Basket Butte on the Diamond Lake District
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
EIS
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
04/2017
Expected: 06/2019 08/2019 Richard Helliwell
541-957-3337
rhelliwell@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would restore habitat for legacy trees including sugar pine, ponderosa pine and white oak 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
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
Whitewater Rafting Guides 10 Year Permit Re-issuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2017
Actual: 04/14/2017
05/2017 Janie Pardo
970-328-6388
jpardo@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of joint Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management 10 year special use permits to authorized whitewater rafting guides operating on the North Umpqua River within the North Umpqua Ranger District and Roseburg District BLM.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50932
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable 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
Comment Period
04/27/2016
Expected: 06/2017 08/2017 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.
Skillem Integrated Resource Restoration Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/03/2015
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 William Reading
541-825-3140
wreading@fs.fed.us
Description: Project designed to improve water quality and aquatic habitat, maintain and improve the health of previously managed stands, lower risk of catastrophic fire, improve wildlife habitat, improve view from fire lookout, improve public safety.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50991
Location: UNIT - Tiller Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T28S R1E Sec. 25, 34-36; T28S R2E Sec. 19, 20, 28-33; T29S R1E Sec. 1-4, 9-16; T29S R2E Sec. 4-9, 18 Skillet Creek - South Umpqua River 6th field watershed. Douglas County, Oregon
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