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, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Umpqua National Forest, Cottage Grove Ranger District
- Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District
- Umpqua National Forest, North Umpqua 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.
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
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/14/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2015
Expected: 05/2015 10/2015 Wes Yamamoto
541-825-3100
wyamamoto@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.
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. Umpqua NF, Rogue River NF, and Winema NF.
Umpqua 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
Forest Plan Amendment for Unique and Mosaic Habitats
CE
- Land management planning In Progress
Comment Period
06/14/2013
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Jane Beaulieu
541-957-3466
jbeaulieu@fs.fed.us
Description: This amendment proposes to address the need to update a portion of the 1990 Umpqua National Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan in order to maintain and restore these natural open areas that benefit biodiversity by providing important habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39842
Location: UNIT - Umpqua National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Jackson, Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable Umpqua National Forest
Umpqua National Forest Travel Management Plan
EA
- Road management In Progress
Comment Period
12/16/2014
Expected: 04/2015 06/2015 Jane Beaulieu
541-957-3466
jbeaulieu@fs.fed.us
Description: The Umpqua National Forest is preparing a Travel Management Plan in accordance with the Final Travel Management Rule, designating routes and areas for motorized use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25671
Location: UNIT - Umpqua National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas, Jackson, Lane. LEGAL - Forest-wide Umpqua National Forest
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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/18/2014
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Leslie Elliott
541-767-5040
ljelliott@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: 06/2015 10/2015 Leslie Elliott
541-367-3961
ljelliott@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
Lonely Oak
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
09/15/2010
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 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 Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 07/2015 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
Fishing Guide SUP Renewals
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 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 In Progress
Scoping Start
02/28/2013
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 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 Integrated Resource Restoration Project Environmental Assessment
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/21/2014
Est. Comment Period
03/2015
Expected: 07/2015 10/2015 Sally Christensen
541-496-3532
smchristensen@fs.fed.us
Description: A combination of commercial thinning and fuels reduction projects, approximately 1,700 acres and 6,500 acres respectively, to promote late seral habitat and increase landscape resiliency to large-scale disturbances.
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.
Willow Sump Invasive Plant Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
10/15/2012
Est. Comment Period
02/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Bryan Benz
541-496-3532 ext. 267
bbenz@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to eradicate an invasive species (yellow floating heart) from the Willow Sump aquatic habitat and to prevent the spread of this weed into other aquatic habitats.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40194
Location: UNIT - North Umpqua Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - The planning area is situated within T27S, R1W, Section 2 and 3, Willamette Meridian, Douglas County, Oregon. The 2-acre Willow Sump project area is located on the North Umpqua Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest (UNF), approximately 24 road miles southeast of Glide, Oregon.
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