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)
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Hells Canyon NRA
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, La Grande Ranger District
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Wallowa Valley Ranger District
- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Whitman 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
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision
EIS
- 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
- 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
Wallowa-Whitman 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
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment Suppplemental EIS
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/20/2015
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Gene Yates
541-523-1390
gyates@fs.fed.us
Description: Supplemental EIS will provide additional analysis of cumulative effects. Notice of Intent to prepare a supplemental EIS was published in the Federal Register on January 30, 2013.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41451
Location: UNIT - Wallowa-Whitman National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho, Oregon. COUNTY - Adams, Nez Perce, Baker, Grant, Malheur, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa. LEGAL - Forest wide Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Northeast Oregon.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Travel Management Plan
EIS
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Cindy Christensen
541-962-8501
cjchristensen@fs.fed.us
Description: Comprehensive plan for motorized recreation on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest (except for HCNRA). Will include designated routes for all motorized vehicles except snowmobiles.
Location: UNIT - Wallowa Valley Ranger District, La Grande Ranger District, Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker, Grant, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa. Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Hells Canyon NRA R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hells Canyon NRA Private Land Use Regulations
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders On Hold N/A N/A Dea Nelson
541-523-1316
dnelson09@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct a NEPA analysis on the Private Land Use Regulations (36 CFR 292.20-25) for the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. On hold pending further direction.
Location: UNIT - Hells Canyon NRA. STATE - Idaho, Oregon. COUNTY - Adams, Idaho, Nez Perce, Baker, Wallowa. LEGAL - Portions of T5N-7S, R46E-51E WM; T27N-22N, R1W-3W and 1E BM Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in Baker and Wallowa Counties in Oregon and Adams, Idaho and Nez Perce Counties in Idaho.
Lower Imnaha Rangeland Analysis
EIS
- Grazing management In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/18/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Kris Stein
541-426-5546
krisstein@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize commercial livestock grazing on four allotments (Lone Pine, Cow Creek, Rhodes Creek, and Toomey Allotments) located in the lower portion of the Imnaha River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30717
Location: UNIT - Hells Canyon NRA. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - T4N R48E, T4N R49E, T3N R48E, T3N R49E, T2N R49E, T2N R50E, WM Four existing grazing allotments in the Lower Imnaha (Lone Pine, Cow Creek, Rhodes Creek, and Toomey)
North Pine Creek Channel Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
02/25/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Kris Stein
208-879-4125
krisstein@fs.fed.us
Description: Restore portions of North Pine Creek channel, adjacent to Forest Road 39. Affected area is less than one acre, and is approximately 1150 ft long by 26 ft long.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46300
Location: UNIT - Hells Canyon NRA. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - Not Applicable T7S, R47E, Sec 2 WM
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, La Grande Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
51 Road Reconstruction
EA
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Cindy Christensen
541-962-8501
cjchristensen@fs.fed.us
Description: 4.5 miles of the 51 road would be reconstructed. This road is narrow with blind corners and no shoulders. Lanes will be widened, sharp corners will be straightened, and the road surface will be improved.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34466
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T5S, R35E, section 24, 25, 26, 34, 35 and T5S, R36E, section 18 and 19 Vey Meadows
Bird Track Springs and Longley Meadows Fish Enhancement Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 04/2016 07/2016 Aric Johnson
541-962-8517
ajjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: To enhance fish habitat for salmonids by creating active and available floodplain, relocating channel, enhancing side channels and existing channel, enhancing floodplain roughness, enhancing riparian and upland vegetation and wetlands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47283
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T3S, R36E, Sections 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 Project is located along a portion of the Grande Ronde River, along Hwy. 244, on national forest land and private lands, in the vicinity of Bird Track Springs.
Boardman To Hemingway Transmission Line Project
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/19/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2016
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Arlene Blumton
541-962-8522
ablumton@fs.fed.us
Description: Idaho Power is proposing to construct and operate a 500 kV transmission line between Boardman, Or and Murphy, Id. BLM is the lead agency.
Web Link: http://www.boardmantohemingway.com
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T2S R36E Union County, Oregon, along Interstate 84.
East Face Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2013
Est. Comment Period
09/2015
Expected: 04/2016 06/2016 Michael Johnson
541-962-8566
mvjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: Mechanical thinning, slash busting, prescribed fire, hand piling and burning to manage and improve vegetation and treat fuels near wildland urban interface and private/public land interface. May include some road construction, maintenance, closures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41765
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker, Union. LEGAL - T5S, T6S, T7S. R36E, R37E, R38E. 20 miles south of La Grande, along the east face of the Elkhorns, between the 43 Road and the 73 Road.
Ladd Canyon TSI and RMEF Elk Habitat Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2013
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 David Komlosi
541-962-8561
dkomlosi@fs.fed.us
Description: Non-mechanical thin old harvest and natural fuel units.Spacing 14x-20x. 10% of PCT units left untreated for wildlife. Species prefer w.larch, ponderosa pine, Douglas fir. Will burn slash piles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41262
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T4S, R36E, R37E, and R38E. T5S, R37E, and R38E. Upper Ladd, Jordan, Whiskey, Lower Beaver Cr, Rock Cr watersheds. Excluding LaGrande Watershed. Near roads 4300, 220, 4305; north to forest boundary; west to 5100095, 105, 080 Rds
Limber Jim Large Woody Debris, Planting, and Culvert Replacement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
11/25/2013
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 Joe Platz
541-962-8571
jplatz@fs.fed.us
Description: Project activities will include large wood placement, planting, culvert replacement, and dispersed recreation site management, in a portion of north fork, south fork and main stem Limber Jim Creeks.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43691
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project will involve a portion of main stem Limber Jim, North Fork Limber Jim, and South Fork Limber Jim Creeks.
Limber Jim Muir Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Comment Period
02/13/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Michael Johnson
541-962-8566
mvjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: Noncommercial fuel reduction,west boundary LaGrande City Watershed and key access routes to reduce down fuel and facilitate fire suppression. May include precommercial thinning, firewood areas, slash busting, prescribed fire, small commercial harvest
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41764
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T5S and T6S, R36E 15 miles southwest of La Grande, west of the La Grande Municipal Watershed, between Muir Creek and Limber Jim Creek.
Muir Creek Culvert Replacement
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2011
Expected: 02/2016 06/2017 Joe Platz
541-962-8571
jplatz@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would replace an undersized, partial fish passage barrier with a properly sized open arch or box culvert. A slight channel relocation would occur to fit the new culvert.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37472
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T 6S, R 36E, Section 9 Muir Creek at 5125 road
OTEC Starkey Powerline Relocation Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/26/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Andrew Steele
541-962-8543
andrewtsteele@fs.fed.us
Description: Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative is proposing to relocate approx.900 feet of existing underground power line on National Forest land. The proposed work will be confined to the existing 20 ft. right-of-way authorized in the current special use permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46600
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T3S, R35E, Section 36 Near OR Hwy 244, near the Grande Ronde River, near the Starkey area.
Riparian Livestock Exclusion by Wood II
CE
- Grazing management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Joe Platz
541-962-8571
jplatz@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would exclude livestock from streams by placing wood within the riparian area, allowing the riparian area to recover and streambank stabilization. Listed fish species are present.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34479
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T4S, R36E, section 18 and 19 Little Beaver Creek within the Lower Beaver Creek subwatershed
Starkey Allotment Management Plan Update
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/16/2015
Est. Comment Period
12/2015
Expected: 03/2016 06/2016 Aric Johnson
541-962-8517
ajjohnson@fs.fed.us
Description: It will authorize livestock grazing in Briggs and Meadow Creek Pastures in Starkey Cattle and Horse Allotment, to facilitate a grazing research study in Meadow Cr on Starkey Experimental Forest and Range. Will construct 1.5 miles of fence on Hwy 244.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47251
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T4S, R35E, Sections 7, 8, 18, and T3S, R34E, Sections 26, 27, 28, 32, 33, and 34. In Briggs Pasture and Meadow Cr Pasture of Starkey Cattle and Horse Allotment.
Upper McCoy Creek Restoration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/26/2014
Expected: 02/2016 04/2016 Joe Platz
541-962-8571
jplatz@fs.fed.us
Description: Project activities include machine wood placement and planting along 2 miles of McCoy Creek within existing big game exclosures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46012
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T 3S, R 34E, Sections 1, 2, and 3 Project involves 2 miles of McCoy Creek, in Upper McCoy Creek Subwatershed (170601040203)
Verizon Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/14/2014
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Andrew Steele
541-962-8543
andrewtsteele@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew the current Special Use Permit for Verizon, which authorizes their infrastructure at the Mt. Emily communication site. Verizon's current Special Use Permit expires on 12/31/2016.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46597
Location: UNIT - La Grande Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union. LEGAL - T1S, R38E, Section 32 Mt. Emily Communication site on Mt. Emily, La Grande Ranger District
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Wallowa Valley Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Sheep Divide Range Analysis
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/10/2014
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Shawn Mork
541-426-5593
smork@fs.fed.us
Description: Environmental analysis to authorize livestock grazing for 4 allotments on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45756
Location: UNIT - Wallowa Valley Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 16 miles east of Enterprise, Oregon on the Big Sheep Divide.
Cold Canal Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/25/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Kris Stein
208-879-4125
krisstein@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce fuel loading and return stands to their historic structure while recovering biomass for local industry in the vicinity of the Canal Fire and Cold Springs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30716
Location: UNIT - Wallowa Valley Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - T3S R46E and T4S R46E, WM 1989 Canal Fire Area and adjoining unburned area near Cold Springs
Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project
EIS
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/14/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 06/2016 Ayn Shlisky
541-278-3762
ajshlisky@fs.fed.us
Description: The Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project proposes to restore, maintain and enhance forest and rangeland resilience to natural disturbance and contribute to the local economic and social vitality of the area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43379
Location: UNIT - Wallowa Valley Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wallowa. LEGAL - T1NR45ES4-9;15-23;26-36, T1SR45ES1-11;14-18;21-23;26-28, T2N44ES1-2;11-14; 23-26;35-36, T2NR45ES5-8;16-20;29-33, T3NR44ES1;11-14;23-26;35-36, T3NR45ES1-32, T3NR46ES6-7;18-19, and T4N 5N and 6N. The southern boundary of the project is located approximately 4 miles north of the town of Enterprise, OR in Wallowa County. The northern boundary is approximately 40 miles north of Enterprise, OR.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Whitman Ranger District R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
1305 Road (Olive Creek) Maintenance and Reconstruction (Granite Creek Watershed Action Plan)
CE
- Watershed management On Hold N/A N/A Melissa Shelley
541-523-1929
mshelley@fs.fed.us
Description: This project consists of maintenance and intermittent reconstruction of approximately 5.3 miles of the NFS 1305 Road.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T9S., R.35E., sec. 23, 26, 35; T10S., R35E., sec.2 Granite Creek Watershed, Forest Road 1305 Olive Creek Road.
Charles Grier Johnson Jr. Research Natural Area Establishment Project
EA
- Research On Hold N/A N/A Sabine Mellmann-Brown
541-523-1282
smellmannbrown@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project would initiate an environmental analysis to analyze the environmental consequences of establishing the Charles Grier Johnson Jr. Research Natural Area (RNA).
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T 7S, R 36 E sections 31 and 32 The proposed RNA is located in the John Day Wild and Scenic River Corridor on the Whitman Ranger District, approximately 26 miles northwest of Baker City, Oregon.
Hallelujah #1
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
08/03/2009
Est. Comment Period
01/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 Robert Macon
541-523-1343
rmacon@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would provide approval for a mining Plan of Operations under 36 CFR 228.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T. 7S., R. 43 E., sec. 2 This mine is located in the Powder/Keating watershed off of road 702015, south of Main Eagle Creek, north of Richland, Oregon.
Little Dean Fuels Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/25/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Melissa Shelley
541-523-1350
mshelley@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of fuels vegetation management needs in the area south of Phillips Lake; Little Dean Creek, Worley Springs, Black Mountain.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21280
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - in Townships 10 and 11 South, Ranges 37 and 38 East, Located south and west of Baker City, south of Highway 7 and Phillips Lake.
Mountain Line Replacement Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/25/2014
Est. Comment Period
09/2015
Expected: 12/2015 03/2016 Robert Macon
541-523-1343
rmacon@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace existing 100 yr old water transmission line, providing potable water to the residents of Baker City.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45090
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T 9 S, R 38 E; T 9 E, R 39 E 23 miles in the Elkhorn Mountains approximately 15 miles west of Baker City.
Pine Telephone System Water Gulch Fiber Optic line
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/29/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Jay Moore
541-523-1383
jbmoore@fs.fed.us
Description: PTC is planning to install a new fiber optic line in an existing right-of-way held by BAKER COUNTY on National Forest system lands using approximately 1.75 miles of FS Roads 1150 and 1100. The line is to be buried inside the road prism.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 11 South, Range 38 East, Sections 13 and 14 Township 11 South, Range 39 East, Section 18
Powder River Mining
EIS
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
06/2015
Expected: 03/2017 05/2017 Robert Macon
541-523-1343
rmacon@fs.fed.us
Description: Analyze proposed mining plans of operations within the Powder River Watershed.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T 8,9,10S, R 36,37,38,39E Powder River Watershed
Snow Basin Vegetation Management Project Supplemental EIS
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Debra Moeller
541-523-1375
dmoeller@fs.fed.us
Description: Supplemental EIS being prepared to clarify the project impacts to elk given the withdrawl of travel mgmt decision, as ordered by Court of Appeals - 9th Circuit (Opinion and Order on Preliminary Injunction signed May 2014).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45454
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - Not Applicable Northwest of Richland and Halfway, Oregon, primarily within the Paddy Creek - Eagle Creek and Little Eagle Creek Subwatersheds.
Upper North Fork John Day Mining
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
08/03/2009
Est. Comment Period
01/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 Robert Macon
541-523-1343
rmacon@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would provide approval for Plans of Operations under 36 CFR 228.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T. 7S., R 36 E., sec 7, T 8S, R. 35 1/2 E., sec 11 and 12, T 8S, R 36 E., sec 7, These mines are located in the Upper North Fork John Day River watershed off of road systems 7325, 7335, 7340
West Sumpter Fuels Maintenance Project
CE
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/23/2010
Expected: 12/2015 03/2016 Francis Tyler
541-523-1312
ftyler@fs.fed.us
Description: The Whitman Ranger District is proposing maintenance burning of previously treated forested stands particularly stands in the Wildland Urban Interface portions of the District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27172
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T 10 S. R37 E., T10 S. R36E., T11S R37 E., T11S. R38E. The burning would take place at various locations across the Whitman Ranger District.
Whitney Fiber Optic Cable Project
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Raymond Lovisone
541-523-1343
rslovisone@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would involve new construction of 35 miles of underground phone cable.
Location: UNIT - Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker. LEGAL - T. 10 S, Ranges 35, 35 1/2 and 36. The project would be within existing road right of way for State Highway 7, County Rds 504 and 529, Forest Rds 1900, 1900-420 and 7386
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