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):
- Projects Occurring Nationwide
- Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arizona National Scenic Trail Comprehensive Plan
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land ownership management
- Facility management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Land management planning
- Watershed management
- Land acquisition
- Grazing management
- Special area management
- Fuels management
- Special use management
- Road management
- Minerals and Geology
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Heritage resource management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 06/2018 07/2018 Julie Molzahn
406-826-4352
jmolzahn@fs.fed.us
Description: The Comprehensive Plan will develop administrative and management goals, objectives and practices for the Arizona National Scenic Trail and management corridor.
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Arizona National Scenic Trail goes from the Coronado NM to the Utah Border at Vermillion Cliffs- 800 miles south to north across the State of Arizona.
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
BZ Falls Portage Trail
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 04/2016 Amy Linn
541-308-1712
ajlinn@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct approximately 200 feet of trail (boardwalk) for recreationists to portage the BZ Falls on the White Salmon River and protect sensitive springs.
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Klickitat. LEGAL - Not Applicable BZ Falls on the White Salmon River
Cascade Locks Multi Use Trail System
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
09/2015
Expected: 03/2016 05/2016 Stan Hinatsu
541-308-1708
shinatsu@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to develop a environmentally sustainable multiple use trail system. Proposal would add 12 to 15 miles of new trail to an already existing system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40896
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vicinity of Cascde Locks and Wyeth Oregon
Eagle Creek Water System Repair
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 03/2016 05/2016 Stan Hinatsu
541-308-1708
shinatsu@fs.fed.us
Description: Modify the existing potable water system to serve both the Eagle Creek Rec. Site and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Cascade Fish Hatchery with separate water supply lines.
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Multnomah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Eagle Creek Recreation Site
Hamilton Creek Restoration
CE
- Watershed management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 09/2015 06/2016 Brett Carre
541-308-1718
btcarre@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to implement stream/ riparian restoration identified in the Watershed Restoration Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44829
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Skamania. LEGAL - Not Applicable Vicinity of North Bonneville, WA
Husum Put In/ Take Out
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Christine Plourde
541-308-1713
cplourde@fs.fed.us
Description: The FS is developing a proposal for the creation of a developed river access site which would provide for kayak/ raft access.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35538
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Klickitat. Husum, WA
New Pasture Permit Issuance
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Grazing management
- Special use management
In Progress
Comment Period
10/19/2015
Expected: 02/2016 04/2016 Nicole Carver
541-308-1746
nicolegcarver@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of two new pasture permits, one for low intensity livestock grazing in Skamania County, WA; one for wheat cultivation in Wasco County, OR.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47843
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Wasco, Skamania. LEGAL - T1N, R5E, sec. 17 &18. T2N, R12E, sec. 11&14. Wheat cultivation in Wasco Co., OR, low intensity livestock grazing in Skamania Co., WA
Oneonta Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2015
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Stan Hinatsu
541-308-1708
shinatsu@fs.fed.us
Description: Realignment of trail segment which is frequently washed out and damaged
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Multnomah. LEGAL - Not Applicable Oneonta Trail
Pasture Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 Amy Linn
541-308-1712
ajlinn@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of expiring special use permits for pastures on National Forest System land.
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Hood River, Multnomah, Clark, Skamania. LEGAL - Not Applicable Specific locations are still in development.
Shady Creek Trail Bridge Replacement
CE
- Facility management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2015
Expected: 12/2015 07/2016 Beth Kennedy
541-308-1738
brkennedy@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace the existing Shady Creek bridge.
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Multnomah. LEGAL - T1N, R6E, SW 1/4 Sec 7 Bridge crossing Shady Creek on Multnomah Falls trail.
Special Use Permit - HRCH State Trail Construction near Wyeth Campground
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/07/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit for the construction of a trailhead and 500 feet of trail on NFS land near Wyeth Campground
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T02N, R08E, S1 NW Near Wyeth Campground, Hood River County, Oregon
Special Use Permit for Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/31/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit to Oregon Department of Transportation for the construction of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45701
Location: UNIT - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Unit. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - Township 2N, Range 9E, Section 4, tax lot 400 In the vicinity of Warren Creek
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