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
- R8 - Southern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Blueridge Ranger District
- Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Chattooga River Ranger District
- Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Conasauga Ranger District
- Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Oconee Ranger District


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Best Test Project EVER!
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
12/04/2013
Expected: 11/2014 11/2015 Jared Dringenburg
859-333-1316
jdringenburg@fs.fed.us
Description: test
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable test
Dan's Web Preview Test
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management Developing Proposal
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2014'T'00:00:00
Expected: 08/2014'T'00:00:00 09/2014'T'00:00:00 Daniel Abernathy
703-785-7614
danielmabernathy@fs.fed.us
Description: Test Web Preview Feature for TOTM
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42899
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable Over there, yonder.
Scarborough Fair
EIS

   *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2013
Actual: 09/10/2013
09/2013 Samuel Collins
202-531-0065
samuelrcollins@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a test project.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42758
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable This is a test location description.
R8 - Southern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chattooga River Boating Access
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/24/2013
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 12/2013 James Knibbs
803-561-4078
jknibbs@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to establish access points for boaters on the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River within the boundaries of three National Forests (Chattahoochee, Nantahala and Sumter).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42568
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District, Nantahala Ranger District, Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson, Macon, Oconee, Rabun. LEGAL - Not Applicable Access points for boaters:Nantahala RD - Green Creek; Norton Mill and Bull Pen Bridge; Chattooga River RD - Burrells Ford Bridge; and, Andrew Pickens RD - Lick Log.
Limits of Stay at Appalachian National Scenic Trail Shelters and Designated Campsites
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
08/16/2013
Expected: 10/2013 10/2013 Michelle Mitchell
404-347-1749
michellemitchell@fs.fed.us
Description: The Southern Region of the Forest Service is proposing to change its limits of stay at shelters and designated dispersed campsites along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail on several forests of the Southern Region.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41489
Location: UNIT - Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest All Units, Cherokee National Forest All Units, George Washington and Jefferson National Forest All Units, Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. COUNTY - Appling. Chattahoochee National Forest, Cherokee National Forest , Pisgah National Forest, George Washington and Jefferson National Forest
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sale of Buildings and Site Acerage for the Brasstown and Holly Creek Work Centers
CE
- Land ownership management On Hold N/A N/A Joni Wheeler
770-297-3063
jwheeler@fs.fed.us
Description: The operation of these two specific work center sites is becoming physically and financially inefficient. The Forest Service no longer uses the Holly Creek Work Center.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=19294
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Gilmer, Union. Gilmer/Union Counties, GA
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Blueridge Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
04-102 - Special Use Road Easement (Thomas Dyer)
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2012
Expected: 09/2012 10/2012 Joni Wheeler
770-297-3063
jwheeler@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use permit - road easement.
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Lumpkin. Lumpkin County, GA
04-163 - Forest Health Stewardship
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
06/11/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 10/2013 11/2013 James Wentworth
706-745-6928
jwentworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Contribute to maintenance or restoration of native tree species whose role in forest ecosystems: (a) has been reduced by past land use; or (b) is threatened by insects and disease, fire exclusion, forest succession or other factors.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30529
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin, Gilmer, Gordon, Union. District Wide
04-172 - Civil Air Patrol - Repeater at Black Mtn. - SUP
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2012
Expected: 09/2012 11/2012 Joni Wheeler
770-297-3063
jwheeler@fs.fed.us
Description: Civil Air Patrol - Repeater at Black Mtn. - SUP
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin. Fannin County, Georgia
04-180 - Staten Boat Dock - Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
11/21/2010
Expected: 04/2012 05/2012 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for an authorization to use NFS lands for mooring of and access to a single slip boat dock and attached sun deck extension with electrical service located within the Skytop subdivision in Fannin County, Georgia on Lake Blue Ridge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34210
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin. Fannin County, Georgia
04-182 - Dockery Creek Road FLPMA Road Use - SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
06/08/2012
Expected: 07/2012 08/2012 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Dockery Creek Homeowners Association (HA) has requested authorization to use a section of non-system road that crosses approximately 1,100 feet of NFS land beyond the county maintained portion of Dockery Creek Road in Union County, GA. historically
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34242
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Union. Union County, Georgia
04-183 - Disposal of the Toccoa Work Center Complex in Blue Ridge, Georgia
CE
- Land ownership management In Progress
Comment Period
03/11/2011
Expected: 06/2012 08/2012 Alton Foster
770-297-3062
altonfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: This conveyance authority was created to improve Forest Service operations and provide benefits to the public. The work center site became excess several years ago due to district consolidations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35036
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin. Fannin County, Georgia
04-197 - Surf Blue Ridge LLC Outfitter/Guide Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
04/27/2011
Expected: 08/2012 12/2012 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Various special use permits on the Blue Ridge Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35903
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin. Fannin County, Georgia
04-214 - A Step Above Stables Equestrian Guide Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/16/2012
Est. Comment Period
06/2012
Expected: 07/2012 08/2012 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: A special use permit for the use of NFS lands in the Mauney Rd area in Union County to conduct guided equestrian trips.The activity would consist of groups of up to 10 individuals riding directly from the stable to NFS land via South Mauney Rd.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38404
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Union. Union County, Georgia
04-218 - Blue Ridge Mtn. EMC Powerline (Forest Drive) - Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
06/13/2012
Expected: 07/2012 08/2012 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization to install a single guy pole and anchor line along Forest Drive in the Mauney Road area of northern Union County. The total space needed is a 10’ x 10’ area adjacent to the road and would not require the removal of any trees.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39343
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Union. Union County, Georgia
04-219 - Rich Mountain WMA Habitat Improvement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2013
Expected: 01/2014 02/2014 James Wentworth
706-745-6928
jwentworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Rich Mountain WMA Habitat Improvement
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Gilmer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Gilmer County, Georgia
04-220 - Camp Merrill Rope Corrals - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/13/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Camp Merrill Rope Corrals - SUP
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Lumpkin. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lumpkin County, Georgia
04-221 - Camp Merrill Sewage Upgrades - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/30/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: Camp Merrill Sewage Upgrades - SUP
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42540
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Lumpkin. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lumpkin County, Georgia
04-222 GADNR Chestatee WMA Well and Fence - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/29/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Jake Cowart
706-745-6928 ext 119
jcowart@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal to install a drilled water well and fence at the Chestatee WMA Check Station. A well is needed due to the poor quality of the water from the existing system. A fence is needed to protect the facilities and equipment from theft/vandalism.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42609
Location: UNIT - Blueridge Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Lumpkin. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lumpkin County, Georgia
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Chattooga River Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
05-165 - Upper Warwoman Vegetation Management
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Comment Period
01/28/2013
Expected: 02/2014 04/2014 Mike Brod
706-754-6221
mbrod@fs.fed.us
Description: The conditions in the Upper Warwoman Project Area indicate a need to Restore and maintain shortleaf pine/table mountain pine/pitch pine and Dry Mesic Oak woodland communities, maintain and regenerate oak and oak-pine forests, and improve W/L habitat.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=8722
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. Rabun County, GA
06-132 - Pre-commercial Thinning
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal Expected: N/A John Westbrook
706-754-6221
jdwestbrook@fs.fed.us
Description: Pre-commercial thinning
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham, Rabun, Stephens. Habersham, Rabun and Stephens Counties, Georgia
06-142 - Hare Small Tracts
CE
- Land ownership management Developing Proposal Expected: N/A Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: Hare small tracts
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Stephens. Stephens County, Georgia
06-144 - Ivester Access Request - SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress Expected: N/A Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit - Ivester Access Request
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32493
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham. Habersham County, Georgia
06-145 - Chapman Access Request - SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress Expected: N/A Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit - Chapman Access Request
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32494
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham. Habersham County, Georgia
06-147 - LaCount Access Request - SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress Expected: N/A Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: LaCount Access Request - Special Use Permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33218
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham. Habersham County, Georgia
06-158 - Early Successional Habitat Improvement Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2013
Expected: 06/2013 08/2013 John Westbrook
706-754-6221
jdwestbrook@fs.fed.us
Description: Early Successional Habitat Improvement project.
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. Rabun County, Georgia
06-161 - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Access Request-SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/07/2013
Est. Comment Period
02/2013
Expected: 03/2013 04/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. access request -SUP
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40459
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. Rabun County, Georgia
06-162 - Guard Camp Road Reroute
EA
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/24/2013
Est. Comment Period
05/2013
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Mitchell Hardy
706-754-6221
mhardy@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to implement the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Plan (2004) direction, by addressing TES species habitat, soil, water and transportation needs and opportunities within the Lake Russell WMA.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40460
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham. LEGAL - Not Applicable Habersham County, Georgia
06-164 - Rabun County Board of Commissioners Coleman River Road Paving
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2013
Est. Comment Period
05/2013
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: The entire project would involve approximately 1.57 miles, with the south end of the project being the intersection with County Road #216/87 (Persimmon Road) and the north end being the National Forest boundary.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41594
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. Rabun County, Georgia
06-165 - CRRD Tornado Damage WUI Mechanical Fuels Treatment
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 03/2014 04/2014 Michael Haisten
706-754-6221
mhaisten@fs.fed.us
Description: CRRD Tornado Damage WUI Mechanical Fuels treatment.
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham, Rabun, White. Habersham, Rabun and White Counties, GA
06-166 - Frady Branch/Leatherwood Creek Loop Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/02/2013
Est. Comment Period
05/2013
Expected: 06/2013 08/2013 Janice Miller
(706) 754-6221 Ext. 105
janicepmiller@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to redirect the trail to a sustainable grade and condition-avoiding the area where the trail bridge was washed out during the heavy rain event of September 2009.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41595
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Stephens. Stephens County, Georgia
06-167 Tallulah River Handicap Fishing Pier Construction
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/25/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 01/2014 Patrick Hopton
706-754-6221, x154
phopton@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of a handicap-accessible fishing pier, with paved parking area on the Tallulah River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42054
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Towns. LEGAL - Not Applicable Towns County, Georgia
06-168 Energy Way Corporation Access Request - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/02/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: A permit has been requested to access private property via National Forest System lands in northeastern Habersham County, Georgia. access road is approx. two miles south of Tallulah Falls via U.S. Hwy. 23/441 to County Road 385-Tugaloo Village Rd.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42511
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. LEGAL - Not Applicable Rabun County, Georgia
06-169 Walker Access Request - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/02/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: A permit has been requested to access private property via NFS lands in eastern Habersham County, Georgia. The proposed route of access would follow an existing gravel road that has been in use for many years. The right-of-way is approx. 365' x 10'.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42512
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Habersham. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
06-170 Stovall Small Tracts - 5.0
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Land ownership management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2013
Expected: 10/2013 11/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: Stovall Small Tracts - 5.0
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Stephens. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
06-171 Warwoman WMA Check Station - SUP
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/30/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Blaine Boydstun
706-754-6221
bboydstun@fs.fed.us
Description: A proposal to install a drilled water well at the Warwoman WMA Check Station. A well is needed due to poor quality (not potable)of the water from the existing system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42608
Location: UNIT - Chattooga River Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Rabun. LEGAL - Not Applicable Rabun County, Georgia
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Conasauga Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
01-112 - Prescribed Fire Projects
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/03/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Jeffrey Schardt
706-695-6736
jrschardt@fs.fed.us
Description: The purposed of this project is to meet resource objectives such as: Forest Health, Wildlife Habitat Improvement, and Hazardous Fuel Reduction whose role in forest ecosystems has been reduced by past land use or is threatened by insect, disease/fire
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35876
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin, Gilmer, Murray. LEGAL - Not Applicable Fannin, Gilmer and Murray Counties, Georgia
01-114 - Sumac Creek Watershed Project
EA
- Watershed management In Progress
Comment Period
10/07/2011
Expected: 03/2013 03/2014 Danny Skojac
479-964-7574
dskojac@fs.fed.us
Description: The conditions in the Sumac Creek Project Area indicate a need to: restore and maintain shortleaf pine and xeric oak woodland communities; maintain oak communities; improve forest health; and increase structural diversity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36670
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Murray. Murray County, Georgia
01-123 - Hidden Creek Pine Thinning Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
10/29/2012
Est. Comment Period
11/2012
Expected: 09/2013 03/2014 Danny Skojac
479-964-7574
dskojac@fs.fed.us
Description: Stands found in Hidden Creek were once cleared to harvest timber products and then planted back to loblolly pine. Today, these stands are very dense and over crowed which leads to competition among the trees for water and nutrients.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40461
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Gordon. Gordon County, Georgia
01-124 - Mulberry Gap Outfitter-Guide SUP
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2013
Actual: 07/26/2013
08/2013 Jerome Bennett
706-695-6736 ext 101
jeromebennett@fs.fed.us
Description: Request a special use permit to provide a spectrum of high quality, nature-based recreation setting and opportunities that reflect the unique or exceptional resources of the interests of the recreating public.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40946
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Murray, Walker, Whitfield. District-wide, GA
01-127 - Tumbling Creek AOP (Aquatic Organism Passage) Project
CE
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2013
Actual: 08/07/2013
09/2013 Ruth Stokes
706-695-6736
rbstokes@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to replace two culverts on Tumbling Creek Road with open bottom “arch” type culverts. Both above and below the culverts, the streambed would be restored to its natural condition.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40949
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Fannin. Fannin County, GA
01-131 - Fishers Chapel Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/28/2013
Est. Comment Period
06/2013
Expected: 07/2013 01/2015 Danny Skojac
706-695-6736
dskojac@fs.fed.us
Description: The Fishers Chapel Project Area consists of five (5) individually mapped stands currently identified as loblolly or shortleaf pine forest types.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42164
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Chattooga. LEGAL - Not Applicable Chattooga County, Georgia
01-132 North Georgia EMC Underground Powerline - SUP
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/26/2013
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 10/2013 11/2013 Jerome Bennett
706-695-6736 ext 101
jeromebennett@fs.fed.us
Description: North Georgia EMC Underground Powerline - SUP
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42459
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Walker. LEGAL - Not Applicable Walker County, Georgia
01-85 - Improved Recreational Access to Mountaintown Creek
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
06/16/2008
Expected: 03/2013 05/2013 Larry Thomas
706-695-6737
lrthomas@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose and need for this project is to re-establish public access to Mountaintown Creek that bypasses private land in order to provide opportunities for dispersed recreation uses within the Mountaintown Creek drainage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=22402
Location: UNIT - Conasauga Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Gilmer. Gilmer County, Georgia
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Oconee Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
08-104 - Oconee Range Allotment - EA
EA
- Grazing management In Progress Expected: N/A Daryl Hodges
706-485-7110, Ext. 103
dhodges@fs.fed.us
Description: The primary purpose of this action is to provide range forage, maintain open pasture, improve pasture conditions, and provide grazing opportunities for interested local farmers.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41436
Location: UNIT - Oconee Ranger District. STATE - Georgia. COUNTY - Greene, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam. LEGAL - Not Applicable Greene, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Putnam Counties, GA
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.