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):
- National Forests In Mississippi, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- National Forests In Mississippi, Bienville Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, Chickasawhay Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, De Soto Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, Delta Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, Holly Springs Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, Homochitto Ranger District
- National Forests In Mississippi, Tombigbee Ranger District


National Forests In Mississippi, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Revised LRMP for the NFs in Mississippi
EIS
- Land management planning In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/08/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2014
Expected: 08/2014 10/2014 Shaun Williamson
601-965-1659
scwilliamson@fs.fed.us
Description: Revised Land and Resource Management Plan
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=1159
Location: UNIT - National Forests In Mississippi All Units. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Adams, Amite, Benton, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Copiah, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Lafayette, Lincoln, Marshall, Newton, Oktibbeha, Pearl River, Perry, Pontotoc, Scott, Sharkey, Smith, Stone, Tippah, Union, Wayne, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha. LEGAL - Not Applicable Mississippi
National Forests In Mississippi, Bienville Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
C-Spire Fiber Optic Line: Highways 18 and 35
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Christina Harper
601-469-3811
cnharper@fs.fed.us
Description: C-Spire is requesting a special use permit to install underground conduit/cable across approximately 4 miles of National Forest land in order to upgrade the existing telecommunications in the local area.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. LEGAL - Not Applicable The proposed project is located in Smith County T3N, R6E Sections 26 and 36; T3N, R6E Section 26 and 36; T3N, R8E Section 31; and T3N, R8E Sections 7,18, and 19. Boring within ROW Hwy 18 and 35.
C-Spire Fiber Optic Line: Highways 80 and 35
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Christina Harper
601-469-3811
cnharper@fs.fed.us
Description: C Spire is requesting a special use permit to install underground conduit/cable across approximately 2.60 miles of National Forest land in order to upgrade the existing telecommunications in the local area,
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable The proposed project will cross National Forest land in Scott County T6N,R7E, Sections 13,14, and 15; T6N, R8E Section 33; and T6N, R9E Section 17. Directional boring within ROW Hwy 80 & 35.
Granville Freeman Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/29/2013
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us
Description: Mr. Granville Freeman has requested a special use permit to allow access to his property by crossing National Forest land along a historical access route. The access corridor is approximately 20 ft. wide and extends approximately 700 feet in length.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42287
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Township 5 North, Range 9 East, Section 12, of Scott County, Mississippi. The proposed access corridor is located approximately 2 1/2 miles south of Interstate 20 at the junction of Forest Service Road 551D.
Kyle Welch Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/29/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Christina Harper
601-469-3811
cnharper@fs.fed.us
Description: Kyle Welch has requested a special use permit to gain access to his property by crossing National Forest land. The corridor is approx. 20ft wide and 1,000ft long representing roughly .46 acres. Permit would be valid for 20 yrs from date of issuance.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. LEGAL - Not Applicable The landowner's access route is located in Township 4 North, Range 7 East, Section 4, of Smith County, Mississippi.
Mississippi Resources, LLC Oil and Gas Exploration
CE
- Special use management
- Minerals and Geology
On Hold N/A N/A Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us
Description: The Bienville National Forest has received a request from MS Resources, LLC for a Permit to Drill USA 21-12 #1, permitted to 16,500 feet for an exploratory test on Lease MSES-056720.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42882
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. LEGAL - The proposal is located in Township 4 North, Range 8 East, Section 21 of Smith County, Mississippi. The MS Resources, LLC proposed well pad project is located approximately 2 miles southeast of Lorena, MS off of Forest Service Road 504A.
Shockaloe Horse Trail culvert replacements
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/19/2014
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us
Description: The Shockaloe Horse trail is 23 miles in length. We're replacing approximately 28 old rusted out metal culverts along the trail. In the ephemeral drains along the trail we're building drain-dips out of crushed limestone rock.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - T7N, R7E, Sections 13,14,23,24,25,26,27,34,35 & 36; and T6N, R7E, Sections 1,2,3,10,11,12,13,14 & 15 Scott Cty, MS. The Shockaloe Horse Trail is located on the Bienville National Forest between Forest and Morton just north of U.S. Highway 80.
Southern Pine EPA power line construction
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/05/2013
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us
Description: Southern Pine EPA has proposed to construct a new 14.4 KV power line across Bienville National Forest Systems lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42289
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Newton. LEGAL - Township 4 North, Range 10 East, Sections 27 & 28, of Newton County, Mississippi. The Southern Pine EPA proposed power line right-of-way is located approximately 1 1/2 miles west of State Hwyway 505 and adjacent to the New-Logan Road.
Treetop Midstream Services,LLC
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/13/2014
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us
Description: Treetop Midstream Services,LLC is proposing to install a new 6" gas pipeline and to re-commission an existing 6" abandoned gas pipline. The new proposed pipline right-of-way would be approximately 2.25 miles long and 30 feet wide.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. LEGAL - Sections 5,6, and 8 of T3N R7E of Smith County, MS; Sections 21,28, and 33 of T3N R7E of Smith County, MS. The proposed pipeline would run about 2.25 miles south/southwest along Forest Service Road 526, crossing Sections 5,6,& 8 of T3N R7E Smith Cty,MS. The abandoned pipeline is in Sec. 21,28,& 33.
National Forests In Mississippi, Chickasawhay Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amendment to Singing River Power Ass. Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/22/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Jacob Rhyne
601 428 0594 est. 242
jdrhyne@fs.fed.us
Description: Install a single phase 7620 volt power line to serve a 100 ft. free standing tower
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Greene. LEGAL - Section 14,23 T5N, R7W Six mile East of Sand Hill Mississippi
Commercial Thinning in Compartment 369, Stand 15
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
On Hold N/A N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Commercial thin a 50-acre stand to improve RCW habitat.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Section 12, T6N, R10W Ten miles North of Richton, Mississippi
Forest Highway Paving Project
EA
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade segments of FDR 201, 202, and 206 to connect Hwy 15 and Hwy 63 with a paved forest highway.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones, Wayne. LEGAL - T8N, R7W & T9N, R7W & T9N, R6W & T10N, R6W Seventeen miles Southeast of Laurel, Mississippi
Special Use Renewal of existing water line for Northeast Perry Water Ass.
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Jacob Rhyne
601 428 0594 ext. 242
jdrhyne@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of exist water line 0.7 miles
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Section 26, T6N, R10W Seven miles North of Richton, Mississippi
Special Use Road (Palmer)
CE
- Road management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/22/2015
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Andy Barwick
601-428-0594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to private lands.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 7 T7N, R9W Eleven miles southeast of Laurel Mississippi
Special Use Road, Marsha Eason
CE
- Road management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of a special use permit for a road (500 feet in length) to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 6, T7N, R9W Fourteen miles West of Clara, Mississippi
Special use road (Wayne County Board of Superviors, Haskell Hudson)
CE
- Road management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T6N, R8W, Section 8 One mile South of Water Oak, Mississippi
Watershed Health Restoration, and Maintenance in the Sand Hill Creek Analysis Unit
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/21/2015
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 09/2015 03/2016 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us
Description: Longleaf restoration, commercial thinning, midstory reduction, red cockaded woodpecker management, and prescribed burning for the recovery of theatened and endangered species in the Sand Hill Creek Analysis Unit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35528
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Sections 25, 26, 34, 35, 36, T6N, R8W Seven miles North of Sand Hill, Mississippi
National Forests In Mississippi, De Soto Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Access to Salem Cemetery
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide access over an existing route to Salem Cemetery
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - George. LEGAL - Sec. 4, T1S, R8W, George County, MS Leaf, MS
Alexander Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to private land completely surrounded by National Forest.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 36, T1N, R11W, Perry County, MS Between Hwy. 29 and Black Creek.
Charles and Clark Bond Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 5, Township 4 South, Range 10 West & Sec. 32, Township 3 South, Range 10 West, St. Stephens Meridian Stone County, Mississippi
Coast EPA - Hwy. 15 Tie-Line
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/09/2014
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of overhead powerline within existing highway right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Harrison. LEGAL - Sections 13, 14 & 15, T6S, R10W North side of State Highway 67.
Contact Network Fiber Optic Cable Installation
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Install buried fiber optic cable within right-of-way of State Highway 49.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sections 7, 17, 20 & 29, T2N, R12W West side of State Highway 49 within existing cleared right-of-way.
Darren Methe Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/22/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 34, Township 2 North, Range 9 West, St. Stephens Meridian Perry County, Mississippi
Dorothy Franklin Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 22 & 23, Township 2 North, Range 12 West, St. Stephens Meridian Forrest County
Ephemeral Pond Habitat Improvement 2015
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 10/2015 Manning Moody
601-528-6176
manmoody@fs.fed.us
Description: Lengthen the hydrology of an existing ephemeral pond.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Harrison. LEGAL - Section 3, T6S, R11W Approximately half-way down Forest Service Road 452A
Glenn Lott Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 19 & 30, Township 3 South, Range 9 West, St. Stephens Meridian Stone County, Mississippi
Gulf South Pipeline Relocation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/28/2014
Expected: 06/2015 08/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate a section of natural gas pipeline that has become exposed due to erosion along the banks of Black Creek. New r/w 50' wide, with add'l 25' temp work space needed. Directional bore under Black Creek. Rehabilitation of abandoned r/w.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Section 27, T1S, R10W Black Creek, upstream from Fairley Bridge Road; north of existing right-of-way.
Pat Davis Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/22/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-928-4422
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide access to private land over an existing woods road.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 36, T2N, R9W, Perry County, Mississippi, St. Stephens Meridian North of Little Creek Road.
Pearl River Valley EPA Powerline Relocation - Job No. 6720
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate powerline from woods to public road right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Pearl River. LEGAL - Section 8, T1S, R14W Adjacent to Gumpond Beall Road.
Pearl River Valley EPA Powerline Upgrade and Relocation along Hwy. 15
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate an overhead powerline to a new location along a state highway, upgrade the line from 7,200 to 14,400 volts, and remove abandoned poles and wire.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 20 & 29, T3S, R9W, St. Stephens Meridian, Stone County, MS Highway 15, Stone County, MS
Programmatic Prescribed Burning EA
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/16/2015
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Tate Thriffiley
601-584-8488 Ext. 111
tatethriffiley@fs.fed.us
Description: Ecosystem restoration & maintenance, T&E species habitat improvement, and hazardous fuels management achieved by prescribed burning.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest, George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Perry, Stone. LEGAL - Not Applicable De Soto Ranger District
Ronnie Robertson Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/21/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 3, Township 1 North, Range 13 West, St. Stephens Meridian Forrest County, Mississippi
Telepak Networks Fiber Optic Cable Along Hwy. 49 North
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/27/2014
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Install new fiber optic cable within Hwy. 49 north right-of-way by directional boring.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 21, T1N, R12W and Sec. 7, 17, 18, 20, 29 & 32, T2N, R12W, Forrest County, MS, St. Stephens Meridian East side of Hwy. 49 north.
Todd Talley Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/21/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 34, Township 1 North, Range 11 West, St. Stephens Meridian Perry County, Mississippi
Trebotich Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a permit for access across National Forest land to a private residence.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Harrison. LEGAL - Sec. 1, T6S, R10W, Harrison County, MS. White Plains Road
Woods Alliston Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us
Description: Grant Special Use Permit for access to private land that is a complete inholding within the National Forest.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 23 &30, T3S, R9W, Stone County, MS; St. Stephens Meridian Red Creek
National Forests In Mississippi, Delta Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Reissue Special Use Permit DEL0011 to Kinder Morgan
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Michael Whittington
662-873-6256
mswhittington@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of Special Uses Permit, Kinder Morgan
Location: UNIT - Delta Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Sharkey. LEGAL - Sec. 4, T10N, R6W, Sharkey County, MS General Forested Area, Bottomland Hardwood Forest
National Forests In Mississippi, Holly Springs Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Prescribed Burning Program
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2012
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 John Townsend
662-285-3264/662-236-6550
jtownsend@fs.fed.us
Description: Yearly prescribed burning program across the Holly Springs
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton, Lafayette, Marshall, Tippah, Union, Yalobusha. LEGAL - Not Applicable Spread across the Holly Springs, all counties, virtually all compartments
Special Use Permit for Access - Cook
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/09/2012
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to a private tract of land across National Forest System. Existing road, no ground disturbance, no timber harvest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40156
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 2 E, Section 29 Benton County, MS - off McGee Road
Special Use Permit for Access - Hartsoe
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/09/2012
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to a private tract of land across National Forest System. Existing road, no ground disturbance, no timber harvest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40157
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 1 W, Section 27 Benton County, MS - off Lower Gurley Road
Special Use Permit for Access - Jirimiwi Hunting Club
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/17/2012
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to a private tract of land across National Forest System. Existing road, no ground distubance, no timber harvest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40163
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T 3 S, R 1 W, Section 24 Benton County, MS - off Reaves Road
Special Use Permit for Access - Jones
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/24/2012
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to a tract of private land across National Forest System. Existing road, no ground disturbance, no timber harvest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40158
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 2 E, Section 21 Benton County, MS - off CR 801
Special Use Permit for Access - Thompson
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/17/2012
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to a private tract of land across National Forest System. Existing road, no ground disturbance, no timber harvest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40161
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 1 W, Section 1 Benton County, MS - off Royston Road
Telecommunications Tower Project For The Yalobusha Unit on the Holly Springs National Forest
CE
- Facility management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/22/2014
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 James Schiller
662-285-3264
jschiller@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of a new telecommunications tower on the Yalobusha Unit of the Holly Springs National Forest. The tower will be 100 feet tall and will be built on the footprint of an old fire tower site located on Forest Service.
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Choctaw. LEGAL - The telecommunications tower location will be in Section 29, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, Yalobusha County, MS. The telecommunications tower location will be in Section 29, Township 25 North, Range 5 East, Yalobusha County, MS.
National Forests In Mississippi, Homochitto Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2014 First Thinning/Restoration Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/11/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 Fred Bein
601-384-2814
fjbein@fs.fed.us
Description: The analysis and potential thinning/restoration of approximately 45,000 acres of overstocked plantations to improve the overall health of the forest, wildlife habitats, and insect/disease susceptibility. Project was begun as HFRA 1st Thin.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44332
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Adams, Amite, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Wilkinson. LEGAL - Not Applicable These stands are located throughtout 7 counties of the Homochitto National Forest, in locations shown on the available maps.
Homochitto Gravel Pits
EA
- Road management
- Minerals and Geology
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/24/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Andy Hunter
601-928-4422 Ext.26
aehunter@fs.fed.us
Description: The expansion of one existing gravel pit and development of up to 7 new gravel pits to provide for road reconstruction and maintenance needs of the Forest and local counties.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42389
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Amite, Franklin, Wilkinson. LEGAL - T3N,R2E,sec.3,4; T4N,R3E,sec.17; T3N,R2E,sec.9; T4N,R4E,sec.5; T7N,R3E,sec.35; T7N,R3E,sec.32; T6N,R5E,sec.32; T4N,R1E,sec.34. Union Church Pit, 106C Pit, East Woodsman Springs Pit, 153a2 Pit, 110c1 Pit, Applewhite Pit, Bogue Chitto Road Pit, and 154 Pit. See vicinity map for locations.
Landscape Analysis Unit 4 (LAU-4)
EA
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
11/25/2014
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Orin Sampson
601-384-5876 ex.174
ojsampson@fs.fed.us
Description: Examination and analysis of approximately 12,856 acres of the Homochitto NF for natural resource needs and opportunities. Activities may include timber harvest, regeneration, wildlife habitat enhancement, road work, recreation enhancement, and others
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33315
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T6N,R3E, Sec.1-3,14-19,30-31; T6N,R4E, Sec.1-5,7-10; T7N,R3E, Sec.34-35; T7N,R4E, Sec. 3-5,8-10,15-17,20-29,32-36; T7N,R5E, Sec.17-20,29-31; T8N,R4E, Sec.27-28,32-34. Approximately 1/4 mile north of Bude, Mississippi, in Franklin County. Generally bounded on the East by FR113 and FR111, and on the South and West by the Forest Boundary.
Stroud Petroleum (Barlow-USA 25-3 #1, Graves-USA 25-12 #1)
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/13/2015
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Andy Hunter
601-928-4422 Ext.26
aehunter@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to drill 2 oil/gas wells and conduct testing to see if these projects are commercially productive; installation of production equipment/tanks and a pipeline; road maintenance and timber removal from approx. 8.5 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46917
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - Section 25, of Township 6 North, Range 2 East South of US-98/US-84, approximately 2-3 miles east of Roxie, Mississippi.
National Forests In Mississippi, Tombigbee Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
C-Spire ROW
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 James Schiller
662-285-3264
jschiller@fs.fed.us
Description: C-Spire wanting to install 15'ROW for fiber optic cable under special use permit.
Location: UNIT - Tombigbee Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - Sections 9 and 10 in Township 16 North, Range 13 East,Sections 20 and 21in Township 16 North, Range 13 East and Sections 6, 29, 31and 32 in Township 15 North, Range 13 East. Project will take place in the Hwy 25 ROW between Louisville,MS and Starkville, MS.
Starks Road
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Land management planning
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2013
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 01/2016 06/2016 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetative management on the Tombigbee Ranger District, Stark Road analysis unit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40883
Location: UNIT - Tombigbee Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - Sections:19,20,21,29,30,31,32 R13E, T15N Sections:35,36 R12E T15N Starks Road analysis unit, Tombigbee Ranger District, National Forests in Mississippi
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