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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- Ouachita National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Ouachita National Forest, Caddo Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Cold Springs Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Fourche Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Jessieville Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Kiamichi Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Mena Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Oden Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Poteau Ranger District
- Ouachita National Forest, Womble Ranger District


Ouachita National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Control of Invasive Species Vegetation
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2017
Actual: 11/01/2016
04/2017 Mary Mentz
479-495-2844
mmentz@fs.fed.us
Description: EA for control of invasives specicies vegetation for Jessieville-Winona-Fourche Ranger District and Crossett Experimental Forest
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29115
Location: UNIT - Fourche Ranger District, Jessieville Ranger District, Winona Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Ashley, Garland, Montgomery, Perry, Saline, Scott, Yell. LEGAL - Ashley, Garland, Montgomery, Perry, Saline, Scott, and Yell Counties, AR Jessieville-Winona-Fourche Ranger District (400,000+ ac) and Crossett Experimental Forest (1,680 ac)
FY 17 Salvage Reforestation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
11/18/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Dava Bauer
479-675-3233
dlbauer@fs.fed.us
Description: Compartments 1246, 253, and 254
Location: UNIT - Cold Springs Ranger District, Poteau Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartment 1246
Subscribe to Our Mailing Lists
EA
- Heritage resource management
- Land acquisition
- Recreation management
- Land management planning
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Facility management
- Forest products
- Land ownership management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use management
- Research
- Minerals and Geology
- Special area management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 09/2016 09/2016 Lisa Cline
501-321-5256
lcline@fs.fed.us
Description: To better serve the public, the Forest is migrating to an electronic mailing platform. This project provides the public access to subscribe to electronic mailing lists, giving them direct control over the information they receive.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49516
Location: UNIT - Caddo Ranger District, Cold Springs Ranger District, Fourche Ranger District, Jessieville Ranger District, Kiamichi Ranger District, Mena Ranger District, Oden Ranger District, Poteau Ranger District, Womble Ranger District, Winona Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas, Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore, McCurtain, Ashley, Garland, Hot Spring, Howard, Logan, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Polk, Saline, Scott, Sebastian, Yell. LEGAL - Not Applicable Subscribe to our mailing lists
Ouachita National Forest, Caddo Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Albert Pike Recreation Area Project
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Christopher Ham
501-321-5253
cpham@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed changes to Albert Pike Recreation Area management including: Loops A,B,C open seasonally for day use; Decommission Loop D; reroute access road to private cabins; Loop A/B bathhouse open seasonally; Loop C bathhouse closed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40111
Location: UNIT - Caddo Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Sec 27 T4S R27W Located on the Little Missouri River near Langley, AR
Ouachita National Forest, Cold Springs Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Holly Mountain
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Heritage resource management
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Comment Period
08/18/2016
Expected: 12/2016 02/2017 Donna Reagan
(479) 675-3233
dreagan@fs.fed.us
Description: 10 Year Watershed Entry Period
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47798
Location: UNIT - Cold Springs Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable T2N R27W Sections 13-15, 22-24, 26-27 and R26W Sections 17-18. Located SW of Harvey, AR; approximately 10 miles east of Needmore, AR.
Non-native Invasive Plant Species Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 Dava Bauer
479-675-3233
dlbauer@fs.fed.us
Description: To control known NNIPS infestations and future occurrences using a combination of manual, mechanical, cultural, and chemical treatment methods.
Location: UNIT - Cold Springs Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Logan, Polk, Scott, Sebastian, Yell. LEGAL - Not Applicable District-wide.
Ouachita National Forest, Fourche Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Road 170 Replace Low water crossing and realign road
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/17/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Coy Longshore
501-984-5313
coylongshore@fs.fed.us
Description: The existing low water crossing has become undermined and requires replacement.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49480
Location: UNIT - Fourche Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Yell. LEGAL - Not Applicable Road 170 at Mill Creek in Yell County, T5N R24W section 32.
Ouachita National Forest, Jessieville Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2017 Fuel Reduction Prescribed Burns
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/30/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 Rebecca Finzer
479-394-2382
rfinzer@fs.fed.us
Description: 8933 acres of prescribed burning in Garland, Yell, Montgomery Counties.
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Montgomery, Yell. LEGAL - Not Applicable Montgomery, Garland, Yell counties in Arkansas
Crossett Experimental Forest (SRS 4159) Prescribed Fire 2016
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Research
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/10/2015
Expected: 11/2016 02/2017 Rebecca Finzer
479-394-2382
rfinzer@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed prescribed burning is part of long-term research goals and objectives of the Crossett Experimental Forest. The project is a timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement project that does not include the use of herbicides.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48100
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Ashley. LEGAL - Sections 21, 22, 27, and 28 of Township 19S Range 8W Sections 21, 22, 27, and 28 of Township 19S Range 8W
Deltic Timber Road Construction - Thornburg Area
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/16/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Robin Vaughn
501-984-5313
rvaughn@fs.fed.us
Description: Deltic Timber is requesting permit to construct a 826 foot long road to connect with road on private land. The first 100 feet of the road would be 45 feet wide. The remaining would be 30 feet wide.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48920
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland. LEGAL - Not Applicable NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of S4, T3N, R17W. Perry County. Just north of Thornburg.
Driveway Authorization - Breshears
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/25/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Robin Vaughn
501-984-5313
rvaughn@fs.fed.us
Description: Legal access across NF lands to access private lands totaling 40 acres. Less than 0.04 acres.
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable ESE Section 24, T3N, R20W. Perry County.
Dry Fork Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Heritage resource management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
11/09/2016
Expected: 02/2017 03/2017 Hunter Speed
501-984-5313
hspeed@fs.fed.us
Description: Watershed level management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50015
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Perry, Yell. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located approximately five miles east of Onyx, Arkansas in parts of Garland, Perry and Yell Counties in T1N R21-22W, T2N R20-22W, and T3N R21W.
Ouachita North Fork - Red Banks Project
EA
- Road management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Heritage resource management
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
09/2016
Expected: 05/2017 10/2017 Hunter Speed
501-984-5313
hspeed@fs.fed.us
Description: Watershed Level Management to include clear cut of genetically modified trees, commercial timber harvest, stand improvements.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50288
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located approximately 17 miles west of Jessieville, Arkansas in parts of Garland, and Montgomery Counties in T1N R21-23W and T1S R21-22W.
Upgrades to Perry County Road 14 (Union Valley Road)
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/16/2016
Expected: 11/2016 12/2016 Robin Vaughn
501-984-5313
rvaughn@fs.fed.us
Description: Utility relocation due to upgrade to Perry County Road 14 (Union Valley Road) by Arkansas Highway Transportation Department - reconstruct to two lanes on a widened right-of-way for a length of 3.15 miles. Some harvest may be required.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48720
Location: UNIT - Jessieville Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - T3N, R18W, Sections 3, 4, 5, and 6 Perry County. Union Valley Road.
Ouachita National Forest, Kiamichi Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Broken Bow Unit Prescribe Burn
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
11/16/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2017 John Wilson
580-494-6402 x114
kriswilson@fs.fed.us
Description: Reduce the possibility of catastrophic wildfire events that could damage natural resources, disturb recreational use by the public, and impact wildland-urban interface areas present for desired future conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45843
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable Broken Bow Unit
Cedar Creek Farm Bill
CE
- Fuels management
- Special area management
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Alex Schwartz
218-229-8832
aschwartz02@fs.fed.us
Description: Timber harvest through 1 and 2 entry thinnings of loblolly pine, shortleaf pine, and mixed pine/oak stands dominated by pine in compt 784 and785 to reduce the risk for insect and disease infestation for the existing and desired future conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49565
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartments 784 and 785
Haver White Reciprocal Easement
CE
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A John Reffit
580-494-6402
johnareffit@fs.fed.us
Description: Grant access to private property in return for NF access across private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=24014
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore. LEGAL - Section 13, T4N, R23E; Section 18, T4N, R24E 13 miles northeast of Talihina, Oklahoma
Long Branch and Cedar Creek wildlife Habitat Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Robert Bastarache
580-286-6564
rbastarache@fs.fed.us
Description: Midstory reduction treatments, pond construction, restoring existing wildlife openings.
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore, McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartments 783-785, 788 and789 (T3N, R27E, Sections 3-5; T4N, R26E, Sections 13, 14 and 23-25; T4N, R27E, Sections 8-10, 15-22 and 27-34)
Lower Cedar Creek Road Relocation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management Cancelled N/A N/A John Baldwin
580-494-6402 ext. 119
jbaldwin01@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 0.4 miles of Forest Service Road 53000, relocated out of the creek bottom and onto the adjacent slope. Existing low water crossing will be removed and large box culvert bridge will be installed upstream in-line with road relocation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39860
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - McCurtain. LEGAL - Sections 28 & 29, T4S, R23E Approximately 9.5 miles northeast of Wright City, approximately 4 miles east of Old Oklahoma Highway 98, and 8 miles west of US Highway 259.
Oklahoma Ranger District Pond and Lake Liming and Fertilizing
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 12/2016
Actual: 11/29/2016
12/2016 Robert Bastarache
580-286-6564
rbastarache@fs.fed.us
Description: Liming and fertilizing of aquatic habitat
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50513
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore, McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable five lakes/ponds in both McCurtain and LeFlore Counties (T8S, R25E, Section 30; T9S, R25E, Section 9; T4N, R23E, Section 5; T4N, R25E, Sections 25-26, 28-29, 32-33)
Red Slough Disking
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 11/29/2016
12/2016 Robert Bastarache
580-286-6564
rbastarache@fs.fed.us
Description: Disking 19 soil management units within Red Slough Wildlife Management area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50517
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable T9S, R25E, Sections 25, 34-36; T9S, R26E, Sections 19, 30-31; T10S, R26E, Section 6
Talimena Scenic Drive Pollinator
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Expected: 11/2016 11/2016 Robert Bastarache
580-286-6564
rbastarache@fs.fed.us
Description: Disking and planting native Wildflowers
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - Le Flore. LEGAL - Not Applicable Talimena Scenic Drive
Tiak Plantation Thinnings Project (HFRA)
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2015
Actual: 08/12/2015,
11/03/2016
08/2015 Erick Warren
509-738-7769
ewarren@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposed includes the over-story thinning treatment to approximately 1000 acres of Loblolly pine. The deciding official and affected parties will correspond to schedule a time and place to meet, in person, to discuss the decision.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45353
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable SEE MAP
Twin Ponds Reforestation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2016
Actual: 09/22/2016
09/2016 Alex Schwartz
218-229-8832
aschwartz02@fs.fed.us
Description: Mechanical site preparation for artificial regeneration through planting of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata). Hand planting of shortleaf pine to reestablish a pine dominated stand. Mechanical release of planted seedlings from competing vegetation
Location: UNIT - Kiamichi Ranger District. STATE - Oklahoma. COUNTY - McCurtain. LEGAL - Not Applicable Management Area 22
Ouachita National Forest, Mena Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2017 Nickleson Branch Farm Bill
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
12/01/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 Charity Ryles
479-394-2382
cjryles@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed treatment areas across the Mena-Oden Ranger District include plantations and natural stands of shortleaf pine forest type with stand age ranging from 20 to 96 years. These areas were designated as areas of emphasis for increasing resilience
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50624
Location: UNIT - Mena Ranger District, Oden Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartment 801 stand 4and stand 7 Compartment 817 stand 9 Compartment 1011 stand 11 Compartment 1012 stand 35 Compartment 1033 stand 13
Brier Creek Watershed
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/01/2016
Est. Comment Period
01/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2018 Charity Ryles
479-394-2382
cjryles@fs.fed.us
Description: The Mena-Oden Ranger District proposes to implement management activities identified in to meet the needs for Brier Creek watershed project area. The intent of these activities is to move the project area toward desired conditions in the Forest Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50593
Location: UNIT - Mena Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Polk. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartment 860,886,887,907,908,909
Ouachita National Forest, Oden Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
West Chula
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
10/22/2016
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Charity Ryles
479-394-2382
cjryles@fs.fed.us
Description: The Mena-Oden Ranger District proposes to implement management activities identified in to meet the needs for West Chula watershed project area. The intent of these activities is to move the project area toward desired conditions described.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48918
Location: UNIT - Oden Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - northeast and northwest of Sims, Arkansas in Township 1N Range 25W Section 1-4, and 9-15; T2N R24W Sec. 29-32, and T2N R25W Section 33-36 in Yell and Montgomery County, Arkansas. northeast and northwest of Sims, Arkansas in Township 1N Range 25W Section 1-4, and 9-15; T2N R24W Sec. 29-32, and T2N R25W Section 33-36 in Yell and Montgomery County, Arkansas.
Ouachita National Forest, Poteau Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Walker Mountain Rx Burn
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Analysis Completed Expected: 11/2016
Actual: 11/22/2016
12/2016 Dava Bauer
479-675-3233
dlbauer@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to prescribe burn approximately 5,632 acres in Compartments 1230, 1236, 1239, 1245, 1328.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50286
Location: UNIT - Poteau Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable Compartments 1230, 1236, 1239, 1245, 1328
West Haw Creek 10 Year Entry Period C-1268, 1269, 1278, 1290
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Road management
- Heritage resource management
Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/03/2016
10/2016 Donna Reagan
479-675-4743 ext 107
dreagan@fs.fed.us
Description: 10-year entry period
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47489
Location: UNIT - Poteau Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - T2N R32W S20-21, 27-30; T1NR 32W S5-6, 31-32 On Oklahoma/Arkansas state line approximately 4 miles north of the border of Scott and Polk Counties and also Black Fork Mountain Wilderness. It is directly southeast of Walker Mountain.
West Walker Ecological Management Unit
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Heritage resource management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Land management planning
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/04/2016
Est. Comment Period
11/2016
Expected: 03/2017 05/2017 Donna Reagan
(479) 675-3233
dreagan@fs.fed.us
Description: 10 Year Scheduled Watershed Entry - Compartments 1233, 1234, 1240, 1241, 1255
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49713
Location: UNIT - Poteau Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Scott. LEGAL - Not Applicable On Arkansas/Oklahoma border where Scott County, Arkansas and Leflore County, Oklahoma adjoin; just south of Bates, AR. Mostly in T2N, 32W.
Ouachita National Forest, Womble Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Abandoned Mine Closure
CE
- Special use management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/10/2016
Expected: 01/2017 02/2017 Andrew McCormick
501-321-5285
andrewtmccormick@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and/or restrict access to abandoned mine shafts and adits.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48706
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Montgomery. LEGAL - T4S R27W SEC 10; T2S R22W SEC 31,34; T2S R21W SEC 29; T4S R25W SEC 9 Various Locations across the Forest
Alamo
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Forest products
Analysis Completed Expected: 12/2016
Actual: 11/09/2016
05/2017 Seanna Whisenhunt
870-867-2101
swhisenhunt@fs.fed.us
Description: Management activities proposed in T3S R22-24W, T4S R23-24W Garland and Montgomery Counties, Arkansas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49472
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable Garland and Montgomery Counties, Arkansas
Arkansas Stone Works Collection
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/26/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Andrew McCormick
501-321-5285
andrewtmccormick@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit collection of up to 300 tons stone on 0.92 acres; authorize temporary private road permit to access permitted area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48707
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - T2S R23W SEC 33 Approximately 1.5 miles south of Joplin, Arkansas.
Entergy High Peak Special Use Amendment
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 11/07/2016
11/2016 Deanna Younger
505-885-4181
dgyounger@fs.fed.us
Description: Amendment to Entergy's current special use permit at High Peak.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50443
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable Current Entergy facility at High Peak.
Gap Creek
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/29/2016
Est. Comment Period
12/2016
Expected: 02/2017 02/2018 Seanna Whisenhunt
870-867-2101
swhisenhunt@fs.fed.us
Description: Management activities in the Gap Creek Project area, located in T1S, R23W, S31-36; T2S, R22W, S18; T2S, R23W, S1-23 and 26-35; T2S, R24W, S1, 2, 12 and 24; and T3S, R23W, S4-6, Garland and Montgomery Counties, Arkansas
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49960
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Garland, Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable Garland and Montgomery Counties, Arkansas
Hog Jaw
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2016
Est. Comment Period
02/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2020 Seanna Whisenhunt
870-867-2101
swhisenhunt@fs.fed.us
Description: Hog Jaw management project.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50452
Location: UNIT - Womble Ranger District. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable T1S, R25W, S17, 20, 28, 29 & 31-33 T1S, R26W, S34-36 T2S, R25W, S3-8 T2S, R26W, S1-3 & 9-16
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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