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)
- National Forests In North Carolina, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- National Forests In North Carolina, Appalachian Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Cheoah Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Croatan Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Grandfather Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Nantahala Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Pisgah Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Tusquittee Ranger District
- National Forests In North Carolina, Uwharrie 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
National Forests In North Carolina, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Runway Safety Improvement Project
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 10/2013 11/2013 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: The approach to the main runway of Coastal Carolina Regional Airport crosses USFS property and is under a special use agreement. This project inlcudes a new special use agreement and the removal of vegetation obstructions in the glide path.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40283
Location: UNIT - National Forests In North Carolina All Units. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. This project occurs on the Croatan National Forest in Craven County, NC in the Perrytown Community. More sepcifically it occurs between Brice's Creek and FS Road 121A.
National Forests In North Carolina, Appalachian Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Appalachian RD Special Uses CE/DM
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/08/2007
Expected: 09/2012 09/2012 Linda Randolph
828-682-6146
lrandolph@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to issue district-wide special use permits, typically for research and filming.
Location: UNIT - Appalachian Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Avery, Buncombe, Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Yancey. Appalachian Ranger District
Black Mtn Crest Trail Relocation
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A David McFee
828-682-6146
dmcfee@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to relolocate about one mile of the northern portion of the Black Mountain Crest trail and develop a new trailhead to accomodate users. The existing portion of the trail would be rehabilitated.
Location: UNIT - Appalachian Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Yancey. Appalachian RD
Hughes Gap Road, SR 1330, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50 foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Hughes Gap Road, in Mitchell County. Proposed improvements include grading, improving drainage, and paving across about 2600 feet of FS lands.
Location: UNIT - Appalachian Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Mitchell. Hughes Gap Road, SR 1330, at Hughes Gap just south of Little Rock Knob
NCDOT Bridge #84/SR1349
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 11/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to replace Bridge #84 on SR 1349
Location: UNIT - Appalachian Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Mitchell. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bridge #84 over Pigeon Roost Creek on SR 1349 (Pigeon Roost Road)
White Pine Cabin Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
05/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 David McFee
828-682-6146
dmcfee@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to remove, deconstruct, or burn White Pine cabin and garage.
Location: UNIT - Appalachian Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Yancey. Appalachian RD, FSR 472
National Forests In North Carolina, Cheoah Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Appalachian Trail Relocation at Grassy Gap
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
07/12/2012
Expected: 07/2013 08/2013 Jeremy Waite
828-479-6431 ext.4106
jwaite@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute two short sections of the Appalachian Trail (0.4 miles and 0.25 miles) near Grassy Gap, approximately 2.9 miles north of Wesser / Nantahala Gorge on the Cheoah Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42454
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Cheoah River Gravel Additions
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A Jason Farmer
828-479-6431
jfarmer@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to improve the gravel component of the Cheoah River to accommodate the federally endangered Appalachian elktoe (a freshwater mussel) and the native fish spawning habitat.
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Graham County Cheoah River/ CheoahRanger District
Cheoah River Put Ins
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
04/04/2005
Expected: 07/2013 08/2013 Todd Sharkey
828-837-5152 ext. 118
tasharkey@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to develop boat access points for river use on the Cheoah river.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35762
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. Cheoah River, Graham County, NC
EBCI Long-Lambert Road Easement Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/25/2013
Expected: N/A Julie Moore
828-257-4859
juliedmoore@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to expand a road easement to enable Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to access tribal lands in Graham County, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33659
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cheoah Ranger District, Graham County, NC off Forest Road 385.
Fontana Multiple Resource Management Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 11/2013 01/2014 Steverson Moffat
828-837-5152
smoffat@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to conduct silvicultural activities designed to improve wildlife habitat, restore vegetation communities, and provide timber for the local economy.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38849
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Not Applicable National Forest lands near Fontana Lake in Graham County, North Carolina.
NC 143, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/29/2012
Est. Comment Period
01/2014
Expected: 04/2015 06/2018 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed making improvements to NC 143 from the Cherohala Skyway to SR1127 at Robbinsville in Graham County. Portions of this project are located on National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Not Applicable NC 143 from the Cherohala Skyway to SR1127 at Robbinsville
US Highway 74 (A-9) Project Sections BA and CA, NCDOT Project
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/29/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2015
Expected: 06/2016 12/2017 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to relocate US Highway 74 from Stecoah to Robbinsville and widen the road to four lanes.
Location: UNIT - Cheoah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Not Applicable US Highway 74 from Stecoah to Robbinsville
National Forests In North Carolina, Croatan Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Circle Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
06/04/2013
Expected: 08/2013 10/2013 William Dienst
252-638-5628 (ext. 4010)
wedienst@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to thin and restore longleaf pine for red cockaded woodpecker habitat on 625 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=24630
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Carteret, Craven, Jones. District-wide
Church Sign for Calvary Church
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/31/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow the Calvary Church to place a sign in a road right-of-way the Forest Service owns near the intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road in Craven County, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42426
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. LEGAL - Not Applicable Intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road in Craven County, North Carolina.
Church Sign for Piney Grove AME Zion
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/31/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to a approve a special use permit to allow the Piney Grove AME Zion church to place and maintain a directional sign in a Forest Service owned road right-of-way at the intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42424
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. LEGAL - Not Applicable Intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road located in Craven County, North Carolina.
Havelock Bypass, US 70, NCDOT Project
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/30/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/2013
Expected: 01/2014 02/2015 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed construction of a US 70 bypass around Havelock, NC.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21694
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. LEGAL - Not Applicable Havelock Bypass, US 70, near the city of Havelock, NC
Newport Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
10/2013
Expected: 08/2014 10/2014 Steven Maharrey
252-638-5628
smaharrey@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed project consists of various timber, wildlife and fire related treatments to move toward the desired future condition of Longleaf pine and provide improved habitat for the Federally Endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37454
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Carteret. Croatan National Forest just to the west of Newport, NC.
Pilgrims Rest Church Parking Lot
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/15/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow the Pilgrims Rest Church to construct and maintain a parking lot on approximately 0.75 Acres adjacent to the Church.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42428
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. LEGAL - Not Applicable Near the intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road in Craven County, North Carolina.
Revised EA for Control of the Southern Pine Beetle on Croatan National Forest
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
On Hold N/A N/A Heather Luczak
540-839-2521
hluczak@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to control outbreaks of southern pine beetle on pine stands using Integrated Pest Management techniques.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26350
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Carteret, Craven, Jones. On various sites of the Croatan National Forest.
Sign for Matthews Point Marina
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/31/2013
Expected: 07/2013 07/2013 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow a directional sign to be placed in a Forest Service right-of-way for the Matthews Point Marina.
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Craven. LEGAL - Not Applicable At the intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road in Craven County, North Carolina.
US 17, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
07/18/2011
Expected: 10/2012 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed widening US 17 to four lanes from SR 1330/SR1439 south of Belgrade to Jones-Craven County lines. A portion of this project is located on National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jones. US 17 in Jones County from just north of Maysville to just north of Forest Service Road 204
US Marine Corp. SERE training
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
06/06/2013
Expected: 08/2013 08/2013 Dennis Foster
252-638-5628
dfoster01@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow U.S. Marines to establish a temporary camp to conduct training on the Croatan National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42429
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hill Field Road wildlife fields on the Croatan National Forest in Jones County, North Carolina.
Water Well Replacement for Recreational Residence Lot #1
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/16/2013
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 01/2014 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: Allow the permit holder for Lot 1 of the Recreation Residences on the Croatan Ranger District to replace the existing water well with a new one.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42679
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Carteret. LEGAL - Not Applicable Holland Point Road near Cedar Point Campground on the Croatan Ranger District. Recreation Residence #1.
West Carteret New Water Well Installation
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/09/2013
Est. Comment Period
11/2013
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Donald Simon
910-576-6391
dwsimon@fs.fed.us
Description: Allow the West Carteret Water Corporation to place 2 more water wells and approximately 4000 feet of additional waterline with power on the Croatan Ranger District in the locations identified in their existing permit issued in August of 1989.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42677
Location: UNIT - Croatan Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Carteret. LEGAL - Not Applicable From Pringle Road proceeding along Forest Route 155, Deep Sand Road, on the Croatan Ranger District.
National Forests In North Carolina, Grandfather Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Armstrong Creek Project
EA
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2013
Expected: 02/2014 03/2014 Ted Oprean
828-877-3265
toprean@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action includes vegetation management and wildlife habitat improvement activities in the Armstrong Creek area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37809
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - McDowell. LEGAL - Not Applicable McDowell County
Catawba Falls Phase II: Trail Improvements & Dam Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Leigh Marston
828-652-2144
lmarston@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to improve and/or relocate trail between the parking lot and upper falls, and construct a viewing platform(s). In addition, a dam and old building will be removed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36081
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - McDowell. Catawba Falls
Control of Non-Native Invasive Plant Species in the Linville Gorge Wilderness
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special area management
On Hold N/A N/A Gary Kauffman
828-257-4861
gkauffman@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to treat non-native invasive plant species in the Linville Gorge Wilderness using a combination of manual and chemical treatments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37735
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Burke, McDowell. Linville Gorge Wilderness
Grandfather District Restoration Burns
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/31/2012
Est. Comment Period
08/2013
Expected: 09/2013 04/2014 Greg Philipp
828-652-2144
gphilipp@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to burn six separate areas in Burke and Caldwell counties to reduce fuel loads, improve wildlife habitat, and promote fire dependent and fire adapted species. Individual burns would be implemented over multiple years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40077
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Burke, Caldwell. Burke and Caldwell Counties, NC
Grandfather FY-2013 Prescribed Burns
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/31/2012
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Greg Philipp
828-652-2144
gphilipp@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to conduct prescribed burns at Rose Mountain, Old Way Ridge, Mills Creek, Upper Creek, and Boone Fork. The proposal also includes mechanical fuel reduction along the boundary adjacent to the Bluffs subdivision.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37853
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Burke, Caldwell. Burke and Caldwell Counties
Linville Gorge Wilderness Prescribed Fire
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/18/2012
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 11/2013 01/2014 Gary Kauffman
828-257-4861
gkauffman@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal includes the use of prescribed fire in the Linville Gorge Wilderness to restore the natural fire regime, to manage unnatural buildups of fuels, and to restore fire dependent communities and woodlands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37966
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - McDowell. Linville Gorge Wilderness
NCDOT Bridge #203/SR1405
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/02/2013
Expected: 08/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to replace Bridge #203 on SR1405.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Burke. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bridge #203 over Carroll Creek on SR 1405
NCDOT Bridge #237/SR 1362
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/02/2013
Expected: 08/2013 10/2013 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to replace Bridge #237 on SR 1362.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Caldwell. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bridge #237 over Woodruff Branch on SR 1362
Pilot Ridge Road, SR 1515, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2007
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50 foot Right-of-Way and to make improvements to about 0.5 mile of Pilot Ridge Road, SR 1515, in Avery County across FS lands. Proposed improvements include grading, widening, improving drainage and paving.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Avery. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pilot Ridge Road, SR 1515, beginning at the intersection with US 221 near the Gragg community
Roseboro Road, SR 1511, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2007
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 10/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed a 50 foot Right-of-Way and to make improvements to about 2.8 miles of Roseboro Road, SR 1511, across FS lands. Proposed improvements include grading, widening, improved drainage and paving.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Avery. LEGAL - Not Applicable Roseboro Road, SR 1511, beginning at the Blue Ridge Parkway near the Roseboro community
Sunrise Wildfire - Dozer Line Mulching
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Greg Philipp
828-652-2144
gphilipp@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to mulch vegetation established on the dozer lines cut during suppression of the 2008 wildfire. The dozer lines would be maintained over time to provide long-term fuel breaks between NFS and private lands.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - McDowell. Grandfather RD
Thunder Hole & China Creek Trail Relocation
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Leigh Marston
828-652-2144
lmarston@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to relocate sections of a multi-use trail to improve user access and to develop a new trailhead near Blowing Rock.
Location: UNIT - Grandfather Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Caldwell. Grandfather RD, Thunder Hole & China Creek
National Forests In North Carolina, Nantahala Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bull Pen Bridge Replacement
CE
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Bryan Killian
828-524-6441
bkillian@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to replace the existing bridge on Bull Pen Road with a new standard weight bridge.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson, Macon. LEGAL - Bull Pen Road # 1178 Nantahala Ranger District
Bull Pen and Journ McCall Roads, SR 1100 and SR 1101, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed widening, paving and improving drainage on 2.2 miles of FS road. Improvements are proposed on 1.4 miles of Bull Pen road and 0.8 miles of Journ McCall road across FS property.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. South of Brushy Mtn, Compartments 35 and 36
Cane Pole Multiple Resource Management Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2013
Expected: 02/2014 03/2014 Steverson Moffat
828-837-5152
smoffat@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to conduct silvicultural treatments to improve wildlife habitat, restore vegetation communities, and supply timber for the local economy.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38856
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. National Forest System lands in Jackson County, North Carolina, near Rich Mountain.
Chattooga River Paddler Access
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
08/17/2012
Expected: 10/2013 11/2013 Thomas Saylors
828-524-6441 ex.424
tsaylors@fs.fed.us
Description: The Nantahala Ranger District is proposing to designate and construct, where needed, long-term sustainable trails for paddler access and to also designate the put-in areas on national forest lands on the Nantahala Ranger District, Jackson County, NC.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40337
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. Up to four locations on the Upper Chattooga Wild and Scenic River corridor on the Nanthala Ranger District, Jackson County, NC.
Copeland Multiple Resource Managemenet Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/16/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 09/2013 11/2013 Steverson Moffat
828-837-5152 x 108
smoffat@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to conduct silvicultural activities designed to improve wildlife habitat, restore vegetation communities, and provide timber for the local economy on the Nantahala RD on lands in the vicinity of Nantahala Lake in Macon County.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40322
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. National Forest lands in the vicinity of Nantahala Lake, Macon County, North Carolina.
Duke Tower at Cowee Bald
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Doris Doster
828-524-6441 415
ddoster@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow Duke Enery to replace an existing wooden telecommunications tower with a metal tower on the existing tower footprint.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Flat Mountain Road, SR 1544, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2009
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 11/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50 foot right-of-way to make improvements to approx. 7,000 feet of Flat Mountain Road, SR 1544, including grading, widening, drainage, and paving.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Flat Mountain Road, SR 1544
Hewitt Small Tracts Sale
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2013
Expected: 09/2013 10/2013 Doris Doster
828-524-6441 415
ddoster@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to sell approximately 0.11 acrres to clear an encroachment on National Forest System Lands on the Nanthala Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, Jackson County, North Carolina.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Hurricane Creek Campground Site Improvement
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Alice Cohen
828-257-4258
acohen@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to designate 5 to 10 campsites for the primitive campground and horse campground at Hurricane Creek. Replace existing vault toilet. Construct a community shelter.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. LEGAL - Hurricane Creek Campground Macon County
Jackson County Prescribed Burns Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
08/17/2012
Expected: 10/2013 02/2014 Greg Brooks
828-524-6441, x 418
gbrooks01@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to conduct prescribed burns on three units on the Nantahala Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, Jackson County, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42463
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Panther Ridge Homeowners Easement
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Doris Doster
828-524-6441 415
ddoster@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to provide an easement across National Forest lands to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson. Nantahala Ranger District
Town of Highlands Powerline Construction on Horse Cove Road
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Doris Doster
828-524-6441 415
ddoster@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to install 3,752 feet of single phase electric distribution lines along Horse Cove Road, including placement of 15 wooden power poles, and removal of an old existing overhead line running overland across NF lands.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. LEGAL - Nantahala Ranger District Macon County, North Carolina
Wasilik Poplar Removal
CE
- Special area management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/10/2011
Est. Comment Period
06/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Alice Cohen
828-257-4258
acohen@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to use explosives to remove the upper portion of the Wasilik Poplar for public safety. The Wasilik Poplar was at one time the national champion poplar. Now dead, the tree presents a danger to visitors.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. Macon County, NC
Wetlands Restoration at Ranger Falls
CE
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A Doreen Miller
828-524-6441
dmiller05@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to enhance the Ranger Falls recreation area by restoring wetland processes and functions.
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. Ranger Falls recreation site, Nantahala Ranger District, Macon County, NC.
Whiteside Mountain Parking Area Improvements
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
07/06/2012
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Alice Cohen
828-257-4258
acohen@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to expand and pave the parking area at Whiteside Mountain, Nantahala Ranger District, Macon County, NC.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35708
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. Whiteside Mountain trail head, Nantahala Ranger District, Macon County, NC.
Wildlife Opening Prescribed Burns
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2013
Expected: 01/2014 02/2014 Greg Brooks
828-524-6441, x 418
gbrooks01@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to prescribe burn 50-100 acres of dormant season wildlife openings for maintenance of grasses and forbs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33095
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Macon. Western side of the Nantahala Ranger District
Wolf Creek Lake and Cliffside Lake Fisheries Improvement Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
05/29/2013
Expected: 07/2013 08/2013 Steverson Moffat
828-837-5152
smoffat@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to provide cover and spawning habitat for reservoir fish by felling trees into the lake along two miles of Wolf Creek Lake shoreline and by installing artificial structures and/or brush piles near fishing piers at Cliffside Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42464
Location: UNIT - Nantahala Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Jackson, Macon. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
National Forests In North Carolina, Pisgah Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bent Creek Disturbance Based Regeneration Research Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
12/19/2012
Est. Comment Period
07/2013
Expected: 08/2013 10/2013 Jason Rodrigue
828-257-4248
jarodrigue@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to implement a new silvicultural system and continue testing an existing silvicultural system that are both based on natural disturbance patterns for their potential to regenerate oak and hickory species.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39776
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Buncombe. Bent Creek Experimental Forest and the Beaverdam area.
Bentley/Wells - Small Tracts Act
CE
- Land ownership management On Hold N/A N/A Dan Belanger
828-257-4242
dbelanger@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to resolve a trespass case as a result of the Forest Service landline boundary refurbishment.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Haywood. The property is located in the Cruso community of Haywood county along Crawford Creek Rd.
Big Creek Lodge Easement
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Raymond Johns
828-257-4859
rayjohns@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to provide a reciprocal Right-Of-Way access to private in-holding and NFS lands.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Transylvania. Pisgah Ranger District
Bridge #148 Replacement, B-4989, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2011
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 11/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed replacing Bridge #148 on SR 1326, Macedonia Church Road, in Transylvania County.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Transylvania. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bridge #148 on SR 1326, Macedonia Church Road, over Lamance Creek
Catheys Creek Stream Work
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
07/31/2013
Expected: 08/2013 08/2013 Lorie Stroup
828-877-3350
loriestroup@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal includes placing two in channel rock vane structures in Catheys Creek to protect the stream bank from eroding and prevent future road damage.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Transylvania. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located upstream from the City of Brevard Water intake facility in Transylvania County, NC.
Courthouse Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
12/19/2012
Expected: 09/2013 05/2014 Jason Herron
828-689-9694
jherron@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal includes vegetation, recreation, and fuels management activities in Analysis Area 13 on the Pisgah Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36287
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Haywood, Transylvania. Analysis Area 13
Little East Fork Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Patrick Scott
828-877-3350
pscott@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to reroute about 75 yards of existing trail to bypass washout caused by September 2004 tropical storms.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Haywood. Pisgah RD
NC 215, NCDOT Project
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
01/14/2005
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2014
Expected: 02/2016 06/2019 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has proposed making improvements to NC 215 in Transylvania County from US 64 to SR 1326 south of Balsam.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Transylvania. LEGAL - Not Applicable NC 215 from US 64 to SR 1326 south of Balsam.
NCDOT Bridge #148/SR 1326
CE
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposd action is to replace Bridge 148 on SR1326.
Location: UNIT - Pisgah Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Transylvania. LEGAL - Not Applicable Transylvania County
National Forests In North Carolina, Tusquittee Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear Paw Church Road, SR 1313, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2005
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 11/2013 04/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50-foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Bear Paw Church Road, SR 1313. Proposed improvements include very minor changes in centerline and widening.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bear Paw Church Road, SR 1313
Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Substation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
09/20/2012
Expected: 07/2013 08/2013 Julie Moore
828-837-5152
juliedmoore@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to issue a special use permit for Blue Ridge Mountain EMC to construct a power distribution substation on approximately 2 acres of National Forest land on the Tusquitee Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. Cherokee County, NC adjacent to an existing power utility corridor behind Hiawassee Baptist Church off Forest Road 654 on the Tusquittee Ranger District.
Hibbert Branch Road Easement
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Julie Moore
828-837-5152
juliedmoore@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to provide a 4200 foot road easement fon Hibbert Branch Road (FS # 650) for a private property owner to gain access to property.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. LEGAL - Cherokee County Hibbert Branch Road
Huskins Branch Road Adjustments Project
CE
- Road management In Progress
Comment Period
06/26/2013
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Chad Cook
828-837-5152
chadcook@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to close a road segment that currently crosses private property; construct a parking and turnaround area on FS land; and harden an existing bulldozer-bladed fire line with gravel aggregate and open it to the public as a trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42466
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Clay. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Jackrabbit Mountain Bike Connector Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
07/12/2012
Expected: 08/2013 09/2013 Bill Champion
828-837-5152
bchampion@fs.fed.us
Description: Construct a bicycle trail connecting the Jackrabbit Mountain camping area with the Jackrabbit Mountain Mountain Bike Trail System on the Tusquitee Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest, Clay County, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42462
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Clay. LEGAL - Not Applicable .
Joe Brown Highway, SR 1452, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50-foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Joe Brown Highway, SR 1452. Proposed improvements include grading, widening, drainage, and paving.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. Joe Brown Highway, SR 1452 (a.k.a. SR 1326D)
Joe Brown Road, SR 1326C, NCDOT Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2010
Est. Comment Period
12/2013
Expected: 03/2014 05/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NCDOT has requested a 50-foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Joe Brown Road. Proposed improvements include very minor changes in centerline and widening, grading, drainage improvement, and paving.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. LEGAL - Not Applicable Joe Brown Road, SR 1326C
Tusquitee Ranger District 2014-2019 Prescribed Burns
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
06/26/2013
Expected: 09/2013 02/2014 Steverson Moffat
828-837-5152
smoffat@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to conduct prescribed burning on 27 separate units totaling 16,776 acres on the Tusquitee Ranger District on the Nantahala National Forest in Cherokee and Clay Counties, North Carolina.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42465
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee, Clay. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations across the Tusquitee Ranger District - see attached maps.
Walker Fields Wildlife
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants On Hold N/A N/A Doreen Miller
828-524-6441
dmiller05@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to remove encroaching woody vegetation from wildlife food plots at Walker Fields.
Location: UNIT - Tusquittee Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Cherokee. Walker Fields, Tusquitee Ranger District, Cherokee County, NC
National Forests In North Carolina, Uwharrie Ranger District R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Greg's Loop Trail Reroute
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
Analysis Completed Expected: 08/2013
Actual: 08/22/2013
09/2013 Theresa Savery
910-576-6391 x 102
tsavery@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to reroute approximately 0.5 mile of the non-motorized trail known as Gregs Loop/Trail 700. The purpose of the trail reroutes is to locate the trail in a more sustainable location and to reduce soil erosion.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42340
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable At the Badin Lake Recreation Area, approximately 1 mile north of the intersection of Badin Lake Road (FR597) and FR597A and about 10 miles north of Troy, NC.
NC 24/27 Widening Project, NCDOT Project
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/10/2006
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 11/2014 Karen Compton
828-257-4230
kcompton@fs.fed.us
Description: NC DOT has proposed widening from two lanes to four lanes of NC 24/27 from NC 73 to the Troy Bypass. Approximately 2.7 miles of this 11 mile project are located on Forest Service lands.
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Not Applicable NC 24/27 from the Troy Bypass to NC 73
Northwest Restoration Project
EA
- Forest products
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2010
Est. Comment Period
10/2013
Expected: 12/2013 04/2014 Mark Carter
910-576-6391
mcarter01@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal includes projects for ecosystem restoration, heritage resource, wildlife, and recreation improvement. The analysis area includes approximately 14,933 acres within compartments 9 - 16 and 21 - 25.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29624
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Compartments 9 - 16 and 21 - 25. The analysis area is located approximately 12 miles northwest of Troy, NC in Montgomery County.
Reconstruction/Paving of Forest Service Roads 544 and 576.
EA
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Mark Carter
910-576-6391
mcarter01@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action involves the reconstruction and paving of approximately 1.3 miles of Forest Service Roads 544 and 576.
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Compartments 15, 16 and 21, Montgomery County, NC Badin Lake Recreation Area
Thousand Bale Bottom Fishing Access
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Theresa Savery
910-576-6391 x 102
tsavery@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action will involve the construction of a foot trail and bank stabilization on the Uwharrie river to provide access for fishing.
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Montgomery. LEGAL - Compartment 21, Montgomery County, NC Thousand Bale Bottom
Uwharrie District Non-native Invasive Plant Treatment
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/01/2011
Est. Comment Period
09/2013
Expected: 12/2013 06/2014 Gary Kauffman
828-257-4861
gkauffman@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to treat non-native invasive plants on the Uwharrie National Forest using a combination of mechanical, cultural, and chemical treatments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34643
Location: UNIT - Uwharrie Ranger District. STATE - North Carolina. COUNTY - Davidson, Macon, Randolph. Montgomery, Randolph, and Davidson Counties
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