Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)


Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R8 - Southern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
68/80 Equestrian Trail and Facility Mitigation
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Expected: 06/2015 07/2015 Randall Mitchell
270-924-2030
randallmitchell@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace equestrian trails and facilities lost to the construction of Highway 68/80. Construct new trail connection from Trail 10 to Trail 9 and replace lost facilities by adding SST in the Blue Hole rest area off Trail 8.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45479
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky. COUNTY - Trigg. LEGAL - Not Applicable Ledbetter Creek watershed
Camping Closure for Grays Landing Boat Ramp Area
CE
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Expected: 01/2015 04/2015 Gary Hawkins
270-924-2046
ghawkins@fs.fed.us
Description: There have been law enforcement issues in the evenings and litter and resource damage at Grays Landing area/boat ramp. Stewart County Sherriff Law Enforcement has requested the Forest Service close the area to camping for several years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45483
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Tennessee. COUNTY - Stewart. LEGAL - Not Applicable Grays Landing is located on the southwestern corner of LBL just north of Highway 79 on the east side of the highway bridge over Kentucky Lake.
Nine Burns EA
EA
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2015
Expected: 07/2016 09/2016 Andrew Pascarella
270-924-2092
aspascarella@fs.fed.us
Description: Oak-hickory and shortleaf pine forest restoration and regeneration on 39,884 acres, and treatment of non-native invasive species (within treatment areas and along roadsides. Treatments will consist of prescribed fire and herbicide use for NNIS.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45435
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky, Tennessee. COUNTY - Lyon, Trigg, Stewart. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project Area consists of nine treatment areas that span the length of the National Recreation Area. Treatment areas are bounded by Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley to the east, west and north. Treatment areas are bounded by US-79 to the south.
Pisgah Bay Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Facility management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/21/2014
Est. Comment Period
11/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Dennis Wilson
270-924-2070
denniswilson@fs.fed.us
Description: Watershed management on 5,160 acres to include oak-hickory and shortleaf pine restoration and regeneration, treatment of non-native invasive species, and improvements to trails and roads. Treatments include thinning,herbicides,and prescribed fire.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43992
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky. COUNTY - Lyon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project area sits adjacent to Pisgah Bay bounded on south by Rd 306, on east by Rds 129,310 and Woodland Trace,on west by KY Lake, on north by Rds 106 and Woodland Trace.
Treatment of Imported Fire Ants on LBL
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Steven Bloemer
270-924-2069
sbloemer@fs.fed.us
Description: The FS, with KY and TN state entomology offices, proposes to treat imported fire ant mounds in LBL using approved baits and pesticides in order to reduce their numbers on LBL and slow further spread. It is important to prevent spread.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45540
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky, Tennessee. COUNTY - Lyon, Trigg, Stewart. LEGAL - Not Applicable Area-wide treatment of mounds on Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
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