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

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Expected: 01/2017 01/2017 James Thweatt
270-924-2097
jthweatt@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace equestrian trails and facilities lost to the construction of Highway 68/80.
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
Birmingham Ferry Salvage Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/19/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Barbara Wysock
270-924-2131
bwysock@fs.fed.us
Description: As a result of a tornado on July 6, 2016, several areas of the forest need removal of dead, damaged, or dying trees on 120 acres within an area of 230 acres.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50100
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky. COUNTY - Lyon. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located on both sides of the Woodlands Trace in the areas of Forest Service roads 114, 117, and 118.
Fox Hollow Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Heritage resource management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/22/2016
Est. Comment Period
01/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 John Westbrook
270-924-2204
jdwestbrook@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed actions implementing the Area Plan address needs for recreation, roads, heritage, and the ecosystem. The project is part of a collaboration case study at Land Between the Lakes.
Web Link: https://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/fox-hollow-collaborative-effort
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Tennessee. COUNTY - Stewart. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located on 540 acres off the east side of the Woodlands Trace between Roads 219 and 220.
Hematite Trail
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/05/2014
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Darrin Samborski
270-924-2050
dsamborski@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintain and rehabilitate the existing trail. Construct an accessible access to the overlook.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47953
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky. COUNTY - Trigg. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hematite Lake Trail off FS Road 134.
Nine Burns EA
EA
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
On Hold N/A N/A James Lerke
270-924-2092
jtlerke@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.
Treatment of Imported Fire Ants on LBL
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 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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