Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Mark Twain National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Mark Twain National Forest, Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Poplar Bluff Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District


Mark Twain National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Health Initiative
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/09/2015
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: Scoping extended to 1/19/16. Conduct vegetative management activities in High risk oak stands on National Forest System lands across much of Southern Missouri. Harvest the Red oak group (Red oak, black oak, scarlet oak) and White oak before it dies.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47969
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District, Salem Ranger District, Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler, Carter, Dent, Douglas, Howell, Iron, Oregon, Reynolds, Ripley, Shannon, Washington, Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Forest Health Initiative project is situated solely on Federal lands is scattered across multiple counties and is administered by the Mark Twain National Forest.
Mark Twain National Forest, Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District Administration Site
EA
- Land ownership management
- Heritage resource management
- Land acquisition
- Facility management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/19/2014
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will provide safe and adequate office space, parking, loading zones, and equipment storage to accommodate district personnel, customers, and district operations, in consideration of the significance of existing historical structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44521
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Section 11, T26N, R16W, Ava quadrangle, Douglas County, Missouri 1103 South Jefferson Avenue, Ava, Douglas County, Missouri 65608
Brushy Creek Prescribed Burn and Cedar Removal Addition
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/19/2012
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would subject an additional 188 acres to Eastern Red Cedar removal and prescribed burning for the purpose of restoring glade and open woodland ecosystems on the Ava Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41181
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Taney. LEGAL - T24N, R17W; and T23N, R17W; Taney County, MO. Ava Unit, Taney County, Missouri
Butler Hollow
EA
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Road management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
08/11/2015
Expected: 04/2016 05/2016 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us
Description: The District is proposing this project to restore native plant communities and improve forest health conditions while providing a variety of dispersed recreational uses and timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43537
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - T22N, R26W, Sections 18-20, 29-33; T21N, R26W, Sections 6, 17-20, and 29-30; and T21N, R27W, Sections 1-5, and 7-30; Barry County, Missouri Management Prescription Areas 1.1 and 8.1, Cassville Unit, Barry County, Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Use of the dwelling and adjacent garage at the Cassville Administrative Site by the Forestry Division of the Missouri Department of Conservation as a field office.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Township 23 North, Range 27 West, Section 28, NESESW, Barry County, Missouri
Woodland Heights Homeowners' Association SUP Addition
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/13/2015
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would allow a special use permit to be issued for approved road access over NFS land to private property where no other access is available.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Section 1, T22N, R23W, Stone County, Missouri Stone County, Missouri
Mark Twain National Forest, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Paty Hollow (C-225) and Big Barren (C-142) Tornado Salvage Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Analysis Completed Expected: 01/2016
Actual: 01/21/2016
01/2016 Corey Large
573-996-2153
clarge@fs.fed.us
Description: Downed and damaged trees would be treated. Less than 0.5 mi. of temporary roads would be built. Revegetation would occur naturally or from hand planting. All temporary roads would be decommissioned. Firewood collection would be allowed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48177
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter, Oregon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Paty Hollow is 3.5 mi. NE of Thomasville, near the S end of FS Road 4155 & County Road 430. Big Barren is 5.25 mi. SE of Fremont, near the S end of FS Road 3957.
Reissuance of 10-Year Outfitter Guide Permit to Rocky River Resort
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/30/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Edward Sherman
307-367-5718
ejsherman@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of 10-Year Outfitter Guide Permit to Rocky River Resort for provision of water-based recreation livery service at Deer Leap and Bay Nothing river access points.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48174
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ripley. LEGAL - Not Applicable Deer Leap and Bay Nothing River Access Points
Windstream Missouri, LLC, Connect American Project Fiber Optic Installation
CE
- Special use management
- Land ownership management
Analysis Completed Expected: 12/2015
Actual: 12/22/2015
01/2016 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Amendment of existing special use permit PBL6611 to allow for Installation of 1.3 miles of fiber optic line for width of 10 feet. 1.6 acres and remote electronic equipment cabinets (28" X 36" X 4')
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ripley. LEGAL - Not Applicable T23N R1E Sections 9,14 and T23N R2E Section 17
Mark Twain National Forest, Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Beulah
EA
- Forest products Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health, enhance natural communities, provide a wide diversity of habitats to meet the needs of plants, fish and wildlife species, improve species composition and stocking, reduce hazardous fuels, provide a variety of timber products.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 10 West Sections 1, 12, 13, 24, 25; Township 34 North Range 9 West Sections 4-9, 16-21, 28-33; of the Fifth Principal Meridian Situated in the central portion of the Houston/Rolla Ranger District on Federal lands in Phelps County, with Duke, Missouri just west of the project area and Beulah, Missouri just east of the project.
Consolidated Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Boone County, Missouri, Amendment No. 1
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2015
Actual: 01/11/2016
01/2016 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: To construct, operate, and maintain a 1" service line for water transmission to private property.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Boone. LEGAL - Not Applicable The new waterline will tie in with the existing water main just south of the Hwy AB ROW and West of Ginn Lane about ¼ mile. It will then travel north under Hwy AB to private property.
Elder Piney
EA
- Forest products
- Special use management
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/17/2015
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 05/2016 06/2016 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health, enhance natural communities, provide a wide diversity of habitats to meet the needs of plants, fish and wildlife species, improve species composition and stocking, reduce hazardous fuels, provide a variety of timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44463
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Pulaski, Texas. LEGAL - T34N, R10W, Sec. 6-8, 18-21, 29-31; T34N, R11W, Sec. 1, 12, 13, 22-28, 32-36; T33N, R11W, Sec. 1-3, 10-12; Fifth Principal Meridian Located approximately 25 miles southwest of Rolla, MO and adjacent to the east boundary of Fort Leonard Wood Military Reservation on the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District of the Mark Twain NF.
Helibase Development Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: This helicopter is used to assist firefighters in wildfire suppression actions, and to provide aviation support to hazardous fuels projects, and other resource projects on the Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48670
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Township 35N, Range 8W, Sections 5,6 and Township 36N, Range 8W Section 32. The Mark Twain National Forest Helibase Development Project is located on the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District on the west side of Highway 63 in Phelps County, Missouri.
Missouri Department of Transportation Communication Site Lease
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction, operation, maintenance, and termination of a private mobile radio service communications facility.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Not Applicable 3.3 miles west of Flat, MO on State Route M
Mark Twain National Forest, Poplar Bluff Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blackwell Ridge Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
- Special area management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2016
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement 2005 Forest Plan MP 2.1 & multiple-use objectives, address oak decline, provide habitat diversity, via timber treatments, wetland restoration, pond maintenance, trash dump removal, road maintenance, and closure of illegal roads & trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44760
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T 28N, R 4E, sec. 35-36; T 27N, R 6E, sec. 30-31; T 27N, R 5E, sec. 4-8, 10, 15-18, 20-28, & 34-36; T 27N, R 4E, sec. 1-2, 11-15, & 23; T 26N, R 6E, sec. 5-6; & T 26N, R 5E, sec. 1-3 and 10-14. The general project area is located west of U.S. Highway 67, and north of the Black River. The nearest rural community is Williamsville, Missouri, which is within the project area.
Fuchs House Special Use Permit Amendment #1
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Janet Fraley
417-967-4195
jfraley@fs.fed.us
Description: Amends CSE Construction, Inc., special use authorization PBL76 to include the mill pond and dam at Markham Springs Campground.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T27N, R4E Markham Springs Campground, Williamsville MO
Issuance of Concession Campground Special Use Permit for Markham Springs Recreation Area
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Edward Sherman
307-367-5718
ejsherman@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a concession special use permit to Elsinore Youth and Community Center for operation and maintenance of Markham Springs Recreation Area.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable Markham Springs Recreation Area
MO National Guard New Road Construction
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/25/2016
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Keith Holland
573-996-2153
keholland@fs.fed.us
Description: New road construction for Mo Nat. Guard, Wappappello Training Facility. New road to be used for training purposes. Will be an amendment to existing permit for the facility.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler. LEGAL - T26N R7E S15,22 Butler County. From Hwy 60, T Hwy North toward Wappappello to FS 3101 to National Guard headquarters
Ten Mile Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Special area management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2015
Expected: 09/2016 09/2016 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct vegetation management in Ten Mile area (3,500 ac.); prescribed fire & vegetation treatments in Pump Hollow Natural Area (940 ac.); maintenance on Beaver Lake outflow & spillway; maintenance on roads & wildlife ponds; & treat invasive species.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47155
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler, Carter. LEGAL - T. 25 N., R. 4 E.t, sec. 1-5, 8-12, 13-17, 22-24, 25-27, 34-36; T. 25 N., R. 5 E., sec. 1-2, 6-8, 14-15, 17, 22-25, 31, 35-36; T. 26 N., R. 3 E., sec. 36; T. 26 N., R. 4 E., sec. 30-31. Butler and Carter Counties
Union Pacific Railroad Culvert Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Keith Holland
573-996-2153
keholland@fs.fed.us
Description: Union Pacific Railroad replacing culvert. Issuance of a temporary access permit, a temporary work area permit, and a permanent special use permit for a rock structure stream/railroad stabilization.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler. LEGAL - T26N R5E S13 Railroad crossing just north of Hwy 67 North/Black River Bridge.
Welton Temp Logging Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/04/2016
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Keith Holland
573-996-2153
keholland@fs.fed.us
Description: Temp. Logging permit utilizing existing non-system road.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter. LEGAL - T27N R3E S4 Carter County. KK Hwy to FS 3130.
Mark Twain National Forest, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2123 Road Improvement Project
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/16/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to improve Kelly Road (Forest Road 2123) to prevent further resource damage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46211
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - Township 32 North, Range 4 East, Section 35. Land is in Iron County, Missouri.
Crane Lake Trail Re-route
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/21/2015
Expected: 01/2016 03/2016 Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is being proposed to improve the condition of the existing trail. Portions of the trail will be decommissioned and reconstructed to follow the contour of the landscape.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - Not Applicable Land is in Iron County in Missouri.
Floyd Natural Community Restoration
EA
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Special use management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/26/2015
Expected: 04/2016 05/2016 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve/restore ecosystems to the structure and composition of the natural communities that fit with historic landscape patterns in the area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44288
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Washington. LEGAL - T37N, R1E Sections 4-9, 16-20; T37N, R1W Sections 1-18, 20-23; T37N, R2W Sections 1-3, 11-13; T38N R1E Sections 19-21, 28-33; T38N, R1W Sections 19-36; and T38N, R2W Sections 20-28, and 33-36 Ssituated in the Northern portion of the Potosi Ranger District on mostly Federal lands between Steelville (10 miles to the west) and Potosi (7 miles to the east) in Crawford and Washington Counties
Private Road Special Use Permit POT372
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Landowner requires permit to access property across National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47586
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T35N, R2W Section 1 Land is in Crawford County in Missouri.
Red Bluff Campground
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate campsites that historically flood along Huzzah Creek to higher ground for the safety of campers and to alleviate maintenance and repairs necessitated by the floods that typically occur one to three times a year
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T36N, R2W, Sections 20 and 29 Red Bluff Campground
Special Use Permit Amendment POT120-1
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/19/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Group requires an amendment to existing permit for maintenance of an electrical line.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47580
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T37N, R2W Section 13 Land is in Washington County in Missouri.
Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
East Fork Huzzah Analysis Area
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
10/07/2014
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to manage project area vegetation to improve forest health by treating oak decline, enhancing ecosystems, improving wildlife habitat, and managing the transportation system.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43455
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Dent, Iron. LEGAL - T34N, R2W, Sections 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,16,17,and 18; T34N, R3W, Sections 1,2,10,11,12,13,14,15,22,23,24; T35N, R2W, 19,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34; T35N, R3W, Sections 24,25,35,36. Land is in Crawford, Dent, and Iron Counties in Missouri.
Private Road Special Use Permit SAL239
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/17/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Landowner requires permit to access property across National Forest System lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47591
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Shannon. LEGAL - T31N, R2W Section 29 Land is in Shannon County in Missouri.
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