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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- 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
Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Special Use Permit, Amendment No. 2
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2017
Actual: 04/04/2017
04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Holder requested authorization to install gates and fence across existing ROW at specific locations where the existing ROW crossed a road and to add 2 existing lines that were omitted from the permit re-issuance in 2008.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District, Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent, Phelps, Reynolds. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations across NFS land in Reynolds, Dent, and Phelps Counties in Missouri.
Forest Health Initiative
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
03/23/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: 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.
Renewals for Special Use Road Permits in 2017
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of special use permits for road ROW on Zone 1 of the Mark Twain National Forest
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District, Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Dent, Iron, Madison, Reynolds, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salem/Potosi/Fredericktown Ranger Districts
Southwestern Bell Telephone DBA AT&T Telephone Line Special Use Permit Renewal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit Renewal for the operation and maintenance of buried and aerial copper and fiber optic telephone lines and maintenance of existing ROW.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District, Poplar Bluff Ranger District, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler, Callaway, Carter, Madison, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable Poplar Bluff, Fredericktown and Cedar Creek Ranger Districts
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
- Facility management
- Land acquisition
- Heritage resource management
- Land ownership management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/19/2014
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 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
Barry Electric Cooperative Powerline Renewals
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/22/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: This decision will authorize the reissue of a special use permit to Barry Electric Cooperative for use and maintenance of aerial electric transmission lines within an authorized utility right-of-way in Barry County, Missouri.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Sections 15-17, 21, 22, 27, and 34 of T21N, R27W; Sections 2-5, T22N R26W; Sections 9-10, 15, 19-21, 29 T23N R25W; and Sections 2, 11, 25-26, 35 T23N R26W
Brushy Creek Prescribed Burn and Cedar Removal Addition
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/19/2012
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 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
Jenkins Special Use Road Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/05/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this decision is to issue a special use permit for access over National Forest System (NFS) lands to private land parcel via an existing non-system road.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Taney. LEGAL - Part of Section 15 of T22N, R17W, 5th principal meridian, USGS Protem 7.5%u2019 Quadrangles. Mark Twain National Forest, Ava Cassville Willow Springs Ranger District, Taney County, Missouri
MCC Missouri LLC Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/27/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: This decision will authorize installation of an internet coaxial line at the Cassville office administrative site which is currently under special use permit by Missouri Department of Conservation for office space.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Section 28 of T23N, R27W, 5th principal meridian, USGS Cassville 7.5%u2019 Quadrangle Cassville Ranger Station, Cassville, Barry County, Missouri
Madden Special Use Road Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/09/2017
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: This decision will issue a special use permit for access over National Forest System (NFS) lands to a private land parcel.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Howell. LEGAL - Part of Sections 6 & 7 of T25N, R10W, 5th principal meridian, USGS Siloam Springs 7.5%u2019 Quadrangle. Mark Twain National Forest, Ava Cassville Willow Springs Ranger District, Howell County, Missouri
New Line for Ozark Electric Cooperative, Inc.
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/07/2017
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: This decision will authorize a special use permit to accommodate electric service to a new home. It will be added to the current permit held by Ozark Electric Cooperative, Inc.(CAS1614).
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Part of Section 21 of T23N, R24W, 5th principal meridian, USGS Cape Fair7.5%u2019 Quadrangle. Cassville Unit, Stone County, MO
Rock Pile Extension Prescribed Burn and Cedar Removal Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/30/2016
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Reggie Bray
417-967-4194
rebray@fs.fed.us
Description: Timber stand and wildlife habitat improvement will be conducted through prescribed fire on 1,844 acres and cedar removal on 3,228 acres.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Howell. LEGAL - T26 R10 Sec-21- 23, 26-28, 33-35 of Howell County, Missouri Willow Springs Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest
Rocky Holler LLC Special Use Road Access
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/20/2017
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: This decision will issue a Special Use Permit for access over National Forest System (NFS) lands to private land owned by Rocky Holler LLC.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - part of Section 5 of T252N, R24W, 5th principal meridian, USGS Cape Fair 7.5 Quadrangle, Stone County, Missouri Ava Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest
Siloam Springs Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us
Description: The ACWRD is proposing this action for the purposes of improving forest health conditions and enhancing native plant communities while providing a variety of dispersed recreational uses and timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50988
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas, Howell. LEGAL - T26N, R9W, Sections 21, 28-33; T25N, R9W, Sections 4-9, and 17-20; T25N, R10W, Sections 12, 13, 24-26, and 29-36; T25N, R11W, Sections 25, 36 and T24N, R10W, Sections 2-6, 8-11 and 14-18. Eastern Douglas and western Howell counties, Missouri.
Mark Twain National Forest, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Service Road 4150 Improvement Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Watershed management
Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2017
Actual: 05/22/2017
05/2017 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Install articulating concrete mat (55' X 16'), remove brush in ditches, conduct maintenance of ditches, construct 3 ditch outlets, place rock aggregate on road and blade surface, install trench & rip rap to hold mat. Excavator or crane will be used.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51330
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Oregon. LEGAL - T. 25 N., R. 5 W., sec. 15, 22, 23, 25, 26, 5th Principal Meridian. Approximately 4.0 miles northwest of Doniphan, MO., at Forest Service Road 4150 and Piedmont Hollow Crossing.
Zone 2 Special Use Permit Renewals FY 2017
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/12/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Keith Holland
573-996-2153
keholland@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit Renewals, consisting of 6 Road Permits to be renewed on the Eleven Point and Poplar Bluff Ranger Districts.
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter, Ripley, Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable Roads located in Carter, Ripley, and Wayne Counties in Missouri.
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

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2017
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 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.
Boone Electric Cooperative Special Use Permit Re-Issuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2017
Actual: 04/13/2017
04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining, and repairing lines for distribution of electricity, including poles, towers, cross arms wires, cables, underground conduit, transformers, guys, anchors, etc.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Boone, Callaway. LEGAL - Not Applicable Right-of-ways are located across the Cedar Creek Unit of Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest, primarily in Boone County, Missouri.
Elder Piney
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Special use management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
10/13/2016
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 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

   *UPDATED*
- Facility management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2016
Est. Comment Period
09/2017
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 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.
Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association, Special Use Permit, Amendment No. 1
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/07/2016
Expected: 07/2017 07/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocation of an existing line in T33N, R10W, S.26, SENE
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Texas. LEGAL - Not Applicable T33N, R10W, S. 26, SENE, Texas County, Missouri. Relocated line within ROW for State Route AF.
Laclede Electric Cooperative Special Use Permit Re-Issuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2017
Actual: 04/06/2017
04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Operating, maintaining, and repairing lines for distribution of electricity.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Laclede, Pulaski, Wright. LEGAL - Not Applicable The energized, 7.2kV distribution lines located on the Houston/Rolla Unit of the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District, Mark Twain National Forest Systems land.
Plato R-V School District Special Use Permit
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2017
Actual: 04/03/2017
04/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization to install, operate, and maintain a private mobile radio communication system at the Roby Communication Site.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Texas. LEGAL - Not Applicable Roby Communication Site
Reis Trust, Private Road Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Use and maintenance of an existing road to private property owned by the Reis Trust in Wright County, MO.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wright. LEGAL - Not Applicable 5th P.M., T32N, R12W, S.32, Wright County, MO
Wesley A. and Susan D. Shrode Private Road Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2017
Actual: 06/13/2017
06/2017 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Use and maintenance of existing non-system road for access to private property owned by Wesley A. and Susan D. Shrode.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wright. LEGAL - Not Applicable Access road in T31N, R12W, Sec. 7 & 8.
Mark Twain National Forest, Poplar Bluff Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aldridge Creek Tornado Salvage Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Christopher Gage
5737851475
cgage@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage 68 ac. of damaged trees. Mechanical equipment would be used. Up to 0.5 mi. of temporary roads; temporary roads decommissioned after activities. Natural reforestation; planting as needed. Remove residual trees less than 9 inches in diameter.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51712
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler. LEGAL - T.25 N., R. 5 E., sec. 34 and 35, fifth principal meridian The Aldridge Creek Tornado Salvage Project is located in Butler County, Missouri, approximately 8 miles northwest of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The area is located east of US Highway 67 and lies between County Roads 520 and 522.
Cane Ridge Small Tree Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2017
Actual: 04/06/2017
04/2017 Paul Whitworth
573-785-1475
fs-comments-eastern-mark-twain-poplar-bluff@fs.fed.us
Description: Natural community restoration via midstory control - 2,591 ac.; pre-commercial thin 290 ac. of young stands; & commercial harvest - 1,259 ac. of <11" DBH and red oak salvage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49851
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler, Carter. LEGAL - T 26 N, R 3 E, Sec. 1-3, 12; T 26 N, R 4 E, Sec. 1-9, 13-15; T. 26 N, R 5 E, Sec. 6-9, 12-22, 27-30, 32-33; T 27 N, R 3 E, Sec. 25-26, 35-36; T 27 N, R 4 E, Sec. 26-36; T 27 N, R 5 E, Sec. 31. West of US HWY 67 & North of US HWY 60
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
Mobil Pipe Line Company MTF1609 Amendment #1
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Janet Fraley
417-967-4195
jfraley@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair of a 20 inch crude oil pipeline that has become exposed in a ditch due to erosion.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable Pipeline Milepost(MP) MP492.2, MP495.5, and MP497.8
Ozark Border Electric Underground Powerline
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Land ownership management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2017
Actual: 04/17/2017
04/2017 Keith Holland
573-996-2153
keholland@fs.fed.us
Description: Ozark Border installing a new 7200 volt underground power line to serve a new house. Total length is approximately 413 feet, width will be 20 feet, utilizing approximately .19 acres.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter. LEGAL - T26N, R3E, Section 14 Carter County, MO. North side of HWY 60 approx. 2.5 miles east of Ellsinore, MO.
Ten Mile Project
EA
- Forest products
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special area management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/23/2017
Est. Comment Period
10/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management in Ten Mile area (5,820 ac.); prescribed fire & vegetation treatments in Pump Hollow Natural Area (940 ac.); shaded fuel breaks; enhancements at Beaver Lake Recreation Area; maintain wildlife ponds; & transportation management.
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., 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, & other areas. Butler and Carter Counties
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: 04/2017 04/2017 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.
Audubon Trail and Trailhead Relocation
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jonathan Brooks
573-438-5427 ext. 5121
jcbrooks@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is being proposed to improve the condition of the existing trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49825
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ste. Genevieve. LEGAL - Township 35 North, Range 8 East Sections 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 29 & 30 Land is in Ste. Genevieve County in Missouri.
Crawford County, Missouri Blunt Road Easement
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Janet Fraley
573-341-7459
jfraley@fs.fed.us
Description: Termination of current road ROW easement POT100412 and reissue of a new ROW easement expanding the easement area around Blunt Road Bridge for reconstruction and future maintenance.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - Not Applicable Crawford County Blunt Road located in T37N, R02W, Sections 3 and 4.
Private Road Special Use Permit POT395
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Private Road Special Use Permit POT395. Applicant requests the use of a non-system forest road to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is in T35N R2W Sec. 23 of Iron County.
Private Road Special Use Permit Renewal FRT7301
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/27/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Landowner requires a renewal of their permit to access private property across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T32N R7E Section 18 Land is in Madison County.
Red Bluff Recreation Area Safety and Rehabilitation
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/09/2017
Expected: 06/2017 10/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@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
Web Link: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/mtnf/home/?cid=FSEPRD532058
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T36N, R2W, Sections 20 and 29 Red Bluff Recreation Area
Special Use Road Permit POT32201
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/17/2017
Expected: 03/2017 03/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Applicant has applied for a special use permit for the use of a non-system forest road for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in T36N R2W Sec. 36 of Washington County, Missouri.
Special use permit FTR112
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2017
Expected: 07/2017 08/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use permit FTR112 to cross National Forest system land to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T32N R6E Sec. 22 Madison County T32n R6E Sec. 22 Madison County
Special use private road permit POT37701.
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use private road permit to access private property. POT37701
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - Not Applicable T36N R3W Sec2
Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bell Mountain Vista Restoration
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/13/2016
Expected: 01/2017 03/2017 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is proposed to restore the Bell Mountain Vista by removing obstructing vegetation.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - Not Applicable Land is in Reynolds County in Missouri.
Private Road Special Use permit SAL11001
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/27/2016
Expected: 04/2017 04/2017 Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Landowner requires a renewal of their permit to access property across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T33N, R2W Section 30 Land is in Reynolds County in Missouri.
Special Use Private Road Permit SAL242.
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2017
Actual: 06/05/2017
06/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Applicant has applied to use a non-system forest road for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in T32N R3W Sec. 1, 2 and T33N R3W Sec. 36 of Dent County, Missouri.
Special Use Private Road Permit SAL243
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/04/2017
Expected: 02/2017 03/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Applicant has applied to use a non-system forest road to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in T34N R2W Sec. 6 of Dent County, Missouri.
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