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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- Superior National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Superior National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Superior National Forest, Gunflint Ranger District
- Superior National Forest, Kawishiwi Ranger District
- Superior National Forest, LaCroix Ranger District
- Superior National Forest, Laurentian Ranger District
- Superior National Forest, Tofte Ranger District


Superior National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
School Trust Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/25/2015
Est. Comment Period
10/2015
Expected: 06/2016 06/2016 Peter Taylor
218-626-4368
prtaylor@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would exchange federal Superior National Forest lands located outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) for State of Minnesota land located inside the BWCAW.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45943
Location: UNIT - Superior National Forest All Units. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook, Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - multiple lands within Cook, Lake and Saint Louis Counties, Minnesota multiple lands within Cook, Lake and Saint Louis Counties, Minnesota
Superior National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Barker Project
EA
- Road management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/23/2015
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Rebecca Bartol
218-387-3207
rbartol@fs.fed.us
Description: The Barker Project proposes to manage vegetation and roads to promote diverse, productive and healthy ecosystems and wildlife habitat, reduce hazardous fuels and provide sustainable forest products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46050
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District, Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook, Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is approximately three miles north of Tofte and Lutsen Minnesota; The western boundary is near Ninemile Lake and the eastern boundary is near Pike Lake.
Federal Hardrock Mineral Prospecting Permits #2
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Matthew Judd
801-626-4300
mjudd@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis to address FS consent and BLM issuance of federal hardrock mineral prospecting permits and operating plans.
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District, Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook, Koochiching, Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Prospecting permit application areas.
Northmet Mining Project and Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management
- Minerals and Geology
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/13/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/2015
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Michael Jimenez
218-626-4383
mjimenez@fs.fed.us
Description: A land exchange of federal lands in: T59N, R12W, T59N, R13W, and T60N, R13W. Non-federal lands being proposed are located throughout the Superior National Forest in St. Louis, Lake, and Cook counties.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33908
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District, Gunflint Ranger District, Kawishiwi Ranger District, LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook, Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - Federal: T59N, R12W, Sections 6 &7; T59N, R13W, Sections 1 thru 12, 17, & 18; and T60N, R13W, Sections 33 thru 35. Federal lands located in St. Louis county near Hoyt Lakes. Non-federal lands located in St. Louis, Lake, and Cook counties.
Superior National Forest, Gunflint Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
GUN107280 DNR timber sale access request.
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to State Lands
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located in T63N, R1E, Sections 5 & 8 in the Lullaby Lake area.
GUN107281 Minnesota DNR
CE

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- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to State Lands for timber sale harvest.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T63N, R2E, Section 15 Use of a temporary access in the Red Coat Lake area for timber sale access. The temporary road will be obliterated when sale is completed.
Minnesota DNR GUN107284
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Temporary access to a state timber sale, located in T62N, R2E, Sections 8 & 17. Proposed access is off of the Kimball Lake Campground parking lot. No new construction. Temporary road will be obliterated when sale is complete.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T62N, R2E, Section 8 & 17 Located off of the Kimball Lake campground parking lot.
Minnesota DNR GUN107286
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed access to a state timber sale located in T63N, R1W, sections 1 & 12. Year around access. 2,900 feet of existing access, some brushing & spot graveling may be needed.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T63N, R1W, sections 1 & 12. Proposed access is in the Fiddle Lake and Sere Lake area.
Minnesota DNR GUN107288
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed access to a state timber sale. Located in T62N, R1W, section 3. Summer use, 1,400 feet of existing road/trail, 20 feet in width.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Location for access is off of the Two Island Campground.
Minnesota DNR GUN107289
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to a state timber sale. Located in T62N,R4E, sections 1 & 11. 4,700 feet of existing road/trail with 20 feet width. Some brushing and graveling may be needed.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T62N, R4E, sections 1 & 11. Proposed access is off highway 61 in the County Road 93 area.
Minnesota DNR GUN107290
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to a state timber sale located in T63N, R4E, sections 24 & 25. Total length is 5,350 feet in length & 20 feet in width. 4,450 feet is an old existing road/trail& 900 feet would be new temporary construction.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T63N, R4E, sections 24 & 25 Off highway 61, buy the Reservation River.
Minnesota State DNR GUN 107285
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to a state timber sale, located in T62N, R2W, section 15. Frozen conditions only. 8,800 feet of existing road/trail. Location is in the Swamp Lake/Eagle Mountain area. May need some brushing/spot gravel.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located south off of FR 170, in the Swamp Lake and Eagle Mountain area.
Proposed State Timber sale access, GUN707283
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Bruce Green
218-387-3218
bsgreen@fs.fed.us
Description: Temporary access to a state timber sale. 8,500 feet of existing road & 2,000 feet of new temporary road. This access will be obliterated when the sale is complete.
Location: UNIT - Gunflint Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - Not Applicable Location is T64N, R2W, Sections 21,22,23,26,27 & 34.
Superior National Forest, Kawishiwi Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
HiLo Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Forest products
- Minerals and Geology
- Fuels management
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Terri Thomas
218-666-0054
terriathomas@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kawishiwi Ranger District proposes activities to move vegetation toward desired conditions as described in the Forest Plan by reducing hazardous fuels, conducting forest vegetation, and managing wildlife and other resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47208
Location: UNIT - Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - T63N R12W, T63N R13W, T64N R11W, T64N R12W, T64N R13W, T65N R13W Approximately 4 miles northwest of Ely.
Mixed Use Motorized Use Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
02/21/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 John Pierce
218-365-7606
jpierce@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kawishiwi Ranger District of the Superior National Forest is proposing to allow mixed use of passenger vehicles and ATVs on 5.25 miles of Forest Roads 459 and 457 to enhance long distance recreational vehicle riding opportunities on existing road
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40836
Location: UNIT - Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T64N, R12W sections 14,20-23,30 Eight miles north of Ely, MN off the Echo Trail.
Prospectors Loop Trail
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/18/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 John Pierce
218-365-7606
jpierce@fs.fed.us
Description: The Prospector OHV Loop Project would to add linkages using existing roads and trails to create a 75 mile OHV riding loop, providing long distance recreational riding opportunities that would connect the cities of Ely and Babbitt.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45400
Location: UNIT - Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trail would be located in northern St. Louis and Lake Counties.
Reissuance Special Use Permits that Expire on 12/31/2014
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/27/2013
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Barbara Thompson
218-365-7618
bthompson@fs.fed.us
Description: The special use authorizations expiring the end of 2013 include two combination road and motorized trail permits one of which also includes a parking area.
Location: UNIT - Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - T64N, R12W, Section 24, T64N, R11W, Sections 19 and 20 .
Twin Metals Minnesota Hydrogeologic Study Special Use Permit
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Minerals and Geology
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/21/2013
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 12/2015 Matthew Judd
218-626-4300
mjudd@fs.fed.us
Description: Twin Metals Minnesota has requested special use permit for access to collect baseline hydrogeologic environmental data to data to assist the company's prefeasablity study for a mining project to ensure that the environment is appropriately protected.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40756
Location: UNIT - Kawishiwi Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - T 60N R12W S4, T 61N R12W S11, T 61N R12W S13, T 61N R11W S18, T 61N R11W S6, T 62N R11W S23, T 62N R11W S24, T 62N R11W S26, T 62N R11W S28, T 62N R11W S31, T 62N R11W S32, T 62N R11W S33 Approximately seven miles Southeast of Ely, Minnesota near Birch Lake and the Kawishiwi River.
Superior National Forest, LaCroix Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2015 LaCroix Reissues
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/27/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue of existing special use permits.
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various places on LaCroix Ranger District
Arrowhead Snowmobile Trail Re-route
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Tim Engrav
218-666-0025
tengrav@fs.fed.us
Description: To construct up to 1600 feet of new snowmobile trail as a re-route project.
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T67N R20W section 28 East of Highway 53, North of Forest Road 608
Kabetogama Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/01/2014
Est. Comment Period
08/2015
Expected: 01/2016 02/2016 Terri Thomas
218-666-0054
terriathomas@fs.fed.us
Description: The LaCroix Ranger District proposes to create young forest, manage forest roads, and conduct vegetation management through harvest, nonharvest, and planting. Please note to email scoping comments send to comments-eastern-superior-la-croix@fs.fed.us.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42362
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T66-67N, R20-21W .
Lake Vermilion Day Use Sites CE
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 04/2016 08/2016 Tim Engrav
218-666-0025
tengrav@fs.fed.us
Description: To identify and construct one or two new day use (Shorelunch picnic sites) on Lake Vermilion to enhance day use opportunities.
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T63N-R16W sections 26 & 27 Northern shoreline of Lake Vermilion, northwest of Pine Island.
MNDNR LAC1076-54
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to State land for management activities.
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T65N R16W sec 17 5 miles east of Buyck
Rokeh Access Request
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/28/2012
Expected: 07/2015 07/2015 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to private land
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38087
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T66N R18W sec18 8 miles NE of Orr, MN
Wolf Lake Birding and Hiking Trail CE
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 08/2016 10/2016 Tim Engrav
218-666-0025
tengrav@fs.fed.us
Description: To design and construct a primitive hiking trail near Wolf Lake to enhance bird watching and hiking day use opportunities.
Location: UNIT - LaCroix Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T63N R16W Sections 19,20,21,27,28 North of Lake Vermilion, from the Wolf Lake Portage to St. Mary's Bluff northwest of Pine Island.
Superior National Forest, Laurentian Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2015 Laurentian Reissues
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/12/2015
Expected: 11/2015 01/2016 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue of existing special use permits.
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake, St. Louis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various places on Laurentian Ranger District
Mesabi Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use management
- Forest products
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2015
Expected: 06/2016 07/2016 Terri Thomas
218-666-0054
terriathomas@fs.fed.us
Description: The Laurentian Ranger District proposes activities to move vegetation toward desired conditions as described in the Forest Plan by reducing hazardous fuel, conducting forest vegetation, and managing wildlife and other resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44466
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - Not Applicable Townships 58-61N, Ranges 16-21W
Seven Beavers Snowmobile Trail Re-route
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2015
Expected: 04/2016 08/2016 Tim Engrav
218-666-0025
tengrav@fs.fed.us
Description: To construct a new snowmobile trail re-route in the Skibo road area (Forest Road 120).
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T58N-R13W Sections 20,21,22,23,24,29,30; T58N-R14W Sections 22,23,24,25,26 In the Skibo Road area, County Road 569 and Forest Road 120
St. Louis County LAU1002-49
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/05/2014
Expected: 09/2015 09/2015 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to county land for management activities.
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T57N R12W sec30 North of Cadotte Lake
St. Louis County Public Works - Folsom
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/17/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Realignment of Folsom Rd. Project was put on hold. St. Louis County is reactivating project.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34183
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T60N R19W sec 23 Lake Fourteen north of Virginia, MN
Teck American LAU402202
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/05/2014
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Elizabeth Youngstrom
218-666-0038
eayoungstrom@fs.fed.us
Description: Install stream gauges in Partridge Watershed and access to monitor gauges.
Location: UNIT - Laurentian Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - St. Louis. LEGAL - T59N R13W sec22,23,25&26 9 miles NE of Hoyt Lakes
Superior National Forest, Tofte Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bedew Lake Yurt Relocation
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocation of yurt site to northern edge of Bedew Lake.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T64N R3W Section 6 Northwest of Bedew Lake, T64N R3W Section 6
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-65
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to a state timber sale, located in T59N R6W Section 9.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T59N R6W Section 9 South off of FR 358 (Hoist Lake) in T59 R6W Section 9, to state land.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-66
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to a state timber sale, located in T61N R7W Sections 15 & 22.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T61N R7W Sections 15 & 22 North off of FR 356 (Lake 29 East), in T61N R7W Sections 15 & 22.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-67
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T62N R4W Sections 32 & 33.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T62N R4W Sections 32 & 33 FR 167I to ATV-Trail 167I extending north 700 feet from trail.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-68
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T61N R6W Sections 17 & 20.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T61N R6W Sections 17 & 20 FR 356 to ATV Trail 356P, extending west to state land.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-69
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T59N R5W Sections 16, 21, & 22.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T59N R5W Sections 16, 21, & 22. Access 1 - From FR 166 south on ATV Trail 341, extending west to state land. Access 2 - From Snowmobile Trail 91045 (North Shore State Trail) extending northwest to state land.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-70
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/24/2014
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T60N R7W Sections 10 & 15.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - T60N R7W Section 10 & 15. From FR 364 extending south to state land.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request - TOF1077-72
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/15/2015
Expected: 09/2015 10/2015 Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T60N R3W Sections 9 & 21.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T60N R3W Sections 9 & 21 East, and southeast of Barker Lake.
MN DNR Temporary Access Request TOF1077-71
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Christina Iozzo
218-663-8080
cmiozzo@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed temporary access to state timber sale, located in T59N R4W Section 9.
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook. LEGAL - T59N R4W Section 9 Proposed access connects state land in Section 16 to state land in Section 8 of T59N R4W, east of the Sawbill Trail.
Powwow Trail Reroute
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Anna Botner
218-387-3220
annagbotner@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute 500' of the hiking trail that goes through a section that is often underwater due to its poor location in a natural drainage. We propose to reroute that section of trail onto durable terrain on the east side of the trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46551
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable T62N R8W Section 18, T62N R8W Sec 24. Project located between Powwwow trail entry point and Pose Lake.
Stony Project EA
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/24/2015
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 07/2016 Rebecca Bartol
218-387-3207
rbartol@fs.fed.us
Description: The Stony Project proposes to manage vegetation and roads to promote diverse, productive and healthy ecosystems and wildlife habitat, reduce hazardous fuels and provide sustainable forest products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46963
Location: UNIT - Tofte Ranger District. STATE - Minnesota. COUNTY - Cook, Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located near Isabella, Minnesota. The western boudary is near McDougal Lake and the eastern boundary is near Ninemile Lake.
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