Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Hoosier National Forest , Brownstown Ranger District
- Hoosier National Forest , Hoosier National Forest All Units
- Hoosier National Forest , Tell City Ranger District


Hoosier National Forest , Brownstown Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
East Bass Pond Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Vicki Gullang
812-275-5987
vgullang@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to reconstruct approximately 4,300 feet of the East Bass Pond segment of the Cope Hollow trail to improve and protect soil and water resource.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42363
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Monroe. LEGAL - Section 25 of Township 7 North, Range 1 East. The East Bass Pond segment of the Cope Hollow trail, located within the Charles C. Deam Wilderness.
Hickory Ridge Trail 18 Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress

01/21/2014
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Stacy Duke
812-275-5987
r9_hoosier_website@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to reroute approximately 3/8 mile of trail 18 on the Hickory Ridge trail system to improve soil and water conditions and improve the experience for the trail user.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43567
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - NE 1/4 of Section 26; T.7.N., R. 2 E Approximately 1/2 mile southwest of Maumee, Indiana
Utilities District of Western Indiana Buried Power Line Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/04/2012
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Jackie Contreras
812-547-7051
r9_hoosier_website@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to reissue a special use permit for another twenty (20) years for a buried power line across NFS lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40592
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Monroe. LEGAL - Township 7 North, Range 1 East, Sections 9, 16, 19, 21,28, 29, and 30; Township 6 North, Range 1 East, Section 5 The main portion of the line is within the Hardin Ridge Recreation Area.
Hoosier National Forest , Hoosier National Forest All Units R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Joseph P. Bond Access Trail Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/03/2014
Expected: 04/2014 04/2014 Stacy Duke
812-275-5987
r9_hoosier_website@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to reissue a special use permit for another five years for a trail access connector permit across National Forest System land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43636
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T6N, R2E, Section 12 and T6N, R3E, Sections 6 and 7 Approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Kurtz, Indiana
Uniontown North Restoration
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 07/2015 08/2015 Kevin Amick
812-275-5987
kamick@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to implement the 2006 Land and Resource Management Plan by increasing the amount of early successional habitat available.
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located near Birdseye, Indiana. The project is south of State Road 62, east of State Road 37 and north of Oak Hill Road.
Hoosier National Forest , Tell City Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Tell City Openings
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Richard Winstead
812-547-7051
r9_hoosier_website@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintain openings as early successional habitat using a variety of tools.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42433
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford, Dubois, Orange, Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project would occur throughout the Tell City Ranger District.
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