Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Hoosier National Forest, Brownstown Ranger District
- 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.
Hunters Creek Road Right-of-Way Conveyance
EA
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2015
Actual: 05/11/2015
05/2015 Kevin Amick
812-275-5987
kamick@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to convey right-of-way easements to Lawrence and Monroe Counties for the realignment of Hunters Creek Road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44672
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Lawrence, Monroe. LEGAL - T7N, R2E, Sections 20, 29, 32, 31; T7N, R1E, Section 36 (Monroe Co.); T6N, R1E, Section 1 (Lawrence Co.) Hunters Creek Road, between State Road 446 and Tower Ridge Road.
Hoosier National Forest, Tell City Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Deer Creek Dam Permit
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2015
Actual: 04/10/2015
04/2015 Ron Scott
618-253-1038
ronscott@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to issue a short-term special use permit (5-year term) to Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District for the operation and maintenance of the Deer Creek Dam.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46296
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - T6N, R2W, Sections 4, 9, 10, 15, and 16 Approximately 7 miles northeast of Tell City, Indiana
Froehlich Priority Use Outfitter Guide Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2015
Expected: 04/2015 04/2015 Nancy Myers
812-547-7051
nmyers@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to issue a 10-year Priority Use Outfitter and Guide Permit to Froehlich Outfitter and Guides Horse Trail Rides, LLC.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46413
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sections 28 and 29, T.6.S., R.2.W Approximately 5 miles west of Tell City, Indiana.
German Ridge North Loop Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/20/2015
Expected: 05/2015 01/2016 Nancy Myers
812-547-7051
nmyers@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to reroute approximately 550 feet of the German Ridge North Loop trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45881
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - T6S, R2W, Sections 14 and 15 The north section of the North Loop of the German Ridge Multiple Use Trail.
Sell Special Use Permit
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
05/08/2015
Expected: 06/2015 06/2015 Ron Scott
812-275-5987
ronscott@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to access private property and a temporary log landing area approximately 100' x 50' in size.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44674
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - NENW Quarter of Section 17, T3S, R1W Approximately 3 miles south of Mifflin, east of South Hatfield Road in Crawford County, Indiana.
Tell City Openings
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/19/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 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.
Uniontown North Restoration
EA
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/21/2014
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44189
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 64, west of State Road 37 and north of Oak Hill Road.
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