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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- 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
Baker/Graber Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/12/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Kimberly Voiles
812-547-7051
kvoiles@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a special use permit authorizing a driveway and waterline.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50485
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - T4N, R2W, Section 32 Approximately 1 mile north of U.S. Highway 50 near the Lawrence/Martin County line.
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.
Hickey-Martin Dam Removal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Analysis Completed Expected: 11/2016
Actual: 11/14/2016
12/2016 Len Kring
812-547-9234
lenmkring@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to remove the Hickey-Martin Dam from Henderson Creek to allow for movement of aquatic species and to restore hydraulic processes within the stream.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48520
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - T6N, R2E, Section 16 Approximately 2 miles west of Norman, Indiana.
Jackson County AOPs
CE
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/07/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Len Kring
812-547-7051
lenmkring@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to replace two low-water concrete crossings with bridges for the purpose of aquatic organism passage and improved hydrologic function.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50184
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T7N, R2E Section 35 Approximately 3 miles north of Norman, Indiana
Tolbert Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/12/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Kimberly Voiles
812-547-7051
kvoiles@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a special use permit to authorize a driveway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50489
Location: UNIT - Brownstown Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Martin. LEGAL - T2N, R3W, Section 7 Approximately 0.25 miles south of Lacy, Indiana
Hoosier National Forest, Tell City Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hutcherson Special Use Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/12/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Kimberly Voiles
812-547-7051
kvoiles@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a special use permit to authorize a driveway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50488
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - T1N, R1W, Section 32 Located off of County Road 460 near the Wildwood Subdivision, approximately 1 mile southeast of Springs Valley Lake.
Tell City Barrens Restoration
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2016
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Cheryl Coon
812-275-5987
ccoon@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to restore fire-dependent barrens communities using prescribed fire while considering additional treatments to reduce woody species encroachment and plant succession.
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford, Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Proposal is in three project areas: Boone Creek, approximately 3 miles northwest of Alton, IN; Mogan Ridge, located between SR 37 and SR 66 near Derby, IN; and Harding Flats, near Gerald, IN
Tell City Openings
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/19/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Christopher Thornton
812-547-7051
cdthornton@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.
Waupaca Foundry, Inc. Albany Road Special Uses Permit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/13/2016
10/2016 Ron Scott
812-275-5987
ronscott@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to authorize use of a road through National Forest System land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50012
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - T5S, R2W, Section 20 Approximately 0.7 miles northeast of Gatchel, Indiana, off of Old State Road 37.
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