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
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.
Hoosier National Forest, Tell City Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
German Ridge North Loop Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/20/2015
Expected: 07/2015 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.
Mingus Cemetery Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/20/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Jackie Contreras
812-547-7051
jcontreras@fs.fed.us
Description: The Hoosier is proposing to authorize access to Mingus Cemetery to perform mowing and maintenance, placement of headstones on existing grave sites, and potential future internments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47263
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T3S, T2W, Section 9 Approximately 4.5 miles southeast of Birdseye, Indiana.
State Road 62 Bridge and Culvert Replacement Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/20/2015
Expected: 08/2015 08/2015 Jackie Contreras
812-547-7051
jcontreras@fs.fed.us
Description: This Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to allow the State of Indiana to replace a deteriorating bridge and culvert and to convey a right-of-way easement for ongoing maintenance purposes.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47269
Location: UNIT - Tell City Ranger District. STATE - Indiana. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T3S, R1W, Section 30 Approximately 7 miles east of the SR37/SR62 intersection on SR62.
Tell City Openings
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/19/2014
Est. Comment Period
07/2015
Expected: 10/2015 01/2016 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
07/2015
Expected: 09/2015 01/2016 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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