Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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- Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District
- Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District


Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Buckeye Trail/North Country Trail Reroute Project - Phase 2
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/14/2017
Expected: 01/2018 02/2018 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would create additional hiking trail miles near the community of Shawnee by re-locating the existing Buckeye Trail/North Country Trail to more sustainable and scenic locations, and by creating new trail around Tecumseh Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52501
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southern Perry County, primarily located between the communities of Shawnee and New Straitsville.
Ritter Driveway Access Request
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/20/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit would allow for use and improvement of an existing roadbed to provide landowner access to private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52867
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Off of Sulfur Spring Road, SE (County Rd 43), Saltlick area just north of Jobs Hollow and Ironpoint.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2015
Expected: 01/2018 02/2018 Tim Slone
740-534-6500
timslone@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action would designate 4 miles of ATV trail in order to connect the Hanging Rock ATV trails south of SR 650 to the Superior ATV trails north of CR 27. Most of the route would be on existing old road bed that would be improved to standrd
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38518
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable The location is Lawrence County, Elizabeth Township, Sec 10, 16, 17, & 19 T2N R18W.
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