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.

Report Contents (click to jump to a section):
- Projects Occurring Nationwide
- Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District
- Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Incorporating Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (Wyoming)
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Cancelled N/A N/A Danielle Chi
801-625-5667
dkchi@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service will be a cooperating agency with the BLM (lead agency) in preparing programmatic EISs to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into land management plans, including the Thunder Basin NG plan, through plan amendment
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/eastern.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable UNIT - Thunder Basin NG portion of the Medicine Bow-Routt NF; WY; multiple counties involved
Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Kinderhook Horse Trail Expansion and Reroute
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/02/2014
Expected: 08/2014 08/2014 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kinderhook Horse Trail would be expanded by 1.3 mi in order to provide more miles that are off roads & to reroute a portion of trail that was closed due to a landslide.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44446
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Kinderhook Horse Trail is located on the Marietta Unit of the Wayne, in Washington County off of Dana Run.
Stone Church Habitat and White Pine Health Improvement Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/25/2014
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Warren Tucker
740-753-0101
wtucker01@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposal is to create early successional forest (333 ac), create and expand wildlife openings (58 ac) and improve the health and vigor of white pine plantations (297 ac). All actions would be in white pine plantations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44757
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Hocking, Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located near the communities of Shawnee and New Straitsville, in Salt Lick, Coal and Monday Cr Twp in Perry Co and Falls Twp in Hocking Co.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Lewis Hay Cultivation Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/11/2013
Expected: 06/2014 06/2014 Carol Boll
740-534-6500
ceboll@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to utilize a hayfield that has been idle for 5 years. The hayfield has small saplings growing in the field, which will be removed. Warm season grasses would be planted and lime and fertlizer applied.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41111
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable Greenfield Twp, Lawrence Co, Sec 32 of T6N, R17W
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/13/2012
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Carol Boll
740-534-6500
ceboll@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to construct approx 6 miles of trail including bridges. The goal is to connect the Hanging Rock ATV trails south of SR 650 to the Superior ATV trails north of CR 27.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38518
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. The location is Lawrence County, Elizabeth Township, Sec 10, 16, 17, & 19 T2N R18W.
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This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.