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
Kinderhook Horse Trail Expansion
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/02/2014
Expected: 08/2015
Actual: 09/19/2014
09/2015 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kinderhook Horse Trail would be expanded by approximately 4.4 miles in order to provide more trail that is off roads, and to reroute a portion of the 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.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Buckeye Habitat Improvement Project
EA
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special area management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/27/2015
Est. Comment Period
12/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Patrick Mercer
740-534-6500
pamercer@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will create habitats that are missing or under-represented in the project area, including young forest and grassy/shrubby areas. It will maintain oak-hickory forests and native pine forests. Work will be commercial and non-commercial.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46734
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located on the Wayne National Forest in Lawrence, Gallia and Jackson Counties. Scoping extension - June 30, 2015.
Enervest Permit: Gum Sump, Elkins, and Bradley Pipelines
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2015
Actual: 07/20/2015
07/2015 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a new Special Use Permit for 3 separate natural gas pipelines to Enervest Operating LLC., who purchased the pipelines from Energy Search Inc. which was under a Special Use Permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47434
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Elkins Pipeline Location: Sec.2,20,21,22,28,29 of T4N, R17W Gum Stump Pipeline Location: Sec.2,3,4 of T4N, R17W and Sec.33 of T5N, R17W Bradley Pipeline Location: Sec.16 of T5N Elkins Pipeline Location: Sec.2,20,21,22,28,29 of T4N, R17W Gum Stump Pipeline Location: Sec.2,3,4 of T4N, R17W and Sec.33 of T5N, R17W Bradley Pipeline Location: Sec.16 of T5N
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2015
Est. Comment Period
05/2015
Expected: 08/2015 09/2015 Carol Boll
740-534-6500
ceboll@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposed action is to construct approximately 5 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable The location is Lawrence County, Elizabeth Township, Sec 10, 16, 17, & 19 T2N R18W.
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