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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- Wayne National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District
- Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District


Wayne National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Precision Geophysical Inc. Seismic Testing
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2016
Actual: 05/23/2016
06/2016 Steve Sapio
740-373-5046
ssapio@fs.fed.us
Description: Precision Geophysical Inc. is requesting a special use permit from Forest Service to conduct seismic testing in numerous locations. Geophone cables & geophones will be placed along a surveyed line. If approved, testing will begin on June 15, 2016.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49420
Location: UNIT - Wayne National Forest All Units. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence, Noble, Washington. LEGAL - Sec.18 T4N, R7W Elk Township; Sec. 8,9,13-17,22,23,31&33 T4N, R7W Liberty Township; Sec. 24,30&34 T3N, R7W Lawrence Township See legal land description.
Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2016 Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2016
Actual: 04/26/2016
04/2016 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is intended to authorize gypsy moth treatments in 2016 and the future using mating disruption pheromone or Gypchek. Treatments could occur on the Athens Unit of the Athens Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48354
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Athens, Hocking, Morgan, Perry, Vinton. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is within portions of Athens, Hocking, Morgan, Perry, and Vinton Counties
Haught Run Campground Decommissioning Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2016
Est. Comment Period
06/2016
Expected: 09/2016 10/2016 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Haught Run CG has been impacted by bank erosion along the Little Muskingum River and has been under an emergency closure since 2014. The proposed action would permanently close and rehabilitate the site and a portion of the Covered Bridge Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48925
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located along the Little Muskingum River in Ludlow and Independence Townships, Washington County, Ohio, and is part of the Marietta Unit of the Athens Ranger District.
North Country Trail Reroute Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 07/2016 07/2016 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0527
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would provide for a more scenic and safer trail by rerouting segments of the North Country Trail off of public roads and other segments to more maintainable locations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49429
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Monroe, Perry, Washington. LEGAL - Not Applicable Washington Twp, Monroe Co, near the community of Graysville; Ludlow and Grandview Twps, Washington Co, near the community of Bloomfield; and Monday Cr Twp, Perry Co, near the community of Shawnee.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ironton Horse Trail Reroutes
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 03/2016
Actual: 04/01/2016
04/2016 Carol Boll
740-534-6500
ceboll@fs.fed.us
Description: The proposal is to reroute two short sections of horse trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49253
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable Aid and Elizabeth Townships, Lawrence County, Ohio
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2015
Est. Comment Period
04/2016
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 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.
Symmes Valley School Bus Turnaround
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2016
Actual: 05/23/2016
05/2016 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Symmes Valley School District would like to install a gravel turnaround area for a school bus. The proposed turnaround will be approximately 20ft in width. x 35ft. in length.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49363
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Section 16 of T.5N. , R.17W. Turnaround will be adjacent to Township Road 129 off of CR 14.
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