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, 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
Baileys Mountain Bike Trail Project
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/20/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would create recreational opportunities for a quality backcountry, single-track mountain biking experience on the Wayne National Forest for riders of various skill levels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52031
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Athens. LEGAL - Not Applicable The general area known as the Baileys, near the communities of Chauncey, Nelsonville, Buchtel, and Athens in Athens County on the Athens Ranger District of the Wayne National Forest.
Buckeye Trail/North Country Trail Reroute Project - Phase 2
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/14/2017
Expected: 12/2017 01/2018 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.
Kehota Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
06/27/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kehota Vegetation Management Project would convert about 465 acres of planted pine to native hardwood forests and would create young brushy forest that is lacking in the area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50678
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Hocking, Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located in the general area near the communities of New Straitsville, Shawnee, McCuneville, Gore, and Greendale in Perry and Hocking Counties on the Athens Ranger District of the Wayne.
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
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/11/2015
Est. Comment Period
10/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Tim Slone
740-534-6500
timslone@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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This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.