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
Haught Run Campground Decommissioning Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
07/26/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 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.
Kehota Vegetation Management Project
EA

   *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/02/2016
Est. Comment Period
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kehota Vegetation Management Project would convert about 490 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.
North Country Trail Re-Route Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/17/2016
10/2016 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
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.
Plainview Horse Trail Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
11/2016
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The project would create about 5.3 miles of new horse trail and a trailhead. The trail would be open for horseback riding April 15 - Dec 15 and foot traffic year-round. The trail accesses a scenic waterfall and rock features.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50596
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Monroe. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located in the Antioch area of Perry Township, Monroe County.
Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Kimble Loop West Reroute One Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 10/2016
Actual: 10/31/2016
11/2016 Tim Slone
740-534-6500
timslone@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is intended to provide more miles of horse trail and a more scenic horse trail path by re-locating a section that is currently co-located with Township Road 198.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50469
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is located in Lawrence County, Aid Township, west of Township Road 198.
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.
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