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
Big 4 Wetland Enhancement
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/13/2014
Expected: 10/2014 11/2014 Pamela Stachler
740-753-0556
pstachler@fs.fed.us
Description: The Ohio Division of Mineral Resource Management (DMRM) has proposed installing two limestone berms and one earthen berm with a rock spillway across the valley to prevent stream channelization while increasing retention times.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45094
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Hocking. LEGAL - N 39° 03' 45", W 82° 30' 09" Approximately 1.5 miles from Carbon Hill.
Kinderhook Horse Trail Expansion and Reroute
CE
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2014
Actual: 09/19/2014
10/2014 Dawn McCarthy
740-753-0101
dmccarthy02@fs.fed.us
Description: The Kinderhook Horse Trail would be expanded by 1.1 mi in order to provide more trail that is 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
Est. Comment Period
12/2014
Expected: 02/2015 03/2015 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: 09/2014 10/2014 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@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 then 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 - Gallia. LEGAL - Sec 12 T4N R8W Greenfield Twp, Gallia Co, Sec 32 of T6N, R17W
Ohio Power Company Amendments
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/14/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve utility performance by removing old lines and putting in new lines closer to the road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45165
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Gallia, Lawrence. LEGAL - Sec. 21 T.2N. R.18W. and Sec. 29 T.2N. R.18W. Project one is located at the intersection of Hwy. 93 and C-4. Project two is at the intersection of Hwy. 93 and C-29.
Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/13/2012
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 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.
Union Baptist Church Road Permit
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/14/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Joseph Wood
740-534-6533
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintaining road that provides access to cemetery.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45179
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Sec.12 T.4N R.18W The project is located next to Union Baptist Church off of Co Rd. 39.
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