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
2015 Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 Rachel Orwan
740-753-0101
rorwan@fs.fed.us
Description: Treat 39,818 ac of the Athens Unit with pheromone mating disruption and treat 513 ac of the Athens Unit with a larvacide followed by mating disruption. Larvacides being considered are Btk & Gypchek. Only one larvacide would be selected & applied.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46076
Location: UNIT - Athens Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Athens, Hocking, Perry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located in Athens, Vinton, Hocking & Perry COs, including areas near New Straitsville, Carbon Hill, Murray City, Buchtel, Nelsonville, Chancey, Union Furnace, Starr & New Plymouth.
Big 4 Wetland Enhancement
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/13/2014
Expected: 02/2015 02/2015 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.
Stone Church Habitat and White Pine Health Improvement Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/25/2014
Est. Comment Period
02/2015
Expected: 04/2015 05/2015 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
John Ingles Special Uses Right-of-Way Road Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2015
Expected: 01/2015 02/2015 Joseph Wood
740-534-6500
josephbwood@fs.fed.us
Description: A private inholding was accessed by a Twp road. The Twp vacated the road, returning the road to the Forest Service%u2019s ownership. A special use permit is needed to allow continued access to the private land. The permitted area would be < 1 acre.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46031
Location: UNIT - Ironton Ranger District. STATE - Ohio. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - Sec 20 T.5N. R.17W. Off of County Rd 47 in %u201CHungry Hollow%u201D Tick Ridge Area
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: 01/2015 02/2015 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.
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