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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- R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit,


R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Blue Adventures Recreation Event- Tahoe Trail 100 Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Mary Westmoreland
530-587-3558
mwestmoreland@fs.fed.us
Description: Two day event, 100 mile mountain bike event followed by foot race the next day, utilizing 12 miles of National Forest System roads and trails. Special Use Authorization for five years.
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Event starts and ends on private land. Tahoe NF land use is 7.3 miles and 4.7 miles on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit roads. Most of the event would occur on Forest Rd. 06.
Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2018 Lands Special Use Permit Projects
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Road management
- Land ownership management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2017
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Brian Hansen
530-543-2870
bchansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Every year the LTBMU evaluates multiple lands projects for issuance of a special use permit. A list of the projects and contacts can be found here http:/www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/ongoingprojects.
Web Link: http:/www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/ongoingprojects
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lands special use projects occur throughout the LTBMU on NFS lands.
Far West Nordic Ski Education Association 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Reissuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/09/2015
Expected: 05/2015 10/2015 Hillary Santana
530-543-2690
hsantana@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit will authorize Far West Nordic Ski Education to conduct a 1-day xc ski and snowshoe race (max. 300 participants) on NFS lands for 5 years. Race is over snow with required snow depth of 12 inches; no ground disturbing activity authorized.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42187
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Sec. 8, 13, 17, 18,23, 24, 26, 35, T. 16 N., R. 17 E., MT. DIABLO MERIDIAN This permit covers 6.6 miles of National Forest System (NFS) Road 73 (Fiberboard Freeway) near Brockway Summit.
Heavenly Mountain Resort 2017 Capital Improvements Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Comment Period
11/22/2017
Expected: 03/2018 04/2018 Ashley Sibr
530-543-2615
asibr@fs.fed.us
Description: Capital improvements projects at Heavenly Mountain Resort including selective widening of existing ski trails as well as implementation of the Easy Street Run Hazard Reduction prescription and relocating snow making equipment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/Heavenly2017
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Alpine, El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Heavenly Mountain Resort existing ski runs in both Nevada and California
Kahle Water Quality Basin CE
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2018
Expected: 05/2018 08/2018 Lindsay Gusses
530-543-2637
lgusses@fs.fed.us
Description: The project proposes to increase the size of the existing stormwater basin located on NFS lands at the end of Kahle Rd. in the Lam Watah area. The project would improve capacity for stormwater infiltration and treatment.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable At the end of Kahle Drive in Douglas County on NFS lands and within the County Right-of-Way
Lake Tahoe West
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
04/2019
Expected: 03/2020 05/2020 Brian Garrett
530-543-2617
bdgarrett@fs.fed.us
Description: Healthy Forests and Watershed planning at a landscape scale on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe
Web Link: http:/www.nationalforests.org/LakeTahoeWest
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable West Shore of Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay Restoration
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Facility management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
06/2018
Expected: 08/2019 09/2019 Ashley Sibr
530-543-2615
asibr@fs.fed.us
Description: Restoration of Meeks Creek in Meeks Marina, remove marina, construct a pier and new boat ramp, reconstruct Meeks campground, BMPs, pedestrian bridge over Meeks Creek, pathways, beach access, parking improvements, AIS station, utility upgrades.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable Meeks Bay Resort and Meeks Bay Campground east of SR89, as well as a short portion of Meeks Creek west of SR89.
Over the Snow Travel Management
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2018
Expected: 08/2019 11/2019 Ashley Sibr
530-543-2615
asibr@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate roads, trails, and areas where OSV use is allowed, restricted or prohibited, in accordance with Subpart C of the Travel Management Rule. Also project level sno-play areas, plow & expand parking lots, grooming for OSV & non-motorized trails
Web Link: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/ltbmu/landmanagement/projects/?cid=fseprd492727
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe Basin.
Primal Quest Endurance Run Event Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2015
Expected: 10/2015 10/2015 Jonathan Fisher
909-382-2771
jcfisher@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an event special use permit for 400 mile multi-sport event on system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on the LTBMU, Eldorado National Forest, and Tahoe National Forest. Event is scheduled for August 20-28.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47289
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable Lake Tahoe
SR 28 Corridor Plan
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Facility management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/22/2017
Est. Comment Period
05/2018
Expected: 11/2018 04/2019 Michael Gabor
530-543-2642
mgabor@fs.fed.us
Description: Continuation of Stateline to Stateline bike path from Sand Harbor to Spooner Summit. Remove highway parking, co-locate utilities with bikeway, improve existing parking lots and create new parking, highway pull-outs, water quality BMPs.
Web Link: http:/www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/SR28Corridor
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city). LEGAL - Not Applicable Along SR28 from Sang Harbor in Incline Village to intersection of Hwy 50 at Spooner Summit
South Tahoe Fuels Treatment Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/19/2018
Expected: 04/2018 05/2019 Jason Pollard
530-543-2891
jpollard@fs.fed.us
Description: Haz fuels reduction & healthy forest activities in the urban defense zone on 3,800 acres. Mechanical treatments up to 3,000 ac. Thinning, aspen & meadow health, prescribed fire, forest health activities, re-entry in past treatment areas.
Web Link: http:/www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/SoTahoeFuels
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable 10,000 acres spread across the urban defense done on the southern side of Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe 200 Endurance Run Event 2018 Permit Issuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2018
Expected: 08/2018 09/2018 Kimberly Felton
530/543-2651
kimberlyfelton@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of an 5 year event special use permit for 200 mile run utilizing National Forest system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on both the LTBMU and Eldorado National Forest. Event is scheduled yearly during September.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47288
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Hills Erosion Control Project
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2016
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Brian Hansen
530-543-2870
bchansen@fs.fed.us
Description: Project consists of erosion control improvements.Proposed use of two urban lots requiring an SUP
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. LEGAL - Not Applicable El Dorado County
Urban Forest Defense Zone Fuels Reduction and Healthy Forest Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Land ownership management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2018
Expected: 04/2019 05/2019 Brian Garrett
530-543-2617
bdgarrett@fs.fed.us
Description: Programmatic treatments to address ongoing fuels and forest health needs on NFS urban forest parcels and within WUI Defense Zone. This EA will update and replace the current Urban Lots EA.
Location: UNIT - Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city), Alpine, El Dorado, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable LTBMU wide
Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Incline Management Plan
EA
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Land management planning
In Progress Expected: N/A Ashley Sibr
530-543-2615
asibr@fs.fed.us
Description: The project will amend the Forest Plan to designate 400 acres of the project area as backcountry management area, as well as project-specific management actions related to roads and trails, travel management, restoration and vegetation management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/InclineMgmt
Location: LEGAL - Not Applicable Assessor Parcel Numbers 048-140-04 and 048-042-03
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