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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- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
- R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District / Hoodsport
- Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District / Quilcene
- Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District / Forks
- Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District / Quinault


R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Regional Aquatic Restoration Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/11/2017
Est. Comment Period
08/2018
Expected: 12/2018 12/2018 James Capurso
503-808-2847
jcapurso@fs.fed.us
Description: The USFS is proposing a suite of aquatic restoration activities for Region 6 to address ongoing needs, all of which have completed consultation, including activities such as fish passage restoration, wood placement, and other restoration activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53001
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill, Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project will span all national forests in Region 6.
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Olympic National Park Mountain Goat Management Plan
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/29/2017
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2018
Expected: 11/2018 06/2019 Susan Piper
360-956-2435
spiper@fs.fed.us
Description: Non-native mountain goat removal to address resource and safety issues on the Olympic Peninsula. Goats could be removed from the Olympic National Park and Forest. Goats could be translocated to Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and Okanagon-Wenatchee NFs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49816
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest All Units, Olympic National Forest All Units, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason. LEGAL - Not applicable. Alpine areas on the affected National Forests.
Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Comprehensive Plan
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/01/2017
Est. Comment Period
10/2019
Expected: 11/2020 12/2020 Matthew McGrath
503-808-2405
mtmcgrath@fs.fed.us
Description: The Comprehensive Plan will develop administrative and management goals, objectives and practices for public lands in Forest Service Regions 1 and Regions 6.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52259
Location: UNIT - Mt Baker Ranger District, Olympic National Forest All Units, Methow Valley Ranger District, Tonasket Ranger District, Republic Ranger District, Sullivan Lake Ranger District, Three Rivers Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Ferry, Island, Jefferson, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Skagit, Stevens, Whatcom. LEGAL - Not Applicable The trail begins at the Continental Divide in Glacier National Park and travels 1,200 miles through 7 National Forests, 3 National Parks, BLM, state, tribal, municipal and private lands in MT, ID, WA.
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District / Hoodsport R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dosewallips Road Washout
EIS
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Forest Service Road 2610 washed out during the January 2002 storm event. Environmental analysis will be conducted to determine access to Olympic National Park and Forest Service campgrounds.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=7483
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District / Hoodsport. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R3W, Sec 16, Willamette Meridian. This project is in the Dosewallips watershed. Approximately 13 miles northwest of Brinnon, WA.
Wynoochee Restoration and Road Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2018
Expected: 07/2019 01/2020 Kimberly Crider
360-956-2376
kcrider@fs.fed.us
Description: Thin 2nd growth forest stands to accelerate old growth habitat development. Adjust road maintenance levels to match priorities for maintenance, closure and decommissioning. Authorize campground hazard tree removal and minor recreation adjustments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53124
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District / Hoodsport. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R8W, Sec 1, 2, 10-15, 24, 26, 34; T22N, R7W, Sections 3-5, 7-10, 16-21, 28-32; T23N, R7W, Sec 10, 11, 13, 20-22, 27,28,33,34, Willamette Meridian. Located in the Upper and Headwaters Wynoochee 6th field watersheds. Project area located about 40 miles north of Aberdeen, WA.
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District / Quilcene R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dungeness Watershed Roads Management Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
07/03/2018
Expected: 11/2018 12/2018 Dana Butler
360-956-2280
danabutler@fs.fed.us
Description: Treatment of about 25 miles of roads identified in the Dungeness Watershed Action Plan as impacting or at risk of impacting aquatic resources. Treatment may include road closures, road decommissioning, or road to trail conversions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49643
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District / Quilcene. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R04W, Sec 19-23, 25-28, 32-36; T29N, R3W, Sec 32, 33; T28N, R3W, Sec 7, 18, 29, 30, 32; T28N, R4W, Sec 25, Willamette Meridian. Project area is located south of Sequim, WA, in the following watersheds: Headwaters Dungeness River, Upper Dungeness River, Middle Dungeness River, Lower Gray Wolf River, and McDonald Creek.
Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District / Forks R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
American Tower North Point Com Site Generator Pad
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 Annabelle Pfeffer
3609562294
apfeffer@fs.fed.us
Description: American Tower Corporation on behalf of T-Mobile, proposes to modify an existing telecommunications facility located at the North Point Communication Site with the addition of a backup generator pad.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=54097
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Forks. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - Sec. 23, T30N, R11W The project is located approximately 20 miles west of Port Angeles.
Calawah OHV Project
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
09/29/2017
Expected: 10/2018 05/2019 Kimberly Crider
360-956-2376
kcrider@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system and staging area in the Bonidu area within the North Fork Calawah watershed. The proposal would provide about 22 miles of interlinking trails and close/rehabilitate about 6 miles of user created trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38717
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Forks. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R10W, Sec 6 and 7; T29N, R11W, Sec 1, 2, 11 and 12; and T30N, R11W, Sec 35, Willamette Meridian. Bonidu area accessed by Forest Service Roads 2929 and 2900700.
Department of Natural Resources Access Roads
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2018
Actual: 06/29/2018
07/2018 Joel Nowak
360-956-2266
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Washington State Department of Natural Resources proposes to construct two new spur roads to access State timberlands. Lengths are 1030 feet and 1700 feet.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51427
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Forks. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R9W Sec 16 and 17; T30N, R11W Sec 15, Willamette Meridian. Approximately 15 miles northeast of Forks, WA
Department of Natural Resources Timberland Access
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2018
Actual: 06/29/2018
07/2018 Joel Nowak
360-956-2266
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: The Washington State Deptartment of Natural Resources is proposing to access state land via National Forest System road 3030000 and a new spur approximately 1200 feet long.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51424
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Forks. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R6W, Sec 3, Willamette Meridian. Approximately 6 miles southeast of Port Angeles, WA near the Little River.
Hanson Road Access
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2018
Expected: 09/2018 10/2018 Joel Nowak
360-956-2266
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Stafford Lumber proposes to improve an existing road to access private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53532
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Forks. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R11W, Sec 28, Willamette Meridian. 15 miles Northeast of Forks, WA.
Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District / Quinault R6 - Pacific Northwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cisneros Shake Mill Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2018
Expected: 08/2018 01/2019 Annabelle Pfeffer
3609562294
apfeffer@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is for the reissuance of a special use permit to Jose Cisneros-Sanchez for the continued presence of several shake mill structures on National Forest System land, for a period of 20 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=54266
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R10W, Sec 24, Willamette Meridian. This project is located in the Lower Quinault River watershed, in the south section of Neilton, WA.
GDRC FSR 2200-015 Forest Road Special Use Permit and Tailhold Use
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/18/2018
Expected: 09/2018 10/2018 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Green Diamond Resource Company has applied for authorizations to (1) reconstruct, use, and decommission FSR 2200-015 (2) haul rock and timber on FSR 22, and (3) use three trees as tailholds for harvest of unit GH-140.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=54169
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T21N, R8W, Sec7 and 18, Willamette Meridian. FSR 2200-015 leaves FSR 22 (Donkey Creek Road) at Milepost 11.2, in the East Fork Humptulips watershed.
Grays Harbor PUD #1 Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2018
Expected: 08/2018 09/2018 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
marthafkrueger@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a special use permit authorizing the continued operation and maintenance of existing buried and aerial power transmission and distribution lines, for a period of 20 years. The action will replace two permits issued in 1979 and 1980.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53994
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R9W, Sec 6 and 17-20; T22N, R10W, Sec 1, 13, 24, 25, 35, and 36,; T23N, R9W, Sec 10, 11, 15, 16, 19-22, and 30; T23N, R10W, Sec 15, 16, 22, and 36, Willamette Meridian. The powerlines are located in the vicinity of Lake Quinault, adjacent to Highway 101, South Shore Road, Moclips Highway, and Boulder Creek.
Henricksen Waterline Reissue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 09/2018 10/2018 Joel Nowak
360-956-2266
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue waterline Special Use Permit that has been in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint are proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44231
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 20, Willamette Meridian. Located in the Sol Duc watershed.
Quinault Indian Nation Water Transmission Line Reissuance
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2018
Expected: 08/2018 01/2019 Annabelle Pfeffer
3609562294
apfeffer@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of an existing special use permit for the Quinault Indian Nation for the continued use and maintenance of an existing water transmission line on National Forest System land, for a period of 20 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=54191
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R9W, Sec 30, Willamette Meridian. The waterline is located in the Upper Quinault River watershed, approximately 4 mile north of Neilton, WA.
Shoemake Waterline Permit Reissue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/30/2014
Expected: 09/2018 10/2018 Joel Nowak
435-636-3364
joelnowak@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue waterline Special Use Permit, in use since the 1930's. No changes to the existing footprint.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44232
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Sec 19, Willamette Meridian. Located in the Calawah watershed. Approximately 13 miles east of Beaver, WA.
Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife Boat Launch Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A David Hammer
360-288-0202
davidchammer@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissue a 20-year term Special Use Permit for the use and associated maintenance of a boat launch on the Hoh River.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45984
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District / Quinault. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T27N, R11W, Sec 28, Willamette Meridian. Located on the Hoh River off of Lower Hoh River Road. Hoh River watershed.
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