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.

Report Contents (click to jump to a section):
- Mark Twain National Forest, Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Poplar Bluff Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District
- Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District


Mark Twain National Forest, Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District Administration Site
EA
- Land acquisition
- Heritage resource management
- Land ownership management
- Facility management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/19/2014
Expected: 03/2019 06/2020 Beth Hardman
417-469-3155
bhardman@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will provide safe and adequate office space, parking, loading zones, and equipment storage to accommodate district personnel, customers, and district operations, in consideration of the significance of existing historical structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44521
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Section 11, T26N, R16W, Ava quadrangle, Douglas County, Missouri 1103 South Jefferson Avenue, Ava, Douglas County, Missouri 65608
Brushy Creek Prescribed Burn and Cedar Removal Addition
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/19/2012
Expected: 10/2018 11/2018 Beth Hardman
417-469-3155
bhardman@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would subject an additional 188 acres to Eastern Red Cedar removal and prescribed burning for the purpose of restoring glade and open woodland ecosystems on the Ava Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41181
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Taney. LEGAL - T24N, R17W; and T23N, R17W; Taney County, MO. Ava Unit, Taney County, Missouri
Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation, SU Authorization CAS1804 for Powerline, REA Financed
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a SU permit to Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation for continued operation and maintenance of electric distribution lines.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various line locations in Stone County, Missouri on the Cassville Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest
Donald L. Wightman and Frances I. Wightman, Trustees Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/20/2017
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Use and maintenance of an existing non-system rad across NFS land to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Not Applicable NS Road is located in T23N, R23W, Sec. 20 in Stone County, MO. The subject road begins at State Highway 13 and is also known as Stoneridge Center Road and travels west through NFS and private property
Hercules Glade Fire Tower Utility Line Relocation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/07/2018
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate power line to Hercules Glade Fire Tower outside of Hercules Glade Wilderness Boundary.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Taney. LEGAL - Not Applicable Hercules Glade Fire Tower
New Line for Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/29/2018
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of a buried electric line previously permitted in 1981 but not implemented.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Not Applicable The buried electric will be installed in T21N, R23W, Sec. 27 within the ROW of Pokeberry Lane and along NSR 14198.
Shell Knob Lions Club Granger/Thye SU Authorization CAS1805 for Operation of Shell Knob Rec Area
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2018
Actual: 07/20/2018
08/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a term SU authorization for campground and related Granger/Thye Concessions to the Shell Knob Lions Club for operation of Shell Knob Recreation Area.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Not Applicable Shell Knob Recreation Area located in the 5th P.M., T22N, R25W, Section 13, Barry County, Missouri
Siloam Springs Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Comment Period
10/20/2017
Expected: 08/2018
Actual: 08/03/2018
08/2018 Beth Hardman
417-469-3155
bhardman@fs.fed.us
Description: The ACWRD is proposing this action for the purposes of improving forest health conditions and enhancing native plant communities while providing a variety of dispersed recreational uses and timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50988
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas, Howell. LEGAL - T26N, R9W, Sections 21, 28-33; T25N, R9W, Sections 4-9, and 17-20; T25N, R10W, Sections 12, 13, 24-26, and 29-36; T25N, R11W, Sections 25, 36 and T24N, R10W, Sections 2-6, 8-11 and 14-18. Eastern Douglas and western Howell counties, Missouri.
Sterling Hollow Dam
CE
- Watershed management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/23/2018
Expected: 11/2018 02/2019 Amy Crews
573-341-7438
amymcrews@fs.fed.us
Description: Looking at options to modify/remove the dam to lower the risk rating from high to significant or low. Options include but are not limited to: installing monitoring equipment; raise the dam; improve the spillway; lower the dam; and, remove the dam.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53053
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Howell. LEGAL - Not Applicable 4 miles northwest of Willow Springs, MO
Table Rock Amateur Radio Club Special Use Authorization CAS1808 for Communication Site Use
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2018
Actual: 07/03/2018
07/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation, operation, and maintenance of private radio mobile service communication equipment at the Lohmer Communication Site.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Not Applicable NWNW Section 35, Township 23 North, Range 26 West
Vaughan FLPMA Private Road Permit WSR1802
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2018
Actual: 07/20/2018
07/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a private road permit (WSR1802) to Mr. Cecil and Mrs. Linda Vaughan to access their property located in the 5th P.M. T27N R11W Section 10, Douglas County, Missouri.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - Not Applicable 5th P.M. T27N R11W Section 10 NWNE and SWNE (portions of)
White River Valley Electric Cooperative, SU Authorization AVA1701 for Powerline, REA Financed
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a new SU Authorization for existing powerlines located on the ACWS Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest. The existing powerlines are currently authorized under expired permit AVA40381.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Christian, Ozark, Stone, Taney. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various locations through out the ACWS Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest in Christian, Ozark, Stone, and Taney Counties.
Mark Twain National Forest, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AA Highway Pine Thinning Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
08/08/2017
Est. Comment Period
03/2018
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Maintain the health, growth and vigor of shortleaf pine stands to support resilient conditions in the future and provide for timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52107
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Oregon. LEGAL - T. 24 N, R 3 W, Sec. 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 35. Approximately 4 miles east of Alton, MO.
Reissuance of a 10 year Outfitter Guide Permit to Down River Canoe Rental
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/26/2018
Expected: 07/2018 08/2018 Edward Sherman
307-367-5718
ejsherman@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization of use of watercraft and related services and guiding at approved locations on the Eleven Point River. Authorized delivery and pick up points are Turner South, Riverton East, and 142.
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Oregon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Eleven Point River
Mark Twain National Forest, Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Beulah
EA
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
09/05/2017
Est. Comment Period
07/2018
Expected: 12/2018 12/2018 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health, enhance natural communities, provide a wide diversity of habitats to meet the needs of plants, fish and wildlife species, improve species composition and stocking, reduce hazardous fuels, provide a variety of timber products.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47554
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 10 West Sections 1, 12, 13, 24, 25; Township 34 North Range 9 West Sections 4-9, 16-21, 28-33; of the Fifth Principal Meridian Situated in the central portion of the Houston/Rolla Ranger District on Federal lands in Phelps County, with Duke, Missouri just west of the project area and Beulah, Missouri just east of the project.
Christopher & Amy Wilson SU Authorization HOU1804 for Private Road Use
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2018
Expected: 07/2018 07/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit to Christopher and Amy Wilson to provide year around passenger vehicle access to their private property located in T.34N., R.9W., Sect 14.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Not Applicable Rolla District of the HRCC RD, T34N R9W Sections 14 and 23
Elm Spring Branch Restoration Project and Mill Creek Large Wood Structures Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/22/2018
Expected: 08/2018 09/2018 Kelly Whitsett
573-341-7488
kwhitsett@fs.fed.us
Description: To restore the stream/riparian areas along Mill Creek and the Elm Spring Branch. By utilizing various bio-engineering (use of native materials such as logs) and natural channel design techniques, the channel shape would be restored.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53788
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Not Applicable These projects are located in the Mill Creek Watershed five miles south of Newburg, Missouri in Phelps County. The legal description is T36N,R9W, Sec. 4, T37N,R9W Sec. 32 and 33; and T36N,R9W, Sec. 17
Helibase Development Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Facility management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
05/31/2018
Expected: 09/2018 09/2018 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us
Description: This helicopter is used to assist firefighters in wildfire suppression actions, and to provide aviation support to hazardous fuels projects, and other resource projects on the Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48670
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Township 35N, Range 8W, Sections 5,6 and Township 36N, Range 8W Section 32. The Mark Twain National Forest Helibase Development Project is located on the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District on the west side of Highway 63 in Phelps County, Missouri.
Moore - Shrode RUA Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
03/2018
Expected: 03/2018 03/2018 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Use and maintenance of an existing non-system road for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wright. LEGAL - Not Applicable A non-system road that traverses National Forest System lands in T32N, R12W, S.33. The road begins at State Route AH in Wright County, Missouri and travels south and west to NFS/private boundary.
Stephen Sr. and Barbara Schlanger, Trustees Private Road Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/22/2018
Expected: 04/2018 04/2018 Teresea Crowe
417-967-4194
teresearcrowe@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide private road access across NFS land to applicant's private property.
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Not Applicable Private Road will traverse NFS land beginning on State Route K traveling west to the applicant's private property in Phelps County, Missouri.
Mark Twain National Forest, Poplar Bluff Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Fuchs House Special Use Permit Amendment #1
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Janet Fraley
417-967-4195
jfraley@fs.fed.us
Description: Amends CSE Construction, Inc., special use authorization PBL76 to include the mill pond and dam at Markham Springs Campground.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T27N, R4E Markham Springs Campground, Williamsville MO
Ten Mile Project
EA
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special area management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/23/2017
Est. Comment Period
03/2018
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management in Ten Mile area (5,820 ac.); prescribed fire & vegetation treatments in Pump Hollow Natural Area (940 ac.); shaded fuel breaks; enhancements at Beaver Lake Recreation Area; maintain wildlife ponds; & transportation management.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47155
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler, Carter. LEGAL - T. 25 N., R. 4 E., sec. 1-5, 8-12, 13-17, 22-24, 25-27, 34-36; T. 25 N., R. 5 E., sec. 1-2, 6-8, 14-15, 17, 22-25, 31, 35-36; T. 26 N., R. 3 E., sec. 36; T. 26 N., R. 4 E., sec. 30-31, & other areas. Butler and Carter Counties
Mark Twain National Forest, Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2123 Road Improvement Project
CE
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Becky Gordon
573-341-7452
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to improve Kelly Road (Forest Road 2123) to prevent further resource damage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46211
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - Township 32 North, Range 4 East, Section 35. Land is in Iron County, Missouri.
Audubon Trail and Trailhead Relocation
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jonathan Brooks
573-438-5427 ext. 5121
jcbrooks@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is being proposed to improve the condition of the existing trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49825
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ste. Genevieve. LEGAL - Township 35 North, Range 8 East Sections 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 29 & 30 Land is in Ste. Genevieve County in Missouri.
Cherokee Pass Integrated Resource Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/02/2017
Est. Comment Period
09/2018
Expected: 12/2018 10/2021 Michael Norris
573-438-5427
menorris@fs.fed.us
Description: Enhance natural glade and woodland communities, improve forest health, maintain and/or enhance habitat for species at-risk, improve watershed condition by addressing unmanaged motorized off-road use of forest areas, and maintain a safe transportation
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52094
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T32N R6E & R7E, Madison County T32N, R6E and R7E, Madison County
Council Bluff Well Electrification Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/15/2018
Expected: 09/2018 01/2019 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: Replacement of propane-generated power with power from a nearby electrical power distribution line approximately 11,250 feet from the existing well that provides potable water to Wild Boar Ridge Campground located within the Council Bluff Rec Area.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T35N R1E Sec20, 21 & 29 - Iron County T35N R1E Sec20, 21 & 29 - Iron County
FRT2301, 2401, 2501, 2602, 2701, 2801, 8701 Special Use Authorization Road Permit Renewals
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of special use authorizations for non-system roads across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Madison. LEGAL - T32N R4E Sec. 30; T32N R4E Sec. 34,35; T32N R6E Sec. 14; T32N R6E Sec. 15; T32N R7E Sec. 32; T32N R8E Sec. 3; T32N R5E Sec. 12 5th Principal Meridian T32N R4E Sec. 30; T32N R4E Sec. 34,35; T32N R6E Sec. 14; T32N R6E Sec. 15; T32N R7E Sec. 32; T32N R8E Sec. 3; T32N R5E Sec. 12 5th Principal Meridian
Jost Property Cedar Removal and Natural Community Restoration Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/15/2018
Expected: 12/2019 05/2020 Jennifer Falkey
573-438-5427, ext 5110
jennifersfalkey@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of cedar and hardwoods following glade restoration guidelines.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T34N R2E Sec31, Iron County T34N R2E Sec31, Iron County
POT17102 Special Use Authorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of a special use authorization for non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T37N R2W Sec. 4,5 5th Principal Meridian, Crawford County, MO T37N R2W Sec. 4,5 5th Principal Meridian, Crawford County, MO
POT407 Special Use Authorization road
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for a non-system road across National Forest lands to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T36N R1E Section 18, Washington County T36N R1E Section 18, Washington County
POT408 Special Use Authorization road
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/27/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for a non-system road across National Forest land to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T36N R2W Section 36, Washington County T36N R2W Section 36, Washington County
POT413 Special Use Authorization road
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2018
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Authorization for a non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T38N R3W Sec. 24 Crawford County T38N R3W Sec. 24 Crawford County
POT414 Special Use Authorization road
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2018
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T36N R3W Sec. 11 Crawford County T36N R3W Sec. 11 Crawford County
POT416 Special Use Authorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T36N R1W Sec. 3 5th Principal Meridian, Washington County, MO T36N R1W Sec. 3 5th Principal Meridian, Washington County, MO
POT417 Special Use Authorization Recreation Event
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/26/2018
Expected: 08/2018 09/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: Recreation Event - A fishing tournament held at Palmer Lake
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T36N R1E Sec. 22 5th Principal Meridian, Washington County, MO T36N R1E Sec. 22 5th Principal Meridian, Washington County, MO
POT9702,10202,10302,10702,23701,24001 Special Use Authorization Road Permit Renewals
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of special use authorizations for non-system roads across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Iron, Washington. LEGAL - T35N R1W Sec. 31, T35N R2W Sec. 23, T36N R2W Sec. 7, T38N R2W Sec. 33 and 34, T38N R2W Sec. 30, T38N R2W Sec. 24 5th Principal Meridian T35N R1W Sec. 31, T35N R2W Sec. 23, T36N R2W Sec. 7, T38N R2W Sec. 33 and 34, T38N R2W Sec. 30, T38N R2W Sec. 24 5th Principal Meridian
Private Road Special Use Permit POT395
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Private Road Special Use Permit POT395. Applicant requests the use of a non-system forest road to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project area is in T35N R2W Sec. 23 of Iron County.
SAL16701,16902,17101,5401,5202,5602,5802,17401,5102 Special Use Authorization Road Permit Renewals
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/29/2018
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit renewals for special use authorizations for non-system roads across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Dent, Reynolds. LEGAL - T32N R1W Sec. 14,22,23; T34N R4W Sec. 36; T32N R1W Sec. 7; T33N R2E R3W Sec. 19,24; T32N R1E Sec. 29,30; T32N R4W Sec. 8; T35N R3W Sec. 33; T32N R3W Sec. 5; T32N R1W Sec. 34 T32N R1W Sec. 14,22,23; T34N R4W Sec. 36; T32N R1W Sec. 7; T33N R2E R3W Sec. 19,24; T32N R1E Sec. 29,30; T32N R4W Sec. 8; T35N R3W Sec. 33; T32N R3W Sec. 5; T32N R1W Sec. 34
Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cooley Low Water Stream Crossing Replacement
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/16/2017
Expected: 06/2018 09/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will replace the Cooley low-water crossing on Dent County Road 561 on Gordon Creek (a tributary to Sinking Creek). Replacing the crossing will improve public safety, aquatic organism passage (AOP), stream habitat, and morphology.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T32N R3W Sec15&16, Dent County T32N R3W Sec15&16. The crossing is on Dent County Road 561 at Gordon Creek (a tributary to Sinking Creek.
SAL102315 Reynolds County Road 849 Realignment
CE
- Road management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/06/2017
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Realignment of Reynolds County Road 849 where spring 2017 rains caused sloughing off of current road and shoulder, causing road failures.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T32N R1W Sec12, Reynolds County T32N R1W Sec12, Reynolds County
SAL250 Special Use Authorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for a non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T32N R3W Sec. 24 5th Principal Meridan, Dent County, MO T32N R3W Sec. 24 5th Principal Meridan, Dent County, MO
SAL251 Special Use Authorization
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/01/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for a non-system road across National Forest to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T34N R2W Sec. 4 5th Principal Meridian Dent County, MO T34N R2W Sec. 4 5th Principal Meridian Dent County, MO
Salem WL habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction - prescribed burning and thinning
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/01/2017
Expected: 04/2019 05/2019 Sarah Bradley
573-729-6656
sbradley@fs.fed.us
Description: Salem RD is updating NEPA for prescribed burns that also includes thinning and mechanical treatment. Burning and thinning is proposed to increase/enhance open woodland by increasing the diversity of grasses and forbs, reducing woody stems and BA.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Dent, Reynolds. LEGAL - T34NR3W Sections, 32,33, T33NR2W Section 4, T35NR3W Sections 28,29,32,33, T34NR3W Sections 17,18,19,20, T34NR4W Section 8, T34NR3W Section 31 Salem Ranger District - several locations identified. See legal description.
Stone Hill
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Heritage resource management
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
10/2018
Expected: 12/2019 01/2020 Patricia Winheim
(573) 438-5427
pwinheim@fs.fed.us
Description: Improve forest health, maintain and/or enhance habitat for species at-risk, improve watershed condition by addressing unauthorized off-road use of forest areas, and maintain a safe transportation system.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent, Reynolds. LEGAL - Dent County: T33N R4W, T34N R3&4W Reynolds County: T33N R3W Dent County: T33N R4W, T34N R3&4W Reynolds County: T33N R3W
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