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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- Mark Twain National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- 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, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R9 - Eastern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
M&A Electric Power Cooperative Special Use Permits MTF401901 and DON401902 Renewal
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2018
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of SU permits MTF401901 and DON401902 as one combined permit for the operation and maintenance of electric transmission lines located on the Salem, Potosi, Fredericktown and Eleven Point Ranger Districts.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District, Salem Ranger District, Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Bollinger, Carter, Iron, Reynolds, Shannon, Wayne. LEGAL - Not Applicable Salem, Potosi, Fredericktown and Eleven Point Ranger Districts of the Mark Twain National Forest
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
- Heritage resource management
- Land acquisition
- Land ownership management
- Facility management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/19/2014
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 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
Central Crossing Fire Protection Corporation Special Use Authorization CAS1807 for Comm Site Use
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2018
Expected: 06/2018 06/2018 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 T23N R26W Section 35 (Lohmer Communication Site)
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
Missouri Department of Conservation Special Use Authorization WSR1803 for Research Study on WS Unit
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2018
Expected: 06/2018 06/2018 LeAnn Kaminski
573-341-7468
lkaminski@fs.fed.us
Description: MDC will be conducting a survey of crayfish species within the North Fork of the White River drainage basin. Samples will be taken from 5 sites on the Willow Springs Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas, Howell, Ozark. LEGAL - Not Applicable T26N R10W Sections 17 & 30, T26N R11W Section 3 and T24N R11W Section 15
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.
Siloam Springs Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
10/20/2017
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 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

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/23/2018
Expected: 07/2018 09/2018 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
Trail Relocation/Stabilization
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Analysis Completed Expected: 06/2018
Actual: 05/25/2018
09/2018 Darla Rein
417-683-4428
drein@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocation of portions of several trail out of bottoms because of flood damage and stabilization of creek and drainage crossings.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53061
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry, Christian, Douglas, Howell, Ozark. LEGAL - Not Applicable Various trails and locations across the district including Ridge Runner and Ozark Trails, Swan Creek, and Piney Creek and Devil's Backbone Wildernesses.
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.
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
03/2018
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 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.
Elm Spring Branch Restoration Project and Mill Creek Large Wood Structures Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- 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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Road management
- Special area management
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
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Heritage resource management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Forest products
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/03/2017
Est. Comment Period
06/2018
Expected: 10/2018 01/2020 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
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/13/2018
Expected: 04/2018 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
Jost Property Cedar Removal and Natural Community Restoration Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/15/2018
Expected: 06/2018 01/2019 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
Marble Creek Visitor Safety Project
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2018
Actual: 05/17/2018
05/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: District Ranger proposes to mitigate a safety concern caused by undercut, overhanging unstable concrete associated with the old mill dam. The project consists of using explosives to remove the unstable portions and reduce impacts to rest of the dam.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=53395
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T32N R5E Sec19, Madison County T32N R5E Sec19, Madison County
POT102851 Brazil Road CR657 Easement
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Road management
Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2018
Actual: 05/17/2018
06/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Cancellation of the existing easement and re-issuing a new easement to widen the area at the CR657 bridge over Hazel Creek to facilitate reconstruction and maintenance. The length of the easement will remain the same.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T36N R1W Sec15 T36N R1W Sec15
POT3701 Special Use Authorization Recreation Event
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/20/2018
Expected: 06/2018 08/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: Recreational event - 30.1 mile hike starting at Council Bluff Recreation Area's Wild Boar Boat Launch and ending at Johnson Shut-Ins State Park.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T35N R1E Sec.21, 22, 28, 29, 32, 33 / T34N R1E Sec.4, 5, 9, 10, 15, 22, 26, 27, 36 - Iron County T35N R1E Sec.21, 22, 28, 29, 32, 33 / T34N R1E Sec.4, 5, 9, 10, 15, 22, 26, 27, 36 - Iron County
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
POT409 Special Use Authorization road
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2018
Actual: 05/14/2018
06/2018 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 - Washington. LEGAL - T37N R1W Sec. 19, Washington County T37N R1W Sec. 19, Washington County
POT411 Special Use Authorization Recreation Event
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/20/2018
Expected: 06/2018 08/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: Recreation Event - 75 and 100 mile equestrian endurance ride starting near Bass Resort on FR2265 and ending at Brushy Creek Lodge.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford, Iron, Reynolds, Washington. LEGAL - T32N R1W, T33N R1W, T34N R1E, T34N R1W, T35N R1E, T36N R1E, T36N R1W, T37N R1W, T38N R1W, T38N R2W - Iron, Crawford, Reynolds and Washington Counties T32N R1W, T33N R1W, T34N R1E, T34N R1W, T35N R1E, T36N R1E, T36N R1W, T37N R1W, T38N R1W, T38N R2W - Iron, Crawford, Reynolds and Washington Counties
POT412 Special Use Authorization Recreation Event
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/20/2018
Expected: 06/2018 08/2018 Christopher Woods
573-438-5427
cmwoods@fs.fed.us
Description: Recreation Event - An off-road triathlon comprised of swimming, mountain biking and running within the Council Bluff Recreation Area.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Washington. LEGAL - T35N R1E Sec. 14, 15, 22, 23 - Iron and Washington Counties T35N R1E Sec. 14, 15, 22, 23 - Iron and Washington Counties
POT413 Special Use Authorization road
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/25/2018
Expected: 07/2018 07/2018 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
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.
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
- Road management
- Watershed 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

   *UPDATED*
- 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
SAL102316 Dent County Road 5700 Easement
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Road management Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2018
Actual: 05/17/2018
06/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Permanent Easement to Dent County for Road 5700
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T32N R3W Sec.24, Dent County T32N R3W Sec.24, Dent County
SAL7002 Special Use Authorization
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 09/2018
Actual: 04/06/2018
09/2018 Becky Gordon
573-438-5127
bmgordon@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of a Special Use Authorization for a waterline that connects the city of Bunker to the private residence. The pipe has been in place since 1975 and under permit since 1983.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T32N R3W Sec24, Dent County T32N R3W Sec24, Dent County
Salem WL habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction - prescribed burning and thinning
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/01/2017
Expected: 06/2018 07/2018 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
- Heritage resource management
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
02/02/2018
Est. Comment Period
07/2019
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
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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