Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2011 to 09/30/2011
Nez Perce National Forest

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) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R1 - Northern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R1 - Northern Region, Nez Perce National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R1 - Northern Region, Nez Perce National Forest,  Clearwater Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Nez Perce National Forest,  Moose Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Nez Perce National Forest,  Red River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Nez Perce National Forest,  Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/19/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/25/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
12/2011 Larry Hayden
202-205-1559
lhayden@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Department of Agriculture proposes to promulgate a new planning rule, which will set out the process for development, revision, and amendment of National Forest System land management plans.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/planningrule
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Agency-wide Rule.
Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Lands.
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
01/2012 Glen Stein
208-869-5405
gstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service will prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the continued nationwide aerial application of fire retardant on National Forest System lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/retardant/index.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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R1 - Northern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Clearwater-Nez Perce Forest Plan Revision
EIS
- Land management planning  On Hold  N/A  N/A Marty Gardner
208-476-8219
mgardner@fs.fed.us 
Description: NOI to prepare an EIS to revise the Clearwater and Nez Perce National Forest Management Plans published 9/30/2004.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/cnpz
Location: UNIT - Clearwater National Forest All Units, Nez Perce National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. Nez Perce and Clearwater National Forests.
Quest Powerline Master Special Use Permit Issuance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/02/2011  05/2011 Zilia Lewis
208-935-4255
zlewis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a special use permit to Qwest Corporation to authorize the 6.8 miles (8.2 acres) on the Nez Perce National Forest and 10.2 miles (12.4 acres) on the Clearwater National Forest of communication lines.
Location: UNIT - Clearwater National Forest All Units, Nez Perce National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T30N R3E Section 36; T30N R4E Sections 9, 11, 18, 19, and 30; T32N R4E Sections 4, 9, and 34; T32N R5E Sections 12 and 13; T32N R6E Sections 1-7, and 12; T32N R7E Sections 5-10, 15, and 22-26; T33N R6. 6.8 miles (8.2 acres) on the Nez Perce National Forest and 10.2 miles (12.4 acres) on the Clearwater National Forest.
SOAR Northwest River Company 10-Year Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/08/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Debra Gale
406-821-3269
ddgale@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue existing permit as a 10-year term
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District, West Fork Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Selway River. Bitterroot NF, West Fork RD & Nez Perce NF, Moose Creek RD.
Upper Lochsa Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/26/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
11/2011 Teresa Trulock
208-935-4256
ttrulock@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service (FS) is considering a land exchange with Western Pacific Timber. The FS would receive approx. 40,000 acres of WPT land in the upper Lochsa River drainage and WPT would recieve an equal value of Forest Service land in north Idaho.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26227
Location: UNIT - Sandpoint Ranger District, Palouse Ranger District, North Fork Ranger District, Red River Ranger District, Powell Ranger District , Clearwater Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Benewah, Bonner, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah. The lands to acquire are in the upper Lochsa River drainage on the border of ID and MT. The federal lands to exchange out of are scattered on the Idaho Panhandle, Clearwater, and Nez Perce NF's.
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Nez Perce National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Nez Perce National Forest Travel Management
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Road management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/22/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
12/2011 Jennie Fischer
208-983-4048
jfischer02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop a travel management plan and map to comply with the National Travel Management Rule (OHV).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=17752
Location: UNIT - Nez Perce National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. Forest Wide - Entire Nez Perce National Forest.
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Nez Perce National Forest,   Clearwater Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Castle Creek Work Center Maintenance
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 05/25/2011  07/2011 Edward Koberstein
208-983-1950
ekoberstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Clearwater Ranger District of the Nez Perce National Forest proposes to remove the existing felled material using ground based equipment skidding, decking and processing within the existing road prism accessing the Castle Creek Work Center.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=34933
Location: UNIT - Clearwater Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T29N R4E Sections 21 and 28 (Boise Meridian). Castle Creek Work Center facility located on the Clearwater Ranger District, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho County.
Doc Denny Vegetation Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/18/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
09/2014 David Harper
208-983-1950
dharper@fs.fed.us 
Description: The vegetation management project would occur on about 1026 acres by pre-commercial thin and timber harvest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35908
Location: UNIT - Clearwater Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Township 28 North, Range 4 East, Sections 4, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31, and 32 and T29N, Range 4 East, Section 27, 28, 33, and 34, Boise Meridian. The project area is located approximately 10 air miles southwest of Grangeville, Idaho.
Upper Mill
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Barry Ruklic
208-983-4032
bruklic@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin approximately 400-500 acres and reduce fuels to facilitate reintroduction of fire to the landscape. Move the area toward the historic fire regimen and reduce the adverse effects of large stand destroying wildfire.
Location: UNIT - Clearwater Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N R4E sec 6, 7, 8, 18 and T27N R3E sec 12, 13. Clearwater Ranger District - Major ridges in the Hunt Creek and Mill Creek Drainages.
Wall Creek Municipal Watershed Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 05/31/2011  07/2011 Jeremy Harris
208-839-2109
jrharris02@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Clearwater Ranger District proposes to reissue the expired special use permit for five years for the Clearwater Water Districtís diversion structure, headgate, reservoir, buried pipeline, and associated structures at Wall Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36094
Location: UNIT - Clearwater Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T31N R5E Section 31. Wall Creek, tributary to the South Fork Clearwater River.
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Nez Perce National Forest,   Moose Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Clear Creek Road Decommissioning
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/05/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
09/2011 Karen Smith
208-935-4252
kasmith03@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project involves decommissioning up to 10 miles of Forest system roads in the Clear Creek drainage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=34447
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Townships 30, 31, and 32 N, Ranges 5 and 6 E. Headwaters of Clear Creek, tributary to the Middle Fork Clearwater River.
Lodge Point Commercial Thin
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/30/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
12/2011 Doug Graves
208-926-8953
dagraves@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin between 1,000-1,500 acres of previously managed plantations dating from the 1950ís through the early 1970ís using ground-based equipment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32578
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T32N R6E Sections 13-17, 20-30. Lodge Point and Pine Knob area.
OHara Native Plant Species Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 01/11/2011  06/2011 Michael Ward
208-926-8952
michaelward@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Moose Creek Ranger District proposes to restore native tree and shrub species on approximately 55 acres within the riparian areas of the lower three miles of OíHara Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36103
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T32N R7E, Sections 25 and 36, and T31N R7E, Section 1. OíHara Creek located on the Moose Creek Ranger District.
Shearer Guard Station Fuels Reduction
EA
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joe Hudson
208-926-8930
jbhudson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of the project is to reduce fuel loadings in the stands surrounding Shearer Guard Station. Treating the area surrounding the guard station would reduce the costs and resource needs to protect the historic structures from wildfires.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35595
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T31N, R13E, Section PB38. Shearer Guard Station is located on the Selway River approximately 16 miles upstream from Moose Creek Ranger Station, 35 miles west of Hamilton, Montana, and 75 miles east of Grangeville, Idaho.
West Fork Point Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Katherine Thompson
208-983-1950
kthompson@fs.fed.us 
Description: 180 acres of Salvage in beetle infested lodgepole pine and thin from below for stand improvment on 70 acres of Douglas Fir.
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T31N R8E Sections 33, 28, 27, 22, 23. Moose Creek Ranger District - West Fork Point Area.
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Nez Perce National Forest,   Red River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blue Quartz Placer Exploration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 06/08/2011  07/2011 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to authorize the mineral exploration Plan of Operation with the following terms and conditions for the Blue Quartz Placer Exploration Project proposed by Mr. Rick Scott.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36146
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T29N, R6E, Section 24, Boise Meridian. Leggett Creek area.
EMC #1 Placer Mining
EA
- Minerals and Geology   On Hold  N/A  N/A Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: Claimant proposed gold placer mining operations
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T029N R007E Section 05. Newsome Creek.
East Fork Relief Creek In-Holding Access Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
08/2011 Zilia Lewis
208-935-4255
zlewis@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to grant Camp 34 Limited Partnership, as represented by Paul Johnson, temporary and permanent access to their 125-acre private in-holding.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36095
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T28N R8E Sections 16, 17, 20, and 21. East Fork Relief Creek of the Crooked River Drainage.
Jubilee Mining
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Nez Perce National Forest, Red River Ranger District is preparing an environmental assessment for a small placer mining project in the Crooked Creek drainage, a tributary of the Salmon River.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28717
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - The project lies within Section 15 of T26N, R8E, Boise Meridian. Jubilee Mining.
Leggett Commercial Thinning
CE
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Gene Delimata
208-842-2100
gdelimata@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thin trees, followed by prescribed fire in an artificially regenerated forest (1964)stand. Up to 70 acres of the stand would be thinned to a residual density of 100 to 120 trees per acre followed by prescribed fire on 135 acres
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - is T29N, R7E, section 19, SW ? (BM). 10 air miles west of Elk City (Idaho County), Idaho, along forest road FR 469 in the Leggett Creek watershed.
Orogrande WUI Fuels
EA
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2011 
Expected:04/2012  07/2012 Rachel Young
208-983-4025
rlyoung@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels/Vegetation Management> Mechanical Fuels treatment and Prescribed burning
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28021
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N, R 7E. Sections 1, 2, 11, 12. Red River RD, Nez Perce NF, Near the town of Orogrande.
Red River Precommercial Thinning
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/30/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
08/2011 Gene Delimata
208-842-2100
gdelimata@fs.fed.us 
Description: Red River Ranger District of the Nez Perce National Forest proposes to precommercial thin up to 3,276 acres of over-stocked, mixed conifer species stands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35492
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N R8E Sections 1-2, 12, and 34, T27N R9E Sections 2-6, 8, 10, 13, and 15, T27N R10E Section 18, T28N R6E Sections 7-8, 15-18, and 24-25, T28N R7E Sections 21, 28, and 30, T28N R8E Section 12-13, 2. East of Grangeville, Idaho, and roughly located within the Leggett Creek, Blanco Creek, and Lower Red River areas.
Red River Ranger Station Potable and Waste Water System Replacement Project
EA
- Facility management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/09/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
10/2011 David Harper
208-983-1950
dharper@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace old and deteriorating water lines and wastewater treatment system at the Red River Ranger Station administrative site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=34418
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Township 27 North, Range 9 East, Sections 3 and 4. Red River Ranger Station.
Sourdough Access Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 06/07/2011  10/2011 David Harper
208-983-4021
dharper@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sourdough access via FS Roads 1875, 9824, 9829, and 492 would be provided. The bridge located at the 10 mile Creek crossing of Forest Service Road 492 would also be removed and the road to the west would be decommissioned for about 1.8 miles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31676
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - The project area is located within Township 28 North, Ranges 5 and 6 East. Ten Mile, Rainy Day, and Twenty Mile watersheds.
Three Prong Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 04/19/2011  08/2011 Randy Borniger
208-842-2110
rborniger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Three Prong Trail 539 is part of the Idaho Centennial Trail and is open to non-motorized use. Reconstruction will include: installation of waterbars, tread reconstruction, brushing and limbing, siging and a short relocation
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27 R12E NESE 1/4 section 5 T28 R12E NWNW 1/4 section 13. Project is located on the Red River Ranger District, Nez Perce NF.
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Nez Perce National Forest,   Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Adams Camp Wildfire Protection Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/24/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2013 Clinton Hughes
208-983-1950
dharper@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce National Forest proposes to initiate the wildfire protection project on approximately 1492 acres by timber harvest and pre-commercial thinning in the Adams Camp analysis area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36378
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N, R03E, Sections 13, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27, Boise Meridian. The project area is located in Idaho County, approximately 15 air miles south of Grangeville, Idaho within the Mill Creek watershed on National Forest System administered lands.
Allison-Berg Allotment
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/01/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
06/2013 Joanne Bonn
208-839-2138
jmbonn@fs.fed.us 
Description: This EIS will be used to support a determination whether continued grazing by domestic sheep should be allowed or not, and if so, under what conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30376
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - The Allison-Berg allotment is located approximately 3 miles east of Riggins, Idaho in the Allison, Berg, and Kelly Creek drainages on the north side of the Salmon River. T24N, R2E, R3E. Salmon River Ranger District.
Christie-Sherwin AMP Project
EA
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 04/28/2011  06/2011 Jennie Fischer
208-983-4048
jfischer02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-authorized use on grazing allotments and improve forage
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=19906
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N, R1W, Sections 1,2, 11-13, 18-20, 28-30, 31-33; T 26N, R1E, Sections 4-9, 16-18;. Salmon River Ranger District, Nez Perce National Forest. 17 miles northwest of Riggins, Idaho. Idaho, County.
Freedom/Florence Trail Reconstruction and Maintenance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 05/31/2011  07/2011 Jeremy Harris
208-839-2109
jrharris02@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District will improve portions of the Centennial Trail #88 and Van Buren Trail #303 to provide safe public access and prevent damage to forest resources.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36060
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T26N R3E Sections 20, 24, 25, 26, 29, 33, and 34, and T25N R3E Sections 2, 11, 12, 13, and 14 (Boise Meridian). Approximately 12 miles southeast of Slate Creek, Idaho.
Healy Creek Exploration CE
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mining claimant proposes to use a small tractor with auger to drill 20 holes in non-wetland sites along Healy Creek. Small samples will be tested for gold content.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T24N, R3E, Sec 23 and 24. Project is located in the old Florence Mining District in the Meadow Creek watershed.
Little Slate Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 06/28/2007
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
12/2011 Jennie Fischer
208-983-4048
jfischer02@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project has multiple objectives including improve watershed health and restore vegetation conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=16899
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T26N, R2E, Sec. 25, 35, 36; T26N, R3E, Sec. 21-36; T26N, R4E, Sec. 6-8, 16-22, 27-33; and T25N, R2E, Sec., 1-2, 11-12; T25N. R3E Sec. 1-18, 20-23, 28-32. The project area includes the Upper Little Slate Creek watersheds, tributary to Slate Creek and the Lower Salmon River. Approximately 14 miles northeast of Riggins, Idaho.
Max #1 Lode Exploration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 02/17/2011  06/2011 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to authorize Mr. Robert Martin, the operator, to remove a one-yard bulk sample from a caved adit and an existing shallow pit, and to extract a channel sample of material between the adit and pit.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36102
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R3E Section 12. Rubie Creek, Salmon River Ranger District.
North Fork Campground Dead and Dying Tree Removal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 05/10/2011  07/2011 Megan Moynihan
208-839-2211
mmoynihan@fs.fed.us 
Description: The North Fork Campground Dead and Dying Tree Removal project consists of activities to remove dead and dying trees within the North Fork Campground administrative site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35960
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N, R3E, Section 32. Approximately 19 air miles south of Grangeville, Idaho on the Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho County, Idaho.
Nut Basin Whitebark Pine Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  On Hold  N/A  N/A David Harper
208-983-4021
dharper@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would restore and improve conditions for whitebark pine by slashing and using prescribed fire to achieve a desired age class and landscape pattern. Release immature whitebark pine and encouraging natural regeneration around mature trees.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Township 1 North, Range 2 East, Sections 25, 35 and 36. The project is located approximately 10 miles northeast of Riggins, Idaho. Idaho County.
Pine Thinning Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)   On Hold  N/A  N/A Megan Moynihan
208-839-2211
mmoynihan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thin Pine for vegetation improvement
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. Salmon River Ranger District.
Slate Point Mineral Project 1
CE
- Minerals and Geology   On Hold  N/A  N/A Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploration of minerals within the River of No Return Group of claims including collection of bulk samples of limestone for the purpose of further development of market research to ascertain the value of such product in the public marketplace.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T26N, R3E. Section 15. Salmon River Ranger District within the River of No Return Group of claims.
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