Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2011 to 12/31/2011
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
Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding 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 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 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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Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bighorn Sheep Helicopter Capture and Collar
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Research and Development 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/14/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
11/2011 Sue Dixon
208-634-0796
sdixon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Helicopter capture and collaring of bighorn sheep to facilitate monitoring of sheep movement. Activities would occur in the main Salmon River Corridor, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, and Gospel Hump Wilderness
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36611
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District, Red River Ranger District, Payette National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho, Valley. LEGAL - T24N R8E. Main Salmon River Corridor, South Fork Salmon River.
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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.
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:
NOI in Federal Register 09/12/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2011 
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 12/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
03/2012 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
Doc Denny Vegetation Management Project
EA
- 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.
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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 Culverts Replacements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 07/28/2011  08/2011 Karen Smith
208-935-4252
kasmith03@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Moose Creek Ranger District proposed to replace ten culverts and remove one culvert within the Clear Creek watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36734
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Many-see scoping; approximately T30N R6E Section 5. Clear Creek Watershed of Moose Creek Ranger District.
Clear Creek Road Decommissioning
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 08/03/2011  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.
Iron Mountain Vegetation Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
07/2013 Michelle Roberts
208-983-1950 Ext. 4091
mmroberts@fs.fed.us 
Description: The District proposes to harvest Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir, dead and dying lodgepole pine, and establish small patches of whitebark pine by regeneration harvesting 600-800 acres of mature forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36854
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Township 30 North, Range 7 East, in Sections 2-4, 10, 11, 14, and 15 and Township 31 North, Range 7 East, in Sections 25-28 and 33-35, BM. The project is in Idaho County, Idaho (approximately 18 air miles northwest of Elk City, Idaho).
Lodge Point Commercial Thin
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/30/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
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.
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
Avista Special Use Authorization South Fork
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/30/2011  10/2011 Zilia Lewis
208-935-4255
zlewis@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to issue a special use authorization amendment to AVISTA to bury approximately 2.0 miles of utility line near Golden, Idaho.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=37350
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T29N R7E Sections 30 and 31, and T29N R6E Section 36. Near Golden, Idaho.
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
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/12/2011  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.
Fourth of July Park 2
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/28/2011  10/2011 Randy Borniger
208-842-2245
rborniger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to issue a special use permit to the Dixie Volunteer Park Department for a 100-by-200 foot area near Dixie, Idaho.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=37347
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T26N R8E Section 27. National Forest system lands near Dixie, Idaho.
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.
Newsome Creek Watershed Road Restoration Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/16/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
09/2012 William Conroy
208 983-1950
wconroy@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to decommission and or improve 167 miles of road within the Newsome Creek project area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36916
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - The project area is located within Townships 29 and 30 North, Ranges 6 and 7 East. The project area is located within the Newsome Creek watershed, a tributary of the South Fork Clearwater River, between Grangeville and Elk City, ID.
Orogrande Community Protection Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/07/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
07/2012 Rachel Young
208-983-4025
rlyoung@fs.fed.us 
Description: Create fuel breaks on National Forest System lands adjacent to private property and emergency evacuation routes using a combination of prescribed burning and mechanical treatments.
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, R07E; T28N, R07E; T29N, R07E; T27N, R08E; T28N, R08E; and T29N, R08E (Boise Meridian). The Orogrande Community Protection Project is located in the Crooked River Watershed on National Forest System lands.
Red River Precommercial Thinning
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 07/19/2011  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 3,277 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  Completed  Actual: 07/22/2011  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.
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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
- 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 David Harper
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 
On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
Castle Creek Trail #420 Reroute
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 09/28/2011  06/2012 Josh Lattin
208-839-2108
joshlattin@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to reroute the lower 0.6 miles of Castle Creek Trail #420.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=37345
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T29N R4E Section 21 (Boise Meridian). Near the Castle Creek Work Center by the South Fork Clearwater River.
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:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/22/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
09/2012 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.
Nut Basin Whitebark Pine Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 07/27/2011  08/2011 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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30224
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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