Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2012 to 06/30/2012
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:03/2012
 
01/2013 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  Completed  Actual: 03/23/2012  12/2011 Brenda Halter-Glenn
202-260-9400
bhalterglenn@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  Completed  Actual: 12/13/2011  01/2012 Glen Stein
801-200-2703
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 
On Hold  N/A  N/A 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/nepa_project_exp.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.
Forestwide Precommercial Thinning
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/04/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
08/2012 Mark Klinke
208-476-8300
mklinke@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests propose to conduct precommercial thinning on the Moose Creek (1243 acres), Lochsa (139 acres), Powell (8 acres), North Fork (316 acres), and Palouse (189 acres) Ranger Districts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38401
Location: UNIT - Clearwater National Forest All Units, Nez Perce National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater, Idaho, Latah. LEGAL - Multiple; See scoping/comment letter. Moose Creek, Lochsa, Powell, North Fork0, and Palouse Ranger Districts of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.
Upper Lochsa Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/18/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2012 
Expected:11/2012
 
02/2013 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/nepa_project_exp.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 07/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 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. This project would designate motor vehicle use on roads, trails or areas on the Nez Perce National Forest, and does not include over-the-snow vehicles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.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 Edward Koberstein
208-983-7010
ekoberstein@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/nepa_project_exp.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 Integrated Restoration Project
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 01/2012 
Expected:01/2014  09/2014 Lois Hill
208-935-4258
lrhill@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Moose Creek District proposes to use a combination of timber harvest, pre-commercial thinning, prescribed fire, reforestation, and road system improvements to achieve desired age class and species distributions and to improve watershed health.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38021
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T32N, R6E; T31N, R6E; T31N, R53; BM. Project activities will occur on NFS lands within the Clear Creek drainage, located approximately 5 air miles southeast from Kooskia, Idaho.
Iron Mountain Vegetation Management Project
EA
- 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 Lois Hill
208-935-4258
lrhill@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/nepa_project_exp.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).
Selway Winter Range Improvement
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 02/14/2012  06/2012 Michael Ward
208-926-8952
michaelward@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Moose Creek Ranger District proposes to cut deciduous shrubs using chainsaws or other hand operated tools on approximately 3000 acres in the project area on the Moose Creek Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37439
Location: UNIT - Moose Creek Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T32N R8E Sections 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29 and 30; and T32 N R9E Sections 18, 19, and 30. In Rackliff Creek and Twentythree Mile Creek areas.
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/nepa_project_exp.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.
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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
Crane Special Use Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/28/2012  02/2012 Zilia Lewis
208-935-4255
zlewis@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to issue Michael Crane a special use permit for existing improvements on approximately a 15 by 65 foot area located on National Forest system lands on the Red River Ranger District, north of Dixie, Idaho.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37492
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T28N R9E Section 19. National Forest system lands on the Red River Ranger District, north of Dixie, Idaho.
Deadwood Quickdraw Exploration Drilling
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to approve Premium Explorationís proposal to conduct exploratory drilling in the Deadwood area of the Red River Ranger District at a total of fourteen drill sites.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37466
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T28N R8E Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18. Deadwood area of the Red River Ranger District.
Lone Pine Lode Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to approve Donald Alm's proposal to open an existing adit for the purpose of exploring for gold values.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37473
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T29N R6E Section 27. Near Golden, Idaho.
Newsome Creek Watershed Road Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/16/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
09/2012 Jennie Fischer
208-983-4048
jfischer02@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/nepa_project_exp.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/nepa_project_exp.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.
Pasadena/Frank Peck Lode Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-983-1950
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to approve Ralph Reynolds and David Brushís proposal to open an old adit and develop a new adit for the purpose of extracting bulk ore samples for testing and assay.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37491
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T27N R7E Section 12. The project site is accessed by Forest Roads 233 (Crooked River Road), 311 (Penman Road), and 9848.
Trapper Face Prescribed Burn
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
08/2012 Justin Pappani
208-842-2124
jpappani@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Red River Ranger District proposes to use mixed-severity prescribed fire to treat approximately 3000 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37438
Location: UNIT - Red River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T27N R9E Sections 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, and 17. Trapper Creek area, a tributary to Red River on the Red River Ranger District.
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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 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2013 Tammy Harding
208-935-4263
tharding@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/nepa_project_exp.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/nepa_project_exp.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.
Candlearia Minerals Exploration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 02/02/2012  06/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to authorize the mineral exploration Plan of Operation proposed by Mr. Press Thomas located on the Salmon River Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38168
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R3E Section 25. Sand Creek Drainage, Idaho County.
Eastside Allotment Management Planning Project
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/21/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
12/2013 Steve Hiebert
208-983-4027 or 208-839-2121
shiebert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continue to permit livestock grazing by incorporating adaptive management strategies on 8 active allotments within the project area, and close 7 allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37842
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - Forest boundary on the west, to the headwaters of the American and Red River drainages on the east, to the Clearwater River on the north, to the ridge between the South Fork of the Clearwater River/Sa. Authorize livestock grazing on the Red River, Moose Creek, and Salmon River Ranger Districts.
Gold Lake Creek Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to approve Charles Bedrosianís proposal to conduct a small placer mining operation in the Gold Lake Creek drainage of the Salmon River Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37463
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R3E Section 1. Gold Lake Creek drainage of the Salmon River Ranger District.
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.
Hunt Creek Culvert Replacement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
07/2012 Garry Seloske
208-839-2211
gseloske@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District and the Nez Perce Tribe Department of Fisheries Resource Management Watershed Division propose to replace one culvert located on Forest Road 309 at Milepost 18.2 in the Mill Creek drainage of the South Fork Clearwater
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37462
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T28N R3E Section 7. Forest Road 309 at Milepost 18.2 in the Mill Creek drainage of the South Fork Clearwater River watershed.
Imperial Creek Placer Exploration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 01/06/2012  06/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to authorize the mineral exploration Plan of Operation with the following terms and conditions for the Imperial Creek Placer Exploration Project proposed by Mr. Stevan Romano.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38047
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R4E Section 18, Boise Meridian. Imperial Creek on the Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.
Little Slate Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 02/14/2012  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/nepa_project_exp.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.
Pig Foot Sanitation Salvage
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
07/2012 Edward Koberstein
208 983-7010
ekoberstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests proposes to use ground-based mechanical harvesting to treat 165 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37437
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Clearwater. LEGAL - T28N, R3E, Sections 26, 27, 28, 34, and 35. Vicinity of Pig Foot Springs along Forest Road 243 (Free Use Road) on the Salmon River Ranger District, Nez-Perce-Clearwater National Forests, Idaho County, Idaho.
Pioneer Gulch Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to approve David Tischís proposal to excavate up to 22 test pits for the purpose of testing placer gravels for mineral values in the Ozark Creek drainage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37464
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R4E Sections 7 and 18. Ozark Creek drainage.
Rex Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 Martin Jones
208-842-2103
martinjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Ranger District proposes to approve Robert Martinís proposal to excavate 17 placer test pits in the Gold Lake Creek and Ozark Creek drainages.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37465
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Idaho. LEGAL - T25N R3E Section 12. Gold Lake Creek and Ozark Creek drainages.
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