Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2011 to 12/31/2011
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests

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
R3 - Southwestern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,  Alpine Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,  Black Mesa Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,  Clifton Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,  Lakeside Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,  Springerville 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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R3 - Southwestern Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
TEP Powerline Vegetation Treatment and Access Route
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 John Pierson
575-533-6231
jpierson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatment of vegetation that occurs in and adjacent to utility powerline corridor and identification for access routes to conduct maintenance activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30200
Location: UNIT - Quemado Ranger District, Glenwood Ranger District, Clifton Ranger District, Reserve Ranger District. STATE - Arizona, New Mexico. COUNTY - Greenlee, Catron. LEGAL - Multiple Townships and Sections. TEP powerline across Glenwood, Reserve, and Quemado Ranger Districts on Gila NF and Clifton Ranger District on A-S NF.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Apache-Sitgreaves NFs Revised Land & Resource Management Plan
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/29/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Michelle Davalos
928-333-6334
mdavalos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revising Forests Land and Resource Management Plan for 2.1 million acre ASNFs
Web Link:  http://www.fed.fed.us/r3/asnf/plan-revision
Location: UNIT - Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Coconino, Greenlee, Navajo. LEGAL - R12E-32E, T 16N-15S, encompassing all lands within Apache-Sitgreaves Nat. Forests. 2.1 million acres in east central Arizona.
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Public Motorized Travel Management Plan
EIS
- Road management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/29/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
03/2013 Tami Conner
928-333-6333
tamiconner@fs.fed.us 
Description: A Forest Service proposal to designate which routes (roads and trails) and areas on federal lands administered by the Forest Service within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (Forests) are open to motorized travel.
Location: UNIT - Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Greenlee, Navajo. LEGAL - National Forest System (NFS) lands within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (Forests). National Forest System (NFS) lands within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests (Forests).
Beaver Creek Aquatic Organism Passage Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/03/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
10/2012 Stephanie Coleman
928-333-6307
smcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to replace the failing culverts on FSR 26 with a design to promote stream flow and aquatic organism passage.
Location: UNIT - Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests All Units. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. LEGAL - SEC6,T4N, R30E. The crossing is located approximately 4-5 miles west of the intersection of FSR 26 and US Hwy 191. The project area lies within Greenlee County, Arizona.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
R-C Prescribed Burn
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/01/2009
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 10/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Mark Empey
928-333-6315
mempey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Application of prescribed fire on federal lands of the Sitgreaves National Forest affected by the Rodeo-Chediski Fire of 2002
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=23563
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District, Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Navajo. LEGAL - T10 1/2 N, R15E, T10N, R15 1/2E, T10N, R16E, T10N, R17E, T10N, R18E, T10N, R19E, T10N, R20E, T10N, R21E, T11N,R14E,T11N,R15E,T11N,R16E,T11N,R17E,T11N,R18E,T11N,R19E,T11N,R20E,T12N,R16E,T12N,17E,. Project area bounded on the west by forest road 512, north by State Highway 260, east by State Highway 60, and south by the forest Boundary along the Mogollon Rim.
Southwestern Region Fish Barrier Maintenance, Repair, and Reconstruction
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie Coleman
928-333-6307
smcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prepare National Environmental Policy Act documentation for the maintenance, repair, and reconstruction of four existing fish barriers with design guidance criteria.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District, Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Greenlee. LEGAL - T4N,R29E,sec.7,12,18,19,31;T3-1/2N,R27E,sec.8,16,17;T6N,R27E,sec.2.19.35;T7N,R30E,sec.34;T9N,R26E,sec.7;. Conklin Creek, Centerfire Creek, Mineral Ck, and Coyote/Mamie Creek.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,   Alpine Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Apache Trount Enhancement Project Rotenone Amendment
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie Coleman
928-333-6307
smcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: This supplement adds the use of Rotenone and Sodium Permangonate to the existing project.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Greenlee. LEGAL - none. Apache and Greenlee Counties.
Beaver Creek Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A James Pitts
928-339-5000
jamespitts@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatment of live and dead fuels on National Forest System lands adjacent to private property to reduce the risk of large-scale wildland fire events that may pose a serious threat to human life or property.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. LEGAL - T4N R28E, R29E, R30E, R31E; T41/2N R29E, R30E. National Forest System Lands adjacent to private lands along Forest Road 26, FR 565, FR 567, and US Hwy 191 within the legal description provided.
Mott Isolated Cabin
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Paul Schilke
928-339-5052
pschilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mott cabin is an isolated cabin used for recreational purposes. The project area is less than 5 acres in size. The special use permit for use of the cabin and facilities would be authorized under this decision.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. LEGAL - T4N, R32E, SEC 8, SE1/4, NW1/4, G &SRM, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Greenlee County, Arizona. Cabin is access from FR281 to 281H, near Fogg spring on the Apache National Forest, Alpine Ranger District.
National Wildlife Turkey Federation (NWTF) Riparian Restoration Project (multiple sites)
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A James Aylor
928-339-5030
jaylor@fs.fed.us 
Description: Six sites across the Alpine RD would be protected to allow recovery of riparian vegetation. Historic springboxes would be protected or modified at a seventh site. Project would enhance WL habitat on about 100 acres. To be implememented by the NWTF.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Greenlee. LEGAL - not yet available. Vicinity of sites is as follows: North Spring, Home Creek, Hulsey Fork, Turkey Creek, Upper San Francisco, Boneyard & 3 Forks.
Nutrioso Fire Dept. Comms site
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 06/30/2011
06/30/2011 
08/2011 Paul Schilke
928-339-5052
pschilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Utilize existing communications site from the Nutrioso TV association and possibly the installation of a repeater antennea for fire safety purposes.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T6N, R29E, SEC11. North of the town of Alpine in Nutrioso, 33 degrees, 55' and 55" / 109 degrees, 15' and 00".
Pueblo Park Mineral Materials Pit
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/07/2009 
Expected:12/2011
 
04/2012 Paul Schilke
928-339-5052
pschilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop new mineral materials pit to provide materials for road maintenance in Greenlee County and to authorize Greenlee County to utilize pit.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. LEGAL - T3N, R32E, SEC8, SW 1/4. Adjacent to the Pueblo Park road, National Forest System roads 232 and 232F.
Warm Springs Pit Permit Renewal
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/02/2010 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 Paul Schilke
928-339-5052
pschilke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of permit to operate in the Warm Springs pit. No expansion of boundaries or authorized uses.
Location: UNIT - Alpine Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T7N, R30E, SE 1/4 5, SW 1/4 4. On the west side of Hwy180/191 in between Nelson Reservoir and the town of Nutrioso.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,   Black Mesa Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Heber Wild Horse Territory Plan
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Grazing management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/13/2008
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Denise VanKeuren
928-333-6309
dvankeuren@fs.fed.us 
Description: To develop a management plan for the Heber Wild Horse Territory
Location: UNIT - Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Navajo. LEGAL - Portions of T11N, R15E, T11N, R16E, T12N, R16E, G&SRM. South of Heber-Overgaard Arizona, west and south of Hwy 260.
Heber Youth Group Camp Access
CE
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 07/28/2011  08/2011 Meckenzie Helmandollar-Powell
928-535-7305
mhelmandollarpowell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Access , utility corridor, and special use permit for improved access to the private land. Private property is being developed into a summer youth camp.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27848
Location: UNIT - Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - Section 36T12N, R16E, G&SRM. South of the community of Heber, Arizona adjacent to Buckskin Wash.
Heber-Overgaard Non-motorized Trail System
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/20/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 Steven Richardson
928-535-7300
srichardson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Create a trail system which connects the County Park with existing trails. The system would include new trails to get existing trails off of forest roads 50 and 51.
Location: UNIT - Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - Sections 35, 36, T12N, R16E, Sections 32, 34, T12N, R17E, Section 1, T11N, R16E, Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, T11N, R17E. South of the Community of Heber-Overgaard, AZ.
Rim Lake Complex Campground Prospectus
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/16/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 Debra Fryberger-Eby
928-535-7300
dfrybergereby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a special use permit for the operation and maintenance of the campgrounds on the Black Mesa RD.
Location: UNIT - Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino, Navajo. LEGAL - T11NR13E T11NR13l/2E T11NR14E T11NR15E GSRM. Includes the following developed sites: Aspen CG, Black Canyon Rim CG, Canyon Point CG, Crook CG, Mogollon CG, Rim CG, Sinkhole CG, Spillway CG and Rocky Point Picnic Area.
Rim Lakes Forest Health Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 09/09/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 Gayle Richardson
928-535-7300
grichardson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project along Mogollon Rim approx. 33,510 acres. Need to thin forest to reduce fuels and promote forest health, and reduce the threat of extreme fire. Broadcast burning proposed of 32, 532 acres and thinning of approximately 24,655 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=13024
Location: UNIT - Black Mesa Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Coconino. LEGAL - T11N, R13E, T11N, R13 1/2 E, T11E, R14E, T11N, R15E, T12N, R12E, T12N, R13E, T10 1/2 N, R14E, T10 1/2N, R15E. Forest Lakes west to Forest Road92 and the Dude Fire along the Mogollon Rim.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,   Clifton Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Copperas Allotment Management Analysis
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Carol Telles
505-894-6677
cftelles@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze future livestock management and Term Permit re-issuance on the Copperas Allotments, Clifton RD Allotment in lower San Franciso River watershed.
Location: UNIT - Clifton Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. Copperas Allotment tributary to San Franciso River above confluence with Blue River.
Wildbunch Allotment Management Plan (AMP) - 0103
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2004
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
02/2012 Carol Telles
505-894-6677
cftelles@fs.fed.us 
Description: AMP analysis for future livestock mgmt.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed/re/asnf
Location: UNIT - Clifton Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Greenlee. LEGAL - T11S and T12S, R31E, G&SRBM. Confluence of Blue & San Francisco Rivers & continues N. approx. 7 mi. to just N. of Wildbunch Canyon & FR475.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,   Lakeside Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
CAMP TATIYEE LAND EXCHANGE - 0100
EIS
- Land acquisition  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/25/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
09/2012 Ryan Domsalla
928-333-6268
rdomsalla@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exchange of private parcels in the A-S, Coronado, Prescott, & Tonto NFs for Federal lands in Pinetop-Lakeside (T9N, R22E). Would provide land for children's camps currently under spec. use permit & result in consolid. of isolated parcels on Forests.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=5004
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T9N, R22E, sec.16, G&SRBM. Along State Highway SR260 within existing Pinetop-Lakeside town limits.
Ditch Bill Easement - Little Mormon Lake and associated improvements
CE
- Land ownership management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012  01/2012 Bob Klarich
435 773-6731
bklarich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approve application for irrigation and stock watering easement including operating and maintenance conditions.
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T10N, R22E Section 1 & 12; T10N, R23E Section 7; T9N, R23E Section 10 & 15. Little Mormon Lake, Channel from Rocky Arroyo, buried water line, and diversion structure/ditch at Elk Springs Draw.
Lakeside District Office Conveyance
EA
- Land ownership management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
06/2012 Randall Chavez
928-368-2106
rchavez02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze NF land at the Lakeside Ranger Station for sale under FS Facility Realignment & Enhancement Act (FSFREA, PL 109-54). This also involves analyzing the location of a new ranger station. There will be 2 decisions from this analysis.
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T9N R22E Portions of Section 12-14 & 23, G&SR BM. Lakeside Rgr. Station and Lakeside CG within the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside. New site near junction Penrod & Porter Mtn. Rds.
Second Knoll Shooting Range
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:03/2012  06/2012 Randall Chavez
928-368-2106
rchavez02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze and develop an 80 acre shooting range including access road. A Special Use Permit will be issued to Arizona Game & Fish Department. AZGFD will partner with White Mountain Shooters Association for the long term operation & maintenance.
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T10N R23E Section 18 G&SR BM. North side of Second Knoll 4 miles east of Show Low 1/2 mile south of US 60.
Show Low South Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/28/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
10/2012 Ryan Domsalla
928-333-6268
rdomsalla@fs.fed.us 
Description: A proposal to exchange 1028 acres Federal Land (Apache-Sitgreaves NFs & Coconino NF) for 1555 acres of non federal lands (Apache-Sitgreaves, Prescott and Coconino NF).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/asnf/
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T6N R29E Section 34, T10N R22E Section 31 & #2. Exchange private parcesl in the A-S, Coconino & Prescott NFs for Federal lands on the Apache (Alpine RD) T6N R29E Sec 34 (Sacr & Lakeside RD) T10N R22E Sec 31 &32 (900 acres) and Coconino (50 acres).
Timber Mesa-Vernon WUI
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/31/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
04/2012 Charles Denton
928-368-2128
cdenton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis of 39,000 acres on NF lands east of City of Show Low and north of Pinetop-Lakeside for vegetative thinning and fuel reduction. Project borders 20-25 miles of private lands. This includes the Woolhouse Wildlife Habitat Area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33885
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache, Navajo. LEGAL - Portions of T9N R22-24E, T10N R22-25E, G & SR BM. East of City of Show Low, north of FR45 & FR267, west of Vernon, south of NF boundary & US60.
Woodland Lake Park Tract Townsite Act Purchase
EA
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/06/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
12/2012 Randall Chavez
928-368-2106
rchavez02@fs.fed.us 
Description: A town of Pinetop-Lakeside proposal for the phased purchase of 583 acres of federal lands administered by the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
Location: UNIT - Lakeside Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Navajo. LEGAL - T9N R22E Section 36, T9N R23E Section 31, T8N R23E Sections 5 & 6, G & SR Base Meridian. UNIT-Lakeside Ranger District, STATE-Arizona, COUNTY-Navajo.
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Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests,   Springerville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Greens Peak Wildland Urban Interface Hazardous Fuels Reduction
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/05/2010 
Expected:12/2011
 
03/2012 Raymond Rugg
928-333-6226
rrugg@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is a proposal to implement fuel treatments, including thinning and burning, to reduce hazardous fuels around the Greens Peak Communication Sites.
Location: UNIT - Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T8N, R26 E, portions of sections 2,3,10 &1, GSRBM. This project is located approximately 16 miles west of Springerville, Arizona surrounding the Greens Peak Communication Sites.
Revised Environmental Assessment for Cerro Trigo Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/24/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Denise VanKeuren
928-333-6309
dvankeuren@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis to determine if livestock grazing should be authorized on the allotment, and if so, what grazing management will be implemented in the allotment management plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35741
Location: UNIT - Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T9N, R26 & 27 E, GSRBM. Approximately 16 miles west of Springerville, AZ.
Revised Environmental Assessment for Greens Peak Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/24/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Denise VanKeuren
928-333-6309
dvankeuren@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis to determine if livestock grazing should be authorized on the allotment, and if so, what grazing management will be implemented in the allotment management plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35735
Location: UNIT - Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T8N, R26&27E, GSRBM. Approximately 12 miles west of Springerville, AZ.
Revised Environmental Assessment for Hall Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/24/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Denise VanKeuren
928-333-6309
dvankeuren@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis to determine if livestock grazing should be authorized on the allotment, and if so, what grazing management will be implemented in the allotment management plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35739
Location: UNIT - Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T8N & T9N, R26E, GSRBM. Approximately 18 miles west of Springerville, AZ.
Revised Environmental Assessment for Molina Springs Allotment - 0106 EA
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/24/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Mark Willis
928-333-4372
mlwillis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis to determine if livestock grazing should be authorized for the allotment, and if so, what grazing management will be implemented in the allotment management plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=35723
Location: UNIT - Springerville Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Apache. LEGAL - T 8 N, R 30 E, Sections 6, 7, 14, 21. About five miles southeast of Springerville, AZ.
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To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.