Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2014 to 03/31/2014
Boise National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
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R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest,  Cascade Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest,  Emmett Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest,  Idaho City Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest,  Lowman Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Boise National Forest,  Mountain Home Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Greater Sage-grouse Management Direction - Idaho
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/24/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2014 
Expected:08/2014
 
09/2014 Glen Stein
801-625-5281
gstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) and supplemental environmental impact statements to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into Bureau of Land Management land use plans and Forest Plans.
Location: UNIT - Boise National Forest All Units, Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units, Sawtooth National Forest All Units, Caribou-Targhee National Forest All Units. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Adams, Blaine, Bonneville, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Elmore, Fremont, Madison. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Boise NF, Salmon-Challis NF, Caribou-Targhee NF, Sawtooth NF, Curlew NG.
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Boise National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Trinity Ridge and Elk Complex Wildfire Reforestation Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:06/2014  09/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: Plant native tree species in the Trinity Ridge and Elk Complex Wildfire areas in MPCs 4.2 and 5.1 that are not likely to regenerate naturally due to high tree mortality and lack of seed source.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District, Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project location is within the Trinity Ridge and Elk Complex Wildfire boundaries near the communities of Prairie, Pine, and Featherville.
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Boise National Forest,   Cascade Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Assessment to Address Valley County's Request for Additional Snowmobile Grooming Routes
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Notice of Initiation 12/2013 
Expected:09/2014  11/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Assessment to Address Valley County's Request for Additional Snowmobile Grooming Routes and modification to existing cost share agreement. The proposal consists of an additional 15.6 miles of groomed snowmobile routes on the Cascade Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43272
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Cascade Ranger District.
Big Creek WBP Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 12/02/2013  06/2014 Michael Dimmett
208-382-7430
mdimmett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enhance survival of mature and immature whitebark pine on roughly 1,200 acres by eliminating competing conifer species.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40246
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T15N, R5E, Section 24. Big Creek Summit.
FAA Shed Fuel Reduction
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/07/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2014 
Expected:05/2014
 
06/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Timber stand improvement and elimination of wildfire hazard on roughly 10 acres.
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T12N, R3E, Section 3. West Mountain, FAA shed.
Juniper Mountain Outfitters - O&G Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit for horse camp, trail rides, fishing, and big game hunting outfitter and guide operations.
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. South Fork Salmon River.
Spruce Creek Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implement silvicultural activities on approximately 1,200 acres in order to move affected stands toward desired vegetative conditions described in Appendix A of the Forest Plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=17492
Location: UNIT - Cascade Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T.16N., R.5E., Section 34, etc.; Boise Meridian, Valley County, Idaho. Spruce Creek in the Gold Fork River drainage.
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Boise National Forest,   Emmett Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ola Hill Range Project (formerly the Ola A and Ola Hill Range Project)
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 03/06/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2014 
Expected:07/2014
 
06/2015 Judy Suing
702-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to authorize continued grazing on the Ola Hill Cattle and Horse Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41013
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Gem, Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The Ola Hill C&H Allotment is located approximately 2 miles Northast of Ola, Idaho.
Emmett Ranger District Ditch Bill Easements
CE
- Land ownership management  Completed  Actual: 06/27/2011  06/2011 Michelle McCammon
208-382-7440
mmccammon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approve application for irrigation & stockwatering easement including operation and Maintenance conditions.
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T10N, R4E, Section 24. Lightning Creek Ditch, 2 miles south Tie Creek Campground.
Korell Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/09/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2014 
Expected:03/2014
 
09/2014 Linda Bryant
208-365-7000
lgbryant@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal would amend Korell Outfitters special use permit to include Fish & Game hunting units 32 and 32A. This area located on the Emmett Ranger District would be used to hunt mountain lion and bear with dogs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42896
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Gem, Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. West side of the Emmett Ranger District.
Ola A Range Project
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 07/15/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2014 
Expected:09/2014
 
05/2015 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to authorize continued livestock grazing on the Ola A Cattle and Horse Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41294
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Gem, Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The Ola A C&G Allotment is located about 2 miles east of Ola, Idaho.
Pyle-Anderson Thinning Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/20/2012 
Expected:03/2014
 
06/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to restore vegetation conditions on about 1,626 acres of ponderosa pine plantations on the Emmett Ranger District. Plantations would be thinned using chainsaws followed by activity fuels treatments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38703
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T10N, R05E, Sections 31 & 32 and T09N, R05E, Sections 04-09, 15-18, 20, and 21. The project area is located in the Pyle Creek and Anderson Creek subwatersheds.
Water System Special Use Permit Renewal 2012
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use renewal for a group water systems on the Emmett Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Emmett Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise, Valley. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Water Developments on the Emmett Ranger District in the Middle Fork Payette River, North Fork Payette River, and South Fork Payette River drainages.
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Boise National Forest,   Idaho City Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Becker Vegetation Management
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal  Expected:12/2014  08/2015 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management in a 15,000-acre project area. The project will involve prescribed burning, commercial harvest and non-commercial tree thinning. Road construction and road decommissioning will be associated activities.
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Sections 14,15, 21-36, of T8N, R7E, Sections 19,30, of T8N, R8E, and Sections 1-6 of T7N, R7E. North of Idaho City in the Edna Creek, China Fork, and Beaver Creek drainages.
Belshazzar Plan of Operation
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 04/22/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 02/2014 
Expected:05/2014
 
08/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent would remove roughly 30,000 cubic yards of mineral material from five waste dumps and process material to extract precious metals. The waste dumps were left from the old Belshazzar Mine and will be processed on nearby private lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40868
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Boise County, Township 7N Range 4E Sections 17, 18, Boise Meridian. Access to the project site is roughly 5 miles from Placerville, ID via FS 343 and 343b roads.
C & W Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/23/2013 
Expected:02/2014
 
05/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent would utilize a Skid Steer to extract sand and gravel and process it through a high banker (sluice box) to extract precious metals
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41500
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Boise County, Township 5N Range 4E Section 9, Boise Meridian. The proposed project is located roughly 8 miles southwest of Idaho City, ID. The project site is 100 yards upstream from the Macks Creek bridge on lower Grimes Creek about 3 miles from Highway 21.
Crooked Bear Sapling Thinning Project
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2014 
Expected:10/2014  03/2015 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Precommercial thinning project on about 8,900 acres of young overstocked plantation and naturally regenerated timber stands within the 1993 Rabbit Creek Burn Area. Thinned trees would generally be less than 15 feet tall with slash left on site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31965
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T7N & 8N, R 8E & 9E. North Fork Boise River Drainage - Lower Bear River, Upper Bear River, Upper Crooked River, and Taylor-Lodgepole 6th Field HUCs.
Cumo Exploration Project (previously listed as Cumo 2007 Project)
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 08/19/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 02/2014 
Expected:06/2014
Actual: 02/11/2011 
07/2014 Judy Suing
702-839-5563
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Minerals exploration. Proposal is to drill 256 new exploratory holes to retrieve core samples. Project will involve construction of about 13.3 miles of new temporary road and use of about 4.7 miles existing unauthorized road as temporary road.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/fs-usda-pop.php?project=21302
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T8N R6E, Sections 7,8,17,18,19 and 20. Three miles northeast of Grimes Pass in Boise County Idaho.
Daltons Delight Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/23/2013 
Expected:02/2014
 
05/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent would utilize a mini-excavator to extract sand and gravel and process it through a trommel to extract precious metals
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41502
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - The legal land description is Boise County, Township 7N Range 6E Section 19, Boise Meridian. The proposed project is located roughly 6 miles northeast of Idaho City, ID. The project site is located within the Elk Creek watershed with access from Forest Service 379A road.
Fall Creek Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/20/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2014 
Expected:04/2014
 
06/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent will utilize an excavator to remove sand and gravel and utilize a trommel to extract precious metals
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40854
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Boise County, Township 7N Range 4E Section 6, Boise Meridian. Access to site is at the end FS 307E1 road roughly 2 miles from Placerville, ID.
La Familia Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed operation is to utilize a mini-excavator to extract sand and gravel and utilize a highbanker to extract precious metals.
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Boise County, Township 7N Range 4E Sections 15,16,22, Boise Meridian. Access to site is available from FS 307E1 roughly 2 miles west of Placerville, ID.
Old China Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/23/2013 
Expected:02/2014
 
05/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent will utilize a mini-excavator to extract sand and gravel and process it through a trommel to extract precious metals
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40851
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Boise County, Township 7N Range 4E Section 11, Boise Meridian. Operation site is approximately 400 yds up from confluence with Wool Cr. on the north side of China Fork Creek. Access is off FS 615AB road roughly 2 miles north of Placerville.
Rewards Placer Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/23/2013 
Expected:02/2014
 
05/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: The operator will use a mini-excavator or similar size equipment to excavate sand and gravel and process it in a self-contained unit to extract precious metals.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40847
Location: UNIT - Idaho City Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - The project is located in Boise County, Township 6N Range 6E Sections 5 and 6, Boise Meridian. The operation site is located along Illinois Gulch Creek. Access is off FS 314E road roughly 5 miles northeast of Idaho City.
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Boise National Forest,   Lowman Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
579 Roadside Hazard Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: All dead and imminently dead large trees greater than or equal to 7 inches dbh within 160 feet of National Forest System (NFS) road 579 would be cut and removed. All trees less than 7 inches dbh would be felled and burned.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40709
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Valley. LEGAL - T13N, R7E, Sections 27, 34, & 36, T13N, R8E, Sections 31 & 32, T12N, R 7E, Sections 1 & 2, T12N, R8E, Sections 5 & 6. The project area emcompasses an estimated 250 acres in the Deer Creek drainage along NFS rd 579, roughly five miles northeast of Deadwood Reservoir.
Allred Adventures special use permit renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:07/2014  09/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a special use permit authorizing hunting (deer, elk, bear and cougar), fishing, trail rides and pack trips.
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Hunting in portions of Idaho Game units 35 and 39.
Bearskin Creek Culvert Replacement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2014 
Expected:07/2014  08/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace existing fish barrier culverts at 563 and 500 Rd crossing on Bearskin Creek with an aquatic organism passage structure. This will re-establish fish passage to all age classes of fish species and restore the hydrologic function of the stream.
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T12N R8E SEC9. the intersection of the Forest Service rd 500 and 563 with Bearskin Creek.
Lowman WUI Corridor
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2014 
Expected:09/2014  10/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes vegetation restoration treatements on approximately 6,000 acres using prescribed fire and mechnical treatments. Treatments will also support fuel reduction objectives within the associated wildliand urban interface (WUI).
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project is located adjacent to the community of Lowman along the S. Fork of the Payette River and also includes the Miller Mountain drainage.
Outfitter and Guide Special Use Renewals
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:07/2014  10/2014 Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use renewals for the following outfitter and guides: Wilderness Awareness SNA Adventures Sawtooth Outfitters Deadwood Outfitters and Guide
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Wilderness Awareness, SNA Adventures, Sawtooth Outfitters, Deadwood Outfitters and Guide.
Wapiti Blue Stewardship Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Judy Suing
208-373-4117
jsuing@fs.fed.us 
Description: 4,600 ac of treatments designed for veg. restoration and fuel reduction (including defensible space around Wapiti, Bear & Camp Cr summer homes and Hanging Valley) and 6 mi of unclass. rd decom
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29378
Location: UNIT - Lowman Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Boise. LEGAL - T9 N - 10N , R10E, T 9N- 10N , R11E. Wapiti 5th HUC watershed, along Hwy 21 and SF Payette River, 1 mi south of Grandjean Recreational complex.
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Boise National Forest,   Mountain Home Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Elk Complex Wildfire Area Roadside Hazard Tree Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:06/2014  09/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to complete roadside salvage of dead and dying hazardous trees adjacent to roads within the 2013 Elk Complex Wildfire Area.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project area is within the Elk Complex Wildfire Area located west of Pine, Idaho in Elmore County.
Henry Clay Mineral Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/16/2013 
Expected:07/2014
 
10/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponent proposes to conduct minerals exploration activities to acquire detailed geologic data within the Henry Clay mineral claims group to determine the extent of the mineral resources.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39633
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 17, 18, and 20, Township 7 North, Range 4 East, Boise Meridian. The Henry Clay mineral claims are located between Featherville and Rocky Bar, Idaho.
Idaho Power Smith Prairie Permit Renewal (Formerly Idaho Power Dixie 31 Special Use Permit)
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: Idaho Power has submitted an application to renew the special use authorization for the Smith Prairie (Dixie 31) powerline.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Portions of the Idaho Power Dixie 31 Powerline located on the Mountain Home Ranger District.
Pierce Creek Aquatic Organism Passage Channel Repair and Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:06/2014  09/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair of channel head cut resulting from a flood event to protect new bridge and restore fish passage.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. This project is located at the road/stream crossing between NFS Road 113 and Pierce Creek near the confluence with the South Fork Boise River.
South Fork Boise River Corridor Post-Fire Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:05/2014  09/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal includes upland planting of sage brush and bitterbrush on approximately 10,000 acres and riparian planting on 1,500 acres in the SF Boise River Corridor burned by the 2013 Elk and Pony Complex Wildfires.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The proposed project occurs on National Forest System lands located on the Mountain Home Ranger District within Elmore County.
Wilson Creek Culvert Replacement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:06/2014  09/2014 Melissa Yenko
208-587-7961 ext 7130
myenko@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of damaged culvert at the Wilson Creek and NFS Road 120 stream/road crossing with a structure that allows for aquatic organism passage and is sized to pass 100-year flood events.
Location: UNIT - Mountain Home Ranger District. STATE - Idaho. COUNTY - Elmore. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project area is located at the road/stream crossing between NFS road 120 and Wilson Creek near Anderson Ranch Reservoir.
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