Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache 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
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Evanston-Mountain View RD  (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Heber-Kamas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Logan Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Ogden Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Pleasant Grove Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Salt Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Spanish Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/18/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2010 
Expected:11/2011
 
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

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
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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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Oil and Gas Leasing
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/25/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
12/2010 Kim Martin
801-342-5100
kjmartin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Determine appropriate leasing terms and stipulations for the leasable land base within the entire Uinta National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/uinta/projects
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Juab, Sanpete, Tooele, Utah, Wasatch. Uinta National Forest.
University of Utah Seismograph Stations
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/08/2008 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize special use permits for nine existing seismograph stations. These stations are automated system to monitor earthquake activity. Data is tranmitted via FM radio to the University of Utah. No new surface disturbance is authorized.
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit. Hyde Park, Red Spur, Monte Cristo Peak, Wellsville, Grizzly Peak, Mount Ogden, Francis Peak, Red Butte Canyon, Hoyt Peak.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Wasatch Front 100 Mile Endurance Race Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 08/18/2010  08/2010 Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: Wasatch range from Kays Creek in Layton (Salt Lake RD) to American Fork (Pleasant Grove RD)
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District, Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake, Utah, Wasatch. LEGAL - NFS lands in T5N-4S, R1W-2E. Kays Creek in Layton, Ut (Salt Lake RD) to American Fork Canyon (Pleasant Grove RD).
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Evanston-Mountain View RD  (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blacks Fork Sagebrush Treatment
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 09/17/2010  06/2011 Dan Garcia de la Cadena
307-789-3194
dgarciadelacadena@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to use a combination of mechanical treatments on approximately 75 acres of mountain big sagebrush. Note: Name changed from East Fork Blacks Fork Sagebrush Treatment to more accurately reflect location.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32429
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T 3 N, R 12 E, sec. 4 & 21. Blacks Fork watershed.
Blacks Fork Salvage Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/28/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
06/2011 Timothy Gill
307-783-3966
tgill@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Evanston/Mountain View Ranger District proposes to treat about 3,000 acres of a variety of vegetation types within the 39,760 acre Blacks Fork project area. Proposed treatments include timber harvest, prescribed fire, and mechanical thinning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28317
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T2N, R12E, T3N, Salt Lake Meridian. Located approximately 25 miles southeast of Mountain View, Wyoming.
Burnt Fork, Beaver Creek, Hickerson Park Allotments EA
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/14/2010
09/14/2010 
05/2011 Justin McConkey
307-782-6555
jmcconkey@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Evanston-Mountain View and Flaming Gorge Ranger Districts are proposing to authorize continued grazing on the Burnt Fork Cattle and Horse (C&H), Beaver Creek C&H, and Hickerson Park Allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31032
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Sections in R15E, R16E, R17E, T3N, T2N Salt Lake Meridian. Located on the north slope of the Uinta Mtns from just below Widdop Mountain on the north end to Bull Park on the south end.
Guard Station Salvage
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 08/10/2010  06/2011 Kelly Mumm
307-789-3194
krmumm@fs.fed.us 
Description: A small commercial timber sale will be used to remove merchantable dead trees that have been infested and killed by the mountain pine beetle. ~200 acres will be treated to reduce hazard trees in a highly recreated area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30941
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Sections 7 and 8, T2N, R11E SLM. Lower Mill Creek, near the junction of the Mill Creek Rd. and the North Slope Rd. and the area around Mill Creek Guard Station.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Heber-Kamas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Clyde Creek Salvage
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/01/2008 
Expected:09/2010
 
06/2011 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Salvage dead and bark beetle infested trees in the Clyde Creek drainage, Strawberry Reservoir Management Area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=24680
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T3S, R12W, S4, 8-12,14-17, 20, 21 USM. Clyde Creek drainage, Strawberry Reservoir Uint.
Indian Creek Exploratory Well Surface Use Plan of Operations
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approval of Surface Use Plan of Operations for one exploratory oil/gas well on an old, existing well pad.
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T4S, R12W, Section 26. Crooked Creek area off Indian Creek Road.
West Fork Sheep Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/28/2010  01/2011 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize grazing on the Little West Fork Duchesne, Little Sand Creek, Red Creek Mountain, and Pass Creek Sheep Allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31089
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T1 N, R 11 W, S34-36; T 1 N, R 10 W, S 25-36; T1 S, R 12 W, S 12, 13; T1S, R11W, S1-22; T1S, R10W, S 1-12, 16 USM. Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Logan 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 Valley Sheep Allotment Water Improvement
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/12/2010  06/2011 Ann Robins
434-755-3620
arobins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal would install a solar pump, collection box, and new water pipeline to provide water to adjacent areas on the Elk Valley Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26076
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T12N, R3E, Section 28. Elk Valley Sheep Allotment, southeast of Logan, Utah.
Franklin Basin Grazing Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/21/2010
09/04/2009 
08/2010 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to authorize grazing on the Franklin Allotment at a level and in a manner consistent with direction in the WCNF Revised Forest Plan, including adaptive management to improve unacceptable conditions where they exist.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=25138
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. Franklin Basin, northeast of Logan, Utah.
Millville Canyon Big Game Winter Range Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/05/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Kevin Labrum
435-755-5221
kclabrum@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes a wildlife habitat restoration project including the planting of bitterbrush and sagebrush on 51 acres of National Forest System land in Millville Canyon.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32564
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T11N, R2E, Section 30. Millville Canyon, south of Logan Utah.
Three Mile Cattle Allotment Range Improvements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/12/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
12/2010 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project includes construction of a riparian protection fence, spring headbox, pipeline, and trough(s) at two springs located on the Three Mile Cattle Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33298
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T11 N, R2W, Section 1 and T12N, R2W, Sections 35,26. Three Mile Cattle Allotment, northeast of Wellsville Mountains.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Ogden Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Hidden Spring Range Improvement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/12/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project includes construction of a riparian protection fence, replacement of the existing headbox, and placement of a pipeline and trough away from the spring source, at Hidden Spring on the Woodruff-Dairy Ridge Cattle Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33299
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. LEGAL - T8N, R4E, Section 11. Hdden Spring on the Woodruff-Dairy Ridge Cattle Allotment, east of Ogden, Utah.
Ogden City Waterline Replacement at 46th Street
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/22/2010  10/2010 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project includes replacement of an existing Ogden City waterline from the water tank to the Forest boundary. Waterline will follow the roadway. Area affected is about 1 acre.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33301
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - T5N, R1W, Section 11. Near Forest boundary at 46th Street in Ogden, Utah.
Private Road Access to Private Land
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/05/2009 
Expected:12/2010
 
06/2011 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal consists of authorizing a special use permit to refurbish and use an existing unauthorized 1900-foot segment of road across National Forest to access a private parcel of land.Road will be gated and motorized use restricted to the landowner.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29728
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. LEGAL - Section 8, T11N, R5E, SLBM. Generally northeast of Bug Lake in Rich County, Utah.
Snowbasin Gondola Tower and School Hill Connector Run
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/02/2010  10/2010 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal includes two projects at Snowbasin Ski Area: 1) installation of an additional tower between two existing towers on the Needles Gondola; and 2) clearing of trees and slope grading on a short connector trail between School Hill and Becker Face
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33300
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - T6N, R1E, Section 32. Snowbasin Ski Area.
Wheeler Creek Trails and Watershed Improvements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/01/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
05/2011 Rick Vallejos
801-625-5112
rvallejos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project includes trail maintenance and reconstruction, foot bridge replacement(s), and a shaded fuel break along trails in the Wheeler Creek drainage for fire protection and to reduce erosion and improve watershed conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33302
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. Wheeler Creek Drainage east of Ogden, Utah.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Pleasant Grove Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
American Fork Canyon Fee Station
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:06/2011  06/2013 Larry Velarde
801-342-5245
lvelarde@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace old fee station with a new one.
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T 4 S,R 2 E Section 32. American Fork Canyon.
Cascade Springs Picnic Site
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/24/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
05/2011 Larry Velarde
801-342-5245
lvelarde@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop picnic tables and shade shelters adjacent to the parking area and toilet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26727
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T4S, R3E, Section 24, SLM, Utah County, Utah. Cascade Springs.
Eastridge Trail No. 038 Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/14/2009 
Expected:12/2010
 
06/2012 Joseph McFarlane
801-785-3563
jmcfarlane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute an existing trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26730
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T4S, R3E, Section 4, SLM, Wasatch County, Utah. Southeast Mill Canyon Peak Area.
Homestead Snowmobiling Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/18/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
01/2011 Sylvia Clark
801-785-3563
jmcfarlane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Homestead Snowmobiling, now DBA Lofty Peaks, has a 5-year permit to guide snowmobile users on the Pleasant Grove Ranger District. No changes to permit area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33171
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. Pleasant Grove Ranger District, Forest Roads 085, 007, 008, 114, 198, and State Rte 92.
Pleasant Grove Pipeline-Grove Creek Project
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 05/13/2010  05/2010 Sylvia Clark
801-342-5241
sgclark@fs.fed.us 
Description: The City of Pleasant Grove proposes to divert water from the Pleasant Grove Irrigation Company's existing pipeline, located at the Grove Creek Trailhead, into their existing irrigation system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32591
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T5S R2E, SW 1/4 Sec. 15, NW 1/4 Sec. 22 SLBM. Grove Creek Trailhead, Pleasant Grove, UT.
Provo Canyon UDOT Weather Station
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/18/2010 
Expected:07/2010
 
10/2010 Sylvia Clark
801-785-3563
sgclark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue special use permit to UDOT for management of weather stations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32144
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Cascade Peak T 6 S,R 3 E Section 10; Bunnells T 6 S, R 3 E Section 11; Deer Creek Dam T 5 S R 4 E, Section 10; Aspen Grove T 5 S R. Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah.
Rock Climber Bridge, Toilet, and Parking Lot Paving Project
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2010 
Expected:09/2010  07/2011 Larry Velarde
801-342-5245
lvelarde@fs.fed.us 
Description: Provide 2 bridges for safe crossing of American Fork River to replace the pipeline crossings that were removed. Provide restroom facilities and a parking area for the climbing community that uses this area.
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T4S, R3E, Section 26, SLM, Utah County, Utah. American Fork Canyon.
Silver Lake Dam Stabilization
EA
- Facility management  Completed  Actual: 07/21/2010  06/2011 Sylvia Clark
801-785-3563
sgclark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilize the Silver Lake dam to reduce environmental and public safety hazards in the event of a dam failure.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=3037
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 3 S., R. 2 E., Sec. 36. Lone Peak Wilderness Area.
South Fork Deer Creek Trail re-route
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/08/2010 
Expected:04/2011
 
07/2011 Sylvia Clark
801-785-3563
jmcfarlane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-route small section of highly used multiple use trail away from fall line through meadow. New route would traverse meadow on contour.
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T6S R3E Section 32. Souoth Fk of Deer Crk Trail, Near FR 114.
Upper Falls Prk Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/11/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Sylvia Clark
801-785-3563
sgclark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue special use permit to Utah County for management of Upper Falls Park.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31154
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Upper Falls Park, T5S, R3E, Sec 34. Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Salt Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alta Ski Lifts Sugarloaf Snowmaking Modifications
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 08/20/2010  08/2010 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Alta is proposing to modify their snowmaking proposal that was authorized in the 06/22/09 Decision Memo (DM).Alta is now proposing to re-align the Sugar Bowl alignment to move it to an upland site on the west side of the ski run away from water.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R2E, T2S, Sec. 9. Upper Albion Basin at Alta Ski Area, Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Davis Creek Amended Road Authorization
CE
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Al Soucie
801-733-2688
asoucie@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend the existing authorization for the Davis Creek road access to address changes in the road alignment that provides access to private land residences
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T3N, R1W, Sec. 29. Davis Creek access road, Farmington, UT.
Davis Creek Prescribe Fire Project
EA
- Fuels management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Eric LaMalfa
801-625-5106
elamalfa@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SLRD proposes to conduct a prescribed fire within the upland portion of the Davis Creek watershed. The goal is to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wildland urban interface and increase the age class diversity of oak/ maple shrublands.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T3N, R1W, Sec.s 28, 29, 32, 33. Davis Creek, Farmington, UT.
Davis Front Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/26/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
05/2011 Eric LaMalfa
801-625-5106
elamalfa@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treat vegetation using hand tools along ~ 12 miles of system trail and ~ 6.6 miles of system roads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33513
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. near Bountiful, Utah. Areas include Mueller Park, Holbrook Canyon, and Ward Canyon Road.
LDS Girls Camp Lodge Addition
CE
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Steve Scheid
(801)733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Expand the Camp's main lodge by approximately 700 sq. ft.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T.3S., R.3E., sec. 35. Upper Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT.
Log Haven Access Permit
CE
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description:  Proposal to issue a special use permit to the owner of Log Haven Restaurant to widen and improve approximately 840 ft of the Pipeline Trail to allow access for equipment to improve the restaurant's water system to meet State requirements.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R2E., T1S., Sec. 28. Mill Creek Canyon.
Olympus Cove Administrative Site sale
EA
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/13/2009 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Catherine Kahlow
435-783-4338
ckahlow@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest proposes to sell approximately 5.75 acres of federal land managed by the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest to fund construction of a new office building for the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29445
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R1E, Sec. 11. Sounthern End of Mile High Dr., Olympus Covew, Salt Lake County.
Porter Fork Fish Passage
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Matthew Fairchild
208-443-6834
mfairchild@fs.fed.us 
Description: To remove a cement weir in Porter Fork Creek to restore cutthrout trout passage to the stream.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R2E, T1S, Sec. 34. Porter Fork drainage of Mill Creek Canyon, Salt Lake County, Ut.
Rocky Mountain Power Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Al Soucie
801-236-3450
asoucie@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SLRD is proposing to consolidate approximately 42 existing special use permits for power line right-of-ways (ROWs) within the District’s boundary and re¬issue one or two permits for a new term of 30 years
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake. LEGAL - R1W-4E, T 6N-4S. 42 existing permits for power line right-of-ways (ROWs) within the District’s boundary (Salt Lake, Davis, and Morgan Counties).
Salt Lake City Public Utilities Dam Permitting & Maintenance
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Salt Lake City is requesting a special use permit and maintenance on the following dams in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, Salt Lake County - Cecret Lake, Twin Lake, and Red Pine Lake
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R2 & 3E, T2S. Big and Little Cottonwood Canyos, Salt Lake County, UT.
Salt Lake Forest Service Office Land Exchange and Construction
EA
- Facility management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/21/2008 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: A land exchange involving 4.17 acres of National Forest system land in Holladay for about 2 acres of non-federal land in Cottonwood Heights. Both properties are urban land. An office building, work center & warehouse would be located on the site,
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=17009
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Section 23, T.2 S., T. 1S. Holladay (3000 East 6200 South) and Cottonwood Heights (3000 East 6801 South).
Silver Lake Water Company Waterline
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Silver Lake Water Company is proposing to install a new underground waterline, which would improve the delivery of water to the Resort area, greatly improve fire flows for protection of lives and property in the area. Located within Brighton Circle.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2@, R3E, Sec. 35. Brighton Ski Resort parking area, Salt Lake County, UT.
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort Bike Trail Phase 2
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 07/30/2010  08/2010 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Snowbird is proposing to construct phase 2 of its mountain bike trail system.The proposed trail would be roughly 1.5 miles long, up to 6 feet wide, with a grade and level of difficulty appropriate for beginner/intermediate riders.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R2E. Gad Valley at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Solitude Mountain Resort: Magic Carpet
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
11/2010 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Solitude Mountain Resort is proposing to place a “magic carpet” style conveyor lift adjacent to (north of) the Link lift and the Moonbeam base lodge.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R2E, Sec. 27. Moonbeam Base Area at Solitude Mountain Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Sprint PCS, Communication Site Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sprint PCS’s special use permit expired on 12/31/2008, and the SLRD is proposing to renew this 10-year permit. The current location is located within a fenced enclosure at the mouth of Ferguson Canyon.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T2S, R1E, Sec. 25. Mouth of Feguson Canyon, Salt Lake County, UT.
Wahsatch Steeplechase Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010 
Expected:07/2010
Actual: 06/17/2010 
08/2010 Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Wahsatch Steeplechase permit expired on 12/31/2009. The SLRD proposes to reissue a new 5-year permit with no changes made from the previous permit.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T1N, R1E. Near City Creek Canyon, Salt lake City, UT.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Spanish Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Benmore Allotment Grazing Authorization
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/28/2010  09/2010 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorize grazing on the Benmore Allotment
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30267
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - T 9 S, R 6 W, Sections 12, 25, 36; T 9 S, R 5 W, Sections 4 - 10, 17 - 20, 28 - 33; T 10 S, R 6 W, Sections 1, 12, 13, 24; T 10 S, R 5 W, Sections 5 -9, 16, 20. Benmore Grazing Allotment.
Foothills Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 07/26/2010  06/2011 Karen Hartman
801-342-5271
khartman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Close approximately 25 miles of user-created roads and trails in the Nebo Unit to protect deer and elk winter range;will use barricades, scarify to break up compaction, place water bars to minimize erosion, and post signs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30266
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T 9 S, R 2 E, Sections 21, 28, 32, 33; T 10 S, R 2 E, Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20; T 10 S, R 1 E, Sections 12, 13, 24. Nebo Unit.
Old Ray's Valley Road Water Development
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/19/2005 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install 3 water troughs to mitigate for loss of cattle watering areas due to stream fencing.
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T8S, R6E, Section 6; T8S, R5E, Section 1. Old Ray's Valley Road.
West Vernon Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/05/2010 
Expected:09/2010
 
03/2011 Lanson Stavast
801-342-5277
lstavast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve sage grouse & deer habitat.Mechanically treat juniper with bullhog/masticator (approx. 2,500 acres), lop & scatter (approx. 5700 acres). Use prescribed fire following mechanical treatment. Close & rehab up to 24 miles user-created roads/trail
Web Link:  http://fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - T9S R7W sections 10, 11, 14, 15, 22, 23, 25-27 and 36; T9S R6W sections 4 - 9, 16, 22, 23, 25-27, 31, 35, and 36; T9S R5W sections 28 and 33; T10S R7W 1, 12, 13 and 24; T10S R6W sections 6, 7 and 18;. Spanish Fork Ranger District - Vernon and Sheep Rock Management Units.
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