Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2012 to 09/30/2012
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, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
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
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 10/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
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  08/2012 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.
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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
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/09/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2013 
Expected:08/2014
 
09/2015 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.
Web Link:  http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/western.html
Location: UNIT - Ashley National Forest All Units, Dixie National Forest All Units, Fishlake National Forest All Units, Manti-Lasal National Forest All Units, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber. All National Forests in Utah.
Incorporating Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (Utah)
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Developing Proposal
Est. Notice of Adjustment 12/2011 
Expected:05/2014  06/2014 Clinton McCarthy
801-625-5671
cmccarthy01@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service will be a cooperating agency with the BLM (lead agency) in preparing programmatic EISs to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into several land management plans (Uinta, Dixie, Fishlake) through plan amendments.
Web Link:  http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/western.html
Location: UNIT - Dixie National Forest All Units, Fishlake National Forest All Units, Pleasant Grove Ranger District, Heber-Kamas Ranger District, Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne. UNIT - Dixie NF, Fishlake NF, Uinta portion of Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF; UT; multiple counties involved.
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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
Smith's Fork Vegetation Restoration Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 11/2011 
Expected:09/2012  08/2013 Timothy Gill
307-783-3966
tgill@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop a proposal to address bark beetle epidemic in Smith's Fork drainage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36790
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. Smith's Fork Watershed.
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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
Bear Hole Fence
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct approximately 1 mile of 4 strand barbed wire fence on the Bear Hole Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39242
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T1S,R10W, Sec.33, 34. The project is located in Heber-Kamas RD in Wasatch County.
Cold Springs Salvage Timber Sale EA.
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/23/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
03/2013 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would use a commercial timber sale to harvest and regenerate forest stands using a group selection prescription.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38687
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Township 3S, Range 9E, Sections 28-33, SBM and Township 1N, Range 9W, Sections 5-7; Township 1N, Range 10W, Sections 1, 12, USM. The Cold Springs Timber Sale project area is located approximately 23 air miles east of Heber City, Utah.
Indian Creek Exploratory Well Surface Use Plan of Operations
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jim Percy
435-654-7211
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.
Kamas Valley Cattle Allotment Grazing Authorization.
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/17/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
07/2012 Jim Percy
435-654-7211
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: To authorize continued livestock grazing on the Kamas Valley Allotment on the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35822
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T1S, R7E, S31 - 33, T2S, R6E S1, 2,10-15, 22-25,35, 36, T2S, R7E, S1-36; T2S, R8E, S5-9, 13-14, 16-36; T2S, R9E, S17-20, 29-32; T3S, R7E, S1-12, 15-17, 21; T3S, R8E, S1-11, 16-17, T3S, R9E, S6, SLM. 14 miles east of Kamas, Utah along the Mirror Lake Highway.
Nobletts Water Line.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Establish a watering site to improve distribution of livestock and improve range health.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39244
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - T3S,R8E,Section 17. The project is located in Heber-Kamas RD in Wasatch County.
Samak Ponderosa Group Prescribed Burn.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Robert Lamping
435-654-7217
rlamping@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to improve timber stand conditions by reintroducing low to mixed severity fire within the Ponderosa pine and brush cover types promoting a more natural fire regime and creating the environment for regeneration to occur.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39241
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - The project is located entirely at T2S R7E Section 19. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas RD (Ponderosa Group Camp site near Samak in Summit County).
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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
Blacksmith Fork Mule Deer Habitat Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Kevin Labrum
435-755-5221
kclabrum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to plant sagebrush and deerbrush seedlings on south and west-facing slopes in the Blacksmith Fork area on the Logan Ranger District to improve winter wildlife habitats. The area to be treated includes about 1,800 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39277
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. Blacksmith Fork Canyon on the Logan Ranger District.
Century Link Phone Lines Permit Consolidation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The U-W-C NF is working to consolidate all permits previously issued to Century Link (Qwest) into one permit per Ranger District. There are three such lines on the Logan RD; one in Logan Canyon and two in Mantua. All lines are existing.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39279
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache. Logan Canyon and near Mantua, Utah.
Gateway Trail Connector Construction
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2012 Kelli Taylor
435-755-3626
ktaylor02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to construct about 200 feet of non-motorized trail and a foot bridge on the south side of the highway in lower Logan Canyon to connect Logan City's Gateway Trail to the Riverside Trail (#603) located on the National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39278
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. South side of Highway 89 in lower Logan Canyon on the Logan Ranger District.
Saddle Creek Road Relocation
EA
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 06/15/2012  09/2012 Paul Chase
435-755-3620
pchase@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Logan Ranger District proposes to relocate a 1.2 mile stretch of Saddle Creek Road, located within the riparian area and stream channel of Saddle Creek, onto a bench 0.1 miles to the west of its current location.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35631
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T12N, R4E, Sections 22-27 and 34-35. Approximately 18 miles east of Logan, Utah.
White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/14/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
06/2013 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to authorize the continuance of grazing on the White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38463
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. Allotments are located southeast of Logan, Utah.
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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
Buck Springs Area Sheep Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/11/2011 
Expected:09/2011
Actual: 09/30/2011 
05/2012 Chandler Mundy
425-755-3636
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to authorize grazing on 3 sheep allotments (Buck Springs, Pete's Hollow, and North Monte) using Forest Plan standards and guidelines to manage use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35627
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Rich. LEGAL - T8N, R3E, Section 3; T9N, R3E, Sections 23, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34; T9N, R4E, Sections 3-10, 13-22, 31-34; T10N, R4E, Sections 31, 32 SLM. Approximately 40 miles east of Ogden, Utah.
Century Link Phone Lines Permit Consolidation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/14/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The U-W-C NF is working to consolidate all of the permits previously issued to Century Link (Qwest) into one permit per Ranger District. There are eleven lines located within the Ogden District. All are existing lines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39280
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Weber. Ogden Ranger District.
Three Creeks Allotment Consolidation
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/15/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal is to consolidate 10 grazing allotments (5 BLM and 5 FS) into 1 management unit with 20 pastures on BLM and 8 pastures on FS lands.Management would focus on time, timing, frequency, and intensity of livestock grazing on about 143,000 ac.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36707
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. West of Randolph, 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
Cabin Lot #1 in the Silver Lake Recreation Residence Tract.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Cheryl Butler
801-785-3563
cgbutler@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal is to authorize improvements into the cabin. Improvements include construction of a deck that will be approximately 340 sq. ft. and placement of a 500 gal. propane tank. Proposal follows the U-W-C NF Recreation Residence guidelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39259
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Qwest Permit Consolidation - Pleasant Grove
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/11/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Qwest Communications dba Century Link provided GIS data sets and excel spreadsheets to the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache N.F. displaying the location of all telecommunication lines they believe located on NFS lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39245
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Utah County. Lines are located along previously disturbed roadways and/or trails in Provo Canyon, South Fork Canyon, American Fork Canyon and the mouth of Rock Canyon.
Re-Issue a Special Use Permit to Alpine City.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to Alpine City for operating and maintaining water diversion structures and water transmission line from Alpine Grove and Box Elder Springs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39251
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 4 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 17, E ½ NW ¼. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit for the Smith Ditch.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit for the Smith Ditch for operating and maintaining a 12” irrigation pipeline-ditch, with flume, to transport water. The permit area covers 2.25 acres and/or 2 miles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39258
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 6 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 4 and 5, Salt Lake Base Meridian. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Alpine Irrigation District.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to Alpine Irrigation District for operating and maintaining an irrigation ditch to transport water from Grove Spring.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39255
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 4 S, R. 2 E., Sec. 29, W 1/2 SW 1/4. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Lehi City.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to Lehi City for operating and maintaining water collection and transmission facilities, all within an area known as School House Spring.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39252
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 4 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 5 and 6. The project is located in Pleasant Grove in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to North Fork Special Services District.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to North Fork Special Services District for operating and maintaining a water transmission line, diverting overflow water from the Theatre-in-the-Pines water system to a storage tank owed by permittee.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39254
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 5 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 9 NW ¼. The project is located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Provo City Park and Recreation.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to Provo City Park and Recreation for operating and maintaining a water transmission line for irrigation at White Pine Spring.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39256
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T6S, R4E, Sec 7 E1/2 E 1/2. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to USDI National Park Service – Timpanogos Cave National Monument.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issues a special use permit for operating and maintaining water collection headbox, water transmission line, 100,000 gallon steel storage tank, and chlorinator house.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39257
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Utah State Hospital.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-issue a special use permit to Utah State Hospital for operating and maintain water collection and transmission facilities all within the area known as Slate Canyon.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39253
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 7 S., R. 3 E., Sect 3, 8, 9, 10, and 11. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Six Special Use Permits on Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2011 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Jeff Schramm
435-781-5263
jschramm@fs.fed.us 
Description: These six special use permits (maintain 4 water transmition lines, maintain 1 irrigation ditch and 1 monument and access trail) are located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County. 5 of these SUP have been re-scope in 2012.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37275
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - These six special use permit are located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District. Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
Ten Special Use Permits on Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/24/2011 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Jeff Schramm
435-781-5263
jschramm@fs.fed.us 
Description: These ten permits (maintain a stream gage, grant an easement, 5 water transmition lines, maintain a water tank and 2 irrigation line) are located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36764
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - These ten permits are located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District. Plesant 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 Peruvian Ridge Gun Mount
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 02/14/2012
02/14/2012 
04/2012 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Alta Ski Lifts proposes to Expand and adapt the existing Peruvian gun mount to include a 2cd 105 mm howitzer (to replace existing 105 mm recoiless rifle) for avalanche control w/in the existing permit boundary at Alta Ski Area
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3S, R3E, Sec. PB43. Salt Lake County, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Peruvian ridge, Alta Ski Area.
Alta Ski Area Summer Projects
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Alta is proposing three small projects for completion during the summer of 2012: 1) Request for a snowmaking strainer system building; 2) Request for Little Griz Conveyor upgrade; & 3) Watson Sewer Line Repair
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R 2E T 2S. Alta Ski Area, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County.
Cardiff Fork Property Owners Access SUP
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/06/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: property owners in upper Cardiff Fork hold permits for year round motorized access via 2.82 miles along a Forest road #019 to their land in upper Cardiff Fork have formed into an Association that is requesting one permit fo continued year-ound access
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R3E T2S Sec. 18, 19, 30. Salt Lake County, Ut; Cardiff Fk RD FR109, Mill D So. Fk., Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Davis Creek Amended Road Authorization
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  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.
Farmington City Water Storage Tank Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/06/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
12/2012 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2687
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Farmington City is proposing to construct a water storage tank to include within their current special use permit
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35721
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T3N, R1E, Sec 29,. Proposed lacation in Lower Davis Creek area, Farmington City, Davis County, UT.
LDS Girls Camp Lodge Addition
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  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  Cancelled  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.
Porter Fork Fish Passage
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@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.
Questar Pipeline Permit Modification
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Questar is proposing amend their permit to expand their permitted natural gas transfer facility to facilitate required inspection equipment
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T 1N, R 2E, Sec. 34. Top of Emmigration Canyon (SR.
Qwest Permit Consolidation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/14/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SLRD is proposing to consolidate all of the permits previously issued to Qwest (13) into one consolidated 30-year master permit
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis, Salt Lake, Weber. The lines are located at various locations across the SLRD including the Cottonwood Canyons, Mill Creek, Weber Canyon, Emigration Canyon, Guardsman Pass, etc.
Rocky Mountain Power Permit Re-Issuance
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/22/2011  12/2011 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  Cancelled  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 - Secret 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 Canyons, Salt Lake County, UT.
Silver Lake Water Company Waterline
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  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 Resort Gad Valley Improvements
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/10/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
06/2013 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Eleven proposed projects to be completed over the next five years within Snowbird's permitted boundary.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36527
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. Snowbird Ski Resort.
Snowbird Village Gun Mount Modification
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 02/14/2012  04/2012 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is proposing to modify the existing gun mount to accomodate a new 105 mm Howitzer (to replace the existing 75 mm pack howitzer) for avalanche control w/in their existing permit boundary
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3s, R3E, Sec. PB38. Salt Lake County, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird Ski and Sumer Resort base area.
Solitude Last Chance Mining Camp Building Re-design
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
05/2013 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Solitude Mountain Resort is proposing to re-design and construct an expansion to the Last Chance Mining camp day lodge that was initially approved in the Jan. 15, 2002 Record of Decision
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R 3E, T 2S, Sec. 22. Solitude Mountain Resort, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County.
Solitude Snowmaking Extension
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 02/14/2012
02/14/2012 
05/2012 Pollyanna Popola
801-733-2686
ppopola@fs.fed.us 
Description: Solitude Mountain Resort is propose to extend a snomaking line approx. 1,700 feet up the Wall Street ski run and would connect two existing main lines together forming a better and more efficient delivery of water to the area.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3S, R3E, Sec. 27. Salt Lake County, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Solitude Mountain Resort.
UDOT Camera/Data/Cell System
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Utah Department of Transportation is requesting a special use permit to construct and operate a fiber optic system that includes traffic cameras, cell phone service, and other information systems to enable UDOT to remotely monitor traffic and weather
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R 2 & 3E, T 2S. Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County.
White Pine Trailhead Access Trail Relocation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SLRD is proposing to remove and revegetate the existing paved access trail (approx. 200 ft.) from the White Pine Parking lot to the Little Cottonwood Creek Bridge and construct a new access trail at a sustainable grade.
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R 2E, T 2S, Sec. PB 53. White Pine Trailhead, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County.
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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
Ekker Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2012 
Expected:09/2012  11/2012 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposing pipelines and a trough.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39728
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. LEGAL - Sec 4 & 5, T10S, R5W. The project is located in the Spanish Fork Ranger District.
Qwest Permit Consolidation - Spanish Fork.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/11/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Anne Hansen
801-236-3454
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Qwest Communications dba Century Link provided GIS data sets and excel spreadsheets to the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache N.F. displaying the location of all telecommunication lines they believe located on NFS lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39246
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Juab, Utah. LEGAL - Utah and Juab Counties. The lines are located at various locations along the Nebo Loop Road and in Hobble Creek Canyon.
Sheep Creek Project EA.
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
11/2012 Lanson Stavast
801-342-5277
lstavast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce Juniper density to improve mule deer habitat and modify fuel loading by treating Juniper using a Bullhog/masticator. Create 6.6 miles of a new ATV trail. Change the maintenance designation of Old Sheep Creek Rd from level 2 to level 1.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38822
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T9S R5E sections 24-26,35, and 36; T9S R6E sections 13-36; T9S R7E sections 19, 30 and 31; T10S R5E sections 1, 2 and 12; T10S R6E sections 1-15,17, and 18; T10S R7E sections 3-10, and 15-20. Spanish Fork Ranger District.
Tie Fork Stream Crossing CE
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/18/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Kellie Whitton
435-654-7232
kswhitton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will improve seven (7) stream crossings by either installing culverts or rock armoring the approaches and stream crossing in an effort to reduce sediment and erosion.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38825
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T6S, R6E, Sec 2, 11, 14, T5S, R6E, Sec 35 SLM. Spanish Fork Ranger District.
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