Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
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, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
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)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  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.
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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, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Stellar 2-Dimensional Seismic Acquisition Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/26/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
06/2013 Roger Kesterson
307-782-6555
rkesterson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The UWCNF proposes to authorize a 2-dimensional seismic acquisition project consisting of 103.9 linear miles of source/receiving lines and 53 helicopter landing zone areas. Data gathered by the project would refine knowledge of subsurface geology.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40022
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Duchesne, Summit. LEGAL - T 1 N, R 9, 10, and 11 E; T 2 N, R 10, 11, and 12 E; T 1 S, R 9, 10, and 11 E; and T 4 N, R 9 W. Summit and Duchesne counties, Utah.
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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
Hoop Lake and Poison Mountain winter range vegetation improvement project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
08/2013 Ashly Herrera
307-789-3194
anherrera@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes a lop-and-scatter treatment using chainsaws to restore aspen, shrubs, forbs, and grasses. All live conifers would be removed. Treatments would begin in August to avoid disturbance to nesting migratory birds.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40869
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Hoop Lake: T2N, R16E, sections 3 and 4. Poison Mountain: T2N, R15E, sections 1 and 2. In the Hoop Lake and Poison Mountain areas of the ranger district in the Beaver Creek watershed.
Non-motorized trail additions
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Joseph McFarlane
307-789-3194
jmcfarlane@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to add three non-motorized trails to the designated trail system to allow for trail maintenance. The proposed Ruth Lake Climbing Wall, Stone Garden, and Lilly Lake trails are along the Highway 150 corridor.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40877
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. Along the Highway 150 corridor.
Riparian route relocation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Joseph McFarlane
307-789-3194
jmcfarlane@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to relocate a current motorized route from a riparian area to an upland location to reduce impacts to the riparian area.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40880
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Uinta. LEGAL - T2N R115W, Section 21. North of Stateline Reservoir and west of Road 072.
Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 06/11/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Timothy Gill
307-783-3966
tgill@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes treatments to reduce both the amount and continuity of woody fuels, to remove hazard trees associated with travel ways, to harvest beetle-killed or infested trees, and to create a mix of tree ages and species.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36790
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. Smiths Fork watershed approximately 25 miles southwest of Mountain View, Wyoming.
Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration Project
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 06/11/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Timothy Cardoza
801-999-2182
pgomben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF proposes treatments to reduce both the amount and continuity of woody fuels, to remove hazard trees associated with travel ways, to harvest beetle-killed or infested trees, and to create a mix of tree ages and species.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39892
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Summit, Uinta. In the Smiths Fork watershed approximately 25 miles southwest of Mountain View, Wyoming.
Wildlife and livestock pond development
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Aimee Cameron
307-782-6555
aimeecameron@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to develop four ponds that would benefit both wildlife and livestock. Two new ponds would be created, and a ditch and water bars along a closed logging road would be modified o catch water.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40881
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. West Fork Smiths Fork watershed.
Wright access road special use permit reissuance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Bernard Asay
307-782-6555
basay@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to reissue a permit for access on and maintenance of a road approx. 14 feet wide and 250 feet long. Ownership of the property to which the road provides access has changed. The new owner will conduct commercial operations
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40882
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T2N, R10E, Section 16. South of the Bear River snowpark on Highway 150.
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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.
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/29/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
Bryant Fork Recreation Residence Tract, Lot #24 Cabin Addition CE.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The new owners are proposing an addition to the existing cabin structure. The proposed construction will occur within an area that has been previously disturbed with an existing 1,000 square foot concrete patio and retaining wall.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40727
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Cold Springs Salvage Timber Sale EA.
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/27/2012 
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
Josephine Mining Claim CE.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Jim Percy
435-654-0470
jpercy@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal is to excavate a portal of a cave in order to restore natural ventilation to another nearby cave. Once access to the cave is restored, exploration will take place to determine if Columbian Grade Emeralds exist.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40723
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. The project os located in the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Nobletts Water Line CE
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/26/2012  01/2013 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
Notch Connect Trail CE
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Josh Jurgensen
435-783-4338
jjurgensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The goal of this project is to reroute parts of the Clyde Lake Trail and connect the Clyde Lake Trail to the Notch Trail.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40725
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T1E, R9W, Sec. 30, 31 UM. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Piuta Hazard Tree Salvage CE
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: It is proposed to harvest dead and infested Engelmann spruce within the 27 acres area of the Piuta Organizational Camp. No temporary roads are proposed.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40726
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Township 2N, Range 8E, Section 21, SLBM. This project is located approximately 14 air miles east of Francis, Utah.
Samak Ponderosa Group Prescribed Burn CE
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/29/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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).
Soapstone Connect Trail CE
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 Josh Jurgensen
435-783-4338
jjurgensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The goal of this project is to connect ATV trail 820 to FS Road 262. Currently, both of these routes are old logging roads that according to the 2007 Uinta Travel Plan dead end after a short road spur.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40724
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T3S, R8E, Sec. 26, 35 SLM. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Strawberry River Restoration CE.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Kellie Whitton
435-654-7232
kswhitton@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will encompass 4.7 miles of river, and a variety of fixes will be done like: removal of old non-functioning structures, addition of more suitable bank stabilization structures, sloping and stabilization of banks and re-vegetation.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40722
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas RD.
Trial Lake Isolated Cabins CE
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Jeffrey Ward
435-654-7215
jpward02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two cabins are located on the SW corner of Trial Lake. We are proposing to re-issue both permits to make them consistent with the same schedule as the cabins in the Soapstone Recreation Residence tract.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40729
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T2S, R9E, Sec. 6. The project is located in the Heber-Kamas Ranger District.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Strawberry Fish Trap & Associated Facilities
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Jeffrey Ward
435-654-7215
jpward02@fs.fed.us 
Description: UDWR currently holds a Special Use Permit from the USFS to operate and maintain two residential facilities. USFS is proposing to re-issue a permit for a term of 20 years, with an new expiration date of 12/31/2033.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40730
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. The project is located in the 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
Bel Mia Girl's Camp Water Line SUP
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/17/2012  06/2013 Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to authorize a special use permit for installation of a water system (pump station and waterline) for the privately-owned Bel Mia Girl's Camp.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40597
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder. LEGAL - T9N, R1W, Sections 27, 28, 33. West of Mantua, Utah.
Century Link Phone Lines Permit Consolidation
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2014 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39279
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache. Logan Canyon and near Mantua, Utah.
Elk Valley Guard Station Riparian Fence
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 12/17/2012  07/2013 Chandler Mundy
775-289-5114
cmundy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to fence the riparian area just to the south of the Elk Valley Guard Station to protect it from livestock and vehicular traffic.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40599
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T12N, R4E, Section 33. Just south of the Elk Valley Guard Station.
Elk Valley Trail Re-route
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 12/17/2012  07/2013 Kelli Taylor
435-755-3626
ktaylor02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to re-route about 1,000 feet of ATV trail to relocate it outside the fenced compund of the Elk Valley Guard Station. The guard station was fenced to keep livestock and traffic out of the compound.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40598
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T12N, R4E, Sections 33 and 34. Just north of the Elk Valley Guard Station.
Left Hand Fork Riparian Restoration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 10/22/2012  06/2013 Paul Chase
435-755-3620
pchase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to rehabilitate and protect riparian and stream habitats by delineating dispersed campsites along the river and closing unauthorized "hill climb" trails; the gate would be moved further up the road to get parking away from the river.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39879
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. Left Hand Fork of Blacksmith Fork, southeast of Logan, Utah.
Saddle Creek Sagebrush Treatment
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 10/22/2012  06/2013 Kevin Labrum
435-755-5221
kclabrum@fs.fed.us 
Description: 1100 ac of sagebrush will be treated mechanically (600ac) and with prescribed fire (500ac); to create patchy and diverse habitats, only 20 to 30% of the mechanical areas will be treated and low intensity fire will be used in the burn areas.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39875
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. Saddle Creek area east of Elk Vally Guard Station.
White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/14/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
06/2014 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/14/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2014 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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 04/2013 
Expected:01/2014
 
06/2014 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
Grove Creek water transmission line SUP
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/19/2012  01/2013 Charles Rosier
801-999-2154
crosier@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal is to replace an existing irrigation water transmission line located in Grove Creek Canyon and to combine several existing uses into a single special use authorization. Permit would be issued for 20 years.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40513
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T5S, R2E, Sec. 22 Salt Lake Base Meridian. Grove Creek Canyon.
Qwest Permit Consolidation - Pleasant Grove.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/11/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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 NW . The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit for the Smith Ditch.
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/07/2012  11/2012 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 irrigation pipeline-ditch, with flume, to transport water. The permit area covers 2.25 acres and/or 2 miles.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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 . The project is located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to USDI National Park Service Timpanogos Cave National Monument
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/07/2012  11/2012 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39257
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T. 4 S., R. 2 E., Sec 27 E 1/2 NW 1/4 Salt Lake Base Meridian. The project is located in Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Utah State Hospital.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Jon Stansfield
530-233-8829
jstansfield@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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Jon Stansfield
530-233-8829
jstansfield@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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
Wadsworth Canyon water line SUP.
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/07/2012  02/2013 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us 
Description: To sleeve an existing clay pipeline with new PVC smaller diameter pipe located in Wadsworth Canyon. There will be no change to the diversion structure. It is required for continued operation of the pipeline. Permit would be re-issued for 20 years.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40514
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - T4S, R2E, Sec. 17. Wadsworth Canyon.
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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 Area Summer Projects
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 08/24/2012  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
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39382
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 
Completed  Actual: 01/11/2012  01/2012 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.
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
Questar Pipeline Permit Modification
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/24/2012  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
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39380
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
- 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
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39379
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.
Snowbird Ski Resort Gad Valley Improvements
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/10/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36527
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. Snowbird Ski Resort.
Solitude Last Chance Mining Camp Building Re-design
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 08/24/2012  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
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39383
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.
UDOT Camera/Data/Cell System
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/05/2012  10/2012 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
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39381
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
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 08/23/2012  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.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39384
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.
CE
- Grazing management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 11/30/2012  12/2012 Renae Bragonje
801-342-5267
rbragonje@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposing pipelines and a trough.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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 CE - Spanish Fork.
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/11/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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:12/2012
 
01/2013 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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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.
White Pine Ridge Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/15/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us 
Description: To issue a special use permit for a site lease to Sanpete County Broadcasting Corporation for the White Pine Ridge Communication Site, located on the Nebo Division.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40923
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. The project is located in the Spanish Fork Ranger District.
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