Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2013 to 06/30/2013
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) :
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)

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  Completed  Actual: 02/25/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 02/19/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Wildlife and livestock pond development
CE
- 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 02/04/2013  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://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.
Bryant Fork Recreation Residence Tract: Lot #24 Cabin Addition
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Jeffrey Ward
435-654-7215
jpward02@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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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.
Josephine Mining Claim.
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 02/04/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Notch Connect Trail
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/04/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/01/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:04/2013
 
04/2013 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://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).
Soapstone Connect Trail
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/04/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 02/04/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Upper Provo Watershed Restoration Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/14/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
08/2013 Jim Gibson
435-783-4338
jgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project proposes primarily non-commercial thinning, prescribed burning, mechanical vegetation treatments (mowing, mastication), and planting over a period of up to 10 years.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41548
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit, Wasatch. LEGAL - The legal description includes all or some of the following: Township 2 North, Range 7, 8; Township 3 North Range 7, 8, 9 SLBM. The Upper Provo Watershed Restoration Project is located in Summit and Wasatch Counties, Utah.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Strawberry Fish Trap & Associated Facilities
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/07/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
Century Link Phone Lines Permit Consolidation
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/08/2013  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://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.
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://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  Completed  Actual: 12/27/2012
09/30/2011 
05/2013 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
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/08/2013  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://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 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://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
Qwest Permit Consolidation - Pleasant Grove Ranger District
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/08/2013  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://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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 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://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 NW . 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:04/2013
 
04/2013 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://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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 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://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
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/02/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 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://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 . The project is located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County.
Re-issue a special use permit to Utah State Hospital
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/13/2013  04/2013 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://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.
Rehabilitation of Silver Lake Flat Dam
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/11/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2014 Nelson Gonzalez-Sullow
801-999-2171
nelsongonzalezsullow@fs.fed.us 
Description: Silver Lake Flat Dam and Reservoir are located in the UWCNF (Pleasant Grove Ranger District) in northern Utah County, within the American Fork-Dry Creek Watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41706
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. The project is located in the UWCNF in northern Utah County, within the American Fork-Dry Creek Watershed.
Tibble Fork Dam
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/31/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 Nelson Gonzalez-Sullow
801-342-5160
nelsongonzalezsullow@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is proposing to fund rehabilitation of the Tibble Fork Dam in the American Fork Canyon of northern Utah County, Utah. It is located 10 miles north east of the city of Alpine, UT.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41710
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. Tibble Fork Dam is in the American Fork Canyon of northern Utah County, Utah. It is located 10 miles north east of the city of Alpine, UT.
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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
Albion Campground / Cecret Lake Trailhead Turnaround
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Carol Majeske
801-733-2662
cmajeske@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salt Lake Ranger District is proposing to construct a short road spur in upper Little Cottonwood Canyon between Albion Basin Road campground entrance and Cecret Lake Trailhead parking lot to serve as a traffic turnaround.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41567
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. The project is located near the Cecret Lake Trailhead (Little Cottonwood Canyon).
Alta MDP Phase 1
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Alta Ski Area, in Little Cottonwood Canyon, submitted an updated Master Development Plan (MDP), and is proposing to implement specific projects from the MDP within their existing permit boundary.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41564
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. The projects are located in Alta Ski Area, in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Bountiful City Water System
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Jack Vanderberg
801-733-2671
jvanderberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mill Creek Water Division Facility Reconstruction - Bountiful City is proposing to reconstruct their existing water diversion facility with a similar but slightly smaller structure.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41562
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. The location is approximately 1.0 mile above the gate to the Mueller Park Picnic Area.
East Hickman Trailhead
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Matthew Zumstein
801-733-2670
mzumstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salt Lake Ranger District and Tooele County are proposing to construct a new trailhead on East Hickman Canyon of the Stansbury Mountains in Tooele County.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41565
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Tooele. The project is located in east Hickman Canyon of the Stansbury Mountain in Tooele County.
Farmington City Water Storage Tank Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
Little Cottonwood Canyon Fiber Optic
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: Crown Castle and UDOT are requesting special use permits to construct and operate a fiber optic system that includes traffic cameras and other information systems to enable UDOT to remotely monitor traffic and weather conditions in the area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41563
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. The project is located in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
NEON Research Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Research and Development  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:06/2013  06/2013 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: NEON is requesting a short-term permit (1-year) for access and to conduct preliminary geotechnical analysis in Red Butte Canyon, a Forest Service Research Natural Area (RNA).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41560
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. The project is located in the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Questar Main Line 3, Weber Canyon Replacement
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:08/2013  05/2014 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salt Lake Ranger District proposes to authorize Questar to replace 3.26 miles of existing 16-inch natural gas pipeline, known as the Questar Main Line 3.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41697
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Davis. LEGAL - T 5 N, R 1 E, Sections 28 and 30. Within an existing utility corridor along the foothills on the south side of Interstate Highway 84.
Qwest Permit Consolidation - Salt Lake Ranger District
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/08/2013  02/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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  Completed  Actual: 03/20/2013  05/2013 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.
Utah DNR Foothills Mine REclamation Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:06/2013  06/2013 Steve Scheid
801-733-2689
sscheid@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Foothills Abandoned Mine Reclamation project plans to close hazardous abandoned mine openings in Weber, Morgan, Davis, and Salt Lake Counties. A total of 21 mine openings were identified as open and needing closure to protect public safety.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41561
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. Of the 21 mine openings, 8 are located on National Forest System (NFS) lands.
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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
Questar ML 41 Project (Payson Canyon)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/02/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Questar Pipeline Company is proposing to modify an existing natural gas facilities on its southern pipeline transmission system, known as the Questar ML 41 Project.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41705
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. The project is located in the Spanish Fork Ranger District (Utah County).
Qwest Permit Consolidation CE - Spanish Fork Ranger District
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/08/2013  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://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 
Completed  Actual: 12/17/2012
12/17/2012 
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://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.
White Pine Ridge Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/13/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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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