Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
Inyo 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
Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest,  Mammoth Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest,  Mono Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest,  Mount Whitney Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Inyo National Forest,  White Mountain Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/18/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2010 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Larry Hayden
202-205-1559
lhayden@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Department of Agriculture proposes to promulgate a new planning rule, which will set out the process for development, revision, and amendment of National Forest System land management plans.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/planningrule
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Agency-wide Rule.
Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Lands.
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
01/2012 Glen Stein
208-869-5405
gstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service will prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the continued nationwide aerial application of fire retardant on National Forest System lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/retardant/index.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment (SNFPA)
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/19/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2010 
Expected:06/2010
 
06/2010 Donald Yasuda
916-640-1168
dyasuda@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prepare a narrowly focused analysis to comply with two orders issued by the Eastern District Court of California on November 4, 2009. Correct the 2004 SNFPA Final SEIS to address range of alternatives and analytical consistency issues.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/snfpa/2010seis
Location: UNIT - Eldorado National Forest All Units, Lassen National Forest All Units, Modoc National Forest All Units, Sequoia National Forest All Units, Tahoe National Forest All Units, Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Carson Ranger District, Bridgeport Ranger District, Plumas National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units, Stanislaus National Forest All Units, Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yuba, Douglas, Esmeralda, Mineral. LEGAL - Along the Sierra Nevada Range, from the Oregon/California border south to Lake Isabella as well as lands in western Nevada. Sierra Nevada National Forests.
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Inyo National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 San Gorgonio Wilderness Outfitters Transitional Priority Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/07/2010  07/2010 Carmen John
760-873-2510
cjohn@fs.fed.us 
Description: To authorize Terry Anderson, Owner, up to 90 service days for guided big horn sheep and deer hunts in CA State hunt zones within the boundaries of the Inyo National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. CA Sheet Hunt Zone 7 (White Mtns, Mono County; CA Deer Special Hunt Zones G3 and G39.
2010 Sierra Moto Xcursions Temporary Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  05/2011 Carmen John
760-873-2510
cjohn@fs.fed.us 
Description: To authorize motorcycle and jeep tours on forest lands. Up to 200 service days may be authorized. Authorized routes will be consistent with the 2010 Motor Vehicle Use Map.
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. Designated motorized travel routes as established in the 2009 Record of Decision for the Motorized Travel Management Project.
Inyo National Forest Aspen Enhancement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:05/2011  08/2011 Leeann Murphy
760-873-5865
lbmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will address the need to maintain and enhance aspen stands throughout the Inyo National Forest. This project will include proposed treatments for stands at risk of loss due to conifer encroachment and lack of aspen regeneration.
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono, Esmeralda. Aspen stands within the Inyo National Forest.
Issuance of 10 Year Priority Use Outfitter/Guide Fishing Permits
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:03/2011  01/2012 Donna Bertolina
(760) 924-5518
dbertolina@fs.fed.us 
Description: Trips to: Lee Vining Cr., June Lake Loop, Big Springs, Deadman Cr., Mammoth Lakes Basin, Middle Fork San Joaquin, Sotcher Lake, Starkweather Lake, Hot Creek, Convict Lake, McGee Cr., Rock Cr., Rock Cr. Lake, Pine Cr., Bishop Cr., No. Lk., So. Lk.
Location: UNIT - Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono. See Project Description.
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Inyo National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Temporary Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2010 
Expected:07/2010  07/2010 Donna Bertolina
(760) 924-5518
dbertolina@fs.fed.us 
Description: "Wounded Warrior Elite Camp" - Guided backpacking trip into the Lake Ediza area of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Group participants are physically and/or mentally disabled military personnel. All wilderness regulations will be followed.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District, Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. Ansel Adams Wilderness, Lake Ediza and vicinity.
Crowley Communities Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 08/16/2010  08/2010 Heather Swartz
760-873-2561
heswartz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fire hazard reduction by removal of hazardous fuels around the communities of Aspen Springs, Crowley, McGee Creek, Sunny Slopes, & Tom's Place, CA.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=24613
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District, White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T4S, R30E, Sec. 33, 32, 29, & 28; T5S, R30E, Sec. 5 & 6; T4S, R29E, Sec. 35, 34, & 28. Public land near or adjacent to the residences and businesses of Aspen Springs, Crowley, and McGee Creek.
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Inyo National Forest,   Mammoth Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amerigas Project
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Sheila Irons
760-873-2455
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install 100 feet of propane pipeline to connect existing pipeline on both ends of existing pipeline. This is the same project as the Rock Creek Energy Project. Rock Creek Energy was purchased by Amerigas.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T3S, R27E, Sec 33. West of John Muir Rd. and ending at 924 Canyon Blvd.
Crystral Crag Water System Permit Resissuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:10/2010  10/2010 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of expired permit for water system. Water system service the Lake Mary Recreation Residence Tract, Crystal Crag Lodge, and the Lake Mary Store, all located in the Lakes Basin.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T. 4S., R27E., Sec. 21. Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Ranger District, Lakes Basin.
Garnet Meadow/Iceberg Trail project
CE
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/12/2009 
Expected:07/2010
 
09/2010 Todd Ellsworth
760-873-2457
tellsworth@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilize the active headcuts and erosion on approximately 1.5 miles of the Iceberg Lake trail from Ediza lake to Iceberg Lake to improve watershed condition, stabilize headcuts in Garnet Meadow, and stabilize Garnet Packer Camp trail.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - T 2S, R 25E, Section 36 and T3S, R 25E, Sections 12 and 13. Trail from Ediza to Iceberg Lake, meadow north of Garnet Lake, and Garnet packer camp, all within the Ansel Adams Wilderness on the Mammoth Ranger District.
Hot Creek Fish Hatchery permit reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:03/2011  03/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of permit to California Department of Fish and Game for Hot Creek Fish Hatchery.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.5S. R.28E., Sec. 35. Hot Creek.
Issuance of 5 Year Canoe Race Event to Mammoth Fire Protection District
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2010 
Expected:07/2010  07/2010 Donna Bertolina
(760) 924-5518
dbertolina@fs.fed.us 
Description: Canoe races at Horseshoe Lake and Fireman's Picnic at Shady Rest Park.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. See project description.
Madden Property Road Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:12/2010  06/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of an access road to the "Madden property", owned by the Gregory Family Trust, and located adjacent to the chair 15 area of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA). This road will be constructed within the MMSA permit boundary.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.4S., R.27E., Sec 4, Lot 2. Chair 15 area of the Mammoth Mountain Ski Are.
Mammoth Community Water District Plant Expansion
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:03/2011  06/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Addition (268 long and 184 wide) to the west side of existing Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant building to house a caustic feed storage area.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T. 4S., R.27E., Sec. 9. Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant, Lakes Basin.
Mammoth Community Water District, Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  03/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of two permits: one for water and sewer lines, one for filtration plant and water tanks
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. various locations adjacent to the Town of Mammoth Lakes, CA.
Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District's (MLFPD) Lost Lane Fuels Reduction, Defensible Space Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 08/03/2010  08/2010 Sue Farley
760-924-5535
sfarley@fs.fed.us 
Description: USFS proposes to authorize expenditure of federal funding for MLFPD to reduce fuels and create wildfire defensible space on private lands in the Lost Lane project area. Federal funding would be transferred from USFS to MLFPD via Cooperative Agreement
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - West half of Section 3 and East half of Section 4, Township 4 south, Range 27 east. Lost Lane project area occurs in the wildland urban intermix zone, and includes 96 acres of private property adjacent to the Mill City Fuels Reduction project on National Forest lands.
Mammoth Mountain Base Area Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Land exchange with Mammoth Mountain Ski Area of approximately 21 acres of land, currently under special use authorization, located at the Main Lodge area.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.3S, R. 27E., Sec 30. Main Lodge, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
Sherwin-Scenic Loop Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/23/2009
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 07/2010 
Expected:09/2010
 
10/2010 Sue Farley
760-924-5535
sfarley@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is to use three types of treatment methods, singly or in combination, to reduce hazardous fuels such as brush and trees in the Sherwin Creek, Mammoth Creek and Mammoth Scenic Loop areas surrounding the Mammoth Lakes community.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Township 3 south and 4 south, Range 28 East. Sherwin Creek Road, Mammoth Creek Road, Hwy. 203 and Scenic Loop Road areas surrounding the Mammoth Lakes community.
Southern California Edison Mammoth Distribution Area Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  03/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of expired permit for Southern California Edision's electrical distribution lines in the Mammoth Distribution Area.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T.3S., R.28E., MDBM. Mammoth Distribution Area, Mammoth Lakes Area.
Winter Access Route - Basalt Canyon Geothermal Pipeline Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Margie DeRose
760-873-2424
mderose@fs.fed.us 
Description: The winter access route would begin from the snow disposal area east of the Mammoth Visitor Center on approximately 2,300 feet of existing roads and about 1,200 feet of new overland route. The proposed project is located east of Shady Rest Park.
Location: UNIT - Mammoth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. East of Shady Rest Park within portions of Sections 25 and 36 of Township 3 South, Range 27 East on the Inyo National Forest.
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Inyo National Forest,   Mono Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Black Point Cinder Mine EA - Mining Proposal
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/01/2010 
Expected:07/2010
 
08/2010 Jon Kazmierski
760-924-5503
jkazmierski@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal described in the Plan of Operations will expand mining operations at an existing cinder mine over a period of fifteen years (2024).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27908
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - Section 21, Township 2 North, Range 26 East. Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, Inyo National Forest.
E-Wind Wind Energy Testing
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/12/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Placement of 1-3 approximately 200 foot tall meterological towers in the Sagehen Summit area of the Glass Mountains for the purpose of wind energy testing.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. Sagehen Summit Area, Glass Mountains.
Fern/Yost Lakes Trailhead Erosion Repair
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:11/2010  10/2011 Jon Kazmierski
760-924-5503
jkazmierski@fs.fed.us 
Description: High flows in June 2010 created a gully on an old roadbed near the Fern/Yost Lakes trailhead. This project would fill in the gully and implement other erosion control measures such as decompaction. The project would also repair the parking lot.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T2S, R26E, Section 21. Yost/Fern Lakes Trailhead.
June Lake PUD, test well for domestic water supply
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:06/2011  07/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Test well adjacent to the Clark Water Treatment Plant.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.2S., R.26E, Sec. 21. Adjacent to the Clark Water Treatment Plant.
June Mountain Ski Area Vegetation Management Plan
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:03/2011  06/2011 Scott Kusumoto
760-924-5522
skusumoto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Veg mgt plan to determine desired future vegetation condition for the resort permit area. Conditions not meeting the yet to be determined desired conditions will create project opportunities to move the ski area towards the desired condition.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T2S, R26E, Sections 14,15, 22, 23, 25, 26, MDB&M. June Mountain Ski Area.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Glass Mountain Communication Lease
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  03/2011 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of Communication Site Lease to replace expired permit
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - MDM, T.2S., R.30E. Sec. 18. Glass Mountain Peak, Glass Mountains.
Mono Basin Grazing Allotment Analysis
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:03/2011  06/2011 April Barron
760-924-5532
abarron@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis of grazing allotments in the vicinity of Mono Lake including Mono Sand Flat, June Lake, Mono Mills and Dexter Allotments.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. Within the Mono Basin and along the northeastern slope of the Glass Mountains.
Pinecliff Resort Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Barry McDonald
760-647-3023
bmcdonald01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing resort permit for 1 year
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. Pinecliff Resort in the June Lake Loop vicinity, Mono Lake Ranger District.
Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Habitat Enhancement Prescribed Burn (North Zone)
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/30/2008 
Expected:06/2011
 
03/2012 MaryBeth Hennessy
760-873-2400
mhennessy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce vegetation cover, primarily pinyon pine, within areas adjacent to winter range of the Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep using prescribed burning.
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - T 10N R 25E, SE ? Sec. 12, Sec. 13, NE ? Sec. 23, N ? Sec. 24; T 10N R 26E, SW ? Sec. 7, and NW ? Sec. 19; T 10S R 25E SW ? Sec. 1, South ? Sec. 2, Sec. 11, and West ? of Sec. 12. Lee Vining Canyon and Walker Lake.
Southern California Edison Replacement of Powerline
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/21/2010  08/2010 Sheila Irons
760-924-5534
sirons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of new underground powerline in Caltrans right-of-way in Lee Vining Canyon
Location: UNIT - Mono Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. Lee Vining Canyon, within Caltrans right-of-way.
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Inyo National Forest,   Mount Whitney Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 California Alpine Guides Transitional Priority Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/06/2010  07/2010 Carmen John
760-873-2510
cjohn@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a transitional priority use special use permit to CA Alpine Guides for 25 service days of guided backpacking through the Golden Trout Wilderness for Sequoia Naitional Park ingress and egress.
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. Golden Trout Wilderness, Horseshoe Meadows to Sequoia National Park via Cottonwood Pass.
Whitney Portal Store Resort Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/16/2009 
Expected:01/2010
 
02/2010 Hern Crane
760-873-2511
hcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a 10-year resort permit for Whitney Portal Store.
Location: UNIT - Mount Whitney Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - section 35, T.15S., R.34E. Whitney Portal Store, Whitney Portal Recreation Area.
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Inyo National Forest,   White Mountain Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 Altimus Adventures Transitional Priority Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Carmen John
760-873-2510
cjohn@fs.fed.us 
Description: To issue a Transitional Priority Use permit for guided hunts for Nelson Bighorn Sheep in the White Mountains (CA state hunt zone 7) Up to 25 service days may be authorized.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. Califirnia state hunt zone 7, White Mountains, Mono County.
2010 Dry Creek Outfitters Transitional Priority Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/13/2010  07/2010 Carmen John
760-873-2510
cjohn@fs.fed.us 
Description: To issue a temporary special use permit for the provision of guided big horn sheep hunting in the White Mountains. Up to 15 service days.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Inyo, Mono, Esmeralda. California State Hunt Zone 7; White Mountains, Inyo NFS lands, north of the Mono-Inyo County line.
Glacier Lodge Resort Permit
EA
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Hern Crane
760-873-2511
hcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a 30-year resort permit for Glacier Lodge.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - section 36, T.9S., R.32E. Glacier Creek Lodge, Big Pine Recreation Area.
Horton Creek Road Stabilization Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2010 
Expected:10/2010  09/2011 Jennifer Ebert
760-873-2430
jebert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilization of a section of the Horton Creek Trailhead Road (NFS 07S01A) and NFS 07S25 to reduce impacts to watershed resources. This would include installing raised causeways, culverts, and hardening the road surface to improve drainage.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - sw 1/4 section 9, T.7S., R.31E.; section 30, T.7S., R.31E. and section 25, T.7S., R.30E. Approximately 15 miles west of Bishop, CA in the Buttermilks in the vicinity of Horton Creek (Horton Lakes Trailhead Road NFS 07S01A; NFS 07S25).
Rock Creek Lodge Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/16/2009 
Expected:01/2010
 
01/2010 Hern Crane
760-873-2511
hcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a 20-year permit to Rock Creek Lodge.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mono. LEGAL - section 31, T.5S., R.30E. Rock Creek Lodge, Rock Creek Recreation Area.
Tollhouse Fuelwood Project
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Heather Swartz
760-873-2561
heswartz@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal to allow fuelwood cutting to remove dead pinon trees in a unit in the Westgard Pass area has been dropped due to field review that shows a very small amount of wood available.
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Inyo. LEGAL - T8S R35E Sections 16 and 17. Approximately 400 acres south of the Westgard Pass on Highway 168 above the Tollhouse site, T8S R35E Sections 16 and 17.
White Mountain Group Allotment Analysis
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 09/21/2010  04/2011 Jennifer Ebert
760-873-2430
jebert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis of grazing on allotments in the White Mountains including Davis Creek C&H, Indian Creek, Perry Aiken, and Trail Canyon Allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=24164
Location: UNIT - White Mountain Ranger District. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Mono, Esmeralda. White Mountains, White Mountain Ranger District.
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