Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2011 to 03/31/2011
Klamath 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
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, R5 - Pacific Southwest Region All Units, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Goosenest Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Happy Camp Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Scott River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Ukonom 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
- 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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R5 - Pacific Southwest Region All Units, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Historic Facilities BMP Retrofit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  09/2011 Ashley Sommer
530-543-2615
asommer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Water quality BMP installation at the Tallac Historic Site (inc. Kiva Beach), the Newhall House at Skunk Harbor, Meiss Cabin and Old Mill.
Location: UNIT - R5 - Pacific Southwest Region All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - El Dorado, Placer, Carson City (city). Tallac Historic Site, Kiva Beach, Skunk Harbor and Meiss.
Meeks Bay Resort BMP Retrofit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  08/2011 Ashley Sommer
530-543-2615
asommer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implement water quality BMP's at the resort
Location: UNIT - R5 - Pacific Southwest Region All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - El Dorado. Meeks Bay Resort.
Willaim Kent Campground BMP Retrofit and Administrative Site Redevelopment
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/26/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
09/2011 Ashley Sommer
530-543-2615
asommer@fs.fed.us 
Description: BMP retrofit of campground and day use beach site. Redevelopment of administrative site to include a fire station, employee offices and public information center.
Location: UNIT - R5 - Pacific Southwest Region All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. William Kent Campgrond, day use beach site and adminisrative site.
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Klamath National Forest,   Goosenest 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
Big Pony (Fuels Reduction and Vegetation Management) Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/10/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
09/2011 Wendy Coats
530-841-4470
wcoats@fs.fed.us 
Description: To reduce the potential fire impacts to permanent research plots within and adjacent to WUI. To reduce forest susceptibility to stand replacing wildfire, while increasing stand resiliency(3,328 treatment acres). 2004 NCWQCB Waiver.
Web Link:  http://fs.usda.gov/klamath
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N R1E S 2-3, 9-11, 14-22 and 27-32; T43N R1W S 24 and 25. Antelope-Red Rock 6th field watershed (180102050201); near Tennant, CA.
Butte Mountain LSR Habitat Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2011 
Expected:11/2011  01/2012 Christy Cheyne
530-398-5791
cacheyne@fs.fed.us 
Description: To enhance suppressed vegetation to increase diversity of habitats; to improve the distribution and health of aspen; and to restore fire as a natural process in a late-succesional reserve; NCWQCB 2010 Waiver.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R3W, Sections 2-4, 9-11, 14-15, 22-27; T47N, R3W, Section 34, MDM. Flume Canyon-Shovel Creek (18010206030102), Little Shasta Headwaters (18010207060101), Upper Shovel Creek (18010206030101) and Harris-Ike’s Creek (18010205030404) 7th field watersheds.
Hi-Grouse Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/28/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
Expected:11/2010
 
03/2011 Lois Pfeffer
559-359-7023
lpfeffer@fs.fed.us 
Description: To improve and maintain sustainable habitat for species associated with late-successional forests; promote restoration of historic fire regime and forest composition and structure (3,850 treatment acres); NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=25735
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N R2E S23, 25-28, 32-36; T43N R2E, S1-4, 9-13; T44N R3E S31; T43N R3E, S6, 7, & 18 MDM. Antelope Well (18010204130204), Dock Well (18010204130201), Grouse Hill (18010204130202), Hill 22 (18010204130203), and Tamarack Flat (18010204130100) 7th field watersheds.
Kegg Meadow Enhancement and Butte Creek Channel Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/03/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
11/2011 James Stout
(530) 398-4391
jlstout@fs.fed.us 
Description: To restore Kegg Meadow functioning by returning streamflow to the original meadow/channel elevations. Reverting the stream to the original channel will lead to a rewetting of the overall meadow and restoration of riparian habitat.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N.,R1W.,Sec 4 and 5. Lower Butte Creek - Kegg Meadow south of Shafter Campground.
Orr Lake Outlet Retrofit
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:04/2011  07/2012 James Stout
(530) 398-4391
jlstout@fs.fed.us 
Description: Retrofit existing outlet control structure at Orr Lake to allow for fish passage. Lower Butte Creek 5th field watershed
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N.,R1W., Sec 17. Butte Creek Outlet to Orr Lake.
Pumice Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2011 
Expected:11/2011  01/2012 Benjamin Haupt
530-398-5790
bphaupt@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce fuel loads and improve forest health; NCWQCB 2010 Waiver.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N, R1E, Sections 12-13, 24; T43N, R2E, Sections 2-11, 14-22, 29-30; T44N, R2 E, Sections 31-33, MDM. Tamarack Flat (18010204130100) 7th field watershed; between Garner Mountain and Davis Rd (S. of four corners).
Voldemort Christmas Tree Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  10/2010 Benjamin Haupt
530-398-5790
bphaupt@fs.fed.us 
Description: Christmas trees (red and white fir <8” in diameter) and boughs are proposed for harvest from 473 acres. Tree/boughs will be cut by hand and removed using existing roads/skid trails. A minimum residual tree spacing of 16’ will be retained.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33814
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N R3E Sections 21, 27, 28, 29, 31, & 32 MDM. Along routes 44N54 and 44N64. Badger Basin - Willow Creek 5th field watershed.
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Klamath National Forest,   Happy Camp 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 Panther Slashing and Reforestation Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/23/2009 
Expected:01/2011
 
01/2011 Carol Sharp
530-493-1734
cjsharp@fs.fed.us 
Description: Slashing and burning (72 acres) and replanting wildfire damaged plantations and adjacent natural stands, totalling about 2145 acres. NCWQB 2004 waiver.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14N, R7E, T15N, R5E, T15N, R7E, T15N, R8E; HM; T44N, R12W; MDM. Dillon Creek, Elk Creek, King Creek, and Independence Creek Watersheds, south of Happy Camp, California (5th field HUCs 1801020906, 1801020903, 1801020905).
Clear Creek Road Stormproofing Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/05/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
07/2011 Gregg Bousfield
530-493-1706
gbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stormproofing approximately 12 miles of Forest roads. Work would consist of improving road drainage and upgrading stream crossings to protect and enhance riparian and aquatic systems while reducing road maintenance needs. NCWQCB category B waiver.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T16N, R6E; T15N; R6-7E; HM. Clear Creek Watershed, southwest of Happy Camp, CA. (5th field HUC 1801020904).
Crawford Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/15/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
08/2012 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning in stands for forest health and fuels reduction, with fuels treatments including underburning and pile burning. Also, thinning small trees and burning for elk habitat and meadow restoration. Approx. 3000 acres of treatment. NCWCB 2004 waiver
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14 - 15N, R5 -6E; T15N, R7E; Humboldt Meridian. Crawford Creek, Swillup Creek, and Coon Creek watersheds (5th field HUC 1801020905).
Dutch Dog Hazardous Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/01/2010 
Expected:06/2011
 
06/2011 Madeleine Levaggi
530-465-1516
mlevaggi@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treating 300 acres of hazardous fuels adjacent to private lands and along Forest roads within the Klamath River Community WUI. Work includes thinning small trees, removing brush, handpiling, chipping, and burning piles. NCWQCB 2004 waiver.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46-47N, R7-9W; MDM. Within and near the community of Klamath River, CA. (5th field HUCs 1801020610, 1801020608).
Elk Panther Road Stormproofing Project EA
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2011 
Expected:10/2011  05/2012 Gregg Bousfield
530-493-1706
gbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest road stream crossing improvements and road prism stabilization on approximately 12 miles of roads affected by the 2008 Panther wildfire. NCWQCB category B waiver.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T15N, R8E, HM; T44N, R12W, MDM. Elk Creek Watershed, approximately 10 miles south of Happy Camp, CA. (5th field watershed HUC 1801020903).
Johnny O'Neil Late Successional Reserve Habitat Restoration and Fuel Reduction Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/31/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
04/2012 Timothy Burnett
530-493-1721
tburnett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial and pre-comm. thinning plantations and natural forest stands with fuels treatments including underburning and masticating. Also underburning and masticating outside of thinning areas. About 7000 acres in LSR and Matrix. NCWQCB 2004 waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31052
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14N, R11W; T47N, R10W; T46N, R11W; T46N, R10W; MDM. Horse Creek Watershed, north of Horse Creek, CA. (6th field HUC 180102061004).
Middle Creek Vegetation Management Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/08/2010 
Expected:07/2011
 
08/2011 Ben Timchak
530-493-1742
btimchak@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning forest stands for forest health, with subsequent fuels treatment including underburning and pile burning on approximately 70 acres. NCWQCB 2004 waiver.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T47N, R10W, Sec. 32, 33, MDM. Horse Creek/Middle Creek watershed on the Oak Knoll District of the Klamath National Forest (7th field HUC18010206100506).
Oak Knoll Range
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/13/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
04/2011 Stephanie McMorris
530-468-1226
smcmorris@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize livestock grazing for 10 yrs within East Beaver, Ash Creek and Hornbrook allotments, implement an adaptive management system, and construct a set of corrals to assist with livestock mgt within East Beaver Allotment. NCWQCB category B waiver
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30321
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California, Oregon. COUNTY - Siskiyou, Jackson. LEGAL - portions of T46N, R7W & R8W; T47N, R7W & R8W; T48N, R8W &R9W, MDM; portions of T41S, R1E, R1W & R2W; T40S R1E & R1W, WM. Nine miles north of Yreka, CA in Beaver Cr (1801020609), Cottonwood Cr (1801020606) Klamath River-Bogus (1801020607) & Klamath River-Humbug (1801020608) 5th field.
Special Use Permit Issuance and Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2010 
Expected:05/2010  05/2010 Roman Torres
530-493-2243
rltorres@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ongoing. New special use permits are reviewed and issued as requests come in. Existing permits are renewed or permittees changed as needed. Refer to Project Contact for additional information.
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Various locations throughout district.
Thom Seider Vegetation Management Project EIS
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 11/17/2009 
Expected:01/2011
 
01/2011 Carol Sharp
530-493-1734
cjsharp@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction treatments on 30,000 acres including pre-commercial and commercial thinning, underburning, piling, and pile burning within and outside of Seiad Valley, Happy Camp, and Hamburg WUI's. NCWQCB 2004 waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=16796
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T17N - T18N, R7E - R8E, Humboldt Meridian and T45N - T48N, R11W - R12W, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Various watersheds adjacent to the Klamath River from the mouth of the Scott River west to Thompson Ridge and Fryingpan Ridge (5th field HUCs 1801020901, 1801020611).
Two Bit Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/07/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
09/2011 John Allen
530-493-1741
jaallen01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation mgt. treatments on approx. 9000 acres including commercially thinning natural forest stands and plantations, removing diseased trees, underburning within and outside of thinning units, and meadow restoration activities. NCWQCB 2004 waiver
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27430
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T17-19, R6-7E; HM. Indian Creek Watershed, north of Happy Camp, CA (5th field HUC 1801020907).
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Klamath National Forest,   Salmon River 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
Eddy LSR
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 01/22/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
04/2011 Constance Hendryx
530-468-1281
chendryx@fs.fed.us 
Description: Protect late-successional habitat used by the northern spotted owl and other late-successional-dependent species, to protect communities, and create safer emergency access routes in the Eddy LSR. 25,969 treatment acres. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=21035
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Various sections within Townships 38, 39, 40, and 41 North; Ranges 10, 11, and 12 West; MDM. Eddy Gulch Late-Successional Reserve (outside of wilderness & released roadless areas), about 4 miles south & east of Sawyer's Bar, CA. NF Salmon R (1801021002) & SF Salmon R (1801021001) 5th fields.
High Bar Placer Mine Phase 2
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/08/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2011 
Expected:04/2011
Actual: 04/21/2010
12/17/2009 
07/2011 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: To develop a portion of the High Bar #1 Placer Mine in the McNeal Creek drainage to remove gold bearing placer deposits. Mining will consist of surface excavation of approximately 45,000 cubic yards of material on-site on less than 3 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26896
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 24; Humboldt Meridian. Near Forks of Salmon, California, on the South Fork of the Salmon River. McNeal-Glasgow (18010210010703) 7th field watershed.
Knownothing Fuels
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:02/2011  03/2011 Josh Schmalenberger
530-468-1269
joshschmalenberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove hazardous fuels on 20 acres of National Forest System lands adjacent to private property along County Road 1C02 near confluence of Knownothing Ck and the main South Fork of the Salmon River. NCRWQCB 2010 Waiver, Category B.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Sections 20 & 29, Humboldt Meridian. Along road 1C02 near the confluence of Knownothing Creek and the main South Fork of the Salmon River, about 2 miles east of the town of Forks of Salmon. SF Salmon River 18010210010) 5th field.
Little Cronan Thin
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:06/2011  07/2011 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to reduce stand density to improve forest health using ground-based commercial thinning on about 66 acres of National Forest System lands classified as Partial Retention Land Allocation in the Forest Plan. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver Cat
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N, R12W, Sections 13, 14, 23 and 24 MDM. 4 miles west of Sawyers Bar & 10 miles east of Forks of Salmon; off of Sawyers Bar Road. Sur Cree-Garden (18010210020704) & Kanaka-Olsen (18010210020801) 7th field watersheds.
Little Cronan Thin
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:06/2011  07/2011 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project proposes to reduce stand density to improve forest health using ground-based commercial thinning on about 66 acres of National Forest System land classified as Partial Retention land allocation in the Forest Plan.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 North, Range 12 West, Sections 13, 14, 23 & 24, Mt. Diablo Meridian. The project is located 3.5 miles NW of Sawyers Bar & 18 miles SW of the town of Etna, off of the Sawyers Bar Road. Sur Cree-Garden (18010210020704) & Kanaka-Olsen (18010210020801) 7th field watersheds.
Little North Fork Reforestation Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/15/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
04/2011 Jessica Larson
530-468-1256
jalarson@fs.fed.us 
Description: To facilitate establishment of forest cover within burned plantation, reduce hazardous fuels created by fire-related tree mortality and improve fire resiliency of adjacent stands on about 185 acres. NCRWQCB 2010 Waiver, Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33131
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 41 North, Range 12 West, Sections 25-27, 34 and 35 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). National Forest System lands six miles northwest of Sawyers Bar, California. Upper Little NF Salmon River (18010210020701) 7th field watershed.
North Fork Roads Project
EA
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2011 
Expected:09/2011  06/2012 Brian Thomas
530-841-4547
bthomas01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Decommissioning 36 miles of roads to reduce sediment delivery to streams in the Salmon River drainage. NCRWQCB New Waiver, Category B.
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Humboldt Meridian: T10N, R7E & R8E; Mt. Diablo Meridian: T41N, R10W; T40N, R10W, R11W & R12W; T39N, R10W, R11W & R12W. Drainages: Little NF Salmon River, Eddy Gulch, Jessups Gulch, Kelly Gulch, Whites Gulch, N. Russian Ck, S. Russian Ck, Music C, Shiltos Ck & Taylor Ck in NF Sal River (1801021002) 5th field watershed.
Petersburg Pines Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/09/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 02/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
11/2011 Travis Coughlin
530-468-1261
tcoughlin02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning of dense forests, establishing fuelbreaks on key ridges, providing emergency ingress/egress buffers and protecting infrastructure and domestic water sources in the lands adjacent to Cecilville, CA on about 7,300 acres. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30989
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township (T) 37 North (N), Range (R) 11 West (W), Secs. 3-12, 14-18, & 23; T38N, R11W, Sec. 21& 27-34; T38N, R12W, Sec 25; Mt. Diablo Meridian. Federal lands around the town of Cecilville, CA. Upper South Fork Salmon River (180102100101) & Petersburg-SF Salmon River (180102100102) 6th field watersheds.
Pollocks Roadside Protection Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
02/2011 Josh Schmalenberger
530-468-1269
joshschmalenberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to remove hazardous fuels on NFS lands near Forks of Salmon, CA. Improvements include hazardous fuel reduction, reduction of roadside damage and ingress/egress for firefighter and public safety. All hand work. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township (T) 10 North (N), Range (R) 7 East (E), Sections 2, 3 &11-14; and T10N, R8E, Sections 5, 7 & 18, Humboldt Meridian. 100-foot upslope of portions of Rds 2B01&1C01. Project area is Pollocks Gulch thru Fks of Salmon to Quail Flat. Horn-Boyd (18010210030101) & Big-Pollocks (18010210020802) 7th field watersheds.
South Taylor Roadside Hazard Timber Sale
CE
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/16/2010 
Expected:05/2011
 
06/2011 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of hazard trees on 23 miles that pose a threat to public safety due to potential to fall/break in public use areas. Hand felling is primary method to remove hazard trees; ground-based equipment may be used to endline logs. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31772
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T38N R11W Sec 12, 13 and 25; T38N R10W Sec 7-10, 15-17 and 19 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). Project area along roads off the 38N04 rd in the So Taylor LSR & EF Cmpgrd. SoFk Taylor Cr(18010210010402)&Main Taylor Cr(18010210010401) 7th field.
Yellow Jacket Ridge
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:06/2011  09/2011 Jessica Larson
530-468-1256
jalarson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Precommercial thinning, release and fuels reduction in plantations and in natural stands on about 2600 acres along Yellow Jacket Ridge. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N R7E Sec 1-3, 11-13; T11N R7E Sec 35-36; T10N R8E Sec 4-9, 18; T11N R8E Sec 20, 21, 28-33; (HM) and T40N R12W Sec 14-24, 27-32 (MDM). National Forest System lands one to nine miles northeast of Forks of Salmon, CA. Salmon River-Crapo Creek (180102100401) & Lower NF Salmon River (180102100208) 6th field watersheds.
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Klamath National Forest,   Scott River 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
Blue Spruce Load Plan of Operations
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:05/2011  06/2011 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project is for mineral extraction on less than one acre. Area is already disturbed from past mining operations. All water will be trucked to site from private property. Project will be completed within one year.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Sections 19 and 20. About 9 miles west of Yreka, California, up Deadwood Creek (18010208040301).
Coulson & Thrash Plan of Operations
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:04/2011  05/2011 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: The removal of a high bank to bedrock and processing of materials through sluice box with water going into holding pond. The total project area is less than a quarter of an acre. The bank will be re-contoured.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Section 11, Mt. Diablo Meridian. About five air miles northwest of Yreka, CA in the Middle Fork Humbug Creek (18010206080102) 7th field watershed.
Craggy Resource Management
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2011 
Expected:10/2011  06/2012 Jessica Larson
530-468-1256
jalarson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction to promote forest health and community protection. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R8W Sec 13, 23-28, 32-35; T45N R8W Sec 1-17, 21-24; T46N R7W Sec 16-18, 20, 22, 28, 30, 32-34; and T45N R7W Sec 3-5, 8-9, 17-20 (MDM). National Forest System lands one to nine miles northwest of Yreka, CA. Humbug Creek (180102060801) and Yreka Creek (180102070702) 6th field watersheds.
Edsel
CE
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
05/2011 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce stand density and improve hardwood habitat. Treatment will include approx. 30 ac. of commercial ground-based thinning (whole tree removal), 40 ac. of non-commercial thinning and 120 ac. of pile burning and underburning. NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31773
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 10 West, Section 34 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). 2 miles SE from Scott Bar and 35 miles W of Yreka, CA. Big Ferry-Swanson Drainage 7th field watershed (18010208060502).
Little Grizzly Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 10/18/2010  04/2011 Jessica Larson
530-468-1256
jalarson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ground-based commercial vegetation treatments, planting, and fuel reduction activities in three units to promote forest health and resiliency to wildfires; 70 treatment acres; NCWQCB 2004 Waiver.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26936
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N R9W Sections 4 and 8. 3 miles south and 7 miles southwest of Callahan, CA; Jackson Creek 7th field watershed (18010208020102).
Lovers Camp Toilet Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  05/2011 Robert Talley
530-841-4423
rtalley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will replace the 2 vault toilets at Lovers Camp Trailhead with newer technology sealed vault toilets. NCRQCB New waiver, Category A.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 43 North, Range 11 West, Section 8, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Lovers Camp Trailhead, about 22 miles W of Ft Jones. Lower Canyon Creek (18010208060203) 7th field watershed.
Singleton
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2013 Angie Bell
530-841-4583
albell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve/maintain sustainable habitat for sp. associated with late-success forest. Pre-comm/comm thin plantations& forest stands, about 900 ac; fuelbreak maint., 24 ac; prescribed burning (220 ac) & roadside (640 ac). NCWQCB 2010 Waiver, Category B.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 10 West, Secs. 24&26; T45N R9W Secs. 16, 18, 20, 30, 32 & SW1/4 of Sec 10 (all Mt. Diablo Meridian). About 4 miles east of Scott Bar, CA in the 5th field watersheds of the Lower Scott R. (1801020806), Scott R./Indian Ck (1801020805) & 12 acs. roadside fuels treatment in Klamath/Horse Ck (1801020610).
Siskiyou Telephone Company - Scott River Road Phase 2
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:04/2011  05/2011 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will replace aerial lines with underground cable along the Scott River Rd utilizing trenching and directional boring. Project begins 800 feet below the junction of Forest Road 44N45 and ends at its junction with Highway 96. NCWQCB 2010 Waiver
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N R11W Secs 1-3, 10, 15, 16, 21, 26-28 & T44N R10W Sec 6 & T45N R10W Sec 5-8, 20, 21 and 32 MDM. 800 feet below jnctn with 44N45 to jnctn with Highway 96. Scott River (18010208) 4th field watershed.
Straddler Timber Stand Improvement
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/16/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
06/2011 Angie Bell
530-841-4583
albell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatment of 105 acres timber stands to enhance forest health using comm. thinning and pre-commercial vegetation treatments using manual, ground-based equipment & skyline yarding. NCRWQCB Old Waiver; no riparian reserves within proposed project area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32102
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 9 West, NW 1/4 of Section 22, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Eleven miles due west of Yreka, CA, on a ridge between West Branch of Upper Indian Creek (1801020850101) & Upper Mill Creek (18010208060501) 7th field watersheds.
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Klamath National Forest,   Ukonom 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
Butler Flat Homeowners Association Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing waterline and driveway permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R7E Sec 19 & 20 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserves; Watershed - Main Salmon River.
Cornwell Roadside Hazard Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2011 
Expected:03/2011  03/2011 Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of roadside trees on approximately 1 acre threatening a private residence.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N; R6E, Section 29 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Areas- General Forest - Cultural. Watershed - Lower Middle Klamath.
Creasy Waterline Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Goslin-Burrows
530-627-3291
lburrows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal for an existing waterline permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R6E Sec 5 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserve; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Haypress Creek Bridge Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:02/2011  10/2011 Bob Hemus
530-627-3291
bhemus@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace a damaged trail bridge on the Wooley Creek trail.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N R7E Sec. 16 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - Wilderness, Riparian. Watershed - Haypress Creek.
KBH, LLC Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Goslin-Burrows
530-627-3291
lburrows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of water system permit
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 4 HM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Nordheimer Campground SST Installation and Road Paving Project
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/05/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
09/2011 Bob Hemus
530-627-3291
bhemus@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install SST's in Nordheimer campground and group sites. Surface roads in campground and group sites.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N R7E Sec. 3 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - Recreation River. Watershed - Salmon River.
Oak Bottom Barracks
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:02/2011  06/2012 Thomas Annand
530-627-3291x 3255
tannand@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct three nine-person barracks on existing administrative sites.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N, R6E, Section 2, HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom. STATE - California, COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Cultural. Watershed - Salmon River.
Seasonal POC Gate
EA
- Watershed management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install a double gate across Forest road 15N01 for seasonal protection of Port Orford Cedar resources
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R4E Section 2. Unit - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. State - California. County - Siskiyou.
Siskiyou Telephone Fiber Optics Installation Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Goslin-Burrows
530-627-3291
lburrows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install fiber optics telephone line along Forest Hwy. 93 between Oak Bottom and Butler Flat.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 1, T11N R7E Sec 6, 7, 8, 17 & 20 HBM. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserves; Watershed - Salmon River.
Ti Bar Hazard Tree Project
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:02/2011  02/2011 Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove and sell approximately one to two truckloads of sawlogs that threaten the water system, a pumphouse, a storage tank, and a solar power system.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T13N R6E Sec. 8 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Ukonom Community Protection Project "A"
CE
- Fuels management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Stan Pfister
(530) 627-3291
spfister@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels treatment for community protection.
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 1, 2, 3, & 4; T12N R6E Sec 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, & 35. Management Area - Cultural Area; Watershed - Middle Klamath & Salmon.
Ukonom West Plantation Thinning Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/04/2009 
Expected:06/2011
 
09/2012 Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin approximately 750 acres of existing plantations (mechanical treatment).
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N R5E; T12N R6E; T13N R5E; T13N R6E HBM. Unit - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. State - California. County - Siskiyou. Lower middle Klamath River.
Vogt Driveway Renewal Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Goslin-Burrows
530-627-3291
lburrows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing permit for a driveway
Location: UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14N R6E Sec 27 HBM. UNIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
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