Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2011 to 12/31/2011
Lassen 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, Lassen National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Lassen National Forest,  Almanor Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Lassen National Forest,  Eagle Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Lassen National Forest,  Hat Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/19/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/25/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
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 05/2011 
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  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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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Lassen 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
Holdover Powerline Authorizations
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Lorraine Gerchas
530-647-5390
lmgerchas@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issuing authorization for multiple powerline permits and associated roads. This authorization will be a transmission easement. The distribution easement and the special use permit will be authorized under separate decisions in the future.
Location: UNIT - Lassen National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen, Shasta. Existing powerline corridors on the Lassen National Forest.
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Lassen National Forest,   Almanor 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
Adventure Outings Outfitting and Guiding Special Use Permit
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011  01/2012 Nancy Barrera
530-258-5107
nbarrera@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a 10 year Special Use Permit for outfitting and guiding to conduct educational tours in the Lassen National Forest using existing roads and trails. Itinerary is submitted annually.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Tehama. Forest roads and trails to be determined annually by Adventure Outings.
Arrowsmith Apiary Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Nancy Barrera
530-258-5107
nbarrera@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue 10-year Special Use Permit to maintain apiary sites in 19 locations in Lassen National Forest.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Tehama. LEGAL - all or part of T28N R1E; T28N R3E; T28N R4E; T28N R5E; T29N R3E; T29N R4E; T29N R5E; T29N R9E; T32N R4E. 19 sites in the Lassen National Forest.
Bear Cub Underburn
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jennifer Hensel
530-258-5141
jhensel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescribed fire underburning to remove surface & ladder fuels on approximately 188 acres.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - T29N,R3E, S 23,24,26; MDM. One half mile Northwest of Mineral, CA.
Brokenshire Watershed Improvement (Name changed)
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  05/2012 Jennifer Hensel
530-258-2141
jhensel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocate and consolidate existing picnic area to higher ground; decommission unauthorized OHV trails identified under Travel Management; implement fuels reduction surrounding Summit Springs Recreation Residence tract.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - T29N, R4E, sec. 27 MDM. Brokenshire Picnic area is located across from Camp Tehama on Hwy 172 near Childs Meadows.
Childs Meadow Habitat Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Mark Williams
530-258-2141
mrwilliams02@fs.fed.us 
Description: (HFQLG) Improve oak and aspen habitat. Hand fell 8-in dbh and smaller trees, pile and burn; hand pile and burn surface fuels. Cedar trees up to 30-in dbh would be felled and removed. Cedar would be split in rails and used to fence fen in Childs Mdw.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - Fuels - sec. 14, T29N R4E; Fence - sec. 21, T29N R4E. Northeast portion of Childs Meadow within 200 feet of Forest roads 29N10Y and 29N10YA; fence construction is located at the end of Forest road 29N25.
Colby Mountain Communication Site Upgrade
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Jane Goodwin
530-258-2141
jmgoodwin@fs.fed.us 
Description: CHP proposes to construct 590 sq ft comm. vault; 4-legged, self-supporting 120 ft tower; 170 sq ft generator vault, solar panels, & 999 gal propane tank. All existing comm site facilities to be removed. A 30 yr lease will be issued & site plan amende
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - sec. 33 T27N, R4E. Colby Mountain, Tehama County, near the community of Jonesville. Site is at 6002' elevation.
Creeks II Forest Restoration Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/19/2008
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2011 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Shirley Frank
559-920-6358
safrank@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implementation of the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group (QLG) Forest Recovery Act and will entail the development of Defensible Fuel Profile Zones (DFPZs), Group Selection Harvests and Area Thinning for enhancement of habitat for Seral Species
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R5E, Sections 1-4, 10-15, 23-26, 35, 36; T26N, R6E, Sections 1-12, 17-22, 29-31; T27N, R5E, Sections 13-15, 20-29, 32-36; T27N, R6E, Sections 2, 3, 9-11, 14-21, 26-35; MDM. This project is located approximatley 12 miles Southwest of Chester, CA, within Plumas County, within the Butt Creek and Soda Ridge Management Areas.
Cub Fire Danger Tree Removal
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:02/2012  08/2012 Tammy Alexander
530-258-2141
talexander@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove Danger Trees from along State Hwy 32 and Forest Service roads in the Cub Fire Complex area using a Timber Sale.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - T26N,R4E,S1,2,12; T26N,R5E,S5,6,7; T27N,R4E,S1,2,10,11,15,16,20-23,25-29,32-35; T27N,R5E,S4,5,8,9,17; T28N,R5E,S29,32,33; MDM. Hwy 32, Humbolt County Road, Forest Service Roads 28N12, 27N06, & 27N12.
Dry Hills Forest Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/08/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 11/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
06/2012 Blair Halbrooks
530-258-5160
bhalbrooks@fs.fed.us 
Description: HFQLG-Vegetation Management projects to meet forest restoration objectives; fuel reduction & establishment of DFPZs; maintain and improve habitat opportunities for wildlife; protect and improve riparian areas; and aspen enhancement.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27364
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - T30N, R3E, S 26,27,34-36; T 30N, R4E, S 31; T29N, R3E, S 1-4,9-15,22-23; T29N, R4E, S 6,7; MDM. Most of the project is located in the vicinity of Forest Road 31N17 (the 17 Road) and Dry Lake , North of Mineral , CA.
Grizzly Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Research and Development 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Cassie Kinnard
530-258-2141
cjkinnard@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project contains restoration objectives including fuels reduction, black oak habitat enhancement, and providing a resilient ecosystem within the Storrie Fire area; and also supports research by PSW designed to guide fire restoration objectives.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Plumas. LEGAL - Secs. 2, 3, 9, 10 and 15 T.25N, R5E; sec. 23-26 and 34-36 T.26N, R5E; sec. 1, 2, 10-26, 29-31 and 36 T. 26N, R.6E; sec. 7, 18, 19, 30 and 31 T. 26N, R7E, MDM. Southwest of Humbug Valley, California, within the Butt Creek, Soda Ridge, Jonesville, Philbrook, and Mt. Hope Management Areas of the Lassen National Forest.
High Lakes North-End Access
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  01/2012 Michelle Ahearn
530-258-5162
mahearn@fs.fed.us 
Description: Provide permanent public access at the north end of the High Lakes OHV Area.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N, R5E, secs. 7, 8, 10, 17, 22 & 23; T25N, R4E, sec. 12. The High Lakes OHV Area is generally recognized as the area from Henry's Flat east and Chips Creek south to the Forest boundary.
Martin Allotment Livestock Grazing Management Project
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/19/2011  06/2012 Bernice McProud
530 258-5129
bmcproud@fs.fed.us 
Description: Grazing Management
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - in all or part of sec. 24-26, 35, 36 T30N R2E; sec. 19, 20, 26-36 T30 N, R3E; sec. 2-11, 14-17 T29N R2E; sec. 1-23, 27-30 T29N R3E; sec. 6 T29N, R4E. Martin Allotment is located in the Mineral Management Area (MA 26).
Morgan Danger Tree Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011  06/2012 Blair Halbrooks
530-258-5160
bhalbrooks@fs.fed.us 
Description: Live or dead danger trees that pose a threat of falling or rolling into the roadway are hazards to those who travel Forest System roads & highways. ALRD proposes to fell & remove or fell & leave in place danger trees, primarily along ML3 & ML4 roads.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - sec. 12 T28N R3E; sec 3-5, 8 T28N R4E; sec. 20, 21, 27-29, 31-34 T29N R4E, MDM. Morgan Summit rest area, snowmobile, automobile, and cross country ski routes south of Hwy 36 to Hole-in-the-Ground campground and Mill Creek Trailhead.
Mud Plant CE
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:01/2012  06/2012 David Haupt
530-258-5187
dhaupt@fs.fed.us 
Description: HFQLG - Vegetation management project intended to increase fire and insect resiliency within pine plantations by reducing inter-tree competition, brush competition, and hazardous fuels.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - sec. 5-8, 17, 18 T29N, R7E; sec. 5 T29N, R 5E; Sec. 8-11, 14-17 T28N, R6E. North of Chester, Plumas County, California, near the Mud Creek Rim and west of Chester, near Stover Mountain.
Panther Springs and Humbug Summit Weather Station Installation
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/03/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
11/2011 Matthew Cerney
530-258-5133
mcerney@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install two permanent remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for both the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) function and operation, and the LNF/ALRD weather indices for project activity level (PAL) & sale activity level (SAL) modeling.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33896
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas, Tehama. LEGAL - T. 28 N., R. 2 E., sec. 32 and T. 26 N., R. 5 E., sec. 14, MDM. One installation east of Ponderosa Way at the old Panther Springs Guard Station site; one installation approximately one mile NE of Humbug Summit.
Polk Springs Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jane Goodwin
530-258-2141
jmgoodwin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue Special Use Permit for water tank and associated transmission lines to private property at Polk Springs. Permit term will be 20 years. Cost recovery.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama. LEGAL - T. 26 N., R. 3 E., N half sec. 17. From Ditch Creek to private property at Polk Springs.
Spring Development
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jane Goodwin
530-258-2141
jmgoodwin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multiple authorizations for water transmission from this spring exist. Boy Scouts of America hold an authorization and propose to underground an existing spring box to meet County standards. Proposals from other users will be accepted thru 04/22/2011
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T. 29 N. R. 6 E., sec. 11 N1/2. Unnammed spring is located northwest of Chester, near Benner Creek.
Zehn Danger Tree Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  05/2012 Blair Halbrooks
530-258-2141
bhalbrooks@fs.fed.us 
Description: Live or dead danger trees that pose a threat of falling or rolling into the roadway are hazards to those who travel Forest System roads & highways. ALRD proposes to fell & remove or fell & leave in place danger trees, primarily along ML3 & ML4 roads.
Location: UNIT - Almanor Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen, Plumas. LEGAL - sec 2,3,10,11 T29N R73; sec 1,2,12,24-26,34,35 T30N R7E; sec 23,26,35 T31 N R7E; sec 3-8, 18,19 T30N R8E; sec 31 T31N R8E, MDM. Along Forest Highway 32N10 (the 10 road) north to Silver Lake Basin; east to County Road A-21.
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Lassen National Forest,   Eagle Lake 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
Bogard Campground Hazard Abatement
CE
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 07/05/2011  07/2011 Lisa Sedlacek
530-257-4188
lsedlacek@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of an vault toilet located within a riparian zone.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T31N, R8E, section 5. Bogard Campground.
Bogard Snowgroomer Shed
CE
- Facility management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lisa Sedlacek
530-257-4188
lsedlacek@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of an additional storage building on the Bogard Workcenter administrative site.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T32N, R8E, section 32. Bogard Work Center.
Campbell Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:06/2012  09/2012 Molly Simonson
530-257-4188
mollysimonson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will have fuels reduction and forest restoration objectives. Activities would include the creation of DFPZs, meadow enhancement, variable density thinning, plantation maintenance, prescribed burning, and transportation management.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T31N, R9E, sections 1-13, 17 and 18; T32N, R9E, sections 32-35, MDB&M. Campbell Management Area.
Cowbell Thinning Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 09/15/2011  05/2012 Molly Simonson
530-257-4188
mollysimonson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project consists of approximately 718 acres of thinning.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T32N R9E Sec 16, 21, 22, 27, 28. Logan Mountain area.
Eagle Lake Recreation Area Marina Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2011 
Expected:03/2011
 
04/2011 James Goodwin
936-344-6205
jgoodwin01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a special use permit to the current permitee for a 20-year term.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T31N, R11E, section 7. Eagle Lake Recreation Area.
Harvey Valley Grazing Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2011 
Expected:04/2012  05/2012 Kirsten Pasero
530-257-4188
kpasero@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze livestock grazing on the Harvey Valley Allotment
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T33N, R8E; approximately 25 miles NW of Susanville, CA. Harvey Valley.
Merrill Creek Erosion Control
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  05/2012 Karen Vandersall
530-257-4188
kvandersall@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and maintenance of the foot/bike trail within the riparian zone of Merrill Creek.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T31N, R10E, section 14. Eagle Lake Recreation Area.
Salt Cabin Road Decommission
CE
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 08/01/2011  08/2011 Anita Villalovos
530-257-4188
avillalovos02@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will decommission unclassified route UC33091503 located between unclassified route UNE675 and Forest Service Road (FSR) 33N02. Road fill and a culvert will be removed from the seasonal drainage.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T33N, R9E, section 15. Salt Cabin.
Spaulding Transfer Station
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2011 
Expected:05/2011  05/2011 Christine Hill
530-257-4188
cahill01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue special use authorization for Spalding transfer station.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T32N, R11E, Section 27. South of Spalding, CA, one half mile west of Eagle Lake.
Willard Creek Dispersed Recreation
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Julia Everta
530-257-4188
jeverta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Define recreational pullouts for public day use parking and overnight camping along Forest road 29N03.
Location: UNIT - Eagle Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T29N, R10E. Eagle Lake Ranger District, Roxie Peconum Campground Area.
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Lassen National Forest,   Hat Creek 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
Badger Forest Restoration Project
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Alissa Tanner
530-836-7176
altanner@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose is to begin restoration and maintain healthy, resistant & resilient landscapes, rich in biodiversity, with greater capability to adapt and thrive in the face of natural disturbances and large scale threats to sustainability.
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T31, 32, & 33N, R4, 5, & 6E. North of Lassen Volcanic National Park, South of CA-89, East of CA-89, & West of the E.L. District Boundary.
Coyote Springs Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/02/2011  05/2012 Kirsten Pasero
530-252-5854
kpasero@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis for livestock grazing on the Coyote Springs Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=22145
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T33N, R5E; T32N, R5E. Above Hat Creek Rim.
Dixie Valley Grazing Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:04/2012  06/2012 Moise Suarez
530-257-4188
msuarez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze livestock grazing on the Dixie Valley Allotment
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen. LEGAL - T34N, R8E; approximately 30 miles NW of Susanville, CA. Dixie Valley.
Eastside Pine Underburn Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/22/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
04/2012 Deborah Mayer
530-336-5521 ext. 366
dmayer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use of prescribed fire in the eastside pine ecosystem to control natural fuel buildups and reduce the potential for severe wildfires.
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Lassen, Shasta. LEGAL - Townships 32-35 North, Ranges 4-7 East. Eastside pine areas from the Hat Creek Rim east to the District boundary and Little Valley.
Hat Creek Public Safety and Restoration
CE
- Facility management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Johanna D'Arcy
530-336-5521
jdarcy@fs.fed.us 
Description: To restore forest health within recreational sites on the Hat Creek Ranger District and along State Highways 44 & 89 within the project area.
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T34N, R4E, Sect. 15 & 27; T33N, R5E, Sect. 8, 9, 16, 27, 28, 32, 33. Big Pine Camp Ground north to the Hat Creek Work Center along the Hat Creek Corridor (Hwys 89, 89/44, & 44).
Potato Buttes OHV Area Management Plan
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:12/2012  06/2013 Chris Obrien
530-252-6698
cjobrien@fs.fed.us 
Description: Planning for development of OHV area at Potato Buttes. Phase I: gather information for environmental assessment. Phase II: indentify management issues & needs.
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T32N, R5E, Sec. 16, MDM. Potato Butte and Little Potato Butte near the community of Old Station, California.
Whittington Forest Health Restoration Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/04/2011
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012
 
08/2012 Mary Price
530-336-5521 ext 399
mpprice@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of the proposed project is to improve forest health, and to retain and restore ecological resilience thereby ensuring a functioning and sustainable ecosystem.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28977
Location: UNIT - Hat Creek Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T34N, R3E, Sect. 19-35; T33N, R3E, Sect 2-4. Whittington Butte, Burney Springs, Burney Mtn.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.