Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2011 to 09/30/2011
Six Rivers 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, Six Rivers National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Lower Trinity Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Mad River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Orleans 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 09/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 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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Six Rivers 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
Forest-Wide Integrated Management of Invasive Non-Native Plant Species
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/03/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Lisa Hoover
707-441-3612
lhoover@fs.fed.us 
Description: To manually treat invasive non-native plants by hand or hand-tools in previously disturbed sites Forest-wide. Integrated methods include temporary placement of weed cloth to reduce seed bank germination and revegetation with native plants.
Location: UNIT - Six Rivers National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity. Forest Wide, Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity and Siskiyou Counties.
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Six Rivers 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
PG&E Forest Wide Powerline Authorization
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of all of PG&E's existing uses on the Six Rivers NF and the Ukonom RD of the Klamath NF
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District, Lower Trinity Ranger District, Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T11N R5&6 E, T10N R5E, T7N R4&5E, T6N R4,5&6E, T5N R5&6E, T4N R4&5E, T1N R5&6E, T1S R6&7E, T2S R7&8E, T3S R6&8E, HM. Projects crosses many of the Forests Management Areas within the Mad, Van Dusen, Trinity and Klamath River.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Abandoned Mine Safey Closure Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Land ownership management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
06/2012 Curtis Cross
(707) 441-3508
ccross@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of gates or barriers to keep people out of abandoned mines
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T18N, R1E - SEC.26, 35, 36; T17N, R2E - SEC.19 & 20; T18N, R2E- SEC. 3 & 10. Smith River National Recreation Area.
Bear Butte Basin Cabin SUP
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3543
jeverta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorizes permittee and its employees, contractors, or subcontractors to occupy cabin for maintenance and recreational purposes, one week per year. Maintenance to include general site clean-up, painting, screen repair, or other work agreed upon.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - SEĽ Section 4, T. 17 N., R. 4 E., HM. At the Bear Butte Basin cabin and lookout.
Charter Communications Fiber Optic Line through SRNRA
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Placement of a 13.6 mile fiber optic pole line within the PacifiCorp 115 kv transmission line corridor running parallel to the Gasquet Toll Road (Del Norte Cty Road 314 from Ore. border to Gasquet).
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T18N R3E HM, Sec 1, 2, 10, 11, 15, 21, 22, 28, 32 & 33, T17N R3E HM, Sec 5, 7, 8, 18, T17N R2E HM, Sec 12, 13, 21, 22, 23, & 24. UNIT - Smith River NRA, STATE - California, COUNTY - Del Norte.
Gordon Hill Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Heritage resource management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:10/2011  06/2012 Brenda Devlin
707-457-3131-3862
bdevlin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Integrated vegetation management project that will meet objectives for fuels treatment, habitat restoration, and timber products
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - All or partially within T.17N.,R.1E.,Section 25; T.17N.,R.2E.,Sections 29-34; T.16N.,R.1E.,Sections 12,13; T.16N.,R.2E.,Sections 3, 5, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 35, 36;. The project area is located entirely within the French Hill Road area and Craigs, Coon, and Gordon drainages.
Grassy Flat and Big Flat Campground Improvement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  09/2011 Don Pass
707-457-3873
dpass@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of new water system plant and spring box at Grassy Flat and development of host sites at each campground.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - Grassy Flat T17N R2E, S 13 and 24; Big Flat T15N R2E, S 14. Grassy Flat T17N R2E, S 13 and 24; Big Flat T15N R2E, S 14.
Klamath CSD Water Tank
CE
- Special area management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Feasibility Study to place a new water tank within permit area Klamath Community Services District.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T13N R1E Sec 10, HM. Management Area - Recreation River; Watershed - Lower Klamath.
PacifiCorp Power Line Authorization Reissuance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of two PacifiCorp powerlines authorizations within the Smith River NRA that have expired. No changes are proposed for the new term.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T18N R3E HM Sec 1,2,10,11,15,21,22,28, T17N R3E HM Sec 5,7,8,18, T17N R2E HM Sec 12,13,21- 24, T17N R1E HM Sec 21 -24. UNIT - Smith River NRA, STATE - California, COUNTY - Del Norte.
Smith River NRA Travel Management and Restoration Project
EIS
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 08/2011 
Expected:04/2012  06/2012 Christy Prescott
707-441-3624
cprescott@fs.fed.us 
Description: To make changes to the NFTS & subsequent MVUM, including adding, upgrading, downgrading, and decommisioning routes to provide for recreation opportunities and minimize ecological risk. Restoration of select non-system routes is also included.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=15173
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T13N to T19S, R1E to R5E. Smith River National Recreation Area, Del Norte County, California.
Station 3 Fuel Break
CE
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  10/2011 Sheila Balent
707-457-3968
sbalent@fs.fed.us 
Description: roadside fuels treatment in a Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - T17N, R1E, S 14, 15 HB&M. 17N21 road on Smith River NRA.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Lower Trinity 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
Forest Route 4 Storm Damage Repair
CE
- Road management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Kristen Lark
530-629-4938
klark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair will include excavating slide material from Coon Creek, rebuilding road prism with keyed riprap and reinforced earth embankment, installing geocomposite drainage system, and resurfacing. The decision maker is Fed. Highways; cancel on SOPA.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=34990
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - Section 16, Township 7 North, Range 5 East, Humboldt Baseline and Meridian. Forest Route 4 (Waterman Ridge Road) at MP 1.1; Campbell Creek-Trinity River 180102111206.
Lower Trinity Plantation Thin and Timber Stand Improvement Project
CE
- Land management planning
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/08/2010 
Expected:08/2011
 
11/2011 Andrew Spain
530-629-4487
aspain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning of overstocked plantations and other previously managed stands that are less than 40 years of age to improve vigor and reduce hazardous fuels on the Lower Trinity Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32315
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T4N, R5E, Sec. 3-5, 10-12, 15; T5N, R4E, Sec. 1-3, 11, 12, 24, 25; T5N, R5E, Sec. 3, 4, 8-11, 14-17, 19-24, 26-30, 32-35; T5N, R6E, Sec. 3-8, 17, 18, 30; T6N, R4E, Sec. 12-15, 22, 24, 25, 27, 34, 35. Lower Trinity Ranger District, Six Rivers Nation Forest, Trinity and Humbodlt Counties, California.
Mercer Fraser Gravel Storage Facility
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2011 
Expected:02/2012  02/2012 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Storage of river gravel associated with Mercer Fraser's adjacent gravel processiong operation.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Section 29, T7N, R5E, HM, Allocation - VQO Retention, Watershed - Lower Trinity. UNIT - Lower Trinity RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Mill Creek and Trinity Summit Allotments
EIS
- Grazing management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/17/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
07/2012 Rema Sadak
530-629-4284
rsadak@fs.fed.us 
Description: Lower Trinity Ranger District proposes to authorize livestock grazing
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - within all or portions of T9NR5E, T9NR6E, T8NR5E, T8NR6E, T8NR7E, T7NR6E, T7NR7E. Lower Trinity Ranger District located adjacent to the the eastern boundary of Hoopa reservation includes portions of the Trinity Alps Wilderness area.
Oakes Waterline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2004 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Springbox, storage tank and waterline
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Retention VQO, Riparian, Main Fork Trinity River. Lower Trinity Ranger District, California. Trinity T6N, R6E, Sec 14, HM.
SPI Access Road
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  08/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Temporary summer time use of 2.2 miles of existing non-system road across FS lands and private lands over which FS has easements to move an excavator and pick-up trucks.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T7N, R4E, HM,E1/2 SE1/4 Section 21, W1/2 Section 22, Section 27, Allocation - General Forest, Watershed - Campbell Creek. UNIT - Lower Trinity RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Salyer VFD Waterline
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct, use and maintain a 400 foot waterline and diversion from Salyer VFD station to Trinity River.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Section 14, T6N, R6E, HM, Allocation - VQO Retention, Watershed - Middle Trinity. UNIT - Lower Trinity RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Salyer Wayside Chapel
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2011 
Expected:07/2011  07/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3543
jeverta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of special use permit for existing church use.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Section 14, T6N, R5E, HM, Allocation - VQO Retention, Watershed - Middle Trinity. UNIT - Lower Trinity RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Trinity River Community Protection Fuels Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/06/2007 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Andrew Spain
530-629-4487
aspain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation manipulation and dead fuel removal
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T7N R5E Sec 17,20,28,29,33; T6N R5E Sec 4,9,10,12,13,14,15,22,24,25,26; T6N R6E Sec 19,21,28,29,33,34. Lower Trinity Ranger District Watershed - Mainstem Trinity River.
Walsh Road Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  08/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3543
jeverta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a road special use permit to access private property by way of an existing road.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - S 1/2 Section 20, T. 6 N., R. 6 E., HM. UNIT - Lower Trinity RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Waterman West Integrated Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/03/2009
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 11/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
03/2013 Kristen Lark
530-629-4938
klark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Integration of fuel reduction and timber management under Healthy Forest Restoration Act. Commercial and pre-commercial thinning of natural and plantation stands. Emphasis on fuel reduction, biomass utilization and other commercial forest products.
Location: UNIT - Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T7N, R5E, SEC 9-11, 13-16, 21-28, 33-35; T7N, R6E, SEC 30-32; T6N, R5E, SEC 1-4, 10-12, 14-15; T6N, R6E, SEC 5-6. Waterman, Campbell, and Baldwin Ridges on the Lower Trinity Ranger District of Six Rivers National Forest.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Mad 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
Bear Wallow Water Use
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Julia Everta
707-441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Divert water from a natural spring at Bear Wallow to a storage tank to be installed next to FS System Rd 2S08 for transport, bottling and sale off site.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T2S, R6E, HM, NW1/4, SW1/4 Section 34. UNIT - Mad River RD, STATE - California, COUNTY - Trinity.
Beaverslide Timber Sale and Fuel Treatment Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 04/08/2011
11/06/2009 
09/2011 Shirley Rech
707-574-6233
srech@fs.fed.us 
Description: Timber harvesting through commercial thinning on about 2,800 acres, and non-commercial fuel treatment using manual,mechanical and prescribed burning methods on 2,700 acres. A supplemental EIS is in progress as a result of a decision reversal.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26448
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T2S, R7E; T2S, R8E; T3S, R7E and T3S, R8E Humboldt B&M; T26N, R12W and T27N, R12W Mount Diablo B&M. LRMP Management Areas: General Forest, Partial Retention Visual Quality Objective, Retention Visual Quality Objective, and Riparian Reserve. Non-key Watershed: Upper Mad River.
Buck Mountain Vegetation and Fuel Management Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 01/18/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
10/2012 Jeff Jones
707-574-6859
jkjones@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thinning on about 1300 acres, oak release on 150 acres, timber stand improvement on about 500 acres, and fuel treatment in strategic locations on about 1500 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29374
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T1N, R5&6E, Humboldt B&M. LRMP Management Areas: Late-Successional Reserve, Riparian Reserve. Non-key Watershed: Van Duzen River. Van Duzen and Dinsmore WUI areas.
Don Bridge Waterline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2005 
Expected:11/2011
 
11/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use and Maintenance a spring diversion and waterline
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Sec 20, 29 and 30 T2S R8E HM. Mgmt Area - VQO Retention, General Forest, Watershed - Upper Mad River.
George Wilson Water Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2004 
Expected:11/2011
 
11/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit for water spring box and waterline.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T1N R6E Sec 7, HM. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian; Watershed - Upper Van Duzen.
IPN Fiber Optic Cable Line
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
08/2011 George Frey
(707) 441-3631
gfrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installing 2.5 miles of fiber optic cable to existing PG&E Cottonwood-Humboldt Transmission line No.2
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T2N R5E Sec 2 and 12, T2N R6E Sec 17 and 35, T1NR6E Sec 1 HM. Management Area - Special Habitate and Partial Retention; Watershed Van Duzen and Middle Mad.
KZ Oak Restoration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Daniel Dill
707-574-6849
drdill@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuel reduction and oak woodland restoration on approximately 895 acres of oak woodlands with conifer encroachment. Removal of brush and small diameter trees.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T3S, R6E; T3S, R7E and T4S, R7E Humboldt B&M. LRMP Management Areas: General Forest, Special Habitat, and Riparian Reserve. Key Watershed: North Fork Eel River.
Kelsey Peak Timber Sale and Fuelbreak Project
EIS
- Recreation management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/30/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
10/2011 Shirley Rech
707-574-6233
srech@fs.fed.us 
Description: Timber harvesting through commercial thinning on about 2,250 acres and fuelbreak construction of about 2540 acres along strategic roads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30389
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T2S, R8E & T3S, R8E Humboldt B&M; T28N, R12W & T27N, R12W Mt. Diablo B&M. LRMP Management Areas: General Forest, Partial Retention Visual Quality Objective, Retention Visual Quality Objective, and Riparian Reserve. Non-key Watershed: Upper Mad River.
Mad River Modular Barracks Installation
CE
- Facility management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Shirley Rech
707-574-6233
srech@fs.fed.us 
Description: Site preparation and installation of a modular barracks unit on the Mad River District residential compound.at an existing stockpile facility.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T1N, R7E, Sec. 17, Humboldt B&M. LRMP Management Area: General Forest. Non-key watershed: Van Duzen River.
Maintenance of Mad River Ranger District Range Allotment Improvements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  10/2011 Joshua Read
707-441-3611
jread@fs.fed.us 
Description: To repair, or replace as needed, range improvement items, which include maintenance of existing fencelines, corrals, and livestock exclosures.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - Range Allotments within the Mad River Ranger District on the Six Rivers National Forest. Range Allotments within the Mad River Ranger District on the Six Rivers National Forest.
Water For Wildlife
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:09/2011  10/2011 Kary Schlick
707-441-3625
kschlick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enhance stock tank developments on rangeland allotments for wildlife, game and stock. Actions were identified that would control erosion, improve habitat for plants & animals, provide clean water for livestock, & access for fire-fighting drafting.
Location: UNIT - Mad River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Little Field Tank Pond @ T27N R7E S33 NW. Cedar Gap Road Trough @ T27N R7ES30 SW. 3S12 Tank Pond @ T27N R7ES8 NE. Mad River Ranger District.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Orleans 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
2011 Wildfire Reforestation CE
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 04/29/2011  05/2011 Roberto Beltran
530-627-3334
rbeltran@fs.fed.us 
Description: Aprox. 160 acres within the 2009 Mill Fire will be replanted and grubbed (4 ft. diameter) with mixed Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine at variable spacing resulting in between152 - 225 per acre. No site prep will occur. Subsequent Release may occur.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T10N R5E Sections 32,33,and 34 HBM. T10N R5E Sections 32,33,and 34 HBM.
Cedar Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:06/2012  04/2013 Todd Salberg
530-627-3337
tsalberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin natural stands and plantations and treat fuels on approximately 1700 acres.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T 11N, R5E, Secs. 21-22, 26-28, 33-36 and T10N, R5E, Secs. 2-4, 8-10, and 16-17, HBM. UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. Management Area - General Forest, Matrix and Late Successional Reserve. Watershed - Lower Middle Klamath.
Lindblom Hoops Waterline Renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2011 
Expected:11/2011  12/2011 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of existing waterline permit.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T12N, R6E, SE1/4 Section 32. NIT - Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Management Area - General Forest, Riparian Reserve; Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Orleans Barracks Replacement Project
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:12/2012  06/2013 Thomas Annand
530-627-3291x 3255
tannand@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replaces an older barracks facility on the Orleans statiion with a new one.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - LEGAL - T11N R6E Sec 31 HBM. UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. Management Area - General Forest, Watershed - Middle Klamath.
Ridgetop RAWS Installation
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/08/2009 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Thomas Annand
530-627-3291x 3255
tannand@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install remote automated weather station (RAWS) near the junction of forest roads 12N12 and 11N05.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T11N R4E Sec. 13. HBM. UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. Management Area - Late Successional Reserve. Watershed - Slate Creek.
Seasonal Gate Closure to Prevent Spread of Port-Orford Cedar Root Disease
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A LeRoy Cyr
530-627-3291
lcyr@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project proposes to seasonally close existing gates to prevent the spread of the lethal root disease,. Infected site is southwest of Louse Camp, on the Orleans Ranger District, Humboldt County. Gates are located at FS Route 12N13 and FS Route 12N10
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T12N R4E Sec 33, Humboldt Meridian. Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District, Bluff Creek Watershed, Humboldt County. Gate locations: FS Route 12N13 & FS Route12N10 a.
Siskiyou Telephone Line Extention
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:02/2012  03/2012 Roberta Coragliotti
530-627-3333
rcoragliotti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend existing special use permit to extend cable from existing box approximately 650 feet southwest along existing road toward the Salmon River. This will provide phone service to a new home built on Indian Allotment Land.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T11N R6E Section2. The proposed project is located along the existing access road off of the Salmon River Road near the Forest Service Compound at Oak Bottom.
Whiteys Gulch Clean-up
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  10/2011 LeRoy Cyr
530-627-3262
lcyr@fs.fed.us 
Description: Diesel spill remediation
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - T10N R6E S6. 1221 Red Cap Road Orleans, California.
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