Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
Plumas 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, Plumas National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Beckwourth Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Feather River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Mt. Hough Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

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

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

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment (SNFPA)
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/19/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2010 
Expected:06/2010
 
06/2010 Donald Yasuda
916-640-1168
dyasuda@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prepare a narrowly focused analysis to comply with two orders issued by the Eastern District Court of California on November 4, 2009. Correct the 2004 SNFPA Final SEIS to address range of alternatives and analytical consistency issues.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/snfpa/2010seis
Location: UNIT - Eldorado National Forest All Units, Lassen National Forest All Units, Modoc National Forest All Units, Sequoia National Forest All Units, Tahoe National Forest All Units, Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Carson Ranger District, Bridgeport Ranger District, Plumas National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units, Stanislaus National Forest All Units, Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yuba, Douglas, Esmeralda, Mineral. LEGAL - Along the Sierra Nevada Range, from the Oregon/California border south to Lake Isabella as well as lands in western Nevada. Sierra Nevada National Forests.
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Plumas 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
California Department of Water Resources - new permit for existing water monitoring sites
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/02/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenance of 20 existing facilities and accessory structures needed to gather data on rainfall and snow depth forest wide. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Plumas National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Plumas, Sierra. 20 locations Forest Wide.
Feather River College - Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/25/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
12/2010 Soai Talbot
530-258-2141 x 188
stalbot@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a five year permit to Feather River College for outdoor recreation and other college courses on the Plumas National Forest
Location: UNIT - Plumas National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - areas throughout Plumas National Forest. National Forest System lands throughout Mt. Hough, Feather River, and Beckwourth Ranger Districts.
Plumas National Forest Public Wheeled Motorized Travel Management
EIS
- Recreation management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/29/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2010 
Expected:07/2010
Actual: 08/30/2010 
11/2010 Pete Hochrein
530-283-7718
phochrein@fs.fed.us 
Description: Would prohibit wheeled motorized vehicle travel by the public off designated roads and trails. Would add 375 miles of existing unauthorized routes to NFS trail system. Would add one 36-acre area as open to wheeled motorized use.
Location: UNIT - Plumas National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba. Plumas National Forest.
Special Use Permits - Outfitter and Guides
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/27/2010  10/2010 Erika Brenzovich
530-283-7622
ebrenzovich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two Outfitter and Guide permits would be re-issued to Adventure Outings of CSU Chico and Sierra Institute for outfitter and guide activities on the Plumas National Forest. Permits would be issued for five years.
Location: UNIT - Plumas National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - areas throughout Plumas National Forest. National Forest System lands on Mt. Hough, Feather River and Beckwourth Ranger Disticts.
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Plumas National Forest,   Beckwourth 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
Babcock Meadow Spring Development
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/23/2010  08/2010 Russell Nickerson
530-836-2575
rnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-develop Babcock Spring in the Jenkins Allotment.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N R12E NWNW Sec 35. Babcock Spring is located in Babcock meadow in the Jenkins Allotment.
Camp Layman Resort Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/04/2010 
Expected:09/2010
 
10/2010 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a 20 year resort permit to the new owners of Camp Layman Resort.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N R12E Section 19. Camp Layman Resort near Cromberg, California.
Dotta KV Aspen and Cottonwood Hand Thin Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 09/10/2010  09/2010 Russell Nickerson
530-836-2575
rnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will hand thin conifer trees less than 11 inches dbh within aspen and cottonwood stands and the adjacent 50 foot buffer. This will help to maintain aspen and cottonwood stands and promote regeneration.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R14E, Secs: 13-15, 23, 36. Northwest of Frenchman Lake in the Dixie State Game Refuge and between the Frenchman Work Center and Cottonwood Spring Campground.
Elwell and Mud Lake Trail Reroutes
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/07/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
07/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute sections of the Elwell Trail on the South side to eliminate over grade sections and provide a sustainable tread. Reroute Mud Lake Trail on the north end.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T21N R11E Sections 1 & 12. Mt. Elwell Trail, Lakes Basin, South side; Mud Lake Trail North side.
Ferris Fields Aspen Exclosure
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 09/13/2010  09/2010 Russell Nickerson
530-836-2575
rnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Build a 4 acre aspen exclosure.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N R15E NE Sec 31. Ferris Fields.
Frenchman WC Aspen Hand Thin Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2010 
Expected:09/2010  06/2011 Russell Nickerson
530-836-2575
rnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Over the next several years Frenchman Work Center will conduct project work within aspen stands. Confier trees less than 11 inches dbh will be hand thinned within aspen stands and within 50 feet of the stands.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 24N, R 16E, Sec: 32, T 25N, R 15E, Sec: 2, 10-11, 14-15, 17, 20-23, 27. Located northwest of Frenchman Lake in the Dixie State Game Refuge and between the Frenchman Work Center and Cottonwood Spring Campground.
Goat Grazing Tall Whitetop
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2009 
Expected:04/2009  06/2009 Michael Friend
530-836-7167
mjfriend@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Beckwourth Ranger District proposes to use goats to treat the infestation of the noxious weed, tall whitetop (Lepidium latifolium) in the Ramelli Ranch allotment.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - The legal description of the area is: T23N, R14E Sec. 26, 27, 28, and 29. It is comprised of the river corridor on both sides of County Road A-23, south of State Highway 70, and north of the railroad.
Grizzly Valley, Grizzly Valley Community, and Humbug Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:04/2011  08/2011 Kyla Sabo
530-836-2575
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Range Environmental Assessment
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R13E, multiple sections, T 23N, R 12 E and 13E, multiple sections. Beckwourth Ranger District near Lake Davis.
Ingalls Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/12/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 04/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
07/2011 Kyla Sabo
530-836-2575
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Defensible Fuel Profile Zone, group selection, riparian hardwood restoration, road reconstruction, decommissioning, temporary road construction and subsequent decommissioning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29414
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 24N R 13E Sec. 3-10, 14-20, 22, 23,25, 26, T 24N R 12E Sec. 1, 2, 11-15, 21-24, T 25N R 12E Sec. 1, 12, 13, 22-27, 33-36, T 25N R 13E Sec. 2-11, 15-22, 27-34. The project area is located near Lake Davis and is approximately 5-10 miles north of the town of Portola.
Jackson Project (old name Happy Jack Project)
EA
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/25/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 01/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
06/2011 Sabrina Stadler
530-836-2575
sstadler@fs.fed.us 
Description: Defensible Fuel Profile Zone (DFPZ), Group Selection (GS) in addition to, Wildland Urban Interface fuels reduction. Road reconstruction, decommissioning and construction, approx. 10-miles of temp road construction and subsequent decom.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=20332
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T22N, R11E; T22N, R12E; T23N, R11E; T23N, R12E. Approximately 4-11 miles northwest of Portola and 1-7 miles north of Graeagle.
Lake Davis Kiosk Remodel
EA
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:01/2011  05/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remodel the existing kiosk into a sheltered picnic area. Install a new vault toilet with the Sweet Smelling Toilet Design.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N R13E Section 2. Lake Davis Recreation Area, at dam.
Lake Davis Trail phase 2 & 3
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:01/2011  06/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continue the non-motorized Lake Davis Trail around Lake Davis from just south of Lightning Tree Campground around the north and west sides of the lake.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N R13E Sections 20, 21, 2229, 32, & 33 and T23N R13E Sections 3 & 10. Lake Davis Recreation Area.
Last Chance Creek Watershed Restoration Project Phase II
EIS
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 11/2010 
Expected:07/2011  08/2011 Antonio Duenas
530-836-7156
tduenas@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore the hydrologic function of approximately 8 miles (5 miles located on public lands) of Last Chance Creek .
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N R13E Sections 14, 12 & 11 and T26N R14E Sections 27, 26, 23, 22, 18, 17, 16, 15, 8 & 7. Last Chance HUC 5 Watershed.
Long Lake Connector Tail reroutes
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 09/20/2010  07/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute two short portions of the Long Lake connector trail.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T21N R11E Sections 6 & 7. Long Lake Connector Trail.
Meadowview/Rowland Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/17/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
07/2011 Brendan Waterman
530-836-2575
bwaterman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project consists of restoring two eastside montane meadows (252 acres) and improving channel stability for 2.3 miles within the Upper Feather River Watershed on Last Chance and Rowland Creeks.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28848
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N R16E, Section 13 and T25N R15E, Sections 7, 8, 18 & 19. Last Chance Creek and Frenchman Lake Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 5 Watershed.
Nelson Creek Historic Trail
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
06/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reopen the historic Nelson Creek Trail from Zumwalt Flat to the LaPorte Rd. Add a few sections of new trail to connect existing trail or correct over grade problems is also being planned.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N R10E Sections 36,35, 26, 23, 22, 15. Zumwalt Flat to the La Porte Rd.
Peters Road Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:01/2011  02/2011 Kyla Sabo
530-836-2575
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a new road to provide access through the Plumas National Forest to a private land parcel that currently is inaccessible.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 25N, R 16E, Sections 19 and 30. Four miles north of Frenchman Lake, Plumas County, CA.
Sulphur and Barry Creek Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2011 
Expected:08/2011  08/2012 Antonio Duenas
530-836-7156
tduenas@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project consist of restoring approximately 0.5 mile of Sulphur Creek (0.28 mile) and Barry Creek (0.24 mile). Project may also include a Timber Sale component for the removal of encroaching conifers on cottonwood stands within the project area.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T21N R13E Sections 4 & 5. Lake Davis - Long Valley Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 5 Watershed.
Upper Dotta Canyon Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/17/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
07/2011 Brendan Waterman
530-836-2575
bwaterman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project consists of restoring an eastside montane meadow (253 acres) and improving channel stability for 2.9 miles on Red Clover Creek within Dotta Canyon.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28849
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N R14E, Sections 25, 26, & 36. Red Clover Creek Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 5 Watershed.
Walton's Grizzly Lodge Outfitting and Guiding Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/15/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
07/2011 Judy Schaber
(530) 836-7126
jschaber@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is to issue a 10 year outfitting and guiding permit for camping at Grass Lake in Lakes Basin, Lakes Basin Campground and Clover Valley with up to 20 campers. This also includes hiking into Rock Lake and Long Lake
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T22N R11E Sections 36 & 1; T22N R12E sections 7 & 8; T25N R12E section 25. Grass Lake, Lakes Basin Campground, Clover Valley near Abby bridge site.
Wildlife Guzzler Replacement and Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 09/10/2010  09/2010 Russell Nickerson
530-836-2575
rnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Guzzlers catch and store water providing water to wildlife througout the year especially during hot summer months. This project will remove 2 wildlife guzzlers and replace 5 in the Eureka Ridge and Frenchman Lake areas.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R10E, Sec 15, T24N, R14E, Secs: 13, 17, 19. Along Eureka Ridge, north of Fish Creek and east of Nelson Creek and south of Conklin Prak in the Frenchman Lake vicinity.
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Plumas National Forest,   Feather 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
Big Buck and Paseo Peligroso Mining Claim Plan of Operations
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2010 
Expected:07/2010  08/2010 Donna Duncan
530/532-7461
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Power sluice mining activity and incidental occupancy for mining claim located in Blue Nose Quad, T22N, R10E, Sec. 1
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T22N, R10E, Sec. 1, NW, NE. Access off 23N10 road, Blue Nose Quad, Harrison Flat.
Burnt Bridge/Cottage Creek Blackoak Enhancement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Cindy Roberts
530-532-7467
ckroberts@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thin out small size conifers, less than 10 inch diameter, within a blackoak habitat area.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Yuba. LEGAL - T19N R7E Sections 15 and 26. Dobbins watershed; near Challenge., CA.
California Department of Water Resources - Amend permit to install a streamgauge at 2nd location
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2010 
Expected:12/2010  01/2011 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: CA DWR proposes to install a streamgauge station at the PG&E Miocene Dam near Magalia.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 30, T23N, R4E. Miocene Dam near Magalia, California.
Challenge Work Center Invasive Species Management Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/28/2010 
Expected:05/2010
 
06/2010 Chris Christofferson
530-532-7473
cchristofferson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is designed to control non-native invasive plant species at the Challenge Work Center Administrative Site utilizing IPM practices.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Yuba. LEGAL - T21N, R6E, Sec 7. Challenge Work Center, Feather River Ranger District located in the town of Challenge, CA.
Concow Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/30/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
03/2011 Carol Spinos
530-534-6500
cspinos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels and restore ecosystems affected by high-intensity wildfire near Paradise, Magalia, Yankee Hill, and Concow.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=10083
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Townships 22, 23, and 24 north and Ranges 3, 4, 5, and 6 east. The Concow Project Area is bounded by the No. Fork of the Feather River on the east and Little Butte Creek on the west, in the Wildland Urban Interface near Paradise, Magalia, Pulga, and Concow, CA.
Foothill Fire Protection District - new permit for continued use of existing access road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/26/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue new permit for continued use and maintenance of an existing access road into Sunset Repeater Site. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - SE 1/4, NE 1/4 Section 9, T19N, R6E. Sunset Hill, approximately .11 mile of existing native surface road.
Frazier Creek Water Association - new permit for an existing waterline
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/03/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenance of approximately 3/4 mile of existing waterline. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Section 8, T21N, R5E. Frazier Creek.
Grizzly Summit Hazard Tree Project
CE
- Forest products  On Hold  N/A  N/A Eric Murphy
530-532-8922
ejmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hazard tree removal along Oro-Quincy Highway.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R6E, Sections 28, 21, 22, 15, 14 and 11, MDM. Seven miles southwest of Bucks Lake on Highway 162.
Hawkeye Tunnel Mining Plan of Operation
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2010 
Expected:07/2010  08/2010 Donna Duncan
530-532-7461
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Underground mining operation, gravel washing and incidental occupancy for purpose of minerals extraction.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T21N, R9E, Sec. 5, off Sierra County 690 Rd. Howland Flat, Sierra County.
John W. Rickman - new permit for existing access road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/29/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenance of an existing access road, approximately 150' on National Forest System lands, to private property. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - NW 1/4 SW 1/4 Section 34, T22N, R9E. Near Little Grass Valley Reservoir.
Know Nothing Roadside Timber Sale
CE
- Forest products
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Eric Murphy
530-532-8922
ejmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of hazard trees along approximately 4 miles of forest roads 20N24, 22N24, and 21N16in the vicinity of Sly Creek Res (roads are near Know Nothing Creek). (R. 7& 8 E., T. 20N)
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - All or portions of Sections 4, 5, 7, 8, & 18 T. 20 N. R. 8 E. and Sections 1, 2, & 12 T. 20 N. , R. 7 E. MDM. Near Strawberry Valley CA, in Butte County along approximately 4 miles of forest roads 20N24, 22N24, and 21N16in the vicinity of Sly Creek Res. (R. 7& 8 E., T. 20N).
La Porte Pines Country Club - new permit for existing water system
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/16/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued operation and maintenance of a water system that includes 600' of waterline, pumphouse, and spring development. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010. Supplies domestic water to the La Porte Pines Country Club subdivision.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Sections 8 and 17, T21N, R9E. Near La Porte, California.
Little Grass Valley Campground Restoration
CE
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2009 
Expected:07/2010
 
07/2010 Errol Solomon
530-532-7413
esolomon@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project involves interplanting conifers for forest health while providing privacy screening within the campgrounds
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - 5 sites in T22N R9E S27, 28, 31, 33, 34. Little Grass Velley Campground - Road 57.
Loren Perkins - new permit for existing waterline
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/08/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenace of approximately .8 miles of existing waterline for domestic purposes on private property. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Section 4, T21N, R6E. Near the Forest Service Brush Creek Work Center.
Milsap Bar Campground Rehabilitation
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Deb Schoenberg
530-532-7460
dschoenberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project consists of maintenance, rehabilitation, modernization and resource protection within the footprint of an existing developed campground.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. T21N, R6E, Sec.2, on the Middle Fork Feather River at 22N62 Road, within the footprint of the Milsap Bar campground.
Okizu Foundation - new permit for existing waterline
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/03/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenance of an existing 2000' waterline to the Camp Okizu. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section 19, T21N, R6E. Near Berry Creek, California.
On Top Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project EIS
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 10/2010 
Expected:06/2011  09/2011 Mary Webb-Marek
530-532-7462
mwebbmarek@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will establish DFPZs for fuels reduction and community protection. Group selection and ITS will be considered to test the effectiveness of uneven aged management by promoting multi-storied, ecologically fire resilient forests.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T22N, R6E, S1-2, 11. T22N, R8E, S5-6. T23N, R6E, S2-3, 10-15, 19-23, 26-30, 33-36. T23N, R7E, S7, 10, 12-16, 18, 21-25, 36. T23N, R8E, S18-20, 29-35. Bucks Lake area from Soapstone Hill on the west, to Mt. Ararat on the east.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company - 12 KV power line extension
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extension of an existing 12 KV power line in the Concow area along the Rim Road (FS Road 23N06). The proposed line extension is approximately 1900' with approximately 875' on National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section 12, T22N, R4E. Along the Rim Road in the Concow area.
Plumas County Road Department - new permit for existing storage yard (gravel/sand)
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/29/2010  12/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued use and maintenance of a storage yard covering approximately 3 acres near Lexington Hill. Current permit terminates 12/31/2010.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Section 20, T21N, R9E. Near Lexington Hill.
Richins, Justin - Outfitter/Guide (bear hunter)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/14/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Provide outfitting/guiding opportunities for bear hunting on the Feather River Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba. District Wide.
Rock Island Mastication Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 06/28/2010
03/25/2010 
05/2010 Errol Solomon
530-532-7413
esolomon@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposing to masticate plantations within the Rock Island sale area boundary to enhance conifer growth and reduce woody vegetation and conifers within the plantation
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R6, Sec 21 & 27. North of Rogers Cow Camp.
Silvertip Roadside Hazard Timber Sale
CE
- Forest products
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/15/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
07/2011 Eric Murphy
530-532-8922
ejmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of hazard trees along approximately 4 miles of forest road 22N60 road (silvertip road) in T.22N R.9E.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - All or portion of Sections 12, 13, 14, 22, 23, and 27 - T. 22N., R. 9E. MDM. Silvertip Rd in Plumas County near LaPorte, along approximately 4 miles of forest road 22N60 (silvertip road) from pvt boundary in sec 27 to junction with 22N27 in sec 12 - T.22N R.9E.
South Feather Water & Power Agency - Special Use Authorization
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/02/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
03/2011 Linda Morehouse Braxton
530-534-6500
lmorehousebraxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued operation and maintenance of facilities and campgrounds associated with the Sly Creek Recreation Area near Strawberry Valley, CA.
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 16, 17, 18, & 19, T20N, R8E, MDM. Approximately 2 miles north of Strawberry Valley, CA.
St. Louis Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/20/2010
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 09/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 JoAnna Arroyo
530-532-7429
jarroyo@fs.fed.us 
Description: To protect rural communities and forest from wildfires this project proposes construction of DFPZs for hazardous fuels reduction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31384
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T20N R9E S6, T21N R8E S25, T21N R9E S9, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 27, 29, 31, 32. Adjacent to the communities of LaPorte, Strawberry Valley, Clipper Mills, and American House.
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Plumas National Forest,   Mt. Hough 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
28N17 Indian Creek Rehabilitation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/23/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Ryan Nupen
(530) 283-7712
rnupen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Goal of the 28N17 Indian Creek Arch Rehabilitation is to repair a failing 12.5 wide pipe arch culvert with concrete tail wall and wing walls as well as restore Aquatic Organism Passage (AOP) through this structure.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33282
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T.27N, R.12E, Section 5. Indian Creek and National Forest System road 28N17 approximately 500 feet from the intersection with road 28N03.
Amendment to Communication Site Lease - California State University at Chico (Chico State)
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Erika Brenzovich
530-283-7622
ebrenzovich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Chico State has proposed to amend their communication site lease on the Mt. Hough Communication Site to allow expansion of a building to accomodate a larger generator. This building is sub-leased to Verizon Wireless.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 25N, R 10 E., Section 8. Mt. Hough Communication Site, off of Mt. Hough Road (County Rd. 403), near Quincy, CA.
American Valley Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/03/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Ryan Bauer
530-283-7673
rbauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hand-thinning, piling and burning, mastication, and underburning to reduce hazardous fuels on approximately 346 acres of public land adjacent to private lands within the WUI around Quincy, CA.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30042
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R10E, Sections 8, 15, 16, 17, 19 and 22. T24N, R9E, Section 24. East and south of American Valley and the community of East Quincy, California.
Big Creek Timber Sale
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 07/23/2010  08/2010 Andrew Hart
530-283-7643
ajhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: During routine county road maintenance, Plumas County felled approximately 30 dead trees on Big Creek Road near Bucks Lake. The goal of this project is to sell the trees for commercial purposes in order to enhance user safety in the area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33303
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 23N, R 8E, Section 8. The Big Creek Timber Sale is located on Big Creek Road (NFS road 23N56) near Bucks Lake.
Black Gulch Stream Stabilization Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/13/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Kelby Gardiner
530-283-7686
kgardiner@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilize the crossing of NFS road 25N95 at Black Gulch where the culvert is resulting in excessive erosion and obstructing aquatic organism passage. Actions include culvert removal, placement of large rock, and revegeation with riparian species.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32425
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R8E, SE1/4 of section 17. Crossing of NFS road 25N95 at Black Gulch.
Boulder Creek Campground MP Sale
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  11/2010 Andrew Hart
530-283-7643
ajhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Boulder Creek Campground was closed in 2010 due to hazard trees within the campground. The purpose of this project is to remove the hazard trees and slash in order to create a safe campground facility within the Antelope Recreation Area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33607
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - SW 1/4, T 27N, R12E, section 15, MDBM. The project is located within the Boulder Creek Campground off National Forest System road 29N43 near Antelope Lake.
Bucks Fen Vegetation Regeneration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 07/29/2010  07/2010 James Belsher-Howe
530-283-0555
jbelsher-howe@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposed to install an exclosure around the Bucks fen and install log structure check dams within the exclosure in order to reduce or eliminate the flow channel out of the fen.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33001
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Township 24N, Range 7E, NW 1/4, NW 1/4 Section 14. The Bucks Fen is within the Bucks Lake Wilderness adjacent to right hand Salt Rock Creek.
Bucks Lake Fuels Reduction and Roadside Hazard Tree Removal Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:02/2012  08/2012 Michelle Coppoletta
530-285-0555
mcoppoletta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removing hazardous trees along roads and recreation sites, thinning along roadways to reduce fuels, and implement road maintenance activities to restore watershed health.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=18963
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R7E, Sections 1,3,4,9,11,12. T23N, R8E, Sections 5,6,7,18. T24N, R7E, Sections 27, 28, 29, 32, 36. T24N, R8E, Sections 18 and 32. The project is located about 10 miles west of Quincy, California. National Forest System Roads 24N24, 24N29Y, 24N33, 24N34, 24N87X and Plumas County roads 414 and 423.
Cal Trans Right-of-Way Project
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Peggy Gustafson
530-283-7620
pgustafson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project has been cancelled.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - M.D.M, T 25 N. , R 7 E., Sections 17 and 20. Project is located on Highway 70, near Caribou Rd., approximately 25 miles from Quincy, CA.
CascadeTrailhead Improvement Project
EA
- Recreation management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Erika Brenzovich
530-283-7622
ebrenzovich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improvement of a trailhead for a trail commonly known as the "Cascade Trail" by local trail users. Trailhead improvements will include installation of a vault toilet restroom building, developing a parking area, and developing accessible par
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30279
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T. 25N, R. 9E, Section 26. Cascade Trailhead, near Quincy, CA.
Diamond Fish Passage Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 07/23/2010  08/2010 Ryan Nupen
530-283-7712
rnupen@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposed to restore aquatic organism passage through where National Forest System Road 28N02 intersects Indian Creek by removing a non-functional culvert and installing a bottomless arch with a natural stream bottom.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33281
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 28N, R 11E, section 13, 1/4SE, 1/4NE, 1/4NW. The intersection of NFS raod 28N02 and Indian Creek.
Dutch Hill Tunnel
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal would allow Dennis Scott (owner) and James Moffat (operator) to conduct underground placer mining on the Boomerang claim.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R8E, Sections 8 and 17, MDM. Along the 26N42Y road, Barker Gulch, Seneca, CA.
El Rico Mining
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 08/26/2010  08/2010 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Process road material using a trommel, sluice boxes and concentrating table. Material would be moved with a D-6 dozer and backhoe. Processing would utilize the existing holding pond, settling pond and well. Road would be reclaimed after use.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R9E, Section 4. Along the 26N81 Road, Greenville, CA.
Gold in Seneca Placer Mining
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/23/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploratory mining in the Golden Rivers claims. Up to 22 trenches will be excavated. Material will be processed through a trommel with a self contained, re-circulating water supply.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R8E, Sections 16 & 17. Northwest fo the 26N14 road, approximately 1 mile from Seneca.
Greenhorn Creek Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/15/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
08/2011 Kelby Gardiner
530-283-7686
kgardiner@fs.fed.us 
Description: A RAC project proposed to restore trout populations and bank stability to Greenhorn Creek in American Valley. Fish passage and bank stabilization improvements would be made in six locations along Greenhorn Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31639
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - The project is located in Township 24N, Range 10E and Sections 21, 16, 17, 8 and 7. The project area encompasses private lands and NFS land along Greenhorn Creek in American Valley.
Herby's Quarry Mineral Material Contract
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 07/23/2010  08/2010 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extraction and removal of of 20 tons of decorative rock from an existing excavation site.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R12E, Section 4. Southwest of Antelope Lake, nearest town is Taylorsville, CA.
Keddie Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/01/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
06/2012 Katherine Carpenter
530-283-7619
kacarpenter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of fuelbreaks known as Defensible Fuel Profile Zones, thinning and group selection harvests, protection and enhancement of sensitive plant and wildlife habitat, road improvements, and noxious weed treatments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=19040
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Keddie Project is 100,000 acres. Please see "Other Project Information" for the "Legal Land Description". Keddie Project is within the vicinity of Keddie Ridge, Round Valley Reservoir, and Mt. Jura. Communities within include Greenville, Crescent Mills, and Taylorsville, California.
Little Golden Grizzly Placer Exploration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/20/2010 
Expected:09/2010
 
03/2011 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploratory mining utilizing a backhoe to excavate 10 to 15 test trenches. Samples will be processed through a trommel or a highbanker. A settling pond will be exacavated at the site.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N, R11E, Section 35 and T24N, R11E, Section 2. Little Grizzly Creek.
Rich Fire Recovery Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 07/01/2010  08/2010 Katherine Carpenter
530-283-7619
kacarpenter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Allow for economic recovery of fire-killed timber (Rich Fire), reduce hazardous fuels within the Twain Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) over the long term, and plant native seedlings to re-establish forested conditions
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28622
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N, R7E, Sections 1, 2, and 12; T25N, R8E, Sections 5, 6, 7, and 18; T26N, R8E, Section 31; and T26N, R7E, Section 35 and 36, Mount Diablo Meridian. Rich Fire Recovery Project is located in Rich Gulch along Highway 70 and Plumas County Road 317, Plumas National Forest, Mt. Hough Ranger District, Plumas County, California.
Silver Fire Fuel Reduction Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/27/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
06/2011 Katherine Carpenter
530-283-7619
kacarpenter@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would reduce small fuels by hand thinning, piling and burning, modify small fuels by hand thinning, lopping and scattering, and provide opportunity for firewood gathering in designated areas within the area burned by the Silver Fire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31610
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - The burn area lies in the east of Section 9, T24N, R8E, and the east of Section 16, T24N, R8E, with a small spot in the SE SE of Section 4, T24N, R8E. The Silver Fire burned approximately 307 acres, west of Meadow Valley, CA and can be accessed by NFS road 24N30A.
Smith 1 & 2, Johnnie 1 & 2, Moonbeam 5 & 6
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 07/23/2010  08/2010 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7650
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continuation of underground exploration on existing claims on Forest lands. Work will be accomplished by pick and shovel. Operation includes maintenance of exsiting gate, road and tool shed.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T27N, R11E, Sections 27 and 34. West of Taylor Lake, closest town is Taylorsville, CA.
Sundew Campground Host Septic System
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/07/2010 
Expected:09/2010
 
10/2010 Soai Talbot
530-258-2141 x 188
stalbot@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Mt. Hough Ranger District is proposing to install a campground host site septic system in Sundew Campground across from site #1, at Bucks Lake Recreation Area. Construction activities would be limited to 1,200 square feet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33562
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 24N, R 7E, Section 28. Sundew Campground, Bucks Lake Recreation Area.
Wildcat/Boulder Restoration Project
EA
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2010 
Expected:06/2011  09/2011 Kelby Gardiner
530-283-7686
kgardiner@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilize stream bed, improve aquatic species passage, and reduce sediment transport rates.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32416
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R12E, Sections 2 and 15; T24N, R 13E, Section 31; T28N, R12E, Sections 21, 26, 27 and 36. Boulder Creek and Thompson Creek, north of Antelope Lake.
Williams Loop Deck Sale
CE
- Forest products  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Andrew Hart
530-283-7643
ajhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would allow for the sale of the Williams Loop log deck, created by California Department of Transportation maintenance, as a mechanism for its removal from National Forest System land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31612
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - The project is located in Township 24 North, Range 10 East, and Section 25. The Williams Loop deck is located north off of a Highway 70 pullout just prior to mile marker 50.9.
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