Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2012 to 03/31/2012
Shasta Trinity 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, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Big Bar Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Hayfork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  McCloud Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Mt. Shasta Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Shasta Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Weaverville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Yolla Bolla 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:03/2012
 
01/2013 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:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/13/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2011 
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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Shasta Trinity 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
Developed Recreation Site Concession 5-Year Permit
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/21/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
02/2012 Nathan Rezeau
530-275-1587
nrezeau@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a 5-year special use authorization to a concessionaire for operation & maintenance of 56 government-owned developed recreation sites. There are no changes to the scope or intensity of authorized activities from the preceding authorization
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Trinity. Shasta and Trinity Units of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Lower McCloud Fuels Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:07/2012  09/2012 Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mechanical and prescribed fire fuels reduction within ~11,000 acres with in the Lower McCloud and Iron Canyon watersheds.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District, McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Siskiyou. LEGAL - T38 R2W S6, 25, 26, 31, 31, 34-36; T37N R3W S 11, 12, 14, 23; T38 R1W S 21, 27-29, 32, 34; T37N R2W S 2, 3, 8-12, 22, 28, 32; T37N R1W S4-8, 18; T 38N R2W. Bald Mountain Ridge, Brushy Butte, Tamarack, Shoeinhorse ridgeline, Van Sicklin Butte, Dutchman peak, and Mica areas.
Routine re-issuance of special use permits
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issuance of routine special use permits.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District, McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Siskiyou. LEGAL - Unit-wide. Unit-wide.
South Fork Management Unit Grazing Exclosure Fence Repair and Maintenance
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2011 
Expected:06/2011  07/2011 Philip Brownsey
530-226-2432
pbrownsey@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will assess existing exclosure fences on the Hayfork and Yolla-Bolla Ranger Districts for wildlife habitat protection values and identify and authorize needed repairs, modifications, and on-going maintenance.
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tehama, Trinity. LEGAL - Parts of T28N R9W, Mount Diablo Meridian, Tehama County; T1S R7E, T1N R6E, T2N R7E, T2N R8E, and T3N R7E, Humboldt Meridian, Trinity County. Hayfork and Yolla-Bolla Ranger Districts, Tehama and Trinity Counties, California.
TRMU Maintenance Underburning
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Stubbendick
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Underburn areas that have had past fuel reduction activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37032
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. Trinity River Management Unit.
Trinity Alps Wilderness Prescribed Fire project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/04/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
10/2012 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-introduce fire onto the landscape with the Trinity Alps Wilderness by implementing prescribed fire(s).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30965
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Trinity County California.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Big Bar 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
Down River Community Protection Project.
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/16/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
06/2012 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct Fuel Management Zones (FMZ) and roadside fuel buffers; treat hazardous fuels within the Wildland Urban Interface. Thin plantations within 500 feet of private property, and/or where they intersect FMZs and roadside fuel buffers.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26567
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - HBM- T 6N, R 8E; T 6N, R 7E;T 7N, R 7E: MDM- T 33N, R 12W;T 34N, R 12W;T 34N, R 11W and more. Big Bar, Del Loma, Big Flat, and Denny, CA.
Pattison Water System
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue multiple permits authorizing domestic use of water system.
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R12W, SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 6, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Pattison Creek watershed near the community of Big Bar, California.
Soldier Creek Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road-related watershed improvements, including road decommissioning, in the Soldier Creek Watershed on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35257
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36; T.33N., R.11W., sections 1-5, 8-17, 21-28 and 33-36; T.32N., R.11W., sections 1-4, 10-12 and 14; T.33N., R.10W., sections 18, 19 a. Trinity River Management Unit.
Soldier Forest Health
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:04/2013  07/2013 Joseph Stubbendick
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management project designed to respond to concerns expressed by stakeholders, the Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan, and members of the general public regarding fire hazard/risk, high fuel loading and general forest health.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37022
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36;.
Trinity 1-8 Mining Operation
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Larry McLean
530-623-1767
lmclean@fs.fed.us 
Description: Claimant proposing to conduct high bench placer mining for gold removal on 22.5 acres of un-patented public land.
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Trinity County, T35N, R10W, section 30, MDW. Near the confluence of Canyon Creek and Big East Fork Creek.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Hayfork 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
Beegum Creek Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/04/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
09/2012 Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road-related watershed improvements, including road decommissioning, in the Beegum Creek Watershed of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35256
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Tehama. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.29N., R.11W., sections 24 through 26 and 35 through 36; T.28N., R.11W., sections 1, 2, and 11 through 13; T.28N., R.10W., sections 1 through 27 and 34 through 36; T.27N.,. Trinity River Management Unit.
Blue Bird Consolidated Mine
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/22/2009 
Expected:01/2012
 
03/2012 Larry McLean
530-623-2121
lmclean@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorization for sampling and mining of high bench alluvial gravels by open pit on the Blue Bird Consolidated Mine. Processing approx. 1,500 cubic yards of placer gravels, reclamation, and re-establishment of native vegetation.
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T31N R11W sec 22 (MDM). Approx. 5 mi SE of Hayfork, CA.
Hayfork Area Fuel Break Maintenance Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:04/2012  05/2013 Kenneth Boucher
530-628-1206
kboucher@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 2000 acres along mountain ridges and fuelbreaks within Hayfork Basin will receive maintenance fuel treatments, including prescribed burning, mastication and handpiling.
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. Hayfork Basin.
Kellogg Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/14/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Kenneth Boucher
530-628-1206
kboucher@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hazard fuels reduction in the urban interface. Treatments will include understory thinning, pruning, piling and burning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36959
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T.31N R10E sec.02. Adjacent to the north boundary of the community of Hayfork.
Mud Springs Fuel Break
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2011 
Expected:03/2012  05/2012 Kenneth Boucher
530-628-1206
kboucher@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will create more favorable fuels conditions along the western boundary of Post Mountain community through fuel treatments, such as, thinning, pruning, hand piling, burning hand piles, mastication and prescribed underburning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37651
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T01N, R12W, Sections 30 & 31 and T01S,R12W, Sections 3,4 & 5. Along the western side of the Post Mountain community.
Rattlesnake Fuel Reduction and Forest Health Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 10/30/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
10/2012 Talitha Derksen
530-628-1265
talithafderksen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning from below, shaded fuel breaks and burn units on approximately 6,000 acre.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31853
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T1N, R7E, Sec25&36, T1N, R8E, Sec19-21&28-33, T1 S, R7E, Sec1&12, T1S, R8E, Sec4-9, 16-21&28-29, HM; T30N, R12W, Sec35, 34, 32, T29N, R12W, Sec1-19, 22, 23, T29N, R11W, Sec29&31-32, MDM. Project is in vicinity of Post Mountain and Forest Glen communities, South Fork Management Unit. Project area is within portions of wildland urban interface within Rattlesnake watershed.
Red Fir Restoration Project
EIS
- Heritage resource management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 01/2012 
Expected:09/2012  07/2013 Keli McElroy
530-226-2354
kmcelroy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Red fir trees are deteriorating due to reduced forest health. Project includes treatment of approx 1400 acres to maintain red fir populations while improving forest health & fire resilience on the South Fork ridge top. See other project info
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32935
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Trinity. LEGAL - T3N, R5E, S11,14,23,25,36; T3N, R6E, S31; T2N, R6E, S6,8,21,27,28,33; T1N, R6E, S3,4,10,11,14; HM. Along National Forest System Road 4N12 and 6N01 from Buck Springs north to the Blake Mountain area (estimated 17 miles long, up to 1.5 miles wide), averaging about six miles west of Hyampom, CA.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   McCloud 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
Algoma Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/05/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
02/2012 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning/other silvicultural and fuels treatments of approximately 5600 acres of forested stands within the Algoma Late Successional Reserve. Application of a borax fungicide to cut stumps 14 inches and larger. Some new road construction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21152
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N,R1W and 1W; T40N, R1E and 1W, MDB&M. Approximatley 10 miles east of the Town of McCloud. In MA 2 and 10, MP VII (LSR) and IX (RR).
Bartle & McCloud/Hambone Range Management Project
EA
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2013  06/2013 Philip Brownsey
530-226-2432
pbrownsey@fs.fed.us 
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to authorize grazing and implement allotment management plans on the Bartle and McCloud/Hambone Allotments, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards and guidelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33628
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - All or parts of T39N: R3E to R2W; T40N: R4E to R2W; T41N: R4E to R2E and R1W to R2W; and T42N: R4E to R3E (Mount Diablo Meridian); Siskiyou County, California. McCloud Ranger District, Siskiyou County, California.
East McCloud Plantation Thinning
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 02/2012 
Expected:01/2013  03/2013 Nisha van Hees
530-926-9664
nvanhees@fs.fed.us 
Description: Plantation thinning to reduce tree densities and ladder fuels.
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N, R1-3 E; T40N, R 2-3 E; T41 N, R 2-4 E; T42 N, R3-4 E, MBM. East McCloud, about 18 miles northeast of the town of McCloud, CA.
Elk LSR Enhancement Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 01/2012 
Expected:03/2013  08/2013 Christine Jordan
530-964-3771
cjordan02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce tree densities and fuels (with thinning and fuels treatments) within approximately 2,200 acres in the Elk Flat Late Successional Reserve to protect current late/mid-successional habitat (and develop future late-successional habitat conditions)
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31312
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T41N R1W S28-33 MDB&M. North of Pilgrim Creek Snowpark, adjacent to Elk Flat. MA 2 and 3. MP VII (LSR), IX (RR),.
Harris Vegetation Management
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 07/24/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
05/2012 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve forest health and restore fire-adapted ecosystem characteristics on approx. 3,000 acres in and adjacent to the Harris Mtn. LSR. Ground and ladder fuels would be reduced and forested stands would be thinned to yield a fire-resilient forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30324
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. Near Harris Mtn.
Highland Mine Mining Claim Plan of Operations (formerly "Pollard Flat")
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Kai-Uwe Allen
530-926-9610
kallen01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to authorize a small gold mining operation on the site of an abandoned mine. Less than 1/2 mile of overgrown trail will be cleared to access the site. Operations may include use of a small backhoe, tractor, sluice box, and gas pump.
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T36N R5W S10 MDM. On the Sacramento River, near Pollard Flat.
Hoffman Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Ann Glubczynski
530-926-9656
aglubczynski@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce tree densities and fuels within ~2600 acres to enhance forest resilience to natural disturbances. In heavily diseased areas, trees would be removed (Ieaving live, healthy trees where they exist) and healthy/resilient trees planted.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31311
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N R3E MDB&M. Near Little Glass Mountain.
Moosehead Vegetation and Road Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 01/20/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
05/2012 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 2400 acres of thinning and fuels treatments, 21 miles of road reconstruction and 11 miles of road decommissioning and closures within and adjoining the Algoma Late Successional Reserve.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26245
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N,R2E, sections 6,7,18,19,31; T39NR1E, sections 12,13,14,23,24;T40Nr2E,sections 6,7. Approximatley 16 miles east of the town of McCloud, CA.
Porcupine Vegetation and Road Management Project
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/25/2007
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2011 
Expected:03/2012
Actual: 09/15/2009 
05/2012 Cindy Diaz
530-926-9647
cindydiaz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduction of fuels, improvement of forest health on the east side of the McCloud Flats. Includes estimated 3805 acres of thinning, 83 acres regeneration, 48 acres meadow restoration, 21 acres aspen release. Application of Borax to cut stumps.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=16980
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T41N, R3E & T42N, R3E, various sections. East side of the McCloud Flats on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, approximately 30 air miles northeast of the community of McCloud, California.
Scott LSR Habitat Improvement Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce tree densities/ladder fuels to increase forest resiliency to disturbances and encourage late-successional forest characteristics and aquatic system functioning on ~3,100 acres in and adjacent to the Deer Creek LSR and Castle Lake MSLA.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31314
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R5W S1, 2, 10-16, 21-28, 34-36; T40N R4W S 18, 19, 31; T39N R5W S 1, 2 11-14; T39N R4W S 4-6, 7-9, 17-18 MDB&M. Near Lake Siskiyou.
Temporary Road Construction Special Use Permit Sierra Pacific Industries
EA
- Road management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Priscila Franco
530-926-9620
pfranco@fs.fed.us 
Description: Provide road access to private lands within the Shasta-McCloud Management Unit. One road approximatley 2000 feet long and one road approximately 300 feet long.
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T37N,R2W, Sec. 10 and T36N,R1W, Sec. 6. Van Sickline Butte 3 miles south of Lake McCloud and Canyon Creek 2 miles south of Iron Canyon Reservoir.
Toad Mountain Range Management Project
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/09/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
07/2012 Philip Brownsey
530-226-2432
pbrownsey@fs.fed.us 
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to reauthorize grazing, issue a term grazing permit, and implement allotment management plans on one cattle allotment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards and guidelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31554
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Toad Mountain Allotment: T40N R1E, T40N R2E, T41N R1E, T41N R2E, T42N R1E, and T42N R2E, multiple secs. (Mt Diablo Meridian). Toad Mountain Allotment: 27 miles east of Mount Shasta City, CA and 27 miles northwest of Fall River Mills, CA.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Mt. Shasta 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
Mount Shasta Nordic Center Special Use Permit Re-issuance
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 11/23/2011  11/2011 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Mount Shasta Nordic Ski Organization has applied for a 10 year special use permit re-authorizing the operation and maintenance of the Mount Shasta Nordic Center.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37342
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 North, Range 3 West, Sections 16, 17 and 20 Mount Diablo Base Meridian. Adjacent to the Mount Shasta Board and Ski Park.
Root Creek Trail reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Kai-Uwe Allen
530-926-9610
kallen01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruct approximately 700' of the Root Creek Trail for accessibility consistent with Americanís with Disabilities Act. This portion of trail is within the Castle Crags Wilderness
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T38N R4 W S10 MDB&M. Castle Crags.
Slate Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  On Hold  N/A  N/A Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce tree densities and ladder fuels to improve forest health and resilience to disturbances. Some new road construction or temporary construction is proposed.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T37N R6W MDB&M. Near Slate Mountain and Budweiser Gap.
UC Davis Limnological Research Laboratory Term Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Kai-Uwe Allen
970-642-4417
kallen01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue expired term special use permit.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T39N R5W S24 MDB&M. Castle Lake.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Shasta 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
Chalk Mountain Prescribed Fire Project
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Benjamin Newburn
530-242-5557
bnewburn@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescribed fire to reduce hazardous fuel loadings.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T37N R1E S34, 35, 36, T37N R2E S31, 32, T36N R1E S1, 2, 3, 11, 12, T36N R2E S4, 5, 6, 7, MDB&M. Chalk Mountain.
Fish Habitat Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/10/2010 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Joe Zustak
(530)275-1587
jzustak@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cutting & planting of willow & button bush, seeding of annual cereal grains & construction of brush & log crib structures within drawdown zone of the reservoirs. Brush & small trees, for structure construction, will be cut above the high water line.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta and Trinity Lakes.
Green-Horse Habitat Restoration and Maintenance Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/27/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:08/2012
 
12/2012 Anna Hammet
208-265-6667
ahammet@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use of prescribed fire and hand thinning on 46,000 acres to restore and maintain forest structure, watershed condition and wildlife habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29469
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T33N,R3W,sec.1-3; T34N,R1W,sec.6-7; T34N,R2W,sec.1-12,15-21,28-31; T34N,R3W,sec.1,4-10,12-33; T34N,R4W,sec1,11-14,23-26;T35N,R1W,sec6-7; T35N,R2W,sec3,4,8-10,14,16,20-22,24,26-36; T35N,R3W,sec29-33,36. North of Shasta Lake between the McCloud and Pit Arms of the lake.
I-5 Corridor Fuels Reduction Project
EIS
- Fuels management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/22/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
03/2013 Marian Kadota
805-220-6388
mkadota@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduction of fuels build up on National Forest System lands in and around communities and infrastructure, and protection of municipal watersheds through fuels reduction. Includes a non-significant Forest Plan amendment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30238
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T34N, R4W, Sec.1-11,15,16,18-22,27-33; T34N, R5W, Sec.1-4,6,8-16,22-27; T35N, R3W, Sec.5-8,17-20,30; T35N, R4W, Sec.18-20,24-26,29-36; T35N, R5W, Sec.1-4,8-15,17,20-29,33-36; T36N, R5W,Sec.34,35. Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Unit, and Shasta McCloud Management Unit. Interstate 5 corridor north of Shasta Lake to the Shasta Lake Ranger District boundary.
Jones Valley, Lakeview and Sugarloaf Marinas 30-Year Permit Issuance
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:09/2012  11/2012 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue 30-year special use permit for management of Jones Valley, Lakeview & Sugarloaf marinas. Permit will cover existing uses and planned uses (e.g., campground & expanded floating facilities) and requires completion of master development plan.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 33 N., R. 3 W., Section 8; T. 34 N., R. 4 W., Section 11; and T. 35 N., R. 5 W., Section 26. Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake.
Mountain Gate Community Services District Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissance of a community water district permit and resurfacing of access road to booster pump station.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 33 N., R. 4 W., Section 4 and T. 34 N., R. 4 W., Section 33. Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Unit. West of Interstate 5 in the vicinity of Bridge Bay Resort.
Packers Bay Invasive Plant Species Removal Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/11/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
08/2012 Todd Johnson
530-275-1587
toddjohnson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of non-native Scotch, French & Spanish brooms using an integrated approach on about 112 acres of National Forest System lands. A combination of treatments, including herbicide, manual cutting, hand pulling & prescribed fire will be used.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31038
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 4 West, Sections 20, 21, 28 and 29, Mt. Diablo base and meridian. About 13 air miles north of the City of Redding, within the Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area near Packers Bay.
Reissuance of Lakeshore Villa RV Park Courtesy Dock Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/01/2011  11/2011 Virginia Beres
530-275-1587
vberes@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuing a 10-year permit for a courtesy dock with 20 moorage slips for customers of the RV park.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. Doney Creek Cove on Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake; Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Salt Creek Resort One-Year Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:05/2012  05/2012 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a new one-year special use authorization to Salt Creek Resort for continued operations.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 4 W., Section 32 MDM. Salt Creek Inlet, Shasta Lake, Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Shasta Caverns Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012  03/2012 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of a 20-year special use permit for facilities and road on federal land in support of private cavern tours.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 34 N., R. 4 W., Sections 14 & 15. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Shasta Lake Resorts Interim Permits
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/08/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of one-year special use authorizations to Shasta Lake Resorts to replace authorizations for Jones Valley, Sugarloaf and Lakeview Marinas which expire at the end of December 2011.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 33 N., R. 3 W., Section 8 MDM. Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake, Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Tsasdi Resort 10-Year Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:02/2012  02/2012 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a new 10-year special use authorization to Tsasdi Resort for continued operations.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 5 W., Section 26. Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake, Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Weaverville 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
Cedar Stock Marina 20-Year Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Ann Lawton
530-623-1772
alawton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a 20-year special use authorization to Trinity Lakes Resorts & Marinas to replace their existing authorization that was issued in 2001. Authorization will include hardening (graveling) of existing dirt parking areas.
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Sec 36, T35N, R9W, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Trinity Lake, Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Garden Gulch Spur Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 12/29/2011  06/2012 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: A new trail will be constructed to bypass private property and maintain public access to the Weaver Basin Trail System. Construction will be done entirely by hand, and will be approximately one mile in length.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36109
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. Along Garden Gulch, north of Weaverville, Ca.
North Lake Roadside Fuels Reduction Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Lara Graham
530-623-1785
lgraham@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will reduce surface fuel loadings by manually thinning trees up to 11 inches DBH, thinning brush, pruning, hand piling or concentrating activity slash and natural fuels, burning and chipping.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31841
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T 36N, R 7W, Section 35, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Trinity River Mangement Unit, Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Pettijohn LSR Project
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/06/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
07/2012 Keli McElroy
530-226-2354
kmcelroy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuel reduction project within Late Successional Reserve designed to reduce fuel loading and maintain/enhanceold-growth habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=14323
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T34N, R8W, sections 5-8, 16 & 18-21; T34N R9W, sections 1, 12, 13 & 24; Mt. Diablo Meridian. The project area is located in Trinity County northeast of Weaverville, California and south of Trinity Lake within the southern portion of the Clear Creek LSR.
Trinity Alps Marina 20-Year Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Ann Lawton
530-623-1772
alawton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a 20-year special use authorization to Trinity Alps Marina for a new term to replace expired permit.
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T. 34 N., R. 8 W., Section 10 MDM. Trinity Lake, Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Weaverville Community Forest - Blue Rock Road Fuels Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/14/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
10/2012 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuel Reduction project outside of Weaverville California that includes thinning, hand piling and burning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35289
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T. 34 N., R. 9 W. Section 33 & 34 MDM. Approximately 2 miles north of Weaverville California, east of Hwy 3.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Yolla Bolla 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
Gemmill Fuels
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A James Gonzalez
530-628-5227
jpgonzalez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction in Gemmill Thin project area
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Townships 29 and 30 North, Ranges 10 and 11 West, Mount Diablo Meridian. Immediately north and east of the community of Wildwood, California and south of Chanchelulla Wilderness. . Gemmill Thin project area.
Westside Plantation Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/24/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Phil Eisenhauer
435-865-3705
peisenhauer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning of overstocked plantations to improve vigor and reduce hazardous fuels on the west side of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25380
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Various sections within T10N - T26N, R6N - R6E. Middle South Fork Trinity River Watershed.
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