Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2014 to 06/30/2014
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) :
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,  Yolla Bolla Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

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
Bowerman Ranch Grazing and Pasture Improvement
EA
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Shalonda Guy
530-628-1243
shalondalguy@fs.fed.us 
Description: A range management project that allows for the introduction of horses and mules on a former homestead allotment. The project includes vegetation management, such as invasive plant and noxious weeds removal, and administrative site maintenance.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Township 35N, Range 8W, Section 10, Mount Diablo Meridian. National Recreation Area, Trinity Unit, Bowerman Ranch.
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 Stephanie McKee
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:
Notice of Initiation 11/04/2010
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2014 
Expected:08/2014
 
10/2014 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 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
Burnt Ranch Fire Resilient Community
EIS
- Fuels management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/07/2012 
Expected:04/2015
 
06/2016 Stephanie McKee
530-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: The goal of this project is to build a strategy towards making Burnt Ranch a fire resilient community. The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) will be the primary focus area for this project.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38444
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T4N R6E; Section 2, 11. T5N R6E; Section 35, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 14, 15, 16, 11, 10, 9, 3, 2. T5N R7E Section 19, 20, 29, 30. Hum. The project planning area is approximately 8,800 acres in size. It includes the (WUI) of the Burnt Ranch community.
Ironside Mountain Communication Site Expansion Project
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/04/2013 
Expected:08/2014
 
09/2014 Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is to amend Pacific Wholesale Materials, Inc.’s current Communication Use Lease to allow them to move their communications site on Ironside Mountain. This action also authorizes a new lease for a new 20-yr term.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41689
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Southeast ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 1, Township 5 North, Range 6 East, Humboldt Meridian. Ironside Mountain.
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 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie McKee
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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36;.
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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 10/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
07/2014 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.,. Beegum Creek watershed in the South Fork Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Hayfork Area Fuel Break Maintenance
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie McKee
509-623-1755
ssmckee@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 2,750 acres along existing fuelbreaks within the South Fork Management Unit will receive maintenance fuel treatments, including prescribed burning, mastication and handpiling.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37834
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T32N/R12W, T32N/R11W, T31N/R12W, T31N/R11W, T30N/R12W, T29N/R12W, T30N/R11W, and T31/R10W, in the Mt. Diablo Meridian. South Fork Management Unit.
Homestake Consolidated Mining Claim Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/08/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Larry McLean
530-623-1767
lmclean@fs.fed.us 
Description: A mining operations proposal to sample for valuable mineral deposits on Homestake Consolidated Mine. Approximately 3,000 cubic yards of material are proposed to be excavated and processed onsite by a trommel wash plant system. Reclamation will occur.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39759
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The legal location is Township 31, North, Range 11 West, Section 10, Mount Diablo Meridian. The proposed project lies within the Hayfork Creek Watershed, approximately 4 air miles East of Hayfork, California on National Forest System Lands.
McD's Placer #1 Mine Exploration Operation
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/02/2012 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Larry McLean
530-623-2121
lmclean@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mining claimants, on McD's Placer #1 mine, propose to construct a .25 mile temp road, excavate 9 sample plots totalling 1000 cubic yards, process samples by gravity wash classification system, and conclude with reclamation of the disturbed site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39378
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Township 31 North, Range 11 West, Section 36, Mount Diablo Meridian. The project lies within the East Fork of Hayfork Creek, approximately 6 air miles southeast of Hayfork, California. The claim is on National Forest System Lands.
Mud Springs Fuel Break
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/21/2011 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Kenneth Boucher
530-628-1206
kboucher@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will create more favorable fuel conditions along the western boundary of Post Mountain community through fuel treatments, such as, thinning, pruning, hand piling, burning hand piles 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 in Trinity County, California.
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 05/2015 
Expected:09/2014
 
10/2015 Talitha Derksen
530-628-1265
talithafderksen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning from below, shaded fuel breaks and burn units on approximately 6,000 acres.
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 08/2013 
Expected:02/2014  08/2014 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.
Summit Creek Culvert Replacement #1
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/13/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Shalonda Guy
530-628-1243
shalondalguy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of an embedded corrugated metal pipe (CMP) at an existing low water crossing on Summit Creek at Summit Creek Road. The project will improve water quality, reduce mobilization of sediments, and improve access for residents.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40414
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The site is located inTownship 32N Range 10W in the NW ¼ of Section 32 MDM. The project is located at the Summit Creek Road crossing of Summit Creek at post mile 4.0. The area is 1.5 miles South of the junctions with State Highway 3, near Hayfork Summit.
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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
Bartle & McCloud/Hambone Range Management Project
EA
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2014 
Expected:12/2015  06/2016 Kathy Roche
530-226-2425
kroche@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 Plantations Thinning
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/04/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2013 
Expected:11/2013
 
01/2014 Nisha van Hees
530-926-9664
nvanhees@fs.fed.us 
Description: Plantation thinning to reduce tree densities and ladder fuels.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31318
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 Late-Successional Reserve Enhancement Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 02/28/2013
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2014 
Expected:08/2014
 
09/2014 Christine Jordan
530-964-3771
cjordan02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce tree densities and fuel loads with thinning and fuels treatments on approximately 3,420 acres in the Elk Flat Late-Successional Reserve, adjacent matrix lands and Elk Flat meadow to protect current and develop late-successional habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31312
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T 40N R 1W Sections 4 and 5; T 41N R 1W Sections 27 to 34, Mt. Diablo Meridian. North of Pilgrim Creek Snowpark adjacent to Elk Flat. MA 2 and 3. MP VII (LSR)/IX (RR)/VIII (Matrix).
Harris Vegetation Management
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/07/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2014 
Expected:09/2014
Actual: 09/27/2013 
10/2014 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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Near Harris Mtn.
Highland Mine Mining Claim Plan of Operations (formerly "Pollard Flat")
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@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.
Hwy 89 Safety Enhancement and Vegetation Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 10/30/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2014 
Expected:02/2015
 
09/2015 Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will treat vegetation in the vacinity of Hwy 89 between I-5 and Cattle Camp Campground. Project design will include: public safety improvement, forest health, fire restoration, construction of infrastructure, wildlfie habitat enhancement.
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T.39N, R1W, Sec. 2-10, 17-18; T.39N, R2W, Sec. 1-3,12; T40N, R1W, Sec. 27,28,31-34; T40N, R2W, Sec.34-36; T40N, R3W, Sec. 32-33; T40N, R4W, Sec. 22-26, 34.
Lower McCloud Fuels Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:11/2013  05/2014 Heather McRae
530-964-3770
hmcrae@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mechanical and prescribed fire fuels reduction within ~20,000 acres with in the Lower McCloud and Lower Squaw Valley Creek watersheds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31316
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T38 R2W S33-36; T37N R3W S 1-3,10-12, 14,15, 23; T38 R1W S 5,6,31; T37N R2W S 1-12; T37N R1W S5-6; T 38N R2W S31-36. Bald Mountain Ridge, Tamarack, Shoeinhorse ridgeline, Van Sicklin Butte, Dutchman peak, and Hawkins Creek areas.
Moosehead Vegetation and Road Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A 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:
Notice of Initiation 04/25/2007
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2014 
Expected:07/2014
Actual: 10/09/2012
09/15/2009 
07/2014 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 3760 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.
Toad Mountain Range Management Project
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/09/2011 
Expected:10/2013
 
07/2014 Kathy Roche
530-226-2425
kroche@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
Gray Butte Communications Site Facilities Replacement
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Cindy Diaz
530-926-9647
cdiaz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace existing stone structure and wooden antennas at the Gray Butte Communications site to accomodate a backup generator and associated electronic equipment for Verizon wireless.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R3W S4 NE 1/4 MDB&M. Gray Butte.
Parks-Eddy Watershed Restoration
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 12/30/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2014 
Expected:06/2014
 
09/2014 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sediment source reductions through road and trail management in the Parks and Eddy Creek watersheds. Includes road maintenance, reconstruction, decommissioning and transportation system management. Trailhead and trail reconstruction and realignment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42264
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Parks Creek watershed along the Parks Creek Road west of Stewart Springs near Edgewood. Eddy Creek watershed along the Eddy Creek Road west of North Old Stage Road in Weed.
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 American’s 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.
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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
AT&T Sugarloaf Communication Site Upgrade
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2013 
Expected:01/2014  01/2014 Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Upgrade of existing equipment and reissuance of 20-year special use authorization for communication site on Sugarloaf Mountain.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 5 W., Section 4. NRA Management Unit, NW of Lakeshore.
Bagley Fire Reforestation and Habitat Recovery Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2013 
Expected:12/2013  03/2014 Matt Staudacher
435-654-7220
mstaudacher@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-establish a functioning and productive forest ecosystem, and restore natural vegetative cover on severely-burned areas through site preparation and planting of native tree species on approximately 6000 acres within the 2012 Bagley Fire Perimeter.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T36N, T37N, T38N, R2W, R1W, MDM. Within the 2012 Bagley Fire perimeter.
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.
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 04/2014 
Expected:12/2014
 
01/2015 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 08/2014 
Expected:04/2015
 
04/2015 Jason Fallon
530-275-1587
jafallon@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.
Lehigh Southwest Land Exchange
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 07/27/2012
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 05/2014 
Expected:10/2014
 
10/2014 Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exchange 2 parcels of National Forest System lands next to an active limestone mine (Gray Rocks mine) operated by Lehigh for a private inholding of land along the McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Portions of Section 21, Township 35N, Range 3W; Portions of Sections 2 and 3, Township 33N, Range 4W. Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trininty National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake.
Nelson Creek Stream Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2014 
Expected:05/2014  09/2014 Joe Zustak
(530)275-1587
jzustak@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of several boulder step pools to improve fish passage through a 100 foot section of stream with steep gradient. Boulder step pools will also develop pool habitat and enhance cover for rainbow trout.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 35 N., R. 4 W., Section 29. Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake, Nelson Creek.
Packers Bay Invasive Plant Species Removal Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 11/11/2009
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 12/2013 
Expected:06/2014
 
06/2015 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.
Salt Creek Resort Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2014 
Expected:06/2014  06/2014 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a new 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 20-Year Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2014 
Expected:04/2014  04/2014 Gail Grifantini
530-275-1587
gpgrifantini@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a 20-year special use permit for continued management of Shasta Caverns. No changes will be made to the currently authorized operations or facilities.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T. 34 N., R. 4 W., Sections 14 & 15. Shasta Lake, McCloud River Arm.
Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/28/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2014 
Expected:12/2015
 
12/2018 Nathan Rezeau
530-275-1587
nrezeau@fs.fed.us 
Description: Bureau of Reclamation is proposing to increase height of Shasta Dam. Forest Service (FS) has jurisdiction over NFS lands w/in the NRA. Connected actions will require authorization by permit or other suitable instrument issued by the FS to the Bureau.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42376
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
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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 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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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