Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
Mt. Hood 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
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest,  Barlow Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest,  Clackamas River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest,  Hood River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Mt. Hood National Forest,  Zigzag 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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R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cascade Crossing Transmission Project
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 06/01/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
06/2012 Kristy Boscheinen
503-668-1645
kboscheinen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Portland General Electric is proposing to construct, maintain, and operate a 500 kv single- and double-circuit transmission line that would cross 25.7 miles of the Mt. Hood and Willamette National Forests.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32537
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District, Detroit Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. South end of MHNF and north end of Willamette NF. From Warm Springs Res. boundary to Detroit, then to west boundary of Willamette NF.
Forest Plan Amendment, Palomar Gas Transmission Project (PGT)
EIS
- Land management planning  On Hold  N/A  N/A Paul Norman
503-668-1456
pnorman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amendments to Mt. Hood National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan are being proposed in conjuntion with the PGT project (led by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission). An alternative route could cross the Crooked River National Grassland.
Web Link:  http://www.ferc.gov/for-citizens/projectsearch/SearchProjects.aspx
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hood National Forest All Units, Crooked River Natl Grassland. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Wasco. LEGAL - T5S and Ranges 5E, 6E, 7E, 8E, 9E, 10E, and 11E. Central portion of the Forest.
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Mt. Hood National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Campground Concessionaire Permits
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2010 
Expected:05/2010
 
06/2010 Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us 
Description: This Environmental Assessment will determine whether most of the campgrounds on the Forest will be managed by concessionaire under a special use permit.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32471
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hood National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Hood River, Marion, Wasco. LEGAL - Forestwide. All developed campgrounds shown on the Forest visitors map as well as Clackamas Lake Guard Station, Camp Cody, Bagby Hot Springs, and RV pads above Bear Springs campground.
Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Management Plan
EIS
- Recreation management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 08/16/2010  09/2010 Michelle Lombardo
503-668-1796
mlombardo@fs.fed.us 
Description: To comply with Final Travel Managemet Rule [FR, Vol 70, No. 216 (2005)] for Off-highway vehicles. Designation of roads & trails open to OHV use by vehicle class. To amend the Forest Plan to change current policy closed to OHV unless designated open.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=15824
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hood National Forest All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Hood River, Jefferson, Marion, Multnomah, Wasco. Forestwide.
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Mt. Hood National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear Springs Plantation Thinning
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/21/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
05/2011 Andy Tierney
541-467-5103
atierney@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning of 1,802 acres of second-growth plantations, including thinning in matrix and riparian reserves in the Bear Springs area of Barlow Ranger District and a small portion of the Hood River Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29970
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. LEGAL - T4S, R9E and R10E. White River Watershed on Barlow Ranger District.
Cooper Spur-Government Camp Land Exchange
EIS
- Land ownership management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 10/2010 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Kristy Boscheinen
503-668-1645
kboscheinen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service would convey 120 acres of property at Government Camp and acquire 770 acres of private land at Cooper Spur.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33072
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Hood River. Government Camp, Oregon, and Cooper Spur area, Oregon.
Eastside Special Forest Products Program 2011-2016
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit and regulate the harvest of a variety of special forest products. Harvest would be permitted for both personal and commercial use. Products include transplants, beargrass, boughs, firewood, Christmas trees, edibles, floral greens, and poles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30843
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. Hood River and Barlow Ranger Districts.
Huckleberry Enhancement Thin
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/06/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
08/2011 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us 
Description: thinning second growth stands to get more sunlight to understory huckleberries.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29103
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District, Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Several high elevation areas on the Mt. Hood Forest.
Mt. Hood National Forest Geothermal Leases
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders
- Minerals and Geology 
Completed  Actual: 08/08/2010  09/2011 Kristy Boscheinen
503-668-1645
kboscheinen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The decision recommends that that five areas on the east side of the Mt. Hood National Forest be made available for leasing, with stipulations as described in the Record of Decision.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33714
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. 8,082 acres on the Hood River and Barlow Ranger Districts within Hood River County, Oregon.
Road Decommissioning for Habitat Restoration, Increment #3 (Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts)
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:03/2011  06/2011 Michelle Lombardo
503-668-1796
mlombardo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Decommissioning roads to improve hydrologic function and reduce adverse impacts to aquatic and terrestrial habitats on the Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=34050
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District, Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River, Wasco. The project area includes the White River watershed and Tygh Creek subwatershed.
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Mt. Hood National Forest,   Barlow Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Skyline Toilet Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/20/2009 
Expected:10/2010
 
11/2010 Michael Dryden
541-352-1246
mddryden@fs.fed.us 
Description: There are inadequate toilet facilities at Skyline Sno-park to accommodate weekend use. The project proposal is to install another vault toilet next to the existing toilet. The proposed site is in a graveled, compacted old road bed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30838
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wasco. LEGAL - T4S, R9E, Section 33. Skyline Sno Park.
Sportsman's Paradise Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 08/26/2010  03/2011 Ray Weiss
541-467-5128
rweiss@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce hazardous fuel loadings and ladder fuels, and change existing fire condition class in the area of Sportsman's Paradise Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), using input from the collaborative groups. Collaboration scheduled to begin in July 2008.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=25127
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wasco. LEGAL - T2S, R12E, Sections 3, 7-10, 17-20. Ramsey and Fifteenmile Purchase Units.
The Dalles Watershed Phase II
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:08/2011  09/2011 Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce hazardous fuels on approx 2400 acres within The Dalles Municipal Watershed. This project focuses on the interior of the watershed, including in-holdings. Activities may include commercial/sapling thinning, underburning, piling, and/or pruning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33679
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Wasco. LEGAL - T1S and T2S, R10 E and R11E, Willamette Meridian. City of The Dalles Municipal Watershed.
Warm Springs Maintenance Station Housing Improvements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/28/2010  09/2010 Andrew Burrows
541-352-1245
aburrows02@fs.fed.us 
Description: At junction of Hwy 26 and 216, demo an existing duplex, large garage and washroom building. Buildings would be replaced with two new single family dwellings with detached garages in approximately the same location. See supporting documents for maps.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33371
Location: UNIT - Barlow Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T5S, R10E, Section 18, Lot 8. Highway 216 in Maupin, Oregon (Junction of Highways 26 and 216).
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Mt. Hood National Forest,   Clackamas River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 Clackamas Restoration Projects
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/22/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
07/2012 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us 
Description: District wide restoration project including riparian restoration, wildlife enhancement, meadow enhancement, trail relocation, restoration of damage caused by recreators.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27777
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. Clackamas River Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest.
Cascade Crest Fuel Break
EA
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 09/15/2010  07/2011 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of a shaded fuel break approximately 500 feet wide adjacent to Roads 4220 and 4230.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=21145
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion. LEGAL - T7S,R8E,Sec 25,26,27,34,35,36; T7S, R8 1/2E, Sec 26,35; T8S, R8E, Sec 2,3,11,12,13,24,25,35,36, T9S, R8E, Sec 2. Adjacent to roads 4220 and 4230.
Jazz Thin
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:06/2011  08/2011 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to thin second-growth plantations to achieve multiple objectives. Thinning would occur in matrix, late-successional reserves and riparian reserves.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31714
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Collawash Watershed.
No Gin Thin
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:03/2011  06/2011 James Roden
503-630-8767
jroden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning of stands in the Ladee Flat area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33664
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, Wasco. LEGAL - section 17, T. 4 S., R. 5 E., section 31, T. 4 S., R. 6 E. WM. Ladee Flat.
Road Decommissioning for Habitat Restoration (Clackamas River Ranger District), Increment 2
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/07/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
06/2011 Michelle Lombardo
503-668-1796
mlombardo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Decommissioning roads to improve hydrologic function and reduce adverse impacts to aquatic and terrestrial habitats on the Clackamas River Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29386
Location: UNIT - Clackamas River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. The majority of project activities would occur in the Collawash River watershed.
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Mt. Hood National Forest,   Hood River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blue Ridge Fault Trench
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:11/2010  05/2011 Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a trench to facilitate conducting geologic research on fault scarps. Trench is approx 100-ft long by 10-ft wide by 15-ft deep. The trench would be open for 2-3 weeks. The site would be restored after the research is completed.
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - NW of SE of Section 18, T1S, R9E. Upslope of Forest Service Road 1640.
Clear Branch Dam Safety Improvements
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  10/2010 Gary Asbridge
541-352-1217
gasbridge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove approximately 30 trees from the south Clear Branch Dam abutment and add riprap to the upstream (west) face of the dam as per FERC directive to improve dam integrity and safety.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32473
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1N, R9E, Section 27. Laurance Lake, approximately seven miles SW of Parkdale, Oregon.
Cloud Cap Weather Station
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/04/2009 
Expected:11/2010
 
06/2011 Michael Dryden
541-352-1246
mddryden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install & maintain solar powered weather station in Ghost Ridge area, near Cloud Cap Road. Station requires: weather proof building, precipitation gage, antenna tower, snow pillow, solar panels, air temp/pressure sensors, wind gage, and fencing.
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T2S, R9E, Section 10. Ghost Ridge area, near Cloud Cap Road (Forest Service Road 3512).
Eliot Irrigation Ditch Improvements
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  10/2010 Gary Asbridge
541-352-1217
gasbridge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Middle Fork Irrigation District will be conducting 2 maintenance projects on the Eliot Irrigation Ditch. Project #1 will replace a flushing gate with a hand-operated metal gate and project #2 will install a Powder River gate on the ditch access path.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33858
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1N, R9E, Section 27. Near Laurance Lake, approximately seven miles SW of Parkdale, OR.
Eliot Irrigation Ditch Tree Removal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:02/2011  04/2011 Gary Asbridge
541-352-1217
gasbridge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Middle Fork Irrigation District proposes the falling of about 70 trees from the down slope levee of Eliot Ditch bw settling pond and flush gate, and subsequent re-grading of the ditch bank to re-establish equipment access for maintenance purposes.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33982
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1S, R9E, Sections 23, 26, and 27. Near Laurance Lake, approximately seven miles SW of Parkdale, OR.
Elk Cove and Pinnacle Ridge Trail Extensions
CE
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Michael Dryden
541-352-1246
mddryden@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to provide public access to the Pinnacle Ridge and Elk Cove trails after Road 2840 is decommissioned near Kinnickinick campground. The project is described in the Aquatic Restoration EA (2008) as a requirement.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=27858
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1S, R9E, Sections 27 and 28. Pinnacle Creek watershed, south of Laurance Lake.
Frog Lake Winter Shelter and Play Hill
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Michael Dryden
541-352-1246
mddryden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Build a shelter near Frog Lake Sno-Park to use as warming hut and gathering area for snowmobilers, sledders, and other winter users. Includes thinning trees in plantation (less than 5 acres) adjacent to structure to be used as a winter play area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30115
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T4S, R8E, Section 17. Between 2610 and 2610-220, approximately 1/4-mile from plowed parking area in previously disturbed area.
Glacier Ditch Piping
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Gary Asbridge
541-352-1217
gasbridge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pipe approximately 500 feet of open irrigation ditch and install a new headgate structure on National Forest System land. This project is part of a larger irrigation system betterment project that would pipe over a mile of open ditch.
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1N, R9E, Section 23. Settling pond approximately six miles SW of Parkdale, Oregon.
Hood River Ranger District Portal
CE
- Facility management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct an addition on the south side of the Hood River Ranger District office that will serve as the new front desk and visitor area. A separate toilet facility would also be constructed for public use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32373
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T1N, R10E, Section 28. Hood River Ranger Station.
Mt Hood Meadows Ski Area Enhancements EA
CE
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2010 
Expected:02/2011  05/2011 Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: 1) Replace & upgrade Stadium Chair Lift; 2) Restore wetland at the base on the existing lift; 3) Restore approx 1 acre of wetland between the Blue and Mt Hood Express chairlifts; 4) Replace the culvert on the North service road to allow debris flow.
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. LEGAL - T2S, R9E. Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort Twilight Parking Lot
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 10/2010 
Expected:12/2011  06/2012 Jennie O'Connor Card
541-352-1255
jennieoconnorcard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Developing a new parking area and bus maintenance facility just behind ODOT's Bennett Pass sandshed. This would create a new 12.6 acre opening in the forest and permanent removal of vegetation. The parking is needed to deal with existing demand.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26954
Location: UNIT - Hood River Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Hood River. Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort.
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Mt. Hood National Forest,   Zigzag Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bull Run Land Exchange
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land ownership management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/12/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Kristy Boscheinen
503-668-1645
kboscheinen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Mt. Hood National Forest would convey 2,830 acres of land to the City of Portland, and acquire 2,528 acres of city land, all in the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33120
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Within the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit.
Forest Road 2612 Slide Repair
CE
- Road management  Completed  Actual: 07/27/2010  07/2010 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: A landslide obliterated a 200 foot section of Forest Road 2612. The project will repair the road at the slide site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32839
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Forest Road 2612 near Rhododendron, Oregon.
Government Camp Trail Grooming Shed
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/24/2008 
Expected:09/2010
 
10/2010 Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a snow-cat grooming shed for grooming of the nordic trails around Government Camp.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28065
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Government Camp.
Hunchback Mountain Land Exchange
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Land ownership management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:07/2011  08/2011 Kristy Boscheinen
503-668-1645
kboscheinen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service would convey 160 acres of property on Wildcat Mtn. Road and acquire 160 acres of county land at Hunchback Mountain.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33118
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Wildcat Mtn. Road at the eastern Forest boundary; Hunchback Mtn. to the south of Hwy 26 at Zig Zag.
ODOT Compound Driveway Widening
CE
- Road management  Completed  Actual: 08/09/2010  08/2010 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) would widen their driveway entrance from Highway 26 onto their compound to improve safety ingress/egress.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32841
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Government Camp, Oregon.
ODOT/Summit Waterline Connection
CE
- Facility management  Completed  Actual: 08/05/2010  08/2010 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install a water line from Forest Service Summit Compound to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) compound on adjacent property.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32842
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Government Camp, Oregon.
Oregon Nordic Club Shelter at Trillium Lake
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Kathleen Walker
503-622-3191
kwalker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Propose to issue a Special Use Permit for construction of log shelter at the overflow parking area west of the Trillium Lake Dam. Primary purpose is a warming shelter for nordic skiers and snowshoers.
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T3S, R8 1/2 E, Section 36. Overflow parking area at the west end of the Trillium Lake Dam.
Post Office Club Driveway Construction
CE
- Recreation management
- Land ownership management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 08/04/2010  06/2011 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize the construction of an access/egress driveway to an Organization Camp (Post Office Club) cabin which is location on National Forest System land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28075
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T3S, R8E, Section 18. 2.5 miles SE of Rhododendron, OR near Forest Road 35B.
Timberline Mountain Bike Trails and Skills Park
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/29/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
06/2011 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: RLK & Company propose to develop a managed, lift-assisted mountain bike trails and skills park within the permit area of the Timberline Ski Area. Approximately 8-9 acres of ground disturbance would occur.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32278
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. LEGAL - T3S, R9E, sections 7, 12, and 13. Timberline Ski Area, Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Zigzag Ranger Station Office Expansion and Remodel
CE
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2010 
Expected:12/2010  03/2011 Mike Malone
503-622-3191 ext 608
mmalone@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to expand and remodel the Zigzag Ranger District Office.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=32277
Location: UNIT - Zigzag Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Clackamas. Zigzag, Oregon.
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