Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2012 to 03/31/2012
Olympic 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, Olympic National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Olympic National Forest,  Hood Canal Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Olympic National Forest,  Pacific Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Olympic National Forest,  Shelton 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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Olympic 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
Commercial and Personal Use Special Forest Products
CE
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 11/23/2011  11/2011 Timothy Davis
(360) 956-2375
tedavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest wide harvesting by permit of special forest products for commercial and personal use. Products will include firewood, greenery (such as salal), and other products such as Christmas trees, mushrooms and post and poles (no cascara).
Location: UNIT - Olympic National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason. LEGAL - Forest wide. Olympic National Forest.
Forest-wide Programmatic Forest Vegetation Improvement
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
05/2012 Chris Dowling
360-956-2272
cdowling@fs.fed.us 
Description: Planting of tree seedlings in stand openings, on decommissioned roads, and under thinning treatments; pruning, pre-commercial thinning, and creating canopy gaps in stands less than 39 years of age; piling slash from pruning and thinning.
Location: UNIT - Olympic National Forest All Units. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Mason. Throughout the Olympic National Forest.
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Olympic National Forest,   Hood Canal 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
20 Year Permit Issuance for 3 Existing Communication Sites at Buck Mountain
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
04/2012 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: The leases authorizing communication sites to American Tower Corp and Acc-Comm Inc expire December 31, 2010. The lease holders requested new 20 year authorizations for their existing facilities, with minor changes (moving a building 10 feet).
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R02W, sections 9, 10 and 16. Site 5 is accessed at the end of FS road 2620-060, sites 3 and 4 are accessed from FS road 2620-043.
Campground Flood Restoration
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2009 
Expected:03/2012
 
05/2012 Rebecca Hammargren
360-765-2219
rhammargren@fs.fed.us 
Description: A project to relocate four campsites in Lena Creek Campground and two campsites in Hamma Hamma Campground that were decommissioned due to flood damage and hazard tree targets.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27040
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T24N, R3W, Section 6 (Hamma Hamma Campground); T24N, R4W, Section 2 (Lena Creek Campground). Both campgrounds are in the Hamma Hamma River watershed, on Forest Service Road 25.
Dosewallips Engineered Log Jams
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
07/2012 Marc McHenry
360-765-2231
mmchenry@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would design and install log jam structures on NF lands to enhance density and distribution of natural large woody debris in the Dosewallips River. Heavy equipment would construct log jams, helicopters may be used to transport trees.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34575
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. Proposed log jam sites are all on National Forest lands, potential treatment reaches start from about river mile 6 to 10.5.
Dosewallips Road Washout
EIS
- Road management  In Progress:
FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/05/2010 
Expected:07/2013
 
11/2013 Timothy Davis
(360) 956-2375
tedavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service Road 2610 washed out during the January 2002 storm event. Environmental analysis will be conducted to determine access to Olympic National Park and Forest Service campgrounds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=7483
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R3W, Section 16. Dosewallips.
Dungeness Chinook Temporary Acclimation Tanks
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2010 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Marc McHenry
360-765-2231
mmchenry@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe and WDFW have requested placing temporary acclimation tanks on Forest lands as part of the Dungeness Chinook captive brood program. This will help to further the recovery of Chinook salmon in the Dungeness watershed.
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T28N, R03W, Sec 5. The tanks would be located off the FSR 2880 bridge over the Dungeness River, just upstream of the Dungeness Forks campground.
FSR 2345-100 Spur Easement Exchange
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2010 
Expected:06/2012
 
10/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to exchange easements with Green Diamond Resource Company for segments approximately 900 feet long on NFS land and 1,550 feet long on GDRC land, to provide long-term access to the lands of both parties.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31350
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T21N, R06W, S11 and S12. FSR2345-100 MP 1.3, approximately 6 miles north of Matlock, in the Upper Middle Fork Satsop River watershed.
FSR 2366-200 Spur Easement Grant
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/19/2010 
Expected:06/2012
 
10/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to grant an easement to Green Diamond Resource Company for a segment of road approx. 200 feet in length, to provide long-term access to their lands in the Satsop River watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31351
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T21N R06W, Section 8. FSR 2366-200 MP 0.45, approximately 6 miles NE of Matlock, in the Upper Middle Fork Satsop River watershed.
Hamma Hamma Cabin Toilet replacement
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
05/2013 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: Decommissioning of an existing toilet near the Hamma Hamma Cabin, and replacement with a vault toilet.
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T24N, R04W, Sec 7. Hamma Hamma Cabin, located on FS Road 2500-020.
Photography Shoot along Dosewallips River
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:01/2012  01/2012 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: One-day photoshoot involving 15 people, 2 RVs and 2 SUVs along the road. Crew will implement "Leave No Trace" practices. No generator or other noise-producing equipment will be used.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37980
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. Existing dispersed camp sites along the Dosewallips Road: FSR 2500.
Trapper Creek Aquatic Organism Passage
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:09/2012  07/2014 Marc McHenry
360-765-2231
mmchenry@fs.fed.us 
Description: The existing culvert on FSR 2850 at the Trapper Creek crossing (MP 0.8), would be replaced with a structure designed to allow passage for all aquatic organisms. Structures made of rock and wood may be incorporated in the design.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37805
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T28N, R2W, Sec.8. Forest Service Road 2850 at Mile Post 0.8, at the Trapper Creek crossing.
Washington State Fish & Wildlife Patrol Cabin Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2010 
Expected:03/2012
 
04/2012 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal for a new 10-year special use permit for the WA State Fish & Wildlife patrol cabin. This facility is used by the state for conducting enforcement patrols in the area. Permit area covers approximately 1 acre, cabin is approximately 700 sq ft.
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R07W, Sec. 27. Located on FSR 2300 approximately 1 mile East of Lake Wynoochee.
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Olympic National Forest,   Pacific 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
29 Road Legacy Culvert Replacement
CE
- Road management  Completed  Actual: 10/05/2011  03/2012 Guadalupe Cisneros
360-956-2353
grcisneros@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove five old culverts and replace with new, larger (Q100) culverts. Remove unsuitable material and replace with suitable borrow material. Install Riprap, aggregate, seed and mulch.
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T 24 N, R 11 W, Sec 9 and 10; T 24 N, R 12 W, Sec. 3. Along the 29 Road at mileposts 9.2; 15.55 15.7; and 16 16.1, all within the existing road prism.
Bockette Creek Fish Passage Improvement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Jonathan Hanson
360-374-1236
jrhanson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project would improve fish passage in Bockette Creek at FSR 2902 crossing by placing log structures, spawning gravel, and rock structures directly below the culvert outlet to raise water levels through the crossing.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37979
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29 N, R12W, S 7. Forest Service Road 2902 at Mile Post 1.9, at the Bockette Creek Crossing.
Easement Grant to Rayonier for FS Road 2923-050 Switchback
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2011  05/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal by Rayonier Inc. to acquire easement and construct new switchback on FS Road 2923050 to provide access to provate timberlands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33933
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R11W, Section 30. Ridgetop on divide between North Fork Calawah River and Hyas Creek.
FS Road 2900-030 Reopening and Use
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011 
Expected:06/2012
 
10/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal by Rayonier to open a closed Level 1 segment of FS Road 2900-030, use it for timber haul, and close it again after use is complete. Reconstruction and use of an existing 0.4-mile spur off the 2900-030 is also proposed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37006
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T28N, R12W, Section 4. Road 2900-030, MP 0.0 to 1.1, in the Hyas Creek watershed. .
FS Road 2923-060 Reopening and Use
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal by Rayonier to open a closed segment of FS Road 2923-060, use it for timber haul, and close it again after use is complete. Use of a 200-foot skid road is also proposed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37005
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R12W, Sections 15 and 22. FS Road 2923-060, MP 1.9 to 2.3, in the North Fork Calawah watershed.
FSR 30 Abandonment and Easement Termination
CE
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/29/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Termination of easements acquired by the USFS for a segment of Road 30 that has been bypassed by construction of a reroute.The USFS will share in the cost of decommissioning a segment of the abandoned road on State lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36857
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T31N, R10W, Sections 26, 35, and 36,. FS Road 30, MP 17.0 to 17.8, approximately 1 mile south of US 112 junction.
Falls Creek Campground Kiosk Removal and Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The existing information kiosk and fee station were constructed in the 1950's and are in poor structural condition. The structure will be removed and replaced with a three-panel information kiosk which will also serve as the campground fee station.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34561
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, section 20. Falls Creek Campground, located on the South Shore of Lake Quinault, about 1/4 mile east of the Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Office.
Gas Station Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
05/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of new 20 year special use permit authorization of existing gas station facilities located near Quinault.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, section 20. 332 South Shore Road, Quinault, Washington.
Klahowya Campground Sanitation Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/28/2009 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project would improve sanitation by removing several vault toilets and replacing them with new, wheelchair-accessible units; replacing the roof on a flush toilet building; and constructing a roof shelter and fence for the Snider water system tanks.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30857
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R11W, S27, 28. Klahowya Campground, in the Sol Duc Valley about 20 miles east of Forks.
Mt Muller Divide Trail
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2010 
Expected:01/2012
 
03/2012 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to build a 2.5-mile trail linking Hwy 101 Mt Muller trailhead to Jasmine Meadow, west of the peak of Mt Muller. Most of the proposed trail uses follows old logging roads, railroad grades, or fireline, with some sections of new construction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32466
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R20W, Sec 20, 21. From the Mt Muller trailhead on Hwy 101 north of Forks, up to Jasmine Meadow near the Mt Muller peak.
Neilton Point Vegetation Management
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to cut trees around the perimeter of the Neilton Point Communications Site that are encroaching on facilities or have the potential to interfere with transmissions. Tree removal would be accomplished through a small timber sale.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37808
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N R10W, Section 18. Neilton Point Communications Site, located 6 miles east of Highway 101 on FS Road 2258-040.
Norwood Structures Removal
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
05/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would remove and dispose of 2 open-sided, wooden trailer shed structures and 9 storage sheds. These structures are in poor condition and a safety hazard and were previoulsy part of the administrative residential site that is unoccupied.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34568
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, section 10. The Norwood Administrative site is located on the South Shore Road, 3 miles northeast of the Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Office.
Olympus Road Rally Event
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Olympus Road Rally event is a timed car rally sanctioned by Rally America Inc. The proposed 2011 event includes several segments, one of which is on National Forest System lands on FSR 2190. The rally is scheduled for April 30 and May 1, 2011.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35867
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R10W,Sections 3, 10, 15 & 16. The Crane Creek Stage of the road rally would be located on FS Road 2190-000. It would start at the junction of US Highway 101 and FS 2190 Road and end at MP 4.0 on FS 2190 Road.
Quinault Campgrounds Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
04/2012 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gatton Creek Willaby, and Falls Creek campgrounds are operated by a concessionaire under a special use permit that will expire at the end of 2011. This proposal would issue a new permit for up to 10 years for operation of these campgrounds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35748
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R10 W, Section 20. Willaby, Gatton Creek, and Falls Creek Campgrounds, South Shore Road, Quinault.
Quinault Campgrounds Water Line Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
05/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would design and replace the existing water distribution systems in both Falls Creek and Willaby Campgrounds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34564
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, section 20 - Falls Creek CG; T23N, R09W, section 19 - Willaby CG. Both campgrounds are located on the South Shore of Lake Quinault. Falls Creek CG is located 1/4 mile east and Willaby CG is 1 mile southwest of the FS Quinault Office.
Quinault National Recreation Trail Repair and Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2009 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and reconstruction of approximately 2 miles of trail, including tread relocation and reconstruction, replacement of gravel surfacing, drainage structure repair, and replacement of two trail bridges.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27469
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T23N, R09W, Sections 21, 29, 30, 32. The Quinault Recreation Trail System is adjacent to the South Shore of Lake Quinault. Affected trails: Lodge Trail #850, Quinault Loop Trail #854;, Willaby Creek Trail #859, & Gatton Creek Trail #888.
Snider Rearing Ponds Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2010 
Expected:01/2012
 
02/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of new 10-year permit to Olympic Peninsula Guide Association for operation and maintenance of Snider Rearing Ponds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33936
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R11W, Section 28. On Snider Creek, 1/4 mile south of Snider Work Center, north of Forks.
USAF Survival School Military Training Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/21/2011  01/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of special use permit for military tropics and river training activities conducted twice a year on the Pacific Ranger District. Current permit expires December 31, 2011.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35358
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. Klahanie Campground, South Fork Calawah River, and South Fork Sol Duc River drainages.
Water Transmission Line Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of an expired permit for a water transmission line to provide non-potable water to a private residence.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37007
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Section 23. Water withdrawal from an unnamed creek that is tributary to an upper fork of the Lyre River.
West Fork Humptulips River Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would convert about 2.5 miles of decommissioned road to trail status; and construct two mile trail segments to create a 6 mile loop trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33059
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T.22 N., R. 08 W., Section 6 and T. 23 N., R. 08 W., Sections 29, 31, & 32. Approx. 6 miles NE of Quinault, Washington. The roads-to-trail segment would be from MP 0.0-MP 2.5 on the FS 2208-043 Road. Two new trail sections would connect the 2208-043 and 2208-040 Roads with th.
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Olympic National Forest,   Shelton 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
Ahl Over Again Forest Restoration Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
01/2013 Chris Dowling
907-826-1635
cdowling@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thinning on 802 acres of over stocked 50 year old Douglas-fir stands. The project is within Adaptive Management Area (555 acres) and Late Successional Reserve (247 acres), primary objective is developing late-successional forest structure.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34574
Location: UNIT - Shelton Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T22N, R05W, sections 26, 33, 34. South Fork Skokomish watershed.
Upper South Fork Skokomish Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/28/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
01/2013 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us 
Description: A proposal to commercially thin approximately 1000 acres in the Upper South Fork Skokomish River Watershed, using variable-density thinning to accelerate the development of late-successional forest characteristics.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34669
Location: UNIT - Shelton Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T222N, R05W, sections 1-6 and 9-11; T23N, R06W, sections 1-3, and 10; T23N, R05W, section 32; and T32N, R06W, sections 27, 28, and 34-36. Upper South Fork Skokomish River Watershed in Mason County, accessed by Forest Service Roads 2300, 2340, and 2353.
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