Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2012 to 09/30/2012
Olympic National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
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Projects Occurring Nationwide
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 10/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
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  Completed  Actual: 03/23/2012  08/2012 Brenda Halter-Glenn
202-260-9400
bhalterglenn@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.
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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
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 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:08/2012
 
09/2012 Stephanie Neil
360-956-2279
sneil@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:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/19/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
08/2012 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 
Completed  Actual: 03/06/2012  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
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
12/2012 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
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
12/2012 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:07/2012
 
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 new 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.
Jefferson Creek Bridge Foundation Repair and Protection
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Shannon Henriquez
360-956-2264
shenriquez@fs.fed.us 
Description: The bridge on Forest Road 2480000 at MP 6.2 was damaged in a storm event. This project would repair and protect the bridge pier foundation from scour. Material would be added under the pier footing for scour repair and riprap placed for protection.
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T24N, R3W, Section 7. Forest Road 2480000 at mile post 6.2 where the road crosses Jefferson Creek.
Murhut Falls Trail Rehabilitation
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 04/10/2012  07/2012 Stephanie Neil
360-956-2279
sneil@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of unauthorized stairs and blocking unauthorized trails near the overlook on the Murhut Falls Trail, Trail #828. Construction of a log railing at the overlook and improved log barriers along the trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38374
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T25N, R03W, Section 10. Murhut Falls Trail #828, off of Forest Road 2530, Duckabush Recreation Area, Hood Canal Ranger District.
Photography Shoot along Dosewallips River
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/05/2012  03/2012 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.
Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Permit Renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/02/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
11/2012 Jennifer Fujii
360-765-2251
jfujii@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rocky Brook Hydroelectric L.P. is seeking a new 20-year special use permit for their existing facilities. The project diverts up to 40 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Rocky Brook, with a minimum in-stream flow of 5 cfs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39100
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T26N, R02W, Section 21. Rocky Brook, at approximately river mile 0.5.
Skokomish Prairie Restoration
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/02/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
08/2012 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to conduct a prescribed burn to continue restoration initiated in 2002 on a 33-acre site in the Lower Skokomish River watershed that was historically maintained as open savanna habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38823
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T22N, R05W, Section 24 SW. Approximately 1 mile north of High Steel Bridge on Forest System Road 2340-120.
Trapper Creek Aquatic Organism Passage
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/02/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
07/2017 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
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
10/2012 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
Bockette Creek Fish Passage Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/31/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Jonathan Hanson
360-374-1236
jrhanson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project would improve fish passage in Bockette Creek at the 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.
Calawah OHV Project
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
09/2013 Timothy Davis
(360) 956-2375
tedavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is the development of an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system and staging area in the Bonidu area within the North Fork Calawah watershed. The proposal would provide about 21.1 miles of interlinking trails.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38717
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R10W, Sec 6 and 7; T29N, R11W, Sec 1, 2, 11 and 12; and T30N, R11W, Sec 35. Bonidu area accessed by FSRs 2929 and 2900700.
Calawah Watershed Road Decommissioning
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
09/2013 Robert Metzger
360-956-2293
rpmetzger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project would decommission or decommission and convert to trail approximately 25 miles of existing classified roads in the Calawah Watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38996
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29 N, R11 W, Section 22. Project encompasses the 5th field Calawah River watershed Hydrologic Unit Code, located five miles northeast of Forks, WA.
East Fork Humptulips Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
06/2013 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to commercially thin approximately 3,300 acres of young, previously managed forest stands in the East Fork Humptulips watershed, on the Pacific Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38534
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T21N, R08W, Sections 4-9 and 16-18; T21N, R09W, Section 1; T22N, R08W, Sections 4, 5, 9, 10, 15-17, 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, 33, and 34; and T22N, R09W, Sections 24 and 25. Pacific Ranger District South, Gray's Harbor County, East Fork Humptulips River watershed. The area is accessible by Forest Service Road 2200.
FS Road 2900-030 Reopening and Use
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011 
Expected:09/2012
 
12/2012 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. The 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 
Completed  Actual: 06/08/2012  07/2012 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. The 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 3079 and 3079-011 Spur Easement Request
CE
- Land management planning
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/26/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request from RD Merrill Company for authorization to reconstruct and use a 0.25-mile segment of FS Road 3079 and a 0.05-mile segment of unclassified road known as FS Road 3079-011 Spur, to provide access to private lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38547
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - NE Section 15, T30N, R9W. Milepost 0.4 of FSR 3079-011, in the upper Lyre River watershed.
Falls Creek Campground Kiosk Removal and Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The existing information kiosk and fee station were constructed in the 1950s and are in poor structural condition. The structure would be removed and replaced with a three-panel information kiosk which would 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.
Forest Service Road 2922, Mile Post 2.3 culvert replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/31/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Jonathan Hanson
360-374-1236
jrhanson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace the existing 48 inch culvert with a 120 inch culvert. This upgrade would accomodate higher stream flows including debris, significantly reduce the likelihood of this crossing failing, and continue to provide vehicle access on FSR 2922.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38995
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T29N, R11W, Section 15. Located on Forest Service Road 2922 at Mile Post 2.3.
Klahowya Campground Sanitation Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/28/2009 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 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 a 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 
Completed  Actual: 11/08/2011  06/2012 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 peak of the Mt Muller.
Norwood Structures Removal
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would remove and dispose of two open-sided, wooden trailer shed structures and 9 storage sheds. These structures are in poor condition and a safety hazard and were previously 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.
Quinault Campgrounds Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 05/04/2012  06/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@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.
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:08/2012
 
09/2012 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would design and replace the existing water distribution systems in Falls Creek Campground and Willaby Campground near Lake Quinault.
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
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2012 
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.
Rayonier LB 29.534 Tailhold Permit Application
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2012 
Expected:09/2012  10/2012 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for issuance of a permit authorizing use of up to 15 trees as skyline tailholds to provide deflection for the cable logging of Rayonier Logging Block 29.534.
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - Sections 29, 30, and 32, T29N R12W. North Fork Calawah River drainage, approximately 5 miles NE of Forks, WA.
West Fork Humptulips River Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
09/2012 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
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/23/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
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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