Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2013 to 09/30/2013
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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R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Olympic National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
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)

Olympic 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
Smithsonian Institute Research Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SMITHSONIAN requests reauthorization of their avian research permit to study the effects of dams on terrestrial avian through sampling five songbirds: American dipper, song sparrow, Pacific wren, Townsends warblers and warbling vireo.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41872
Location: UNIT - Hood Canal Ranger District, Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Study areas are in the Sol Duc, Gray Wolf, East and West Twin, Elwha, and Dungeness watersheds.
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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 07/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
10/2013 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  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
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  Completed  Actual: 02/25/2013  08/2013 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 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@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.
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 11/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 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 11/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
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  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
Quilcene Administrative Site Maintenance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/12/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
11/2014 David Perez
360-956-2316
davidmperez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve helicopter safety and address maintenance needs to buildings and infrastructure at the Quilcene administrative site. This can be achieved primarily through management of the vegetation and fuels on site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41897
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T27N RR02W. Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District administrative site in Quilcene, WA.
Rocky Brook Hydroelectric Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/02/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
12/2013 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.
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 12/2013 
Expected:03/2014
 
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.
Upper South Fork Skokomish Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
Completed  Actual: 03/05/2013  01/2014 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 - Hood Canal 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.
Washington State Fish & Wildlife Patrol Cabin Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
Wildlife Habitat Enhancement in Existing Openings
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:07/2013  09/2013 Karen Holtrop
360-765-2206
kholtrop@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove small trees and shrubs encroaching into existing openings and create new small openings to enhance habitat for rare butterfly species and other wildlife. Block vehicle access to up to ten open roadside areas to improve rare butterfly habitat.
Location: UNIT - Quilcene Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. Upper Dungeness, Middle Dungeness, and Gray Wolf River watersheds.
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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
Calawah OHV Project
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
10/2013 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@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
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Jonathan Hanson
360-374-1236
jrhanson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project would decommission or decommission and convert to trail approximately 36 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.
Colonel Bob Trail Rootwad Removal
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/02/2012 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove 4 to 6 large rootwads from Col Bob Trail #851 to re-establish trail access for hikers and stock users. It is anticipated that explosives will be needed to remove these trail obstructions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40433
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T. 23 N., R. 09 W., Section14. These rootwads are located on Col Bob Trail #851, within the wilderness boundary.
East Fork Humptulips Vegetation Management
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/18/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
03/2015 Gregory Wahl
360-956-2375
gtwahl@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.
FSR 3079 and 3079-011 Spur Easement Request Lyre River
CE
- Land management planning
- Special use management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 06/03/2013  07/2013 Sharon Yeh
360-765-2213
syeh@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 - Pacific Ranger District South. 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:08/2013
 
09/2013 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
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 10/17/2012  08/2013 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.
Interfor Tailhold Authorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/02/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Interfor has requested a special use authorization to tie onto five trees or stumps on Kugel Ridge (off of FS Road 2929) adjacent to Kugel Den Timber Sale on DNR land. The selected trees would be left on site and standing.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41866
Location: UNIT - Soleduck Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Clallam. LEGAL - T30N, R10W, Section 35. South of FS Road 2929 on Kugel Ridge.
Neilton Point Communications Use Lease Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2012 
Expected:12/2012  01/2013 Martha Krueger
360-288-0278
mfkrueger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed issuance of a new 10-year lease to Westside Communications for continued operation of a commercial mobile radio service at Neilton Point. No construction or new activities are proposed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40612
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - Sec. 18, T22N R09W, W.M. Neilton Point Communications Site, approx. 1.5 miles SE of Neilton, WA. Access is by FS Roads 2258 and 2258-040.
Norwood Structures Removal
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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.
Queets Commercial Thinning
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
02/2014 Robin Shoal
360-956-2376
rshoal@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 5,000 acres would be commercially thinned using variable-density thinning. The purpose of the project is to restore and improve late-successional habitat conditions, generate economic activity, and provide jobs in the local area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41044
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - Willamette Meridian: T23N R10W Sections 1, 4; T23N R11W Section 1; T24N R9W Sections 19, 20, 30; multiple sections of T24N R10W; T24N R10W Sections 31, 32, 33, 34; and T24N R10W Sections 1, 2, 11, 1. Olympic National Forest, Pacific Ranger District, Sam's River, Matheny Creek, Queets River, and Salmon River subwatersheds in the Queets River watershed, north of Lake Quinault.
Quinault Campgrounds Water Line Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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 08/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
09/2013 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.
South Fork Calawah Easement Exchange, including FSR 2900-030
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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. .
US Cellular Authorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/01/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
07/2013 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of US Cellular's special use authorization to use Nielton Point Repeater
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41863
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R08W, Section 18. Nielton Point, Grays Harbor County.
West Fork Humptulips River Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
10/2013 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.
Westside Paging Authorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/02/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2013 
Expected:09/2013
 
09/2013 Molly Erickson
360-374-1233
mjerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of special use authorization to use Nielton Repeater.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41865
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T22N, R08W, Section 18. Nielton Point, Grays Harbor County.
Willaby Campground Yurt Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/02/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
04/2014 Peter Erben
360-288-0202
perben@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to construct two yurts in Willaby Campground, near Quinault. Two existing campsites would be reconfigured to accommodate the yurts, which would be constructed on wooden platforms. The yurts would be available year-round for campers to rent.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District South. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Grays Harbor. LEGAL - T. 23 N., R. 09 W., Section 19. Willaby Campground, located adjacent to Lake Quinault on the Pacific Ranger District.
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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.
Location: UNIT - Shelton Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Mason. LEGAL - T22N, R05W, sections 26, 33, 34. South Fork Skokomish watershed.
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