Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
Siuslaw National Forest

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Projects Occurring Nationwide
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Siuslaw National Forest,  Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Siuslaw National Forest,  Hebo 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)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  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.
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Siuslaw National Forest,   Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
10C Designated Routes Project
EIS
- Land management planning
- Recreation management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/26/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
04/2013 Angela Morris
541-271-6040
mailto:comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Designating motorized vehicle routes in the 10C Management Area of the Oregon Dunes NRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34220
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Coos, Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - T22S, R13W, Sec 23, 24, 25, 26, 35, 36; T23S, R13W, Sec 23, 26, 34; T24S, R13W, Sec 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 21, 22, 27, 29, 33,34; T19S, R12W, Sec 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 17, 16, 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, 33. National Forest System lands in the Central Coast Ranger District-Oregon Dunes NRA.
Amanda's Trail Relocation Project
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 10/18/2012  10/2012 Justin Fenton
541-563-8423
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: A 1,550-foot section of the trail has failed and cannot be suitably repaired at the site because of instability. To keep the trail open for public use, the failed section would be relocated uphill about 50 feet to an area that is more stable.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39574
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Township 15 South, Range 12 West, section 3. The trail is just east of the Cape Perpetua Overlook trail.
Fivemile-Bell Landscape Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/27/2012 
Expected:02/2013
Actual: 07/30/2012
07/27/2012 
03/2013 Paul Burns
541-902-6953
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed watershed restoration that includes upland treatments (commercially thin plantations), in-stream restoration (adding large wood, and stream channel restoration), and valley bottom management (riparian planting and meadow maintenance).
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32496
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. Township 20 South, Range 11 West. sections 1-5, 8-12, 14-17, 22, and 23; W.M.
Heceta Shores Stabilization Project
EA
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/09/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
09/2013 Lawrence Fisher
541-563-8406
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a shoreline protection structure to stabilize about 325 feet of embankment. The embankment is continuing to fail and poses a risk to private property and homes.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38044
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Township 17 South, Range 12 West, Section 33, SE 1/4; Willamette Meridian; Lane County, Oregon. National Forest System land adjacent to private property called "Heceta Shores" north of Florence, Oregon and south of Baker Beach.
Mapleton Administrative Site Conveyance Project
EA
- Land ownership management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/17/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
07/2013 Susan Henry
541-225-6338
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pursuant to the Forest Service Facilities Realignment and Enhancement Act of 2005, federally owned structures and land (about 16 acres) at the Mapleton Administrative site would be sold through a competitive process.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39982
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Township 18 South, Range 10 West, section 2; W.M.; Lane, County, Oregon. The Administrative site is located near Mapleton, Oregon.
Millwright Beaver Landscape Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/24/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Jack Sleeper
541-563-8424
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project includes actions that would thin young, dense conifer stands less than 80 years old; enhance fish and wildlife habitats; repair, store, or decommission roads; and treat invasive plants.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40473
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Multiple sections in Township 12 South, Ranges 10 and 11 West; and Township 13 South, Range 11 West; Willamette Meridian; Lincoln County, OR. The project area encompases the Beaver Creek watershed, and portions of the Mill Creek, Wright Creek, and Drift Creek watersheds.
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Siuslaw National Forest,   Hebo 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
East Beaver LWD Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/01/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Jason Wilcox
503-392-5135
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Hebo Ranger District proposes to provide ~ 180 trees ranging from a DBH of 24-32 inches from mature stands on National Forest System Lands to the Bureau of Land Management )BLM). These will be placed into East Beaver Creek for aquatic restoration
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T 3S, R 10W sections 15, 23, 24, 26, 27, 33 and 34. Trees are primarily located along FS roads 1004, 1004-112, 1004-113, and 1106.
East Dunes Campground Project
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/25/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
05/2013 Joseph Cleveland
503-392-5118
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Hebo District Ranger is proposing to add 20 sites at the East Dunes Campground at the Sand Lake Recreation Area. The new Campsites will replace sites lost at Sandbeach Campground due to encroachment of the Sand Lake estuary.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39886
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Yamhill. LEGAL - T3South, R10 West, Section 30. The Sand Lake Recreation Area about 20 miles south of Tillamook.
Mt. Hebo Seismograh Station Upgrade
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocate existing Tsunami warning sensors to reduce interference from surrounding objects.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - R9W, T4S Section 13. Mount Hebo Electronics Site.
Niagara Creek LWD Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  08/2013 Jason Wilcox
503-392-5135
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Placing non IRA trees via helicopter in channels and floodplains. Some trees and boulders may be placed with ground based equipment in conjunction with decommissioning the valley bottom road 8533133 that extends along the boundary.
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - T4S, R8W Sections 10, 15. Niagara creek basin within the Nestucca watershed.
North Nestucca Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/17/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
03/2013 John Casteel
503-392-5119
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercially thin about 6,390 acres of 25 to 65 year old young managed conifer stands, and treat about 338 acres of alder dominated upper slopes.in the Nestucca watershed.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27124
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - R7W, T3S; R7W, T4S; R8W, T3S; R8W, T4S; R9W, T3S; R9W, T4S; R9W, T5S; R10W, T3S, R10W,T4S, R10W, T5S. Plantations are located in the Nestucca River Drainage about 10 miles South of Tillamook.
Rd 1400 Oregon Silverspot ButterflyDispersal Project
CE
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Michelle Dragoo
503-392-5127
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would commercially thin trees within the forested fringe between existing meadows to restore dispersal habitat and meadow connectivity for the Oregon silverspot butterfly. Approximately 20 acres would be thinned along FSR 1400.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39885
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Yamhill. LEGAL - Township 4 South, Range 9 West, Sections 14 and 23. FSR RD 1400 approximately 8 miles east of Hebo, Oregon.
South Nestucca Restoration Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/08/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
09/2013 Wayne Patterson
503-392-5136
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning previously burned and planted or clear-cut and planted stands using commercial or noncommercial methods. About 1,015 acres of 28-50 year old plantations and 1,311 acres of 76-100 year old plantations of off-site genetic stock.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39933
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - (T 3S, R 9, 10 W) (T4S, R 8, 9, 10 W) T5S, R 8,9,10 W). Hebo Ranger District about 80 miles NW of Corvallis.
Special Use Permit for Tailholds & Guylines
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/14/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Hebo Ranger District is seeking public comment on the issuance of Special Use Permits for tailholds & guylines on National Forest System lands.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40611
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Polk, Tillamook, Yamhill. Lincoln, Tillamook, Polk, Yamhill Counties.
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