Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2013 to 06/30/2013
Siuslaw 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 in more than one Region (excluding 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 in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cascade Head ODOT Weather Station
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Research and Development  Completed  Actual: 01/23/2013  02/2013 Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
ncraft@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit to the Oregon Department of Transportation Research Section for construction and maintenance of a weather monitoring station located within the Cascade Head Experimental Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41222
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District, Cascade Head All Units. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - T6S, R10W Section 16. Cascade Head Experimental Forest.
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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 06/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
08/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
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:05/2013
Actual: 07/30/2012
07/27/2012 
06/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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 04/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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:05/2013
 
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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- 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 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Siltcoos Beach Turn Lane Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/13/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2014 Michael Brouwer
541-750-7138
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improving the turn lane for public safety for heavy vehicle traffic associated with the recreation sites to increase the deceleration response time and turning radius.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41471
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - T.20S., R.12W., section 4; Lane County, Oregon; W.M. Junction of Highway 101 and FS Road 1070.
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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:05/2013
 
06/2013 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
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40103
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  Completed  Actual: 02/25/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Hebo 2013 Non-Key Road maintenance
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:05/2013  10/2013 Teresa Campbell
503-392-5124
tccampbell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Maintenance of non-key forest roads. These roads have been identified as needed for restoration projects, general forest management and fire control. A portion of this maintenance will be conducted by providing commercial and personal firewood.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41665
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Polk, Tillamook, Yamhill. Tillamook, Yamhill, Lincoln and Polk Counties.
Mt. Hebo Seismograh Station Upgrade
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  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  Completed  Actual: 02/08/2013  06/2013 Jason Wilcox
503-392-5135
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38707
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:04/2013
 
09/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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.
Schooner Creek Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/13/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
08/2013 Rondall Hudson
775-778-6122
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve spawning and rearing habitat by adding approximately 140 large conifer logs in key reaches of Schooner Creek and North Fork Schooner Creek. The project aproposes to store approximately one mile of Forest Service Road 1783.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41221
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - T7S, R10W Section 21. North Fork Schooner Creek, South ForkSchooner Creek, Schooner Creek.
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:09/2013
 
11/2013 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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/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
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/22/2013  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://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40611
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln, Polk, Tillamook, Yamhill. Lincoln, Tillamook, Polk, Yamhill Counties.
Special Use Permits for Domestic and Municipal Water Systems
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/11/2013  01/2013 Nancy Craft
503-392-5122
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-hebo@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Hebo Ranger District is planning to renew 6 Special Use Permits for water diversion in the Nestucca basin. Four of the permits are for domestic systems and two are for municipal systems.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41133
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Tillamook County. Nestucca Watershed.
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