Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2012 to 03/31/2012
Umatilla 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, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Umatilla National Forest,  Heppner Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Umatilla National Forest,  North Fork John Day Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Umatilla National Forest,  Pomeroy Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Umatilla National Forest,  Walla Walla 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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R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/29/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:03/2013
 
04/2013 Kathleen Countryman
541-523-1264
kcountryman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revision of Land Management Plans (Forest Plans) for the Malheur, Umatilla, & Wallowa-Whitman Forests. Forest Plans provide stategic, program-level guidance for future management of forests and their natural resources for the next 10-15 years.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/uma/blue_mtn_planrevision/
Location: UNIT - Malheur National Forest All Units, Wallowa Valley Ranger District, Eagle Cap Ranger District, La Grande Ranger District, Umatilla National Forest All Units, Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Walla Walla, Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler. Forest-wide for Malheur, Umatilla, & Wallowa-Whitman (except for the HCNRA).
Granite Creek Watershed Mining Plans
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 10/11/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Sophia Millar
541-426-5540
smillar@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze proposed mining plans of operations within the Granite Creek Watershed on the Umatilla and Wallow-Whitman NFs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/w-w/projects/nepa_project.shtml?project=2209
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District, Whitman Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Baker, Grant. LEGAL - T8-10S R34-36 E WM. Granite Creek Watershed.
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Umatilla National Forest,   Heppner 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
District Wide Underplanting
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:03/2012  03/2012 Pam Arbogast
541-676-2156
parbogast@fs.fed.us 
Description: Planting for species diversification in recently thinned lodgepole pine stands on approximately 400 acres.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - T.5S, R.22E, section 2; T.5S, R.25E, section 4; T.5S, R.28E, sections 1, 3, and 10-12; and T.5S, R.29E, sections 5 and 7. Located approximately 25 miles east of Heppner, OR near FS Road 5300.
Ditch Creek Fence and Spring
CE
- Grazing management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Tim Collins
541-676-2114
tcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace 6.5 miles of electric fence with 3-strand barbed wire fence along Mallory and Little Potamus and Gilbert creeks. Develop 5 spring sites to provide water in the uplands for cattle and wildlife.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow. LEGAL - T5S, R28E, Sec 10,14, & 25. T8S, R26S Sec 22. T6S, R28E, Sec 12, 13, & 24. T6S, R29E, Sec 8, 9, & 17. South of Heppner along Mallory, Little Potamus, and Gilbert creeks.
Hog Creek Fence Replacement
CE
- Grazing management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Tim Collins
541-676-2114
tcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace an existing 1.75 miles of electric fence with a 3-strand barbed-wire fence.
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Morrow. LEGAL - Township 6 South, Range 27 East, Sections 3, 10, and 11. One and a half miles east of the Tupper Work Center running west along Skookum Creek.
Potamus Fuels Reduction
EA
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:08/2012  10/2012 Scott Wryn
541-676-2138
swryn@fs.fed.us 
Description: Identify and reduce wildfire risk to public and private lands within the Potamus subwatersheds as identified in the Morrow County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29191
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow. LEGAL - T5S R28E, T5S R29E, T6S R28E, and T6S R29E. Within the Potamus WUI area as identified in the Morrow County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
Swale Creek C & H Allotment
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/21/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
08/2012 Tim Collins
541-676-2114
tcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorization for the continued cattle grazing of the Swale Creek Allotment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29190
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow. LEGAL - T 5 S., R 27 E., Sections 13, 14, 22-27, and 34-36; T. 5 S., R28E., Sections 17-20, and 29-33; T. 6 S., R 27 E., Sections 1, 2, 11-14 and 22-26; T. 6 S., R 28 E., Sections 3-11, 15- 22 and 28-33; a. Central portion of the district approximately 14 miles north of the town of Monument; Penland Lake, Ditch Creek area.
Wall Creek Road and Watershed Improvement
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/19/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
05/2012 Kate Day
209-795-1381
kateday@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruction, decommissioning, storm damage risk reduction including culvert removal and waterbar construction, and aquatic organism passage improvement on selected roads throughout the Wall Creek watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34891
Location: UNIT - Heppner Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow, Wheeler. LEGAL - T6S, R26E, Sec 13, 24, 25, 36, T6S, R27E, Sec 8, 9, 15, 16, 24, 31, 32, T6S, R28E, Sec 4,T7S, R26E, Sec 6-9, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, 27, 31-34, T7S, R27E, Sec 5-9, 17, 19, 32, 33, T8S, R26E, Sec 9, 13. Selected roads throughout the Wall Creek Watershed, including the 21, 23, and 24 roads and their associated secondary roads.
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Umatilla National Forest,   North Fork John Day 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
Clear Creek Tailings Road Realignment
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:01/2013  07/2013 Joy Archuleta
541-427-5364
jearchuleta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Move dredge tailings and relocate about 3100 feet of Grant County Road 13. Survey and design in FY2010, NEPA analysis & documentation FY 2011, implementation FY 2012/2013.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T9S, R35E, Sec 10, 14, 15. The project is located in Grant County, Oregon, in the Clear Creek Watershed on Grant County Road 13.
Columbia Power Special Use Authorization for a New Term
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/15/2010 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Christine Helberg
541-427-5351
chelberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use and maintenance of the existing utility corridor.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - T2-5S R32E, T5-8S R31-33E, and T4-5S R31-35E (Willamette Principal Meridian). Powerline corridors that cross FS lands: (1)near Albee, (2) east of Ukiah near Hwy 244 and (3) near Dale along Hwy 395 and FS road 3980.
District Wide Gopher Trapping
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/22/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
04/2012 Joy Archuleta
541-427-5373
lbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pocket gophers are causing measurable damage and mortality to conifer seedlings in reforestation units. The goal of this project is to reduce gopher populations within reforestation units using mechanical traps.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37527
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - T3SR32Es25,28- 34T3SR33Es15,T4SR30Es29,31-32,T4 SR32Es3,6,10,13, T4SR33Es6,28,33,T5SR33Es4-5,9,T6SR29Esec14-15,T6SR32Es24,T6SR33Es17-21, 33,T7SR31Es4,T7SR33Es18,29-31,T8SR33Es31-33,T9SR33Es4-6,9. North Fork John Day Ranger District- District wide.
Hidaway Mining EA
EA
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2011 
Expected:09/2012  10/2012 Christine Helberg
541-427-5351
chelberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Expansion of current exploration pits to a maximum of 30 ft wide by 25 ft deep using hand tools & limited mechanical equipment. Use of an existing closed road & shelter. Placement of an outhouse. Limited use of a spring for hand-washing of rock.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - T5S R33 1/2E Sections 22, 23. Hidaway Creek drainage, Umatilla County, Oregon.
Junkens and Beeman Creek Culvert Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:07/2012  07/2013 Allison Johnson
541-427-5305
ajohnson04@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal/replacement of one culvert on the Beeman Junkens Creek 3015 OHV trail (1007140 rd) and removal/replacement of two culverts on the FS 1007000 rd and two culvert removal/replacements on the FS 1007100 road.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - T8S, R33E, Sec. 18, 19, 30 and T8S, R32E, Sec. 24, 25. Junkens Creek and Beeman Creek, in the Desolation watershed.
NFJD Aspen Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Diane Shirley
541-427-5315
dshirley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restoration projects to protect/enhance/restore declining stands of quaking aspen to improve wildlife habitat. Includes buck & pole fencing, tree planting and girdling, felling or removal of conifers up to 21" DBH.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Morrow, Umatilla. LEGAL - Entire North Fork John Day Ranger District; see project file for legal locations. District-wide, wherever aspen stands occur.
Olive Lake Dam Maintenance
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/03/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
07/2012 Joe Neer
541-278-3749
jneer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Clean out logs and debris from dam spillway. Add more rip-rap to lake side of dam to reduce erosion.
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T9S R34E Sec 15. East end of Olive Lake.
Oriental Loop OHV Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/03/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Designate 9.6 miles of new OHV trail to provide additional access to the Winom-Frazier OHV Complex from the Oriental Campground. Most of the route would occur on existing open and closed roads, with only 1-2 miles of new construction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35259
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant, Umatilla. LEGAL - Follows existing open and closed roads beside Oriental Creek from Oriental Creek Campground on the N. Fork John Day River to the Winom-Frazier OHV Trail system. T. 6 S. R. 33 E., sections 26, 27, 34, and 35; and T. 7 S., R. 33 E., sections 3 and 10.
Paradise Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/03/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
04/2012 Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute the lower portion of the Paradise Trail to install grade-reducing switchbacks (3.4 miles), bringing the grade from 40% to 10-15% for the entire trail. Decommission 1.1 miles of existing, steep trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35258
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T 6 S., R. 34 E. sections 2 and 3. . The trail is located within the North Fork John Day Wilderness.
Ruby Creek Snowmobile Trail Grooming
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Janel Lacey
541-427-5394
jlacey@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is an existing, un-groomed snowmobile trail. In order to groom the trail, a bridge will be constructed over Ruby Creek and trees less than six inches DBH along each side of the trail will be removed to a 14-foot width.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33727
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T9S R35E Secs 14, 15, 17 & 18. Approximately three miles southwest of the town of Granite, OR.
Wilkins Dry Forest Restoration Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/06/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
09/2012 Lea Baxter
541-427-5373
lbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore upland forest conditions, encourage growth of large trees, and move the analysis area towards its Historical Range of Variability (HRV) in tree density, species composition and stand structure using commercial and noncommercial thinning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37146
Location: UNIT - North Fork John Day Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - T5S, R30E multiple sections including 3, 10, 11, 14 , 15, 22, 23, 26, 27. 10 miles east of Ukiah, Oregon, off the 53 road system, Deerlick Creek and Wilkins Creek drainages.
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Umatilla National Forest,   Pomeroy 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
Asotin Creek Prescribed Fire Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/14/2011 
Expected:11/2012
 
10/2013 Tara Hanger
509-843-4676
thanger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implement prescribed fire on approx. 7900 acres of FS land & 2400 acres of WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife land to reduce fuels (ground, ladder, canopy biomass) and rehabilitate grass and shrubs to improve wildlife forage. Will be rescoped Feb 2012.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34631
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Garfield. LEGAL - T9N,R4E, Sections 14-16, 21-23, 24-28 and 35; T9N, R43E Sections 2-4, 9-10 and; T9N, R44E, Sections 16-17, 19-21 and 30. Forest Service and WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife land in Garfield and Asotin Counties, WA.
Personal Use Firewood - 2012 Program
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012  05/2012 Billy Bowles
509-843-4673
bbowles@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gathering of fuelwood for personal use.
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Wallowa. Pomeroy Ranger District.
Personal Use Post and Poles - 2012 Program
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012  05/2012 Billy Bowles
509-843-4673
bbowles@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of green and dead lodgepole pine up to 10 inches diameter at breast height (DBH) for personal use purposes.
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Columbia, Garfield. Pomeroy Ranger District.
Seven Sisters Spring Development
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/27/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 William Dowdy
509-843-4687
wdowdy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fence off the spring area to exclude cattle. Water will be piped to a new trough approximately 100 feet away from spring. Trough will be outside of fenced area on a gravel pad. Overflow water will be piped back inside fenced area.
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin. T7N., R43E, Section 1.
South George Vegetation and Fuels Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/09/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
09/2012 Dan Castillo
406-827-3533
docastillo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management project to improve vigor, health, and fire resistence within a forested ecosystem. It includes timber harvest, treatment of acitivity and natural fuels, landscape prescribed burning, and non-commercial treatments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26469
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Garfield. LEGAL - T7N,R44E,sec1; T7N,R43E,sec 1-2; T8N,R43E,sec 1,2,10-15,21-28,33-36; T8N,R44E,sec 5-8,17-20,26-36; T9N,R43E,sec 35. Project planning area is approx. 21,000 acres. Treatments proposed on approx. 4,500 acres.
Wenatchee Creek Prescribed Fire
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/17/2010 
Expected:01/2012
 
05/2012 Tara Hanger
509-843-4676
thanger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implement prescribed fire on approx. 7,600 acres to reduce ground fuel accumulations, tree densities, and ladder fuels. Reduce canopy biomass to historical levels, improve timber stand resistance to disease and insects, and improve wildlife forage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34241
Location: UNIT - Pomeroy Ranger District. STATE - Washington. COUNTY - Asotin, Garfield. LEGAL - T7N, R43E, Sections 1-6 and 8-12; T7N, R44E, Sections 6 and 7; and T8N, R43E, Sections 31-35. Area east of Forest road 40 from the junction of the 40 and 44 road. North of Monument Ridge. NW of Indian Tom Trail. South of road 43.
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Umatilla National Forest,   Walla Walla 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
Cobbler II Timber Sale and Fuel Reduction Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/12/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2012 
Expected:02/2012
 
06/2012 Kimpton Cooper
509-522-6009
kmcooper@fs.fed.us 
Description: A Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being prepared to clarify and revise aspects of the analysis disclosed within the October 2010 Cobbler II Timber Sale and Fuels Reduction Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36006
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Union, Wallowa. LEGAL - T4N. R40E; T5N R40E; T4N R41E; T5N R41E; T5N R42E; T6N R41E; T6N R42E. Elk Flat to Long Meadow between the Grande Ronde River and the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness.
SF Walla Walla Trail Bridge Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Steve Anderson
509-522-6041
sranderson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would replace a native log stringer bridge with a pressure treated glue-laminated bridge. This trail is a multi-use trail. The design standard for the bridge is to facilitate safe pack and saddle horse use.
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - T4N., R37E., Section 14. Located on SF Walla Walla Trail.
Tollgate Fuels Reduction Project
EIS
- Fuels management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 10/19/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
09/2012 Kimpton Cooper
509-522-6009
kmcooper@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project seeks to conduct fuels reduction activities within the Tollgate Wildland Urban Interface (WUI).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28356
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. Located within Tollgate Wildland Urban Interface, established in Umatilla County CWPP.
Union Pacific Underground Utility Project
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Jeff Bloom
509-522-6277
jhbloom@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocation of existing above ground utility lines to an underground location within the existing railroad service road.
Location: UNIT - Walla Walla Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Umatilla. LEGAL - Portions of T. 1S., R. 36E., Section 5 and T. 1N., R.36E., Section 32. Along the Railroad service road within Meacham Canyon.
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