Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
National Forests in Alabama

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
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Bankhead Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Conecuh Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Oakmulgee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Shoal Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Talladega Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests in Alabama,  Tuskegee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/18/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2010 
Expected:11/2011
 
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

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
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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National Forests in Alabama, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Forest Plan Amendment - Old Growth
EA
- Land management planning  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 07/21/2008 
Expected:10/2010
 
12/2010 Felicia Humphrey
334-241-8146
fhumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Plan Amendment to address Forest Plan Appeal Issue of Old Growth
Location: UNIT - National Forests in Alabama All Units. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Covington, Dallas, Escambia, Franklin, Hale, Lawrence, Macon, Perry, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Winston. National Forests in Alabama.
Forest Plan Amendment Minerals
EA
- Land management planning  In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 08/13/2008 
Expected:10/2010
 
12/2010 Felicia Humphrey
334-241-8146
fhumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Plan Amendment to add standards to the Forest Plan to address minerals issues.
Location: UNIT - National Forests in Alabama All Units. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Covington, Dallas, Escambia, Franklin, Hale, Lawrence, Macon, Perry, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Winston. National Forests in Alabama.
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National Forests in Alabama, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Install Weather Station
CE
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:01/2011  02/2011 Scott Layfield
256-362-2909
slayfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Erect two new permanent weather stations which will include 20' X 20' chainlink fenced area.
Location: UNIT - Talladega Ranger District, Shoal Creek Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Clay, Cleburne. LEGAL - Township 13S, Range 11E, Section 18 and Township 21S, Range 5E, Section 34. Terragin Creek Watershed and Hollins WMA along FDR 696.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Bankhead Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alabama A&M Research Tower
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/14/2009 
Expected:11/2010
 
12/2010 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Carbon Sequestration Monitoring Tower
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S23, T8S, R8W. S23, T8S, R8W.
Bear Branch Point
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/11/2009  01/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permanent 40 ft easement for roadbed and utility corridor
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 7 West, Winston County. Section 28, Township 11 South, Range 7 West, Winston County.
Curry Water Service to Sipsey Overlook
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/11/2010  01/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Water Service to Sipsey Overlook
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S19-20, T11S, R7W and S24, T11S, R8W. S19-20, T11S, R7W and S24, T11S, R8W.
Edmond Smith Permanent Easement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/22/2010 
Expected:02/2011
 
03/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permanent Easement for access to private land
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - T9S, R8W, S22 & S27. T9S, R8W, S22 & S27.
Frank Snider Temporary ROW
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/02/2010  01/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Temporary ROW
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S13-14, T11S, R8W. S13-14, T11S, R8W.
Horse Trail Route Expansion
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Enid Erickson
2054895111
eerickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Add additional miles to Owl Creek Horse Trail
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. Owl Creek Horse Trail.
Inman, Grindstone/MIll Watershed EA
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/27/2006
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
11/2010 Stephanie Love
205-489-5111
slove@fs.fed.us 
Description: Shortleaf pine, Oak-Pine Woodland DFC
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. Inman, Grindstone/Mill Watershed.
James Alexander Temporary ROW
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Needs temp access for logging adjacent private land
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S32 , T9S, R7W and S5, T10S, R7W. S32 , T9S, R7W and S5, T10S, R7W.
Jason McCullar Easement
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/30/2009 
Expected:01/2011
 
01/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Drive way easement
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S21, T11S, R8W. S21, T11S, R8W.
Reggie Watts Permanent Easement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/22/2010 
Expected:02/2011
 
02/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permanent Easement for a driveway
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - T10S, R7W, S23. T10S, R7W, S23.
Robert Riddle Easement
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/05/2009 
Expected:01/2011
 
02/2011 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Driveway Easement
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S4, T9S, R9W. S4, T9S, R9W.
Ronnie Gilley (formerly Cileway Developers Easement)
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Easement
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - NWSE, Sec 23, T11S, R7W. Bankhead Ranger District.
Site preparation for artificial pine planting, planting, and release (2010-2014)
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 07/15/2010  07/2010 Stephanie Love
205-489-5111
slove@fs.fed.us 
Description: Drum Chopping
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - Maps available at the district office. Across the Bankhead NF.
Wilderness Trailheads (Gumpond and Boarden Creek)
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/17/2005 
Expected:12/2010
 
01/2011 Joe Nicholson
334-241-8128
jnicholson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct and relocate Borden and Braziel Creek trailheads at the Sipsey Wilderness area
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence. LEGAL - S32, T8S, R8W; S12, T8S, R9W. Bankhead National Forest, Borden and Braziel Creek Trailheads.
Wildlife Habitat Improvement - Loblolly Thinning
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 08/31/2010  08/2010 Stephanie Love
864-638-9568
slove@fs.fed.us 
Description: Less than 70 acre loblolly thinning
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Winston. LEGAL - S18, T10S, R7W and S30, T10S, R6W. S18, T10S, R7W and S30, T10S, R6W.
William Ritchey Road Easement
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/19/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
12/2010 Joseph Brewer
205-489-5111
jbrewer@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road easement to access private property
Location: UNIT - Bankhead Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Lawrence, Winston. LEGAL - S21 & 28, T11S, R7W. S21 &28, T11S, R7W, FSRd 135D1, Compt 166, Black Pond Quad.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Conecuh Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aquatic Invasive Vegetation Management Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 08/10/2010  09/2010 Deborah Foley
334-222-2555
dfoley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treatment of aquatic invasive vegetation with herbicides and grass carp at Open, Ditch,and Buck Ponds.
Location: UNIT - Conecuh Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Covington. LEGAL - T1N, R15E, section 34. Open Pond Recreation Area - Open, Buck, and Ditch Ponds; Covington County, Alabama.
CNF Prescribe Burns - FY11+
CE
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/15/2008 
Expected:10/2010
 
01/2011 Deborah Foley
334-222-2555
dfoley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continued maintenance & restoration of the fire-dependent ecosystem of the Conecuh National Forest through implementation of a systematic controlled burning regime, treating each area at least twice in the next several years.
Location: UNIT - Conecuh Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Covington, Escambia. Pine and pine/hardwood stands across Conecuh National Forest, Covington/Escambia Counties, AL.
Conecuh Mechanical Fuels Reduction and Wildlife Habitat Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 01/12/2010  03/2010 Michael Heard
334-222-2555
mheard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mechanically reduce the density and continuity of small diameter vegetation (woody stems) on approximately 300 acres to lower the risk of catastrophic wildfires and improve wildlife habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=29826
Location: UNIT - Conecuh Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Covington, Escambia. Conecuh National Fuels.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Oakmulgee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Mid-story Removal 2009
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Jessica Blackwell
205-926-9765
jessicablackwell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove mid-story vegetation with chainsaws on approximately 462 acres.
Location: UNIT - Oakmulgee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Bibb, Hale, Perry. LEGAL - T21NR8E. Oakmulgee District, Talladega NF.
Midstory Removal for Understory Vegetation Restoration in Longleaf Pine Stands 2010
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 05/13/2010  06/2010 Joseph Koloski
205-926-9765
jkoloski@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treating approximately 158 acres of mid-story vegetation with chainsaws (cut and leave) in compartments 132 and 134 to enhance RCW foraging habitat and improve nesting and brood rearing for wild turkey and other ground nesting birds.
Location: UNIT - Oakmulgee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Chilton. LEGAL - Sec. 27, 34, 35, T21N, R11E; Sec. 11, 12, T20N, R11E. Compartments 132 and 134, Talladega NF, Oakmulgee RD, Chilton County, AL.
PLRA Restoration Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Micah Thorning
205.926.9765 ext 206
mthorning@fs.fed.us 
Description: Activities proposed: Lake bed modification, timber thinning, recreation enhancements, aquatic treatments, etc.
Location: UNIT - Oakmulgee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Hale. LEGAL - T22NR6Esec. 11,12,13, & 14. Payne Lake Recreation Area (PLRA) on Oakmulgee District on Hwy 25 in Hale County.
Perry Mountain Motorcycle Enduro Special Use Event 2010
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/23/2010  11/2010 Joseph Koloski
205-926-9765
jkoloski@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will allow an enduro race on a 5.2 mile route occurring on closed temporary roads, established fire lines and previously selected routes.
Location: UNIT - Oakmulgee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Chilton. LEGAL - Sections 11, 12, 13 and 14; T20N; R11E; Chilton County, Alabama. Compartments 134 and 137; Talladega NF; Oakmulgee RD; Chilton County, AL.
Sudduth Land Exchange
CE
- Land acquisition  Completed  Actual: 09/22/2009  09/2009 Micah Thorning
205.926.9765 ext 206
mthorning@fs.fed.us 
Description: The exchange includes three Non-Federal tracts for one Federal tract.
Location: UNIT - Oakmulgee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Hale. LEGAL - T22NR6E section 9. Federal Tract to be exchanged located south of CR50 and north of Hwy 25 and west of Payne Lake Recreation Area.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Shoal Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Rattlesnake Environmental Assessment
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Kimberly Bittle
256-463-2272
kbittle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Conduct commercial thinning and restoration treatments, and wildlife stand improvment for the RCW and forest health.
Location: UNIT - Shoal Creek Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Calhoun, Cleburne. Calhoun and Cleburne Counties, Talladega National Forest, Shoal Creek Ranger District.
Repair and Maintenance to Warden Station Horse Trails and the Pinhoti National Recreation Trail
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/03/2010  03/2010 Lesley Hodge
256-463-2273
lhodge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implement repair and maintenance of the yellow, white, red and blue loops of the Warden Station Horse Trail system and approximately 70 miles of the Pinhoti NRT, beginning near Piedmont, AL and extending to just north of Cheaha state park.
Location: UNIT - Shoal Creek Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne. Maintenance and repair will occur as needed as identified by th recreation staff.
Shoal Creek Office Stand Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 07/20/2010  07/2010 Joseph Smith
256-463-2273 x 110
jsmith17@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal and/or reduction of undesirable understory / midstory vegetation and slash for stand / wildlife habitat improvement through the use of mechanical mulching equipment. Area boundary is 20 acres and lies just east of Shoal Creek Ranger Station.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30598
Location: UNIT - Shoal Creek Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Cleburne. LEGAL - N 1/2 of SE 1/4 and NE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Sec 7, T16S R10E. Surrounding and just east of the Shoal Creek Ranger District office.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Talladega Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bee Gum & GA Aster EA
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/29/2009 
Expected:01/2011
 
02/2011 Art Henderson
256-362-2909
arthenderson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is a project that further enhances RCW habitat quality in the BeeGum area on the south end of the Talladega Ranger District. It will also enhance the vegetation conditions near Georgia Aster locations in order to expand existing populations.
Location: UNIT - Talladega Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Clay, Talladega. 8 miles East-NorthEast of Sylacauga, Alabama.
Bell Springs Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2010 
Expected:10/2010  01/2011 Scott Layfield
256-362-2909
slayfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: A new prescribed burn unit in the Bell Springs area.
Location: UNIT - Talladega Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Talladega. LEGAL - Sections 22, 23, 26, 27 and 34; Township 17s; Range 7e. FS lands west of FSRs 644 and 644C.
Ebenezer Fuel Condition Improvements and WUI Fuel Condition Improvements on the Talladega R.D.
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Scott Layfield
256-362-2909 ext.123
slayfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is a multi-part project to improve condition of fuel condition class primarily in the area bounded by FS651, FS642 and FS642-C where 1996 Ebenezer Timber Sale removed old Virginia Pine component. Virginia Pine has re-occupied the sites.
Location: UNIT - Talladega Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Clay, Cleburne, Talladega. LEGAL - T17S, R7E, sect(s)33&35; T19S, R6E, sect(s) 14 ; T S, R E, sect(s) ; T S, R E, sect(s) ;T S, R E, sect(s) ;T S, R E, sect(s) ;T S, R E, sect(s) ;. WUI on Salt Creek Road, FS642K, Union-T road; SPB on Cheaha Blacktop; and up to 600 acres in the 1996 Ebeneezer Sale Area.
Kentuck OHV Trail and Sylaward Mountain Bike Trail Repair and Maintenance
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/18/2010  03/2010 Lesley Hodge
256-463-2273
lhodge@fs.fed.us 
Description: Routine repair and maintenance of district OHV and mountain bike trail systems.
Location: UNIT - Talladega Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Clay, Talladega. Talladega National Forest, Talladega RD. Talladega and Clay Counties.
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National Forests in Alabama,   Tuskegee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Annual Wildlife Opening Maintenance
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2009 
Expected:11/2009  12/2009 Willie Humphrey
334-727-2652
whumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: We will be bush hogging, disking, fertilizing and planting existing wildlife openings. Some are for the annual Youth Dove Hunt and others as a supplemental food source during the cool weather season.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Construction of loop trail at Tsinia
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Darrius Truss
334-727-2652
dtruss@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a a one mile interpretative loop trail, complimenting an existing 1/4 mile linear trail.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Culvert Installation
CE
- Road management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jorge Hersel
334-727-2652
jorgehersel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install new culvert on FS Road 900, gravel nearby parking area, reduce surface runoff.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Horse Trailhead Parking Area Expansion
CE
- Road management
- Facility management
- Watershed management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Willie Humphrey
334-727-2652
whumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Accomodate weekend and holiday overflow parking by getting trucks and trailers off the roadway and increase visitor safety by expanding current parking area
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Non-native Invasive Plant Control - Tuskegee NF
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 07/30/2009  07/2009 Gary Shurette
334-241-8143
gshurette@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treat NNIS plants on the Tuskegee National Forest using a combination of herbicide and mechanical treatment. Control will address existing infestations as well as new starts through EDRR.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=26533
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Compartments 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12, 16 & 17.
Road construction & or road realignment at the Uchee Shooting Range, & parking lot improvement.
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:12/2010  12/2010 Darrius Truss
334-727-2652
dtruss@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct an additional lane or loop road to provide more structured access that will mitigate the current safety threat and provide additional parking for the increased use at Uchee.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Silt removal from fishing ponds
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jorge Hersel
334-727-2652
jorgehersel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove accumulated silt from fishing ponds, remove trees growing on dam, brush around pond edges to reduce button bush and repair breach in upper dam. Work dependant on funding.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Tuskegee Forest Health and Longleaf Pine Restoration 2
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2011 
Expected:06/2011  06/2011 Willie Humphrey
334-727-2652
whumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restoring longleaf pine to proper sites by harvesting off-site loblolly and slash pines. Overstocked pine stands will be thinned.
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
Tuskegee Southern Pine Beetle Control
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Willie Humphrey
334-727-2652
whumphrey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Various activities to contain or control southern pine beetle outbreaks
Location: UNIT - Tuskegee Ranger District. STATE - Alabama. COUNTY - Macon. Tuskegee National Forest.
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