Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2013 to 06/30/2013
Kisatchie 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) :
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest,  Calcasieu Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest,  Caney Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest,  Catahoula Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest,  Kisatchie Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Kisatchie National Forest,  Winn Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Kisatchie National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Entergy Transmission Line Permit Renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/29/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Barbara Poole
318-682-4664
blpoole@fs.fed.us 
Description: Entergy has had an existing permit for 60 years, and recently the permit has expired. decision was made to have one SUP for transmission line and another SUP for distribution lines.
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District, Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - The special use authorization will authorize Entergy to continue to utilize and maintain a right-of-way of 100 feet in width across portions of National Forest System lands as described: section 3, 9. section 3, 9 and 27 of T9N, R5W; sections 24, 32-34 of T10N, R5W; sections 3, 9 and 17 of T10N, R4W; sections 25, 35 and 36, T11N, R4W all in Winn Parish; section 2, T5N, R1E; section 35, T6N, R1E all.
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Kisatchie National Forest,   Calcasieu Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bob White Quail Emphasis Area EA
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2013 
Expected:06/2013  06/2013 Lynn McDonald
318-793-9427
lmcdonald@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improvements to species habitat and species population enhancements for Bob White Quail on the Vernon Unit of the Calcasieu RD
Location: UNIT - Calcasieu Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Vernon. Calcasieu RD - Vernon Unit Compartments 125,126,130,131, & 237.
Camp Claiborne Entrance, Forest Health Improvement
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 12/17/2012  11/2012 Jason Combs
318-793-9427
jdcombs@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thinning of approximately 64 acres of overstocked pine stands to increase forest health and vigor in these stands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40114
Location: UNIT - Calcasieu Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Rapides. LEGAL - T1N R2W Section 12, Rapides Parish, Louisiana approximately 2 miles north of Forest Hill, Louisiana. Compartment 49 Stand 8 and Compartment 50 Stand 4.
Cotile Salvage
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/25/2013 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Lynn McDonald
318-793-9427
lmcdonald@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cotile Salvage 70 acres, tornado damage (February 2013)
Location: UNIT - Calcasieu Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Rapides. LEGAL - Section 26, T4N R4W. Compartment 6, Evangeline Unit, 20 miles west of Alexandria, LA.
Kincaid Project
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Glenn Coleman
318-793-9427
gcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: enhance views in Kincaid Recreation area
Location: UNIT - Calcasieu Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Rapides. LEGAL - T3N, R2W, SECTION 6. Kincaid Recreation Area.
Zion Church Gravel Pit Reclamation
CE
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 12/18/2012  11/2012 Jennifer Heisey
318-793-9427
jheisey@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Calcasieu Ranger District is proposing to reclaim an abandoned gravel pit (Compartment 11). This will include shaping and smoothing of pit walls and gullied areas, and seeding for erosion control purposes. A sediment pond will also be installed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40238
Location: UNIT - Calcasieu Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Rapides. LEGAL - Compartment 11 within Township 3 North, Range 3 West, Section 2. Rapides Parish, Louisiana located off of Forest Service Road 280 (near Valentine Lake Road).
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Kisatchie National Forest,   Caney Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Caney Ranger District 5-Year Prescribed Burn EA
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/02/2012 
Expected:12/2012
Actual: 12/21/2012 
01/2013 Mark Bass
318-927-2061
mjbass@fs.fed.us 
Description: To implement a district-wide prescribed burn program that will run from FY2013 through FY2017.
Location: UNIT - Caney Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Claiborne, Webster. LEGAL - FS lands in Claiborne and Webster parishes. Kisatchie National Forest, Caney Ranger District.
Compartment 21 Project
EA
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/19/2011 
Expected:05/2012
Actual: 05/15/2012 
06/2012 Mark Bass
318-927-2061
mjbass@fs.fed.us 
Description: Intermediate thinning 752 acres of loblolly pine and mixed loblolly/hardwood stands favoring shortleaf pine as leave species. Regeneration of 173 acres back to shortleaf/oak-hickory through shelterwood and regeneration harvests.
Location: UNIT - Caney Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Webster. LEGAL - Sections 34 and 35 in T20N, R9W and Sections 1,2,3, and 11 in T19N, R9W. Compartment 21 in Caney Lakes Unit of Caney Ranger District.
Herbicide Site Prep and Release, Compartment 6 and 8, Corney Lake Unit
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/20/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
08/2012 Jackie Duncan
(318) 473-7128
jduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use herbicide for site preparation and release in a shortleaf pine restoration area of ~100 acres and for releasing select hardwoods in a hardwood restoration area of ~80 acres in Compartment 6 and 8, Corney Lake Unit.
Location: UNIT - Caney Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Claiborne. LEGAL - T23N R4W Sections 27 and 28; T22N R4W Sections 4, 5, and 32. Claiborne Parish.
MVUM Update EA - Caney RD
EA
- Road management   In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/28/2009 
Expected:07/2009
 
07/2009 Edward Hunter
318-927-2061
ehunter@fs.fed.us 
Description: This EA updates the current Motor Vehicle Use Map for the Caney Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Caney Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Claiborne, Webster. LEGAL - T23N, R4W Sec. 32-35, T22N, R4W Sec. 1, 2, 5, 10, 12, T22N, R6W Sec. 18, 19, T22N, R7W, Sec. 1, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24 Claiborne Parish, LA, T20N, R8W Sec. 17, T20N, R9W Sec. 10, 15 Webster Parish, LA. Corney, Middlefork, and Caney Units of the Caney Ranger District.
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Kisatchie National Forest,   Catahoula Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Additional Little Creek Trailhead
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: The FS would like to designate an additional Little Creek Trailhead by making improvements to an old parking lot at the former Camp Livingston site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Rapides. LEGAL - T5N R1E S2. At the former Camp Livingston site about 3 mi NE of Ball, LA.
Breezy Hill Trail Complex and Trailheads and Trail Reroute
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/07/2013
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project aims to construct three seperate trailheads totaling 23 acres and re-route 21 miles of trail. The proposed actions are to construct parking lots, roads, camping pads, vault toilets, bulletin boards,fee stations and signage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41298
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T7N R1W, T8N R1W and T8N R2W. Compartments: 29, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 58 and 59.
Camp Livingston Ecosytem Management Project
EA
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/18/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
02/2014 Anthony Page
318-765-3554
apage@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 7,000 acres of RCW habitat improvement by thinning. Recreation improvement in Camp Livingston.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30460
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Rapides. LEGAL - Township 5 North, Range 1 East & Township 6 North, Range 1 East. Compartments 98, 100, 101, 102 & 104.
Central Louisiana Energy Pipeline Company (CLEPCO)
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/20/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Lee Stewart
318-628-4664
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special Use Permit #CAT25 Renewal
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T7N, R1W and T6N, R1 & 2 W. The 9.05 mile pipeline right-of-way is through Grant Parish on the Catahoula Ranger District.
Cleco Power, LLC Amendment
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/01/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend permitto relocate approximately 1.1 miles of overhaed cable ROW to an expanded ROW along LA Hwy 122 and Donaldson road, effectively consolidating utilities within a single ROW along these existing roads.
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Township 7 North; Range 2 West; SW 1/4 Section 14. LA Hwy 122.
Concordia Electric ROW Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2006 
Expected:02/2011
 
03/2011 Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Concordia Electric wishes to renew their special use permit allowing them right-of-way across NF land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T6N R1E S13,14,15,20,21,22,23,24,26,29,34; T6N R2E S19. Concordia Electric power lines serving Fishville, LA.
Honeycutt Bridge Relocation
EA
- Special use management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: A Parish-maintained road on FS land needs to move a bridge requiring about 1 acre or less of additional right-of-way.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T6N R1E S5. C78 about 1 mi. NE of Pollock, LA.
Jones Brothers Special Use Permit - Amendment
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/16/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend existing permit that allows use and maintenance of forest road 150-A within national forest lands, Grant Parish. Allow suse and maintenance of forest road C035E. Changes motor vehicle use from Open to Public to closed unpermitted vehicle use.
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Township 8 North; Range 1 West. Forest road C035E.
Nexus Fiber Optic Cable Special Use
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/24/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Gretchen Moore
318-473-7144
gretchenmoore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit to install and maintain a buried fiber optic cable within the existing US Highway 167 right-of-way (ROW) on national forest lands.
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Winn. LEGAL - T6 N, R1 W; T7 N, R2 W;T8 N, R2; T9 N, R2 W; T10 N, R2 W. US Highway 167.
Panther Bayou
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/18/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
03/2014 Anthony Page
318-765-3554
apage@fs.fed.us 
Description: RCW Habitat Improvements, thinnings, clearcuts, etc.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34582
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Township 8 North; Range 1 & 2 West. Compartments 38, 39, 41, 42, 46, 47, & 48.
RCW Habitat Improvement 2012
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2012 
Expected:09/2013  10/2013 Emlyn Smith
318-765-3554
ebsmith@fs.fed.us 
Description: Red-Cockaded woodpecker habitat improvement by thinning cluster and recruitment sites on approximately 570 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36334
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T8 N, R1 W, Sec 9 & 16; T7 N, R1 W, Sec 29, 32; T6 N, R1 W, Sec 3, 10; T7 N, R1 E, Sec 17, 18, 9; T6 N, R1 W, Sec 15. Compartments 70, 71, 74, 76 & 86.
SE Grant Water System Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2006 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Lee Stewart
318-765-3554
leehstewart@fs.fed.us 
Description: SE Grant Water System wishes to renew a NF road use permit allowing them access to a water well site.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - T7N R1E S30. C77 about 3 mi. N of Pollock, LA.
Silhouette
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:11/2013  01/2014 Anthony Page
318-765-3554
apage@fs.fed.us 
Description: Silhouette is an ecosystem management project that involves thinnings, clearcuts, plantings, etc.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41295
Location: UNIT - Catahoula Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant. LEGAL - Townships 6 & 7 North; Range 1 West. Compartments: 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 86 & 87.
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Kisatchie National Forest,   Kisatchie Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Backbone Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Kelly Boles
318-352-2568
kboles@fs.fed.us 
Description: To construct a 2.0 mile trail using existing plowlines which will provide a complete trail loop. This will be a non-motorized trail for the purpose of hiking and horseback riding only.
Location: UNIT - Kisatchie Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Natchitoches. LEGAL - T6N, R6W, Section 14 and 18. 25 miles southwest of Natchitoches, LA; located adjacent to the Longelaf Trail Scenic Byway; Starting from trailhead on 339 to terminate on trailhead at 329.
C-35
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/18/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
06/2013 Kelly Boles
318-472-1840
kboles@fs.fed.us 
Description: projects include RCW artificial inserts on 70 acres, intermediate thinning on 964 acres, longleaf pine restoration on 50 acres and road maintenance
Location: UNIT - Kisatchie Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Natchitoches. LEGAL - T6N, R8W, Sections 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. Compartment 35 Kisatchie Ranger District.
Steep Hill Creek Watershed User-created Trail Obliteration
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/18/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 Mike Dawson
318-472-1840
mdawson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Abolish and rehabilitate 10 user created trail enterances and up to 1 mile of eash user created trail
Location: UNIT - Kisatchie Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Natchitoches. LEGAL - T5N, R7W, sections 2, 3, 4 and T7N, R7W, sections 19, 28, 29, 33, 34. Kisatchie Ranger District's Steep Hill Creek Watershed Area.
Steep Hill Recreation Projects
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/18/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Mike Dawson
318-472-1840
mdawson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Lotus Camp Rehabilitation, Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Area - Bank Stabilization Project, Kisatchie Bayou - Removal and dislodging of debris, Sandstone Trail maintenance, Cane Camp eroosion control
Location: UNIT - Kisatchie Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Natchitoches. LEGAL - T5N, R7W, Sections 2, 3, 4 and T6N, R7W, Sections 19, 28, 29, 33, 34. Kisatchie Ranger District's recreation areas - Cane, Lotus, Kisatchie Bayou and Sandstone Trail.
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Kisatchie National Forest,   Winn Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Calcareous Prairie Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/02/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
07/2014 Albert Brazzel
318-352-2568
abrazzel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore Prairies that are being overgrown by undesirable vegetation
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Natchitoches, Winn. Keiffer and Tancock Prairie Systems on the Winn Ranger District.
City of Winnfield SUP Renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/27/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Barbara Poole
318-682-4664
blpoole@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew or re-issue a special use permit to City of Winnfield for maintenance and operation of a 6" waterline to the CCA or Prison Facility on the Gum Springs Rd.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. Section 25, 35 & 36 T11N-R4W, and sections 3 & 9 of T10N-R4W In Winn Parish.
Collins Camp Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Greg Cohrs
318-628-4664
gcohrs@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project proposes to exchange the Lower Saline Lake recreation residences for an equal value of land yet to be determined.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - T10N, R5W, section 9. Lower Saline Lake.
Entergy Amendment #37 - Saline Lake Reliability Project
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/07/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Barbara Poole
318-682-4664
blpoole@fs.fed.us 
Description: New 20 KW line from a private tract in Section 26 T11N-R5W - along the Coldwater Rd, south along Lakeshore Dr to Lyles Camp and north along Lakeshore Dr. to Keyhole Rd. This project would more evenly distribute power needs to an overburdened system.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - Sec. 22, 26, 27 and 28 of T11N-R05W. Along Coldwater, Lakeshore Dr., Keyhole and Lylse Camp Rds, in Winn Parish, LA.
FY13 Feral Swine Management Project
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/23/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
10/2013 Albert Brazzel
318-352-2568
abrazzel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Kisatchie National Forest is considering contracting with USDA Wildlife Services to manage feral swine (Sus scrofa) damage to natural resources in the National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve located on the Catahoula and Winn Ranger Districts
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Winn. National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve, Winn Ranger District, Winn and Grant Parish, Louisiana.
FY13 Longleaf Pine Release Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/26/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
04/2013 Charles Graziadei
318 628-4664
cgraziadei@fs.fed.us 
Description: Release Longleaf Pine from competing vegetation.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40984
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Natchitoches, Winn. 17 Longleaf stands on the Winn Ranger District.
FY13 National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve RCW Habitat Enhancement Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/23/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
10/2013 Albert Brazzel
318-352-2568
abrazzel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Habitat enhancement treatments to assist in efforts to recover the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Includes midstory reduction and insert installation.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. compartments 99, 100, 101, 114, 113, 103, 11, 110, 111; National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve, Winn Ranger District, Winn Parish, Louisiana;.
Meeks Road RCW Habitat Enhancement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Albert Brazzel
318-628-4664
abrazzel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Midstory reduction on approximately 68 acres of RCW foraging habitat, and artificial inserts at two RCW recruitment sites
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Grant, Natchitoches, Winn. LEGAL - T11NR04W Sections 34 and 35. Winn Ranger District 0.75 miles down and along Meeks Road in Compartments 65 and 66.
Mendenhause Creek
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/07/2011 
Expected:11/2012
 
01/2013 Brian Rudd
318-628-4664
brudd@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will involve clearcutting, intermediate and first thinning, RCW habitat improvements, Longleaf restoration, trail improvements
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34924
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. C 51, 52, 56 approximately 8 miles west of Winnfield and 1.5 miles south of Calvin.
Town Ant Treatment
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/03/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
01/2012 Brian Rudd
318-628-4664
brudd@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes the use of pesticides to control town ants on a small portion of 26 acres that was recently regenerated.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - T13, R4W, Sec. 5. Compartment 4, Stand 26.
Village of Calvin Amendment #2, LA 1233 to Cloud Crossing Waterline Installation
CE
- Special area management  Completed  Actual: 11/02/2012  11/2012 Barbara Poole
318-682-4664
blpoole@fs.fed.us 
Description: Village of Calvin requesting to be able to install and maintain waterline from PR563 north along LA 1233 to Lucky Rd and down NFSR 513 to Cloud Crossing Recreation Area, and from Tom Carson Rd along powerline ROW to Curt LeDloach Rd.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - Sections 3 & 10, T12N-R5W; sections 28, 29 and 33, T13N-R5W; section 14, T11N-R5W of Winn & Natchitoches Parish. Along LA Hwy 1233 from Yankee Springs Rd (PR563) north to Lucky Rd, and down NFSR 513 to Cloud Crossing Rec Area, and along Tom Carson Rd dwon powerline ROW to Curt DeLoach Rd.
WPPJ Carter Crossing Bridge Replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/29/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
05/2012 Barbara Poole
318-628-4664
blpoole@fs.fed.us 
Description: Winn Parish Police Jury has requested additional right-of-way for widening of roadway and replacement of a bridge across Dugdemona River. The bridge has been set up for replacement due to safety concerns of the narrow lanes and structure.
Location: UNIT - Winn Ranger District. STATE - Louisiana. COUNTY - Winn. LEGAL - section 16 T12N-R4W. section 16 T12N-R4W.
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To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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