Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2011 to 09/30/2011
National Forests In Mississippi

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, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Bienville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Chickasawhay Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  De Soto Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Delta Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Holly Springs Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Homochitto Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, National Forests In Mississippi,  Tombigbee 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 09/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
10/2011 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:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2011 
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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R8 - Southern Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Mississippi River Bottomland Hardwood Forest Habitat Management Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Edwin Spence
435-826-5400
espence@fs.fed.us 
Description: Management to improve wildlife habitat on appx 3,575 acres of bottomland hardwood forest; goals include developing oaks & flood-tolerant tree species, improving stand structure & improving availability of den & forage trees.
Location: UNIT - R8 - Southern Region All Units. STATE - Arkansas. COUNTY - Phillips. Compartments 15, 20 and 21.
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National Forests In Mississippi, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Revised LRMP for the NFs in Mississippi
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/11/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
02/2012 Jeff Long
601-965-1629
jlong@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revised Land and Resource Management Plan
Location: UNIT - National Forests In Mississippi All Units. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Adams, Amite, Benton, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Copiah, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Lafayette, Lincoln, Marshall, Newton, Oktibbeha, Pearl River, Perry, Pontotoc, Scott, Sharkey, Smith, Stone, Tippah, Union, Wayne, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha. Mississippi.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Bienville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bienville RCW Habitat Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/08/2011
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 08/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
06/2012 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stewardship project for RCW habitat improvement; creation of wildlife openings for game and non-game species; and hazardous fuels treatment in the urban interface. The EA process will use the Healthy Forest Restoration Act authority.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jasper, Scott. The project area is located on the Bienville National Forest in Scott and Jasper counties, Mississippi.
Caney Creek Landscape Analysis Area
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/23/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
06/2013 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation and Wildlife habitat management
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Scott. Sections2,3,10,11,15,29,30,31,32,35,&36 T6&7N, R7&8E Scott Cty, MS.
Mr. Lenis Hegwood special use permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 03/21/2011  01/2012 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mr. Hegwood has requested a special use permit to allow access to his property by crossing National Forest land along a historical access route.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. LEGAL - Township 3 North, Range 8 East, Section 5 of Smith County, Mississippi. Approximately 15 miles south of Forest, Mississippi.
Pickering Geological Investigation
CE
- Special use management
- Research and Development 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/22/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
07/2011 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pickering Firm, Inc. has a project proposed to drill 14 holes within the Bienville National Forest as part of a geologic investigation being conducted by Pickering and Mississippi State University.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. Section 19, Township 3N, Range 8E; Sections 3, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 23 and 24, Township 3N, Range 7E; and Section 33, Township 4N, Range 7E.
Temporary Closure of FS Rds 561A, 504O & 504P
CE
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/23/2010 
Expected:07/2011
 
08/2011 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposing closure of Forest Service system roads 561A, 504O, and 504P due to road damage from vehicle use during the wet season.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jasper, Scott. section 35 of T6N, R7E of Scott Cty MS; and sections 5 & 8 of T3N, R10E of Jasper Cty MS.
Trenton Tornado Salvage
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/08/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Marc Weathersby
601-469-3811
maweathersby@fs.fed.us 
Description: On April 27, 2011 a tornado passed over the southwest section of the Bienville National Forest. This storm blew down, snapped off and damaged trees.
Location: UNIT - Bienville Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Smith. Sections 25,26, and 35, range 6E, township 4N.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Chickasawhay Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amendment to Special Use (AT&T)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/18/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
08/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install fiber optic phone lines, 1250' buried (2.5 acres) and 12600' aerial with 1375' buried (3.2 acres)
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Sec. 13, 23, 24, 26, 34, T6N, R8W. Sec. 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 33, T6N, R7W. Seven miles South of Clara, Mississippi.
Commercial Thinning in Compartment 369, Stand 15
CE
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thin a 50-acre stand to improve RCW habitat.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Section 12, T6N, R10W. Ten miles North of Richton, Mississippi.
Compartment 396 Hardwood Midstory Reduction
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  09/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce undesirable harwood stems on 250 acres to enhance red-cockaded woodprecker and gopher tortoise habitat.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Various locations with T7N, R8W. Six miles west of Clara, Mississippi.
Crazy Eight Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project
CE
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/21/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
11/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thin approximatley 70 acres of immature pine sawtimber to reduce the current basal area to 135 to 60 in order to improve foraging habitat for the adjacent red-cockaded woodpecker clans.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 33, T7N, R8W. Seven miles Southwest of Clara, Mississippi.
Forest Highway Paving Project
EA
- Road management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Upgrade segments of FDR 201, 202, and 206 to connect Hwy 15 and Hwy 63 with a paved forest highway.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones, Wayne. LEGAL - T8N, R7W & T9N, R7W & T9N, R6W & T10N, R6W. Seventeen miles Southeast of Laurel, Mississippi.
Hunter Campsites in the Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/10/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
10/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Create 4 camp sites for hunters in the Mason Creek Wildlife Management Area
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Greene. LEGAL - Section 12, 19, 31, T5N, R6W. Seven miles East of Sand Hill Mississippi.
New Special Use Road (M. Faber)
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special Use road to access private property.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 36, T6N, R8W. Seven miles North of Sand Hill, Mississippi.
SW Wayne Water 400' water line
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/26/2011  04/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install a 400 foot water line for private home.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 7, T6N, R8W. Nine miles Southwest of Clara, Mississippi.
Soil and Water Restoration 2011
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/10/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
09/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Stabilise approxemately 1 acre of active erosion.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Section 26, T6N, R10W. Seven miles North of Richton, Mississippi.
Special Use Recreation Event (Pine Burr Council Boy Scout Camporee)
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 04/11/2011  04/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Boy scout camporee at the Longleaf Horse Trailhead
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jones. LEGAL - Section 15, T7N, R10W. Longleaf Horse Trail Head.
Special Use Road for Access to Private Land (Revette)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/23/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
08/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit an existing woods road (800') that provides access to private lands.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 1, T7N, R8W. Three miles West of Clara, Mississippi.
Special Use Road for Private Access (McClain)
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/08/2011  04/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Scial use road for access to private lands.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 18, T7N, R8W. Nine miles West of Clara, Mississippi.
Special use road (Wayne County Board of Superviors, Haskell Hudson)
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T6N, R8W, Section 8. One mile South of Water Oak, Mississippi.
Travel Management Changes for 2011
EA
- Road management  Completed  Actual: 06/10/2011  09/2011 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Changes in Travel Management (closing roads, changing roads to trails, correcting map errors).
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Greene, Jones, Wayne. LEGAL - Various. Various location within the Chickasawhay Ranger District.
Watershed Health Restoration, and Maintenance in the Sand Hill Creek Analysis Unit
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  03/2012 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Longleaf restoration, commercial thinning, midstory reduction, red cockaded woodpecker management, and prescribed burning for the recovery of theatened and endangered pcecies in the Sand Hill Creek Analysis Unit.
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Sections 25, 26, 34, 35, 36, T6N, R8W. Seven miles North of Sand Hill, Mississippi.
Watershed Health, Restoration, and Maintenance in the East Tiger Creek Analysis Unit
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  02/2012 Andy Barwick
601-4280594
ajbarwick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Longleaf Restoration, commercial thinning, midstory reduction, red-cockaded woodpecker management, and prescribed burning for the recovery of theatened and endangered species in the East Tiger Creek Analysis Unit
Location: UNIT - Chickasawhay Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - Section 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18 T7N, R9W. Eleven miles Southeast of Laurel, Mississippi.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   De Soto Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AT & T Aerial Cable Placement
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend special use permit to authorize installation of 1,275' of aerial fiber optic cable by attaching to existing structures.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 7, T2N, R12W, Forrest County, MS; St. Stephens Meridian. Hwy. 49 North near Paul B. Johnson State Park.
AT & T Fiber Optic Cable Extension along Hwy. 49 at Brooklyn
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of 4,075' of fiber optic cable within the State Hwy. 49 right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 21, T1N, R12W. Within right-of-way of State Hwy. 49 between Drag Strip Road and Yeaton Spur Road.
AT&T Extension - Forrest County
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of new telecommunications cable in county road right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. Within right-of-way of Rockhill-Brooklyn Road in Sec. 2, T1N, R13W, Forrest County, MS.
AT&T FOC Extension - Perry County
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of new fiber optic cable in county road right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. Within right-of-way of Progress Road in Sec. 36, T2N, R9W, Perry County, MS.
BellSouth Highway 15 Extension
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/19/2006 
Expected:09/2011
 
09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install buried fiber optic and copper cable along Hwy.15
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 17,20,29,32,T3S,R9W;Sec.5,6,7,8,17,T4S-R9W. Stone County.
BellSouth Larue Extension
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/05/2005 
Expected:09/2011
 
09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of buried copper cable within County road right-of-way to extend and upgrade service
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Sec. 12&13, T5S,R9W. Jackson County.
Charles and Clark Bond Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 5, Township 4 South, Range 10 West & Sec. 32, Township 3 South, Range 10 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Stone County, Mississippi.
Conoco Philips Well Plugging
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/29/2010 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct access road to facilitate plugging of an abandoned well
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 21, T2N,R10W. Perry County.
Darren Methe Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 34, Township 2 North, Range 9 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Perry County, Mississippi.
Dorothy Franklin Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 22 & 23, Township 2 North, Range 12 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Forrest County.
Franklin Telephone Co. Service for D. Whittington
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install buried telecommunications cable for service to private residence.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - George. LEGAL - Sec. 10, T3S, R9W. George co.
Franklin Telephone Fiber Optic Cable Extension along Hwy. 29
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of 26,400' of fiber optic communications cable within state highway and county road rights-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. Within rights-of-way of State Hwy. 29 and Florida Gas Road.
Glenn Lott Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:11/2011  11/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 19 & 30, Township 3 South, Range 9 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Stone County, Mississippi.
Ole Miss Isolated Tract Land Sales
CE
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2009 
Expected:08/2011
 
10/2011 Richard Neal
601-965-1634
rdneal@fs.fed.us 
Description: Isolated tracts of land located in Jackson and George Counties, Mississippi to be sold.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - George, Jackson. LEGAL - T4 & 5S, R7 & 8W, Jackson Co. and T1, 2 & 3S, R5, 6 & 7W, George Co. Mississippi. Isolated tracts acquired from Ole Miss located in Jackson and George Counties, Mississippi.
PAR Minerals
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 04/14/2011  05/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct drill pad and access road for gas well
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Pearl River. LEGAL - Sec. 14, T1S, R14W. Pearl River County.
Paramount Church Water Line
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/16/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
06/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install 4-inch water main within county road right-of-way to provide service to Paramount Church.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 33, T2S, R10W, Stone County, MS, St. Stephens Meridian. Paramount Church Road.
Pearl River Valley EPA Powerline Extension from Walker Road
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/26/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amendment to Special Use Permit for installation of 2.18 miles of overhead powerline to serve private property.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - George, Jackson. LEGAL - Sec. 2, T4S, R9W, Jackson Co, MS; and Sec. 33, 34, 35, T3S, R9W, George Co, MS; St. Stephens Meridian. From the end of Walker Road to private property boundary.
Pearl River Valley EPA Wire Road Powerline
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend special use permit to authorize construction of 1,070' of new overhead powerline along Wire Road East.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 5, T4S, R10W, Stone County, MS; St. Stephens Meridian. South side of Wire Road East.
Perry County School Lands Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Designate access routes to "16th section" lands throughout Perry County and authorize by Permit(s).
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. Various locations throughout Perry County.
Pitcher Plant Bog & Unique Habitat Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/28/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Tate Thriffiley
601-584-8488 ext 111
tatethriffiley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project would allow ecological restoration for pitcher plant bogs, sandhill crane savannas, bottomland hardwood areas, and mixed mesophytic forests that have been altered or degraded by past forestry practices.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest, George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Perry, Stone. District-wide, Focused on the type of areas listed in project description.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Robert Jarrell for access
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - T1N, R12W, Sec 7. De Soto Ranger District.
Ronnie Robertson Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:12/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Forrest. LEGAL - Sec. 3, Township 1 North, Range 13 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Forrest County, Mississippi.
Singing River EPA Powerline Upgrade along Little Creek Road
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Upgrade of an existing powerline by adding poles and new wire.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 36, T2N, R9W. Within the existing powerline corridor along Little Creek Road.
Singing River EPA Powerline Upgrade along Progress Road
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2011 
Expected:08/2011  08/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace power poles and upgrade line within existing right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 2, 3, 4, 9 & 10, T1N, R9W, Perry County, MS, St. Stephens Meridian. Progress Road.
Todd Talley Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2011 
Expected:11/2011  11/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for access to private land surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 34, Township 1 North, Range 11 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Perry County, Mississippi.
Webb Lee Access
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/25/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Grant a Special Use Permit for access to private land that is a complete inholding in National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Sec. 2, T4S, R9W, Jackson, County, MS; St. Stephens Meridian. From end of FS Road 448 to private land.
Woods Alliston Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:10/2011  12/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Grant Special Use Permit for access to private land that is a complete inholding within the National Forest.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Sec. 23 &30, T3S, R9W, Stone County, MS; St. Stephens Meridian. Red Creek.
Wynn Alexander Access
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/26/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Easement and Road Construction to private land
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Sec. 19, T2N, R9W. Perry County.
Wynn Alexander Access 2
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/26/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Rebecca Ladnier
601-528-6169
reladnier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for easement to private land via existing Forest Service roads and new road construction.
Location: UNIT - De Soto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Perry. LEGAL - Section 20, Township 1 North, Range 11 West, St. Stephens Meridian. Perry County, Mississippi.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Delta Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Closing of Delta NF primitive campsites
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/24/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
07/2011 Michael Whittington
662-873-6256
mswhittington@fs.fed.us 
Description: Temporarily closing campsites due to no or low use based on three years of data.
Location: UNIT - Delta Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Sharkey. Delta National Forest.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Holly Springs Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amendment to SUP NE MS Electric Power Assoc - Hudson
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 05/02/2011  06/2011 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Add to existing SUP approx 1325 feet of new powerline along CR 237 in Lafayette County to bring power to private property
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T8S R2W Section 11. Along CR 237 in Lafayette County, MS.
Amendment to SUP TV Electric Power Assoc - Stewart
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 05/31/2011  06/2011 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: amend existing HOL 0011 to add a short line to access a 2 ac block surrounded by NF system land - total of 0.10 acres
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Yalobusha. LEGAL - T24N R5E S21. Yalobusha county - off CR 68 from pvt land to pvt land in T24N R5E S21.
Cambridge Church Area Storm Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/13/2011 
Expected:06/2011
 
07/2011 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rehabilitation from April 27, 2011 storm event
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T7S R2W Sections 26 and 27. In the area of Cambridge Church on CR 202 - along Forest Development Road 827E.
Drewery Intersection Area Storm Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rehabilitation of area after April 27, 2011 storm events
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T8S R1W Section 30. In the area of forest development road 827 and the intersection with forest development road 827X to Drewery Lake.
FDR 859 Area Storm Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rehabilitation from storm damage from April 27, 2011 - along storm tract northern easterly in FDR 859
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T8S R2W Sections 25, 35 and 36. Forest Development Road 859 area - north easterly tract.
Kudzu Fires Restoration Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:12/2011  01/2012 Bill Oswalt
662-236-6550 Ext. 236
boswalt@fs.fed.us 
Description: Return to healthy forest area that has had invasive plant, wild fires, and gully problems.
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T7S R2W S28. Lafayette County at southern point of National Forest along CR 210 - on the east side of CR 210.
Lindsey Mtn Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:12/2011  02/2012 John Townsend
662-236-6550 ext 228
jtownsend@fs.fed.us 
Description: Multiple resources, examined for forest health and other opportunities.
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Tippah. LEGAL - T3S R3E Sections 21, 22, 27, 34. Tippah County - near Lindsey Mtn.
Storm Damage Treatment - Lafayette County
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/13/2011
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
08/2011 Caren Briscoe
662-236-6550 ext 241
carenbriscoe@fs.fed.us 
Description: April 27th tornados - need for restoration, fire hazard reduction
Location: UNIT - Holly Springs Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Lafayette. LEGAL - T8S R2W Sections 25, 35, 36. Lafayette County - north of Hwy 6 - area starting at south end of FDR 859 running northeast past Drewery Lake intersection.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Homochitto Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Analysis Unit 23 with possible Forest Plan Ammendment
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/07/2011 
Expected:07/2011
 
09/2011 Alvin Wells
601-384-5876
alvinwells@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project to improve forest health and TES habitat. Proposal includes restoration of longleaf, regeneration, thinning, timber stand improvements, and road reconstruction and maintenance. One alternative will require a Forest Plan ammendment.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Amite, Wilkinson. LEGAL - T4N, R1E, sec. 32,33,40,41; T4N, R2E, sec. 34,35; T3N, R1E, sec. 3; T3N, R2E, sec. 3-10. Analysis Unit 23 of the Homochitto National Forest; Compartments 253-257, 259.
Blackjack Oil & Pipeline USA A-1
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/28/2006 
Expected:09/2011
 
10/2011 James Michael
601-965-1667
jamesmichael@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reroute of pipeline to existing tank facility on road 103-E. Removal of tanks on road 103-B. Improve access road to well USA #1.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - sections 36, NWSE of Township 5 North, Range 1 East. Knoxville area of Homochitto National Forest.
Blackjack Oil A-4
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/04/2006 
Expected:09/2011
 
11/2011 James Michael
601-965-1667
jamesmichael@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reenter an old producing well and conduct testing to see if this well is commercially productive
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - Township 5 North, Range 1 East, section 36. Site of Noel D. Clark USA A-4 well.
FS Road 170 Underground Telephone Installation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011  09/2011 Michael Everett
601-384-5876
meverett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of a buried communication cable by Franklin Telephone Company through National Forest lands. Line would be installed along FS roads 170, 170B, and 170D for approximately 7,100 feet.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wilkinson. LEGAL - T4N, R1W, Section 31. Approximately 7,100 feet along FS roads 170, 170B, and 170D in Wilkinson County, MS.
Gas Pipeline Special Use Permit Renewal - Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation HOM0019
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/07/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
06/2011 Michael Everett
601-384-5876
meverett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing gas pipeline special use permit.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Amite, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln. LEGAL - Centerpoint of the pipeline under permit: T5N, R3E, Sec. 15. This is a large pipeline in existance since 1955, traversing Copiah, Lincoln, Jefferson, Franklin, and Amite counties in Mississippi.
Jursidiction maintenance exchange FSR 130C
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/07/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
06/2011 Michael Everett
601-384-5876
meverett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request by Copiah County, MS to obtain ROW on FS land for approxsimately 1100 feet of FSR 130C so that they may continue to provide maintenance and access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Copiah. LEGAL - T9N, R5E, sec. 3. 1,100 feet of FSR 130C starting from Hawkins Rd., and approximately 70ft of private drive.
Landscape Analysis Unit 4 (LAU-4)
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Orin Sampson
601-384-5876 ex.174
ojsampson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Examination and analysis of approximately 12,856 acres of the Homochitto NF for natural resource needs and opportunities. Activities may include timber harvest, regeneration, wildlife habitat enhancement, road work, recreation enhancement, and others
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T6N,R3E, Sec.1-3,14-15,17-19,30-31; T6N,R4E, Sec.1-5,7-10; T7N,R3E, Sec.34-35; T7N,R4E, Sec. 3-5,8-10,15-17,21-29,32-36; T7N,R5E, Sec.7-8,17-20,29-31; T8N,R4E, Sec.27-28,32-34. Approximately 1/4 mile north of Bude, Mississippi, in Franklin County. Bounded on the East by FR113 and the Homochitto River, and on the South and West by the Forest Boundary.
Landscape Analysis Unit 8
EA
- Land management planning
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/07/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
11/2011 Orin Sampson
601-384-5876 ex.174
ojsampson@fs.fed.us 
Description: A forest health and habitat diversity project which includes timber harvesting, herbicide treatments for release, site preparation, & reforestation, road reconstruction, & maintenance.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T 7N. R4E, secs. 17, 20, 221, 22, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34 & T6N. R4E, secs. 3,4, 5, 8, 9, 10. Northern area of Homochitto district, just north of Eddiston.
Liberty South Energy, LLC #1 gas well
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A James Michael
601-965-1667
jamesmichael@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to allow drilling, testing, and extraction of minerals owned by Liberty South Energy, including removal of timber and debris at well site, leveling, installation of drill rig, and construction of an access road.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Adams. LEGAL - NF/4 of SW/4 of T5N, R1W, Sect. 54. Well site just south of Forest Road 172, in Adams County, MS, comprising approximately 2.49 acres.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Black Jack Oil Co. for oil/gas pipeline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wilkinson. LEGAL - T4N, R1E, Sec 33. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Brushy Creek Guest Ranch for Sign
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue special use permit for existing use. No new land use is proposed.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Amite. LEGAL - Section 29, T4N, R2E. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Cellular South for communications line
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T6N, R3E, Sec 30. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Entergy for powerlines
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T4N, R1E, Sec 23, 26, 34, 35, 37 & 38. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Fortenberry Operating Co. for oil/gas pipeline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T6N, R2E, Sec 38. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Jerry Ogden for oil/gas pipeline
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wilkinson. LEGAL - T4N, R1E, Sec 23, 26, 34, 35, 37 & 38. Homochitto Ranger District.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit to Town of Crosby for airport approach area
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/27/2007 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Catherine Bailey
601-965-1663
cjbailey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue a special use permit for existing use. (No new land use is proposed.)
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Amite. LEGAL - T4N, R2E, Sec 21 & 22. Homochitto Ranger District.
Richardson Creek Trail Reroute
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 06/28/2011  06/2011 Jay Pittman
601-384-5876
japittman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rerouting a hiking/bicycling trail for approximately 872 feet, bypassing a damaged bridge deemed unsafe for the public.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Franklin. LEGAL - T5N, R3E, Sec. 3. A section of the Richardson Creek Bike Trail on the Homochitto National Forest.
Southwest MS EPA underground power line FS RD 170
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/08/2011  05/2011 Michael Everett
601-384-5876
meverett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of an underground power line, with trenching to a depth of 48" with a 6" width, followed by surface restoration and re-vegetation.
Location: UNIT - Homochitto Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Wilkinson. LEGAL - T4N, R1W, Sec. 31. Along FS road 170 for approximately 3,700 feet.
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National Forests In Mississippi,   Tombigbee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gibraltar Gas Well USA 6-8
CE
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Robert Claybrook
662-285-3264 Ext 16
rclaybrook@fs.fed.us 
Description: Single Well Drilling for natural gas exploration
Location: UNIT - Tombigbee Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Chickasaw. LEGAL - Section6-T12S-R4E. In Chicasaw County, 4 1/2 miles NE of Houlka, MS.
Noxubee Hills Analysis Area
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/15/2007
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
01/2012 John Baswell
662-285-3264
jbaswell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis of seedtree regeneration on approximately 15 acres, restoration of native species through commercial removal of competing vegetation on approximately 81 acres, and thinning approximately 327 acres of sawtimber and small roundwood.
Location: UNIT - Tombigbee Ranger District. STATE - Mississippi. COUNTY - Choctaw, Winston. This unit encompasses approximately 3,632 acres of National Forest Land located in Choctaw and Winston Counties, Mississippi. The analysis area lies within Compartments 66, 78, 79, and 80.
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