Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2013 to 06/30/2013
Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

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, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R8 - Southern Region, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,  Andrew Pickens Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,  Enoree Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,  Francis Marion Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R8 - Southern Region, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,  Long Cane Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Berkeley Electric Cooperative Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/16/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:08/2013
 
12/2013 Amy Fore
843-887-3257
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit and amendments to provide electric utility services to rural customers in Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25266
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. LEGAL - Francis Marion National Forest, Charleston and Berkeley counties, South Carolina. Districtwide, Francis Marion National Forest.
Central Electric Power Coop - McClellanville 115 Kv Line
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/17/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2014 Amy Fore
843-887-3257
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct and install a 115 KV powerline from Winyah Generating Station (Georgetown, SC) to McClellanville, SC.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=5499
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. LEGAL - NE section of Francis Marion National Forest. Francis Marion National Forest.
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Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,   Andrew Pickens Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AP Loblolly Pine Removal and Restoration Project
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/31/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Victor Wyant
864-638-9568
vwyant@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would restore native vegetation in stands currently composed of non-native loblolly pine. The intent is to restore native species and habitats, increase diversity and viability of plant and animals in the long term.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28634
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. LEGAL - The AP Native Vegetation Restoration is a district wide project, and includes approximately 40 compartments located across the Andrew Pickens Ranger District in Oconee County, South Carolina. The project is located in the Andrew Pickens RD, Sumter National Forest, Region 8.
AT&T Permit Renewal_AND072
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:06/2013  06/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of AT&T's permit, authorizing their lines in Oconee County. This renewal would cover 7,183 feet of fiber optic and copper overhead lines with a 10 foot ROW (1.65 acres) and would cover 215,646 feet of fiber optic and copper underground lines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41700
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Oconee County.
Blue Ridge Electric Coop Project
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/07/2013  01/2013 Victor Wyant
864-638-9568
vwyant@fs.fed.us 
Description: Blue Ridge Electric Coop (BREC) and Gunby Communications are proposing to swap sites for communications equipment on Long Mountain. BREC would also construct a new 150 foot communication tower, a comm. building with generator, LP tanks and fence.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40563
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Project is located at the Long mountain Communications Site.
Fiscal Year 2013 Controlled Burning Proposal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 10/03/2012  10/2012 Andrew Pascarella
864-638-9568
aspascarella@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes controlled burns on approximately 4,710 acres. The district plans to burn these areas every 2-3 years. Both dormant and growing season burns would be done.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40445
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Proposed prescribed burn areas are located in six different areas on the district.
Lick Log Trail Construction Project
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2013 
Expected:06/2013  07/2013 Mike Crane
864-638-9568
mcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 500 feet of new hiking trail would be constructed for boaters taking out at Lick Log Creek along this section of the Chattooga River. This decision was withdrawn for further analysis.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40039
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. This proposed trail is near the confluence of Lick Log Creek and the Chattooga River.
Oconee County Tower Proposal
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/16/2013  01/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Oconee Cty. Sheriff’s Office and the Keowee-Toxaway Amateur Radio Club are proposing changes to their permits for communications equipment on the Long Mountain Comm. Site near Oconee State Park. The county would construct a new 160' tower.
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Long Mountain Communication Site.
Outfitting and Guiding Special Use Permit
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 09/09/2010
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2013 
Expected:10/2013
 
11/2013 Mike Crane
864-638-9568
mcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: The US Forest Service is proposing to grant outfitting and guiding special use permits to businesses on the Andrew Pickens Ranger District, Sumter National Forest in South Carolina.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33706
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Andrew Pickens Ranger District and Chattooga Wild and Scenic River Corridor on the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.
Southern Appalachian Farmstead Project
EA
- Heritage resource management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mike Crane
864-638-9568
mcrane@fs.fed.us 
Description: An application has been received from the Oconee Heritage Center for the development of a living history interpretive site on Highway 28 near the Chattooga River.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29475
Location: UNIT - Andrew Pickens Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Oconee. Highway 28 along the Chattooga River.
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Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,   Enoree Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2013 Buncombe Horse Trail Relocation Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would relocate sections of the existing trail that are not sustainable and in a good location.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41690
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Newberry. LEGAL - Newberry County. Enoree Ranger District, Sumter National Forest.
Aerial Fertilization of Pine Forest
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jason Jennings
803-561-4060
jjennings@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fertilize to improve site productivity on about 6,000 acres of pine forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=1503
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester, Newberry, Union. District-wide.
Aerial Seeding on the Enoree Ranger District
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/13/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Christopher Evans
864-427-9858
chrisevans@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enoree Ranger District, Sumter National Forest is proposing to seed 1,699 acres across regeneration units in Laurens, Newberry, and Union County, South Carolina. The proposal involves broadcast spreading seed by helicopter (aerial seeding).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41273
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Laurens, Newberry, Union. LEGAL - Compartments 43, 44, 60, 64, 65, 84, 88, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 106, 107, 133, 134. Laurens, Newberry and Union Counties, South Carolina.
Competitive Trail Ride - Recreation Special Use Permit Request
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special area management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:05/2013  05/2013 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request to hold competitive trail rides on existing miles of the Buncombe and Woods Ferry Horse Trails on the Enoree Ranger District of Sumter National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41769
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester, Laurens, Newberry. LEGAL - Sumter National Forest. Buncombe Horse Trail is located in Newberry and Laurens County, The Woods Ferry Horse Trail is located in Chester County on the Enoree Ranger District.
Dunaway Waterfowl Area Improvements
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/17/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
08/2014 Jeff Magniez
803-637-5396
jmagniez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thin approximately 70 acres in Compartment 13 to increase hardmast production and construct dike (500 feet long by 10 feet high) to increase floodable area by about 11 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23476
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Union. Compartment 13.
ENO404601 Lauren's Electric Amendment #1
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/13/2012  02/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Laurens Electric would like to install a distribution line along Garlington Road (FS 366) for a distance of 3,000 feet by 40 feet utilizing the existing road corridor. From Highway 72 to the Railroad tracks.
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Laurens. Garrington Road, FS 366 in Laurens County from Highway 72 south to the railroad tracks.
Enoree Ranger District Office Renovation Project
EA
- Facility management  Completed  Actual: 01/16/2013  06/2013 Christopher Evans
864-427-9858
chrisevans@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to improve the existing Enoree Ranger District, Francis Marion and Sumter NF administrative facility (known as Indian Creek Office), located in Whitmire in Newberry County, South Carolina
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39938
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Newberry. LEGAL - Compartment 126. USFS, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District, Whitmire, SC.
FY 2012 Enoree OHV Trail Expansion Project
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2013 
Expected:10/2013  01/2014 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Layout, design, & construct an additional 2 to 4 miles of motorized trail to the Enoree OHV Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37678
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Laurens. LEGAL - Enoree Ranger District of Sumter National Forest. Enoree OHV Trail is located on the Garlington School Road, Laurens County.
Fairfield Electric Permit Renewal ENO034
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/15/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
864 746-6120
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit renewal to document existing lines in Fairfield and Chester counties. Total miles 5.13 (18.65 acres), no ground distrubing activity.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41275
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester, Fairfield. Forest Service land in Chester and Fairfield counties.
Geophysical Investigations on the Enoree Ranger District
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Watershed management
- Minerals and Geology
- Research and Development 
Completed  Actual: 01/07/2013  02/2013 Christopher Evans
864-427-9858
chrisevans@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USFS, Francis Marion and Sumter NF, proposes to perform baseline data geophysical investigations to support future stream rehabilitation activities within watersheds of the Enoree Ranger District in Chester County, SC.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39937
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester. LEGAL - Compartments 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 17. Francis Marion & Sumter National Forest , Enoree ranger District, Chester County.
Gist Cemetery Hiking Trail
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2013 
Expected:10/2013  01/2014 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct hiking trail from Rose Hill Plantation State Park to Gist Cemetery. Partnership.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40347
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Union. Union County, off of SR16, FS land between Rose Hill Plantation State Park and Gist Cemetery.
Lower Enoree First Thin EA
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/16/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
07/2013 John Richardson
864-427-9858
jwrichardson@fs.fed.us 
Description: First thin and road reconstruction is proposed on approximately 20 compartments on the Sumter National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40584
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Newberry, Union. LEGAL - Union and Newberry Counties, South Carolina. Francis Marion & Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District,.
Union County Permit Renewal_ENO033
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/11/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
864 746-6120
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal existing permit for road relocation and document road realignment along Lee Cemetary Road in Union County.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41189
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Union. Along Lee Cemetary Road from Old Buncombe Road traveling south then east to Highway 176.
Woods Ferry Horse Trail Realingment Project, Phase II
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2013 
Expected:08/2013  10/2013 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will continue to realign sections of existing trail that are poorly located and not sustainable in their current location. Additional new trail construction will be added to the trail system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41767
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester. LEGAL - Sumter National Forest, Enoree Ranger District. Chester County, east of the Broad River.
Woods Ferry Horse Trail Relocation and Construction Project
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/08/2013  03/2013 Alice Riddle
(864)427-9858
ariddle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project proposal would relocate some sections of the existing trail that are not sustainable or in a good location. Additional new trail construction would be added to the Woods Ferry Horse Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35500
Location: UNIT - Enoree Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Chester. Chester County, Enoree Ranger District, Sumter National Forest.
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Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,   Francis Marion Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Barbara Scott/Robert L. Brown Easement(formerly Brian Richardson Easement)
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/19/2011 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Amy Fore
843-336-2203
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Easement across National Forest lands in Berkeley County SC to TMS 2560000063 and TMS 2560000064. Located in Compartment 113 the easement requested is approximately 20 feet wide by 35 feet long.
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley. LEGAL - Tract F 258 Berkeley County, South Carolina. Compartment 113 easement site connects Cainhoy Rd and Lands owned by Rober L. Brown (TMS2560000063) and Barbara Scott TMS 2560000064.
Francis Marion Forest Plan Revision
EIS
- Land management planning  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 11/2013 
Expected:03/2014  04/2014 Mary Morrison
803-561-4058
mwmorrison@fs.fed.us 
Description: The forest plan revision is expected to take three years to complete with three major steps: an assessment, a draft forest plan, and then EIS/ROD.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/scnfs/
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. LEGAL - Charleston and Berkeley County, South Carolina. Francis Marion National Forest.
LDS Pioneer Trek
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 01/15/2013  04/2013 Amy Fore
843-336-2203
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will conduct a three day event where youth will pull handcarts along the Jericho Horse Trail and camp two nights along the route.
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley. Jericho Horse Trail, General Forest near Eccles Church and terminus of Forest Road 6219.
Macedonia EA
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Notice of Initiation 01/25/2013
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2013 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2014 Bill Twomey
843-336-3248
btwomey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Environmental Assessment for ecosystem restoration activities in the Macedonia analysis area of the Francis Marion National Forest in Berkeley county South Carolina.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41142
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley. LEGAL - USDA Forest Service. Francis Marion National Forest, Berkeley County, South Carolina.
Palmetto Swamp Fox Adventure Race
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 01/15/2013  03/2013 Amy Fore
843-336-2203
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Adventure Race on Francis Marion NAtional Forest consisting of mtn biking, orienteering, kayaking and trekking.
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. LEGAL - Francis Marion National Forest. Berkeley and Charleston Counties, SC. Palmetto Trail, Jericho Horse Trail, general forest area, forest roads, Echaw Creek, Santee River and McConnell's Landing.
SC Search Dog Training 3013
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/15/2013  02/2013 Amy Fore
843-336-2203
afore@fs.fed.us 
Description: K9 training for Law Enforcement Search and Rescue.
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. LEGAL - Francis Marion National Forest Charleston and Berkeley Counties. Acreage adjacent to Halfway Creek Rd/Guering Bridge Road, Tuxbury Horse trail and Trailhead, Hoover Road.
Threatened, Endangered Species Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 03/11/2013  03/2013 Robin Mackie
803-561-4071
rmackie@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project would restore or augment American chaffseed, pondberry, and Canby's dropwort populations on the forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41161
Location: UNIT - Francis Marion Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Berkeley, Charleston. Project is located across the forest: Highway 41; French Quarter Creek Rd; Harleston Dam; Ballfield; Witherbee Rd; Halfway Creek Rd.; Lethcoe; Mill Branch; Brick Church Rd.;Echaw Rd.;Tibwin Rd.
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Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests,   Long Cane Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aiken Coop EDG402401
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2013 
Expected:07/2013  07/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of permit for overhead and underground electric lines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29354
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Edgefield, McCormick, Saluda. Long Cane Ranger District.
Copley Story Permit Renewal_LON027
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/09/2013  01/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
864 746-6120
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Collection of Black Widow spiders for medical purposes.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40753
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda. Through out the general forest area which have been cut over in the last 8 years.
Cyper First Thinning Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/10/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Dell Frost
803-637-5396
dfrost@fs.fed.us 
Description: First thinning of approximately 3,232 acres of loblolly pine poletimber.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33432
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda. Goldmine,Rocky, Lower Turkey Creek, Little Mtn., Liberty Hill, Renew and Horn Creek Analysis Areas.
Inman First Thinning Timber Sale
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/11/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
10/2013 Dell Frost
803-637-5396
dfrost@fs.fed.us 
Description: First Thinning Timber Sale on approximately 4,547 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40092
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Abbeville, Edgefield, McCormick. Curltail, Upper Little River and Forks. Curltail is located in Abbeville County, South Carolina approximately 3 miles east of the city of Abbeville and contains 21 management compartments: 176-194 and.
Jack Winn Permit Renewal_LON032
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/09/2013  01/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew permit for cultivation field (4.0 acres).
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Edgefield. Inersetion of Walker Road (19-35) and Sandrock Rd. (19-324) in Edgfield County.
Little River LON017
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2013 
Expected:07/2013  07/2013 Elizabeth Meadows
803-637-5396
emeadows@fs.fed.us 
Description: This action is a renewal of a special use permit for electric powerlines above and below ground.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27394
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood. Long Cane Ranger.
Reedy Timber Sale Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/09/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Dell Frost
803-637-5396
dfrost@fs.fed.us 
Description: Seed-tree regeneration on 1,275 acres within 13 management compartments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37241
Location: UNIT - Long Cane Ranger District. STATE - South Carolina. COUNTY - McCormick. Compartments 222, 226, 227, 234-236, 238-241, 254 and 256.
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