Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

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Projects Occurring Nationwide
R8 - Southern Region, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)

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)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  01/2013 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Communications Upgrade Project
CE
- Facility management  Completed  Actual: 12/04/2012  02/2013 Robert Sigler
270-924-2133
rsigler@fs.fed.us 
Description: Communication line upgrades are needed between facilities on LBL. Work will follow existing roads and right of ways where feasible.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39694
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky, Tennessee. COUNTY - Lyon, Trigg, Stewart. Between administrative, maintenance, recreation, and environmental education facilities at LBL.
Devil's Backbone EA
EA
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/28/2011 
Expected:03/2013
 
05/2013 Jaime Hernandez
270-924-2073
jahernandez@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Devil's Backbone project would improve and restore the only native shortleaf pine community located at LBL. Treatment would occur on approx. 3400 acres (updated 2/2011), including the TN State Natural Area. The SNA would increase to 1386 acres.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=22279
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Tennessee. COUNTY - Stewart. Project is between US Hwy 79 at the southern end and FS Rd 230 to the north. The area encompasses part of the Fort Henry hiking trails system. Project is in a Core Area and Panther Creek Watershed.
Pryor Hollow Prescribed Fire
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Tederell Boyer
270-924-2048
tjboyer@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project includes prescribed burning to support forest vegetation management for wildlife habitat improvement on 4,845 acres.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31686
Location: UNIT - Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area All Units. STATE - Kentucky. COUNTY - Trigg. Generally N and E of Rd 165, SE of Rd 160, N of Rd 346 and W of Lake Barkley.
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