Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2010 to 12/31/2010
Mark Twain 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) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Poplar Bluff Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Mark Twain National Forest,  Salem Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/18/2009
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2010 
Expected:11/2011
 
12/2011 Larry Hayden
202-205-1559
lhayden@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Department of Agriculture proposes to promulgate a new planning rule, which will set out the process for development, revision, and amendment of National Forest System land management plans.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/planningrule
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Agency-wide Rule.
Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Lands.
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/27/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
01/2012 Glen Stein
208-869-5405
gstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service will prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the continued nationwide aerial application of fire retardant on National Forest System lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/retardant/index.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Mark Twain National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Integrated Non-native Invasive Plant Control Plan
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/14/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
07/2011 Brian Davidson
505-438-7801
briandavidson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is designed to manage existing and future non-native invasive plant infestations through an integrated approach using a combination of chemical, manual, mechanical, and biological control methods.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=30341
Location: UNIT - Mark Twain National Forest All Units. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Howell, Iron, Laclede, Madison, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Pulaski, Reynolds, Ripley, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Washington, Wayne, Wright, Barry, Bollinger, Boone, Butler, Callaway, Carter, Christian, Crawford, Dent, Douglas. Mark Twain National Forest.
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Mark Twain National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Horseback Trail Ride Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/09/2010  09/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit required for recreation special event for 100 mile ride on existing horse trails.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District, Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Reynolds. LEGAL - T 33 N, R 1 W, Section 12. Trails are near Brushy Creek Lodge.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chadwick Master Development Plan
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/20/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2010 
Expected:02/2011
 
04/2011 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us 
Description: A master development plan will be developed for Chadwick Motorcycle and ATV Use Area and the Cobb Ridge Campground to include maintenance, reconstruction, re-routes, new construction, decommissioning, signing, and new camping sites and facilities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28802
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Christian. LEGAL - T26N, R20W sections 25-27, 33-36 and T25N, R20W sections 2-4, 8-11, 16, Christian County, MO. The project area is located in the northwestern portion of the Ava Unit of the Mark Twain National Forest where hardwood forest is the predominant natural community with some scattered pine.
Noblett Lake Accessibility Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Darla Rein
417-683-4428
drein@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct trails to accessibility standards to the pavilion and to a picnic site. Provide picnic tables and fire rings to accessibility standards.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T. 26 N., R. 11 W., Section 25. Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District, Douglas Country, Missouri; Noblett Lake Rec Area.
Patterson Special Use Access
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/14/2010  07/2010 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposed to permit landowner access across Forest System lands to a private inholding.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Stone. LEGAL - Section 5 of T22N, R24W, Stone County, MO. Patterson property access in Stone County, MO.
Riparian Restoration at Bar K and Jones Ranch Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Beth Hardman
417-469-3155
bhardman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Tree planting in decomissioned hay areas to restore riparian vegetation.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Christian. LEGAL - T26N, R20W, Sec 26; T25N, R19W, Sec 10. Jones Ranch and Bar K areas are both near Chadwick, MO.
Seligman Chamber of Commerce Recreation Event - Jeep N Seligman
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 07/30/2010  07/2010 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us 
Description: This decision will provide vehicle access to Forest System roads for a planned recreation event while insuring the safety of participating recreationists and minimizing impacts to natural communities and Forest System roads in the project area.
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Barry. LEGAL - Eagle Rock 7.5 Quadrangle, and a small portion of the Seligman 7.5 Quadrangle, in Barry County, Missouri. Management Prescription (MP) 1.1 area, Cassville Unit of the Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District, Mark Twain National Forest.
Spectra Telephone Line Special Use Permit 10205
CE
- Special area management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Ken Haberl
573-996-2153
khaberl@fs.fed.us 
Description: Telephone line across federal land to service private landowners
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Douglas. LEGAL - T25N, R11W, Section 17. Douglas County.
Willow Springs Tornado Salvage
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/28/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Albert Weathersbee
417-683-4428
aaweathersbee@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District is proposing this action for the purpose of removing tornado damaged trees. This project is needed to address potential insect and disease problems and hazardous fuel accumulation.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects/
Location: UNIT - Ava / Cassville / Willow Springs Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ozark. LEGAL - T24N, R11W, Sections 15, 20, 29-32 in Ozark County, Missouri. Northeast Ozark County, MO on the Willow Springs Unit of the MTNF.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Float Camp Campground Electric Service Project
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2010 
Expected:07/2010  07/2010 Ken Olsen
573-996-2153
kolsen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project to provide electrical service via amendment to an existing special use permit to Ozark Border for 2000 feet of electrical line in existing ROW of FR 3210 at depth of 36 inches to provide electric to Float Camp Campground.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects/
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ripley. LEGAL - T23N, R2E, SE 1/4 of Section 5 and the NE1/4 of Section 8. In Ripley County south of FR 3210 for 2000 feet to location of previous water pump for Float Camp Campground.
James Collins Private Property Access FLPMA Road
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2008 
Expected:07/2010
 
07/2010 Ken Haberl
573-996-2153
khaberl@fs.fed.us 
Description: This road accesses a tract of about 1 acres of private land (part of a larger parcel of 164 acres with 5 landowners. The larger private parcel is surrounded by National Forest land.
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ripley. LEGAL - T23N, R1E, Section 4, 5. T24N, R1E, Section 33. Access road through National Forest land to private land (.23 miles).
Jim Chandler Private Property Access FLPMA Road
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2008 
Expected:07/2010
 
07/2010 Ken Haberl
573-996-2153
khaberl@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal is derived from an unauthorized logging trespass and temporary road construction on National Forest land. Citation were issued and resolved before legal access would be authorized.
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter. LEGAL - T25N, R1E, Section 4, NE corner of NE corner. Private property access FLPMA road request located approximately 3 miles north of Hawes Current River access and approximately 1 mile northwest of F Hwy.
Van Buren Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/17/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2010 
Expected:01/2011
 
03/2011 Bill Paxton
573-785-1475
bpaxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Purpose and Need is to move existing conditions toward Forest-wide goals and objectives, and the prescription for MP 2.1 found in the Forest Plan. It includes harvest and other vegetation treatments, as well as transportation and recreation elements.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Carter. LEGAL - Township 26, North Range 1 West, and Township 26 North, Range 2 West. It generally lies west and southwest of Van Buren, Missouri, west of the Current River . Carter County, Missouri. The nearest rural community is Van Buren, less than 1 mile east of the project area.
Wolf Mountain Natural Community Prescribed Burn Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/08/2010 
Expected:06/2011
 
09/2011 Keith Kelley
573-996-2153
kpkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposing prescribed burning on approximately 4,390 acres of national forest to restore the ecological role of fire to maintain, enhance, or restore natural communities.Most of the area was prescribed burned in 2005.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31473
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Ripley. Wolf Mountain.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Kaintuck West
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/14/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/2010 
Expected:04/2011
 
06/2011 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us 
Description: To utilize an ecosystems management approach to maintain and restore the structure and composition of the natural communities that fit with historic landscape patterns in the area. This ecosystem management approach includes vegetation management.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects/
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Township 37 North, Range 09 West, sections 27-29, 32-34; Township 36 North, Range 09 West, sections 3-11, 14-23, 26-34; Township 35 North, Range 09 West, sections 4-6, 8-10, 15-16, 21, and Township 36. 10 miles southwest of Rolla Missouri in Phelps County.
Miller Special Use Permit, Road Access, DM
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/21/2010  09/2010 Steve Forsberg
573-341-7441
sforsberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Private Road Special Use Permit for Authorized access over NFS Land to Private Property
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Laclede. LEGAL - Section 9 of T33N, R12W, 5th Principal Meridian. Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District, State of Missouri, Laclede County.
Rowan Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/15/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
12/2010 Steve Forsberg
573-341-7441
sforsberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Private road special use permit for authorized access over NFS Land to Pvt Property
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps. LEGAL - Section 33 of T36N, R10W, 5th Principal Meridian. Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District, State of Missouri, Phelps County.
Sho-Me/Laclede Electric - Special use permit Amendment, New aerial power line 30611
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2006 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Steve Forsberg
573-341-7441
sforsberg@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit for new aerial power line over National Forest System Land
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Laclede. LEGAL - T34N, R13W, Section 18, Fifth Principal Meridian. Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District, Laclede County, Missouri, Houston Unit.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Poplar Bluff Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Brown's Hollow Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2010 
Expected:03/2011  04/2011 Bill Paxton
(573)785-1475
bpaxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Management activities directed primarily toward improving habitat conditions for the Indiana bat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/marktwain/projects/26388/index.htm
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - T28N, R5E. Approximately 2 miles southwest of Greenville in Wayne County, Missouri. Generally south of Highway FF, and west of Highway 67.
CenterPoint Pipeline Restoration Project
CE
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 09/02/2010  09/2010 Bill Paxton
573-785-1475
bpaxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project involves erosion control and prevention, maintenance measures and associated activities on National Forest System (NFS) lands within, adjacent to, or in close proximity to the CenterPoint Energy Pipeline.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects/index
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne, Butler. LEGAL - T28N, R6E, SECTIONS 5, 8, 17, 21, 28. T27N, R6E, SECTIONS 8, 17, 20, 32, 31. T26N, R6E, SECTIONS 6, 7, 8. This pipeline extends approximately 8.7 miles on National Forest System lands from near the community of Hendrickson to the National Forest Boundary east of Greenville, Missouri.
Northeast Lake
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2011 
Expected:09/2011  11/2011 Bill Paxton
(573)785-1475
bpaxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Management of natural vegetative communities and enhancement of semi-primitive motorized dispersed recreation activities.
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Wayne. LEGAL - 26 North, Range 6 East, Sections 1-6, 8-12, 13-17, 20-28, and 33-36; Township 27 North, Range 6 East, Sections 1-3 and 11-13. North of Poplar Bluff and east of Lake Wappapello (Corps of Engineers), in Wayne County, Missouri.
Wolf Creek Bicycle Trail Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 09/02/2010  09/2010 Bill Paxton
573-785-1475
bpaxton@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project is to establish and develop a mountain bicycle trail system approximately 21 miles in length in partnership between the Forest Service, Poplar Bluff Parks and Recreation Department, and other partners.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/projects/
Location: UNIT - Poplar Bluff Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Butler. LEGAL - Butler County, Missouri, within Township 25 North, Range 5 East, Sections 14, 22, 23 26 and 27. Approximately 2 miles northwest of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. It is located between Highway PP and Highway 67 North on both sides of FSR 3107 (Wolf Creek Road) within compartments 156 and 167.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Berryman Trail Reconstruction and Repair Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 08/02/2010  08/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will improve 6.6 miles of the existing 24-mile-long Berryman Trail, re-construct 6 miles of new trail, permanently close 3 miles of trail, and maintain the remaining 14 miles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33369
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - Washington County. Along the Berryman Trail, west of Potosi, MO.
Council Bluff Habitat Improvement Prescribed Burn Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/29/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
03/2011 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescribed burning of approximately 9,077 acres of National Forest System lands to restore open woodland, closed woodland and igneous glade natural communities and reduce hazardous fuels build-up.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=31438
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Washington. LEGAL - T35N, R1E, Sections 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; T34N, R1E, Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 T34N, R2E, Section 30. Iron and Washington Counties.
Council Bluff Lake Recreation Area Renovation
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2009 
Expected:03/2011
 
12/2011 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project work includes facility construction of a new developed campground near the lake, and will include electricity and water at the developed site to be located near the existing day use area and closing the old campground.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Washington. LEGAL - T35N, R1E, Sections 15 and 22. Iron and Washington Counties.
Patterson Mountain Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2011 
Expected:02/2011  03/2012 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescribed burn treatments on approximately 3,660 acres of National Forest System lands to restore open woodland, closed woodland, and igneous glade natural communities and to reduce hazardous fuels build-up.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Madison. LEGAL - T32N, R5E, Sections 6, 7, 8; T33N, R5E, Sections 30, 31; T32N, R4E, Sections 1, 2, 11, 12; T33N, R4E, Section 36. Project area is in Iron and Madison Counties in Missouri.
Private Road Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  09/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner needs permit to access property across National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Bollinger. LEGAL - T32N, R8E, Section 36. Road is in Bollinger County, Missouri.
Private Road Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/15/2010  07/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to access private property across NFS lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T 37 N, R 2W, Section 33. Land is in Crawford County, Missouri.
Private Road Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/15/2010  07/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to access private property across NFS lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T 38 N, R 2 W, Sections 33 and 34. Land is in Crawford County, Missouri.
Private Road Special Use Permit Renewals
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  09/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will reissue 5 permits to landowners who require access to private lands across National Forest system lands. Permit term is 10 years.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Madison, Ste. Genevieve. LEGAL - T32N, R5E, S30; T33N, R5E, S13; T32N, R5E, S32; T35N, R8E, S24; T32N, R7E, S10. Roads are in Madison and Ste. Genevieve Counties in Missouri.
Private Road Special Use Permit Renewals
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/27/2010  09/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue of 22 permits for landowners to access private property across National Forest system lands. Permit term is 10 years.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington, Crawford. LEGAL - T37N, R1E, R1W, R2W, R3W; T36N, R1E, R1W; T35N, R2W; T38N, R1E, R2W. Roads are in Washington and Crawford Counties in Missouri.
Recreation Event Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/11/2010  08/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit required for recreation event which will us the Berrryman Trail, portions of the Ozark Trail, and existing system and non-system roads. Recreation event activities are running and mountain biking.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington, Crawford. LEGAL - T 37 N, R 1 E, R 1 W, and R 2 W; T 38 N, R 1 E, R 1 W, and R 2 W. Berryman Trail, portions of Ozark Trail, and system and non-system roads in Crawford and Washington Counties in Missouri.
Recreation Event Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/02/2010  09/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: This permit is for Mountain Bike race to be held on the Council Bluff Trail
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T35N, R1E, Sections 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28. Event is at Council Bluff Lake Recreation Area.
Shirley Ridge Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2010 
Expected:12/2010  03/2011 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescribed burn treatment of approximately 4,021 acres of National Forest System lands to restore open woodland, closed woodland, and igneous glade natural communities and to reduce hazardous fuels build-up.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T38N, R1W, Sections 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; T38N, R2W, Sections 24, 25; T37N, R1W, Sections 3, 4, 5, 9. Project area is in Washington County, Missouri.
Temporary Private Road Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/26/2010  07/2010 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner needs permit to access property across National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T33N, R1W, Section 12. Road is in Reynolds County, Missouri.
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Mark Twain National Forest,   Salem Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Black River Electric Permit SAL78 Amendment # 2
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 05/05/2010  05/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Permit allows Black River Electric Cooperative to put in 2845 feet of overhead distribution utility line and the removal of 2845 feet of buried utility line.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Shannon. LEGAL - Township 31 North, Range 3 West, Sections 9 and 16. Utility line is in Shannon County, Missouri.
Grasshopper Hollow Analysis Area Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will manage project area vegetation with the goal of restoring native ecosystems. Vegetation management includes both timber harvest and prescribed burn treatments which will also improve forest health and reduce hazard fuels.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T32N, R1W, Sec. 2,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34; T32N, R2W, Sec.1,2,3,10,11,12,13,14,24,35,36. The Grasshopper Hollow Analysis Area is located just west of Sutton Bluff Campground, south of the West Fork of the Black River and north of Missouri Hwy 72.
Private Road Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/03/2010 
Expected:11/2010
 
11/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to access private property across National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T33N, R3W, Section 12. Road is in Reynolds County, Missouri.
Private Road Special Use Permit Renewals
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/09/2010  09/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue 12 permits for landowners to access private property across National Forest system lands. Term of permits is 10 years.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds, Shannon, Crawford, Dent. LEGAL - T31N, R2W; T32N, R1W, R2W, R3W; T33N, R1W, R2W, R4W; T34N, R3W; and T35N, R3W. Roads are in Crawford, Dent, Reynolds, and Shannon Counties in Missouri.
Scotia Cemetery Prescribed Burn
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Heritage resource management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/02/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us 
Description: The primary purpose of the Scotia Cemetery Prescribed Burn Project is to improve the conditions of understory vegetation and to provide increased protection for heritage resources in a portion of the Nova Scotia Ironworks.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33530
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - Township 33 North; Range 4 West; Sections 25, 26, 35, and 36. This project is located on approximately 285 acres of National Forest System lands in Compartment 153 .
Sutton Bluff ATV Trail System
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/12/2010 
Expected:12/2010
 
04/2011 Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes trail connections between Sutton Bluff ATV Trail # 5, # 7,# 8, and # 9 so that riders will not have to travel on Forest Highway 56-1
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=24279
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T32N, R1E, Sec. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 17; T32N, R1W, Sec. 11, 12, 13. Sutton Bluff ATV Trail System, Reynolds County, Missouri.
Temporary Private Road Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/03/2010 
Expected:10/2010
 
10/2010 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to access private property across National Forest system lands.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T33N, R3W, Section 2. Road is in Reynolds County, Missouri.
West Fork Bottomland Restoration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2010 
Expected:03/2011  04/2011 Jay Turner
573-729-6656
jayturner@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore bottomlands by restoring wetlands along the W. Fork of the Black River (lands aquired from Doe Run)- restore springs and water flow, remove ditches, dig out depressions and built small dams to capture water flow.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds. LEGAL - T32N, R2W, Section 2. Land is on West Fork of the Black River in Reynolds County, Missouri.
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