Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2011 to 06/30/2011
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
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- 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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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 04/2011 
Expected:09/2011
 
10/2011 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.
Recreation Prospectus Campgrounds
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/25/2011  03/2011 Karen Mobley
573-341-7454
kmobley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of recreation special use permits for campground concessions which include, but not be limied to: collecting fees from users, cleaning, and maintenance and operation of campground facilities, and campground operation services.
Location: UNIT - Mark Twain National Forest All Units. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Madison, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Reynolds, Shannon, Stone, Washington, Wayne, Carter, Christian, Crawford. Big Bay, Cobb Ridge, Council Bluff, Red Bluff, Greer Crossing, Watercress, Lane Spring, Loggers Lake, Sutton Bluff, Marble Creek, Silver Mines, Markham Springs, and North Fork. Sinking Creek Cabin.
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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
Recreation Event Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/21/2011  02/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: To reissue a s permit for five years to the Sports Car Club of St. Louis. This permit renewal will allow spectators points to be located on National Forest land. Rally will be held each February over the next five years.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District, Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Reynolds, Washington, Crawford, Dent. Event is on county roads in Crawford, Dent, Iron, Reynolds, and Washington Counties in Missouri.
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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 01/2011 
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.
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.
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.
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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 01/2011 
Expected:03/2011  04/2011 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:01/2011
 
01/2011 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:01/2011
 
01/2011 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.
Replacement of Hurricane Creek Low Water Crossing on Forest Highway 58 (Forest Road 3152)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/14/2011 
Expected:03/2011
 
08/2011 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Eleven Point Ranger District is seeking public input on a proposal to replace the Hurricane Creek Low Water Crossing on Forest Highway 58 (Forest Road 3152). The crossing is located in Township 25 North, Range 3 West, Section 34, SESW.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Oregon. LEGAL - The crossing is located at Township 25 North, Range 3 West, Section 34, SESW (Lat. 36 47 17.341 W, Long. 91 16 25.735 N). The Hurricane Creek Low Water Crossing is located on Forest Highway 58 (Forest Road 3152) also known as Hurricane Creek Road.
Van Buren Project
EA
- 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.
Whitten Access Improvement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/14/2011 
Expected:03/2011
 
10/2011 Paul Whitworth
573-996-2153
pmwhitworth@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Eleven Point Ranger District is seeking public input on a proposal to modify the Whitten Access site to improve access and traffic flow, stabilize the riverbank, designate use areas, and to improve social and environmental conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain/
Location: UNIT - Doniphan / Eleven Point Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Oregon. LEGAL - The site is specifically located in Township 24 North, Range 2 West, in the Southeast Quarter of Section 18. The Whitten Access site is located in Oregon County, Missouri, approximately 14 miles north east of Alton, Missouri, within the Eleven Point Ranger District.
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
HRCC 2011 Range Allotment Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/17/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
06/2011 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us 
Description: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and 1995 Rescissions Act, the purpose of this project is to authorize livestock grazing on 14 existing grazing allotments on the HRCC Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/mtnf/projects
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Laclede, Phelps, Pulaski, Texas. LEGAL - T33N, R13W; T32N, R10W; T34N, R09W; T34N, R13W T33N, R10W; T34N, R10W; T33N, R11W; T36N, R09W 5th Principal Meridian. 14 separate tracts of National Forest Land on the Houston Rolla Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest.
Kaintuck West
EA
- 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:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/03/2011 
Expected:05/2011
 
07/2011 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.
Rowan Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/15/2010 
Expected:03/2011
 
03/2011 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:03/2011
 
03/2011 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.
Teasley Hollow
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2011 
Expected:10/2011  12/2011 Mark Hamel
573-341-7443
mhamel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve forest health, enhance natural communities, provide a wide diversity of habitats to meet the needs of plants, fish and wildlife species, improve species composition and stocking, reduce hazardous fuels, provide a variety of timber products
Location: UNIT - Houston / Rolla / Cedar Creek Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Phelps, Pulaski. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 10 West, sections 1-6, 8-12; 16 Township 35 North, Range 10 West, sections 28, 32-35, Fifth Principal Meridian. 20 miles southwest of Rolla, MO and adjacent to the east boundary of Fort Leonard Wood Military Reservation on the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest.
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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 01/2011 
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.
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.
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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
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
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2011 
Expected:09/2011  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.
Red Bluff Campground Electrification and Redesign
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2011 
Expected:09/2011  11/2011 Michael Weber
573-438-5427
mjweber@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocate campsites that historically flood along Huzzah Creek to higher ground for the safety of camplers and to alleviate maintenance and repairs necessitated by the floods that typically occur one to three times a year
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Crawford. LEGAL - T36N, R2W, Sections 20 and 29. Red Bluff Campground.
Shirley Ridge Prescribed Burn
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 01/07/2011  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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=33970
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.
Special Use Permit for Recreation Event
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: This permit is for 75-mile and 100-mile endurance equestrian rides from Bass Resort to Sutton's Bluff on the Ozark Trail,
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron, Reynolds, Washington, Crawford. LEGAL - T38N, R1 and 2W; T37N, R1W; T36N, R1W and 1E; T35N, R1E; T34N, R1E and 1W; T33N, R1W; 32N, R1W. Ride is on Ozark Trail from Bass Resort to Sutton's Bluff Campground.
Temporary Private Road Special Use Permit 35821
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/10/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to temporarily access private property across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T32N, R4E, Section 19. Land is in Iron County, Missouri.
Temporary Private Road Special Use Permit 35825
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to temporarily access private propery across National Fores System lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T38N, R1E, Section 32 and T37N, R1E, Section 5. Land is in Washington County, Missouri.
Temporary Private Road Special Use Permit 35830
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to temporarily access private property across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Iron. LEGAL - T34N, R1W, Section 9 and 16. Land is in Iron County, Missouri.
Temporary Private Road Special Use Permit 35837
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/11/2011 
Expected:04/2011
 
04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to temporarily access private property across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Potosi / Fredericktown Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Washington. LEGAL - T37N, R1E, Sections 27, 34, and 35. Land is in Washington 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
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.
Special Use Permit Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/11/2011  04/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: To remove 1.5 miles of overhead electric line by Black Rive Electric Cooperative. Line is no longer in use.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Reynolds, Dent. LEGAL - T 33 N, R 3 W, Section 19 and T 34 N, R 4 W, Section 24 and 25. Land is in Dent and Reynolds Counties in Missouri.
Sutton Bluff ATV Trail System
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/12/2010 
Expected:06/2011
 
08/2011 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 35817
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 01/13/2011  01/2011 Gail Blair
573-438-5427
gjblair@fs.fed.us 
Description: Landowner requires permit to temporarily access private property across National Forest System Lands.
Location: UNIT - Salem Ranger District. STATE - Missouri. COUNTY - Dent. LEGAL - T32N, R4W, Section 16. Land is in Dent County, Missouri.
West Fork Bottomland Restoration Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2011 
Expected:09/2011  11/2011 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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