Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2012 to 06/30/2012
Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
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Projects Occurring Nationwide
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,  Great Divide Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,  Lakewood-Laona Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,  Medford-Park Falls Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R9 - Eastern Region, Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,  Washburn Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/19/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
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.
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  Completed  Actual: 03/23/2012  12/2011 Brenda Halter-Glenn
202-260-9400
bhalterglenn@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  Completed  Actual: 12/13/2011  01/2012 Glen Stein
801-200-2703
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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Chequamegon / Nicolet 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
2011 Plan Amendment ORV Definition and Standard
CE
- Land management planning  Developing Proposal
Est. Colloboration Start 06/2012 
Expected:12/2012  12/2012 William Johnson
715-362-1335
wcjohnson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest proposes a programmatic amendment to its 2004 Land and Resource Management Plan in response to new information related to off-road vehicles (ORV) that could be considered in future site-specific analysis.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf/
Location: UNIT - Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest All Units. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland, Bayfield, Forest, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Washburn. LEGAL - Forest-wide. Forest-wide.
Early Successional Habitat Improvement
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 03/02/2012  05/2012 Daniel Eklund
715-762-5194
deklund@fs.fed.us 
Description: The agency proposes to manage its ruffed grouse management areas (RGMAs) to improve and enhance early successional habitat. About 6,000 of 31,000 acres comprising twelve RGMAs are proposed for habitat improvement.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33017
Location: UNIT - Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest All Units. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Sawyer. LEGAL - Various. Various areas across four ranger districts: Medford-Park Falls, Eagle River-Florence, Great Divide, and Lakewood-Laona.
Heterobasidion Root Disease Prevention
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/17/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Brian Quinn
715-762-5176
bquinn@fs.fed.us 
Description: The forest proposes to treat cut stumps with borax to prevent colonization by Heterobasidion annosum, a root disease of pine and other conifers.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36264
Location: UNIT - Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest All Units. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Oconto, Oneida, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas. LEGAL - Forest-wide. Forest-wide.
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Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2011 Three Utilities Additional Line Burials
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special area management  Completed  Actual: 12/02/2011  03/2012 Joan Stanfield-Smith
715-362-1300
jstanfieldsmith@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorization to install new electric and fiber optic cable across national forest, approx 10 miles divided in three segments on three districts.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District, Medford-Park Falls Ranger District, Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield, Sawyer, Taylor. LEGAL - Great Divide: T40N, R4W; Medford T32N, R1W; Washburn: T47N, R7W. Forest Road 163, Forest Road 103, and State Hwy 2.
2012 Special Use Renewals
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/13/2012  03/2012 Joan Stanfield-Smith
715-362-1300
jstanfieldsmith@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forty-six existing special use permits are expiring and require re-authorization to allow continued use and occupancy on the Forest. Included are 44 road access to private lands, two signs, and one weed mowing.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District, Medford-Park Falls Ranger District, Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland, Bayfield, Price, Sawyer, Taylor. LEGAL - Various sites, See maps. Various locations on the West side of the Forest (Chequamegon).
Telephone USA of Wisconsin
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/19/2011  09/2011 Joan Stanfield-Smith
715-362-1300
jstanfieldsmith@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorization to be issued to Telephone USA of WI to install approximately 8.1 miles of buried fiber optic cable on NFS land along State Highway 139, serving the towns of Newald, Long Lake, and Tipler, Wisconsin.
Location: UNIT - Eagle River-Florence Ranger District, Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Florence, Forest. LEGAL - T37N, R15E, Sections 17, 18, 20; T38N, R14E, Sections 13, 23, 24, 25; T38N, R15E, Section 6; T39N, R15E, Sections 5, 6, 17, 18, 30, 31; and T40N, R15E, Sections 30, 31. Along State Highway 139, serving the towns of Newald, Long Lake and Tipler, WI.
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Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,   Great Divide Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
20 mile Creek Restoration
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:06/2012  06/2012 Jim Mineau
715-762-5182
jmineau@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to restore a segment of 20 mile Creek by removing the old abandoned railroad grade crossing.
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - The grade crosses 20 Mile Creek in T44N, R5W, Section 6. About 5 miles southeast of Grandview, WI near Forest Road 378.
Bob Bay FR 1288 Special Use Road Request
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 11/14/2011  12/2011 Joan Cervenka
715-762-5174
jcervenka@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a Special Use authorization to provide Bob Bay roaded access across NFS land to conduct logging on private property. The access request consists of use of a closed system road (FR 1288) and reconstruction of a 0.5 mile non-system road.
Web Link:  http://fs.usda.gov/goto/cnnf/nepa
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland. LEGAL - FR1288 and the non-system road are located in T42N R3W Sections 6 and 7 and in T42N RW S12 . The private property is is in T42N R3W S7 SWSW and T42N R4W S12 SESE. Approximately 5 miles east of Clam Lake, WI. FR 1288 intersects with Highway 77 and extends south about 1.7 miles. The non-system road continues south an additional 0.5 mile.
Brandt_Family_SUP_Request
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 11/10/2011  12/2011 Joan Cervenka
715-762-5174
jcervenka@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special Use Permit request for motorized use of 2.25 miles of FR 1689 to access private property within a non-motorized area. Connected actions include minor road maintenance, removal of boulders, and installation of a gate.
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Sawyer. LEGAL - Township 42 North, Range 6 West, Sections 5, 6, and 8, Sawyer County, Wisconsin. FR 1689, which is located in parts of Sections 5, 6, and 8, Township 42 North, Range 6 West, Sawyer County, Wisconsin.
Forest Road 164 ATV Connector
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/13/2012  06/2012 Jim Hong
719-274-8971
jhong@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to build a connector ATV trail to connect two legs of an ATV route on FR 164.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38847
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Ashland. LEGAL - Section 15 of T41N, R4W, Ashland County, Wisconsin. The general location is 10 miles north of Loretta along County Highway GG.
Relocation of FR 201 and FR 213 intersections with C.T.H. D
EA
- Road management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Debra Proctor
715-634-4821
debralproctor@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocate the intersections of County Highway D with Forest Road 201 and Forest Road 213 north of the current locations. Construct new sections and decommission unneeded sections of Forest Roads 201 and 213 (new and old approaches to intersection).
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - Township 44 North Range 6 West Section 11. Intersection of County Highway D with Forest Roads 201 and 213 in Bayfield County approximately 5 miles south of Grand View, Wisconsin.
St. Croix Tribal Request for Forest Products
CE
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 03/09/2012  04/2012 Mary Rasmussen
906-358-4551 x24
mrasmussen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The harvest of approximately 200 live red pine trees within two areas totalling about 65 acres. The trees will be a minimum of 12 inches diameter at the base down to 6 inches at the top.
Location: UNIT - Great Divide Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Sawyer. LEGAL - Township 41 north, Range 6 west, sec. 32. Along Forest Road 319, Compartment 441, Stand 1(15 acres) and Compartment 442, Stand 29, (49 acres),.
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Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,   Lakewood-Laona Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2010 Lakewood-Laona Gypsy Moth Control
EA
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/16/2010 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 John Lampereur
715-276-6333
jlampereur@fs.fed.us 
Description: Apply Bt (biologic control) to control dispersal of gypsy moth from infested recreation and administrative sites.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32868
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Forest, Langlade, Oconto. LEGAL - T31-38N, R12-18E. Lakewood-Laona Ranger District.
2013-2017 Chili Ski-In 5-year Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2012 
Expected:04/2012  04/2012 Evan Miller
715-674-4481
evanmiller@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replaces annual permits with a 5 year permit. No changes in factilities or activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38586
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Oconto. LEGAL - T35N, R16E, Section 34, NESE. Lakewood.
Hemlock Springs Pond
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/16/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Thomas Moris
715-674-4481
tmoris@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project conitues dredging the spring pond by increasing the size of the disposal areas, buidling a berm, maintenance of access roads, and laying a dredge line.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38419
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Oconto. LEGAL - T33N, R15E, Section 1. Hemlock Spring northeast of Townsend.
Lakewood Southeast Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/07/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
10/2012 Marilee Houtler
715-276-6333
mhoutler@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal would use timber management, prescribed fire, and planting to move the forest toward the forest plan desired conditions. It would include timber harvest, prescibed burning, stand tending and reforestation, access, and wildlife habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33426
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Oconto. LEGAL - T31-32N, R17E. Southeast part of the Lakewood-Laona District, to the southeast of the Town of Mountain.
Mountain Lakes ATV Trail Reroute
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/09/2012  05/2012 Marilee Houtler
715-674-4481
emiller@fs.fed.us 
Description: Above average rainfall as flooded part of the orginial trail. The trail would be rerouted to aviod the low area. There would be .55 miles moved onto existing corridors and .18 miles of trail construction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37815
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Oconto. LEGAL - T32N, R16E, Section 20 and 29. Mountain lakes, east of Highway 32.
Rat River Recreational Trail
EA
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 02/17/2012  05/2012 Darrell Richards
715-674-4481
derichards@fs.fed.us 
Description: This new trail is on an abondoned railroad grade and roads. The project would include clearing brush and downed trees, pulling up railroad ties, and removing an old dump. Culverts, gates, signs, picnic tables, and benches would be installed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35101
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Forest. LEGAL - T35N, R15E, Sections 8, 9, 13, 14, and 16. Trail would follow the Rat River.
Wolfman Triathlon Inc., 5-year Recreation Event Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/09/2012  05/2012 Marilee Houtler
715-674-4481
emiller@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would issue a 5-year permit to replace the annual permit. There is no changes to the activities or location. The only change is administrative.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37816
Location: UNIT - Lakewood-Laona Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Langlade, Oconto. LEGAL - T31N, R14E, Sections 1 and 12; T31N, R15E, Sections 7, 18 and 19. Langlade.
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Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,   Medford-Park Falls Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Glacial Springs Snowmobile Trail Re-Route
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 03/02/2012  03/2012 Gabriel Esquibel
715-762-5188
gesquibel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-route of a small portion of a snowmobile trail from one side of a road r-o-w to the other because of hazardous ice buildup which causes a spring to back up and flow over the road surface and freeze (instead of through the established culvert).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38287
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Taylor. LEGAL - Township 33 North, Range 1 West, Section 23. Southwest of Mondeaux Flowage on Park Road (FR 1563) in Taylor County, WI.
Ice Age Blowdown
CE
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 11/15/2011  11/2011 Russell Newman
715-762-5716
rnewman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Salvage harvest of about 21 acres of blown over trees in an area planned for a re-route and river crossing of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=36834
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Taylor. The blowdown is located north of County M and Perkinstown in Section 14, T. 32 N., R. 2 W., about 15 miles NW of Medford, WI.
Managed Grazing in Silver Creek Watershed
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
Completed  Actual: 01/03/2012  03/2013 Sarah Holmes
715-373-2667
sarahholmes@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approval of funding to implement the Chequamegon Resource Advisory Committee Managed Grazing Project # 16, a managed grazing project on non-Forest Service lands.
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Taylor. LEGAL - T33N, R1 E, Section 4. 137.5 acres adjacent to Silver Creek in Taylor County, about 16 miles north of Medford, WI.
Mondeaux Hardrock Prospecting Permits
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:09/2012  12/2012 Jane Darnell
715-748-4875, ext 38
jdarnell01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Request for prospecting for valuable ore deposits with ground geophysical surveys and potential follow-up with bed-rock core sampling.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38285
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Taylor. LEGAL - Township 33 North, Range 1 West. North and west of the Mondeaux Flowage in Taylor County, WI.
Park Falls Hardwoods
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/23/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
12/2012 Jane Darnell
715-748-4875, ext 38
jdarnell01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation and transportation management projects primarily for restoring a landscape of uneven aged northern hardwoods, treatment for reducing threat of emerald ash borer, and other vegetation treatments to improve forest resiliency.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=28545
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Price. LEGAL - Primarily the eastern sections of T37N, R3E; T38N, R3E; and T39N, R3E. The project location is about 20 miles southeast of Park Falls, WI and adjacent to the eastern boundary of Price County.
Taylor to Price Snowmobile Trail Connecter
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Evan Miller
715-748-4875
evanmiller@fs.fed.us 
Description: Designation of a snowmobile trail connection between a Taylor County trail in the vicinity of Mondeaux Flowage and a southern Price County snowmobile trail system using primarily existing travel corridors.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_content.php?project=11114
Location: UNIT - Medford-Park Falls Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Taylor. LEGAL - T33N, R1W and R2W. From the Mondeaux Flowage, northwest to Price County.
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Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest,   Washburn Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R9 - Eastern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chequamegon Telephone Communications, Inc. Amendment 3 Special Use
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/28/2011  09/2011 Joan Cervenka
715-762-2461
jcervenka@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project is issuance of an amendment to a Special Use authorization to include additional new fiber optic cable including associated warning signs, terminals, and pedestals in an existing open corridor along a road right-of-way.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - T46N R8W, Sec. 11,13; T45N R8W, Sec. 11, 14, 23, 26, 27, 29-36; T44N R8W, Sec. 1, 13, 14, 22, 24, 25, 27; T48N R7W, Sec. 29; T47N R7W, Sec. 4, 5, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 32, 33; T46N R7W, Sec. 5, 8. Segments are located across the Washburn Ranger District landbase.
Community Wildlfire Protection Plan Hazardous Fuel Treatment Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jennifer Maziasz
715-373-2667
jmaziasz@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project entails reducing the hazardous fuels along several road corridors near the Town of Drummond.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - T45N, R7W, Sections 33, 5, 4 &15. Several roads near the Town of Drummond including Hwy 63, Lake Owen Drive and Lake Owen Station Drive.
Independence Salvage Project
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/09/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
04/2012 Sarah Holmes
715-373-2667
sarahholmes@fs.fed.us 
Description: In July 2011, High winds damaged about 900 acres of timber on the District. The Forest Service is proposing to treat up to 600 acres of damaged timber through a salvage harvest. Access would use existing roads, trails, and 2 miles of temporary road.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36907
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - T44N, R7W, Sections 1-3, 8-11 and 16. Project is located east of Highway 63 in the Town of Drummond, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.
Lake Access Project
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Teresa Maday
715-373-2667
tmaday@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to designate appropriate campsites, day use areas, and improve boat access points to minimize impacts from dispersesed recreation at Sawdust and Hoist Lakes.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - Township 47 North, Range 7 West, Section 8 & Township 48 North, Ranger 7 West, Section 2. Sawdust and Hoist Lakes in the northern portion of the Washburn Ranger District.
Ronkowski Road SUP
CE
- Road management
- Special use management  
On Hold  N/A  N/A Joan Cervenka
715-762-2461
jcervenka@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed new issuance of a special use authorization for access to private property across NFS lands. Affects about 1/2-mile of existing, unclassified road. Some maintenance will be needed.
Location: UNIT - Washburn Ranger District. STATE - Wisconsin. COUNTY - Bayfield. LEGAL - T44N, R7W, Section 7. Two miles SW of the town of Drummond, WI.
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