Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2012 to 06/30/2012
Tongass 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
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Admiralty National Monument (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Craig Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Hoonah Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Juneau Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Petersburg Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Sitka Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Thorne Bay Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Wrangell Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R10 - Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest,  Yakutat 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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Tongass National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Craig and Thorne Bay (Prince of Wales) Outfitter and Guide Management Plan (EA)
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/14/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
09/2012 Susan Jennings
907-772-5864
sjennings@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will consider recreation use by outfitters and guides on the Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts. The analysis area covers all NFS lands on Craig and Thorne Bay Ranger Districts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27974
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District, Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - T 66 S, R 75 E to T 83 S, R 90 E. All of Craig & Thorne Bay RD's.
Shoreline II Outfitter and Guide Management Plan
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 03/2013 
Expected:02/2015  02/2015 Susan Jennings
907-723-0477
comments-alaska-tongass-sitka@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will determine recreation use levels for saltwater-based outfitters & guides on the Admiralty Nat. Mon., Hoonah, Juneau, and Sitka Ranger Districts. A Proposed Action will be developed to allocate service days to outfitter and guide use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38181
Location: UNIT - Hoonah Ranger District, Juneau Ranger District, Admiralty National Monument, Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway, Sitka, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon, Wrangell-Petersburg. Shoreline and other areas on the Admiralty National Monument and Hoonah, Juneau, and Sitka Ranger Districts.
Wrangell and Petersburg Districts Invasive Weeds Management Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:09/2012  10/2012 Cristi Corey-Luse
715-362-1185
ccoreyluse@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project proposes to treat invasive weed infestations on Wrangell and Petersburg Districts through various means including manual, mechanical, and chemical treatments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37523
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District, Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. All of the Wrangell and Petersburg Ranger Districts.
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Tongass National Forest,   Admiralty National Monument (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2012 Hecla Greens Creek Surface Exploration Drilling Plan of Operations
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/02/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Joseph Manning
907-789-6273
jcmanning@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company plans to continue its surface exploration program in 2012 and proposes limited or minimal tree cutting in the Greens Creek IRA to provide safe helicopter landings and drill pads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38049
Location: UNIT - Admiralty National Monument. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. Admiralty National Monument.
Angoon Airport Project
EIS
- Facility management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/24/2008
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
05/2013 Jennifer Berger
907-789-6278
jberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The FAA is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider alternatives to, and impacts of constructing a new land-based commercial airport near the City of Angoon. The FAA is the lead agency and the USFS is a cooperator per an MOU.
Web Link:  http://www.angoonairporteis.com/
Location: UNIT - Admiralty National Monument. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - 57' 29" N, 134' 33-34" W. Near the environs of the City of Angoon and Favorite Bay.
Hecla Greens Creek Mine Proposed Tailings Expansion
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 10/05/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:10/2012
 
12/2012 Sarah Samuelson
907-789-6274
ssamuelson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze Greens Creek's proposal to expand the existing tailings facility.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32662
Location: UNIT - Admiralty National Monument. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon. LEGAL - LEGAL - T.44S., R65E.; T.34S., R.65E; CRM. UNIT - Admiralty National Monument. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. CRM. Admiralty National Monument - Greens Creek Mine, north-central portion of Admiralty Island.
Kanalku Creek Barrier Modification
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 02/13/2012  05/2012 Barbara Adams
907-789-6252
bjadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Modify partial barrier falls to allow improved upstream migration for sockeye salmon.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26177
Location: UNIT - Admiralty National Monument. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon. LEGAL - T.50.S, R69E., CRM. Kanalku Creek is located on the southeast corner of Mitchell Bay, Admiralty Island.
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Tongass National Forest,   Craig Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Craig Lot Disposal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2012 
Expected:09/2012  10/2012 Hillary Woods
907-228-6270
hwoods@fs.fed.us 
Description: The vacant lot is located in Craig and will be disposed of by the end of FY 13. The parcel is a bare lot totalling 0.16 ac (6,848 sq. ft.) located at 802 Water St. in Craig, Alaska. Special authority FSFREA applies.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38910
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Lot 3, Block 24, USS No. 1430. 802 Water Street, Craig, Alaska.
Dog Salmon Creek Fishpass Retrofit
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Sarah Brandy
907-826-1634
sbrandy@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would improve fish passage by lowering the bedrock above the fishpass and by constructing structures to reduce sediment deposition.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37773
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Prince of Wales Island. The existing fishpass on Dog Salmon Creek, Polk Inlet.
Dog Salmon Fish Pass Parking
EA
- Recreation management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop parking area, improve viewing platform and signage for fish pass viewing.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27119
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - T75 S, R85E, Sec. 29 CRM. 25 miles east of Hydaburg along the Polk Road.
Gravelly Creek Trail Extension EA
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/10/2009 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extension of trail from Gravelly Creek at Thorne River to Falls Creek.
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. Gravelly Creek to Falls Creek.
Hyak Mine Road SUP CE
CE
- Special area management
- Special use management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop road to access private land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31744
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Section 31, T73S, R84E, CRM. Access from the end of the 2024-200 rd. Use of .4 acres of land to construct a 700 foot road to access private land.
Luck Creek Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Angela Coleman
907-228-4147
ajcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would decommissioning an old temporary road; and road improvement projects for aquatic passage and water quality on other roads; and aquatic habitat improvement projects on three tributaries and the Main stem of Luck Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37729
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Luck/Eagle Creek Watershed is located 16 miles south of Coffman Cove on northeast Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Luck/Eagle Creek Watershed is located 16 miles south of Coffman Cove on northeast Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
North Fork Lake Dam SUP
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:04/2012  05/2012 Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: The City of Craig proposes to increase the storage capacity at the existing water storage site by raising the existing dam up to 6 feet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37765
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Section 11, T 74S, R 82E, CRM. North Fork Lake.
Twelvemile Creek Restoration EA
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 02/13/2012  04/2012 Thomas Cady
907-874-7524
tcady@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project would authorize upland and riparian thinning treatments, road storage and improvement projects, and aquatic habitat improvement projects, on the mainstem Twelvemile Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36377
Location: UNIT - Craig Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. Twelvemile Arm, Twelvemile watershed, Prince of Wales Island.
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Tongass National Forest,   Hoonah Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Kennel Creek Integrated Resource Project 1.
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/24/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Terry Fiske
907-945-1217
tfiske@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Project proposes the first round of timber management, watershed enhancement and restoration treatments in the Kennel Creek Watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36217
Location: UNIT - Hoonah Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon. LEGAL - T46S R63E Sections 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, and 24 CRM. Kennel Creek Watershed.
LONG HAUL Timber Sale
CE
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 03/06/2012  05/2012 Terry Fiske
907-945-1217
tfiske@fs.fed.us 
Description: To manage the timber resources, promote forest health and provide an opportunity for small logging companies and sawmills to obtain timber. Use existing road system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34300
Location: UNIT - Hoonah Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon. LEGAL - T 47S, R64E, Sections 2 and 5. Chichagof Island. LONG HAUL.
SLUGS Timber Sale
CE
- Forest products  Completed  Actual: 03/03/2012  09/2012 Terry Fiske
907-945-1217
tfiske@fs.fed.us 
Description: To manage the timber resources, promote forest health, and provide an opportunity for small logging companies and sawmills to obtain timber. Use existing road system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34302
Location: UNIT - Hoonah Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon. LEGAL - T45S, R61E, Sections 13, 14, 23, and 24 T45S, R62E, Section 29. Chichagof Island. SLUGS.
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Tongass National Forest,   Juneau Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allocating Commercial Use for Guided Goat Hunts on the Juneau Ranger District
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Kevin Hood
907-789-6220
kehood@fs.fed.us 
Description: This NEPA process will examine alternatives that provide options for special use authorization for commercially guided goat hunting on the Juneau Ranger District. The alternatives will offer varying provisions, times, locations and numbers.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34597
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. This project assesses the entire Juneau Ranger District of the Tongass National Forest.
City & Borough of Juneau Snow Disposal Site analysis
EA
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/02/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
08/2012 Jim Case
907-789-6283
jimcase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Lands special use permit for City Borough Juneau snow storage within overflow bus parking lot at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36068
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - NW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec. 8, T. 40 S., R. 66 E., CRM. Bus parking are to the southwest of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area Planning
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:01/2013  03/2013 Jennifer Berger
907-789-6278
jberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: JRD is reviewing year-round recreation use by both independent and guided visitors within the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area in order to update and revise its 1996 recreation management plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37050
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. JRD/ AK/ Juneau; 5815 acres federally designated recreation area including and surrounding Mendenhall Lake.
Moose Lake Culvert Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/14/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Barbara Adams
907-789-6252
bjadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove a triple culvert at inlet to Moose Lake. These culverts impede upstream migration of Coho salmon from reaching intermittent rearing habitat. A recent glacial lake outburst flood event caused some damage to the trail above the culvert
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37012
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - AK 18 T40S R66E. Inlet to Moose Lake in the Dredge Lakes area Juneau, AK.
Peterson Lake Trail Maintenance
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Mike Dilger
907-789-6228
mdilger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Trail maintenance will harden muddy sections of trail over the entire 4.2 mile length of the trail from the road to the cabin.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37715
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - SEC 13, T39S, R64E, CM. Trailhead is just past mile 23 on Glacier Highway on the uphill side of the road, Juneau Ranger District, Juneau, Alaska.
Trail maintenance, beavers, and fish passage in the Dredge Lakes area
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Mike Dilger
907-789-6252
bjadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install beaver bafflers or pond levelers at six locations within the MGRA. After beaver bafflers are in place and the Moose Lake trail dewatered, the Moose Lake trail bed will be raised with fill from a nearby gravel pit.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38574
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - T40s, R66E, S 7, 8, 17, 18. Dredge Lakes Area, Juneau, Alaska.
Treadwell Ditch Trail Bridge Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mike Dilger
907-790-7474
mdilger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of four major bridges on Treadwell Ditch Trail. This may entail disturbance of stream banks in order to construct bridge abutments.
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - The trail exists across sections 7, 8, 16, 17, 21, 22, 26, 27 T41S R67E, and section 12 T41S R66E of the Copper River Meridian. The bridge replacements will occur on the Treadwell Ditch Trail (Forest Service Trail Number 33718) on Douglas Island in Juneau, AK. The proposed crossings are over the following drainages: Kowee Cr.
West Glacier Culvert Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/14/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Barbara Adams
907-789-6252
bjadams@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of a double culvert that is on a Forest Service system trail, and which impedes upstream migration of Coho Salmon and alters natural stream function.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37010
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - AK 12 T40S R66E. Approximately 1/2 mile east on West Glacier Trail, Juneau, Alaska.
West Glacier Trailhead Improvements
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Ed Grossman
907-789-6237
egrossman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed improvements at West Glacier Trailhead include vault toilets (4 holes total),a shelter at the commercial launch area, new trailhead sign, a new gate to and an access trail from the commercial launch area
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35470
Location: UNIT - Juneau Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Juneau. LEGAL - S7 T40S R66E Copper River Meridian. At the end of Skaterís Cabin Road to the West of Mendenhall Lake in Juneau, AK.
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Tongass National Forest,   Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
ADF&G Shoretie/Mooring Point Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/24/2012  03/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: ADF&G applied for a special use permit for two shoreties which connect a float in Foggy Bay to National Forest System lands. CFR Reference: 36 CFR 220.6 (e) 15)
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38059
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 80 S., R. 96 E., Sect. 15. Foggy Bay.
Alaska Department of Fish &Game Storage Yard Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/24/2012  03/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: ADF&G special use permit to store up to twelve 55-gallon fuel drums within three secondary containment units. The fuel containment units are stored in the vicinity of a private warehouse at the Quartz Hill Road origin. CFR 36 CFR 220.6 (e) 15)
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38060
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 75 S., R. 97 E., Sect. 14. Wilson Arm, near warehouse at Quartz Hill Road origin.
Alaska Department of Fish &Game Temporary Camp Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/24/2012  03/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: ADF&G has applied for a special use permit to continue use of a seasonal field camp on McDonald Lake.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38066
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 68 S., R. 88 E., Sect. 28. McDonald Lake near Yes Bay.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game -- Hugh Smith Work Camp Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/17/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: ADF&G has applied for a special use permit to continue use of a work camp on Hugh Smith Lake.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38091
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 78 S., R. 98 E., Sec. 19. Outlet of Hugh SMith Lake adjacent to Boca de Quadra.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game-- Unuk River Work Camp Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/18/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: ADF&G has applied for a special use permit to continue using a work camp on the Unuk River
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38090
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 66 S., R. 93 E., Sec. 12. Approximately 8.5 miles up the Unuk River off of Burroughs Bay.
Alaska Department of Public Safety Service Building Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 02/24/2012  03/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: AKDOPS applied for a special use permit for a service building in Foggy Bay. This structure has been permitted since 1984. 36 CFR 220.6 (e) 15)
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38061
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T. 80 S., R. 96 E., Sect. 10. Very Inlet, Foggy Bay.
Bell Island Geothermal Leases SPEIS
EIS
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/25/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:09/2012
 
12/2012 Caroline Hollowed
970-878-5133
chollowed@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is for a consent determination for the BLM to issue three leases in the Tongass National Forest (TNF) and for the BLM to issue the leases to the geothermal lease applicant.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35026
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T68S R89E Sec 36, T68S R90E Sec 12-15 21-22 -28-31, T68S R91E sec 7. Bell Island, 43 miles north of Ketchikan.
Carlana Lake Trail Construction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/08/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Cathy Tighe
907-228-4134
ctighe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve the primitive section of trail from Carlanna Lake to Minerva Mountain by surfacing the trail and adding drainage features, with possible short sections of realignment, to increase safety and decrease long term maintenance costs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34700
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T74S R90E sections 11-12-13-14 and T75S R90E sections 1-2. This project begins in forest at Carlanna Lake, crosses a bridge, and winds up a ridge to Minerva Mountain Trail in alpine above (west) Perseverance Lake. A very short section is in the Revilla IRA.
Deer Mountain Trail Reconstruction
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Cathy Tighe
907-228-4134
ctighe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve natural tread, install trail markings and rock drainages, and make the steepest sections of trail safe. Steeper sections may require blasting steps, boulders, or ledges, and may require short reroutes to make safe or avoid resource damage.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38817
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Copper River Meridian T 75 S, R 91 E, sections 2-3, 10-11, 15, 21-22, 28-29. Most of the trail follows a north/south alpine ridge to the east of Ketchikan and lies within the Revilla IRA (#524). Accessible by road from both ends.
Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District Outfitter/Guide Management Plan
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 01/26/2012  01/2013 Susan Jennings
907-772-5864
sjennings@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will determine recreation use levels for outfitters and guides on the Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District. The Proposed Action would allocate approximately 54,000 service days to outfitter and guide use
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32817
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - District-wide. Entire Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District.
Lunch Creek Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/08/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Cathy Tighe
907-228-4134
ctighe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Add surfacing and drainage structures, with possible short sections of realignment, to the natural tread sections of Lunch Creek Trail from mile 0.67 to the end at mile 4.1 to reduce vegetation impacts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34697
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T73S R90E sections 27-34-35 and T74S R90E sections 1-2. Settlers Cove State Park to Emery Tobin Lake (NFS land). Primarily natural tread trail in forest with sections of boardwalk in muskeg. Most of the trail is in the North Revilla IRA.
Marx Creek Quarry Development and Mineral Material Permit
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 03/08/2012  03/2012 Jeannie Blackmore
907-228-4120
jblackmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Secon submitted a mineral material operating and development plan for the Marx Creek quarry near Hyder, Alaska. This pit is needed for completing AKDOTís Salmon River Road Rehabilitation Project.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37296
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Copper River Meridian, T.68 S., R. 99 E., sec. 14. Approximately 5 miles north of Hyder, Alaska.
Mirror Lake Fishing Club-Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/09/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
09/2012 Lorelei Haukness
907-228-4102
lhaukness@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Mirror Lake Fishing Club has been using this cabin for sports fishing since 1949. The Forest Service will be renewing their special use permit in 2011.
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Township = 73S, Range = 94E. Mirror Lake Fishing Club cabin in Misty Fiords National Monument Wilderness.
Naha Trail Reconstruction
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  07/2012 Cathy Tighe
907-228-4134
ctighe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruct the first mile of trail to improve drainage, reduce long-term maintenance costs, and provide a level area for camping near the trailhead. Unserviceable boardwalk will be replaced with gravel. Open stone drains and culverts may be used.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38818
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Copper River Meridian T 72 S, R 90 E, sections 28, 33, and 34. The section of trail to be worked on follows the north edge of a saltwater lagoon about 15 miles north of Ketchikan, AK.
Revilla Road Alder Fuelwood
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Robert Lewis
907-228-4119
rglewis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Selective removal of red alder trees that are a hazard to public transportation, or that are suppressing a conifer understory.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37531
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - Township 74 South, Range 90 East, in portions of the SE ľ of Section 23 and the W Ĺ of Section 24 CRM. 5 air miles north of Ketchikan, AK, on Revillagigedo Island.
Ward Lake Trail Accessibility
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/08/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Cathy Tighe
907-228-4134
ctighe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruct Ward Lake Trail to meet Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accessibility standards. This requires widening, hardening, and grade-leveling, and possible construction of an accessible fishing platform near the lake outlet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34701
Location: UNIT - Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - T74S R90E section 35 CRM. Ward Lake Trail from the Day Use Area parking lot to Signal Creek Campground is included.
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Tongass National Forest,   Petersburg Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blaquiere Point Boat Ramp Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/20/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Alan Murph
907-772-5917
ajmurph@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed extension of the boat launch, installation of a vault toilet, and expansion and improvements to the existing parking area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37080
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. The Blaquiere Point boat ramp is located at the intersection of Sumner and Dry Straits on the south east corner of Mitkof Island, about 26.5 miles southeast of Petersburg, Alaska.
Cascade Creek Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/05/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Paul Olson
907-772-5947
polson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approximately 200 ft trail reroute on the lower section of the Cascade Creek Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35495
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. The Cascade Creek Trail is located approximately 20 air miles north of the City of Petersburg in Thomas Bay.
Crane Lake Trail Improvements
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:04/2012  05/2012 Paul Olson
907-772-5947
polson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project plan is to replace a 600 foot section of trail on the Crane Lake Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37722
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - T60S R81E Sec 20. Crane Lake Trailhead is off of the Three Lakes Loop Road, approximately 25 road miles southeast of the City of Petersburg on Mitkof Island.
DeBoer Recreation Cabin Decomission
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/26/2009 
Expected:11/2012
 
09/2013 Joe Teter
907-772-5949
jteter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploring alternatives for funding and support to maintain cabin for public use. One option is decommissioning the cabin.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25345
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - . The cabin is located approximately 20 air miles NE of Petersburg at the west end of DeBoer Lake (elevation 1,420 feet).
Hamilton Creek Trail Improvements
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Paul Olson
907-772-5947
polson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project plan is to improve the Hamilton Creek Trail with the addition of an aggregate surface.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37724
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. The Hamilton Creek Trail is located 13 road miles southeast of the City of Kake on Kupreanof Island.
Kake Bake Creek Stream Restoration
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
07/2012 Heidi Lombard
907-772-5924
hlombard@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore instream habitat by placing 10-15 LW structures into Kake Bake Cr. Logs sourced from nearby standing and/or thinned downed wood in adjacent young-growth and may be within RMA stream buffers. Work will occur on 0.2 mi of stream.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36397
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - T. 58 S., R.75 E., Sec 07 Kupreanof Island. Kake Bake Cr is located approx 14 miles south of Kake, AK along FS road 45001 at MP 0.64 on Kupreanof Island. Restoration site begins immediately upstream of the rd crossing.
Kake-Petersburg Intertie
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 05/07/2010
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
09/2013 Tom Parker
907-772-5974
tparker02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Determine final location for a power transmission line and access road along the powerline corridor, between the communities of Petersburg and Kake.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31761
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - Mitkof and Kupreanof Islands, linking the communities of Petersburg and Kake. Intertie is proposed to run from Petersburg, AK (Mitkof Island) to Kake, AK which is located on the neighboring island of Kupreanof.
Kuiu-Tonka-Mitkof Pre-commercial Thinning 3-Year Plan
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/06/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
05/2013 Renaker Parks
907-772-5975
rparks@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pre-commercial tree thinning of approximately 5,057 acres. The stands are 19-36 years old and will be thinned to 14x14 - 18x18 foot spacing.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38424
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. North Kuiu Island; Tonka road system on Kupreanof Island; Mitkof Island.
Mitkof Island Roadside
EA
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:09/2012  11/2012 Carey Case
907-772-3871
ccase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize timber harvest, firewood cutting and salvage along roaded corridor on the Mitkof Island road system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29099
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. Mitkof Island road system.
Petersburg Lake Trail Improvements
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/06/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Paul Olson
907-772-5947
polson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project plan is to improve approximately 1,000 feet of the Petersburg Lake Trail beginning at the Petersburg Lake Cabin in the Petersburg Creek Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37725
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. The trail work will begin at the Petersburg Lake Cabin which is located approximately 10 air miles west of the City of Petersburg on Kupreanof Island.
Sand Lake Trail Improvement
CE
- Recreation management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Olson
907-772-5947
polson01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project plan is to widen 5,200 ft of the Sand Lake Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37721
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - T60S R81E Sec 20. Sand Lake Trail is located 25 road miles southeast of the City of Petersburg on Mitkof Island.
Seal Point Recreation Enhancement
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/20/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
08/2012 Carin Christensen
907-772-5978
clchristensen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project proposes new recreational day use facilities; improvement to an existing boat ramp and construction of a new trail. This project is in association with the Federal Hwy Admin improvements along the Kake to Seal Point Forest Hwy.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34770
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. The project is located at Seal Point, within Hamilton Bay, 8 miles south of Kake, Alaska.
Tonka Timber Sale
EIS
- Forest products  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/28/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
08/2012 Carey Case
907-772-3871
ccase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize timber harvest and related infrastructure development within Phase I areas on South Lindenberg Peninsula (VCUs 437, 439, 447), Kupreanof Island.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21182
Location: UNIT - Petersburg Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. South Lindenberg Peninsula, Kupreanof Island, located approximately 10 miles southwest of Petersburg, Alaska.
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Tongass National Forest,   Sitka Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blue Lake Hydroelectric Project Special Use Authorization
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/01/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
10/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Blue Lake Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2230) License Amendment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36372
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Section 33,34, and 35 of Township 55 South Range 64 East Copper River Meridian. Blue Lake, Baranof Island, Southeast Alaska.
City and Borough of Sitka Application for Second Preliminary Permit, Takatz Lake Hydro Project
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/27/2011  01/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue 3-year SU Permit to conduct various non-ground disturbing field studies to complete feasibility studies for the proposed Takatz Lake Hydroelectric project, FERC No. 13234
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37182
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Sections 1- 4 and 10, T. 55 S., R. 66 W., Sections 35 and 36, T. 54 S., R. 66 E., Copper River Meridian. Takatz Lake, (transmission corridor across Baranof Island to Sitka, AK).
City and Borough of Sitka Sandy Beach Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/27/2011  01/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a 20 year special use permit for CBS to operate and maintain a sewer line, pump station, and public restroom.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36371
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Section 27 Township 55 South Range 63 East. Sandy Beach Sitka Alaska.
Deer Lake Coho Rearing Facility Permit Re-Issuance (NSRAA)
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2012 
Expected:11/2012  01/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue special use permit for coho rearing facility- run by NSRAA
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33581
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - T62S, R69E Section 5 and T61S, R69E section 5. Deer Lake, Baranof Island, Alaska.
FAA, Finger Mountain Remote Facility Replacement
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/01/2011 
Expected:03/2013
 
06/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of Remote Self-Sustained Outlet Facility
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36374
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. Finger Mountain, Chichagof Island, and North Kruzof Island.
False Island Timber Sale
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2012 
Expected:09/2012  09/2012 Perry Edwards
907-747-4220
pedwards@fs.fed.us 
Description: Small timber sale on the False Island road system
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38788
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. False Island.
Fields, William Isolated Cabin at Lake Anna
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:11/2012  01/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a 5-year permit to use and maintain an isolated cabin
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37584
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - CRM Township 49 South Range 58 East Section 12 SE 1/4 of NW1/4. Lake Anna, Chichagof Island.
Harbor Mountain/Gavin Hill Trail Obliteration
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  08/2012 Annemarie LaPalme
907-747-4209
alapalme@fs.fed.us 
Description: Obliterate and rehabilitate 2700 LF of the Gavin Hill end of the trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37554
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Township 55 South Range 63 East Section 36. Sitka, Alaska section between Baranof Street and the Cross Trail.
Hidden Falls Fish Hatchery Alaska Department of Fish and Game
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:11/2012  01/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-Issue of special use permit for a salmon hatchery run by the State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32910
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Township 54 South Range 66 East Section 2. Hidden Falls, Baranof Island 25 miles NW of Sitka.
Johnson, Tim Isolated Cabin, Klag Bay
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/30/2011 
Expected:11/2012
 
01/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Continue to operate and maintain isolated cabin
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36373
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - NE 1/4 Section 16 Township 49 South Range 58 East Copper River Meridian. Klag Bay, West Chichagof Island, Southeast Alaska.
Lake Osprey Hydropower, Little Port Walter NMFS Marine Station Special Use Permit
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/16/2011 
Expected:11/2012
 
03/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue new special use permit for re-construction and use of an existing hydropower facility at Little Port Walter NMFS Marine Station
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32908
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - T63S R69E Section 21. Little Port Walter 55 miles SE of Sitka.
Peril EA
EA
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Completed  Actual: 03/09/2012  05/2012 Perry Edwards
907-747-4220
pedwards@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve watershed function as well as fisheries and wildlife habitat in the False Island area. Provide improved recreational opportunities and protect archaeological sites in the area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30900
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Lat: 57.56 Long -135.02. False Island and Sitkoh Bay which are located on the southeast portion of Chichagof Island approximately 30 air miles northeast of the City of Sitka, Alaska.
Peril Straits Timber Salvage Sale
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:07/2012  07/2012 Perry Edwards
907-747-4220
pedwards@fs.fed.us 
Description: Small timber sale to salvage blowdown trees in the False Island, Hanus Bay and Appleton areas.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38766
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. False Island, Hanus Bay, Appleton Cove.
Re-issuance of permit authorizing suport of a floating lodge at False Island
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:11/2012  01/2013 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a Special Use Permit to authorize storage, water transmission lines, and other improvements to support the operations of a floating lodge and guide service at False Island.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37579
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Township 49 South Range 64 E Section 18 CRM. False Island, Peril Strait, Chichagof Island.
Redoubt Lake Cabin Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Annemarie LaPalme
907-747-4209
alapalme@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace A-Frame cabin with a Region 10 approved pan abode style cabin, due to deferred maintenance backlog and rot in the floor and roof supports
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30849
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - T57S R65E Section 14. Redoubt Lake.
Reissue ADF&G Research Study special use permit at Ford Arm Lake
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/27/2011  07/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Operating and maintaining improvements (tent platform, outhouse, skiff and weir) to tag salmon for fisheries research.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26197
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - NE1/4, section 35, T. 49 S., R. 59 E., CRM. Chichagof Island, 200 yards downstream of the outlet of Ford Arm Lake, within the West-Chichagof Yakobi Wilderness.
Removal of Decommissioned Cabins in the South Baranof Wilderness
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/08/2009 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2013 Jennifer MacDonald
907-828-3203
jennifermacdonald@fs.fed.us 
Description: Dismantling and removing two dilapidated and hazardous cabins that have been off the reservation system for many years.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26935
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Rezanof Lake (N56 31 44.53 W134 52 31.26) Maksoutof Lake (N56 30 05.35 134 54 59.49), Baranof Island. Rezanof Lake , Maksoutof Lake.
Special Use Permit application for temporary facilities for the taking of fish and wildlife
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Response to an application filed for a temporary tent frame structure for customary and traditional uses for non-commercial hunting, fishing and trapping.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23174
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - SW1/4, section 18, T. 53 S., R. 63 E., CRM. Southwest shore of an unnamed lake approximately 1 1/2 miles north of Nakwasina Passage, about 15 miles NNW of Sitka.
Special Use Permit reissuance for a pre-ANILCA cabin
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuing a permit to an individual to replace and then continue to use and occupy under the conditions described in ANILCA 1303(b) a pre-ANILCA cabin for the purpose of non-recreational use on National Forest System lands
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23970
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - SE1/4NW1/4, section 14, T. 58 S., R. 64 E., CRM. Improvements located on the shore of an unnamed lake approximately three miles east of Goddard Hot Springs and 15 miles south of Sitka, AK.
Starrigavan Wildlife Enhancement CE
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 03/02/2012  04/2012 Marty Becker
907-747-4293
mbecker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enhancement of Wildlife Habitat
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37057
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - T55S R63E Section 1,2,11, and 12; T55S R64E Section 6. Starrigavan Watershed, Baranof Island.
Tenakee Springs Indian River Road, Coffee Cove Trail, LTF Access
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ensure access for the City of Tenakee Springs and the general public to support hydroelectric power production, recreation, subsistence, free use, firewood, and trapping
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37594
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - CRM T47S R63E Sections 15, 22, 23. North Shore Tenakee Inlet.
United States Coast Guard Communication Site Designation and Special Use Permit
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/30/2010 
Expected:07/2012
 
08/2012 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend the Tongass National Forest Plan to designate a new electronic site and issue a 20-year communication site lease to the USCG for a VHF link site to provide communication coverage in the Peril Strait area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=20636
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - T.50S. R62E. Sec. 21, CRM. Baranof Island.
White Sulphur Springs Bath House EA Supplement
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/12/2010 
Expected:05/2012
 
08/2012 Annemarie LaPalme
907-747-4209
alapalme@fs.fed.us 
Description: Bath house pulled from original decision that included bath house cabin and trail, due to appeal of decision
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37552
Location: UNIT - Sitka Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Sitka. LEGAL - Township 47 South Range 57 East Section 10. West Chichagof Wilderness, Bertha Bay.
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Tongass National Forest,   Thorne Bay Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alaskan Dreams Shoreties
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Shoreties
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=21028
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - 55' 27" N, 131' 35" W. Orr Island.
Big Thorne EIS
EIS
- Forest products  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 02/11/2011
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
01/2013 James Kelly
907-828-3220
jrkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Big Thorne EIS is a multi-year timber sale component of a larger stewardship effort which will include restoration and enhancement stewardship activities that will be identified through other environmental analyses.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31542
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. NE POW Island, from Thorne Bay to Luck Lake.
Coffman Cove Recreation Enhancement (formerly Sea Side Park EA)
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/07/2011 
Expected:12/2011
 
06/2012 Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of 3 picnic sites, picnic shelter, asphalt/parking for approx. 6 vehicles, and other developed recreation enhancements. This analysis combines previous scoping efforts for several Coffman Cove projects into one document.
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. City of Coffman Cove, next to the ball park and other developed recreation areas.
Dargon Point Commercial Thin
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  08/2012 Ben Case
907-772-5883
bcase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Commercial thinning of 70 acres of young growth and approximately 1 mile of road construction in the Naukati area on Prince of Wales Island, to provide wood products, manage for future timber yield and enhance wildlife habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38409
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Ketchikan Gateway. LEGAL - 55 deg. 44 min. N, 133 deg. 14 min. W - 3 miles NW of Naukati, Alaska. Thorne Bay Ranger District, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
EC Phillips Shoreties
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special Use Permit renewal for shoreties.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=16560
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Approximately 55' 45"N, 131' 32" N. Craig, POW.
Fossil Pit Storage Area SUP
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit for the use of the Fossil Pit for a storage and staging area for up to 5 years in support of the North POW road project.
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Section 31, T 69S, R 81E, CRM. Highway 925, milepost 31, near the community of Naukati.
Honker Divide Trail Improvements EA
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:10/2012  06/2012 Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve the Honker Divide Canoe Route portages and install a three-sided shelter aproximately 10 miles south of the Honker Lake Cabin on the canoe route.
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. Honker Divide--between FR 2300 (Coffman Cove Highway) and the Thorne Bay Highway.
Kahli Cove SUP
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Melanie Slayton
907-828-3249
mslayton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit for upland uses in support of an existing mariculture lease. Upland uses include shoreties, water line, satellite dishes, and an existing foot trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29809
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - Section 31, T 68S, R 79E, CRM. Kahli Cove, north of the Community of Naukati, Prince of Wales Island.
Kosciusko Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/31/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2012 
Expected:11/2012
 
04/2013 James Kelly
907-828-3220
jrkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Harvest an estimated 200 acres of old-growth, and various treaments of 6,000 acres of young-growth, in support of the Tongass NF timber sale program and to meet Forest Plan objectives.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=6050
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. SW Kosciusko Island from Van Sant Cove to Ruins Point, then along coast back to Van Sant Cove.
Luck Lake Landslide Restoration CE
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012  05/2012 Angela Coleman
907-228-4147
ajcoleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Luck Lake Landslide Restoration CE proposes to revegetate and stabilize a 3 acre landslide off Sandy Beach Rd. within the Luck Lake watershed using helicopter seeding.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35647
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. LEGAL - T69S, R83E, Section 17. Luck Lake watershed located approximately 20 miles north of Thorne Bay, Alaska on Prince of Wales Island.
Naukati Timber Sale
EIS
- Forest products  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:10/2013  12/2013 James Kelly
907-828-3220
jrkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project is proposing 40 MMBF of old growth timber harvest from the existing road system in accordance with TTRA and other applicable laws.
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. West side of Prince of Wales Island.
Sal Creek Cabin and Trail EA
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2011 
Expected:05/2012  06/2012 Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a young growth cabin and access trail in the Sal Creek area.
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. Sal Creek. aproximately 5 mile north of Thorne Bay on the Beach Road.
Winter Harbor and Memorial Beach Three-sided Shelters EA
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/09/2010 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Victoria Houser
907-826-1614
vhouser@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a three-sided shelter at both Winter Harbor and Memorial Beach recreation sites.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33899
Location: UNIT - Thorne Bay Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Prince of Wales-Outer. Winter Harbor and Memorial Beach Recreation Sites.
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Tongass National Forest,   Wrangell Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Berg Bay Cabin Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:12/2012  02/2013 Dee Galla
907-874-7551
dgalla@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace existing A-frame cabin and toilet with new, regionally approved cabin and toilet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32289
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - Latitude, Longitude: 56.3647N, - 132.00693W, NAD 83. Mainland, north shore of Berg Bay.
Burnett Portage Trail
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012  08/2012 Dee Galla
907-874-7551
dgalla@fs.fed.us 
Description: Address severe erosion issues currently existing by installing trail structures that will provide a hardened surface to accommodate the existing and future levels of visitor use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32271
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - Trail extends between Forest Development Road (FDR) 51401 (Latitude, Longitude: 56.17202N, - 132.47956W, NAD 83) and the north shore of Burnett Inlet (Latitude, Longitude: 56.17026N, - 132.47266W, NA. Etolin Island.
Conveyance of Wrangell Ranger District Forest Service Property
CE
- Land ownership management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/21/2011 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Hillary Woods
907-228-6270
hwoods@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze effects of planned disposal of USDA administrative properties at 316 First Avenue (Lot 7 Block 67), 212 First Avenue (Lot 7K Block 67), and 808-810 Zimovia Highway (Lot 3 Block 26), City of Wrangell, Alaska.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28868
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. 316 1st Ave. (Lot 7 Block 67), 212 1st Ave. (Lot 7K Block 67), 808-810 Zimovia Hwy, (Lot 3 Block 26), City of Wrangell.
Navy Timber Sale
EIS
- Forest products  In Progress:
FEIS NOA in Federal Register 04/17/2009 
Expected:03/2012
Actual: 03/10/2009 
07/2012 Cynthia Sever
907-772-5860
csever@fs.fed.us 
Description: Timber Harvest and Road Construction.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=14556
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - 55N, 56 N 132 W CRM. Southwestern portion of Etolin Island, VCUs 465, 467, 468, three-fourths of 464, and a small portion of 466.
Wrangell Island Picnic Shelters
EA
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  09/2012 Keith Appleman
907-874-7560
kappleman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install picnic shelters at each of the following three developed campsites on Wrangell Island: Yunshookuh Loop Campground; Lower Salamander Campsite, and Thom's Creek Crossing Campsite.
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - Varied. Wrangell Island - Three Locations.
Wrangell Island Project EIS
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 03/13/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2012 
Expected:06/2013
 
09/2013 Tim Piazza
907-228-6318
timpiazza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop/implement multi-year project involving a variety of timber harvest, road construction, forest restoration and enhancement.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/r10/tongass/projects/projects.shtml
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - . Wrangell Island.
Wrangell Ranger District Timber Stand Improvement 2012
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/23/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Jason Johnson
907-874-7552
jrjohnson02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning for multiple objectives on the Wrangell Ranger District. Total acres 11,500.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37781
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. Wrangell, Zarembo, Rynda, Woronkofski, Etolin, Bushy, and Shrubby Islands on the Wrangell Ranger District.
Zarkof Salvage CE
CE
- Forest products  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/08/2011 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Adam Tlachac
907-874-7548
atlachac@fs.fed.us 
Description: Blowdown harvest of approximately 154 acres on Zarembo and Sokolof Islands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37089
Location: UNIT - Wrangell Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Wrangell-Petersburg. LEGAL - Various. Zarembo Island, near Baht Harbor, and Sokolof near McDonald Bay.
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Tongass National Forest,   Yakutat Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R10 - Alaska Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cannon Beach Recreation Area CIP Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Benson
907-784-3359
labenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will construct new tables and seats at the Cannon Beach Day Use Area . Access to the cannon sites will be restricted to foot traffic, by placing barricades at the road access points for vehicles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37830
Location: UNIT - Yakutat Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Yakutat. The Cannon Beach Day-Use Area is adjacent the Gulf of Alaska along a 7 mile long sandy beach named after the two World War Two era cannons, still existing, that were set along the beach.
Forest Highway-10 culvert replacement at Mile Posts 21.426 and 24.102
CE
- Road management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Benson
907-784-3359
labenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace the existing Forest Highway 10 culvert structures located at Mile Posts 21.426 and 24.102 with fish passage culverts.
Location: UNIT - Yakutat Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Yakutat. LEGAL - Yak B-4, T 28 S, R 37 E, Sec 18 and T 28 S, R 37 E, Sec 22. Forest Highway 10 at mile posts 21.426 and 24.102.
Sea Otter Cabin Site Assessment
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Benson
907-784-3359
labenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Determine location to erect Sea Otter public use recreational log cabin.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37832
Location: UNIT - Yakutat Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Yakutat. Alternative sites on the Yakutat Ranger District include North End of Khantaak Island, Kriwoi Island, Eleanor Island, Cannon Beach, East side of the Dangerous River, or on the Ahrnklin River.
Yakutat Access Travel Management Plan Revision
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Lee Benson
907-784-3359
labenson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revise Yakutat Ranger District Access Travel Management Plan (originally signed in May 2008). Consider additional roads and/or trails to be designated as open for public use
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37831
Location: UNIT - Yakutat Ranger District. STATE - Alaska. COUNTY - Yakutat. Yakutat Ranger District.
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