Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2007 to 03/31/2007
Coronado 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
R3 - Southwestern Region, Coronado National Forest,  Douglas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Coronado National Forest,  Nogales Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Coronado National Forest,  Safford Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Coronado National Forest,  Santa Catalina Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R3 - Southwestern Region, Coronado National Forest,  Sierra Vista Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Aerial Application of Fire Retardant
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management   In Progress:
215 Comment period legal notice 07/28/2006 
Expected:07/2007  08/2007 Christopher Wehrli
202-205-1332
fire retardant@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to continue the aerial application of fire retardant to fight fires on National Forest System lands. An environmental analysis will be conducted to prepare an Environmental Assessment on the proposed action.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/retardant/index.html.
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nation Wide.
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Coronado National Forest,   Douglas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allotments Analysis: Pine, Pinery, Paradise, Lower Rock Creek, Upper Rock Creek, Turkey Creek
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 02/2007 
Expected:12/2007  01/2008 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of livestock grazing on six grazing allotments
Location: UNIT - Douglas Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - Multiple locations. Chiricahua Mountains.
Clanton/Cloverdale, Geronimo, Guadalupe, Maverick, Robertson and Walnut Canyon Allotments Analysis
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 03/2007 
Expected:12/2007  01/2008 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of livestock grazing on six allotments.
Location: UNIT - Douglas Ranger District. STATE - New Mexico, Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise, Hidalgo. LEGAL - Multiple allotments. Peloncillo Mountains.
Jackwood, Price Canyon, Horseshoe,Cienega, Sanford, and Sulphur Draw Allotment Mgt Plans
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping start 02/07/2006 
Expected:04/2007  06/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue grazing permit for 6 allotments in Chiricahua Mountains based on proposed allotment management plans.
Location: UNIT - Douglas Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. Chiricahua Mtns., Cochise County, AZ.
Reissue Expired Special Use Permits for Recreational Residences
DM
- Special use management   Completed  Actual: 11/02/2006  01/2009 Celeste Gordon
520-388-8422
cgordon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Recreational residence SUPs on the Douglas Ranger District will expire on December 31, 2008. FS Directives require NEPA review be completed 2 years prior to reissue of expiration.
Location: UNIT - Douglas Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - Many Locations. Douglas Ranger District .
Sale of Mineral Fraction, Dailey
DM
- Land ownership management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 06/2007 
Expected:01/2008  02/2008 Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sale of mineral fraction under the authority of the Small Tracts Act.
Location: UNIT - Douglas Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - T16S, R30E, Section 33. Whitetail Canyon, Chiricahua Mountains.
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Coronado National Forest,   Nogales Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arizona Trail, Santa Rita Passage
EA
- Recreation management   In Progress:
Scoping start 11/08/2005 
Expected:06/2007  07/2007 Celeste Gordon
520-388-8422
cgordon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Identify route/re-route and add 7 to 9 miles of new trail
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T 19 S, R 16 E, Sec 6; T 18 S, R 16 E, Secs 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 17, 19, 20, 30 & 31. Santa Rita EMA.
Atascosa West Allotment Management Plans
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping start 05/01/2004 
Expected:01/2007  02/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed reissuance of grazing permits for six allotments based on revised allotment management plans.
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - Santa Cruz County, AZ. Carrizo, Cross S, Fresnall, Jarillas, Oro Blanco, and Sardina Allotments.
Augusta Resource Corp. Geotechnical Drilling
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 01/2007 
Expected:02/2007  03/2007 Beverley Everson
520-388-8428
beverson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Drilling of 62 geotechnical and hydrological test holes and less than 5000 feet of new low-standard road
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. LEGAL - T 18 S R 16 E Multiple sections. SantaRita Mountains 30 miles SE of Tucson, Arizona.
Madera Canyon, Phase 3, Hazardous Fuels Reduction
DM
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Shane Lyman
520-281-2296
slyman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed fuel load management using Healthy Forest Initiative treatment methods.
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz County, AZ.
Native Fish Reintroduction in Peck Canyon
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants   On Hold  N/A  N/A Deborah Sebesta
520-281-2296
dsebesta@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cooperative project with Arizona Game and Fish Department to eliminate non-native fish species with piscicide and reintroduce native species, including those listed under Endangered Species Act.
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. Peck Canyon.
Nogales Road Maintainence, 5 Year Plan
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 11/2006 
Expected:01/2007  01/2007 Shane Lyman
520-281-2296
slyman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Maintain Forest System Roads to standard as needed
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Santa Cruz. LEGAL - District Wide. Nogales Ranger District.
Reroute of Greaterville Road (FDR 165)
EA
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping start 07/01/2006 
Expected:02/2007  04/2007 Keith Graves
520-761-6000
klgraves@fs.fed.us 
Description: Private property owner has restricted access to a portion of FDR 165 which crosses his land. Implementation of the proposed action would reconnect the on-Forest portions by routing a new road around the privately owned land.
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. Santa Rita Mountains, Pima County, Arizona.
ScrewWorm Trail
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 10/2006 
Expected:01/2007  01/2007 Shane Lyman
520-281-2296
slyman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-open and improve USDA Government Trail along International Border
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Santa Cruz. Nogales Ranger District.
Special Use Permit, TEP Transmission Line from Sahuarita, AZ to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico
EIS
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Teresa Ann Ciapusci
520-388-8350
tciapusci@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed special use permit for power transmission line across National Forest System lands.
Location: UNIT - Nogales Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Santa Cruz. Tumacacori Ecosystem Management Area.
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Coronado National Forest,   Safford Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Columbine Spring-box Expansion
DM
- Special use management   In Progress:
Scoping start 09/01/2006 
Expected:01/2007  02/2007 Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Expansion of Columbine Spring-box
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - T8S, R24E, Sec. 29 and 32. Adjacent to Columbine summerhome area, as identified by waterline.
Deer Creek Phone Cable Replacement
DM
- Special use management   In Progress:
Scoping start 06/01/2006 
Expected:01/2007  02/2007 Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace old cable with new cable in Deer Creek
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Township 9 South, Range 20 East, Section 2. Deer Creek, east side of Galiuro Mountains.
Frye Mesa Road and Dam Improvements
EA
- Road management
- Recreation management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Stan Helin
520-388-8410
shelin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed improvements to Forest Road 103 and Frye Mesa Reservoir dam.
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. Vicinity of Frye Mesa Reservoir, Graham County, AZ.
Microwave Dish Installation, Mt. Graham International Observatory
DM
- Special use management   Cancelled  N/A  N/A Stan Helin
520-388-8410
shelin@fs.fed.us 
Description: The University of Arizona has requested approval, under its Special Use Permit to operate the MGIO, to install a monopole microwave dish as a support facility within the 8.6 acres authorized for use.
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. Mt. Graham, Pinaleno Mtns.
Pinaleno Ecosystem Restoration Project
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 03/2007 
Expected:09/2007  11/2007 Craig Wilcox
928-348-1961
cpwilcox@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ecosystem Restoration and Fuels Reduction Begin restoration of a mixed-conifer forest to historic conditions which will reduce fire behavior (crown fire and fireline intensity), and protect and promote native wildlife species habitats
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Multiple. Pinaleno Mountains north of Stockton Pass (Highway 266) and south of Tripp-Taylor Canyons..
Pinaleno Ecosystem Restoration and Management
EA
- Fuels management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Craig Wilcox
928-348-1961
cpwilcox@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed use of various fuels management treatments and restoration activities to restore the ecosystem to historic stand conditions.
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. Pinaleņo Mountains, north of Stockton Pass (Highway 266) and south of Tripp-Taylor Canyons .
Polecat and Oak Grove Allotment Analysis
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 12/2006 
Expected:03/2007  04/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of livestock grazing on two allotments
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - Multiple Locations. Winchester Mountains.
Reissue Expired Special Use Permits for Recreational Residences
EIS
- Special use management   In Progress:
NOI in FR 04/09/2006 
Expected:05/2007  06/2007 Celeste Gordon
520-388-8422
cgordon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Recreational residence SUPs on the District will expire on December 31, 2008. FS Directives require NEPA review be completed 2 years prior to reissue of expiration.
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. LEGAL - Many Locations. Safford Ranger District.
Stockton Prescribed Burn
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping start 03/01/2006 
Expected:08/2007  10/2007 Anne Casey
928-348-1962
acasey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Low-elevation prescribed burn intended to reduce fine fuels, reduce likelihood of a catastrophic wildfire in the Pinaleno Mountains; reduce non-native grass invasion, reduce invasive shrub cover, improve range condition and wildlife habitat.
Location: UNIT - Safford Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Graham. Stockton Pass Area, south of State Highway 266, Pinaleno Mountains, Graham County, Arizona.
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Coronado National Forest,   Santa Catalina Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
CDO, Samaniego, American Flag/Interocean, Finley Springs, Redington, Bellota Graz Allotments
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 06/2007 
Expected:02/2008  03/2008 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of livestock grazing on 6 allotments
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Pinal. LEGAL - Multiple Locations. Santa Catalina Mountains.
Hunter's Ridge Hazardous Fuels Reduction
DM
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A William Hart
520-749-7717
wrhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed treatment of fuel loads in accordance with the Healthy Forests Initiative.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. Hunter's Ridge, Pima County, Arizona.
Incinerator Ridge Trail Extension
EA
- Recreation management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Bob Magon
520-749-7715
bmagon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Add one-mile of trail to existing recreational trail.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. Santa Catalina Mountains.
Oracle Ridge Restoration Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 01/2007 
Expected:02/2007  03/2007 Josh Taiz
520-749-7703
jtaiz@fs.fed.us 
Description: To improve habitat, watershed condition and reduce fuel loading on 11000 acres of the Santa Catalina Ranger District.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Pinal. LEGAL - T10S;R15E all or part of Sections 1,11-14,19-36 AND T10S;R16E all or part of Sections 5-9, 16-21,28-34 AND T11S;R16E all or part of Sections 5 & 6. Santa Catalina RD between Rice Peak and town of Oracle.
Recreation Site Renovations
DM
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Diane Carroll-Cobb
520-749-7705
dcarrollcobb@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed improvements and maintenance at recreational sites in Sabino Canyon and on Mount Lemmon.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima, Pinal. Mount Lemmon, Pima and Pinal Counties, Arizona.
Reissue Expired Special Use Permits---Recreational Residences
DM
- Special use management   In Progress:
Scoping start 03/09/2006 
Expected:01/2007  01/2009 Andrea Campbell
520-388-8352
awcampbell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Recreational residence SUPs on the District will expire on December 31, 2008. FS Directives require NEPA review be completed 2 years prior to reissue of expiration.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. LEGAL - Many Locations. Santa Catalina Mountains, Oracle.
Safety Rerouting of Mount Lemmon Road (FR 38)
DM
- Road management   Completed  Actual: 11/28/2006  01/2007 Kathy Makansi
520-760-2502
kmakansi@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed rerouting of a segment of Mount Lemmon road near American Flag Ranch to remove two curves with short sight distances.
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pinal. LEGAL - Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Section 8. Santa Catalina Mountains, Mount Lemmon.
Short-term Emergency Flood Repair-Sabino Canyon
DM
- Road management
- Recreation management  
In Progress:
Scoping start 09/18/2006 
Expected:02/2007  03/2007 Tom Cassell
520-388-8414
tcassell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Short-term emergency flood repair in Sabino Canyon
Location: UNIT - Santa Catalina Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Pima. LEGAL - multiple locations. Sabino Canyon-Santa Catalina Mountains.
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Coronado National Forest,   Sierra Vista Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R3 - Southwestern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ash Canyon Hazardous Fuels Reduction
DM
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 09/2006 
Expected:12/2007  01/2008 William Wilcox
520-378-0311
wwilcox@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed mechanical treatment to reduce fuel loads.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz County, AZ.
Benson, Coal Mine, Knear, Mescal, Middle Canyon, and Wakefield Grazing Allotments
EA
- Grazing management   In Progress:
Scoping start 10/14/2005 
Expected:12/2006  02/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Review grazing management on 6 allotments and issue grazing permits and Allotment Mgt Plans.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. Whetstone Mountains.
Buyer Livestock Area Permit Renewal
DM
- Grazing management   In Progress:
Scoping start 12/31/2002 
Expected:10/2007  10/2007 Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue grazing permit for a livestock area
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - Township 23 South, Range 19 East, Section 19. Mowry area of the Patagonia Mountains.
Carr House Parking Lot and Restroom
DM
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephen Gunzel
520-378-0311
sgunzel@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improvement of recreational facilities.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. Carr Canyon Area, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona.
Drilling for Minerals Exploration, Four Metals Red Hill
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology   Completed  Actual: 11/02/2006  12/2006 Richard Ahern
520-388-8327
rahern@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed drilling of 5 holes to explore for copper and molybdenum resources
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - Section 29 and 30, T23S, R16E. Patagonia Mtns.
Drilling for Minerals Exploration, White Cloud Resources
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 12/2006 
Expected:02/2007  03/2007 Richard Ahern
520-388-8327
rahern@fs.fed.us 
Description: Drilling of 5 exploratory holes in support of exploration for copper resource.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T 23 and 24 S, R 15 and 16 E . Patagonia Mtns, Providencia Gulch/Sycamore Cnyn, 10 miles south of Patagonia, AZ.
Ferrell, Harshaw, MacFarland, Lewis, Weiland, & Red Mountain Allotment Mgt Plans
EA
- Grazing management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue grazing permits for 6 allotments based on proposed allotment management plans.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
Hang Glider Road Realignment
DM
- Special use management
- Road management  
In Progress:
Scoping start 12/27/2005 
Expected:06/2007  09/2007 Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Realign existing road easement to avoid underground mine along portion of the route. Realignment will be approximately 200 yards long.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - T23S, R20E, Sec. 14. Carr Canyon Reef area, Huachuca Mountains.
Hardshell Mine Road Project
DM

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology   In Progress:
Scoping start 11/20/2006 
Expected:02/2007  03/2007 Richard Ahern
520-388-8327
rahern@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road maintenance work to access private property for mineral exploration
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T23S R16E Sec 4 N 1/2 . Patagonia Mountains, Harshaw Area.
Huachuca FireScape
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management  
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 09/2006 
Expected:06/2007  08/2007 Sherry Tune
520-388-8355
stune@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze the effects of suppression, wildland fire use, prescribed fire, and non-fire application on a landscape scale to restore the ecological processes and reduction of fuels over 321,355-acre area of SVRD & surrounding land
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise, Santa Cruz. LEGAL - Huachuca and Whetstone Mountains. Sierra Vista Ranger District.
Miller Canyon, O'Donnell, Post Canyon, Sawtelle, Sycamore and U-D Grazing Allotments
EA
- Grazing management   In Progress:
Scoping start 09/12/2005 
Expected:01/2007  02/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Review grazing management plans for 6 allotments and issue grazing permits and Allotment Management Plans.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise, Santa Cruz. Canelo Hills and Huachuca Mountains.
Oak Bar, Santa Cruz, and Alisos Allotment Management Plans
EA
- Grazing management   In Progress:
Scoping start 01/05/2005 
Expected:01/2007  02/2007 Richard Gerhart
520-388-8374
rgerhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prepare grazing allotment management plans for 3 permitted areas.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. Oak Rar, Santa Cruz, and Alisos Allotments.
Parker Lake Dam Maintenance
DM
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Perform maintenance on the dam structure at Parker Lake.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. LEGAL - T23S, R19E Sections 18 and 19. Parker Lake Dam, Canelo Hills, Cochise County, Arizona.
Plan of Operations, Patagonia Gem Mine
DM
- Minerals and Geology   Completed  Actual: 12/12/2006  12/2006 Richard Ahern
520-388-8327
rahern@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploratory trenching to obtain evidence of mineralization at the Patagonia Gem Mine.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T 22S, R 16E, Sec. 19 . Aztec Gulch 3 mi south of Pataofonia.
Red Mountain Electronic Site Permits
DM
- Special use management   Cancelled  N/A  N/A Duane Bennett
520-803-2838
dabennett@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of special use permits to governmental entities whose electronic equipment is already located at Red Mountain Lookout, which is on Kerr-McGee private lands, now that the buildings have been determined to be under FS control again
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T22S, R16E, Sec. 20. Red Mountain, Patagonia Mountains.
Replace Water Line, Brown Canyon
DM
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants   Completed  Actual: 09/05/2006  10/2006 Glenn Frederick
520-803-2827
gfrederick@fs.fed.us 
Description: About 2 miles of existing water line will be replaced.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Cochise. Brown Canyon, Cochise County, Arizona.
Restoration of Aquatic Species in Redrock Canyon
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants   Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start : 01/2007 
Expected:05/2007  09/2007 Glenn Frederick
520-803-2827
gfrederick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cooperative project with DOI, Bureau of Reclamation, and AZ Game and Fish Deptto install a fish-barrier on the stream through Redrock Cyn, remove non-native aquatic species, and introduce native aquatic species listed under the Endangered Species Act
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. LEGAL - T 21 and 22 S, Range 16 and 17 E. Redrock Canyon, Canelo Hills, east of Patagonia, AZ.
San Rafael Valley Hazardous Fuels Reduction
DM
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Grazing management
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A William Edwards
520-378-0311
waedwards@fs.fed.us 
Description: Management of fuel load using mechanical treatment methods.
Location: UNIT - Sierra Vista Ranger District. STATE - Arizona. COUNTY - Santa Cruz. San Rafael Valley, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
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