Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2018 to 12/31/2018
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache 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 in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Evanston-Mountain View RD  (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Heber-Kamas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Logan Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Ogden Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Pleasant Grove Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Salt Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R4 - Intermountain Region, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,  Spanish Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amendments to Land Management Plans Regarding Sage-grouse Conservation
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 11/21/2017
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2018 
Expected:01/2019
 
02/2019 John Shivik
801-625-5667
johnashivik@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is considering amending its land management plans to address new and evolving issues arising since implementing sage-grouse plans in 2015. This project is in cooperation with the USDI Bureau of Land Management.
Web Link:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r4/home/?cid=stelprd3843381
Location: UNIT - Ashley National Forest All Units, Boise National Forest All Units, Bridger-Teton National Forest All Units, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest All Units, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest All Units, Dixie National Forest All Units, Fishlake National Forest All Units, Salmon-Challis National Forest All Units, Sawtooth National Forest All Units, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest All Units, Manti-La Sal National Forest All Units, Caribou-Targhee National Forest All Units, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Jackson, Moffat, Routt, Adams, Blaine, Bonneville, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Elmore, Fremont, Madison, Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Churchill, Clark, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lincoln, Nye, Pershing, Washoe, White Pine, Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber, Platte, Sublette, Teton, Weston, Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sagebrush lands in National Forests of Nevada, Utah, southern Idaho, southwest Montana, southwest & south-central Wyoming and northern Colorado.
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R4 - Intermountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project (Ashley and UWC National Forests)
EIS
- Grazing management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/01/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2018 
Expected:03/2019
 
03/2019 Paul Cowley
801-999-2177
pcowley@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will evaluate the effects of continued domestic sheep grazing in the High Uintas Wilderness (HUW). There are 10 sheep allotments located on the north and south slopes of HUW and are located in both the Ashley and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NFs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=44503
Location: UNIT - Roosevelt Ranger District, Duchesne Ranger District, Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Duchesne, Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project is located in the High Uintas Wilderness in both Duchesne and Summit counties. The project is located northeast of Duchesne, UT and southwest of Manila, UT.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Wasatch-Cache National Forest - Forest Plan - Wilderness Opportunity Class Administrative Change
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Special area management 
Completed  Actual: 08/31/2018  08/2018 Charlie Condrat
801-999-2173
ccondrat@fs.fed.us 
Description: The UWC National Forest has begun the process of an administrative change to the Wasatch-Cache Forest Plan to correct the Wilderness Management Prescriptions in the Henrys Fork and Beaver Creek watersheds to reflect the historic and current uses.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54250
Location: UNIT - Uinta-Wasatch-Cache All Units. STATE - Utah, Wyoming. COUNTY - Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Weber, Uinta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
UDWR mountain goat and bighorn sheep capture and collar via helicopter in wilderness
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Pamela Manders
801-999-2167
pmanders@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to land helicopters in the Twin Peaks, Lone Peak, and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas to capture and collar mountain goats.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49384
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District, Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake, Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Twin Peaks, Lone Peak, and Mount Timpanogos wilderness areas.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Evanston-Mountain View RD  (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
West Fork Smiths Fork Colorado River Cutthroat Trout Enhancement
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/25/2017
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2018 
Expected:07/2019
 
08/2019 Paul Chase
801-625-5112
pchase@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treat the streams in the West Fork Smiths Fork drainage including some waters within the High Uintas Wilderness with piscicide (rotenone) to remove nonnative fish species and enhance habitat for native Colorado River cutthroat trout.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51924
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Approximately 33 miles southeast of Evanston, Wyoming. On the north slope of the Uinta Mountain Range.
Western Smiths Fork Restoration
CE
- Forest products  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jeff Matthews
801-999-2161
jmmatthews@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project will treat approximately 1,872 acres impacted by the mountain pine beetle epidemic. The project will move this area towards the desired future condition of a more healthy and resilient forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48074
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Approximately 23 miles southwest of Mountain View, Wyoming.
Whitney Reservoir Restoration
CE
- Forest products  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jeff Matthews
801-999-2161
jmmatthews@fs.fed.us 
Description: Recent mortality of spruce trees due to the spruce bark beetle has appeared along the eastern slope adjacent to Whitney Reservoir. Proposed action is to harvest spruce trees (less than 250 acres) in order to control the spread of insects
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48091
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - T. 1 N., R. 9 E., sections 3, 9, and 10. Approximately 30 miles south of Evanston, Wyoming.
Wildlife and livestock pond development
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Aimee Cameron
307-782-6555
aimeecameron@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to develop four ponds that would benefit both wildlife and livestock. Two new ponds would be created, and a ditch and water bars along a closed logging road would be modified o catch water.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=40881
Location: UNIT - Evanston-Mountain View RD. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. West Fork Smiths Fork watershed.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Heber-Kamas Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chicken Creek East Boat Ramp
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 09/05/2018  05/2019 Anthony Gray
435-654-7218
aagray@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to build a new parking lot with a boat ramp near Chicken Creek East. A restroom will be constructed and the two East/West Chicken Creek Day Use areas will be removed and revegetated.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54571
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Wasatch. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Strawberry Reservoir, south of Highway 40.
Oakley Water Tank Trails
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 07/11/2018  07/2018 Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us 
Description: In partnership with Oakley City, UT and South Summit Trails Foundation, the USFS proposes to construct two sections of trail to create loop system trails that intersect with Oakley City trails. Trail length will be 0.1 miles for each trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54310
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Next to Oakley City, UT water tank north of Kamas, UT.
Soapstone Trailhead Expansion
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Matthew Lane
801-733-2662
malane@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to expand parking at the Soapstone Trailhead to eliminate congestion and address safety issues.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52617
Location: UNIT - Heber-Kamas Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Summit. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Soapstone Winter Trailhead up Hwy 150.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Logan Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arctic Breed Rescue 5-Year Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/12/2018  07/2018 Amy Forsgren
(801) 625-5849
aforsgren@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to issue a 5-year permit to the Arctic Breed Rescue to host the K9 Challenge sled dog race.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53954
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache, Rich. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Between Logan Canyon summit on Highway 89, east of Logan, Utah, and Hardware Ranch.
Camp Lomia Waterline/Streambank Repair
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Special use management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Kelli Taylor
435-755-3626
ktaylor02@fs.fed.us 
Description: 1. Relocate existing culinary water lines under the stream channel and stabilize 190 feet of streambank. 2. Install two water storage tanks and water metering system in an existing structure located within the permit area. 3. Relocate shutoff valve.
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T113 N R3 E Section 17. Righthand Fork of the Logan River. Camp Lomia special use authorization.
Dewitt Springs Maintenance/Repairs
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Logan City has proposed maintenance projects at their culinary water source, Dewitt Springs: 1)Replace an existing water drain line which has collapsed; 2) Repair bank erosion around Dewitt Springs security fence to allow for fence maintenance.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50155
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable. East of Logan, Utah. At Dewitt Springs located in Logan Canyon.
Dewitt/Bridger Streambank Repairs
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Logan City proposes to repair the stream bank just above Bridger Campground in order to protect the pipeline. The bank has eroded and has nearly exposed the city culinary water line and created a hazard on the Forest Service River Trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50131
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable. East of Logan, Utah. In logan Canyon, just upstream from Bridger Campground.
Green Canyon Wildlife Habitat Improvement & Providence Canyon Watershed Wildlife Habitat Improvement
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 08/16/2018  08/2018 Masako Wright
8016255830
masakowright@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to remove juniper in Green Canyon, Logan Dry Canyon and Providence Canyon. Juniper would be removed by hand cutting and the area seeded with browse species to improve the quality and quantity of forage for wildlife.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49449
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Portions of: (Green Cyn) T 12 N, R 2 E; (Logan Dry Cyn) T 11 N, R 1 E, Sec 1 and 6, and T 12 N, R 1 E, Sec 31 and 36; and, (Providence Cyn) T 11 N, R 2 E, Sec 18. In the Bear River Range, east of Logan, Utah.
Logan Peak Trail
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Ronald Vance
435-755-3620
rvance@fs.fed.us 
Description: A proponent has requested adding approx. 1.6mi of system trail from Logan Dry Canyon Trail to Logan Peak. Trail was likely constructed by CCC and previously a system trail that was removed. Approximately 50% of the trail would need repairs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=45626
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T11N, R2E, S1/2 Section 4 and T11N, R2E, NW1/4 Section 9 Salt Lake Base and Meridian. East of Logan, Utah within the Bear River Range. Proposed trail would extend west from Logan Peak.
Nordic United 5 Year Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/12/2018  07/2018 Amy Forsgren
(801) 625-5849
aforsgren@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to issue a 5-year permit to Nordic United to hold the Crowbar, which is an annual backcountry ski event.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54332
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable. East of Logan, Utah, in Logan Canyon.
Old Juniper Trail Reconstruction
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/27/2017 
Expected:03/2018
 
05/2018 Zachary Maughan
801-625-5392
zmaughan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service proposes to realign multiple sections of the Jardine Juniper Trail to make it sustainable and provide a safe trail for non-motorized recreation use. Sections are very eroded, unsustainable, and difficult for users to ascend/descend.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52714
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 12 North, Range 3 East, Section 26, Salt Lake Meridian. In Logan Canyon, approximately 7 miles east of Logan, Utah.
Society for Creative Anachronism 5 Year Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/12/2018  07/2018 Amy Forsgren
(801) 625-5849
aforsgren@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service proposes to issue a 5-year special use permit to the Society for Creative Anachronism for the Harvest Festival, which incorporates activities related to pre-17th century Europe.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54333
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Box Elder. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Box Elder Campground, approximately 5 miles east of Brigham City, Utah.
South Cache Allotment Fence
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 07/03/2018  07/2018 Anthony Vonniederhausern
435-755-3620
avonniederhausern@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reconstruct and/or realign the Herd Hollow-Seep Hollow pasture fence on the South Cache allotment as follows: 2? miles reconstructed in existing locations, ? mile removed from unsuitable locations, ? mile realigned to a more suitable location.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54257
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - T. 11 N., R. 3 E., sections 5,8, 17. Approximately 9 miles east of Hyrum, Utah.
Thinning Bear Timber Sale
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Peter Howard
307-783-3966
pahoward@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to thin previously harvested stands that were clearcut as part of the Little Bear Timber Sale (1973). The entire project area is encompasses approximately 69 acres on National Forest System lands
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52001
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Township 13 North, Range 4 East, Section 10 Salt Lake Meridian. Sinks Road (Forest System Road 20055) and Cheney Creek Road (Forest System Road 20239), approximately 20 miles northeast of Logan, Utah.
White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments
EA
- Grazing management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Pete Gomben
801-999-2103
pgomben@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to authorize the continuance of grazing on the White Rock, Millville, and Providence Allotments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=38463
Location: UNIT - Logan Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Cache. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Allotments are located southeast of Logan, Utah.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Ogden Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bluff Spring Horse Corral
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 04/04/2017 
Expected:04/2017
 
05/2017 Zachary Maughan
801-625-5392
zmaughan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce undesirable impacts to vegetation by: installing a horse corral near Bluff Spring; add a trail connecting Bluff Springs Road to Bluff Spring system trail; add trail connecting Bluff Springs Road (#20738) from the Bluff Springs Trail dead end.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51588
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Rich. LEGAL - Township 8 North, Range 4 East, Section 21. Approximately 27 miles northeast of Ogden, Utah. Off of the Monte Cristo Road.
Causey Emergency Use Boat Ramp
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/12/2016 
Expected:10/2017
 
04/2018 David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of a boat ramp in the south arm of Causey Reservoir for emergency use. The county search and rescue perform several operations a year and a boat ramp would improve access to the reservoir and facilitate search and rescue operations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52725
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Township 7 North, Range 3 East, sections 26,27,34,35, Salt Lake Meridian. South arm of Causey Reservoir, approximately 25 miles east of Ogden, Utah.
Jefferson Hunt Campground Decommission
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 07/16/2018  07/2018 David Ashby
775-752-3357
dashby@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposed to decommissioning the campground and remove improvements to restore the wetland areas to a more natural state thereby allowing waters to flow into natural channels and floodplains.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53953
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Township 6 North, Range 1 East, Section 18 Salt Lake Meridian. South shore of Pineview Reservoir, approximately 8 miles east of Ogden, Utah.
Malan Basin
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Land acquisition  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Sharon Andrews
801-999-2154
sharonandrews2@fs.fed.us 
Description: The United States of America, Forest Service proposes to acquire approximately 1,482.38 acres. TR Guest Ranch LLC and Saving Our Foothill Property LLC are working with The Trust for Public Lands(third party facilitator) to sell land in Malan Basin.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52393
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Township 5 North, Range 1 West, Sections 2 and 3; Township 6 North, Range 1 West, Sections 34 and 35, Salt Lake Meridian. East of Ogden, Utah.
Ogden/Pineview Yacht Club permit reissuance
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/01/2016  11/2016 Anne Hansen
801-999-2158
annehansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of a permit to the yacht club for a ten year term.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49921
Location: UNIT - Ogden Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Weber. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Pineview Reservoir on the Ogden Ranger District.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Pleasant Grove Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
American Fork Canyon Fiber Optics Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2018 
Expected:09/2018  04/2019 Russell Hanson Jr
801-796-4881
rhansonjr@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to improve fiber optic and cellular network in AF Canyon by installing approximately 6.4 miles of new conduit along SR-92 and SR-144, approximately 28 (35-foot tall) cellular antenna nodes, and a structure to house wireless comm equipment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54421
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. American Fork Canyon, Utah County, Utah.
American Fork River armoring project
CE
- Watershed management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gary Gray
801-796-4892
gcgray@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Pleasant Grove Ranger District proposes to armor the banks of the American Fork River to minimize the risks of erosion.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46960
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Along the American Fork River.
Cascade Springs Fish Habitat Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  On Hold  N/A  N/A Russell Hanson Jr
801-733-7881
rhansonjr@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to remove accumulated sediments from pool areas at Cascade Springs. Proposal is intended to increase available fish habitat complexity and boost carrying capacity of the springs. Sediment will be removed through use of a suction pump.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51623
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Cascade Springs, Pleasant Grove Ranger District, Utah County, Utah.
Silver Lake parking lot expansion and restroom relocation
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/07/2018 
Expected:05/2018
 
07/2018 Justin Robinson
435-654-7232
jcrobinson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extend dirt parking area North into pre-disturbed meadow area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53243
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Sec.6, T.004.0S., R.003.0E., 26. Parking area is on FR008 at north end of Silver Lake Flat Reservoir, in American Fork Canyon.
Slate Canyon Knight Springs water development
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/26/2016
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 07/2018 
Expected:10/2018
 
03/2019 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal from the Utah State Hospital to develop Knight Springs located up Slate Canyon by installing new water pipeline. The project would provide sufficient, high quality drinking water to the patients and residents of the hospital.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49373
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Slate Canyon - Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
Tibble Fork Recreation Residence Tract: Lot #12 Total Cabin Demolition and Complete Rebuild
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 07/25/2018  08/2018 Billy Preston
801-360-3583
bpreston@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to demolish and rebuild a cabin in the Tibble Fork Recreation Residence Tract that was damaged by fire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54377
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Tibble Fork Recreation Residence Tract, American Fork Canyon.
Tibble Fork Recreation Residence Tract: Water Tank Replacement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 09/18/2018  10/2018 Billy Preston
801-360-3583
bpreston@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal from the HOA of the Tibble Fork Recreation Residence Tract of the Pleasant Grove Ranger District to demolish and replace an existing 6,000 gallon water tank and replace it with a newer, larger water tank capable of holding 15,900 gallons of
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54624
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Tibble Fork recreation residence tract is located up American Fork Canyon on the Pleasant Grove Ranger District. It is approximately 7.0 up the canyon and 0.5 miles off of Road 085.
Welch Land Exchange
CE
- Land ownership management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Russell Hanson Jr
801-796-4881
rhansonjr@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exchange of land between private land owner and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. Parcels of equal size will be exchanged to consolidate land ownership which will benefit both the Forest Service and the private land owner.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46141
Location: UNIT - Pleasant Grove Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Township 4 South; Range 2 East; Section 8. Located in Dry Creek Canyon near the Horsetail Falls trailhead (northeast of Alpine, UT).
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Salt Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alta Master Development Plan Improvement Projects
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 04/11/2018 
Expected:06/2018
 
06/2018 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Implementation of projects from Alta's Master Development Plan.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48903
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alta Ski Area.
Alta Ski Area High Traverse Improvements
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2016 
Expected:07/2016  07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorized Alta Ski Area to make improvements to the High Traverse at the ski area. Currently, the High Traverse quickly gets skied down to expose rocky areas which affects access and safety.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49660
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alta Ski Area.
Alta Ski Area Micro-Hydro Electricity Production
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2016 
Expected:07/2016  07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorize Alta Ski Area to use existing snowmaking infrastructure from Cecret Lake, and build a small building to generate power using water head-pressure as the lake overflows.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49661
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alta Ski Area.
Alta Ski Area Supreme Yurt Installation
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2016 
Expected:07/2016  07/2016 Shawnee Hinman
8017332664
sfhinman@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to authorize Alta Ski Area to construct a seasonal food and beverage yurt adjacent to challenger ski run.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49662
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alta Ski Area.
Alta Ski Lifts Parking Improvement
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/12/2018 
Expected:07/2018
 
08/2018 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us 
Description: Additional Cecret Lake Trailhead parking is being proposed in the previous bottom terminal location of the Supreme lift.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54401
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon on the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Alta Ski Resort Avalauncher Relocation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/02/2018 
Expected:05/2018
 
06/2018 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us 
Description: Relocation of an Avalauncher tower to better meet the needs of the ski resort avalanche mitigation program.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54040
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - T3S R3E Section: 4. Alta Ski Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.
Bonneville Shoreline Trail - Davis County
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2018 
Expected:10/2018  06/2019 Marshall Alford
801-733-2670
malford@fs.fed.us 
Description: Davis County, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service, is proposing to construct and reconstruct the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. The complete trail would be approximately 39 miles long and would include trailheads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54420
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Davis County, Utah.
Patsey Marley Shrontz Utility Right-of-Way
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/21/2017
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 06/2018 
Expected:09/2018
 
10/2018 Charles Rosier
801-999-2159
crosier@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to construct a utility right-of-way and widen the existing Albion Basin Road (National Forest System Route (NFSR) 028)to improve access to the proposed Patsey Marley Hill Property and Subdivision.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49583
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Salt Lake County, Utah, Alta.
Red Pine Lake Trail Reroute
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/14/2018 
Expected:09/2018
 
05/2019 Marshall Alford
801-733-2670
malford@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to realign the trail to meet the ten percent grade that travels cross-slope. Project will improve drainage and to keep tread at the desired 2-3 foot width. Proposed structure improvements near the Maybird Junction to keep people on trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54440
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. South side of Little Cottonwood Canyon, accessed from the White Pine Trailhead.
Solitude Mountain Resort Terrain and Snowmaking Improvements Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Land management planning  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/09/2018 
Expected:05/2018
 
07/2018 Pollyanna Bergseng
801-733-2686
pbergseng@fs.fed.us 
Description: To grade sections of the existing Summit Access East ski trail and install new snowmaking infrastructure to the south side of the Main Street trail.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53976
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - R3E T3S Section 27. The proposed projects are located approximately 12 miles east from the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, partially within Solitude%u2019s Special Use Permit boundary.
Toilets and Water System Improvements
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Marshall Alford
575-581-4554
malford@fs.fed.us 
Description: In partnership with Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, the following improvements to toilet and water systems are proposed on the Salt Lake Ranger District.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52234
Location: UNIT - Salt Lake Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Salt Lake. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Salt Lake Ranger District.
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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest,   Spanish Fork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R4 - Intermountain Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Diamond Fork Phosphate Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 09/06/2018  09/2018 George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to conduct phosphate mining activities on a lease area regulated by the BLM with concurrence from the USFS as the surface landowner.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49949
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Spanish Fork Ranger District, Diamond Fork Canyon.
Elderberry Springs Watershed Restoration Initiative Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management 
Completed  Actual: 07/27/2018  08/2018 George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to improve rangeland distribution of livestock by installing two troughs and enhance Sage Grouse habitat by creating up to four wet areas fenced from livestock use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54399
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Southwest side of Sheeprock Mountains, Vernon Unit, Tooele County, Utah.
Finch cabin roof redesign
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cabin owner proposal to re-design and re-construct a portion of the cabin's south roof to better support snow load and distribute snow load fall. Owner also proposes to re-shingle the entire roof with fire proof shingles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47981
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Spanish Fork Ranger District.
Mapleton City Waterline
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 08/29/2018  09/2018 George Garcia
530-283-7828
gcgarcia@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal from Mapleton City to install a municipal waterline from their existing infrastructure in Maple Canyon across 1,950 linear feet of Forest System Lands. The 50-foot construction width will impact 2.23 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54598
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Uust inside the Forest Boundary on the east side of Mapleton City, Utah.
McPherson Water Development
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 09/25/2018  10/2018 Renae Bragonje
801-794-6767
rbragonje@fs.fed.us 
Description: Develop a spring for stock water use on the Nephi-Salt Creek Allotment. The water will be collected in a head box and delivered to two 1,200 gallon troughs via 100 feet of buried 1.5 inch diameter pipeline.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54669
Location: UNIT - Spanish Fork Ranger District. STATE - Utah. COUNTY - Utah. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T12 S, R3E, NE ? section 17, Salt Lake Meridian, at 111?36'36.28"W, 39?47'0.57"N ( NAD 83).
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