Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2019 to 06/30/2019
Klamath National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
Report Contents (click to jump to a section) :
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Goosenest Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Happy Camp Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  SCOTT RIVER RANGER DISTRICT (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Klamath National Forest,  Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Klamath National Forest,   Goosenest Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bray Fuel Reduction 2
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 03/01/2019  03/2019 John Brodbeck
530-398-4608
jcbrodbeck@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed treatment reduces hazardous fuel loadings on 8.3 acres by cutting vegetation by hand. All cut material will be piled by hand, and burned under the supervision of qualified Forest Service personnel using an agency approved burn plan.
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Township 44 N, Range 1 W, Section 15.
Bray and Horsethief Grazing Allotment Analysis
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/06/2014
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 05/2019 
Expected:12/2019
 
01/2020 Catherine Means
5303985767
cmeans@fs.fed.us 
Description: To inform the responsible official of the environmental consequences of re-authorizing livestock grazing. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=41645
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43NR1W S2-3,10-11; T44NR1E S5-8,17-20,29,30; T44NR1W S1-4,10-15,22-28,33-36; T44NR2W, S1-10,16-19; T44NR3W S 1-4,10-14,24; T45NR1W S34-35; T45NR2W S6-9,16-22,27-35; T45NR3W S1-2,10-16,21-28,33-36 MDM. Bray, 13 miles SE of Macdoel CA, Horsethief, 10 miles SW of Macdoel CA. 5th-field watersheds: Butte Creek, Antelope Creek-Red Rock, and Little Shasta River. See comments for 7th-field HUC's.
Harlan
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/19/2015
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2020 
Expected:09/2020
 
05/2021 John Brodbeck
530-398-4608
jcbrodbeck@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management and fuels reduction project with an emphasis on improving forest resilience to wildfire, insects and disease, while improving mule deer habitat. Water Board Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=43915
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 2 West, Sections 8 and 9, 15 and16, 22-27, and 34-36; Township 44 North, Range 2 West, Sections 1-3, 10-15, and 23; and Township 44 North, Range 1 West, Section 18 MDM. Located within the Upper Prather Creek, Lower Prather Creek, Horsethief Creek, Shafter-Butte Creek, Bray-Butte Creek, Lower First Creek, Penoyar, and the Soule-Butte Creek 7th field watersheds.
Pumice Vegetation Management Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/11/2011
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 05/2019 
Expected:09/2019
 
01/2020 Travis Coughlin
530-468-1261
tcoughlin02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce fuel loads and improve forest health: 9,056 acre project area; 6,473 acres treatment. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=30290
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 43 North, Range 1 East, Sections 12-13, 24; Township 43 North, Range 2 East, Sections 2-11, 14-22, 29-30; Township 44 North, Range 2 East, Sections 31-33, Mt Diablo Meridian. Tamarack Flat (18010204130100) 7th field watershed; between Garner Mountain and Davis Rd (S. of four corners).
Schroeder Road Access New Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 09/15/2017  04/2019 Carrie Carter-Griffin
701-842-2393
ccartergriffin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project proposes to allow, under a ten year permit, a private landowner to drive two historic, existing roadbeds (about 435 feet) across Forest Service administered public land in order to access the private property. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50768
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Range 2 West, Section 8, Mt. Diablo Meridian. This project is located approximately 12 miles southwest of Macdoel, CA and approximately 4 miles northwest of Grass Lake, CA.
Shingle Springs Pipeline Repair and Maintenance
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 03/01/2019  04/2019 Catherine Means
530-398-5767
cmeans@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of a 400 foot segment of two inch pipeline connecting an existing line and water troughs. Project will require a two foot deep ditch dug using heavy equipment in a previously disturbed area. Water Board 2010 Waiver not applicable.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54510
Location: UNIT - Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 43 North, Range 3 West, Section 13; Mt. Diablo Meridian. Deer Mountain Allotment, Klamath National Forest, Goosenest Ranger District. 0.5 miles East of Deer Mountain Snowmobile Park and 2.5 miles South of Deer Mountain along Forest Service Road 44N25.
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Klamath National Forest,   Happy Camp Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Brooks Mine
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Existing Brooks 20 acres mining claim with a new plan of operations. Mining using backhoe, 2.5 cubic yard dump truck, grizzly, and trammel. Opening existing road to new extraction site. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52486
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Section 3, Mount Diablo Meridian. Near Humbug Creek.
Burnett Road Easement New Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road access of 1,500 feet long and 12 feet wide to private property and a water system consisting of 1,000 feet of 2 inch line. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52485
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 12 West, Section 15, Mount Diablo Meridian. Located near Portuguese Creek. Portuguese Creek 7th Field Watershed.
Crawford Vegetation Management Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/27/2014
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2019 
Expected:09/2019
 
10/2019 Lisa Bousfield
530-493-1766
lbousfield@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thinning in stands for forest health and fuels reduction, with fuels treatments including underburning and pile burning on about 1,600 acres. Water Board 2010 Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=30373
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township (T) 14 North (N) Range (R) 5 East (E), Sections 1, 12; T14N R6E Sections 1, 3-5,12, 13, 15-17, 20-22, 28, 29; T15N R5E Sections 25, 36; T15N R6E sections 26-29, 32-36, Humboldt Meridian. About 10 miles Southwest of Happy Camp. Swillup Creek, Coon Creek, Dutch Creek-Klamath River, Aubrey Creek-Klamath River 7th field watersheds (Ukonom Creek-Klamath River 5th field watershed).
Dry Lake and Horse Creek Grazing Allotment Management
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2019 
Expected:04/2020  08/2020 Jeremy Sullens
530-493-1712
jjsullens@fs.fed.us 
Description: To develop a management plan for the Dry Lake and Horse Creek grazing allotments. Water Board Waiver Category B, expected.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53459
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46NR8W, S6-7; T46NR9W, S1-13; T46NR10W, S1-21; T46NR11W, S1-3,10-15; T47NR8W, S7,18,30,31; T47NR9W, S1-14,23-36; T47NR10W, S1,4-9,12-36; T46NR11W, S1-3,10-14; T47NR11W, S1,2,10-15,22-27,34-36; MDM. 78,566 acre allotments north of Highway 96 near the communities of Horse Creek and Oak Knoll in Siskiyou County, California.
Elk-Indian Community Wildfire Protection Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2019 
Expected:08/2020  09/2020 Benjamin Daly
530 493-1734
bdaly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction treatments on National Forest lands along private property, egress and ingress roads, other Forest Service roads used for strategic fire fighting use, and ridges. Water Board Waiver Category B expected.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55320
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T14N R7E Sec. 1-4; T15N R7E Sec.1-5,9-16,21-27,35,36; T15N R8E Sec. 3-10,15-22,27-35; T16N R6E Sec. 1,2,11-13; T16N R7E Sec. 1-36; T16N R8E Sec. 5-8,17-21,27-34; R17N R7E Sec. 1-36, etc. The project is located in & around the town of Happy Camp. Within 6th field watersheds: South Fork, Upper, East Fork, & Lower Indian Creek; East Fork and Lower Elk Creek; Independence Creek, etc.
Fort Goff Cemetery Special Use Permit Amendment
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/12/2018 
Expected:09/2019
 
09/2019 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Expanding the western boundary of the cemetery to the private property boundary and remove smaller diameter trees and brush. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54869
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 47 North, Range 12 West, Section 32, Mount Diablo Meridian. Project is located 6 miles west of Seiad Valley, California off of State Highway 96. Fort Goff Creek 7th watershed.
Fort Goff Creek Fish Exclusion Screening
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/01/2016
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 04/2019 
Expected:07/2019
 
09/2019 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prevent entrainment of fish into an existing water diversion ditch where they could be injured or killed. Conserve water for the benefit of salmon and steelhead trout in Fort Goff Creek and the Klamath River. Water Board Waiver not eligible.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47230
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T47N R12W south margin of Sec. 32; Mt. Diablo Meridian. Water diversion/fish exclusion structure will be constructed at same site as current water diversion which is at RiverMile_0.6 on Fort Goff Creek.
Grider Creek Vault Toilet Removal
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/05/2019  07/2019 Jeffrey Ellison
530-493-2243
jeffreyellison@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of one vault toilet within the Grider Creek Campground. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54171
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Wingate: Township 15 North Range 7 East, Section 5; Humboldt Meridian. Grider: Township 46 North Range 12 West, Section 27; Humboldt Meridian. Wingate Bar River Access is 10 miles downriver of Happy Camp, CA. Benjamin Creek-Klamath River 7th Field. Grider Creek Campground is 5 miles southeast of Seiad Valley, CA, Lower Grider Creek 7th field.
Happy Camp Fire Safe Council Water Storage Tank New Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/06/2018 
Expected:04/2019
 
04/2019 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of a round 5,000 gallon water storage tank for emergency fire suppression adjacent to Benjamin Creek Road FS 17N16. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54182
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North, Range 7 East, Section 16; Humboldt Meridian. Near Happy Camp, CA, located at Benjamin Creek Road and State Highway 96. Benjamin Creek-Klamath River 7th Field Watershed.
Lower Beaver Creek Aquatic Habitat Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/20/2019 
Expected:06/2019
 
09/2019 Jon Grunbaum
530-493-1719
jgrunbaum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct two off-channel ponds on the high floodplains of lower Beaver Creek & an apex jam to divert some of the streamflow of the mainstem into an existing side-channel. Place and anchor large woody debris in the stream. Pending consultation RWB.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54688
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 8 West, Section 6 and Township 47 North, Range 8 West, Sections 30 and 31; Mt. Diablo Meridian. Buckhorn Gulch-Beaver Creek 7th field; Dutch Creek-Beaver Creek 6th; Beaver Creek 5th field watersheds. Up Beaver Creek Road, off of State Highway 96 North of Klamath River, California.
Natchez Fire Roadside Hazard Tree Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/12/2018 
Expected:04/2019
 
05/2019 Benjamin Daly
530-493-1734
bdaly@fs.fed.us 
Description: To reduce threats to public and forest worker safety along National Forest Transportation System roads within the Natchez Fire perimeter. Water Board Waiver Category A expected.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54660
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 16 North Range 6 East sections 2 & 3; Township 17 North Range 6 East sections 2,3,11,14-16,21-24,26 & 35;Township 18 North Range 6 East sections 8,9,16,17,20-22,27-29, & 34; Humboldt Meridian. Located NW of Happy Camp, CA: 7th field watersheds: Little South Fork Indian Creek, Lower South Fork Indian Creek, Headwaters Indian Creek, West Branch Indian Creek, Cook Run-Indian Creek.
PacifiCorp Powerline Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal to authorize the maintenance, operation, and construction of about 30 miles (270 acres) of existing powerline. No new disturbance proposed. NCRWQCB Waiver exempt.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=40277
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T46N R7W-12W, MDM; T14N R6E-R8E HM. Starts at T44N., R9W MDM Sec. 2 off County Road 6G002 on Scott River Rd.; ends T18N. R6E., HM, Sec. 8, at KNF & Six Rivers Forest Boundaries just south of Little Grayback Mt on Happy Camp/Oak RD.
Tim Bynum Waterline New Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of waterline system consisting of 400 feet of 1 inch waterline. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54179
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North Range 11 West, Section 36; Mt. Diablo Meridian. Humbug, CA, with water from Macks Creek. Tom Marten Creek-Klamath River 7th Field Watershed.
U.S. Geological Survey Stream Gauging Station New Special Use Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/12/2018 
Expected:04/2019
 
04/2019 Alonzo Jackson
530-493-1735
alonzojackson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install three National Electrical Manufacturers Association boxes near USGS gauging station that will house streamgauging & water quality sampling equipment. Water Board Waiver Category A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54684
Location: UNIT - Happy Camp Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 46 North, Range 12 West, Section 10; Mt. Diablo Meridian. 3 miles west of Seiad Valley, CA; along Highway 96 and the Klamath River. West Grider-Klamath River 7th Field Watershed.
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Klamath National Forest,   SCOTT RIVER RANGER DISTRICT (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Arland Costa Special Use Permit Renewal
EA
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew special use permit for livestock area. NCRWQCB waiver category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=40202
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Ragne 8 West, Sections 22, 26, and 36, Mt. Diablo Meridian. About 5 miles northeast of Fort Jones, California off of West Moffett Creek Road (Luce Gulch-Moffett Creek 7th field watershed 18010208030304; Crooked Gulch-Moffett Cr 18010208030302).
Bakers Cabin Spring and Meadow Exclosure
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2019 
Expected:06/2019  07/2019 Stephanie McMorris
530-468-1226
smcmorris@fs.fed.us 
Description: A small spring in the Forest Service portion of the Bakers Cabin meadow would benefit from fencing to protect it from grazing activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55610
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 9 West, Northwest Quarter of Section 28. Bakers Cabin Meadow, located in the headwaters of Crooker Gulch near road 45N59.
East Fork Scott
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 03/06/2019 
Expected:06/2019
 
07/2019 Maija Meneks
775-778-6139
mmeneks@fs.fed.us 
Description: To improve conditions within the E Fork Scott watershed. Treatments within 31,540 acres may include meadows, riparian areas, fuels reduction, mine reclamation, stand density reduction, and wildlife habitat improvements. RWB Waiver Category B expected
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50878
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - 10 mi NE of Callahan, CA in Siskiyou Co in T40N R6W S5-8, and 18; T40N R7W S1-5, 8-23, 27-33; T40N R8W S4, 10, 12-15, 23, 24; T41N R6W S7, 18-20, 29-31; T41N, R7W, S1, 2, 11-14, 22-27, 32-36 Central M. See Other Project Information.
Gunsight-Humbug Ridge Siskiyou Mariposa Lily Integrated Pest Management
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/03/2018
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 07/2019 
Expected:10/2019
 
04/2020 Erin Lonergan
530-841-4403
erinrlonergan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Integrated pest management project to protect and enhance habitat for the Siskiyou mariposa lily. Water Board Waiver Category A expected.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53734
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 7 West, Sections 17-20, and Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Sections 13-17, 20-24, and 27-29. Mount Diablo Meridian. About 3 miles west and slightly north of Yreka. Located within the Humbug-Klamath River, Yreka Creek-Shasta River, and Moffett Creek 5th field watersheds.
Lake Mountain & Middle Tompkins Grazing Allotment Management Plan Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 09/27/2016 
Expected:08/2019
 
09/2019 Stephanie McMorris
530-468-1226
smcmorris@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project reauthorizes grazing permits for 10 years under an adaptive management strategy and updates allotment management plans for Lake Mt. & Middle Tompkins allotments. Water Board Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=41986
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R11W, Sec. 3-10, 16-18; T44N, R12W Sec. 1,12,13; T45N, R11W, Sec. 2-5, 8-11, 14-23, 26-34; T45N, R12W, Sec. 25, 36; T46N, R11W Sec. 17, 20, 21, 26-29, 32-36, Mt. Diablo Meridian. This project encompasses 24,868 acres on the Oak Knoll and Scott River RD boundary near Lake Mtn & Tom Martin Pk. (HUCs 18010208060402;-601;-401; & -403; 18010206110303; & -304).
McAdams Creek Mines
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2019 
Expected:11/2019  11/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mining plan of operations proposed to mine the McAdams Creek Mines. Materials would be milled on site at a camp landing pad, materials would be disposed of on site. Plan of operations is for a ten year operation. Water Board Waiver n/a.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54714
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 45 North, Range 8 West, Section 27, Mount Diablo Meridian. Located about 10.5 miles northeast of the Town of Fort Jones, California, in Siskiyou County. Mine site is located between the 45N58Y and 45N58 roads, to the South of McAdams Creek Road.
Recreation Outfitter and Guides Special Use Permits Analysis
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2019 
Expected:12/2019  01/2020 Samuel Commarto
530-468-1203
sjcommarto@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analyze the reauthorization of Recreation Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permits. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Marble Mountains, Trinity Alps, Russian Wilderness, and nearby non-wilderness areas.
Siskiyou Telephone Canyon Creek Line Extension
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2019 
Expected:05/2019  06/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of 8,000 feet of underground phone line from Scott River Road up Canyon Creek Road. Trench would be two feet wide and up to three feet deep. Water Board Waiver expected N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54718
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 44 North, Range 11 West, Sections 27, 28, and 33, Mount Diablo Meridian. Starting on Scott River Road at the junction with Canyon Creek Road, following Canyon Creek Road to 44N35 Road proceeding to a private residence. About 14 miles west of Fort Jones CA, Siskiyou County.
Siskiyou Telephone Special Use Permit Amendment for Phone Line Installation
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend Special Use Permit to plow down 1100 feet to install an underground phone line to a private residence. Water Board Waiver exempt.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47848
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R9W, Section 2, Mount Diablo Meridian. Lower Indian Creek 7th field watershed (HUC 18010208050102) .
Yreka WUI Hazardous Fuels Reduction on Private Land
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/24/2018 
Expected:06/2019
 
07/2019 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuel reduction on 250 acres, with additional acreage in future phases, between the City of Yreka and the Forest Service Craggy Vegetation Management Project area. Water Board N/A on private land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53573
Location: UNIT - Scott River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T44N, R8W, Section 1; T45N, R8W Sections 25, 26, and 36; T45N, R7W, Section s 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16-21, 30, and 31; Mount Diablo Meridian. West of the city of Yreka, in the Middle Fork Humbug Creek, Greenhorn Creek, Yreka City - Yreka Creek, Long Gulch, and Rocky Gulch - Yreka Creek 7th field watersheds.
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Klamath National Forest,   Salmon River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bear Country Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2019 
Expected:03/2020  04/2020 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed project encompasses about 36,000 acres and is located on the Salmon River Ranger District. The focus is on fuels reduction for community protection and stand health. Water Board waiver Category B expected.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54255
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Sections 13 and 24; T10N, R8E, Sections 7-9, 16-21, and 29, Humboldt Meridian; T39N R12W, Sections 3-30, 32-36; T40N, R12W, Sections 13, 22-29,32; Mt Diablo Meridian. Located on the Salmon River Ranger District, East of Forks of Salmon, West of Sawyers Bar, and Northwest of Cecilville, California in Siskiyou County.
Bentley, H. New Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a new special use permit to install a new above-ground water line. No new disturbance is proposed with this project. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47849
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T10N, R8E, Section 20, Humboldt Meridian. McNeal Creek-South Fork 7th Field Watershed (HUC 18010210010803) .
California Highway Patrol Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew a special use permit for radio service facility on Eddy Gulch. NCWQCB waiver - exempt.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=37191
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Section 15 Mt. Diablo Meridian. Eddy Gulch Communications Site, about two miles north of Sawyers Bar, CA in the Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed (18010210020703).
Callahan Complex Fuels Treatment on Private Land
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 02/25/2019  03/2019 Danika Carlson
530-468-1225
dcarlson02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuel reduction on 200 acres of private land in and around the community of Callahan and adjacent to the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District. Water Board Waiver - n/a, private land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47271
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R8W Sections 20, 21, 28, and 29 of the Mount Diablo Meridian. Private land in and around the community of Callahan, Siskiyou County, CA. Watersheds to be determined.
Cecilville Fire & Hose Company Special Use Permit Amendment
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/13/2017 
Expected:06/2019
 
06/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Special use permit and amendment to include installation of metal service building for the storage of fire trucks and rescue vehicles at the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA. Water Board Waiver n/a.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=37184
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 N, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian. On the Forest Service administrative site in Forks of Salmon, CA. Horn Creek-Salmon River 7th field watershed (18010210040202).
China Point
EIS
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Response to proposed Plan of Operations to mine the China Point claim, in compliance with General Mining Act of 1872. China Point is a 30-acre unpatented mining claim. Water Board Waiver n/a; permits requested by mining claimants.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49756
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T 40 North, R 12 West, southwest quadrant of Section 28 and the northwest quadrant of Section 33, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Olsen Creek-North Fork Salmon 7th field, and Olsen Creek 6th field watershed. Located between the NF Salmon River and the Salmon River Rd. NE of Forks of Salmon, CA in Siskiyou Cty, South of the Sawyers Bar Road and North of the N Fork Salmon Rd.
Discovery Day Mine
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/11/2018
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2019 
Expected:12/2019
 
01/2020 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Plan of Operations proposed to mine the Discovery Day claim. The Discovery Day Mine is an established mine site that consists of a road, three working pads, and underground tunnels. Water Board Waiver n/a.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52448
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 9 North, Range 8 East, Sections 6 and 7; Humboldt Meridian. Located on the southeast side of a ridge between the east and west fork drainages of Knownothing Creek in the Klamath National Forest, approximately 3 miles southeast of Forks of Salmon, California.
Forks of Salmon Elementary School Generator Replacement Special Use Permit Amendment
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/13/2017 
Expected:06/2019
 
06/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace one of the existing generators with a new generator to be placed outside and sound shielded. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=40198
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 13 Humboldt Meridian. At the town of Forks of Salmon, CA (Big Creek-North Fork Salmon 7th field watershed 18010210020802).
Schwartz and Leff Mineral Withdrawal
EA
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/23/2018 
Expected:06/2019
 
06/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposed mineral withdrawal on about 40 acres for a period of 20 years to protect cultural resources. Water Board Waiver N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52610
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 8 East, Section 8; Humboldt Meridian. Located on the North Fork of the Salmon River about 4 miles upriver from the community of Forks of Salmon in Siskiyou County, California.
Siskiyou Telephone Data Line Installation for Forks of Salmon School
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/06/2019 
Expected:04/2019
 
05/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace a failing data line to the Forks of Salmon Elementary School. Proposal includes digging a shallow trench for about 150' from the County Road to the school. The trench would be back filled following line installation. WB Waiver expected N/A.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54715
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10 North, Range 7 East, Section 13, Humboldt Meridian. From the County Road to the Forks of Salmon School in Forks of Salmon, California, Siskiyou County.
Upper North Fork Salmon Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Chris Hays
541-885-3410
chays@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project will treat up to 120 acres with high priority fuels reduction and prescribed fire on private land within the Upper North Fork of the Salmon River, including Sawyers Bar and outlying neighborhoods. Water Board Waiver n/a, private land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=49787
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Portions of: T40N R12W sections 13, 24 and 25; T40N R11W S 13, 24, 28, 29, 35; T40N R10W S 9, 16-21; T39N, R11W S 3-5, 8-10; T41N R10W S 21, 22, 27, and 28 (Mount Diablo Meridian). The project area is located on private properties in the upper North Fork Salmon River drainage from Little North Fork to Taylor Hole. North Fork Salmon River 5th Field Watershed (HUC 1801021102).
Wisniski Special Use Permit Amendment
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/13/2017 
Expected:06/2019
 
07/2019 Gay Baxter
530-468-1210
gbaxter@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend permit to include 1/4 mile of an existing road on private property, for access to the Mountain Laurel Mine for commercial haul of ore to mill site located on another private parcel, and add a private water line. Water Board waiver category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=38618
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 39 North, Range 11 West, Sections 4 & 9, Mt. Diablo Meridian. In the Eddy Gulch watershed, approximately 1.5 miles south of Sawyers Bar (Eddy Gulch 7th field watershed: 18010210020703).
Yellow Jacket Ridge
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2019 
Expected:01/2020  03/2020 Marissa Jones
530-468-1276
mjones03@fs.fed.us 
Description: Precommercial thinning, release and fuels reduction in plantations and in natural stands on about 2,600 acres along Yellow Jacket Ridge. Water Board Waiver Category B.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=31769
Location: UNIT - Salmon River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 10N Range 7E Sec 1-3, 11-13; Township 11N Range 7E Sec 35-36; Township 10N Range 8E Sec 4-9, 18; Township 11N Range 8E Sec 20, 21, 28-33; (HM) and Township 40N Range 12W Sec 14-24, 27-32; MDM. National Forest System lands one to nine miles northeast of Forks of Salmon, CA. Salmon River-Crapo Creek (180102100401) & Lower NF Salmon River (180102100208) 6th field watersheds.
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