Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2019 to 06/30/2019
Six Rivers 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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R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Six Rivers National Forest,  Orleans Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Six Rivers National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Pacific Gas and Electric - Six Rivers National Forest: Special Uses
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/04/2018 
Expected:04/2019
 
06/2019 Timothy Cardoza
530-478-6210
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Approve continued operation, maintenance and use of existing distribution and transmission powerlines and infrastructure for Pacific Gas and Electric located within designated corridors administered by the Six Rivers National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53942
Location: UNIT - Six Rivers National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity. LEGAL - Transmission and distribution corridors forest-wide, Humboldt, Siskiyou and Trinity Counties. Approve continued operation, maintenance and use of existing powerlines and infrastructure for Pacific Gas and Electric designated corridors administered by the Six Rivers NF.
Six Rivers Aquatic Restoration(formerly: Forestwide Aquatic Restoration Project)
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 12/20/2018 
Expected:03/2019
 
07/2019 Carolyn Cook
707-441-3551
cacook@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project will address recovery actions for listed salmondids and aquatic habitat restoration including: riparian treatments, large woody debris recruitment and placement, off-channel winter rearing habitat, invasives management, etc.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=42051
Location: UNIT - Six Rivers National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. This project will occur on the Smith, Klamath, Salmon, Trinity, Mad and Eel River watersheds within the Six Rivers National Forest.
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Six Rivers National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Leary Creek Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/15/2019 
Expected:06/2019
 
07/2019 Nolan Colegrove
530-627-3207
ncolegrove@fs.fed.us 
Description: The overall project encompasses 1,911 ac., of which 763 ac. of mechanical commercial thinning young plantations, 1147 ac. of manual thinning of trees <8 inches in diameter, 516 acres handpile and burn and 1,395 ac. understory burning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55447
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District, Lower Trinity Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Township 10 North, Range 5 East, sections 23-25, 27, 28, 33-35, and Township 10 North, Range 6 East, sections 19,30, and Township 9 North, Range 5 East, sections 2, 3, 10, 11, 15, Humboldt Baseline and Meridian in Humboldt County.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Smith River NRA Administrative Site Upgrade
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Facility management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Diane Bales
707-441-3632
dtbales@fs.fed.us 
Description: Project includes construction of a new administrative office, wastewater treatment plant, 3 Bay Engine Warehouse w/ workshop, two 9 person barracks, hazmat shed; restore historic building; and demolish select buildings.
Location: UNIT - Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River NRA. STATE - California. COUNTY - Del Norte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Smith River NRA compound in Gasquet, CA.
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Six Rivers National Forest,   Orleans 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
Salmon River Water Quality Gauge
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2017 
Expected:05/2017
 
06/2017 Julia Everta
707-441-3543
jeverta@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Salmon River Restoration Council (SRRC) proposes to install a water quality monitoring gauge in the Salmon River, alongside existing USGS gauge equipment, to transmit real-time data that would be made available to the public via internet.
Location: UNIT - Orleans Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T. 11 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 3, HM. In the vicinity of Forest System Road 11N22, a Maintenance Level 2 road which runs along the south side of the Salmon River.
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