Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2021 to 09/30/2021
Plumas 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) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Beckwourth Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Feather River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Plumas National Forest,  Mt. Hough Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Locatable Mining Rule - 36 CFR 228, subpart A.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  On Hold  N/A  N/A Sarah Shoemaker
907-586-7886
sarahshoemaker@fs.fed.us 
Description: The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes revisions to its regulations at 36 CFR 228, Subpart A governing locatable minerals operations on National Forest System lands.A draft EIS & proposed rule should be available for review/comment in late 2020
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57214
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable. These regulations apply to all NFS lands open to mineral entry under the US mining laws. More Information is available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/science-technology/geology/minerals/locatable-minerals/current-revisions.
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Plumas 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
Plumas National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation
EIS
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 08/21/2019
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2021 
Expected:10/2021
 
11/2021 Katherine Carpenter
530-283-7742
katherine.carpenter@usda.gov 
Description: Designate over-snow vehicle (OSV) use on National Forest System roads and trails and areas on National Forest System lands as allowed, restricted, or prohibited. Identify trails for snow grooming for OSV use would be conducted.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47124
Location: UNIT - Plumas National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba. LEGAL - Not Applicable. National Forest System lands administered by the Plumas National Forest (forest-wide).
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Plumas 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
2020 PNF Road and Trail Maintenance Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/20/2020 
Expected:07/2021
 
07/2021 Katherine Carpenter
530-283-7742
kacarpenter@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project proposes to maintain 177 miles of NFS roads and trails by removing and replacing existing road surfaces, guard rails, signs, and culverts; reshaping road surfaces; cleaning ditches and culverts; and abating hazard trees.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58203
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District, Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N R11E Sections 1, 11-13; T25N R12E Sections 1, 5-6, 8-18, 20-24; T25N R13E Sections 3, 5-10, 16-18; T26N R11E Section 36; T26N R12E Sections 1-5, 7-17, 20-29, more in "other project information". South of Antelope Lake, west of Wheeler Peak, north of Mt. Ingalls, and east of Doyle Crossing on the Beckwourth and Mt. Hough Ranger Districts, of the Plumas National Forest, Plumas County, CA.
CA DWR Seismic Trench Study
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2021 
Expected:06/2021  09/2021 Colleen Heard
530-283-7627
colleen.heard@usda.gov 
Description: To better define the location and tectonic activity of the Indian Creek fault & Grizzly Valley Fault, which could influence the safety of Antelope Lake & Lake Davis dams. DWR is proposing to excavate locations in the fall 2021.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District, Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T28N R12E Sec 30-31; T24N R13E Sec 22. L.
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Plumas National Forest,   Beckwourth 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
Bootsole Project
CE

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- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 04/01/2021  05/2021 Keli Ward
(530) 836-7157
Keli.Ward@usda.gov 
Description: The Bootsole project proposes to reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, improve wildlife habitat, and reduce road-related impacts to the watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59332
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - All or portions of: Township (T) 28 North (N), Range (R) 13 East (E), Sections 31 through 33; T27N, R12E, Sections 1 and 12; and T27N, R13E, Sections 4 through 10 and 16 through 18 of the MDBM. Approximately 1.5 miles south of Thompson Peak, 3 miles south of Janesville, and 4 miles west of U.S. Route 395.
Feather River Inn Water System
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Robert Hawkins
916-849-8037
rhhawkins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-Issue a 30 year special use authorization to Schomac, Inc. for the Feather River Inn water system. The water system includes two diversion structures, a storage tank, waterlines and road and trail access.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Section 3, T. 22 N., R. 12 E., Mt Diablo Meridian. The water system is located along Bonta Creek just north of the National Forest boundary and the Feather River Inn.
Fern Falls Trail Bridge Demolition and Rebuild
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 03/26/2021  05/2021 Kaitlyn McGlamery
530-836-7120
kaitlyn.mcglamery@usda.gov 
Description: The project proposes to demolish and replace a deteriorated bridge on the Fern Falls Trail (12E41).
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Fern Falls Trail (#12E41) on the Beckwourth Ranger District of the Plumas National Forest, near Clio in Plumas County, California.
Mapes Project
EA
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/21/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2021 
Expected:06/2021
 
08/2021 Keli Ward
530-836-7157
Keli.Ward@usda.gov 
Description: Improve forest health and resilience, wildlife habitat, and water quality utilizing mechanical thinning, mechanical fuels treatments, hand thinning, prescribed fire, and road maintenance, reconstruction, and decommissioning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56644
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project area extends north from Portola, along the east side of Lake Davis to approximately two miles south of Antelope Lake. The east side of the project area generally parallels County Road 177.
Ramelli Ranch Erosion Improvement, Pipeline and Corral Maintenance Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/17/2019 
Expected:05/2021
 
05/2021 Martha Roberts
530-836-7166
martha.roberts@usda.gov 
Description: The project proposes to authorize maintenance of irrigation pipeline, address erosion concerns near the river corridor, and authorize reconstruction of an existing corral. This will improve watershed and riparian habitat for wildlife.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R14E, Sections 27 and 28. The Ramelli Ranch Allotment is located approximately 2 miles west of Beckwourth and south of State Highway 70 on National Forest Systems Lands in Plumas County, California.
Two Rivers Soccer Camp Permit Re-issue
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jeremy Dorsey
909 382-2837
jdorsey02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue a 20 year permit to Two Rivers Soccer Camp for the following uses: bridge, road, parking area, portion of a soccer field, water transmission lines, storage tank and spring boxes.
Location: UNIT - Beckwourth Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Sections 30, 31, 32, T. 22 N., R. 12E., Mt. Diablo Meridian. Two Rivers Soccer Camp is located near Blairsden, California.
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Plumas National Forest,   Feather 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
Berry Brush WUI Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/08/2020 
Expected:11/2021
 
12/2021 Eric Murphy
530-532-8922
ejmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Treat no more than 3,000 acres using a variety of restoration techniques for wildlife habitat and fire- and climate-resilience; salvage cut, hand-cut-and-pile brush, burn brush piles, plant trees in the ground, masticate brush, prune, dig fire-lines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59232
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. From Bloomer Hill to the southwest to Junction House to the northeast, and include NFS lands nearby Oro-Quincy Highway, Bald Rock Road, Stephens Ridge, Brush Creek, and Mountain House.
Buzzards Roost Trail and Trail Maintenance Project
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Maria Cisneros
530-532-7444
mcisneros@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sections of older existing trails are not constructed to Forest Service standards and can create impacts to soil and water quality, and are not sustainable as built. Minor reconstruction and sometimes more extensive realignments are needed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58344
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Buzzards Roost Trail, Minerva Bar Trail, Butte Bar Trail, Hartman Bar Trail, and Table Rock Bar Trail.
Concow Pyrodiversity Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/22/2021 
Expected:09/2021
 
10/2021 Jason Miller
530-532-7431
jasontmiller@fs.fed.us 
Description: We propose to perform prescribed fire treatments as a forest restoration strategy aimed at increasing wildfire resilience.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59322
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The area is located within the wildland-urban interface adjacent to the community of Concow, about 25 miles from the City of Oroville, CA.
Feather Falls Post-Fire Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/27/2021 
Expected:10/2021
 
11/2021 Ryan Davy
406-494-0208
rdavy@fs.fed.us 
Description: To accomplish restoration, FRRD proposes to abate hazard trees, yard trees, salvage cut, hand-cut-and-pile brush, burn piles, plant trees in the ground, masticate brush, prune, dig fire-lines by hand, and replace and repair recreation facilities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59385
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Mt. Diablo Meridian, T. 20N., R. 6E., Section 2; T. 21N., R 6E., Sections 26 and 35. Feather Falls is located on the Fall River, a tributary of the Middle Fork Feather River, within the Plumas National Forest in Butte County, California.
French Creek I Hazardous Fuels Reduction
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/11/2019 
Expected:10/2021
 
11/2021 Jason Vermillion
530-532-7434
jvermillion@fs.fed.us 
Description: The French Creek I project proposes to reduce hazardous fuels and stand density through commercial and pre-commercial thinning, mastication of brush and prescribed burning using GTR-220 and 237 methods. The project will treat no more than 3,000 acres
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56798
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Located ~ 10 miles north of Berry Creek, at elevations ranging between 2,300 and 4,500 feet. Annual precipitation ranges between 55 and 70 inches. The Camp Fire burned through the majority of the area.
French Creek II Insect and Disease Resilience Project
CE
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jason Vermillion
530-532-7434
jvermillion@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposes to reduce stand density and hazardous fuels through commercial and pre-commercial thinning, mastication of brush, and prescribed burning. Residual stands will be more open, increasing the amount of available soil moisture and sunlight.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58343
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Between Four Trees and Coyote Gap in the French Creek Basin.
Granite Basin OHV Trail Development Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/15/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2021 
Expected:11/2021
 
01/2022 Clay Davis
530-532-8940
clay.davis@usda.gov 
Description: The Forest Service is proposing to meet the need for additional OHV riding opportunities for the Granite Basin recreation area. This proposal has two components: construction/reconstruction of OHV trail and road reclassification to authorize OHV use.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55986
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Granite Basin.
PG&E Caribou Palermo Line Decommissioning Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/19/2021 
Expected:07/2021
 
07/2021 Erika Brenzovich
530-283-7622
erika.brenzovich@usda.gov 
Description: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) proposes to decommission segments of the de-energized Caribou-Palermo 115kV transmission line within the Plumas National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60146
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte, Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The approximately 33-mile segment extends from Belden Forebay to Parkhill, within Plumas and Butte Counties, California.
PG&E Weather Station Camel Peak Special Use Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 06/15/2021  07/2021 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clay.davis@usda.gov 
Description: PG&E requests a special use authorization to install a weather station at Camel Peak. PG&E is implementing its Weather Stations Program, wherein they install stations in high fire-threat areas to enhance weather forecasting and modeling.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60055
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T. 22 N., R. 8 E., section 32, MDM. Camel Peak, 5,723 feet elevation, is located west of Little Grass Valley Reservoir, Lumpkin Ridge, and Falls River at the headwaters of Pinchard Creek.
Post-Camp Fire Dixie Road Sediment Reduction Project (BCRCD)
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Completed  Actual: 05/11/2021  06/2021 Clay Davis
907-747-4225
clayrdavis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a temporary special use to Butte County Resource Conservation District to implement road maintenance, erosion control, and storm proofing practices on Dixie Road and Camp Creek Road to protect the Camp Creek-North Fork Feather River watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59998
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Portions of T23N, R4E, section 24 and T23N, R5E, sections 19-21, Mount Diablo Meridian. Dixie Road and Camp Creek Road north of Concow, California.
Rogers Cow Camp Salvage Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/27/2021 
Expected:08/2021
 
09/2021 Eric Murphy
530-532-8922
ejmurphy@fs.fed.us 
Description: FRRD proposes to salvage cut, hand-cut-and-pile brush, burn brush piles, plant trees in the ground, masticate brush, prune resprouting oaks, dig fire-lines by hand, and hand-spray herbicides.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59391
Location: UNIT - Feather River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Butte. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The North Complex Fire burned area along the 23N15 roads and the entire Rogers Cow Camp Campground.
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Plumas National Forest,   Mt. Hough 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
Argentine Lookout Restoration
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/23/2020 
Expected:06/2021
 
07/2021 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7620
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and restoration of the Argentine Fire Lookout. All work would be completed by volunteers under an agreement. The lookout would then be used as a recreation rental.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R11E, Section 17, MDBM. 1/4 mile off of NFS Road 24N29, at Argentine Rock, approximately 12 miles northeast of Quincy CA.
Bud Lee Placer Mining Plan of Operations
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/11/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 06/2021 
Expected:08/2021
 
08/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
donna.duncan@usda.gov 
Description: Continued mining using heavy equipment to excavate materials from existing pit, and process with a trommel wash plant 7 sluice box. Occupancy of the site during operations will include tents and a portable toilet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57744
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N, R7E, Sec 27. The Bud Lee claim is near Richbar, in the Feather River Canyon.
Caribou & Pioneer Mining Plan of Operations
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/22/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 06/2021 
Expected:07/2021
 
07/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
donna.duncan@usda.gov 
Description: Continued (from previous claim owner)underground Placer mining in existing mine. Camping nearby for processing and use of existing features.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R7E, Sec 27,34. off of Caribou Road.
China Bar Placer Mining Plan of Operations
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Placer mining bench gravels in the North Fork Feather River Drainage. Use of a small backhoe and a trommel. Settling ponds will prevent discharge into river.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R8E, Sec 19. Seneca, CA, China Bar.
Claremont Forest Resiliency Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2021 
Expected:09/2022  11/2022 Kyla Sabo
530-836-7157
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: This Project is approximately 19,000 acres located near Quincy, CA and will improve forest health, reduce fuels around the wildland urban interface of Quincy and Meadow Valley, restore some areas of the North Complex fire, and reduce road impacts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59708
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. This project extends from Meadow Valley to Quincy out to La Porte Road in Plumas County, CA.
James Lee Renovation Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/14/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 06/2022 
Expected:08/2021
 
10/2021 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7620
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct an outdoor education center at the site of the old James Lee Campground which will include camp sites, restrooms, picnic areas, a pavilion,river access and interpretation.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T 24 N, R 6 E, Section 10, MDBM. 3 miles east of Tobin, CA, on the southeast side of Highway 70,along the North Fork of the Feather River.
Kris #8 and #9 Lode Exploration Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 03/16/2021  05/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploration drilling project in a previously mined area. Minor road repairs.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T27N, R8E, Sec 35. Mt Hough Ranger District, Near Canyon Dam.
Long Valley Forest Health Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 06/08/2021  10/2021 Kyla Sabo
530-283-7652
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve forest health and fire resiliency within the project area as well as reduce meadow and aspen encroachment by lodgepole pine.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56891
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N R8E Sections 11-13, 24, T26N, R9E Sections 7, 18, 19, 30. The project area is South of Round Valley Resevior.
Moonlight-Superior Drill Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Exploratory drilling, drill pad constriction, sump pit excavation, water for drilling, improve some roads, some cross country travel.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T27N, R10E, Sec 1,12, T27N, R11E, Sec 6. Moonlight Valley, north of Taylorsville, CA.
Mount Hough RD Abandoned Mine Closures 2020
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Completed  Actual: 03/16/2021  05/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Closure of abandoned mines and some access roads.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Butterfly Valley, Indian Falls, and east of Round Valley Reservoir.
Mouser Bucks Lake RV Park
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/24/2020 
Expected:04/2021
 
04/2021 Colleen Heard
530-283-7627
colleen.heard@usda.gov 
Description: The RV park has been operated on PG&E land for many years. Recent surveys revealed seven RV campsites are partially or fully on National Forest. A special use permit is requested to continue operating the sites on NFS lands.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T23N, R7E, Sec 3 MDBM. Bucks Lake near Haskins Bay.
Ohio Mine Placer Plan of Operations
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 07/2021 
Expected:09/2021
 
10/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
donna.duncan@usda.gov 
Description: Small scale placer mining with hand tools and gas powered crusher. Use of spring and pond for water source. Long term occupancy. Gate and non-system road.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R8E, Sec 5 NW. Approx. 2.5 miles NW of Seneca, in Plumas County.
R.E. Dahlens Placer Mining Plan of Operations
EA
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
dmduncan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Placer mining, continuing operation, on North Fork Feather River
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T26N, R8e, Sec 16. west of Seneca, CA.
Soda Creek Restoration and Fisheries Improvement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/28/2021 
Expected:04/2021
 
08/2021 Kurt Sable
530-283-7641
ksable@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to decommission 1.5 miles of NFS road 25N22 immediately adjacent to Soda Creek. The road is currently washed out and not passable.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - The project area is along the lower reach of Soda Creek near Paxton, California, Plumas County. The legal description is T25N, R9E, Sections 7 and 8, Mt. Diablo Base Meridian (MDBM). The project area is along the lower reach of Soda Creek near Paxton, California, Plumas County. The legal description is T25N, R9E, Sections 7 and 8, Mt. Diablo Base Meridian (MDBM).
South Park Phase 2
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/05/2020 
Expected:05/2021
 
06/2021 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7620
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Addition of approximately 15 miles of new trail to the South Park system. Most of these trails already exist, but would be incorporated into the system. Restoration of user created routes with resource damage.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T25N, R9E, Sections 25, 26, 35, 36, MDBM. South Park Trail System, Quincy, CA.
Three Lakes Toilet Removal and Replacement
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/11/2021 
Expected:04/2021
 
08/2021 Leslie Edlund
530-283-7620
ledlund@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of non-functioning toilet and replacement with new composting toilet at remote trailhead location.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T24N, R7E, Section 5, MDBM. Three Lakes Trailhead, at the end of NFS Road 24N24, on the northwest edge of the Buck Lake Wilderness.
Treasure Canyon Lode Mine
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/20/2020 
Expected:06/2021
 
06/2021 Donna Duncan
530-283-7614
donna.duncan@usda.gov 
Description: In order to access the underground working, the caved adit must be reopened, using heavy equipment. Roads will have to be re-opened and a temporary bridge installed over lights creek and a small camp for the miners and equipment on the landing.
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - T27N, R11E, Sec 5. Adjacent to Lights Creek.
Volcano Fire Salvage
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/21/2021 
Expected:05/2021
 
05/2021 Kyla Sabo
530-836-7157
kylasabo@fs.fed.us 
Description: Salvage of dead and dying trees on the Mt. Hough Ranger District from the North Complex Fire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59610
Location: UNIT - Mt. Hough Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Plumas. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Project area is located on the Mt. Hough Ranger District within the North Complex Fire. Majority of project area located off Sherman Bar, Claremont, Fells Flat, Thompson Willow, and McCain roads.
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