Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2020 to 03/31/2020
Shasta Trinity 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, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Big Bar Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Hayfork Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  McCloud Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Mt. Shasta Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Shasta Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Weaverville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Shasta Trinity National Forest,  Yolla Bolla Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District HyDAS ground water monitoring site proposal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Research and Development 
Completed  Actual: 10/09/2019  10/2019 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
stacy.l.smith@usda.gov 
Description: SVRCD proposes to install two Hydrological Data Acquisition Systems that will collect ground water data using an automated system that includes a buried snow pillow connected to a small equipment shelter and 30' tower with antennas and solar panels.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56512
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District, Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - NW1/4 section 20, T42N,R3W, MDM near Bolam Road (Shasta-Trinity NF) and SW1/4 section 20, T45N,R3W MDM near Goosenest Mtn. (Klamath NF). The Shasta Trinity site is located north of Mt. Shasta off of the access road to the Whitney Creek trailhead, the Klamath site is located just off the access road to the Goosenest Mtn. Trailhead.
Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District HyDAS ground water monitoring site proposal
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Special use management
- Research and Development 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Duplicate Entry. See project #56512.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56511
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District, Goosenest Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - NW1/4 section 20, T42N,R3W, MDM near Bolam Road (Shasta-Trinity NF) and SW1/4 section 20, T45N,R3W MDM near Goosenest Mtn. (Klamath NF). The Shasta Trinity site is located north of Mt. Shasta off of the access road to the Whitney Creek trailhead, the Klamath site is located just off the access road to the Goosenest Mtn. Trailhead.
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Shasta Trinity 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
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Outfitter/Guide Temporary and Priority Permit Authorizations
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/19/2018 
Expected:08/2020
 
08/2020 Jennifer Womack
530-926-9616
jenniferwomack@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Shasta-Trinity National is amending its process for authorizing outfitter and guide permits and will issue both temporary permits (authorizes use for less than one year) and priority permits (authorizes use for ten years).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53643
Location: UNIT - Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The outfitter and guide activities occur at various locations across the Shasta-Trinity National Forest on all the management units.
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Shasta Trinity 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
Digital 299 Broadband Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/12/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 02/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
08/2020 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install fiber optic cable near California State Route 299 from Eureka to Cottonwood on multiple land ownerships. Lead Agency: CA Public Utilities Commission. Shasta-Trinity National Forest (STNF) will decide whether to permit activities on STNF lands
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56456
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Project alignment generally follows CA State Route 299 (SR-299), but is sited mostly along and within shoulders of adjacent USFS and County roads.
Lakehead and Platina Transfer Stations Permit Replacement
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/20/2018 
Expected:03/2020
 
03/2020 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue new special use permits to Shasta County to replace expiring permits. There will be no changes to the authorized facilities or increases in the scope or intensity of authorized activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=44237
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Township 35 North, Range 5 West, Section 12 and Township 29 North, Range 10 West, Section 13 MDM.
Level 3 Communications Special Use Authorization
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 12/16/2019  12/2019 Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal is purely administrative and involved no changes to the existing fiber optic cable.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55197
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. South Fork Mountain to Little Mountain.
Trinity Alps Wilderness Prescribed Fire project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 07/25/2019 
Expected:09/2020
 
10/2020 Lara Graham
530-623-1785
lgraham@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-introduce fire onto the landscape within the Trinity Alps Wilderness by implementing prescribed fire(s)
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=30965
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Trinity County California.
UNAVCO Permit Reauthorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/28/2019 
Expected:02/2020
 
03/2020 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of existing permit authorizing 12 GPS sites located at various locations across the Forest. The sites include small antennas, GPS equipment and solar panels and measure movement of the tectonic plates relative to each other.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57012
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District, Big Bar Ranger District, Mt. Shasta Ranger District, McCloud Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See attached list below.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Big Bar 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
Burnt Ranch Fire Resilient Community
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/24/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 05/2020 
Expected:11/2020
 
11/2020 Lara Graham
530-623-1785
lgraham@fs.fed.us 
Description: The goals of the project are to move Burnt Ranch toward becoming a fire resilient community and to promote & maintain late successional conditions within the Corral Late Successional Reserve. Activities will focus on the Wildland Urban Interface.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=38444
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T4N R6E; Section 2, 11. T5N R6E; Section 35, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 14, 15, 16, 11, 10, 9, 3, 2. T5N R7E Section 19, 20, 29, 30. Hum. The project planning area is approximately 8,800 acres in size. It includes the (WUI) of the Burnt Ranch community.
California Department of Transportation - Big French Creek project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: A special use permit has been issued to Caltrans for ongoing actions which qualify as emergency responses under 36 CFR 220.4(b)(1).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55600
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See attached map.
Ironside Mountain Communication Site Expansion Project
EIS
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is to amend Pacific Wholesale Materials, Inc.'s current Communication Use Lease to allow them to expand their communications site on Ironside Mountain. This action also authorizes a new lease for a new 20-yr term.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=41689
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Southeast ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 1, Township 5 North, Range 6 East, Humboldt Meridian. Ironside Mountain.
Pattison Water System
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1731
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue multiple permits authorizing domestic use of water system.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=29188
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R12W, SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 6, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Pattison Creek watershed near the community of Big Bar, California.
Soldier Creek Watershed Restoration
EA
- Watershed management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road-related watershed improvements, including road decommissioning, in the Soldier Creek Watershed on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=35257
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36; T.33N., R.11W., sections 1-5, 8-17, 21-28 and 33-36; T.32N., R.11W., sections 1-4, 10-12 and 14; T.33N., R.10W., sections 18, 19 a. Trinity River Management Unit.
Soldier Forest Health
EIS
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@fs.fed.us 
Description: Vegetation management project designed to respond to concerns expressed by stakeholders, the Trinity County Community Wildfire Protection Plan, and members of the general public regarding fire hazard/risk, high fuel loading and general forest health.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=37022
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The watershed is located in T.34N., R.11W., sections 21-29 and 32-36;.
Trinity River Channel Rehabilitation Site: Dutch Creek
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 10/06/2019 
Expected:01/2020
 
07/2020 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us 
Description: The US Bureau of Reclamation is proposing channel restoration activities on BLM and Forest Service/NFS Lands along the Trinity River in order to provide suitable habitat for anadromous fish. The Forest Service will authorize activities on NFS lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=45449
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R10W Sec. 32, T32N R10W Sec. 4 & 5, Mount Diablo Meridian. Between Johnson Point and Evans Bar, Southwest of Weaverville.
Trinity River Rehabilitation Site: Chapman Ranch Phase B
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2020 
Expected:01/2021  07/2021 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us 
Description: The US Bureau of Reclamation is proposing river restoration activities on lands managed by the Forest Service and BLM. Project will improve channel function and provide quality fish habitat. The Forest service will authorize activities on NFS lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57140
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T33N R10W Sec. 19, 20, 29, and 30 MDM. Activities will occur within the channel of the Trinity River approx. 3 miles upstream of the Dutch Creek Road Bridge in Junction City, CA. Southwest of Weaverville.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Hayfork 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
Dubakella Plantations Insect and Disease Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/13/2018 
Expected:06/2020
Actual: 12/19/2019 
06/2020 Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thomas.hall@usda.gov 
Description: This project will focus on treatments that will enhance forest resiliency to insect and disease issues within the Dubakella watershed. Phase 1 of the project was approved on 12-19-19. Phase 2 (final phase) will be approved in mid-2020
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53544
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T28N R11W, T 29N R10-12W, T30N R10-11W, Mount Diablo Meridian. Plantations within Dubakella watershed, which surrounds the community of Wildwood, in southeastern Trinity County, California.
Homestake Consolidated Mining Claim Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
tmoxness@fs.fed.us 
Description: A mining operations proposal to sample for valuable mineral deposits on Homestake Consolidated Mine. Approximately 3,000 cubic yards of material are proposed to be excavated and processed onsite by a trommel wash plant system. Reclamation will occur.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=39759
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - The legal location is Township 31, North, Range 11 West, Section 10, Mount Diablo Meridian. The proposed project lies within the Hayfork Creek Watershed, approximately 4 air miles East of Hayfork, California on National Forest System Lands.
Hyampom Fire Resilient Community
EA
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 11/2019 
Expected:02/2021  04/2021 Daniel Ostmann
(530) 226-2496
dostmann@fs.fed.us 
Description: Buffer along primary and secondary access roads for the community of Hyampom, CA. Strategic fuelbreaks and supporting landscape level treatments.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46044
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Primary and Secondary access roads around Hyampom, CA.
Trinity County Collaborative - Roads and Plantations Pilot
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/03/2017
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 11/2019 
Expected:05/2020
 
07/2020 Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thomas.hall@usda.gov 
Description: Develop and implement a pilot project that tests the three priorities of the Trinity County Collaborative; Social Acceptance, Ecological Sustainably, and Economic Sustainability.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46043
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Buffer along 2N10 Indian Valley and 3N08 Butter Creek roads.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   McCloud 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
Bartle Grazing Allotment Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Ashley Knight
530-226-2432
ashleylknight@fs.fed.us 
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to authorize grazing and implement allotment management plans on the Bartle Allotment, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards & guidelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=33628
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - All or parts of T39N: R3E to R2W; T40N: R4E to R2W; T41N: R4E to R2E and R1W to R2W; and T42N: R4E to R3E (Mount Diablo Meridian); Siskiyou County, California. McCloud Ranger District, Siskiyou County, California.
Eastside Restoration
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/19/2019 
Expected:01/2020
 
01/2020 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Revitalize aspen & oak; restore meadow & stream; improve resilience of overly dense plantations & natural stands; & restore the role of fire to maintain conditions into the future. Roads will be maintained to facilitate project activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57001
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N R2E S 1, 12-13, 24-25; T40N R3E S 3-10, 15-22, 27-34; T39N R3E S 3-6 MDM. Approximately 23 miles east-northeast of McCloud, CA, south and east of the junction of the Mayflower Road (41N03) and the Tom Young Road (40N24Y) (east of Bear Mountain, South of Hambone Butte).
Lower McCloud Fuels Management Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/22/2016
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
08/2020 Emelia Barnum
530-926-4511
ebarnum@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mechanical and prescribed fire fuels reduction within ~12,000 acres in the Lower McCloud and Lower Squaw Valley Creek watersheds.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31316
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T37N R2W 5,6; T37N R3W 1-3, 10-12, 14-15, 23; T38N R2W 19, 27-33; T38N R3W 13-15, 22-28, 33-36. Bald Mountain Ridge, Ah-Di-Na, McCloud River, Cabin Creek areas.
Toad Mountain Range Management Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Grazing management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Ashley Knight
530-226-2432
ashleylknight@fs.fed.us 
Description: The decision to be made is whether or not to reauthorize grazing, issue a term grazing permit, and implement allotment management plans on one cattle allotment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards and guidelines.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=31554
Location: UNIT - McCloud Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Toad Mountain Allotment: T40N R1E, T40N R2E, T41N R1E, T41N R2E, T42N R1E, and T42N R2E, multiple secs. (Mt Diablo Meridian). Toad Mountain Allotment: 27 miles east of Mount Shasta City, CA and 27 miles northwest of Fall River Mills, CA.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Mt. Shasta 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
City of Dunsmuir Water Treatment Pond Permit Reauthorization
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/15/2019  11/2019 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorize the Special Use Permit to the City of Dunsmuir for use and maintenance of 2.5 acres of NFS lands which include Pond 5; part of the City's Wastewater Treatment Plant. New approval for a USGS staff gauge to monitor Sacramento River flow.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56702
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - NE1/4 NW1/4 Section 1 Township 38N Range 4W MDM. NE1/4 NW1/4 SW1/4 Section 1, T38N, R4W, MDM.
Gateway Phase 2 Trail Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 10/18/2019  10/2019 Rebecca Cooper
530-926-9610 (Becky)
rrcooper@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct ~39 miles of new trails; rehabilitate/restore unauthorized, user-created trails; develop four new trailheads; construct an additional camping loop within McBride Springs Campground. A new webpage has been created for implementation
Web Link:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/stnf/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD677485
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T40N, R3W, S5, 7-8, 16-18, 20, 28, 32; T40N, R4W S2-4, 11-14, 22-24 Mount Diablo Meridian. About 0.5 to 5 miles north and east of the City of Mount Shasta, California.
Sierra Pacific Industries Black Fox Road Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/09/2019  10/2019 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sierra Pacific Industries has requested a road special use permit to construct approximately 165 feet of single lane, native surface road to access a weather station site on their lands from the adjacent NFS land near the Black Fox Lookout.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56598
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - NE1/4 Section 6, T40N, R1E, MDM located at Black Fox Mountain. NE1/4 Section 6, Township 40 North, Range 1 East, Mount Diablo Meridian.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Shasta Lake 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
Antlers Resort Marina 20-Year Permit Issuance
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/10/2019 
Expected:02/2020
 
02/2020 Paulette Kelly
530-275-1587
pkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a new 20-year special use authorization (permit) to replace the existing permit which will allow for continued operation and management of Antlers Resort Marina. No changes will be made to currently authorized operations or facilities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55314
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the National Recreation Area. Shasta Lake, Sacramento Arm. Section 13, T. 34N., R. 5W. and Section 18, T. 35N., R. 4W., MDM.
Caltrans Highway 3 Drainage Project Special Use Authorization
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2020 
Expected:02/2020  02/2020 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Caltrans proposes to improve drainage facilities along Highway 3. Five of the worksites are outside Caltrans' easement on NFS lands. The Forest proposes to issue Caltrans a special use authorization for access to & improvement work at the 5 sites.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55316
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Highway 3 in Trinity County. Post Miles 39.61, 43.69, 44.28, 49.41 and 51.53.
I-5 Corridor Fuels Reduction Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 07/26/2019 
Expected:04/2020
 
04/2020 Andrew Spain
530-275-1587
aspain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduction of fuels build up on National Forest System lands in and around communities and infrastructure, and protection of municipal watersheds through fuels reduction. Includes a non-significant Forest Plan amendment.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=30238
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - T34N, R4W, Sec.1-11,15,16,18-22,27-33; T34N, R5W, Sec.1-4,6,8-16,22-27; T35N, R3W, Sec.5-8,17-20,30; T35N, R4W, Sec.18-20,24-26,29-36; T35N, R5W, Sec.1-4,8-15,17,20-29,33-36; T36N, R5W,Sec.34,35. Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Shasta Unit, and Shasta McCloud Management Unit. Interstate 5 corridor north of Shasta Lake to the Shasta Lake Ranger District boundary.
Mountain Gate Community Services District 20-year Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Stubbendick
530-275-1587
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for Mt. Gate CSD by issuing new 20-year term special use authorization. Replace & relocate approx. 1100' of compromised waterline 200' to the west. All work w/in currently dry drawdown zone of Shasta Lake.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Permit covers approximately 4 acres for MGCSD operations located in portions of the NE 1/4 Section 4 T.33N., R.4W. & S 1/2 Section 33 T.34N., R.4W. M.D.M.
Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/14/2015 
Expected:01/2020
 
03/2020 Brenda Tracy
530-226-2340
btracy@fs.fed.us 
Description: Bureau of Reclamation is proposing to increase height of Shasta Dam. Forest Service (FS) has jurisdiction over NFS lands w/in the NRA. Connected actions will require authorization by permit or other suitable instrument issued by the FS to the Bureau.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=42376
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Shasta Marina at Packers Bay 20-Year Permit Issuance
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/06/2015
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 03/2020 
Expected:09/2020
 
10/2020 Paulette Kelly
530-275-1587
pkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Consolidate Shasta Marina with Shasta Marina at Packers Bay at the Packers Bay location. Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for Shasta Marina at Packers Bay by issuing new 20-year special use permit. Expand some existing Packers Bay facilities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=46629
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Township 34 North, Range 4 West, Section 29. Packers Bay on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
Sugarloaf Mt. and Bass Mt. Communication Authorizations Issuances
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           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/17/2017 
Expected:01/2020
 
01/2020 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-authorize twelve (6 at each site) communication use authorizations at Sugarloaf Mt. and Bass Mt. Electronic Sites for terms of 30 years. No changes will be made to the currently authorized operations or facilities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50766
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sugarloaf Mountain: SW 1/4 section 4, T 35 N, R 5 W ; approximately 3 miles east of Lakehead. Bass Mountain: NW 1/4 section 7, T 33 N, R 4 W; approximately 3 miles north of the City of Shasta Lake.
Trinity Lake Multi-Use Trail
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           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2020 
Expected:07/2020  09/2020 Cynthia Luzietti
530-275-1587
cluzietti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construction of approximately 2 miles of non-motorized trail starting about 500 feet from the north end of the Highway 3 bridge over Stuart Fork and ending at Pinewood Cove Resort where it will connect to the existing trail (08W36) to Clark Springs.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55322
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Trinity Unit of the National Recreation Area. T. 35 N., R. 9 W., section 35.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Weaverville 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
AT&T Fiber Optic Cable
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           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/04/2019 
Expected:03/2020
 
04/2020 Lisa Wrenn
530-623-1744
lwrenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: AT&T is proposing to install fiber optic cable from Lewiston, Ca. to Weaverville, Ca. Portions of the cable will be on existing Trinity Public Utilities District (TPUD) power poles, while other portions will be buried within existing road prisms.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55367
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T34N, R9W in portions of Sec 26, 27, 22, 34, and 33. MDM.
Howe Ditch Project
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- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@fs.fed.us 
Description: Render inoperable unauthorized water diversion structures on East Weaver Creek.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52921
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The unauthorized diversion structures on East Weaver Creek are just north of the town of Weaverville, in township 34N, range 9W, section 30.
Minersville Boat Launching Facility Improvements
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2020 
Expected:11/2020  01/2021 Cynthia Luzietti
530-275-1587
cluzietti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove existing asphalt boat ramp & replace with a two-lane, concrete, v-grooved, low-water ramp with turn-arounds & sidewalk. Add parking area above high water mark of Trinity Lake. Replace existing restroom with new restroom. Widen access driveway.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54230
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Township 35 N., Range 8 W., Section 31. Trinity Lake, Stuart Fork Arm. One mile off Highway 3 on Forest Road 35N02X.
Tangle Blue Trail Re-route Project
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           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/21/2019 
Expected:04/2020
 
06/2020 Sally Cousins
530-623-1782
sallyacousins@fs.fed.us 
Description: To relocate the trails in the Tangle Blue Creek watershed in order to minimize negative effects on adjacent resources.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56929
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Within the Trinity Alps Wilderness. T 39 N, R 8 W, Sec 24, 25, 26. MDM.
Weaverville Community Forest Fuels and Recreation Project
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           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2020 
Expected:10/2020  11/2020 Lara Graham
530-623-1785
lgraham@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce fuel accumulation and reintroduce fire as an ecological process, and address the recreational needs within the Weaverville Community Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56472
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T34N, R9W, Sec 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, MDM. T33N, R10W, Sec 1, 2, MDM. T34N, R10W, Sec 27, 34 MDM.
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Shasta Trinity National Forest,   Yolla Bolla 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
Beegum Watershed Restoration
EA
- Recreation management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/04/2011
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 07/2020 
Expected:01/2021
 
01/2021 Brad Rust
530-226-2427
brust@fs.fed.us 
Description: Road-related improvements, including road decommissioning and safe OHV recreation opportunities, in the Beegum Creek Watershed of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=35256
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Tehama. LEGAL - The watershed is located in T.29N., R.11W., sections 24 through 26 and 35 through 36; T.28N., R.11W., sections 1, 2, and 11 through 13; T.28N., R.10W., sections 1 through 27 and 34 through 36; T.27N.,. Beegum Creek watershed in the South Fork Management Unit of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Jefferson State Broadband - McFarland Ridge Special Use Permit
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- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/26/2019 
Expected:10/2019
 
10/2019 Thomas Hall
530-628-1200
thomas.hall@usda.gov 
Description: Jefferson State Broadband is proposing to attach 2 antennas to the existing Forest Service tower on McFarland Ridge to provide internet service to Platina, CA and surrounding community. The Forest is proposing to issue a 30-year special use permit.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56332
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Township 29 North, Range 10 West, Section 17. McFarland Ridge Communication Site. One mile south of Highway 36, west of Wildwood, CA.
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