Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2021 to 09/30/2021
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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Projects Occurring Nationwide
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)

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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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
PG&E Weather Station Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/19/2021 
Expected:08/2021
 
08/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of four new wooden poles with weather collection equipment (temp, wind, humidity), solar panel and antenna for transmission of weather information in support of PG&E powerlines. Selected sites are co-located with Forest Service lookouts.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59641
Location: UNIT - Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Four sites: Horse Ridge, Knob Peak and Pattymocus on the South Fork M.U. Yolla Bolla District, and Hogback Peak on the NRA Management Unit, Shasta Lake District.
Shasta-Trinity National Forest Outfitter/Guide Temporary and Priority Permit Authorizations
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/06/2021  04/2021 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 09/2021 
Expected:11/2021
 
01/2022 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

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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.
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:06/2023
 
06/2023 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.
Wildfire Risk Reduction, Reliability, and Asset Protection (WRAP)Project
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/11/2020
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/2021 
Expected:05/2022
 
06/2022 Brenda Tracy
530-226-2340
btracy@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trinity Public Utilities District (Trinity PUD) and the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) are proposing a proactive right-of-way (ROW) expansion and vegetation management project to reduce fire risk to the surrounding communities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59395
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District, Hayfork Ranger District, Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See project map.
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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

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 12/24/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2021 
Expected:04/2022
 
06/2022 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.
Hazel "D" Mining Plan of Operation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/06/2020 
Expected:09/2021
 
10/2021 Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
tmoxness@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proponents are asking for an approved mining plan of operations for an existing mine adit as well as approval to maintain approximately 1/2 mile of road.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57596
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T7N, R7E Sec 32 and 33. Humboldt Base Meridian.
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.
Ironside Mountain Internet Service Project
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/30/2020 
Expected:08/2020
Actual: 08/18/2020 
08/2020 Stephanie Riess
530-623-1755
stephaniesriess@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install communications equipment on Ironside Mountain to provide high speed internet to Burnt Ranch Elementary School and private residences in the surrounding areas.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58577
Location: UNIT - Big Bar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 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;.
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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
August Fire Restoration Project - Phase 1
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Facility management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/23/2021 
Expected:07/2021
 
08/2021 Keli McElroy
530-226-2354
keli.mcelroy@usda.gov 
Description: Fire restoration activities, including hazard tree removal, fuels reduction, and reforestation are proposed on approximately 4,500 acres in the August Complex Fire boundary. An Emergency Situation Determination has been requested.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59545
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T.28 North, R.10 West; ,T.28 North., R. 11 West.; T.29 North., R.11 West.; T. 29 North., R. 12 West., MDM. T. 1 South., R. 7 East, T. 1 South, R. 8 East, T. 2 South, R.7 East, T. 2 South, R. 8 East,HM.
Buccaneer Placer Mining Claim - PLAN OF OPERATION
CE
- Minerals and Geology  On Hold  N/A  N/A Todd Moxness
530-226-2325
todd.moxness@usda.gov 
Description: To conduct a limited scale exploration and high bench sampling of existing remnant tailing piles on National Forest System lands under the General Mining Laws.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57973
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T31N, R11W, Section 22, Mount Diablo Meridian. The project area is located approximately 4.5 air miles southeast of Hayfork, California at Hayfork Creek and Wildwood Road in Trinity County.
Caltrans Disposal Site Permit Reauthorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2021 
Expected:10/2021  10/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
stacy.l.smith@usda.gov 
Description: Reauthorization and expansion of existing Caltrans disposal site along Highway 36. Site has existing access road from the State Highway.
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Humboldt. LEGAL - SW1/4 of Section 5, T.29N., R.12W, MDM Post Mile 21.8. This site is along Highway 36 approximately 5.4 miles east of the Highway 3 junction and 4.75 miles west of Forest Glen on the north side of the Highway.
Ewing Trail Construction Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 05/13/2021  06/2021 Sally Cousins
530.551.1601
sally.cousins@usda.gov 
Description: The Shasta-Trinity National Forest proposes to construct 1 mile of non-motorized trail near Ewing Reservoir which will connect with 10 miles of trail to be constructed on adjacent BLM-managed lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58156
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T31N, R11W, Section 7 MDM. T31N, R11W, Section 7 MDM.
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.
Trinity County Collaborative - Roads and Plantations Pilot
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 04/19/2021 
Expected:01/2022
 
01/2022 Christopher Losi
530-226-2425
christopherjlosi@fs.fed.us 
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
Lower McCloud Fuels Management Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 04/23/2021 
Expected:08/2021
 
08/2021 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.
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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
Issuance of 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Authorization for the Shasta McCloud Management Unit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2021 
Expected:08/2021  09/2021 Jennifer Womack
530-925-9306
jennifer.womack@usda.gov 
Description: Issuance of 5 year permits for six recreation events that occur annually on the Shasta-McCloud Management Unit. These include 2 running events, 2 bike events, 1 black powder rendezvous event and 1 archery event.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60362
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta, Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. National Forest System roads, trails and areas where recreation is allowable on the Shasta McCloud Management Unit.
McCloud Railway Company Permit Reauthorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 06/04/2021  07/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of Special Use Permit to McCloud Railway Company for use of approximately 3 acres of NFS lands, in three separate parcels, for use and maintenance of railroad ROW and support facilities. Permit has expired and ownership has changed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59849
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Two sites are located in Big Canyon Creek east of Mt. Shasta and north of Highway 89; the third location is just east of the Ski Park Highway, north of Highway 89. See attached maps.
Mt. Shasta Nordic Center Permit Re-authorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2021 
Expected:10/2021  11/2021 Jennifer Womack
530-925-9306
jennifer.womack@usda.gov 
Description: Re-authorization of expired Mt. Shasta Nordic Center permit with no changes to services or facilities. Permit term will be maximum of 40 years and issued to the Siskiyou Outdoor Recreation Alliance.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60363
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Adjacent to the Ski Park Road about a mile south from the Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park.
New Cingular Wireless Cellular Site Mt. Shasta
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2021 
Expected:09/2021  10/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-3645
stacy.l.smith@usda.gov 
Description: Construction, use and maintenance of a new cellular site on an existing Forest Service radio tower located on the Mt. Shasta Ranger District compound. Use of existing equipment shelter, placement of new 150 gallon 30kW generator for backup power.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60231
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Section 16, T.40N., R.4W., MDM Lat: 41.313324, Long: -122.314965. Site is located in the SW corner of the Mt. Shasta compound along the fence line.
State Department of Water Resources Snow Survey Permit Reauthorization
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 04/06/2021  07/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
stacy.l.smith@usda.gov 
Description: Reauthorization of DWR's Special Use Permit for ~28 separate sites that include snow survey courses, rain gauges, snow pillows, cabins on the Shasta-Trinity and Klamath National Forests. Annual measurement predicts State snow pack and potential runof
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57885
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sites are located on both the Klamath and Shasta-Trinity NF's as shown on attached maps.
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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:11/2021
 
12/2021 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.
Bridge Bay Resort Storm Water Filtration System Installation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2021 
Expected:09/2021  10/2021 Paulette Kelly
530-242-5507
pkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize installation of storm water filtration system, including a 4 feet deep x 5 feet wide x 40 feet long filtration basin, at Bridge Bay Resort in location where storm water discharges to Shasta Lake from the south boat ramp paved parking lot.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59312
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Ares. Bridge Bay Resort, 10300 Bridge Bay Road, Redding, CA.
California Department of Water Resources Juvenile Salmonid Collection System Pilot Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/02/2020 
Expected:08/2021
 
09/2021 Joseph Stubbendick
530-242-5539
jstubbendick@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue special use permit to DWR for Juvenile Salmonid Collection System (JSCS) in McCloud Arm of Shasta Lk. JSCS consists of debris boom, guidance net, fish trap & temperature curtain. Install temporary communication equipment at Hirz Mt Lookout.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58698
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Lake, McCloud Arm. T.35N., R.3W. Sec 6 M.D.M.
City of Shasta Lake Water Storage Tank Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Amber Machado
530-275-1587
Amber.Machado@usda.gov 
Description: Issuance of a special use authorization (permit) to City of Shasta Lake for construction of a new 2.45 million gallon water tank. Construction includes cutting an earthwork bench into the hillside to create level site & an 8-foot-tall retaining wall.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58879
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Proposed site is on the east side of Lake Blvd. approximately 350 feet south of the intersection of Lake Blvd. and Kennett Road.
I-5 Corridor Fuels Reduction Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 06/26/2020 
Expected:11/2021
 
12/2021 Patrick Bell
530-275-1587
pjbell@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.
PG&E Hogback Communication Site Reauthorization
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 06/02/2021  07/2021 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
slsmith01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorization of existing PG&E Communication Site Lease for Hogback Mountain and passive reflector near Pit 7 Dam. Installation of new weather station at Hogback Site on single wooden pole.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59800
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Hogback Mountain and Pit 7 Dam and Afterbay off of Fenders Ferry Road.
Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/14/2015 
Expected:10/2021
 
10/2021 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 09/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 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 - Not Applicable. Packers Bay on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Township 34 North, Range 4 West, Section 29.
Trinity Lake Multi-Use Trail
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2021 
Expected:11/2021  04/2022 Cynthia Luzietti
530-275-1587
cluzietti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extend the existing Forest Trail 08W36 by constructing approximately 0.3 miles of non-motorized trail from the western termini of trail 08W36 near the Pinewood Cove Resort boat launch to Highway 3.
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
Guy Covington Fuel Reduction Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/23/2021 
Expected:09/2021
 
10/2021 Lara Graham
530-623-1788
lara.graham@usda.gov 
Description: Approximately 14 acres of thinning, pile burning and chipping adjacent to the Guy Covington and Lake Forest Estates communities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59653
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Township 35N, Range 8W, sections 4 and 9, Mount Diablo Meridian.
Howe Ditch Project
CE
- 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.
Tangle Blue Trail Re-route Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 04/26/2021  06/2021 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.
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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
August Fire Restoration Project - Phase 2
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2021 
Expected:10/2021  11/2021 Robin Chin
530-623-1716
Robin.Chin@usda.gov 
Description: Restoration activities on approximately 3,000 acres in order to treat the long-term impacts from the August Complex Fire. Activities include fuels reduction treatment, reforestation, road maintenance, and restoring priority watershed conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59968
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Nearly all of the project takes place on the Yolla Bolla district.
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