Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2022 to 06/30/2022
Shasta Trinity 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, 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,  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
- 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.
Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Land.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 08/08/2020
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
07/2022 Laura Conway
406-802-4317
laura.conway@usda.gov 
Description: Programmatic Supplemental EIS for the Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60450
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The direction in the SEIS will apply to use of aerially delivered fire retardant on all National Forest System land. .
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R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Region 5 Post-Disturbance Hazardous Tree Management Project
EA
- Recreation management
- Fuels management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/25/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
06/2022 Laura Hierholzer
707-562-8949
laura.hierholzer@usda.gov 
Description: Hazard tree felling and removal is proposed to reduce public safety hazards along portions of certain roads, trails and facilities within ten national forests. We expect to complete three zone-level analyses and ten decisions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60950
Location: UNIT - Lassen National Forest All Units, Mendocino National Forest All Units, Six Rivers National Forest All Units, Sequoia National Forest All Units, Plumas National Forest All Units, Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units, Klamath National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units, Inyo National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mendocino. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Certain national forest roads, trails and facilities within recent fire areas.
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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
Wildfire Risk Reduction, Reliability, and Asset Protection (WRAP)Project
EIS
- 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 and the Western Area Power Administration (lead Federal agency) propose a right-of-way expansion and vegetation management project to reduce fire risk to the surrounding communities. STNF is a cooperating agency.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59395
Location: UNIT - Shasta Trinity National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See project map.
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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:
Comment Period Public Notice 01/03/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
06/2022 Joseph Rodarme
000-000-0000
Joseph.Rodarme@usda.gov 
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  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.
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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 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.
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.
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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
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
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A 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 - Trinity. 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.
Corral Gulch Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/16/2022 
Expected:04/2022
 
05/2022 Carla De Juilio
530-623-1787
carla.dejuilio@usda.gov 
Description: The FS will work with the Watershed Center of Hayfork, CA to restore floodplain function, raise the groundwater table, increase streamflow, decrease water temperatures, and decrease erosion and sedimentation, ultimately improving wildlife habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60894
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T2N R7E Section 25 and 26.
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.
Plummer Peak Wildfire Detection Camera
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management
- Climate Change Adaption 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/04/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
06/2022 Stacy Smith
530-926-9643
stacy.l.smith@usda.gov 
Description: Placement of an AlertWildfire detection camera on the existing American Tower Corporation tower and placement of an equipment cabinet on the ground next to the Verizon cellular shelter. Wiring between tower and cabinet to operate the camera.
Location: UNIT - Hayfork Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Plummer Peak Communication Site south of Hayfork, California.
Trinity County Collaborative - Roads and Plantations Pilot
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 03/24/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
06/2022 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,   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
2021 Guzzler Infrastructure Rehabilitation Replacement Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 01/31/2022  01/2022 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
emelia.barnum@usda.gov 
Description: Remove fire-damaged fiberglass guzzlers and replace with a new crosslinked-polyethylene Boss guzzlers at exiting sites. The fiberglass guzzlers are not functional and cannot be repaired after the 2021 Lava Fire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60874
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Not Applicable. North Side of Mount Shasta, Lava Fire Footprint in the Hotlum and Bolam area.
Antelope Fire Restoration
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/13/2021 
Expected:02/2022
 
02/2022 Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
emelia.barnum@usda.gov 
Description: Restore intensely burned areas: prepare sites (e.g. masticate, salvage, pile/burn) & plant. Post-planting stand tending included. Project modified to ~250 acres in Matrix. Remaining burned areas to be evaluated separately in spring.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60871
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Project: T42N R1E S30 MDM (Larger fire area: T43N R1E S34-36; T42N R1W S22, 24, 26; T42N R1E S2, 4, 8, 18, 28, 30-32; T41N R1E S6; T43N R1E S25, 34-36; T43N R2E S15, 20-22, 27-29 MDM.] . Project: ~1 mile NW of Trout Creek Campground. [Larger fire area: Along crest between the Goosenest Ranger District & Shasta McCloud Management Unit between Rainbow mountain & Pumice Stone mountain].
Issuance of 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Authorization for the Shasta McCloud Management Unit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2022 
Expected:03/2022  04/2022 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.
Lava Fire Restoration
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  On Hold  N/A  N/A Emelia Barnum
530-926-9600
emelia.barnum@usda.gov 
Description: Restore intensely burned areas: prepare sites (e.g. masticate, pile & burn, salvage) & reforest. Post-planting stand tending included. ~1,485 acres of burned plantations/areas have been identified for planting within ~2,255 acres of burned stands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60866
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - T43N R4W S 9, 16, 17, 20, 21 28-36; T42N R4W S1-20m 32-36; T41N R4W S1-4, 10-12, 13-14; T42N R3w S5-9, 19-21, 29-32 MDM. On the north and northwest slopes of Mount Shasta.
Mt Shasta Nordic Center New Development 2021
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/18/2021 
Expected:04/2022
 
04/2022 Jennifer Womack
530-926-9616
jennifer.womack@usda.gov 
Description: The Mt. Shasta Nordic Center has requested an amendment to their permit to add a lodge facility and associated amenities (i.e. propane tank, foundation, solar panels), vault toilet, interpretive signs and concreate pathways between lodge and toilet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61169
Location: UNIT - Mt. Shasta Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Siskiyou. LEGAL - Township 40 N, Range 3, Sec 17 (Mt. Diablo Meridian). Mt. Shasta Nordic Center near the intersection of 41N31 and 40N88 (Ski Park Highway).
New Cingular Wireless Cellular Site Mt. Shasta
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A 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.
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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:07/2022
 
08/2022 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 04/2022 
Expected:08/2022  09/2022 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:06/2022
 
09/2022 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
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2022 
Expected:01/2023  06/2023 Amber Machado
530-275-1587
Amber.Machado@usda.gov 
Description: Issuance of a special use authorization to City of Shasta Lake for occupancy & use of NFS lands at SE corner of Lake Blvd & Kennett Rd (entrance to Centimudi Boat Launching Facility) for construction of a 2.45 million gallon aboveground water tank.
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. Southeast corner of the intersection of Lake Blvd. and Kennett Road at the entrance to the Centimudi Boat Launching Facility.
Hirz Bay Group Camp 1 Toilet Installation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2022 
Expected:05/2022  06/2022 Joseph Stubbendick
530-560-5831
joseph.stubbendick@usda.gov 
Description: Install an accessible precast concrete two-stall vault toilet building (CXT style "Tioga") in the Group Camp 1 parking area along eastern side. Building footprint will be approximately 14.5 ft by 12 ft. Excavation required to place 2 toilet vaults.
Location: UNIT - Shasta Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Shasta. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, Hirz Bay Recreation Complex, Group Camp 1.
I-5 Corridor Fuels Reduction Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 06/26/2020 
Expected:07/2022
 
09/2022 Brandon Dethlefs
530-275-1587
brandon.dethlefs@usda.gov 
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. Primarily located in the Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Much of the project area is between the Sacramento River Arm & McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake.
Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation--Forest Service Connected Actions
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/20/2020 
Expected:07/2022
 
07/2022 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
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/06/2015 
Expected:04/2022
 
05/2022 Paulette Kelly
530-275-1587
pkelly@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reauthorize use & occupancy of NFS lands for Shasta Marina at Packers Bay by issuing a new 20-year special use permit. The new permit will consolidate two permits covering two locations into one permit covering both locations.
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 and O'Brien Creek Inlet of Shasta Lake. Shasta Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.
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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
Caltrans Stuart Fork Bridge Repair Project Permit
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 03/03/2022  08/2022 Amber Machado
530-275-1587
Amber.Machado@usda.gov 
Description: Issuance of a special use authorization to Caltrans for occupancy and use of approximately 3.3 acres of NFS lands to implement their maintenance & repair project on the Stuart Fork Bridge on Hwy 3. Work will take place any time from 8/7/22-12/31/25.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61181
Location: UNIT - Weaverville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Section 34, T. 35 N., R. 9 W., MDM.
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.
Trinity Lake Multi-Use Trail
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2022 
Expected:09/2022  04/2023 Cynthia Luzietti
530-275-1587
cluzietti@fs.fed.us 
Description: Extend the existing Forest Trail 08W36 by constructing approximately 2 miles of non-motorized trail from the western termini of trail 08W36 near the Pinewood Cove Resort boat launch to Highway 3 near Stuart Fork bridge.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55322
Location: UNIT - Weaverville 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,   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
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/13/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
01/2022 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 may include fuels reduction, 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.
McFarland Fire Recovery
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/21/2021 
Expected:05/2022
 
06/2022 Scott Robinson
406-830-5200
scott.robinson@usda.gov 
Description: Post- fire restoration activities in order to treat the long-term impacts from the 2021 McFarland Fire. Activities include site preparation (mastication, salvage, machine piling/burning, etc.) and reforestation.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61244
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project takes place in the community of Wildwood, CA, South of HWY 36.
Spring Run Chinook Salmon Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2022 
Expected:03/2022  04/2022 Eric Wiseman
530-623-1754
Eric.Wiseman@usda.gov 
Description: Improve salmon habitat by placing whole conifer trees in the main stem of the South Fork Trinity River in 32 locations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61542
Location: UNIT - Yolla Bolla Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Trinity. LEGAL - T1S, R8E, Sec. 33 HUM; T2S R8E, Sec. 4 HUM; T29N, R12W, Sec. 31 MDM. Along the main stem of the South Fork Trinity River.
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