Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2020 to 12/31/2020
Sierra 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, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Sierra National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Sierra National Forest,  Bass Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Sierra National Forest,  High Sierra 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  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/13/2018
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 Nancy Rusho
202-731-9196
nancy.rusho@usda.gov 
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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R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Sequoia and Sierra National Forests Land Management Plans Revision
EIS
- Land management planning  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/27/2019
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/2020 
Expected:03/2021
 
04/2021 Fariba Hamedani
707-562-9121
fhamedani@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Sequoia and Sierra National Forests propose to revise their land management plans as guided by the 2012 Planning Rule
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=3375
Location: UNIT - Sequoia National Forest All Units, Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Kern, Kings, Tulare. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Entire Sequoia National Forest outside of the Giant Sequoia National Monument and entire Sierra National Forest.
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Sierra 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
Forest-wide Prescribed Fire Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/14/2018 
Expected:01/2021
 
02/2021 Judith Tapia
559-297-0706 extension 4938
jetapia@fs.fed.us 
Description: We propose to use prescribed fire (underburning and pile burning), up to 10,000 acres per year, to address fuel conditions throughout the Sierra National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53849
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera, Mariposa. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sierra National Forest lands outside of wilderness.
Motorized Recreation Project (MRP)
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 06/26/2020 
Expected:02/2021
 
09/2022 Jody Nickerson
(559)297-0706 ext 4943
jnickerson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The SNF has committed to the motorized recreation community to examine routes, not previously analyzed and decided, for potential addition to the FS System of roads, OHV areas, and motorized trails.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55572
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera, Mariposa. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sierra National Forest, specific routes across the forest (outside of Wilderness).
Ponderosa Telephone Redinger Fiber Phase 2
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ponderosa Telephone is proposing to attached fiber optic cable to existing power poles owned by Southern California Edison in the Redinger Lake area, along Italian Bar Road starting in Madera County and ending near Powerhouse 3 in Fresno County.
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Redinger Lake Area.
Priority Watershed OHV Route Restoration Project Upper Big Creek and South Fork Willow Creek
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Kellen Takenaka
559-297-0706 x4936
ktakenaka@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is to restore 9.55 miles of non-system OHV tracks in the Upper Big Creek Watershed and 3.25 miles of non-system tracks in the South Fork Willow Creek Watershed.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48890
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Upper Big Creek and South Form Willow Creeks watersheds.
Reissue of Four Special Use Permits Terminating 12/31/2020
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/31/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
12/2020 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: The forest has 4 special use permits that need to be reissued: Fresno County Sheriff Office warehouse and storage yard, David Wasemiller 2 access roads, Northland Cable buried TV cable, Sylvas water system (new owner). Existing uses with no changes.
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 2 uses in the Bass Lake area, and 2 uses in the Auberry area.
Renewal of SCE and PG&E Non-disturbing Archaeological Survey Permits
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Heritage resource management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/31/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
11/2020 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: SCE and PG&E conduct non ground disturbing archaeological surveys on Forest Service lands and prepare reports for various projects authorized under special use permit FERC License.
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno, Madera, Mariposa. LEGAL - Not Applicable. SCE and PG&E facilities are located forest-wide.
Special Use Permit Issuance for Phase 2 of the Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project
EA
- Special use management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Judith Tapia
559-297-0706
jetapia@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to approve an SUP allowing Caltrans to construct Phase 2 of the Rockshed/Tunnel Alternative (Alternative R in the FEIS) on the Sierra National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47068
Location: UNIT - Sierra National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mariposa. LEGAL - Not Applicable. SR 140 from 5.1 kilometers (3.2 miles) east of Briceburg to approximately 9.7 kilometers (6.0 miles) west of El Portal.
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Sierra National Forest,   Bass 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
Doublegate/Lone Sequoia/Timberloft Prescribed Burns - NEPA Review
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Gloria Smith
559-877-2218 ext. 3103
gsmith07@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improve forest health and wildlife forage though reduction of existing fuels, suppressed conifers and brush. A NEPA consistancy review is needed so that prescribed buurning may continue and achieve a "maintenance burn" level through multiple entries.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=44590
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - T6S, R21E, Sec 2-4,9-16. See #15.
FY 19 Joint Chiefs Fuelbreak Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 09/19/2019  09/2019 Burt Stalter
559-877-2218
bstalter@fs.fed.us 
Description:  The proposed action is to establish, re-establish and maintain 1173 acres of historically used fuel breaks with some originating as firelines from recent wildfires - within the wildland urban interface threat and defense zones on Forest Service land
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - See attached project maps. Proposed project treatment areas are located along major ridgelines and favorable terrain locations in Eastern Madera County for safe operational utilization by fire management agencies.
Kerlan Water Tank Special Use Permit
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/02/2020 
Expected:11/2020
 
12/2020 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mr. Jason Kerlan bought a private parcel with an associated water tank located on National Forest lands. The tank has never had a special use permit and Mr. Kerlan applied for one. A 10 year authorization will be issued.
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Adjacent to (northeast of) a private 40 acre parcel near the intersection of Roads 223 and 426; Hidden Meadow Road.
Miami Fuels Reduction
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mark Smith
559-877-2218 x-3280
mssmith@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction in the Miami Creek motorcycle recreation area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=40728
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera, Mariposa. LEGAL - T5S, R21E, Sections 26,34 and 35. T6S, R21E, Sections 2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,22 and 23. Miami Mountain Motorcycle recreation area.
PG&E Exchequer-Yosemite 70kV Reliability Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/31/2020 
Expected:06/2021
 
07/2021 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: PG&E is proposing to enhance electric reliability on the Exchequer-Yosemite 70kV transmission line by replacement of 27 lattice-steel structures, in-line replacement of 2 interset lattice-steel structures, and the replacement of the conductor.
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Mariposa. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Merced River Canyon.
Ponderosa Telephone at Minarets Work Center
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: During the winter, Ponderosa has experienced enough days of low light due to storms for that site to go offline and cease to provide 911 access for residents that stay in the area year round. They proposing to add a backup power source for the radio.
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Forest Service Minarets Work Center, approximately 40 miles out of North Fork on 4S81.
Railroad Restoration Project
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A David Austin
909-382-2733
daaustin@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of roadside hazard trees, recover the economic value of fire-killed/ fire-damaged trees (collectively hereafter, fire-affected), and re-establish forested conditions.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53028
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera, Mariposa. LEGAL - The legal description includes all or portions of: Township 6 South, Range 24 East; T7S, R24E; T8S, R24E; T6S, R25E; and T7S, R25E ; Mount Diablo Base Meridian. approximately 4 miles north of Big Creek, California, and south of Mammoth Pool Resevoir within the HSRD of the SNF.
USFS North Fork District Office Aerial Fiber Cable Installation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/17/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
11/2020 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Telecommunications at the USFS North Fork District Office have been deteriorating. To provide reliable ethernet service, the existing copper cable will be replaced with fiber optic cable.
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Town of North Fork, Madera County, California.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T Goat Mountain Communications Site Leases
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 06/29/2020  09/2020 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Verizon Wireless and AT&T lease space on a tower owned by Ponderosa Telephone at the Goat Mountain Communications Site. Both entities own outdoor cabinets and facilities that require separate leases as per USFS communications site directives.
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Goat Mountain Communications Site.
Yosemite Forks Estates Mutual Water Company Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Alan Gallegos
559-297-0706 x 4862
ajgallegos@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a Special Use Permit for a residential water supply line (12" or less pipeline), forless than 1 mile across Natioanl Forest System lands on the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=35375
Location: UNIT - Bass Lake Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Madera. LEGAL - T 6 S, R 21 E Section 24 MDM. Bass Lake Ranger District, near Cedar Valley private land.
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Sierra National Forest,   High Sierra 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
China Peak Snow-Making Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:11/2020  11/2020 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: China Peak proposes to install snowmaking pipeline (12 inch) in place of existing pipeline. Existing pipeline will stay in place and used to attach new pipeline to.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. China Peak Ski Resort off Highway 168, High Sierra Ranger District, Sierra National Forest.
Deer Creek Tract Permit Reissue with changes to Improvements
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/03/2020 
Expected:04/2021
 
05/2021 Tiffany Begaye
559-855-5355
trbegaye@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue Deer Creek Tract Water System Permit and make changes to the authorized improvements to meet state water quality requirements and ensure the cabins have access to clean, safe water.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Deer Creek Tract, Huntington Lake.
Fresno County Reconstruction of Forest Service Road 10S01
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2017
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2021 
Expected:06/2021
 
07/2021 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: The extension of 10S01 to Dinkey Creek Road will provide an additional access route into and out of the Bretz Mountain Village Specific Plan area and would provide an emergency evacuation route should the Bretz Road link to HWY 168 be endangered.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Near Swanson Meadow, south of Dinkey Creek Road to the Bretz development on private lands.
Gold Arrow Camp Improvements Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/18/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 10/2020 
Expected:12/2020
 
03/2021 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gold Arrow Camp proposes new construction, relocation, or replacement of structures, housing facilities, roads, bridges, trails and recreation program features (giant swing, slides, nature pavilion) within existing Gold Arrow and Mirimichi camps.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Gold Arrow Camp at Huntington Lake, off Highway 168, High Sierra Ranger District, Sierra National Forest.
Gold Arrow Camp Well and Water Tank Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/14/2018 
Expected:11/2020
 
11/2020 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gold Arrow Camp proposing to drill a water well and install water tank and waterlines within the permitted area.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Gold Arrow Camp, west end near Mirimichi portion. Huntington Lake, Fresno County, CA.
Issuance of New Private Camp Special Use Permit - Kennolyn Lake Camp
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2018 
Expected:11/2020
 
11/2020 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: The area authorized to De La Salle Institute, Camp La Salle, sold to Kennolyn Lake Camp. Use code change from 113, Organization Camp, to 115, Private Camp. No changes in scope to existing facilities or services currently offered or capacity of site.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Township 8 South, Range 25 East, Section 12, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Huntington Lake near Lakeshore, CA, approximately 75 miles northeast of Fresno, CA. Permit area includes camp and boat dock area.
Kirch Flat Improvement Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 07/20/2020  10/2020 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Rehabilitate/replace existing facilities/amenities at Kirch Flat Campground and Group Site including tables, fire rings, barriers, fence, signage, restrooms, tent areas and roads.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Kirch Flat Campground on upper Kings River off Trimmer Springs Road, High Sierra Ranger District, Sierra National Forest.
Musick Fuels Reduction and Landscape Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 07/07/2020  08/2020 Kim Sorini
559-855-5355 ext.3328
ksorini@fs.fed.us 
Description: In response to the tree mortality, this project proposes activities within the communities to create areas of reduced fuels along roads and ridges. Proposes to increase the resilience of surviving conifer forests through thinning and Rx fire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=54611
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - T10,R23;T10,R24;T9,R23;T9,R24;T9,R23;T8,R24;T8,R25. Sierra National Forest, High Sierra RD, adjacent to the communities of Shaver Lake, Big Creek, Jose Basin and Camp Sierra and east of the San Joaquin River.
New Well at Eastwood Visitor Information Site
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/20/2019 
Expected:10/2020
 
10/2020 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Well test and installation of new well at Eastwood VIS.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Located at Eastwood Visitor Information Site at Huntington Lake, CA at the junction of Highway 168 and Kaiser Pass Road.
Ponderosa Telephone Dinkey to Wishon Fiber Installation
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/11/2018
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2021 
Expected:06/2021
 
07/2021 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: To enhance reliability of telecommunications in the Wishon area.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Project starts at an existing hut on Dinkey Creek Road, runs through the Old Dinkey Mill area, then runs adjacent to McKinley Grove Road out to Wishon.
Rainbow Garnet AML Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/04/2019 
Expected:10/2020
 
09/2021 Kellen Takenaka
559-297-0706 x4936
kellen.takenaka@usda.gov 
Description: Removal of four structures, closure of an open inclined shaft, re-contouring/restoration of two tailings ponds, and removal of mining debris throughout the mine site.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Township 9 South, Range 26 East, Sections 13 & 14. The abandoned mine site is located 0.5 miles to the east-southeast of the Dinkey Lakes Trailhead approximately 0.2 miles from the wilderness boundary.
SCE Siphon Circuit Upgrade
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/04/2018 
Expected:10/2020
 
05/2021 Annette Lambert
559-855-5355 x3338
alambert@fs.fed.us 
Description: Underground 3 mile section of the Siphon 4kv circuit; remove tree attachments, old cable which is not accessible, and relocate adjacent to Hwy 168. Will upgrade to 12kv cable and equipment. Will eliminate costly repairs during the winter months.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48160
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Adjacent to HWY 168 between Tamarack Subdivision and China Peak Resort.
Sample Meadow Campground CXT Restroom Installation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/20/2019 
Expected:12/2020
 
05/2021 Elaine Locke
559-855-5355 x3306
elainenlocke@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two CXT restroom buildings (each 72sqft) to be relocated from Eastwood VIS to Sample Meadow Campground in same footprint of old pit toilet locations. Cement vaults (appr. 700-1000gal)will be installed in ground.
Location: UNIT - High Sierra Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Fresno. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sample Meadow Campground on High Sierra Ranger District on FS Road 7S05.
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