Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2022 to 03/31/2022
Stanislaus 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, Stanislaus National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Stanislaus National Forest,  Calaveras Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Stanislaus National Forest,  Groveland Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Stanislaus National Forest,  Summit 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.
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Stanislaus 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
Social and Ecological Resilience Across the Landscape (SERAL)
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/10/2021
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2022 
Expected:05/2022
 
05/2022 Kathryn Wilkinson
209-288-6321
kathryn.wilkinson@usda.gov 
Description: Conduct vegetation management in strategic locations to reduce fuels and shift forest structure and composition towards a range of natural conditions (natural range of variation) where ecological processes and adaptive capacity can evolve together.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56500
Location: UNIT - Mi-Wok Ranger District, Calaveras Ranger District, Summit Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tuolumne. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Located south and east of the NF Stanislaus River and north and west of the NF Tuolumne River. Portions span the Calaveras, Mi-Wok, and Summit Ranger Districts north and west of Highway 108.
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Stanislaus National Forest,   Calaveras 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
Candy Rock Quarry Management
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Ray Cablayan
209-813-6017
rcablayan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a permanent Forest Order with limitations on recreational target shooting at the Candy Rock Quarry.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=37952
Location: UNIT - Calaveras Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Calaveras. LEGAL - Sec 20 T4N R15E. Two acres off 4N73Y, accessed from Candy Rock Road (4N80Y) and Highway 4.
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Stanislaus National Forest,   Groveland 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
Ackerson Livestock Handling Facilities
CE
- Grazing management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2019 
Expected:08/2021
 
09/2021 Dawn Coultrap
209-288-6315
dawncoultrap@usda.gov 
Description: Construct an approximately 200' x 200' corral near Forest Road 1S25. Construct 0.3 miles of fence to create a lane to the new corral. Minor road improvements if needed to accommodate cattle truck access to the corral. Cut down logs and hazard trees.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56675
Location: UNIT - Groveland Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tuolumne. LEGAL - Not Applicable. North of Forest Road 1S25, just west of intersection with 1S25A. Township 1S, Range 19E, Northeast Quarter of Section 23.
Cherry Valley Campground
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/07/2021 
Expected:10/2021
 
10/2021 Kathryn Wilkinson
2092886321
kathryn.wilkinson@usda.gov 
Description: New well adjacent to the existing Cherry Valley Campground water tank. A well house and a new water tank will be installed.
Location: UNIT - Groveland Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tuolumne. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Cherry Lake Campground.
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Stanislaus National Forest,   Summit 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
Cow Creek Water System Access
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jesika Ellis-D'Orsay
209-965-3434 ext 5312
jmellis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue permit to construct 0.15 mile of road to access well and pump for Cow Creek Recreation Residence Tract Association.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=42116
Location: UNIT - Summit Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tuolumne. LEGAL - SW1/4 Sec 27 T5N R18E. Cow Creek Recreation Residence Tract, behind cabins 45, 47 and 49.
Pinecrest Campgrounds
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Sarah LaPlante
603-536-6237
slaplante@fs.fed.us 
Description: Improvements at Pinecrest and Meadowview Campgrounds including rehabilitation of the adjacent Shadow of the Me-Wuk Trail and a forest plan amendment addressing use of an adjacent parking lot.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47902
Location: UNIT - Summit Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Tuolumne. LEGAL - Sec 21-22 T4N R18E. Pinecrest Campground on Pinecrest Lake Road and Meadowview Campground on Dodge Ridge Road.
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