Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2020 to 09/30/2020
Tahoe 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, Tahoe National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Tahoe National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Tahoe National Forest,  American River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Tahoe National Forest,  Sierraville Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Tahoe National Forest,  Truckee Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Tahoe National Forest,  Yuba River 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  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
Big Blue Adventures Recreation Event- Tahoe Trail 100 Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mary Westmoreland
530-587-3558
mwestmoreland@fs.fed.us 
Description: Two day event, 100 mile mountain bike event followed by foot race the next day, utilizing 12 miles of National Forest System roads and trails. Special Use Authorization for five years.
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Event starts and ends on private land. Tahoe NF land use is 7.3 miles and 4.7 miles on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit roads. Most of the event would occur on Forest Rd. 06.
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Tahoe 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
Tahoe National Forest Over-snow Vehicle Use Designation
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 02/08/2019
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2020 
Expected:11/2020
 
01/2021 Joe Chavez
530-478-6158
joetchavez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Designating over-snow vehicle (OSV) use on National Forest System roads and trails and in areas on National Forest System lands as allowed, restricted, or prohibited. Identifying where grooming for OSV use would be conducted
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=45914
Location: UNIT - Tahoe National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Tahoe National Forest.
Tahoe National Forest Plan Amendment: Managing Naturally Ignited Wildfire for Resource Benefits
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/08/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 10/2020 
Expected:04/2021
 
04/2021 Rachelle Allen
530-478-6221
rachelle.allen@usda.gov 
Description: Amend the Tahoe Forest Plan to expand opportunities for the Forest Service to manage naturally-ignited (lightning-caused) wildfire under carefully prescribed conditions to achieve resource benefits and reduce fire risk.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56983
Location: UNIT - Tahoe National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Forest-wide.
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Tahoe 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
AT&T Underground Fiber Optic Cable Satley to Sierra City
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Timothy Cardoza
530-478-6210
timothy.cardoza@usda.gov 
Description: AT&T proposes to install underground fiber optic cable within the road right of ways for highways 49 and 89 for approximately 18.67 miles between Satley and Sierra City. The project would improve broadband communications service in the area.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57539
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District, Sierraville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Highway 49/89 corridor between Satley and Sierra City. Yuba River and Sierraville Ranger Districts. Sierra County, California.
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Tahoe National Forest,   American River 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
Blue Canyon Airport Permit Renewal
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 08/2020 
Expected:10/2020  11/2020 Mary Sullivan
530-532-7460
mary.sullivan2@usda.gov 
Description: Renew Blue Canyon Airport permit for a new term. Only administrative changes.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Blue Canyon Airport in Blue Canyon, California.
CELLCO Partnership DBA Verizon
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2020 
Expected:08/2020  08/2020 Mary Sullivan
530-478-6254
mcsullivan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue 20-year permit for this Cisco Butte communication site. Only administrative, for a new term.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Cisco Butte communication tower near Cisco, California.
Cuckoo Vegetation Management and Fuels Reduction Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Road management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Kelly Pavlica
530-398-5730
kpavlica@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cuckoo is a large vegetation management and fuels reduction project (approx. 2,500 acres) including thinning, mastication, underburning, etc. The proposal will also include road management changes.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - T14N, R12E Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21; T14N, R13E Sections 7, 18; T15N, R12E Sections 26, 27, 33, 34, 35. This project is located approximately 20 miles east of Foresthill, Ca, north of Mosquito Ridge Road in the Peavine watershed.
Re-Issue SUP for Driveway Off Big Dipper Road
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Mary Sullivan
530-478-6254
mcsullivan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a permit for 163 feet of driveway that accesses private property off the Big Dipper Road.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - W 1/4 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 25 in T.15N., R.10E. In the Big Dipper Road Area of Foresthill.
Sugar Pine Prescribed Fire Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:10/2020  10/2020 Brian Crawford
530-478-6254 ext 227
bbcrawford@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use prescribed fire to reduce natural fuel buildup and to join these areas to logical boundaries, such as roads, natural barriers and other prescribed fire areas, for fully functional and resilient fuel breaks.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Area near Sugar Pine Reservoir and along the NFS 10 road and south of NFS 88 road near China Wall.
Sugar Pine Project Water Right Permit 15375 Extension and Radial Gates Installation.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/02/2016
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2020 
Expected:01/2021
 
03/2021 Timothy Cardoza
530-478-6210
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend Foresthill PUD's Special Use Permit for Sugar Pine Reservoir for installation of radial gates to increase water storage capacity (EIS). This will be a joint analysis with the state project to extend the PUD's water right permit (EIR).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=47780
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Sections 13 and 24, T15N, R10E, and Sections 18 and 19, T15N, R11E, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Sugar Pine Reservoir, American River Ranger District.
Union Pacific Railroad Avalanche Mitigation
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/26/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
11/2020 Mary Sullivan
530-478-6254
mcsullivan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mitigate avalanches occurring along the Union Pacific Railroad. Use exploratory blasting to identify trigger points to release avalanches for railroad safety.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Snowy slopes above railroad near Cisco, Big Bend, and Emigrant Gap.
Western States Trail Foundation Education Ride
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/09/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
05/2021 Joel Miller
(530) 478-6254
joel.miller@usda.gov 
Description: An educational horseback trail ride from Robinson Flat to Foresthill. Provide recreation opportunities under a five-year special use permit mainly along the Western States Trail.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Ride mainly on the Western States Trail and also use the 43 road and 43-02 road. Follows much of the Tevis Cup Endurance Ride route.
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Tahoe National Forest,   Sierraville 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
Acceptance of Perazzo Meadow Land Donation and Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment
CE
- Land management planning
- Land acquisition 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/07/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
07/2020 Timothy Cardoza
530-478-6210
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Tahoe National Forest (TNF) proposes to accept a 982 land donation at Perazzo Meadow from the Truckee Donner Land Trust and amend the TNF Land and Resource Management Plan with a conservation goal and standard for these lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56633
Location: UNIT - Sierraville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Portions of Sections 16, 17 and 21, T.19N, R.15E. MDBM. Sierraville Ranger District, Tahoe National Forest, Sierra County California. Approximately 1.5 miles north of Highway 89 along Jackson Meadows Road.
Independence Lake Trail
CE
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Flannery
530-587-3558
jflannery@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct ~3 mile pedestrian trail in Independence Lake Basin near upstream confluence with Independence Creek to replace user-created route in sensitive fish habitat. Would be constructed to meet NFS standards and would be non-motorized use only.
Location: UNIT - Sierraville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Township 18N Range 15E Section 8. Located approximately 14 miles south of Sierraville and 16 miles south of Truckee, California within the Independence Lake Basin.
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Tahoe National Forest,   Truckee 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
East Zone Connectivity and Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/03/2020
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2020 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 John Brokaw
530-587-3558 ext. 241
john.brokaw@usda.gov 
Description: The project proposes (OHV) and Watershed Improvement management actions on National Forest System lands including changes to the NFTS, realignment, decommission and restoration of routes, construction of motorized trail, and staging area creation.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57704
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada, Placer, Sierra. LEGAL - T 19,18,17,and 16 N - R 17 and 16 E - Covering more than 40 sections in Nevada, Sierra, and Placer counties. Boca, Stampede, and Prosser Reservoirs area adjacent to the 890, 894, 270, and 72 Rd. systems. Project also encompasses the 06 Rd. in the vicinity of the Big Chief cliff complexes north of Deer Creek.
Kinder Morgan LS-12 Pipeline Van Norden Meadow Encroachment Project
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/14/2019 
Expected:06/2020
 
06/2020 Joseph Canas
(530) 587-3558
jcanas@fs.fed.us 
Description: Tahoe NF will authorize a 0.5 mile pipeline encroachment due to the acquisition of Van Norden Meadow. The Humboldt-Toiyabe and Tahoe NFs will also approve a new operating plan for the entirety of the pipeline. Actions are administrative only.
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada, Placer, Sierra. LEGAL - Van Norden section: T17N R15E sec. 25. The 0.5 mile encroachment to be authorized located in Van Norden Meadow. The operating plan to be approved is located east-west across Tahoe NF and into western portion of Humboldt-Toiyabe NF.
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Flannery
530-587-3558
jflannery@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue SUP TKD662401A for daily grooming & use of a 18ft wide ski corridor and placement of a temporary 12 x 12ft weather shelter on snow skids to Tahoe Donner Association. Include 2 improvements to remove obstructions and widen trail in 2 locations
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - W half Section 2, T.17N., R15E and SW quarter Section 30, T. 18N., R 16E MDBM. on the Truckee Ranger District in the general vicinity of Tahoe Donner.
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Tahoe National Forest,   Yuba River 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
BNT Holdings Road SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/01/2019 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a SUP for access to pvt property
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N, R10E, Sec 27. SE of White Cloud, CA.
Bullard's Fire Restoration Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2020 
Expected:08/2020
 
08/2020 Jason Powers
530-478-6253
jlpowers@fs.fed.us 
Description: hand cutting, hand piling and prescribed burning. Where prescribed fire in undesirable, chipping is proposed to treat the vegetation. The activity will require the use of ground crews using chain saws. Also, multiple invasive weeds treatments
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Yuba. LEGAL - Sections 24 and 25 of Township 18N, Range 07 E,. In and near the Bullards Bar Work Center.
Cal Fire Station Water Pipeline SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Water pipeline to Cal Fire Station
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T18N R9E S33. Tyler Foote Road.
Five Lakes Basin Fish Removal and Habitat Restoration Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/01/2018 
Expected:07/2020
 
07/2020 Lauren Hoyle
530-288-3231
lehoyle@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove non-native fish in 5 Lakes Basin area.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 5 Lakes Basin/Mossy Pond area,in Grouse Ridge Roadless area.
Forest City SUP Reissues
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2018 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue new 20 year permits for the structures within the National Register Historic District of Forest City.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T19N, R10E, Sec 28. Townsite of Forest City, CA.
Gold Valley Rim Trailhead
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 04/04/2019 
Expected:07/2020
 
07/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Creating a trailhead with restroom facility, bulletin board, picnic table, parking area, and three short connector trails to existing trails.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Quarter mile north of Packer Saddle in the Lakes Basin Area.
Greenhorn Creek Plan of Operations
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 David Brown
(530) 288 - 3231
djbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Greenhorn Creek Ventures Group proposes to test run 24 bulk samples of alluvial material taken from deposits adjacent to the main stem of Greenhorn Creek between Buckeye Crossing and the South Fork of Greenhorn Creek.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - SW 1/4 of Section 19 in T16N R10E. adjacent to the main stem of Greenhorn Creek between Buckeye Crossing and the South Fork of Greenhorn Creek.
Jason White Kenton Lodge Waterline SUP Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue an existing waterline for the Kenton Lodge
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Alleghany, California.
Lake Fordyce Dam Seepage Mitigation PG&E Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/27/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 08/2020 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Forest Service is a cooperating agency with FERC to prepare the environmental analysis for this project. Forest Service proposal is to issue an SUP to PG&E for the use and improvement of the following FS roads: 85, 85-2, and 85-2-1.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=56921
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T 17N, R 13E, Sections 10, 16, and 20. Lake Fordyce.
Lane Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issue SUP for existing road
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T18N, R8E,Sec 28. Near North San Juan, CA.
Markulis Road Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Operation and maintenance of a road for access to private property.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T19N, R9E, portion of section 32. Sleighville House area, Rd. 293-4-4.
Martin Waterline SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/04/2013 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue SUP for waterline
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N,R10E,Sec27. Near Washington, CA.
McVey Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew a SUP for existing road
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Yuba. LEGAL - T18N, R8E, Sec 20. Near Camptonville, CA.
Michael Short Waterline SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuing an SUP for a waterline and 2 diversions
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T19N, R10E, Sec. 5. Near Goodyears Bar, CA.
Miller Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Gate installation and road maintenance
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N,R11E, Sec14. Near the town of Washington.
Pacific Gas and Electric Access Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Access roads to the South Yuba Canal
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N R10E S36. South of HWY 20 along South Yuba Canal.
Packer Lake Road Bridge Replacement- Sierra Co Public Works
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 06/15/2019 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Bridge replacement on Packer Lake rRad
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N R12E S10. Packer Lake Road in Lakes Basin Area.
Packer Lake Road Bridge Replacement- Sierra Co Public Works
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: This entry is cancelled because it is a duplicate entry for the project. Please refer to PALS ID # 55653.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N R12E S10. Packer Lake Road in Lakes Basin Area.
Reader Water Transmission Line SUP Reissue
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue SUP for existing water transmission line
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N,R13E, Sec 10. Near Yuba Pass, Ca.
Roger's Private Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue Road SUP
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N,R13E, Sec 13. Near Cisco Grove, CA.
Salmon Creek Hydroelectric SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/14/2013 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue FERC-exempt Hydroelectric SUP
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N,R12E, Secs 3 & 10. Near Bassetts, CA.
Sardine Lake Lodge SUP Reissuance
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue 20 year SUP for Lodge
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N,R12E, Secs 9&10. Lakes Basin Area, Sardine Lake Road.
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue SUP for a rec event - Downieville Downhill Race
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N,R10E, Sec 35. Near the town of Downieville.
Sierra Properties - China Flat Cabin SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/21/2017 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-issuing SUP for 4 cabin rentals.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. T20N,R11E, Sec 32.
The Lure Resort Water System SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Operating and maintaining a water pipeline to resort.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N R10E S36. Quarter mile North of Downieville, CA.
Trapper Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 06/10/2020 
Expected:10/2020
 
10/2020 Roger Brown
530-478-6253
rogerbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: Fuels reduction, forest health improvement, and transportation system improvement actions on approx. 15,473 acres in western Sierra County and eastern Yuba County.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52974
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra, Yuba. LEGAL - T18N, R08E Sections 1, 2, 10-15, 22-24; T18N R09E Sections 5-9, 16-20; T19N R08E Sections 24-26, 34-36; T19N R09E Sections 1, 10-18, 20-29, 32-36; and T19N R10E Sections 5-8, 17-20, 30-31. mdm. Western Sierra County and eastern Yuba County, just east of the community of Camptonville, and southwest of Goodyears bar, Ca.
Tributary White Water Rafting SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2019 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: White Water rafting tours on the North Yuba RIver
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T19N R8E S08. North Yuba River.
Tschoop Water System SUP
CE

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- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 09/2020 
Expected:12/2020  12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue SUP for existing water system for Sierra City, CA
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T20N,R12E, Sec 28. Near Sierra City, CA.
US Air Force Training Area SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/04/2013 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue SUP for military training area
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N,R08E, Secs. 23,24,25,26,35,36. Area East of Nevada City, CA.
User Created Trail Obliteration
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2019 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Obliterating a user created trail
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T17N R13E S17. East of Cisco Grove off of Rattlesnake Road.
Wayman Dam SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/02/2018 
Expected:12/2020
 
12/2020 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a special use permit for a small existing dam
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T18N,R9E,Sec8. Near Pike, CA.
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