Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2022 to 03/31/2022
Tahoe 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
Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
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
- 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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Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Tahoe 200 Events
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2022 
Expected:07/2022  08/2022 Kimberly Felton
530/543-2651
kimberlyfelton@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorize a 3-part foot-race event surrounding Lake Tahoe Basin on existing roads and trails through a special use permit.
Location: UNIT - Pacific Ranger District, Placerville Ranger District, Truckee Ranger District, Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit, Carson Ranger District. STATE - California, Nevada. COUNTY - Alpine, El Dorado, Placer, Douglas, Washoe, Carson City (city). LEGAL - Not Applicable. Around the Lake Tahoe Basin using system roads and trails. Uses Tahoe Rim Trail.
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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 03/2022 
Expected:04/2022
 
05/2022 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 03/2022 
Expected:07/2022
 
07/2022 Jason Withrow
530-478-6280
jason.withrow@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
Pines to Mines Trail Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:03/2023  06/2023 John Brokaw
530-265-4531
john.brokaw@usda.gov 
Description: The project proposes development of a multi-use native surface trail system connecting Nevada City, CA to Truckee, CA. The system would be approximately 68 miles in length and would include existing Forest Service trails and new trail construction.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District, Sierraville Ranger District, Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - T. 17 N. - R. 9-15 E. On Multiple Sections. Project area lies on Tahoe National Forest within Nevada County, CA. between the towns of Nevada City, CA. and Truckee, CA. along Highway 20 and north of Interstate Highway I-80.
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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
CELLCO Partnership DBA Verizon
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:04/2022  07/2022 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 Project
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/30/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
01/2022 Kelly Pavlica
530-398-5730
kelly.pavlica@usda.gov 
Description: Cuckoo is an approximately 4,500-acre vegetation management and fuels reduction project including thinning, mastication, prescribed fire, etc. The proposal also includes road maintenance, hazard tree removal and decommissioning unauthorized roads.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=42366
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. This project is located approximately 11 miles east of Foresthill, Ca, north of Mosquito Ridge Road in the Peavine watershed.
Duncan Diversion Modifications - PCWA SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 09/29/2021  10/2021 Mary Sullivan
530-394-8054
mary.sullivan2@usda.gov 
Description: Construct a temporary road and staging area to facilitate work on Duncan Diversion Dam outside of FERC boundary. Total footprint 0.19 acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60360
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. 20 miles east of Foresthill, CA, at Duncan Diversion Dam.
French Meadows South Shore Well
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2022 
Expected:08/2022  08/2022 Mary Sullivan
530-394-8054
mary.sullivan2@usda.gov 
Description: A new well and water tank will be constructed off Forest Road 96-79. The water line will run from the water tank downhill to Forest Road 96 and then tie-in at French Meadows Campground and Boat Launch. Remove existing well infrastructure.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Located off of Forest Road 96-79, near French Meadows Reservoir, 20 miles east of Foresthill, CA.
Little Duncan Road Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/29/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2022 
Expected:09/2022
 
09/2022 Mary Sullivan
530-532-7460
mary.sullivan2@usda.gov 
Description: Close and lock year-round the gate on the Duncan Creek Diversion Intake Road at the north end of the bridge over Duncan Creek. A 1,000-foot section of the Intake Road would not be open to public motorized wheeled vehicle use. Remove from MVUM.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60917
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Duncan Creek Diversion Intake Road (Forest Road 96-52), which extends from Mosquito Ridge Road (Forest Road 96), 15 miles east of Foresthill.
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 Project Water Right Permit 15375 Extension and Radial Gates Installation.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 06/26/2021
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 01/2022 
Expected:05/2022
 
07/2022 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.
Texas Vegetation and Fuels Management Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:03/2023  05/2023 Kelly Pavlica
530-367-2224 x 248
kelly.pavlica@usda.gov 
Description: Reduce vegetative fuels and hazards, improve wildlife habitat and improve forest health and resilience.
Location: UNIT - American River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. An area south of Interstate 80 from the Yuba Gap exit at the north end, west towards Emigrant Gap and along the North Fork of the North Fork of the American River and the North Fork American River.
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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

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Land acquisition 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/07/2019 
Expected:01/2022
 
02/2022 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.
Blatchley
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/13/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 06/2022 
Expected:02/2023
 
04/2023 Sendi Kalcic
530-587-3558
sendi.kalcic@usda.gov 
Description: The Forest Service proposes to conduct vegetation treatments, fuels reduction, watershed improvements and road management treatments on approximately 5,195 acres of the Sierraville Ranger District, Tahoe National Forest.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60380
Location: UNIT - Sierraville Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project area boarders the southern extent of the community of Sierraville and lies west of State Route 89 in Sierra County, California.
Independence Lake Trail
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Cancelled  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.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=43469
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
Five Creeks
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/29/2021
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 02/2022 
Expected:06/2022
 
06/2022 Eric Vane
530-587-3558 ex. 249
eric.vane@usda.gov 
Description: The Project aims to mitigate the potential for high severity fire within the WUI while maintaining habitat and ecosystem services through a series of actions that address forest restoration, fuels reduction, habitat enhancement and roads management.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60390
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The Five Creeks project area aligns with the Truckee River and the California state highway 89 corridor, South of the town of Truckee and North of Olympic Valley, approximately five miles Northwest of Lake Tahoe.
Hoke Valley Meadow Restoration Project, Phase I
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2022 
Expected:05/2022  06/2023 Rachel Hutchinson
530-587-3558 x235
Rachel.Hutchinson@usda.gov 
Description: The project is located within an approx. 60-acre meadow that drains into the northeast arm of Stampede Reservoir. The project will utilize natural features within the meadow system to spread flows and restore habitat.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61325
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - NE 1/4 and SE 1/4 of Section 16 Township 19 North Range 17 East and the NW 1/4 of Section 15 Township 19 North, Range 17 East, Mount Diablo Meridian. Project area is located upstream of Stampede Reservoir near Truckee, CA.
Kinder Morgan LS-12 Pipeline Van Norden Meadow Encroachment Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/14/2019 
Expected:09/2022
 
10/2022 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.
Placer County Sheriffs Office Search and Rescue - Mountain Rescue Team Training
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/22/2021  12/2021 Sendi Kalcic
530-587-3558
sendi.kalcic@usda.gov 
Description: Group training (approx. 15 people; Dec. 4, 2021 and Jan. 8, 2022) in the Castle Peak Area to practice techniques for traveling across snow and ice, setting up rescue system(s), using Sked stretcher, lightweight systems, and emergency shelters.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=61332
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Near Donner Summit; approx. 10 miles west of the Town of Truckee, California.
T-Mobile Generator Install
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/01/2021 
Expected:07/2022
 
08/2022 Joseph Canas
(530) 587-3558
joseph.canas@usda.gov 
Description: T-Mobile is installing a generator on Hwy 89S below Goose Meadows CG to obtain backup power and provide cell service in the event of an emergency such as wildfire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60451
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Placer. LEGAL - T. 17N R. 16E Section 4. Highway 89S, south of Goose Meadows Campground, adjacent to existing cellular equipment operated by T-Mobile.
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area Renewal
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Elizabeth Moore
530-587-3558
elizabeth.a.moore@usda.gov 
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.
Van Norden Meadow Restoration and Recreation Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/02/2021 
Expected:04/2022
 
05/2022 Rachel Hutchinson
530-587-3558 x235
Rachel.Hutchinson@usda.gov 
Description: The Project aims to rehabilitate the hydrologic regime within the 485 acre meadow and improve year round recreational access to the meadow.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=60387
Location: UNIT - Truckee Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada, Placer. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project is located on Donner Summit in both Placer and Nevada counties approximately 12 miles West of Truckee, CA and South of Interstate 80.
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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:12/2021
 
12/2021 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.
Girl Scouts Camp Wasiu Bridge Replacement Project
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/16/2021 
Expected:03/2022
 
03/2022 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Bridge replacement over Packer Creek that serves Girl Scouts Camp Wasiu II.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Packer Creek at Camp Wasiu II.
Greene Acres Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Forest products
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2022 
Expected:09/2022  09/2022 Luke Rutten
209-965-3434 x5321
lrutten@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mechanical thinning and fuels reduction on approximately 1,252 acres of National Forest land adjacent to the community of Greene Acres in Sierra County, California.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - Sections 1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23 and 24, T.20N, R.12E. Mount Diablo Meridian. Adjacent to the community of Greene Acres in Sierra County, California.
Greenhorn Creek Plan of Operations
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:05/2022  05/2022 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.
Jay Cory Buried Waterline SUP
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/28/2020 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Waterline for private property north of Camptonville.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T.19N, R.9E, Section 29. Mount Diablo meridian. North of Camptonville.
Joseph Hayes Buried Waterline SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 Heather Newell
530-288-3232
hnewell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Waterline for private property north of Camptonville.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra. LEGAL - T.19N, R.9E, Section 29. Mount Diablo Meridian. North of Camptonville.
Lane Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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.
Lone Grave Trail Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 Paul Hart
530-226-2337
pdhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct a new trailhead and staging area, construct new mountain bike trails, and make modifications to the existing Hoot Trail in the Lone Grave area south of State Route 20/Forest Service Road 20-02 in Nevada County, California.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Sections 25 and 36, T.17N, R.9E. Mount Diablo Meridian. Lone Grave area south of State Route 20/Forest Service Road 20-02 in Nevada County, California.
Markulis Road Project
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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:12/2021
 
12/2021 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 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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.
Milligan Forest Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/23/2021 
Expected:01/2022
 
01/2022 Heather Newell
530-559-3197
heather.newell@usda.gov 
Description: Access to private property during the winter on Forest Road 20-16.
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Nevada. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Forest Road 20-16, just east of Omega Overlook on Highway 20.
North Yuba Landscape Resilience Project
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Land management planning
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/16/2021
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 07/2022 
Expected:06/2023
 
07/2023 Laurie Perrot
530-478-6244
laurie.perrot@usda.gov 
Description: Improve and restore forest health and resilience, reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire, protect and secure water supplies, and protect communities from the effects of high-severity wildfire on approximately 210,000 acres of National Forest Land.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59693
Location: UNIT - Yuba River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Sierra, Yuba. LEGAL - Not Applicable. North Yuba River Watershed. The planning area stretches from New Bullards Bar Reservoir up to the Sierra Crest along Highway 49 and encompasses approximately 275,000 acres.
Pacific Gas and Electric Access Road SUP
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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:12/2021
 
12/2021 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.
Roger's Private Road SUP
CE

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- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:07/2022  07/2022 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

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- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/14/2013 
Expected:01/2022
 
01/2022 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.
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship SUP
CE

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- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2022 
Expected:05/2022  05/2022 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.
User Created Trail Obliteration
CE

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- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/15/2019 
Expected:01/2022
 
01/2022 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.
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