Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2019 to 12/31/2019
Siuslaw 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) :
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Siuslaw National Forest,  Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Siuslaw National Forest,  Hebo Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region, Regionwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Region)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Regional Aquatic Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Objection Period Legal Notice 07/13/2019 
Expected:11/2019
 
11/2019 James Capurso
503-808-2847
jcapurso@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USFS is proposing a suite of aquatic restoration activities for Region 6 to address ongoing needs, all of which have completed consultation, including activities such as fish passage restoration, wood placement, and other restoration activities.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53001
Location: UNIT - R6 - Pacific Northwest Region All Units. STATE - Oregon, Washington. COUNTY - Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima, Baker, Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Crook, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Malheur, Marion, Morrow, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable. The project will span all national forests in Region 6.
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Siuslaw National Forest,   Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Communication Site Upgrade and Maintenance Project
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/17/2016
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 01/2020 
Expected:07/2020
 
08/2020 Angela Morris
541-563-8464
angelamorris@fs.fed.us 
Description: BPA needs to maintain and upgrade its existing communication site located on Marys Peak. Some equipment is outdated and unstable and needs to be replaced. BPA plans to prepare an environmental assessment (EA). The USFS will be a cooperating agency
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50453
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Benton. LEGAL - T12S, R7W, Section 21, WM. The site is located within the Mary's Peak Scenic Botanical Area, approximately 12 miles southwest of Corvallis.
Deadwood Creek Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/12/2019
Est. Comment Period Public Notice 11/2019 
Expected:03/2020
 
04/2020 Donni Vogel
541-563-8416
comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the Deadwood Creek watershed area. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, and road improvements.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55601
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lane. LEGAL - Portions of Townships 15, 16, and 17 South within Ranges 8 and 9 West; Willamette Meridian. The Deadwood Creek Restoration Project area is located about 16 air miles northeast of Florence, Oregon.
Oregon Dunes Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 05/09/2019 
Expected:01/2020
 
02/2020 Lawrence Fisher
541-563-8406
lfisher02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Promote development of sustainable veg structure, comp. and pattern, natural ecological processes; treat invasive spp., restore hydrologic function and maintenance and improvement for listed and at risk species and restore recreational opportunities
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52946
Location: UNIT - Central Coast Ranger District/Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Coos, Douglas, Lane. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area/Baker Beach.
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Siuslaw National Forest,   Hebo Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R6 - Pacific Northwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
3 Rivers Restoration & Access
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management 
Completed  Actual: 07/17/2019  08/2019 Alexander Wickham
503-392-5136
alexander.wickham@usda.gov 
Description: Multiple failed bridges on FSR 2285 has cutoff access to Forest Service and Private land. Construct approximately 800 ft. of road from end of FSR 1410 to FSR 2285 to allow Terrestrial and Aquatic restoration and Private access. 36 CFR 220.6(e)(6).
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53845
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Yamhill. LEGAL - Section 26, 34, & 35, T. 4 S., R. 9 W., and Section 3, T. 5 S., R. 9 W., Yamhill county, Willamette Meridian. Road Access- Hwy.22 to FSR 1491 to FSR 1410 (additionally see Legal Land Description).
LTEP Research Thinning and Down Wood Creation
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Research and Development 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Leah Tai
5033925126
ltai@fs.fed.us 
Description: Non-commercial thinning in Long Term Ecosystem Productivity (LTEP) plots. Trees will be cut and left as down wood in treated plots.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=48241
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook, Yamhill. LEGAL - Not Applicable. LTEP plots adjacent to Forest Service Roads 1431-111 and 1432-112.
Promoting connectivity to the future Lincoln City trail system
CE
- Recreation management
- Special area management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jonathan Porier
503-392-5130
jporier@fs.fed.us 
Description: In conjunction with Lincoln City, develop a system trail which when added to the City system creates a trail out to the coastline. Several user created routes which are creating resource damage would be closed. Estimate less than 1 mile of const.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50418
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Lincoln. LEGAL - Not Applicable. North of Lincoln City, Oregon in the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area.
Sand Lake Restoration Project
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/27/2018 
Expected:11/2019
 
12/2019 Alexander Wickham
503-392-5136
aswickham@fs.fed.us 
Description: This is a landscape-scale restoration project in the Sand Lake watershed. Activities include: plantation thinning, fish and wildlife habitat enhancement, invasive plant treatments, road and recreation improvements, and sand dune restoration.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=53176
Location: UNIT - Hebo Ranger District. STATE - Oregon. COUNTY - Tillamook. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Sand lake Watershed and parts of Netarts Watershed, from Cape Lookout to Camp Kiwanda State Park.
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