Projects

Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) is our way of keeping the public informed and involved in the planning and environmental analysis of national forest projects. It is published quarterly on the first of January, April, July, and October. It contains the best available information at that time. If you find a project that you are intrerested in, please contact the Project Lead listed on the SOPA quarterly report so you can become involved in the environmental analysis and documentation process. 

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We want to hear from you! The 36 CFR 218 process builds on early participation and collaboration efforts, with the intention of resolving concerns before a decision is made.

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Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Project Spotlights

Foothills Landscape Project

The purpose of this project is to maintain or restore biologic integrity, connectivity, resilience, and soil and water quality on the 157,625 acres of the Foothills Landscape. More at: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/Foothills

All Current and Recent Projects

Note: Not all projects may appear on map. See list below for complete list of projects with more information or documentation.

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Developing Proposal

Chattooga River R.D. FY 2020 Prescribe Burning

The project is located in the Chattooga River RD.

Slope/soil repair and road rehabilitation on State Route 2/US 76

This project proposes to remedy past slope/soil failures by excavating compromised soil and replacing with suitable fill, constructing a retaining wall, clearing existing vegetation, addressing water saturation for the area, and rehabilitating a portion of the existing road. Vehicle traffic would be temporary controlled or by use of an onsite detour.

Soque River Fishing Pier

Soque River fishing pier on the CRRD.

Under Analysis

2020 Fall Recreation Events

The recreation events are going to be conducted in the Blue Ridge Ranger District.

Adventures in Horseback SUP

An applicant is requesting authorization to use the National Forest for outfitter/guided horse riding and camping.

Daniel's Discovery Tours Shady Creek Expeditions SUP

An applicant is requesting authorization to use National Forest lands for a variety of outfitter and guided uses, including hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, mountain bike riding and waterfall hikes.

Foothills Landscape Project

The purpose of this project is to maintain or restore biologic integrity, connectivity, resilience, and soil and water quality on the 157,625 acres of the Foothills Landscape. More at: www.fs.usda.gov/goto/Foothills

FY2020 Special Use Permits - BRRD

Three special use permit in BRRD.

Mulberry Gap Pinhoti Trail Parking Lot

The project is located in the Conasauga Ranger District.

Outfitter/Guide - Daniel's Discovery Tours

The project is located in the Chattooga River RD.

Outfitter/Guide - James Hames III for Guided Horse Riding

Outfitter/Guide permit for guided horseback riding tours.

Outfitter/Guide - Rob McLarty for Guided Hikes using Bartram Trail

An applicant is requesting authorization to use the Bartram Trail (the Georgia section in Rabun County) for outfitter/guided hiking and camping trips.

Satolah Fire House Relocation - Special Use Permit

Relocate the Satolah Fire House on Forest Service land.

Storey Mill Creek Forest Health and Restoration Project

Project stands are located in the Storey Mill Creek watershed and include Compartments 946 and 948 on the east side of Taylor%u2019s Ridge south of US Highway 27. All treatment areas are considered wildland urban interface (WUI).

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.



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