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									TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY            BUSINESS        MANAGEMENT         Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                      NOTES
                    /MONITORING          NEED            CONTROL 2/         Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                         N    R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
ATMOSPHERE
      Air Quailty       Airshed            Clean Air Act, X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X    AQRV Monitoring,
                      Management         Fire Management                                                           Visibility Monitoring
                                                                                                                      (IMPROVE),
                                                                                                                        Particulate
                                                                                                                     Monitoring, ect.

                      Air Quality                     X                                               X   X                                added per jim keys
                      Monitoring
 Climate, Weather Weather Information Fire Management X                 X           X   X   X         X   X   X www.boi.noaa.gov/
                  Management System                                                                             FIREWX/opsplan/2
                       (WIMS)                                                                                   000/table_of_conte
                                                                                                                nts.htm     Section
                                                                                                                V. Fire Weather
                                                                                                                Observations

LITHOSPHERE
        Geology                                               X         X                             X   X   X
       Soils and      Ecological Unit     NFMA, CWA      X              X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X    National Hierarchy,
       ECOMAP          Inventories                                                                                   Framework of
                                                                                                                    Ecologial Units,
                                                                                                                      National Soil
                                                                                                                   Survey Handwook

                       Soil Quality                      X                                                         LRMP Standards added per jim keys
                       Monitoring                                                                                    and Guides
                       Soil Typing         Forest Plan   X                   X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X    NCSS Standards,
                                            (NFMA)                                                                 USDA Soil Survey
                                                                                                                     Manual and
                                                                                                                      Handbook
                     Implementation        Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &        (NFMA)
                     Valid. Monitoring




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TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY            BUSINESS         MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                    NOTES
                    /MONITORING          NEED             CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                          N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
HYDROSPHERE
      Hydrology      Water Condition     CWA, NEPA,               X     P               X   X             X   X
                         Surveys         Wilderness Act
                    Hydrolic Condition                    X                                                        http://www.stream.f added per jim keys
                    Assessment (HCA)                                                                               s.fed.us/streamnt/p
                                                                                                                   df/Hydcond.pdf
                     Abandoned Mine           CWA         X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X
                      Implementation       Forest Plan            X     P                                 X   X     e.g., BTR Forest
                     Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                 Plan Items # 17-20,
                     Valid. Monitoring                                                                                Pacfish/Infish
                                                                                                                         Amend.
                    Aquatic EUI                           X                             X                 X                              added per jim keys
         Biology Fisheries Inventory       ESA, NEPA          X         P               X   X             X   X     e.g., R1/R4 Fish
                                                                                                                    and Fish Habitat
                                                                                                                   Standard Inventory
                                                                                                                      Procedures
                     Amphibians and           ESA                 X                         X                 X
                       Lentic Biota
                     Implementation        Forest Plan            X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr. Forest
                     Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                              Plan Item #21, 41,
                     Valid. Monitoring                                                                          Pacfish/Infish
                                                                                                                Amendment
         riparian        PFC or            CWA, ESA           X         P               X   X             X   X       e.g., PFC
                     Characterization                                                                               Procedures,
                                                                                                                Ecosystem Analysis
                                                                                                                        Guide
                     Implementation        Forest Plan            X                     X   X             X   X   E.G., Btr Forest
                     Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                 Plan Item #22,
                     Valid. Monitoring
      Wetlands                             CWA, ESA               X     P                   X                 X
     Watersheds       Water Quality                               X                     X                 X        Forest protocols      added per jim keys
                       Monitoring




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TOPIC AREA           INVENTORY             BUSINESS          MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                    NOTES
                     /MONITORING           NEED              CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                             N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
BIOSPHERE
      Vegetation Forest Inventory and        NFMA, ESA,      X             X    X      X   X        X    X   X           Standardized
                    Analysis (FIA)              GPRA,                                                                      sampling
                                            Wilderness Act                                                            procedures and plot
                                                                                                                            design
                       Forest Health                         X             X    X      X   X        X    X   X
                      Monitoring (FHM)
                        Stand Exam              NEPA         X                                 X                 X     Handbook Guide,
                                                                                                                            CSE
                     Rangeland Inventory     NFMA, ESA,              X     X               X   X             X   X
                                                GPRA,
                                            Wilderness Act
                      Remotely Sensed        NFMA, ESA           X                     X   X   X         X   X   X
                       (Veg patterns &
                      processes) Data
                       Implementation        Forest Plan             X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                       Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                  Item #5,6,11-
                      Valid. Monitoring                                                                                15,25,33-35
              Fire    Fire Occurrence      Fire Management X               X               X   X             X   X  Handbook Guide
                          Inventory
                        Fuels Survey       Fire Management       X         P               X   X             X   X     e.g., Handbook for
                                                                                                                      Inventorying Woody
                                                                                                                           Fuels in the
                                                                                                                      Intermountain West

 Insects & Disease Insect and Disease           CFAA                                                                                        www.fs.fed.us/forest
                     Aerial Detection                                                                                                       health/fhp_services
                         Surveys
                     Implementation          Forest Plan             X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &          (NFMA)                                                                 Item #25, 36, 37
                    Valid. Monitoring




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TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY             BUSINESS         MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                  NOTES
                    /MONITORING           NEED             CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                           N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
  Noxious Weeds       Weed Inventory        Weed Mgt.,         X         X               X   X             X   X    e.g., Mapping
                                             NEPA                                                                 Noxious Weeds in
                                                                                                                       Montana
                      Implementation        Forest Plan            X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                      Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                    Item #10
                      Valid. Monitoring
      TES Plants      "Heritage" Plant      ESA, NEPA          X         X           X   X   X         X   X   X
                          Inventory
         Wildlife      TES Inventory     ESA, NEPA,            X         P           X   X   X         X   X   X
                                            NFMA
                    Migratory & Resident Regional and      X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X The Southern
                    Landbird Monitoring Forest Planning                                                          National Forest's
                                                                                                                 Migratory and
                                                                                                                 Resident Landbird
                                                                                                                 Conservation
                                                                                                                 Strategy
                            Lynx         Regional and      X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X Forest Plans
                                        Forest Planning,
                                          Endangered
                                          Species Act
                                          Complience
                    Mexican Spotted Owl Regional and       X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X Forest Plans
                                        Forest Planning,
                                          Endangered
                                          Species Act
                                          Complience
                      Red-Cockaded       Regional and      X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X Forest Plans
                    Woodpecker Annual Forest Planning,
                          Survey          Endangered
                                          Species Act
                                          Complience




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TOPIC AREA        INVENTORY             BUSINESS           MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                  NOTES
                  /MONITORING           NEED               CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                           N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
                     Spotted Owl         Regional and      X             X           X   X   X         X   X   X Forest Plans
                                        Forest Planning,
                                          Endangered
                                          Species Act
                                          Complience
                   Neotropical Birds         ESA           X             X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X Forest Plans
                        Other            NFMA, NEPA            X         P               X   X             X   X                         should other have
                                                                                                                                         examples of
                                                                                                                                         others??? Is this
                                                                                                                                         the WFRP program
                                                                                                                                         "Get Wild" it was
                                                                                                                                         mentiond as a
                                                                                                                                         national database
                   Implementation         Forest Plan              X     P               X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                   Effectiveness &         (NFMA)                                                                Item #7, 8, 9, 38-40
                   Valid. Monitoring
HUMAN
DIMENSIONS
         Social     Social Context       NEPA, NFMA            X         P               X   X             X   X  e.g., protocols for
                     Information                                                                                  "sense of Place",
                                                                                                                   land settlement,
                                                                                                                      social info.
                    Implementation        Forest Plan              X     P               X   X             X   X   e.g., Btr. Forest
                    Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                Plan Item #27, 42,
                    Valid. Monitoring                                                                                      43
       Economic    Economic Context      NEPA, NFMA        X   X         X           X   X   X         X   X   X     e.g. IMPLAN
                      Information                                                                                model, protocols for
                                                                                                                  economic impact
                                                                                                                        analysis




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TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY              BUSINESS        MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                      NOTES
                    /MONITORING            NEED            CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                           N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
  Land Settlement                                                                                                                         ?????
  Forest Products                                                                                                                         ?????
          Grazing Grazing Operations        NFMA, NEPA     X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X     INFRA e.g.,
                                                                                                                 protocol for grazing
                                                                                                                       suitability
                     Implementation          Forest Plan           X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &          (NFMA)                                                                   Item #30
                     Valid. Monitoring
         Heritage     Heritage (site)      NHPA, NGPRA,    X             X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X      Sec'y of Interior   New Protocol Draft
                         Inventory            NEPA                                                                    Standards and       FSM Section 2363 --
                                                                                                                     Guides, Technical    Identifying Heritage
                                                                                                                         Bulletins        Resources

         Minerals    Occurrence and          Mining Law        X         X               X   X             X   X USGS Mineral             http://edcwww.cr.us
                    Potential Inventory                                                                          Resources Data           gs.gov/Webglis/glisb
                                                                                                                 System??                 in/guide.pl/glis/hyper
                                                                                                                                          /guide/mrds
                    Hardrock operations      Mining Law,       X         X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X
                                               NEPA
                    Leasable operations        NEPA            X         X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X

                     Implementation          Forest Plan           X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &          (NFMA)                                                             Item #23
                     Valid. Monitoring
      Recreation     Recreation Use            NEPA,       X             P    X      X            X    X            http://fsweb.fs.fed.u National Plot
                                             Recreation                                                             s/rhwr/rec_us         Inventory Design
                                            Mangement
                        Meaningful          Forest Plan                                                          www.fs.fed.us/r3/m Contact Greg
                        Measures              (NFMA)                                                             easures               Super, WO
                     Facility Condition/     Recreation    X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X http://pcs27.f16.r6.f
                       Real Property        Management                                                           s.fed.us/infra
                         Inventory
                     Scenery Inventory         NFMA        X                             X   X             X   X Landscape
                                                                                                                 Aesthetics
                                                                                                                 Handbook #701




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TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY              BUSINESS         MANAGEMENT        Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                   NOTES
                    /MONITORING            NEED             CONTROL 2/        Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                            N   R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
                    ROS (Recreation            NFMA,        X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X
                       Opportunity           Recreation
                        Spectrum            Management
                     Implementation         Forest Plan             X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &          (NFMA)                                                              Item #1, 2, 4, 28, 29
                    Valid. Monitoring
     Special Uses SUDS (Special Use           Financial     X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X        INFRA            http://fsweb.wo.fs.fe
                      Data System)           Mangement                                                                                    d.us/lands/SUDS
  Timber Products FIA and Stand Exam        NFMA, NEPA,     X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X      See Stds for
                                              Financial                                                                 Vegetation
                                            Management
                     Implementation          Forest Plan            X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                     Effectiveness &          (NFMA)                                                                  Item #11-14
                     Valid. Monitoring
ADMINISTRATION

      Ownership &          ALPS                Asset        X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X http://fsweb.r6.fs.fe
        Boundries                           Management                                                            d.us/alp
                    National Interagency                    X             X    X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X www.blm.gov/nils      Check with Lands or
                      Lands System                                                                                                      Mark Flood

       Wilderness   LAC (Limits of         Wilderness Act       X                         X   X             X   X
                  Acceptable Change
                     Monitoring)
         Roadless Roadless Inventory           NFMA,            X              X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X    e.g., Regional
                                           Wilderness Act                                                               Protocols
                       Implementation       Forest Plan             X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                       Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                     Item #3
                      Valid. Monitoring
Facilities, Roads, & Travel Routes Data        Asset        X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X        INFRA
               Trails      System           Management
                      BMC (Bridge and          Asset        X                  X      X   X   X    X    X   X   X        INFRA
                        Major Culvert)      Management
                           System
 Costs and Values      Implementation        Forest Plan            X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                       Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                  Item #26, 32
                      Valid. Monitoring



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TOPIC AREA          INVENTORY             BUSINESS         MANAGEMENT            Administrative      Ecological Unit    PROTOCOL                  NOTES
                    /MONITORING           NEED             CONTROL 2/            Scale Served 3/     Scale Served 4/
                                                            N      R   F     M    N      R   F   S   N/R   S   L   LU
  Research Needs      Implementation        Forest Plan                X                     X   X             X   X e.g., Btr Forest Plan
                      Effectiveness &        (NFMA)                                                                        Item #44
                      Valid. Monitoring

Clean Air Act       http://www.epa.gov/oar/caa/contents.html
NFMA                http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-
CWA                 http://www.epa.gov/region5/defs/html/cwa.htm
NEPA                http://es.epa.gov/oeca/ofa/nepa.html
Wilderness Act of   P.L. 88-577,78 Stat. 890; 16 U.S.C.1121
1964
ESA                 http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/16/ch35.html
GPRA                http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-
CFAA                http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/16/ch3.html#PC3
NHPA                http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/16/470.html
NGPRA               http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-
Mining Law
Forest and          http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-
Rangeland           bin/bdquery/z?d093:SN02296:|TOM:/bss/d093query.html|
Renewable
Resources
Planning Act of
1974




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