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									DRAFT - High Lakes OHV Area Task List
 11/9/2007                                                                                                                                       Resource Considerations




                                                                                    Implement

                                                                                     Projected
                                                                  Priority



                                                                                      Year to
                                                                             NEPA
Task Type Task Type   Description                                                                        Heritage               Hydrology                Botany




                                                                                                   Survey recommended




                                                                             2009

                                                                                       2010
 Dispersed            Designate all overnight use sites through                                    sites in the south,  Will need hydrology
 Camping              regulation and engineering*.
                                                                  2                                evaluate and consult input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                                                                                                   with SHPO.




                      Development LAC standards and




                                                                                       2008
                                                                             N/A
 Dispersed                                                                                                                 Will need hydrology
 Camping
             Travel   protocols, for dispersed sites, trails,     3                                                        input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                      social setting and user counts.




                                                                                       2009-2010
                      Concentrate use sites at high use areas                                      Additional survey may   Hydrology needs to be




                                                                             N/A
 Dispersed            by designating parking and installing                                        be required at Morris   involved, Poff report
 Camping
             Travel
                      toilets: Long Lake, Campbell Lake,
                                                                  1                                Lake; survey Mud        partially addresses
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                      fishing sites, etc.                                                          Lake                    this concern.

                      Construct a parking/staging/camping
                                                                             2009

 Dispersed
             Travel
                      area at the nothern entrance: also need
                                                                  2                    2011        No concerns                                         No concerns
 Camping              restrooms, kiosk, information, water
                      source.
                                                                             2010

                                                                                       2011




 Dispersed            Develop two backcountry style camps at                                                               Will need hydrology
 Camping              Spring Valley Lake.
                                                                  3                                No concerns
                                                                                                                           input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                                                                             2010

                                                                                       2011




 Dispersed            Develop one backcountry style camp at                                                                Will need hydrology
 Camping              Campbell Lake.
                                                                  3                                No concerns
                                                                                                                           input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                                                                             2010

                                                                                       2011




 Dispersed            Develop one backcountry style camp at                                                                Will need hydrology
 Camping              Long Lake.
                                                                  3                                No concerns
                                                                                                                           input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                                                                                   2008-2009
                                                                                               Additional survey may
                           Contain and designate sites at Bear




                                                                            N/A
Dispersed                                                                                      be required at Morris Will need hydrology
Camping
                           Lake, Saddle Lake, Grassy Lake, Morris       1                      Lake; survey Mud      input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                           Lake, and Mud Lake.
                                                                                               Lake.




                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A
Dispersed                  Study other areas for possible need of                              Survey may be                 Will need hydrology
Camping                    contained use sites.
                                                                        2                      required.                     input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns


                                                                                                                             Currently flagged
                                                                                               Possible Historic
                                                                                                                             route traverses
                                                                                               Road alignment,




                                                                            2009


                                                                                    2011
                           Develop legal access at north entrance,                                                           wetland/high ground
 Travel                                                            1                           heritage survey for                                     No concerns
                           look at new alignment location.                                                                   water, need to look for
                                                                                               new location and
                                                                                                                             completely new route
                                                                                               evaluation.
                                                                                                                             in 2008.



                                                                                               Complete surveys of
                                                                                               southern access               FS 24N04 needs a




                                                                                    2008
                                                                            N/A
                                                                                               routes; evaluate              closer look for
 Travel                    Improve legal access at south end            1                                                                              No concerns
                                                                                               historic roads &              watershed needs at
                                                                                               consult with SHPO on          Pine Creek crossing.
                                                                                               eligibility; protect sites.




                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A
                           Develop regulation for acceptable
 Travel
                           vehicle widths on trails.
                                                                        1


                           Do not upgrade route class (by reducing
                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A




 Travel                    difficulty level) except for resource        1
                           protection.
                           Keep Mud Lake and Saddle Lake closed
                                                                            2009

                                                                                   2010




 Travel                    to motorized traffic, provide parking area   1                      No concerns                                             No concerns
                           for walk-in use.


                           Study and open new technical route for a
                                                                            2009

                                                                                   2010




                                                                                               Survey proposed               Will need hydrology
 Travel                    difficult 4X4 experience (consider a loop    3                      route; protect sites.         input.
                                                                                                                                                       No concerns
                           trail down to Morris Lake and back).
                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A




                           Barrier/Sign/Patrol closed routes in semi-
 Travel     Signs & Info
                           primitive non-motorized (SPNM) areas.
                                                                        1                                                                              No concerns
                                                                                                  Complete surveys of
                                                                                                  historic roads;
                                                                                                  evaluate historic




                                                                                ongoing
                                                                                                                            Provide input for




                                                                          N/A
                            Perform routine maintenance and                                       routes for NR eligibility
   Travel
                            surveys on all OHV trails.
                                                                      1                           and consult with
                                                                                                                            maintenance         No concerns
                                                                                                                            treatements.
                                                                                                  SHPO; protect sites
                                                                                                  adjacent historic roads
                                                                                                  or crossing roads.

                                                                                                  Complete surveys,
                                                                                                  evaluate historic trails




                                                                                2010
                                                                          N/A
                            Perform routine maintenance on all
   Travel
                            popular non-motorized trails.
                                                                      3                           for NR eligibility and                        No concerns
                                                                                                  consult with SHPO;
                                                                                                  protect sites.




                                                                                ongoing ongoing
                            Increase Forest Service staff, signage,




                                                                          N/A
                                                                                                  Provide ARPA
   Travel      Signs & Info and maps to encourage users to follow     1                           information.
                                                                                                                                                No concerns
                            all rules and regulations.

                            Pursue long term funding source,




                                                                          N/A
Coordination                Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) fee      2
                            & permit system.




                                                                                2008
                                                                          N/A
               Dispersed    Impose group size limit that cannot be
   Travel
               Camping      exceeded without a special use permit.
                                                                      2


                                                                                2008
                                                                          N/A


               Dispersed    Impose group size limit that cannot be
   Travel
               Camping      exceeded within a special use permit.
                                                                      2



                                                                                                  Review specific sites
                                                                                2008
                                                                          N/A




                            Install trail register box at entrance
   Travel
                            points
                                                                      2                           proposed prior to                             No concerns
                                                                                                  installation.
                                                                                                                                Explore opening
                          Mitigate resource damage to open three
                                                                                                  Complete surveys of           yellow section of trail
                          (trail 519 south of the Falls to NF




                                                                                   2009-2010
                                                                                                  southern access               519 south of the Falls
                          boundary, trail 616 and trail 614 between




                                                                            2009
                                                                                                  routes; evaluate              to allow access to
  Travel                  intersection with trail 616 and trail 610)    1                         historic roads &              Pipejam Lake.
                                                                                                                                                             No concerns
                          of the four emergency closure areas and
                                                                                                  consult with SHPO on          Explore opening 614
                          bring these routes into compliance with
                                                                                                  eligibility; protect sites.   and 616. Evaluate
                          California OHV regulations.
                                                                                                                                options 2008.
                                                                                                                                Evaluate the impacts
                                                                                                                                of year round use
                          Evaluate season of use and impose




                                                                            2010

                                                                                   2011
                                                                                                                                relative to water
  Travel                  seasonal closure and gates where              1                         Protect sites
                                                                                                                                quality, collect
                                                                                                                                                             No concerns
                          appropriate.
                                                                                                                                baseline data spring
                                                                                                                                2008 and fall 2009.
                          Explore alternate loop route to Long and




                                                                            2009


                                                                                    2010
                                                                                                  Review site specific          Evaluate trail location   Review site specific
  Travel                  Campell Lakes to replace trail adjacent 1
                                                                                                  location.                     in 2008.                       location
                          to Long Lake
                          Formalize agreements for the adopt-a-




                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A
                          trail program (sign and trail maintenance                               Develop Heritage
Coordination Agreements
                          responsibilites and limitations included in
                                                                        1                         protocols.
                                                                                                                                                             No concerns
                          individual agreements).




                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A
                          Formalize agreement for the trail patrol
Coordination Agreements
                          program
                                                                        1


                          Work with volunteers and interested                      ongoing 2008
                                                                            N/A


                                                                                                  Heritage involvement
Coordination Agreements   other parties in developing management        1                         as needed.
                          options.
                                                                            N/A




                          Follow through with volunteer
Coordination
                          coordination, support, and meetings.
                                                                        1

                          Create sign plan, including sign
                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A




  Signs &                                                                                         Heritage involvement
Information
                          maintenance plan. Trail signs,                1                         as needed.
                                                                                                                                                             No concerns
                          interpretive signs, information signs.
                          Incorporate use of volunteer agreements
                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A




  Signs &                                                                                         Heritage involvement
Information
                          to help with sign maintenance and             1                         as needed.
                          information dispersal
                                                                                   2008
                                                                            N/A




  Signs &                 Rate trails as to difficulty and post
Information               difficulty with logo and disclaimer
                                                                        2
                                                                                  Provide general




                                                                        ongoing
                                                              N/A
  Signs &     Develop Kiosks at main entrance points,                             information on
Information   or as specified in sign plan
                                                          2                                                  No concerns
                                                                                  prehistoric and historic
                                                                                  use of the area.
              Construct a two panel board at the




                                                                        2010
                                                              N/A
  Signs &     overlook to Spring Valley Lake that has
Information   specific information on routes and
                                                          3                                                  No concerns
              camping areas




                                                                        ongoing
                                                                                  Develop brochure on




                                                              N/A
  Signs &     Distribute maps, signs, and brochures at
Information   entrance points
                                                          1                       Historic points of
                                                                                  interest to visit.




                                                                        ongoing
              Increase Forest Service presence,




                                                              N/A
  Signs &
Information
              particularly recreation Forest Protection   1
              Officers and Law Enforcement Officers.

                                                                                  Interpret specific
              Interpret obvious historical sites and                              heritage sites or




                                                                        2010
                                                              N/A
  Signs &
Information
              provide information on the history of the   2                       features (evaluate and     No concerns
              area                                                                consult with SHPO
                                                                                  first).

                                                                                  Conduct site condition
                                                                                  assessments.
                                                                                  Prehistoric--



                                                                        2010
  Signs &     Develop Site Steward program for                N/A                 coordinate with
                                                          2
Information   heritage sites                                                      Tribes; Historic--
                                                                                  coordinate with
                                                                                  historic groups, OHV
                                                                                  clubs etc.

              Acquire Spring Valley Lake to improve
              management of the area and relieve
              easements issues. The use at Spring
                                                              unknown


                                                                        unknown




              Valley Lake is one of the highest in the
  Lands                                                   3
              HLOHVA, and it meets our current
              management direction for pursuing
              consolidations of isolated inholdings
              within LNF forest boundaries.
ations


         Recreation              Engineering                            Remarks
                                                  Funding
                                                  Source
    Designate sites 2008
    (north), recommend
    sites (south) for
                                                              Opportunity for assistance from
    resource surveys,
                                                              Volunteers.
    complete NEPA for
    Forest Order for
    enforcement
                                                              IDT input needed, establish
                                                              photo points, complete
                                                              monitoring forms for each site,
                                                              collect baseliine data.
                                                              Opportunity for assistance from
                                                              Volunteers.

                             Will need engineer
                             survey, design and
                             plans.


    Permanent access                                          Day use parking, overflow
                             Will need engineer
    needs to be                                   Apply for   camping, need a site that is
                             survey, design and
    completed prior to                            grants in   more pleasing for camping/day
                             plans.
    developing the site.                           2010.      use.

    May be contingent on
    acquisition of parcel.
    Would need to
    address sanitation
    and fire rings.
Initial access point
needs to be parking                                             Coordinate PNF, Plumas
area for off-loading                                            County, Butte County, SPI.
                       Locate alignment in        Apply for
quads, parking larger                                           Opportunity for assistance from
                       2008.                      grants for
vehicles and ample                                              Volunteers to find suitable trail
                                                      trail
parking for day use by                                          location.
                                                 construction
hikers, etc.
                                                   in 2010.
Would provide
another viable loop
                         Access exists but
towards hwy 70, need
                         needs road
to confirm county road
                         maintenance for
access for legal
                         safety and watershed
access, mitigate
                         on outside of OHV
impacts to adjacent
                         area 24N04.
private land owners
(signing, etc)
Check standards for
Rubicon Trail, be        Look to trails
consistent with other    handbook for
forests, may vary by     standards.
trail route class.




                                                                Re-establish a closed trail to
                         Safety                                 create a loop, adjacent
                         Considerations. Will                   landowner cabin may be
                         need engineer survey,                  available for FS patrol
                         design and plans.                      overnight use. Opportunity for
                                                                assistance from Volunteers.
                                                                Opportunity for assistance from
                                                                Volunteers.
                        Will need engineering
                                                Establish routine maintenance
                        input for standard
                                                standards, for trails that are
                        maintenance
                                                and are not eligible for historic
                        procedures by trail
                                                register.
                        class.




                                                Opportunity for assistance from
                                                Volunteers.




Develop reliable
funding source




Determined based on
LAC and max capacity
for campsites.


Determined based on
LAC and max capacity
for campsites.

This would be a
resource for other
users to see where                              Opportunity for assistance from
people are on a given                           Volunteers.
day and disperse to
other locations.
                                            Recreation, hydrology,
                                            engineering need to assess
                                            needs 2008 and determine
                                            best solution. Resource
                                            surveys for
                                            heritage/botany/wildlife
                                            following preliminary location
                                            (2008/2009).




Communication plan
needed for daily
operations, dispatch,
law enforcement and
emergencies.




                        Need engingeering
                                            Opportunity for assistance from
                        input for sign
                                            Volunteers.
                        standards.
                                            Opportunity for assistance from
                                            Volunteers.


                                            Opportunity for assistance from
                                            Volunteers.
               Opportunity for assistance from
               Volunteers.


 Continue to
   request
funding from
  OHMVR




               Opportunity for assistance from
               Volunteers.

								
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