USFS Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
Boise National Forest
Payette National Forest
Sawtooth National Forest
current SOPA Report contains a list of proposed actions that will begin
or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation.
Questions and comments regarding projects listed in the SOPA should be
directed to the Project Contact shown in the SOPA.
What is a SOPA?
part of carrying out the mission of the Forest Service, agency resource
specialists develop proposals that will enhance or maintain resource
values on public lands, as well as generate products. In addition, the
public may submit proposals for various uses such as rights-of-way,
land exchanges, and recreational events. A necessary part of the
planning for these is the environmental analysis and documentation,
pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and agency
The Schedule of Proposed Actions provides a
list of proposals that will begin or are undergoing environmental
analysis and documentation so that people can become aware of and
indicate their interest in specific proposals.
Schedule of Proposed Actions includes proposals whose decisions are
expected to be documented in a Decision Memo, Decision Notice, or
Record of Decision, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act
(NEPA) and agency direction.
The Schedule of Proposed
Actions is published in January, April, July, and October. It contains
the best available information at that time. Proposals that start and
finish before the next schedule is produced will be listed in the next
schedule as Completed.