Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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):
- Projects Occurring Nationwide
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Butte Ranger District
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Dillon Ranger District
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Jefferson Ranger District
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Madison Ranger District
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Pintler Ranger District
- Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Wisdom Ranger District


Projects Occurring Nationwide
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Incorporating Greater Sage-grouse Conservation Measures into Land Management Plans (Wyoming)
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Cancelled N/A N/A Danielle Chi
801-625-5667
dkchi@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service will be a cooperating agency with the BLM (lead agency) in preparing programmatic EISs to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into land management plans, including the Thunder Basin NG plan, through plan amendment
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/eastern.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable UNIT - Thunder Basin NG portion of the Medicine Bow-Routt NF; WY; multiple counties involved
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Greater Sage-grouse Management Direction
EIS
- Land management planning
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/01/2013
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
06/2014
Expected: 11/2014 11/2014 Glen Stein
801-625-5281
gstein@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of this project is to prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) and supplemental environmental impact statements to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into Bureau of Land Management land use plans and Forest Plans.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse/eastern.html
Location: UNIT - Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest All Units. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead, Deer Lodge. Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Dillon, Wisdom, Wise River Ranger Districts Travel Management Project
EA
- Road management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Alex Dunn
406-683-3864
adunn@fs.fed.us
Description: NEPA analysis for designating wheeled motorized use on the Dillon, Wisdom and Wise River ranger districts of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28553
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District, Wise River Ranger District, Wisdom Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Silver Bow. LEGAL - T4-1N and T1-16 S, R7-19W Dillon, Wisdom and Wise River RDs of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF
NCRS SNOTEL Sites Conversion Project
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/14/2014
Expected: 06/2014 06/2014 Patty Bates
406-683-3979
pbates@fs.fed.us
Description: Amend the terms of an existing permit under a National Memorandum of Understanding, to allow the Natural Resources Conservation Service to automate 5 existing hydrometerological data collection sites with solar powered data collection equipment
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44472
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District, Wise River Ranger District, Wisdom Ranger District, Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead, Madison. LEGAL - T12S, R12W, Sec 19; T6S, R17W, Sec 29; T3S, R11W, Sec 7; T1S, R 12W, Sec 11; T11S, R4W, Sec 18 Lima-Tendoy, Big Hole, Pioneer and Gravelly Landscapes, see scoping letter for Management Areas
North and West Big Hole Allotment Mangement Plans
EIS
- Grazing management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/28/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Jan Bowey
406-842-5432
jbowey@fs.fed.us
Description: Updating the allotment management plans for 11 grazing allotments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37978
Location: UNIT - Wise River Ranger District, Wisdom Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead, Deer Lodge. LEGAL - Not Applicable On the Wisdon and Wise River Ranger Districts of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF
Trapper Creek Vegetation Management
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Comment Period
04/30/2014
Expected: 11/2014
Actual: 03/05/2012
03/2015 Alex Dunn
406-683-3864
adunn@fs.fed.us
Description: This revised proposal includes chainsaw cutting, broadcast burning of colonizing conifers and burning or scattering slash concentrations on 3338 acres of riparian vegetation, mountain mahogany, and sagebrush/grass parks to meet Forest Plan Objectives
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30894
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District, Wise River Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T. 1 S., 2 S., 3 S.; R. 10 W., 11 W. East Pioneer Mountains about 10 miles southeast of Wise River, MT.
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Butte Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Butte Highland Mine Haul Road
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
03/13/2013
Est. Comment Period
02/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 MaryBeth Marks
406-587-6709
mmarks@fs.fed.us
Description: Butte Highlands JV, LLC of Butte, Montana has submitted a Plan of Operations (POO) to use National Forest System roads for activities that are incidental to their mining operations on private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35069
Location: UNIT - Butte Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Silver Bow. LEGAL - Township 1 North, Range 8 West, section 20 Approximately 8 miles west along Forest Service road #84 (Highland Road) to the National Forest boundary
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Dillon Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Birch-Willow-Lost
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Alex Dunn
406-683-3864
adunn@fs.fed.us
Description: Vegetation management treatments to meet Forest Plan desired conditions including removing encroaching conifers in Sagebrush, Aspen, Mountain Mahogany, thinning Douglas-fir, daylighting Whitebark Pine.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35859
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. Birch, Upper Willow, Lower Willow, and Lost Creek Sub-Watersheds in the East Face Management Area of the Pioneer Landscape
Browns Canyon Allotment Water Improvements
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/19/2014
Expected: 06/2014 07/2014 Kyle Schmitt
307-358-1631
kschmitt@fs.fed.us
Description: Drought conditions demonstrate the need for improved developed livestock water sources in the Browns Canyon allotment to make livestock management work better for livestock distribution to benefit vegetation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43970
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T8S,R13W,Section 20 and 30 Lima Tendoy Landscape, Horse Prairie North Management Area
Bull Creek Ranch Spring Developmen
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/10/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Kyle Schmitt
307-358-1631
kschmitt@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposal would permit water collection from the spring on NFS thru 150 ft. of perforated pipe surrounded by washed gravel to a point of use on private land. Water rights will remain with the USFS as long the private landowner hold the SUP.
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T6S, R13W, Section 18 Lima-Tendoy Landscape, Horse Prairie North Management Area
Last Chance Phase II Exploration and Underground Sampling Plan of Operations
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
03/03/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Licette Hammer
406-683-3911
lhammer@fs.fed.us
Description: The purpose of the exploration plan is to collect samples in-situ underground and past stockpiled material sources from the now closed adit. Material will be used to determine the grade and mineralogy to assess the economic potential of the site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44316
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - Not Applicable Dillon District Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest T10S, R15W, Sec29
Roadside Hazard Tree Removal # 7
CE
- Road management Analysis Completed Expected: 07/2014
Actual: 07/21/2014
08/2014 Alex Dunn
406-683-3864
adunn@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal involves removal of hazard trees within falling distance of 45 miles of high-priority Forest System Roads on the Wisdom and Dillon Ranger Districts. Trees will be removed within a narrowly specified corridor using commercial timber sales.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43916
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T.21, 23, 24N, R.13W; T.24, 25, R.14W; T.22N, R.13, 15, 16W Dillon and Wisdom Ranger Districts: Big Hole Divide, Bull Creek, Saginaw Creek, Skinner Meadows.
Upper Wilson Creek Stream Restoration and Water Developement
CE
- Watershed management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/19/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Katie Bonogofsky
406-683-3959
kjbonogofsky@fs.fed.us
Description: We propose to use a mini excavator to restore 100 feet of stream bank washed out by flooding, do minor trail repair, and barricade a non-motorized route while the excavator is in use to bury a pipe for a water development to protect a spring.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44146
Location: UNIT - Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T13S, R11W, Section 16 and 17 Medicine Lodge-Tendoy Management Area in the Lima Tendoy Landscape
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Jefferson Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boulder River Salvage and Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
On Hold N/A N/A Karen Gallogly
208-756-5103
kgallogly@fs.fed.us
Description: Salvage by clearcut regeneration harvest, and conduct biomass removal, commercial thinning, prescribed fire, and quaking aspen restoration on 24,939 acres (346 units) of Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest System Lands north of Whitehall, MT.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38747
Location: UNIT - Jefferson Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - Not Applicable North of Whitehall, MT
Pride #4 and #6 Placer Exploration Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
02/04/2014
Expected: 04/2014 07/2014 Steve Kelley
406-494-0222
slkelley@fs.fed.us
Description: Justin Hanninen of Butte, Montana has submitted a Plan of Operations to explore for minerals on unpatented mining claims located in T7N, R7W, section 36, approximately 8.5 miles northwest of Basin, Montana.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43667
Location: UNIT - Jefferson Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - Not Applicable T7N, R7W, Section 36
Seep Spring Water Development
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 07/2014 09/2014 Kyler McCarrel
775-964-2671
kmccarrel02@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposal would authorize development of a spring water source with a headbox, pipeline, and two water tanks in the Little Galena pasture of the Galena allotment. Tanks would be placed 50 and 1400 ft from the source.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44267
Location: UNIT - Jefferson Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Jefferson. LEGAL - T5N, R5W, Sec 3 Boulder River Landscape, Little Boulder-Galena Gulch MA in the North Fork Little Boulder River watershed.
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Madison Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Calvert Mine Exploration Project
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/15/2014
Expected: 05/2014 08/2014 Kevin Greenwood
406-689-3243
kgreenwood@fs.fed.us
Description: US Tungsten Corp proposes 6 to 9 core holes with a track-mounted drill rig to determine if a minable deposit of tungsten remains at the site. Holes would range from about 250 to 500 feet deep and drill pads would be placed for minimal disturbance.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44428
Location: UNIT - Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T1N, R13W, Section 12, SE 1/4 Pioneer Landscape, Bryant Creek Management Area, 10 miles northwest of Wise River, Mt.
Crockett Lake Whitebark Pine Demonstration
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
04/23/2014
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Paul Roose
406-682-4253
plroose@fs.fed.us
Description: This project is intended to remove all conifers and slash (except limber pine) from the understory in identified whitebark pine stands in order to reduce competition and increase sunlight so that the WBP reproduces fully and faster.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34987
Location: UNIT - Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Madison. LEGAL - T9S, R2W,Section 5 Gravelly Landscape, Upper Ruby and Wigwam-Cherry Managment Areas.
Edwards Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/18/2014
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Kevin Suzuki
406-682-4253
ksuzuki@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to permit full size vehicle access to private land inholdings in the North Meadow Creek Drainage. Landowner would pay the cost of improvements required on portions of the trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44425
Location: UNIT - Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T4S, R3W, Sections 11,12,13, and 14 Tobacco Root Landscape, Tobacoo Root Peaks Management Area, in the North Meadow Creek Drainage
Hill Reservoir Dam Breeching Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2014
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Darin Watschke
406-657-6200
dwatschke@fs.fed.us
Description: This project would breach the Hill Reservoir Dam using explosives to create a V-shaped notch followed by hadwork to stabilize the banks and put the outlet back to the original stream channel grade. The reservoir is no longer used for water storage.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44537
Location: UNIT - Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T3S, R4W, Sections 25 & 36 Tobacco Root Peaks Management Area, Tobacco Root Landscape, northeast of Sheridan, MT
Lower Branham Lake Dam Removal
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2014
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Darin Watschke
406-657-6200
dwatschke@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposal is to remove of a portion of the small earthen dam at Lower Branham Lake in order to restore the outlet channel. Excavated material will be used to make minor repairs to the dam on Upper Brahnam Lake and the bridge will be replaced.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44534
Location: UNIT - Madison Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T4S, R3W, Section 5 Mill Creek Corridor Management Area in the Tobacco Root Landscape, northeast of Sheridan, MT.
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Pintler Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Christain #1 Minerals Exploration Project
EA
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
04/18/2011
Expected: 05/2015 06/2015 Steve Kelley
406-494-0222
slkelley@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service received a Plan of Operation to explore for minerals on unpatented mining claims located in T8N, R12W, section 11 approximately 16 miles northwest of Deer Lodge, Montana in the Master Mine area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35917
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Granite. LEGAL - T8N, R12W, section 11 The proposed mineral exploration project is located within the Flint Foothills Management Area of the Clark Fork Flint Landscape and is consistent with the January 2009 Beaverhead-Deerlodge National F
East Deer Lodge Valley Landscape Restoration Management
EIS
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/05/2010
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
05/2014
Expected: 08/2014 11/2014 Alex Dunn
406-683-3864
adunn@fs.fed.us
Description: Restore Terrestrial and aquatic conditions, respond to 2008 landscape assessment, capture economic value of dead/dying trees.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=25807
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Deer Lodge. In Southwest Montana, bounded by the Clark Fork River along I-90 on the west and the continental divide on the east.
Flint Foothills Vegetation Management Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Land management planning
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/19/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2014
Expected: 08/2014 07/2015 Charlene Bucha Gentry
406 859-3211
CGentry@fs.fed.us
Description: 1) Salvage beetle dead and dying lodgepole pine 2) Commercial thin ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir 3) Use prescribed fire in low and mid-elevation mixed conifer stands to promote resiliency 4) Pre-commercial thin young stans
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33238
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Deer Lodge, Silver Bow. Flint Foothills and Flint Uplands Management Areas located south of Interstate 90 between Drummond and Deer Lodge.
Hogan Private Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/26/2014
Expected: 04/2014 04/2014 Cameron Rasor
406-859-3211
crasor@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to issue a Private Road Special Use Permit to Mike D. Hogan Jr. authorizing the operation and maintenance of an existing road crossing NFS land to access private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44134
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Deer Lodge. LEGAL - T5N,R13W,Section 6 Georgetown Lake Management Area in Clark Fork Flint Landscape
Nut Pine Lode LLC Road Access
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Cameron Rasor
406-859-3211
crasor@fs.fed.us
Description: We propose to issue a Private Road Special Use Permit authorizing the Nut Pine Lode LLC to access their private property. The project would including the repair, by the LLC, of a collapsed culvert.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41681
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Granite. LEGAL - T6N, R12W, Sections 7, 17 &18 Clark Fork Flint Landscape, Flint Uplands MA
Stony Creek Diversion Reconstruction and Fish Screen Project
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
08/2014
Expected: 08/2014 10/2014 Sara Rouse
406-859-3211
srouse@fs.fed.us
Description: We propose to authorize Anthony Marletto to replace an existing makeshift diversion dam with a vortex rock weir including a fish screen and associated fish bypass structure.
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Granite. LEGAL - T7N, R16 W, NE,SE,NW of Section 21 Upper Rock Creek Landscape, Stony Management Area, approximately 200 yards upstream of the Stony Creek Campground
Villa & Jesse Private Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2014
Actual: 04/22/2014
07/2014 Cameron Rasor
406-859-3211
crasor@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal issue a Private Road Special Use Permit to Danny Villa and Lisa Jesse authorizing operation and maintenance of an existing road crossing NFS land to access private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44137
Location: UNIT - Pintler Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Granite. LEGAL - T5N, R14W, Section 14 Georgetown Lake Management Area in the Clark Fork Flint Landscape
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Wisdom Ranger District R1 - Northern Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail Hazard Tree Removal
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/23/2011
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Nathan Gassmann
406-784-2344
ngassmann@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove hazard trees over the course of 10 years, to reduce the risk posed to skiers and hikers on this trail system (over 7000 visitors annually) by commercial means if possible. Force account or service contracts will be employed otherwise.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36827
Location: UNIT - Wisdom Ranger District. STATE - Idaho, Montana. COUNTY - Lemhi, Beaverhead, Ravalli. LEGAL - T 2S, R 19W, Sections 2, 3, 35, 36, Trail Creek Management Area, Big Hole Landscape
Chief Joseph Ski Trail Maintenance & Construction
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/23/2011
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Nathan Gassmann
406-784-2344
ngassmann@fs.fed.us
Description: Project would re-shaping the existing road prism on the old log hauling routes used as ski trails and dig stumps on approximately 32 kilometers of cross country ski trails and construct a connector trail between Moose and Sentinel Meadow trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36828
Location: UNIT - Wisdom Ranger District. STATE - Idaho, Montana. COUNTY - Lemhi, Beaverhead, Ravalli. LEGAL - T 2S, R 19W, Sections 2 and 3 Trail Creek Management Area, Big Hole Landscape, a small portion of the trails overlaps on the Bitterroot and Salmon/Challis National Forests.
Van Houten Lake Fish Barrier Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) In Progress
Scoping Start
05/14/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Daniel Downing
406-689-3243
ddowning@fs.fed.us
Description: This proposal is to build a structure at the outlet of Van Houten Lake to block non-native trout passage upstream into the lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44488
Location: UNIT - Wisdom Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Beaverhead. LEGAL - T22N, R15W, Section 8 Big Hole Landscape, West Big Hole Flats Management Area, south of Jackson, Montana.
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