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 in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
- R2 - Rocky Mountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Grand Valley Ranger District
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Gunnison Ranger District
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Norwood Ranger District
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Ouray Ranger District
- Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Paonia Ranger District


Projects Occurring in more than one Region (excluding Nationwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Western Area Power Administration Right-of-Way Maintenance and Reauthorization Project
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
09/27/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
02/2014
Expected: 03/2014 04/2014 Christopher Wehrli
435-896-1053
clwehrli@fs.fed.us
Description: Update vegetation management activities along 278 miles of transmission lines located on NFS lands in Colorado, Nebraska, and Utah. These activities are intended to protect the transmission lines by managing for stable, low growth vegetation.
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District, Norwood Ranger District, Gunnison Ranger District, Paonia Ranger District, Yampa Ranger District, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District, Pine Ridge Ranger District, Boulder Ranger District, Canyon Lakes Ranger District, Sulphur Ranger District, Salida Ranger District, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District, West Zone/Sopris Ranger District, East Zone/Dillon Ranger District, Ashley National Forest All Units. STATE - Colorado, Nebraska, Utah. COUNTY - Dawes, Daggett, Uintah, Chaffee, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Grand, Gunnison, Jackson, Lake, La Plata, Larimer, Mesa, Montrose, Routt, Saguache, San Juan. LEGAL - Not Applicable Linear transmission lines located in Colorado, Utah, and Nebraska
R2 - Rocky Mountain Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
2014 Pro-Cycle Challenge
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/17/2014
Expected: 06/2014 08/2014 Neal Weierbach
719-553-1510
nweierbach@fs.fed.us
Description: 2014 Pro-Cycyle challenge is a professional bike race with 128 entrants. The course varies each year utilizing US Highways, State and County roads as it crosses 4 National Forests this year between August 18 and 26.
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District, Paonia Ranger District, Boulder Ranger District, Salida Ranger District, Pikes Peak Ranger District, South Park Ranger District, West Zone/Aspen Ranger District, West Zone/Sopris Ranger District, East Zone/Dillon Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Boulder, Chaffee, Eagle, El Paso, Gunnison, Park, Pitkin. LEGAL - Not Applicable The 2014 route is on the White River, Gunnison, Pike, San Isabel and Arapahoe National Forests
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Addition
EA
- Recreation management
- Facility management
On Hold N/A N/A Niccole Mortenson
970-874-6616
nmortenson@fs.fed.us
Description: Relocate approximately 32 miles of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail off of Forest Service roads. Proposed trail location is at or near the actual divide. Up to 3 trail heads will be constructed along the new section of trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31283
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District, Saguache Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Saguache. LEGAL - Not Applicable From Lujan Pass on the east to the LaGarita Wilderness on the west, Rio Grande and GMUG National Forests.
Wilson Peak Land Exchange
EA
- Land acquisition In Progress
Comment Period Public Notice
11/22/2013
Est. Objection Period Legal Notice
10/2014
Expected: 11/2014 01/2015 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Non-federal Parties propose to convey five separate parcels of non-federal land containing a total of approximately 681 acres to the United States in exchange for four federal properties containing a total of approximately 303 acres of equal value.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43154
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District, Gunnison Ranger District, Mancos/Dolores Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Gunnison, Saguache, San Miguel. LEGAL - Non-federal: T41N, R10W, sec 4-5; T42N, R10W, sec 31-33; T43N, R1E, sec 1-2 ; T41N, R9W, sec 3&10 ; T42N, R9W, sec 15, 21, 22 & 28 Federal: T42N, R9W, sec. 17, 20-22, 28; T42 N, R10, sec 18 Non-federal parcels: Upper Silver Pick Basin,Elk Creek Basin, Cochetopa Creek, Yellow Mountain, and Alta Lakes. Federal parcels: near State Highway 145, Alta Lakes and Wilson Mesa.
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Oil and Gas Leasing Revision
EIS
- Land management planning
- Minerals and Geology
On Hold N/A N/A Ryan Taylor
970-527-4131
rztaylor@fs.fed.us
Description: Revise 1993 Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing EIS decision to address changed conditions, revised leasing stipulations, and land availability.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33481
Location: UNIT - Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel. Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Qwest Phone Lines
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Consolidate Qwest Permits with other districts on GMUG.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32095
Location: UNIT - Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Saguache, San Miguel. Grand Mesa NF, Gunnison NF, Uncompaghre NF.
Spruce Beetle Epidemic and Aspen Decline Management Response
EIS
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
07/31/2013
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
07/2014
Expected: 02/2015 05/2015 Scott Williams
760-382-7371
scottwilliams@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 300,000 acres of forest have experienced mortality from insects and disease agents over the past decade. This planning effort will allow us to act adaptively, proactively and efficiently to changing forest health conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42387
Location: UNIT - Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, Saguache, San Miguel. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest currently estimates that between 250,000-350,000 acres will be analyzed for both commercial harvest and non-commercial treatments (mechanical and prescribed fire).
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Alvarez Easement
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 Catherine Mask
970-641-0471
cmask@fs.fed.us
Description: Access to private land near Sargents, CO
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38594
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - Sec.10, T48N, R5E, NMPM Near Sargents, CO
Collbran Development, Inc., Sewer Line Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management
- Land ownership management
On Hold N/A N/A Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a special use permit for an existing sewer line crossing the Collbran Job Corps Center lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43510
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Section 34, T. 9 S., R. 95 W., 6th P.M. Collbran Job Corps Center, Collbran, Colorado
Collbran Valley Gas Gathering, LLC, Special Use Permit
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management
In Progress

02/04/2013
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of special use permit to Collbran Valley Gas Gathering, LLC, for approximately 1600 feet of existing natural gas pipeline on the Collbran Job Corp Center
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43509
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Section 34, T. 9 S., R. 95 W., 6th P.M. Collbran Job Corps Center, Collbran, Colorado
Crested Butte Ranger Station Administrative Site Sale
CE
- Land ownership management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/04/2014
Expected: 09/2014 09/2014 John Almy
970-874-6644
jmalmy@fs.fed.us
Description: The GMUG NF is proposing to put up the Crested Butte Administrative Site for competitive sale in 2014. The .359 acre property was purchased by warranty deed in 1937. The 125 x 125 foot property consists of five lots within the Town of Crested Butte.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43864
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T. 14 S., R. 86 W., 6th P.M. Sec. 3 The 125 foot x 125 foot property consists of five lots within the Town of Crested Butte, Colorado.
Decommissioning of Hell's Hole
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/14/2013
Expected: 06/2014 09/2014 Chris Foreman
970-263-5835
cforeman@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommissioning of Hell's Hole a user created ATV route. We would propose to use a small trail dozer to create effective cross drainage, restore eroded gullies, and obscure the route.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44199
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta. LEGAL - T.13S. R.93W. Sec 34 & 35 On the Grand Mesa NF adjacent to the privately owned Patterson Reservoirs to the east. A gate from the private to the forest is south of the beginning of the trail.
Freudenberg Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/23/2013
Expected: 04/2014 05/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: To bury approx. 2000 linear feet of 3 inch plastic pipe to supply irrigation water to private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43433
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T. 44 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 28: NW1/4NE1/4,NE1/4NW1/4 South of the town of Norwood in the Naturita Division of the Uncompahgre National Forest. Project located off of Thunder Road.
Grand Mesa Metropolitan District #2 Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management
In Progress

02/04/2013
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a special use permit for approximately 1500 feet of 6-inch pipeline to transport backwash water from the water treatment facility at Powderhorn Ski Area to private property because of change in name of operating entity.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43511
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Section 30, T. 11 S., R. 96 W., 6th P.M. Near Powderhorn Ski Area
Ouray Perimeter Trail Extension
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/17/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Amanda Walker
270-924-2059
amandawalker@fs.fed.us
Description: Extending the Ouray Perimeter Trail.
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - Not Applicable Ouray Perimeter Trail
Powderhorn Resort Ski Trail Connection
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2014
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Loren Paulson
970-242-8211- X4112
lpaulson@fs.fed.us
Description: Clearing of trees within a 0.7 acre corridor to provide a connection between the Upper Red Eye and Upper Sweet Misery ski runs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44248
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T.11S., R.96W., Sec 30 Grand Mesa National Forest within the permit boundary of Powderhorn Mountain Resort.
Telluride Regional Airport Embankment Fill Project
CE
- Special area management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/23/2013
Expected: 04/2014 05/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: To re-contour and reseed approximately 1.50 acres of National Forest System lands that was utilized in past construction activities. This will prevent the ponding that is now occurring and is attacting birds and wildlife which is a threat to aircraft
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43437
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T. 43 N., R. 10 W., Sec. 36 National Forest System lands south of the Telluride Regional Airport.
Williams Private Road Easement
CE
- Special use management In Progress

01/08/2014
Expected: 04/2014 04/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a private road easement on an existing road to access private lands.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43520
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T. 44 N., R. 13 W., Sections 20 and 21 Existing road off of Thunder Road, in the Naturita Division.
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Grand Valley Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Anderson Pit Development Plan
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Refresh NEPA and Pit Development Plan
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27153
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Anderson T12S R96W section 3 & 10 Anderson Land End area
Blanche Park Reservoir Dam Rehabilitation
CE
- Special use management In Progress

05/20/2012
Expected: 05/2014 07/2014 Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of short-term special use permit for rehabilitation of existing dam and construction of access route.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=13530
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta. LEGAL - Section 35, T. 11 S., R. 94 W., 6th P.M. Approximately 12 miles northeast of Cedaredge, CO. near Park Reservoir
Decommissing of Grand Mesa Facilities
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Loren Paulson
970-242-8211- X4112
lpaulson@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of developed facilities at the Wild Rose Picnic ground and Crag Crest campground on the Grand Mesa. Convert to trailheads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=17017
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. Kannah Creek Area & Eggleston Lake Area
Dominguez Canyon WS Project
CE
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Facility management
On Hold N/A N/A Loren Paulson
970-242-8211- X4112
lpaulson@fs.fed.us
Description: Multi faceted project including Cold Spgs. Ranger Station, facilities work, 22 miles trail work.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31210
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. North Uncompahgre NF, Dominguez watershed
Hunter Reservoir Enlargement
EIS
- Special use management In Progress
FEIS NOA in Federal Register
10/26/2005
Expected: 10/2014 08/2015 Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to enlarge existing reservoir.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=9127
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Section 27, T.11S., R.93W, 6th P.M. Approximately 11 miles south of Vega Reservoir
MESA POINT FUELS REDUCTION
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 05/2014 07/2014 Craig Warren
970-242-8211
cdwarren@fs.fed.us
Description: Remove hazardous fuels (live & dead) adjacent to the Mesa Point Communications facilities.
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta. LEGAL - Grand Mesa National Forest T13S-R97W-NESW34 Grand Mesa National Forest. 38º 52' 38"N x 108º 13' 36"W
Mika Ag FLPMA Private Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize landowner use of existing driveways accessing private land on Uncompahgre Plateau.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=13526
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - Secs. 22, 23, 25, 27 & 36, T.50N, R. 16 W., and Sec. 1, T. 52 N., R 16 W., NMPM Grand Mesa National Forest
Military Prk Development Plan
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Linda Bledsoe
970-263-5802
lbledsoe@fs.fed.us
Description: Refresh NEPA and Pit Development Plan
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=32180
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T11S R96W Section 36 Grand Mesa National Forest/ Military Park Trickle Park area
North Uncompahgre Trail Development
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Chris Foreman
970-263-5835
cforeman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Grand Valley Ranger District has received a proposal, including a map of proposed routes, from the Bookcliff Rattlers Motorcycle club to add trail routes on the North End of the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40778
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. Project location will be on the Northern part of the Uncompahgre National Forest, Grand Valley Ranger District.
North Uncompahgre Trail Links and Construction
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Loren Paulson
970-242-8211- X4112
lpaulson@fs.fed.us
Description: Selected system trails offer limited public access and unsustainable construction across the Northern Unco pahgre NF. Project improves public access and builds sustainable trails beyond scope and decisions of the 2002 Uncompahgre Travel Plan.
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. Various locations on North Uncompahgre National Forest
Pine Mountain Fence
CE
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/20/2012
Expected: 03/2014 03/2014 Mike Surber
970-242-8211
msurber@fs.fed.us
Description: Pine Mountain Fence: Proposes to authorize construction of 1.0 miles of range fence for livestock management purposes on the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31256
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T51N, R102W, Sections 19 and 24, New Mexico PM Uncompahgre National Forest
Pole Hill Re-route on Long Canyon Trail #621
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/31/2014
Expected: 06/2014 07/2014 Chris Foreman
970-263-5835
cforeman@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-route of 0.3 miles of trail due to steep unsustainable section. A new route will be constructed approximately 0.5 miles with sustainable grades and with adequate drainage the old route will be decommissioned.
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T49NR107W On the Uncompahgre NF, the southern trailhead of Long Canyon #621 is on FSR 411 Campbell Point Road. The section of trail to be re-routed is approximately 0.2 miles north of the trailhead.
Powderhorn Mountain Bike Trails
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress

03/20/2013
Expected: 03/2014 06/2014 Loren Paulson
970-242-8211- X4112
lpaulson@fs.fed.us
Description: Powderhorn Mountain Resort has proposed a 15 mile mountain bike trail system to be constructed within their permit area located on the Grand Mesa National Forest. Construction would occur in 3 phases with phase 1 involving approx. 5 miles of trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40767
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T 11S, R96W, Sections 29, 30, 31 & 32. The project is located on the North side of the Grand Mesa National Forest within the Powderhorn Ski Resort permit boundary.
Re-Route of Young's Ditch Trail #508
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
03/20/2014
Expected: 06/2014 07/2014 Chris Foreman
970-263-5835
cforeman@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-route of Young's Ditch Trail #508- from the ditch bank to a new location.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43209
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Mesa. LEGAL - T11SR93W The southern trailhead will be N of Kenney Creek resevoir off FSR 260. The new route will run NW of Young's Lake on FSR 279. The old route will be gated for the ditch owners to administer their ditch.
Trickel Park Road Improvement Project
EA
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Cindi Range
970-242-8211
crange@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-condition the surface of Trickel Park Road # 121 from Alexander Lake Lodge to the North Forest Boundary. Includes one mile of new pavement from the intersection with FDR #123 to East Crag Crest Trailhead
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=8628
Location: UNIT - Grand Valley Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Mesa. Grand Mesa National Forest. Trickel Park Road # 121 from GM Visitor Center to North Forest Boundary near the town of Collbran.
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Gunnison Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Barret
CE
- Fuels management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2014
Expected: 09/2014 10/2014 Pat Medina
970-641-0471
pmedina@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to perform timber stand improvement and prescribed burning to improve range and wildlife habitat and reduce natural fuels.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34519
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Saguache. LEGAL - T47 and 48N, R3E, NMPM Project area is south of Doyleville,CO on National Forest between Big Hill and Lion’s Head.
CBMR Mountain Bike Trail Construction
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/30/2013
Expected: 04/2014 05/2014 Tambi Gustafson
970-642-4417
tkgustafson@fs.fed.us
Description: A beginner mountain bike trail in the Smith Hill Area, a down hill trail in the Uley's Cabin Area, and an extension of Pyscho Rocks Trail would be constructed with the use of a rubber tracked machine and hand construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42195
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - Within CBMR permit boundary Within CBMR permit Boundary
Cochetopa Hills Vegetation Management Project
EA
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Objection Period Legal Notice
08/08/2013
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Art Haines
970-641-0471
ahaines@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will provide forest management at a landscape scale in the Cochetopa Hills portion of the Gunnison Ranger District to meet various Forest Plan objectives.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31646
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T44N, R2,3&4 E; T45N, R2,3,4E; T46N, R2,3,4E; T47N, R2,3,4E; NMPM The Cochetopa Hills portion of the Gunnison Ranger District (Highway 114 corridor).
Deadman Trail Bridge
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/16/2013
Expected: 05/2014 08/2014 Greg Austin
970-642-4402
gpaustin@fs.fed.us
Description: Install/construct 52'x4' trail bridge with a set of engineered abutments with concrete bearings over Cement Creek on the Deadman Gulch Trail NFST #420
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T14S R84W Section 8 Project is east, southeast of Crested Butte CO in the Cement Creek drainage. The proposed bridge crosses Cement Creek.
Lake Irwin Campground Improvement Project
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Ray Rossman
970-642-4435
rrossman@fs.fed.us
Description: The Gunnison Ranger District seeks to rehabilitate and reconstruct the Lake Irwin recreation area through funding from the Forest Service Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Currently this is not a top priority on the CIP schedule.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34637
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - Not Applicable The Lake Irwin Recreation Area is located approximately 7.5 miles from Crested Butte at Lake Irwin.
Lower Cement Creek Trail Project
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/11/2013
Expected: 05/2014 05/2014 Greg Austin
970-642-4402
gpaustin@fs.fed.us
Description: Extend the existing Lower Cement Creek Trail NFST #636 approximately .7 miles parallel to the very busy NFSR 740.
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cement Creek drainage parallel to Cement Creek Road NFSR 740 (R 85w, T 14s, Section 24)
Meridian and Snodgrass Rangeland Analysis
EA
- Grazing management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2014
Expected: 11/2014 07/2015 Mark Hatcher
970-642-4410
mchatcher@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze whether to graze or not graze the Snodgrass and Meridian Allotments. If grazing is selected how that grazing will be carried out. The proposed alternative includes placing the Snodgrass Allotment into the Gothic Allotment.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30751
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T. 13S., R. 86W., Secs. 14,15,23 The allotments are located immediately adjacent and west of the town of Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado
Milk Creek Trail Project
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/25/2013
Expected: 03/2015 03/2015 Greg Austin
970-642-4402
gpaustin@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of approx. ½ mile of new trail to relocate trail off of private land and to ford Marshall Creek in order to avoid an unsafe bridge.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38998
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T47, 48N, R 5E, Sections 1, 36 Near Marshall Creek and Milk Creek approx.. 4 miles southeast, east of Sargents, CO. on the Gunnison National Forest.
Reissuance of expiring Special Use Permits
CE
- Special use management In Progress

06/15/2012
Expected: 07/2014 07/2014 Catherine Mask
970-641-0471
cmask@fs.fed.us
Description: Road access to private lands District wide
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30535
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - District Wide District Wide
Replacement of Spring Creek Pass public toilet on National Forest System lands
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Facility management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 06/2014 09/2014 Ray Rossman
970-642-4435
rrossman@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace existing vault toilet at Spring Creek Pass Day Use Area
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42517
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - SE1/4 Section 35, T.43N., R.3W., NMPM. Spring Creek Pass on SH149.
Spring Creek Reservoir Flume And/Or Gauging Station
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Catherine Mask
970-641-0471
cmask@fs.fed.us
Description: Installation of flume and/or gauging station downstream from the dam.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38628
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - Section 6, T14S, R83W, 6th PM Spring Creek Reservoir
Tri State Skito - Crested Butte Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/05/2013
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Liz Mauch
970-242-8211
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue permit for existing HS KV transmission line
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42492
Location: UNIT - Gunnison Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T51N R1E Sec 20, 21, 29, 30 and 31 Crested Butte
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Norwood Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blixt Road Reciprocal ROW project.
CE
- Special use management In Progress

03/25/2013
Expected: 04/2014 05/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Reciprocal right-of-way project on the Blixt Road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41326
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T.42N., R.9W., Sec. 36 ..... N.M.P.M., T.42N., R.8W., Sec. 30 Blixt Road (NEST 508.1A) located northeast of the town of Ophir. Blixt Road leaves the Ophir Pass Road.
Carr and Waddle Ditch
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue Special Use Permit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35269
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T.43N., R.9W., Sec. 18, 19, and 30 This ditch diverts water out of the East Fork of Deep Creek.
Naturita Fuels Management Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/30/2013
Expected: 06/2014 08/2014 Corey Robinson
970-327-4261
cdrobinson@fs.fed.us
Description: This is a wildland urban Interface Fire Hazard reduction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34879
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montrose, San Miguel. LEGAL - T43 and 44N and R13 and 14W Southwest of Norwood, CO
Pickens Forest Road Easement
CE
- Special use management In Progress

02/20/2013
Expected: 04/2014 06/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Forest Road Easement to access private land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41310
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montrose. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T.46N., R.11W., Sections 22, 23, & 27, Montrose County, Colorado Forest Road Easement issued off of the Hanks Valley Road.
Priest Lake Improvement Project
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Matthew Dare
970-874-6651
mdare@fs.fed.us
Description: Priest Lake Dam Reconstruction
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=31809
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - T41N R9W Sec. 8 NE1/4 Located approximately 15 miles south of Telluride, CO along Forest Service Road # 628
Special Order - Telluride Camping
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 06/2014 07/2014 Katherine Peckham
970-327-4261
kpeckham@fs.fed.us
Description: The Special Order for camping restrictions in the Telluride area to be extended for another three years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42124
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - T43N, R9W See attached Exhibits - A through G
Swamp Canyon Road Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress

06/29/2012
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue Special Use road permit for motorized access on an exiting road and trail in Swamp Canyon
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38510
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - NMPM, T.42N., R.9W., Sec. 36/T.41N., R.9W., Sec.1 Swamp Canyon road south of the Town of Ophir
Wales Private Road Easement
CE
- Special use management In Progress

06/15/2012
Expected: 03/2014 05/2014 Dee Closson
970-327-4261 X4341
daclosson@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue private road easement on an existing road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38513
Location: UNIT - Norwood Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Miguel. LEGAL - N.M.P.M., T.43N., R.13W., Sec. 23: S1/2SE1/4 Private road off of the Lone Cone Road, (County Road 44Z).
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Ouray Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Bureau of Reclamation Weather Station permit re-issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue permit for 4 existing weather stations.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37824
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - Not Applicable Cutler Ck, Ironton Park, Governor Basin, WFK and EFK Dallas Ck.
Canyon Creek Avalanche Control
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue Special Use Permit for one year to Silver Star Mining Operations LLC for avalanche control along Canyon Creek Road, NFSR 853 up to the Revenue Mine.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40665
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montrose. Canyon Creek Road southwest of Ouray.
City of Ouray Domestic Water Supply Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 12/2014 02/2015 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue special use permit for spring development, pipelines, two water tanks, treatment building.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40669
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. Canyon Creek area, southwest of Ouray.
FLPMA Road Easements/Permits
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize access to private inholdings on the Uncompahgre National Forest. Strole-existing Trail # 149 provides historic access to private land on the Uncompahgre Plateau.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34540
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Montrose. LEGAL - Sec13, T47N, R12W Montrose County
Hettinger Road Easement Transfer
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/26/2013
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Transfer existing Road Easement along Dave Wood Road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42904
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - T47N, R10W, NE1/4, NE1/4, Section 33, NMPM. T47N, R10W, NE1/4 NE1/4, Sec 33, NMPM
High Mesa Trail
CE
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Kris Wist
970-240-5414
kwist@fs.fed.us
Description: Conversion of FS Administrative Rd. 869 to ATV Trail. Proposed trail would end at intersection of FS Trail 225. Seasonal closure restrictions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38587
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T46N, R6W, sec. 14, 23, 24 High Mesa.
Keystone Portfolio Mgmt. Forest Road Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue Forest Road Permit for us and maintenance of Blowout Road NFSR 871.2b over NFS land.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40668
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. Blowout Road north of Ouray.
Manzo Private Road Easement
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue private road easement for existing two track road to private inholding off Spring Creek Rim Road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44044
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - T47N, R10W, Sec 32 Ouray County.
Owl Creek Gravel Pit Expansion
EA
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop a pit development plan to expand existing gravel pit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40664
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. Owl Creek Pass Road #858 approximately 1.5 miles east of forest boundary.
Poughkeepsie inactive mine safety closure project.
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
01/30/2014
Expected: 07/2014 08/2014 Liz Mauch
970-242-8211
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Physical safety closures of 13 adits and shafts on NFS Land on Poughkeepsie Gulch area, south of Ouray, east of Hwy 550.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43621
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - San Juan. LEGAL - T43N, R7W, Sec 27 and 34, NMPM NFS Land on Poughkeepsie Gulch area, south of Ouray, east of Hwy 550.
Silver Jack inactive mine closure and trail rehabilitation.
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Physical safety mitigation on mining related features adjacent to Silver Jack lode claim and related trail reconstruction along East Fork Trail # 228 in the Uncompahgre Wilderness. Work to be completed in 2013 and 2014.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40653
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison, Hinsdale. Uncompahgre Wilderness, East Fork Cimarron
Sky Rocket Creek Small Tracts Act (STA)
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Convey to City of Ouray mineral fractions at Sky Rocket Creek and adjacent to city property near the City Hotsprings Pool.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40674
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. Adjacent to east boundary of City of Ouray near Hotsprings Pool
Skyrocket Creek Diversion SUP
CE
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
06/2014
Expected: 08/2014 09/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue Special Use Permit to City of Ouray for Skyrocket Creek diversion structure.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44043
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - T44N, R7W, Sec 30, NMPM Ouray County.
Source Gas Special Use Permit Re-issuance.
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/30/2014
Expected: 12/2014 12/2014 Liz Mauch
970-242-8211
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue existing permit to new owner for 528 ft. long, 4 inch natural gas distribution pipeline located within Oak Creek Rd.
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. LEGAL - Lot 11, Sec 24, T44N, R8W, NMPM Oak Creek Road.
Thistledown Property Private Road Easement transfer and bridge alignment change
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/15/2012
Expected: 05/2014 06/2014 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Transfer a private road easement to Rockbiter Corp and amend the easement for a change in bridge alignment over Canyon Creek.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40672
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Ouray. Canyon Creek Road, southwest of Ouray
Tri-State Montrose to Cahone 230KV Upgrade
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2014
Expected: 10/2015 11/2015 Liz Mauch
970-240-5405
lmauch@fs.fed.us
Description: Upgrade existing 115KV transmission line from Montrose-Nucla-Cahone to 230KV line. More information on BLM website: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/district_offices/southwest/TriState230kVRebuild.html
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44041
Location: UNIT - Ouray Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Dolores, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel. LEGAL - Not Applicable Line crosses BLM & FS Land on Uncompahgre Plateau, GMUG NF & Dolores Ranger District, San Juan NF.
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests , Paonia Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Anthracite Creek Trail Bridge (previously Kebler Wagon Trail Project)
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/15/2008
Expected: 05/2014 08/2014 Greg Austin
970-642-4402
gpaustin@fs.fed.us
Description: Install/construct 50'x6' trail bridge over Ruby-Anthracite Creek on the Paonia Ranger District extending NFST #606 to the west towards Horseranch Park
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison. LEGAL - T14S R87W Section 4 West of Kebler Pass, north of Gunnison County Road 12, Ruth-Anthracite Creek
Black Mesa Project
EA
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
Cancelled N/A N/A Kevin Kyle
970-263-5829
khkyle@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed treatments would regenerate certain aspen stands which are in decline or affected by Sudden Aspen Decline (SAD)
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39921
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Gunnison, Montrose. LEGAL - Not Applicable The project is located off Crystal Creek Road (J82/ FSR 713) on FSR 716 in the Black Mesa area on the Paonia Ranger District
Oil Well Recreation Route Designation
EA
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Albert Borkowski
702-515-5411
aborkowski@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate routes for motorized recreational use. On hold awaiting travel management.
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta. LEGAL - 22 Miles north of Paonia, CO Delta County
Paonia District Restoration Project 2014
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/28/2014
Expected: 04/2014 06/2014 Dennis Garrison
970-527-4131 x4259
dgarrison@fs.fed.us
Description: Restoration of site conditions on 6 closed nonsystem routes including recontouring, ripping, seeding, and water bars or similar; removal of two nonfunctioning culverts on a system trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44153
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Gunnison. LEGAL - See project file, multiple locations across district. Various sites on the Paonia Ranger District. Contact Dennis Garrison for list of sites.
Sheep Mountain Recreation Route Designation
EA
- Land management planning On Hold N/A N/A Nancy Schwieger
970-527-4131
nschwieger@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate routes for motorized recreational use. On hold awaiting Travel Management.
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta. LEGAL - 16 Miles North of Paonia, CO Delta County
Special Use Permits/Reissuance
CE
- Land management planning On Hold N/A N/A Albert Borkowski
970-527-4131
aborkowski@fs.fed.us
Description: No physical changes: Zimmerman,Crawford Mesa Water Assoc,Charles Masner, Beach/Chapman, Sims, Slyzuik, West Elk Ranch,
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=9296
Location: UNIT - Paonia Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Delta, Gunnison, Montrose. LEGAL - Within Paonia Ranger District. Separate decisions. Ongoing. Analysis in progress. CE or EA. Delta, Gunnison and Montrose Counties
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