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)
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Laramie Ranger District
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Parks Ranger District
- Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Yampa 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. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
01/2015
Expected: 03/2015 05/2015 Christopher Wehrli
303-275-5107
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
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide) R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
US Air Force Helicopter Training
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Nathan Haynes
307-828-5121
nhaynes@fs.fed.us
Description: Permit reissuance to authorize specific helicopter landing zones on the Laramie Peak, Snowy Range, and Pole Mountain units for training use by the US Air Force.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46721
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, Laramie Ranger District, Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany, Carbon, Converse. LEGAL - Not Applicable 4 locations in the Laramie Peak area, 13 in the Pole Mountain area, 7 in the Snowy Range
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Battle Mountain Prescribed Burn
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Fuels management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/19/2008
Expected: 02/2016 09/2016 Melanie Fullman
906-667-0261 x539
mfullman@fs.fed.us
Description: Prescribed burn to regenerate aspen in conifer-encroached aspen stands, re-introduce fire into a fire adapted ecosystem.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=17624
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Project area includes Battle Mountain, an isolated island of Forest Service lands located on the far southwestern portion of the Sierra Madre Range.
Juancorena Water Transmission Line and Springbox Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Melanie Fullman
307-326-2500
mfullman@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorize springbox and water transmission line for domestic use
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43250
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - T17N, R80W, Section 15 Near Overlook Retreat Subdivision on the Snowy Range
North Savery Project
EIS
- Forest products
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
11/23/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
12/2015
Expected: 12/2016 01/2017 Monique Nelson
307-745-2310
moniquelnelson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes approximately 6,500 acres of salvage harvest, precommercial thinning, and hazard tree treatments, plus associated road proposals to improve legal access to the forest while minimizing road impacts to natural resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47913
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - T14-16N R86-88W Northwest Sierra Madre mountains
Sierra Madre Sheep
EA
- Grazing management On Hold N/A N/A Brad Weatherd
307-326-5258
bweatherd@fs.fed.us
Description: Allotment Management Planning for 7 sheep allotments in the Sierra Madre Mountain Range on the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest Thunder Basin National Grassland
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35892
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - T12N R85W, T13N R85W, T12N R86W, T13N R86W, T14N R86W, T12N R87W, T13N R87W, T14N R87W West side of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, approximately 17 miles southwest of Encampment, WY.
West Side Snowy Range Travel Management Environmental Analysis
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
03/18/2015
Expected: 08/2016 09/2016 Brian Waugh
307-326-2525
bwaugh@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of the motorized road and trail system on the west side of the Snowy Range. Analysis includes addition and removal of roads from the current road system and addition of ORV trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40299
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - T19N, - T15N, R82W - R79W West side of the Snowy Range
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Ballard Petroleum Holdings LLC Application for Permit to Drill, USFS Fed 14-22 TH and 14-23 TH wells
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/29/2013
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-4690
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Ballard proposes to conduct surface use operations associated with accessing, drilling, testing, and completing two horizontal oil wells located on Thunder Basin National Grassland, with approx. 0.1 miles of road construction.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41574
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - SW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 22, T42N, R72W (USFS Fed 14-22 TH), SW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 23, T42N, R72W (USFS Fed 14-23 TH) Appoximately 9 miles South of Wright Wyoming just off of Hwy. 59.
Charger Resources, LLC Power Line Permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/30/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-7115
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Charger Resources, LLC purchased an existing distribution per line that provide electric service to several oil well in the area. They request authorization to operate and maintain the 1970 feet of 14.4 kV power line and right of way.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45149
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Converse. LEGAL - T38N R73W 6th PM, Section 34 W1/2SE1/4 Approx 16.5 miles west of Bill, WYO
Converse County Oil and Gas EIS Project
EIS
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
05/16/2014
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
02/2016
Expected: 05/2017 07/2017 Misty Hays
307-358-7102
mahays@fs.fed.us
Description: The Forest Service proposes to authorize development of oil and gas resources as identified by the proponent companies. The proponent companies have identified approximately 5,000 oil and natural gas wells on 1,500 well pads.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44124
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Converse. LEGAL - Townships 32 through 40 North, Ranges 67 through 76 West, 6th Principal Meridian North half of Converse County North of I-25.
Four Corners Petroleum - WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 APDs
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
01/12/2015
Expected: 06/2016 06/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-4690
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to authorize the Surface Use Plan of Operations for Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 re-entry wells. The earlier wells were plugged and abandoned in 2002 and 1995.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46157
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - WFCU#22: SWNE Sec 28, T46NR65W, Weston County, WY WFCU#84: NWSW Sec 30, T46NR65W, Weston County 10 miles south and 3 miles west of Upton, WYO
Greater Crossbow Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
EIS
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
10/26/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/2016
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Hillary Shirley
307-358-7115
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed oil and gas project for 1,500 oil and gas wells, on 100 well pads, drilled over the course of 10 years in southern Campbell and northern Converse Counties, with roads, utilities and pipelines for transport of materials are included.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/bfo/GC.html
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell, Converse. LEGAL - T42N R74W through T42N R71W; T41N R74W through T41N R71W; T40N R72W through T40N R71W; and T39N R72W. Southern Campbell County, WY and northern Converse County, WY.
Hartland Subdivision Right-of-Way
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-7115
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: Hartland Enterprises, LLC request for road access to a new subdivision between Osage and Upton. Proposed right-of-way would be approximately 3,900 feet in length and utilize a previously constructed roadway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47160
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - T47N R64W Sec 21, 22 Upton Osage Geographic Area.
Inyan Kara Assembled Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
07/2016
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-7115
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: This land exchange, consisting of approximately 16,600 acres, is being handled by the Inyan Kara Grazing Association on behalf of 13 land owners in Weston County, WY.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=4324
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - Too large to describe in the restricted area Weston County, WY
Judd Water Pipeline
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit renewal for 10-year term for an existing, buried water pipeline and well.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47172
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - S28 T27N R71W S28 T27N R71W
LaBonte Canyon Connector Trails
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
01/2016
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Travis Rixford
307-358-4690
trixford@fs.fed.us
Description: The need for the connector trail(s) is to create a means for the public to comply with Wyoming State laws when accessing the Big Bear Trail System and LaBonte Trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44433
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Section 8 T28N R73W Section 17 T28N R73W Located inside the LaBonte Canyon Campground in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
Northeast Laramie Range Fuel Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
11/06/2014
Expected: 03/2016 03/2016 Clay Westbrook
307-358-4690
cwestbrook01@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to burn or mechanically treat approximately 2,708 acres in the eastern half of the Laramie Peak unit. Much of the vegetation within the the project units has not experienced fire in past 50 years.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44347
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - T28N R71W, T28N R72W, T27N R71W, T27N, R72W Around the town of Esterbrook Wyoming.
Papa's Land Trust Water Pipeline
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
09/01/2015
Expected: 12/2015 01/2016 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special Use Permit renewal for a 10-year term for an existing, buried water pipeline and spring development.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47173
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - NWSW S28 T27N R71W NWSW S28 T27N R71W
Parsons Creek Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management On Hold N/A N/A Misty Hays
307-358-4690
mahays@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to exchange lands in the Warbonnet Peak area of the Laramie Mtns.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=3711
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Converse. LEGAL - T28-29N R74-75W Warbonnet Peak Area in the Laramie Mountains
Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECorp) 69 kV Powerline Relocation at Black Thunder Mine
EA
- Special use management In Progress
Comment Period
08/26/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Hillary Shirley
307-358-7115
hillarykshirley@fs.fed.us
Description: PRECorp proposal: installation of new 69kV 5-wire overhead powerline (treated wood poles, H-frame design, with raptor protection) and removal of old powerline to allow mining within the Black Thunder Mine permit area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46599
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - NE1/4 NW1/4, W1/2 W1/2 of Section 11 and NW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 14 in T43N, R71W Black Thunder Mine permit area.
Public Road Easement to Campbell County for Mackey Road Relocation
CE
- Road management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 James McKay
307-358-4690
jmckay02@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a public road easement for five locations to Campbell County for operation and maintenance of the Mackey Road relocation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48441
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - Section 6, 7, 8, 17, 21, 28, 33 of T42N R69W; Section 29, 30, 31 of T43N R69W, 6th P.M. Approximately 16.5 miles southeast of Wright, WY.
Thunder Basin Coal Company (Black Thunder Mine) - Mineral Materials (Scoria) Contract Renewal
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
09/15/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 James McKay
307-358-4690
jmckay02@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a new Minerals Materials (Scoria) contract to TBCC (Black Thunder Mine) to replace MM-DGL-2800-08-06-09 and three Amendments (expires 12-31-2015)
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47403
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - Parts of Sections 11, 13, 14, 23-26, and 35, T43N R70W Parts of Sections 11, 13, 14, 23-26, & 35, T43N, R70W, Campbell County, WY
Wright Area Coal Lease by Application (LBA)
EIS
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
03/31/2011
Expected: 02/2016
Actual: 07/14/2011,
09/30/2011,
11/22/2011
02/2016 Misty Hays
307-358-7102
mahays@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze the applications for coal leases in the Wright Area for continuing coal mining for the Jacobs Ranch, Black Thunder and North Antelope Rochelle Mines.
Web Link: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/hpd/Wright-Coal.html
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - Not Applicable East of Wright, WY
Wyoming Pipeline Company Amendment-Mush Creek Pumping Station
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/24/2014
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposes to authorize Wyoming Pipeline Company to occupy NFS land to construct and maintain an additional 361 feet of natural gas line to the Mush Creek Pumping Station, connect to an existing line, and renewal of 20-year term Special Use Permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44693
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - T44N, R63W, section 15 SW¼. Approximately 20 miles southwest of Newcastle to the Mush Creek Pumping Station along Hwy 450
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Big Red Timber Management Analysis
EA
- Forest products
- Fuels management
In Progress
Comment Period
07/20/2015
Expected: 06/2016 06/2017 Mark Cahur
970-870-2214
mcahur@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to manage timber stands through various silvicultural harvest systems for forest health and other management needs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45673
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T11N, R85W, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36. T11N, R84W, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31. Approximately 20 NE Steamboat Springs, CO
Buffalo Pass Trails
EA
- Recreation management In Progress
Comment Period
04/19/2015
Expected: 04/2016 07/2016 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop approximately 40 miles of trails near Steamboat Springs in the Buffalo Pass area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46247
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N 83W Sections 3-5, 8; T6N 84W Sections 1, 2, 11; T7N 83W Sections 27-29, 32-35; T7N 84W Sections 25-26, 35-36 East/ northeast of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, in the Buffalo Mountain and Buffalo Pass areas.
Burgess Creek Culvert Replacement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace two culverts on Burgess Creek to provide for aquatic passage and improve hydrology. This project will benefit Colorado River cutthroat trout.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N, R84W, Sec.2 Approximately 1.5 miles southwest of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, within the Steamboat Ski area boundary.
Burgess Creek Fish Barrier
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Install a fish barrier on Barrier Creek to prevent upstream movement of non-native brook trout and potential interbreeding with a native Colorado River cutthroat trout population.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N, R84W, Sec 23 Approximately 1 mile southwest of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, within the Steamboat Ski area boundary.
Commercial Recreation Permitting Programmatic EA
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 08/2016 08/2016 Erica Dickerman
406-837-7538
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Grant certain commercial recreation service permits across the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District through a programmatic Environmental Assessment. Permit applications that fit within the scope of this programmatic EA would be eligible to be issued
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48357
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Moffat, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Across the Hahns Peak/Bears Ear Ranger District
Dumont Lake Day Use Shelter
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Repair and improve an existing day use area by regrading the site and constructing a 14' x 16' wooden shelter. Work will also create a turnoff to accommodate approximately three vehicles.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48348
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Approximately 20 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs, CO, near Rabbit Ears Pass.
FY15 Steamboat Ski Area Projects
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 01/2016 Erica Dickerman
970-870-2185
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: FY15 Ski Area Projects including ropes courses and infrastructure improvements.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N R84W T6N R84W, within Ski Area Permit Boundary
Freeman Reservoir Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue a Special Use Permit for the operation and maintenance of the Freeman Dam and Reservoir to the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39366
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Moffat. LEGAL - SW1/4NW1/4 & N1/2SW1/4 Sec. 6, T. 9 N., R. 89 W., 6TH PM. Freeman Reservoir, HPBE Ranger District, Routt National Forest,
HPBE Trail Reroutes & Relocations
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/22/2012
Expected: 07/2016 08/2016 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Minor reroute and relocation involving segments of NFST 1188, 1101 Diamond Park Area, and 1188.1a. Total distance of reroutes are less than 2000 feet.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39051
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Section 6 T9N; Range 84W and Sections 31, 32 of T10N; Range 84 W, 6th PM Hinman Park and Coulton Creek area north of Seedhouse Road (FSR400)
Hahns Peak/ Bears Ears RD Precommercial Thinning
CE
- Forest products Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 07/2017 Rick Ondrejka
970-638-4516
rondrejka@fs.fed.us
Description: Using chainsaws, thin overstocked, naturally regenerated harvest units totaling approximately 220 acres. Precommercial thinning would occur in stands dominated by lodgepole pine saplings.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48350
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T10N, R84W, Sec. 29, 31, 32; T10N, R85W, Sec. 2; T10N, R86W, Sec. 2, 3, 4, 5; T11N, R85W, Sec. 2, 3, 23, 26, 34, 35, 36; T11N, R86W, Sec. 32, 33, 36; T12N, R85W, Sec. 19 Treatment is proposed in six previous timber sale areas, all located north of Steamboat Springs, CO, on the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears R.D., from the Seedhouse Road to the Wyoming state line.
Little Snake Culvert Replacements
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace nine culverts with new structures to provide for aquatic passage and improve hydrology. This project would restore connectivity on approximately 23 miles of perennial stream.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T11N, R85W, Sec 4,12,26,and 27; T12N, R85W, Sec22 Approximately 25 miles north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Miners Claim Fuel Reduction
EA
- Fuels management On Hold N/A N/A Mark Cahur
970-870-2214
mcahur@fs.fed.us
Description: Boundary fuel treatments along and adjacent to private in-holdings containing structures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37755
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - 6th PM, 10N, R85W, Sec 7 Southeast of Columbine, CO in Routt County
RECREATION RESIDENCE USE OF NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-issue special use permits to continue recreation residence use, with some modifications to the operating plan for the Elk River Tract includes 4 lots on the Hahns Peak-Bears Ears Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=22266
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T9N R84W SEC 8 Elk River Tract includes 4 lots approximately 1/4 mile south of Hinman Campground
Rangeland Management in the Black Mountain Analysis Area
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Grazing management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/10/2015
Est. Comment Period
03/2016
Expected: 08/2016 07/2017 Erik Taylor
970-870-2154
estaylor@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct an environmental analysis of livestock grazing on three domestic sheep allotments.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Moffat. LEGAL - All or portions of: T9N,R90W,Sec.1;T9N,R89W,Sec.6;T10N,R90W,Secs.13,14,23,24,25,26,36;T10N,R89W,Secs.5,6,7,8,9,16,17,18,19,20,21,28,29,30,31,32. The analysis area is approximately 20 miles north of Craig, CO in Moffat county, west of Black Mountain.
Steamboat Ski Area Improvements
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
01/2016
Expected: 01/2017 01/2017 Erica Dickerman
970-870-2185
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement projects identified in the 2011 Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation Master Development Plan Amendment which was accepted by the U.S. Forest Service on January 2, 2013.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48246
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T5N R83W S5; T5N R84W S1; T6N R 83W S20, 29, and 32; T6N R84W S13, 14, 22-27, and 36 Within the Steamboat Ski Area permit boundary
Winter Non-Motorized Trail Development
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2015
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Designate existing non-system trail routes as system trails. Snowshoe routes will be designated as trails on Rabbit Ears Pass. A snowshoe/skiier loop near Dry Lake will be designated at Buffalo Pass.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38608
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T5N R83W - sections 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23; T7N R84W - Sections 25, 26. Rabbit Ears Pass and Dry Lake Area on Buffalo Pass.
Wyoming Trail-CDNST Trail Reroutes
CE
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 07/2016 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Reroute sections of National Forest System Trail 1101, part of the designated Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST). This project would reduce impacts to wetlands and improve overall watershed and trail conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45946
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Trail sections near Fishhook Lake, east of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and north of State Highway 40.
Yampa Valley Electric Association (YVEA) "Mad House" Powerline Removal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2015
Expected: 04/2016 12/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Removal of existing overhead power line to a building on the Routt National Forest that has previously been removed. All existing power poles will be cut off at 1 foot below grade and the hole filled. Each pole will be removed whole or cut to length.
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T7N, R85W, Sec 11, 6th PM Mad Creek area of the HPBE RD, Routt National Forest
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Laramie Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Muddy Creek and Lake Creek Watershed Restoration Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
In Progress
Comment Period
07/27/2014
Expected: 06/2016 06/2017 Simeon Caskey
307-745-2313
stcaskey@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will explore travel management and watershed restoration alternatives to improve wetland, stream, and watershed conditions and improve fish and wildlife habitat in the Muddy Creek and Lake Creek watersheds (along 553 and 588 roads).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43899
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Not Applicable Muddy Creek road (553) and Lake Creek Road (588) and associated watersheds in the Snowy Range.
Pole Mountain Travel Management
EA
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Est. Comment Period
05/2016
Expected: 09/2016 12/2016 Monique Nelson
307-745-2310
moniquelnelson@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze the complete road and motorized trail system on Pole Mountain. The analysis team will look at the existing road system and user-created routes and recommend both additions and closures.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46718
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Not Applicable All of the Pole Mountain unit
Pole Mountain Unauthorized Route Restoration
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 09/2016 09/2016 Katharine Haynes
307-745-2419
katharinemhaynes@fs.fed.us
Description: Unauthorized routes in the Middle Crow Creek watershed on the southeast side of Pole Mountain will be decommissioned and restored to improve watershed conditions. This project was planned for FY15 but had to be moved to FY16 due to limited resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46716
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southeast area of Pole Mountain. Specific locations not yet identified.
Snowy Range Crucial Deer and Elk Winter Range Seasonal Closure Dates
CE
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 12/2015 04/2016 Alex Grant
307-745-2424
abgrant@fs.fed.us
Description: This project proposes to add seasonal closures to about 7.5 miles of roads and to extend seasonal road closure dates from 11/15-4/31 to 10/1-6/1 in Crucial Deer and Elk Winter Range.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47351
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Not Applicable Critical Deer and Elk Winter Range Management Areas in the Eastern Snowy Range
Tie City Summer Trail Improvements
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/14/2015
Expected: 04/2016 06/2016 Simeon Caskey
307-745-2313
stcaskey@fs.fed.us
Description: Trail reroutes, reconstruction, and installation of water control features in the Tie city summer trail system; specific locations to be determined. Intended for implementation in FY15, but moved to FY16 due to inadequate resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46719
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - Not Applicable Tie City Summer Trails, west side of Pole Mountain off Happy Jack Hwy
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Parks Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Blackhall TSI
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) On Hold N/A N/A Adam Bromley
970-723-2719
abromley@fs.fed.us
Description: The Parks Ranger District is reviewing potential thinning needs within the Blackhall TSI project area. Density control through thinning will be completed by hand tools. No mechanical equipment or road building/reconstruction will be necessary.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39724
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T. 11&12N., R. 81-85W. T. 11&12N., R. 81-85W.
Camp Creek Tributary Headcut Stabilization
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
01/2016
Expected: 05/2016 07/2016 Liz Schnackenberg
970-870-2234
lschnackenberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Stabilize headcut in a headwater channel tributary to Camp Creek. Work will recover the degraded channel and adjoining meadow and improve watershed conditions.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48368
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - SE1/4 of sec.28, T12N R79W Camp Creek area meadow near the junction of National Forest System Roads 891 and 895
Forest Road 792/ Michigan River Culvert Replacement
CE
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/01/2015
Expected: 01/2016 07/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace existing culvert with a larger culvert or a bridge to address engineering structural and safety concerns and improve aquatic passage and hydrologic conditions.
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T6N, R77W, Sec 10 Approximately 1.25 miles south of Gould, Colorado
Parks Platte River Ditch Bill Easements: Batch #1
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/08/2013
Expected: 04/2016 04/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue FPLMA easements for irrigation ditches meeting Colorado Ditch Bill criteria located in the Platte River drainage on Parks District. Batch #1 includes 5 water facilities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=24401
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Irrigation ditches are located on Parks District within the Platte River drainage. Contact project contact for information on locations of individual facilities.
Parks Ranger District Outfitter/Guide Permits Temporary Use Pools 2015
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Heather Westfahl
970-723-8204
hwestfahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Identify and allow continued use of Temporary Use Pools on first-come, first-served basis for permitted outfitting and guiding on the Parks Ranger District in Grand and Jackson County, Colorado.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47594
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Grand, Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Permitting outfitting and guiding occurs in capacity compartments on the Parks Ranger District in Grand and Jackson Counties, Colorado.
Parks Ranger District Outfitter/Guide Priority Permits 2015
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 02/2016 Heather Westfahl
970-723-2700
hwestfahl@fs.fed.us
Description: Issue special use authorizations to existing priority permittees for outfitting and guiding during summer and fall seasons on Parks RD. No changes to terms and conditions of permits are anticipated, and permitted levels will be no more than capacity
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47593
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Not Applicable Outfitted and guided uses occur on capacity compartments across the Parks RD in Jackson and Grand Counties, Colorado.
Pittington Mining Claim Exploration
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Expose mineral vein on the Ram Claim, work would include using a D6 dozer to trench a 120 X 130 feet it to expose the mineral vein on the Ram Claim (CMC276636)
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36137
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T.8N., R82W., sec 4, 5 & 9 Parks Ranger District
Slack Weiss Analysis Area Project
EA
- Watershed management
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Forest products
In Progress
Comment Period
03/26/2015
Expected: 02/2016 07/2016 Adam Bromley
970-723-2719
abromley@fs.fed.us
Description: The primary purpose of this project is to improve forest health, reduce threats to public safety, and provide forest products while minimizing environmental effects in the project area. A variety of silvicultural treatments are proposed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=41482
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Grand, Jackson. LEGAL - T4N 80W Sections 1-18; T4N 81W Sections 1-3, 11-14; T5N 79W Sections 19, 29-32;T5N 80W Sections 1-4, 9-36; and T5N 81W Sections 13, 23-27, 34-36 The project area is located in Jackson and Grand Counties approximately 25 miles south of the town of Walden, Colorado
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Yampa Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Coal Creek Reclamation
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Scoping Start
12/04/2013
Est. Comment Period
12/2015
Expected: 02/2016 04/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Use the piscicide rotenone to remove all non-native trout from the upper four miles of Coal Creek. Native Colorado River cutthroat trout will then be reintroduced.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37903
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Garfield. T. 3N., R. 86W., Sections 5, 8, 9, & 15
Forest Road 100/ Franz Creek Tributary Culvert Replacement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 12/2015 07/2016 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Replace a culvert on Forest Road 100 and a tributary of Frantz Creek to provide for aquatic passage and improve hydrology.
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Grand. LEGAL - T4N, R82W Sec 19 Approximately 8 miles south of Rabbit Ears Pass
Haley Reservoir Aerator Re-Issue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/22/2014
Expected: 02/2016 04/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-Issue the Special Use Permit for the aerator on Haley Reservoir
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37071
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Rio Blanco. LEGAL - Township 2 North, Range 87 West, Section 4 Project is located approximately 13 west of Yampa, CO near the Bunker Basin area
Morrison II
CE
- Fuels management
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 06/2016 Charles Sharp
970-723-2718
charlesmsharp@fs.fed.us
Description: The action proposed by the Forest Service is to change the prescribed treatments designated in the Morrison Creek EA, and amend the analysis area map. This would include harvesting of live trees.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47805
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Township 2 North, Range 83 West, Township 2 North, Range 84 West, Township 3 North, Range 83 West, Township 3 North, Range 84 West. (6th Prime Meridian), within Routt County, Colorado. Morrison Creek Geographical Area
Pagoda AMP
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Scoping Start
05/27/2015
Est. Comment Period
11/2016
Expected: 06/2017 07/2018 Douglas Myhre
970-638-4516
dmyhre@fs.fed.us
Description: Grazing Management, Allotment Plan Revision
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47893
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Rio Blanco, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Analysis area located approximately 15 miles south of Hayden, CO
Pierce Whitney Creek Diversion special use permit
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/22/2013
Expected: 03/2016 04/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Use of the existing Last Chance Ditch to divert additional water from Whitney Creek to private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=42598
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Rio Blanco. LEGAL - Not Applicable Located approximately 7 miles NW of Yampa on Whitney Creek.
Rock Creek State Wildlife Road Use
CE
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
12/04/2014
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Douglas Myhre
970-638-4516
dmyhre@fs.fed.us
Description: This authorization will cover the commercial use of NFSR 206 and 225 for the transportation of livestock to and from a loading chute facility located on the Rock Creek SWA. In addition a backup lane and turn around will be maintained/constructed.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46604
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - 6TH PM, T. 1N., R. 83W., Sec.13 Project area is located approximately 16 miles southeast of Yampa, CO on Forest Service Road 206 & 225.
Temporary Outfitter & Guide Permit Renewal
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/12/2014
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 John Anarella
970-638-4516
janarella@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of 1 temporary outfitter guide permit. No changes to previous activities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=43281
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Garfield, Grand, Rio Blanco, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Outfitter & Guide permit will located throughout the Yampa Ranger District
Temporary Outfitter Guide Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 12/2015 12/2015 John Anarella
970-638-4161
janarella@fs.fed.us
Description: New temporary outfitter guide fishing permit.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44077
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Garfield, Grand, Rio Blanco, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Bear River, Dunckley Pass, Gore Pass
Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District Yamcolo Reservoir Permit Reissue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Renew Special Use permit for operation and maintenance of Yamcolo Reservoir for up to 30 Year Term.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=44791
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Garfield. LEGAL - 6 PM, T1N, R 86 W, Sec. 16, 17 and 20. 17 miles southwest of Yampa on Forest Road 900.
Vaughn Lake Aerator Re-Issue
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
07/22/2014
Expected: 02/2016 03/2016 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Re-Issue the Special Use Permit for the aerator on Vaughn Lake.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37073
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Rio Blanco. LEGAL - Township 2 North, Range 88 West, Section 22 Project is located approximately 30 miles west of Yampa, CO on Rio Blanco County Road 8.
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