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 On Hold N/A N/A David Loomis
303-275-5008
dloomis@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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30630
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
Medicine Bow Landscape Vegetation Analysis (LaVA) Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Forest products
- Land management planning
- Fuels management
Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register
05/2017
Expected: 05/2018 06/2018 Melissa Martin
307-745-2371
mmmartin@fs.fed.us
Description: Holistically review the Snowy Range and Sierra Madre mountain ranges to identify strategies to best mitigate the negative effects of the current beetle epidemic to the various resources found within each unit
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51255
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District, Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany, Carbon. LEGAL - Not Applicable Snowy Range and Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges
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
- Grazing management
- Fuels management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/19/2008
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Casey Cheesbrough
307-326-2517
ccheesbrough@fs.fed.us
Description: Prescribed burn to regenerate aspen in conifer-encroached aspen stands, re-introduce fire into a fire adapted ecosystem, and reduce continuous fuels near forest inholdings and perimeter.
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.
Dewey Lode Access
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2016
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Amber Horne
307-326-2532
ahorne@fs.fed.us
Description: Easement across Forest Service land to connect private property to Battle Highway.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49618
Location: UNIT - Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Carbon. LEGAL - T14N, R86W Section 24 North of Hwy 70 at existing pull-out in Section 24.
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
- Watershed management
- Forest products
- Fuels management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Road management
In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
11/23/2015
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
04/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Joshua Peck
307-326-5258
jpeck@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
Est. Comment Period
08/2017
Expected: 08/2017 09/2017 Paula Guenther
307-745-2310
pguenther@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
Amendment to Sale Contract for Mineral Materials for Use at Black Thunder Mine
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 James McKay
307-358-4690
jmckay02@fs.fed.us
Description: Assess and incorporate any changes to terms or conditions applicable to mineral materials mining into an existing sale contract for scoria or clinker.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50843
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - Sections 11, 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 35 T43N R70W, 6th P.M. Little Thunder Creek watershed, approximately 2 miles southeast of Black Thunder Mine, south of Highway 450.
Ballard Petroleum Holdings LLC Application for Permit to Drill, USFS Fed 14-22 TH and 14-23 TH wells
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
04/29/2013
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Jacob Eckhardt
307-358-4690
jacobeckhardt@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal is to conduct surface use operations associated with accessing, drilling, testing, and completion for 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.
Converse County Oil and Gas Project
EIS

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
NOI in Federal Register
05/16/2014
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/2017
Expected: 10/2018 10/2018 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.
Federal Coal Lease Readjustments
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Comment Period
04/19/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 James McKay
307-358-4690
jmckay02@fs.fed.us
Description: Analysis of several federal coal lease readjustments associated with lease periods.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50851
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell, Converse. LEGAL - Not Applicable Thunder Basin National Grassland
Four Corners Petroleum - WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 APDs
CE
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Eckhardt
307-358-4690
jacobeckhardt@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
02/2018
Expected: 05/2019 05/2019 Misty Hays
307-358-4690
mahays@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 Road Access
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/11/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Road access to a new subdivision between Osage and Upton. Proposed roadway would be approximately 3,900 feet in length and utilize a previously constructed roadway. Project name change from Hartland Subdivision Right-of-Way.
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
11/2017
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@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.
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
La Bonte Canyon Road and Trail Management
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Misty Hays
307-358-4690
mahays@fs.fed.us
Description: Management of road and trail use such as sign improvements for public safety and compliance with Wyoming State laws applicable to La Bonte Road 658. Project analysis, description, and name has changed.
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 LaBonte Canyon, Laramie Peak Unit of Medicine Bow NF.
Mineral Material Contract Renewal at North Antelope Rochelle Mine and School Creek Mine
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Minerals and Geology Analysis Completed Expected: 05/2017
Actual: 05/02/2017
05/2017 James McKay
307-358-4690
jmckay02@fs.fed.us
Description: Renewal of 5-year term contract for mining of Federal mineral material (scoria), on private lands within the North Antelope Rochelle Mine permit boundary, located within the administrative boundary of the Thunder Basin National Grassland.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49965
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Campbell. LEGAL - S10, 21 T41N R70W; S13, 14 T42N R70W, 6th P.M. Three sites on private land near coal mines, 2 are adjacent to North Antelope Rochelle Mine in Porcupine Creek watershed, and 1 is adjacent to School Creek Mine in tributary watersheds to School Cr.
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
Power Line to Highland Flat Federal 34-34 Oil Well
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Authorization for an existing 1,970-foot 14.4kV distribution electrical overhead power line that provides service to several oil wells. The authorization would be for operation and maintenance of the 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
Reauthorization for 230kV and 69kV Transmission Lines
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
02/22/2016
Expected: 05/2017 05/2017 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Reauthorization and continuation of use and maintenance by Black Hills Power Corp. of two 230kV and one 69kV electrical transmission power lines.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48772
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - Within portions of T44N R62W, T45N R62W, T45N R63W, T47N R64W, T47N R65W, T48N R64W, T48N R65W, T48N R66W, 6th P.M. General vicinity is between the communities of Newcastle, Osage, and Upton.
Use of National Forest System Road 1240.C for Access to Private Property
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management Analysis Completed Expected: 02/2017
Actual: 02/21/2017
02/2017 Cordie Lyon
307-358-4690
clyon@fs.fed.us
Description: Special use authorization for year-round private use for a 20-year term of an approximate 500-foot segment of existing National Forest System Road 1240.C which is not open to motorized public use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50551
Location: UNIT - Douglas and Thunder Basin Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Weston. LEGAL - Section 24 T44N R64W, 6th P.M. Thunder Basin National Grassland approximately 17 miles southwest of Newcastle, WY on the south side of Highway 450.
Wright Area Coal Lease by Application (LBA)
EIS
- Minerals and Geology On Hold N/A N/A Misty Hays
307-358-4690
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 On Hold N/A N/A 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
California Park Seasonal Area Closure
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
02/2017
Expected: 04/2017 05/2017 Melissa Dressen
970-638-4177
mdressen@fs.fed.us
Description: Annual closure of California Park from May 1 through July 1, to protect wildlife in the spring calving, lek, or nest seasons.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50689
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T10N R87W Sections 22, 23, 26, 27, 33, 34, 35, 36. T9N R87W Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35. Routt NF, approximately 15 North Hayden, CO.
Commercial Recreation Permits EA
EA
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2016
Est. Comment Period
03/2017
Expected: 08/2017 08/2017 Erica Dickerman
406-837-7538
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct an environmental analysis on the effects of issuing additional commercial recreation use permits on the District.
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
Elk Park Road
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Watershed management
In Progress
Scoping Start
05/23/2017
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 05/2018 05/2018 Liz Schnackenberg
970-870-2234
lschnackenberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Develop alternatives for the management of Elk Park Road in order to address soil and water resource concerns and to analyze effects to recreational use of the road.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50837
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Sections 4, 9, 16, 21 T7N R84W, 6th P.M. Approximately 3 miles north of Steamboat Springs in the Strawberry Park Area.
FY15 Steamboat Ski Area Projects
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
Scoping Start
06/01/2015
Expected: 10/2016 10/2016 Erica Dickerman
970-870-2185
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: FY15 Ski Area Projects including ropes courses and infrastructure improvements.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47338
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N R84W T6N R84W, within Ski Area Permit Boundary
First Creek Restoration
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
05/2017
Expected: 12/2017 06/2018 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Stream and riparian restoration projects on First Creek to benefit watershed, riparian, and aquatic resources.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50685
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T9N R87W Sections 3, 17, 20, 21 and 22 First Creek, Routt NF
Fish Creek Falls Shuttle Service
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
03/23/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Erica Dickerman
970-870-2185
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Provide opportunities for drop-off and pick-up shuttle service to the Fish Creek Falls Recreation Area.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51404
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Township 6 North, Range 84 West, Section 14 Fish Creek Falls Recreation Area
HPBE MVUM Minor Changes
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Road management
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: OHVs would be allowed on FSR 400 from Seedhouse Campground east to FSR 443 (South Fork Rd). On FSR 110, OHVs would be allowed on the road from June 15 through December 1. Minor mapping errata corrections across the District will also be made.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51563
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Moffat, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable Forest Service Road 400 (Seedhouse Road) and Forest Service Road 110 (Black Mountain Road)
HPBE Trail Reroutes & Relocations
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
04/22/2012
Expected: 03/2017 07/2017 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Minor reroutes of segments of National Forest System Trails 1190, 1188, and 1188.1A. The reroutes are proposed in order to reduce resource damage that occurs due to erosion, incision, and trail braiding.
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 - Sections 6, 7 T9N R84W, Sec. 13 T9N R85W, Sections 31, 32 T10N R84W, 6th P.M. Coulton Creek and Hinman Park areas, north of Seedhouse Road (NFSR400).
Hahns Peak/ Bears Ears RD Precommercial Thinning
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Forest products In Progress
Scoping Start
01/01/2016
Expected: 05/2017 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.
OHV Trails Planning
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 12/2017 06/2018 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: Planning and analysis of priority motorized trail opportunities per the District Trails Master Plan.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51564
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Routt. LEGAL - Not Applicable District-wide
Perry Lynn Spring Development (Wood Spring and Pipeline) Special Use Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2016
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit for a 20-year term for use and maintenance of an existing water supply spring development and pipeline (Wood Spring and Pipeline).
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50784
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - NW S26 T5N R84W, 6th P.M. Middle Yampa Geographic Area of the Hahns Peak-Bears Ears Ranger District, Routt NF.
Rangeland Management in the Black Mountain Analysis Area
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Grazing management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
08/21/2016
Expected: 02/2017 07/2017 Erik Taylor
970-870-2154
estaylor@fs.fed.us
Description: Conduct an environmental analysis of livestock grazing on three domestic sheep allotments.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48222
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, west of Black Mountain.
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
Rocky Peak Trails Project
EA
- Recreation management Developing Proposal
Est. Comment Period
06/2017
Expected: 06/2018 06/2018 Kent Foster
970-870-2142
kfoster@fs.fed.us
Description: This project will analyze options to manage dispersed recreation in the Rabbit Ears Pass and Rocky Peak areas.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50917
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Township 7 North, Range 85 West, Sections 1, 2, 11-14; Township 7 North, Range 84 West, Sections 2-28; Township 8 North, Range 85 West, Section 36; Township 8 N, Range 84 West, Section 31 The project area is north and east of Steamboat Springs and includes the Red Dirt, Mad Creek, Hot Springs Creek, Rocky Peak, Elk Park, Summit Park, and Gunn Creek areas.
Steamboat Powdercats Trail Improvements
CE
- Recreation management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/31/2016
Est. Scoping Start
'
Expected: 10/2016 10/2017 Erica Dickerman
406-837-7538
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Steamboat Powdercats trail work for modifications to less than 0.01 miles of snow trail to increase sight distances through tree removal or slight realignment of snow trails.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50159
Location: UNIT - Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T6N R83W Sec (4,5,8), T6N R84W Sec (1,2,11), T7N R83W Sec (27,28,29,32,33), T7N R84W Sec(22,23,24,25,26,27,35,36) 5 miles from Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Steamboat Ski Area Improvements
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management
In Progress
DEIS NOA in Federal Register
08/29/2016
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register
11/2017
Expected: 11/2017 05/2018 Erica Dickerman
970-870-2185
edickerman@fs.fed.us
Description: Implement selected 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: 03/2017 04/2017 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: 02/2017 08/2017 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.
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
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
- Road management
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
07/27/2014
Expected: 06/2017 09/2017 Dave Gloss
307-326-2510
dgloss@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.
Paul Allred - Pirates Gold Mining Claim
CE
- Minerals and Geology In Progress
Scoping Start
01/02/2017
Expected: 05/2017 06/2017 Nicholas Collard
307-745-2317
ncollard@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposed mineral exploration using a dredge with a 5 inch diameter nozzle to reach deeper into holdes in the creekbed. Original proposal included use of a 3-inch diameter nozzle. Project may include off-system motorized access to mining claim.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27192
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - T14N, R79W, Section 34, 6th P.M. Douglas Creek between the bridge to the Bobby Thompson Campground and the campground itself.
Pole Mountain Travel Management
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Comment Period
09/27/2016
Expected: 06/2017 08/2017 Paula Guenther
307-745-2310
pguenther@fs.fed.us
Description: This project analyzed the complete road system on Pole Mountain. The analysis examined both the existing road system and user-created routes. The Pre-decisional EA and DRAFT Decision Notice recommend road system 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
Riparian Area Restoration in Douglas Creek Watershed
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Katharine Haynes
307-745-2419
katharinemhaynes@fs.fed.us
Description: Rehabilitation of approximately 0.5 acres of wetland, damaged by an unauthorized route, to restore soil productivity, hydrologic function, and wetland vegetation.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49099
Location: UNIT - Laramie Ranger District. STATE - Wyoming. COUNTY - Albany. LEGAL - S22, 23 T13N R79W 6th P.M. Unauthorized route off of NFSR 504.
Tie City Summer Trail Improvements
CE
- Watershed management
- Recreation management
On Hold N/A N/A Dave Gloss
307-326-5258
dgloss@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
Forest Road 792/ Michigan River Culvert Replacement
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A 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.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=46611
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - T6N, R77W, Sec 10 Approximately 1.25 miles south of Gould, Colorado
Littrell Spring (Broken Spring) Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2016
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a Special Use Permit for a 10-year term, for use and maintenance of an existing spring development and water pipeline for domestic water use.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50782
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - NESW S2 T11N R82W, 6th P.M. Big Creek Lakes Geographic Area, in a tributary watershed to Big Creek, Routt NF.
National Forest System Roads 660 and 669 Restoration
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Road management
- Recreation management
- Watershed management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
In Progress
Comment Period
04/29/2016
Expected: 10/2018 07/2019 Liz Schnackenberg
970-870-2234
lschnackenberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Decommission and reroute portions of National Forest System Roads 660 and 609 to reduce impacts to wetlands, streams, and watershed health
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48842
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - Townships 11N, Range 82W, and Sections 24, 25, 26, & 27 approximately 15 miles west of the town of Cowdrey
Parks Platte River Ditch Bill Easements: Batch #1
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
01/08/2013
Expected: 10/2016 11/2016 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: 09/2016 09/2016 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.
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
Pittington Private Road (NFSR 634.2) Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE

   *UPDATED*
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a Special Use Permit for a 5-year term for use and maintenance of National Forest System Road 634.2 for access to private property.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50786
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Jackson. LEGAL - SW S3 and NW S10 T10N R82W, 6th P.M. Red Canyon Geographic Area, Routt NF.
Wheatley Vegetation Management
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Forest products
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
12/2016
Expected: 04/2017 06/2017 Adam Bromley
970-723-2719
abromley@fs.fed.us
Description: Approximately 2,208 ac of silvicultural treatments including clearcuts, overstory removal, seed tree, shelterwood, and thinning. Objectives include forest regeneration, fuel load reduction, and wildlife habitat improvement
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=48829
Location: UNIT - Parks Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Grand. LEGAL - Not Applicable Southeast corner of the Parks Ranger District near Grouse Mountain.
Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Yampa Ranger District R2 - Rocky Mountain Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Morrison II
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
Analysis Completed Expected: 04/2017
Actual: 03/24/2016
06/2017 Lucas Glick
970-723-2714
lglick@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
NFSR 970 (Beaver Creek Road) Redesignation Project
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Recreation management
- Road management
In Progress
Scoping Start
10/03/2016
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 10/2017 11/2017 Douglas Myhre
970-638-4516
dmyhre@fs.fed.us
Description: Possible redesignation of NFSR 970 from Level II road to motorized trail open to vehicles 50 inches or less in width and non-motorized use. A parking area, gate and sign may also be installed. The MVUM would be updated.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50352
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T3N, R90W, section 9 Approximately 30 miles southeast of the town of Craig and adjacent to the Indian Run State Wildlife Area.
National Forest System Road 272 Conversion to Trail
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Watershed management
- Road management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
09/12/2016
Est. Comment Period
05/2017
Expected: 10/2017 01/2018 Liz Schnackenberg
970-870-2234
lschnackenberg@fs.fed.us
Description: Convert 0.6 miles of NFSR 272 to a non-motorized trail to reduce impacts to wildlife habitat, water quality, and a riparian area while maintaining non-motorized opportunities.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=49979
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - Sec 12 and 14 T2N R83W Approximately 13 miles east of Yampa, CO, along NFSR 272.1. Includes 0.6 miles of road from the intersection of NFRS 272.1 and NFRS 263.1 to a non-motorized trail located along High Rock Creek.
Pagoda AMP
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
12/19/2016
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 On Hold N/A N/A 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.
Saylor Spring (Homer Groesbeck Spring) Special Use Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
12/15/2016
Expected: 03/2017 04/2017 Janet Faller
970-870-2174
jfaller@fs.fed.us
Description: Reissuance of a Special Use Permit for a 10-year term for use and maintenance of an existing water supply spring development (Homer Groesbeck Spring) and pipeline.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50787
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - SESW S18 T3N R86W, 6th P.M. Dunckley Geographic Area of the Yampa Ranger District, Routt NF.
Tonopas Creek Fish Barrier
EA

   *UPDATED*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants In Progress
Comment Period
04/02/2017
Expected: 06/2017 06/2017 Rick Henderson
970-870-2219
rhenderson01@fs.fed.us
Description: Construction of a fish barrier in Toponas Creek to protect a native trout population from invasion by non-native trout.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50684
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T1N R83W S5 Tonopas Creek, Routt NF
Yampa Progeny Site Maintenance
CE

   *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start
04/2017
Expected: 06/2017 07/2017 Rick Ondrejka
970-638-4516
rondrejka@fs.fed.us
Description: Project proposal is to complete progeny site maintenance including; thinning, pile burning, fence repair, and/or inventory in this genetically tracked lodgepole pine plantation developed to produce superior trees for seed source reforestation needs.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=51691
Location: UNIT - Yampa Ranger District. STATE - Colorado. COUNTY - Routt. LEGAL - T2N R82W Section 30 Gore Pass
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