Antelope Basin Storage Tank Project
Proposal to install a water storage tank to increase the efficiency of the current stock water pipeline, converting the majority of the pipeline to a gravity run system instead of a electric pump driven system.
BDNF Aspen Project
Increase aspen component in places where assessment indicates a need and conditions are favorable to support aspen using a variety of treatments.
Canyon Trail #7077 Maintenance and Construction
Relocation and construction of 1600 ft. of new trail, maintenance and tread work on restoration on 1420 ft. of existing trail, obliteration of 1590 ft. of old trail, installation of a 30 ft. rock turnpike, and hardening of one stream crossing.
Fleecer Mountains Project
Salvage dead and dying lodgepole pine on approx. 1,100 acres, thin Douglas fir stands on approx 590 acres, pre-commercial thin second growth stands on approx. 1,345 acres, and aspen restoration on 115 acres, various aquatic and road improvements.
Flint Foothills Vegetation Management Project
1) Salvage dead and dying lodgepole pine
2) Commercial thin ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir
3) Use prescribed fire in low and mid-elevation mixed conifer stands to promote resiliency
4) Pre-commercial thin young stands
Goodrich Gulch Plan of Operation
The proponent proposes a phased exploration which includes core drilling to test for vein extension trend, opening existing protals for bulk sampling, conducting three placer tests and exploration work to remove old mine dumps for sampling.
MT58_Voigt Plan of Operations
The proposal is to remove 8000 tons of mine waste material from multiple sites in the South Meadow Creek area. Access and waste rock material haulage will be primarily along forest roads #9648, 9649, 9649a, 1224 and 1221.
NCRS SNOTEL Sites Conversion Project
Amend the terms of an existing permit under a National Memorandum of Understanding, to allow the Natural Resources Conservation Service to automate 2 existing snow courses (Dad Creek and Slag-a-Melt)to Snotel sites.
Ramshorn Creek Reciprocal Trail Access
Proposal to exchange a permit for motorized access to private land on 1320 feet of an old jeep road closed to motorized traffic for an easement across private land for the same distance to maintain public access along the Ramshorn Creek Trail #6016
South Gravelly Allotment Management Plans
Review grazing practices and infrastructure for 4 domestic livestock grazing allotments (Eureka Basin, Pole Creek, Southwest Corner and Robb Creek)to ensure compliance with applicable Forest Plan direction.
The BLM Dillon field Office and USFS Beaverhead-Deerlodge are starting the Environmental Assessment(EA) on an Application for Permit to Drill, submitted by the Lima Exploration Company, LLC.
Whetstone Ridge Trail #8020 Relocation
We propose to construct 4.7 miles of new trail and obliterate 1.4 miles of the old trail tread, in order to reroute the Whetstone Ridge Trail to resolve safety, erosion and public access concerns posed at the existing location.
Boulder Lowlands Vegetation
The purpose of the project is to increase the resiliency of the area to insect and disease infestations and reduce the risk of wildfire to local communities and surrounding lands (federal, state and private).
Butte Highland Mine Haul Road
Butte Highlands JV, LLC of Butte, Montana has submitted a Plan of Operations (POO) to use National Forest System roads for activities that are incidental to their mining operations on private land.
Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail Hazard Tree Removal
Remove hazard trees over the course of 10 years, to reduce the risk posed to skiers and hikers on this trail system (over 7000 visitors annually) by commercial means if possible. Force account or service contracts will be employed otherwise.
East Deer Lodge Valley Landscape Restoration Management
Purpose is to achieve Forest Plan Goals including Timber management, Aquatic Improvement, Wildlife Habitat improvement. Proposed activities include timber salvage, commercial thinning, sediment reduction, fish passage, road and trail decommissioning
Roadside Hazard Tree Removal #6
Remove dead, dying, or structurally unsound trees determined to pose a hazard along several system roads on the Madison and Pintler Ranger Districts. Method of removal will likely involve commercial timber sales.
Trapper Creek Vegetation Management
This revised proposal includes removal of colonizing conifers on 3338 acres of riparian vegetation, mountain mahogany, and sagebrush/grass parks using slashing and burning, broadcast burning, or lop and scatter to meet Forest Plan objectives
Vegetation management treatments to meet Forest Plan desired conditions including removing encroaching conifers in Sagebrush, Aspen, Mountain Mahogany, thinning Douglas-fir, daylighting Whitebark Pine.
Chief Joseph Ski Trail Maintenance & Construction
Project would re-shaping the existing road prism on the old log hauling routes used as ski trails and dig stumps on approximately 32 kilometers of cross country ski trails and construct a connector trail between Moose and Sentinel Meadow trails.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.