National Guard Aviation Training Operations
The SD Army National Guard has requested authorization to conduct helicopter training exercises including touch-and-go landings at certain locations on the Black Hills NF.
Removal of waste rock from an existing mine for use in landscaping/decorative stone. Approximately 100-500 tons of material will be removed on an annual basis.
Bear Lodge Project
Development of rare earth minerals mine. The name of this project was changed from the RER Mineral Development Project.
Elk Mountain Reforestation CE
To provide ponderosa pine regeneration in areas where high fire intensities left vast areas deforested with no available natural seed source for regeneration.
Jewel Cave Withdrawal
Withdrawal of 2,387 acres of Forest Service land from mineral entry to protect cave resources underlying this land.
Red Quartz Mine
Feldspar and quartz will be removed at this existing mine site. Traditional mining techniques (drilling & blasting) will be used at the site.
Tinton Trail "Crangle" Reroute
Reroute a 1-mile section of a non-motorized trail so the trail is located outside of a drainage bottom. The trail is eroding in its current location. The new trail will be hand constructed and 24 inches wide. The old trail will be re-vegetated.
Calumet Project Area
Project Planning Analysis - Vegetative management to address insect (mountain pine beetle) epidemic and fuels hazard concerns, precribed fire/burning. HFRA
Proposal to sell lands associated with the Deer Valley Administrative Site located adjacent to Custer SD. Four surveyed lots and associated facilities - no longer necessary or economically viable - will be sold through a competitive process by GSA.
Mountain Pine Beetle Response Project
The Forest is working to manage populations of mountain pine beetle (MPB) and to help protect communities, watersheds, and natural resources from wildfire by treating hazardous fuels. The BKNF is proposing further actions to address the MPB epidemic.
Craven Canyon Mineral Withdrawal
Recommendation to BLM a withdrawal from mineral entry to protect cultural resources of significant interest within and surrounding Craven Canyon in portions of T 7 S, R 2E and T 7S, R 3 E for approximately 3,968 acres of National Forest System land
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.