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.
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.
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.
Calumet Project Area
Project Planning Analysis - Vegetative management to address insect (mountain pine beetle) epidemic and fuels hazard concerns, precribed fire/burning. HFRA
Deadwood-Agnew Mine Reclamation Project
The area to be reclaimed is approximately 4.4 acres. The mines open pit will be filled with a mica reclamation product that is produced at Pacer Corp. Once the pit is filled topsoil will be applied and the area will be seeded.
Griffs Canyon Placer Group
Project proposes to conduct exploration drilling on unpatented mining claims approx. 8.3 miles southwest of Custer, SD. Exploration will be conducted using a skidloader w/a post hole digger. Exploration holes will be 1-20 ft deep; on 3-5 centers.
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.
Vegetation treatments to reduce mountain pine beetle risk in forested stands surrounding the City of Custer, SD. Prescribed burning and fuels treatments are also included to reduce fire hazard.
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.