14D Mountain Bike Trail
Construction of 3.2 miles of flow track mountain bike trail within the special use permit boundary of Taos Ski Valley (TSV).
Comanche Creek Horse Pasture
Establish a horse pasture to improve range management activities, app. 100 acres in size. Pasture fence would be located outside of the riparian and would include a water gap for watering horses. Pasture would include a level pad for parking trailers
Coriz Driveway Special Use Permit
Special Use Permit issuance for a right of way for a driveway to access private land and for installation of utilities, primarily over existing two-track.
La Fragua Canyon Public Access
The Forest Service proposes changes to the travel management status of several road segments to address public motorized vehicle access constraints which have arisen from private land road closures in the La Fragua Canyon area.
Rio Costilla Habitat Improvement
Enhance existing aquatic habitat by replacing non-functional in-stream log structures with bank-stabilizing rocks, rock sills, deeper in-stream pools, gravel bars of native materials, and other habitat improvement structures.
Sipapu Ski Area 2017 Improvements
Construction of a new 2,200'-long ski trail, including tree-clearing and grading; improvement and widening of existing 'Wormwood Traverse' trail; and installation of a 30'-diameter children's ski school yurt and associated gas and electric utilities.
Citizens Ditch Diversion
A water control structure (headgate) is proposed to be installed across the Red River at the Questa Citizens Ditch Association's point of diversion.
Forest-wide Outfitter-Guide Permit Issuance
Issue new and reissue expiring 10-year permits for outfitter-guide services on the Carson National Forest. Permits would be issued based on the need and capacity within individual geographic areas.
Highway 150 Corridor Wildland Urban Interface
Reduce hazardous fuel levels and improve forest health on approx. 2,000 acres of National Forest managed land along the corridor of New Mexico State Highway 150, leading to the Village of Taos Ski Valley. There will be no treatments in wilderness.
Red River Ski Area Multi-Season Improvement
Ski trail grading and widening; installation of gladed terrain, an interpretive hiking trail, a mountain biking trail, and additional snowmaking infrastructure. Proposed improvements are within the ski area's existing special use permit boundary.
A project to improve forest and watershed health on lands managed by the Camino Real RD. Provide fuelwood and forest products to local communities.
Rio Tusas-Lower San Antonio Landscape Restoration Project
The objective is to conserve and restore the Rio Tusas-Lower San Antonio landscape in order to increase forest ecosystem sustainability and resiliency to natural disturbances such as drought and climatic variability, insects, disease, fire and wind
Tri-State Taos to Black Lake Transmission Line Access
Approval of 2010 proposed plan, including access across NFS lands. *This project was previously named "Tri State Transmission Line Vegetation Management Plan". Vegetation management within the transmission line right-of-way has been dropped.*
Martinez Acequia Secondary Inlet Structure
Proposed installation of a water control structure (headgate) to control erosion, divert water into the Martinez acequia, and return excess water to its historic channel. Installation includes steel wingwalls and weir, gabion baskets, and rip-rap.
Rio Costilla Terminal Fish Barrier
A 98.4-foot-wide permanent fish passage barrier is proposed along Rio Costilla. Connected actions include the realignment of approximately 850 feet of Forest Road 1950, and the installation of riprap to control erosion.
Tio Gordito Restoration Project
Improve resiliancy and restore desired conditions in ponderosa pine forests using mechanical treatments and prescribed burning.
New Mexico Gas Company Authorization
Issue to a new owner a special use authorization for existing gas distribution improvements, and analyze the installation of additional pipeline through the National Forest in the Red River area and minor improvements to existing infrastructure.
Sagebrush Habitat Improvement Project
The El Rito Ranger District is proposing to treat approximately 13,000 acres of sagebrush via mechanical methods and Tebuthiuron, reseed sagebrush treated areas where needed with grasses and forbs, and broadcast burn sagebrush treated areas.
Santos Grazing Allotment
Permit adjustment of season of use. *Project placed on hold due to comments received during comment period.*
Canjilon Water Association
The project is the reissuance of an expired special use permit. *This project has been incorporated into the Forest-wide Reissuance of Expired Lands Special Uses Permits (project #46809). This individual project entry is cancelled.*
Cebolla Water Association
The project is a reissuance of an expired special use permit. *This project has been incorporated into the Forest-Wide Reissuance of Expired Lands Special Uses Permits (project #46809). This individual project entry is cancelled.*
Lama Communication Site Authorization
Issue authorizations for existing facilities. *This project has been incorporated into the Forest-wide Reissuance of Expired Lands Special Uses Permits (project #46809). This individual project entry is cancelled.*
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.