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).
Red River Town Park Restoration
Installation of in-stream structures and other measures to improve fish habitat in a 0.5-mile section of the Red River. A special use permit is also proposed to expand the paved trail of Red River Town Park and to install ADA-compliant fishing piers.
2015 Green Fuelwood Areas
Four green fuelwood cutting areas near communities to meet local need. Valid permit holders would be authorized to cut and remove marked fuelwood or other forest products.
Canjilon Lakes Forest Health and Sanitation Project
The purpose of this project is to reduce the risk to human life and safety in the Canjilon Lakes recreation area. There is a need to reduce the risk of hazard trees from falling on recreationists and structures throughout the campgrounds.
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.
Deer Creek Complex Allotment Drift Fence
Construction of a 1,750-foot-long drift fence across the Deer Creek Complex and Goose Creek Allotment boundary to inhibit livestock moving onto private land adjoining the Bull-of-the-Woods Pasture.
El Rito Canyon Landscape Restoration Project
To move ecological conditions in El Rito Canyon to desired conditions, improve forest health and resilience, and reduce potential wildfire hazard to wildland urban interface (WUI) area containing the community of El Rito on approximately 62,000 acres
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.
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.
A collaborative project to improve forest and watershed health on lands managed by the Camino Real RD, Carson NF; BLM, Taos Field Office; and Picuris Pueblo within the Rio Trampas watershed. Provide fuelwood and forest products to local communities.
Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort 2015 Trail Improvement Projects
A 1,700-foot new trail is proposed, with a width varying between 50 and 200 feet. Widening of existing trails is also proposed, as well as installation of 3,000 feet of snowmaking infrastructure. Total ground disturbance would not exceed 4.9 acres.
Tio Gordito Project
Improve resiliancy and restore desired conditions in ponderosa pine forests using mechanical treatments and prescribed burning.
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.*
Upper Bitter Creek Project
Project will address forest and watershed health issues, improvements to wildlife habitat, provide traditional use forest products, maintain heathy vegetation characteristics that allow resistance to wildfire, insect and disease outbreaks.
Upper Rio San Antonio
Improve stream and wetland conditions along the Upper Rio San Antonio by restoring bank and riparian meadow vegetation, stabilizing eroding areas, creating fish habitat, constructing a fish barrier to protect native species and upland water sources.
Lama Communication Site Authorization
Issue authorizations for existing facilities including re-issuing expired authorizations and analyzing and potentially authorizing improvements installed without prior authorization. Site is designated for these uses in the Carson Forest Plan.
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.
San Cristobal Treatment Center Guiding Authorization
Issue a prioirty use permit to an existing guiding business currently operating under a temporary use permit. The service consists of day and overnight backpacking, camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing trips.
Santos Grazing Allotment
Permit adjustment of season of use. *Project placed on hold due to comments received during comment period.*
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.