Hard Labor Mining Plan of Operations
Renewal of an approved mining plan of operations for an additional five years. Proposal includes ATV access, tent camp and suction dredging in Gulch Creek
Main Bay Fish Hatchery Permit Renewal
Renewal of a multi-year special use permit to Alaska Department of Fish and Game for continued use & maintenance of the Main Bay Fish Hatchery located in Main Bay, Prince William Sound. Managed by PWS Aquaculture Corp. EIS/ROD 1980. Constructed 1981.
Resurrection Creek Restoration Phase II
Approve a supplement to a mining plan of operations and new mining operations. Restore Resurrection Creek's channel, floodplain, and streamside vegetation to pre-mining conditions and enhance fish and riparian wildlife habitat.
San Juan Bay, Quadra Creek Habitat Improvement
Crowded stands in clearcut and uplifted areas would be thinned to accelerate tree growth and old-growth forest conditions. Canopy openings would be created in older clearcut to improve wildlife habitat. Some downed wood to be used for fish habitat.
Sand Trail Parking Area Construction Project
The project is to build a 60ft X 140ft. parking area at the Sand Trail trailhead to provide safe public parking along the Copper River Highway to access National Forest system lands.
Wild Alpine, LLC permit amendment
Wild Alpine is requesting an amendment to their existing permit to authorize a new use area southwest of Turnagain Pass. Current permit authorizes avalanche education classes and other backcountry travel uses in Turnagain Pass & Portage Valley.
Wood Bison Project--Supplemental EA
The USFS is considering amending the Wood Bison Pasture permit to ADFG to allow burning 130 piles on 138 acres of cleared land during winter. The action requires a supplement to the original Wood Bison Project EA to account for changed circumstances.
Eyak Boat Launch Reconstruction Project
The USFS, Cordova RD is proposing to reconstruct the Eyak boat launch and parking area. The project will address stream bank restoration, traffic flow safety, eliminate encroachment on private land and install a double wide boat ramp.
Hope Stone Mineral Materials
Removing slate from an existing source near Mile 11.5 of the Hope Hwy using hand tools and mechanized equipment to load and move pallets of slate and for reclamation. Storage of slate on-site may be authorized through a special use permit
Kenai Peninsula Invasive Plant Control
Control infestations of priority invasive plant occurrences on the Kenai Peninsula portion of the Chugach National Forest including use of herbicides on small scales on species and infestations where manual control has largely failed.
Lynx #1 mining plan of operations
Proposal for an extension of an existing plan of operations for access on a trail closed to the general public, seasonal suction dredging, and a seasonal tent camp on Lynx Creek.
McClain's Mining Plan of Operations
Proposed mechanical placer mining plan of operations including several 50'x100' excavations per operating season and a 50'x50' camp area. Equipment proposed is a small trommel, small dozer, small excavator and skid steer loader.
Russian River Campground Reconstruction Project
The purpose of this project is to reconstruct Russian River Campground to improve pedestrian/vehicles access, improve functionality of Russian Lakes Trailhead, provide a fish waste disposal facility, and improve facilities for visitor contacts.
Winter Supplemental Plan of Operations
The Plan proposes cutting 15 to 20 small diameter trees in preparation of processing placer gravels and use and maintenance of approximately 500 feet of new access road to access upper benches of Quartz Creek for exploration.
Cooper Creek Stream Restoration
Stream restoration work on the lower 0.75 miles of Cooper Creek, from the mouth of the canyon to the confluence with the Kenai River.
HMC Palmer Creek Mining Plan of Operations
seasonal suction dredging and high-banking, sampling, road repair, and use of a seasonal camp consisting of tents or campers. Access will be by ATV or snowmobile, road vehicles, or small excavation equipment on roads currently closed to the public
One Eyed Pond Channel
One Eyed Pond is an isolated former gravel pit. We propose to dig a 40-ft channel to connect it to an adjacent pond. This will allow anadromous salmonids to enter and use the pond for summer and winter rearing habitat.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game O/G Permit Renewal
Re-issue special use permit for guided cross-country skiing and overnight camping on Bean Creek and Resurrection Pass Trail; fishing and hiking on Russian River Angler and Russian River Falls Trails; fishing, hiking and camping on Lost Lake Trail.
Gem Mining Plan of Operations
Seasonal high-banking along Palmer Creek with a two inch high-banker and use of a seasonal RV camp, ATV for access, and occasional use of a small dozer for reclamation work
Granite Creek Campground Reconstruction
Reconstruct and upgrade existing 17 site campground to meet accessibility guidelines; provide additional recreation opportunities such as group camping, double sites, hiking trails and winter camping; and reduce exposure to flooding/erosion.
HHH Mining Plan of Operations
Year round suction dredging in Palmer Creek with two (2) six inch suction dredges, high-banking on the bench above Palmer Creek, and use of two temporary tent camps. Access will be by snowmobile or ATV on existing trails.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.