Trail Habitat Improvement Project
Improve moose forage through prescribed burning, mechanical and/or hand treatements, reduce fuel loading and fuel continuity, and improve stand health by thinning spruce and hardwood stands in the Trail watershed.
Williwaw Spawning Channel Treatments
Stabilize erosion at Williwaw Fish Viewing platfrom including repair of Williwaw Platform, modification of stream control structures upstream and downstream of Williwaw Platform. Remove alder and plant willow/cottonwood/birch to improve habitat.
Alaska Railroad Corporation Permit Renewal
Alaska Railroad Corp.is requesting renewal of their permit for another 5 year term. The current permit authorizes 3 avalanche mitigation improvements and 1 weather station for the purpose of protecting use of the railroad.
Alaska Working Retriever Club Permit Renwal
Alaska Working Retriever Club is requesting a renewal of their recreational event permit for another 5 years. The permit would authorize AKC (dog) field trials and hunt tests with live ammo and minimal brushing for dog safety.
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.
Granite Creek Campground Reconstruction
recronstruct and upgrade existing 17 site campground to meet accessibility guidelines, provide additional recreation opportunitities such as group camping, double sites, hikingtrails 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.
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
Install & Operate One Forest Service Repeater
Install and operate a single, self-contained, VHF repeater. All construction materials brought to site via helicopter. No ground disturbance required; equipment is contained in or on an aluminum building with foundation included.
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.
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 Aquatic Habitat Maintenance
Restore flow into a constructed side channel by removing accumulated debris/sediment deposited during a 2012 ice dam break flood event. Improve grade control and excavate an additional inlet reducing potential dewatering from future flood events.
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.
Retriever Club of Alaska Permit Renewal
Retriever Club of Alaska is requesting to renew recreation event permit for another 5 years. It will authorize AKC (dog) field trials and hunt tests with live ammo, and minimal alder brushing for dog safety.
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.
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 baccountry travel uses in Turnagain Pass & Portage Valley.
Creek Side Nugget Plan of Operations
Plan proposes suction dredging in Bear Creek using a four inch suction dredge and accessing with two ATVs trail on the Bear Creek trail which is closed to motorized access by the general public
Devils Vegetation Project
The Devils Vegetation Project includes treatments for improvement of vegetation and wildlife habitat, fire protection and prevention, and reduction of hazardous fuels on National Forest System lands near Kenai Lake and Cooper Landing, Alaska.
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.
Juneau North Burn
Revisit a decision to improve wildlife habitat in the Juneau Creek area. Aspen stands would be improved using a mosaic of low to high intensity prescribed fire to kill some overstory trees and stimulate aspen suckering.
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.
Primrose Creek bank stabilization
Stabilize the south bank and reshape the floodplain and channel of Primrose Creek prevent high water events from damaging roads and recreation facilities. Place boulders and anchor up to 60 whole trees along 500 feet of the south creek bank.
Resurrection Creek parking
Provide parking and discourage unauthorized off road vehicle travel in the riparian area adjacent to Resurrection Creek between MP 3.1 and 3.7 of the Resurrection Creek Road south of Hope, AK in the vicinity of the Rec Gold Panning Area and Trailhead
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.
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
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.
Soggy Bottom Mountain Bike Race
Mountain Bike Rec Event to take place first Saturday in August. This race uses the full length of the Resurrection Pass Trail (including Devils Pass). Race starts off of NFS lands in Hope, AK and ends off NFS lands in Hope, AK.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.