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 Quarterly Schedule of Proposed Actions

Chequamegon / Nicolet National Forest Current and Recent Projects

Note: Not all projects may appear on map. See list below for complete list of projects with more information or documentation.
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Developing Proposal

Multi-year Upland Opening Maintenance GD

Improvement of existing upland openings by hand-cutting, mowing, or burning

Nicolet Salvage Project

This project NEPA would cover destructive events on the Nicolet National Forest.

Under Analysis

2015 Strecok

Temporary and permanent private land access on Forest service trails and roads

Chequamegon Red Pine Thinning

To conduct thinning of individual red pine stands located across the Washburn, Great Divide and Medford - Park Falls Ranger Districts. The primary purpose of the project is to increase the growth and vigor of red pine stands across the forest.

Chequamegon Salvage and Restoration

Salvage of timber and forest restoration projects following an early September 2014 wind and rain storm event.

Holt Road/Thrasher Road Temporary Reroute

This project would temporarily reroute a snowmobile trail while logging equipment is using the area.

Medford-Park Falls Wildlife Opening Maintenance

The purpose of this project is to use mechanical methods or prescribed fire to restore and enhance wildlife openings to prevent natural selection succession to woody plants and by using native species when planting for wildlife habitat improvement.

Multi-year Fish Habitat Management Project

Proposal to improve habitat in 21 lakes across the district by adding woody shoreline and submerged structure (e.g. fish cribs, pyramid type brush shelter, half log structures, or tree drops). This 10 year proposal would treat 1-3 lakes a year.

Native Seed and Plant Establishment

The purpose of this project is to restore and enhance native vegetation sites in the barren vegetation communities on the Washburn Ranger District. This proposed activities include native seed and tree planting and site preparation.

North County Trail Bridge Maintenance and Reroutes Project

Proposal to reroute trail out of wet areas to higher ground close to original trail; and repair/replacement of bridges along the trail on the Great Divide District. The trail reroutes on the Washburn District are in the Rainbow Lakes Wilderness Area.

Townsend Project

Vegetation and road Management Project

Analysis Completed

2015 Culvert replacement

Culvert replacement on unnamed tributary to Armstrong Creek/FR 2163, Haymeadow Creek/FR 2205, Lilypad Creek/FR 2424, Lauterman Lake outlet/Lautermen Lake ski trail, and South branch of the Popple River/FR 2162A

Cold-water Streams Riparian Restoration

Convert aspen stands within the 450 foot riparian areas of cold-water streams (Frames and Waboo) and the Marengo River to longer-lived species by girdling some of the aspen trees and underplanting white pine

Eureka Gravel Source Development Project

The Forest Service is proposing to develop a gravel source, known as the Eureka site, on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF).

Little Willow Access Roads Permit

Little Willow Hunting Club is requesting a special use permit for use of two existing roads on National Forest System land to access a timber sale and cabin on their property which lies to the east of the Forest boundary.

Morgan Lake Campground ATV Designation

Designate Morgan Lake Campground for ATV use.

NGLVC Renewable Energy Improvement Project

The purpose of this project is to create a more sustainable and economical facility by decreasing the Center's energy use. The project includes updating the building's lighting, siding, ventilation, insulation and the installation of solar panels.

Pine Lake Association Dock SUP

Issue an special use permit for installing and maintaining an additional dock at Pine Lake.

Snowmobile Trail 70 Re-route

Re-route a short section of snowmobile trail off a private golf-course and onto National Forest land

Two Lakes Campground Maintenance

Campground maintenance proposal includes: upgrading 2 hand pump wells to solar; replacement of Lake Owen boat launch; day use parking area creation; replacing 3 older toilet buildings; dump station alarm installation; and capping of an old well.

West Side Road Permit Renewals 2014

The forest proposes the renewal of various expired or expiring road special use permits on the west side of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.

On Hold

Wolf River ATV Project

Build a trail to connect two existing routes.


Warming Winters Research Project

This research is looking at the effect of warming winters on the sustainability of US forests.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.