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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

Townsend Project

Vegetation and road Management Project

Under Analysis

2015 Culvert replacement

Culvert replacement on Armstrong Creek

Chequamegon Communications Cooperative Inc. Ino Tower generator project

The Cooperative mistakenly installed a generator at the Ino Tower facility without approval. Proposal is to amend an existing permit to allow for the generator and associated equipment within the fenced area. Footprint (fenced area) remains the same.

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.

Hwy 63 CWPP Project

Community Wildfire Protection Plan project to reduce ladder and surface fuels located within 200 feet of each side of Hwy 63. Ladder fuels treatments improve health and vigor of the timber stands by removing brush and tree vegetation competition.

Lakewood Southeast Additional Burn Unit

An additional burn unit would be added to the original Lakewood Southeast Project.

Mosquito Creek Crossings

Improve two of Mosquito Creeks Crossings at Hwy 32 and Diamond Roof Road.

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.

Revised Lake Habitat Restoration Project

This project would add more fish cribs the Butternut Lake.

Sawdust Lake Stewardship Project

Proposal to maintain / restore the Sawdust Lake dispersed camping site. Activities include: maintenance on the roads and boat launch, leveling campsites, erosion control, blocking off of illegal use, and installation of wilderness toilets.

Warming Winters Research Project

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

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.

Analysis Completed

2015 Pipeline Rehabilitation Erosion Control Site 2

Repair of heavy erosion and devegetation due to off road vehicle use of the pipeline area.

2015 Road-Stream Crossing Repair and Maintenance

Repair, replace and/or maintain culverts and bridges along existing roads and trails with identified drainage problems at 15 sites. Stabilize about 1.5 miles of FR 383 and 0.25 miles of FR 378A to reduce road surface erosion and sedimentation.

Bayfield Electric Coop. Power Line Removal

Removal of an overhead power line in the Town of Drummond, Wisconsin. The line served a cabin off of West Horseshoe Road. The cabin has been removed and power is no longer need to the site.

Cisco Lake and Nymphia Lake Road Maintenance: Culverts

Proposal to improve roads and watersheds by restoring proper drainage at three sites. Road maintenance to minimize watershed impacts includes: gravel surfacing, crowning the road, re-establishment of outlet ditches, and installing/replacing culverts.

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).

Forest Lodge Cow Pasture Prescribed Burn

Conduct a prescribed burn on the 3-acre grassy opening known as the Forest Lodge cow pasture as a first step in reducing hazardous fuels, re-establishing fire on the landscape, treating non-native invasive species, and restoring native species.

Morgan Lake Campground ATV Designation

Designate Morgan Lake Campground for ATV use.

Northland Education and Research SUP

Special Use authorization for Northland College to conduct educational and/or research programs, activities, tours, and fundraising events at Forest Lodge and other sites across the Great Divide Ranger District.

On Hold

Wolf River ATV Project

Build a trail to connect two existing routes.

Project Archive

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