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