Welcome to the Custer Gallatin Project page. The projects listed on this page are in different stages of analyses.

Each project includes a brief description of the project, contact information, and access to available on-line project documents.  The link below will take you to project information for the Beartooth, Ashland, and Sioux Ranger Districts.

Additional Project Information - Beartooth, Ashland and Sioux Ranger Districts

Custer Gallatin National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

Custer Gallatin Forest Plan Revision

Development of Custer Gallatin National Forest Plan Revision, creating one plan across the entire Custer Gallatin National Forest.

East Paradise Range Recession

This is to study six open grazing allotments and determine if reauthorization of grazing is warranted

Forest Road 642 - Middle Fork Sixteen Mile Road (Middle Fork Flathead Road) Relocation

The proposal is to move a short section of Road 642 from private land onto national forest in the NE corner of Sec 16 and rejoin the original road location. This will improve the location and maintenance, move it away from the stream, avoid pvt land

Miminagish Organization Camp

Master Plan development and conversion of obsolete Special Use Permit to current format for the Miminagish Organization Church Camp in the Main Boulder canyon, Yellowstone Ranger District

North Hebgen Multiple Resource Project

Fuels reduction in the wildland-urban interface, wildlife hab improvement in aspen, whitebark pine,forest health treatments etc. Treatment methods include harvest or removal of commercial size and noncommercial trees with machinery,by hand,pres burn

Proposed Shooting Star Ranch Land Exchange

The US would convey 590 acres to Shooting Star Ranch (SSR) in 2 parcels adjacent to SSR lands. The US would acquire 583 acres of private land in the Slip & Slide (Rigler Ranch) area. These lands adjoin NFS land and Montana FWP land.

Red Lodge Mountain Land Exchange

An exchange of Federal and non-Federal lands of approximately equal value, located within and near the ski area permit boundary. The exchange also includes the proposed acquisition of trail easements to improve public access to nearby NFS lands.

Smith Shields Forest Health

Reduce the risk or extent of, or increase resilience to, insect or disease infestations in the area by improving resiliency of stand structure, function and composition; also reduce wildfire risk to local communities and federal lands in the WUI.


Lucky Minerals Inc. Emigrant Project Plan of Operations for drilling activities

Exploratory drilling to assess mineral presence at 9 sites on existing roads and 3 helicopter sites in Emigrant Creek area. Total ground disturbance of approximately 0.3 acres.

Whitebark Pine Enhancement Project

This project will involve mechanical, non-commercial removal of non-whitebark conifers from stands that contain or are directly adjacent to live whitebark pine trees and prescribed burns within conifer stands that contain beetle-killed whitebark pine

Project Archive

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