Projects

Flathead National Forest Current and Recent Projects



Sort By:    Name    Status    Management Unit    Purpose

Developing Proposal

Demers Rock/Gravel Pit Expansion

Proposal to expand the existing gravel pit at Demers Ridge in the North Fork of the Flathead River. Removal of rock will occur within the disturbed footprint of the pit with the addition of up to 4 acre of new disturbance to the east.

Patrol Ridge Radio Repeater Relocation

Proposal to relocate the existing Patrol Ridge radio repeater from its existing site to approximately 1 mile southwest along Patrol Ridge to a better location for radio communication coverage.

Red Meadow Reciprocal Road Easement

Proposal to grant a nonexclusive perpetual easement for use of an existing road (known locally as East Red Meadow Drive) for legal easement access into private lands.

Wild and Scenic River Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance

Reissuance of existing Wild and Scenic River Outfitter and Guide permits.

Under Analysis

Beaver Creek Landscape Restoration Project

Project will reduce the risk of uncharacteristic wildfire and reduce fuels; improve habitat for wildlife; improve forest health; improve watershed conditions; remediate invasions of exotic species; and provide wood products.

Betty Baptiste

A project to increase forest productivity/diversity/health; provide forest products; manage/improve wildlife habitat & security; improve fish passage; improve recreation/safety values in recreation sites; & improve scenic views along Road 38.

Big Mountain Communications Site Plan Amendment Project

A project to amend the Big Mountain Communications Site Plan to allow a one-time change for KUKL (90.1 FM, Montana Public Radio, a customer of permittee Weese Enterprises) to broadcast at its current FCC authorized power of 1000 watts.

Chilly James Restoration Project

Watershed restortion project to improve fish habitat in the Jim and Cold Creek Watersheds. These two watersheds contain important bull trout spawning habitat. Jim Creek is considered "impaired" by the MT DEQ.

Cold Jim Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Management Project

Proposal to harvest timber and interplant on approximately 1245 acres of NFS lands. An estimated 1185 acres of this harvest activity is located within the Wildland Urban Interface.

Condon Mountain Fire Salvage Project

Salvage of fire-affected trees within a small portion of a 5000 acre fire in the Condon Mountain area on the Swan Lake Ranger District

Martin Creek Resource Management Project

A project to improve forest tree structure and species composition, reduce hazardous fuels, maintain and improve wildlife habitat, improve recreation opportunities, maintain water quality and aquatic habitat, and provide commercial wood products.

Missoula Electric Coop Line Burial Project

This project proposes to authorize Missoula Electric Cooperative to modify their electric transmission in several sections in the Swan Valley, Montana.

Piper 2 Pit Development Project

The project would designate a less than 5 acre area as an administrative site for crushing aggregate and rock rip-rap development. The site is located off Piper Creek Road (NFS road #966) on Roads #91457 and #91456.

Radnor Resource Management Project

A project to improve forest tree structure and species composition, reduce hazardous fuels, improve wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities, provide commercial wood products, and improve water quality.

Swaney Range Allotment Project

An analysis to update the Allotment Management Plan for the Swaney Range Allotment consistent with Forest Plan goals and objetives while protecting natural resources.

Taylor Creek Easment to DNRC

This project would grant the Montana Department of Natural Resources and easment to construct two segments of permanent road, over existing templates, on National Forest System lands.

Analysis Completed

Griffin Creek II Resource Management Project

A project to improve forest tree structure and species composition, reduce hazardous fuels, maintain and improve wildlife habitat, improve recreation opportunities,improve water quality and aquatic habitat, and provide commercial wood products.

Heinrude Fuels Reduction Project

Fuel reduction acitivities (reducing tree density and ladder fuels) adjacent to Heinrude homesites.

Wild Cramer Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project

This project is intended to address forest health and hazardous fuel concerns within a portion of the Island Unit (near Lakeside and Kila) on the Swan Lake Ranger District.

Cancelled

Forest-wide Western Larch Seed Collection

Felling up to 270 western larch trees over a 10-year period to collect cones.

Project Archive

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