Projects

Flathead National Forest Current and Recent Projects



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Under Analysis

2014-2018 Whitebark Pine Planting Project

Proposed to plant whitebark pine seedlings on approximately 300 acres of suitable ground within the Condon Mountain Fire burn area. The planting would occur annually on approximately 60 acres of suitable ground for the next 5 years (2014-18).

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.

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

Heinrude Fuels Reduction Project

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

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.

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.

Red Butte Fish Barrier Project

Fish migration barrier installation upstream of the mouth of Red Butte Creek. Barrier would consist of a concrete dam about 6-feet high x 64-feet wide; the barrier would back water upstream for about 30 feet; rock placed upstream to avoid ponding.

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

Glacier Loon Fuels Reduction and Forest Health Project

The Decision authorizes management activities on approximately 1405 acres of NFS lands within the Project Area. An estimated 1159 acres of activities are located within the Wildland Urban Interface.

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.

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.