Projects

Arbor Day Partnership

Bear Canyon/Trail Creek Land Exchange

Big Sky Roads Exchange-166b (West Fork Loop Road)

Bozeman Municipal Watershed Project

Chrome Mountain Mineral Exploration Proposal

East Boulder Fuel Reduction Project

Lonesome Wood Vegetation Management 2

Millie Fire Roadside Hazard Tree Removal

MT Opticom Environmental Assessment

Pine Creek Land Exchange

South Bridger Interface Project

Smith Creek Vegetation Treatment Project

Snowy Range Ranch Land Exchange

Watkins and South Fork Range Allotments EA

West Bridger/Carey Gulch Range Allotment EA

West Paradise Fuels

Upper Boulder River Watershed Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Restoration

 

 

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Gallatin National Forest Current and Recent Projects



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Developing Proposal

Cabin Creek Westslope Cutthroat Trout Barrier

It is proposed to construct a concrete barrier of adequate height and gradient to prevent the continued invasion of rainbow trout into the headwaters of the Cabin Creek Drainage

Closure of all identified hazardous mine openings on Gallatin and Custer NF across multiple district

Closure of all identified hazardous mine openings across multiple districts on Gallatin and Custer National Forests

Under Analysis

Aspen restoration

Proposal to restore aspen throught a variety of tools across the entire forest as funding and opportunity permits

East Paradise Range Recession

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

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

South Bridger Interface

Thin approximately 250 acres of mature/over mature forest vegetation on NFS lands adjacent to Bridger Bowl to a basal area ranging between 80 and 100 square feet per acre. Approx. five acres of shelterwood regeneration harvest are also proposed.

South Fork Sixteenmile Creek Westslope Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project

GNF/MT FWP jointly propose restore native westslope cutthroat trout to headwaters of the S FK. Sixteenmile Cr. drainage. Project is three phases:1) construction of an upstream migration barrier to isolate area streams from the future invasion of non-

Sweet Grass Integrated Resource Resiliency and Restoration

Use of mgmt tools:planned fire,wildland fire use,hand/mechanical thinning,pile burning,conifer/shrub planting $ seeding of native grasses and forbs to enhance/maintain resiliency of vegetative /ecological conditions in areas burned by 2006 Derby Fire

West Deer Creek Road Realignment

Realignment of 1.6 miles of road in the Deer Creek Travel Plan analysis unit.

Analysis Completed

Montana Opticom Special Use Application

Install buried fiber-optic cable capable of providing broadband technologies to underserved areas of Gallatin County, Montana.

NorthWestern Energy Jackrabbit - Big Sky 161 kV Transmission Line Upgrade

Proposal to upgrade the existing 69kV line to a 161 kV line

Rendezvous Trail Forest Thinning Project

Tractor logging, skid trails, burn slash piles

South Fork and Watkins Allotment Managment Plan Update

Update the allotment managment plan for South Fork and Watkins Allotments. Analyze issues associated with cattle grazing ( 69 cow/calf pair). Currently there are 15 pair in the South Fork Allotment and 55 pair in the Watkins Allotment 7/1-9/30

Stillwater Mining Company's Revised Water Management Plans and Boe Ranch LAD

Determine bonding and management practices necessary once mine ceases operations. (Was formerly listed as East Boulder Mine Post Closure Water Management Plan and BOE Ranch LAD Alternative). Peter Werner is Gallatin NF contact.

Project Archive

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