Projects

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

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

2015 Hazardous Mine Closures

Physical closure of identified mine hazards across multiple districts oof the Custer-Gallatin National Forest.

Battle Ridge Campground Hazard Tree Removal

Remove hazard trees in campground area. Trees impacted from insect and disease may be removed for firewood or commercial product.

North Hebgen Multiple Resource Projects

This is an integrated treatment project designed to meet multiple objectives. Treatment methods include harvest or removal of commercial size and non-commercial trees with machinery, by hand and through prescribed burning.

Shields River Fish Barrier

A concrete fish barrier will be constructed at an existing crossing of the Shields River at the Shields River Campground to secure approximately 25 miles of habitat for Yellowstone cutthroat trout.

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

Gallatin Forest Plan Amendment to Remove or Replace Outdated Management Direction (Clean Up Amendmen

The proposal would remove outdated, ineffective and/or unclear standards and other direction from the Gallatin National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (i.e. Forest Plan)

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

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

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

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

South Bridger Interface Project EA

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.

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

West Deer Creek Road Realignment

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

Project Archive

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