Projects

This page includes, in links listed below, information on projects which implement the Forest Plan. On some, public input is being sought, on others decision notices or environmental assessments on forest projects are posted.

Hoosier National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

Hickey-Martin Dam Removal

The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to remove the Hickey-Martin Dam from Henderson Creek to allow for movement of aquatic species and to restore hydraulic processes within the stream.

Saddle Lake Aquatic Organism Passages

The Hoosier is proposing to replace two road/stream crossing structures with aquatic organism passage structures that allow for the movement of aquatic species as well as to restore hydraulic processes within the streams.

Under Analysis

D Trail Re-designation and Re-route

The Hoosier is proposing to reroute approximately one mile of the D Trail and re-designate the trail to include mountain bike use.

Forest Plan Amendment #2

The Hoosier is proposing to amend the Hoosier National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan to establish a Management Area and associated direction to existing and future communication sites. No new sites would be added or created at this time.

Perry Spencer RTC, Inc.

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to authorize Perry Spencer RTC, Inc. to bury new fiber optic line along county and state roads and to install aerial fiber optic line on existing power poles.

Tell City Openings

Maintain openings as early successional habitat using a variety of tools.

Uniontown North Restoration

Proposal to implement the 2006 Land and Resource Management Plan by increasing the amount of early successional habitat available.

Analysis Completed

Hunters Creek Road Right-of-Way Conveyance

The Hoosier is proposing to convey right-of-way easements to Lawrence and Monroe Counties for the realignment of Hunters Creek Road.

Kenneth Carpenter and David Hammond Private Road Special Use Permit Renewal

Proposal to reissue a special use permit for a private road.

Malan Small Tracts Act Sale

The Hoosier is proposing to resolve an encroachment with a Small Tracts Act sale.

Mendlesberg Small Tracts Act Sale

The Hoosier is proposing to resolve an encroachment with a Small Tracts Act sale.

Milfoil Control via Lake Drawdown

The Hoosier is proposing to manipulate lake water levels to control non-native Eurasian water milfoil in Celina Lake, Indian Lake and Tipsaw Lake.

Newkirk Land Exchange

The Hoosier is proposing a land-for land exchange to resolve an unauthorized encroachment of private improvements located on National Forest System land.

North Face Camp Loop Electric Extension

The Hoosier is proposing to extend electricity from camp sites 28 and 30 in the North Face Camp Loop to seven more camp sites.

Richard Hensell Private Road Permit Renewal

Proposal to reissue a special use permit for a private road.

RTC Communications Buried Telephone Line Permit Renewal

Renewal of a special use permit to RTC Communications for a buried telephone line.

Sell Special Use Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to access private property and a temporary log landing area approximately 100' x 50' in size.

On Hold

East Bass Pond Trail Reconstruction

The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to reconstruct approximately 4,300 feet of the East Bass Pond segment of the Cope Hollow trail to improve and protect soil and water resource.

Project Archive

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