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

Tell City Openings

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

Under Analysis

Hickory Ridge Trail 18 Reroute

The Hoosier National Forest is proposing to reroute approximately 3/8 mile of trail 18 on the Hickory Ridge trail system to improve soil and water conditions and improve the experience for the trail user.

Joseph P. Bond Access Trail Permit Renewal

The Hoosier is proposing to reissue a special use permit for another five years for a trail access connector permit across National Forest System land.

Utilities District of Western Indiana Buried Power Line Permit Renewal

The Hoosier is proposing to reissue a special use permit for another twenty (20) years for a buried power line across NFS lands.

Analysis Completed

Forest Plan Amendment #1

An amendment to the Forest Plan to better protect caves and other karst resources while moving Forest ecosystems toward the desired conditions described in the Forest Plan.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources Permit

Proposal to issue a special use permit to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for the maintenance and use of two access lanes/roads across approximately 1,200 and 150 feet, respectively, of National Forest System land.

Saddle Creek Bottom Trail Closure

Proposed closure of the approximate 0.5 mile trail segment identified as Saddle Creek Bottom Trail to protect soil and water resources and to ensure trail user safety.

Southern Indiana Powerline Permit

Proposal to issue a special use permit for a buried powerline across 200 feet of National Forest System land.

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.