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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Under Analysis

Ameritech/SBC Global Permit Renewal

Re-issuance of a fiber optic telephone line permit for another 20 years.

Brian and Patricia Martin Road Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to access private land across NFS land.

Buffalo Pike

Propose to reduce the density of trees and improve stand structure through 38 acres of single tree selection harvest and regenerate a 15 acre stand using group selection harvest.

Francis and Elizabeth Dillon Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit for a private road with a gate to access private property.

Hoosier Energy Temporary Permit

Proposal to provide Hoosier Energy access to their transmission line for structure/pole replacement.

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.

Ransburg Scout Reservation Private Road/Trail SU Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a special use permit to the Ransburg Scout Reservation for a road and a recreation trail.

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.

SIP Permit Consolidation

Proposal to consolidate 17 individual Southern Indiana Power special use permits into one master permit.

SIP/PSCI-Larry Wilson Permit

Proposal to issue a special use permit for Southern Indiana Power and Perry Spencer Rural Telephone to place an electric and telephone line along an existing permitted access road.

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.

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

IUOA 5-year Priority Use Outfitter/Guide Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a 5-year Priority Use Outfitter and Guide Permit to IU Outdoor Adventures to provide outfitting and guiding services on the Hoosier NF.

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.