Mammoth Base Area Land Exchange
Exchange of approximately 21 acres of National Forest System land, currently under special use authorization to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, located near the Main Lodge north of Highway 203 for approximately 1,500 acres of land in California.
Mammoth RV Park Permit Renewal
Renewal and continuation of Mammoth RV Park's 20 year term special use permit to operate and maintain a RV campground and associated facilities on the national forest.
Sidehill Spring Exclosure Project
The existing Sidehill Spring riparian exclosure(about 0.04 acres), will be removed, and a larger exclosure (about 0.35 acres) of barbed wire fence will be built that better protects the riparian vegetation from cattle impacts.
Inyo NF-Devils Postpile NM Interagency Prescribed Burn Project
Understory burning is proposed on 133 acres of national forest and 25 acres of national monument lands. Small trees would be cut with chainsaws on 31 acres of national forest to create fire containment lines along Reds Meadow and DEPO access roads.
Lakes Basin Paved Path - Lake George Connector
The US Forest Services proposes to issue the Town of Mammoth Lakes a special use permit to contruct and maintain approximately one mile of a paved multiple use path that will connect Lake George to the existing paved multiple use path.
Motorized Transportation System Modifications
This project will analyze system and unauthorized routes for use by motorized vehicles in 13 project areas in the Mammoth and Mono Lake area with known recreation, access, safety or resource issues.
Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project
Construction of a 33-megawatt geothermal power plant and associated well field, internal access roads, pipelines, and a transmission line. The Forest Service would authorize changes to the forest transportation system.
Shepherd Pass Trail Repair and Reconstruction
Reconstruct and/or repair Shepherd Pass Trail's (#3402) stream and gully crossings damaged by flash flood event. Reconstruct and/or repair trail tread,tread retaining strucutes(check dams, retaining walls) and water diversion structures (water bars).
Sierra Front OHV Restoration
Restore unauthorized routes along the Sierra Escarpment(Bishop to Olancha)that are continuing to cause watershed and vegetation issues.
Verizon Fiber Optic Cable Placement and Permit Amendment
Verizon of CA is proposing to place a new 48 fiber optic line. The purpose of this project is to provide enhanced services and speeds for residents and travelers along 395 from the cell providers. The cable would be placed on existing DWP/SCE poles.
Install 100 feet of propane pipeline to connect existing pipeline on both ends of existing pipeline. This is the same project as the Rock Creek Energy Project. Rock Creek Energy was purchased by Amerigas.
Cottonwood Creek Road Restoration
Improve the condition of the Cottonwood Creek Road to address resource concerns and safety issues. Work will include improving stream crossings to prevent the road from washing out in the future.
Kern Plateau Streambank Stabilization Project
Implement stream stabilization projects in Casa Vieja, Olivas, Dutch, Ash and Horseshoe/Round Valley Meadow, on the Kern Plateau. Work will include constructing new headcut stabilization structures, and repairing and maintaining existing structures.
Scenic Loop OSV/OHV Staging Areas
The purpose of this project is to improve two off highway vehicle (OHV) and over snow vehicle (OSV) staging areas in areas that have existing, user-created staging areas (just east of Highway 395, lookout loop; and at 3S22, just off the Scenic Loop).
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.