Communication Site Special Use Permit Renewal
Reissuing special use permits for up to 12 communication sites throughout the Inyo National Forest, for a period of up to 30 years. Facilities include radio and cell phone towers, radio repeaters, and other communications equipment.
2016 Swall Meadows Community Fuelbreak Project
Hazardous fuels reduction treatments are proposed on 108 acres adjacent to the community of Swall Meadows. Treatments are designed to lower flame length & severity while providing defensible space & safe ingress/egress for public & firefighters.
Mammoth Base Area Land Exchange
Exchange of approximately 30.6 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 1317.5 acres of land in California.
Mammoth Lakes Basin Hazardous Fuels Reduction
This is a fuels reduction project in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The goal of treatments will be to create defensible space around private and Forest Service developments to facilitate fire suppression activities and reduce potential wildfire severity.
Motorized Transportation System Modifications
This project will analyze system and unauthorized routes for use by motorized vehicles in 12 project areas in the Mammoth and Mono Lake area with known recreation, access, safety or resource issues.
Sherwin Trails Phase 1
Construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of non-motorized trails in the Sherwin Area.
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 Meadow Restoration Project
Implement stream stabilization projects in Casa Vieja, Monache, Dutch, Strawberry, Brown and Mulkey Meadows, on the Kern Plateau. Work will include constructing new headcut stabilization structures, and repairing and maintaining existing structures.
Inyo National Forest Over Snow Vehicle Use Designation
Designate motorized over-snow vehicle (OSV or snowmobile) use on National Forest System roads and trails and areas on National Forest System lands as allowed, restricted, or prohibited. Identify trails for grooming for snowmobile use.
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).
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.