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.
HWY 395 Mammoth to Wilson Butte Median Safety Thinning Project
Timber Stand Improvement activities, i.e., thinning & slash treatment, proposed on 118 acres of forested medians on highway 395 from Mammoth north to Wilson Butte to enhance highway safety, forest health, & resiliency to catastrophic wildfire event.
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.
Lamarck Trail/Watershed improvement/restoration
This project will repair and stabilize degraded sections of trail and re-route sections of trail out of sensitive meadows on the Lamarck trail system on the White Mountain Ranger District.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.