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Lewis And Clark National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

Elk Smith Project

The purpose of the Elk Smith Project is to address fuel accumulation and continuity in the project area.

Helena and Lewis & Clark National Forests Plan Revision

Forest Plan revision for the Helena and Lewis & Clark National Forests.

Upper Sheep Creek Vegetation

A project being developed through a collaborative process for forest restoration within a designated landscape to reduce the risk and extent of insect or disease infestations and to increase resilience of forest stands.

Under Analysis

AML Closures 2015

To close or render "safe", features inventoried and identified as hazardous located on the Lewis and Clark National Forest (LCNF) include: open adits, shafts, stopes, subsidence features, trenches, and dilapidated structures.

Bob Marshall Wilderness Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance

Reissuance of existing outfitter and guide permits in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex.

Castle Mountains Restoration Project

This project has various silvicultural treatments and prescribed burning on approximately 22,124 acres, requiring road reconstruction and temporary road construction. There are no new permanent system roads proposed with this project.

Croff Reciprocal Access Exchange

James T and Holly Croff are exchanging road right-of-way easements with the Forest Service. The Forest Service will acquire access across Croff land on Frenchies Coulee Rd #6579. Croff will be granted across NFS lands on Lone Tree Boundary Rd #6578.

Dry Pole ATV Trail Construction

Per the 2007 Travel Management decision an ATV trail was identified to be potentially constructed in the Dry Pole Canyon Area which would provide access trail 475.

FNF Plan Revision & NCDE GBCS Amendment to the Lolo, Helena, Lewis & Clark,and Kootenai NFs

The Flathead NF is revising their forest plan and preparing an amendment providing relevant direction from the NCDE Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy into the forest plans for the Lolo, Helena, Kootenai, and Lewis & Clark National Forests.

Highwood Mountains Range

Use of adaptive management strategies to move toward desired condition objectives in authorizing livestock grazing across the Highwood Mountains landscape area.

Hollatz Drift Fence

Permit to construct barbed wire fence approximately 1500 feet long and five feet tall in two sections on NFS land to provide a physical boundary for cattle in order to keep them in the proper grazing areas.

Jefferson Chamberlain Road Obliteration

The purpose of this proposal is to decommission/obliterate the roads that were identified in the Little Belt, Castle, and North Half Crazy Mountains Travel Plan FEIS. This project will also maintain or restore healthy soil and water conditions.

Miller Bingham Project

The White Sulphur Springs Ranger District is proposing to use a commercial timber sale to thin and salvage dead and dying trees on approximately 160 acres.

October14 SUP reissuance

Issue new special use permits to replace expiring permits.

Analysis Completed

Little Belt Mountains Hazard Tree Removal

The Little Belt Mountains Hazard Tree Removal Project proposes removal of hazardous trees along public roads and recreation and administrative facilities in the Little Belt Mountains.

Little Snowy Mountains Restoration

Restoration of a dry site site ponerosa pine ecosystem with an emphasis on providing habitat diversity and to minimize the risk of stand replacing fire through thinning, mastication and prescribed fire to meet outlined desired future conditions.

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