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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.

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.

Castle Mountains Restoration Project

This project has seven discrete silvicultural treatments on 30,744 acres, requiring 19.5 miles of temporary road and 41.1 miles of road reconstruction. There are no new system roads within this proposal.

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.

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.

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. This Project is subject to the Project-Level Pre-decisional Administrative Review Process, also known as the objection process (36 CFR Part 218). For more information on the application of this process, please see the letter below. A complete listing of 36 CFR Part 218 is available at

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 Snowy Mountains Restoration

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

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