Hale Lake Wetland Restoration
Create wetland habitat north of the existing Hale Lake. Install fencing and gates to provide nonmotorized access and to restrict unauthorized motorized use in the Hale Lake livestock trap. Rehab user-created routes by ripping and seeding.
South Fork Campground Rebuild
Rebuild South Fork Campground, which burned in the 2012 Little Bear Fire. Improvements and campsites outside the flood zone would be reinstalled in the same location; improvements and sites within the flood zone will be relocated.
Integrated Non-Native Invasive Plant Management
The forest will be developing a proposal to manage the nonnative invasive plants within the Lincoln National Forest's boundaries. Adaptive management would be incorporated into the analysis.
McKinley Sediment Basin
Authorize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Alamogordo, to construct a sediment basin under a 30-year special use permit. The purpose of the sediment basin is to reduce flooding.
Rio Penasco Wetland Restoration
The Lincoln National Forest is proposing to restore a degraded wetland that has been modified and is no longer functioning to improve water quality and wildlife habitat for a variety of species including federally listed species.
Baca Vegetation Treatments
Fuel treatments in pinyon-juniper dominated woodlands, approximately 2,000 acres. Prescribed fire will be used after fuel treatments are complete.
Copeland Canyon Pipeline
Cancelled--This project will not be initiated in the reasonably-foreseeable future. Construct and reconstruct approximately 3 miles of deteriorated pipeline from a perennial spring at the mouth of Copeland Canyon to a storage tank in the middle of th
Divide Grazing Allotment Management
Cancelled--This project will not be initiated in the reasonably-foreseeable future. Environmental analysis for the continuation of authorization for livestock grazing.
James Canyon Grazing Allotment
Environmental analysis for the continuation of grazing authorization. Planning for this project is being delayed for an unknown period of time to focus on other project priorities.
New Campground Construction
Construction of campground on south side of State route 137 directly across from the Queen Forest Service administration site.
Sitting Bull Falls New Host Site
Construction of new host site at Sitting Bull Falls Campground day use area along road leading into parking lot behind closed gate.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.