North Fork Wells of Eagle Creek
The Lincoln National Forest will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to document and publicly disclose environmental effects of issuing a new special use permit to the Village of Ruidoso (the applicant) for continued operation of their municipal water supply wells on the North Fork of Eagle Creek, located on National Forest System land.
Ski Apache Postfire Rehabilitation
Authorize postfire rehabilitation activities (prescribed fire, contour falling, log terracing, reseeding, and reforestation) to remove piled hazard trees and repair and improve lands that are unlikely to recover from the Little Bear Fire.
West Mountain Push Units 7-9
Treat 1,053 acres of pinyon/juniper woodlands in the vicinity of Capitan, NM. This project will authorize stand improvement activities to improve watershed and wildlife habitat. Treatment would be conducted mechanically and with prescribed fire.
Ski Apache Bike Trail Construction
Amend a special use permit authorizing Ski Apache to construct approx. 1 mile of mountain bike trail on NFS lands within Ski Apache, west of Ruidoso, New Mexico. The trail will adjoin an additional 4.5 miles of trail on Mescalero Apache lands.
Copeland Canyon Pipeline
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 the Arroyo Seco Allotment.
Madden Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project
Wildlife habitat improvement project. The project would reduce tree densities while providing increased understory forage. In the pinyon-juniper there would be a 60% openings to a 40% cover ratio to optimize wildlife habitat.
New Campground Construction
Construction of campground on south side of State route 137 directly across from the Queen Forest Service administration site.
Seven Cabins Road Realignment
Aquisition of right of way road easement and construction of approx. 0.8-mile of new road to access Forest System Road 256 and ensure legal access to the north side of the Capitan Mountains.
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.
Akers Prescribed Fire
The project would implement a prescribed fire designed to reduce stand densities, increase stand health, reduce activity and natural fuel loadings, improve wildlife habitat, and move the project area toward a more sustainable condition.
Akers Wildlife Enhancement Project
This project is for mastication of up to 200 acres of activity generated slash in wildlife patchcuts a half mile north of Weed, New Mexico on Lincoln National Forest managed lands.
Collaborative Forest Restoration Projects
The South Central Mountain RC&D Council is seeking Forest Service funds to complete mechanical thinning and prescribed burning projects on non-federal lands funded by a federal grant; thus, the project will not implement the Forest Plan.
Dell City Telephone
Re-issue special use authorization for phone line on the Sacramento and Guadalupe Ranger Districts.
Hale Lake and East Hale Lake Grazing Allotments Management
Environmental analysis for continuation of authorization of livestock grazing.--This listing is being cancelled. The projects will be listed separately in PALS and on the SOPA since these actions will be analyzed in separate NEPA documentation.
James Canyon Campground Wildfire Rehabilitation Project
Activities proposed include removal of burned wooden bridge and replacement with steel bridge; installation of six tent pads with metal tables and campfire rings, rip rap on slopes, four bear proof trash receptacles, fence, and kiosk.
Pipeline Construction on Skinner and Alienated Allotments
Construct a pipeline and storage tanks to provide reliable permanent water to the Skinner, Alienated and Kudner allotments. This project will be cancelled--these project activities will be included in the Skinner Grazing Allotment Mgmt(Project 43170)
Sugar Stake Land Exchange
The exchange of 20 acres of private land located on a patented mining claim within the White Mountain Wilderness for Forest Service Land elsewhere.
Storm recovery restoration effort due to wind event on December 8, 2009.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.