Four Corners Petroleum - WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 APDs
Proposal to authorize the Surface Use Plan of Operations for Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 re-entry wells. The earlier wells were plugged and abandoned in 2002 and 1995.
Greater Crossbow Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
Proposed oil and gas project for 1,500 oil and gas wells, on 100 well pads, drilled over the course of 10 years in southern Campbell and northern Converse Counties, with roads, utilities and pipelines for transport of materials are included.
Hartland Subdivision Right-of-Way
Hartland Enterprises, LLC request for road access to a new subdivision between Osage and Upton. Proposed right-of-way would be approximately 3,900 feet in length and utilize a previously constructed roadway.
Inyan Kara Assembled Land Exchange
This land exchange, consisting of approximately 16,600 acres, is being handled by the Inyan Kara Grazing Association on behalf of 13 land owners in Weston County, WY.
Judd Water Pipeline
Special Use Permit renewal for 10-year term for an existing, buried water pipeline and well.
LaBonte Canyon Connector Trails
The need for the connector trail(s) is to create a means for the public to comply with Wyoming State laws when accessing the Big Bear Trail System and LaBonte Trail.
North Bill Disposal Powerline
Powerline to North Bill Disposal Facility about 5681 feet in length with and short term construction corridor of 33' and long term ROW width of 16.5' with initial disturbance of 4.29 acres and a long term ROW of 2.15 acres
Tie City Summer Trail Improvements
Specific locations within the Tie City Trail system not yet determined. Project could include trail reroutes, reconstruction, or installation of water control features.
Wyoming Pipeline Company Amendment-Mush Creek Pumping Station
Proposes to authorize Wyoming Pipeline Company to occupy NFS land to construct and maintain an additional 361 feet of natural gas line to the Mush Creek Pumping Station, connect to an existing line, and renewal of 20-year term Special Use Permit.
2015 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Race Special Use Authorization
Classic Bicycle Racing LLC makes temporary use of NFS lands during 4 of the total 7 stages on four National Forests within Colorado for ancillary facilities such as staging areas with portable toilets, signs, barricades, message boards, and filming.
Buffalo Pass Trails
Develop approximately 40 miles of trails near Steamboat Springs in the Buffalo Pass area.
Coal Creek Reclamation
Use the piscicide rotenone to remove all non-native trout from the upper four miles of Coal Creek. Native Colorado River cutthroat trout will then be reintroduced.
Converse County Oil and Gas EIS Project
The Forest Service proposes to authorize development of oil and gas resources as identified by the proponent companies. The proponent companies have identified approximately 5,000 oil and natural gas wells on 1,500 well pads.
Greater Sage-grouse Management Direction- Routt NF
The purpose of this project is to prepare environmental impact statements (EISs) and supplemental environmental impact statements to incorporate greater sage-grouse conservation measures into Bureau of Land Management land use plans and Forest Plans.
Hiland Crude Road Use Permit NFSR 1501
Authorize by Road Use Permit the reconstruction of 2,740 feet of National Forest System Road 1501 to a 16-foot width crowned road and install a new cattle guard.
Muddy Creek and Lake Creek Watershed Restoration Project
This project will explore travel management and watershed restoration alternatives to improve wetland, stream, and watershed conditions and improve fish and wildlife habitat in the Muddy Creek and Lake Creek watersheds (along 553 and 588 roads).
Northeast Laramie Range Fuel Reduction Project
This project proposes to burn or mechanically treat approximately 2,708 acres in the eastern half of the Laramie Peak unit. Much of the vegetation within the the project units has not experienced fire in past 50 years.
Pole Mountain Travel Management
This project will analyze the complete road and motorized trail system on Pole Mountain. The analysis team will look at the existing road system, user-created routes, and over-snow motorized travel and recommend both additions and closures.
Rock Creek State Wildlife Road Use
This authorization will cover the commercial use of NFSR 206 and 225 for the transportation of livestock to and from a loading chute facility located on the Rock Creek SWA. In addition a backup lane and turn around will be maintained/constructed.
Slack Weiss Analysis Area Project
The primary purpose of this project is to improve forest health, reduce threats to public safety, and provide forest products while minimizing environmental effects in the project area. A variety of silvicultural treatments are proposed.
Fuels treatments & habitat improvements. Mastication, prescribed burning of shrubs and aspen, treatment/ removal of beetle-killed pine. Project is near Steamboat Springs (WUI). A seasonal closure for big game winter range would also be implemented.
US Air Force Helicopter Training
Permit reissuance to authorize specific helicopter landing zones on the Laramie Peak, Snowy Range, and Pole Mountain units for training use by the US Air Force.
Willow Creek Analysis Project
Reoffer timber sales and implement silvicultural and hazardous fuels treatments in areas affected by the mountain pine beetle. Approximately 14.0 miles of non-system roads would be decommissioned to improve watershed conditions.
Winter Non-Motorized Trail Development
Designate existing non-system trail routes as system trails. Snowshoe routes will be designated as trails on Rabbit Ears Pass. A snowshoe/skiier loop near Dry Lake will be designated at Buffalo Pass.
Wyoming Trail-CDNST Trail Reroutes
Reroute sections of National Forest System Trail 1101, part of the designated Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST). This project would reduce impacts to wetlands and improve overall watershed and trail conditions.
Coon Creek and Upper East Fork Encampment River Weir Removal
This project will remove two weirs and associated infrastructure from Coon Creek and the Upper East Fork Encampment River. The access road will be decommissioned, and a culvert will be removed from Forest road 416.1C to allow aquatic organism passage
Emergency Power Line Clearing Project
The Arapaho and Roosevelt, Medicine Bow-Routt, and White River National Forests are proposing to remove all dead and dying trees (i.e., hazard trees) along power lines crossing National Forest system lands in Northern Colorado.
Gateway West 230/500 kv Transmission Line Project
Idaho Power and Rocky Mountain Power propose to construct electric transmission lines from the proposed Windstar Substation near the Dave Johnston Power Plant at Glenrock, WY to the proposed Hemingway substation near Melba, Idaho
Gore Creek Restoration
The Yampa Ranger District is proposing a variety of actions in the Gore Pass area to improve watershed health and reduce potential erosion issues.
Hazard Tree Reduction - Medicine Bow-Routt NFs
Determine vegetation treatments that reduce the existing, potentially hazardous, dead and dying trees along National Forest System Roads, developed recreation sites, and administrative sites.
Hot Springs Trail Reconstruction
Reconstruct and relocate approximately 1,100 feet of the Hot Springs Trail. Adjacent to Hot Springs Creek, this portion of trail washed out in the spring of 2015. This project will assure safe passage and a more sustainable trail.
Long Park AMP
Grazing Management, revision update for allotment management plan
Mackey Road Relocation
Powder River Coal, LLC has requested an authorization to vacate and re-locate portions of CR 69 Mackey (large segment) and temporary CR 83 Reno (small segment) on to Forest Service land.
Pole Mountain Vegetation Project
This is a multi-phase project that would prescribe burn or mechanically treat approximately 8,600 acres on the Pole Mountain unit over 7-10 years. Proposed activities would improve habitat and reduce fuels.
Rabbit Ears Winter Parking
Improvement of winter parking along US HWY 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass providing for adequate parking opportunities and improving safety.
Thunder Basin Coal Company, LLC Clinker Mining Addition
The Forest Service is proposing to authorize Thunder Basin Coal Company to acquire an adequate supply of aggregate construction material to support required maintenance and changes in infrastructure necessary for mining activities.
The Parks Ranger District is reviewing potential thinning needs within the Blackhall TSI project area. Density control through thinning will be completed by hand tools. No mechanical equipment or road building/reconstruction will be necessary.
Charger Resources - APD for Tuit Draw Federal 11-2PH Well
SUPO for proposed Tuit Draw Fed 11-2PH well. The APD SUPO includes operations associated with accessing, drilling, testing, and completing a horizontal oil/gas well. Approx 886 feet of new road, 400' x 400' wellpad; total disturb 6.4ac
Charger Resources Porcupine Fed 44-19TH and 44-19PH APDs
Proposal to authorize SUPO of APDs submitted for the proposed Porcupine Fed 44-19PH and 44-19TH wells. SUPO includes operations assoc with access, drilling, testing, and completing horizontal O/G wells. 151ft of new road and one 400ft square wellpad
Charger Resources, LLC Power Line Permit
Charger Resources, LLC purchased an existing distribution per line that provide electric service to several oil well in the area. They request authorization to operate and maintain the 1970 feet of 14.4 kV power line and right of way.
Freeman Reservoir Special Use Permit
Issue a Special Use Permit for the operation and maintenance of the Freeman Dam and Reservoir to the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife.
Pittington Mining Claim Exploration
Expose mineral vein on the Ram Claim, work would include using a D6 dozer to trench a 120 X 130 feet it to expose the mineral vein on the Ram Claim (CMC276636)
RECREATION RESIDENCE USE OF NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM LANDS
Re-issue special use permits to continue recreation residence use, with some modifications to the operating plan for the Elk River Tract includes 4 lots on the Hahns Peak-Bears Ears Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests.
Sierra Madre Sheep
Allotment Management Planning for 7 sheep allotments in the Sierra Madre Mountain Range on the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest Thunder Basin National Grassland
Irwin Land Exchange
This proposal has been cancelled. The Inyan Kara Assembled Land Exchange project may be planned to incorporate some of the formerly planned Irwin Land Exchange.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.