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.
Four Corners Petroleum - WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 APDs
Proposal to authorize the SUPO for APDs submitted for WFCU#22 and WFCU#84 re-entry wells. The previously producing wells were plugged and abandoned in 02 and 95. The APD SUPO includes operations assoc with accessing, drilling, testing, and completion
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.
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.
Irwin Land Exchange
This proposal has been reduced in scope and is expected to be incorporated into the Inyan Kara Assembled Land Exchange.
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.
Ballard Petroleum Road Use Permit for NFSR910C
3-Part Proposal: 1.Use of ca.1995ft of NFSR910C west from HWY59 2.Use and reconstruct ca.4717ft of NFSR910C to a 24ft wide road (C&D; gravel surface) within a ca.40ft construction ROW 3.Use of ca.298ft of exist O&G access road south of NFSR910
Charger Resources, LLC - Special Use Permit.
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has a need to authorize Charger Resources, LLC (Charger) to use National Forest System (NFS) lands for operations associated with accessing, drilling and producing oil/gas from a proposed horizontal well.
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.
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.
Long Park AMP
Grazing Management, revision update for allotment management plan
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.
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.
Install 34.5kV, 3-Phase, single, overhead power line across FS for approximately 2621.33 feet. The ruling span is approximately 230 feet so 12 poles will be installed on FS. Construction and permanent right of way width will be 30 feet.
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.
Willow Creek Analysis Project
Several timber sale units from the Green Ridge EIS are scheduled for mutual cancelation and this project is intended to analyze a portion of these areas for potential reauthorization to offer.
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.
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.
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
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
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.