Buck Creek Mine Closures Project
The proposed action is to install gates / grates over abandoned open shaft and tunnel mines in the Buck Creek area of Clay County, North Carolina.
Mossy Oak Project
Conduct silvicultural treatments on National Forest System lands on the Nantahala Ranger District to meet objectives of the Land and Resources Management Plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests.
Roseboro Road, SR 1511, NCDOT Project
NCDOT has proposed a 50 foot Right-of-Way and to make improvements to about 2.8 miles of Roseboro Road, SR 1511, across FS lands. Proposed improvements include grading, widening, improved drainage and paving.
Twelve Mile Project
Landscape level project to implement Nantahala and Pisgah National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan with an additional focus on restoration needs and elk habitat improvement.
Armstrong Creek Project
The proposed action includes vegetation management and wildlife habitat improvement activities in the Armstrong Creek area.
The proposed action is to conduct silvicultural treatments to implement forest plan goals for National Forest System lands in Macon County, NC.
Bear Paw Church Road, SR 1313, NCDOT Project
NCDOT has requested a 50-foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Bear Paw Church Road, SR 1313. Proposed improvements include very minor changes in centerline and widening.
Blackrock Prescribed Burn Project
The proposed action is to implement a 485 acre prescribed burn on the west side of Panthertown Valley in Jackson County, North Carolina.
Davidson River Project
Streambank stabilization along Davisdon River from the Pisgah Fish Hatchery downstream to the confluence with Looking Glass Creek - rehab/improve river entry points
ERC Broadband Amendment
The proposed action is to amend a special use permit to extend fiber optic line into NC Arboretum.
Joe Brown Road, SR 1326C, NCDOT Project
NCDOT has requested a 50-foot right-of-way and to make improvements to Joe Brown Road. Proposed improvements include very minor changes in centerline and widening, grading, drainage improvement, and paving.
Lower End Project
The proposed action is to conduct shortleaf pine ecosystem restoration treatments, including timber harvest, prescribed burning, wildlife habitat, fisheries habitat, and botanical habitat improvement projects in western Cherokee County, NC.
NC 24/27 Widening Project, NCDOT Project
NC DOT has proposed widening from two lanes to four lanes of NC 24/27 from NC 73 to the Troy Bypass. Approximately 2.7 miles of this 11 mile project are located on Forest Service lands.
The proposed project consists of various timber, wildlife and fire related treatments to move toward the desired future condition of Longleaf pine and provide improved habitat for the Federally Endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Newport road easement new permit UWH121301
The proposed action is to issue a road easement to a private land owner to access a recreation cabin using a utility right-of-way. This permit requires minor road construction and reconstruction.
Post-Harvest Vine Control Project - 2016
Conduct grape and smoke vine control work in 38 Nantahala Ranger District compartments in Jackson, Macon, and Swain counties North Carolina, to provide for timber stand improvement in 73 young forest stands.
Rutherford EMC Amendment
The proposed action is to issue a special use permit to allow expansion of the Rutherford EMC powerline right of way aerially up to 100 feet.
Shortleaf Pine Restoration
The proposed action includes a combination of stand improvement, commercial thinning, regeneration, and prescribed burning to reduce the risk and increase resilience to southern pine beetle outbreak.
South Toe River Relocation
Relocate approximately 550 feet of the South Toe River channel away from the toe of the boulder wall by excavating a new channel in the river active channel (point bar) and floodplain using a tracked excavator. See project plans in documents.
Thorps Creek Stream Rehabilitation Project
The proposed action includes improvements to Thorps Creek including: bank stabilization, removal of old fish structures, construct instream structure, replace footbridge, and add erosion control measures.
2010 Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Suppression
The proposed action is to treat hemlock conservation areas on the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests using a combination of biological and chemical treatments. This project adds additional treatment options to the 2005 HWA Project.
Chattooga River Boating Access
The Forest Service is proposing to establish access points for boaters on the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River within the boundaries of three National Forests (Chattahoochee, Nantahala and Sumter).
Chattooga River Boating Access
Designate sites for boaters to put-in and/or take-out of the Upper Chattooga River consistent with the Environmental Assessment that addressed Managing Recreation Uses in the Upper Chattooga River Corridor.
Courthouse Vegetation Management
The proposal includes vegetation, recreation, and fuels management activities in Analysis Area 13 on the Pisgah Ranger District.
Grandfather District Restoration Burns
The proposal is to burn six separate areas in Burke and Caldwell counties to reduce fuel loads, improve wildlife habitat, and promote fire dependent and fire adapted species. Individual burns would be implemented over multiple years.
Linville Trailheads Forest Order
The proposed action is to issue a forest order for camping restrictions at specific trailheads on the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest to provide a safe user experience and resource protection.
US 17, NCDOT Project
NCDOT has proposed widening US 17 to four lanes from SR 1330/SR 1439 south of Belgrade to the Jones-Craven County lines. Approximately 2.1 miles of the project is located on FS lands. FS property only located on the east side of US 17.
Church Sign for Calvary Church
The proposed action is to approve a special use permit to allow the Calvary Church to place a sign in a road right-of-way the Forest Service owns near the intersection of Highway 101 and Temples Point Road in Craven County, North Carolina.
Linville Gorge Wilderness Prescribed Fire
The proposal includes the use of prescribed fire in the Linville Gorge Wilderness to restore the natural fire regime, to manage unnatural buildups of fuels, and to restore fire dependent communities and woodlands.
West Carteret New Water Well Installation
Allow the West Carteret Water Corporation to place 2 more water wells and approximately 4000 feet of additional waterline with power on the Croatan Ranger District in the locations identified in their existing permit issued in August of 1989.
White Pine Conversion
The proposed action is to convert white pine plantations to species more appropriate for the sites through commercial timber harvest.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.