2014 North Zone Special Use Permits
Mr. Beauchamp, Mr. Gazda, Mr. Helka, Mr.s Kalousdian and Shamion, and Mr. Tucker request access to their private separate properties via Forest System lands.
Aspen Management Project
This project will implement Forest Plan Objectives for aspen. We propose to clear cut approximately 1700 acres of aspen each year for 10-20 years, up to 30,000 acres. Road maintenance and reconstruction will also be proposed, as needed.
Dix Special Use Access
To issue a new special use permit for use and maintenance of an existing Forest Road, and use and maintenance of a non-system road segment.
Proposal is to issue a new special use permit for maintaining and operating maple syrup collection lines and equipment on National Forest System lands.
Gough Special Use Proposal, Paulding
Proposal is to issue a special use permit for use and maintenance of an existing driveway on National Forest System lands. Driveway is approximately 75 feet long.
Northern Land & Sales Land Exchange Project
The proposed land exchange with Mr. Norman Pestka, proposes to exchange approx. 51.07 acres of federal land, for approx. 48.70 acres of non-federal land in Houghton and Ontonagon Counties of Michigan.
Onion Creek Unauthorized Road Decommission
Decommission unauthorized road where resource damage from illegal off-highway vehicle (OHV)use is impacting Onion Creek and downstream the E. Br. Ontonagon River (segment classified Wild), a congressionally designated Wild and Scenic River (WSR).
Trap Hills Amateur Radio Club Permit Reissue
Continued use and access to a radio antenna owned by Trap Hills Amateur Radio Club mounted on the Forest Service Trap Hills Radio Repeater Tower, allowing for their emergency short wave radio communications.
Interior Vegetation Management Project
Developed through public collaboration efforts, the project would maintain and/or improve conditions based on Forest Plan direction to provide for healthy/resilient/diverse ecosystems; and actions outlined in local Community Wildfire Protection Plans
Krist Access, Englesby Lake
Proposal is to issue a new special use permit for reconstruction, use and maintenance of existing roadd, in order to access private property. Road is accessed off of Old U.S. Hwy. 2 and is approx. 1,800 feet long
Lake Superior Performance Rally Special Use Permit
The Forest Service is proposing to authorize a special use permit to establish a set of routes on 86 milse of Forst Roads for use in the annual Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) for to the Sports Car Club of America.
Red Pine Thinning Project
14,700 acres of red pine plantation thinning to maintain health and quality; maximize optimal growth rates; address insect and disease factors; and provide long-term source of timber products. Transportation refinements would facilitate harvest.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.