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.
Alligator Eye Rock Overlook Project
Maintain the open rock native plant community. Reconstruct portions of the hiking trail leading to the overlook, such as the failing steps near the trailhead ; and to block access to the trail from unauthorized use by off highway vehicles.
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.
Black River North Country Trail Project
This project proposes to reroute sections of the NCT, between Copper Peak trailhead and Conglomerate falls, where the trail has eroded into the Black River
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.
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.
Wilderness Lakes Bike Trail System
Wilderness Lakes Bike Trail System is the name given to the 37 mile bike trail loop surrounding the Sylvania Wilderness. This project proposes to add new bike trail segments and relocate the Whitefish Lake Trailhead parking area.
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
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.