CDOT Gravel Storage Area
CDOT will be applying for a permit to continue to use an existing storage area on La Manga Pass. The existing site is for gravel and waste rock storage related to maintenance of Highway 17.
CDoT Remediation Wells
CDoT will be applying for a permit for existing groundwater monitoring & remediation wells, and drill possibly more wells,on Wolf Creek Pass. The wells are to remediate an existing dissolved-phase petroleum hydrocarbon plume related to their facility
Cumbres Vegetation Management Project
proposing to salvage of spruce beetle killed trees in the Trujillo Meadows and Neff Mountain area along with reducing fuels next to private land and protect infrastructure.
DITCH BILL EASEMENTS
The Forest has 87 applications for Ditch Bill Easements. The Forest intends to process at least 25 of these applications in FY05. This action involves authorizing historical facilities that qualify under the Ditch Bill.
Hot Creek/Piedrosa Wildlife/Fuels Reduction
Wildlife habitat improvement/hazardous fuels treatment project. The goal for the majority of area will be to re-introduce fire into ecosystem via prescribed fire to accomplish the wildlife habitat improvements and reduce fuel loadings.
La Garita Hills Restoration Project
Management activities needed to promote forest health and resiliency, improve wildlife habitat, salvage spruce beetle killed trees, remove trees hazardous to infrastructure or public safety, manage WUI fuels, and improve watersheds
Beaver Park Dam Rehabilitation Project
The Beaver Park Reservoir dam needs repair and refurbishment. The project includes raising the spillway by 3 feet and changing the outlet controls and downstream flow management. Addditionally, the problem with seepage will be addressed.
Burro Unit 15 Vegetation Management Project
Burro Uit 15 Vegetation Management Project proposes to implement shelterwood or uneven-aged harvest methods on approx 330 acres on the CPRD. Intent to reduce impact or prevent spruce beelte infestation.
Eaglenet Fiber Optic Cable
Eaglenet has requested a special use authorization from the RGNF to put fiber optic cable in CDOT's highway 160 easement. The line would be buried in the shoulder of the highway or trenched under the pavement.
Cat Creek Cattle and Horse Allotments EA
This is an environmental assessment analyzing seven cattle and horse allotments (Cat Crk, La Jara, Hot Crk, Alamosa, Bancos, Jim Crk and Rough Crk) for the effects of continued livestock grazing and the development of allotment management plans.
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Addition
Relocate approximately 32 miles of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and The Colorado Trail Lujan to LaGarita Wilderness segment off of Forest Service roads. Proposed trail location is at or near the actual divide. Up to 3 trail heads will be constructed along the new section of trail.
ANTELOPE FUELS REDUCTION
Variety of treatments to reduce natural and activity fuels and treat insect/disease infestation.
Platoro Triangle Water Project
This project is to take place on the Triangle Pasture of the Platoro Allotment. This will entail the redevelopment of Shilling Spring and running a pipeline awat from the drainage to a water storage tank and associated drinkers.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.