Northern Tongass Integrated Weed Management Plan
Establish an integrated weed management plan that includes manual and mechanical treatments, and herbicides to eradicate, contain, or control existing and new weed infestations. Project area includes the 5 northern management units on the TNF.
Rainforest Telecom Lease Renewal
The USDA Forest Service, Juneau Ranger District has received a request from Rainforest Telecom Inc. to issue a lease for their communication tower at the Auke Mountain Communication Site.
Angoon Airport Project
The FAA issued NOA on 9/2/16, with Alternative 12a and Access 12a as their preferred alternative. A ROD will be issued no sooner than 30 days from the NOA. The preferred alt. is on private lands therefore FS has no decision to issue.
Dangerous River Boat Launch
The purpose of this project is to provide better and safer access to the Dangerous River and up into Harlequin Lake for recreation, subsistence and commercial fishing. Additional parking and turn around space and an outhouse will also be included.
Dog Salmon Wildlife Viewing Area Enhancement Project
Enhance wildlife viewing opportunities at the existing Dog Salmon Wildlife Viewing Area by improving the surface and circulation of the parking area, installing a vault toilet, installing interpretive kiosk and redesigning the viewing platform.
East Ohmer Creek Restoration
Propose instream and floodplain restoration on approximately 0.2 mile of East Ohmer Ck and 0.4 mile of Lumpy Ck, one of its tributaries. Construct wood structures for pool creation and cover. Perform maintenance on currently excavated rearing ponds.
Millrock Exploration's Apex El Nido 2016 Exploration
Proposed activities include hard rock exploration through helicopter-supported diamond core drilling. A maximum of 5 drill pads will be built with up to 2 drill holes at each pad. 0.1 acres of surface disturbance expected. No trees will be cut.
Saddle Lakes Timber Sale
An SEIS will be prepared for the timber sale portion of the Saddle Lakes FEIS. The March 2016 Decision authorized the ROW to the State of Alaska and modification to the barrier to fish passage on Salt Creek
Seal Creek Rock Pit
Expand existing rock pit up to ten acres and 250,000 tons of aggregate material.
South Fork Saginaw Creek Restoration Project
Proposal includes instream and riparian restoration on approx 0.6 mi of S Fork Saginaw Ck and up to 0.4 mi of Shorty Ck on Kuiu Is. These streams support populations of pink, chum and coho salmon, and steelhead, cutthroat trout and Dolly Varden char.
Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment
The Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment supports a transition from old growth harvest to a young growth-based timber program, while preserving natural resources and a viable timber industry. The Amendment also supports renewable energy development
2014 Kensington Fuel Depot
Coeur Alaska requests authorization for Petro Marine to install a bulk fuel depot at the Kensington Mine to replace current iso-container fuel system.
Alaskan Dreams Shoreties
Proposal for a special use permit for Alaskan Dreams Fishing & Hunting Lodge for shoreties, a water line, and a shore platform anchoring a satellite dish on Orr Island.
Man Made Hole Stream Channel Maintenance
This project proposes to re-excavate a channel that connects a tributary of Blind River to the pond at Man Made Hole. Currently, the flow into the pond has been reduced due to natural deposition of sand and gravel in the channel.
Naha Ramp Replacement
Replace ramp which reaches from the dock to land. Windstorm irreparably damaged old one in 2013, unsafe for use.
Sitka Young Growth
Approximately 340 acres of young growth harvest in the False Island and Corner Bay areas, to provide wood products and manage timber for future yields.
Anan Management Plan Update
10-year review of current visitor management practices at the Anan Wildlife Observatory. Project will examine new management strategies to address known issues including high commercial visitor demand and available access by non-commercial visitors.
Cannon Beach Day-Use Area Improvements Project
The shelter is rotting and will be replaced with a larger structure. Outdoor seating and tables will be placed between the shelter and pavilion. The barrels from the two cannons will be reattached. Site signage will be improved and updated.
Kahli Cove SUP
Special use permit for upland uses in support of an existing mariculture lease. Upland uses include shoreties, water line, satellite dishes, and an existing foot trail.
Naukati Timber Sale
This project is still being developed and will change because of new policy and direction. This project will include both young-growth and old-growth management and other non-timber resource activities. Project name will change.
Sitka Smoke House Project
Issue a new special use permit to the Sitka Tribe of Alaska for the construction and use of a traditional Tlingit Smokehouse for Tribal use and educational purposes.
Yakutat Ranger District Carrying Capacity Analysis
The Yakutat Ranger District (YRD) is in the process of determineing the recreation visitor capacity for the district. The main purpose is to provide a rationale to guide decision-making for allocating outfitter and guide use across the district.
Duncan Creek Fishpass Maintenance
Patch a hole in Duncan Creek's concrete water diversion wall. Approximately 0.07 cubic yards of concrete will be used for the patch.
Kosciusko Vegetation Management Project
It was decided to cancel this project and develop the Kosciusko Vegetation Management Watershed Improvement Project as it allowed a strategic management approach to the transition of young-growth while focusing integrated activities on resource needs
West Glacier Trailhead Improvements
Proposed improvements at West Glacier Trailhead include vault toilets (4 holes total),a shelter at the commercial launch area, new trailhead sign, a new gate to and an access trail from the commercial launch area
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.