Bear River Project GeoExplore
State of Utah, Division of Water Resources proposes to drill 2 exploratory test holes with piezometer on Temple Fork Road to gather geotechnical information related to a potential dam site. Holes will be sealed after 1 year of data collection.
Logan Peak Trail
A proponent has requested adding approx. 1.6mi of system trail from Logan Dry Canyon Trail to Logan Peak. Trail was likely constructed by CCC and previously a system trail that was removed. Approximately 50% of the trail would need repairs.
Mud Creek Pipeline
A headbox, pipeline and 3 troughs would be installed to lessen the impact on boreal toads.
Pelican Beach Parking Expansion
The Ogden Ranger District proposes to expand the parking area at Pelican Beach on the east side of Pineview Reservoir. The proposed expansion is in response to an increase in recreation demand for the Pelican Beach area.
Precipitation Study USU
Utah State University is requesting to conduct research aimed at better understanding the vegetative response to climate change. The proposal involves installation of twelve (12m x12m) "precipitation manipulation shelters" at forest edge sites.
Snowbasin Resort Water Impoundment
The Ogden Ranger District proposes to authorize improvements to a natural sink pond to hold an additional 20 acre-feet of water for snowmaking capability at Snowbasin Ski Resort.
Staker Relocation Environmental Assessment
The Forest Service proposes to authorize Pacificorp to relocate a 0.5-mile segment of an existing transmission line onto National Forest System lands to avoid excavation activites on private land.
Alta Ski Area Avalanche Mitigation Permit
Alta Ski Area has requested a new special use permit to mitigate the avalanche potential on NFS lands outside of its permitted ski area boundary that affect the permitted Ski Resort. Alta has traditionally conducted avalanche mitigation in these area
Energy Gateway South 500 kV Powerline (EGS)
This proposed 500 kV transmission line is designed to deliver power to Rocky Mountain Power utility costumers in Utah and the intermountain west. Generation sources are located in central Wyoming.
High Uintas Wilderness Domestic Sheep Analysis Project
This project will evaluate the effects of continued domestic sheep grazing in the High Uintas Wilderness (HUW). There are 10 sheep allotments located on the north and south slopes of HUW and are located in both the Ashley and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NFs.
Kimball Land Exchange
Exchange of National Forest System lands (19.62) for Private Lands (25.11)to consolidate the ownership.
LDS Brighton Girls Camp Building Upgrades
The Brighton LDS Girls Camp proposes to amend its permit for building upgrades to meet ABA Accessibility Standards. All construction work is within previously disturbed areas and/or on existing structures.
Logan Ranger District Office Acquisition
The Forest Service is proposing to acquire a building and 1.269 acres of land within which it is situated. The building is currently leased by the Forest Service and the land is owned by the Utah Department of Transportation.
Loop Springs Trough Relocation
The existing trough would be moved from the dispersed camping site which has grown bigger over the years. The new trough location is approximately 260 feet from the current location.
Middle Beaver Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project
The project proposes a controlled burn to remove dead standing conifers, restore soil nutrients, and stimulate aspen regeneration. Fire would also aid in restoration of the forest understory component and increase habitat for bighorn sheep.
Mill D Recreation Residence Shaded Fuel Break Phase II
SLRD is proposing to continue a shaded fuelbreak along a section of road in the Mill D Recreation Residence community in Big Cottonwood Canyon. We propose to extend the project to complete the Mill D loop, treating an additional 5,000 feet
Nebo Creek Corral
Construct cattle corrals that are approximately 30 by 30 feet of steel panels. The purpose of the corral is to hold cattle at the site until they can be trailered off the Forest.
Nephi/Payson Allotment Fence
Reconstruct approximately ¼ mile of fence between the Nephi and Payson Allotments. A portion of the fence will be relocated out of trees and snow areas to better maintain after reconstruction.
North Heber Salvage Project
The proposal would remove bark beetle killed timber, supplement existing regeneration of spruce-fir to meet forest plan stocking rates, and obliterate the old road prisms, temporary roads, and skid trails. No new system roads are propoposed.
Platte Petroleum Environmental Assessment
Burnett Oil Company has submitted an application for permit to drill a test well. The Forest Service will analyze impacts on surface resources. The Bureau of Land Management will be a cooperating agency and will analyze subsurface impacts.
Roughneck Vegetation Restoration Project
The UWCNF proposes: 3,369 acres of stand clearcut with leave trees; 2,770 acres of two-aged stand clearcut with reserves; 0.75 miles of new specified road construction; 46.7 miles of temporary road construction; and 15.2 miles of temporary road use.
The USFS and the UDWR are proposing to improve undesirable fuel conditions within the Santaquin canyon area.
Snowbird MDP 2014 projects
Snowbird is proposing to construct downhill mountain bike trail segments accessible in Gad Valley and relocate the building that formerly housed the Gad 2 lift drive assembly to the snowcat staging area, just south of the Gad Valley pump house
Solitude Summit Lift Upgrade/Relocation
Solitude Mountain Resort is proposing to amend its special use permit to realign and upgrade the Summit lift within their existing permitted boundary. The existing lift is a 32-year-old fixed-grip double chair that accesses Honeycomb Canyon
Spawn Creek Trailhead
Project would reroute the Worm Trail out of Spawn Creek exclosure and up the hill to the west.
Three Creeks Allotment Consolidation
The proposal is to consolidate 10 grazing allotments (5 BLM and 5 FS) into 1 management unit with 20 pastures on BLM and 8 pastures on FS lands.Management would focus on time, timing, frequency, and intensity of livestock grazing on about 143,000 ac.
Tibble Fork Dam
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is proposing to fund rehabilitation of the Tibble Fork Dam in the American Fork Canyon of northern Utah County, Utah. It is located 10 miles north east of the city of Alpine, UT.
Uinta Express Pipeline Project
The proposed action includes a 12-inch buried carbon steel pipeline approximately 135 miles long and ancillary facilities. Approximately 14 miles of the pipeline would be on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Upper Provo Watershed Restoration Project.
The project proposes primarily non-commercial thinning, prescribed burning, mechanical vegetation treatments (mowing, mastication), and planting over a period of up to 10 years.
Wildlife and livestock pond development
The Forest Service proposes to develop four ponds that would benefit both wildlife and livestock. Two new ponds would be created, and a ditch and water bars along a closed logging road would be modified o catch water.
Grit Mill and Climbing Access Management Plan.
The Salt Lake Ranger district is proposing, as part of the Wasatch Water Legacy Partneship, to develop a climbing access manangement plan, including a trailhead, at the site of the Grit Mill in lower Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Rehabilitation of Silver Lake Flat Dam.
Silver Lake Flat Dam and Reservoir are located in the UWCNF (Pleasant Grove Ranger District) in northern Utah County, within the American Fork-Dry Creek Watershed.
Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration Project
The Forest Service proposes treatments to reduce both the amount and continuity of woody fuels, to remove hazard trees associated with travel ways, to harvest beetle-killed or infested trees, and to create a mix of tree ages and species.
Bountiful Lions Gun Range permit renewal
The Bountiful Lions Gun Range is operated by the Bountiful Lions Club of Bountiful, and operates under a special use permit, originally issued in 1959, that will expire at the end of 2013. The Gun Club has submitted an application to renew the permit
Climbing Areas Stabilization projects
the SLRD is proposing to construct belay platforms that are anchored by barrier rock and/or gabion baskets and to improve the access trails that lead to two climbing areas in Big Cottonwood Canyon - Dogwood and the Pile.
Patch Springs Fire Rehabilitation
In August 2013 the Patch Springs wildfire burned 31,010 acres on the Southwest Side of the Stansbury Mountain Range in Tooele County Utah.The State DWR proposes to treat approx. 2,100 acres of NFS land by aerially seeding and chaining.
Silver Lake Boardwalk replacement
Proposal to replace the boardwalk, located in BCC. All existing boardwalk, bridges, and fishing piers will be replaced in current location and the boardwalk will be widened from 6 to 8%u2019 to better accommodate visitors with disabilities
Albion Campground / Cecret Lake Trailhead Turnaround
The Salt Lake Ranger District is proposing to construct a short road spur in upper Little Cottonwood Canyon between Albion Basin Road campground entrance and Cecret Lake Trailhead parking lot to serve as a traffic turnaround.
Jones Ranch Trough
A new trough is proposed to pull cattle off the private land (Jones Ranch) on to Forest Service System Lands. Approximately 700 feet of pipe would be buried with a mini excavator. The trench would be about eight inches deep and 12 inches wide.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.