The USFS and the UDWR are proposing to improve undesirable fuel conditions within the Santaquin canyon area.
Tie Fork Stream Crossing
Project will improve seven (7) stream crossings by either installing culverts or rock armoring the approaches and stream crossing in an effort to reduce sediment and erosion.
Upper Wolverine Trail Reroute
The Forest Service proposes to reroute a portion of the Upper Wolverine Trail to reduce the erosive impacts that have occurred via the existing trail in the years following the East Fork fire.
Albion Basin Trail Reroutes
The SLRD, with Alta Ski Area and the CCF, is proposing to reroute 2 trails in Albion Basin. The 2 reroutes seek to improve legal access, sustainability, & safety for FS Trails: the Albion Meadows & Devils Castle Loop Trail
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.
Alta MDP Corkscrew modifications
Alta is proposing to widen the Corkscrew and address erosion issues in Nina%u2019s Curve ski runs, consistent with their goal of maintaining two summer groomed runs top to bottom off each detachable lift to provide reasonable low snow skiing.
Ault Forest Boundary Fence
The proposed action is to build a 0.75 mile of new fence along the Forest Service and BLM boundary. The fence will be a 4-strand barbed wire fence.
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
Box Elder Canyon Fiber Optics Project
Syringa Networks has applied for a permit for a fiber optic cable on approx. one mile of FS land along Highway 89/91 through Box Elder Canyon. Cable would be installed underground along the shoulder of the road on the north side of the highway.
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.
Cox Apiary Permit Reissuance
The Forest Service proposes to reissue a special use permit to allow apiaries at various locations on the Logan and Ogden ranger districts.
Desolation Trail reroute
The SLRD is proposing to reroute a short section of the Desolation trail (#019) in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The proposed reroute is just east of the junction of the Mill D to Dog Lake and Mill D to Desolation trails on the Mill D - Deso Lake Trail.
Desolation/Dog Lake trails reroute
The SLRD is proposing to reroute a steep and eroded section (approx. 2,500 %u2018) of trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon from the Mill D trail (#1158), below Dog Lake, to the Desolation trail (#1159).
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.
Great Western Trail (GWT) reroute
The SLRD is proposing to reroute a short section of the GWT (approx. 700 ft.) just west of the junction of the Old Red Pine Trail (# 1315) and Old Red Pine Road in upper Mill Creek Canyon.
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.
Lambs Canyon Trail reroute
The SLRD is proposing to reroute three short sections (approx. 0.5 miles combined) of the Great Western Trail (# 1900G5) in Lambs Canyon to move the old trail out of the riparian area and to improve the grades and drainage.
Lavanger Hollow Livestock Corral
This is a joint proposal between the Spanish Fork Grazing Association and the Forest Service to re-locate their corral facilities along the Highway 6 Corridor to a new location in lower Diamond Fork Canyon.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
SPLORE Outfitter & Guide Permit Reissuance
SPLORE is requesting the re-issuance of their O & G permit for a 10- year term. Their current permit is set to expire in May 2014. SPLORE serves children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs.
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 pipeline would be a 12-inch buried carbon steel pipeline approximately 135 miles long and ancillary facilities. About 14 miles of it would be on UWCNF.
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.
Wright access road special use permit reissuance
The Forest Service proposes to reissue a permit for access on and maintenance of a road approx. 14 feet wide and 250 feet long. Ownership of the property to which the road provides access has changed. The new owner will conduct commercial operations
Clyde Creek Salvage
Salvage dead and bark beetle infested trees in the Clyde Creek drainage, Strawberry Reservoir Management Area.
Non-motorized trail additions
The Forest Service proposes to add three non-motorized trails to the designated trail system to allow for trail maintenance. The proposed Ruth Lake Climbing Wall, Stone Garden, and Lilly Lake trails are along the Highway 150 corridor.
South Utah Valley Electric Service District (SESD) SUP
To issue a 50 year term permit to South Utah Valley Electric Service District (SESD) for a buried power line along the shoulder of the Nebo Loop road beginning at the mouth of Payson Canyon and ending at the White Pine Communications site.
Davis Front Project
Treat vegetation using hand tools along ~ 12 miles of system trail and ~ 6.6 miles of system roads.
Six Special Use Permits on Pleasant Grove Ranger District.
These six special use permits (maintain 4 water transmition lines, maintain 1 irrigation ditch and 1 monument and access trail) are located in the Pleasant Grove Ranger District in Utah County. 5 of these SUP have been re-scope in 2012.
Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration Project
This is a duplicate project entry and has been cancelled to remove it from the schedule of proposed actions. The correct Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration project remains active.
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