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 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 Ski Area Big Grizzly Lift Upgrade
Alta Ski Area, in Little Cottonwood Canyon, is proposing to implement the Big Grizzly lift upgrade to a handle tow lift within their existing permit boundary.
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.
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.
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/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.
Grit Mill & 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Alta MDP Phase 1
Alta Ski Area, in Little Cottonwood Canyon, submitted an updated Master Development Plan (MDP), and is proposing to implement specific projects from the MDP within their existing permit boundary.
Buck Springs Area Sheep Allotments
Proposal is to authorize grazing on 3 sheep allotments (Buck Springs, Pete's Hollow, and North Monte) using Forest Plan standards and guidelines to manage use.
Clyde Creek Salvage
Salvage dead and bark beetle infested trees in the Clyde Creek drainage, Strawberry Reservoir Management Area.
Little Cottonwood Canyon Fiber Optic
Crown Castle and UDOT are requesting special use permits to construct and operate a fiber optic system that includes traffic cameras and other information systems to enable UDOT to remotely monitor traffic and weather conditions in the area.
Questar ML 41 Project (Payson Canyon)
Questar Pipeline Company is proposing to modify an existing natural gas facilities on its southern pipeline transmission system, known as the Questar ML 41 Project.
Utah DNR Foothills Mine Reclamation Project
The Foothills Abandoned Mine Reclamation project plans to close hazardous abandoned mine openings in Weber, Morgan, Davis, and Salt Lake Counties. A total of 21 mine openings were identified as open and needing closure to protect public safety.
Whiting Canyon Fuels Project
This project will help to reduce hazardous fuels around USFS & private land boundaries as well as travel corridors in the Whiting Canyon area. It will also help to improve mule deer winter range and reduce tree canopy crown fire potential.
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.