This page includes, in links listed below, information on projects which implement the Forest Plan. On some, public input is being sought, on others decision notices or environmental assessments on forest projects are posted. For information on general projects and programs go to Forest Facts page.

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Wayne National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

2016 Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Project

This project is intended to authorize gypsy moth treatments in 2016 and the future using mating disruption pheromone or Gypchek. Treatments could occur on the Athens Unit of the Athens Ranger District.

Kountry Kayak Concessioner Permit

Permit holder will occupy a small government facility as an office for business, to rent Kayaks and sell packaged goods. There will be a temporary storage building placed beside the government facility and a temporary kayak launch ramp installed.

Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail

The proposed action is to construct approximately 5 miles of trail including bridges. The goal is to connect the Hanging Rock ATV trails south of SR 650 to the Superior ATV trails north of CR 27.

Analysis Completed

Horse Trail Re-Route

The WNF proposes to re-route a portion of the main loop of horse trail around the Lake Vesuvius Rec Area. The re-route is proposed to improve safety for horses and riders by moving the horse trail away from the archery trail.

South Central Power Company Permit Renewal

South Central Power Co. is requesting an existing permit to be renewed, expiring 3/1/2016. The company would be able to continue operating and maintaining an aerial electric power line and a buried power line. These lines supply power to the public.


Buckeye Habitat Improvement Project

This project will create habitats that are missing or under-represented in the project area, including young forest and grassy/shrubby areas. It will maintain oak-hickory forests and native pine forests. Work will be commercial and non-commercial.

Stone Church Habitat and White Pine Health Improvement Project

This project is cancelled. Portions may be investigated for analysis in the future

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.