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Forest Projects

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Under Analysis

Ranger Creek Campground and Adelaide Trailhead Reconstruction Project (CE)

Reconstruction of Ranger Creek Campground and improvement of parking area for the Adelaide and Bench Trailheads.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Facility management, Recreation management


FSR #329 Conversion Project (EA)

Forest Service Road (FSR) #329 would be partially closed to full sized vehicles and converted to a motorized OHV trail 50 inches or less. Sections of the old road bed would be narrowed to be more compatible with a 50 inch or less trail.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Recreation management, Road management


Crater Ridge Vegetation Management Project (EA)

Forested vegetation management with multiple objectives, including wood product production, fuels reduction, wildlife habitat enhancement, and travel management.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

Purpose: Forest products, Vegetation management (other than forest products), Fuels management, Road management


Lodge Connector ATV Trail Project (EA)

ATV trail to connect the three lodges on the north end of the Tongue Ranger District.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Tongue Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management


Pole Creek Gravel Pit Expansion (EA)

The Wyoming Dept of Transportation submitted an application to increase the existing gravel pit by 45 ac to facilitate transportation projects and maintenance operations on US Hwy 16. Includes mining, gravel operation, and a temporary hot mix plant

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Minerals and Geology


Analysis Completed

Shell Falls Commercial Use Permitting Project (CE)

Authorization of Priority Use Outfitter and Guide permits to commercial tour operators stopping at the Shell Falls Visitor Center. Permits may be issued for periods up to ten years.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management, Recreation management


Willett Creek, Forest Service Road 226 Reroute Project (EA)

Re-route the crossing of FSR 226 with a tributary of Willett Creek. The new segment would be approx. 500 feet long and located downstream of the current crossing at a narrower portion of the stream. Close and rehabilitate existing water crossing

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Road management


Billy Creek Timber Sale (EA)

Forested vegetation management with multiple objectives, including wood product production, fuels reduction, wildlife habitat enhancement, insect and disease mitigation and travel management.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Road management, Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants, Forest products, Vegetation management (other than forest products), Fuels management


Cancelled

West Side Connector Trail (EA)

Construct a motorized trail system for vehicles less than 50 inches in width between Powder River Pass and Deerhaven Lodge that would allow motorized users the ability to travel across the district without riding on Highway 16.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management