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Developing Proposal

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: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management


Willett Creek, Forest Service Road (FSR) 226 Re-route 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: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Road management


Under Analysis

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: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

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


Wyoming Department of Transportation Burgess Junction Maintenance Camp Special Use Permit Reissuance (CE)

Reissue Special Use Permit to WYDOT for the Burgess Junction Maintenance camp for a new 20-year term.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use 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


Powder River Ranger District Outfitter and Guide Permit Conversion to 10 Year Term (CE)

Jeff Smith, owner of Seven J Outfitters, has completed his two year probationary period and has applied for a 10 year term Special Use Permit with minor changes requested to the permitted hunt area and operations.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

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


On Hold

NWCC - Sheridan College Outfitter Guide Permit Proposal (CE)

Sheridan College has requested an outfitter guide special use permit for classes and field trips that are part of the Learn Outdoors program

Status: On Hold

Management Unit: Tongue Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Cancelled

Meadowlark Lake Day Use Trail (EA)

The Bighorn National Forest Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan of January 1998 identified a need for a day use trail along the Cloud Peak Byway, US 16 West of Buffalo, WY. This is the project to realize that identified need.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management