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Developing Proposal

Big Horn REA new underground Powerline to North Tongue Campground Host Site (CE)

Installation of new underground powerline to supply power to the North Tongue campground host site.

Status: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Recreation management, 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: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

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


Under Analysis

MWPR Ranger District outfitter and guide permit issuances, modifications, and re-issuance. (CE)

Authorization of two new Outfitter and Guide permits, four new assigned sites for currently permitted outfitters, additional service days given to three outfitters and a permit re-issuance for one outfitter.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


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: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Tongue Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Buckskin Ed Creek/Trail 360 Stream Crossing Improvement (CE)

Replace the existing ford stream crossing with an OHV bridge to improve Yellowstone cutthroat trout habitat (sensitive species), by reducing trail erosion and aquatic sedimentation, and providing uninterrupted habitat for all aquatic organisms.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Watershed management, Recreation management, Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants


Meadowlark Ski Area Maintenance Garage Addition (CE)

The Meadowlark Ski Lodge has submitted a proposal to construct a 48 foot by 20 foot addition to their existing maintenance garage, for the maintenance of ski area equipment and storage.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Bighorn National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special area management, Special use management


Worland Summer Home Group water crossing removal and driveway addition (CE)

Proposal to eliminate a low water crossing and reduce ~600 ft of unneeded open road, reestablish ~300 ft of dirt road driveway to retain access to all cabins in the summer home group.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management, Watershed management, Road management, Recreation management


Analysis Completed

Middle Paintrock Trail #066 Reroute (CE)

Reroute approx. 1/4 mile of motorized ATV trail to remove access to a steep user created section of trail and to enhance resource protection. This decision will comply with direction to offer 30-day notice and comment appeal opportunities.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Watershed management, Recreation management, Land management planning


National Park Service Communication Equipment Application (CE)

National Park Service requests authorization to install, operate and maintain communiations equipment inside a forest service building at Medicine Mountain Communications Site.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Powder River Ranger District Outfitter and Guide Permit Reissuance (CE)

Reissuance of 3 Priority Special Use Authorizations for Outfitter and Guiding which expire on 12/31/13. All Around, Trophies Unlimited and D and D Outfitters would be renewed for 10 year term special use permits with no changes to area or operation.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Crater Ridge Vegetation Management Project (EA)

The FS proposes to manage forested stands in the Crater Ridge project area by commercially harvesting timber to restore forest health and resilience in lodgepole pine, Engelmann spruce, and subalpine fir stands.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

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


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