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Developing Proposal

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: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Billy Creek Vegetation Management Project (EA)

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

Status: Developing Proposal

Management Unit: Powder River Ranger District

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


Under Analysis

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


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


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


Analysis Completed

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