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Under Analysis

University of Missouri Geology Camp Permit Renewal (CE)

30 year authorization for the University of Missouri Geology Camp to maintain and operate the existing facilities located in Sink’s Canyon near Lander, Wyoming.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Tour de'Wyoming Recreation Event (CE)

The Shoshone and Bridger Teton National Forests have recieved an application from Tour de Wyoming for a recreation special use permit.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Recreation management


One Shot Antelope Target Range Special Use Permit Renewal (CE)

Proposal to authorize a new 20 year term for a target range for the Lander One Shot Antelope Hunt Club permit.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


Allen's Diamond 4 Resort and Outfitting and Guiding Special Use Permits Renewal (CE)

Issuance of a Special Use Permit for a 20 year term for Allen's Diamond 4 resort.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Burroughs Creek Ditch (CE)

Proposal to issue an authorization for a water-conveyance ditch to convey water from National Forest System lands to a private ranch.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


South Fork Ditch Authorizations (CE)

Proposal to issue authorizations for five ditches for the conveyance of water from National Forest System lands to private ranches.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Brown Thomas Meadow Exchange (CE)

Proposed exchange of approximately 101 acres of Federal lands for approximately 107 acres of non-Federal lands.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Land ownership management


Renew Special Use Permits for Ten Communication Sites (CE)

Renew permits for ten communication sites on the Washakie and Wind River Ranger Districts.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


National Outdoor Leadership Sschool (NOLS) Permit Reissuance EA (EA)

Analysis of impacts from Forest-wide outfitter operations by the National Outdoor Leadership School conducting hiking, backpacking, mountaineering and horsemanship field courses in wilderness and backcountry areas across the Shoshone N.F.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Shoshone Forest Plan Revision (EIS)

Revision of the 1986 Shoshone National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Land management planning


Wyoming Game and Fish Permit Reissuance (CE)

Reissuance of one to two special use permits for the maintenance of a fence for research purposes.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Sinclair Cultivation Permit Reissuance (CE)

Reissue a permit to Sinclair Oil Corporation dba Sunlight Ranch Company for cultivation purposes.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


Analysis Completed

Transitional Special Uses Permit Project (EA)

The project concerns the potential conversion of 15 transitional special use permits into priority special use permits.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


Greater Greybull Vegetation Management Project (EA)

Vegetation management activities to improve forest condition, reduce build up of hazardous fuels, enhance defensible space around historic Kirwin mining area, and improve wildlfie habitat. This project was previously the Wood River Vegetation Project

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Greybull Ranger District

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


Sleeping Giant Ski Area Development Projects (EA)

Proposed developments at Sleeping Giant Ski Area, including a zip line and a snow tubing area.

Status: Analysis Completed

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


On Hold

Livestock Grazing Management and Permit Issuance (2013). (EA)

Analysis of livestock management on the Meeteetse, Pickett Creek, Sage Creek and Piney Creek Allotments on the Greybull Ranger District and the Bear Creek, Wiggins Fork, Warm Springs and Wind River Allotments on the Wind River Ranger District.

Status: On Hold

Management Unit: Greybull Ranger District

Purpose: Land management planning


Little Popo Agie Crossing and Reroute (EA)

Reroute road for resource protection.

Status: On Hold

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Road management


T Cross Ranch Exchange (CE)

Proposal to exchange approximately four acres of National Forest System lands for approximately four acres of private lands.

Status: On Hold

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Land ownership management


WYDOT Stockpile Fishhawk Site (CE)

Issue a special use permit to WYDOT to utilize a 3 acre site near the Fishhawk Trailhead.

Status: On Hold

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Cancelled

DTE Upgrade Project (CE)

Proposal to upgrade underground telecommunication lines on the eastern side of Togwotee Pass area.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


J Bar 9 Waterline Permit Reissuance (CE)

Reissuance of a special use permit for the operation and maintenance of a spring box and pipeline to provide water for domestic irrigation use

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Livestock Grazing Management (2013) (EA)

Analysis of livestock management on the Big Creek, North Fork Winter Range, Rand Creek and Robbers Roost and seven Recreation Horse Allotments: Blackwater, Crow Creek, Goff Creek, Grinnell Creek, June Creek, Libby Creek and Name It Creek.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Land management planning, Grazing management


Crossed Sabres Permit Issuance (CE)

Issuance of a 20 year permit to new owners to operate an exisitng resort.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Dickinson Park Guard Station Septic Tank Replacement (CE)

Replace the septic tank at the guard station, new tank, same location.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Facility management


Clarks Fork Grazing Management Projects (CE)

Two range improvement projects are proposed- Reef Creek Allotment Highway Right-of-Way Fence and Antelope Butte Water Development

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Grazing management


Reissuance of Brooks Lake Lodge Resort and Outfitting/Guiding Permits (CE)

There is no need to reissue the special use permit at this time. This project is cancelled.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Federal Well Site No. 26-2 (EA)

Application for Permit to Drill to drill a gas well, including a Surface Use Plan of Operation, from Windsor Oil

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Minerals and Geology


Meeteetse Creek Salvage (CE)

Harvest dead trees on about 150 acres in the Meeteetse Creek drainage adjacent to private land and inholdings.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Greybull Ranger District

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


Lower Wood II Vegetation Management Project (EA)

Due to the ongoing, widespread beetle infestation, this project is being cancelled in order to make an assesment of the entire watershed and expand areas for vegetation management activities to improve forest conditions and reduce hazardous fuels.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Greybull Ranger District

Purpose: Vegetation management (other than forest products)


Weed Management Shoshone National Forest (EIS)

This project has been cancelled. Given the workload associated with forest plan revision, we are not able to complete both concurrently.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Vegetation management (other than forest products), Land management planning


Stough Creek Trail Reroute (CE)

This project has been cancelled; it may be reinitiated at a later time.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management


Louis Lake Well (EA)

This project has been cancelled; it may be reinitiated in the future.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Recreation management, Facility management


Atlantic Allotment (EA)

The district proposes to permanently close this wilderness sheep allotment located in the Popo Agie Wildernss. This allotment has been unstocked for over 20 years.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Grazing management


Snow Oval Wetland Restoration (CE)

Restoration of wetlands located within the "Snow Oval" to balance wetland impacts associated with reconstruction of the Togwotee Highway.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants


Sugar Sanitation Harvest (EA)

Because of shifting priorities, the Sugar Sanitation Harvest project has been cancelled. It will likely be reconsidered as part of a larger project area in the future.

Status: Cancelled

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

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