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Under Analysis

Soda Butte Creek Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project (EA)

Forest Service is proposing to issue a special use authorization that would allow Wyoming Game and Fish to apply rotenone in Soda Butte Creek and tributaries to remove exotic brook trout and restore the fishery with Yellowstone cutthroat trout.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants


Rocky Mountain Power - Relocation Of Two Line Segments (CE)

Proposal to relocate two power line segments which cross/re-cross the North Fork of the Shoshone River. Replacement segments would be buried adjacent to the North Fork Highway (Highway 14/16/20) and would not cross the River.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


Creekside Resort Permit Issuance (CE)

Proposal to issue a new special use permit to Diana Walker / Walker Styffe Properties, LLC, dba Creekside Lodge of Encinitas, California for the maintenance and operation of the Creekside Ranch (formally Goff Creek Ranch).

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wapiti Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Dickey Ranch Water Improvements (CE)

We are proposing to allow the Dickey Ranch to improve and possibly enlarge two points of diversion, and move / improve one point of diversion.

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


Cedar Mountain Cell Tower Co-Location (CE)

We are proposing to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to install a repeater and antenna at a Forest Service (FS) operated installation on Cedar Mountain owned by Legend Towers, LLC.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wapiti 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


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


Access Authorization For Two Private Parcels (CE)

Issuance of a road use easement for access to private parcels held by the EA Ranch and Horse Creek Lodge.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Shoshone National Forest All Units

Purpose: Special use management


Guard Station Park Basecamp Relocation (CE)

Proposal is to move an outfitting and guiding base camp to a new and more appropriate location.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Greybull Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Cycle Greater Yellowstone Bicycle Tour (CE)

We are proposing to issue a special use permit for a bicycle tour which could include up to 800 participants.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Renewal of Federal Highway Administration Permit (CE)

We are proposing to reissue a permit to the Federal Highway Administration for construction work on the Beartooth Highway. The original permit (CFK112) was issued in July of 2004 and expired 2014.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Mooncrest Ranch Waterline Special Use Permit Re-issuance (CE)

The proposal is to reissue a water transmission permit to the Mooncrest Ranch. No changes to the existing permit are proposed.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Clarks Fork Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


Long Creek Project (EA)

The proposal is to treat approximately 7,479 acres using the following methods: Sanitation salvage; Aspen enhancement; Pre-commercial thinning; and Prescribed burning.

Status: Under Analysis

Management Unit: Wind River Ranger District

Purpose: Fuels management, Forest products


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


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


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

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: On Hold

Management Unit: Washakie Ranger District

Purpose: Special use management


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


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