Proposal is to perform timber stand improvement and prescribed burning to improve range and wildlife habitat and reduce natural fuels.
Grand Mesa Nordic Council - Biathlon Range
Grand mesa Nordic Council seeks approval for Biathlon Range within the Skyway winter trail system. Range will be placed on removable frame and include live ammunition resulting from a supervised range instructor. See Project Leader for more info.
Pitkin Travel Proposal
Pitkin Trail Advocates have submitted a proposal to revisit 2010 Gunnison Basin Federal Lands Travel Management decision regarding specific routes near Pitkin, Colorado.
Porter Special Use Permit Reissuance
Reissuance of a Special Use Permit authorizing a spring development and approximately 453 feet of water transmission line. The waterline delivers domestic water to the permittee's private property along Tomichi Creek near Whitepine.
Thistledown Small Tracts Act Land Exchange
Rockbiter Corporation has made an application to exchange lands with the United States Forest Service under the authority of the Small Tracts Act. The exchange contains approximately 25 acres of National Forest for 125 acres of private lands.
2015 Taylor Park Silvicultural CE
Precommercial and commercial thinning, and sanitation of dwarf mistletoe infested lodgepole pine stands to maintain acceptable growth rates and stand health on up to 250 acres. Project is in Taylor Park between Cottonwood Pass Road and Willow Crk.
Axia Energy, LLC, USA #1-16SC Well Pad Expansion
Expansion of existing USA #1-16SC well pad, drilling two new wells on the well pad, and construction/installation of approximately 1.37 miles of buried natural gas and water lines along the Buzzard Divide Road (NFSR 265).
Spruce Beetle Epidemic and Aspen Decline Management Response
6/16 UPDATE: The Forest Service has extended the comment period for the Draft EIS until July 31, 2015. The GMUG contains approximately 223,000 cumulative acres of spruce beetle mortality and 229,000 acres of affected aspen from the past decade.
Tonello Spring Development
Proposal to dig a 2-foot diameter hole at spring approximately 3 feet deep and fill it with gravel. A1-foot length of 4-inch perforated PVC pipe would be buried in the gravel and a garden hose connected to the pipe to take water to private land.
Trout Lake Domestic Water System
Reissue permit for existing domestic water facilities which include: Three 12 inch diameter wooden tanks, 365 feet of buried 2 inch water pipeline and 430 feet of access road.
CBMR Mountain Bike Trail Additions
Approximately 1.75 miles of new trail construction on 4 segments of trail within the CBMR permit boundary would be constructed by hand and the use of a tracked machine.
Grand Mesa Resort Project
Hazardous Fuels reduction adjacent to private lands, increase resilience to insect outbreak, salvage. May 27 field trip is still scheduled. There is several inches of snow on the Grand Mesa, please come prepared and dress appropriately.
Long Draw Changed Condition Analysis
The Long Draw timber sale has 11 harvest units. 8 units have been completed while 3 units have not yet been entered. The Forest Service is proposing that in the 3 remaining units the prescription be changed from group selection to salvage.
Willow Creek Bridge #1 and #2 Replacements
Replace structurally deficient Willow Creek Bridge #1 on NFSR 765 approximately 1.85 miles east of NFSR 742 and Willow Creek Bridge #2 (approximately 3.25 miles east of FS Road 742)at the existing bridge locations and move utilities from bridges.
Wilson Peak Land Exchange
Non-federal Parties propose to convey five separate parcels of non-federal land containing a total of approximately 681 acres to the United States in exchange for four federal properties containing a total of approximately 303 acres of equal value.
High Mesa Trail
Conversion of FS Administrative Rd. 869 to ATV Trail. Proposed trail would end at intersection of FS Trail 225. Seasonal closure restrictions.
Milk Creek Trail Project
Construction of approx. ½ mile of new trail to relocate trail off of private land and to ford Marshall Creek in order to avoid an unsafe bridge.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.