Projects on the Forest Managed by Other Units
2014 Pro-Cycle Challenge
2014 Pro-Cycyle challenge is a professional bike race with 128 entrants. The course varies each year utilizing US Highways, State and County roads as it crosses 4 National Forests this year between August 18 and 26.
Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units
Crested Butte Ranger Station Administrative Site Sale
The GMUG NF is proposing to put up the Crested Butte Administrative Site for competitive sale in 2014. The .359 acre property was purchased by warranty deed in 1937. The 125 x 125 foot property consists of five lots within the Town of Crested Butte.
Decommissioning of Hell's Hole
Decommissioning of Hell's Hole a user created ATV route. We would propose to use a small trail dozer to create effective cross drainage, restore eroded gullies, and obscure the route.
Oil and Gas Leasing Revision
Revise 1993 Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing EIS decision to address changed conditions, revised leasing stipulations, and land availability.
Sale of the Coon Creek Administrative Site
Proposal to sell the 160-acre Coon Creek administrative site, Grand Mesa National Forest, Mesa County, Colorado. The site is no longer needed for Forest Service purposes. Revenues will be used by the agency for other facilities.
West Salt Creek Landslide Mitigation
Reroute segment of trail around landslide and construct two short sections of fence (3-400 feet each) to keep cattle from following old trail to the edge of the slide or to keep from getting into adjacent allotment.
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.
Grand Valley Ranger District
Grand Mesa & Uncompahgre Non-system Route Decommissioning
Perform decommission work on non-system routes on the Grand Mesa & North Uncompahgre NF area. Decommission work will be on routes that have been identified as non-system through previous travel mgmt plan.Complete rehabilitation of the route(s)
Grand mesa Christian Camp-MDP Proposal
Grand Mesa Christian Camp operates under authorization of 10-year term special use permit. A proposal has been received to construct a new residential cabin to change or modify the existing operation.
Grand Mesa NF Game Retrieval Area
Proposal to discontinue provision to provide for the use of ATVs off of designated routes for retrieval of downed game during big game huntings seasons.
North Uncompahgre Trail Development
The Grand Valley Ranger District has received a proposal, including a map of proposed routes, from the Bookcliff Rattlers Motorcycle club to add trail routes on the North End of the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Pine Mountain Fence
Pine Mountain Fence: Proposes to authorize construction of 1.0 miles of range fence for livestock management purposes on the Uncompahgre National Forest.
Snowplowing For Moose Transport
Proposal to plow snow by CDOW on Forest Roads to off-load Moose on the Grand Mesa as part of the Moose-re-introduction project.
Trickel Park Road Improvement Project
Re-condition the surface of Trickel Park Road # 121 from Alexander Lake Lodge to the North Forest Boundary. Includes one mile of new pavement from the intersection with FDR #123 to East Crag Crest Trailhead
Gunnison Ranger District
Proposal is to perform timber stand improvement and prescribed burning to improve range and wildlife habitat and reduce natural fuels.
CBMR Summit Trail Reconstruction
Reroute approximately 700 feet of trail on the Summit Trail within CBMR's permit boundary, using hand tools. The reroute would avoid a heavily eroded area that creates safety issues for trail users. The reroute would contour the adjacent hillside.
Deadman Trail Bridge
Install/construct 52'x4' trail bridge with a set of engineered abutments with concrete bearings over Cement Creek on the Deadman Gulch Trail NFST #420
LaGarita Beetle Response
This project is desinged to capture economic opportunities and reduce public safety hazards through the cutting and/or harvest of beetle infested spruce trees resulting form the large spruce bark beetle epidemic within the planning area.
Meridian and Snodgrass Rangeland Analysis
This project will analyze whether to graze or not graze the Snodgrass and Meridian Allotments. If grazing is selected how that grazing will be carried out. The proposed alternative includes placing the Snodgrass Allotment into the Gothic Allotment.
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.
Norwood Ranger District
Swamp Canyon Road Permit
Issue Special Use road permit for motorized access on an exiting road and trail in Swamp Canyon
Town of Mountain Village Waterline Extension Project
The Town of Mountain Village has requested the Forest Service amend their existing special use permit for the expansion of the proposed waterline to provide better water flow to the community for domestic and fire protection purposes.
Wolfe Road Easement
Process application for road easement. Easement for existing road; no new construction.
Ouray Ranger District
Canyon Creek Avalanche Control
Issue Special Use Permit for one year to Silver Star Mining Operations LLC for avalanche control along Canyon Creek Road, NFSR 853 up to the Revenue Mine.
FLPMA Road Easements/Permits
Authorize access to private inholdings on the Uncompahgre National Forest. Strole-existing Trail # 149 provides historic access to private land on the Uncompahgre Plateau.
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.
Re-issue permit to Delta Montrose Electrical Association for existing 7200 V underground powerline from forest boundary to Silver Jack Reservoir on Big Cimarron Rd. Possible permit consolidation with Paonia & Grand Valley RD's.
Red Mountain Ditch Reconstruction
Reconstruct portions of Red Mtn Ditch transbasin diversion and install new headgate. Located on San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests.
Paonia Ranger District
Paonia District Restoration Project 2014
Restoration of site conditions on 6 closed nonsystem routes including recontouring, ripping, seeding, and water bars or similar; removal of two nonfunctioning culverts on a system trail.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.