Projects on the Forest Managed by Other Units
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Addition
Relocate approximately 32 miles of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail off of Forest Service roads. Proposed trail location is at or near the actual divide. Up to 3 trail heads will be constructed along the new section of trail.
Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest All Units
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).
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.
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.
Roberts Creek Water Conveyance System
Falcon Seaboard Diversified, INC has requested a special use permit, which would allow for continued operation and maintenance the Roberts Creek Water Conveyance System.
Silver Pick Winter Route
Reissue Forest Trail Special Use Permit to Peninsula Exploration 2, Ltd for their continued use of the Silver Pick Winter Route for access to private property.
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.
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
Calamity Basin Pine restoration and mastication
Project will mechanically treat 675 acres of historic pine plantation in Calamity basin. This will occur in the summer of 2015 and will improve big game and winter range and improve habitat for other species.
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.
Solihull Society - Land Rover Rally
Application for Temporary Recreation Event to conduct Land Rover Rally on Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and White River National Forests (July 28-31, 2015)
Gunnison Ranger District
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.
Proposal is to perform timber stand improvement and prescribed burning to improve range and wildlife habitat and reduce natural fuels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norwood Ranger District
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.
Ouray Ranger District
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.