Projects on the Forest Managed by Other Units
Kootenai National Forest All Units
Kootenai National Forest Invasive Plant Management
Proposed treatment of noxious weeds using an integrated weed management strategy that includes both aerial and ground herbicide application along with hand-pulling, cultivation, biological control agents, and cultural control.
The Kootenai National Forest, in conjunction with Montana's Dept. of Environmental Quality will prepare an EIS for a proposal to permit the development of the Montanore silver/copper mine and associated power transmission line by Mines Management Inc
Rock Creek Mine Project
The Rock Creek Mine is a proposal for a copper/silver mine under the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness in Sanders County Montana on the Kootenai National Forest. The proposal includes an associated mill, tailings storage facility and a waste water treatme
Cabinet Ranger District
Dry Creek Sediment Reduction
rehabilitation of deteriorating road system which is currently closed to all public motorized use, and prevent future mass wasting, sediment delivery and erosion from the road system to Dry Creek and related minor tributaries.
The Elk Rice project would include 93 harvest units, with activities and timber harvest on about 2,500 acres, including: about 1,700 acres of regeneration harvest and 490 acres of intermediate harvest. Eleven regeneration openings exceed 40 acres.
Vermilion River Restoration
stream habitat restoration program proposed for 9 specific reaches on the Vermilion River over a 10 yr period
Fortine Ranger District
Travel planning, prescribed fire, urban interface
Ten Lakes Travel Management Project
Proposed activities include designation of over-snow motorized use areas and non-snow trail management. Additional information available at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/kootenai/landmanagement/projects/?cid=stelprd3841289
Libby Ranger District
Harvest of approximately 240 acres to increase stand resilency to Mountain Pine Beetles.
Project includes vegetation managment through commercial timber harvest, precommercial thinning and prescribed burning. It also includes trail access management changes, fuel treatment areas, road storage and dispersed recreation site improvement.
This project includes fuel and vegetation management through commercial timber harvest, pre-commercial thinning and fuel grinding. Also includes 1.81 miles of road storage, 1 mile of temporary road construction, and 0.23 miles of trail construction.
Rexford Ranger District
Three Rivers Ranger District
Vegetation management, prescribed burning, and watershed restoration work in the Buckhorn Planning Subunit in the Yaak River drainage
Grizzly Vegetation and Transportation Management
Proposes veg mgmt on 2,360 ac. Proposed activities include timber harvest, fuels reduction, prescribed burning, pre-commercial thin, wildlife habitat improvement, access mgmt changes, watershed rehab including decommissioning, and aspen restoration
Hellroaring Fat Tire Plan of Operations
Exploration drilling on MMG's claims in Hellroaring Creek, including one drill site with up to three drill holes. Drilling would be off the side of open National Forest System Road (NFSR) 745, Hellroaring Creek Road.
Lower Yaak, OBrien, Sheep Project
This project includes timber harvest, hazardous fuels reduction treatments, prescribed burning, watershed improvements, and recreation site improvements. About 52% of the project area is within the wildland urban interface.
Proposes vegetation management activities including timber harvest, fuels reduction, prescribed burning, wildlife habitat improvement, access management changes and watershed rehabilitation.
The Starry Goat project proposes about 1,550 acres of regeneration harvest and 573 acres of intermediate harvest. 17 units would contribute to 14 openings over 40 acres. Prescribed burning is planned for 3,458 acres in the WUI and 5,870 acres in IRAs
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.