Integrated forest resource project that includes vegetation management, big game winter range maintenance, watershed improvements, fuels reduction, and recreation enhancements within the 69,000-acre project area located north and west of St. Regis
Integrated forest restoration developed through collaboration with the public. Includes forest vegetation restoration, watershed restoration activities, fuels reduction, and recreation enhancements within the Cedar and Thompson Creek drainages, located southwest of Superior, Montana.
Center Horse Landscape Restoration Project
Collaboratively developed integrated ecosystem management including restoration of fire adapted ecosystems, soil productivity, watersheds and aquatic habitat, and management of recreation opportunities and motor vehicle access.
Vegetation treatment to reduce future tree losses from root disease and improve resilience to insect infestation on 131 acres of National Forest System land located within the wildland urban interface, adjacent to private property and residences.
Lolo Creek Large Wood Debris
This project would utilize large hazard trees cut after the 2013 Lolo Complex Fire to construct large woody debris structures on Lolo Creek to enhance aquatic habitat and improve stream and floodplain health.
Marshall Woods Restoration Project
Integrated resource management including vegetation and watershed restoration, fuels reduction, public education, and recreation enhancements near the Rattlesnake National Recreation Area.
Placid Lake Cost Share Supplement
Montana Department of Natual Resources and Conservation and the Lolo N.F. are entering into a Cost Share Supplement to exchange easements so both parties can have legel access to their lands.
Snowbowl Zipline Project
Construction of a 600' trail within the Snowbowl ski area permit boundary to allow public and maintenance access to ziplines located on Snowbowl's private lands.
Summer Trails Motorized Management
Motorized recreation management including development and authorization of trails and roads for All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) use, and closure and restoration of areas damaged by unauthorized Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) use.
Yellowstone Pipe Line Pipe Abandonment
Removal of and/or abandonment-in-place of approximately 9,693 feet of out-of-service pipeline located on three separate sites within Missoula and Sanders Counties on the Missoula and Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger Districts
Integrated landscape management including forest vegetation restoration, wildlife habitat and watershed improvements, and recreation enhancements within the Clear Creek drainage.
Motorized Access Management within the Selkirk and Cabinet-Yaak Grizzly Bear Recovery Zones
The programmatic Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) supplements the 2002 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Forest Plan Amendments for Motorized Access Management within the Selkirk and Cabinet-Yaak Grizzly Bear Recovery Zones.b It proposes to change the Kootenai, Lolo, and Idaho Panhandle National Forests Land and Resource Management Plans (Forest Plans) by amending the objectives, standards, and guidelines that address grizzly bear management within these two Recovery Zones. The FSEIS and ROD are expected to be released in the summer of 2011.
The Lolo Post Burn EIS decision was not upheld in court. This project would issue a new decision to complete restoration activities originally analyzed in the EIS.Timber harvest is not proposed, only road stabilization, storage, and decommissioning
Sapphire Crest Trail
Trail construction and reconstruction to connect existing trail segments, creating a 100-mile long non-motorized trail across the Lolo, Bitterroot, and Beaverhead National Forests on the Sapphire Divide.
Dry Gulch Access Road 9961
Seasonal road access for the Estate of Earl M. Pruyn along approx. 9 miles of Forest Road #9961. Includes provision for seasonal access (April - November) to 1,040 acres of private land in the Black Mtn Area west of Missoula.
Application by Missoula Electric Cooperative to bury 2.25 miles of existing overhead power lines and replace one utility pole on National Forest System Lands near U.S. Highway 12 in the Lolo Creek Drainage.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.