AT&T Fiber Optic Permit
AT&T has requested permission to install 1 mile of fiber optic cable using the existing PacifiCorp power line right of way along Highway 89. The fiber line would serve the communication site located on private land near the summit of Snowmans Hill.
AT&T Sugarloaf Communication Site Upgrade
Upgrade of existing equipment to provide LTE service over fiber optic; remove outdated equipment. Includes reissuance of up to 30-year Communication Site Lease for refurbished cellular and ISP site on Sugarloaf Communication Site. INFORMAL SCOPING
Bear Creek Trail Relocation Project
The Forest Service will construct a new trail to bypass the Bear Creek bridge in order to provide for safe access
to the Bear Lake trail and the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Big Bar Cellular Site
Development of a cellular site in Big Bar, CA, by Trinity County through a grant by the CPUC
Blue Bird Consolidated Mine
Authorization for sampling and mining of high bench alluvial gravels by open pit on the Blue Bird Consolidated Mine. Processing approx. 1,500 cubic yards of placer gravels, reclamation, and re-establishment of native vegetation.
Boyle Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorization of a special use permit for 10-year term for use of approximately 25 feet of single lane native surface road that provides access between two parcels of private land.
Caltrans Snowmans Hill Permit Reauthorization
Caltrans has requested reauthorization of their Special Use Permit for Closed Circuit Television and weather station equipment at the summit of Snowman's Hill on Highway 89. Power is provided to the site from PacifiCorp and access is from the highway
Communication Site Project - Gray Butte
Replace the small stone building with a concrete block building of similar dimensions and replace the 32' 4-pole wooden tower structure with a 32' 2-pole metal tower to support the existing antennae. Reauthorize 20 year communications site lease
Communication Site Project - Ski Bowl
Reauthorize 20 year lease for current communication site. Includes minor non-significant amendment to Land and Resource Management Plan to add the Ski Bowl Communication Site to list of multi-user electronic site.
DeMent Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorize special use permit for approx. 300 feet of native surface road to access private parcel. Permit is currently expired and applicant has requested reauthorization of the existing use
Dog Creek Bridge Staging Area Permit
Issuance of special use authorization to Caltrans for access to the I-5 Dog Creek Bridge foundations and placement of a staging area on NFS lands during Caltrans' seismic retrofit of the bridge. All construction will occur on Caltrans right-of-way.
Garden Gulch Spur Trail Construction
A new trail will be constructed to bypass private property and maintain public access to the Weaver Basin Trail System. Construction will be done entirely by hand, and will be approximately one mile in length.
Jewett Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorize expired permit for an additional 10-year term for a portion of an existing leach line on National Forest System lands serving the adjacent private home.
Misery Hill Trail Project
Approximately 0.26 miles of new trail (Misery Hill Trail) will be constructed on Forest Service lands within the Weaver Basin Trail System.
Moosehead Vegetation and Road Management Project
Approximately 2400 acres of thinning and fuels treatments, 21 miles of road reconstruction and 11 miles of road decommissioning and closures within and adjoining the Algoma Late Successional Reserve.
Mt. Shasta Nordic Center Kiosk Proposal
The Mt. Shasta Nordic Center has requested to amend their special use permit to add a permanent kiosk. The kiosk will be located off of the 31 Road adjacent to the Nordic Center parking lot. The kiosk is 8 feet long by 10 feet tall. INFORMAL SCOPING
Mud Springs Fuel Break
This project will create more favorable fuel conditions along the western boundary of Post Mountain community through fuel treatments, such as, thinning, pruning, hand piling, burning hand piles and prescribed underburning.
Nelson Creek Dam Removal
Removal of pump house and small concrete dam on Nelson Creek to improve habitat for fish and other aquatic species. The pump house and dam are part of Oak Grove campground's water system which is no longer useable.
North Lake Project
Thinning and prescribed burning to improve plant vigor and reduce fire hazard on approximately 145 acres of National Forest lands within the wildland urban interface of Trinity Center, California.
North Lake Roadside Fuels Reduction Project
This project will reduce surface fuel loadings by manually thinning trees up to 11 inches DBH, thinning brush, pruning, hand piling or concentrating activity slash and natural fuels, burning and chipping.
North Salt Creek Temporary Road Request Project
New temporary road construction (~900 feet) is proposed at the west edge of the West Girard Inventoried Roadless Area. Some brush and conifer tree removal is proposed, as is closure and rehabilitation when the harvest unit is complete.
Parks-Eddy Watershed Restoration
Sediment source reductions through road and trail management in the Parks and Eddy Creek watersheds. Includes road maintenance, reconstruction, decommissioning and transportation system management. Trailhead and trail reconstruction and realignment.
Pilgrim Plantations Insect and Disease Project
Thin from below with group selection and patch cutting in areas of mortality or to introduce heterogeniety . Apply prescribed fire only after remaining trees show sign of increased forest health/vigor. Site prepare and plant openings as needed.
Post Mountain Fuel Reduction Project
Fuel reduction within Wildland Urban Interface, including: Brush burn 603 acres, Thin from below 369 acres, Hand thin to 10-inch diameter 98 acres, Shaded fuelbreak 176 acres
Silverthorn Marina 20-Year Permit Issuance
Reauthorize use & occupancy of National Forest System lands for Silverthorn Marina by issuing a new 20-year special use permit. New permit will not include changes to authorized facilities or increases in scope/intensity of authorized activities.
Ski Park Leach Field Permit Amendment
The Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park has requested amendment of their current Special Use Permit for their Leach Field to include the existing 1,500 foot single lane native surface access road for maintenance and monitoring of the permit area.
Ski Park Powerline Reauthorization
Wintun Development Corporation has requested reauthorization of approximately 525 feet of buried powerline that serves the two street lights located at the intersection of the Ski Park Highway and Highway 89.
Ski Park Road Reauthorization
Wintun Development Corporation has requested reauthorization of their Special Use Permit for the two-lane paved public road that provides for the year-round access to the Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park. The road segment was constructed with the Park.
Summit Creek Culvert Replacement #1
Installation of an embedded corrugated metal pipe (CMP) at an existing low water crossing on Summit Creek at Summit Creek Road. The project will improve water quality, reduce mobilization of sediments, and improve access for residents.
TC&I Road Special Use Permit and realignment
Road Special Use permit for approx. 600ft of existing road across NFS lands in Late Successional Reserve. Project includes realignment of approx. 140ft of the road which requires felling 10 trees, most of which are dead or <9" DBH. INFORMAL SCOPING
TC&I Special Use Road Permit
Campbell Timberland Management on behalf of TC&I LLC has requested a Special Use Road permit to construct approx. 1000 feet of single lane native surface road on NFS lands in support of the Swamp Butte THP on the adjacent private land.
Temporary Commercial Event and Bus Tour Pilot Project
The Unit proposes to issue Temporary Special Use Permits for bus tours and commercial events at the following locations:Old Ski Bowl, Bunny Flat, Sand Flat, Red Fir Flat, Castle Lake, and McCloud Falls. INFORMAL SCOPING
Trinity River Minerals Withdrawal
Make recommendation on the suitability for mineral withdrawal of 541 acres of NFS lands on the Trinity River between Sheridan Creek and Maxwell Creek
Upper Harrison Gulch Small Projects Area
Cutting and removal of road hazard and road maintenance trees, treating excess fuel loading, and salvaging dead or dying trees in excess of standards and guidelines.
Verizon Bear Mountain Solar Upgrade
Verizon proposes to relocate the existing solar panels from the roof of the fire lookout to a free-standing structure near the edge of the parking area and to increase the number of solar panels to add power capacity for the cellular equipment.
Westside Reforestation Release and Burning
The Forest will conduct release & hand pile burning in areas affected by recent wildfires, about 10,895 acres via manual methods. Treatments consist primarily of hand cutting/grubbing/chainsaws. Hand pile burning on 2,518 acres via hand ignition.
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