Administrative Radio Repeater Improvement Project
Install 3 new radio repeaters and relocate and enhance 1 existing repeater to increase FS radio coverage on the WMNF where good coverage is lacking and allow for Forestwide communication; includes clearing trees for helicopter use and new sites.
Albany South Project
An integrated resource management project that proposes vegetation management to improve wildlife habitat and forest health conditions, as well as recreation, watershed and transportation system improvements.
Central Maine Power Co. Special Use Permit
Issue a new special use permit to CMP for a period of 20 years. CMP proposes to install utility poles and overhead electrical lines along 1,400 feet of FR 3314 to a private inholding and residence.
Dindorf Right of Way clearing and associated skid trail use
Issue permit to allow private landowner to clear his undeveloped ROW across NFS land and construct short skid trail on NF from the ROW corridor to his landing location to reduce resource impacts from skidding and eliminate impacts to Davis Path Trail
Glen Ellis Falls Day Use Area Site Improvement Project
This project proposes to repair many of the facilities--including the access road, parking, picnic sites, trails, signage and toilets--at this popular day use area.
Official 30-day comment period begun with legal notice publication on 8/31/2011 was cancelled due to Tropical Storm recovery work. New comment period began with legal notice publication on October 20, 2011.
Loon Mountain South Peak Learning Center
Allow construction of two fixed-grip chairlifts, approx. 26 acres of new or realigned teaching ski terrain and expansion of snowmaking to new area with existing water. Approx. 60% of lifts and ski terrain on NFS lands. Add'l work on private lands
Neuts Brook Snowmobile Trail Relocation Project
Relocate the existing snowmobile trail to the edge of the Forest Service administrative site or off the site to a private land location to eliminate safety concerns associated with the current trail location that bisects the administrative site.
Northern Pass Transmission Line Special Use Permit
Northern Pass LLC has proposed a new power transmission line in NH that would cross the WMNF. US Dep't of Energy is leading the NEPA analysis. WMNF decision is whether to issue a special use permit, consistent with the Forest Plan, to cross the Forest.
Scoping period was extended by the U.S. Department of Energy until after Amended Notice of Intent is published and public has the opportunity to comment on the amended proposal.
For more information or to submit scoping comments, see the project website at: www.northernpasseis.us
Presidential Range Dry River Wilderness Area Trails Project
Sections of the Dry River Trail, Rocky Branch Trail and Isolation Trail in the Presi-Dry Wilderness were damaged by Hurricane Irene and need repair or a nearby relocation. Rocky Branch Shelter 2 is to be decommissioned and tent sites designated.
Province Integrated Resource Management Project
An integrated resource management project that proposes vegetation management to improve wildlife habitat and forest health conditions, as well as recreation and transportation system improvements.
Wild River Valley Trail Repairs
Repair the Moriah Brook Trail footbridge crossing the Wild River and relocate six small sections (totaling approximately 0.5 miles) of the Highwater Trail adjacent to the Wild River from damage that occurred during Tropical Storms Irene and Sandy.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.