White Mountain National Forest All Units
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.
Forest-wide Driveway Permit Reissuance
Reissuance of approx. ten existing permits for driveways across National Forest system land to access private property because permits recently expired or will expire soon. Permits to be reissued for 20 years; approved activities will not change.
Northern Pass Transmission Line Special Use Permit
Proposed power transmission line that would cross the WMNF in an existing corridor in Stark, Easton, Lincoln, Woodstock. US Dep't of Energy is the lead agency for the NEPA analysis. WMNF decision is whether to issue a special use permit, consistent with the Forest Plan, to cross the Forest.
For more information, see the project website at: www.northernpasseis.us
Androscoggin Ranger District
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.
Androscoggin Ranger District Education and Wellness Trail
Construct a loop hiking trail of ~1 mile from the Androscoggin Ranger Station, on the Fifth Hole Trail to beaver ponds, then parallel to the river back to the office. For employees and visitors, and for conservation education programs.
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.
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.
Pemigewasset Ranger District
Bowen Brook Integrated Resource Management
An integrated resource project designed to move the Wild Ammonoosuc North Habitat Mgt Unit (HMU) toward desired conditions through timber, wildlife habitat, recreation, fisheries and aquatic management, road improvements and decommissioning.
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
Loon Pond Dam Repair
The Town of Lincoln has proposed repair work for the Loon Pond Dam in order to comply with federal reqirements for the town water supply. The town has a right to use and maintain the dam for purposes specified in their deed.
Mt Tecumseh Communication Site Special Use Permit
Re-issue a 30-year permit/lease for the Mt. Tecumseh Communication Site to replace the existing permit, which expires in 12/2014, with no changes proposed to the existing communication site or operations of the site.
Saco Ranger District
Dandiview Birch Hill Wildland Urban Interface (WUI)
Thin and remove small trees and shrubs to create a 40-70 foot wide shaded fuelbreak on NFS lands within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) located adjacent to the Birch Hill, Suren and Dandiview subdivisions in North Conway, NH.
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.