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.
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.
Central Maine Power Co. Special Use Permit
Issue a new special use permit to CMP for a period of 30 years. CMP proposes to install utility poles and overhead electrical lines along 1,400 feet of FR 3314 to a private inholding and residence.
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.
Pond of Safety Accessible Trail & Shoreline Access Hardening
Replace user created trail from designated parking lot to canoe launch with accessible trail along an existing road prism and harden shore using riprap to limit erosion. May include a small (3' square) landing to allow easier canoe access.
South Pond Road Association Special Use Permit Renewal
The purpose of This project is to renew the existing permit for a 5 year period. The permit authorizes the road association use of Forest Roads 65, 65A and 65B to perform annual routine maintenance and snow plowing for safe public access.
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
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.
Time Warner Cable Fiber Optic Cable Special Use permit
Issue a permit to Time Warner Cable Northeast LLC allowing them to extend fiber optic cable service to the existing wireless communication site on Mt. Tecumseh, including installing buried conduit under approx. 2,000%u2019 of ski trails.
Waterville Valley Fan Gun Project
Install 8 snowmaking fan guns and 2 transformers along World Cup trail. All items would be placed on pre-cast concrete pads. A few trees would be cut at one transformer and some blasting may occur. Power and water lines would be placed in trench.
Waterville Valley Half-pipe Reconstruction Project
Remove the half pipe on Exhibition trail, restoring trail to freestyle terrain. Lower the walls, bring the trail tread back toward grade level, and use extra fill from walls to form three small landings for other terrain features.
Saco Ranger District
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
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.
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.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.