Land & Resources Management


Ashley National Forest - Forest Plan Revision Update





The Ashley National Forest has completed a travel analysis process in accordance with Federal Regulation 36 CFR 212.5 (b).  The Travel Analysis Report dated September 30, 2015 is posted for the convenience of the public and of forest staff in evaluating recommendations and implementing prospective changes to the transportation system  This travel analysis report and accompanying maps are planning documents that will be used to inform future National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) travel management decisions including: identification of the minimum road system, identification of unneeded roads to be decommissioned or converted to other uses, and other changes to National Forest System roads which may include revisions to Motor Vehicle Use designation.  Roads identified as likely needed or likely not needed on reports or maps are under consideration; but no decision will be made to implement recommendations or decommission roads without further public involvement and NEPA analysis.  Comments or questions regarding the Ashley National Forest’s travel analysis process may be directed to (Louis J Haynes, Public Affairs Officer, Phone 435-781.5105).


Lower Stillwater Pond Fishery Enhancement

Lower Stillwater Pond

Fishery enhancement and restoration work was completed on the Lower Stillwater Pond in 2015.

The Lower Stillwater Pond Fishery Enhancement Project was recently recognized in the USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region Aquatic and Riparian Restoration 2015 Annual Report.