Robinson Integrated Resource Project

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Multiple resource activities integrated across the landscape designed to bring the project area closer to the desired future conditions as provided by the Green Mountain National Forest Land & Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan).

Location Summary

Towns of Granville, Hancock, Rochester, Goshen, Braintree, Bethel, Stockbridge, Pittsfield, and Chittenden

District: Rochester Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Date Published

    Scoping

    • 04-18-2017

      Scoping Cover Letter (PDF 66kb)
      Letter signed by District Ranger Christopher Mattrick dated April 17, 2017 inviting public review and comment for the Robinson Integrated Resource Project proposed action; includes instructions for how to submit written comments during the scoping period ending May 17, 2017.

    • 04-18-2017

      Scoping Information (PDF 924kb)
      Detailed description of the proposed action; includes the purpose and need, and proposed activities for each resource.

    • 04-18-2017

      Map 1 (PDF 6163kb)
      Existing Condition

    • 04-18-2017

      Map 2 (PDF 13989kb)
      Proposed Action Vegetation and Widlife Activities

    • 04-18-2017

      Map 3 (PDF 15636kb)
      Proposed Action Recreation, Transporation & Communnication Activities

    • 04-18-2017

      Map 4 (PDF 12667kb)
      Proposed Action Watershed, Soil and Other Activities

  • Date Published

    Analysis

    • 08-28-2018

      Environmental Assessment (PDF 1817kb)
      Environmental Assessment dated August 2018.

    • 08-28-2018

      Response to Comments (PDF 298kb)
      Shows how public comments received during the Robinson project environmental assessment 30-day comment period were addressed.

    • 08-28-2018

      Forest Carbon Assessment (PDF 643kb)
      Provides the history and status of the carbon stocks on the Green Mountain National Forest.

    • 06-04-2018

      Cover Letter - Invitation for Comment (PDF 71kb)
      Cover letter from District Ranger Christopher Mattrick dated June 4, 2018 inviting public comments for the Robinson Integrated Resource Project Environmental Assessment. Includes direction for how to submit comments during the 30-day comment period.

    • 06-05-2018

      30-day Comment Legal Notice (PDF 17kb)
      Legal Notice published in the Rutland Herald dated June 5, 2018 triggering the 30-day comment period for the Robinson Integrated Resource Project Environmental Assessment. Comments will be accepted until the close of the 30-day comment period ending on July 5, 2018.

    • 06-04-2018

      Environmental Assessment for Public Comment (PDF 1785kb)
      Complete June 2018 Robinson Integrated Resource Project Environmental Assessment for Public Comment including appendices.

    • 06-04-2018

      Comparison of Alternatives (PDF 54kb)
      Comparison of management activities by alternative.

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 1 (PDF 2581kb)
      Existing Condition

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 2a (PDF 2589kb)
      Vegetation & Wildlife Activities - Bingo Area, North of Route 73

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 2b (PDF 2338kb)
      Vegetation & Wildlife Activities - Chittenden Area, South of Route 73

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 2c (PDF 2495kb)
      Vegetation & Wildlife Activities - Liberty Hill Area

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 3 (PDF 4572kb)
      Recreation & Transportation Activities

    • 06-04-2018

      Map 4 (PDF 4129kb)
      Watershed, Soil, and Other Activities

  • Date Published

    Decision

    • 08-28-2018

      Cover Letter - Draft Decision Notice (PDF 76kb)
      Cover letter from District Ranger Christopher Mattrick dated April 27 announcing the completion of the Robinson project environmental assessment and availability of the Draft Decision Notice. The 45-day objection period ends on October 12, 2018.

    • 08-28-2018

      Draft Decision Notice (PDF 710kb)
      Draft Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact dated August 2018 that provides the tentative selection of Alternative B, rationale for the decision, and required mitigation measures. Also includes directions for how to submit objections.

    • 08-28-2018

      Objection Legal Notice (PDF 17kb)
      Legal Notice published in the Rutland Herald on August 28, 2018 triggering the 45-day objection period ending on October 12, 2018.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 1 (PDF 2581kb)
      Existing condition for the project area.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 2a (PDF 2589kb)
      Vegetation and wildlife activities in the Bingo area north of VT Route 73.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 2b (PDF 2338kb)
      Vegetation and widlife activities in the Chittenden area south of VT Route 73.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 2c (PDF 2495kb)
      Vegetation and widlife activities in the Liberty Hill area.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 3 (PDF 4572kb)
      Recreation and transporation activities including roads and trails.

    • 08-28-2018

      Map 4 (PDF 4129kb)
      Watershed, soil, and other activities.

    • 08-28-2018

      Appendix A1 (PDF 293kb)
      Timber and forest habitat treatments specific to Alternative B.

    • 08-28-2018

      Appendix A2 (PDF 67kb)
      Wildlife habitat treatments specific to Alternative B.

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