Upper Cheat River EA

This project aims to move the Upper Cheat watershed closer to the Forest Plan desired conditions by improving forest health & age class diversity, providing recreation opportunities, and improving wildlife habitat & stream/riparian conditions.

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Environmental Assessment

Special Authority
Not applicable / Other

Lead Management Unit
Cheat Ranger District

Notice and Comment Regulation
218 (2013) Non-HFRA

Project Purpose
Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants; Fuels management; Road management; Watershed management; Forest products; Vegetation management (other than forest products)

Project Activity
Road decommissioning; Fuel treatments (non-activity fuels); Forest vegetation improvements; Species habitat improvements; Species population enhancements; Road maintenance; Travel management; Timber sales (green); Watershed improvements

Project Status

Current Status
Under Analysis

Project Milestones
Last Completed Milestone: Objection Period (09/13/2022)
Next Milestone: NEPA or Forest Plan Amendment Decision Document Available (est. 02/01/2023)

Last Updated: 12/21/2022