Long Valley Meadow Restoration
Restoration of a wet meadow ecosystem using mechanized equipment to stabilize channels and installing rock and timber-based structures to better manage the flow of water and stabilize meadow soils.
Oak Creek Rim Communication Site
Proposal to build a 120 foot tall communication tower, support equipment shelter, buried power line connection and common carrier microwave system to support improved cellular communications along Hwy 89A in Oak Creek Canyon.
Old Walnut Canyon Road Improvements
Proposal by the City of Flagstaff to improve Old Walnut Canyon Road to private property and obtain an authorization for operation and maintenance of this corridor.
A-1 Mountain Grazing Allotment Project
This project would determine whether and to what extent a term grazing permit would be issued to continue livestock grazing on the A-1 Mountain Grazing Allotment through an environmental assessment.
APS 69kv Power Line Permit for Childs-Irving Line
Issuance of a permit to replace the expired Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Hydropower License. Existing 69 kV line that was part of the Childs Irving Power operation and covered under the old license. Has been in continuous operation.
Buck Mountain Lookout Tower Viewshed Project
The project proposes to thin trees and reduce fuel loads around Buck Mountain Lookout Tower to extend the viewshed, improve
the ability to detect wildfires and to reduce the threat of fire that could destroy the tower.
Changes to Motor Vehicle Designations
Changes to designations (as currently shown on the Motor Vehicle Use Map)for motor vehicles on roads, trails, and areas throughout the Coconino National Forest
Chavez Ranch Road Improvements
Proposal by private developer in coordination with Yavapai County to improve Chavez Ranch Road from Cathedral Vista Road to private property, including road construction.
Cragin Watershed Protection Project
Fuels reduction over about 64,000 acres within and adjacent to the watersheds that drain into the C. C. Cragin (formerly known as Blue Ridge) Reservoir.
Four Forest Restoration Initiative Rim Country Project
Landscape-scale restoration on the Coconino, Apache-Sitgreaves, and Tonto National Forests of ponderosa pine ecosystems, designed to maintain, improve, and restore ecosystem structure, pattern, function, and resiliency.
Girdner Area Trails Planning
Up to 10 miles of non motorized multi-use trails will be proposed for the area near the Girdner Trail west of Sedona and north of SR89A.
Hutch Mountain Communication Site
Proposal to construct a commercial communication facility, including building, tower and solar power structures to provide improved wireless and other communication services in the area.
Evaluate the vacant Ike's Backbone grazing allotment for closure due to infeasibility of managing grazing on it because of size and topography.
Plan Revision for the Coconino National Forest
Revision of the Coconino National Forest's Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan) that guides activities on the Coconino NF such as recreation management and improvement of ecosystem health. For more information, visit http://go.usa.gov/gnzY
Soldiers Pass Motorized Use
Analysis of motorized use on Soldier Pass Road and how to bring it into compliance with Forest Plan direction for social encounter levels. Use currently exceeds capacity.
Tobias/Flynn Road Access
Proposal to construct a road from SR179 to private property across Oak Creek from Poco Diablo and Chavez Crossing Group Campground in Sedona. Proposal is the result of litigation requiring the Forest Service to provide an easement.
Turkey Butte/Barney Pasture Forest Health Restoration
This project is designed to reduce improve forest and watershed health in the Turkey Butte and Barney Pasture area. Project activities would include thinning of small and medium diameter trees and prescribed burning.
Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project
NOTICE OF OBJECTION RESOLUTION MEETING -- September 22, 2015 at 13:00, Coconino NF Supervisor's Office, 1824 S Thompson St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Purpose is to discuss and hopefully resolve objections associated with the FWPP draft decision.
Four-Forest Restoration Initiative EIS: Kaibab and Coconino
Implementation of forest restoration activities including thinning of trees, prescribed fire treatments, and watershed and road restoration within 988,764 acres of the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests. See www.fs.usda.gov/4fri for information.
Kelly Motorized Trails
The goal of the Kelly Motorized Trails project is to create a sustainable motorized trail system for both single-track (motorcycles) and larger off-highway vehicles using a combination of existing non-system trails, roads, and new trail construction.
Mountainaire Land Conveyance Correction
Implementation of Public Law 113-107 to authorize the conveyance of land within the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest containing private improvements that were developed based upon the reliance of an erroneous survey conducted in 1960.
Schultz Sediment Reduction Project
Project will analyze the effects of issuing a special use permit for a Coconino County proposal to recontour and stabilize watershed channels within the 2010 Schultz burn area to reduce sediment production.
Highway 180 Motorized Trails
The goal of this project is to provide Forest visitors with a sustainable motorized, multi-use trail system along the Hwy 180 corridor that minimizes impacts to natural resources and social concerns/issues.
Mt Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning
This project is planning for non-motorized recreation for trails, special uses and facilities in the Mt. Elden-Dry Lake Hills (MEDL) area. The next round of public involvement will be related to alternative development in summer 2014.
Sedona-Oak Creek Alternative Transportation Study
The proposal may include a shuttle operation, bicycle and pedestrian improvements. The proposal also may include new construction of additional parking areas or facilities, and modifications to vehicle access and parking at existing recreation sites.
Cave Springs Bank Stabilization
Stabilize banks of Oak Creek along Cave Springs campground. Would involve stabilizing a collapsing bank and possibly restoring a more natural central channel to the creek by filling in two constricted side channels and opening the middle.
Lake Mary Road and Bridge Improvement Project
The Federal Highway Administration in cooperation with the Coconino National Forest and Coconino County, is proposing improvements to Lake Mary Road to address safety concerns and general roadway deficiencies (drainage, curve radii, sight distance).
Red Rock OHV Improvements
Make improvements to the OHV road/trail system around Sedona. Project canceled due to recreation needs.
Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.