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Project planning follows direction from the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 USC 43231 et seq.), Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations (40 CFR 1500-1508), USDA Regulations (7 CFR Part 1b), and Forest Service Regulations (36 CFR 220).

 

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Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Project Spotlights

Union County Target Range Project

The proposed action consists of authorizing Union County Government to construct a target range on National Forest lands.

Foothills Landscape Project

The purpose of this project is to maintain or restore biologic integrity, connectivity, resilience, and soil and water quality on the 143,419 acres of the Foothills Landscape. www.tinyurl.com/foothillslandscapecollaborate

All Current and Recent Projects

Note: Not all projects may appear on map. See list below for complete list of projects with more information or documentation.

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Developing Proposal

Chattooga River R.D. FY 2020 Prescribe Burning

The project is located in the Chattooga River RD.

Georgia Forestry Commission Dry Hydrant Installation along Tallulah River

Georgia Forestry Commission Dry Hydrant Installation along Tallulah River to support structural and wildfire suppression needs in Tate City area.

Outfitter/Guide - Daniel's Discovery Tours

The project is located in the Chattooga River RD.

Outfitter/Guide - James Hames III for Guided Horse Riding

Outfitter/Guide permit for guided horseback riding tours.

Outfitter/Guide - New Vision East

Outfitter/Guide SUP (New Vision East)

Soque River Fishing Pier

Soque River fishing pier on the CRRD.

Under Analysis

Foothills Landscape Project

The purpose of this project is to maintain or restore biologic integrity, connectivity, resilience, and soil and water quality on the 143,419 acres of the Foothills Landscape. www.tinyurl.com/foothillslandscapecollaborate

Non-motorized trail improvement in the Chattooga River Ranger District

This trail improvement project is located in the Chattooga River Ranger District.

Ocmulgee Bluff Equestrian Trail Maintenance

Proposal to install a trail bridge along the Ocmulgee Bluff Equestrian Trail, at Crows Creek, Oconee Ranger District.

Satolah Fire House Relocation - Special Use Permit

Relocate the Satolah Fire House on Forest Service land.

Storey Mill Creek Forest Health and Restoration Project

Project stands are located in the Storey Mill Creek watershed and include Compartments 946 and 948 on the east side of Taylor%u2019s Ridge south of US Highway 27. All treatment areas are considered wildland urban interface (WUI).

Town Creek ATV Trail Improvement Project.

Proposal to install a boardwalk, install 3 small bridges and harden approximately 300 ft. of trail surface (The Project) across creeks, tributaries and wet depressions intersecting the Town Creek ATV Trail (TCATV).

Union County Target Range Project

The proposed action consists of authorizing Union County Government to construct a target range on National Forest lands.

Analysis Completed

6-Gap Century 3 Gap Fifty Bicycle Ride

The event will occur on September 29,2019, and each year thereafter thru 2021 on the last Sunday in September.

Big Stamp Overflow Parking at Springer Mountain

The project is located in the Blue Ridge Ranger District.

Blairsville Extreme Adventure Race

This event will occur October 12, 2019. This event will be a 50K loop trail race with a 30K and 15k option using the same trails.

Blue Ridge Ultra Marathon

This event will be a 50K loop trail race with a 30K and 15K options using the same trails.

BRRD Fall/Winter Recreation Events 2019/2020 (Fool's Gold Bike)

Application for special use permits using NFS lands administered by the Blue Ridge Ranger District.

Dalhonega Ultra Marathon 50 KM & 100 KM

This event has been held annually for the past five years. The event will be scheduled for October 5-6, 2019, and each year thru 2023 on the first weekend in October.

Farm To Trail 11K/30K

This event will take place November 2, 2019 and will be a one-day event that will start at 8:30 am and end at 5:00 pm.

Fierce Dragon 200

This event will be a 40 mile loop out and back and would start and stop at Vogel State Park.

Gooch Mountain Trail Relocation

This is a trail re-route project in the Blue Ridge RD.

Installation of tower by Southern Linc Wireless at Glassy Mtn. Communications Site - SUP

Install a tower at Glassy Mtn. Communications Site by Southern Linc Wireless

Ocoee Trailride -Conasauga RD

Outfitter guide for the Ocoee Trailride on the Conasauga RD.

Research study to collect specimen of lichens on the Chattahoochee-Oconee NFs

Collect voucher specimens of lichens on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests (CONFs).

The Ridge at Stanley Gap

This event will utilize the Aska Trail System.

On Hold

Two Lakes Accessible Trails Project-BRRD

Construct accessible trails at Lake Blue Ridge on the Blue Ridge RD.

Cancelled

Outfitter/Guide - Outdoor Climbing Adventures, LLC for use of Currahee Mountain - CRRD

Outfitter/Guide permit for use of Currahee Mountain on the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Right-of-way Road Use Modifications

The project is located in the Blue Ridge Ranger District.

Project Archive

Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.



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