This page includes, in links listed below, information on projects which implement the Forest Plan. On some, public input is being sought, on others decision notices or environmental assessments on forest projects are posted.

Hoosier National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

ANR Pipeline Company Short-Term Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a temporary special use permit to ANR Pipeline Company, Inc. to authorize the excavation and repair of a section of existing gas pipeline within ANR's existing right-of-way.

East Fork Water Special Use Permit Amendment

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a permit amendment that properly authorizes rights-of-way for an existing waterline and approximately 125 feet of new waterline.

Froehlich Outfitter and Guide Priority Use Special Use Permit Renewal

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a 10-year Priority Use Outfitter and Guide Permit to Froehlich Outfitter and Guides Horse Trail Rides, LLC.

Grease Gravy Road/Lick Creek Trail Proposed Parking Area

The Hoosier is proposing a new parking area for access to the Lick Creek Trail area at the end of Grease Gravy Road/South County Road 250 East.

Perry Spencer RTC Special Use Permit

The Hoosier is proposing to issue Perry-Spencer R.T.C.,Inc. a special use authorization to install approximately 5.8 miles of buried fiber optic cable along county roads in an effort to expand highspeed internet access to residents of rural Perry Co.

Pleasant Run Early Successional Project

The Hoosier National Forest proposes to maintain 214 forest openings as early successional grass, forb, and shrubland habitats in the Pleasant Run area of the Brownstown Ranger District.

PLRW&SD Special Use Permit

The Hoosier proposes to consolidate Patoka Lake Regional Water & Sewer District (PLRW&SD) waterline permits into a single master permit to be issued for a 30-year time period along with incorporating an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Plan.

Rinker and O'Brien Woods LLC Special Use Road Easements

The Hoosier is proposing to issue two special use road easements to private land owners that properly authorizes access to private land.

On Hold

Hoyt Access Road

The Hoosier National Forest proposes to issue a Special Use Permit to authorize the construction, use, and maintenance of a gravel-surface road across National Forest System land.


Perry Spencer RTC Special Use Permit

Cancelled due to change in proposal.

Springs Valley Conservancy District

The Hoosier is proposing to issue a new replacement permit authorizing a dam and reservoir at Springs Valley Lake.

Project Archive

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