Projects

Welcome to the Lincoln's Projects page.  This page will link you to currently proposed and active projects as well as provide you with links to past projects. For current projects see the links below. For past projects, please refer to the 'related links' to the right.


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Lincoln National Forest 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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Under Analysis

Agua Chiquita Fence, Trap, and Trick Tank

Fencing of approx. 113 acres including construction of permanent fence to replace existing electric fence (13 ac.), and new trap (100 ac.) with handling facilities and a trickle ("trick") tank.

Burnt Canyon Watering Facilities

Installation of new range improvements as follows: 3 - 3,000-gallon storage tanks and associated 3 drinkers with 1 mile of approximately 1.25-inch polyethylene pipeline.

Domes Water Transmission Permit Reissue

Issuance of a new 30-year permit to Bell Ranch Joint Venture for continued operations and maintenance of a spring development and water transmission line.

Hale Lake Area Management

The Smokey Bear Ranger District is proposing changes to the management of lands near Hale Lake that would improve the access to a variety of recreation uses within the Hale Lake area, while addressing issues with travel management and recreation.

Integrated Non-Native Invasive Plant Management

The forest will be developing a proposal to manage the nonnative invasive plants within the Lincoln National Forest's boundaries. Adaptive management would be incorporated into the analysis.

Lincoln National Forest Plan Revision

Our draft assessment under forest plan revision is now available for review and public comment. Information on the revision process is also available on our forest website: https://go.usa.gov/xUSMh

New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse Habitat Improvement Projects on the Sacramento Grazing Allotment

The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest is proposing to construct habitat improvement projects on the Sacramento Grazing Allotment to aid in the protection of New Mexico meadow jumping mouse (NMMJM) critical habitat.

Observatory Timber Sale

The Otero County Electric Co-Op has a need to remove trees that are deemed a potential hazard to the transmission lines. Activities include felling trees, sawtimber, and piling of activity slash within the 23-acre project area.

Otero County Electric Co-Op ROW Widening Salvage - 1st Round

Removal of sawtimber and piling of activity-generated slash within approx. 250-acre project area.

Sargent Grazing Allotment

Environmental analysis for the continuation of grazing authorization.

Silver Springs Meadow Restoration

Installation of stream and wetland restoration structures such as beaver dam analogues, Zuni bowls (a step-pool pond feature), one-rock dams, woody debris in channels, and other grade control structures along approx. 1 mile of stream channel.

Smokey Bear North Habitat Improvement Project

The Smokey Bear Ranger District is proposing to authorize the treatment of an approximately 130,372 acre are for habitat improvement, including mechanical treatment, prescribed fire, and cut-stump herbicide use on juniper.

South Sacramento Restoration Project

Restore forest health on the approximately 140,000-acre planning area in the southern Sacramento Mountains. Project is designed to meet restoration objectives at a landscape-scale, primarily in mixed conifer and ponderosa pine forest.

Upper Rio Penasco Stream Restoration Phase I

Activities on approx. 0.5 mile of stream channel including the construction of Zuni bowls, worm ditches, media lunas, one-rock dams, flow-splitters, beaver dam analogues, and other grade control structures such as using woody debris.

Analysis Completed

Scott Able Grazing Allotment Management

Continue livestock grazing on the Scott Able Allotment(proposal originally listed with the Escondido and San Andres Allotments).

On Hold

Agua Chiquita Watershed Strategy

Complete restoration activities within the Agua Chiquita watershed to reduce nonpoint source pollution and reduce the amount of sediment in the water, which currently exceeds standards.

Carrissa Storage and Pipeline off Monument Spring

The proposed action is to construct a new storage tank on approximately 10 miles of above ground replacement pipeline. The pipeline would begin on the Agua Chiquita allotment and end on the Carrissa allotment.

Escondido Grazing Allotment Management

Continue livestock grazing on the Escondido Allotment

Mule Peak Clean-up and Special Use Permit

White Sands Missile Range has applied to continue the use of Mule Peak under a Special Use permit that authorizes the use of public lands for instrumentation and access road.

New Mexico Meadow Jumping Mouse Habitat Improvement Projects on the Agua Chiquita Grazing Allotment

The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest is proposing to construct habitat improvement projects on the Agua Chiquita Grazing Allotment to aid in the protection of New Mexico meadow jumping mouse (NMMJM) critical habitat.

Rio Penasco Wetland Restoration and Road Stabilization

The Lincoln National Forest is proposing to restore a wetland that has been modified and is no longer functioning and improve a road crossing to improve water quality and wildlife habitat for a variety of species including federally listed species.

Russia Canyon Trick Tank

The proposed action is to install a new trick tank including a catchment pad, storage tank and drinker on the Russia Allotment.

San Andres Grazing Allotment Management

Continuation of livestock grazing on the San Andres Allotment.

Project Archive

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



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