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2019 Lands Special Use Permit Projects

Every year the LTBMU evaluates multiple lands projects for issuance of a special use permit. A list of the projects and contacts can be found here http:/

Liberty Utilities Resilience Corridors

Approximately 6,300 acres, the project consists of vegetation treatments in 55 miles of forest corridors adjacent to Liberty Utility power lines. These treatments would occur in untreated areas and would also connect previously treated areas.

Primal Quest Endurance Run Event Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit for 400 mile multi-sport event on system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on the LTBMU, Eldorado National Forest, and Tahoe National Forest. Event is scheduled for August 20-28.

Tahoe 200 Endurance Run Event 2018 Permit Issuance

Issuance of an 5 year event special use permit for 200 mile run utilizing National Forest system roads and trails (including Tahoe Rim Trail) on both the LTBMU and Eldorado National Forest. Event is scheduled yearly during September.

Travel Analysis for E-bikes on Forest Service Trails

Analyze a subset of Forest Service trail system for use by e-bikes under Travel Management rules 36 CFR 212 Subpart B. Updates to the Motor Vehicle Use Map would result from the project

Urban Forest Defense Zone Fuels Reduction and Healthy Forest Project

Programmatic treatments to address ongoing fuels and forest health needs on NFS urban forest parcels and within WUI Defense Zone. This EA will update and replace the current Urban Lots EA.

Winter Recreation and Travel Management (Over-the-Snow)

Designate roads, trails, and areas where OSV use is allowed in accordance with Subpart C of the Travel Management Rule. Also project level snow-play areas, plow & expand parking lots, grooming for OSV & non-motorized trails. Forest Plan Amendment

Under Analysis

Far West Nordic Ski Education Association 5 Year Recreation Event Permit Reissuance

Permit will authorize Far West Nordic Ski Education to conduct a 1-day xc ski and snowshoe race (max. 300 participants) on NFS lands for 5 years. Race is over snow with required snow depth of 12 inches; no ground disturbing activity authorized.

Incline Management Plan

The project will amend the Forest Plan to designate 400 acres of the project area as backcountry management area, as well as project-specific management actions related to roads and trails, travel management, restoration and vegetation management.

Meeks Bay Restoration

Restoration of Meeks Creek in Meeks Marina, remove marina, construct a pier and new boat ramp, reconstruct Meeks campground, BMPs, pedestrian bridge over Meeks Creek, pathways, beach access, parking improvements, AIS station, utility upgrades.

SR 28 Corridor Plan

Continuation of Stateline to Stateline bike path from Sand Harbor to Spooner Summit. Remove highway parking, co-locate utilities with bikeway, improve existing parking lots and create new parking, highway pull-outs, water quality BMPs.

Truckee River First Four Mile Stream Stabilization and Restoration

The proposed project will protect and restore approximately 900 lineal feet of stream bank, riparian and wet meadow habitat. It will also provide conservation and protection for approximately 2,000 lineal feet of river.


LTBMU Events and Outfitting and Guiding Strategy 2013 Permit Issuance

Development of a LTBMU-wide events and outfitting and guiding strategy.

Mountain Bike Trail Around the Lake

This is a duplicate project. Correct project is Travel Analysis for E-bikes on Forest Service Trails and PALS number is 54566.

Tahoe Heritage Foundation Events Permit Issuance

Issuance of an event special use permit authorizing commercial activities (e.g. vendor and food and beverage sales) within the Tallac Historic Site

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