Projects

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Schedule of Proposed Actions Quarterly Report

To view the current Schedule of Proposed Actions report for the Shoshone, please visit the Forest Service SOPA page for the Shoshone National Forest. (Past reports are also available.)

If you want to receive further information about any project on the SOPA report, notify the project contact person shown on the schedule. The contact will add your name to the mailing list for all future information related to the project, such as the scoping letter, environmental analysis document (if prepared), decision document, and other National Environmental Policy Act documents.

Appeals and Litigation

Forest Service managers make many resource management decisions, which may be subject to appeal (request to a higher authority for administrative review of a decision).

Click here to view Shoshone appeal responses issued before October 1, 2006.

Click here to view Shoshone appeal responses issued after October 1, 2006.

Pre-decisional Objections

Proposed Forest Service decisions regarding hazardous fuel reduction projects are subject to a pre-decisional review process. In these cases, the public may submit comments on the project for consideration before the final decision is signed.

Click here to view objection responses for the Shoshone.

Shoshone National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Developing Proposal

High Lakes Resiliency Project

Proposed project to treat areas along federal highway 212 in the Clarks Fork District with a combination of vegetation management prescriptions including sanitation salvage, shelterwood/seed tree harvest prescription, and other methods.

PacifiCorp dba Rocky Mountain Power Permit Renewal

The proposal is to renew a term special use permit to PacifiCorp, dba Rocky Mountain Power, for the operation and maintenance of a powerline system. All 40 permits would be combined into one master permit.

Under Analysis

Central Wyoming College Communications Site Permit Renewal

Re-issuance of a special use permit for a communications site.

Lands Special Use Permit Renewals

The Shoshone is proposing to renew special use permits that have previously been reviewed and authorized. Five permits are being considered. The new permits will not include proposed changes to the authorization.

Parque Creek Slide Repair

The road is impassable to full size vehicles due to the uneven road surface caused by the reoccurring slide. The purpose of the Parque Creek Slide Repair Project is to permanently stabilize the road segment that is prone to sliding.

Seven D Bank Stabilization

This is a proposed long term solution for bank stabilization on Sunlight Creek where it intersects with FSR 101.2A (7D Rd). 200 linear feet of bank will be stabilized using large woody debris and historic gravel will be replaced.

Shoshone National Forest Travel Management

The Shoshone National Forest is considering a minimum road system and a designated system of roads and trails for wheeled vehicle (motorized) use and trails and areas for over-snow vehicle use across the Forest.

Torrey Rim Prescribed Fire Project

The Shoshone National Forest is proposing a project to improve habitat for the Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep herd.

Analysis Completed

Sleeping Giant Ski Area Development Projects

Proposed developments at Sleeping Giant Ski Area, including a zip line and a snow tubing area.

On Hold

Mountain Bike Route Designation Project

Addition of approximately 35 miles of non-motorized trails to the system and designation of mountain bike routes.

Cancelled

Access Authorization For Two Private Parcels

Issuance of a road use easement for access to private parcels held by the EA Ranch and Horse Creek Lodge.

Bliss Creek Outfitter Camp Hazard Tree Mitigation

The Forest Service is proposing to move the existing base camp from the current location at the confluence of Bliss creek and the South Fork of the Shoshone to a nearby location in the vicinity.

Burroughs Creek Ditch

Proposal to issue an authorization for a water-conveyance ditch to convey water from National Forest System lands to a private ranch.

Carter Mountain Sanitation and Fuels Reduction Project

The Shoshone National Forest proposes to utilize commercial timber harvest with to reduce hazardous fuels and remove beetle killed timber in the Carter Mountain area.

Central Wyoming College Comm. Site Permit Renewal

The Forest is proposing to renew the Central Wyoming College Communications Uses Permit (WKD201101)

Cycle Greater Yellowstone Bicycle Tour

We are proposing to issue a special use permit for a bicycle tour which could include up to 800 participants.

Donald S. Garvin Trust Recreation Residence interior addition and deck extension

The Shoshone National Forest proposes to authorize the Donald S. Garvin Trust to replace an existing attached deck and addition to their recreation residence cabin.

Eagle Creek Fish Management Special Use Permit

The Forest Service is proposing to issue a Special Use Permit to Wyoming Game and Fish to occupy National Forest System lands in the Washakie Wilderness to apply rotenone to a portion of Eagle Creek.

Livestock Grazing Management and Permit Issuance (2013).

Analysis of livestock management on the Meeteetse, Pickett Creek, Sage Creek and Piney Creek Allotments on the Greybull Ranger District and the Bear Creek, Wiggins Fork, Warm Springs and Wind River Allotments on the Wind River Ranger District.

Mooncrest Ranch Waterline Special Use Permit Re-issuance

The proposal is to reissue a water transmission permit to the Mooncrest Ranch. No changes to the existing permit are proposed.

Priority Use Outfitting and Guiding Permits on the NZ

We are proposing to issue 8 Priority Outfitting and Guiding permits on the North Zone of the Shoshone National Forest.

South Fork Ditch Authorizations

Proposal to issue authorizations for five ditches for the conveyance of water from National Forest System lands to private ranches.

T Cross Ranch Special Use Permit

Proposal to authorize permit for use of approximately four acres of National Forest System lands.

Upper Brewers Trail Over-snow Grooming for Non-motorized Over-snow Travel

The Lander Cycling Club has proposed over-snow grooming of the 5.5 mile long Upper Brewers Trail and a 1-mile portion of Forest Road 302.1E on the Washakie District for non-motorize over-snow use limited to skis, fat tire bikes and snowshoe travel.

WYDOT Stockpile Fishhawk Site

Issue a special use permit to WYDOT to utilize a 3 acre site near the Fishhawk Trailhead.

Project Archive

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



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