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2012 Sipapu Ski Area Summer Operations Projects

Improve building at base lift 1; loading area at lift 2; and portions of runs including Bambi, Lower Bambi, Rolling Rock, and Gamble Trees. Install 815' snowmaking line in Gamble Trees run. All projects in existing special use permit boundary.

2014 Green Fuelwood Areas

Three small green fuelwood cutting areas near communities to meet local need. Valid permit holders would be authorized to cut and remove marked fuelwood or other forest products such as vigas.

2014 Red River Ski Area Summer Operations

Renovate and enlarge the ski school building and construct a ropes course and zip-line near the ski school. This project would provide new summer recreational opportunities for visitors. Activities would occur within the existing SUP boundary.

2015 Green Fuelwood Areas

Four green fuelwood cutting areas near communities to meet local need. Valid permit holders would be authorized to cut and remove marked fuelwood or other forest products.

2016 Green Fuelwood Areas

Three green fuelwood cutting areas near communities to meet local need. Valid permit holders would be authorized to cut and remove marked fuelwood or other forest products such as vigas.

2016 New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Habitat Stamp Program Projects

The Forest Service proposes to construct 4 new, relocate 1, decommission 2, and maintain and implement improvements to 23 existing wildlife water developments. Install stream barbs and riparian enclosures within Carrizo/CompaƱero Canyon.

2018 Taos Ski Valley Trails Project

The Carson National Forest has approved amending Taos Ski Valley's special use permit to construct 8 new mountain bike trails under lifts 4 and 7, and to relocate 0.7 mile of the first segment of Williams Lake Trail.

Acequia de Arriba del Llano de San Miguel

Construction of series of rock wiers with gabion heading to replace existing wooden diversion dam. Repair leaking diversion from the Rio Trampas by installing a new 100' pipe at the beginning of the acequia diversion.

Acequia del Monte del Rio Chiquito

Proposal by Talpa Water Users Association to replace an existing deteriorated irrigation diversion structure, which has been in place since 1920, and approximately 300 feet of existing concrete lined irrigation ditch with a buried pipe.

Alamitos Fish Barrier Project

Construct two low water crossings that also serve as fish barriers along Forest Road 161C. This would protect a core conservation population of Rio Grande cutthroat trout (RGCT) by preventing non-native trout from migrating into a known RGCT area.

Aldo Leopold Interpretive Trail

The proposed action for this project is to provide an interpretive trail for forest visitors to learn more about the legacy of Aldo Leopold and the mission of the Forest Service.

Amole Canyon Group Shelter

Construction of an overnight group shelter in Amole Canyon with awning, restrool tables, fire ring and associated facilities including access. No water would be provided to the group shelter or associated facilites.

Ancones Mutual Domestic Water and Waste Water Consumers Association Tank

Installation and use of one 40,000 gal (18 ft dia, 20 ft tall) welded steel storage tank, including 490 ft of 3 inch inlet and 6 inch outlet underground piping, re-enforced concrete foundation, and 15 ft access on either side of water line trench.

Apache Grazing Allotment

Reauthorize livestock grazing on the Apache Grazing Allotment.

Apache Pass Boundary Fence

Construct up to 1.5 miles of fence around private inholdings in the Apache Canyon area, Flechado range allotment. Fence will be constructed on Forest Service managed lands. No activities are planned on private land. **Note: Changed to an EA**

Aquatic Habitat Restoration in the Red River

Provide trout with improved habitat by redefining the river channel through techniques such as filling and revegetating bank areas, installing rock features, constructing log jams, removing undesirable vegetation, and planting willows and cottonwoods

Big Horn Mountain / Stateline

Thin trees and shrubs to improve wildlife habitat, and use prescribed fire to reduce hazardous fuels on approx. 600 acres. This is a joint project with the Rio Grande National Forest which will issue a decision for the remaining 3,100 acre

Bitter Creek Recreation Residence Lot 24 Improvement Project

Roof replacement, attached shed removal, and construction of an addition in the same style as the existing structure is proposed to the recreation residence at 24 Bitter Creek Rd. in Red River, NM.

Bitter Creek Waterline Project

The Town of Red River is proposing the construction of a new water distribution line along Bitter Creek Road (Forest Road 77) in Taos County, New Mexico. The project is being funded by the town of Red River.

Bull of the Woods Yurt Expanded Use

Issue a new permit to expand the season of use for an existing overnight yurt rental from December-May to year-round.

Bull-of-the-Woods Connector Trail

A 435' pedestrian trail is proposed to connect the eastern parking area of Taos Ski Valley with the Bull-of-the-Woods trailhead.

Cabresto Dam Reconstruction

Propose reconstruction of Cabresto Dam. Dam would meet safety & operational standards of State of NM. Proposal includes breaching existing dam & constructing new dam about 160 feet downstream of existing dam.

Canjilon Deer Winter Range Improvement Project

Vegetation Maintenance, mechanical treatment and prescribed burning of sagebrush and pinon/juniper treatments done in the 1960s & 1970s for winter range

Canjilon Lakes Forest Health and Sanitation Project

The purpose of this project is to reduce the risk to human life and safety in the Canjilon Lakes recreation area. There is a need to reduce the risk of hazard trees from falling on recreationists and structures throughout the campgrounds.

Canjilon Ranger District Range Improvements

Improve rangeland health and livestock distribution through the installation of water developments, fence construction, new corrals, and vegetation treatments throughout the Canjilon Ranger District.

Canjilon Recreation Sites Improvement Project

Construction of group shelter in Canjilon Lakes and Echo Amphitheater and replacement of toilets, picnic tables, and grills at Canjilon and Trout Lakes campgrounds.

CC Culver Private Road Special Use Permit

This project is a roadway ingress/egress to a private inholding. The access is approximately .21 miles on National Forest Lands. The project is located near La Madera, NM.

Chambers Road Association Proposal

Issue a special use permit to improve and maintain an existing two-track route (400 ft long) accessing a private inholding.

Chamisal and Placita Community Cemeteries SUP Reissuance

Reissue two expired special use permits for the Chamisal and Placita Community Cemeteries which are located on Forest Service managed lands.

Chevron Mining, Inc Water Line

Replacement of existing water line beginning at a private land well near Columbine Campground and running northeast along NM Hwy 38 through National Forest to the mill site on private land. A new special use authorization would be issued for the line

Citizens Ditch Diversion

A water control structure (headgate) is proposed to be installed across the Red River at the Questa Citizens Ditch Association's point of diversion.

Comanche Creek Native Trout Habitat Restoration

Stabilize headcuts and restore wetland waterflow in the headwaters of Comanche Creek for the benefit of native trout populations.

Commnet Wireless LLC Communication Site Leases

Issue communication facility authorizations to Commnet Wireless LLC at the Sawmill Mountain, Lama, and San Antonio Mountain communication sites.

ConocoPhillips Company San Juan 30 5 Unit 008A, 008M, 008N, and 008P Gas Wells

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to four Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by ConocoPhillips. The four wells will be located on a single well pad.

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail- Martinez Canyon and Hopewell Lake Trailheads

Develop two trailheads to access the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. One would be located at Martinez Canyon on the Canjilon Ranger District. One would be located at Hopewell Lake on the Tres Piedras Ranger District.

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail-Martinez Canyon and Mesa de Las Viejas

Complete the re-route analysis for the last two segments of the CDT on the Canjilon Ranger District.

Continental Divide Trail- Mogote Ridge

Complete the re-route analysis for the last three segments of the CDT on the Canjilon Ranger District.

Coriz Driveway Special Use Permit

Special Use Permit issuance for a right of way for a driveway to access private land and for installation of utilities, primarily over existing two-track.

Deer Creek Complex Allotment Drift Fence

Construction of a 1,750-foot-long drift fence across the Deer Creek Complex and Goose Creek Allotment boundary to inhibit livestock moving onto private land adjoining the Bull-of-the-Woods Pasture.

East Side Valle Vidal Watershed and Midnight Meadows Wetlands Restoration

Improvement of stream habitat, watershed conditions, and wetland degradation. Work includes stream channel stabilization, headcut remediation, restoration of impaired wetlands, exclosure fencing, and vegetation treatments to restore riparian areas.

El Paso CGP Company, LLC Special Use Authorization

Issuance of a Special Use Permit for an existing groundwater monitoring well and drilling four new monitoring wells to monitor a historic pipeline line drip; would also allow for additional future monitoring wells and site remediation if needed.

El Rito Canyon Landscape Restoration Project

To move ecological conditions in El Rito Canyon to desired conditions, improve forest health and resilience, and reduce potential wildfire hazard to wildland urban interface (WUI) area containing the community of El Rito on approximately 62,000 acres

Enchanted Forest Ski Area Yurt Installation

Installation of three yurts: one 24 ft yurt as a warming hut and event location, two 20 ft yurts as overnight rentals. Amend the existing permit to include the new yurts and expand operating season for overnight rentals from winter only to year-round

Energen Resources Corporation Oil and Gas Production Facility Special Use Authorization

The Forest Service is proposing to issue a special use permit to Energen Resources Corporation (Energen)for the purpose of occupying National Forest System lands to drill four off lease natural gas wells by expanding an existing Energen well pad.

Eppie Quintana Private Road Access SUP

Authorize access to a parcel of private land using an existing route through National Forest System lands.

Eul and Carracas Rim Restoration Project

Reintroduce frequent, low-intensity broadcast prescribed fire concentrating on areas of thick duff and litter to improve conditions conducive to mule deer, elk, and other wildlife.

Forest Road 478 Rio Chiquito Bridge Reconstruction

This project is to demolish and remove the existing bridge and replace it with a bottomless arch to maintain access to this major thoroughfare, reduce sedimentation, and improve instream flow and aquatic habitat.

Forest Trail 70 Improvement

Repair and establish drainage structures along 4 miles of existing motorized trail. Construct a 100 ft. by 100 ft. parking area at the north trailhead, grade and surface the south trailhead. Install barriers to prevent full-size vehicle use of trail.

Forest-wide Reissuance of Expired Lands Special Use Permits

Reissue 24 expired or expiring long-term permits for land uses on the Carson National Forest. There will be no change to the facilities or activities authorized in the permits.

Forest-wide Reissuance of Lands Special Use Permits 2018

Reissue approximately 15 long-term permits for land uses on the Carson National Forest. There will be no change in the facilities or activities authorized in the permits.

Fred Pearson Private Road Access SUPs

This project would authorize access to two separate parcels of private land located within 1/4 mile of each other. This would authorize two special use permits, one for each parcel.

Gavilan Trail Work

This project includes maintenance along the length of the trail, re-routing several segments to improve the grade and, and rehabilitating the old alignment.

Geothermal Leasing Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

The Forest Service was a cooperating agency, assisting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in that Agency's geothermal leasing analysis and decision. The BLM issued a record of decision on 12/17/2008.

Ghost Ranch Trails (Kitchen Mesa, Chimney Rock, Box Canyon)

Construct/Reconstruct user create trails adjacent to Ghost Ranch Education Retreat Center. Trailheads are located on private property, with the majority of the trails on NFS lands.

Highway 150 Corridor Wildland Urban Interface

Reduce hazardous fuel levels and improve forest health on approx. 2,000 acres of National Forest managed land along the corridor of New Mexico State Highway 150, leading to the Village of Taos Ski Valley. There will be no treatments in wilderness.

Hopewell CDT

Re-route of CDT south of Hopewell Lake to Sullivan Park (off Forest Road 91B)

Jarita Mesa Grazing Allotment

Grazing management for the Jarita Mesa Allotment.

Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc. (JMEC) Special Use Authorization

The Forest Service is proposing to approve an application for a special use authorization, submitted by JMEC. The special use authorization would allow JMEC to operate and maintain an existing 14.4 Kilovolt (KV) power line system.

Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc. (JMEC) Special Use Authorization,Communications Use Lease

The Forest Service is proposing to approve an application for a special use authorization, submitted by JMEC. The special use authorization would allow JMEC to operate and maintain an existing communication facility.

Jicarilla Ranger District Wildlife Projects

Conduct maintenance on 49 existing water establishments and dismantle another 2 HSP water establishments. Establish 5 new water establishments in areas lacking wildlife water, install riparian escloures, and install stream barbs.

Jicarilla Surface Management of Oil and Gas Development

Environmental conseqiuences of additional gas wells.

Kiowa-San Cristobal Wildland Urban Interface

A wildland urban interface project that will reduce existing hazardous fuel conditions and improve habitat, range, and resource conditions over approximately 9,000 acres.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) Fiber-optic Proposal

Proposal to authorize KCEC to construct new fiber-optic network on existing KCEC electrical system & within existing rights-of-way. Would include approx 166 mi existing aerial lines & 13 mi of existing buried lines.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Palo Flechado Pass Fiber Optic Installation

Underground installation of fiber optic line along approximately 1.7 miles of US Highway 64, ending near Palo Flechado Pass. The line will connect service from Taos to the community of Angel Fire.

La Fragua Canyon Public Access

The Forest Service proposes changes to the travel management status of several road segments to address public motorized vehicle access constraints which have arisen from private land road closures in the La Fragua Canyon area.

La Plata Electric Association, Inc. (LPEA) Special Use Authorization

The Forest Service is proposing to approve an application for a special use authorization, submitted by La Plata Electric Association, Inc. (LPEA). The authorization would allow LPEA to operate and maintain an existing 7.2 Kilovolt (KV) power line.

Lady Slipper Trail

Adopt an existing non-system trail (approx. 1.72 miles) into the formal Forest Service trail system and to perform future improvements and maintenance on it.

Laguna Seca, Valencia, and Vaqueros Grazing Allotments

Grazing management and re-authorization of term grazing permits.

Maquinita Vegetation Management

Sawtimber harvest, pre-commercial thinning, fuels reduction, fuelwood/viga sales, 1.5 mi road reconstruc, 30 mi road maintnc, 4 mi temp roads, & 7 mi road closures. Legal notice of decision will be published in The Taos News in Oct or Nov 2009.

Martinez Acequia Secondary Inlet Structure

Proposed installation of a water control structure (headgate) to control erosion, divert water into the Martinez acequia, and return excess water to its historic channel. Installation includes steel wingwalls and weir, gabion baskets, and rip-rap.

Molly Mine Claim Mineral Exploration

Permit mineral exploration, not to exceed one year from the time of initiation of operations, at the existing Molly Mine Claim (MC#189054/189055) site.

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Habitat Stamp Program 2015 Proposed Maintenance.

Conduct maintenance and replacement activities on seven established water sources,decommission four established water sources, burn the area in and around an aspen clone, and conduct maintenance on seven previously burned units.

Osha Reforestation

Hand planting ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir seedlings within portions of the 2011 Osha wildfire area. Trees will be planted in 255 acres of high and moderate burn severity to establish native tree species where no or few trees survived the fire.

Philmont Scout Ranch Bike Trail and Access Reroute

*Modfied project* Approx. 3 miles of new bike trail, rerouting of approx. 2,500 feet of exisiting trail, rerouting camp access to Forest Road 1921 and stabilization and obliteration of approx 2,900 feet of FR 1921A. Amend exiting permit.

Picuris Peak Communication Site Lease

Issue communication site authorizations to existing users on Picuris Peak following the Miranda Canyon area land acquisition.

Placer Creek Wetland Restoration Project

To arrest downstream headcutting into the wetland and maintain baseflow hydrology to the wetland.

Proposed Forest Plan Amendment for Management of Planned and Unplanned Ignitions

The Carson National Forest proposes to amend its land and resource management plan to change forest-wide and management area prescriptions for fire management and update language related to fire terminology.

Red River Fish Habitat Improvement Project

Restore national conditions and increase the quality and quantity of habitat in two sections of the Red River. Increase access to the Red River and opportunities for recreational fishing.

Red River Off Road Guide Service Authorization

Issue priority use permit to an existing guiding business currently operating under a temporary use permit. Guide services would consist of vehicle tours on existing roads and motorized trails year-round and over the snow travel during the winter.

Red River Ski Area Downtown Race Hill Snowmaking Power Line Project

Install approximately 830 yards of underground powerline to improve snowmaking capability at the existing Downtown Ski Trail.

Red River Ski Area Dropout Glade

Removal of selected deadfall, brush, and trees to create a glade skiing area approximately two acres in size. This project is within the current ski area permit boundary.

Red River Ski Area Green Chairlift Replacement and Fuel Storage Project

Decision has approved replacement of Red River Ski Area's existing 37-year-old Green Chairlift with a new chairlift in a more efficient alignment. Decision on installation of a 4,000-gallon fuel tank in the RRSA's maintenance yard is forthcoming.

Red River Ski Area Multi-Season Improvement

Ski trail grading and widening; installation of gladed terrain, an interpretive hiking trail, a mountain biking trail, and additional snowmaking infrastructure. Proposed improvements are within the ski area's existing special use permit boundary.

Red River Town Park Restoration

Installation of in-stream structures and other measures to improve fish habitat in a 0.5-mile section of the Red River. A special use permit is also proposed to expand the paved trail of Red River Town Park and to install ADA-compliant fishing piers.

Rio Costilla Habitat Improvement

Enhance existing aquatic habitat by replacing non-functional in-stream log structures with bank-stabilizing rocks, rock sills, deeper in-stream pools, gravel bars of native materials, and other habitat improvement structures.

Rio Costilla Terminal Fish Barrier

A 98.4-foot-wide permanent fish passage barrier is proposed along Rio Costilla. Connected actions include the realignment of approximately 850 feet of Forest Road 1950, and the installation of riprap to control erosion.

Rio Trampas

A project to improve forest and watershed health on lands managed by the Camino Real RD. Provide fuelwood and forest products to local communities.

Rio Tusas-Lower San Antonio Landscape Restoration Project

The objective is to conserve and restore the Rio Tusas-Lower San Antonio landscape in order to increase forest ecosystem sustainability and resiliency to natural disturbances such as drought and climatic variability, insects, disease, fire and wind

Romero Wildlife Habitat Improvement Project

Felling and removal of trees in addition to prescribed burning on approx 1,300 ac. to improve wildlife habitat and forest health. Project area is comprised of primarily ponderosa pine with pinyon pine and juniper. **Note: changed to EA**

San Antonio Mountain Communication Site Lease Taos County

Transfer communication site lease for existing facilities from the current lease holder, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, to the government of Taos County.

San Juan 27-4 #102P

The Jicarilla RD has received an Application for Permit to Drill for the purpose of reviewing the Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO).

San Juan 27-4 Unit #51N Natural Gas Well and Ancillary Facilities

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to a Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP.

Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort 2015 Trail Improvement Projects

A 1,700-foot new trail is proposed, with a width varying between 50 and 200 feet. Widening of existing trails is also proposed, as well as installation of 3,000 feet of snowmaking infrastructure. Total ground disturbance would not exceed 4.9 acres.

Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort Improvements

Construction of new ski trails, including tree-clearing and grading; improvement and widening of existing trails; installation of new children's ski school yurt and gas and electric utilities; and installation of a powerline to the Ski Team yurt.

Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort Lift 2 Replacement

This project will replace the fifty-year old surface platter lift at Lift 2 with a moving conveyor lift. This will improve access for beginner skiers and reduce maintenance. The new lift will be in the same location and no more than 500' long.

Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort Pedro's Park Lift

Construct a new chairlift that would leave the base area and access existing beginner terrain. The proposal would require approximately 1.6 acres of clearing. The proposed project is within the special use permit boundary.

Southland Royalty Company, LLC Carracas 32-5 24-1 Natural Gas Well

Southland Royalty Company, LLC proposes to construct, drill, produce, and maintain a natural gas well and associated facilities. The proposed well would utilize an existing well pad.

Strawberry Hill and Thunderbird Road Crossings

Amend Taos Ski Valley's special use permit to realign Thunderbird Rd, to improve the Strawberry Hill Rd crossing of Rio Hondo, to install fish habitat improvement structures along 425' of Rio Hondo, and to reconstruct an existing pedestrian boardwalk

Supplement to the Final EIS for Invasive Plant Control Project

A supplement to the Final EIS for Invasive Plant Control Project on the Carson and Santa Fe National Forests to disclose, review, and assess additional information.

Surface Use Plan of Operations for the San Juan 27-4 Unit #029C

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to a Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP.

Surface Use Plan of Operations for the San Juan 27-4 Unit #143M

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to a Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP.

Surface Use Plan of Operations for the San Juan 27-4 Unit #30P

This project has been combined with project #41630 and is now called "Surface Use Plans of Operations for the San Juan 27-4 Unit #30P and #156B Natural Gas Wells".

Surface Use Plans of Operations for the San Juan 27-4 Unit #30P and #156B Natural Gas Wells

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to two Surface Use Plans of Operations (SUPO) submitted by Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP.

Taos Ski Valley 2012 Summer Projects

This project would extend the existing snowmaking system approximately 450 yards along the road at the top of chair seven, widen a portion of the Honeysuckle Trail, and widen the exit of the Shalako Trail.

Taos Ski Valley Gazex Avalanche Mitigation System Installation

Install a fixed, remotely-operated avalanche control system within avalanche prone areas west of Kachina Peak along and below the ridgeline. This system would improve public and ski patrol safety within TSV, Inc.'s existing permit boundary.

Taos Ski Valley Sutton Place Utility Installation and Culvert Replacement

To install gas, electric, communication, sewer, and stormwater lines in a joint utility trench within the roadbed of Sutton Place. Also to remove four existing substandard culverts under Sutton Place and to replace them with three larger culverts.

Taos Ski Valley Via Ferrata Project

Carson National Forest proposes to amend TSV's special use permit to construct 3 via ferrata climbing areas in the Kachina Bowl. This would include 0.7 mile of trail, an aerial walkway, and drilling into rock to attach steel cable, rungs, and pegs.

Taos Ski Valley's 2010 Master Development Plan - Phase 1 Proposed Projects

Carson NF proposes to authorize TSV to develop 2 new chairlifts, 2 new gladed runs, snowtubing area, mtn biking & snowshoeing trails, & new turnaround at the base area, as well as reconfigure several of the parking lots, within existing permit area.

Telephone Canyon Road (FR 469) Improvement and Special Use Permit

Establish cooperative road agreement to improve FR469 and special use permit to access private inholding. Applicant is required to receive separate permission from BIA; the Carson NF does not have jurisdiction over the south end of the road.

Tio Gordito Restoration Project

Improve resiliancy and restore desired conditions in ponderosa pine forests using mechanical treatments and prescribed burning.

Travel Management on the Camino Real Ranger District, Carson National Forest

Designation of roads open to motor vehicle use, identification of roads where motor vehicle use is restricted to administrative use only, & the elimination of cross-country motorized travel. Forest Plan amendment is required.

Travel Management on the Canjilon, El Rito, and Tres Piedra Ranger Districts (West-side)

Comments from a 2nd 30-day public comment period have been reviewed and incorporated in the final Environmental Assessment for Travel Management on the West Side (Canjilon, El Rito, & Tres Piedras Ranger Districts).

Travel Management on the Questa Ranger District, Carson National Forest

The TM decision includes designating roads open to motor vehicle use, identifying roads where motor vehicle use is restricted to administrative use only, and removing existing corridors. Forest Plan amendment is required.

Tri-State Taos to Black Lake Transmission Line Access

Approval of 2010 proposed plan, including access across NFS lands. *This project was previously named "Tri State Transmission Line Vegetation Management Plan". Vegetation management within the transmission line right-of-way has been dropped.*

Upper Bitter Creek Project

Project will address forest and watershed health issues, improvements to wildlife habitat, provide traditional use forest products, maintain heathy vegetation characteristics that allow resistance to wildfire, insect and disease outbreaks.

Upper Rio San Antonio

Improve stream and wetland conditions along the Upper Rio San Antonio by restoring bank and riparian meadow vegetation, stabilizing eroding areas, creating fish habitat, constructing a fish barrier to protect native species and upland water sources.

Valle Vidal Northeast Prescribed Burn

A prescribed fire project that will reduce existing hazardous fuel conditions and improve habitat, range, and resource conditions over approximately 21,000 acres in the Valle Vidal.

Vallecitos East-West Ditch Association Diversion Rehabilitation

The Carson National Forest intends to issue a special use permit to allow installation of a new diversion and headgate structure for the Vallecitos East-West Ditch Association of Vallecitos, NM.

WPX Energy Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for Schalk 32 Well Number 2A

The Forest Service has received and APD and now has the obligation to review the associated Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) and determine the appropriate conditions of approval.

WPX Energy Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for Schalk 32 Well Number 2B

The Forest Service has received and APD and now has the obligation to review the associated Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) and determine the appropriate conditions of approval.

WPX Energy Application for Permit to Drill (APD) for the Rosa Unit Well Number 383A

The Forest Service has received an APD from WPX Energy for well number 383A located in the Rosa Unit within the San Juan Basin. The Forest Service has an obligation to review the Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) & assign conditions of approval

WPX Energy Application for Permit to Drill Schalk 32 Well Number 1B

The Forest Service has received an APD from WPX Energy. The Forest Service will review the associated Surface Use Plan of Operations and determine the need for any conditions of approval.

WPX Energy Production, LLC Proposed Well Pads and Ancillary Facilities

WPX Energy Production, LLC proposes to construct, drill, and produce four natural gas well locations as well as construction and operation of associated ancillary facilities. Each well location would contain up to 16 individual wells.

WPX Energy Production, LLC Rosa Unit 312B Gas Well

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to a Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by WPX Energy Production, LLC. The proposed well will twin an existing pad.

WPX Energy Production, LLC Rosa Unit 313B Gas Well and Ancillary Facilities

The Forest Service will review, process pursuant to applicable laws, and add any necessary Conditions of Approval (COA) to a Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO) submitted by WPX Energy Production, LLC. The proposed well will twin an existing pad.

WPX Energy Production, LLC Water Pipeline and Buried Electrical System

The Forest Service is proposing to authorize WPX Energy Production, LLC (WPX) to construct, operate, and maintain a salt water disposal pipeline and buried electrical transmission system.


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