Projects are proposed actions that are analyzed through the NEPA process (EIS, EA, or CE) that involves analyzing different alternatives to the proposed action, requires public notice and comment, and results in a NEPA decision (ROD, DN, or DM) which, subject to an administrative appeals process, and is implemented on the ground. The Forest Projects below are projects that we are analyzing or have analyzed under the NEPA process. Projects that are "Developing Proposal" or "Under Analysis" may have an opportunity for public collaboration and input on the proposed actions and the analysis being conducted.
AT&T Fiber Optic Permit
AT&T has requested permission to install 1 mile of fiber optic cable using the existing PacifiCorp power line right of way along Highway 89. The fiber line would serve the communication site located on private land near the summit of Snowmans Hill.
Bear Creek Trail Relocation Project
The Forest Service will construct a new trail to bypass the Bear Creek bridge in order to provide for safe access
to the Bear Lake Trail and the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Big Lake and Ironside Range Allotment Project
Range Allotment NEPA for four existing range allotments in the Big Bar and Burnt Ranch areas
Blue Bird Consolidated Mine
Authorization for sampling and mining of high bench alluvial gravels by open pit on the Blue Bird Consolidated Mine. Processing approx. 1,500 cubic yards of placer gravels, reclamation, and re-establishment of native vegetation.
Bluebird Mine (Canyon Creek) Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project
Restore native pond turtle & wildlife habitat by removal of invasive weeds, planting native plants, thinning, & excavate existing ponds at the abandoned Bluebird Mine site outside Trinity Alps Wilderness. Weed removal by prescribed burns & mowing.
Boyle Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorization of a special use permit for 10-year term for use of approximately 25 feet of single lane native surface road that provides access between two parcels of private land.
China Gulch Road Sediment Reduction, Phase 2b
This project will treat 14 existing or potential sediment sources and improve drainage on China Gulch Road by replacing or upgrading culverts and regrading the surface of the China Gulch road.
Conner Creek Fish Passage Improvement Project
Improve passage for anadromous salmonids at two stream crossings on Conner Creek in Junction City, California.
DeMent Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorize special use permit for approx. 300 feet of native surface road to access private parcel. Permit is currently expired and applicant has requested reauthorization of the existing use
Garden Gulch Spur Trail Construction
A new trail will be constructed to bypass private property and maintain public access to the Weaver Basin Trail System.
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.
Jewett Special Use Permit Reauthorization
Reauthorize expired permit for an additional 10-year term for a portion of an existing leach line on National Forest System lands serving the adjacent private home.
Motorized Travel Management
Provide a sustainable system of designated routes.
Nelson Creek Dam Removal
Removal of pump house and small concrete dam on Nelson Creek to improve habitat for fish and other aquatic species. The pump house and dam are part of Oak Grove campground's water system which is no longer useable.
Shasta-McCloud Management Unit Over Snow Vehicle Trail Grooming and Snowmobile Facility Maintenance
Oversnow trail grooming, snowplowing, and snowmobile facility maintenance activities associated with the Pilgrim Creek Snowmobile Park.
Ski Park Leach Field Permit Amendment
The Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park has requested amendment of their current Special Use Permit for their Leach Field to include the existing 1,500 foot single lane native surface access road for maintenance and monitoring of the permit area.
Ski Park Powerline Reauthorization
Wintun Development Corporation has requested reauthorization of approximately 525 feet of buried powerline that serves the two street lights located at the intersection of the Ski Park Highway and Highway 89.
Ski Park Road Reauthorization
Wintun Development Corporation has requested reauthorization of their Special Use Permit for the two-lane paved public road that provides for the year-round access to the Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park. The road segment was constructed with the Park.
South Fork Range
Range management plan
TC&I Special Use Road Permit
Campbell Timberland Management on behalf of TC&I LLC has requested a Special Use Road permit to construct approx. 1000 feet of single lane native surface road on NFS lands in support of the Swamp Butte THP on the adjacent private land.
Range allotment NEPA
Upper Harrison Gulch Small Projects Area
Cutting and removal of road hazard and road maintenance trees, treating excess fuel loading, and salvaging dead or dying trees in excess of standards and guidelines.
Upper South Fork and Post Creek Range
Range Allotment NEPA for two existing range allotments in the Upper South Fork Trinity River watershed.
Weaverville Community Forest - East Branch and Garden Gulch Fuels Reduction Project
This project will address fuels and forest resiliency through thinning, hand piling and pruning approximately 122 acres of the Weaverville Community Forest.
Weaverville Community Forest Riparian and Stream Channel Improvements
This project is designed to increase short-term and long-term large woody debris (LWD) in Sidney Gulch and West Weaver creek through direct LWD placement and other riparian vegetation treatments such as hand thinning and planting.