Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
Gallatin National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
Report Contents (click to jump to a section) :
Projects Occurring Nationwide
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest,  Big Timber Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest,  Bozeman Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest,  Gardiner Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest,  Hebgen Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R1 - Northern Region, Gallatin National Forest,  Livingston Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

Projects Occurring Nationwide  

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  01/2013 Noel Schneeberger
610-557-4121
nschneeberger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are analyzing a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States.
Web Link:  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/wv/eis/
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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Gallatin National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Gallatin Forest Plan Amendment to Remove or Replace Outdated Management Direction (Clean Up Amendmen
EA
- Land management planning  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:08/2012  09/2012 Steve Christiansen
406-587-6750
schristiansen@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposal would remove outdated, ineffective and/or unclear standards and other direction from the Gallatin National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan (i.e. Forest Plan)
Location: UNIT - Gallatin National Forest All Units. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin, Madison, Meagher, Park, Sweet Grass. LEGAL - All forest. Amendment would apply to the entire Gallatin National Forest.
Northwestern Energy Master Permit
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/18/2012 
Expected:12/2013
 
01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: renew existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gallatin National Forest All Units. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin, Madison, Meagher, Park, Sweet Grass. LEGAL - forestwide. Gallatin Forestwide.
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Gallatin National Forest,   Big Timber Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Miminagish Organization Camp
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Pamela Brown
406-823-6066
psbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: Master Plan development and new Special Use Permit for the Miminagish Organization Church Camp in the Main Bounder area, Yellowstone Ranger District
Location: UNIT - Big Timber Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Sweet Grass. LEGAL - T5S, R12E, Section 26. Main Boulder Road.
Renfrow Water Transmission Line
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Authorization of an existing historic water transmission line
Location: UNIT - Big Timber Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Sweet Grass. LEGAL - Unsurveyed, Section 13, T5S, R12E. Main Boulder Drainage, vicinity of Miller Creek.
Sweet Grass Integrated Resource Resiliency and Restoration
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:02/2014  09/2014 Barb Ping
406-522-2558
bping@fs.fed.us 
Description: Use of mgmt tools:planned fire,wildland fire use,hand/mechanical thinning,pile burning,conifer/shrub planting $ seeding of native grasses and forbs to enhance/maintain resiliency of vegetative /ecological conditions in areas burned by 2006 Derby Fire
Location: UNIT - Big Timber Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Sweet Grass. 10-20 miles Southeast of Big Timber within National Forest lands burned in the 2006 Derby Fire (Deer Creeks, Derby, West Bridger Drainages).
Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Restoration in the Upper Boulder River Watershed
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Completed  Actual: 06/18/2012  09/2012 Clint Sestrich
406-823-6067
csestrich@fs.fed.us 
Description: MFWP is proposing to replace existing rainbow trout fisheries in the upper Boulder River drainage with Yellowstone cutthroat trout. Rainbow trout would be removed from Fourmile Creek and part of Meatrack Creek, the six Rainbow Lakes, etc., via gill
Location: UNIT - Big Timber Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Sweet Grass. LEGAL - That portion of the Fourmile and Meatrack Creek drainages within 4 townships R11E T5S, R11E T6S, R12E T5S, R12E T6S. The upper Boulder River watershed is located approx. 50 miles south of Big Timber within lands primarily owned and administer by GNF. the majority of the project area lies within the AB Wilderness.
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Gallatin National Forest,   Bozeman Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Altman Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/14/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - SE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec. 22, T8S, R4E. Cinnamon Creek area, Gallatin Canyon, Bozeman Ranger District.
Aspen Enhancement Bozeman District
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2012 
Expected:10/2012  06/2013 Bev Dixon
406-522-2541
bdixon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Aspen enhancement through removal of live/dead conifers, using a combination of mechanical and Rx burning.
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - T7S, R4E, Sec. 21 (Porcupine) and T2N, R7E, Sec. 30 (Fairy Lake). Between Porcupine Creek and Twin Cabin Creek and off Fairy Lake Road.
Bridger Ridge Communication Site - Lease Reisuance
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2010 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Frank Cifala
406-932-5155
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue lease for use of existing communication facilities.
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. Bridger Ridge north of Bozeman MT.
Ken Mack Water and Telephone Corp. Water Transmission SUP Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of existing authorization for a water transmission system
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - Section 28, T7S., R4E. Gallatin Canyon - near Rainbow Ranch.
Millie Fire Salvage
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2012 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Teri Seth
406-522-2539
tseth@fs.fed.us 
Description: Salvage fire killed trees within 2 tree lengths of forest rds in and adjacent to the Millie Fire perimeter to reduce hazards to rd users & rd maintenance. Roadside salvage is estimated <300 acres. Salvage will also be considered on another 200 ac.
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - T5S, R5E, Sections 3, 9-12, 15, 16. Within or adjacent to the Millie Fire up Storm Castle Creek.
Montana Opticom Special Use Application
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/12/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/2013 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 April Heesacker
208-756-5147
aheesacker@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install buried fiber-optic cable capable of providing broadband technologies to underserved areas of Gallatin County, Montana.
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. Gallatin Canyon along US191 corridor to Big Sky turn-off then along State Highway 64 on NFS Lands.
NorthWestern Energy Jackrabbit - Big Sky 161 kV Transmission Line Upgrade
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/19/2012
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2013 
Expected:04/2013
 
05/2013 Amy Waring
406-255-1451
alwaring@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to upgrade the existing 69kV line to a 161 kV line
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=26619
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - within Townships 4, 5, 6 South and Range 4 East. Gallatin Canyon along Highway 191 between Four Corners and the Big Sky Meadow Village.
South Bridger Interface
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products) 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/21/2012 
Expected:05/2013
 
06/2013 Amy Waring
406-255-1451
alwaring@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thin approximately 250 acres of mature/over mature forest vegetation on NFS lands adjacent to Bridger Bowl to a basal area ranging between 80 and 100 square feet per acre. Approx. five acres of shelterwood regeneration harvest are also proposed.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40676
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - Section 30, Township 1 North, Range 7 East and Section 6, Township 1 South, Range 7 East, Gallatin County, Montana. The project is geographically located within and immediately south of Bridger Bowl in the vicinity of Slushman Creek.
South Bridger Interface Salvage Sale
CE
- Fuels management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Susan Lamont
406-823-6976
slamont@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal would selectively harvest dead and dying trees on 250 acres next to Bridger Bowl Ski area
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. T1N, R6E, Sec. 30; T1S, R6E, Sec. 1.
South Fork Sixteenmile Creek Westslope Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  09/2013 Bruce Roberts
406-522-2544
broberts@fs.fed.us 
Description: GNF/MT FWP jointly propose restore native westslope cutthroat trout to headwaters of the S FK. Sixteenmile Cr. drainage. Project is three phases:1) construction of an upstream migration barrier to isolate area streams from the future invasion of non-
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - T3N, R6E, Section 21. The proposed barrier would be located along the main stem of the South Fork Sixteenmile Creek approx. 23 air miles noth of Bozeman, MT; just east of Flathead Pass.
Squaw Creek Range Allotment fence installation
CE
- Grazing management  Completed  Actual: 08/20/2011  08/2012 Reggie Clark
406-522-2542
rmclark@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install a boundary fence on the north side of Purdy pasture above the Purdy Fire burned area to keep cattle on the allotment. Stock tank portion of this project was dropped
Location: UNIT - Bozeman Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - NW Section 27, T4S., R4E, NE Section 26, T4S, R4E. Storm Castle Pasture above logging road in NW section 27. Fence - above Purdy Fire in NE section 26.
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Gallatin National Forest,   Gardiner Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Abandoned Mine Lands physical safety closures 2012
CE
- Recreation management
- Minerals and Geology 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:07/2012  09/2012 Robert Grosvenor
406-848-7375 ext.28
rgrosvenor@fs.fed.us 
Description: Backfill and closure of identified mine related physical hazards on USFS land on the Gardiner and Yellowstone Ranger Districts
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park, Sweet Grass. LEGAL - D3-T9S, R9E, Section 23: D4-T5S, R13E, Section 4, Montana PMM. Gardiner Ranger district-North of Gardiner and Yellowstone Ranger District on the Boulder Plateau.
Backcountry Hut Outfitter and Guide Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Pamela Brown
406-823-6066
psbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: Operation and maintenance of a backcountry hut (yurt) for backcountry skiing in the Cooke City area, Gardiner Ranger District
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T9S, R14E. Cooke City vicinity.
Balcombe Stephens Private Road and Septic System
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road and septic system special use permits
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - Lot 13, Sec. 1, T6S, R4E. Gallatin Canyon , Bozeman Ranger District.
Bruce and Debbie Bateson Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Sec. 9, NW 1/4 Sec. 16, T9S, R8E. North of Gardiner Airport, Gardiner Ranger District.
Cooke City Solid Waste Disposal Facility
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/18/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - NE 1/4 SE1/4, Sec. 25, T9S, R14E. Cooke City, Gardiner Ranger District.
Gerald Bateson Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Sec. 9, NW 1/4 Sec, 16, T9S, R8E. North of Gardiner Airport, Gardiner Ranger District.
Karnes Durfey Road User Association Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Sec. 9, T9S, R8E. North of Gardiner airport, Gardiner Ranger District.
Myers Septic System
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - Lot 36, Sec. 25, T9S, R14E. Cooke City, Gardiner Ranger District.
Pine Creek Land Exchange
EA
- Land ownership management
- Land acquisition 
Completed  Actual: 07/31/2012  11/2012 Gary Howard
406-494-0228
gehoward@fs.fed.us 
Description: Equal value exchange of approximately 22 acres of federal (National Forest System) lands (special use pasture) for approximately 33 acres of non-federal lands (patented mining claims) within the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness.
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T9S, R8E, and Section 24; and T9S, R9E, Section 11. Federal Land: E of Gardiner, MT. Non-Federal Land: North of Palmer Mtn. in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.
Shooting Star Ranch Water line and Road
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/18/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue two new special use permits for an existing water transmisssion line and access road that was previously permitted and erroneously terminated after the holder applied for and recieved a Ditch Bill easment for a related irrigation ditch.
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Section 32, T8S, R. 7 E., P.M., MT. near Shooting Star Ranch, Gardiner MT.
Slip and Slide Creek Headcut Stabilization
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  08/2012 Clint Sestrich
406-823-6985
csestrich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Place rocks by hand in channel to stabilize a headcut in Slip and Slide Creek
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T7S R7E, Section 36. The project will occur on Slip and Slide Creek North of Gardiner, Montana.
William Schneider Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Gardiner Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Sec. 9, NW 1/4 Sec. 16, T9S, R8E. North of Gardiner Airport, Gardiner Ranger District.
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Gallatin National Forest,   Hebgen Lake Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Fall River electric cooperative Inc. storage yard expansion
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/01/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
04/2013 Frank Cifala
406-932-5155
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: amendment to existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - S1/2 NE 1/4 Sec. 29, T. 13 S., R. 5 E. A minor expansion of an authorized facility located on Hebgen Lake RD.
Lonesome Wood Vegetation Management 2
EIS
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Completed  Actual: 12/11/2012  11/2013 Teri Seth
406-522-2520
tseth@fs.fed.us 
Description: Wildland Fuel Reduction in wildland urban interface including evacuation routes along the Hebgen Lake Road and aspen enhancement. This analysis proposes to bring the 2008 LW decision into compliance with current grizzly bear direction.
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - Portions of T11S, R3E., Sections 26, 35, 36, T12S, R3E., S. 1, 12, 13, T12S., R4E, S. 17-20, 29-33, T13S. R4E, S. 4, 8, 9, 16, 17, 20. Along the Hebgen Lake Road west of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake Ranger District, West Yellowstone, MT. Gallatin County.
Rendezvous Trail Forest Thinning Project
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2013 
Expected:06/2013  07/2013 Susan Lamont
406-823-6976
slamont@fs.fed.us 
Description: Tractor logging, skid trails, burn slash piles
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - T13S, R5E, Sec. 34; T14S, R5E, Secs, 4 and 8. Rendezvous Trail System.
Ride Solutions Special Use permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/01/2012  12/2012 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of an existing special use for grooming and plowing on National Forest Lands during the winter months between November 15 and April 15, for the purpose of testing automotive tires.
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - NE 1/4, NE 1/4, Sec. 33, T. 13 S., R. 5 E., PM., MT. Old Airport, West Yellowstone, Montana.
Riparian Habitat Improvements
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2012 
Expected:08/2012  08/2012 Cavan Fitzsimmons
406-823-6963
cfitzsimmons@fs.fed.us 
Description: Thsi project will involve mechanical removal of encroaching conifers from willow and cottonwood habitats and prescribed burns within these habitats across the Hebgen Lake Ranger district
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. The project will take place in riparian communities across the Hebgen Lake Ranger District.
South Fork and Watkins Allotment Managment Plan Update
EA
- Grazing management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/21/2011 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Susan Lamont
406-823-6976
slamont@fs.fed.us 
Description: Update the allotment managment plan for South Fork and Watkins Allotments. Analyze issues associated with cattle grazing ( 69 cow/calf pair). Currently there are 15 pair in the South Fork Allotment and 55 pair in the Watkins Allotment 7/1-9/30
Location: UNIT - Hebgen Lake Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Gallatin. LEGAL - T12 S., R4E., Sections 7, 8, 17, 18; T12 S, R 5E. Sections 12, 13, 24 and T 13 S., R4 E., Sections 3, 10. West side of hebgen lake, 5-10 miles northwet of West yellowstone, MT.
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Gallatin National Forest,   Livingston Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R1 - Northern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Brumfield Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing private road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4 Sec. 10, T3N, R10E. Westside Crazy Mountains, Yellowstone Ranger District.
Eagle Ridge Ranch Convenience Enclosure
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/22/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - E 1/2 Sec. 10, T3N, R10E. Westside Crazy Mountains, Yellowstone Ranger District.
Eleanor Clark Private Road
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 10/15/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing priate road special use permit
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - SW 1/4 Sec. 14, T6S, R9E. Bulldozer Creek, Yellowstone Ranger District.
Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, Montana State University Pit Tag Reader, Special Use Perm
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Special use management
- Research and Development 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Pamela Brown
406-823-6066
psbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: Apply fixed PIT tag readers at mouth Lodgepole Cr & at mouth of Dugout Cr. in the Upper Shields River basin.Fixed PIT tag reader stations will consist of a 10 foot T-bar post in the ground with 8 feet exposed upon which will be two solar panels
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T5N, R11E, Sec, 8,9,10. Shields River basin, mouth of Lodgepole Creek and dugout Creek.
Park Electric Cop
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  06/2013 Frank Cifala
406-932-5155
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Install buried power distribution line in E. Fork Mill Creek roadway. Remove overhead line.
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - E 1/2 Section 13, T6S., R9E., NW 1/4 Section 17 and Section 18, T6S., R10E., PM., MT. East Fork Mill Creek, Yellowstone Ranger District.
Pine Creek Fish Habitat Enhancement and Access Improvement
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  08/2012 Clint Sestrich
406-823-6985
csestrich@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enhance fish habitat with boulder-formed pools and create ADA fishing platform with new interpretative panel at Pine Creek Campground
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T4S, R.10E, Section 7. The project will occur at the existing fish habitat improvement/interpretive site along Pine Creek Campground trail south of Livingston, Montana.
Suce Creek Aspen Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/06/2012 
Expected:04/2013
 
06/2013 Rachel Feigley
406-222-1892
rfeigley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Prescription for treasment includes stages with monitoring further need for additional distrubance to produce desired results. Individual stands would be marked such that buffer distances are defined, no treatment would occur between stands unless t
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. Suce Creek, Yellowstone Ranger District.
Templed Hills Organization Camp Amendment
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012  07/2012 Pamela Brown
406-823-6066
psbrown@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend the Templed Hills Bible Camp Special Use Permi authorization to include a high ropes challenge course.
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - T6S, R10E, Sec. 29. Mill Creek Road.
Weismann Water Transmission Line
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/14/2012  01/2013 Frank Cifala
406-587-6713
fcifala@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew existing special use permit
Location: UNIT - Livingston Ranger District. STATE - Montana. COUNTY - Park. LEGAL - NE 1/4 Sec. 17, T6S, R10E. East Fork Mill Creek, Yellowstone Ranger District.
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