Logging operations are very active in the Moser area including both tractor based and skyline logging.
Timber hauling via log truck on FS roads #6210, #6213, and down Hyalite Canyon.
Heavy equipment has been used to fell, skid, and process timber.
Closure at lower Moser ridge area above Kirk Hill at the FS boundary (closed effective January 26th) is lifted as of April 1, 2022.
Skyline logging activities will resume June 1, 2022.
Temporary roads will be rehabbed after all logging is complete in the area.
Small diameter tree thinning with chainsaws in Leverich Gulch
Small diameter tree thinning in Moser Creek and Leverich Gulch will continue into the summer/fall
Thinned woody material will be piled in select areas away from trails
Piles will be burned next year in the late fall/winter, when conditions allow
Pre-haul road maintenance on the Moser Roads will occur this summer
Skyline yarding will occur in Moser area into July
Small diameter tree thinning and piling in Moser Creek and Leverich Gulch
All ground-based tractor logging units are complete
More than 400 acres of small diameter thinning is currently occurring, and will be implemented throughout the summer. This work is completed by hand-crews, leaving small piles throughout the under story. The piles will then be treated with prescribed fire during the winter months.
Log decks from last winter and from the skyline logging will be hauled out this summer
Additional tree marking and contract preparation for future helicopter treatments will be occurring this summer