Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)

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):
- Cleveland National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
- Cleveland National Forest, Descanso Ranger District
- Cleveland National Forest, Palomar Ranger District
- Cleveland National Forest, Trabuco Ranger District


Cleveland National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest) R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
AT&T Master Permit Renewal for Telephone Lines
EA
- Special use management Developing Proposal
Scoping Start
07/13/2004
Est. Comment Period
02/2018
Expected: 08/2018 08/2018 Spencer Bleadorn
603-536-1315
sbleadorn@fs.fed.us
Description: To renew AT&T's authorizations on the CNF. Renew one master permit with 135 amendments, one 50-year rights-of-way, one telephone booth, and one access on private road to telephone facilties.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=9705
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside, San Diego. LEGAL - Multiple locations Forest-wide Trabuco, Palomar and Descanso Ranger Districts
Existing Communications Uses Renewal
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/28/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Amy Reid
858-6742919
areid@fs.fed.us
Description: Approve continued operation, maintenance and use of existing communications facilities and infrastructure located at designated communications sites on the Cleveland National Forest.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52427
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside, San Diego. LEGAL - T4S, R7W, S6; T4S, R7W, S27; T5S, R6W, S19, 29; T6S, R5W, S18; T6S, R4W, S31; T15S, R5E, S1, 12; T17S, R2E, S10, 15; T16S, R4E, S33 Designated communications sites on top of mountains throughout the Cleveland National Forest
Cleveland National Forest, Descanso Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Boulder Oaks Campground Renovation
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/21/2017
Expected: 10/2017 11/2017 Lindsey Steinwachs
619-445-6235 x73418
lcsteinwachs@fs.fed.us
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes to improve Boulder Oaks Campground facilities for the public by addressing deferred maintenance and resource protection needs as well as improving functionality and access.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52254
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 17 S, Range 5 E, Section 4 along the San Bernardino Meridian Along Old Highway 80 near Kitchen Creek Road.
Guatay Allotment incorporation of new lands
EA
- Grazing management In Progress
Comment Period
06/02/2017
Expected: 12/2017 12/2017 Lance Criley
619-445-6235 x3457
lcriley@fs.fed.us
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes to expand the boundaries of the Guatay Allotment to incorporate lands the have recently been acquired by the National Forest System. These lands have been previously grazed by the current grazing permittee.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=47140
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 15S, R 4E, Sections 30,31,32 Guatay Allotment is located adjacent to Highways 79 and Interstate 8 in San Diego County.
Laguna Campground Renovation
CE
- Facility management
- Recreation management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/21/2017
Expected: 09/2017 10/2017 Lindsey Steinwachs
619-445-6235 x73418
lcsteinwachs@fs.fed.us
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes to improve Laguna Campground facilities for the public by addressing deferred maintenance and resource protection needs and establishing a short accessible interpretive trail.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52253
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 15 S, Range 5 E, Sections 2, 3, 10, and 11 along the San Bernardino Meridian Along the Sunrise Highway on Mount Laguna.
Water Tank Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
11/02/2016
Expected: 12/2016 12/2016 Spencer Bleadorn
603-536-1315
sbleadorn@fs.fed.us
Description: Four special use permits for water storage tanks and associated access would be reissued. These water storage tanks have been in place for multiple years, and permit reissuance would allow continued occupation of the Descanso Ranger District.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=50569
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 15 S, Range 3 East, Section 21; Township 15 S, Range 4 East, Section 22; Township 15 S, Range 4 East, Section 36; and Township 15 S, Range 5 East, Section 13 The tanks are located at Mount Laguna, Pine Valley, Guatay Mountain, and adjacent to Viejas Indian Reservation.
Cleveland National Forest, Palomar Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cindy B-Cryogenie Mine Plan of Operation:
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Becky Brand
951-736-1811 x. 3222
bbrand@fs.fed.us
Description: The Cleveland National Forest is considering approval of a plan of operations for the continuing operation of the Cindy B-Cryogenie mine.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 10 S, R 3 E, Sec. 14. Southern end of Indian Flats Road (9S05), near Warner Springs.
Crestline Use Adjustment
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management
In Progress
Scoping Start
07/21/2017
Expected: 09/2017 09/2017 Robert Hamm
7607880250 EXT 73327
rhamm@fs.fed.us
Description: The Palomar Ranger District proposes changing the Crestline Group Campground to a day use area. This would bring the site more in line with its current usage and allow a wider cross-section of the public to use the site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52255
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 10 S, Range 1 E, Section 15 along the San Bernardino Meridian At the top of Palomar Mountain where S6 (South Grade Road) meets S7 (East Grade Road).
Inaja Forest Health
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
On Hold N/A N/A Tim Gray
760-742-3491
tgray01@fs.fed.us
Description: The Palomar RD proposes fuels reduction activities on approximately 200 acres surrounding the Inaja day-use area southeast of Santa Ysabel. The project would reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, and provide community defense zones.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 12 South, Range 3 East, Sections 27, 33, and 34. Near Inaja day use area
San Diego Hang Gliding And Paragliding Association Authorization.
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Spencer Bleadorn
603-536-1315
sbleadorn@fs.fed.us
Description: The Palomar Ranger District proposes issuing a special use authorization to the SDHGPAA for a launch area and landing zone on Black Mountain.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 12 S, R 1 E, Sec. 13; T 12 S, R 2 E, Sec. 6. Black Mountain approximately nine miles northeast of Ramona
San Luis Rey Picnic Grounds Restoration and Endangered Species Habitat Enhancement
CE
- Recreation management On Hold N/A N/A Jeffrey Wells
(760) 788-0250 x3325
jmwells@fs.fed.us
Description: Improvement of picnic grounds, table and grill replacement, addition of three picnic sites, removal of sites from sensitive habitat, construction of disabled access, installation of recycle receptacles, and improvement of existing trail.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 11 S, R 2 E, Sec. 5. San Luis Rey picnic ground, State Highway 76 corridor, Lake Henshaw vicinity.
Cleveland National Forest, Trabuco Ranger District R5 - Pacific Southwest Region
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Cow Canyon Water Transmission Pipeline and Diversion Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
(909) 736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco RD proposes to authorize a special use permit for a water pipeline and diversion in Cow Canyon. The pipeline would be 8000 feet long and consist of 3-inch iron pipe. The diversion is a check dam 3 feet deep by 20 feet wide.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Sections 24 and 25, T5S, R6W. Vicinity of Cow Canyon.
Hydrological geotechnical investigation.
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to authorize the Metropolitan Water District to perform a hydrological geotechnical investigation.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - T 5 S, R 6 W, Sec. 6 and 18. Trabuco Ranger District
Installation of generator and gas tank on Elsinore Peak
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco RD proposes to authorize a permit that would allow Time Warner Cable to install a 25-kW generator and a 499-gallon liquefied petroleum gas tank within an existing fenced facility on Elsinore Peak.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 31. Elsinore Peak
La Paz Canyon Water Transmission Pipeline and Diversion Special Use Permit
CE
- Watershed management
- Special use management
On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
(909) 736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to reissue a special use permit for an exisiting pipeline and concrete water diversion used to transport water from the San Mateo Wilderness to private property. The water is for domestic and irrigation purposes.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Section 22, T7S, R6W. La Paz Canyon. Trabuco Ranger District. Riverside County.
Long Canyon stream crossing replacement
CE
- Watershed management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: A low-water crossing of a stream in Long Canyon would be replaced/repaired.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. Trabuco Ranger District, Cleveland National Forest
Lovich Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: Proposal to provide access to private lands across the National Forest for a 16 ft. wide by 400 ft. long gravel road off of South Main Divide Road.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - Sec. 29, T 5 S, R 7 W Trabuco Ranger District along South Main Divide Road
Main Street Canyon Water Transmission Pipeline and Diversion Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management
- Watershed management
On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
(909) 736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco RD would issue a special use permit for a water transmission pipeline and diversion in Main Street Canyon. The pipeline is approximately 2850 feet long and consists of 2 inch and 4 inch PVC pipe. The diversion is a small check dam.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 7 W, SW  of Sec. 14. In the vicinity of Main Street Canyon.
Pleasants Peak Tower Replacement
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/28/2017
Expected: 01/2018 01/2018 Amy Reid
858-6742919
areid@fs.fed.us
Description: Approve deconstruction and replacement of an existing communications tower in the same footprint as the existing tower at the designated Pleasants Peak Communications Use Site.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52430
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - T4S, R7W, S27 On top of Pleasants Peak, along North Main Divide Road on the Trabuco Ranger District.
Road right-of-way special use permit renewal
CE
- Road management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to renew a special use permit for a road right-of-way that is approximately 20 feet wide and 250 feet long.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - T 4 S, R 7 W, SE 1/4, SE 1/4, Sec. 20. Trabuco Ranger District
Santiago Peak Building 10 Generator
CE
- Special use management In Progress
Scoping Start
08/28/2017
Expected: 10/2017 10/2017 Amy Reid
858-6742919
areid@fs.fed.us
Description: Approve construction of improvements needed to operate a generator in Santiago Peak, Building 10. Improvements include a concrete pad with walls, under 50 feet of buried propane line, fence relocation and building modifications.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=52429
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - T5S, R6W, S29 On top of Santiago Peak, along North Main Divide Road on the Trabuco Ranger District.
South Main Divide and Greater El Cariso Fuels Management
EA
- Fuels management In Progress
Comment Period
03/25/2017
Expected: 02/2018 02/2018 Jacob Gipson
951-736-1811 Ext 3231
jagipson@fs.fed.us
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to treat vegetation along South and North Main Divide Roads and Long Canyon Road in order to mitigate the potential effects of wildfires. This project was expanded beyond its original focus on Elsinore Peak.
Web Link: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23080
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - Not Applicable Along South and North Main Divide Roads and Long Canyon Road, extending from the intersection of Long Canyon and North Main Divide Roads in the north to the La Cresta community in the south.
Weather Station at Silverado Fire Station
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: A weather station would be installed at the Silverado Fire Station.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 7 West. Silverado Fire Station.
Weather station
CE
- Special use management On Hold N/A N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us
Description: A weather station would be installed on Santiago Peak.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 6 West. On Santiago Peak
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