Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2012 to 06/30/2012
Angeles 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
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Angeles National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Angeles National Forest,  Los Angeles River (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Angeles National Forest,  San Gabriel River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Angeles National Forest,  Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers (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)  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/19/2008
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 12/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
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.
Land Management Planning Rule
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  Completed  Actual: 03/23/2012  12/2011 Brenda Halter-Glenn
202-260-9400
bhalterglenn@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Department of Agriculture proposes to promulgate a new planning rule, which will set out the process for development, revision, and amendment of National Forest System land management plans.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/planningrule
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Agency-wide Rule.
Nationwide Aerial Application of Fire Retardant on National Forest System Lands.
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  Completed  Actual: 12/13/2011  01/2012 Glen Stein
801-200-2703
gstein@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Forest Service will prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the continued nationwide aerial application of fire retardant on National Forest System lands.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/retardant/index.html
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. Nationwide.
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R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Occurring in more than one Forest (excluding Regionwide)

 
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Southern California National Forests Land Management Plan Amendment
EIS
- Land management planning  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 04/2012 
Expected:03/2013  03/2013 Robert Hawkins
707-562-8699
socal_nf_lmp_amendment@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Angeles, Cleveland, Los Padres, and San Bernardino national forests propose to amend their land management plans with new guidance for roadless area management and land management plan monitoring.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35130
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units, Los Padres National Forest All Units, San Bernardino National Forest All Units, Angeles National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura. Angeles, Cleveland, Los Padres, and San Bernardino national forests.
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Angeles 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
Angeles National Forest Defensible Space Project
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/15/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
04/2012 Diane Travis
760-249-6005
dhtravis@fs.fed.us 
Description: Expanding Hazard Reduction for landowners with habitable structures within 200 feet of the forest boundary.
Location: UNIT - Angeles National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles, San Bernardino. Angeles National Forest.
Manual Removal of Invasive Plant Species
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/13/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
04/2012 Katie VinZant
626-574-5268
kvinzant@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to remove non-native, invasive plant species by hand removal methods only as needed in 32 watersheds of the Angeles National Forest. Hand removal methods are defined here as including hand pulling and weed wrenching.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38115
Location: UNIT - Angeles National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. Selected watersheds in the San Gabriel Mountains which have been impacted by fires over the last several years.
Santa Anita Canyon Road Permit Extension
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Steve Loe
909-382-2724
sloe@fs.fed.us 
Description: LA County permit to include the 2009 transferred land from City of Monrovia to Forest Service
Location: UNIT - Angeles National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. The Proposed permit extends from Arcadia to Chantry Flats.
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Angeles National Forest,   Los Angeles River (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Angeles Crest Christian Camp - Issuance of permits for Singing Pines Camp and Hidden Valley Camp
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Graham Breakwell
818-899-1900
grahambreakwell@fs.fed.us 
Description: ACCC is purchasing these two organization camps from Mt Wilson Vista council -Girls Scouts and needs new permits.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Hidden Valley T3N R11W Sec.14 SE1/4 NW1/4 Lot - Singing Pines T3N R11W Sec.14 NW1/4. Highway 2 to Three Points and west on 3N17 for about a mile.
Camp Trask
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
05/2012 Scott Lowden
818-899-1900, ex. 257
slowden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hazardous fuels reduction around the Camp Trask boy scout camp. Thinning, brush cutting, chipping, Pruning of trees.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T.1 N., R.10 W., Sections 7 and 18. Saw Pit canyon area, North of the City of Monrovia.
County of Los Angeles - Big Tujunga Creek Water Diversion At Big Tujunga Canyon Road near MM 0.38
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2012 
Expected:09/2012  12/2012 Graham Breakwell
818-899-1900
grahambreakwell@fs.fed.us 
Description: An unreinforced wall of 450' length and 20' high is severely eroded by constant water scouring. The proposal is to reinforce this wall with riprap during this time a temporary water diversion pipe will be buried in the middle of the streambed.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. Big Tujunga Canyon Road MM 0.40.
County of Los Angeles - Pacoima Reservoir Sediment Removal
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 07/2012 
Expected:02/2013  05/2013 Graham Breakwell
818-899-1900
grahambreakwell@fs.fed.us 
Description: This 5 year sluicing project requires reservoir access for 2 bulldozers and 1 excavator. There are alternatives for the machinery access route and one could be selected prior to project begins in 4th calendar qtr 2011
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - CA/LOSANGELES/District 27/ Section/Township/Range 27-3-N-14-W-19. Pacoima Reservoir, 3 miles north of San Fernando.
Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads (ERFO) Projects for 2011
CE
- Facility management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Annitta Keck
818-899-1900 ext 223
mmcintyre@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Angeles National Forest has received ERFO (Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads) funding from the Federal Highways Administration to repair damage to Forest infrastructure, chiefly within the Station Fire, caused by the 2010/11 winter rains
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. Project areas are located within the Los Angeles River Ranger District at multiple locations.
Hi-Hill Outdoor School Permit Reissuance
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Annitta Keck
818-899-1900 ext 222
akeck@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue a special use authorization to Long Beach Unified School District for an Outdoor School
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T2N, R12W Section 13. Located below the junction of Mt. Wilson Road and Rincon-Redbox Road at the Red Box Fire Staion.
Lincoln Avenue Water Company - Waterpipe relocation and permit reissuance
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/20/2009 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Graham Breakwell
818-899-1900
grahambreakwell@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of permits for 3.1 miles of waterpipe and 2 weirs. 1400 feet of waterpipe will be renewed and relocated into Mt Lowe Rd.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T. 2 N R. 12 W Sec. 32. Millard Canyon.
Little Tujunga West Fuels Treatment Project
CE
- Fuels management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Scott Lowden
818-899-1900
slowden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hazardous fuel reduction with handcrews, masticators, chipping, pile burning and broadcast burning, adjacent to LA City and LA County. This is in the Kagel and Lopez Canyon areas.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T2N, R14 W, Sec. 5, 6; T2N, R15W, Sec.1; T3N, R14W, Sec. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33. Lopez, Kagel, and Little Tujunga Canyon areas.
Loomis Ranch
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 09/12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
05/2012 Scott Lowden
(818) 898-1900
slowden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Hazardous fuels reduction project around the Loomis Ranch area
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T.3 N., R.11 W. Section 17. Loomis Ranch area, West of Chilao flat.
Los Angeles River Ranger District Invasive Vegetation Treatments
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 12/2011 
Expected:07/2012  08/2012 Steve Loe
909-382-2724
sloe@fs.fed.us 
Description: The ANF is proposing to inventory, monitor and treat invasive plant species through a variety of techniques including manual, mechanical, and chemical methods in order to limit the negative impacts of invasive species on plant and wilidlife habitats.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. All National Forest lands within the Los Angeles River Watershed, and some within the San Gabriel River Watershed affected by the Station Fire of 2009.
Lucky Strike Abandoned Mine Closure
CE
- Minerals and Geology  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/12/2011 
Expected:01/2012
 
12/2012 David Annis
530.621.5226
dannis@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Angeles National Forest proposes installation of a steel gate on the Lucky Strike mine portal. The intent of the bat gate is to provide for public safety and environmental protection without eliminating the potential for future mining activities.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Township 3N, Range 12 West, SW1/4, NE1/4 Section 13. 1.75 Miles East of the Monte Cristo Campground off Forest Road 4N18.
Mt. Gleason Natural Stand Vegetation Management Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Steve Bear
818 899-1900
sbear@fs.fed.us 
Description: Enhance forest health and vigor, improve wildlife habitat and reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire by removal of dead trees, thinning, pruning, brushing and prescribed burning in residual stand in six distinct treatment areas.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T4N, R13W, Sections 25,36; T3N, R13W, Sections 1,2; T4N, R12W, Sect. 31,32; T3N, R12W, Sect. 5. Areas along north side of Santa Clara Divide Road (3N17) and east side of Moody Cyn. Truck Trail (4N33).
Reconstruction of Mill Creek Fire Station
EA
- Facility management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Mike McIntyre
626-574-5274
mmcintyre@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Angeles National Forest proposes to replace the Mill Creek Fire Station which was burned down in the Station Fire of 2009 at its former location near the intersection of the Angeles Forest Highway and Forest Service Road 3N17.3.
Location: UNIT - Los Angeles River. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T4N; R12W; Section 36, SBBM; Los Angeles County. The proposed location is 27502 Angeles Forest Highway, Palmdale, California, 93550 near the intersection of the Angeles Forest Highway and Forest Service Road 3N17,.
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Angeles National Forest,   San Gabriel River Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Crystal Lake Recreation Area Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Christopher Fabbro
626-221-6235
cfabbro@fs.fed.us 
Description: Determine whether to issue a 5-year special use permit to a concessionaire for the operation of the Crystal Lake Recreation Areas.
Location: UNIT - San Gabriel River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T2 & 3N, R11W; T2N, R9W. Crystal Lake Recreation Area, approximately 12 miles North of Azusa, CA on State Highway 39.
North Fork San Gabriel River Bridge Replacement
EA
- Road management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2012 
Expected:08/2012  10/2012 Esmeralda Bracamonte
626-335-1251
ebracamonte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of the North Fork Bridge #53-2245 in San Gabriel Canyon along SR39.
Location: UNIT - San Gabriel River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. Township 2N, Range 9W, Section 5.
Reissuance of Special Use Permit Burro Canyon Sediment Placement Site
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Christopher Fabbro
626-221-6235
cfabbro@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of existing permit(s) for continuing operations and maintenance of Burro Canyon Sediment Placement Site
Location: UNIT - San Gabriel River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T2N, R9W, S1/2, SW1/4, SW1/4 of Section 16, NE 1/4 of Section 20, and NW1/4 of Section 21 SBBM. Burro Canyon, San Gabriel Rivers Ranger District.
San Gabriel River RD Fuelbreak Reconstruction and Maintenance
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/17/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/2011 
Expected:11/2011
 
01/2012 Dave Gabaldon
626-910-1140
dgabaldon@fs.fed.us 
Description:  Proposed actions will result in a significant reduction in fuel loading. Proposed actions are a combination of mechanical treatments, hand treatments and prescribed fire. Mechanical treatments will include mastication and mowing.
Location: UNIT - San Gabriel River Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. San Gabriel River RD, Angeles NF, Los Angeles County, California.
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Angeles National Forest,   Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Allen Apiary Renewal/Replacement
CE
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Allen Bee Company Permit and Replacement of sites close to road with sites revocated from Griffin-Cooper Apiary Sites and added sites requested.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Site #1: Sec 26, T5N, R15W, SW, SE. Site#2. Sec 25 5N 15W NWNW Site #3: Sec 2, T5N, R16W, SENW. Site#4:5N16WSec15 SWSE;Site #5:T5N, R14W,Sec18,SWSW; Site#6;5N 16W Sec15,NENE; Site#7:5N16W Sec11 NWSW. Three sites located off F.S. Road 5N15 (Vasquez Truck Trail) and two sites located off FS Road 5N17.
Apiary Site Renewals
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Expiring District Apiary Permits
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - 5N16WS(ec)2,24;6N17WS2,14,17,22,30,33;5N15WS2,3,6,9,10,13,19,20,21,23;7N17WS19,31;6N14WS20,29,30,34;6N18WS2; 7N18WS36,9; 6N15WS15,19,34,22; 6N16WS10,34;5N11WS17,27,4N11WS3,8,10,24;4N10WS18,19;5N11WS30. District Wide.
Apiary replacement Sites for SCMRRD
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Sites to be as possible replacement sites for apiaries as needed due to changes in management direction, fire loss, etc.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - 8N18WSec27 SESE; 8N18Wsec27 SWSE; 8N18Wsec27, SESE; 6N16Wsec17 SESE, 6N15W sec1 SENE;6N17Wsec18 NWNW; 5N14Wsec18 SWSW; 6N18Wsec2 SESE;5N16W sec15 SWSW;5N16Wsec11 NWSW; 5N16Wsec13 NWNW; 4N8WSec20SWNE. District wide.
Barren Ridge-Castaic Transmission Project
EIS
- Special use management  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/26/2011
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 08/2012 
Expected:08/2012
 
01/2013 Justin Seastrand
626-574-5278
jseastrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: Construct, use, and maintain a double circuit 230-kV transmission line, reconductor an existing 230-kV transmission line, and add a new 230-kV circuit to existing transmission tower structures. Alternative 1 is located in Salt Creek IRA.
Web Link:  http://www.ladwp.com/ladwp/cms/ladwp009508.jsp
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. San Francisquito Canyon (and alternate routes).
Big Pines Hazardous Fuels Reduction Continuation
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/02/2012 
Expected:03/2012
 
03/2012 Karen Bauman
661-296-9710
kbauman@fs.fed.us 
Description: The proposed action is to continue removal of hazardous vegetation by mechanical means across 947 acres near the community of Big Pines, in order to protect community evacuation routes and various infrastructure from the threat of wildfire.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38101
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. The area known as Big Pines, west of the town of Wrightwood, CA, and northwest of Big Pines along the Big Pines Highway.
Big Pines Recreation Area reissuance of concessionaire special use permit
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/22/2009 
Expected:02/2013
 
12/2013 Joseph Holzinger
661-296-9710
jholzinger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The current concessionaire special use permit will expire December 31, 2013. Forest proposes to put out a propectus to receive bids for concessionaire operations and maintenance of campgrounds.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - SW1/4 Sect 35, NE 1/4 Sec 32, NW 1/4 Sec 33, T4N, R8W; and N1/2 Sec 5, T3N, R8W, SBBM. Big Pines Recreation Area.
Black Oak Mistletoe Project 2010
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Tasha Hernandez
661-296-9710 x242
thernandez@fs.fed.us 
Description: This project intends to focus on restoration of the Black Oak stand through management of the mistletoe infestation using several eradication techniques and by promoting understory regeneration through planting.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. The proposed project area is located on the Sawmill/Liebre Ridge of the Santa Clara Mojave River Ranger District on the Angeles National Forest. It runs along the Forest Road 7N23.
Boquet Canyon Recreation Residence Tract Special Use Reissuance
EA
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/03/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
08/2012 Pete Johnston
661-296-9710, ext 239
pjohnston@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to reissue or amend Boquet Canyon Tract recreational residence Special Use Permits. New permits or amendments would provide protection measures for the unarmored threespine stickleback, an endagered fish, and to the adjacent riparian area.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. Boquet Canyon Tract recreational residences on the Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District.
Buffer OHV Restoration Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 02/21/2012
02/21/2012
02/21/2012 
04/2012 Ray Kidd
661 296-9710
rkidd@fs.fed.us 
Description: Complete plant, animal and archaeological surveys. District is proposing to complete restoration work in areas where resource damage was caused by unauthorized Off-Highway Vehicle use.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T5N, R14W, Sections 8 and 17, SBBM. Buffer OHV Restoration Project.
Erb-Sample Apiary Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Expired apiary permit
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - RE!-4N14WSec30NWSW,RE2-3N15WSec8NENE,RE3-4N12WSec9NWNE,RE-4-4N12Wsec8C,Re-5-4N12WSec7SE,RE-6-4N12WSec10NENE, RE-7- 4N12WSec17SENE. District wide.
Frenchman's Flat Recreation Area SSTs
CE
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/23/2009 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Diane McCombs
661-296-9710
dhmccombs@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal is to construct six vault toilet buildings [SSTs] within the Frenchman's Flat area.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T6N, R18W, Sec. 2 S1/2, Sec. 11 NE1/4, Sec. 12 W1/2, Sec. 13 W1/2, Sec. 14 N1/2, SBBM. Frenchman's Flat Recreation Area.
Golden State Water Co. - Sheep Creek Canyon Tank
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Holzinger
661-296-9710
jholzinger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue new special use permit and then determine whether to amend special use authorization to replace and increase amount of storage from 25,000 gallons to 150,000 gallons.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T.3N., R.7W., Section 18. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Green Valley Charitable Hall Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 02/14/2011 
Expected:03/2012
 
03/2012 Evalds Rimbenieks
661-296-9710
erimbenieks02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Green Valley Charitable Hall (GVCH) has reapplied for a new Special Use Permit. The GVCH was built in 1950 and has been used as a community center for the City of Green Valley. There is no change in permitted activities. Permit covers 5 Acres.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T6N, R14W, SW 1/4, NW 1/4, Section 17, SBBM. Located east of Green Valley, along Spunky Canyon Road.
Johnson Apiary Renewal, Relocation and Transfer of Apiary Sites
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal and transfer of Johnson Apiary Sites to Gilbert Vannoy and relocation of some sites lost due to road closures, placement and flood damage.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - J1-6N17WS12 SESE;J3-6N 15WS32NESE;J4- 5N16WS1,SWNW;J5 -5N16WS17,SENE;J8-5N16WS4NJ9 -5N16WS4,NWSE;J10-6N17WS32NENW;J12-6N18WS24;J13-6N14WS23SENE;J15-6N14WS6,SWNW,J17-6N14WS27NWSW;R6-6N16WS17;R8-6N15WS1. Numerous locations across the Santa Clara Mojave Rivers District.
LACO-DPW San Francisquito road rehabilitation permit issuance
CE
- Road management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue Term special use authorization for road re-alignment/rehabilitation work & new bridge on San Francisquito Rd.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T. 6N. ,R. 15W., Sec. 14,15,22,27,32,33,34 SBBM. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District.
LACO-DPW San Francisquito road spoils site permit issuance
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Term special use authorization for use of approx. 8.0 acres of NFS lands for use as a spoils site, in support of road maintenance/rehabilitation.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T5N., R 16W., Sec. 1. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District.
Littlerock Recreation Area
EA
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Road management 
Cancelled  N/A  N/A Ray Kidd
661-245-3731
rkidd@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reopen Little Rock Creek Rd (5N04) to non-motorized and motorized vehicle use, including OHV use. Reopen Alimony Truck Trail (4N15) to non-motorized and street-legal motorized vehicles only. Reopen a portion of current closure area.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T4N, R11W, and T5N, R11W, SBBM. Littlerock Recreation Area.
Littlerock Reservoir Sediment Removal Project
EIS
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 05/2012 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Joseph Holzinger
661-296-9710
jholzinger@fs.fed.us 
Description: Remove excess reservoir sediment accumulated over time. Restore reservoir's water storage & flood control capacity. Prevent sediment loss/headcutting of stream of Rocky Point to prevent incidental "take" of arroyo toad, a federally endangered species
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T.5N., R.11W., Within Parts of Section 27 and 35 of the SBBMD ,. Littlerock Reservoir.
Littlerock Resort Store Well-drilling Project
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Drill new well on permitted site of Littlerock Resort Store. Existing well on permit does not meet current regulations.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T.5N., R.11W., Section 34 SW SW NW. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department/Pyramid Lake Permit Issuance
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issue a special use permit to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for the occupancy and use of an office and dock space at Pyramid Lake.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T7N, R18W. Santa Clara/Mojave River Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Nolan Roberts Apiary Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal/transfer of Nolan Roberts Apiary Permit for 10 year period. Addition of one site at Osito Canyon, due to road closure at Cherry Canyon.and one site at Lower Tunnel off Old Hiway 99 in exchange for site to close to Road by Hyde Ranch in Osit
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Site#1. T6N, R18W, SE,SESec 2 SBBM. Site#2: T6N, R17W, SW NW Sec 18 SBBM. Site #3 at Cherry Canyon T6N R18W Sec 12 NESW. Lower Tunnel, East of Hwy 99 , #2 at Osito Canyon off Hwy 99, #3 at Cherry Canyon East of Hwy 99.
OF Young-Roberts Apiaries Renewal and Partnership
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal and Partnership between OF Young, Nolan Roberts and addition of Haynes Apiary sites and replacement sites for those lost due to Forest Service changes in management.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - 6N17WSec18,NwNW, 6N18WSec2SESE; 6N16WS10 SWSE, 7N17WSec19 NESE, 6N17W sec33 SENE, 6N16WSec34 NWNE, 6N14W sec30 NWSW, 5N16W Sec24 SWSW, 6N14WSec29,SWSE, 6N15W Sec15 SENE. District wide.
Old Ridge Route Storm Damage Repairs
CE
- Road management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and provide maintenance to seven locations along the historic Old Ridge Route where the road has been impacted from rain events of the last several years.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - North Point - T.8N, R.17W, NW1/4 of Section17, SBBM; and South Point - T.6N, R.17W, SW1/4 of Section 27, SBBM. The Old Ridge Route (FS 8N04) between Westg Oakdale Canyon Road on the north and Templin Highway on the south.
Pelona OHV Restoration Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 02/16/2012  04/2012 Ray Kidd
661 296-9710
rkidd@fs.fed.us 
Description: Complete plant, animal and archeological surveys. District is proposing to complete restoration work in this area where resource damage was caused by unauthorized Off-Highway Vehicle use.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T5N, R15W, Sections, 1 2, and 10; and, T5N, R14W, Section 6; T6N, R14W, Section 32, 33, 34, SBBM. Pelona.
Piru Ponds Restoration Feasibility Study
CE
- Watershed management  Completed  Actual: 10/13/2011  11/2011 Tasha Hernandez
661-296-9710 x242
thernandez@fs.fed.us 
Description: The purpose of this project is to determine whether the Piru Ponds site is a feasible location for wetland restoration as a result of a mitigation project requirement incurred by a cooperating state agency.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - NE 1/4 of Section 11, T6N R18W. Piru Ponds, Old Highway 99, Los Padres National Forest Administered by the Angeles National Forest; approximately 1 mile southeast of the dam at Pyramid Lake.
Renewal of Expiring District Apiary Sites
CE
- Special area management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of existing District apiary permits that are due to expire. Some sites include replacement sites for those lost due Forest management changes.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - 4N13WS24;5N14WS3,17;;5N16WS2,13,24;6N14WS29,30;6N15WS15,19,22,24,34;6N17WS2,14,16,17,30;5N15WS2,3,6,9,10,13,19,20,21,23;7N17WS19,31;6N14WS20,29,30,34;6N16WS10,34;6N17WS18,33;6N18WS2;7N18WS9,36. District wide.
Ross Honey Apiary Renewal and addition of Robert Mearns Apiary as Replacement Sites
CE
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Paul Kelley
661-296-9710 ext 223
pkelley@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Ross Honey apiary permit in addition to addition of sites given by Mearns apiary to Ross and an additional site issued to replace sites lost due to management changes.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - 5N11W sc27 SWNW, 4N11W Sc3 NWSE, 4N11W sc10 NESE, 4N11W Sc24 NENE, 4N10W sc19 NESW, 4N10W sc 18 NWNE, 4N11W sc8 NESE, 5N 11W sc30 NENE, 7N17W sc7, SENE, 8N18W sc28, NWSE, 8N18W Sc 27, NESE; 4N8WSec20. District wide.
Santa Clara River Watershed Invasive Plant Treatment Project
EA
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 08/18/2010 
Expected:08/2012
 
10/2012 Steve Loe
909-382-2724
sloe@fs.fed.us 
Description: Propose the eradication, control, containment, and/or suppression of existing and new infestations of invasive plant species in the Santa Clara/Mojave River Watershed by the use of herbicides, manual, mechanical, biological, and fire wilting methods.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T3N, R14, 15W; T4N, R11, 12, 13, 14W; T5N, R13, 14, 15, 16W; T6N, R13, 14, 15, 16,17W; T7N, R14, 15, 16, 17, 18W. Treatment to take place in the Santa Clara River Watershed including all tributaries of the Santa Clara River on the Angeles NF.
Santa Clara/Mojave River RD Fuelbreak Treatments: Ball Flat, Elizabeth, Juniper, and Red Mountain
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2004 
Expected:01/2011
 
02/2011 Karen Bauman
661-296-9710
kbauman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-establish the following district fuelbreaks: Ball Flat, Elizabeth, Jupiter, and Red Mountain. Various methods such as chainsaw, prescribed fire, discing, masticating, and crushing will be used.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Districtwide. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Santa Clara/Mojave River Ranger District Fuelbreak Re-establishment Project
CE
- Fuels management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Karen Bauman
(661) 296-9710
kbauman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-establish the following district fuelbreaks: Castaic, 176 acres; Cordova, 388 acres; Elderberry, 182 acres; & Necktie, 260 acres. Various methods such as chainsaw, prescribed fire, discing, & masticating will be used.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Districtwide. Santa Clara/Mojave River Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Sawmill Liebre Forest Health Project 2010
CE
- Forest products
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/16/2009 
Expected:04/2012
 
05/2012 Tasha Hernandez
661-296-9710 x242
thernandez@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project consists of pruning lower branches, removing competing brush, opening canopy cover, clearing a perimeter fuelbreak, and replanting trees at six forestry plantations.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. The six plantations are primarily located along Liebre Mountain Ridge between the Old Ridge Route on the west and Lake Hughes on the east.
Sprint Communications Telephone & Telegraph Right of Way Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/16/2007 
Expected:06/2012
 
06/2012 Evalds Rimbenieks
661-296-9710
erimbenieks02@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of Sprint Communications Telephone & Telegraph Right of Way Permit for 10 years for a buried fiber optic cable that runs through the Soledad Canyon area along the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks. ROW is 2,229' long and and 20' wide, 1.02 ac
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - Project begins on FS land at T4N, R14W, Sec 15 and ends at T4N, R14W, Sec 11. Buried cable runs along Southern Pacific Railroad tracks in Soledad Canyon.
Teresita Pines Organization Camp Construction
EA
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Joseph Holzinger
661-296-9710
jholzinger@fs.fed.us 
Description: The camp is proposing to modify some of the existing building and construct new facilities including a parking area.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T4N, R8W Section 33. Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District, Angeles National Forest.
Tule Ridge/South Portal Fuels Reduction Project
CE
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 09/15/2009
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Karen Bauman
661-296-9710
kbauman@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reduce the fuel within the project area to provide community protection for Green Valley and re-establish a fuelbreak and reduce the risk of wildfire. Project will enhance wildlife habitat by opening up the brush for mamals and birds.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - T6N, R15W, Sec 1-3, 9-12, 14-17, 20-22, 27-30, 32-33; T7N, R15W, Sec 35-36; T6N, R14W, Sec 5-7, T7N, R14W, Sec 31. West of San Francisquito Rd along Tule Ridge and South Portal Cyn. Project continues to the northwest side of the Green Valley.
Williamson Rock Closure resolution
EA
- Recreation management
- Special area management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Completed  Actual: 10/19/2011  01/2012 Darrell Vance
626-574-5275
dvance@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Angeles National Forest is analyzing the temporary closure of the Williamson Rock vicinity, to study the efficacy of reopening the area to dispersed recreation while providing required protection for Federally-listed biological species.
Location: UNIT - Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles. LEGAL - The project is located in portions of T 3N, R9W, Section 7, and T 3N, R10W, Sections 11, 12, 13, and 14 SBM, in Los Angeles County, California. Williamson Rock vicinity: Angeles National Forest, Santa Clara-Mojave Rivers Ranger District.
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