Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2012 to 06/30/2012
Cleveland 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, Cleveland National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Cleveland National Forest,  Descanso Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Cleveland National Forest,  Palomar Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Cleveland National Forest,  Trabuco 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)  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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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  On Hold  N/A  N/A Patsy Milosch
858-674-2966
pmilosch@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.
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.
Consolidation and reissuance of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE) Permits
EIS
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 09/2011 
Expected:12/2012  01/2013 Robert Hawkins
707-562-8699
rhawkins@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland NF proposes developing a 'master' permit to consolidate and reissue the approximately 75 permits presently issued to SDGE. Affected inventoried roadless areas include Sill Hill, Eagle Peak, No Name, and Upper San Diego River Gorge.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=310
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, San Diego. Multiple locations across the Cleveland NF.
Reduction of wild pig impacts
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/28/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2012 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Pete Gomben
858-674-2959
pgomben@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland NF proposes to reduce and, where possible, eliminate further impacts from increasing numbers of non-native wild pigs on Forest Service land and water resources, including impacts to plant and animal species.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33902
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside, San Diego. Various locations throughout the Descanso, Palomar, and Trabuco ranger districts.
SDG&E, Boulder Creek Transmission Line (TL626) Re-Conductor
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 03/07/2012  04/2012 Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3434
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replacement of 5 miles of conductor on SDG&E's Boulder Creek transmission line for reliability and public safety. Testing has shown the line tensile strength is not up to standard.
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Multiple. Roughly parallel to Boulder Creek Road from Sherilton Valley to north of Inaja Indian Reservation on Descanso and Palomar Districts. A portion of the project lies within an IRA.
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Cleveland National Forest,   Descanso 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
Buckman Springs intersection
EA
- Special use management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012  03/2012 Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3418
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes changes to the Buckman Springs intersection to allow for improved traffic safety.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36256
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Buckman Springs Road west of Interstate 8 in Cottonwood Valley.
East District Community Fire Protection Project
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 06/2012 
Expected:11/2012  03/2013 Stephen Fillmore
208-678-0430
sfillmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: Create an evacuation route along Fred Canyon Road, and create defensible space on NFS lands in the vicinity of Lake Morena Village.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Along Fred Canyon Road and on NFS lands adjacent to Lake Morena Village.
Kitchen Creek Helitanker Base
EA
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/20/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
06/2012 Stephen Fillmore
858-674-2901
sfillmore@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland National Forest proposes to construct a Type 1 helibase at Kitchen Creek above the Cameron Fire Station. The size of the helibase would be approximately eight acres.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36151
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. In the Kitchen Creek area approximately one mile north of the Cameron Fire Station.
Los Rosalies Well Distribution
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Facility management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:08/2012  10/2012 Noelle Graham
858-674-2990
ngraham01@fs.fed.us 
Description: Installation of a new electrical drop and service, water and control line distribution to a new reservoir site, the installation of a new 100,000 gallon reservoir and water distribution line extension to connect to the existing Laguna water system.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T15S, R5E Sections 13, 14, 15. Mount Laguna Recreation Area.
Mount Laguna and Pine Valley Community Defense and Healthy Forest Restoration Project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 12/01/2010
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:07/2012
 
11/2012 Marian Kadota
805-961-5732
mkadota@fs.fed.us 
Description: Under the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, the Descanso RD proposes a combination of mechanical, hand, and prescribed fire fuel treatments to reduce fuels in the wildland/urban interface around the communities of Mount Laguna and Pine Valley.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33247
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Portions of Township 14 South, Range 5 East, and Township 15 South, Range 4, 5, and 6 East. Surrounding the communities of Mount Laguna and Pine Valley.
Navy SEALS Land Navigation Training
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:07/2012  09/2012 Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3418
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renew two existing permits for Navy land navigation training on Laguna Mountain, and add additional training areas for similar types of training in various other locations generally from the Pine Valley vicinity east.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Descanso Ranger District, Mulitple locations from the Pine Valley vicinity east to Cameron Valley.
SDG&E Long-span Public Safety Projects
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 03/20/2012  04/2012 Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3418
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Public safety fire-hardening improvements are proposed to existing SDG&E powerlines with conductor spans of 1,000 or more feet. Activities would include installation of additional poles, replacement of wooden poles with steel poles, and other actions
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Various locations on the Descanso and Palomar ranger districts.
Sierra Club special use permit
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 07/08/2011  04/2012 Susan Desonia
619-445-6235
sdesonia@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes to authorize reissuance of a special use permit for maintaining a club for use by the San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club, located in the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Mt. Laguna area.
Suppression of Goldspotted Oak Borer (GSOB) Research Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Fuels management
- Watershed management
- Research and Development 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:09/2012  04/2013 Russell Lajoie
619-445-6235
rlajoie@fs.fed.us 
Description: Research and monitor effectiveness of insecticide treatment (Carbaryl) to protect high value oak trees from the invasive Gold Spotted Oak Borer in Corral Canyon, Bobcat Meadow, Cibbets Flat Campgrounds and Glencliff Fire Station.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Cibbets Flat CG, Bobcat Meadow CG, Corral Canyon CG, Glencliff Fire Station.
Sweetwater and Viejas Creek fuels treatment project
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:09/2012  03/2013 Michael Tucker
619-445-6235
matucker@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso RD proposes fuel treatments in the vicinity of Viejas Creek and Sweetwater to reduce vegetation levels.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 15 South, Range 2 East, Sections 1 and 36; Township 15 South, Range 3 East, Section 31; Township 15 South, Range 3 East, Section 6. In the vicinity of Viejas Creek and Sweetwater.
Thing Valley Spillway Improvements
CE
- Watershed management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3418
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso RD proposes to authorize and improve an existing previously authorized spillway on national forest lands that serves a small, earthen dam on private land. Soil erosion concerns make improvements necessary.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - SE 1/4 of Section 8, T16S, R6E, SBBM. Descanso Ranger District.
Willowside Water Tank
CE
- Special area management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Timothy Cardoza
619-445-6235 x 3418
tcardoza@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso RD proposes to authorize renewal of a special use permit for an existing water tank in the Cleveland NF.
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Descanso Ranger District.
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Cleveland National Forest,   Palomar 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
Agri-Empire and S&K Land & Cattle: 0.5 Miles Level II Road Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland NF would continue a special use permit to Agri-Empire and S&K Land & Cattle for use and maintenance of 0.5 miles of Level II Road used to service an irrigation pipline and basin.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 9 S, R 2 E, SE ? of Sec. 28. In the vicinity of Kohler Canyon.
Agri-Empire and S&K Land & Cattle: Water Transmission Line and Right-of-Way Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland NF would continue a special use permit to Agri-Empire and S&K Land & Cattle for 2006 feet of 6-inch pipeline, catchment basin and right-of-way. The pipeline and basin transport water from USFS lands to private property for irrigation.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 9 S, R 2 E, SE ? of Sec. 28. In the vicinity of Kohler Canyon.
Alcohol and Cliff Face Closure
CE
- Recreation management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Bjorn Fredrickson
760-788-0250 x3327
bfredrickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to close Mildred, Three Sisters, Black Canyon and Barker waterfalls to alcohol and climbing on the cliffs
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Undetermined. Mildred, Three Sisters, Black Canyon and Barker waterfalls.
Cedar Creek Falls Visitor Use Management
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:05/2012
 
06/2012 Bjorn Fredrickson
760-788-0250 x3327
bfredrickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The project proposes a visitor permit and other measures to address issues of public safety, resource impacts, and overcrowding in the vicinity of Cedar Creek Falls. It will also likely include the renewal of the current closure order
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=37332
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T14S, R2E; T14S, R3E; T13S, R2E; T13S, R3E. The project will cover the greater Cedar Creek Falls area, including the trailheads at Thornbush and Saddleback.
Cindy B-Cryogenie Mine Plan of Operation:
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2010 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@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.
Crosley Truck Trail Access to Private Inholding
CE
- Land ownership management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Debra Hobbs
760-788-0250x3327
dshobbs@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Palomar RD proposes to authorize a permit for access across National Forest System lands to a private inholding.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Township 3 South, Range 1 West, Section 25; Township 8 South, Range 1 East, Sections 30 and 31. On Palomar Ranger District.
Inaja Forest Health
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2012 
Expected:08/2012  12/2012 Jeffrey Wells
760-788-0250
jmwells@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.
Oak Grove Community Club Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2010 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Becky Brand
760-788-0250 X3370
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Palomar RD proposes to renew an expired permit that would grant the Oak Grove Community Club a new five-year permit.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 9 South, Range 2 East, Section 17. In Oak Grove area along Highway 79.
Oakley Honey Farm apiary
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Becky Brand
760-788-0250 X3370
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Palomar RD proposes to renew the special use permit for four sites used as apiaries.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Site 1: T14S, R3E, Section 4. Site 2: T14S, R3E, Section 3. Site 3: T13S, R3E, Section 28. Site 4: T13S, R3E, Section 22. Four sites on the Palomar Ranger District.
Palomar Divide Road Shooting Closure
CE
- Recreation management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 10/2011 
Expected:10/2011  10/2011 Bjorn Fredrickson
760-788-0250 x3327
bfredrickson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Analysis to close Palomar Divide Road to target shooting.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T9S, R1W; T9S, R1E. Palomar Divide Road.
Palomar Mountain Vegetation Treatment Program
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:11/2012  12/2012 Jeffrey Wells
760-788-0250
jmwells@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Palomar RD proposes fuels reduction activities on approximately 4,010 acres within five areas of Palomar Mountain. The purpose of the projects is to reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health, and provide community defense zones.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. Various locations throughout the Palomar Mountain area of the Palomar Ranger District, including the Aguanga fuelbreak system, Fry Creek, Palomar Station, Birch Hill, East Grade and Barker Valley IRA.
Road right-of-way permit renewal
CE
- Special use management
- Road management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011 
Expected:10/2011
 
11/2011 Becky Brand
760-788-0250 X3370
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Palomar RD proposes to renew an expired right-of-way permit on a level 2 national forest road to allow for road maintenance on portions of the Westside Road.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 14 South, Range 2 East, Sections 8, 16, 17, and 20. Palomar Ranger District.
San Diego Hang Gliding And Paragliding Association Authorization.
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Jeffrey Wells
760-788-0250 x3342
jmwells@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.
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Cleveland National Forest,   Trabuco 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
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.
El Cariso, Indian, and Munhall Plantation Vegetation Management
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2010 
Expected:02/2012
 
03/2012 Jacob Gipson
951-736-1811 Ext 3231
jagipson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trabuco RD proposes activities to manage vegetation in the El Cariso Penny Pines, the Indian, and the Munhall plantations. Proposed activities would improve the health and vigor of trees and other vegetation in the plantations.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34018
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - El Cariso: T 6 S, R 5 W, Sec. 16; Indian: T 5 S, R 6 W, Sec. 27 and 28; Munhall: T 6 S, R 6 W, Sec. 1 and 12. The El Cariso, Indian, and Munhall areas of the Trabuco Ranger District.
Elsinore Peak Fuels Treatment
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
11/2012 Jacob Gipson
951-736-1811 Ext 3231
jagipson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to create a fuels treatment area adjacent to the community of Rancho Capistrano and along the South Main Divide Road [6s07] by using mechanical treatments and burning.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23080
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Township 6 south, range 5 west, sections 25 and 36 and township 6 south, range 4 west sections 30 and 31 and township 7 south, range 4 west section 6. East of the community of Rancho Capistrano and north of the South Main Divide road [6s07].
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.
Irvine Ranch Water District Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012  03/2012 Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Irvine Ranch Water District acquired Santiago County Water District (SCWD), and has become the owner of improvements previoulsy authorized to SCWD by two Special Use Permits. The proposal includes minor construction and restoration components.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - W 1/2, Section 29, T 5 S, R 7 W and NW 1/4, Section 28, T 5 S, R 7 W, SBBM. Trabuco Ranger District.
La Paz 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 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  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/01/2006 
Expected:08/2011
 
10/2011 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  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2012 
Expected:03/2012  06/2012 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.
Mobile Relay Associates Communications Facility Renovation, Santiago Peak, Building #11
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 03/07/2012  04/2012 Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Mobile Relay Associates has proposed to remove and replace an existing propane tank, demolish the existing tower, construct a new tower, upgrade the existing electrical system and construct an addition to the existing building.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - NW 1/4, Sec. 29, T 5 S, R 6 W, San Bernardino Meridian. Trabuco Ranger District, Santiago Peak Communications Site.
New well installation in Holy Jim Cabin Tract on Lot #22 on the Trabuco Ranger District
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/02/2012 
Expected:04/2012
 
04/2012 Becky Brand
760-788-0250 X3370
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: Cabin owner at lot #22 of the Holy Jim Tract, Trabuco Ranger District proposes to install a new well to a depth of 100 feet at a minimum. Cabin owner has three additional participants who wish to tie into the well for recreational use.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. Holy Jim Recreation Cabin Tract.
North Main Divide Fuel Break System
EA
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 10/01/2011 
Expected:02/2012
 
04/2012 Jacob Gipson
951-736-1811 Ext 3231
jagipson@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes a vegetation management project along part of a fuel break that runs from Bald Mountain to Sierra Peak, and which includes ridgelines above Bedford, Eagle, Manning, Main Street, and Hagador canyons.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34142
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - Township 4 South, Range 6 West, Sec. 30, 31, and 32; Township 4 South, Range 7 West, Sec. 6, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 35; Township 5 South, Range 6 West, Sec. 6, 7, and 8. Along North Main Divide Road.
Road right-of-way special use permit renewal
CE
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/01/2006 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 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.
Silverado Fuel Break
EA
- Fuels management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 04/01/2008
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 04/2012 
Expected:06/2012
 
07/2012 Gordon Martin
(951) 736-1811
gpmartin@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to construct a fuel break 200' to 400' wide on the ridge between Silverado and Harding canyons to provide protection for the communities in Silverado and Modjeska canyons.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=12953
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - Section 18, T5S, R6W, and Sections 13, 14, 15, and 16, T5S, R7W. Starting at the junction of Maple Springs Road [5S04] and the North Main Divide Road [3S04] and going east along the ridge between Silverado and Harding canyons to the national forest boundary.
Trabuco District Legacy Aircraft Landing Zones
EA

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 03/02/2012 
Expected:12/2012
 
01/2013 Becky Brand
(951) 736-1811 X 3222
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: U.S. Marine Corps proposes to conduct aviation training operations on the Trabuco District, including four to ten Landing Zones. The activities will involve helicopters (CH-53, CH-46, AH-1, UH-1) and tilt rotor (Osprey MV-22) air craft.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38112
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - Portions of Sec 18 & 8, T5S, R6W, Sec 1 & 2, T5S, R7W, Sec 26, 28 & 30 T4S, R7W, SBBM. Trabuco Ranger District.
Trabuco Recreation Residence Tracts Waste Water Installation Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management   On Hold  N/A  N/A Virgil Mink
909 736 1811 ext 3277
vmink@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Trabuco Ranger District proposes to authorize holders of term special use permits in the four recreation residence tracts to replace existing systems with systems that comply with Orange County wastewater standards.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange. LEGAL - W ? of S 33, T6S R6W Hot Springs Tract; NW ? of S 3, T7S R6W San Juan Tract; NE ? S5, NW ? S4 T6S R6W, Trabuco Tract; NW ? S4 T6S R6W, Holy Jim Tract, Orange County. Recreation Residence Tracts in the vicinity of Hot Springs/San Juan/Trabuco/Holy Jim canyons.
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  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/01/2006 
Expected:09/2011
 
09/2011 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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