Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2013 to 03/31/2013
Los Padres 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, Los Padres National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest,  Monterey Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest,  Mt. Pinos Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest,  Ojai Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest,  Santa Barbara Ranger District (excluding Projects occurring in more than one District)
R5 - Pacific Southwest Region, Los Padres National Forest,  Santa Lucia 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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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  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/27/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 10/2012 
Expected:03/2013
 
03/2013 Robert Hawkins
916-849-8037
rhhawkins@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://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/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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Los Padres 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 California Master Special Use Permit Renewal
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 03/2013 
Expected:06/2013  08/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: AT&T requests to renew & consolidate all existing linear rights-of-way special use authorizations into 1 master permit for a 30-yr. term. Existing facilities are on the Monterey, Santa Lucia, Mt. Pinos & Ojai Districts. One line is in Black Mt. IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38986
Location: UNIT - Los Padres National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura. LEGAL - Multiple locations in Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles & Kern Counties. Telephone communication line - linear rights-of-way - across all districts except Santa Barbara Ranger District.
Los Padres Tamarisk Removal
EIS
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 02/16/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2013 
Expected:07/2013
 
08/2013 Lloyd Simpson
805-646-4348 ex. 316
lsimpson@fs.fed.us 
Description: An effort to remove tamarisk from all watersheds where it occurs in the Los Padres National Forest. For the targeted waterways, project is in or adjacent to the Sespe-Frazier, Juncal, Camuesa, and La Brea IRA's.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=28147
Location: UNIT - Los Padres National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura. Piru Creek, Sespe Creek, Lockwood Creek, Santa Ynez River, Sisquoc River, Arroyo Seco River Watersheds along stream channels.
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Los Padres National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R5 - Pacific Southwest Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
PGE Master Distribution Easement
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pacific Gas & Electric application to consolidate and renew 8 existing authorizations for existing distribution facilities for a 50-yr term. All lines are 12 kv and have a total length of 8.2 miles occupying 35 acres. In or adjacent to Tequepas IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=15784
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Mt. Pinos Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Multiple locations in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. Tepusquet Pk, Cuyama Valley, Santa Barbara Cyn, Tequepis Cynn, Santa Ynez Pk, Raterlee-Cerro Alto, W Cuesta Pk, Rincanada Mine.
PGE Master Special Use Permit
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: PGE application to renew & consolidate 8 existing use authorizations for existing distribution facilities that generally serve a single facility into a single master permit for a 30-yr term. In or adjacent to Black Mtn., Garcia Mtn, & Fox Mtn. IRA's.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=15791
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Mt. Pinos Ranger District, Monterey Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Multiple locations in Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. West Camino Cielo, Figueroa Mtn, Olive Cyn, Plowshare Pk, Salmon Cr, Lakes of Monterey Co, Vaqueros Pk, E&W Cuesta, Black Mtn, Lopez, Avenales, LaPanza.
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Los Padres National Forest,   Monterey 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
Abbott Lakes Restoration
EA
- Watershed management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 03/01/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:02/2013
 
02/2013 Peter Harris
831-385-5434 x228
peterharris@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-fill lower lake to provide year-round available water for use in emergency wildfire situations
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34427
Location: UNIT - Monterey Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey. LEGAL - T19S, R4E, Section 36, SE 1/4. Los Padres National Forest System lands, Monterey Ranger District, Monterey County, California.
Pacific Unified School District - Pacific Valley School Special Use Permit Reissuance
EA
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 04/2013 
Expected:10/2013  12/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pacific School Dist. requests reissuance of their special use permit for school & exisiting buildings. Proposal also requests to install bus shelter, emergency food/supply sea train, and create nature study, garden & water system adjacent to campus.
Location: UNIT - Monterey Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey. LEGAL - Section 19, T23S, R5E, Mt. Diablo Base & Meridian. Pacific Valley School.
Stone Ridge Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 08/15/2012
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 12/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Thomas Murphey
831-385-5434
tmurphey@fs.fed.us 
Description: Replace a 177-ft section of the Stone Ridge Trail with a 366-ft section to reduce the worst-case grade from approximately 55% to less than 30% and to reduce the average grade from approximately 35% to approximately 20%.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39777
Location: UNIT - Monterey Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey. LEGAL - NW 1/4 Sec. 3, T22S, R4E, Mt. Diablo Meridian. Cone Peak Gradient Research Natural Area adjacent to Lime Kiln State Park.
Strategic Community Fuelbreak Improvement Project
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 12/2012 
Expected:04/2014  06/2014 Jeff Kwasny
831-667-1126
jkwasny@fs.fed.us 
Description: To re-establish and maintain 24.1 miles of historically used fuelbreaks-all of which originated as firelines-within the wildland urban interface threat zones on NFS lands; approximately 7.5 miles within wilderness and 16.6 miles outside of wilderness
Location: UNIT - Monterey Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Monterey. LEGAL - Portions of T18S, R2E, 3E, 4E; T20S, R2E, 3E; Mount Diablo Meridian. Monterey County, California, on the northern portion of the Monterey Ranger District of the Los Padres National Forest.
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Los Padres National Forest,   Mt. Pinos 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
DWR Gauge and Road Maintenance
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  05/2013 Veronica Garza
805-967-3481
vgarza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Issuance of a Special Use Permit to the Department of Water Resources for use of a water flow gauge on Piru Creek and the maintenance of the Hardluck Road.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27975
Location: UNIT - Mt. Pinos Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Los Angeles, Ventura. LEGAL - Black Mountain Quad T 7N, R 19W, sections 13, 24 SBBM. Hardluck road and Piru Creek, east of Hardluck Campground.
Frazier Park PUD
CE
- Special use management  Completed  Actual: 11/16/2012  12/2012 Erik Van Walden
907-228-4128
evanwalden@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue special use authorization for community water storage and distribution system, to include access roads. No change in level or type of use is proposed.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27977
Location: UNIT - Mt. Pinos Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Kern. LEGAL - T 8N, R 19W, sec. 6; T9N, R20W sec. 25, 26, 35 SBBM. Around the town of Frazier Park.
Special Use Permit - Recreation Residence Lot 11
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Loreigh Brannan
661-245-3731 Ext 229
lbrannan@fs.fed.us 
Description: Removal of a terminated recreation residence cabin and improvements.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=23314
Location: UNIT - Mt. Pinos Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Ventura. LEGAL - Township 8 North, Range 20 West, Section 9. Lot 11 within the Frazier Mountain recreation residence tract, approximately 3 miles southwest of Frazier Park, CA.
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Los Padres National Forest,   Ojai 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
Cabin Trespass Removal and Restoration
EA
- Recreation management
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 05/2012 
Expected:04/2013  09/2013 Irvin Fernandez
805-646-4348
ifernandez@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Ojai Ranger District proposes to remove trespass structures constructed on National Forest System lands and rehabilitate the site with mechanical equipment.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39216
Location: UNIT - Ojai Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Ventura. LEGAL - NW¼ SE¼, Sec 21, T6N R23W San Bernardino Base Meridian. The Sespe River floodplain along State Route 33 (Milepost 37) on the Wheeler Springs USGS topographic quadrangle.
Cromer/Quail Run Ranch irrigation water transmission pipeline, spring and trail
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:03/2013  04/2013 Veronica Garza
805-967-3481
vgarza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissuance of existing special use permit for a spring and irrigation line and the addition of a service trail to spring
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=38148
Location: UNIT - Ojai Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Ventura. LEGAL - Matilija Quad T5 N., R23 W., sec 27 SBBM. Quail Run Ranch formally known as Oma - Pacific Ranch, Ojai east of Hwy 33 just north of forest boundary.
Seneca 2012 Pipelines Relocation Project Proposal
CE
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 07/16/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
03/2013 Jonathan Schwartz
805-646-4348 Ext 311
jonathanschwartz@fs.fed.us 
Description: To greatly reduce risk of line failure and for safer operations, Seneca has requested authorization to relocate select lines along existing roads and relocate old swing tanks to a centralized treating facility with newer & safer tanks.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39488
Location: UNIT - Ojai Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Ventura. LEGAL - Sections 28, 29, 31, 32 & 33, T5N, R19W, SBM. Sespe Oil Field, 5 miles north of Fillmore, CA.
Special Use Request to Reauthorize Cromer Access Road
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Veronica Garza
575-758-6286
vgarza@fs.fed.us 
Description: This 0.19 mile long, 60 ft. wide right of way provides road access to private property. Type conversion of this land to an access road occurred upon inception of this permit. It has been maintained as an access road since the permit issuance.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=29388
Location: UNIT - Ojai Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Ventura. LEGAL - It is located in E1/2, Sec. 4, T5N R22W SBBM of the Lion Canyon 7.5 minute topographic quadrangle. Near the Lower Rose Valley Lake and the Ojai Valley Gun Club.
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Los Padres National Forest,   Santa Barbara 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
Baron Ranch Trail Connector
EA
- Recreation management  On Hold  N/A  N/A John Smith
505-842-3362
jsmith03@fs.fed.us 
Description: The US Forest Service, on behalf of the Santa Barbara County Trail Council, proposes to construct a 3.5-mile non-motorized trail in the Gaviota region of the Santa Ynez Mountains in the Santa Barbara Front.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=35610
Location: UNIT - Santa Barbara Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - T 5N R 31W Sections 16 and 21. Santa Barbara Ranger Distirct.
City of Santa Barbara Use Permit for Forest road 5N18
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Veronica Garza
575-758-6286
vgarza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Amend existing road special use permit SBD100903 to the City of Santa Barbara (authorizes use of road 5N25) to authorize ongoing use of road 5N18 for ingress and egress to Gibraltar Dam and other City facilities for water diversion.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=27412
Location: UNIT - Santa Barbara Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Forest Road 5N18 in Sections 4, 9 and 10, Township 5 North, Range 27 West, San Bernardino Base and Meridian. Paradise Road, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Red Rock Trailhead parking lot to City property at Gibraltar Dam.
Little Caliente Road (6N30) Partial Road Decommissioning
EA
- Road management  On Hold  N/A  N/A John Smith
505-842-3362
jsmith03@fs.fed.us 
Description: The road known as Little Caliente Road (6N30) will be partially decommisioned. The road will be blocked to vehicluar traffic north of the junction of the Romero-Camuesa Road (5N15) and 6N30 and south of the first creek crossing.
Location: UNIT - Santa Barbara Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Sections 4, 8 and 9, Township 5 North, Range 26 West, San Bernardino Base & Meridian, Santa Barbara County, California. Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara Ranger District, Little Caliente Road (6N30).
Paradise Road Storm Damage Repairs
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/03/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
01/2013 Veronica Garza
805-967-3481 ext. 213
vgarza@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair or relocation of a portion of Paradise Road adjacent to Fremont Recreation Residence Tract to repair subsidence of the roadbed due to undercutting from the Santa Ynez River.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=13186
Location: UNIT - Santa Barbara Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Section 4, T5N, R28W, SBB&M. Paradise Road, approximately 3 miles northeast of the junction with State Route 154.
Winchester Canyon Gun Club
EIS
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 04/27/2012
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 02/2013 
Expected:06/2013
 
08/2013 Jeff Bensen
805-961-5744
comments-pacificsouthwest-los-padres-santa-barbara@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to issue a permit for ongoing operation of exisitng target range. Previously an EA (project #2147) overturned on appeal. Project is in or adjacent to Tequepis IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=39054
Location: UNIT - Santa Barbara Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Sec 18 & 19 T5N, R28W; Sec 13 & 24 T5N, R 29W, SBM. West of Hwy 154 on W. Camino Cielo, 5 mi. north of Goleta.
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Los Padres National Forest,   Santa Lucia 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
CHP Facility at Black Mtn Communication Site
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 05/31/2012 
Expected:01/2013
 
02/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: CHP requested authorization to replace the Forest Service building and tower at Black Mtn Communication Site and to co-locate with the Forest Service and other public agencies in the new facility. Within or adjacent to Black Mtn. IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=33863
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo. LEGAL - Section 15, T29S, R15E, MDM. Black Mountain Communication Site.
El Dorado Broadcasters, LLC Tower Replacement and Building Upgrade - Cuesta Peak Communications Site
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: El Dorado Broadcasters, LLC has requested authorization to replace a 55 ft. wooden pole with a 200 ft. self-supporting transmitter tower and upgrade the existing 18x18 ft. concrete block building located at Cuesta Peak Communications Site.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36869
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo. LEGAL - Section 35, T29S, R12E, MDBM. Cuesta Communication Site.
Las Chiches OHV Trail Re-establishment
EA
- Recreation management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/10/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 01/2013 
Expected:02/2013
 
03/2013 Alicia Sanchez
805-925-9538 ext. 235
aliciasanchez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Re-establish 1,214 feet of single track OHV trail from private property to it's original location on NFS lands. The Las Chiches Trail is located within the La Panza IRA and the proposed trail re-establishment will be constructed within the same IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30884
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo. LEGAL - T. 29S., R.16E, section 32. San Luis Obispo County.
Mixed Use Analysis
EA
- Recreation management
- Road management 
Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013  04/2013 Alicia Sanchez
805-925-9538 ext. 235
aliciasanchez@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal is to designate rts for motorized mixed use to connect OHV trail segments on existing roads on Pine Cyn Rd, Navajo Rd,& Fernandez Rd), and reroute a section of the Las Chiches OHV Trail (1630 ft) off private property. Within La Panza IRA.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=34021
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara. LEGAL - T29S, R16E, Sec 29; T29S, R16E, Sec 30; T11N, R31W, Sec. 27, 26, 25, 36. San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County.
PGE Master Transmission Easement
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 01/2013 
Expected:04/2013  05/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Pacific Gas & Electric application to consolidate and renew 8 existing authorizations for existing transmission facilities for a 50-yr term. Relisted as CE because preliminary results of resource surveys show no significant effects.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=15774
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara. LEGAL - T28S-32S, R11-13E, R15-18E, MDM and T12N, R31W, SBM. Diablo, Gates, Midway,Temblor, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Atascadero, Cayucos, Morro Bay.
Porter, Pine Canyon and South Fork La Brea Grazing Allotments
EIS

           *NEW LISTING*
- Grazing management  Developing Proposal
Est. NOI in Federal Register 01/2013 
Expected:11/2014  03/2015 Melody Fountain
805-925-9538 ext 214
mfountain@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposal to authorize continued grazing on the Porter, Pine Canyon and South Fork La Brea Allotments for a new 10 year term. This project is located within five IRA's; Horseshoe Spring, La Brea, Miranda Pine, Spoor Canyon, and Tepusquet Peak.
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara. LEGAL - T32S, R17 &18E, MDM and T9,10,11&12N, R30,31 &32W SBM. Los Padres National Forest, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, California. Approximately 20 miles east of Santa Maria.
Santa Barbara County Lease Reissue - Tepusquet Peak Communications Site
CE
- Special use management
- Facility management 
Completed  Actual: 10/22/2012  12/2012 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reissue Santa Barbara County communication uses lease at Tepusquet Peak Communications Site. The county has requested reissuance of lease and road use permit, and authorization to complete a minor expansion to their existing building.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36411
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - Tepusquet Peak Communication Site. Section 30, T10N, R31W, SBM.
Toro Creek Rd. 2" gas pipeline SUP renewal
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
Completed  Actual: 12/14/2012  01/2013 Jonathan Schwartz
805-646-4348 Ext 311
jonathanschwartz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of 3 expired Special Use Permits (SUP) for a 2" gas pipeline and a road. No new ground disturbance will take place. The pipeline is buried under an existing paved road and the only changes are administrative.
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=40457
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo. LEGAL - T.28 S., R.11 E., MDB&M, Sec. 26, NW 1/4 SW 1/4. 7220 Toro Creek Rd., Atascadero, CA 93422.
Union Pacific Railroad Communication Site Improvements - Tassajera Communications Site
CE
- Special use management  Developing Proposal
Est. Scoping Start 02/2013 
Expected:05/2013  06/2013 Vicki Collins
805-961-5718
vcollins@fs.fed.us 
Description: Union Pacific Railroad proposes to remove existing 8'x20' building, replace with a 10'x18' building, fence area, pour four concrete pads: 12'x20', 2'x4', 4'x6', and 3'x8' for building & entrance, generator & propane tank at Tassajera Communications
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Luis Obispo. LEGAL - Section 20, T29S, R12E, Mt. Diablo Base & Meridian. Tassajera Communications Site.
Willow Spring Trail Reroute
CE
- Recreation management  Completed  Actual: 11/30/2012  12/2012 Alicia Sanchez
805-925-9538 ext. 235
aliciasanchez@fs.fed.us 
Description: This proposal has been modified due to a recent court ruling & now is focused solely on rerouting the 1st quarter mile of the Willow Spring trail. NEPA for repair & maintenance of the trailhead and 6-miles of trail has been completed under a 32.12 CE
Web Link:  http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=36407
Location: UNIT - Santa Lucia Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Santa Barbara. LEGAL - T12N, R31W, section 32, 33, 35 SBBM; and T11N, R31W, section 3. Approximately 20 miles East of Hwy 101 on Hwy 166.
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