Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
01/01/2020 to 03/31/2020
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) :
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)

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

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Joseph Raffaele
858-674-2961
josepharaffaele@fs.fed.us 
Description: To renew AT&T's authorizations on the CNF. Renew one master permit with 135 amendments, one 50-year rights-of-way, one telephone booth, and one access on private road to telephone facilties.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=9705
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside, San Diego. LEGAL - Multiple locations Forest-wide. Trabuco, Palomar and Descanso Ranger Districts.
Back To Top

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
Boulder Oaks Campground Renovation
CE
- Recreation management
- Facility management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 07/21/2017 
Expected:01/2020
 
03/2020 Lindsey Steinwachs
619-445-6235 x73418
lcsteinwachs@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Descanso Ranger District proposes to improve Boulder Oaks Campground facilities for the public by addressing deferred maintenance and resource protection needs as well as improving functionality and access.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=52254
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Township 17 S, Range 5 E, Section 4 along the San Bernardino Meridian. Along Old Highway 80 near Kitchen Creek Road.
SDG&E - 2019 Fuel Modification
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 11/15/2019  11/2019 Jeffrey Heys
858-674-2959
jaheys@fs.fed.us 
Description: Reducing fuel (50-foot radius) around 41 poles.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57000
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Descanso Ranger District, C440, C442, C73.
Back To Top

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
Cindy B-Cryogenie Mine Plan of Operation:
EA
- Minerals and Geology
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Becky Brand
951-736-1811 x. 3222
bbrand@fs.fed.us 
Description: The Cleveland National Forest is considering approval of a plan of operations for the continuing operation of the Cindy B-Cryogenie mine.
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - T 10 S, R 3 E, Sec. 14. Southern end of Indian Flats Road (9S05), near Warner Springs.
Palomar Community Defense Zone and Fuelbreak Supplemental EA
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Fuels management  Completed  Actual: 12/17/2019  12/2019 Andrew Weinhart
760-924-5550
aweinhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Evaluate proposed changes to ongoing action: herbicide application; change the alignment of two fuelbreaks; standardize/remove requirements for cutting zones; update project area maps, acreages, and mitigation measures for accuracy and effectiveness.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55006
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - 7 areas in SBM: T9S,R3E,S30; T9S,R3E,S30-31; T9S,R3E,S35 & T10S,R3E,S2,11,14; T10S,R3E,S24; T12S,R1E,S25-26,33-34 & T12S,R2E,S20,29-30; T13S,R2E,S34-35; T13S,R2E,S34 & T14S,R2E,S3-4; T14S,R2E,S3-4,8-9. Puerta La Cruz, Sunshine Summit, Indian Flats Road, Warner Springs, North Ramona, San Vicente, Gower Truck Trail, Barona Mesa.
Palomar Mountain Vegetation Treatment Program (Supplemental EA)
EA

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)
- Fuels management 
In Progress:
Comment Period Public Notice 11/19/2019 
Expected:02/2020
 
05/2020 Andrew Weinhart
760-924-5550
aweinhart@fs.fed.us 
Description: Changes to ongoing treatment program's 2013 EA - new areas to be treated, areas identified for reforestation, use of herbicide to prolong effectiveness of fuel breaks, and conduct limited treatment in recommended wilderness.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55777
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Multiple locations on Palomar Mountain.
Back To Top

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
Building Decommissioning: Tenaja Guard Station/Campground and Upper San Juan Campground
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/31/2018 
Expected:02/2020
 
04/2020 Paul Gibson
858-674-2940
psgibson@fs.fed.us 
Description: Site cleanup and restoration: removal of designated structures, removal of building debris and other abandoned improvements, including concrete block vaults and concrete footings and water wells.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55009
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Tenaja Station/Campground is located in in an unincorporated part of Murrieta, CA. Upper San Juan Campground is located off of the Ortega Highway near the San Juan Loop trail in Riverside County.
Weather station
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Jacob Rodriguez
951-736-1811 x 3275
jfrodriguez@fs.fed.us 
Description: A weather station would be installed on Santiago Peak.
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Riverside. LEGAL - Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 6 West. On Santiago Peak.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.