Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
10/01/2020 to 12/31/2020
Cleveland National Forest

This report contains the best available information at the time of publication. Questions may be directed to the Project Contact.
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Projects Occurring Nationwide
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,  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
Locatable Mining Rule - 36 CFR 228, subpart A.
EIS
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
DEIS NOA in Federal Register 09/13/2018
Est. FEIS NOA in Federal Register 11/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 Nancy Rusho
202-731-9196
nancy.rusho@usda.gov 
Description: The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes revisions to its regulations at 36 CFR 228, Subpart A governing locatable minerals operations on National Forest System lands.A draft EIS & proposed rule should be available for review/comment in late 2020
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57214
Location: UNIT - All Districts-level Units. STATE - All States. COUNTY - All Counties. LEGAL - Not Applicable. These regulations apply to all NFS lands open to mineral entry under the US mining laws. More Information is available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/science-technology/geology/minerals/locatable-minerals/current-revisions.
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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
USGS Earthquake Early Warning System Site Installation and Upgrades.
CE

           *UPDATED*
- Special use management  Cancelled  N/A  N/A Gordon Chike
707.562.8663
gordon.chike@usda.gov 
Description: As part of their Earthquake Early Warning System the U.S. Geological Survey will be moving, modifying, or installing approx. 180 seismic stations in Region 5, California. The size of each existing station or new installation is about 200 square feet.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=58143
Location: UNIT - Cleveland National Forest All Units. STATE - California. COUNTY - Colusa, Del Norte, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Plumas, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Ventura. LEGAL - See attached spreadsheet. See attached spreadsheet.
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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
Descanso Oak Restoration and Conservation Project
CE
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/13/2020 
Expected:05/2020
 
05/2020 Rick Marinelli
619-445-6235
rmarinelli@fs.fed.us 
Description: Restore woodlands and savannas to make more resilient to high intensity wildfire
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=57478
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Not Applicable. See attached map and legal description in scoping letter.
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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
Building Decommissioning: Tenaja Guard Station/Campground and Upper San Juan Campground
CE
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/31/2018 
Expected:05/2020
 
06/2020 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.
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