Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
04/01/2021 to 06/30/2021
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,  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

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  Completed  Actual: 11/28/2012  01/2013 Susan Ellsworth
775-355-5313
susanellsworth@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. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Nationwide.
Locatable Mining Rule - 36 CFR 228, subpart A.
EIS

           *UPDATED*
- Regulations, Directives, Orders  In Progress:
NOI in Federal Register 09/13/2018
Est. DEIS NOA in Federal Register 03/2021 
Expected:12/2021
 
12/2021 Sarah Shoemaker
907-586-7886
sarahshoemaker@fs.fed.us 
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,   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

           *UPDATED*
- Vegetation management (other than forest products)  In Progress:
Scoping Start 01/13/2020 
Expected:04/2021
 
05/2021 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.
Laguna Mountains Skipper Reintroduction Project
CE
- Wildlife, Fish, Rare plants
- Research and Development 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 11/10/2020 
Expected:06/2021
 
07/2021 Kirsten Winter
Eric Porter (760) 431-9440
fw8cfwocomments@fws.gov 
Description: The FWS proposes to collect federally endangered Laguna Mountains skipper butterflies (Pyrgus ruralis lagunae), rear progeny at the San Diego Zoo, and release the progeny within the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area in the CNF. See detail in the PDF.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59099
Location: UNIT - Descanso Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Laguna Mountain Recreation Area in CNF. The objective is to reintroduce Laguna Mountains skippers to historically occupied habitat.
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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
Three Trails Improvement Project
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Recreation management
- Watershed management 
In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/09/2021 
Expected:05/2021
 
06/2021 Emily Fudge
858-674-2993
emily.fudge@usda.gov 
Description: On Saddleback, San Diego River Gorge, and Inaja Memorial trail systems, increased use has resulted in increased soil disturbance and erosion. The project would help improve user experiences and reduce erosion.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59425
Location: UNIT - Palomar Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - San Diego. LEGAL - Not Applicable. Saddleback, San Diego River Gorge (Cedar Creek), and Inaja Memorial trails.
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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

           *UPDATED*
- Facility management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 10/31/2018 
Expected:04/2021
 
05/2021 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.
Los Pinos 2A Pump Station
CE

           *NEW LISTING*
- Special use management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 02/11/2021 
Expected:05/2021
 
06/2021 Nathaniel Snively
619-792-6421
Nathaniel.Snively@usda.gov 
Description: The EVMWD proposes to upgrade the Los Pinos 2A Pump Station because the existing facilities were installed in 1965 and have reached their economic life.
Web Link:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=59507
Location: UNIT - Trabuco Ranger District. STATE - California. COUNTY - Orange, Riverside. LEGAL - NW1/4, Sec. 20, NE1/4NE1/4 Sec. 19, S1/2 and NW1/4, Sec. 18, T6S R5W SBM CA. See legal description.
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