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 Schedule of Proposed Action (SOPA)

The Forest Service now has an on-line, web-based SOPA located on the national website. This program will allow anyone with access to a computer to view all SOPAs produced at all forests within the agency.

The current SOPA Report contains a list of proposed actions that will begin or are currently undergoing environmental analysis and documentation. If you need assistance or have questions and comments regarding projects listed, please contact the person listed in the project description or contact the Forest Enviornmental Coordination, Justin Seastrand, at (626) 574-5278 or email at


Click on the following link for current and past Angeles Quarterly SOPA Reports.

National Forest SOPA Website

For access to all SOPA reports, click on the National SOPA Website link to begin your search.

Angeles National Forest Project List

Click on the following link for a list of current Angeles National Forest Projects. 

Angeles National Forest Current and Recent Projects

Note: Not all projects may appear on map. See list below for complete list of projects with more information or documentation.
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Under Analysis

Copper Fire Fuelbreaks Maintenance Project

A proposal to maintain existing "backbone" fuelbreaks located primarily on ridgetops within the Sierra Pelona Mountain Range just north of the City of Santa Clarita, CA. Treatment methods include mechanical, manual (by hand), and prescribed fire.

Littlerock Reservoir Sediment Removal Project

Palmdale Water District proposes to remove approx. 1.2 million cubic yards of sediment from the reservoir, and haul it to a waste facility near Palmdale. A concrete grade control structure will be built to reduce future sedimentation.

Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Translocation into Bear Creek, within the San Gabriel Wilderness Area.

This project will involve moving frogs or tadpoles from existing populations into Bear Creek. This effort is designed to establish another population within the historic range of the species in order to aid in its recovery.

Non-Native Aquatic Species Removal in Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Habitat.

This project will remove non-native aquatic species within the South Fork Big Rock Creek, Dorr Canyon, Little Rock Creek, Devils Canyon, Bear Creek, Vincent and Bear Gulch and will involve the use of nets, traps and backpack electroshockers.

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Plan and Land Management Plan Amendment

The Angeles National Forest (ANF) is proposing to develop a management plan for the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument as required by Presidential Proclamation. This plan will be adopted as an amendment to the existing ANF Land Management Plan

Special use authorization issuance for existing communications uses

Issuance of a new special use authorization for existing communications uses on the Angeles National Forest, for a new term to replace an existing or expired special use authorization.

Williamson Rock and Pacific Crest Trail

A proposal to provide limited recreational access to a critical wildlife habitat area, with seasonal and long term closures, a user permit system, and construction of a trail, trail bridge, and minor improvements to staging areas and trailheads.

Analysis Completed

Angeles National Forest Defensible Space Project

Expanding Hazard Reduction for landowners with habitable structures within 300 feet of the forest boundary. Project will establish defensible space around structures to the extent necessary to comply with state and county fire codes.

California High Speed Rail Authority Geotechnical Investigation

Geophysical/ geotechnical investigation to evaluate feasibility of tunneling California High Speed Rail alignment through the Angeles National Forest

Plan for Invasive Plants; Angeles National Forest

The proposed action includes the eradication, control, containment, and/or suppression of existing and new infestations of invasive plant species, using herbicides and manual treatment methods.

Southern California National Forests Land Management Plan Amendment

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.

Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project Supplemental EIS

Proposal is to implement Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommendations on an already approved transmission line. On National Forest System lands, marker balls would be added to 111 wire spans, and aviation lights to 3 towers.

On Hold

Bouquet Canyon Restoration Project

A proposal to remove sediment, fix culverts, stabilize streambank, improve vegetation, develop a backwater preserve, and convert Zuni Campground to an education site. The purpose is to restore riparian habitat and flow capacity to Boquet Creek.

Los Angeles County- Big Tujunga Canyon Highway Maintenance

An unreinforced wall of 450' length and 20' high is severely eroded by constant water scouring. The proposal is to reinforce this wall with riprap. A temporary water diversion structure will be placed in the middle of the streambed to divert water.

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Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.

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