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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, Chingling Chen, 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 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.
Sort By:    Name    Status    Management Unit    Purpose    Type

Developing Proposal

San Gabriel River Confluence With Cattle Canyon Improvements Project

The Project was developed to better manage the recreation use and balance the needs for resource protection. The project site encompasses an approximate 2.5-mile reach of the East Fork of the San Gabriel River

Under Analysis

Big Tujunga Dam and Maple Canyon Sediment Placement Site

LA County proposes to remove up to 4.4mm cubic yards of sediment from Big Tujunga Reservoir, and place it in the adjacent Maple Canyon, a designated disposal site. Big Tujunga Reservoir will be dewatered through dam valves and mechanical pumping.

Boquet Canyon Recreation Residence Tract Special Use Reissuance

Proposal to reissue or amend Boquet Canyon Tract recreational residence Special Use Permits. New permits or amendments would provide protection measures for the unarmored threespine stickleback, an endagered fish, and to the adjacent riparian area.

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.

Golden Spotted Oak Borer Treatment Project

In 2015, the Forest Service confirmed Gold Spotted Oak Borer (GSOB) infested oaks and tree mortality in the Green Valley community and surrounding area. The agency proposes to survey, locate, treat infested trees. Slash will be chipped and spread.

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.

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

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.

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.

Golden State Water Co. - Sheep Creek Canyon Tank

Issue new special use permit and then determine whether to amend special use authorization to replace and increase amount of storage from 25,000 gallons to 150,000 gallons.

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

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