Public Meetings

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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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Developing Proposal

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.

Under Analysis

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.

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.

Mt. Waterman Ski Resort Summer Mt. Biking

Mt. Waterman Ski Resort proposes to allow summer Mt. Biking within their permitted area. Approx. 10 miles of single track trail would be constructed and maintained by resort staff and volunteers, adjacent to and within existing ski runs and roads.

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.

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Line 63 Re-Route

PAALP is proposing to re-route a 14,000 foot segment of Line 63, to meet requirements of the US EPA Consent Decree(2010) for returning crude oil into Line. The pipe will be installed via a combination of convential trenching and horizontal drilling.

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

San Gabriel River Ranger District Administrative Sites Defense Zones and Evacuation Routes

The District is proposing to cut and clear vegetation to provide defensible space and evacuation routes for administrative and recreation sites, recreation cabins, and communication sites, to protect infrastructure from wildfire.

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.

Angeles National Forest Seed and Cutting Collection

The Angeles National Forest is proposing to improve vegetation and wildlife habitat conditions in disturbed locations across the forest by collecting native seed and cuttings by hand for restoration purposes.

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.

Project Archive

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

Key Contacts

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