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 Schedule of Proposed Action (SOPA)

The Forest Service now has an online, 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 Environmental Coordination, Chinling 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.

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Under Analysis

Administrative Sites Defense Zones and Evacuation Routes Project

ANF proposes to improve and maintain defense zones for administrative sites. Sites include recreation residences, communication sites, and campgrounds that currently lack adequate defensible space for protection from unwanted effects of wildfire.

Blue Ridge Communication Site Inc. Tower Replacement

Permit seeker proposes to construct a new 120 foot communication tower to upgrade and replace an existing tower and add cement pads to accommodate the future pre-fabricated equipment buildings and additional tenants utilizing the site.

LADWP Adelanto Toluca Line and Road Maintenance

LADWP is seeking a permit to replace 6 miles of damaged conductors, repair wires on the Adelanto-Toluca transmission line in a post-fire environment.

LADWP NERC compliance Power Plant lines 1 & 2

A total of 10 sites will require clearance by either grading the surface under the conductor or increasing the height of existing towers to be in compliance with (CPUC) General Order 95 clearance code requirements.

Lightning Point Campground Vegetation Treatment Project

Proposes to thin, release, treat hazardous fuels and plant 182 acres of mixed conifer stands within and adjacent to the Lightning Point Campground.

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 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

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.

On Hold

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.

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.


Big Oaks Lodge Permit Reissuance

The Forest Service is proposing to reissue a 5 year permit for Big Oaks Lodge. The new permit is for operating and maintaining a resort, including food service, retail sales, and other ancillary facilities.

LA Dept. of Water and Power Electrical Line Repairs in San Francisquito Canyon and North Fork Divid

The Forest Service is proposing to issue a permit to LA DWP to replace approximately 6 miles of damaged conductors,repair wire on the Adelanto-Toluca transmission line and upgrade another line (PP1 and PP2 115-kV) for regulatory compliance (CPUCGO95)

Project Archive

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