Projects are proposed actions that are analyzed through the NEPA process (EIS, EA, or CE) that involves analyzing different alternatives to the proposed action, requires public notice and comment, and results in a NEPA decision (ROD, DN, or DM) which, subject to an administrative appeals process, and is implemented on the ground.

The Forest Projects below are projects that we are analyzing or have analyzed under the NEPA process. 

Cleveland National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

Building Decommissioning: Tenaja Guard Station/Campground and Upper San Juan Campground

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.

Descanso Oak Restoration and Conservation Project

Restore woodlands and savannas to make more resilient to high intensity wildfire

Analysis Completed

Palomar Community Defense Zone and Fuelbreak Supplemental EA

Evaluate proposed changes to ongoing action: herbicide application; change the alignment of two fuelbreaks; standardize/remove requirements for cutting zones; update project area maps, acreages, and mitigation measures for accuracy and effectiveness.

Palomar Mountain Vegetation Treatment Program (Supplemental EA)

Changes to ongoing treatment program's 2013 EA - new areas to be treated, areas identified for reforestation, use of herbicide to prolong effectiveness of fuel breaks, and conduct limited treatment in recommended wilderness.


AT&T Master Permit Renewal for Telephone Lines

To renew AT&T's authorizations on the CNF. Renew one master permit with 135 amendments, one 50-year rights-of-way, one telephone booth, and one access on private road to telephone facilties.

Orosco Ridge Mountain Bike Trail System

The Palomar Ranger District proposes to partner with the San Diego Mountain Biking Association to provide a high quality single-track mountain bike trail system for the growing number of trail users in Ramona and Southern California.

Pleasants Peak Tower Replacement

Approve deconstruction and replacement of an existing communications tower in the same footprint as the existing tower at the designated Pleasants Peak Communications Use Site.

Santiago Peak Communications Facility 6 Tower Upgrade

Approve structural upgrades to two existing communications towers, as part of a special use authorization for Facility #6 at Santiago Peak designated communications use site. Structural upgrades will be located within the existing footprint.

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