Angeles National Forest

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An environmental summary by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.

Summary

The Angeles National Forest, located in Southern California, was established in 1982. The forest encompasses around 700,000 acres of land near Los Angeles, CA [1].

Visitor Services

  • Visitor Centers:
    • Chilao Visitor Center: Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2), La Canada, CA 91011, (626) 796-5541
    • Clear Creek Information Center: Angeles Crest Highway (HWY 2), La Canada, CA 91011, (626) 821-6764
    • Grassy Hollow Visitor Center: Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2), Wrightwood, CA 92397, (626) 821-6737
    • San Gabriel Canyon Gateway Center: 1960 N. San Gabriel Canyon Road, Azusa, CA 91702, (626) 969-1012
    • Mount Baldy Visitor Center: Mount Baldy Road, Mount Baldy, CA 91759, (909) 982-2829
    • Crystal Lake Visitor Center: (626) 910-1149

Land Management Plan

  • ANF 2015 Land Management Plan [2]

Cooperative Agreements

  • Agreement for Shared Stewardship of California's Forest and Rangelands: between State of California and USFS Pacific Southwest Region
    • This MOU establishes a joint framework to enhance science-based forest and rangeland

stewardship in California and commit to maintain and restore healthy forests and rangelands that reduce public safety risks, protect natural and built infrastructure, and enhance ecological habitat and biological diversity. [3].

Links

References

  1. https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/angeles/about-forest
  2. ANF Planning https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/angeles/landmanagement/planning
  3. https://www.gov.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/8.12.20-CA-Shared-Stewardship-MOU.pdf

Disclaimer

This page may contain student work completed as part of assigned coursework. It may not be accurate. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of CSUMB, its staff, or students.