Los Padres ForestWatch is the only local nonprofit organization protecting wildlife, wilderness, and clean water throughout the Los Padres National Forest, the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and other public lands along California's central coast for the benefit of our communities and future generations.

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Continual updates on decisions coming out of Washington that impact your public lands.

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Volunteers Help Clean Up Santa Paula Canyon

Volunteers spend morning cleaning up trash in Santa Paula Canyon.

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Comment Period Begins for Trump’s Review of Carrizo Plain National Monument

ForestWatch launches to encourage public comments.

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450 Organizations Oppose Efforts to Remove or Decrease Protections for National Monuments

ForestWatch joins chorus of groups concerned about the fate of the Carrizo Plain and other national monuments.

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