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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Finding Solace in Nature

Nature can bring reflection, clarity, and rejuvenation during difficult times.

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Agency Receives Overwhelming Opposition to Oil Wastewater Dumping Proposal

The public comments submitted were 98% in opposition to the proposal.

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ForestWatch Welcomes New Forest Supervisor and Mt. Pinos District Ranger

New forest supervisor named for the Los Padres, and the Mt. Pinos Ranger District gets new district ranger.

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ForestWatch’s Top Accomplishments of 2017

Join us as we reflect upon some of our biggest accomplishments of 2017 and build our momentum into the New Year.

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National Monument Report Released: Carrizo Plain Management Plan to be Reviewed

Final report indicates Carrizo Plain safe from boundary reductions but not future management plan changes.

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