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.

News Items

Unofficial Report Suggests Carrizo Plain National Monument Will Not Be Reduced or Eliminated

Carrizo Plain may be safe from boundary reduction, but monument management plan changes could still occur.

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ForestWatch and Figueroa Mountain Brewing Volunteers Clean Up Red Rock

ForestWatch and Fig Mtn Brew teamed up to remove over 100 pounds from the Red Rock Pools.

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Santa Paula Canyon Drilling: Upcoming Court Date and Hearing

ForestWatch and partners to make oral arguments in lawsuit against new drilling.

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Volunteers Clean Up Microtrash in Upper Sespe Watershed

ForestWatch volunteers remove over 250 pounds of microtrash from the Upper Sespe watershed.

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Fate of the Carrizo Plain Still Unknown

Interior Secretary Zinke refuses today to publicly release his recommendation for iconic California landscape.

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