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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

Agreement Secures Permanent Public Access to Matilija Falls

ForestWatch and other groups sign agreement with landowner, ending years of dispute over the historic trail

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Legal Victory Overturns Plan to Open 1 Million Acres of Public Land to Drilling, Fracking

ForestWatch lawsuit protects federal lands near Los Padres National Forest

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Tar Creek Cleanup

Patagonia volunteers team up with ForestWatch to remove trash from border of Sespe Condor Sanctuary

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Cape Ivy Removal

LogicMonitor employees join forces with ForestWatch to remove invasive cape ivy from Mission Canyon.

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