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Interior Department Guts Policies for Drilling on Federal Lands

Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a memo making it easier for oil companies to drill on federal public lands.

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Industries Put Pressure on Forest Service to Roll Back Environmental Law

Forest Service plans changes that would make it easier to bypass National Environmental Policy Act.

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Government Shutdown: What Happens to the Los Padres?

The federal government shutdown brings temporary changes to public land access.

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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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Forest and Community Resilience During the Thomas Fire

During a time like this, one thing is certain: our forest and community are incredibly resilient.

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Students Clean Up 500 Pounds of Trash Along Sespe Tributary

Students from Ojai’s Besant Hill School spent their morning cleaning up Cherry Creek.

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