Volunteers tackle noxious weeds across the Los Padres
ForestWatch and CFROG file joint appeal challenging the approval of two oil and gas test wells
Volunteers brave the heat to clean up popular swimming spot on the Santa Ynez River
Volunteers remove invasive Cape Ivy from Santa Barbara’s Mission Canyon
ForestWatch volunteers clean-up Alamo Mountain shooting area
Tamarisk eradication along the Sespe
ForestWatch volunteers remove invasive weeds along West Camino Cielo
ForestWatch Praises Bill to Protect More Than 300,000 Acres of Public Land and 158 Miles of Wild & Scenic Rivers Along California’s Central Coast
Service at 8,000 Feet
Forest Officials Accept Public Comments through June 4 — Click Here to Submit Comments
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Spring Wildflower Festival & Wine Tasting
Saturday, April 11
Noon – 5 pm
Condor’s Hope Ranch
The Spring Wildflower Festival features a botanical tour of Cottonwood Canyon's wildflowers led by vineyard owner and California plant expert, Steve Gliessman. The Festival also includes wine tasting, a complimentary Condor's Hope wine glass, your choice of a glass of wine, a delicious barbecue lunch with choice of chicken or Portobello mushrooms; fresh garden salad; pinquito beans; and sourdough bread served with Condor's Hope olive oil. We'll finish with a Dutch Oven Fruit Crisp Yum!
Space is limited. Registration is $75 per person or $60 for Condor’s Hope Wine Club Members
Click here to learn more and to register!
1st Annual John Muir Conference on Spirituality and the Environment
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Two of La Casa’s mission areas—ecological responsibility and interspiritual community—come together in this program, co-sponsored by the Los Padres ForestWatch. Hear from a series of speakers from different traditions reflecting upon the sacred nature of the natural world, including Rabbi Steve Cohen of Congregation B’nai B’rith, Imam Yama Niazi of the Islamic Society of Santa Barbara, and Lora Barnett from the Unitarian Society. Included in the day will be a guided tour of La Casa’s grounds with a focus on the day’s themes.