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Forest in the Crosshairs

A recent report released by Los Padres ForestWatch identifies unregulated target shooting as one of the most serious threats to natural resources and public health and safety in the forest.

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Groups Oppose Plan to Open Over a Million Acres of Federal Property in CA to Drilling and Fracking

Bureau of Land Management failed to consider threats of fracking to air, water and wildlife

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Legislation Announced to Benefit Wilderness, Watersheds, and Recreation in the Los Padres and Carrizo Plain

Nearly 250,000 acres of wilderness could be added.

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Celebrating the End of an Era on the Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve

For the first time in decades, commercial livestock grazing will not be allowed anywhere in the Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve.

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Wilderness Legislation Announced for Los Padres & Carrizo Plain

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

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ForestWatch Files Formal Objection to “No New Wilderness” Policy

Objection challenges recent decision against establishing any new wilderness areas in our local backcountry

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Recovery Plan Issued for Endangered Steelhead in SLO & Monterey Counties

Fisheries Biologists Present a Roadmap to Restore Historic Steelhead Runs to the Los Padres National Forest

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Carrizo Plain Service

ForestWatch and Sierra Club team up for fence removal project on the Carrizo Plain

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Forest Service Issues Draft Decision Against any New Wilderness in Los Padres National Forest

Decision Rejects Wilderness Protection for 16 Pristine Roadless Areas, Leaving Them Vulnerable to Development

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House Passes Bill to Open National Forests to Development, Waive Environmental Laws, and Reduce Public Input

Legislation would expand development throughout the Los Padres…

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