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Volunteers Remove Over 30 Tires Along Gibraltar Road

Volunteers removed two truckloads of trash and over 30 tires near Gibraltar Rock.

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Forest Service Scales Back Plan to Formalize Roads Near Figueroa Mtn.

Forest Service agrees to remove 7 miles of road from being authorized in new grazing allotment plan.

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Lawsuit Challenges Unnecessary Fuel Break that Threatens Rare Plant

Lawsuit filed to protect the Refugio manzanita from a massive, unnecessary fuel break planned by the Forest Service.

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52 Los Padres Recreation Sites Now Under Private, For-profit Management

Forest Service issues new concessionaire permit despite substantial public opposition.

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Groups Challenge Los Padres Oil Drilling Plan

ForestWatch and others seek to halt expansion of oil drilling across 52,000 acres of forest land.

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A Controversial Plan to Privatize Campgrounds & Trailheads

Cash-strapped Forest Service to transfer 52 camps, day use areas, and trailheads to a private management company.

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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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Cape Ivy Removal

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

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Massive Network of Roads Planned for Protected Area near Figueroa Mountain

ForestWatch Files Formal Objection to Commercial Livestock Grazing Operation in Happy Canyon

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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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