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What’s at Stake

Sixteen Inventoried Roadless Areas (IRAs) across the Los Padres National Forest were included in the Forest Service’s recently-released draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement …

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Protect Los Padres Wilderness!

A coalition of forest users, local business leaders, elected officials, scientists, and other stakeholders are working together to ask the Forest Service to reconsider its “no-new-wilderness” policy …

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Supreme Court Upholds Protections for Roadless Areas

The U.S. Supreme Court denies industry challenge to 2001 Roadless Rule, leaving intact protections for 600,000 acres of the Los Padres National Forest…

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LAST CHANCE! Backcountry Art Show Closes in Four Days

The show features more than two dozen works featuring scenes from the Los Padres National Forest. Art sales benefit ForestWatch…

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Los Padres Legislation Discussed in Congressional Committee

H.R. 4109 is presented to House Natural Resources Committee; ForestWatch submits testimony…

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ForestWatch Protects Cuyama Valley From Large-Scale Oil Exploration

Project Would Have Used Dynamite, Helicopters & ATVs to Explore For Oil Deposits Across 23 Square Miles Between the Los Padres National Forest & Carrizo Plain…

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ForestWatch Issues Warning To Forest Service To Stop Destroying Nests For Migratory Songbirds

Officials Continue to Allow Vegetation Clearing During the Nesting Season of Birds Protected Under Federal Law…

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