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Agreement Secures Permanent Public Access to Matilija Falls

ForestWatch and other groups sign agreement with landowner, ending years of dispute over the historic trail

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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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Tar Creek Cleanup

Patagonia volunteers team up with ForestWatch to remove trash from border of Sespe Condor Sanctuary

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Update: Santa Paula Canyon Drilling Lawsuit

ForestWatch’s lawsuit challenging drilling expansion in Santa Paula Canyon moves forward.

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LUSH Cosmetics Volunteers Clean Up Shooting Site

28 volunteers removed over 400 pounds of trash and debris from site.

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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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Saving Santa Paula Canyon with Boots on the Ground

Patagonia volunteers remove 150lbs of trash from Santa Paula Canyon.

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County, FWS Deliver Big Gift to Oil Industry

Ventura County Supervisors miss an opportunity to update World War II-era drilling permits to protect condors.

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Lawsuit Challenges Dangerous Oil Drilling in Santa Paula Canyon

Three conservation groups sued Ventura County to halt a plan to drill 19 new oil wells along the Santa Paula Canyon Trail.

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A Growing Problem

Fifteen volunteers, sweated through 97-degree heat Saturday to remove trash, irrigation hoses and chemicals from a marijuana grow site near Lake Casitas.

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