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New Trail Plan Near Lake Piru Approved, Access Fees to Remain

Federal agency overseeing Santa Felicia Dam approves plan to facilitate forest trail access that includes steep fees.

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ForestWatch’s 2016 Top Accomplishments

A look back at some of the big things that happened in 2016!

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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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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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