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ForestWatch Responds: A Better Way to Protect Communities from Wildfire

ForestWatch writes op-ed in response to local radio host’s inflamed rhetoric.

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Congress Advances Legislation Attacking National Forest Protections

ForestWatch and other conservation groups around the country oppose the bill.

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VICTORY: Controversial Gaviota Fuel Break Canceled After ForestWatch Lawsuit

Forest Service cancels planned massive fuel break in remote area of Los Padres National Forest after our lawsuit.

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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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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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Congress Proposes to Allow Disposal of Federal Lands

Resolution could allow for federal lands to be sold to private interests.

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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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Repeat Offender Landowner Under Investigation for Damaging Sespe Creek

Multiple Agencies Respond to Citizen Complaints About Unpermitted Bulldozing, Road Construction, and Vegetation Removal in Critical Habitat for Endangered Steelhead

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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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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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