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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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Cherry Creek Gets More Help From Patagonia Team and ForestWatch Volunteers

Two groups of volunteers help remove trash from Cherry Creek watershed in late April.

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ForestWatch and SLO Coastkeeper File Lawsuit to Restore Endangered Steelhead in Sisquoc River

Groups seek safe passage for steelhead to reach historic spawning grounds in the Los Padres National Forest

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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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Spring Cleaning at Cherry Creek

Volunteers spend a morning cleaning up an illegal target shooting site in the Los Padres National Forest.

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Study: Not Enough Bears in SLO County to Allow Hunt

Study finds only 101 black bears in SLO County, much lower than previous estimates.

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Ventura County Supervisors Vote to Move Forward with Wildlife Corridors

Process begins to designate wildlife corridors that link the Los Padres National Forest with other public lands.

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VICTORY: Oil Drilling and Fracking Plan Halted Indefinitely

Forest Service indefinitely halts plan to lease 52,000 acres of the Los Padres National Forest to the oil industry.

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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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