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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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Public Hearing on Los Padres Forest Plan to be Held in Ventura

Third Hearing Called to Discuss Updated USFS Land Management Plan …

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Condor Roost Trees May Be Cut Down

ForestWatch defends old-growth trees where endangered condors rest during long flights across the landscape…

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Take 30 Seconds to Help Protect the Los Padres National Forest

Tell the Forest Service to approve greater protections for clean drinking water, endangered species, and outdoor recreation activities…

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Songbird Nests at Risk from Continued Chaparral Clearing in Los Padres National Forest

ForestWatch Urges Officials to Take Immediate Steps to Protect Bird Nests along Nordhoff Ridge…

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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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Bringing Steelhead Back to the Sisquoc River

State launches study to identify ways to return the endangered fish to pristine spawning grounds in the Los Padres National Forest.

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State Cancels Proposed Bear Hunting Season in SLO County

Dept. of Fish & Game withdraws plans for the first-ever black bear hunting season.

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Bear Hunting Proposal Shot Down for Second Time in Two Years

Fish & Game indefinitely delays proposal to allow first-ever bear hunting season in SLO County.

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Trophy Hunting of Black Bears Proposed for SLO County…Again

The state proposal is riddled with errors; ForestWatch submits detailed legal & scientific comments.

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