The U.S. Forest Service is now reevaluating seven roadless areas to recommend as wilderness.
Volunteers remove hundreds of pounds of debris and trash left behind by target shooters.
Appeal seeks protection for endangered California Condors near Lake Piru
You can now click here to download the must-read spring issue of ForestWatch’s membership newsletter.
Volunteers clear invasives from USFS Ranger Station grounds and adjacent wetland
Los Padres ForestWatch submits request to help protect threatened butterfly
Appeal Seeks Protection for Endangered California Condors and Hopper Creek
Volunteers tackle noxious weeds across the Los Padres
ForestWatch and CFROG file joint appeal challenging the approval of two oil and gas test wells
Volunteers brave the heat to clean up popular swimming spot on the Santa Ynez River
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OCTOBER & NOVEMBER
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, join us for our Wilderness50 outings and speakers. Our hikes feature naturalists and other experts and are followed by wine-tasting, beer-pouring, dinner, or other unique offering in an outdoor setting. Learn more and sign up here!
10th Anniversary Celebration!
NOVEMBER 16 @ SB
ForestWatch turns ten this year -- join us on Sunday, November 16 from 3:00 to 5:30pm as we celebrate our first decade of conservation victories! The event takes place in a beautiful courtyard setting at the headquarters of Horny Toad Activewear along Santa Barbara's Riviera. Enjoy wine and beer, live music, a silent auction, special guests, and stories about our key achievements. Click here to join the party!
Other Fall Events!
OCTOBER 25 @ BUELLTON
The Real Ale Invitational - hosted by Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. - features unlimited tastings of cask ales from more than 16 craft breweries, live music, and even a four-course pairing lunch. Proceeds benefit LPFW. Get tickets here!
NOVEMBER 9 @ VENTURA
More than 400 runners and walkers will converge on Patagonia Headquarters for the 21st Annual Salmon Run! All proceeds from this year's 5k run/3k walk will benefit LPFW. Silent auction, raffle, refreshments, and community non-profit expo. Click here to register.