Los Padres ForestWatch is the only local nonprofit organization protecting wildlife, wilderness, and clean water throughout the Los Padres National Forest, the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and other public lands along California's central coast for the benefit of our communities and future generations.

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Volunteers Spend Morning in the Clouds Cleaning Up La Cumbre Peak

Volunteers helped clean up trash on and around La Cumbre Peak.

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Volunteers Remove Over 30 Tires Along Gibraltar Road

Volunteers removed two truckloads of trash and over 30 tires near Gibraltar Rock.

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VICTORY: Landscaping Required at Quarry Along Scenic Highway 33

Quarry along Hwy 33 in the Los Padres will install landscaping as required by new 30-year permit.

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Water District Plans to Siphon Groundwater From Ojai Mountains

Casitas Municipal Water District moving forward with plan to drill horizontal bores under the Los Padres National Forest.

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