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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Wild Success: This Year’s Ojai WILD! Bigger and Better than Ever

ForestWatch fundraising records were shattered at the 10th Annual Ojai WILD!

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Volunteers Help Clean Up Santa Paula Canyon

Volunteers spend morning cleaning up trash in Santa Paula Canyon.

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Comment Period Begins for Trump’s Review of Carrizo Plain National Monument

ForestWatch launches savethecarrizo.org to encourage public comments.

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450 Organizations Oppose Efforts to Remove or Decrease Protections for National Monuments

ForestWatch joins chorus of groups concerned about the fate of the Carrizo Plain and other national monuments.

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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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