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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Los Padres Legislation Discussed in Congressional Committee

H.R. 4109 is presented to House Natural Resources Committee; ForestWatch submits testimony…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Wilderness in the Southern Los Padres

June 19 is the Twentieth Anniversary of the Los Padres Condor Range and River Protection Act…

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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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Report Highlights Widespread Loss of Public Access to Los Padres National Forest

Release of Ten Lost Trails of the Los Padres coincides With National Trails Day. Read the report HERE…

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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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