Articles From : LosPadresForest

  • Fire Restrictions Take Effect on Los Padres National Forest

    In response to the increasing potential for a wildland fire start, Los Padres National Forest officials announced that fire restrictions will be implemented throughout the Forest effective May 27. 

  • Los Padres Forest Seeks Comments on Proposed Rose Valley Creek Restoration

    Los Padres National Forest officials are seeking public comments on a proposal to remove three artificial lakes as part of a restoration project within the Rose Valley Creek watershed on the Ojai Ranger District.

  • Figueroa Mountain Wildflower Update: May 4, 2022

    The Figueroa wildflowers continue to give it their all despite the little rain they’ve received this spring.

  • First Figueroa Wildflower Update for 2022

    Helen is back with the first 2022 update on the wildflowers near Figueroa Mountain.

  • Los Padres Completes Stream Restoration Project

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced the completion of an extensive stream restoration project on Munch and Davy Brown Creeks in the Sisquoc River watershed.

  • Los Padres National Forest prohibits campfires in Santa Barbara front country

    Los Padres National Forest announced all campfires are now prohibited on National Forest System lands in the Santa Barbara front country due to the increasing fire danger.

  • Los Padres Begins Implementing Prescribed Fire Activities

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced plans to begin implementing their annual prescribed burning operations.

  • Los Padres National Forest Sign Graffiti

    The Los Padres National Forest reports sign graffiti cleanup takes away from other important work.

  • Alisal Fire is Declared “Out”

    The Alisal Fire has been declared out as no smoke, flames or hot spots have been observed for more than 30 days.

  • Los Padres National Forest Announces New Interim Forest Supervisor

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced that Deputy Forest Supervisor Chris Stubbs will serve as interim forest supervisor until a permanent replacement is selected for Kevin Elliott.

  • Alisal Fire Flare Ups on Saturday

    The Los Padres National Forest reports increased activity in the Alisal Fire on Saturday and the evacuation center moving to standby status.

  • Los Padres Issues Decision Memo for Reyes Peak Project

    Los Padres National Forest officials have completed the environmental review of the Reyes Peak Forest Health and Fuels Reduction project. 

  • Los Padres National Forest to ReOpen September 23

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced the forest-wide closure that took effect August 31 has now expired and public access to Forest campgrounds, roads and trails are now open.

  • Sunset Valley Road to Temporarily Close

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced plans to remove and replace two concrete low-water road crossings on Davy Brown Creek and Munch Creek along Sunset Valley Road in the Sisquoc River watershed.

  • Los Padres National Forest Announces New Santa Barbara District Ranger

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced the selection of Daryl Hodges as the new Santa Barbara District Ranger.

  • Los Padres officials announce additional fire restrictions

    Due to extremely dry vegetation and increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials today announced that additional fire restrictions will go into effect beginning Thursday.

  • Los Padres National Forest Extends Recreational Shooting Ban

    Los Padres National Forest officials announced that the Forest Order prohibiting discharging of any firearm except in permitted gun ranges has been extended until January 31, 2022.

  • LPFA Trail Crew Clears North Cold Spring Trail

    One of the biggest priorities of the Los Padres Forest Association heading into 2021 was to restore and maintain the network of trails on the north side of the Santa Ynez Mountain between Cold Spring and Murietta Divide.

  • Los Padres National Forest Officials Raise Fire Restrictions

    In response to the increasing potential for a wildland fire start, Los Padres National Forest officials announced that fire restrictions are now raised throughout the Forest.

  • Figueroa Mountain Wildflower Update 2

    There are more wildflowers on Figueroa Mountain this week than 2 weeks ago, but nowhere near as many as an average wildflower year. 

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