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Boxer, Capps Introduce Central Coast Heritage Protection Act to Ensure Additional Protection and Preservation of Federal Lands

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) today announced the introduction of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, which would protect 245,665 acres of new and expanded wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest and the Carrizo Plain National Monument, strengthen protections for wild and scenic rivers, and designate…
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Figueroa Mountain Brews Sage Beer for Condor Trail

[KCET] Warren Alford of the Wilderness Society got to heft a Google Street View Trekker, a top-heavy, 45-pound camera that takes 360-degree photos, over Mount Pinos (that's nearly 9,000 feet high, but who's counting) in Ventura County. He was accompanied by fellow naturalist Chris Danch, and after the 18-mile struggle, filming all the way, they…
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Bill preserving Central Coast wilderness areas pending in Congress

[The Tribune] With a radio tower looking like a gigantic golf ball as a backdrop, wilderness activist Matt Sayles looks northward from Black Mountain across some of the last untouched landscapes in the Los Padres National Forest. The rolling chaparral-covered hills scattered with oaks and pines are prime habitat for numerous wildlife species and act…
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