“Based In The Southern California, San Bernardino Mountains, SOFA Exists To Act As The Thin Green Line Between Forest Integrity And Forest Destruction. “


Adopt a highway Cleanup

September 18th @ 9:00am – 12 Noon PST

This coming Friday we will be back on our section of Hwy 18 between Hortencia’s/Cliffhanger @ Lake Gregory Drive up to Rimforest.
Meet at Red Rock Wall, large turnout about 1 mi east of the Hwy 18/Lake Gregory stoplight. Blue pick up with SOFA banner. 

Stop the Church of the Woods Development

Public Hearing  Church of the Woods San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Appeal Date September 15th  TBD at 9:00am To be held at 2 locations: County Seat, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 385 No. Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino, California AND Twin Peaks County...

Western Oak Bark Beetle Discovered In Lake Arrowhead

In early September of this year I noticed creamy white blotches on the trunks of a twin black oak with trunk diameters of eight to ten inches. The trees are located on a neighbors property. Upon closer examination I also discovered small dark spots near the top and in...

About SOFA

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Our local mountain environment of peaks, forests, lakes and streams is an exceptional treasure found in Southern California–an outstanding place to enjoy renewal, uplift, adventure and inspiration! It is a rare sanctuary of beauty and revitalization, a refuge from the common everyday world. The Save Our Forest Association’s (SOFA) credo is: Let’s celebrate these higher values and protect the unique qualities of this irreplaceable treasure. SOFA was formed in 1988 by ordinary citizens outraged over the management of the public forest lands in the San Bernardino Mountains… Read More


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