Preserving our wild spaces and rivers also preserves
the health of our economy and our communities.

Our campaigns to protect California's wild spaces:

Northwest California

Northwest CaliforniaStretching from Point Reyes to the Oregon border, this land of redwoods, fog, rain, salmon streams, rolling grasslands and pounding surf is magical. CalWild is working protect up to 405,000 acres of wilderness and important wild rivers like the upper South Fork Trinity River, the Little South Fork Elk River, the Mattole River and its tributaries, and Olema Creek in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

Central Coast

Central CoastThe region includes the Los Padres National Forest, which extends nearly 220 miles across the scenic Coast and Transverse Mountain Ranges, rising from the Pacific Ocean to over 8,800 feet in elevation. We are working to protect over 300,000 acres of wild lands and more than 250 miles of rivers in the Los Padres National Forest, Channel Islands National Park and the Carrizo Plain.

Latest News from CalWild:

CCHPA action
A Vital Hearing for the Central Coast

Thanks in part to the nearly 200 responses from our Coalition Members (like you!), the CalWild and the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act have made…

Devil Gulch Potential Wilderness.
Explore Threatened Places…for Free!

CalWild and Friends of the River are partnering with local groups and activists to organize a series of camping trips to explore threatened wild places…

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