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Latest News from CalWild:

Executive Director’s Report, July 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, CalWild joined 19 other plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Trump administration’s dramatic rule changes to…

Proposed Logging Project Needs More Environmental Review
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The proposed project, named the Reyes Peak Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project, is a 755-acre project in the Pine Mountain area of the Los…

Wild Cattle Mountain and Mill Creek. Photo: Steve Evans.
Spencer Meadows National Recreation Trail
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Courtesy of AllTrails The trail passes through the 4,965-acre Wild Cattle Mountain roadless area adjacent to Lassen Park. About 3,900 acres of the area was…

CalWild Joins Lawsuit Against NEPA Rollbacks
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2020 Contacts: Chris Morrill, Executive Director, California Wilderness Coalition · Ryan Henson, Policy Director, California Wilderness Coalition ·…

Our campaigns to protect California's wild spaces:

Central Coast

Central CoastThe Central Coast Heritage Protection Act is the product of years of discussion and negotiation, led by Representative Carbajal, involving business leaders, conservationists, elected officials, ranchers, mountain bikers, and other stakeholders interested in the use and well-being of these iconic lands. Included in the proposed legislation are iconic oak woodlands and chaparral-draped coastal mountains in the Los Padres National Forest and the Carrizo Plain National Monument.

Wild & Scenic Rivers

Wild & Scenic RiversMuch like our incredibly diverse landscapes, California’s wildest rivers range from the seasonal flows of the Amargosa River in the Mojave Desert to the mighty Klamath River watershed that cuts across northern California. CalWild has been involved in the protection of virtually every National Wild & Scenic River in California since 1984. With over 2,000 miles already designated, we’re aiming to grow that inventory to 6,000 miles by 2028.


of wilderness to be protected in our current campaigns

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