CALIFORNIA WILDERNESS COALITION
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 Central Coast Heritage Act is the product of years of discussion and negotiation, led by Representative Capps, 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 awe-inspiring Channel Islands.

Latest News from CalWild:

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The Coming Public Lands Existential Crisis

Last updated November 21st, 2016 Although there are plenty of things still to be worked out, we know the next four years are going to be some…

California Wilderness Act Anniversary Hikes

September 28, 2016 marked the 32nd anniversary of the California Wilderness Act, which was approved by Congress and signed by President Ronald Reagan in 1984.…

Celebrating 10 years of Wildness in the King Range

Post by: Leisyka Parrott, Interpretive Specialist, BLM Arcata Field Office Skyfish School students, teachers and chaperones celebrated the 10th anniversary of the King Range Wilderness alongside…

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