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

Latest News from CalWild:

Just the Start

Repeatedly over the last few weeks I’ve been reminded about how long 2017 has felt. From an elected-President who argued climate change was a Chinese…

Touring Camp Iron Mountain

CalWild, together with our partners, Bureau of Land Management (Needles Field Office), and Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT), recently provided our last 2017 interpretive tour…

Seuk Doo "Sam" Kim.
A mountain that begs 1,000 summits

By Brandon Kim, CalWild Volunteer The hiker – 79 years old, a sun-beaten face, wrinkled, yet full of joy – let out a deep sigh,…

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 326,000 acres of wilderness and 480 miles of important wild rivers like the upper South Fork Trinity River, the Little South Fork Elk River, the Mattole River and tributaries, and parts of the Upper Eel River Basin.

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 awe-inspiring Channel Islands.


in the new Mojave, Sand to Snow, & Castle Mountains National Monuments

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