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Are public lands “protected”?
Are public lands “protected”? 1024 683 CalWild

By Mark Green | Development Director Many Americans are under the impression that lands owned by the federal or state government enjoy protection of their ecological, aesthetic and recreational values.…

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How spending time in nature can improve our mental health
How spending time in nature can improve our mental health 1024 683 CalWild

Story by Michele Barinsky| Board Member When you first step outside and into a place with trees, water, and open space (you know, nature!), what is the first sensation that…

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The Bloody Rock Trail of the Eel River headwaters
The Bloody Rock Trail of the Eel River headwaters 1024 693 CalWild

Adventure entry by Ryan Henson | Senior Policy Director Hike Name: Bloody Rock Trail located in the Mendocino National Forest Name of area/general location: The described trail is in Lake…

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Small actions give hope in the face of climate change: ED Report August 2023
Small actions give hope in the face of climate change: ED Report August 2023 1024 678 CalWild

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Argh! The news! The tragedy and devastation in Maui. An ocean in Florida that has become a hot tub. And a hurricane in Southern California.…

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San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Photo by Jason Fitzgibbons.
ACTION ALERT: Urge President Biden to expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
ACTION ALERT: Urge President Biden to expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument 1024 683 CalWild
A continued commitment from Peak Design to help protect our wild places
A continued commitment from Peak Design to help protect our wild places 1024 677 CalWild

San Francisco-based product design brand, Peak Design, continues to be a leader in conservation and sustainability. In a world where environmental conservation is more crucial than ever, partnerships between our…

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Making oil and gas drilling a little harder: ED Report July 2023
Making oil and gas drilling a little harder: ED Report July 2023 1024 678 CalWild

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Earlier this month, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposed new oil and gas leasing rules that codified reforms passed as part of the Inflation…

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A time of gathering and a plea to President Biden in the San Gabriel Mountains
A time of gathering and a plea to President Biden in the San Gabriel Mountains 1024 653 CalWild

Story by Andr√© Sanchez | Community Engagement & Conservation Policy Manager During the last week of June, CalWild staff (A. Sanchez and L. Castro) had the privilege of attending a…

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Lessons from Caples Creek: how fire helps maintain healthy and vibrant forests
Lessons from Caples Creek: how fire helps maintain healthy and vibrant forests 1024 655 CalWild

Story by Hayley Paronish | Engagement Manager and Steve Evans | Wild Rivers Director Recently, a few CalWild staff and board members traveled into the Eldorado National Forest with Craig…

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Concern over massive North Yuba logging project in the Tahoe National Forest
Concern over massive North Yuba logging project in the Tahoe National Forest 1024 657 CalWild

Story by Steve Evans | Wild Rivers Director The Forest Service has largely rejected the objections of CalWild and Sierra Forest Legacy to the massive logging and thinning project within…

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