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Sequoia NF by Dup Crosson
Another Shot in the Southern Sierra?

This week, the Forest Service announced that it will release supplemental draft plans and an environmental impact report for the Sequoia and Sierra National Forests in early 2018. The agency…

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map by Ruth Nolan
Spring Superbloom in the Mecca Hills Wilderness

by Ruth Nolan It’s mid-March, 2017, the first year since 2010 that the rugged desert wilderness areas east of and adjacent to southern California’s heavily-populated Coachella Valley has received significant…

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By Transition 2017 -, CC BY 4.0,
Taking Stock of the Threat

The first month of the Trump Administration has been one for the record books. Many of us are already dizzy from the moving target that is this administration. On the public…

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A Model in Resiliency: Salt Creek pupfish

by Alexander Jones California’s wilderness areas preserve unique assemblages of scientifically important plants and animals. The White Mountains Wilderness preserve ancient stands of bristlecone pine trees, thought to be the…

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NewRiver3 Jeff Morris
New River and Virgin Creek

Features: Are you interested in putting your feet on-trail in some of the most rugged and remote country in California?  A day hike (or an overnighter) to the New River and…

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Conservation groups applaud Rep. Cook’s bill

Read Senior Conservation Director Ryan Henson’s thoughts on the recently introduced desert bill from Rep Paul Cook to complement Senator Feinstein’s efforts. Desert Dispatch February 6th, 2017 The Conservation…

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