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ACTION ALERT: Please Urge Congress to Pass the PUBLIC Lands Act NOW
ACTION ALERT: Please Urge Congress to Pass the PUBLIC Lands Act NOW 955 500 California Wilderness Coalition
ED Report September 2022
ED Report September 2022 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This year, our world experienced a summer that was replete with record-setting climate impacts – continued severe drought, persistent wildfires, floods caused by both rain…

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ED Report August 2022
ED Report August 2022 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For years, environmental activists have been pushing for action on climate change. This month, we finally saw success with the passage of the Inflation Reduction…

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BLM suspends oil and gas leasing in Central CA
BLM suspends oil and gas leasing in Central CA 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

By André Sanchez One million acres of public land will continue to be spared for now from oil and gas leasing on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands spanning eight…

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ACTION ALERT: Help define how President Biden protects old growth forests
ACTION ALERT: Help define how President Biden protects old growth forests 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Background On Earth Day 2022, President Biden issued an Executive order calling on the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to conserve mature and old growth forests as a…

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Inflation Reduction Act: The good, bad, and the so-so of the IRA
Inflation Reduction Act: The good, bad, and the so-so of the IRA 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

By André Sanchez On Aug 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The legislation does a significant amount for the environment, public lands, and environmental…

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Deer Creek BLM Segment by Darin McQouid
ACTION ALERT: Dozens of rivers like Deer Creek need your comments
ACTION ALERT: Dozens of rivers like Deer Creek need your comments 800 640 California Wilderness Coalition
Biden’s Executive Order on Old Growth Forests
Biden’s Executive Order on Old Growth Forests 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Trees that have never been logged and that are now at the maximum of their growth potential are called “old-growth.” A long list of plant and animal species depend upon…

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Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire
Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire 1024 780 California Wilderness Coalition

At the beginning of the month, the Caldor Fire was all over the news, burning Grizzly Flats and threatening the communities in and around South Lake Tahoe. It became a…

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Learn more about challenges to cultural burning
Learn more about challenges to cultural burning 812 457 California Wilderness Coalition

Explore the history of indigenous burning practices, the difference between cultural and prescribed burning, and the continuing challenges faced by California’s tribes to reintroduce fire and restore fires historic role…

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