ED Report

Executive Director’s Report, September 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The world is a mess. Or at least it feels that way to me. One of the greatest things about my work is that breaking…

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Executive Director’s Report, August 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For many years, environmentalists have built a reputation as obstructionists. The reality is much more complicated as the environmental movement fights to stop the forces…

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Executive Director’s Report, July 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, Senior Policy Director Ryan Henson and I took a tour of the Mendocino National Forest with Forest Service employees, timber industry representatives, and…

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Executive Director’s Report, June 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This summer, CalWild will kick off its first strategic planning process in many years. Our public lands and communities are confronted with a number of…

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Executive Director’s Report, May 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I usually get really excited for summer. School’s over. It’s time to spend almost all our time outside. We get a couple of great California…

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Executive Director’s Report, April 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month’s ED Report outlined the historical significance of the first tribal member leading the Department of Interior, an agency tasked with overseeing millions of…

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Executive Director’s Report, March 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Earlier in March a historic nomination was confirmed as Secretary of Interior. Now former Representative Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo, became the…

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Executive Director’s Report, February 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I often promote the importance of taking the long view when it comes to protecting public lands. It is only with a long view that…

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Executive Director’s Report, January 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month, I recapped a year of ups and downs, but one surprisingly big win and some good progress. That big win was the passage…

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Executive Director’s Report, December 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director There is little doubt that we have endured one of the most tumultuous, exhausting, and heartbreaking years in 2020. From the beginning with massive wildfires…

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