ED Report

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
Executive Director’s Report, May 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

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
Executive Director’s Report, February 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Executive Director’s Report, November 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Well, we’re out of election season…almost. After both presidential candidates received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history, former Vice President Joe Biden…

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Executive Director’s Report, October 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director We are only a few days from the election. I am, like I imagine you are, ready for it to be over. However, we must…

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Executive Director’s Report, September 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Wildfire and Public Lands We are enduring a seemingly unending string of traumas in California. The latest is a series of “megafires” which have impacted…

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