ED Report

Executive Director’s Report, July 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, CalWild joined 19 other plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Trump administration’s dramatic rule changes to the National Environmental Policy Act…

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Executive Director’s Report, June 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Three years ago, CalWild embarked on an examination of the reality of our firm belief in equitable access to public lands. As a public lands…

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Executive Director’s Report, May 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Public lands are vast and varied. They provide us with all kinds of opportunities for recreation and respite. Given the size of our public lands…

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Executive Director’s Report, April 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director COVID 19 has challenged us in untold ways. In California we have now sheltered in place for seven weeks trying to avoid the most catastrophic…

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Executive Director’s Report, March 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This past month has held mind-bending changes. Although describing something as “unprecedented” is surprisingly common nowadays (we’re guilty of it), that word is apt for…

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Executive Director’s Report, Feb 2020
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Announcing CalWild’s Public Lands Equity and Resilience Program By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The conservation community launched the modern environmental movement. It was the catalyst for many of the environmental…

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Executive Director’s Report, Jan 2020
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Elevating conservation in the climate change conversation By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Over the last year and a half, the urgency surrounding the climate change conversation has increased dramatically. In…

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Executive Director’s Report, Dec 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For two years the Trump administration talked a very big game about exploiting our public lands. Much of the rhetoric focused on national monuments. Early…

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Executive Director’s Report, Nov 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving and your meals and holiday didn’t devolve into a political fight with flying turkey legs and overturned mash…

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Executive Director’s Report, Oct 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, CalWild planned to hold a board meeting in the Los Angeles region. We do our best to represent the entire state, so we…

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