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A Great Victory- a Decade in the Making
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PRESIDENT SIGNS BILL TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA’S SPECTACULAR DESERT HERITAGE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS Bill designates important wilderness and waters in the California desert and protect lands for recreation, wildlife, and tourism…

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A Surprisingly Good Time in DC
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by Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director This month marked my first trip to DC to meet with the members of the 116th Congress (2019-2020). November’s election brought about a lot…

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Some Deep (Creek) Reflections
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by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director When I was a kid growing up in the Mojave Desert, my family would pack up the towels and a picnic lunch on hot…

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The Faces of Southern Sierra Activism
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by Joel Caldwell In late September 2018 I traveled the length of California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountains photographing and interviewing environmental justice activists for California Wilderness Coalition (CalWild), in partnership…

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Patagonia match and limited edition shirts available!
Patagonia match and limited edition shirts available! 640 800 California Wilderness Coalition

We’re happy to announce a 1:1 match courtesy of Patagonia for all year-end gifts! Just head on over to the Donate page to double your contribution now. If you’d like…

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A Community Proposal For A Management Plan: Mojave Trails National Monument
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Our Assistant Policy Director Linda Castro recently wrote about the desert community’s proposal for managing Mojave Trails National Monument. You can read it below or over at the Desert Report’s…

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Senator Harris Introduces Bills Protecting California’s Endangered Wild Places
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Just days before Congress was scheduled to recess for 2018, Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) introduced two bills to protect wild places on public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains and…

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Election 2018 Wrap-Up
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The votes are still being counted in a number of races in California, but it’s not too early to have some takeaways from this year’s midterm election results and what…

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CalWild launches CROP to tackle issue of trespass marijuana cultivation on public lands
CalWild launches CROP to tackle issue of trespass marijuana cultivation on public lands 536 366 California Wilderness Coalition

by Senior Policy Director Ryan Henson (with help from intern Rick Holder) Regardless of one’s personal beliefs about marijuana, almost everyone agrees that it should not be grown in our…

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EVENT: Wild Rivers @ 50, October 19
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This year is the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, one of the bedrock laws on which public lands advocacy depends. CalWild is celebrating in style at…

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