Catching Up on the Proposed Castaic Wilderness

In 2015, Representative Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) introduced legislation in Congress to protect the proposed Castaic Wilderness and establish the St. Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial. The nearly 70,000-acre proposed Castaic…

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2017 Membership Drive wrap-up

We’re done! Thanks to everyone who took part in the 2017 CalWild Membership Drive. Thanks to the hard work of our staff, board, and growing legion of supporters, we raised $9,693!! That’s just…

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CalWild awarded 2017 Conservation Alliance grant

CalWild is thrilled to announce we were chosen amongst many great causes and organizations to receive a 2017 Conservation Alliance grant for our Northwest California Mountains and Rivers and Central Coast…

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Sequoia NF by Dup Crosson
Another Shot in the Southern Sierra?

This week, the Forest Service announced that it will release supplemental draft plans and an environmental impact report for the Sequoia and Sierra National Forests in early 2018. The agency…

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map by Ruth Nolan
Spring Superbloom in the Mecca Hills Wilderness

by Ruth Nolan It’s mid-March, 2017, the first year since 2010 that the rugged desert wilderness areas east of and adjacent to southern California’s heavily-populated Coachella Valley has received significant…

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Taking Stock of the Threat

The first month of the Trump Administration has been one for the record books. Many of us are already dizzy from the moving target that is this administration. On the public…

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A Model in Resiliency: Salt Creek pupfish

by Alexander Jones California’s wilderness areas preserve unique assemblages of scientifically important plants and animals. The White Mountains Wilderness preserve ancient stands of bristlecone pine trees, thought to be the…

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Conservation groups applaud Rep. Cook’s bill

Read Senior Conservation Director Ryan Henson’s thoughts on the recently introduced desert bill from Rep Paul Cook to complement Senator Feinstein’s efforts. Desert Dispatch February 6th, 2017 The Conservation…

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Evening light on the Cady Mountains, CA by John Dittli
Threat to BLM’s New Planning Approach

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) cares for 15,364,864 acres (24,007 square-miles) here in California on behalf of the American people. That is a little over 14% of our state.…

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Calling Your Senator

The current threats on our basic freedoms, moral compass, and public health and safety are unlikely to abate and we want our advocates to be armed with the information they need…

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