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CalWild Statement on Jan. 6th Events
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On Tuesday, January 6th the odious rhetoric of the past four years took a scary, unpatriotic, and anti-democratic turn when Trump supporters stormed and took over the Capitol. It was…

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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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Announcing our Top 5 Threats of 2021
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Each year CalWild takes a hard look at what is coming down the pike threatening specific places on California’s public lands. CalWild has identified what we believe to be the…

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Want a limited edition print of CA’s wild places?
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We are capping off a strange but eventful year. Despite a pandemic, our staff grew, we introduced a new campaign (Public Lands Equity and Resilience), sued the Trump administration, saw…

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Spotted owls won’t get needed protection
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An uncertain future for a creature of the night by André Sanchez A long-standing symbol for conservation, the northern spotted owl’s (NSO) future is more uncertain than ever before. The…

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Turtle Mountains Wilderness Hike to Mopah Springs
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The 177,309-acre Turtle Mountains Wilderness is in southeastern San Bernardino County southwest of the City of Needles. It is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Needles Field Office.…

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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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Sorting out the 2020 wildfires and their effect on wild places
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by Steve Evans People throughout California are breathing a sigh of relief with the first major storm of the 2020-21 season producing rain and snow to quench the many wildfires…

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ACTION ALERT: Thank Sen. Harris for four years as a wilderness champion
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Wild Cattle Mountain and Mill Creek. Photo: Steve Evans.
Time to increase spending on forest management
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by Chris Morrill This year’s record breaking wildfire season in California – burning more than 4 million acres, destroying 9,200 structures and killing 31 people – clearly demonstrates that more…

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