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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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Coalinga Mineral Springs National Recreation Trail
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Hike the “earthquake capital of California” The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Central Coast Field Office oversees the stewardship of scattered federal public lands between Monterey on the coast inland…

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Watch short film Visions of the Lost Sierra
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CalWild is working with Friends of Plumas Wilderness and other groups and activists to inventory roadless areas and potential wild and scenic rivers on the Plumas National Forest. A high…

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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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Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup
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Another milestone was hit this week as CalWild’s three legislative bills passed a final legislative hurdle before a full house vote. The Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act,…

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Cooper Canyon/Pacific Crest Trail
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If you would like to do a short section hike on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) in the Angeles National Forest, this hike is for you. The best…

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Announcing our 2020 Top 5 Threats
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Each year CalWild takes a hard look at what is coming down the pike threatening California’s public lands. In the last two years, the Trump administration has become much more…

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CalWild Adopts Equity and Inclusion Statement
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For years it was taken for granted by most conservationists that public lands belong to all people. And that is true legally, but that has not always been the case…

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2019 Top 5 Threats Updates
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These five places were among the most threatened public lands in California for 2019 as identified by CalWild. Ranging from wild rivers to dry deserts, from the far northern mountain…

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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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