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CalWild’s new position in Riverside County
CalWild’s new position in Riverside County 150 150 California Wilderness Coalition

Currently, CalWild is seeking a Riverside County Public Lands Fellow to lead its conservation efforts in Riverside County and other key regions. This position is a two-year Wyss Fellowship. The…

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Mt. Baldy-Baldy Bowl-San Antonio Creek Hike
Mt. Baldy-Baldy Bowl-San Antonio Creek Hike 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name:Mt. Baldy-Baldy Bowl-San Antonio Creek Hike Name of area/general location: San Gabriel Mountains outside of Los Angeles Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located on the ancestral homelands and traditional…

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Progress on California’s 30×30 work
Progress on California’s 30×30 work 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Since the time of California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-82-20 in October of 2020, quite a bit has happened with the “30 by 30” (30×30) conservation movement in California. For…

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Executive Director’s Report, September 2021
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The world is a mess. Or at least it feels that way to me. One of the greatest things about my work is that breaking…

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Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire
Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire 1024 780 California Wilderness Coalition

At the beginning of the month, the Caldor Fire was all over the news, burning Grizzly Flats and threatening the communities in and around South Lake Tahoe. It became a…

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House approves PAW+ bills as part of 2021 NDAA
House approves PAW+ bills as part of 2021 NDAA 1024 573 California Wilderness Coalition

On September 23rd, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual spending bill for the Department of Defense that included a package of land and water protection bills that will…

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EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, October 19
EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, October 19 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition
CROP site. Photo: Jackee Riccio.
Public Lands Stakeholders Call Upon Senate to Address Trespass Grows
Public Lands Stakeholders Call Upon Senate to Address Trespass Grows 864 576 California Wilderness Coalition

In August, CalWild and over 40 conservation and recreation groups submitted a letter to Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla urging robust funding for the Fiscal Year 2022 Bureau of…

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ACTION ALERT: Protect Conglomerate Mesa!
ACTION ALERT: Protect Conglomerate Mesa! 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

At the doorstep of Death Valley National Park lies Conglomerate Mesa: 22,500 acres of public lands that are the ancestral homelands of the Timbisha Shoshone and Paiute-Shoshone Tribes. Conglomerate Mesa…

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Executive Director’s Report, August 2021
Executive Director’s Report, August 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For many years, environmentalists have built a reputation as obstructionists. The reality is much more complicated as the environmental movement fights to stop the forces…

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