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Spring Superbloom in the Mecca Hills Wilderness
Spring Superbloom in the Mecca Hills Wilderness 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

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
Taking Stock of the Threat 1024 692 California Wilderness Coalition

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
A Model in Resiliency: Salt Creek pupfish 1015 699 California Wilderness Coalition

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
Conservation groups applaud Rep. Cook’s bill 960 663 California Wilderness Coalition

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 http://www.desertdispatch.com/news/20170206/conservation-groups-applaud-rep-cooks-bill The Conservation…

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Evening light on the Cady Mountains, CA by John Dittli
Threat to BLM’s New Planning Approach
Threat to BLM’s New Planning Approach 1024 298 California Wilderness Coalition

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
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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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Tim Palmer op-ed: Public land is every American’s inheritance
Tim Palmer op-ed: Public land is every American’s inheritance 1000 654 California Wilderness Coalition

On the new Congress’ opening day, the House of Representatives took its first step to give away public land that constitutes every American’s inheritance.   An obscure provision in the…

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A couple victories before a long hard fight
A couple victories before a long hard fight 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017 CONTACTS: Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director, (530) 365-1455 or (530) 902-1648 Chris Morrill, Communications Director, (530) 220-2394 CalWild Elates at Obama’s Expansion of the…

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Sen Feinstein Re-Introduces Desert Bill
Sen Feinstein Re-Introduces Desert Bill 1024 430 California Wilderness Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2017 SENATOR FEINSTEIN INTRODUCES BILL TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA’S SPECTACULAR DESERT HERITAGE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS Bill would designate important wilderness in the California desert and protect…

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The Treasures of the NCIP
The Treasures of the NCIP 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Arcata and Redding Field Offices are tasked with caring for about 400,000 acres (roughly 625 square-miles) of federal public land in Mendocino, Humboldt, Del…

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