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Historic package of public lands bills passes the House of Representatives
Historic package of public lands bills passes the House of Representatives 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

by Ryan Henson On February 26, 2021 the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) and Public Lands Act, also known as H.R. 803, by a vote of…

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Whitebark Pine Being Considered for Threatened Status
Whitebark Pine Being Considered for Threatened Status 900 675 California Wilderness Coalition

Potential Endangered Species listing of an important American West tree species By André Sanchez Often considered the pine species that marks the tree line of mountains in the Western United…

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Spotted owls won’t get needed protection
Spotted owls won’t get needed protection 593 553 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Sorting out the 2020 wildfires and their effect on wild places
Sorting out the 2020 wildfires and their effect on wild places 820 845 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Wild Cattle Mountain and Mill Creek. Photo: Steve Evans.
Time to increase spending on forest management
Time to increase spending on forest management 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Details on how the Hyampom Project threatens conservation protections in northwestern CA
Details on how the Hyampom Project threatens conservation protections in northwestern CA 748 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

The Forest Service is seeking public comments about the scope of the proposed Hyampom Fire Resilient Community Project on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in northwest California’s Trinity County. Although supportive…

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Conservationists leverage military spending for protecting public lands
Conservationists leverage military spending for protecting public lands 762 508 California Wilderness Coalition

Our champions use clever tactic to advance high-priority public lands legislation in the face of an inactive Senate CalWild and other public land advocates in the west may see more…

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National Forest Roadless Areas Threatened by Logging Projects
National Forest Roadless Areas Threatened by Logging Projects 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Some of the wildest remaining lands in our National Forests are “inventoried roadless areas.” Conservationists have been working to protect them from logging, road construction, and other development since the…

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The Story of the Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness
The Story of the Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness 1024 699 California Wilderness Coalition

The 11,001-acre Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness is in Mendocino County between Highway 101 on the north and the University of California’s 7,660-acre Heath and Marjorie Angelo Coast Range Reserve (a U.C.…

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House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers
House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

Two days before Valentine’s Day, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an early gift of love to California’s public wild lands and rivers and those who cherish them. On February…

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