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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
Learn more about challenges to cultural burning
Learn more about challenges to cultural burning 812 457 California Wilderness Coalition

Explore the history of indigenous burning practices, the difference between cultural and prescribed burning, and the continuing challenges faced by California’s tribes to reintroduce fire and restore fires historic role…

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Senator Padilla Introduces the PUBLIC Lands Act
Senator Padilla Introduces the PUBLIC Lands Act 994 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

Featured photo: Senator Alex Padilla and California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot at the PUBLIC Lands Act introduction ceremony. On May 3rd, freshman California Senator Alex Padilla introduced the Protecting…

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Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest
Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

The staff of the Mendocino National Forest (MNF) are seeking public input on a proposal to expand the use of fire as a management tool on the Forest. Conservationists hope…

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EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, May 26
EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, May 26 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition
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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