Public Lands Defense

BLM suspends oil and gas leasing in Central CA
BLM suspends oil and gas leasing in Central CA 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

By André Sanchez One million acres of public land will continue to be spared for now from oil and gas leasing on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands spanning eight…

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CalWild Settles Border Wall Lawsuit
CalWild Settles Border Wall Lawsuit 500 375 California Wilderness Coalition

CalWild does its best not to just protect new public lands, but make sure they continue to be managed well into the future. That takes diligence and consistent engagement. In…

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Conglomerate Mesa Cause for Celebration
Conglomerate Mesa Cause for Celebration 1024 487 California Wilderness Coalition

Conglomerate Mesa, the ancestral homelands and traditional territories of the Timbisha Shoshone and Paiute-Shoshone Tribes, is located in a remote area of the Inyo Mountains, east of Highway 395 and…

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ACTION ALERT: Urge the Biden Admin to Protect Old Forests
ACTION ALERT: Urge the Biden Admin to Protect Old Forests 1024 818 California Wilderness Coalition
ACTION ALERT: Please urge Congress to support Representative John Garamendi’s groundbreaking Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act
ACTION ALERT: Please urge Congress to support Representative John Garamendi’s groundbreaking Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion Act 936 266 California Wilderness Coalition
EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, October 19
EVENT: Stand By Your Lands – Northwestern CA, October 19 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition
Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge
Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge 575 234 California Wilderness Coalition

Walker Ridge is a prominent north-south trending mountain in the Coast Range east of Clear Lake and west of the Central Valley that serves as the divide between Lake and…

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Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation
Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation 1024 438 California Wilderness Coalition

On Friday, August 13th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed land use plan amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan…

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Feather Falls Post-Fire Project: Restoration of a Beloved Hiking Trail
Feather Falls Post-Fire Project: Restoration of a Beloved Hiking Trail 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

By Steve Evans By any measurement, 2020 was a hellacious wildfire year in California. More than 9,000 wildfires burned over 4.3 million acres of land. At one point in September,…

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Crisis in the Jacumba Wilderness
Crisis in the Jacumba Wilderness 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

By Michael Lerner, CalWild Volunteer The Jacumba Wilderness consists of 31,357 acres of beautiful desert washes, mountains, and canyons in southern California, located on the Mexican border, about a two…

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