Sierra Forests

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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Watch our HD fly-overs on Mono Creek and Dinkey Creek!
Watch our HD fly-overs on Mono Creek and Dinkey Creek! 1024 640 California Wilderness Coalition

We’re always looking for new ways to share the amazing experience of wild places with our supporters – especially in the era of limited public gatherings. CalWild deals in large…

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More info on the proposed roadbuilding and logging in Lake Tahoe roadless areas
More info on the proposed roadbuilding and logging in Lake Tahoe roadless areas 1024 640 California Wilderness Coalition

The Forest Service, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, and California Tahoe Conservancy are proposing a massive “forest health” project on public lands upslope of Lake Tahoe’s west shore. Stretching north from…

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Watch short film Visions of the Lost Sierra
Watch short film Visions of the Lost Sierra 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

CalWild is working with Friends of Plumas Wilderness and other groups and activists to inventory roadless areas and potential wild and scenic rivers on the Plumas National Forest. A high…

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Executive Director’s Report, Sept 2019
Executive Director’s Report, Sept 2019 1024 692 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, final public comments for the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests’ management plans are due. Accordingly, we are asking local residents and others who…

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Sequoia Plan A Mixed Bag For Rivers And Wilderness
Sequoia Plan A Mixed Bag For Rivers And Wilderness 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

By Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director The draft plan for the Sequoia National Forest will determine the future of our wild lands and rivers in the southern Sierra Nevada for…

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White Mtns in the Inyo National Forest.
A Somewhat Positive Outcome on the Final Inyo Plan
A Somewhat Positive Outcome on the Final Inyo Plan 1024 751 California Wilderness Coalition

New Final Inyo Forest Plan Boosts Recommended Wilderness & Wild Rivers The Forest Service has just released its final revised Inyo National Forest Plan. The plan was revised in response…

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