Desert

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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Linda Castro Explores the Alabama Hills
Linda Castro Explores the Alabama Hills 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

By Linda Castro, Assistant Policy Director Reflecting on My Recent Adventures in the Alabama Hills Linda and her dog, Cash I recently needed to stay several nights in Lone Pine,…

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CalWild Welcomes new staffer Andrea Iniguez
CalWild Welcomes new staffer Andrea Iniguez 1024 396 California Wilderness Coalition

The CalWild board and staff are so excited to announce that we have hired a Riverside County Public Lands Fellow, Andrea Iniguez. CalWild is working on a number of initiatives…

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House approves PAW+ bills as part of 2021 NDAA
House approves PAW+ bills as part of 2021 NDAA 1024 573 California Wilderness Coalition

On September 23rd, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the annual spending bill for the Department of Defense that included a package of land and water protection bills that will…

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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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ACTION ALERT: Advocate for more funding for Forest Service and BLM
ACTION ALERT: Advocate for more funding for Forest Service and BLM 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition
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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DRECP restored to its glory
DRECP restored to its glory 1024 512 California Wilderness Coalition

By Linda Castro The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) was finalized in 2016 after being in the works for almost a decade. It was designed to balance renewable energy…

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Joshua Tree CESA Updates
Joshua Tree CESA Updates 1024 520 California Wilderness Coalition

On August 21st, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) listened to a number of concerned residents of the California desert and beyond about moving forward with protections for the…

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