Desert

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Meet California’s Newest Protected Wild Places
Meet California’s Newest Protected Wild Places 1024 336 California Wilderness Coalition

Summary of Areas/Rivers Protected By The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019 Approved by Congress in February and signed by President Trump on March 12,…

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A Great Victory- a Decade in the Making
A Great Victory- a Decade in the Making 150 150 California Wilderness Coalition

PRESIDENT SIGNS BILL TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA’S SPECTACULAR DESERT HERITAGE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS Bill designates important wilderness and waters in the California desert and protect lands for recreation, wildlife, and tourism…

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A Surprisingly Good Time in DC
A Surprisingly Good Time in DC 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

by Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director This month marked my first trip to DC to meet with the members of the 116th Congress (2019-2020). November’s election brought about a lot…

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Some Deep (Creek) Reflections
Some Deep (Creek) Reflections 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

by Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director (photo of Devil’s Hole by Ruth Nolan) When I was a kid growing up in the Mojave Desert, my family would pack up the…

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Petroglyph Rodman Wilderness BLM
Rodman Mountains Wilderness: A Magical Place in the Mojave
Rodman Mountains Wilderness: A Magical Place in the Mojave 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

by CalWild member Ruth Nolan When most people think of the Mojave Desert, they hope to visit well-known places like Joshua Tree or Death Valley National Parks, or perhaps go…

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Diving Deep on a Desert Compromise
Diving Deep on a Desert Compromise 1024 655 California Wilderness Coalition

In collaboration with The Wilderness Society and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), CalWild submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) outlining our collective opposition to the re-opening…

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Defending the #DesertPlan
Defending the #DesertPlan 1024 574 California Wilderness Coalition

ur own Ryan Henson, CalWild’s Senior Policy Director, wrote an oped published in the San Jose Mercury News defending the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) against an attack by…

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Kelso Dunes. Photo by Gina
BLM to host public scoping meetings to consider changes to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
BLM to host public scoping meetings to consider changes to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan 731 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

The Bureau of Land Management will host eight public scoping meetings in the process to consider amending three land use plans that underlie the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. The…

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ACTION ALERT: 4.2 million acres of protected desert lands under attack
ACTION ALERT: 4.2 million acres of protected desert lands under attack 1024 512 California Wilderness Coalition

Thank you for your interest in taking a stand for the California. The comment period for the DRECP has unfortunately closed as of March 22nd. Please take a look at…

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Another Attack on our Desert
Another Attack on our Desert 960 720 California Wilderness Coalition

by Linda Castro. Originally published on SCVNEWS.com.  If you were to ask me where I would spend a perfect day, I would immediately say the California desert. It wasn’t always…

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