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Announcing our Top 5 Threats of 2021
Announcing our Top 5 Threats of 2021 800 536 California Wilderness Coalition

Each year CalWild takes a hard look at what is coming down the pike threatening specific places on California’s public lands. CalWild has identified what we believe to be the…

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The Trump administration using coronavirus to accelerate destruction of environment
The Trump administration using coronavirus to accelerate destruction of environment 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

The administration has shown surprising cunning in its ability to exploit the COVID-19 situation at every turn in many different arenas. From our viewpoint as public lands defenders, the Trump…

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CalWild advocates for endangered listing of mountain lion and others
CalWild advocates for endangered listing of mountain lion and others 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

During the week of April 13th, the California Fish and Game Commission (the commission) acted towards protecting several species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). CalWild was one of…

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Cadiz Valley
SB 307 signed into law – effectively ending the ill-planned Cadiz water project
SB 307 signed into law – effectively ending the ill-planned Cadiz water project 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

Good news – actually great news!  Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 307 on July 31st. The bill prohibits removal of water from a groundwater basin (i.e., aquifer) underlying desert lands…

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The Faces of Southern Sierra Activism
The Faces of Southern Sierra Activism 1024 604 California Wilderness Coalition

by Joel Caldwell In late September 2018 I traveled the length of California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountains photographing and interviewing environmental justice activists for California Wilderness Coalition (CalWild), in partnership…

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A Community Proposal For A Management Plan: Mojave Trails National Monument
A Community Proposal For A Management Plan: Mojave Trails National Monument 1024 731 California Wilderness Coalition

Our Assistant Policy Director Linda Castro recently wrote about the desert community’s proposal for managing Mojave Trails National Monument. You can read it below or over at the Desert Report’s…

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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument weathers political storms – so far
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument weathers political storms – so far 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

In California, regions where different mountain ranges come together tend to have a great diversity of plant and wildlife species. These places can also serve as critical wildlife migration paths.…

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