Wilderness

Executive Director’s Report, Feb 2020
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Announcing CalWild’s Public Lands Equity and Resilience Program By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The conservation community launched the modern environmental movement. It was the catalyst for many of the environmental…

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House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers
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Two days before Valentine’s Day, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an early gift of love to California’s public wild lands and rivers and those who cherish them. On February…

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Our Three Bills Headed for a House Vote
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The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R. 2546, the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, as early as Wednesday, February 12th. Until that time, we’re urging supporters to write…

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Executive Director’s Report, Jan 2020
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Elevating conservation in the climate change conversation By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Over the last year and a half, the urgency surrounding the climate change conversation has increased dramatically. In…

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Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup
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Another milestone was hit this week as CalWild’s three legislative bills passed a final legislative hurdle before a full house vote. The Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act,…

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Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon
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California’s salmon populations have plummeted over the past century thanks primarily to dam construction, water diversions, and pollution from mining, logging, road construction and excessive livestock grazing. The long-term prospects…

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Sequoia Plan A Mixed Bag For Rivers And Wilderness
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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
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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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Sierra Plan- Zero Wilderness and 94% Fewer Wild Rivers
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The draft plan for the Sierra National Forest will determine the future of our wild lands and rivers in the central Sierra Nevada for the next generation. Unfortunately, the plan…

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