Wilderness

Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail
Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

1,691 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) are located in California. This provides Californians with many opportunities for one-day (or several-day) section hikes. One such opportunity lies…

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The Story of the Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness
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The 11,001-acre Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness is in Mendocino County between Highway 101 on the north and the University of California’s 7,660-acre Heath and Marjorie Angelo Coast Range Reserve (a U.C.…

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Pyramid Creek Trail
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Flowing out of the Desolation Wilderness in the western Sierra Nevada, Pyramid Creek tumbles over spectacular Horsetail Falls into a series of smaller but nearly as dramatic cataracts and cascades.…

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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
House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

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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