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ACTION ALERT: Help define how President Biden protects old growth forests
ACTION ALERT: Help define how President Biden protects old growth forests 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Background On Earth Day 2022, President Biden issued an Executive order calling on the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to conserve mature and old growth forests as a…

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Introducing the Protect California Deserts Campaign
Introducing the Protect California Deserts Campaign 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you.  CalWild, together with a number of partner organizations, is launching a new campaign to conserve and protect additional public lands…

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The latest on NCIP
The latest on NCIP 975 729 California Wilderness Coalition

Future of Northwest California’s Bureau of Land Management Lands Under Consideration The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Arcata and Redding Field Offices are tasked with caring for about 382,000 acres…

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USFS Pauses All Prescribed Fire Projects
USFS Pauses All Prescribed Fire Projects 424 318 California Wilderness Coalition

This month, U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore announced a pause in all prescribed fire operations while they conduct a 90-day review of protocols, decision-making tools and practices. This decision…

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Biden’s Executive Order on Old Growth Forests
Biden’s Executive Order on Old Growth Forests 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Trees that have never been logged and that are now at the maximum of their growth potential are called “old-growth.” A long list of plant and animal species depend upon…

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Improving signs on the Merced Wild and Scenic River corridor: Community report released
Improving signs on the Merced Wild and Scenic River corridor: Community report released 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

With a grant from the River Network, CalWild was recently able to complete a community needs assessment along the Merced Wild and Scenic River corridor (State Route 140) looking at…

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DOI receives input from the public on equity and access issues
DOI receives input from the public on equity and access issues 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

By André Sanchez Throughout the month of October, the Department of Interior (DOI) conducted a series of virtual listening sessions in order to obtain community input on barriers that underserved…

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The Forest Service’s massive hazard tree removal proposal
The Forest Service’s massive hazard tree removal proposal 1024 575 California Wilderness Coalition

By Steve Evans The Forest Service is proposing a massive “Post-Disturbance Hazardous Tree Management” program that would clear dead, dying, and damaged trees along hundreds of miles of roads and…

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Bulldozers in Wilderness
Bulldozers in Wilderness 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

CalWild Raises Concern About Damaging/Ineffective Dozer Lines In Wilderness By Steve Evans California’s recent “atmospheric river” event has curbed the state’s wildfires…at least for now. Drought and fire weather may…

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Reyes Peak Project Decision Released
Reyes Peak Project Decision Released 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

By Linda Castro Earlier this month, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) approved a controversial project in a remote area of the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) about 12 miles north…

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