Wildfire

Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire
Caples Creek’s remarkable resilience in the Caldor Fire 1024 780 California Wilderness Coalition

At the beginning of the month, the Caldor Fire was all over the news, burning Grizzly Flats and threatening the communities in and around South Lake Tahoe. It became a…

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Learn more about challenges to cultural burning
Learn more about challenges to cultural burning 812 457 California Wilderness Coalition

Explore the history of indigenous burning practices, the difference between cultural and prescribed burning, and the continuing challenges faced by California’s tribes to reintroduce fire and restore fires historic role…

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Feather Falls Post-Fire Project: Restoration of a Beloved Hiking Trail
Feather Falls Post-Fire Project: Restoration of a Beloved Hiking Trail 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

By Steve Evans By any measurement, 2020 was a hellacious wildfire year in California. More than 9,000 wildfires burned over 4.3 million acres of land. At one point in September,…

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Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest
Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

The staff of the Mendocino National Forest (MNF) are seeking public input on a proposal to expand the use of fire as a management tool on the Forest. Conservationists hope…

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