NW California

Fact Sheet: Chinquapin Wilderness
Fact Sheet: Chinquapin Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

The proposed wilderness contains what is possibly the largest, most intact swath of unprotected ancient forest in northern California. Extremely rich groves of Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, Jeffrey pine, black…

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South Fork Trinity River at Mule Bridge
Fact Sheet: South Fork Trinity Proposed WSRs
Fact Sheet: South Fork Trinity Proposed WSRs 1024 770 California Wilderness Coalition

The South Fork Trinity River is one of the largest undammed river systems in California. The river and its tributaries support important populations of threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead…

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Fact Sheet: North Fork Eel Wilderness
Fact Sheet: North Fork Eel Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

The proposed additions are clustered along the canyon of the North Fork Eel Wild and Scenic River which is where the North Fork Wilderness is situated. The existing 8,100-acre North…

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Trinity Alps Rivers Canyon Creek
Fact Sheet: Trinity Alps Proposed WSRs
Fact Sheet: Trinity Alps Proposed WSRs 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

These proposed Wild and Scenic Rivers flow from the magnificent Trinity Alps Wilderness, providing important habitat for salmon and steelhead migrating to and from the Trinity River, as well as…

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Fact Sheet: Mad River Buttes Wilderness
Fact Sheet: Mad River Buttes Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

The proposed wilderness is covered with an ancient forest of Douglas fir, live and black oak, ponderosa pine, sugar pine, tan oak, and other species. The Wild and Scenic Eel…

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Upper Eel Basin Rivers Middle Eel
Fact Sheet: Upper Eel River Proposed WSRs
Fact Sheet: Upper Eel River Proposed WSRs 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

These proposed Wild and Scenic Rivers in the upper Eel River watershed provide important habitat for threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, as well as wildlife dependent on old growth…

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Fact Sheet: English Ridge Wilderness
Fact Sheet: English Ridge Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

The proposed wilderness is covered with an ancient forest of Douglas fir, live and black oak, ponderosa pine, sugar pine, tan oak, and other species. The Wild and Scenic Eel…

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Fact Sheet: Chanchelulla Wilderness
Fact Sheet: Chanchelulla Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

The Chanchelulla Wilderness is an extremely rugged landscape with rocky, sparsely-forested ridgetops, old-growth dominated northern exposures and chaparral-draped south-facing slopes. Visitors to the area are greeted with outstanding views in…

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Upper SF Eel Basin Rivers
Fact Sheet: Upper South Fork Eel Basin Proposed WSRs
Fact Sheet: Upper South Fork Eel Basin Proposed WSRs 500 341 California Wilderness Coalition

These proposed Wild and Scenic Rivers support threatened and endangered populations of salmon and steelhead and rare plants. They also provide outstanding research opportunities of nearly pristine undeveloped watersheds. South…

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Fact Sheet: Bonanza King Wilderness
Fact Sheet: Bonanza King Wilderness 1024 456 California Wilderness Coalition

This strikingly rugged region is characterized by steep, mountainous terrain, with elevations ranging from 2,500 feet along the Trinity River to 7,000 feet along the Bonanza King Divide that commands…

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