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Executive Director’s Report, September 2021
Executive Director’s Report, September 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The world is a mess. Or at least it feels that way to me. One of the greatest things about my work is that breaking…

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CROP site. Photo: Jackee Riccio.
Public Lands Stakeholders Call Upon Senate to Address Trespass Grows
Public Lands Stakeholders Call Upon Senate to Address Trespass Grows 864 576 California Wilderness Coalition

In August, CalWild and over 40 conservation and recreation groups submitted a letter to Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla urging robust funding for the Fiscal Year 2022 Bureau of…

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ACTION ALERT: Protect Conglomerate Mesa!
ACTION ALERT: Protect Conglomerate Mesa! 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

At the doorstep of Death Valley National Park lies Conglomerate Mesa: 22,500 acres of public lands that are the ancestral homelands of the Timbisha Shoshone and Paiute-Shoshone Tribes. Conglomerate Mesa…

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Executive Director’s Report, August 2021
Executive Director’s Report, August 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For many years, environmentalists have built a reputation as obstructionists. The reality is much more complicated as the environmental movement fights to stop the forces…

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Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge
Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge 575 234 California Wilderness Coalition

Walker Ridge is a prominent north-south trending mountain in the Coast Range east of Clear Lake and west of the Central Valley that serves as the divide between Lake and…

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Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation
Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation 1024 438 California Wilderness Coalition

On Friday, August 13th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed land use plan amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan…

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CalWild co-hosts camping trip for Latino Conservation Week
CalWild co-hosts camping trip for Latino Conservation Week 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

As part of the kickoff and celebration to the 8th annual Latino Conservation Week (LCW), CalWild, along with several partners including Latino Outdoors- Fresno chapter, Alianza Ecologista, Audubon California and…

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Executive Director’s Report, July 2021
Executive Director’s Report, July 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, Senior Policy Director Ryan Henson and I took a tour of the Mendocino National Forest with Forest Service employees, timber industry representatives, and…

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Tackling Chronic Underfunding of Our Public Lands
Tackling Chronic Underfunding of Our Public Lands 800 641 California Wilderness Coalition

Over the last three years, CalWild has been working harder than ever before to increase the amount of money Congress provides annually to the US Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau…

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Executive Director’s Report, June 2021
Executive Director’s Report, June 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This summer, CalWild will kick off its first strategic planning process in many years. Our public lands and communities are confronted with a number of…

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