conservation

Executive Director’s Report, March 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This past month has held mind-bending changes. Although describing something as “unprecedented” is surprisingly common nowadays (we’re guilty of it), that word is apt for…

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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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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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Executive Director’s Report, Dec 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For two years the Trump administration talked a very big game about exploiting our public lands. Much of the rhetoric focused on national monuments. Early…

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Executive Director’s Report, Nov 2019
Executive Director’s Report, Nov 2019 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving and your meals and holiday didn’t devolve into a political fight with flying turkey legs and overturned mash…

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Executive Director’s Report, Oct 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, CalWild planned to hold a board meeting in the Los Angeles region. We do our best to represent the entire state, so we…

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Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon
Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon 815 566 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Executive Director’s Report, Sept 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, final public comments for the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests’ management plans are due. Accordingly, we are asking local residents and others who…

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EVENT: Wild Rivers @ 50, October 19
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This year is the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, one of the bedrock laws on which public lands advocacy depends. CalWild is celebrating in style at…

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