conservation

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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Standing Up for Northern CA Salmon and Trout species
Standing Up for Northern CA Salmon and Trout species 750 500 California Wilderness Coalition

On June 16th, after much deliberation and significant public comments that included verbal comment from CalWild staff, the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) moved in favor of protecting two…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I usually get really excited for summer. School’s over. It’s time to spend almost all our time outside. We get a couple of great California…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month’s ED Report outlined the historical significance of the first tribal member leading the Department of Interior, an agency tasked with overseeing millions of…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Earlier in March a historic nomination was confirmed as Secretary of Interior. Now former Representative Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo, became the…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I often promote the importance of taking the long view when it comes to protecting public lands. It is only with a long view that…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month, I recapped a year of ups and downs, but one surprisingly big win and some good progress. That big win was the passage…

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