Northwest California

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

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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Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup
Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup 720 960 California Wilderness Coalition

Another milestone was hit this week as CalWild’s three legislative bills passed a final legislative hurdle before a full house vote. The Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act,…

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hoskingonflooratpalms-by Rik Keller
Watch our music video for Rita Hosking’s song “California”!
Watch our music video for Rita Hosking’s song “California”! 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

California’s landscapes have long been an inspiration for artists of all mediums – the muse for plein air painters in Yosemite Valley, the backdrop of countless sci-fi movies (that were…

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Alabama Hills by BLM
Executive Director’s Report April 2019
Executive Director’s Report April 2019 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For years, CalWild has tried to keep you abreast of the most important issues facing California’s public lands. Our original print publication, The Wilderness Record,…

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Three Bills Introduced To Protect California’s Wild Lands And Rivers in the Northwest, Central Coast, and San Gabriel Mountains
Three Bills Introduced To Protect California’s Wild Lands And Rivers in the Northwest, Central Coast, and San Gabriel Mountains 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2019 CONTACTS: Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director, (530) 365-1455 (Primary) Chris Morrill, Executive Director, (530) 220-2394 THREE BILLS INTRODUCED TO PROTECT CALIFORNIA’S WILD LANDS AND…

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Senator Harris Introduces Bills Protecting California’s Endangered Wild Places
Senator Harris Introduces Bills Protecting California’s Endangered Wild Places 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

Just days before Congress was scheduled to recess for 2018, Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) introduced two bills to protect wild places on public lands in the San Gabriel Mountains and…

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A Giant Step For Conservation in Northwest California
A Giant Step For Conservation in Northwest California 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

On July 27th, Representative Jared Huffman from California’s 2nd District introduced the Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act. This bill is a comprehensive effort to protect and expand…

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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument weathers political storms – so far
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument weathers political storms – so far 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

In California, regions where different mountain ranges come together tend to have a great diversity of plant and wildlife species. These places can also serve as critical wildlife migration paths.…

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A couple victories before a long hard fight
A couple victories before a long hard fight 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017 CONTACTS: Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director, (530) 365-1455 or (530) 902-1648 Chris Morrill, Communications Director, (530) 220-2394 CalWild Elates at Obama’s Expansion of the…

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Recap of Celebrations for the 2006 North Coast Bill
Recap of Celebrations for the 2006 North Coast Bill 1024 560 California Wilderness Coalition

The Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage Wilderness Act of 2006 protected 273,000 acres of federal public roadless land and 21 miles of Wild & Scenic River. It has been wonderful…

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