Public Lands

Great Community Hike to San Joaquin River Gorge
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CalWild, in collaboration with Fresno Building Healthy Communities (BHC), American Whitewater (AW), Friends of the San Joaquin River Gorge(FrOG), and staff of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), recently led…

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Cache Creek Ridge Trail Section 2
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The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Ukiah Field Office oversees extensive areas of public land in the Coast Range where Colusa, Napa, Lake and Yolo counties come together around Cache…

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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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House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers
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Two days before Valentine’s Day, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an early gift of love to California’s public wild lands and rivers and those who cherish them. On February…

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Our Three Bills Headed for a House Vote
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The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R. 2546, the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, as early as Wednesday, February 12th. Until that time, we’re urging supporters to write…

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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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CalWild Welcomes André Sanchez to the Team
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The CalWild board and staff are so excited to announce that we have hired our first San Joaquin Valley Organizer, André Sanchez. For quite some time, our work has focused…

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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
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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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Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup
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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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