Public Lands

San Joaquin River Gorge Hike
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San Joaquin River Gorge Provides Year-Round Recreation Situated on the shared boundary of Madera and Fresno Counties and the ancestral territory of the Dumna and Kechayi people, the San Joaquin…

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Executive Director’s Report, December 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director There is little doubt that we have endured one of the most tumultuous, exhausting, and heartbreaking years in 2020. From the beginning with massive wildfires…

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Turtle Mountains Wilderness Hike to Mopah Springs
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The 177,309-acre Turtle Mountains Wilderness is in southeastern San Bernardino County southwest of the City of Needles. It is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Needles Field Office.…

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Executive Director’s Report, November 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Well, we’re out of election season…almost. After both presidential candidates received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history, former Vice President Joe Biden…

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Executive Director’s Report, October 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director We are only a few days from the election. I am, like I imagine you are, ready for it to be over. However, we must…

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Gene Marshall Piedra Blanca National Recreation Trail
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Designated as a National Recreation Trail in 1977, the Gene Marshall Piedra Blanca National Recreation Trail (22W03) is located in the Sespe Wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest, the…

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Executive Director’s Report, September 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Wildfire and Public Lands We are enduring a seemingly unending string of traumas in California. The latest is a series of “megafires” which have impacted…

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Morrow Trail
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Situated at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains in the Santa Rosa-San Jacinto Mountains National Monument (Monument), this trail will take you from an urban adjacent area through a…

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Executive Director’s Report, August 2020
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The next decade of conservation In the last two years, there is a growing momentum around the world to elevate land and water conservation as…

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Dinkey Creek Roof Pendent Geological Area Hike
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This hike packs a lot in over a short hiking distance – a unique geological area, one of the few segments of Dinkey Creek determined eligible for the National Wild…

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