Public Lands

Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon Trail
Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: Painted Canyon/Ladder Canyon Trail Name of area/general location: Mecca Hills Wilderness, approximately 35 miles east/southeast of Palm Springs (about a 1.25-hour drive). Land Acknowledgement:  This trail is located…

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ED Report June 2022
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Earlier this month, the Department of Interior (DOI) unveiled a new agreement with a coalition of local tribes that will formalize “co-management” of the restored…

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ACTION ALERT: Help Protect BLM Lands in NW CA
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ED Report May 2022
ED Report May 2022 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month, I wrote about how impactful it is to visit our public lands with friends, family and colleagues. It forges meaningful connections that aren’t…

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Jamison Creek Trail
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Hike Name: Grass Lake via Jamison Creek Trail (Forest Service Trail Number 11E13) Name of area/general location: Plumas National Forest, Graeagle, CA Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located on the…

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ACTION ALERT: Thank Gov Newsom for latest 30×30 work
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ED Report April 2022
ED Report April 2022 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For the past two years, many of our worlds have shrunk dramatically. The “bubble” of people with whom we’ve been able to connect has been…

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San Antonio Falls Trail
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Hike Name: San Antonio Falls Trail Name of area/general location: San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, Angeles National Forest Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located in the ancestral homeland and tradition…

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Andrea’s First Trip to Mission Creek
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Below, in the shadow of Mount San Gorgonio (the highest peak in Southern California) lies the enchanting perennial stream known as Mission Creek. Surrounding this incredible desert gem is the…

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CalWild Settles Border Wall Lawsuit
CalWild Settles Border Wall Lawsuit 500 375 California Wilderness Coalition

CalWild does its best not to just protect new public lands, but make sure they continue to be managed well into the future. That takes diligence and consistent engagement. In…

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