Public Lands

Executive Director’s Report, Oct 2019
Executive Director’s Report, Oct 2019 1024 692 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, CalWild planned to hold a board meeting in the Los Angeles region. We do our best to represent the entire state, so we…

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Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Update
Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Update 1024 512 California Wilderness Coalition

As you might recall, the Department of Interior published a Federal Register Notice in February 2018 that sought comments on its intent to amend the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan,…

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Executive Director’s Report, Sept 2019
Executive Director’s Report, Sept 2019 1024 692 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, final public comments for the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests’ management plans are due. Accordingly, we are asking local residents and others who…

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Sequoia Plan A Mixed Bag For Rivers And Wilderness
Sequoia Plan A Mixed Bag For Rivers And Wilderness 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

By Steve Evans, Wild Rivers Director The draft plan for the Sequoia National Forest will determine the future of our wild lands and rivers in the southern Sierra Nevada for…

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Sierra Plan- Zero Wilderness and 94% Fewer Wild Rivers
Sierra Plan- Zero Wilderness and 94% Fewer Wild Rivers 1024 678 California Wilderness Coalition

The draft plan for the Sierra National Forest will determine the future of our wild lands and rivers in the central Sierra Nevada for the next generation. Unfortunately, the plan…

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EVENT: Toast to the Central Coast, Oct. 10 in Ventura
EVENT: Toast to the Central Coast, Oct. 10 in Ventura 1024 214 California Wilderness Coalition
The Attempt to Dismantle the Bureau of Land Management
The Attempt to Dismantle the Bureau of Land Management 1024 488 California Wilderness Coalition

On August 15, 2019, the Department of Interior (DOI) announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would begin implementing a plan to move its Headquarters from Washington, D.C. to…

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Executive Director’s Report, August 2019
Executive Director’s Report, August 2019 1024 585 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The summer is a great time for getting out and escaping the demands of public life. For many of us, spending time in the solitude…

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EVENT: Public Meetings for Sierra Forest Plans in Bakersfield and Clovis, August 20 and 21
EVENT: Public Meetings for Sierra Forest Plans in Bakersfield and Clovis, August 20 and 21 691 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

The public has until Sep. 26 to submit written comments in response to the Sierra and Sequoia National Forest draft plans that were recently released. But the first opportunity to…

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Cadiz Valley
SB 307 signed into law – effectively ending the ill-planned Cadiz water project
SB 307 signed into law – effectively ending the ill-planned Cadiz water project 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

Good news – actually great news!  Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 307 on July 31st. The bill prohibits removal of water from a groundwater basin (i.e., aquifer) underlying desert lands…

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