Public Lands

Executive Director’s Report, August 2021
Executive Director’s Report, August 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For many years, environmentalists have built a reputation as obstructionists. The reality is much more complicated as the environmental movement fights to stop the forces…

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Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge
Major Developments, Both Good and Bad, for Threatened Walker Ridge 575 234 California Wilderness Coalition

Walker Ridge is a prominent north-south trending mountain in the Coast Range east of Clear Lake and west of the Central Valley that serves as the divide between Lake and…

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Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation
Oberon Solar Project Poses a Serious Threat to Desert Conservation 1024 438 California Wilderness Coalition

On Friday, August 13th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed land use plan amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan…

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Rancheria Falls National Recreation Trail
Rancheria Falls National Recreation Trail 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: : Rancheria Falls National Recreation Trail (Forest Service Trail Number 26E51) Name of area/general location: Sierra National Forest, Lakeshore, CA Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located on the…

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CalWild co-hosts camping trip for Latino Conservation Week
CalWild co-hosts camping trip for Latino Conservation Week 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

As part of the kickoff and celebration to the 8th annual Latino Conservation Week (LCW), CalWild, along with several partners including Latino Outdoors- Fresno chapter, Alianza Ecologista, Audubon California and…

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Executive Director’s Report, July 2021
Executive Director’s Report, July 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This month, Senior Policy Director Ryan Henson and I took a tour of the Mendocino National Forest with Forest Service employees, timber industry representatives, and…

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Girard Ridge Proposed Wilderness – Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Girard Ridge Proposed Wilderness – Shasta-Trinity National Forest 1024 434 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in the Girard Ridge Proposed Wilderness Name of area/general location: Shasta-Trinity National Forest Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located in the ancestral homelands and…

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Tackling Chronic Underfunding of Our Public Lands
Tackling Chronic Underfunding of Our Public Lands 800 641 California Wilderness Coalition

Over the last three years, CalWild has been working harder than ever before to increase the amount of money Congress provides annually to the US Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau…

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Executive Director’s Report, June 2021
Executive Director’s Report, June 2021 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director This summer, CalWild will kick off its first strategic planning process in many years. Our public lands and communities are confronted with a number of…

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McGilll Trail- Los Padres National Forest
McGilll Trail- Los Padres National Forest 600 400 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: McGill Trail (21W02) Name of area/general location: Los Padres National Forest – Mt. Pinos Ranger District Land Acknowledgement: This trail is located in the ancestral homelands and traditional…

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