Public Lands

Standing Up for Northern CA Salmon and Trout species
Standing Up for Northern CA Salmon and Trout species 750 500 California Wilderness Coalition

On June 16th, after much deliberation and significant public comments that included verbal comment from CalWild staff, the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) moved in favor of protecting two…

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Whiskey Flat Trail- North Kern Wild and Scenic River
Whiskey Flat Trail- North Kern Wild and Scenic River 864 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: Whiskey Flat – North Kern Wild and Scenic River Name of area/general location: Sequoia National Forest Land Acknowledgement: This public land and trail are ancestral lands and traditional…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I usually get really excited for summer. School’s over. It’s time to spend almost all our time outside. We get a couple of great California…

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Senator Padilla Introduces the PUBLIC Lands Act
Senator Padilla Introduces the PUBLIC Lands Act 994 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

Featured photo: Senator Alex Padilla and California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot at the PUBLIC Lands Act introduction ceremony. On May 3rd, freshman California Senator Alex Padilla introduced the Protecting…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Last month’s ED Report outlined the historical significance of the first tribal member leading the Department of Interior, an agency tasked with overseeing millions of…

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Catfish Lake
Catfish Lake 1024 576 California Wilderness Coalition

Hike Name: Catfish Lake via the Pinecrest Lake National Recreation Trail in the Stanislaus National Forest (Forest Service Trail Number 18E10 and 18E09) Name of area/general location: Stanislaus National Forest,…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Earlier in March a historic nomination was confirmed as Secretary of Interior. Now former Representative Deb Haaland, a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo, became the…

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Thomes Creek Trail
Thomes Creek Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Name of area/general location: Mendocino National Forest Land Acknowledgement: These lands are the ancestral and traditional territory of the Nomlaki Tribe AllTrails Hike Link: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/thomes-gorge-trail Trail rating: Moderate. Portions of…

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

By Chris Morrill, Executive Director I often promote the importance of taking the long view when it comes to protecting public lands. It is only with a long view that…

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Cozy Dell Trail
Cozy Dell Trail 1024 575 California Wilderness Coalition

Name of area/general location: Los Padres National Forest, Ojai, CA Land Acknowledgement: Chumash people AllTrails Hike Link: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/cozy-dell-via-foothill-trail Trail rating: Moderate, due to elevation change For more information:  Los Padres…

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