wild and scenic rivers

Great Community Hike to San Joaquin River Gorge
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CalWild, in collaboration with Fresno Building Healthy Communities (BHC), American Whitewater (AW), Friends of the San Joaquin River Gorge(FrOG), and staff of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), recently led…

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Executive Director’s Report, Feb 2020
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Announcing CalWild’s Public Lands Equity and Resilience Program By Chris Morrill, Executive Director The conservation community launched the modern environmental movement. It was the catalyst for many of the environmental…

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House Passes Legislation To Protect More Than A Million Acres of California Wildlands And Rivers
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Two days before Valentine’s Day, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an early gift of love to California’s public wild lands and rivers and those who cherish them. On February…

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Our Three Bills Headed for a House Vote
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The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on H.R. 2546, the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, as early as Wednesday, February 12th. Until that time, we’re urging supporters to write…

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Executive Director’s Report, Jan 2020
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Elevating conservation in the climate change conversation By Chris Morrill, Executive Director Over the last year and a half, the urgency surrounding the climate change conversation has increased dramatically. In…

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Executive Director’s Report, Dec 2019
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By Chris Morrill, Executive Director For two years the Trump administration talked a very big game about exploiting our public lands. Much of the rhetoric focused on national monuments. Early…

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Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup
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Another milestone was hit this week as CalWild’s three legislative bills passed a final legislative hurdle before a full house vote. The Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act,…

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Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon
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California’s salmon populations have plummeted over the past century thanks primarily to dam construction, water diversions, and pollution from mining, logging, road construction and excessive livestock grazing. The long-term prospects…

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EVENT: Toast to the Central Coast, Oct. 10 in Ventura
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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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