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Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest
Forest Service struggles with fire management on the Mendocino National Forest 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

The staff of the Mendocino National Forest (MNF) are seeking public input on a proposal to expand the use of fire as a management tool on the Forest. Conservationists hope…

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Crisis in the Jacumba Wilderness
Crisis in the Jacumba Wilderness 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

By Michael Lerner, CalWild Volunteer The Jacumba Wilderness consists of 31,357 acres of beautiful desert washes, mountains, and canyons in southern California, located on the Mexican border, about a two…

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ACTION ALERT: Attend Regional CA 30×30 Public Meetings
ACTION ALERT: Attend Regional CA 30×30 Public Meetings 1024 410 California Wilderness Coalition

We need your input! Please join the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA)’s virtual meetings on the 30×30 initiative coming up in late April and early May (see below for specific…

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ACTION ALERT: BLM Public Meetings in NW CA
ACTION ALERT: BLM Public Meetings in NW CA 960 638 California Wilderness Coalition

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Field Offices in Arcata and Redding are seeking public input on the future management of nearly 400,000 acres of federally managed public lands in…

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Central Coast Wildlife Highlights
Central Coast Wildlife Highlights 1024 683 California Wilderness Coalition

In March 2021, Assistant Policy Director Linda Castro and San Joaquin Valley Organizer André Sanchez of CalWild review the important wildlife that would be further protected by passing the Central…

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Historic package of public lands bills passes the House of Representatives
Historic package of public lands bills passes the House of Representatives 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

by Ryan Henson On February 26, 2021 the House of Representatives passed the Protecting America’s Wilderness (PAW) and Public Lands Act, also known as H.R. 803, by a vote of…

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Dinkey Creek Roof Pendent Geological Area Hike
Dinkey Creek Roof Pendent Geological Area Hike 643 1024 California Wilderness Coalition

This hike packs a lot in over a short hiking distance – a unique geological area, one of the few segments of Dinkey Creek determined eligible for the National Wild…

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Wild Cattle Mountain and Mill Creek. Photo: Steve Evans.
Spencer Meadows National Recreation Trail
Spencer Meadows National Recreation Trail 1024 682 California Wilderness Coalition

Courtesy of AllTrails The trail passes through the 4,965-acre Wild Cattle Mountain roadless area adjacent to Lassen Park. About 3,900 acres of the area was recommended for Wilderness protection in…

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Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail
Liebre Mountain – Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

1,691 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) are located in California. This provides Californians with many opportunities for one-day (or several-day) section hikes. One such opportunity lies…

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