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South Fork Elk River Trail
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The 7,472-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve (Reserve) was established in 1999 after a decade-long grassroots effort to protect the world’s last unprotected, intact, old-growth redwood forest ecosystem. Several threatened species call…

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Executive Director’s Report, Jan 2020
Executive Director’s Report, Jan 2020 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

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
Executive Director’s Report, Dec 2019 960 960 California Wilderness Coalition

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
Three Bills Passed Natural Resources Committee Markup 720 960 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Willow Creek Petroglyphs Hike
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In the high desert of northeast California, Willow Creek has carved a scenic canyon through lava rimrock. From its source near Eagle Lake, Willow Creek flows southeast past the community…

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Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon
Congress and the White House battle over the fate of salmon 815 566 California Wilderness Coalition

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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Heart Lake National Recreation Trail
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The Heart Lake Proposed Wilderness is part of the Lassen National Forest in Lassen and Tehama counties. The 12,000-acre proposed wilderness is on the western boundary of Lassen Volcanic National…

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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
Kearsarge Pass Trail
Kearsarge Pass Trail 1024 768 California Wilderness Coalition

Features: The Kearsarge Pass trailhead begins at Onion Valley (9,200 feet) and travels to Kearsarge Pass (11,800 feet). Kearsarge Pass is a popular destination for day hikers. Beyond Kearsarge Pass,…

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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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