About California Wilderness Coalition
The California Wilderness Coalition protects the natural landscapes that make California unique, providing clean air and water, a home to wildlife, and a place for recreation and spiritual renewal. They the only organization dedicated to protecting and restoring California’s wild places and native biodiversity on a statewide level. Since 1976, we have empowered local communities and conservationists to be the voice for wild California. The Conservation Lands Foundation works with the Coalition on the Friends of Kaweah/Wild Rivers Project.
From the blog
In late March, a restoration partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a California Conservation Corps made up of 12 military veterans, California Wilderness Coalition (CalWild), Edison International, and CLF completed a restoration project on the Black Mountain Wilderness, part of the National Conservation Lands near Barstow, CA. We … read more
A 10-member all-veterans conservation corps is kicking off of a two-week project March 24 to restore wildlife habitat and improve signage within the Black Mountain Wilderness near Barstow, CA, thanks to a grant from Edison International made to the Conservation Lands Foundation. In addition to improving wildlife habitat and enhancing visitors’ … read more
According to the Wilderness Society, an estimated twenty million Americans celebrated the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970—forty five years ago this week. The event drew extensive media attention and ushered in an era of unprecedented environmental legislation. In a recent op-ed, Alex Laskey–Conservation Lands Foundation Board Member and President and Founder … read more