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

  • 07.22.16

    Celebrating Latino Conservation Week

    2016 marks the third annual Latino Conservation Week, an initiative of Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) to harness the Latino community’s passion for the outdoors and spotlight its role in conservation.  It started with just 17 partners and 17 events.  Now, there are over 100 partners and events that are engaging Latino … read more

  • 05.12.15

    “The work has to be done, and I want to do it…”

    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

  • 03.23.15

    From Military Service to Green Service: coming to the Black Mountain Wilderness, CA

    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

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