A generous gift from Pomona College will allow the City of Claremont to add Evey Canyon and parts of the Padua Hills to the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park. more >
The 2017 issue of The Post, the official newsletter of the Claremont Wildlands Conservancy, is now available. more >
The CWC urges you to call or write Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in support of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and the 26 other national monuments that are at risk, after he placed them under review in April. As a result, congressional action could lead to reductions in the size of these monuments, or elimination of them.
One of the Trump administration's arguments for initiating the review is that community participation in the process of creating these monuments was lacking. We need to demonstrate that this was not the case and that the monument meets vital needs in our region.
The deadline for public comment is July 10, and your input can make a difference. See the full story for details about CWC advocacy and how to get involved. more >
The City of Claremont will hold an organizing meeting on Monday, March 27 for anyone interested in volunteering with "Friends of the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park." These newly forming Friends groups will work independently on projects, as well as support the City in outdoor education and outreach, relationship with the neighbors, and the preservation of valuable open space. more >
The Claremont Wildlands Conservancy's newest board member, Antonio Sanchez, reports on a recent conversation with the CWC board's eldest member, Georgeann Andrus. more >
Alongside the CWC's official response to the draft of the Wilderness Park master plan, this Fall members of the Conservancy's board of directors have also written letters to Claremont's mayor, its city council, and relevant city staff members on a variety of topics related to the master plan. Copies of these letters have also been published in the Claremont Courier. These letters have focused important issues including park funding, expansion, governance, access, and community benefits. more >