California State Parks and Save the Redwoods League work tirelessly to reopen popular trail On June 21, 2008 a lightning strike ignited the Basin Complex Fire, a wildfire that swept through 162,818 acres near Big Sur, forcing evacuations, and burning most of the Ventana Wilderness area. The fire destroyed much of the Pfeiffer Big Sur […]
2020 was a difficult year for travelers, wanderers, adventurers, and explorers here in California. I did get out – sometimes with groups, sometimes furtively by myself – and was rewarded with solitude, silence, and freedom within the great cathedrals of nature that California offers from the deserts to the beaches, to the mountains and deep […]
In yet another attack on the freedom of Californians caused by Gavin Newsom’s incompetent management, lies, and fake “follow the science” nonsense, California State Parks has announced that they are closing state campsites “impacted by California’s Regional Stay at Home Order.” The governor, again confusing the issue further, has determined that artificial percentages (not colors) […]
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has announced 27 projects that will receive a total of $10.7 million in grants through the Fisheries Restoration Grant Project for fiscal year 2021. The projects are focused on the restoration, enhancement, and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds.
The U.S. Forest Service has announced that it is expanding its very successful Every Kid Outdoors program to include fourth- and fifth-grade students, and offer the program through August 31, 2021. Originally, the Every Kid Outdoors program was offered to fourth-grade students and their families across the United States to allow them to recreate, explore […]