Category: Conservation

May 21

Comments needed on Antiquities Act review

From John Stewart, Cal4Wheel Natural Resources Consultant: The Department of Interior is taking public comments concerning its review of the Antiquities Act of 1906 and National Monuments created under this Act. BlueRibbon Coalition has made it very easy to submit comments. Go HERE A review of National Monuments and the process to create them is …

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Apr 27

California State Parks Seeks Public Input on a Road and Trail Management Plan for Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Weott, Calif. — California State Parks will hold an open house meeting to solicit comments on a draft road and trail management plan (RTMP) for Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The RTMP describes the existing roads and trails of the state park and provides specific direction for management and operations in the future. The goal of …

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Apr 03

Yosemite Conservancy launches KeepBearsWild.org

In partnership with the National Park Service and Wharton Media, the Yosemite Conservancy has launched KeepBearsWild.org, a website designed to help educate Yosemite National Park visitors about the black bears that live in the park. The website has an online bear tracker, information to educate the public on what to do when they encounter bears, …

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Dec 22

Be Gentle to the Lands After a Rain

The “el Niño” weather pattern is being talked about more and more on the news. In Southern California, we’ve had a few days of not particularly heavy rains. This can lead to closure of our national, state, and local parks and recreation areas for a few days after a rain to allow the lands to …

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Aug 01

Courtright Base Camp – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Family-friendly camping with multiple projects for people of all ages. Event Date: 08/13/2015 – 08/16/2015 Cost: FREE You are encouraged to stay over Thursday night to acclimate. Food will be provided Thursday night through Sunday lunch. Volunteers can work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you do not have to be at the event for all three …

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Jul 01

Long Meadow Back Packing Trip – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Back Packing trip, rock work. Event Date: 07/19/2015 – 07/25/2015 Cost: FREE This is not any easy trip, high altitude and 5-7 mile long hike into and out of base camp. You are encouraged to stay over Saturday night at the trail head to acclimate. Please provide you own food for Saturday night and Sunday …

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Jun 27

Big Meadows Base Camp – High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Family-friendly camping with multiple projects for people of all ages. Event Date: 07/09/2015 – 07/12/2015 Event Type: Vital Trail Maintenance (VTM) Trip Type: Car Camping Base Cost: FREE You are encouraged to stay over Thursday night to acclimate. Food will be provided Thursday night through Sunday lunch. Volunteers can work Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you …

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