Tag: Giant sequoia

Portrait of a Giant Sequoia… #NGM

Imagine if you will, taking a picture of a tree.  Get every branch from the base to the tip in the picture. Sounds easy, right? Now imagine that the tree is 3,200 years old, 247 feet tall, has two billion needles and is continuing to grow even as you look at it.  All of a sudden, …

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California’s state parks are great places to …

Today the California State Parks Foundation launched a new campaign: “California State Parks are Great Places to …” This week the focus is on great places to walk among giants! How would you fill in the blank? The possibilities are endless! Share your own “Great Places” photos and stories on the CSPF website HERE. You …

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December Tradition: 88th Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree

The 88th Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree takes place Sunday, December 8th, 2013, at  2:30pm in Kings Canyon National Park. This year’s activities include the Jubilation Singers, Sanger High School Choir, a non-denominational Christmas Message, and a War Memorial Ceremony all to be delivered at the base of the General Grant Tree. Chartered buses …

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