Tag: Sequoia

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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For the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests it is time to comment on Forest Plan revision!

Background The Land Management Plan or Forest Plan is the principal document that guides the decision making of Forest Service managers.  Forest Plans provide long–range management direction.  The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) is the primary statute governing the administration of national forests.  The planning rule interprets the NFMA and guides the amendment and revision of …

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Congress Fire Smoldered over the Winter in Giant Sequoia Tree

The National Park Service is reporting that on July 5, 2013, a smoldering fire was discovered in the crown of a giant sequoia tree along the Congress Trail in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest. This fire is a hold-over from the Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire, conducted in the summer of 2012. An unusual combination of …

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