Tag: Sequoia

New Fire Restrictions at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Due to high fire danger, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are instituting fire restrictions inside the parks starting today. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation (1,370 to 14,494 feet). The restrictions are: …

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June 26, 2012 – Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire in Sequoia National Park

On June 26 fire crews will begin ignition on the Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire, an area in Giant Forest south of the Alta and Congress trails, wast of Washington Tree Trail and to the north and west of Circle Meadow Trail. This is a 183 acre burn that should take place over two days. The …

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Open House and Webinar featuring the Mariposa Grove Restoration Project and South Entrance Station Kiosks Replacement May 30, 2012

The Mariposa Grove Restoration Project’s goal is to restore the Mariposa grove and preserving an ancient species for future generations. This particular grove of Giant Sequoias – while not irreplaceable (they can easily be replaced in 1,000 to 3,000 years) – is thousands of years old. Along with Yosemite Valley, the Mariposa Grove was the …

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