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California State Parks and CAL FIRE Plan Prescribed Burn at Calaveras Big Trees State Park: Work expected to begin Thursday, November 12, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) plan to conduct a prescribed burn Thursday, November 12, 2020, in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. This burn is part of the series of prescription burns planned for the park this year and will be dependent on weather conditions and resources.

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Banner for Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Launch New Digital Field Trip to Giant Sequoia Forest
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Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks Launch New Digital Field Trip to Giant Sequoia Forest

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks have launched a new digital field trip that explores the challenges, including wildfires, facing our giant sequoia forests. Giant sequoia, the largest living trees on Earth, are found only in California’s Sierra Nevada. Their massive size, singular beauty, and rarity have made them living icons of the natural world and subjects of global fascination. The new giant sequoia program will air live through the Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students program (PORTS).  

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Banner for California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic "Tunnel Tree" in Calaveras Big Trees State Park
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California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic "Tunnel Tree" in Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Marking one year since the famous Pioneer Cabin Tunnel Tree toppled, California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League and Humboldt State University today announced plans to use the fallen sequoia to study the tree’s life history and gather historic climate-related information for the surrounding area. The information will help California State Parks better manage the existing groves of redwood trees. 

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