Vale Hotshots capture historic photo at the General Sherman on the KNP Fire

A champion firefighter as part of the Vale Interagency Hotshot crew, Lydia captured some amazing…

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KNP Complex Fire Recovery Fund

Please consider supporting our friends at the Sequoia Conservancy with the KNP Complex Fire Recovery…

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SEQUOIA NEWS

New Historic Sequoia NF Headquarters to be built in Porterville

Forest officials announce the construction of a new USDA Sequoia National Forest Headquarters in Porterville. Historic vision coming true in Porterville. Construction of the new $7.5 million facility began in February on…

OUR HISTORY

SEQUOIA SAFETY

Smokey Bear History

The guardian of our forest has been a part of the American scene for so many years, it is hard for most of us to remember when Smokey Bear first appeared. Dressed…

Swift Water Warning

As the snow continues to melt with the warming weekend temperatures, remember that mountain rivers and streams are cold and can be very swift! People in or near area lakes, rivers, and…

Help Cal Fire by Posting Your Address

For those living in the region, it sounds pretty simple. “Post Your Address in 4 inch numerals or larger.” Looking for a quick project that could make all the difference during an…

Garmin inReach Mini Review

The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are a beautiful and restful retreat from the busy world of the hustle and bustle of the valley and city life. What also comes with…

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Women in Fire

In 2017, more than 1.1 million firefighters fought some of the most destructive fires in American history. Less than 10% of firefighters are women. But what these women lack in numbers, they…

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