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The Best of Sequoia

There are so many great hikes in the Sequoia, and it’s helpful to have a list from an experienced traveler. We are so glad to feature this guest post from Charli Dawns…

Using Fire History to Inform Present Day Management

As part of the Fueling Collaboration Panel Discussion Series, this webinar on fire history looks to be a great event to attend online. Can understanding historical fire data provide insights for supporting…

Veterans Day in Sequoia and Kings Canyon

In observation of Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11 is a fee-free day at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Congress, by public law 441, made the General Grant Tree a National Shrine…

The Secret of the Big Trees

Dr. Ellsworth Huntington was a pioneer in the measurement of Sequoia tree rings as climatic indicators.

Leah the Tree Printer

The sound of rain dripping off pine needles and the scent of wet dirt from the forest floor are familiar nostalgic reminders of a childhood spent largely outdoors for artist Leah Petersen.…

Criminals or Climate Change?

Cal Fire law enforcement has made 72 arrests for arson in 2020. ​Cal Fire announced this shocking revelation in their Statewide Fire Summary on October 6, 2020. This comes with the 2020…

Hume Lake Drained at the Peak of Fire Season

Hume Lake, an 87-acre fresh water reservoir located in the Sequoia National Forest is being drained in the height of fire season without warning to residents in the region. Based on local…

Sequoia Complex Fire Update 9 14, 2020

For a printable version of this complete update, please visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/…/relate…/pict20200814-123732-0.pdf Today’s update reports that 62 structures have been lost. We understand the community is very concerned and wants updates on specific homes…

Sequoia Complex Fire Update 9 12

Sequoia Complex (#sqfcomplex) – September 12, 2020. ***Please note – the maps are dated 9/11/20, an infrared flight was not flown last night and we do not have maps for 9/12/20.*** A…

New Sequoia and Kings Canyon Parks Superintendent

“The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Clay Jordan to serve as the superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks starting November 8, 2020. Currently, Jordan is the deputy superintendent at…

Airplane Crash in the Sequoia

The National Park has confirmed two fatalities in the plane crash of fixed-wing single aircraft within Sequoia National Park. Radar tapes showed the last location to be near the Upper Horse Creek…

Sequoia Complex Fire Gains Momentum

Castle Fire, renamed the SQF Complex grows to 14,750 acres Castle Fire: The Castle Fire burning on the Western Divide Ranger District, northeast of the mountain community of Ponderosa, has grown to…