Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument

Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument

News in Sequoia Nat'l Forest & Giant Sequoia

Sequoias vs. Redwoods: Comparing Giant Trees

April 15, 2010, 1:43 pm
Fossil remains show that ancestors of the redwood family of trees grew worldwide at least 175 million years ago. The Ice Age, however, wiped out most of them. California is lucky enough to have two types of these unusual trees.GIANT SEQUOIA The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), found in Sequoia ...

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Public input sought on future concessions operations at Kings Canyon National Park

November 20, 2009, 6:44 am
The National Park Service is developing an environmental assessment to evaluate impacts related to future concessions operations at Kings Canyon National Park, which includes Grant Grove and Cedar Grove.Current facilities at Grant Grove include a restaurant, gift shop, lodge, shower and laundry facilities, grocery store, and concession employee housing. ...

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Springville trio pushes through hardship to complete Sierra Nevada journey

October 12, 2009, 8:35 am
It was an adventure as hair-raising as it was poignant and charitable.Jack McArthur still gives an audible shiver describing the boulder-strewn trails and gaping river canyons that stretched out before him and his friend this summer.Mike McGinnis, his buddy, said the terrain ahead of them in the Sierra Nevada ...

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