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Prescribed Burn Planned at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Burn anticipated to start around June 13 - 14, 2019 ARNOLD, Calif. June 14, 2019 — California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a prescribed burn on or around Thursday, June 13 to Friday, June 14, 2019 in Calaveras Big Trees State [...]

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Wildfire Restrictions Initiated on BLM-managed public lands Western Sierra

BLM Mother Lode Field Office initiates seasonal fire restrictions EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating fire restrictions on BLM-managed public lands in Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Mariposa, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne and Yuba counties, effective June 14, due to wildland [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Partners with University California, Davis to Join the Natural Reserve System

MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) which will incorporate the park into the University of California’s Natural Reserve System. The addition marks the sixth UC Davis Natural Reserve in a system that now spans Northern California from its alpine forests and across grassland [...]

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Keller Williams and the Hillbenders Headline the Carson City Off-Road June 28-30, 2019

Williams to perform full set of Tom Petty songs known as “Petty Grass” (CARSON CITY, NEV.) May 27, 2019 – Epic Rides today announced Keller Williams and the Hillbenders as the Saturday evening headlining act at the Four Peaks Brewing Concert Series during the Carson City Off-Road mountain bike event on June 28-30, 2019. Hailing [...]

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Campground hosts needed for 2019 season -Gold Lake – Sly Creek Reservoir – Little Grass Valley Reservoir

QUINCY, Calif – Volunteer campground hosts are needed for several Plumas National Forest campgrounds located at Gold Lake Campground in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area near Graeagle, California and Little Grass Valley and Sly Creek Reservoir Campgrounds near La Porte, California. The volunteer positions typically begin in May or early June (depending on the weather) and [...]

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Memorial Day Sale – Hydro Flask

UNBOUND SERIES- 24 L Soft Cooler Tote The comfortable way to carry cold. Designed to keep 24 cans—or whatever you're packing—ice cold for up to 48 hours, our new waterproof Unbound Series™ Cooler Tote is designed to tuck over your shoulder and go with you into the campsite or this Saturday's farmer's market. Storage pockets [...]

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Keep Tahoe Bears Wild!

Agencies remind public to practice proper food storage, trash disposal in bear country Sierra Rec Magazine - LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Lake Tahoe natural resource and law enforcement agencies remind residents and visitors to practice proper food storage and trash disposal at all times while in bear country. Intentional or unintentional feeding of bears can result [...]

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Saline Valley Warm Springs Recreational Management Plan Finalized In Death Valley

Sierra Rec Magazine - NPS News Release - May 10 , 2019 - DEATH VALLEY, CA – The National Park Service announced on May 10 that it has finalized the Saline Valley Warm Springs Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (plan/EIS). The document outlines the agency’s plan for managing visitor use, natural resources, cultural resources, [...]

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Threatened California Red-Legged Frogs Making a Comeback in Yosemite National Park After a 50-Year Absence

Cooperative Effort by the National Park Service, Yosemite Conservancy, San Francisco Zoo & Gardens, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish & Wildlife and NatureBridge Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park New Release - May 2019 ~ Federally threatened California red-legged frogs are showing signs of a return to Yosemite Valley in [...]

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Yosemite National Park Announces Public Meeting to Provide Updates on the Big Oak Flat Welcome Center and the Tuolumne Meadows Parking Relocation Projects

Sierra Rec Magazine - Yosemite National Park New Release - May, 8 2019 - Yosemite National Park is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Groveland Community Hall (18720 Highway 120, Groveland, CA) to provide an update on two upcoming projects: the Big Oak Flat Welcome Center and the Tuolumne Meadows [...]

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Seeks Public Comment on Replace Drakesbad Wasterwater Disposal Field Environmental Assessment

Could The Drakesbad Guest Ranch Be in Danger of Closing to the Public? MINERAL, CA – Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent Jim Richardson invites comment during a 30-day public review period of the Replace Drakesbad Wastewater Disposal Field Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA analyzes the impacts of two alternatives—a no action alternative and the park’s proposed/preferred alternative [...]

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Seasonal Snow May Delay Opening Of Stanislaus National forest Access

Some seasonal roads on Stanislaus National Forest may remain closed past April 15 SONORA, Calif. – Stanislaus National Forest will open seasonal roads beginning April 15, but some forest roads will remain closed until forest crews can inspect them to ensure they were not damaged during this year’s winter storms. Jason Kuiken, Stanislaus National Forest supervisor, [...]

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National Park Waste Reduction Efforts Receive $2.1 Million Donation from 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event

NOW IN ITS 11TH YEAR, AUTOMAKER’S ANNUAL PHILANTHROPIC EVENT PROVIDES FUNDING FOR CRITICAL SUPPORT ACROSS THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM INCLUDING YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK WASHINGTON—The National Park Foundation announced Tuesday April 9, that Subaru raised $2.1 million for national parks through its 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event. This donation enables the National Park Foundation to [...]

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This day in history for the Inyo-Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

On April 11, 1958,  U.S. Forest Service Chief Richard McArdle designated 27,000 acres of the Inyo National Forest as the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, with a section named the Edmund Schulman Memorial Grove. Photo of McArdle signing the order alongside Melville Bell Grosvenor. By Janine Sprout - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=65582195

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GLAMPING COMES TO YOSEMITE

SANTA BARBRA COMPANY "AUTOCAMPS" INTRODUCES A RE-IMAGINED LODGING EXPERIENCE NEAR YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK MARIPOSA CA, APRIL 2019 - Lodging near Yosemite National Park has taken a new turn into the world of luxury camping experiences from the imaginations of a Santa Barbara Based company Autocamp. Located just miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park [...]

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Sierra-at-Tahoe Launches the Sierra Playgrounds

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – March 24, 2019—Celebrating 25 years of award-winning terrain parks, Sierra-at-Tahoe is proud to announce the launch of the Sierra Playgrounds. A collection of eight terrain parks spanning across Sierra’s 2,000 skiable acres and including the only halfpipe in South Lake Tahoe, the Playgrounds are a place for everyone to progress, [...]

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