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Astronomy Night July 20

2019-07-14T08:13:01-07:00

Astronomy programs presented by our wonderful (Doc Nancy) Nancy Muleady-Mecham. Meet at the Overlook for an unforgettable evening of astronomy wonders. Call 209-795-7980 or 209-795-3840 for more information. Saturday July 20 at 8:30 pm Meet us at the Scenic Overlook in the park, just a few miles past the Visitor Center. This is one of [...]

Astronomy Night July 202019-07-14T08:13:01-07:00

Astronomy Night at the Scenic Overlook

2019-07-13T16:37:40-07:00

Come look at the stars! Docents will be sharing information and telling stories as everyone gazes at the night sky. Two telescopes and astronomical binoculars will give you a closer look at the moon, planets and deep sky objects. We’re excited to have a webcam for one of the telescopes, so images can be shown [...]

Astronomy Night at the Scenic Overlook2019-07-13T16:37:40-07:00

This is Creek Critters

2019-07-13T16:50:39-07:00

Every Tuesday and Saturday at 1pm throughout the summer, dozens of excited children and their parents gather for Creek Critters. Creek Critters is a time for exploring Beaver Creek, looking for aquatic insects. Pairs of children, wade into the clear, shallow waters, clutching plastic cups, turning over rocks and searching intently. Then some child shrieks, [...]

This is Creek Critters2019-07-13T16:50:39-07:00

The Park has Lost a Good Friend

2019-07-11T09:17:11-07:00

It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of Wayne Harrison. Many people know of Wayne through his work as an Environmental Scientist at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, where he worked for over 35 years.  He was one of the founders of the CA State Park’s prescribed burn program, and was instrumental [...]

The Park has Lost a Good Friend2019-07-11T09:17:11-07:00

Me Wuk of the Big Trees

2019-06-23T15:15:00-07:00

July 6 at 2pm (after the 4th of July Parade in Arnold) in Jack Knight Hall PLEASE NOTE:  Time change to 2 pm in  Jack Knight Hall. Presented by Carlos Geisdorff, Me Wuk Language Program Manager for the Tuolumne Tribal Council. A free seminar to learn about the daily lives  of the Me-Wuk people, how they [...]

Me Wuk of the Big Trees2019-06-23T15:15:00-07:00

Discovery Day – History Comes Alive

2019-07-13T17:26:12-07:00

On July 20th, 2019, Calaveras Big Trees State Park will offer a special event called Discovery Day.  It’s a celebration of the “Discovery” of the Giant Sequoia Trees. Park docents will share the stories of how our park came to be. Visitors may pick up a “Passport” and visit the 5 locations near the Visitor [...]

Discovery Day – History Comes Alive2019-07-13T17:26:12-07:00

2018 CBTA Annual Report

2019-07-13T17:23:07-07:00

Calaveras Big Trees Association is proud to present our 2018 Annual Report. This reports illustrates some of the amazing work we accomplished in 2018 thanks to the generosity and support of you, our members and donors.  Click Here to Read We sincerely appreciate the essential part that our members and donors play in our being [...]

2018 CBTA Annual Report2019-07-13T17:23:07-07:00

Prescribed Burn Today June 14 at Park

2019-06-14T08:25:20-07:00

Prescribed Burn Planned at Calaveras Big Trees State Park ARNOLD, Calif. — 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 Park. The goal is [...]

Prescribed Burn Today June 14 at Park2019-06-14T08:25:20-07:00