California Climate Stewards Program. Calaveras Big Trees Association in partnership with California State Parks and UC California Naturalist Program will be offering this new program. MISSION: The UC California Naturalist Program prepares UC Climate Stewards to communicate and engage in local solutions to advance community and ecosystem resilience. Our Goals Improve our ability to communicate [...]
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Enjoy a walk in the park and do some early holiday shopping and the Visitor Center Store. You will find something for everyone: books, apparel, jewelry, and much more. For the entire month of November members of CBTA, Docents and Staff will enjoy 40% off. All others [...]
California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be continuing to conduct prescribed burns in Calaveras Big Trees State Park on November 1, 2022. This is the third of a series of prescription burns planned for the park this fall. This particular project will cover approximately 23 acres [...]
10-26-2022 - EVENING - LATEST UPDATE - We completed ignition of the current 72-acre prescribed burn late this afternoon. The area will still burn down, and smoke may remain in the area for some time after live firing has stopped. You may see the hill glowing along Highway 4 at night. The area will continued [...]
California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced plans today to conduct prescribed burns in Calaveras Big Trees State Park with work expected to begin as early as October 20, 2022. This is part of a series of prescription burns planned for the park this fall. [...]
On Labor Day, September 5, 2022, the lucky winner of the Calaveras Big Trees beautiful 2022 Quilt was drawn. The lucky winner was Shari Chapin of Bounder Creek, California. A quilter herself, Shari was very extremely grateful to receive this beautiful work of art that was sewn and donated by a Calaveras Big Trees, Donna [...]
As summer comes to an end, unfortunately activities have ended Remaining Evening Activities: Astronomy: *Meet at Scenic Overlook August 20, 2022 8:00 pm - The Night Sky August 25, 2022 8:00 pm September 8, 2022 7:30 pm (MOON NIGHT) September 29, 2022 7:30 pm For more information, please check the white boards around the [...]
Calaveras Big Trees State Park Discovery Day Visitors discovered and learned more about the park's past. Their started journey by picking up their passport and boarding an imaginary stagecoach though time. They travelled to different points in history, completed activities and received a gift. All ages enjoyed this stroll through the park's amazing history. Thank [...]
Giant Sequoias (World's Largest Trees!) with Wendy Harrison Golden State Naturalist Have you ever looked up at something much larger than yourself and felt teeny tiny, but in a good way? That's the feeling I get when I walk among giant sequoias. It is pure wonderment. Join me as I learn more about this spectacular [...]