Each year, CBTA is proud to be able to offer two $2500 academic scholarships to students who have chosen to pursue an education and/or career in an environmentally related field. The purpose of the scholarships is to provide a monetary award to promising California upper division or graduate students who have shown an educational and [...]
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Imagine, being able to visit an ancient grove of giant sequoia with your students, in real-time, without leaving the classroom. Since October of 2018, Calaveras Big Trees State Park has been delivering free virtual field trips to students world-wide. Since then, 3,000 students from 10 countries and 27 states have virtually visited Calaveras Big Trees [...]
The very successful California Naturalist Program is returning to Calaveras Big Trees in 2020. The mission of the California Naturalist Program is to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California’s natural resources through education and service. It introduces Californians to the wonders of our unique ecology and engages the public in [...]
Share your love of the Park with someone who might also like to become involved in supporting all park programs. Did you know that CBTA is the sole source of funding for the interpretive and educational programs at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Support from members allows Calaveras Big Trees Association to fulfill its mission [...]
The Warming Hut will be open for hot chocolate, cider and a warm fire weekends and holidays from 12 pm - 4 pm. It will be open December 25-January 1. Please stop by and say hello. There will be a guided walk every Saturday at 1 pm. Depending on the conditions, it may be a [...]
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate generosity worldwide. Anyone, anywhere can make a difference! Calaveras Big Trees Association is taking this opportunity to help make sure our children and the Earth remain healthy. Our project, "Local Buses to Big Trees" is our way [...]
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 [...]
The Parkway may be closed to the South Grove, but there are many things to do in the Park. The Warming Hut is now open on weekends and holidays from 12 - 4. Please stop by to enjoy the warm fire and a cup of hot chocolate or cider. If there is enough snow, there [...]
California State Parks and CAL FIRE Plan Prescribed Burns at Calaveras Big Trees State Park Work now expected to begin November 6, 2019 ARNOLD, Calif. — California State Parks in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL FIRE) are planning to begin a series of prescribed burns beginning on or around the [...]
OCTOBER 31 ASTRONOMY NIGHT CANCELLED BECAUSE OF POWER OUTAGE. 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 [...]