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#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 [...]


2018 CBTA Annual Report


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 Report2019-12-18T10:18:11-08:00

Postponed Prescribed Burn Set for Calaveras Big Trees


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 [...]

Postponed Prescribed Burn Set for Calaveras Big Trees2019-11-24T12:34:21-08:00

Oct 31 Astronomy Night CANCELLED


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 [...]

Oct 31 Astronomy Night CANCELLED2019-10-30T16:17:26-07:00

Labor Day Weekend Schedule


Labor Day weekend marks the end of most of the summer programs Here is the schedule for the weekend: Labor Day Weekend Schedule Saturday August 31 10am - 11am Junior Rangers (ages 7-12) Junior Cubs (ages 3-6) 10:00am South Grove Hike – Meet So. Grove parking lot 11:30 am North Grove Guided Walk - Gather [...]

Labor Day Weekend Schedule2019-08-30T16:16:01-07:00

This is Creek Critters


The last 2019 sessions of Creek Critters will be held on  Saturday August 24, Saturday August 31, Sunday September 1 and Monday September 2.  Please join the fun at 1 pm at Beaver Creek Creek Critters is a time for exploring Beaver Creek, looking for aquatic insects. Pairs of children, wade into the clear, shallow [...]

This is Creek Critters2019-08-19T10:26:41-07:00

The Park has Lost a Good Friend


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 Friend2019-07-29T09:57:45-07:00

Me Wuk of the Big Trees


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