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Coming in 2023

2022-11-21T14:51:53-08:00

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 [...]

Coming in 20232022-11-21T14:51:53-08:00

Prescribed Burning to Continue 11-1-2022

2022-10-30T09:06:48-07:00

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 [...]

Prescribed Burning to Continue 11-1-20222022-10-30T09:06:48-07:00

California State Parks and CAL FIRE Prescribed Burns at Calaveras Big Trees State Park

2022-10-19T14:39:25-07:00

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. [...]

California State Parks and CAL FIRE Prescribed Burns at Calaveras Big Trees State Park2022-10-19T14:39:25-07:00

John Muir and the Giant Sequoias – Seminar

2022-05-02T10:55:06-07:00

Treewise and Sequoical: John Muir and Giant Sequoia Naturalist John Muir may have come to California in 1868 to see the Giant Sequoia - the most massive trees in the world. In his early years he reveled among the groves. Then he studied them. Then he saw the need to preserve the Big Trees and [...]

John Muir and the Giant Sequoias – Seminar2022-05-02T10:55:06-07:00

How Can We Prevent Catastrophic Wildfire?

2022-04-11T10:51:33-07:00

Important Virtual Zoom Webinar How Can We Prevent Catastrophic Wildfire? Monday April 18, 2022      6pm-7pm Join renowned UC Berkeley Fire Scientist Dr. Scott Stephens speaking on how to better manage the forests all around us in Mother Lode communities. Can we reduce the risk of a catastrophic fire, the likes of which incinerated [...]

How Can We Prevent Catastrophic Wildfire?2022-04-11T10:51:33-07:00

Calling All Teachers

2020-02-07T14:10:30-08:00

Gather your students around your smart board this Valentines Day for a FREE virtual field trip adventure to Calaveras Big Trees State Park! Many vacancies are available on Thursday and Friday for this fun, interactive virtual field trip featuring the iconic giant sequoias. Visit ports.parks.ca.gov to reserve your spot TODAY!

Calling All Teachers2020-02-07T14:10:30-08:00

Labor Day Weekend Schedule

2019-08-30T16:16:01-07:00

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

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

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

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