Articles & News

Give the Gift of a CBTA Membership

2020-01-14T14:16:21-08:00

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 [...]

Give the Gift of a CBTA Membership2020-01-14T14:16:21-08:00

#GivingTuesday

2019-12-18T10:00:23-08:00

#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 [...]

#GivingTuesday2019-12-18T10:00:23-08:00

2018 CBTA Annual Report

2019-12-18T10:18:11-08:00

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

Postponed Prescribed Burn Set for Calaveras Big Trees

2019-11-24T12:34:21-08:00

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

2019-10-30T16:17:26-07:00

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

This is Creek Critters

2019-08-19T10:26:41-07:00

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

2019-07-29T09:57:45-07:00

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

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