2020-2021 Board of Directors


At the recent 2020 Annual Membership meeting, the following new Board Members were elected to serve on the 2020-2021 Calaveras Big Trees Association Board of Directors: Jim Allday, Jim Bearden, Michael Fox, George Leong, Marcie Powers and Paul Prescott.  Nancy Gardner was re-elected to another two year term. They are joined by continuing directors, Vida Kenk, [...]

2020-2021 Board of Directors2020-08-28T15:29:37-07:00

2019 Annual Report


Calaveras Big Trees Association is proud to present our 2019 Annual Report. This reports illustrates some of the amazing work we accomplished in 2019 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 [...]

2019 Annual Report2020-06-22T09:52:53-07:00

Dogwood Walk


Did you miss your annual visit to Calaveras Big Trees State Park to enjoy the beautiful Dogwoods? Most, unfortunately, were unable to experience this extraordinary site this year. Thanks to our wonderful Jenny Comperda, PORTS Program Presenter you are able to enjoy a few moments of amazing beauty. Click on this link and enjoy!  Dogwood Walk

Dogwood Walk2020-06-05T18:30:48-07:00

Pioneer Cabin Tree Memories


Unquestionably the Pioneer Cabin Tree was the most visited tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park.  The most asked question in the Visitor Center was "Where is the tree you can walk through?"  We can only imagine how any thousands of visitors from all over the world passed through the big tree.  Most every visitor that [...]

Pioneer Cabin Tree Memories2020-04-29T10:51:43-07:00

Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary Virtually


Here is a message from California State Parks: Natural Resources Agency and State Parks Celebrate Earth Day's 50th Anniversary Virtually Celebrate Earth Day's 50th anniversary Wednesday, April 22, with California Natural Resources Agency (Resources Agency) and California State Parks. The anniversary will be commemorated with a variety of events—all done virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic—to mark [...]

Celebrate Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary Virtually2020-04-26T10:33:53-07:00

Visitor Center Closure


OUTSIDE AREAS OF PARK REMAINS OPEN Today the Central Valley District activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in order to fully functionalize our response to the COVID-19 situation. This specialized organization of staff allows us to make focused and efficient decisions about the care and operation of our parks. With the constantly evolving COVID-19 situation [...]

Visitor Center Closure2020-04-26T10:36:27-07:00

Cancelled – 2020 Dogwood Festival


Celebrates: Folk-Rock This year, featuring Blind Dog:   Blind Dog, a 5-piece acoustic guitar band from Livermore, plays contemporary folk music, Celtic folk/rock, blues, and country. Three women and two men cover songs by a variety of artists, including Kate Wolf, Lucinda Williams, James Taylor, Howlin' Wolf, Mary Black, Neil Young, the Beatles, Ryan Adams, [...]

Cancelled – 2020 Dogwood Festival2020-03-25T13:57:22-07:00

Virtual Field Trip Adventures


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 [...]

Virtual Field Trip Adventures2020-01-06T09:37:40-08:00

Cancelled – California Naturalist Program


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 [...]

Cancelled – California Naturalist Program2020-03-25T13:58:38-07:00

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