The NPS is once again planning on tampering with wilderness areas, this time with a massive planting project that covers six sequoia groves: Homer’s Nose, Board Camp, Dillonwood, Suwanee, Redwood Mountain, and New Oriole.
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Snowshoeing Sequoias California
The wintertime wonder of snowshoeing through a forest of ancient giant sequoias.
Mariposa Grove is on Fire – The Most “Managed” Sequoia Grove of All California
Mariposa Grove has a long history of being managed. Millions of dollars were spent cutting and burning the forest in 2018. Yet, it’s on fire anyway.
Save the Redwoods League Logging California
Save the Redwoods League clearcut logging is causing irreparable damage to the Alder Creek giant sequoia grove. Video included.
Sequoia Loss in the 2021 Windy and KNP Complex Fires California
Thousands of giant sequoias perished in the 2021 Windy and KNP Complex fires. Combined with the Castle Fire last year, the immensity of this loss is impossible to fathom. The sequoias are harbingers of our planet’s destruction. Updated: October 30, 2022.
2020 Castle Fire Recap: One Year Later – Complete Grove Conditions California
A recap of the 2020 SQF Complex / Castle Fire one year later, including impact summaries for each grove. Plus, new fires in the sequoias.
Save the Redwoods League is Logging Alder Creek Grove California
Save the Redwoods League is clear cutting the forest. Updated: August 5, 2021.
Sequoia Mortality Study Released California
The Castle Fire destroyed 31-42% of all large giant sequoias in its path, the equivalent of 10-14% of their total population.
Dillonwood after the Castle Fire California
Thousands of Dillonwood sequoias were destroyed by the Castle Fire. However, most of the damage is out of sight of the casual visitor.
Board Camp Grove After the Castle Fire California
Board Camp Grove nearly wiped off the map by the devastating SQF Complex / Castle Fire.
Forgotten Grove: A Tale of Two Sequoias California
A visit to the mysterious and fire damaged Forgotten Grove in Sequoia National Park.
Even After Snow, the Fire Continues California
Giant sequoias are still burning several months after the SQF Complex / Castle Fire.
Giant Sequoias in the Snow California
There’s nothing in the world like a giant sequoia wrapped in a majestic blanket of fresh snow. Enjoy 8 aerial videos of snowy sequoia canopies in 4K.
Giant Sequoias on Fire in the Alder Creek Grove California
Giant sequoias continue to burn and die three months “after” in the SQF Complex / Castle Fire.
Stagg Lives, Waterfall Perishes California
The Stagg Tree was not impacted by the SQF Complex / Castle Fire while the nearby Waterfall Tree was destroyed.
Alder Creek Grove after the SQF Complex / Castle Fire – October 28, 2020 California
All giant sequoia are dead in the western section of Alder Creek Grove.
Alder Creek Grove (and Sequoia Crest) “After” the Castle Fire – October 11-16, 2020 California
Countless giant sequoias were killed by the SQF Complex / Castle Fire. Sequoia Crest burned down. A personal account of the loss.
Exploring all of the giant sequoia groves in California.
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