Giant Trees At Sequoia National Park Face Increasing Threat As Fires GrowFire crews moved to ramp up the battle Wednesday against two expanding forest fires threatening Sequoia National Park’s giant sequoia trees and infrastructure.
Wildfires Threaten Giant Sequoias, Shut Sequoia National ParkSequoia National Park was shut down and its namesake gigantic trees were potentially threatened Tuesday as two forest fires burned in steep and dangerous terrain in California’s Sierra Nevada.
Threatened Yellow-Legged Frogs Bred At Oakland Zoo Released Into Wild Amid 'Global Amphibian Crisis'Thirty-three Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs leapt into the wild Wednesday and Oakland Zoo officials hope they will help restabilize their species.
San Jose Hiker Plunges To His Death On Mount Russell In Sequoia National ParkA 56-year-old San Jose man died after falling about 500 feet while hiking in Sequoia National Park on Memorial Day, according to the National Park Service.
CA National Parks Remove Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Name From Majestic SequoiasTwo national parks in California are removing all mention of Robert E. Lee from informational material even though several majestic sequoias are named for the Confederate general.
Yosemite, California National Parks Returning To Normal Operations Post ShutdownCalifornia's signature national parks are getting back to normal operations following the 35-day partial federal government shutdown.
Sequoia, Kings Canyon Close Due To Health, Safety Concerns Amid ShutdownOverflowing trash and human waste and other unsafe visitor conditions have prompted Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in Central California to close to the public.
Bay Area Hiker Missing in Kings Canyon National Park Found SafeA Lafayette woman reported missing late Friday afternoon in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks was found safe Sunday, according to the National Park Service.
Man Swept To Death In Sequoia National Park RiverA Sequoia National Park visitor was swept to his death in a fast-flowing river.
Authorities Search For 4 Bodies In Sequoia National Park RiverSearchers believe a trail of car parts and a white object submerged in a raging California river may lead them to a second couple believed missing in a remote national park.
Hikers At Sequoia National Park Record Encounter With Mountain LionTwo hikers walking a High Sierra trail in California's wilderness encountered a wild mountain lion in their path, videotaping part of the nerve-wracking stare-down with the big cat that lasted nearly half an hour.