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  • Kern River District Summer Update!

    Kernville, Calif., May 19, 2015—Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of the busy recreation season for the Sequoia National Forest.   Campgrounds are open for the season, and you can visit www.recreation.gov to search for and reserve a site at many of your favorite campgrounds.  All Forest roads and trails are also open for the season—ready

  • New Ranger In Springville

     Springville, California, April 24, 2015 – Sequoia National Forest Supervisor Kevin B. Elliott is pleased to announce the selection of Eric La Price as the new District Ranger overseeing the Western Divide Ranger District. Eric came to California from Arizona, where he was the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planner and District Safety Manager for

  • Lightning Caused Fire Near Johnsondale

    Springville, California, April 21, 2015 – Yesterday evening the “Sixteen Fire” was discovered in a lightning-struck tree three miles south of Johnsondale on the Western Divide Ranger District in Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest. Approximately 75 feet x 150 feet is burning along the ground beneath the 150 foot dead tree which is


    The Giant Sequoia National Monument Association held its annual dinner and fund raiser last Saturday night (March 28th) at Nuckols Ranch in Porterville.  Over 100 people attended.  Speakers included Kevin Elliott, the Forest Supervisor of the Monument, and California Assemblyman, Devon Mathis of the 26th District.  The featured presentation of the evening was Jackie Weiner