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  • Let the night skies be your show this Fourth of July

    Fireworks are prohibited in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument Porterville, California, July 01, 2015 – With the Fourth of July holiday coming up this weekend, Sequoia National Forest officials are reminding visitors that all fireworks are banned on national forest lands. This prohibition includes “safe and sane” fireworks sold in various

  • Help Keep Tule Canyon Clean

    SPRINGVILLE, California, June 11, 2015 – Everyone who visits the Tule River above Springville on the Western Divide Ranger District in the Sequoia National Forest is responsible for cleaning up after themselves when they visit. Remember the motto “Pack it in, Pack it out” applies to everyone. A local volunteer is working hard to help

  • 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