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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under a towering canopy of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, the National Park Service,
National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 National
With conflicting research, scientists should proceed with caution, says Water Researcher and Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013
Big trees three or more feet in diameter accounted for nearly half the biomass measured at a Yosemite National Park site, yet represented only one percent of the trees growing there.
California's National Parks, Economy Face Climate-Change Threats SAN FRANCISCO and DENVER, Oct.
NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequoia Grove Winery is proud to announce a partnership with the Sequoia Parks Foundation (SPF) through the development of the Sequoia Grove Winery Save a Tree Campaign, continuing the winery's longtime commitment to preserving both its natural environment and the future of giant sequoias.
A 3,000-year record from 52 of the world's oldest trees shows that California's western Sierra Nevada was droughty and often fiery from 800 to 1300, according to new research.
By Garance Burke Associated Press VISALIA, Calif. -- Federal researchers are warning that warming temperatures could soon cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season.
Warming temperatures will cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season, federal researchers warned.
By Marty Hair Homeowners struggling to grow grass under mature shade trees wage a losing battle. Each spring, they scuff up the spots where the lawn is missing or thin, then scatter new topsoil and grass seed. They water. The grass seed germinates. But before long, the bare spots are back.
Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...
Kings Canyon National Park is located in southern Sierra, Nevada. The park encompasses an area that was once General Grant National Park, which was established in 1890, in order to preserve a grove of giant sequoia trees. The area was known to European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, but was not well-known until 1873, after John Muir visited and found the environment to be similar to Yosemite valley. Harold Ickes, a United States Secretary of Interior, supported the idea of...
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