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2013 News Archives

nov 15

Wilderness50th.org: 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. See what’s happening in your area to celebrate this preservation milestone!

nov 07

The Record-Courier: Animal in Truckee could be endangered Sierra Nevada red fox

nov 07

Sunset Magazine: Top 23 Wonders of the Sierra Nevada

aug 28

Sierra Business Council: Sierra Fires Highlight Urgent Need for Upper Watershed Care

aug 28

BBC: California Rim Fire is 'one fifth contained'

aug 28

ESRI: Rim Fire Perspectives Map

aug 26

NPR: Fire Tracker

aug 26

23 ABC News: Fish Fire, a lightning fire NE of Springville, burning 1000 acres, 5% contained

aug 15

NPS: "Life Changing Youth Programs in Yosemite National Park Receive $1.8 Million" The Yosemite Conservancy funds twelve “Youth in Yosemite” programs to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards.

aug 15

Merced Sun-Star: "Powell Lake Ideal for Canine Hikes" There are a lot of places where dogs aren't welcome. National Forests and wilderness areas within National Forests are usually a good bet

jul 22

Wilderness50:"Wilderness Forever" Nationwide Photography Competition Accepting Entries for Smithsonian Exhibition. Approximately 50 winning contest entries will be chosen for display as large format prints in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History as part of a 2014 exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

jul 16

NPS.gov:Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Presents: The Wilderness Act 50th. The October 19, 2013 concert features the premiere of one of those stand-alone orchestral works dedicated to and honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

jun 23

Merced Sun-Star:Although the heart of the Emigrant Wilderness is best enjoyed on multi-night backpacking or horse pack trips, there are some relatively easy destinations for day hikes and short overnight backpacking trips.