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If You Feel the Same Twenty Years Hence: The Legacy of Colonel Charles Young

  “They wanted to name a tree for our captain but he refused, saying they could do so if they felt the same way, twenty years hence and they compromised on one for Booker T. Washington.” —Philip Winser   Sequoia … Continue reading

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Drawing Inspiration from the Parks

Every year John Brantingham, Ann Brantingham, Scott Creley and I teach art, science, and poetry at a weeklong volunteer camp in Sequoia National Park. We watch bears, hike to see marmots and the world’s largest tree, and help with park maintenance … Continue reading

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Why are there so many bears in the Wolverton Campground? A History

George Melendez Wright Conducts an Early Biological Survey Anyone who camps at Wolverton in Sequoia National Park is likely to see a large number of black bears during their stay. Although Wolverton was a Boy Scout Camp from 1939-2011, today … Continue reading

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