big trees

Placer County's Tahoe National Forest ‘Big Trees’ giant sequoia grove gets some TLC

Placer County’s Big Trees Grove and surrounding forest of old growth giants are getting some tender loving care to keep them growing strong for a thousand more years or longe ...

Gold Rush cemeteries survive American Fire, mine buildings didn’t

As fire gives way to ash and the methodical work of firefighters is replaced with restoration efforts in a charred wilderness of grays, whites and blacks, Victor Lyon is tallying u ...

Big Trees Grove northernmost collection of Sequoias

Whether in search of solace or science, a little-known grove of very big trees in Placer County may just be the ticket. Located approximately 45 miles east of Auburn, by way of For ...