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The History of North Fork

Sheltered by the vast Sierra Nevada mountain range and at the exact center of California, North Fork is a little town with a big heart. This amiable mountain village is home to artisans, writers, innovators and business folks, the hearty descendants of Mono Indians and logging and ranching families. .Residents include families who have lived here for generations, retirees who ...

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The History of Fish Camp

Just outside of the South entrance to Yosemite National Park at 5602 ft elevation is the quiet town of Fish Camp. The 2010 census states that there are only 59 people living there. But this sleepy little town certainly does play host to an immense number of guests. As you might expect, because of its proximity to the park, thousands ...

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The History of Coarsegold

Coarsegold is a town just bustin’ with Old West history and character. Cradled in the Sierra Foothills, about 7 miles south of Oakhurst, Coarsegold stretches along Highway 41 for several miles. Originally known as Coarse Gold Gulch, its name comes from the large gold nuggets which were discovered in the creeks that wind through the hills surrounding the town. This ...

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The History of Bass Lake

Other than Yosemite, Bass Lake is probably the biggest draw for visitors to the area, and a respite for locals to get out and enjoy this beautiful part of the world. With a current population of about 2,200, Bass Lake was once a verdant meadow, surrounded by mountains and vast forests of pine and cedar. But with the coming of ...

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The History of Ahwahnee

Ahwahnee is a small, unincorporated rural town about five miles northwest of Oakhurst on Highway 49. Situated at the southern end of California’s Gold Rush Country, Ahwahnee was first populated by immigrants who set about providing the miners with essential goods and services needed in their pursuit of gold.

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Kellen Rescue

Kellen Rescue is a no-kill rescue, rehabilitation, & placement organization located in and around Oakhurst. Our mission is to partner loving lifetime homes with the dogs & cats in our foster care network. Our goal is to educate the community about the importance of spay and neutering, immunizations, training, care, feeding and proper containment and sheltering of companion animals without ...

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Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Spring is in the air and California’s flora and fauna are awakening from their winter slumber. Deer, bears, birds and other wildlife are busy caring for their newborn offspring. During this season of rebirth and renewal, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) recommends that people leave young wildlife alone if they see them in the outdoors. The improper handling ...

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History Of North Fork

Sheltered by the vast Sierra Nevada mountain range and at the exact center of California, North Fork is a little town with a big heart. This amiable mountain village is home to artisans, writers, innovators and business folks, the hearty descendants of Mono Indians and logging and ranching families.

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Eastern Madera County SPCA

emcspca.org The Eastern Madera County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a non-profit charitable organization supported entirely by donations. We receive no tax dollars or national subsidies of any kind. Our mission is to promote the humane treatment of and maintain the quality of life for all animals whether they be domestic, exotic, wild, or livestock. It ...

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Sierracares.org

sierracares.org If you are interested in adopting a dog or a cat, please look at our web site and see who needs a home, then email us at adopt@sierracares.org or call us at (559) 683-1214. (We update often, but don’t always have every animal available up – so even if you don’t see the dog or cat you’re looking for, ...

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