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VYMC Debuts Recreate Responsibly Activity & Coloring Book

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OAKHURST — Since its inception, the Welcoming Committee has grown from seven to ten members, and in 2021 they began educating visitors on how to Recreate Responsibly in the outdoors and protect the home of local wildlife. The wild cast of characters have appeared in YouTube videos, in a printable activity kit, at select local restaurants on coloring placemats, around ...

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Central Sierra Historical Society to Hold Annual Meeting

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SHAVER LAKE — The voting members of the Central Sierra Historical Society and Museum (CSHS) will elect Directors at the annual member meeting to be held on Saturday, May 6th. Directors will be selected from a slate of nominees proposed by the Board of Directors and any eligible members nominated from the floor at the annual member meeting. Directors serve staggered ...

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The Nature of Wildworks to Host “Wild About Spring”

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COARSEGOLD — Join the animals for a fun-filled family event at The Nature of Wildworks in Coarsegold. First, they’ll bring the animals out to you for an incredible spring-themed show. Afterwards, there will be an animal meet-and-greet, plus lots of fun spring-themed crafts and activities. And if you still have your Easter baskets, be sure to bring them for an ...

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Lunch in the Wild Coming to Idle Hour Winery & Kitchen

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OAKHURST — We’ve got some great news for the wildlife lover in your family! Idle Hour Winery & Kitchen (located at Queens Inn by the River in Oakhurst) is doing Lunch in the Wild every Thursday with animals from The Nature of Wildworks. The first animal to appear will be Griffin, the Ferruginous Hawk. This is going to be wild ...

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PBA Info Session and Christmas VBS Coming Up

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — We’ve got two important events happening this week that you don’t want to miss. There were be a Prescribed Burn Association information session tomorrow night at the South Gate Brewing Company and a Christmas Vacation Bible School at the Calvary Chapel of the Sierra on Saturday. We’ll see you there! Prescribed Burn Association Information Session Thursday, December ...

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Prescribed Burn Association to Host Informational Session

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MARIPOSA — University of California Cooperative Extension will host an informational session about the local Prescribed Burn Association (PBA) on the back patio of The Grove House on Monday, November 7, from 5 – 7 p.m. This event will provide an opportunity for community members to interact with PBA members, learn about prescribed fire, and hear about upcoming opportunities to ...

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Wildworks, the New Kids in Town

Nature of Wildworks is new to Coarsegold, having purchased land and moved there in Oct. 2021, the organization had a home in Topanga Canyon in Southern California for more than 25 years. Fires, changing times, and zoning issues changed all that and caused Los Angeles County to require them to move.  COARSEGOLD — There’s a new guy in town. His ...

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Red Chairs And Blue Herons

By Sharon Giacomazzi —  FISH CAMP — Across from bustling Fish Camp Store is a placid blue pond cradled in an emerald green meadow. It’s a serene and peaceful sight, especially in comparison to Yosemite travelers zooming along Highway 41. For many years I’ve enjoyed its presence, full to the brim in early season and ice coated in winter. For ...

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First Bear Incidents This Season In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — There have been three bear incidents so far this season with a total property damage of $190. One bear has been hit by a vehicle near Foresta. Compared to this same week in 2018 (the lowest year on record for bear incidents), bear incidents in 2019 are the same as last year, and damage amounts (in dollars) are ...

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Hey, There’s A Bear In The Garden

NORTH FORK — Depending on your perspective, there was either a bear in Sue’s garden today or a Sue in the bear’s backyard. Sue and Larry Langley live in the shadow of Peckinpah Mountain on a beautiful swath of land which she has carefully cultivated with natives over the many years they’ve been here. Today dawned with beauty, just like ...

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