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ENDANGERED SPECIES OF SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON

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Written by sierrarecmagazine

SEQUOIA PARKS CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL SPEAKER EVENT: ENDANGERED SPECIES OF SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. (January 7, 2022) — Sequoia Parks Conservancy is excited to announce the upcoming virtual speaker event, Giant Conversations.

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Above: A Sierra Nevada red fox photo from a wildlife camera. NPS photo

Giant Conversations Event


The event will take place Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. and features Aquatic Biologist Danny Boiano and Wildlife Biologist Tyler Coleman for an in-depth conversation on the endangered species of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Both Boiano and Coleman work to study and protect endangered species of the parks including the Sierra Nevada red fox, the Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, the mountain yellow-legged frog and more.


The event will share detailed information about these endangered species, their habitats, and the work being done to protect them. A live Q&A session will follow the event where attendees can submit their questions.
The event is free, but space is limited. You can learn more and register at www.sequoiaparks.org/giantconversations.

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Above: Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep in the backcountry of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. NPS photo
Above: A mountain yellow-legged frog being raised in the Oakland Zoo for reintroduction into its natural habitat. NPS photo

About Sequoia Parks Conservancy Sequoia Parks Conservancy is the official nonprofit partner of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, working hand-in-hand with the National Park Service to support critical park programs including education and outreach, trails and access, wildlife management, search and rescue, and resource management and science. Learn more at www.sequoiaparksconservancy.org.
About Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks These two parks, which lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada in Central California, preserve prime examples of nature’s size, beauty, and diversity. Over two million visitors from across the U.S. and the world visit these parks to see the world’s largest trees (by volume), grand mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, the highest point in the lower 48 states, and more. Learn more at www.nps.gov/seki.

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