In 1985, a hijacked TWA passenger jet leaving Athens for Rome was hijacked to Beirut Lebanon. The terrorists killed Navy diver, Robert Stethem, and threw his body down to the tarmac. The militants then took over the cockpit and defiantly waved their machine guns out of the cockpit windows. Images of that horrific event […]

  Well, it has been a heavy rainfall year for California. And while that means great things for combatting the drought and a creating a heavy snow pack in the sierras, it is posing issues for road maintenance on the coast. In 2017 an enormous landslide near Mud Creek took out a quarter mile section […]

How long will it take our National Parks to recover? We’ve all seen the photos. Cars lining roadsides and overflowing garbage cans. According to Diane Regas, president of the Trust for Public Land, and Jon Jarvis, the former National Park Service director, some restoration efforts to rebound from the shutdown could last weeks, months, or even generations! Some […]

The national park service needs your help more than ever, especially with the recent government shutdown. Your volunteer support is critical to the preservation of our cherished national parks. Register today for one of our upcoming voluntours. Big Sur:         May 17-19 Yosemite:     June 28-30;  September 6-8 Sequoia:       July 12-14 (Veterans);  August 5-9 (Sequoia Family […]