New Year brings needed snow

Storms during the last two months of 2015 left a consistent foot or less of wet snow on the ground. The measure on January 3rd was just over 8". The system of storms hitting the west coast this week have taken the level to more than 24" so far. Let's hope and pray this is … Continue reading New Year brings needed snow

Rough Fire update – August 23 (good news!)

Very happy to report that things are looking up in Wilsonia! Park and fire officials today were optimistic that the threat to Wilsonia from the Rough Fire has lessened. (We were never in immediate danger, but our fire risk is even lower than it was a day or two ago.) The areas of the south … Continue reading Rough Fire update – August 23 (good news!)

Limited access to Wilsonia beginning 6am Saturday

Effective at 6am tomorrow (Saturday), access to Wilsonia and Grant Grove will be restricted. This is not an evacuation notice or warning, and there is still no direct fire threat to Wilsonia at this time. Visitors (meaning non-Wilsonians) will not be allowed to enter the area. Grant Grove facilities, including the Visitor Center and the … Continue reading Limited access to Wilsonia beginning 6am Saturday

Rough Fire Update – August 21

The status of the fire is relatively unchanged since our last update. Park officials remain very confident that Wilsonia is not in immediate danger, and praised the "donut" of defensible space around Wilsonia and Grant Grove. A back-burn ignited near Hume Lake yesterday has helped crews establish a more defensible space against the path of … Continue reading Rough Fire Update – August 21

Wilsonia Advisory Team Update – Dec. 2014

The Wilsonia Advisory Team (WAT) has been meeting on a regular basis to identify the needs of Wilsonia that will benefit the enjoyment, stability, and long-term existence of Wilsonia Village. The first goals of the team are to establish an agreement for a working relationship with the NPS and the development of a list of … Continue reading Wilsonia Advisory Team Update – Dec. 2014