This section of our website contains reference materials regarding issues affecting hikers and the High Sierra.
|Court documents||Information about lawsuits filed by the HSHA, and court decisions|
|Ranger reports||End of season ranger reports for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks for the years 1983-2015|
|HSHA comment letters||Selected comments filed by the HSHA regarding wilderness plans, wild river plans, and other agency actions|
|Comment letters from the public||Articulate letters submitted by members of the public regarding the 2011 Sequoia & Kings Canyon Wilderness Stewardship Plan|
|Water quality studies||Selected scientific papers about water contamination in wilderness areas|
|Policy Report (PDF format)||Ensuring the Stewardship of the National Wilderness System by Perry L. Brown, Chair, Wilderness Stewardship Panel, 2001|
|Meadow reports||Reports from Sequoia & Kings Canyon rangers that demonstrate damage to meadows from grazing by packstock|
|Grazing||A summary of research on the effects of livestock grazing on streams in the western United States|
|Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep listed as endangered||Link to a site that describes the status and plight of the Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep|
|Frogs of the High Sierra on the brink of extinction?||Link to a site that describes the status and plight of the mountain yellow-legged frog|
|Fish stocking||A summary of the research on benefits vs. impacts of non-native fish stocking|
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