This section of our website contains reference materials regarding issues affecting hikers and the High Sierra.

Resource Description
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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