It’s the moment we’ve all known was coming but weren’t quite sure how we’d feel about when it finally arrived. Well, how does it feel now, Humboldt?
Sugar Bear, for decades a silent and proud white fir standing majestically in Six Rivers National Forest, is moments away from fulfilling its destiny acting as a holiday lawn ornament for the honorable lawmakers in our nation’s capital. For one month. Merry Christmas.
Watch the livestream of Sugar Bear’s first lighting above. And don’t forget to feel.
- Congress’s Demand for Tribute From Our Local Life-Giving Forests Has Been Fulfilled: ‘Sugar Bear’ the 84-Foot White Fir Will Serve as the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree
- ‘Sugar Bear,’ the Local 84-Foot White Fir Selected to Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Will Be Sawed Down Live on Facebook Later This Month
- Federally Mandated Sacrifice of ‘Sugar Bear,’ a Majestic Tree, Moved Up to Saturday Due to Bad Weather, and It Could Be Argued That it is Your Duty to Watch the Facebook Livestream
- Treasured Local Star Sara Bareilles Shows Love for ‘Sugar Bear,’ the Fir from the Six Rivers Forest that Will Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree
- (UPDATING, DELAYED) WATCH LIVE: Majestic Six Rivers National Forest Tree ‘Sugar Bear’ Being Cut Down to Fulfill Its Destiny
- (VIDEO) ‘SUGAR BEAR’ is Dead. Long Live ‘SUGAR BEAR’
- HERE LIES SUGAR BEAR: Maybe After Work You Could Swing by Eureka’s Waterfront and Pay Your Respects to the National Christmas Tree Before It Departs On Its Cross-Country Trek
- LET 100 SUGAR BEARS FALL! Lodging Alliance Cashes in on Nationwide Craze for Capitol Christmas Tree by Paying For Outsiders to Chop Down Their Own