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Legislation Would Require "Made In America" In Nat'l Park Stores

American athletes at the Summer Olympic Games will be wearing uniforms made in China. It has been a hot topic in the news this past week as Americans continue to wrestle with the issue of just when and if we should require Americans to buy American. Last year, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer presented a series, “Made in America,” ...

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Climbing Half Dome? What You Need To Know

Making it to the top of Half Dome is a breath-taking achievement. Literally! For those of you who want to take on this challenge, there are some things you’ll need to know. So let’s get the facts from someone who is still resting up from his trek to the top this past weekend, Tim Madden. But first, some pertinent information: ...

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Baby Animals In Yosemite

Yosemite National Park is requesting help from visitors to protect newborn animals in the park. During the summer months, many baby birds, fawns, and other young wildlife can be found on the ground. They may appear to be in distress, but are not sick, injured, or abandoned. If moved from their location, the parents cannot care for their offspring and ...

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Yosemite Nat'l Park Seeks Volunteers

Yosemite National Park Seeking Volunteers for Habitat Protector ProgramHalf Day Drop- In Volunteer Help Needed Throughout Yosemite Valley Yosemite National Park is seeking volunteers to become a Habitat Protector of Yosemite (HaPY) Volunteer. The park’s Resources

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Legislation Introduced to Expand Yosemite National Park

Nearly 150 years ago, Californians and their Senator John Conness recognized the remarkable nature of Yosemite Valley with its majestic cliffs, gentle meadows and lovely meandering Merced River—as well its fragility and threat from exploitation. Their foresight and subsequent efforts secured the original Yosemite Grant, which gave us an extraordinary legacy-Yosemite National Park. Today, using that same foresight, Representative Jim ...

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Tenaya Lake Area Being Restored

Yosemite’s Tenaya Lake, once called “Lake of the Shining Rocks,” will sparkle even more brightly following major restoration efforts this summer to its east beach and surrounding wetlands and trails with funding provided by Yosemite Conservancy.

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Rockfall Hazard Study In Yosemite

Yosemite National Park and USGS scientists, in collaboration with academic geologists, recently completed a comprehensive study of rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley. This internationally peer-reviewed study utilized new data and technologies to map the cliffs and talus slopes, date ancient rockfalls, and perform computer simulations of potential future rockfalls. This information was used to identify a rockfall hazard ...

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Yosemite Summer Art & Theater Programs

Yosemite Conservancy Unveils New Summer Art and Theater ProgramsFor All Ages in Yosemite National Park Yosemite Conservancy has unveiled an exciting summer line up of new art and theater programs for all ages in Yosemite National Park. “Art and theater programs create memories of Yosemite that will last a lifetime by connecting children, young people and adults to the park, ...

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Half Dome Cables in Place for Hikers

Yosemite National Park Announces Half Dome Cables in Place as of Friday, May 25 The cables allowing access for hikers to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are in place and open for the season as of Friday, May 25, 2012.

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