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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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