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Ackerson Meadow Restoration Environmental Assessment for Public Review 

Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest Announce Release of the  Ackerson Meadow Restoration Environmental Assessment for Public Review Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest announce the release of the inter-agency Ackerson Meadow Restoration Project Environmental Assessment for public review through July 8, 2021. Related Story: Yosemite Announces Opening Of Civic Engagement For Restoration Project The Ackerson Meadow complex spans from ...

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Traffic Advisory For State Routes 49 and 140

One-Way Traffic Control, Delays Expected On State Routes 49 and 140 MARIPOSA COUNTY,CA.  – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct one-way traffic control next week on State Routes 49 and 140. State Route 49 • Crews will perform grinding operations from the Madera/Mariposa County line to Varain Road from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning Wednesday, June 2 ...

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Yosemite Valley Prescribed Burn Complete

Yosemite National Park fire crews have completed ignitions on the prescribed burn in Yosemite Valley. This project focused on seven units east of El Capitan Crossover toward Leidig Meadow. Ignitions began on Monday May 24, 2021 and a total of 182 acres were treated. On Wednesday May 26, 2021 conditions changed and were no longer favorable for burning operations to continue. Original Story: Yosemite Valley Prescribed ...

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Yosemite Valley Prescribed Burn

Yosemite National Park Fire Crews are planning for a 439-acre prescribed burn in Yosemite Valley this week. YOSEMITE – The project will focus on seven units east of El Capitan Crossover toward Leidig Meadow. Depending on weather and air quality, this project is planned to start today, Monday May 24, 2021. Ignition could last three days with smoke lingering in ...

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YARTS Summer Service Underway

The summer season has officially started for the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) The public transit system which runs coach service to Yosemite National Park commenced its summer schedule this week from both Merced and Mariposa along Highway 140 as well as from Sonora and Groveland along Highway 120. Last week, service on the Highway 41 corridor from Fresno ...

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Traffic Pattern Changes For Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley Road Network Pilot, What is the 2021 Yosemite Valley Circulation Pilot and how long will it last? This pilot will test how well potential changes to roads and intersections relieve traffic congestion in Yosemite Valley. This pilot will be in place at least until August and includes: Converting the eastbound lane from Yosemite Falls parking (west of Yosemite ...

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Ferguson Rock Shed Project

CAL TRANS District 10 Announces Internet Platforms Dedicated to the Ferguson Rock Shed Project, Updates, Photos & Videos Will Help the World Track Progress. STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has launched a web page and a Facebook page that will track the progress of one of the most exciting construction projects in District 10 history, the Ferguson Rock ...

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An Essential Guide to Enjoying National Parks Responsibly

Loveholidays recently published an in-depth resource called “An Essential Guide To Enjoying National Parks Responsibly” NORTH FORK – National parks are a popular (and relatively safe) way to spend some much needed time outdoors for physical health and mental wellbeing during the pandemic. With a record number of visitors in 2020, minimizing the impact on national parks whilst preventing the ...

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