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Visit Yosemite/Madera County Daily Update

Weather Report 08082020      08-08-20 Daily Conditions Report OAKHURST, CA, (AUGUST 6, 2020) –  Visit Yosemite | Madera County supports the Responsible Travel Code launched by Visit California, which asks visitors to travel with RESPECT by committing to seven best practices when exploring the southern Yosemite region: Roam Responsibly Educate Myself Safety First Preserve California Embrace Community Celebrate Culture ...

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Mountain Area Home Sales in July 2020

OAKHURST — July was a sizzling month for mountain area home sales, as reported in California Regional MLS records. According to Ed Bailey, of Ed Bailey Realty in Oakhurst, seventy-three mountain area homes were sold in July, compared to 53 in the previous month, and 54 in July, 2019! The number of homes sold in July was 53% higher than ...

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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

Starbucks at Yosemite Valley Lodge will be closed today Friday, August 7. Apologies for the inconvenience. 08-07-20 Daily Conditions Report      Weather Report Click on the link for the Trimmer fire press release 08.06.2020_Trimmer Fire – Press Release www.YosemiteThisYear.com

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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

Click on the links to view the weather and daily conditions for Yosemite. 08-06-20 Daily Conditions Report           Weather Report0806 The next virtual Yosemite Forum presentation will take place Tuesday, August 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm: “The fabric of wood:  Patterns of river and floodplain large wood on the Merced River, Yosemite National Park” by Emily ...

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New Children’s Book Showcases Starry Skies

YOSEMITE – New from Yosemite Conservancy: A dreamy board book about the natural world that emerges at night. Little Muir’s Night pairs famed conservationist John Muir’s radiant prose with award-winning illustrator Susie Ghahremani’s irresistibly cheerful paintings. Little Muir—a child whose appearance is inspired by John Muir himself—leads young readers on a gentle journey. First, Little Muir waves goodnight to the ...

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Letter to the Editor: Face Coverings Needed in Yosemite National Park

Dear Editor, Yosemite National park only recommends, but does not require, face coverings when people are inside groceries, hotels, public areas. Having people inside buildings without face coverings puts Park personnel, visitors, hotel guests and concessionaire employees at risk. And it will affect local communities’ economies if the park has a Covid outbreak and needs to be shut down. Since ...

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Forest Service Reminds Visitors of State-Wide Campfire Restrictions

VALLEJO, Calif. — In May, National Forests in California enacted state-wide campfire restrictions, until further notice, to protect the health and safety of communities and firefighters. Igniting, building, maintaining, or using a campfire on National Forests in California remain prohibited, except for developed campgrounds and certain permitted facilities. Check with local National Forests for any additional fire restrictions in place ...

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NEOWISE Comet as Seen from Yosemite

YOSEMITE — The comet C2020 F3 (NEOWISE) was discovered on March 27, 2020, and became the first readily visible comet to appear in the night sky of the northern hemisphere for many years. It reached its brightest near the end of July, and has been visible to the naked eye on clear nights. It’s not expected to return to pass ...

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