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Congratulations to the UC Master Gardener Class of 2022

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By Tery Susman. We are proud to introduce the new ‘crop’ of UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County, Class of 2022! We graduated on May 13th after 17 weeks of extensive training both online and in-person. We had weekly zoom lectures on everything related to horticulture, from below the ground, up! We learned how roots, shoots, soil, water, insects, weeds, ...

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Mariposa Wins Award for Best Small-Town Cultural Scene

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MARIPOSA — The town of Mariposa, CA, has been named as a winner of the award for Best Small-Town Cultural Scene from USA Today 10Best. Mariposa placed second in the voting behind Clayton, New York. To be considered a winner, a nominee just needed to place in the top-10 of a public vote. To view the final results from the ...

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News You Can Use From Mariposa & Yosemite National Park

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YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park and Mariposa County’s days are getting longer and warmer and we’re excited to share all of the great things there are to experience in Yosemite and Mariposa County. Here are some great ideas for things to do in some of the county’s lesser known areas, a reminder of the start of reservations due to construction, ...

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Mariposa Named Finalist for Best Small-Town Cultural Scene

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MARIPOSA — The charming town of Mariposa, CA, is in the national spotlight for a cultural scene that residents and returning visitors alike know is among the best in the United States. On Monday, May 9, Mariposa was named as one of 20 finalists for the 2022 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award in the category of Best ...

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Traffic Advisory: Delays Expected on State Routes 132 & 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 132 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Route 132 • One-way traffic control from Hayward Road to Route 49, Coulterville, for drainage work beginning Monday, April 25, through Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Route 140 • This week: ...

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Traffic Advisory: Full Highway Closure for Festival Parade

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 140 from the Route 49 North junction to Fifth Street for the Mariposa Butterfly Festival Parade from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Traffic will be directed to use Bullion Street as a detour. For more information on joining the parade, either as a ...

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Traffic Advisory: Delays Expected on State Routes 49 and 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 49 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Route 49 • One-way traffic control from Mocassin Creek to Bear Valley Road for drainage work beginning Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Route 140 • Full highway closure ...

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Mariposa Festival Features Butterflies, Parade And Skydivers

MARIPOSA – Every year on the first weekend of May, vendors, musicians and celebrants from all over the world gather for a family event that seeks to educate and celebrate the butterfly, along with Mariposa County. The Mariposa Butterfly Festival kicks off this year on Saturday, May 4, with a healthy-kids run, competitive trail run, and caterpillar crawl, followed by ...

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Magical Mariposa Butterfly Festival And Parade

MARIPOSA – Every year on the first weekend of May, vendors, musicians and celebrants from all over the world gather for a family event that seeks to educate and celebrate the butterfly, along with Mariposa County. The Mariposa Butterfly Festival kicks off this year on Saturday, May 5, with a healthy-kids run, competitive trail run, and caterpillar crawl, followed by ...

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Taste Of Mariposa At County Fairgrounds

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Butterfly Festival takes place at the Art Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 – 6, in historic downtown Mariposa. Every year on the first weekend of May, vendors, musicians and celebrants from all over the world gather for a family event that seeks to educate and celebrate the butterfly, along with Mariposa County. About 5,000 ...

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