Category: California

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May 09

Third Annual John Muir Festival

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir The Third Annual John Muir Festival takes place on Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 10am to 4pm at Coulterville Park, California at the beginning of the J132/Historic John Muir Route and at Big Creek Meadow Ranch (at the end of J132). The event offers …

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May 08

Unnatural Forests – Environmentalist vs. Conservationist

There’s a reason that forests have grown they way they’ve grown for millions of years. Through man’s – or worse: environmentalist’s – misguided broad-brush meddling, our nation’s forests are becoming as unmanageable as the government bureaucracy that is charged with overseeing it. Instead of listening to conservationists and forest managers who understand forest health, federal …

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Apr 13

Yosemite Grant 150th Anniversary Logo Unveiled in Yosemite National Park

In 2014 it will have been 150 years since Galen Clark and Senator John Conness worked with the General Land office and the Interior Department to draft a bill to protect the Yosemite valley. The bill passed both houses of the 38th Congress of the United States and was signed on June 30th, 1864, officially …

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Mar 07

Yosemite in HD

This is a spectacular video.  Please check it out. Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite on Vimeo. This video is a collaboration between Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty. All timelapses were shot on the Canon 5D Mark II with a variety of Canon L and Zeiss CP.2 Lenses. Project Yosemite Website: projectyose.com Contact info: info@projectyose.com

Mar 05

Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Conservancy

Yosemite Conservancy

Yosemite National Park was one of the first wilderness park areas set aside in the United States through the Yosemite Grant; a bill approved by the 38th Congress and signed by President Abraham Lincoln on June 30, 1864. This was the first time that park land was specifically designated for both preservation and public use. …

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