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Returning Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep to the heart of Yosemite

Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are back in Yosemite’s Cathedral Range after over 100 years of absence! Between March 26 and April 3, 2015 seven ewes were moved to the Laurel Creek area of Sequoia National Park. During this same time period ten ewes and three rams were were moved from the Inyo National Forest and […]

The Cathedral Range: Project Yosemite’s Favorite Spots

Yosemite Park has put up a new blog post about the Cathedral Range, which is one of Project Yosemite’s favorite spots. The Cathedral Range is an offshoot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range just south of Tuolumne Meadows inside Yosemite National Park. The granite foundations of the range were sculpted during the Pleistocene by glaciation, while […]