Tag: Merced River Plan

Yosemite’s Merced River opens to kayaking and rafting

Eugene Buchanan has penned a post over at the Adventure Journal website about the new playground that kayakers and rafters have acquired.  From the post: Kayakers and rafters have a new cliff-lined paddling playground in the heart of Yosemite National Park. While California’s Merced River has long been a hotbed of paddling outside the boundaries of the …

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Peter T. Hoss: Yosemite draft plan won’t benefit Merced River

Peter T. Hoss has penned an editorial for the Monterey Herald about the idiotic Draft Merced River Plan.  In it, he lays out issues with the plan which I wholeheartedly agree with. From the editorial: An ad hoc group of retired people from all aspects of Yosemite life, small in number but vast in experience, …

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Public Comments Period for the Merced River and Tuolumne Meadows Plans Extended

Yosemite National Park has announced an extension of the public comment period for the Merced Wild and Scenic River Draft Comprehensive Management and Environmental Impact Statement (MRP) through Tuesday, April 30, 2013. (the public comment period was scheduled to close on Thursday, April 18, 2013). From the press release: “The MRP is an expansive document …

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Merced River Plan – Bad Idea. REALLY Bad Idea

The Mercury News published an article by Paul Rogers, titled “Yosemite National Park may ban horse, bike and raft rentals, and remove ice rink and pools.”  You can read it HERE. It’s a good article, and Paul is a good writer, and he lays everything out really well. Personally, I have issues with the plan; …

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