Tag: yosemite conservancy

Apr 03

Yosemite Conservancy launches KeepBearsWild.org

In partnership with the National Park Service and Wharton Media, the Yosemite Conservancy has launched KeepBearsWild.org, a website designed to help educate Yosemite National Park visitors about the black bears that live in the park. The website has an online bear tracker, information to educate the public on what to do when they encounter bears, …

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Apr 14

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 …

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Mar 10

Yosemite Conservancy Unveils its Outdoor Adventures for 2015

My favorite park group has just announced their outdoor adventures program for 2015! Summer Camp for Grown-ups, Beginning Backpacking and Hikes to Rarely Seen Alpine Areas Are Among the Guided Outdoor Adventures Offered for Visitors to Explore Yosemite National Park Yosemite Conservancy has unveiled a compelling line-up of Outdoor Adventures for 2015 with more than …

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Oct 28

Lottery Now Open for Historic Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite’s Backcountry

Yosemite Conservancy is Accepting Online Reservation Lottery Forms Until November 19, 2014 for Experienced Skiers to Stay Overnight at Ostrander Ski Hut Yosemite Conservancy announced today that it is accepting online reservation lottery forms for the 2014-2015 season at historic Ostrander Ski Hut, the cherished rustic stone cabin used by experienced cross-country skiers who make …

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Feb 11

Yosemite Conservancy 2014 Spring Gathering

150 Years of Inspiring Generations Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, 2014 The Yosemite Conservancy is planning a Spring Gathering Weekend at the end of March.  It’s a great event, and I’d like to see y’all there!  From the Yosemite Conservancy website: Please join us for a special Spring Gathering weekend in Yosemite Valley, …

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Jan 06

Erik Westerlund Receives the 2013 Yosemite Conservancy Award

The Yosemite Conservancy Award is presented each year to an unsung hero in the Yosemite community — someone who goes above and beyond the requirements of their job to truly make a difference. Erik Westerlund recently was presented with this award for his exceptional efforts in providing interpretation in Yosemite National Park and his many …

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Nov 24

Video – Fall in Yosemite

Enjoy the colors of fall in Yosemite National Park via Steven Bumgardner’s Yosemite Nature Notes series (made possible by the Yosemite Conservancy). Music: “Wehring History” by Jonathan Geer.