Tag: Yosemite Valley

Almost Like Being There: Virtual Yosemite

Stuck at home due to the fake mediademic that has allowed Warden Newsom to lock down California? Looking – like I am – out the window at the orange sky as wildfires burn California’s environmentally managed lands? Here’s a cool website to visit. It can’t get the smells, but it has the visuals and the …

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Galen Clark and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

On this day in 1814 Galen Clark was born in Shipton, Canada East (now known as Quebec). As a young man, he became part of the great westward migration.  He first headed to Missouri, where he met his wife Rebecca McCoy, who bore him two daughters. Unfortunately, his wife waste die far too young. It’s believed …

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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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