Tag: Yosemite

Yosemite National Park is doing a “Phased Reopening” starting June 11, 2020

After the largely unnecessary closure of Yosemite National Park due to the nonsensical mediademic imposed by Gavin Newsom, Yosemite is now reopening. It was FAR more worthwhile to visit it while it was closed. With the newly imposed limits to visitors, though, it could still be considered a great destination because of the much smaller …

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Yosemite National Park closed to all visitors indefinitely

Earlier this week, Yosemite National Park closed all campgrounds and visitor centers. The park’s entrance and hiking trails remained open. After the governor issued his ridiculous ‘shelter in place’ nonsense, however, Yosemite has now been shuttered to all visitors for an indefinite period of time due to the Chinese Coronavirus. No one is allowed into …

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Park Ranger Sharon Miyako Receives Prestigious Award at Yosemite National Park

The Barry Hance Memorial Award is Park’s Highest Honor Yosemite National Park is proud to announce that Park Ranger Sharon Miyako is the recipient of the 2016 Barry Hance Memorial Award. This ceremony was attended by approximately 300 people, including several past Barry Hance Award recipients. The Barry Hance Memorial Award is a peer-nominated award …

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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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Wilderness Stewardship Plan

The Yosemite National Park public scoping process to review and update the current Wilderness Stewardship Plan has begun. The current management plan was  adopted in 1989, and is starting to show it’s age. The proposed new plan will “provide additional policy direction and address contemporary management challenges.” From the National Park Service website: “Located in …

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