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Suppression Efforts Continue for Big Meadow Fire

The Big Meadow Fire in Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest grew to 3,506 acres today. The Big Meadow Fire was set by Yosemite National Park Fire Crews on August 26, 2009 as a prescribed burn and shortly thereafter, the fire grew out of the prescription lines. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/bigmeadowfire3.htm

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Yosemite National Park Continues Efforts to Restore the Wawona Meadow

Yosemite National Park contains approximately 3,000 meadows that range in elevation from 3,000 feet to 12,000 feet. Each of these plays an integral role in the parks biological diversity, with as many as one third of the park’s plant species located in these meadows. The Wawona Meadow, located in the …

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Search Efforts Continue for Missing Boy in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Rangers continue to search for Jacob Adams, a 6 year old boy from Orange County, California. Jacob, visiting the park with an extended family group, hiked to the Vernal Fall Footbridge on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Jacob, and his ten year old brother, were swept into the …

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Meadow Fire Suppression Efforts Continue in Yosemite National Park Wilderness

The Meadow Fire, in Yosemite National Park’s high country, is estimated at 2,582 acres. The fire, originating in Yosemite’s high-elevation wilderness, is located east of Half Dome and near Little Yosemite Valley, a backcountry camping area. The Meadow Fire was reported yesterday around 12:30 p.m., Sunday, September 7, 2014 after …

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Dog Rock Fire Suppression Efforts Continue in Yosemite National Park

Suppression efforts continue on the approximately 250 acre Dog Rock Fire in Yosemite National Park. Air and ground attack has been aided by favorable weather conditions, which have resulted in minimal fire growth on the western boundary of the park near the Highway 140 entrance. Currently, there is no estimate …

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