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Update on Managed Fires in Yosemite National Park

The Grouse and Harden fires in Yosemite National Park continue to progress toward the management boundaries that managers have identified for the fires. The Grouse Fire (1163 acres), lightning-caused on May 30 and is located about three miles southwest of Yosemite Valley and north of Glacier Point Road. The Harden …

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Update on Managed Fires in Yosemite National Park (July 8, 2009)

Activity on the Grouse and Harden fires in Yosemite National Park has slowed significantly with the fires reaching the established boundaries that managers planned for the incidents. The Grouse Fire is three miles southwest of Yosemite Valley and north of Glacier Point Road. The Grouse Fire is 3,029 acres and …

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Lightning Strikes in Yosemite National Park Cause Four Fires

On Sunday, July 31, 2011, Yosemite National Park experienced a severe thunderstorm, causing four confirmed lightning fires. These lightning caused fires were spotted at Moss Creek near the Merced Grove, Moraine Dome near Little Yosemite Valley, Lost Valley just east of Moraine Dome, and Avalanche Creek east of the Glacier …

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Prescribed Fires Scheduled in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Fire Managers are planning a series of prescribed fires in the park. The prescribed burns would start in mid-October however they are dependent on weather and fuel conditions. Shorter days and cooler temperatures provide fire managers optimal prescribed burning conditions. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/rxfirefall15.htm

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