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Yosemite National Park’s Ahwahnee Hotel to Undergo Major Upgrades

Funded by the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), Yosemite National Park was recently awarded an approximately $ 31.6 million construction contract to upgrade the historic Ahwahnee Hotel. The project includes a major seismic upgrade throughout the historic hotel as well as a kitchen renovation. Kitchen project work is currently underway …

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Ken Burns visits Yosemite National Park to preview his latest film: NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns visited Yosemite National Park today to preview his latest film National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Burns visited Yosemite landmarks, such as Yosemite Falls and Cooks Meadow, interacted with Yosemite Institute participants, and showed a one hour preview to Yosemite National Park employees and park partners. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/kenburns.htm

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National Parks Institute Seeks Solutions for a New Generation

More than two dozen executives from around the world who are responsible for conservation of some of the most treasured places on earth are coming to California for help in making sure there’s a future for national parks. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/npi2012.htm

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