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Yosemite Pile Burning – Wawona

Yosemite Fire is planning pile burning operations in the Wawona community with a focus on Forest Drive and the Bills Hill area. Burning may begin as early as Thursday, December 7 and continue into Friday, December 8. These piles are from mechanical treatment projects where materials were cut and gathered …

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Wawona Prescribed Burning, October 2023

Fire management is preparing to continue prescribed burning operations on the Studhorse unit which is south of the Wawona Hotel. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/wawona-prescribed-burn-october-2023.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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Yosemite’s Historic Wawona Hotel Fountains Spring to Life

With its white wooden buildings, verandas and sprawling green lawns, Yosemite’s Wawona Hotel cradles its visitors in Victorian elegance. Two signature features of this National Landmark — the stone fountain in front of the hotel and a fountain at the entrance to the adjacent Thomas Hill Studio — have again …

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Wawona Prescribed Fire Postponed in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Fire Managers have rescheduled a prescribed burn in the Wawona area for Monday, April 15, 2013. The burn, originally scheduled for the beginning of April, was postponed because of wet conditions. Ignition of the burn is dependent on weather and moisture levels. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/wawonarxfire41513.htm

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Repairs to Wawona Tunnel to begin in Yosemite National Park

Repairs to the Wawona Tunnel in Yosemite National Park, located along the Wawona Road/Hwy 41, are scheduled to begin on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Most of the construction will occur inside the tunnel and incremental traffic delays will be instituted during the construction period, which begins September 8 through December …

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Planned Burning for March in Yosemite Valley and Wawona

Fire crews are planning on burning in Yosemite Valley beginning Monday, March 14, 2022. As conditions allow, burning operations will be conducted along Northside Drive near Eagle Creek toward Woski Pond. A portion of the Yosemite Valley Loop Trail may need to be closed. Smoke will be visible along the road …

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Yosemite National Park Announces the Release of the Wawona Wastewater Treatment System Rehabilitation Project Environmental Assessment

Yosemite National Park announces the release of the Wawona Wastewater Treatment System Rehabilitation Project Environmental Assessment (EA). The public comment period for the EA is open until December 9, 2018. This EA describes and analyzes two action alternatives to address deferred maintenance, improve visitor experience, and improve the operational efficiency …

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Wawona Hotel To Remain Closed For Upcoming Visitor Season

The Wawona Hotel in Yosemite National Park will remain closed for the upcoming visitor season in order to complete necessary electrical repairs and upgrades. The Wawona Hotel is generally open to visitors March through November of each year. It is anticipated that the planning and work on the project will …

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