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Yosemite National Park Wins Prestigious Award for Deaf Services

The Yosemite National Park Deaf Services Program has been selected as the recipient of the FY 2008 National Park Service Programmatic Accessibility Achievement Award. The award is given to an individual or group who has been responsible for the development, implementation, or improvement of programs and services within the National …

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Yosemite National Park Archeologist Laura Kirn Wins Prestigious Award

Laura Kirn is the 2010 recipient of the Stephen K.F. and Katharine W. Lee Prize from the Goucher College Master of Arts in Historic Preservation program. The Lee Prize was established in 1999 by Antoinette J. Lee, National Park Service Deputy Assistant Director for Cultural Resources, in honor Lee’s parents. …

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Yosemite National Park Ranger Shauna Potocky Wins Prestigious Award

Shauna Potocky, Park Ranger at Yosemite National Park, has been selected as a recipient of the Pacific West Region 2012 Freeman Tilden Award. The award was created to recognize a National Park Service (NPS) ranger who has successfully developed, revitalized, or delivered a specific interpretive or education program or project …

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Yosemite National Park’s Michael Pieper wins Prestigious Award

Yosemite National Park announces Michael Pieper as the 2016 Recipient of the NPS Pacific West Regional Director’s Award for Natural Resource Stewardship through Maintenance. Michael is a Civil Engineer in Yosemite National Park and he has been recognized as an exemplary employee for his commitment to natural resource protection while …

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Yosemite National Park’s Andrew Davenport Wins Prestigious Aviation Award

Yosemite National Park congratulates Assistant Helitack Foreman Andrew “Boots” Davenport as the 2018 winner of the National Park Service Wright Brothers National Aviation Safety Award. This is a rare National Park Service award given annually to aviation specialists who exemplify excellence in the field of aviation safety.

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MALDEF Wins Voting Rights Suit Against Kern County

A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Latino civil rights group in a lawsuit against Kern County over voting rights. The ruling found county supervisorial districts that were created in 2011 violated the Voting Rights Act because they intentionally divided Latino communities between two districts. The decision is …

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