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Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Members Celebrate a Year of National Service in 2008

On December 9th, twenty-seven Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) members celebrated their efforts which restored 2000 acres of habitat, conducted ecological monitoring on over 340 sites, educated over 17,200 individuals, and engaged over 2600 volunteers in 2008. At the graduation ceremony, members recounted the highlights of their year of national …

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Seventeen Year Old Hiker Injured in Yosemite National Park

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2010, the Yosemite Emergency Dispatch Center received a call regarding a collapsed hiker on the Upper Yosemite Fall Trail. The hiker, a 17-year old student from Upland, California, was on a hiking trip with the Yosemite Institute. He was with a group …

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Yosemite National Park Launches Second Year of Every Kid in a Park Pass

Yosemite National Park encourages all fourth graders to visit the park for free this year as part of the Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) program. The program gives fourth grade students, and those accompanying them, free access to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters. Visit www.EveryKidinaPark.gov to …

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Yosemite National Park Celebrates the 8th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards

Yosemite National Park is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of the park’s Volunteer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in nine different categories for exemplary service in Yosemite National Park. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-celebrates-the-8th-annual-volunteer-of-the-year-awards.htm

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Yosemite National Park Celebrates the 9th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards

Yosemite National Park is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the park’s Volunteer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in nine different categories for exemplary service to Yosemite National Park. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-celebrates-the-9th-annual-volunteer-of-the-year-awards.htm

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Yosemite National Park Rescue Medic Heather Wonenberg Awarded the 2018 Outstanding Wildfire EMS Individual of the Year

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group in Boise, Idaho has awarded Yosemite National Park Helitack member Heather Wonenberg the 2018 Outstanding Wildfire EMS Individual of the Year Award. This award recognizes and honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work, actions, or programs in emergency medical service for our Nation’s Wildland Firefighters. …

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Yosemite National Park Celebrates the 10th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards

Yosemite National Park is proud to announce the 2019 recipients of the park’s Volunteer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in nine different categories for exemplary service to Yosemite National Park. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-celebrates-the-10th-annual-volunteer-of-the-year-awards.htm

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Yosemite National Park Honors the Recipients of the 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards

Yosemite National Park proudly announces the recipients of the 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards. These awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in several different categories, recognizing exemplary service to Yosemite National Park.  https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-honors-the-recipients-of-the-2020-volunteer-of-the-year-awards.htm

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How This Pandemic Year Has Shaped Our Mental Health

Days before the COVID-19 shutdown in 2020 board certified psychiatrist Dr. Jasmine Singh spoke with Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock about coronavirus panic. One year later they spoke again about anxiety, depression, collective trauma, and what the pandemic has done to our mental health. https://www.kvpr.org/sites/kvpr/files/styles/big_story/public/202103/singh.jpg

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