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Yosemite’s Tenaya Lake Area to Get Major Makeover

The first phase of a major makeover at Tenaya Lake, one of Yosemite National Park’s most popular summer destinations, will restore wetlands and improve beach access with funding by Yosemite Conservancy. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/tenayalake2011.htm

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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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Lottery Registration Now Open for Yosemite’s Ostrander Ski Hut

Historic Ostrander Ski Hut Offers An Epic Winter Experience for Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Enthusiasts. Yosemite Conservancy is accepting lottery registration forms for the 2012-2013 season at Ostrander Ski Hut, a popular overnight destination for those making the stunning 10-mile trek from Badger Pass Ski Area to Ostrander Lake …

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Exploring Yosemite’s Secret Spots Among Unique Line-Up of New Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventures for 2014

Trekking to one of Yosemite National Park’s secret spots on the summer solstice, exploring areas within the park affected by last year’s Rim Fire, and photographing rainbows at night created by waterfalls are among the nearly 50 Outdoor Adventures for 2014 unveiled by Yosemite Conservancy. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/exploring-yosemite-s-secret-spots-among-unique-line-up-of-new-yosemite-conservancy-outdoor-adventures-for-2014.htm

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paintings, prints, artifacts, and ephemera from Yosemite’s early years

Yosemite National Park unveils a new exhibit entitled Yosemite, the Grand Experiment which opens to the public on Tuesday, June 3. It will run through Saturday, October 18, 2014. The exhibit is located in the Yosemite Valley Museum (adjacent to the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center) and features paintings, prints, artifacts, …

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New Program Tracks Yosemite’s Bears in Real-Time

For the first time, National Park Service wildlife managers in Yosemite will map and monitor the movement of the park’s black bears in real-time to help wildlife managers understand the animals’ activities beyond Yosemite Valley.Yosemite Conservancy donors are contributing nearly $ 70,000 to purchase GPS collars to track the bears. …

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Lottery Now Open for Historic Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite’s Backcountry

Yosemite Conservancy announced today that it is accepting online reservation lottery forms for the 2014-2015 season at historic Ostrander Ski Hut, the cherished rustic stone cabin used by experienced cross-country skiers who make the strenuous 10-mile journey from Badger Pass Ski Area to Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/lottery-now-open-for-historic-ostrander-ski-hut-in-yosemites-backcountry.htm

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Yosemite’s Waterfalls Booming Due to Recent Storms

Yosemite National Park’s waterfalls are flowing again due to two days of significant rainfall in the Yosemite area. Waterfalls such as Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, and Cascade Fall are going full force due to recent storms. Snow levels remain high and roads leading into Yosemite Valley are open and clear. …

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