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Archive for August, 2008

Watch Out for that Tree!

Watch Out for that Tree!

August 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

It’s that time of year again when even the safety of a shady oak tree on a warm summer day may not be the place you want to be standing. What am I talking about? Limb drop. It seems oak trees draw a lot of water into their limbs on hot days which can cause […]

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Photo of the Day: Taft Point by Joe S.

Photo of the Day: Taft Point by Joe S.

August 28, 2008 | Comments (0)

Well I finally have some free time to find and get a Photo of the Day up and let me tell you, it was hard to pick which one. There are so many beautiful shots showing up recently it’s not an easy task. Today’s shot comes to us from Joe S. (aka my.name.is.joe) on Flickr […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Next Trip to Yosemite Better

6 Ways to Make Your Next Trip to Yosemite Better

August 28, 2008 | Comments (1)

I meet a lot of people who are vacationing in Yosemite for their first time and I’m always amazed by the level of disappointment they feel with their vacation. With that in mind I came up with 6 things that’ll help make your Yosemite vacation better. 1. Visit in the off season. 9 out of […]

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Yosemite Jobs: Field Manager - Bureau of Land Management

Yosemite Jobs: Field Manager – Bureau of Land Management

August 27, 2008 | Comments (0)

Here’s a job outside of Yosemite in beautiful Bishop, one of my favorite places to visit in the eastern Sierra. There’s tons of hiking, backpacking, fishing, photography, mountain biking and whatever other recreational activity you like to do in Bishop so it’s an awesome opportunity. For this job you do need to have some government […]

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Photo of the Day Double-Shot: Milky Way by Don Van Dyke and Exit Yosemite by Fintlandia

Photo of the Day Double-Shot: Milky Way by Don Van Dyke and Exit Yosemite by Fintlandia

August 22, 2008 | Comments (0)

Since I got busy with the kids last night and before I knew it bedtime was here I didn’t get to post a Photo of the Day. To make up for it I’ve got 2 awesome photos today. The first photo comes to us from Don Van Dyke who took this really awesome shot of […]

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Jobs in Yosemite: Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

Jobs in Yosemite: Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

August 22, 2008 | Comments (0)

Volunteer Coordinator Assistant (OA) SALARY RANGE: 36,822.00 – 47,864.00 USD per year OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, August 21, 2008 to Friday, September 05, 2008 SERIES & GRADE: GS-0303-07 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 07 DUTY LOCATIONS:   1 vacancy – Yosemite, CA WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:   National Park Service employees JOB SUMMARY: Experience Your America and build a […]

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Superintendent Tollefson Stepping Down to Join Yosemite Fund

Superintendent Tollefson Stepping Down to Join Yosemite Fund

August 22, 2008 | Comments (0)

Mike Tollefson who has been the Superintendent of Yosemite for the last 6 years is stepping down to become president of the Yosemite Fund, a nonprofit agency that raises money for the park. Tollefson has been the instrumental force in accomplishing a number of the improvements you see in the park and will be a […]

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Photo of the Day: Busted! Sent in by Reader Debbie

Photo of the Day: Busted! Sent in by Reader Debbie

August 20, 2008 | Comments (1)

When I was growing up we used to watch a show called Candid Camera. The premise was simple. Put a camera in a secret location then set people up to do stuff on camera while they don’t know they’re being filmed. You think this guy had any idea his cell phone call would be witnessed […]

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Photo of the Day: 40% of Leaning Tower to Go! by Maria Ly

Photo of the Day: 40% of Leaning Tower to Go! by Maria Ly

August 19, 2008 | Comments (0)

I’ve been watching Maria’s climbing escapades via her photostream on Flickr for some time now and have been very impressed with her climbing prowess and ability to take great photos while doing it. For some reason this photo stuck out to me today and I knew it was the perfect Photo of the Day. Very […]

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2008 Tuolumne Planning Workbook

2008 Tuolumne Planning Workbook

August 19, 2008 | Comments (0)

The “other” great river flowing through Yosemite is the Tuolumne. It flows down the meadow by the same name, past the Glen Aulin High Sierra camp, and into the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. From there it slowly winds westward in an impressive canyon.  If you are more than a casual visitor, you appreciate all that the […]

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