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Archive for May, 2012

Edie's Image of the Day: A Place in the Sun

Edie’s Image of the Day: A Place in the Sun

May 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

Fen is another word for marsh or swamp, and The Fen in Yosemite is a place of incredible life and color.  It can be found just north of the Happy Isles Nature Center.  In this image, lady ferns emerge from horsetails in a bright spot of sunlight.  Berry canes grow profusely in the back ground.  […]

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Edie's Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

Edie’s Image of the Day: Showy Milkweed

May 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) leaves, the habitat plant for monarch butterflies(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Our Heartfelt Sympathies

Our Heartfelt Sympathies

May 29, 2012 | Comments (1)

Our deepest sympathies go out to the young man’s family and friends who took his own life at Glacier Point last night. It saddens me deeply when a young person with their whole life ahead of them decides their problems are so bad they can’t go on.

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Edie's Image of the Day: In velvet

Edie’s Image of the Day: In velvet

May 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

Buck mule deer, antlers still covered in velvet. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie's Image of the Day: Swallowtail Butterfly

Edie’s Image of the Day: Swallowtail Butterfly

May 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

One of over 550 species of swallowtail butterflies.  This one is probably a tiger swallowtail butterfly.  (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie's Image of the Day: Spicebush

Edie’s Image of the Day: Spicebush

May 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Spicebush (calycanthus occidentalis) flower.  Stems were used as arrow shafts.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Edie's Image of the Day: Hanging Garden

Edie’s Image of the Day: Hanging Garden

May 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Plants grow from a crack in Glacier Point Apron(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Expect Weird Weather for Memorial Day

May 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

If you’re heading up to the park this weekend bring some warm clothes and a rain jacket. It’s going to be cold and could get wet as cool air mass passes through Central California bringing unseasonably cool temperatures and a chance of thunderstorms with rain, hail, lightning and, as usual in the Sierra, maybe even […]

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Edie's Image of the Day:  The Fen

Edie’s Image of the Day: The Fen

May 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

A fen is a marsh or bog, a low area of land subject to seasonal flooding.(Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)

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Climbing Half Dome by Greg Foster

Half Dome Cables Up This Friday. Got your permit?

May 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

The cables will be in place for visitors wishing to climb Half Dome via the shoulder route starting this Friday, May 25th 2012. Permits are required to hike to the top of Half Dome for all visitors. Visitors are required to have a permit to ascend the Half Dome cables seven days per week. The […]

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