Don’t think this affects you? Wanna bet?
It’s the news nobody wanted to hear, it’s going to be a dry, dry summer.
Conspiracy theorists will yell “there’s no such thing”, while climatologists are saying “I told you so” but for whatever reason, climate change or what-have-you, the The Lyell Glacier, the largest glacier in Yosemite National Park, has stopped moving.
A ballot proposal that would have led to the dismantling of O’Shaughnessy Dam and drained Hetch Hetcy valley has been defeated by San Francisco voters.
Tenaya Lake is getting a major makeover thanks to the Yosemite Conservancy. The makeover will consist of restoration to Tenaya Lake’s east beach and surrounding wetlands, and trails.
Frogs are thought to be the first indicator when something goes awry in the environment. If there are no frogs around, you can bet something is up. With how much we’ve managed to pollute the environment, it’s no wonder frog populations are declining world wide.
Another report from winter life in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Frazill what’s back? Frazil Ice. Take a look at this great video from Yosemite Nature Notes after the jump to learn all about it. It’s awesome stuff!
If you’ve been lending your voice to the conversation about the Merced Wild and Scenic River Management Plan then here’s something for you. A new, preliminary alternative concepts workbook is out.
The Department of Water Resources conducted their first manual snowpack survey of the year Tuesday January 3rd showing that the Sierra Nevada snowpack water content level is only 19 percent of average for early January. The Northern Sierra Nevada is 21 percent of average, the central is 13 percent and the southern is 26 percent of average.