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Category: Environment

Frazil Ice is Back!

Frazil Ice is Back!

April 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

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!

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New Alternative Concepts Workbook Available for Merced Wild and Scenic River Plan

New Alternative Concepts Workbook Available for Merced Wild and Scenic River Plan

March 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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More Bad News: Sierra Snow Pack only 19% of Average

More Bad News: Sierra Snow Pack only 19% of Average

January 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Where's the snow!

Where’s the snow!

January 6, 2012 | Comments (3)

Jorma, the guy who makes the awesome time-lapse videos from the Yosemite Conservancy webcams, posted a photo on his website that mirrors exactly what I’ve been wondering the last couple of weeks. Where’s the snow?

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Wild gray wolf returns to California for the first time in almost 100 years

Wild gray wolf returns to California for the first time in almost 100 years

December 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

The gray wolf was thought to be a pest and, like the California Grizzly, eradicated in the 1920’s. This marks the first time a wild gray wolf has been in California in almost 100 years.

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8th Annual Yosemite Facelift - September 21st through 25th. Sign up now!

8th Annual Yosemite Facelift – September 21st through 25th. Sign up now!

September 15, 2011 | Comments (1)

Looking for something fun to do? How about helping clean up Yosemite with a bunch of climbers and other volunteers. It’s a great way to make new friends, hang out and have fun while doing something good for the park!

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A Little Smoky? Don't Worry, It's Under Control

A Little Smoky? Don’t Worry, It’s Under Control

May 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you notice a little smoke in the air don’t worry, it’s just the NPS cleaning up some vegetation to prevent bigger fires this summer.

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Time for a Smackdown!

Time for a Smackdown!

November 17, 2010 | Comments (1)

Take one irresponsible photographer, add a photographer not familiar with the area and throw in a bunch of local Yosemite photographers and you get one hell of an argument.

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Yosemite Conservancy Moves Webcam Page – AGAIN

November 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

Throw out your old bookmarks, here’s where you can find the webcams on the new website.

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inside glacier - Yosemite Nature Notes Episode 19 Glaciers - 2010

They Made Yosemite – Glaciers! (video)

November 5, 2010 | Comments (0)

Come along with the crew of Yosemite Nature Notes as they explore the most influential force in the shaping of Yosemite – GLACIERS!

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