Category: Inside the NPS

Drone Helped Crews Fight the South Fork Fire

Realization of a need and quick thinking by crews fighting the South Fork Fire last year led to the

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Mike Reynolds Superintendent of Yosemite National Park

Mike Reynolds Named Superintendent of Yosemite

Mike Reynolds, a 31-year NPS veteran and a third-generation NPS employee, will be returning to the park as the

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Yosemite Superintendent Neubacher Retiring

Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher announced he is retiring following employee complaints that he created a hostile workplace by allowing

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Stephen Mather: First Director of the National Park Service

Stephen Mather has long been one of my favorite historical figures in Yosemite ranking right up there with Muir,

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Happy 100th Birthday NPS!

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau

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High Fire Danger, Tighter Fire Restrictions

It's hot and dry and the fire danger is extermely high. To help prevent fires all visitors are being

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A Little History About the Yosemite Grant Act (and Some Fun Things to Do)

You’ve probably figured out that this year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act. You haven’t you

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Don’t Forget to Submit Your Comments on the Merced River Plan!

The Merced Wild and Scenic River Draft Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, wow that’s a mouthful, is

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Yosemite Falls Trail Closing for Blasting

Yosemite Falls Trail will be closed on Wed, 4/18 for trail work including blasting. Blasting is commonly used where

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An Update from the Tuolumne Meadows Rangers

I really enjoy reading the reports from the rangers who choose to spend all winter sacked out in a

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