What causes animals to change where they live? A group of researchers from UC Berkeley have been studying the animals residents of Yosemite and what they found is surprising. Kansas City Star: “Scientists studying Yosemite National Park’s bountiful wildlife have found that several species have moved to higher altitudes, an uphill migration possibly spawned by […]
There’s a new system of storms moving into California and with them rain and snow expected off and on through Saturday. Rain and snow are expected tonight and tomorrow (Thursday) with a snow level around 6,000 feet. Friday is expected to be mostly sunny with the rain and snow returning on Saturday according to weather.com.
The other day while my wife and I were hanging out in Yosemite Valley when we came across this old stone hearth. As many of you know I know a lot about Yosemite, this, I know nothing about. Does anyone have any more information on it? I’m really interested in finding out when it was […]
Headed up to the park today? Make sure you have you tire chains and you know how to put them on. During the winter the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) is typically icy and chains may be required especially in the days following a storm. Highway 140 (the Wawona Road) also typically has ice […]
Last months poll is over and though it was a close race, it seems that more people like to visit the park in spring. (Click the image above to view a larger size image) The December poll was submitted by reader Terry Bill and he wanted to know, “Do you think the NPS should allow […]
Here’s some fun for the whole family. The Outdoor Ice Rink at Curry Village has opened for the season. Weekday hours: 3:30p.m. – 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Weekend and Holiday hours: 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 12 noon – 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 7p.m. – 9:30 p.m. […]
Heavy snow and a busy summer have taken it’s toll on Yosemite Valley road and the NPS is asking for your feedback on several options to revitalize the ailing roads. NPS: The public is invited to review the document and submit written comments from December 5, 2005 through January 6, 2006. The purpose of this […]