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Valley Wildflowers

| June 11, 2005
Valley Wildflowers

P6100038 Originally uploaded by Ambitious Wench. I’d been hearing reports that the wildflowers in the Valley were going to especially plentiful this year due to the heavy rains and now…Edie has the proof. Beautiful shot, Edie.

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Tenaya Lodge Rolls Red Carpet for Rover

| June 11, 2005
Tenaya Lodge Rolls Red Carpet for Rover

When my wife and I went on our honeymoon, part of which took place in Yosemite, we missed our puppy terribly. Well now you can visit Yosemite and now worry about your pooch. No more kennels, your confidant in canine form can sleep right there on the bed with you. Yahoo! Business News: “Once upon […]

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Prescribed Burning Ready to Begin

| June 11, 2005
Prescribed Burning Ready to Begin

NPS: Yosemite National Park Fire Management is preparing for a fire season after a long, wet winter in the Sierra Nevada. Seasonal fire employees have returned to the park, as has the park’s fire helicopter. The high level of precipitation could moderate the fire season in the mountains. However, it may increase fire potential in […]

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Nevada Falls

| June 10, 2005
Nevada Falls

Nevada Falls Originally uploaded by Harold Davis. Here’s another great shot of Nevada Falls. This one was taken by Harold Davis from over at Photoblog2. Harold:I took this photo from the Muir Trail around the bend from Nevada Falls when I was there last month at a time of very high water. Water was pouring […]

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Nevada Fall

| June 10, 2005
Nevada Fall

Nevada Fall Originally uploaded by pmeidinger. P. Meidinger took this great shot of the HUGE amount of water passing over Nevada Fall right now. Nevada is one of two waterfalls (the other being Vernal Fall) on the infamous Mist Trail, famous for soaking Yosemite travelers even when the river isn’t flowing this heavy. Did you […]

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A Letter From A Reader

| June 8, 2005
A Letter From A Reader

A while back when Yosemite Blog was still flapping its wings trying to get out of the nest I got an email from someone that really made me happy to be doing what I’m doing. Well, after much debating I’m finally going to post the letter. Thanks for all the encouragement, Mark. Found your blog […]

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My body is sliding out of control towards the base of the upper falls. Before I even let out a scream, I plunge into the roaring rapids…

| June 6, 2005
My body is sliding out of control towards the base of the upper falls. Before I even let out a scream, I plunge into the roaring rapids...

“As I feel my body cool down, I watch a group of Fresno teenagers make way from the trees returning to the main trail. The leader and I exchange smiles. He asks me how would a cool misty spray feel right about now. I answer with a slight nod of the head. He explains that […]

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Tioga Road Cleared But Not Ready For Business

| June 6, 2005
Tioga Road Cleared But Not Ready For Business

Kudos to the hard working men and women working on plowing the Tioga Road. They’ve managed to get past Ohlmstead Point and have met up where the Mono County crew left off. The road is still closed but some segments will be opening soon. There is hope to have the road completely opened by the […]

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Where Have All The Rangers Gone?

| June 6, 2005
Where Have All The Rangers Gone?

The LA Times ran an article on the decline of Park Rangers within America’s National Parks and how many a private citizen are helping out. Very interesting. There’s a snippet below. LA Times:”If there are four or five programs a night, maybe only one is done by a National Park Service ranger,” said Scott Gediman, […]

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Have You Voted Yet?

| June 6, 2005
Have You Voted Yet?

Hmmm…so far on this months poll, “Do you think Hetch Hetchy should be restored?”, it’s tied. 3 people have voted “yes” and 3 have voted “no”. Have you voted yet?

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