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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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What is your favorite thing to do in Yosemite?

| June 4, 2005
What is your favorite thing to do in Yosemite?

Here’s the results from the latest poll. This one ran for an entire month which I think is a better idea right now. That gives everyone a chance to vote in the poll. It appears that 40% of you, the Yosemite Blog readers, like to take pictures when you’re visiting Yosemite. And why not, it’s […]

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Yosemite Blog Given 8 Stars from BlogCruiser

| June 4, 2005
Yosemite Blog Given 8 Stars from BlogCruiser

A big “thank you” to Blog Cruiser who gave us 8 stars! 8! woooo-hhhooooo! Doin’ the happy dance. Doin’ the happy dance.

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Bear Foraging For Food

| June 1, 2005
Bear Foraging For Food

Bear Foraging For Food Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. On this most recent trip to the park the highlight of my day was catching this young bear cropping in a meadow at Crane Flat.

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Sunrise and Half Dome

| June 1, 2005
Sunrise and Half Dome

Sunrise and Half Dome Originally uploaded by Campin’ Guy. We left home about 3 am and got to Glacier Point in time to catch a marvelous sunrise. Glad I could share it with ya.

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Burning Set To Begin In Yosemite

| June 1, 2005
Burning Set To Begin In Yosemite

Headed up to Yosemite sometime soon? Don’t be alarmed if you see fires or if the air is full of smoke. The 2005 controlled fire season is set to start with fires planned for El Portal and the Wawona areas. Controlled fires help remove fuels and undergrowth which could otherwise lead to devastating wildfires within […]

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Of Road Work and Potholes

| June 1, 2005
Of Road Work and Potholes

One of the things I noticed yesterday while in the Park is that there is still a lot of road repair being done. If you’re headed up to the Park be prepared to experience short waits on almost all the roads within the Park. And definitely beware of the potholes! Some are deep enough that […]

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Off For The Weekend.

| May 26, 2005
Off For The Weekend.

Posting is going to be light this weekend as we’re heading off to the High Sierra along Highway 108. I hope everyone has a great weekend and a wonderful Memorial Day. I’ll see you in a few days.

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Raising a Family in the Backcountry

| May 25, 2005
Raising a Family in the Backcountry

NPR has a very interesting Morning Edition this morning with a clip about what it’s like to be an NPS employee and trying to raise a family. Be sure to give it a listen. NPR: “Doug Warnock and his wife raised five children in lodges, cabins and even tents in Yosemite, Carlsbad Caverns and Chaco […]

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