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Fall is in the Air

| September 27, 2005
Fall is in the Air

Well fall is in the air and you know what that means, campground closures. Pretty much all the campgrounds along the Tioga Road are closed and Wawona Campground is now on a first-com-first-served basis. Time to get out your snow chains and give ’em a check. Technorati Tags: yosemite

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Keeping a Part of History

| September 26, 2005
Keeping a Part of History

The Sierra Nevada is full of interesting and diverse places to see in and around Yosemite National Park. On one of my more favorite roads is an old cabin standing in a fabulous meadow. I’d seen the name of the cabin on the map but I’d never stopped to find out its story. Last weekend […]

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Ranchers and Government Square Off Over Bighorns

| September 25, 2005
Ranchers and Government Square Off Over Bighorns

Casper Star Tribune: “Once abundant, the bighorn declined so precipitously that six years ago they were added to the federal endangered species list. But as the population began to recover and bighorn wandered onto land used by domestic sheep, wildlife officials feared that bighorns would be exposed to a disease that could wipe out entire […]

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We Can Pull The Plug

| September 24, 2005
We Can Pull The Plug

Here’s an article showing how we can pull the plug on Hetch Hetchy and San Francisco will get along just fine. I’ve always believed the same thing. We are humans after all and we do adapt. Here’s the article. My Motherlode.com: “Researchers released a major study regarding the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, revealing that practical, reasonably […]

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Half Dome Trail Almost Done. Cables To Be Taken Down Soon.

| September 23, 2005
Half Dome Trail Almost Done. Cables To Be Taken Down Soon.

Looks like the repairs to the Half Dome trail are almost completed and the trail will be opening normally through October 10th when the cables will be taken down for the season. “The work to repair the Sub Dome segment of the Half Dome Trail will be completed at 4 pm on Thursday, September 29, […]

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Bus Stop Moved Due To Construction

| September 23, 2005
Bus Stop Moved Due To Construction

“Contractors begin work today on the bus stop. A temporary stop will be in place forward of the current stop to pick up passengers. Please observe traffic signs and drive slowly in the area. YARTS will not be stopping at the Ahwahnee, please board the bus at one of the other Valley locations. ” (NPS) […]

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Want to help Yosemite? Now’s your chance.

| September 22, 2005
Want to help Yosemite? Now's your chance.

“Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the “Yosemite Facelift” September 22-25, 2005. This annual event is organized by the Yosemite Climbing Association to help clean up the park after the long and busy summer season. Volunteers are needed to pick up litter at various locations in Yosemite […]

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Ready for a little color?

| September 22, 2005
Ready for a little color?

“The best autumn colors occur under dry and cool but not freezing weather. The National Weather Service has posted their seasonal outlooks indicating that weather in the central Sierra this fall is likely to be warmer and drier than average, so we could be in for a spectacular fall display. Leaves have been using pigments […]

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Saving The Bears

| September 21, 2005
Saving The Bears

It looks like there’s been a decrease in bear related activities this year. Last year there were a reported 582 bear incidents by this time. This year it’s been reduced by more than half to only 256 bear incidents. I hope this is due to an increased natural food supply and bears learning what’s theirs […]

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Update: The Poll

| September 20, 2005
Update: The Poll

Just took a look at the Poll over there in the sidebar. So far it looks like the overwhelming majority support limiting the amount of days people can camp at one of the developed campgrounds within The Park. Now is the chance to make your voice heard. Simply select your answer and click the Vote […]

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