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Looking for something to do? Learn about the history of Yosemite through painting

June 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Yosemite has long been the inspiration for some of the worlds finest painters and this summer you can check out their work and learn more about their influence on Yosemite in a new exhibit entitled Yosemite Viewed: Landscape Paintings of the 19th and 20th Centuries.

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On this day in 1851...

On this day in 1851…

March 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

While the members of that first expedition of the Mariposa Battalion had heard rumours of what could be found up the Merced River, none were prepared for what they saw March 27, 1851

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10 Books Every Yosemite Lover Should Have

10 Books Every Yosemite Lover Should Have

March 13, 2012 | Comments (2)

Got some down time? Need something to do while you’re waiting for your husband at the dentist office? Grab these books and add them to your library.

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Wild gray wolf returns to California for the first time in almost 100 years

Wild gray wolf returns to California for the first time in almost 100 years

December 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

The gray wolf was thought to be a pest and, like the California Grizzly, eradicated in the 1920′s. This marks the first time a wild gray wolf has been in California in almost 100 years.

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Yosemite Nature Notes #17: Black Oaks (video)

Yosemite Nature Notes #17: Black Oaks (video)

November 11, 2011 | Comments (0)

Don’t miss the newest Yosemite Nature Notes: Black Oaks. Spend a few minutes and enjoy the beauty and history of Yosemite.

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Happy 197th Birthday Galen Clark

Happy 197th Birthday Galen Clark

March 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

When people say name the most influential person in the creation of Yosemite the National Park almost certainly the first name that comes to mind is John Muir, but there’s a man that even John Muir looked up to for his stewardship of the land and belief that it needed protecting.

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A Look Back at Yesteryears

A Look Back at Yesteryears

March 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

I really enjoy getting these old photos from readers about Yosemite. Rick Helin sent me this awesome photo of his grandfather and his great aunt in front of the Wawona Inn back in 1917. Read the story Rick sent along with it.

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Yosemite 1940s

A Bygone Era: Yosemite in the 1940s (video)

July 20, 2010 | Comments (2)

Here’s an interesting archive reel from the 1940s of Yosemite National Park. Oh…how different things were back then.

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Get John Muir's 'The Yosemite' FREE for the iPad

Get John Muir’s ‘The Yosemite’ FREE for the iPad

April 4, 2010 | Comments (3)

If you couldn’t wait yesterday and ran out to get an iPad first thing when they went on sale then i have a special treat for you. You can get The Yosemite by John Muir or The Indians of Yosemite by Galen Clark free from iBooks. Simply download the iBooks app then go to the [...]

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Catch Lee Stetson as John Muir in Yosemite Valley

Catch Lee Stetson as John Muir in Yosemite Valley

August 20, 2009 | Comments (0)

Lee Stetson portrays John Muir. Photo by Edie Howe-Byrne. So if you can’t make it up to Tuolumne Meadows this weekend don’t worry. There’s still a few more weeks of summer left and that means you can catch Lee Stetson in his awesome portrayal of John Muir in Yosemite Valley. You can catch Lee’s performances [...]

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