Check out the latest Yosemite Nature Notes on one of my favorite historical figures in Yosemite, Stephen Mather.
Tag: "national park service"
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting the 35 national parks and monuments then managed by the department and those yet to be established.
Come celebrate 100 Years since the founding of our National Parks and get in free to Yosemite!
Youth programs in the park provide opportunities to teach life skills that participants can apply to the rest of their lives.
Just in time for Free Entry Week (aka National Parks Week) the National Park Service has released this great video on the dangerousness of water in Yosemite.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar presented Ranger Dan Abbe and several other park service employees with the prestigious Department of the Interior Valor Award after Abbe rescued two visitors on his way to work in 2009.
YosemiteNPS: May 1 snow surveys show snowpack in Merced drainage at 199% of average and Tuolumne drainage at 184% of average.
Get ready for long entrance lines, packed parking lots and traffic jams, it’s time for another free entry weekend in Yosemite.
A Eugene Oregon couple has filed a lawsuit against Yosemite National Park after a park worker felled a tree onto the Tioga Road crushing the plaintiffs car as they were passing by.