Tag: "national park service"

Stephen Mather: First Director of the National Park Service

Stephen Mather: First Director of the National Park Service

August 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

Check out the latest Yosemite Nature Notes on one of my favorite historical figures in Yosemite, Stephen Mather.

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Happy 100th Birthday NPS!

Happy 100th Birthday NPS!

August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

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.

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Norsigian Ansel Adams Yosemite Valley

Free Entrance August 25-28 to Celebrate 100 Years of Our National Parks

August 20, 2016 | Comments (0)

Come celebrate 100 Years since the founding of our National Parks and get in free to Yosemite!

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Youth Programs Inspire Future Generations in Yosemite

Youth Programs Inspire Future Generations in Yosemite

November 25, 2014 | Comments (6)

Youth programs in the park provide opportunities to teach life skills that participants can apply to the rest of their lives.

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Beautiful but Deadly: Water in Yosemite

Beautiful but Deadly: Water in Yosemite

April 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Yosemite Ranger Honored for Valor

Yosemite Ranger Honored for Valor

March 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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An Exciting May 1st Snow Report

An Exciting May 1st Snow Report

May 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

YosemiteNPS: May 1 snow surveys show snowpack in Merced drainage at 199% of average and Tuolumne drainage at 184% of average.

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Traffic by Dolan Halbrook

FREE Park Admission Days Coming Soon

August 3, 2010 | Comments (0)

Get ready for long entrance lines, packed parking lots and traffic jams, it’s time for another free entry weekend in Yosemite.

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Tioga Road by Florencia Marchetti

Couple Suing Yosemite After Being Crushed By Tree

July 21, 2010 | Comments (3)

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.

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Canyon de Chelly by Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams: The Mural Project Finally Comes Home

July 7, 2010 | Comments (1)

In 1941 Ansel Adams was commissioned to take a series of photos for the walls of the Department of the Interior, photos that until now have never graced the walls for which they were intended.

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