If you haven’t seen it yet (because the bigfoot you share your cave with doesn’t have internet) check out the latest from Yosemite Nature Notes, Snow Plants.
A ballot proposal that would have led to the dismantling of O’Shaughnessy Dam and drained Hetch Hetcy valley has been defeated by San Francisco voters.
There’s been so much “doom and gloom” in the news over the hantavirus outbreak that we often overlook the good news. Here’s a story about a couple of boyscouts who took it upon themselves (and their boyscout troop) to help clean up Yosemite and maintain it’s natural beauty by removing invasive plants in the park. [...]
Frogs are thought to be the first indicator when something goes awry in the environment. If there are no frogs around, you can bet something is up. With how much we’ve managed to pollute the environment, it’s no wonder frog populations are declining world wide.
Frazill what’s back? Frazil Ice. Take a look at this great video from Yosemite Nature Notes after the jump to learn all about it. It’s awesome stuff!
There are somethings you just don’t expect to see in Yosemite Valley.
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.
Don’t miss the newest Yosemite Nature Notes: Black Oaks. Spend a few minutes and enjoy the beauty and history of Yosemite.
Although Mono Lake lies just down the hill from Yosemite’s eastern entrance and plays such an important role in the history of the Native Americans who lived in Yosemite, most visitors never take the time to experience what Mono Lake has to offe