Tag: nature

Tree Mortality Fueling Fires

Tree mortality is a natural process that often benefits a healthy forest ecosystem. With an estimated 102 million dead

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Monarchs and Milkweeds (video)

Check out the latest from the fine folks at Yosemite Nature Notes, Monarchs and Milkweeds, a really cool look

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Yosemite Nature Notes 21: Snow Plants

If you haven't seen it yet (because the bigfoot you share your cave with doesn't have internet) check out

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SF Voters say “No” to Hetch Hetchy

A ballot proposal that would have led to the dismantling of O'Shaughnessy Dam and drained Hetch Hetcy valley has

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Boy Scouts Help Remove Invasive Plants in Yosemite

There’s been so much “doom and gloom” in the news over the hantavirus outbreak that we often overlook the

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It’s not easy, being green

Frogs are thought to be the first indicator when something goes awry in the environment. If there are no

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Frazil Ice is Back!

Frazill what's back? Frazil Ice. Take a look at this great video from Yosemite Nature Notes after the jump

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Photo of the Day: White weasel, Yosemite by Kristal Leonard

There are somethings you just don't expect to see in Yosemite Valley.

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

The gray wolf was thought to be a pest and, like the California Grizzly, eradicated in the 1920's. This

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Yosemite Nature Notes #17: Black Oaks (video)

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

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