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Monarchs and Milkweeds (video)

Monarchs and Milkweeds (video)

October 6, 2014 | Comments (5)

Check out the latest from the fine folks at Yosemite Nature Notes, Monarchs and Milkweeds, a really cool look into the complex ecosystem that is home to one of Yosemite’s prettiest visitors.

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Yosemite Nature Notes 21: Snow Plants

Yosemite Nature Notes 21: Snow Plants

June 26, 2013 | Comments (4)

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.

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SF Voters say "No" to Hetch Hetchy

SF Voters say “No” to Hetch Hetchy

November 7, 2012 | Comments (2)

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.

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Boy Scouts Help Remove Invasive Plants in Yosemite

Boy Scouts Help Remove Invasive Plants in Yosemite

August 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

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. [...]

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It's not easy, being green

It’s not easy, being green

April 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Frazil Ice is Back!

Frazil Ice is Back!

April 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

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!

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

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

March 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

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

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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Mono Lake: It's Worth It

Mono Lake: It’s Worth It

October 19, 2010 | Comments (1)

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

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