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Yosemite National Park

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome

Yosemite National Park

The area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) by the Ahwahnechee people.

2018 Wildfires
https://www.sfchronicle.com/outdoors/article/Yosemite-closure-leaves-rec-options-conditions-13104720.php
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/wildfire-threatening-yosemite-national-park-1285448771988

Mariposa Grove reopens to the public.

Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove

Key Links
Yosemite National Park
https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/historyculture/yosemite-indians.htm
https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/historyculture/indian-village-of-the-ahwahnee.htm
Plan your visit
Things to know before your visit
For kids
Social
Current conditions
Scattering cremated remains
webcams

Headlines

https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-national-park-and-yosemite-conservancy-celebrate-the-reopening-of-the-mariposa-grove-of-giant-sequoias-after-the-largest-restoration-project-in-park-history.htm
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/yosemite-mariposa-grove-reopens-restoration-sequoia-trees/

http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article105001251.html
http://www.fresnobee.com/news/nation-world/national/article104929321.html
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ln-yosemite-harassment-20160929-snap-story.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/09/us/yosemite-park-announces-largest-expansion-in-67-years.html
Saturday in Yosemite: Obama says U.S. needs to preserve national parks for future generations
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/National-Park-Service-loses-early-round-in-7861457.php
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/03/21/a-private-company-trademarked-the-phrase-yosemite-national-park-should-the-u-s-pay-to-get-it-back
http://www.wired.com/2015/07/2500-tons-rock-fell-off-half-dome-nobody-noticed
A Week in Yosemite: Is popularity park’s biggest threat?
http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-yosemite-20150329-story.html
Concessionaire-Files-Trademark-Claim-to-Popular-Spots-Ahwahnee-Hotel-Yosemite-National-Park-
Yosemite at 150: Library of Congress
http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/06/14/3978359/timeless-images-ofsplendor.html
tourism-to-yosemite-national-park-creates-over-378-million-in-economic-benefit
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-yosemite-hero-20140227,0,5442847.story#axzz2uUh4bLmp
http://skift.com/2013/03/31/yosemite-preservation-proposal-takes-away-too-many-visitor-attractions
http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/06/travel/yosemite-summer-national-parks/index.html
The trees have ears to eavesdrop in Yosemite – Washington Post
Scale Yosemite’s 3,000 foot cliffs with Google Maps

Concessions
At Yosemite, new names, new numbers and a missing sign – Los Angeles Times
Editorial: The full cost of the Yosemite shakedown – Fresno Bee
Delaware North’s Yosemite shakedown must come at a cost – Sacramento Bee
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/It-s-bye-bye-to-Yosemite-National-Park-on-6858366.php
Hardball at Yosemite National Park
Lawsuit Sparks Yosemite Park Name Changes
Yosemite National Park Begins New Concession Contract on March 1, 2016
http://www.aramark.com/Sites/Main/Landing-Pages/yosemite
http://mashable.com/2016/01/14/yosemite-ip-dispute

Headlines: Drones in Yosemite
The Yosemite Drone Footage the Park Service Doesn’t Want You to See
The Drones Invade Yosemite – New Yorker

Headlines: Graffiti
https://www.reddit.com/r/Yosemite/comments/2jvbst/graffiti_artist_with_no_regard_for_her_actions
http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2014/10/casey_nocket_vandalism_rocky_mountain_national_park.php

Yosemite Conservancy
https://www.yosemiteconservancy.org
https://www.facebook.com/yosemiteconservancy
https://twitter.com/yoseconservancy

2014
The 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act
List of events for Yosemite 150th anniversary
http://www.fresnobee.com/yosemite150
http://parkadvocate.org/2014/05/23/4-ways-to-celebrate-yosemites-landmark-150th-birthday
http://www.nps.gov/featurecontent/yose/anniversary/index.html

Features
John Muir and the Glacial Theory
How a giant tree’s death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago
A full view of Half Dome
http://www.yosemitethisyear.com/yosemite-grant-act
https://modernhiker.com/park/yosemite-national-park

World Heritage
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/308

Facebook
Yosemite NPS

Twitter
@YosemiteNPS
@YosemiteDNC
@YosemiteCOC
@YosemiteFire
@yosemitenation
@YosemiteConserv
@SIERRASUNTIMES

Embedded Tweets

Buzzword Bingo
Ahwahnee – Bighorn Sheep – California – Cliff – Concessions – Fire – Glacier Point – Half Dome – High Country – High Sierra – Hiking – John Muir – Meadows – National Park – Pika – Sierra – Sierra Nevada – Snow – Snowpack – Spring – Summer – Valley – Wall – Water – Waterfalls – Winter – Yosemite – Yosemite Valley

Artwork / Cue Yourself
Yosemite map, 1931

Misc Notes

Giant Sequoias can grow to be 300 feet high, 35 feet in diameter and 100 feet in circumference. One of the grove’s largest trees, the Grizzly Giant, is 209 feet tall and an estimated 1,800 years old. The grove is also home to more than 70 wildlife species, including rare wildlife such as pallid bats, Pacific fishers, and spotted owls.

Photos
Yosemite

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Wikipedia
Yosemite National Park
James_Mason_Hutchings

Planeta.com

Wild USA

California

Life and Legacy of John Muir

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