Yosemite National Park
A climbing death in Yosemite, a new recreation site at the Delaware Water Gap NRA, and a question on whether to force climbers to wear helmets are among the odds and ends that have recently crossed our computer screens.
Spot Check Shows More Than Two-Thirds of Commercial Tour Buses In Yosemite National Park Have Problems
If you ride a commercial tour bus into Yosemite National Park, odds are incredibly great that there are varying safety problems with the rig, according to a recent surprise inspection of 153 buses.
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The Yosemite Fund and the Yosemite Association, which late last year announced their plans to combine operations, are now operating under the name of the Yosemite Conservancy.
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The Merced River can mean different things to different people, in part depending upon where in Yosemite National Park they view it. The National Park Service is working to focus on those values as it develops a plan for managing the stretch of river that flows through the Yosemite Valley.
What is the role of national parks? Are they created and designed to preserve nature, or to serve as playgrounds for the public? In Australia, one group it's the former, and they're rising in opposition to a move to promote tourism in their parks.
The largest solar energy complex in the National Park System will be built just outside Yosemite National Park and, when operational, will essentially double the amount of electricity generated via renewable energy for the National Park Service's Pacific West Region.