A 26-year-old California woman was killed by a 600-foot fall while working her way down the cables on Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, according to a park release.
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If a tree falls in the Yosemite Valley, is the view better for it? Yosemite National Park officials think so, and they're hoping to begin improving nearly 100 viewsheds in the park by cutting down hundreds of trees.
As big and expansive as Yosemite National Park is, there should be a rule somewhere stating that any book that captures its wonders in photographs must be large enough to take up most of your coffee table.
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Yosemite National Park officials were presuming Wednesday that three visitors who were swept over Vernal Fall were killed in the incident, though a search continued for their remains.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Agrees Whitebark Pines Need Help From Climate Change, But Will Have To Wait
Whitebark pine trees, a foundation species that grows high in the upper reaches of parks such as Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, Yosemite, and Kings Canyon, is in need of Endangered Species Act protection from climate change, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.FWS-Whitebark Pine Finding.pdf
Nine of the first ten questions in this quiz are true. Can you tell which one is false? You might want to try the two bonus questions too.
Those nights that coincide with the full moon over Yosemite National Park bring out an unusual park park visitor, one who goes in search of "moonbows" that rise above the park's waterfalls. Check out this 7-minute video to gain an appreciation for the phenomenon.