Merced River Plan ~ archive
The National Park Service prepared the initial Merced Wild and Scenic River Plan (MRP) in August 2000. After multiple lawsuits and litigations on March 27, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion expanding the scope of what the NPS had previously understoond must be included in a legally valid Merced Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan.
Did You Know?
Youth from local communities show off their artistic talent through poetry and art in Yosemite National Park’s Gateway Expressions Art and Poetry Contest. Families and park staff celebrate the creative talents of these local students through a special exhibit at The Ansel Adams Gallery in the fall.