We want to keep you connected with what is happening in Yosemite National Park. Below is a list of our blogs-each one with a different focus and written by employees and volunteers with an interest in communicating to you what is happening in their field of expertise.
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Search and Rescue: Lessons from the Field: Each year, park rangers and search and rescue (SAR) personnel respond to approximately 250 emergency incidents in Yosemite National Park. The park's Preventive Search and Rescue (PSAR) program posts selected SAR incident reports on this blog in the hopes that readers can learn from the experiences of others.
Tuolumne Meadows Winter Conditions Report: This blog features weekly updates about winter conditions in the greater Tuolumne Meadows area (updated during winter only).
Yosemite Fire Information and Updates: During the summer, we'll post updates and information about fires in Yosemite. This will include information about planned prescribed burns as well as natural fires ignited by lightning.
Yosemite Ranger Notes: Ranger-naturalists have been interpreting the natural and cultural resources of Yosemite for park visitors for nearly a century. In this blog, some of Yosemite's park rangers share recent observations from around Yosemite.
Additional Blog Written by one of Yosemite's Park Partners
Throughout the year, read through Yosemite Conservancy's resident naturalist's account of Yosemite phenology, park happenings, observations from the field, and other related notes.
Did You Know?
Unrestricted camping is no longer allowed in Yosemite Valley because of damage it causes. The placement of campgrounds and campsites has changed over the past 75 years in response to a growing understanding of river dynamics, geologic hazards, and the park's natural and cultural resources.