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Yosemite National Park Extends Merced River Plan Public Scoping 90 Days

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Date: July 17, 2009

Yosemite National Park will extend its public scoping period an additional 90 days to November 27th, 2009. This is in an effort to ensure the public, interested parties, and the surrounding communities will have adequate time to contribute to the public scoping process for the new Merced River Plan.

Please note that the following scoping meetings have been postponed at this time:

Wednesday, July 22 Mariposa Government Center 5100 Bullion St., Mariposa, CA 95338 (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, July 28 Mono Basin Visitor Center Highway 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541

Wednesday, July 29 Yosemite Valley Auditorium Open House Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

Thursday, July 30 Groveland Community Hall Groveland, CA 95321

Monday, August 3 Pasadena Senior Center 85 East Holy Street, Pasadena, CA 91103

Thursday, August 13 Foster City Recreation Wind Room – 2 nd flr above the library Foster City Community Center 100 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404

Tuesday, August 18 Sacramento Southside Clubhouse 2051 6 th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, August 26 Yosemite Valley Auditorium Open House  Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

A revised schedule of public meetings will be made available in the near future.
For additional information please  e-mail us.

Did You Know?

Low intensity fire in Yosemite

Natural fires in Yosemite are often no more than a single burning snag (standing dead tree) or a slow moving, low intensity fire that cleans underbrush from the forest floor. These fires prevent unwanted fires by removing accumulating forest debris that can fuel a larger fire in hot, dry conditions.