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Yosemite National Park Invites Public To Open House (July 30, 2008)

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Date: July 17, 2008

The National Park Service welcomes those interested to attend an Open House in Yosemite Valley on

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Auditorium.

The public is invited to the Open House to:

  • Talk to park staff and listen to presentations given throughout the day
  • Review newly released documents and reports
  • Submit comments on proposed projects and ongoing implementation efforts

Planning efforts and projects that will be represented at this Open House are:

  • Yosemite Valley’s Black Oaks
  • Are black oaks on the decline in Yosemite? Find out at the Open House.
  • Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Merced Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan
  • Environmental Education Campus
  • Construction and Project Updates

To learn more about ongoing projects, add your name to the park’s planning mailing list and receive the Planning Update newsletter as well as other planning-related notices, or submit your email address to receive Yosemite National Park’s periodic electronic newsletter.

Mail: Superintendent

Attn: Planning Mailing List

National Park Service

P.O. Box 577

Yosemite, CA 95389

Fax: 209/379-1294

e-mail us

Web: www.nps.gov/yose/parkmgmt/planning.htm 

Visitors attending the Open House will have the entrance fee waived.  If unable to attend, refer to the Yosemite National Park web site for a schedule of future Open House dates.

Did You Know?

Cars and campers in a meadow in Yosemite Valley.

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.