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You Can Help Yosemite

As a donor to Yosemite Conservancy, you help preserve the park for future generations.

Your gift today makes a lasting difference for Yosemite’s trails, habitat, wildlife and much more. And by participating in our outdoor programs, art workshops, theater performances and volunteer opportunities, you are giving back to the park you love.

Your gifts are being put to work in projects throughout the park in 2016
Conservancy Announces Grants for 2016 Projects

Your gifts are being put to work in projects throughout the park in 2016! Check our website to read about grants to restore trails and habitat, protect wildlife, enhance visitor services, provide for life-changing youth programs and much more.

Steven Matros has been volunteering with the Conservancy in Yosemite for more than two decades, helping out with corporate work weekends, fee-free days and more.
New on Field Notes: Q&A with a Conservancy Volunteer

A longtime Yosemite Conservancy volunteer shares how he got started lending a hand in the park — and why you should sign up, too!

Hike Half Dome on a guided Yosemite backpacking tour with Yosemite Conservancy.
Backpack Half Dome with our experts

Ready to conquer Half Dome? Challenge yourself on a backpack adventure with our expert naturalist guides – several dates available!

The Fog Rolls In, by Scott Dye
Photo of the Month: Scott Dye, Azalea, OR

Did you know that Yosemite Conservancy has a "photo of the month" feature on our enewsletter? Want to be considered for our next enewsletter? Join our Flickr group!

Featured Pages

Snowshoe Tuloumne Grove on a guided Yosemite tour.
Yosemite in all seasons

Get to know your Yosemite all year with us! Join a snowshoe trip, or plan ahead for spring wildflowers and summer backpacking.

Watch the webcams to catch Yosemite winter storms
Winter Webcams

Let it snow! Watch the webcams to catch Yosemite winter storms – and the occasional wild animal. Stay connected to Yosemite no matter where you are.

Why I Give
Julia Burgen at a Yosemite waterfall

Our family first visited the summer of 1972. I had that epiphany moment on emerging from the tunnel, seeing the valley – it changed my life. I have been an environmentalist ever since; that is why I give to the Conservancy.

Julia Burgen
Yosemite Conservancy Donor