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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.

With your support, scientists are using motion-activated cameras to study the Sierra Nevada red fox, a rare species spotted in Yosemite last year for the first time in nearly a century.
Remote Cameras and Rare Creatures

Why did the biologist climb a tree? To install a motion-activated camera! With your support, scientists are using this technology to study the Sierra Nevada red fox, a rare species spotted in Yosemite last year for the first time in nearly a century.

Let Yosemite’s landscapes take expressive form on your canvas in this acrylic abstract painting workshop.
Abstract Yosemite Landscape in Acrylic

Enjoy this playful workshop, exploring color in fun and unexpected ways. Create your personal expression of Yosemite.

A participant examines a Mariposa lily during the BloomBlitz in Yosemite National Park on May 22, 2016. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy.
New on Field Notes: Celebrating science and history in Yosemite

Have you checked out our blog recently? In our latest posts, we share a recap of the Yosemite "BloomBlitz," take a peek at the new exhibit commemorating the Yosemite Museum's 90th year, explore science in a living lab, and more.

Yosemite Conservancy Flickr Photo of the Month: Naveed Khan
Photo of the Month: "Tenaya Lake" by Naveed Khan

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!

Volunteers welcome visitors and raise funds for Yosemite as Park Greeters
Connect to Yosemite as a Volunteer

Develop an even deeper connection to Yosemite while sharing your passion with others. Get involved as a Yosemite Conservancy volunteer.

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Summer camp for adults! Join us for a fun-filled August weekend in Tuolumne Meadows. Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor Adventures
Campout for Grown-Ups

Summer camp, with a twist: This one is for adults! Join us for a fun-filled August weekend in Tuolumne Meadows.

Lee Stetson stars as the father of our national parks in the Yosemite Theater’s “John Muir Series” this summer.
Meet Muir

Lee Stetson stars as the father of our national parks in the Yosemite Theater’s “John Muir Series” this summer.

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