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.

Tenaya Lake, the jewel of Yosemite's high country, has restored trails thanks to your support of Yosemite Conservancy
Transforming Trails at Tenaya Lake

Planning an end-of-summer Tuolumne trip? Try out the beautiful new boardwalk on Tenaya Lake’s Sunrise Trail, or restored trails at the East Beach! Thanks to your support, trail crews at this high country jewel have created an enjoyable hiking experience that protects sensitive wetlands.

Fisher kits begin to explore their new Yosemite home, thanks to your support of Yosemite Conservancy.
Fisher Kits come home to Yosemite

Four orphaned fisher kits were released in Yosemite this week. Rescued at eight-weeks old and cared for by the Fresno-Chaffee Zoo and the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation, the young kits are now old enough to hunt prey on their own. With your support, Yosemite Conservancy has funded fisher research and protection since 2010.

Karen Bieber teaches watercolor technique to capture autumn colors in this outdoor Yosemite Conservancy art workshop
Watercolor Simple and Easy

Capture early autumn in Yosemite with color and brush stroke in this rewarding outdoor workshop with artist Karen Bieber.

Photographer guides Keith Walklet and John Ricca are leading a weekend workshop, Yosemite Photography: Focus on Nature 101, in Yosemite Valley this autumn.
Yosemite Photography: Focus on Nature 101

Hone your camera skills under the guidance of expert photographers during a weekend workshop (Oct. 29-Nov. 1) in beautiful Yosemite Valley.

New on Field Notes: Last Month in Yosemite - September

In our latest post, we take a look back at September to celebrate Yosemite wildlife, volunteering, California Conservation Corps trail crews and more. Check out the blog to read the full story, and sign up for our new RSS feed to have new posts delivered straight to your inbox!

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Find your dream Yosemite experience with a Custom Adventure.
Yosemite, Your Way

What’s your dream Yosemite experience? Explore Sierra peaks, dig into geology, learn landscape photography and more through personalized, expert-led adventures.

See Acorn Woodpeckers and others on an expert-guided walk in Yosemite.
Discover Yosemite's Woodpeckers

Knock knock! Who’s there? Yosemite’s 11 woodpecker species! Meet these fascinating birds during a one-day adventure with our resident naturalist.

Why I Give
Steve and Karen Hanson

Nature is important in our lives... it's our religion. Yosemite is a cathedral in which we chose to seek our inspiration and teach our children... Once we saw what Yosemite Conservancy could do - we wanted to help.

Steve and Karen Hanson
Yosemite Conservancy donors