Sierra Nevada Natural History

July 18, 2014 to July 20, 2014

Explore Yosemite’s Tuolumne Meadows with expert naturalist and author David Lukas, and experience this magnificent landscape as an insider. You’ll spend three days discovering the many plants and animals that depend on the Tuolumne region. This program emphasizes both species identification and the special interconnections between the plants and animals that call Tuolumne Meadows home. Whether this is your first or 50th time to the park, you’re sure to see the landscape in a completely new way. Program begins Friday morning in Tuolumne Meadows and runs through Sunday afternoon.

Experience package includes camping July 17–21 at Tuolumne Meadows Campground plus entry into Yosemite. Upgrade your package to stay at Tuolumne Lodge July 17–21. Information about upgrading your package will be available once you have registered. View a suggested packing list for this program.

Hiking: Moderate; up to 5 miles a day
Elevation: 8,600'–10,000'
Experience package: $269
Leader: David Lukas
David Lukas, Yosemite Conservancy expert guide

David Lukas

David Lukas is a popular and knowledgeable naturalist who has been leading programs in the Sierra Nevada and writing natural history books for over 20 years. He is the author of the revised guidebook “Sierra Nevada Natural History” and the new comprehensive guidebook, “Sierra Nevada Birds” in addition to contributing to 40 additional books. David lives in Groveland, Calif. and delights in leading visitors on hikes in Yosemite.