Yosemite Conservancy is reintroducing iconic Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep into the high country.

Wildlife Management

Funding Needed For Wildlife Management: $239,501

Wildlife sightings can be a memorable part of your Yosemite visit. Whether it’s a fleeting glimpse of a great gray owl soaring overhead or a black bear ambling through a Valley meadow, you are sure to remember the thrill of observing animals in their natural environment. We are committed to helping the park protect Yosemite’s rare and beautiful wildlife, so future generations can experience that same thrill.

Yosemite Conservancy programs protect the American Pika.

Understanding alpine ecosystems by tracking the smallest creatures

Motion-capture cameras help rangers track Yosemite’s rare mammals, including Sierra Nevada red foxes

Tracking Pacific fishers and Sierra Nevada red foxes

Saving threatened great gray owls and spotted owls in Yosemite.

Saving threatened great gray owls and spotted owls

Yosemite Conservancy is reintroducing iconic Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep into the high country.

Reintroducing iconic animals into the high country

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs are better protected, thanks to new environmental DNA technology.

Environmental DNA helps protect fragile frogs