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Protecting and preserving Yosemite's vertical environment.

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Transform the lives of young people - transform the park.

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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.

Visitors look at the Yosemite Valley Chapel on an autumn day. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet
New on Field Notes: Florence Hutchings

Caretaker of Yosemite's chapel. Enthusiastic Valley greeter. Bareback rider. Florence Hutchings, a daughter of 19th-century publisher and hotelier James Mason Hutchings, played many roles during her brief but adventurous life. Read our latest blog post to learn more about "Flo," and see her story come to life on Fridays at the Yosemite Theater!

Capture the Beauty of Yosemite Through Art
Capture the Beauty of Yosemite Through Art

If you’ve always wanted to paint Half Dome, capture wildflowers on paper, or learn a new, creative way of looking at the wonders around you, Yosemite’s art workshops are waiting for you. Artists of all ages and levels discover and develop their skills as they create permanent mementos of fun-filled days in the park.

Photo of the Month: Sunset at Washburn Point by Amar Raavi

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!

Learn about the grant projects in 2018.
2018 Grants in Yosemite

2018 is one of our most exciting yet. Learn about the grant projects we’re funding during our 95th anniversary of partnership with Yosemite National Park.

The Restoration of Mariposa Grove
The Restoration of Mariposa Grove

Thanks to your support, this historic Mariposa Grove restoration project is preserving a healthy, vibrant home for Yosemite's giant sequoias, and the diverse plant and animal species that thrive in the Grove's habitat.

From Junior Rangers to young adult backcountry programs, youth are making a positive impact in Yosemite.
Inspiring New Park Stewards

Donor-funded youth programs in Yosemite not only transform the lives of young people, they transform the park! From Junior Rangers to young adult backcountry programs, youth are making a positive impact in Yosemite.

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Yosemite Field School
Yosemite Field School

Through Outdoor and Custom Adventures, Junior Rangers and more, Conservancy programs offer ample opportunity for outdoor learning. Learn how the Yosemite Field School, founded in 1925, inspired a legacy of in-the-field learning opportunities in the park.

Ask a Climber

Whether watching climbers through a telescope, getting a hands-on gear demonstration, or learning about geology and climbing history, the Ask a Climber program allows visitors to explore Yosemite's granite peaks and connect with the climbers who serve as environmental stewards.

Yosemite Webcams

Are you watching the webcams? Catch Yosemite's waterfalls, mountain ranges, and the occasional wild animal. 

Make a lasting impact in Yosemite beyond your lifetime with a planned gift that ensures Yosemite is cared for in generations to come.
Your Yosemite Legacy

Yosemite's natural wonders are not only our inheritance, but also our responsibility. Make a lasting impact in Yosemite beyond your lifetime with a planned gift that ensures Yosemite is cared for in generations to come.

Why I Give

Although we live in Ohio, we visit Yosemite several times a year, as it continues to refresh our lives. We support the Conservancy, for we value its mission to preserve and enhance Yosemite today and for future generations.

- Ron and Ann Berg
John Muir Heritage Society & Legacy Society Members