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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.

Preserving the Pioneer Yosemite History Center provides opportunities for visitors to explore 100 years of human history.
Happy Anniversary, National Parks!

This August, the National Park Service turns 100! Celebrate your favorite park and step into life 100 years ago at the Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Thanks to our donors, the center’s historical buildings are receiving much-needed repairs to ensure they stand strong well into the future.

Artist Trowzers Akimbo teaches vibrant acrylic technique in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Conquering Your Creative Fears: Mixed Media

Unlock the power of color, as you celebrate summer painting with acrylics in Yosemite, in this art workshop with artist Trowzers Akimbo.

Banner of images showcasing Yosemite Conservancy programs and grants.
New on Field Notes: Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service!

Have you checked out our blog recently? In our latest posts, Conservancy President Frank Dean shares his thoughts on the National Park Service Centennial, and we highlight ways to Find Your Park in Yosemite!

Photo of the Month: "Glacier Point" by Leanabeth and Brian Plunkett
Photo of the Month: "Glacier Point" by Leanabeth and Brian Plunkett

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!

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Lee Stetson brings John Muir’s wild adventures to life at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Theater honors the Centennial

Visit Yosemite Theater to spend an evening with some of the incredible figures who made Yosemite and the park system a reality.

Conservancy donors funded 41 new grants in 2015, transforming trails, restoring habitat for plants and animals, creating enriching visitor experiences, and more.
Sharing a Successful 2015

Conservancy donors funded 41 new grants in 2015, transforming trails, restoring habitat for plants and animals, creating enriching visitor experiences, and more.

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