Inspiring Youth 

With your support, we’re helping educate and inspire Yosemite’s future generations to protect their park.

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Give back to the park you love. Help preserve and protect Yosemite for future generations.

Climbing Stewards 

Protecting and conserving Yosemite's vertical landscape.

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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.

A researcher holds a California scrub-jay at one of Yosemite's bird-banding stations. Photo: Chris Singfield, May 2019
New on Field Notes: Studying Songbirds

Yosemite songbird-science volunteer Chris Singfield is sharing insights from the meadows during the 2019 field season. Read her first two posts from this spring!

Photo of the Month: Looking toward North Peak from just outside Yosemite by Charlotte Gibb
Photo of the Month: Looking toward North Peak from just outside Yosemite by Charlotte Gibb

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!

A new boardwalk in Mariposa Grove, installed as part of a landmark restoration project to protect the giant sequoias and improve the visitor experience. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Josh Helling
The Restoration of Mariposa Grove

Thanks to your support, this historic project has restored habitat for Yosemite's giant sequoias, and for all the diverse plant and animal species that thrive in Mariposa Grove.

Be Creative at Happy Isles Art and Nature Center
Be Creative at Happy Isles Art and Nature Center

Nurture your artist within! Paint or draw with the guidance of master artists as you create a one-of-a-kind memento to remember your trip to Yosemite. From expert-led workshops to open studio and private classes, there's something for everyone at Happy Isles Art and Nature Center.

Learn how you can help protect the Yosemite toad, Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and California red-legged frog.
Saving Yosemite’s Native Amphibians

Thanks to Conservancy donors’ support, Yosemite scientists are applying cutting-edge techniques to learn more about vulnerable amphibian species and hone future conservation work. Learn how you can help protect the Yosemite toad, Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and California red-legged frog.

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Restoring Yosemite Valley Wetlands
Restoring Yosemite Valley Wetlands

In 2019, your support will help transform a damaged wetland in Yosemite Valley into a healthy home for water-loving wildlife. Learn how crews will restore an acre of wetland habitat at the secluded Lower River Amphitheater in eastern Yosemite Valley.

Aquatic Outdoor Adventures
Aquatic Outdoor Adventures

From whitewater rafting and waterfall walks, to glacier expeditions and backcountry hikes along lakesides, this year’s lineup of Outdoor Adventures offers ample opportunity to discover the wonders of water with our expert guides.

Yosemite Falls webcam
Yosemite Webcams

Watch our webcams from wherever you are to see Yosemite's iconic features, catch sunrises and sunsets, and even spot the occasional wild animal. 

Yosemite Theater
Tickets to Yosemite Theater Now Sold Online!

Enjoy theater performances and films inspired by Yosemite! After a day filled with exploring, relax and take in a show at the Yosemite Theater. From April through October, the Yosemite Theater presents a variety of experiences, including plays based on some of the park’s most colorful characters, inspiring films, and celebrations of Yosemite’s culture and history.

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