Renew

Preserve and protect Yosemite for the future. Renew your commitment today. 

Protect Wildlife

Thanks to your support, the Conservancy is funding vital research to protect critical species and habitat.

Experience

Enjoy arts in the park! Get creative with expert-led classes at the new Happy Isles Art and Nature Center.

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Join the Sequoia Society, a special group of donors who make a year-round commitment to preserving Yosemite. 

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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 California Conservation Corps crew shapes steps on a trail in the Yosemite backcountry. Photo: Courtesy of NPS
New on Field Notes: Taking Care of Trails

Predawn wake-up calls, painstaking rock work and plenty of elbow grease: Spend a day in the boots of Yosemite's top-notch trail crews.

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.

White Cascade Waterfall by Cristi Canepa
Photo of the Month: "White Cascade Waterfall" by Cristi Canepa

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 upcoming grant projects in 2018.
2018 Grants in Yosemite

2018 is positioned to be one of our most exciting yet. Learn about the upcoming grant projects we’ve planned during our 95th anniversary of partnership with Yosemite National Park.

Keeping Yosemite Trails Hiker-Friendly
Keeping Yosemite Trails Hiker-Friendly

From restoring visitor access and ecological health through trail restoration projects, to repairing storm damage and protecting wilderness habitat, the impact of California Conservation Corps volunteers is visible in every corner of Yosemite.

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.

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Restoring the John Muir Trail

Every year, thousands of hikers, horses and mules tread the nine-mile stretch of the John Muir Trail (JMT) that passes through Lyell Canyon. Learn more about the multi-year restoration project to reroute trail, rehabilitate meadow habitat, and more.

Improving the Tenaya Lake Trail System
Improving Tenaya Lake Trails

In 2018, support from Conservancy donors is helping fund the final phase of development for a new trail system, restoration of natural beauty, and rehabilitation of ecological health at Yosemite's high country jewel: Tenaya Lake.

El Capitan
Yosemite Webcams

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

Commemorate your special connection to the Yosemite and ensure the park remains a beloved treasure for future generations.
Leave Your Legacy in Yosemite

Make a gift that lasts beyond a lifetime. Commemorate your special connection to the Yosemite and ensure the park remains a beloved treasure for future generations.

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