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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.

Giant sequoias and horsetail grow side by side in Mariposa Grove. Photo: Shirley Spencer
New on Field Notes: Winter Wonder in Mariposa Grove

In this guest post, Yosemite naturalist and artist Shirley Spencer invites us into the intriguing winter world among the park's famous giant sequoias.

Photo of the Month: Last Light by Russ Bishop

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.

Winter Travel Tips
Eco-Friendly Winter Travel in Yosemite

Experiencing Yosemite in winter can be marvelous, magical and memorable – but it also comes with responsibility. Learn how you can limit your impact on the environment with these Leave No Trace Tips!

Custom Adventures
Custom Adventures

Experience Yosemite your way in any season! From day and overnight hikes to snowshoe treks, birding excursions and more, Yosemite Conservancy's expert guides will help you create unforgettable memories on a Custom Adventure.

Protecting a Historic Yosemite Chalet

With donor support in 2019, preservation experts will restore Snow Creek Cabin, a historic hut near Mount Watkins that was built in 1929 and has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years.

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Your Yosemite Year
Plan Your Yosemite Year: 2019

This New Year, give back to your favorite National Park – Yosemite – with every visit.

Volunteer Work Week
Newly Expanded Volunteer Work Week

In 2019, our Work Week program will add new projects including trail work with NPS Climbing Rangers as they improve climber access trails in Yosemite Valley and with NPS Trail Crews doing trail maintenance in the Yosemite Creek area, and more.

Yosemite High Sierra 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. 

Spring Gathering
Spring Gathering

Join us at Yosemite Conservancy’s 2019 Spring Gathering, March 29–31! Bring the entire family for an exciting time exploring the park, including a welcome reception, guided walks with Yosemite experts, group lunch and more.

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