Climbing Stewards

Protecting and preserving Yosemite's vertical environment.


Help preserve Yosemite's grandeur for future generations.

Youth in Yosemite

Transform the lives of young people - transform the park.

Leave Your Legacy

Make a lasting impact on Yosemite beyond your lifetime. 



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.

Yosemite Search and Rescue
Yosemite Search and Rescue

What happens if Yosemite visitors get hurt or lost on the trail? With the support of Conservancy donors, Yosemite's Search and Rescue team coordinate emergency response missions and the Preventive Search and Rescue team keep visitors safe through public education, signage and audio throughout the park, and much more.

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: Grizzly Giant Under the Milky Way 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!

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.

Featured Pages

No Limits Yosemite

In 2018, Conservancy donors are helping ensure Yosemite adventure is accessible to all through the No Limits program, which gives wheelchair-users from underprivileged communities the chance to experience the thrill of scaling granite walls and traversing rugged trails.

Climber Stewards
Climber Stewards

Yosemite's Climbing Stewardship program not only connects climbing rangers, interns and volunteers with park visitors to educate on accident prevention and Leave No Trace principles; it also supports improvements to approach trails and safe access at popular climbing and bouldering areas.

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