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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 deer in Yosemite Valley looks toward Half Dome . Photo: Christopher Michel
New on Field Notes: At Home in the Wild

The restoration projects you support in Yosemite don't just keep the park looking beautiful ... they also help animals thrive in their natural homes. Read our latest blog post to learn more! (Photo: Christopher Michel)

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.

"Wildflowers by the Merced River" by Douglas Croft
Photo of the Month: "Wildflowers by the Merced River" by Douglas Croft

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.

Volunteer Voices
Volunteer Voices

 How do you show Yosemite love? From assisting with habitat restoration to providing vital visitor services, Conservancy volunteers have made a lasting positive impact for the park. This month we’re sharing stories from the individuals committed to preserving Yosemite for the future.

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 Frogs & Turtles
Restoring Frogs and Turtles

This year, with donor support, Yosemite scientists are working to bolster amphibian and reptile populations throughout the park. We’re sharing the Conservancy’s ongoing efforts to restore native frogs and turtles to Yosemite.

Revitalizing Yosemite Meadows
Revitalizing Yosemite Meadows

Though meadows account for less than 3 percent of Yosemite’s total area, they provide critical habitat to support almost half the park’s native species. Donor gifts are helping support scientific research, restoration efforts and so much more.  

El Capitan
Yosemite Webcams

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

Support Yosemite Through Your IRA
Support Yosemite Through Your IRA

Looking for a tax advantageous way to support Yosemite? Preserve Yosemite through a charitable IRA distribution today!

Why I Give
It is super important to help preserve what I think is the most special place for future generations

It is super important to help preserve what I think is the most special place for future generations.

- Eliana Bushwalter
John Muir Heritage Society Donor