The Yosemite Conservancy blog. An insider's look at what's happening in the park — and how our donors are making a difference.

Field Notes

The Yosemite Conservancy blog.
An insider's look at what's happening in the park — and how our donors are making a difference.

Yosemite Conservancy Field Notes

Lembert Dome rises at the eastern end of Tuolumne Meadows, where Jean Baptiste Lembert homesteaded in the late 19th century. Photo: Gretchen Roecker

You might have heard of (or climbed) Lembert Dome, in Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows ... but did you know that it's named for an early entomology enthusiast? 

The view from the Glacier Point Trailside Museum, or Geology Hut, which the Yosemite Museum Association helped build in the mid-1920s. Photo courtesy of the Udall Foundation, taken by Cyanne F., a middle-school participant in the Yosemite Conservancy-supported Parks in Focus program.

Looking back at 95 years of partnership with Yosemite, made possible by the generosity of generations of people who care about the park.

Smoke from the Ferguson Fire obscured views of Yosemite Valley throughout the second half of July 2018. Photo: NPS

A monthly recap of what we saw, heard and did in Yosemite. Here's what happened in July...

A meadow in Yosemite. Photo: Vanessa G.

See what inspires Yosemite fans to "Leave No Trace" in the park. We bet you'll end up feeling even more motivated to minimize your impact!