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

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

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A pair of mule deer in eastern Yosemite. Photo: Ted Hunting, August 2016

With a little patience — and guidance from an experienced naturalist — you might start to see the Yosemite landscape and its animal inhabitants in a new way.

Bill takes advantage of a powerful camera lens to observe (and photograph) his surroundings on a spring day in Yosemite Valley. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet

Next up in our “Six Questions” series: Bill King, a Mariposa-based naturalist and guide who leads Yosemite Conservancy Outdoor and Custom Adventure programs.

A skier on Glacier Point Road, with Half Dome visible in the background. Photo: Madison Smith

Planning a winter trip to Yosemite? Brush up on a few tips for staying safe and minimizing your impact when exploring the park during the snowy season.

A view of Half Dome from the Panorama Trail. Photo: Danielle Hively
Looking for ideas for your next Yosemite adventure? Take a look at some of the "Trail Tales" shared by our social media fans, who submitted photos and stories from their journeys in the Valley, around Glacier Point and deep in the Yosemite Wilderness.