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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Which Yosemite animal do you most identify with? Take our quick quiz to find out! Photo: Songbird in the Yosemite high country, by Henry Brening Photography

Which Yosemite animal do you most identify with? Take our quick quiz to find out!

Snow piles up along Yosemite's Glacier Point Road in the winter. Photo: Carolyn Botell, January 2019

Join us for a journey into the hushed, hidden world below the snow.

Horsetail and giant sequoias grow side by side in Mariposa Grove. Photo: Shirley Spencer

In this guest post, Yosemite naturalist and artist Shirley Spencer offers a glimpse into an intriguing winter world.

A white-headed woodpecker on a tree in Yosemite Valley. Photo: Yosemite Conservancy/Keith Walklet

How much do you know about woodpeckers? Learn a little more about the dozen members of the Picidae family found in Yosemite.