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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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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.

A big brown bat in flight. Photo: Angell Williams (licensed under CC BY 2.0: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode)

Curious about chiropteran creatures? Read on to meet a few of Yosemite's 17 bat species.