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

A peregrine falcon soars near Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Photo: James McGrew

Wildlife and wetlands, history and high peaks, trail work and telescopes ... our 2019 grants cover vast topical terrain! Join us for a virtual hike through Yosemite to explore some of the 40 projects you can help support in the park this year.

Grab your calendar and start planning your Yosemite year. We're sharing ideas for connecting with the park in 2019 — including ways to stay in touch from afar!

Grab your calendar and start planning your Yosemite year. We're sharing ideas for connecting with the park in 2019 — including ways to stay in touch from afar!

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.

Parks in Focus participants from Sequoia YMCA helped out on a stewardship project during the November camping trip in Yosemite. Photo: Courtesy of Udall Foundation

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