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 wispy Horsetail Fall catches the light on El Capitan. Photo: Carolyn Botell, March 2019

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

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.

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-capped El Capitan. Photo: Corinne Borowski
What makes winter such a special season in Yosemite? See for yourself in these snowy scenes captured by park fans.